The Sun stayed shining in East London last weekend as bands, music artists, and TV celebrities took to the pitches at Mile End Stadium as the venue, packed out full of fans to watch the tournament take place.

Musicians Against Homelessness

The organisers behind this charity match wanted to bring awareness to Musicians Against Homelessness who support Crisis who offer support to the homeless. MAH launched their new campaign for 2017 to help raise awareness and money for the homeless charity by incorporating as many musicians as possible.

In 2016 Oasis founder Alan Mcgee helped launch MAH and this year Shaun Ryder (Happy Mondays) and 90s band Cast, are backing the charity this year.

Musicians Against Homelessness has gained support from some of the big names in the industry past and present, including Liam Gallagher and Lily Allen.

Hundreds of gigs will also take place up and down the UK for Musicians Against Homelessness.

The match

Seventy bands took to the pitches to play against each other in different tournaments, The overall champions of the Soccer Six Fest was Tom Grennan's team. Tom featured on Chase and Status track "When it all Goes Wrong" and is currently embarking on his tour. Rock band, The Darkness, were titled 'Soccer Six Legends,' with Justin Hawkins proudly showing off the belt around his waist.

Next Generation teams included singing songwriting new comers Franklin Lake TayTay Starhz, Jude Read and Youtuber Elmo Films.

Rising Grime star Not3s made his soccer six debut taking The Match seriously with his teammates from Eastenders Lorraine Stanley, Zack Morris and Riley Carter who all took time to take selfies with fans.

Soccer Six

Soccer Six is now in its 20th year with it first kicking off with the memorable football match between Oasis and Blur since then it has seen artists like Rod Stewert, Jude Law, JLS, and Ant & Dec make their way to the football pitches to take part in these games.

The event has grown year after year and still grows in strength bringing through new talent on to the scene. The next event is due to be announced for December and another event due to take part in the North West Soccer Six shows no signs of going away.

Acts and musicians have championed Soccer Six as the events bring fans and acts together for charity in a sporting environment, including The Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Stratford.

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