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Clarkson looking to break World Record

Posted: Mon 28 Jul 2014
Author: Jack Burrell

On Friday, the All Star Charity XI will look to set a Guinness World Record by competing in FIVE football matches in FIVE different nations in only 48 hours.

Former Blues captain Ian Clarkson (pictured) will be taking part in the world record attempt in order to raise money and awareness for Children in Need & Special Olympics Ireland.

"I have ordered an extra lung and a new body so I should be fine" said the former full-back.

"It's a worthwhile cause as Children In Need is a great charity to support and the chance to be part of a potential World Record is always exciting."

The opening match of the gruelling 48-hour challenge will take place at Meadow Park Stadium (Threave Rovers FC) in Castle Douglas in Scotland and after travelling around the British Isles will finish at Nantwich Town FC in Cheshire.

Other notable names taking part in the challenge are former Blues' striker Dele Adebola and former Manchester United star Lee Sharpe; as well as some television stars including Eastenders' Jamie Lomas and Hollyoaks Nick Pickard.

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