Arsene Wenger and John Terry have recorded announcements for the tube…
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Chelsea captain John Terry will become the voices of the underground for London Poppy Day, while the Daily Mail has confirmed that Mikel Arteta, Andros Townsend, Joey Barton, Rob Green are also involved.
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The special, one-off event takes place on Thursday, with recorded announcements at Tube stations relevant to their clubs. It’s all part of the Royal British Legion’s annual appeal, with sport set to embrace the period of remembrance.
Wenger’s voice, as well as that of his captain Mikel Arteta, will make travel announcements at Finsbury Park, Holloway Road and Arsenal with Terry doing the same at Earl’s Court, Fulham Broadway and West Brompton. Celebrities will also broadcast information at other stations.
Every Premier League club will have poppies stitched on their shirts for this weekend’s matches as well as next, while the FA have confirmed that the England squad will stand in silence for two minutes at 11am during a filmed training session as members from the Armed Forces lay wreaths on the centre circle of the national football centre pitch.
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