How to watch the football match online ?
The charity football match will be live streamed on YouTube from Charlton Athletic's football ground on Sunday May 21.
The game between the Sidemen and YouTube Allstars will kick off at 5.30pm that afternoon at The Valley stadium in Charlton.
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How to watch the Sidemen FC VS YouTube Allstars football match online
Last year a charity match between the two sides was held at Southampton’s St Mary's Stadium and live streamed on the Sidemen YouTube channel.
Fans who want to see the celebrity match in person this year can buy £15 adult tickets and £10 tickets for under 16s.
About 27,000 tickets have been put on sale to fill up the stadium. Gates will open at 3.30pm.
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Who is playing?
The Sidemen are a group of YouTube stars whose funny gaming videos made them online celebrities.
The Sidemen play games like FIFA, Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty as well as posting videos and vlogs on football, pranks and more.
KSI, Behzinga, Wroetoshaw, Zerkaa, Miniminter, TBJZL and Vikkstar will team up with eight other YouTubers for the game.
Vikkstar said: “After last year's success, we're very excited to be running this event again. It's a great way to provide something unique for our fans and raise money for good causes.”
10,000 tickets have been purchased in the first 45 minutes. pic.twitter.com/WQvzut9c35
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The charity football match is aiming to raise £200,000
The money raised by the charity match will be split between the Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) and the charity Childline.
After last year's success, we're very excited to be running this event again
Vikkstar said: “We're looking forward to directly contributing towards the local community and raising awareness of the CACT.”
Nearly two million people are subscribed to The Sidemen YouTube channel, while KSI has more than 16 million subscribers of his own.
In contrast, the YouTube Allstars team features the likes of Calfreezy, Callux, Chris MD and Joe Sugg.
YouTuber KSI has over 16 million subscribers on his YouTube channel
Charlton Athletic Community Trust CEO Jason Morgan said: "The reach and power of social media is incredible and this event shows how impactful and successful this has been previously.
“The charity will also receive half the proceeds from the game and we thank all involved for selecting CACT and allowing us to continue to support our local community.”
The YouTubers are aiming to raise more than £200,000 this year. Vikkstar yesterday tweeted that 10,000 tickets were sold in just 50 minutes.
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Last year's football match was streamed online on the Sidemen YouTube channel
Who won the game last year?
The Sidemen took victory by a big margin in the last year's game, winning 7-2, at Southampton’s St Mary's Stadium.
Over 13 million people have since watched the football match, which raised more than £100,000 for charity.