Sheffield Wednesday partner with prostate cancer charity

29 November 2019

ShefWed
Photo: Getty Images Around 400,000 men in the UK are living with prostate cancer and the disease kills one man every 45 minutes.

The club have partnered with Prostate Cancer UK, a leading men's health charity.

Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium will serve as the send-off for the charity's flagship cycling event, Football to Amsterdam, which has raised over £2.5 million since 2013.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Sheffield Wednesday have announced a partnership with Prostate Cancer UK, a leading men's health charity.

The partnership will see the organisation being backed through a calendar of activity, according to the club, including dedicated matchdays, collections and charity branding at their Hillsborough Stadium.

"Prostate Cancer UK's work in football has been pivotal in bringing change for men affected by this disease, and I'm delighted that the club will be working closely with the leading men's health charity this season," said Wednesday's manager, Garry Monk. 

Do you want to read this article?

Get instant access by signing up for a 14-day free Premium trial

No credit card, no commitments and it will expire automatically.

You will receive a link that activates your trial in an email.

Already a standard subscriber? Upgrade here