Grenfell tower survivors to attend 2017 FA Community Shield clash

Posted on June 24 2017 , at 09:32 pm
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  • No fewer than 79 persons were confirmed dead in the fire incident on June 14.

Some survivors and families of victims of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire will be in attendance when FA Cup holders Arsenal lock horns with Premier League champions Chelsea in August.

At least £1.25m from the proceeds of the match will go to victims support fund, the football association has said.

No fewer than 79 persons were confirmed dead in the fire incident on July 14. It is deemed as the deadliest fire in Great Britain since the Second World War.

Some of the survivors will be in attendance when the teams clash at Wembley in August.

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