Soccer giants to ‘pitch’ in for Ukraine cause


Game for Ukraine at Stamford Bridge Image: Chelsea FC

The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced the Game4Ukraine personally in a public address, revealing that the Premier League team Chelsea F.C. will host the special match in West London (UK) in support of his United24 initiative, to raise funds for the reconstruction of the Mykhailo-Kotsiubynsky Lyceum in Chernihiv Oblast, a school struck by missiles in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.

‘Chelsea FC’ stated that all of the funds raised by Game4Ukraine through ticket sales, sponsorship and a special range of merchandise available on the day, will go towards restoring the school. A vital hub for education, the restoration will guarantee that children can learn in a safe and stable environment.

The Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club based in Fulham, West London (UK). Founded in 1905, they play their home games at the Stamford Bridge. The club competes in the Premier League, the top division of English football. They won their first major honor, the League championship, in 1955.

The Stamford Bridge is a football stadium in Fulham, adjacent to the borough of Chelsea in West London (UK). It is the home of the Premier League club Chelsea F.C. With a capacity of 40,343, it is the ninth largest venue of the 2022-2023 Premier League seasons and the 11th largest football stadium in England.

‘Chelsea FC’ further stated that the Stamford Bridge will host the Game4Ukraine fundraising match on August 5th with kickoff at 6 pm.

Two sides – Team Yellow and Team Blue – representing the national colors of Ukraine – will be captained by the former Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko and the Premier League team Arsenal F.C. full-back Oleksandr Zinchenko, who are past and present Ukrainian internationals and Ambassadors for United24.

Those two captains will select their teams from a pool featuring some of the greatest footballers of the modern era, in addition to a number of celebrity guest players. A host of further big names from Chelsea, the wider football world and beyond will be added to the squads between now and August.

Game4Ukraine Hospitality Tickets


The seat package includes:

  • Luxury padded seating located just off the halfway line; and
  • Access to purchase hot food and snacks in the pre-match bar.


The hospitality package includes:

  • Luxury padded seating located just off the halfway line;
  • A pre-match hot chef’s table buffet; and
  • Complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks from two-and-a-half hours pre-match.


Dress Code

Chelsea will operate a smart-casual dress code throughout the hospitality areas at Stamford Bridge. Smart trainers, jeans and tailored shorts are permitted, but tracksuits, casual shorts or football shirts are not allowed. Guests may be refused entry for failing to adhere to the dress code.

Detailed Game4Ukraine Ticket Information


Ticket details for this match will be as follows:

As there is no reservation for the Chelsea season ticket holders one can pick a seat anywhere in the stadium that is open to purchase a seat for this match. Areas of the stadium that are open currently will be the East Stand lower tier North, West Stand lower tier, the Matthew Harding Stand lower tier, and the West View.

Game4Ukraine General Sale Tickets

Tickets are now available in all four stands of the stadium on general sale, up to 20 tickets per person from just £28 for adults and £15 for concessions.

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