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Family Fun Day

On Saturday 17th July, The All Bets Are Off podcast will be hosting a Family Funday at New Lodge, the home of Billericay Town Football Club. The day revolves around a charity football match between All Bets Are Off and The Peoples FC, a charity YouTube football club from South East London. Due to government restrictions, we have a maximum capacity of 900 spectators.


The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of gambling-related harm, as well as raise money for three worthy charitable causes. On the day we will host a couple of 'sharing hubs' with talks from GamFam and VitaMinds.


Gates will be open from 1 pm with the match kicking-off at 3 pm kick-off.

All monies raised will be evenly distributed between the NHS Northern Gambling Service, Gamvisory's Hardship Fund and Rosie's Legs.

There will be food and refreshments available to purchase at the club bar.

All Bets Are Off v The Peoples FC

On Sunday 28th March the squad announcement live draw took place on Twitter (click here to watch). The squads were picked at random and are as follows: -

All Bets Are Off (Manager: John Gilham): James Kenny (GK), Kye Trott, Alfie Manchester, Daniel Conyer, Sam Smith, Mikey Rumin, Rory McGreevy, Ryan Pitcher, Bray Ash, Billy Giles, James Grimes, Tony Parente, Craig Smith, Joshua Palmer, Louis Humpage, Alex Lewis

The Peoples FC (Manager: Steve Watts): Chris Hulse (GK), Gary Wright, Nick Phillips, Steve Sharman, Matt Lucas, Steve Ramsey, William Wade, Zach McEniry, Alex Macey, Armaan Singh (Raja), Peter Brown, Paul Ray, Lewis Holloway, Justus Onuoha, Sam Beechinor, Luke Hall

The Match

> 90-minute 11-a-side football match with roll-on/roll-off subs. If the match ends in a draw then extra-time and penalties will be played until a winner is decided.

> The Peoples FC will not be able to have more than 5 players per team on the pitch at all times, meaning that there will be at least 12 gambling addiction recovery community players on the pitch throughout the match.

> Matchday programmes will be available to purchase on the day for £3. If you are unable to attend the event in person and would like to purchase a matchday programme then please email


This event is open to all. You can purchase tickets via our ticketing portal by clicking here. These are print-at-home tickets and the prices are as follows: -

Adults (Age 18-64) - £10                               

Concessions (Age 65 & over) & Students - £8        

Young Adults (Age 12-17) - £5

Children (11 & Under) - £3

Tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the event at the gate. However, we encourage people to get tickets in advance to ensure a smoother entry process.

Match Highlights


We were due to be streaming the match live, but due to a change of events beyond our control, we can no longer provide this service. Match highlights will feature on The Peoples FC YouTube channel a few days after the event.

Go Fund Me

To run alongside the event we have created a Go Fund Me to enable additional donations should individuals, groups, or organisations wish to make them (please click here).


For those seeking accommodation in the local area, we recommend the Premier Inn, Brentwood or Holiday Inn, Brentwood. Both a short drive or taxi journey to Billericay (6-7 miles)

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