Servicemen and women now received half a million tickets.
The scheme ‘Tickets for Troops’ has reached it’s 500,000th donated football ticket.
Prime Minister David Cameron, and England men’s Head Coach Roy Hodgson marked the occasion by presenting the landmark ticket to lucky Lance Corporal Louize Watson who said, “Tickets For Troops is a big help to everyone within the military. I would not have been able to attend this occasion if it wasn't for the charity. They are a fabulous organisation who give so many opportunities to troops and their families.”
Over 1,000 troops gathered at Wembley on Friday night to cheer England to a 3-0 victory over opponents Peru as they step up their World Cup preparations.
Doncaster Rovers have been part of this worthy cause by donating match day tickets and the Club continues to lend it’s support.
Veronica Bamford, Tickets for Troops Director of Operations, said: “From the whole team here at Tickets For Troops, our Board, Advisory Board and over 140,000 military members, we would like to sincerely thank you for your unprecedented amount of support. Without you, this fabulous achievement would not have been possible.”
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