SCG Muang Thong United confirm that Jermaine Pennant, former Arsenal and Liverpool midfielder, will join the squad for the match today: the annual HEROES FOR HEROES Charity Shield event. This year Muangthong United and Bangkok Glass will compete, and at the same time support Thai Paralympic Athletes.
Jermaine Pennant, who is connected with Jay Bothroyd's agent, has played with numerous premier league clubs, and in 1999 was the most expensive teenager ever signed into the league, with Arsenal F.C. He since played with Liverpool. Stoke, Leeds,Chelsea, and Wolverhampton.
Pennant accepted the invitation from his friend Jay Bothroyd and arrived in Thailand a few days ago to begin training with the club. "I've come to enjoy the environment, and I'm hoping for a good reception from the fans in Thailand."
The match is scheduled for Saturday September 20th, 18:00, at the SCG Stadium. Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the ticket office at the stadium. Ticket prices are 120, 150 and 350 THB (THB 350 included choice of commemorative scarf or T-shirt).