Date: 23rd December 2015 at 4:25pm
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How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ at Tynecastle and take part in a truly memorable 90 minute match on the hallowed turf?

Well now’s your chance as Big Hearts Community Trust have once again joined forces with Football Aid – – to provide fans with the unique opportunity to create their very own piece of club history by playing at Tynecastle in 2016, while raising valuable funds for Heart of Midlothian’s official charity at the same time.

Football Aid – now celebrating its 15th Anniversary – offers Hearts fans the unrivalled opportunity to experience a matchday in the same way the likes of Neil Alexander, Callum Paterson, Sam Nicholson and Osman Sow do every other week. As a player you’ll get the chance to pull on your very own exclusive personalised Heart of Midlothian replica shirt in the official changing rooms, experience the thrill of walking down the tunnel to the sound of a cheering crowd and step out onto the hallowed turf proudly sporting your official playing kit and represent the Jambos in a never to be forgotten 90 minutes of football!

To add to that, the matches at Tynecastle have also been supported by a host of fantastic Hearts legends in recent years, with the likes of Gary MacKay, Jimmy Sandison, Scott Crabbe and Alan McLaren (and many more) all lending their extra special support by playing alongside or managing the fans on their big day.

Securing your position couldn’t be easier, just visit and choose the TEAM game and then you’ll have two Fixed Price options: Option 1: Buy Now – Book your place with a one off payment, or Option 2: Sponsored to Play – Pay a non-refundable £100 deposit for your place, then pay the remaining balance anytime before Fri 29th Jan 2016.

Hearts fan Dave Mackay took part in a previous year and told Football Aid about his experience after the game:

“For a second year in a row I had an absolutely brilliant experience! It’s such a great day and what you guys do is amazing and hopefully I’ll get the chance again next year. Thanks to yourself and all the other Football Aid guys involved for making it possible! Cheers.”

So if you’re keen to secure a place on your Field of Dreams this season, why not visit and sign up today! If you’d like any additional information, you can call Football Aid on tel: 0131 220 5999, e-mail:, post on their Facebook page: or send a tweet to @FootballAid.

Since forming in 2001 Football Aid have allowed over 16,250 football fans the chance to Live the Dream in 614 matches all over the UK, while raising over £2.2M for charity. The unique concept was the brainchild of businessman and Football Aid Founder Craig Paterson and funds raised from this year’s event will benefit the work of a charitable project nominated by the Big Hearts Community Trust, as well as projects nominated by Football Aid’s parent charity Field of Dreams.