Former Leeds United stars join sporting dream team for fundraising event

Famous sporting names teamed up in Leeds for an evening raising funds for one of the city's best-loved charities.

The line-up at last night's Sporting Social event in Leeds.

Former Leeds United players Dominic Matteo and Danny Mills were among the guests at The Sporting Social, a dinner at the city’s Royal Armouries museum in aid of the Jane Tomlinson Appeal.

Other well-known figures in attendance included Olympic cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy, Paralympics champion Hannah Cockroft, football and cricket record-breaker Clare Taylor and boxing favourite Johnny Nelson.

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TV’s Clare Balding handled presentation duties at last night’s event, interviewing the guests on stage about their sporting lives.

The Jane Tomlinson Appeal’s Vicki Robinson said: “A huge, huge thank you to everyone who supported the evening, whether you were on the panel, bought tickets, sponsored the event or donated prizes.

“Thanks for helping to make a difference to children and people with cancer.”