How to watch Sidemen Charity Match: FREE livestream, lineups & highlights
The Sidemen Charity match returned for 2023, with YouTubers and creators around the world taking part. After 2022’s huge success, here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Sidemen Match, and how you can watch it.
British YouTube group Sidemen is bringing back their annual charity football match for 2023. The group first launched its popular charity event back in 2016 and quickly turned it into an annual festivity.
Following a few years off, The Sidemen Charity match returned in 2022 and was back this year as well.
The matches will feature the Sidemen themselves, who team up on Sidemen FC. Their opponents are made up of fellow YouTubers who play under the team name YouTube Allstars. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.
- Where to watch Sidemen Charity Match
- Sidemen Charity Match 2023 highlights
- Sidemen 2023 Charity match date
- Location of Sidemen 2023 Charity match
- Squad and lineup for Sidemen Charity match 2023
- Sidemen football kit
How to watch Sidemen Charity Match 2023
The match was livestreamed on the official Sidemen YouTube channel, embedded below.
Sidemen Charity Match 2023 highlights
This year’s Sidemen Charity Match was no different than others when it came to its scoreline. Both teams put in considerable effort to put on an entertaining show, and it definitely was. In the end, the Sidemen FC came out on top again, keeping their winning streak over the YouTube Allstars going.
While it’s hard to narrow down which was the best goal, there are some considerable highlights from the Sidemen Charity Match 2023, ranging from IShowSpeed failing to live up to his idol and missing a penalty to some incredible finishes and outrageous goals.
In the end, the Sidemen Charity Match 2023 raised over £2,425,855, which will be shared across five different charities.
When was the Sidemen Charity Match?
The Sidemen Charity Match 2023 was on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The game kicked off at 3pm BST (7am PT / 10am ET).
With the international break ongoing in professional football, the match was well-timed to make up for the lack of Premier League action this weekend in England.
Remember that this event is all for charity, so donations to the stream will also go toward helping the cause.
Where is the Sidemen Charity Match 2023?
The 2023 Sidemen Charity Match was held at the London Stadium. This venue is considerably larger than anything we’ve seen in years prior, with 60,000 seats up for grabs.
Given how hot tickets were for last year’s event, there was also plenty of demand here once again for the biggest match so far.
Last year’s match pulled in millions of viewers at its peak for the livestream, so no doubt there will be even more demand this time around.
Sidemen Charity Match 2023 lineups: All players
One of the highlights of the event is seeing which popular YouTubers come together to take on the Sidemen crew. In previous years, the likes of DJ Mario, ChrisMD, Noah Beck, and many more have been featured.
As always, we can definitely expect all Sidemen members to participate. Below are the full lineups.
Players & team lineups
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The first member of the Allstars team was confirmed to be 2022 Sidemen Charity match scene-stealing IShowSpeed, making a return to wow the crowd in 2023.
MrBeast is also expected to be back on the pitch this year, and he’s keen to score a goal. Alongside him, his friend Chandler Hallow and cameraman Tareq will also be putting the boots on.
A ton more familiar faces have been announced in the build-up to the event too. Commonly seen in several Sidemen videos, YouTubers Danny Aarons and Niko Omilana have also been confirmed.
xQc is also among the few expected to walk out on the pitch at the Sidemen Charity Match, where the Twitch star has wished to play in goal. Although we’re still waiting for official confirmation of his appearance. Likewise, fellow streaming star Kai Cenat will be playing.
Unexpectedly, British rapper Aitch will be making an appearance at the Sidemen Charity Match, performing at the halftime show this year.
Sidemen kit revealed ahead of 2023 Charity Match
With the event fast approaching now, A first look at the kit to be worn by the home team has been revealed, modeled by some of the members.
Fans will be able to buy the jersey from the Sidemen FC website, for £50, with proceeds going to a range of charities, including wish-granting charity Rays Of Sunshine, the Teenage Cancer Trust, and suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM).