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Men United v Prostate Cancer – ‘We’ve got your back’

15 September 2014

“We’ve got your back”. That’s the powerful message from Prostate Cancer UK to Port Vale this season.

The official logo of the pioneering charity will be worn more than60,000times on players’ shirts in the Sky Bet Football League this season, following a unique agreement between The Football League and its Official Charity Partner.

Within each and every number will be the charity’s iconic image, the Man of Men, symbolising men of all walks of life uniting against a common enemy.

So what’s in a number?

8 men will get prostate cancer in the UKeight: One in

4 African Caribbean men will get prostate cancer in their lifetimefour: One in

60: One man dies every sixty minutes from prostate cancer

250,000: Men are living with the disease in the UK

Fighting back with big numbers:

187,000Will you?  – which would fill Vale Park nearly 10 times – pledging to give prostate cancer a real beating. Men Unitedpeople have signed for

£210,000was raised by Football League club representatives completing the London to Amsterdam Cycle Challenge in June 2014.

“Every time a player or a fan pulls on a Vale shirt with a squad number featuring our Man of Men they are helping to save lives,” said Prostate Cancer UK’s Director of Fundraising, Mark Bishop. “They are raising awareness of an issue that for far too long has been hidden away. Players and fans are supporting the 250,000 men living with prostate cancer and the 40,000 diagnosed with the disease each year.”

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