Kick-off in style

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ONE lucky fans will start a new era when Saints entertain neighbours Widnes in the annual pre-season Karalius Cup friendly at Langtree Park on Friday, January 20 – the club’s first match in their new 18,000 capacity stadium.

The club is inviting cash bids from supporters who want to perform the kick-off, and the person making the highest offer will experience a night he, or she, will never forget.

Apart from lining up on the halfway line and setting the game in motion, the successful bidder will receive:

n The tee and match ball;

n A photograph of the kick-off which will be signed by all the players;

n Four hospitality places in the sponsors’ lounge;

n Full 2012 home kit with printing.

He, or she, will also make the post-game presentation to the Saints man of the match, tour the changing rooms, listen to coach Royce Simmons’ post-match press conference, and feature in a follow-up story in Saints v Salford City Reds match programme.

To bid for this unique opportunity send an email to, no later than January 3.

Part of the proceeds will go to the Saints Community Development Foundation.

As of Monday night, the highest bid stood at £666.66 for the privilege of taking centre stage at Langtree Park.