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Teams across the EFL will be wearing their away kits on Boxing Day, even if they're at home for a good cause.
Boxing Day football is a tradition in England (we won't mention the 1963 results) and has an incredible number of eyes on it.
This year will be unique however, as a number of clubs have pledged to support Shelter’s #NoHomeKit campaign.
274,000 people are currently homeless in England and 126,000 of those are children.
📽️ We've got something special to share with you...— Shelter (@Shelter) December 17, 2021
⚽️ Fans and famous faces of the beautiful game are trading in their team’s home colours for away and third kits on Boxing Day – all in support of #NoHomeKit. pic.twitter.com/c75n9Vdi1b
17.5 million people also face uncertain futures due to the housing crisis gripping the country.
The aim is to create an entire day of awareness in a similar vein to Red Nose Day or Christmas Jumper Day.
Away kits are only used if there's a kit clash but Sunday will be different to the norm for 61 teams across the EFL and non-league pyramid.
15 of those are from the EFL and you can check out a full list confirmed so far below:
Premier League clubs won't be taking part in the campaign officially, but Brentford, Brighton, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Watford are encouraging fans to take part.
They've asked fans to wear away colours to their games if possible.
An official statement from the league reads: “The Premier League receives a large number of requests from charities every season, however, we aren’t able to support all centrally.
"Clubs are entitled to support charitable causes, and we encourage clubs to do so, provided it is in compliance with Premier League rules.”
Rugby league outfit Bradford Bulls have also committed to the cause in recent weeks.
The hope is that bringing the entire football community together will help combat homelessness on a country-wide scale.
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