Prem stars rev it up for charity

Premier League footballers enjoyed one last joy ride before the new season by doing a Harley Davidson charity motorcycle ride.

Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips got teammate Wayne Bridge and Aston Villa midfielder Steve Sidwell to take the spin around London to try and raise £30,000 for Education for the Children.

Some of the other celebrities involved included former footballer Mark Bright, Mis-Teeq singer Su-Elise Nash and television presenter Giles Vickers-Jones.

Wright-Phillips, who is an ambassador for the charity, and the other famous faces revved around the city with an estimated 40 other bikers. They left Warr's Harley Davidson Kings Road dealership in West London then made the journey to Soho via Hyde Park Corner and Edgware Road.

The Premier League stars had to make do with customised three-wheelers because their contracts forbid them from riding conventional bikes.

Wright-Phillips said: "We're all into bikes, it's something that a few of us enjoy doing, so it's a good way to raise money."

Education For The Children helps move poor children in Central America off the streets and into classrooms.

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