1966 World Cup winner George Cohen and footballer Matt Le Tissier helped national disability charity Vitalise raise £37,450 at a celebrity dinner, run by Legends of Sport, at London’s CafÃ© Royal on 12 June.George Cohen stepped in as guest speaker after the untimely death of Alan Ball MBE, who had originally agreed to speak at the event. George paid tribute to his 1966 team-mate.Guests at the dinner took part in a luxury auction and got to meet celebrity a range of sporting figures including ex-Chelsea star Kerry Dixon, darts player Bobby George, ex-footballer Duncan McKenzie, racing star Brough Scott and football manager Ian Holloway. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Events Recruitment / people Research / statistics 19 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Legends of Sport stars raise £37,450 for Vitalise Howard Lake | 29 June 2007 | News The prizes auctioned for Vitalise included a framed 1966 England World Cup Team photo, signed by the team, a luxury holiday in Barbados, an England rugby shirt signed by World Cup winner Martin Johnson, a 0.5 carat round cut diamond, a private capsule with champagne on the London Eye, and football shirts signed by stars including David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Pele.Vitalise provides essential services for disabled people, visually impaired people, and carers. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.