Coke Zero Street Striker with Wayne Rooney calls for entrants

Coke Zero Street Striker Presented by Wayne Rooney is back again for another year and this time the search for the nation’s most skilful street footballer is bigger and better than ever!

We’re looking for raw street talent with the biggest flicks, best tricks and hardest kicks to show their pace, agility and accuracy in a series of challenges at our open trials.

So, if you’re aged between 16 and 24 years old and think you might have what it takes to be crowned Coke Zero Street Striker 2010, just bring your trainers and your mates down to our  open trials for your chance to impress the show’s judges!  Our trials will be held in Cathedral Gardens, Central Manchester on Saturday 17th July or St Martin’s Square, Bullring, Birmingham on Saturday 24th July.

This year’s competition has been blown wide open with Manchester United star Wayne Rooney putting more football hopefuls through their paces on the show than ever before.  We’re looking for 100 players to battle it out for the chance to prove themselves in front of Wayne Rooney and a live audience in a series of football challenges.

Wayne Rooney, who honed his football skills on the streets of Liverpool, says:

“This year the show is even bigger than before with room for hundreds of hopefuls. If you’re a young footballer with some decent skills then these auditions are your big chance to show us what you’ve got. I started playing football on the streets and I know that if you want to get recognised for your talent you have to put yourself up for these opportunities as they don’t come along often. I’m really looking forward to discovering new talent, so make sure you get yourself along to the auditions”.

Auditions will be based on a first-come first-seen basis so make sure you arrive early to get your chance in front of the judges.  For more information, visit

Coke Zero Street Striker Presented by Wayne Rooney will air in the autumn on Sky1 and Sky1 HD.

Wayne Rooney has been an official ambassador for Coke since 2004 and Coke Zero Street Striker Presented by Wayne Rooney has been running since 2005. This is the third year that the show has been broadcast on Sky1.

Coca-Cola Zero, dubbed ‘Bloke Coke’, has the great ‘Coke’ taste but zero sugar and has been a huge success since it was launched in the UK in 2006. Coca-Cola has a heritage in football that stretches back over 70 years and spans all levels of the game and is a partner of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa.


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