These rare football boots where up for auction at Bonhams Sporting Memorabilia auction - CHESTER, 27 Feb 2008
Lot No: 286Alan Ball's white bootsHummel white football boots with 2 black stripes, each boot signed to inside by Alan Ball. C.O.A. from Autographs of Legends.
World Cup winner Alan Ball was the first player to wear white boots, he heard a rumour that the boot manufacturer Hummel, were looking for a professional to wear their white boots and were prepared to pay £2,000. He agreed a deal with them and first showcased his distinctive white football boots in the Charity Shield at the beginning of the 1970/71 football season.Please note these boots are replicas and not match worn and the signatures inside the boots are printed not hand signed.
Estimate: £200 - 300
Lot No: 212
Moore was the leader of the side which gave English football its crowning glory and established him as a magnificent player, gentleman and sporting icon. With all their games at Wembley, England had got through their group with little trouble, beating Argentina in the quarter finals, Portugal in the semis and West Germany in the final.
Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000
Lot No: 246
Ryan Giggs has played the second highest number of competitive games for Manchester United (second only to Bobby Charlton who made 759 appearances - 2 as substitute) and he should beat this record during the current season barring any serious injuries. He holds the club record of team trophies won by a player (23).Since 1992, he has collected nine Premier League winners' medals, four FA Cup winner's medals, two League Cup winner's medals and one Champions League winner's medal.
Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000
Estimate: £300 - 500