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Alan Ball's white boots

These rare football boots where up for auction at Bonhams Sporting Memorabilia auction - CHESTER, 27 Feb 2008

Lot No: 286

Alan Ball's white boots
Hummel white football boots with 2 black stripes, each boot signed to inside by Alan Ball. C.O.A. from Autographs of Legends.

Footnote:
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

Bobby Moore limited edition (No.1 of 8) bronze football boot

Lot No: 212

Bobby Moore limited edition (No.1 of 8) bronze football boot
Life size sculpture modelled on Bobby Moores left boot which was worn by him during the World Cup final on July 30th, 1966. Specially sculpted by Philip Jackson MA FRBS FRSA. C.O.A from the Bobby Moore fund signed by Stephanie Moore.
Footnote:
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

 

Ryan Giggs signed Charity Shield worn boots

 

Lot No: 246

Ryan Giggs signed Charity Shield worn boots
This pair of Reebok boots were worn by Ryan for the Charity Shield 1994. Ryan also continued to wear these for the 1994/1995 season and a letter confirming this from his agent is included along with some grass still attached to the bottom of the boot!
Footnote:
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
Michael Owens signed personal football boots
Lot No: 281

 
Michael Owens signed personal football boots
Umbro 'CERAMIC' size 6 boots made specially for Michael Owen with no 10 to tongue of one boot and his initials to the other, each boot signed by Michael Owen. Originally won as a prize from M.T.V and letter from M.T.V included with lot.

Estimate: £300 - 500

 

Comments (3)

  1. fsc
  1. Guest

is that the Spurs logo on the background.....? On a Bayern shirt.....? Dunno bout that....

 
  1. fsc

For what it is worth - I am the person who 'invented' - came up with the idea of Alan Ball's white football boots.<br />Thought it might be of interest.

 
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