A 1978 UEFA European Cup winner's medal awarded to Phil Neal of Liverpool FC, in yellow metal, the obverse inscribed UEFA, the reverse inscribed COUPE DES CLUBS CHAMPIONS EUROPEENS, 1978, in original case; sold together with a commemorative postal cover, two photographs from the match; and a magazine article.

Provenance: The Phil Neal Collection, Christie's, 13th September 2006

A 9ct. gold medal awarded to the Burnley trainer Charles Bates for the England v Ireland Football League representative match played in Belfast in 1930, the medal with prominent panel football to the centre, inscribed both sides.

Sold for £300

A 15ct. gold 1929 F.A. Cup winner's medal awarded to Alex Finney of Bolton Wanderers, inscribed 1929, BOLTON WANDERERS, FA CUP WINNERS, AT WEMBLEY, A. FINNEY, replacement case.

In the 1929 F.A. Cup Final Bolton Wanderers defeated Portsmouth 2-0. For information regarding Alex Finney see lot 527.

A 9ct. gold & enamel Irish Football Association medal awarded to a linesman for the Ireland v England game in 1911, inscribed IRISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, IRELAND v ENGLAND, 1911, J. MACBRIDE, LINESMAN

Sold for £160

The earliest Manchester United [Newton Heath] football medal ever to have been offered at auction: the Manchester Senior Cup winner's medal awarded to Thomas Fitzsimmons in 1893, a 9ct. gold & enamel medal with a design based on the Coats of Arms of Manchester with a panelled football replacing the terrestrial globe , inscribed M.D.F.A., SENIOR, 1893, the reverse further inscribed T. FITZSIMMONS, WINNERS.

The first pieces of silverware to be put in the Newton Heath trophy cabinet was the Manchester Cup in 1886. When they won the Cup again in 1893 it was their fifth victory in the competition.

Vintage solid 9 ct gold medal. The reverse of the medal is engraved "BULLDOG FOOTBALL CUP COMPETITION 1928 - 29. RUNNERS - UP". Weight: 3.5 gm. Dimensions - Width: 24 mm, Height (excluding ring): 31 mm. Hall Mark: Birmingham 1928. Maker's Mark: Herbert Bushell & Son.

Rare & collectable 9 ct gold & enamel football medal. The front of the medal bears the South Shields crest and "SHIELDS & DISTRICT COMBINATION". This relates to South Shields Football Combination. The reverse of the medal is not engraved so could easily be personalised.

Weight: 7.4 gm. Diameter: 26 mm. Hall Mark: Birmingham 1922. Maker's Mark: Northern Goldsmiths Company, Blackett Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. The medal comes in its original leather & velvet presentation box from Northern Goldsmiths.

Very rare 9 ct rose gold medal won by current Scottish Premier League team, St. Johnstone in the season 1913 - 14. The medal is for the Scottish Consolation Cup. The front of the medal bears the rampant Scottish lion and the reverse of the medal is engraved "SCOTTISH CONSOLATION CUP. WON BY St. JOHNSTONE F.C. 1913 - 14. NIGEL TURNBULL". Interestingly there is an additional signature engraved below the winner's name, "K. Paterson".

Weight: 7.4 gm. Dimensions - Width: 25 mm, Height (excluding ring): 37 mm. Hall Mark: Glasgow 1913. Maker's Mark: M & S.

David Jack's Arsenal 1930 F.A. Cup winner's medal, 15ct. gold, inscribed ARSENAL F.C., F.A. CUP WINNERS, 1929/30, D.B.N. JACK, in original fitted case, the lid inscribed THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION.

1930 marked Arsenal's first F.A. Cup win when they beat Huddersfield Town 2-0. Arsenal's manager Herbert Chapman had previously led Huddersfield to a Cup win and two League titles. The 1930 final is also remembered for the sight of the Graf Zeppelin looming above the stadium.