1998 League Cup runners-up medal awarded to Middlesbrough central defender Steve Vickers. The prestigious League cup trophy has been sponsored by a corporation since 1982, and in 1998 was sponsored by Coca-Cola. That year, the formidable Middlesbrough squad was beaten by Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on 29 March 1998.
Vickers was a professional footballer for 18 years, 8 of which were spent as a starting defender with the Middlesbrough club. Front of medal reads ''The Coca Cola Cup'', with ''Runners-Up / 1998'' engraved to verso. Silver and gold medal measures 1.25'' in diameter and weighs 18 grams. With original Vaughtons Ltd. presentation box with ''The Football League'' in gilt to top. Some tarnishing, overall very good.