A 1908 F.A. Cup winner's medal awarded to Billy Wooldridge of Wolverhampton Wanderers, in 15ct. gold, inscribed 1908, THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS F.C., ENGLISH CUP, WINNERS, 1907-8, W.T. WOOLDRIDGE, CAPTAIN.
Cased In the 1908 F.A. Cup Final played at the Crystal Palace Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated Newcastle United 3-1. The Cup was lifted by club captain Billy Wooldridge. Wooldridge spent almost his entire career at Molineux. Born in Netherton in 1878 the forward scored 81 goals in 328 League appearances between 1900 and 1911. In the latter part of his career Wooldridge switched position as a centre-back.
Estimate £6,000 - £8,000
Sold For: £8,000
Sporting Memorabilia, Sotheby's New Bond Street Saleroom, London.
Tuesday 16th May 2017