The match ball from the F.A. Cup semi-final West Bromwich Albion v Blackburn Rovers played at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield Ground 30th March 1912.

The brown leather ball mounted with a silver plaque inscribed ENGLISH CUP, SEMI-FINAL, WEST BROMWICH ALBION v BLACKBURN ROVERS, AT LIVERPOOL, 30th MARCH 1912. The game ended as a 0-0 draw, with West Brom progressing to the Final through a 1-0 victory in the replay at Hillsborough.

The match ball used when Celtic won the Scottish League Championship in the game v Queen's Park at Parkhead 28th April 1931, signed by the Queen's Park team.

The ball inscribed QUEEN'S PARK BF.C. LTD, TO MR. Wm. STEELE J.P., PRESIDENT, CONCLUDING GAME IN LEAGUE, APRIL 28th 1931, VERSUS CELTIC FC, AT PARKHEAD, RESULT, CELTIC 1 QUEENS PARK 1, TO Mr. Wm. STEELE FROM THE BOYS AT HAMPDEN IN REMEMBRANCE OF A VERY HAPPY TIME DURING HIS TERM AS PRESIDENT 1929-3.

The football from Billy Wright's 100th cap England game v Scotland at Wembley 11th April 1959, now deflated, sold with a Beverley Sisters souvenir magazine that includes a picture of the ball at a celebration event marking Wright's century if England international appearances; also a Billy Wright signed copy of Norman Giller's biography "Billy Wright A Hero For All Seasons"

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Jackie Milburn's 'hat-trick' match ball from Newcastle United's 4-2 win over Portsmouth in the 6th Round of the F.A. Cup at Fratton Park in , Milburn has etched his signatures into the surface leather of the ball

A British Pathe newsreel of this match is available on their You Tube channel.

The match ball from the Arsenal game v Everton at Goodison Park 16th March 1935 when Frank Moss became the only goalkeeper in the entire history of Arsenal FC to score a goal, signed by the Arsenal and Everton team in ink and with a match inscription for the Moss game with 2-0 final score & goalscorers (the other being Ted Drake), in a cubic perspex display case with an original press cutting, 25cm., 9 3/4in.

Moss is also the only Arsenal goalkeeper to score in a first-class match. On 16 March 1935, in a First Division match against Everton at Goodison Park, Moss dislocated his left shoulder. With no substitutes allowed in those days, Moss was forced to play the rest of the game on the left wing with an outfield player deputizing for him between the sticks. Incredibly, he scored Arsenal's first goal in a 2-0 win. He kept the match ball as a souvenir and both teams autographed it for him. However, that match also proved to be Moss's downfall. He found it hard to recover from the injury - he played five more matches the following season but the injury recurred. He was finally advised to retire in the summer of 1937, at the age of only 27. He played 161 matches for Arsenal in total having joined them from Oldham Athletic in 1931 for a fee of £3,000. He also won 5 England caps and played in the famous 'Battle of Highbury' international v the World Champions Italy.

Here we have an original late 1960's plastic soccer ball endorsed by Manchester United & Scotland legend Denis Law- the ball is complete with its original packaging and is unused - it was manufactured in Great Britain by Peter Raphael of Hempshaw Lane Stockport - the ball itself has deflated over the years but the original valve is included - it still displays really well - I would be surprised if there are many of these about in their original packaging and it's a great piece of memorabilia.

Sondico Boxed , new unused, circa 1970 football. Classic collectors item. With a heritage dating back over fifty years, Sondico is a famous and respected football brand. The Sondico brand is best known for its footballs, goalkeeper gloves and shin pads.

Sondico experienced a boom during the 1960s and 1970s. Whereas previously goalkeepers played bare handed or wearing simple gloves, the Sondico goalkeeping gloves offered increased protection and improved grip.

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