Oxford United's Remembrance Day poppy shirts for auction in aid of Royal British Legion
Oxford United are auctioning this season’s limited edition match-worn Remembrance Day poppy shirts in support of the Royal British Legion.
First team players donned the poppy shirts on the blue away shirt for United's Sky Bet League One trip to Shrewsbury Town on 12th November.
These unique shirts are available for auction, with the club accepting sealed bids to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Get your bids in by 5pm on Thursday December 1st for your chance to win one of these fantastic mementos.
Shirts are available from all players who were involved in the squad, representing a rare opportunity to secure your favourite player's jersey.
Each shirt has signed been signed the whole squad and profits from the auction will be donated to the Royal British Legion - the UK charity which provides practical care, advice and support to serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their relatives.
Oxford United's Managing Director, Greig Box Turnbull, said: "The club has supported the British Legion's poppy appeal for a number of years and credit must go to our generous supporters who have helped raise so much money over the years for such an important cause.
"Everyone was immensely proud on Military Day on Saturday, it was such a good day for the military and the club together and this is an extension of that unity and support. I'm sure supporters will get behind this special project once again and support the Legion. The shirts look fantastic and are brilliant items of club memorabilia."
Shirts available for auction are those worn by:
When emailing, please specify the amount you wish to bid and which shirt you are bidding on. For an additional cost the winners can have their shirt framed by our partners at Memento. Bids will be accepted from midday today. All winning bidders will be notified on the evening of December 1st. Good luck and happy bidding!