Poppy Shirt auction off to a flyer
Oxford United have had an amazing response in the first 24 hours to the auction of 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 by 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.
The leading bids at midday on Thursday were:
Simon Eastwood £125
Charlie Raglan £50
Curtis Nelson £74.80
Chey Dunkley £100
Joe Skarz £50
Liam Sercombe £130
Joe Rothwell £100
Ryan Ledson £100
Marvin Johnson £100
Chris Maguire £200
Kane Hemmings £100
Robert Hall £120
Wes Thomas £100
John Lundstram £100
Jack Stevens £40
Dan Crowley £35
Alex MacDonald £100
Josh Ruffels £50
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.
All winning bidders will be notified on the evening of December 1st.