Football World Cup

Lot 1358:
Lot 1358
World Cup 1966. Five first edition hardback autobiographies of members of the England World Cup winning team or coaching staff, each with good dustwrapper unless stated. Three signed titles are 'My Soccer Life', Bobby Charlton, Sportsmans Book Club, London 1966, signed to title page by Charlton. 'Soccer My Battlefield', Nobby Stiles, London 1968, signed by Stiles to half title page. Lacking dustwrapper. 'It's All About a Ball', Alan Ball, Readers Union, Newton Abbott 1978, signed by Ball to front endpaper. Others are 'A Funny Thing Happened on my way to Spurs', Jimmy Greaves, London 1962. 'The Magic Sponge', Harold Shepherdson (trainer), London 1968. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1359:
Lot 1359
World Cup 1966. Four hardback autobiographies of members of the England World Cup winning team, each with good dustwrapper unless stated. Two signed titles are 'Goals From Nowhere!', Martin Peters, Sportsmans Book Club, London 1970, signed to the title page by Peters. No dustwrapper. 'Banks of England', Gordon Banks, Readers Union, Newton Abbott 1980, signed to half title page by Banks. Unsigned titles are 'My Soccer Story', Bobby Moore, London 1966. 'Ball of Fire', Alan Ball, London 1967. Sold with 'England's World Cup Triumph', Jack Rollin, London 1966, signed to the half title page by Geoff Hurst. Light soiling and wear to original dustwrapper. Qty 5. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1360:
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World Cup 1966. Reprint programme for the World Cup Final 1966, England v West Germany held at Wembley on July 30th 1966. Signed to the centre England team page by fourteen members of the England team and Manager Alf Ramsey. Players' signatures are Cohen, Ball, Banks, Wilson, Greaves, R. Charlton, J. Charlton, Hurst, Stiles, Moore, Peters, Hunter and Hunt. England 'Selected Team' members annotated to the page. Also signed to two photograph images, one by Nobby Stiles, the other by Roger Hunt. Sold with a facsimile of a two page letter from Alf Ramsey, dated 11th January 1984, replying to a request for his and players' autographs. Some wear to the programme cover extremities otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220

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