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OFFICIAL club website of stoke city

Poppy Shirt Auction Success


STOKE CITY have raised almost £8,000 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal through their internet auction of limited-edition shirts.

The figure represents another fantastic response from supporters who placed their bids for the signed shirts on the Club's official website over the past week.

Charlie Adam led the way in the bidding with £750 for the shirt he wore when he was City's matchwinner against Queens Park Rangers, but many others have raised substantial amounts.

The auction, a part of the Club's continued support for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, featured shirts from all of City's current squad following the recenbt win over Queens Park Rangers.

This is the fourth year that the Club have set-up the auction, and all money raised will go to the Appeal together with collections held at the stadium.


The leading bids when the auction closed were:

Charlie Adam - £750

Michael Owen - £600 

Peter Crouch - £425

Matthew Etherington - £400

Ryan Shawcross - £387.50

Geoff Cameron - £363.50

Steven Nzonzi - £355

Jonathan Walters - £350

Robert Huth - £330

Andy Wilkinson - £300

Glenn Whelan - £280

Asmir Begovic - £275

Michael Kightly - £270

Rory Delap - £269

Maurice Edu - £250

Cameron Jerome - £250
Dean Whitehead - £250
Tony Pulis - £250
Kenwyne Jones - £248
Thomas Sorensen - 211

Wilson Palacios - £200    

Matthew Upson - £180

Ryan Shotton - £159

Jamie Ness - £155

Carlo Nash - £155

Marc Wilson - £100

Those who have been successful in the bidding process have been notified by email.


The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Service charity, providing practical care, advice and support to serving members of the Armed Forces, veterans of all ages and their families.

Stoke City's Head of Community Adrian Hurst said: "The Royal British Legion poppy appeal is a campaign that is familiar to us all and we at Stoke City are delighted to be able to support such a worthwhile cause."


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