Scott Bell is an ex Blyth Spartans (my team) football player who had to retire from football due to Motor Neurone Disease.
There are various events happening to raise awareness and money to go toward looking into Motor Neurone Disease - details can be found here: http://www.scottbellfund.com/
One of the events is a cylce ride with 20 odd Blyth Spartans fans and ex players cycling from Dublin to Croft Park in Blyth for a charity game on May 5th: http://www.blythspartansafc.co.uk/
Anyway, what may interest you good people and raise some money is some signed sports memorabilia which is up for auction. Details can be found here: http://www.scottbellfund.com/?page_id=566
The items are:
1.Killkenny signed shirt by the winning All-Ireland Champions 2011 all 32 members of the panel signed including the management team and Brian Cody.
2.Dublin signed Hurling shirt by all members of the winning National League team 2011.
3.Kerry shirt signed by 2011 All Ireland football runners up some players on this shirt have played and won a lot of All- Ireland football finals in the last number of years Colm Cooper, Darren Sullivan, Keiran Donaghy and others.
4.Ireland rugby shirt signed by Sean O’Brien with colleague at the minute.
5.Ireland no. 5 soccer shirt signed by Richard Dunne. Current Highest Bid - £75 – Liam Sheehan, Dublin
6.Sunderland AFC legends shirt currently at Sunderland club has confirmed 20 ex players will sign the shirt including Charlie Hurley,Jim Montgomery, Bobby Kerr and others. Current Highest Bid - £60 – Paul Cook
7.Newcastle United shirt currently signed by 16 ex legends (Shay Given, Phillip Albert , Faustino Aspirilla amongst others). Current Highest Bid - £50 – Dierdre Lennon
8.John Cruyff Dutch No. 14 1974 world cup shirt with Cruyff on the back signed by Mr. Cruyff. Current Highest Bid - £230 – Sarah Halligan
9.Celtic legends shirt signed by the Lisbon Lions European Cup winning team of 1967 colleagues of Jimmy Johnstone who passed away from MND a number of years ago as well as Henrik Larsson.
10.Glasgow Rangers legends shirt signed by ex players.
11.Aston Villa shirt signed by all the members of the 1981 League Championship & 1982 European Cup winning teams.
12.90’s Manchester United shirt signed by the band The Stone Roses. Current Highest Bid – £110 - John Kenny, Dublin
13.Arsenal legends shirt signed by Lian Brady.
14.Everton FC legends shirts signed by some of their greatest players. Current Highest Bid - £110 – Colin Wrightson
15.FC Barcelona signed shirt Current Highest Bid - £145 – Sarah Halligan
16.CF Real Madrid signed shirt by the squad of 2009 Raul, Robben, Guti Current Highest Bid - £150 – Michael Connors
17.Real Betis signed shirt
18.Espanyol signed shirt.
19.Alan Wardle ex players’ liaison officer at Manchester United FC is donating a signed Manchester United book signed by the greatest 25 players to have played with Manchester United over the years.
20.Bell X1 T-shirt signed by the band
21.Leeds 70’s retro shirt signed by John Giles & Nobby Stiles his brother in law, Frank Gray & Eddie Gray shirt is currently with Paul Reaney ex Leeds. Current Highest Bid - £41.40 – Sarah Halligan
22.Commemorative programme remembering the Liverpool v Newcastle 1996 4-3 encounter signed by Liverpool players & Mgmt Steve McMannamon, Jason McAteer, Gary McAllister, Roy Evans and Phil Thompson amongst others. Current Highest Bid - £20 – Barrie Geeleher
23.Southampton legends shirt signed by Matt Le Tissier amongst others SOLD to Sharon Mulligan of Capita and her Husband Kevin
24.Hibernian FC celebrity shirt signed by the Hibs squad, band the Proclaimers and Tennis Player Andy Murray and author Irvine Welsh. Current Highest Bid - £100 - Willie Henderson, Capita Ireland
25.Sligo Rovers signed shirt FAI Cup winners 2010/2011
26.Linfield ex legends signed shirt.
27.Northern Ireland international legends shirt donated by the IFA.
28.Celta De Vigo of Spain legends signed shirt.
29.Signed, framed England cricket shirt 2011 squad. Current Highest Bid - £30 – Chris Bell
30.Football signed by Bobby Robson and Alan Shearer. Current Highest Bid - £50 – Kevin Moore
31.Sheffield Wednesday shirt signed by the Arctic Monkeys
32.Liverpool signed shirt signed by Ian St. John, Ian Callaghan, Bruce Grobbelar, Sammy Lee & others including Ronnie Whelan and Ray Houghon Current Highest Bid - £120 – Michael Cody
33.Atletico Bilbao shirt and signed photo donated by Atletico Bilbao.
34.Norwich City pennant signed by the actor and presenter Stephen Fry, pennant donated by Norwich City FC.
35.Framed Blyth Spartans centenary shirt donated by the club. Current Highest Bid - £75 – Eric Preputnick
36.Manchester City shirt by ex Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.
This is nowt to do with me, I'm just spreading the word. If you know anyone that may be interested in any of the items, please pass the details on. It's all about raising awareness and funds. Ta muchly.