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A rare medal awarded to trail-blazing Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Moger after he helped United win their very first Football League Title in 1908, is set to fetch around £30,000 at auction. It is expected to sell for between £25,000 and £35,000 at Graham Budd Auctions in London on Tuesday, October 27.

The 15-carat gold Football League Championship medal is inscribed: ‘Manchester United F.C.H. Moger, League Champions,Season 1907-1908.” Harry Moger joined Manchester United in 1903 and was a member of the United team that won the club’s first major honours, namely the Football League titles in 1908 and 1911 and the FA Cup in 1909, the first of United’s 11 FA Cup final triumphs.

Between 1904-1905 and 1910-1911, he was rarely absent from the United team,very tall, he was safe in the air and inspired confidence in his defenders.

The 15-carat gold medal was awarded to Man Utd’s Harry Moger after he helped the team win their very first Football League title in 1908

Auction Details:
SPORTING MEMORABILIA
26th & 27th October

SESSION ONE
Monday 26th October 10.30am

Lots 1 to 182 Racing & Equestrian Sports
Lots 183 to 228 Boxing
Lots 229 to 261 Cricket
Lots 262 to 304 Golf

SESSION TWO
Monday 26th October 2.30pm

Lots 305 to 315 General & Mixed Sporting Content
Lot 316 Americas Cup Yachting
Lot 317 Archery
Lots 318 & 319 Baseball
Lots 320 to 322 Basketball
Lots 323 to 325 Billiards & Snooker
Lots 326 & 327 Cycling
Lots 328 Ice Hockey
Lot 329 Lacrosse
Lot 330 Skittles
Lots 331 to 397 Racquet Sports
Lots 398 to 454 Rugby (League & Union)
Lots 455 to 505 Motor Sports
Lots 506 to 629 Olympic Games & Athletics

SESSION THREE
Tuesday 27th October 10.30am

Lots 630 to 998 Football

SESSION FOUR
Tuesday 27th October 2.30pm

Lots 999 to 1,340 Football ctd.

VIEWING

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Sunday 25th October    12 noon to 5pm

Monday 26th October   9am to 4.30pm

Tuesday 27th October
9am and to the conclusion of the sale

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