Auction Date: 20/08/2021 at 10am
Republic of Ireland (Eire) international football shirt 1949/1950 awarded to Cornelius (Con) Martin (1923-2013), Aston Villa 1948-1956) match worn shirt, green, long sleeved, 4 Shamrock badge, No. 5 in white panel to the back, collar trademark Wolsey. NB: Purchased at Christie’s auction October 1994; the vendor believes the shirt was worn in the 1949 Eire v England match at Everton, Eire winning 2-0, Con Martin scored the 1st goal from the penalty spot. NB: We are unable to specifically confirm the fact of the fixture, it is possible; therefore sold without provenance. Good.