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Up for the cup at Christie's

Arguably the most important item of football history ever to be offered at auction will lead Christie's South Kensington sale of football memorabilia on May 19.

9th April, 2005

Arguably the most important item of football history ever to be offered at auction will lead Christie's South Kensington sale of football memorabilia on May 19.

The oldest known existing example of the Football Association Challenge Cup is the actual silver trophy which was presented to winning teams between 1896 and 1910, and was lifted by Manchester United,Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Everton, Nottingham Forest andManchester City.

The secondFACup tobe made, it replaced the original trophy, which was...

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