Up for auction - a piece of Sheffield United soccer history

Brian Deane signed shirt
Brian Deane signed shirt
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RICH Blades fans looking to own their own piece of football history have the chance to snap up the shirt worn when the first Premier League goal was scored in 1992.

The red and white striped top, worn by Sheffield United’s Brian Deane when he scored against Manchester United, is part of a collection of 22 match-worn shirts from the first season of the FA Premier League.

The collection is expected to fetch £30,000 to £35,000 when it is auctioned on Wednesday, September 26, in Chester, and each shirt is framed with details of the player who wore it.

They have been given for auction by former Queens Park Rangers chairman Peter Ellis, who collected them during the first season, from August 1992 to May 1993.

Each shirt, one from every club competing in the first season, is signed by the squad.

Dan Davies, from auction house Bonhams, said: “This collection is like no other in the world.

“It is unprecedented to have a complete set of shirts from a moment so important in sporting history and we are sure they will be greatly sought-after, with interest from across the world. “

Shirts worn by Bryan Robson, Ian Rush, Peter Reid and Gordan Strachan also feature.