Auction of Preston North End's poppy shirts raise more than £4,400 for Royal British Legion

More than £4,400 has been raised for the Royal British Legion from the auction of shirts worn by Preston North End's players against Huddersfield Town.

Thursday, 14th November 2019, 5:00 pm
Jayden Stockley and Tom Barkhuizen celebrate Preston's first goal against Huddersfield

North End wore shirts with a poppy emblem to commemorate Remembrance Day in last Saturday's 3-1 victory at Deepdale.

The shirts, which were signed by each player, were put up for auction for four days at www.matchwornshirt.com and the winning bids totalled £4,413.

Paul Gallagher's No.12 shirt attracted the highest bid of £700.

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Paul Gallagher's shirt attracted the highest bid at auction

Gallagher set up the first goal with a free-kick which hit the post - Jayden Stockley heading in the rebound - and scored the third from the penalty spot.

The shirt worn by Alan Browne, scorer of the second goal, attracted the next highest bid of £348, with David Nugent's shirt going for £344 and Tom Barkhuizen's for £341.