April 24 2014 Latest news:
Friday, March 7, 2014
The final list of auction prizes has been announced for tomorrow’s Mark Cross Charity Darts Day.
Items up for grabs at the GER Sports Club include a snooker cue and case signed by Ronnie O’Sullivan, a framed football boot signed by Robin van Persie, an England shirt signed by David Beckham, a football signed by Rod Stewart and a boxing glove signed by Frank Bruno.
Those in attendance will also get to bid for a PDC Darts Shirt signed by numerous players including World Champion Michael van Gerwen, Adrian Lewis, Phil Taylor, Kevin Painter, Colin Lloyd, Terry Jenkins, Andy Hamilton and Dennis Priestley.
A half hour lesson in a Microlight has been donated by AAA Microlights Cambridgeshire (Chatteris Airfield).
Doors open at 11am, with entries closing for the darts competitions at 1pm. The auction will commence at about 5.30pm.
There is also a grand draw and a tombola operating throughout the day.
All proceeds from the day will go to the oncology department at Peterborough City Hospital, where organiser, police officer and father-of-two Mark Cross received treatment for breast cancer in 2009.
FULL LIST OF AUCTION PRIZES
Robin van Persie, Manchester United signed & framed football boot
Newcastle United shirt signed by Peter Beardsley;
Tottenham Hotspur shirt signed by Paul Gascoigne;
West Ham United shirt signed by the 1980 F.A. Cup winning squad;
Leeds United shirt signed by the 2013-2014 squad;
A framed England rugby shirt signed by Lawrence Dallagio and Johnny Wilkinson (as well as other squad members);
Picture of Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff consoling Brett Lee, signed by Andrew Flintoff;
Snooker cue signed by World Champion, Ronnie O’Sullivan and case
Football signed by Rod Stewart
England shirt signed by nine players that formed part of the 1966 World Cup winning squad;
Liverpool shirt signed by England captain Steven Gerrard
England Ashes Cricket shirt signed by Graeme Swann
Signed, framed photograph, of F.A. Cup winning Tottenham Hotspur players, Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles;
Newcastle United shirt signed by Alan Shearer;
Boxing glove signed by Frank Bruno.
Spain shirt signed by Juan Mata.
Arsenal shirt signed by Santi Cazorla.
Framed Manchester United shirt with signed photograph of Eric Cantona.
England shirt signed by David Beckham.
Half hour lesson in a Microlight.