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Club To Auction Commemorative Coin For The Royal British Legion

Special Coin Used In Saturday's Coin Toss

5 November 2018

A special Royal British Legion Armistice 100 Commemorative Coin is to be auctioned in support of the charity.

The coin, used in Saturday's coin toss against Bristol Rovers, is one of a number issued to football clubs in the Premier League and EFL for matches across the weekend's of 3/4 November and 10/11 November.

The coin commemorates 100 years since the end of the First World War and is dedicated 'To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living. All who served, sacrificed, and changed our world.'

To place a bid for the coin and help raise funds for The Royal British Legion, please email your name, contact details and bid to media@blackpoolfc.co.uk 

Payment for the coin can be made via cheque to the Royal British Legion, or by direct Bank Transfer to the charity. 

The current reserve on the coin is £50, with supporters having until 5pm on Thursday to place a bid. 

Meanwhile, the club will also be placing the poppy shirts up for auction in support of the Poppy Appeal. A further announcement regarding this will be made later in the week. 

The club has also been in discussions with The Royal British Legion about having an official Blackpool FC poppy badge. The club has not been approached in time for the badges to be available for this season, however The Legion has indicated that a Blackpool FC poppy pin will be included in their collection for 2019. 


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