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15 of the best sporting lots from the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction

PUBLISHED: 19:30 24 October 2020 | UPDATED: 09:42 25 October 2020

England's Ben Stokes celebrates at Headingly. He has signed a bat for the auction Photo: PA

England's Ben Stokes celebrates at Headingly. He has signed a bat for the auction Photo: PA

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Stars from across the world have donated items to the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction. Today, we look at some of the best sporting lots – including contributions from Usain Bolt, Ben Stokes and Dame Jessica Ennis Hill.

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has donated a signed Team GB vest  Picture: PA/Mike EgertonDame Jessica Ennis-Hill has donated a signed Team GB vest Picture: PA/Mike Egerton

Ed’s parents John and Imogen have teamed up with the founder of Suffolk’s GeeWizz charity, Gina Long, to raise money for the redevelopment of a playground at Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy in Ipswich, for children with special educational needs and disabilities, and Zest, part of St Elizabeth Hospice.

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Some of the highly collectible items available have already attracted thousands of pounds worth of bids.

The 200-plus lots are available to browse here and the auction runs until November 8.

This signed Usain Bolt photomontage is set to prove popular  Picture: GeeWizzThis signed Usain Bolt photomontage is set to prove popular Picture: GeeWizz

Some of the best sporting lots:

• Lot 5: Photo montage signed by Usain Bolt, eight-time Olympic gold medallist and world record holder in 100m and 200m.

• Lot 19: Two tickets to an England rugby game at Twickenham in the 2021 autumn internationals.

• Lot 21: Rio 2016 Olympic Games vest signed by Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Cricket legend Shane Warne has donated a signed, floppy cricket hat  Picture: GeeWizz auctionCricket legend Shane Warne has donated a signed, floppy cricket hat Picture: GeeWizz auction

• Lot 22: Framed and signed England rugby shirt signed by the 2020 squad and coach Eddie Jones.

• Lot 68: Everton shirt and ball signed by 18 players from the 2018/19 squad.

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• Lot 100a: Cricket bat signed by several members of the England team from 2011, including Sir Alastair Cook and James Broad.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has signed a Scotland shirt for the auction  Picture: GeeWizz auctionIpswich Town boss Paul Lambert has signed a Scotland shirt for the auction Picture: GeeWizz auction

• Lot 112: Exclusive use of Portman Road stadium, with Blues legend Terry Butcher as manager of one of the teams.

• Lot 114: A VIP hospitality package for two at Old Trafford to a Manchester United game of your choice.

• Lot 124: Scotland shirt signed by former player and current Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert.

• Lot 166: Chelsea shirt signed by several members of the 2018/19 squad.

People can bid for exclusive use of Portman Road stadium, with Blues legend Terry Butcher as manager of one of the teams. Picture: PAPeople can bid for exclusive use of Portman Road stadium, with Blues legend Terry Butcher as manager of one of the teams. Picture: PA

• Lot 176: Executive suite tickets for an Ipswich Town game at Portman Road in the 2021/22 season.

• Lot 179: Cricket bat signed by World Cup winner and BBC Sports Personality of the Year Ben Stokes.

• Lot 183: T-shirt worn and signed by Olympic, Wimbledon and US Open champion Sir Andy Murray.

• Lot 189: Three tickets to the PFA’s 2021 golf day, including playing with an ex-professional footballer.

A cricket bat signed by England's Ben Stokes is likely to be in demand  Picture: GeeWizz AuctionA cricket bat signed by England's Ben Stokes is likely to be in demand Picture: GeeWizz Auction

• Lot 195: An hour in the nets at Lords Cricket Ground with Shane Warne for 10 people.

• Lot 208: Floppy hat worn by legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne.

MORE: Superstar Ed Sheeran donates amazing items for auction helping Suffolk causes


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