Match-worn poppy shirt auction raises over £6,000 for Royal British Legion

3rd December
Royal British Legion Poppy Shirt Auction amount

The auction of Swansea City's match-worn poppy shirts from the club's remembrance fixture against Sunderland has raised more than £6,000 for the Royal British Legion.

To demonstrate Swansea City's commitment to the charity, our jersey included the emblem of a poppy in the design of the shirts worn by the players in our home game against the Black Cats at the Stadium.

All of these poppy-adorned shirts were be made available to fans through exclusive digital auctions at, with the proceeds raised being donated to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

Each one was be individually signed by the player who had worn it, allowing supporters to own a unique piece of sporting memorabilia.

And a final figure of £6,331 was raised from the auction, with captain Matt Grimes; shirt attracting the highest prices of £502.