|BC020FC18||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Tony Adams MBE||£55.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC10||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Gary Lineker OBE||£60.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC12||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by David Platt||£60.00||Buy Now|
|BC020FC13||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Terry Venables||£60.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC14||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Alan Shearer CBE||£60.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC4||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Bryan Robson OBE||£60.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC9||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Terry Butcher||£60.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC11||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Emlyn Hughes OBE||£75.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC17||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Alan Ball MBE||£75.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC22||Football World Cup 2002 single stamp cover signed by Jimmy Greaves and Terry Butcher||£75.00||Buy Now|
|BC020FC3||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Bobby Robson OBE||£75.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC7||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Kevin Keegan OBE||£75.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC8||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Jack Charlton OBE||£75.00||Limited Availability|
|BC020FC2||Football World Cup 2002 Miniature Sheet Cover, signed by Sir Bobby Charlton||£75.00||Sold Out|
Issue Date: 21/05/2002
Issue Name: Football World Cup 2002 Signed Miniature Sheet Cover
Producer: Buckingham Covers
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport's global governing body.
Our fantastic football cover features the full football miniature sheet and has a first day of issue postmark (our choice). It is available signed by the following: - Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Bobby Robson, Bryan Robson OBE, Stuart Pearce MBE, Kevin Keegan OBE, Jack Charlton OBE, Terry Butcher, Gary Lineker OBE, Emlyn Hughes OBE, David Platt, Terry Venables, Alan Shearer CBE, Alan Ball MBE, or Tony Adams MBE.
The World Cup
The World Cup, the most important trophy in the world of football was instigated by then FIFA president Jules Rimet in the late twenties following the great succes of the football tournaments at the Olympics in Paris (1924) and Amsterdam (1928), both won by Uruguay. Until 1978 16 teams were admitted to the final tournament (in 1930 and 1950 this number of participants was not reached however), from 1982 up to the 1994 finals, 24 countries earned the right to play there, while from 1998 onwards 32 teams are represented.
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Sir Robert Charlton CBE is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or.
Sir Robert William Robson CBE was an English footballer and football manager. His career included periods playing for and later managing the England national team and being a UEFA Cup-winning manager.
Bryan Robson OBE is an English football manager and a former player. He began his career with West Bromwich Albion in 1972 before moving to Manchester United in 1981 where he became the longest serving captain in the club's history.
Stuart Pearce, MBE is an English football manager and player. Pearce was the manager of the England national under-21 team from 2007 to 2013 and also managed the Great Britain Olympic football team at the 2012 Olympics.
Joseph Kevin Keegan, OBE is an English former football player and manager. A forward, he played for several clubs including Liverpool and Hamburger SV.
John Charlton, OBE DL is an English former footballer and manager who played as a defender. He was part of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup. He is the elder brother of former Manchester United forward Bobby Charlton, who was also a teammate in England's World Cup final victory.
Terence Ian Butcher is an English former professional footballer and manager. During his playing career as a defender, Butcher captained the England national team, winning 77 caps in a ten-year international career that featured three FIFA World Cups.
Gary Winston Lineker OBE is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored. Lineker's media career began with the BBC, where he has presented the flagship football programme Match of the Day since the late 1990s.
Emlyn Walter Hughes OBE was an English footballer. Hughes started his career in 1964 at Blackpool before moving to Liverpool in 1967. He would eventually turn out for Liverpool on 665 occasions, and captain the side to four league titles and an FA Cup victory in the 1970s.
David Andrew Platt is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Born in Chadderton, Lancashire, Platt began his career as an apprentice at Manchester United only to later move to Crewe Alexandra where he began building a reputation as a goal scoring midfielder.
Terence Frederick Venables, often referred to as "El Tel ", is an English former football player and manager. During the 1960s and 70s, he played for various clubs including Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers, and gained two caps for England.
Alan Shearer, CBE, DL is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and the England national team. He is Newcastle's and the Premier League's record goalscorer.
Alan James Ball MBE was a professional English footballer and football club manager. He was the youngest member of England's 1966 World Cup winning team and played as a midfielder for various clubs, scoring more than 180 league goals in a career spanning 22 years.
Tony Alexander Adams MBE is an English football manager. As a player Adams played for Arsenal and England captaining both teams. Adams spent his entire playing career of 22 years as a centre back at Arsenal.
James Peter Greaves is a former England international footballer who played as a forward. He is England's fourth highest international goalscorer, Tottenham Hotspur's highest ever goalscorer.