CELTIC FC Foundation is delighted to introduce our ‘Christmas Appeal’ eBay auction. A total of 10 magnificent prizes have been very generously donated and bidding is now open.
1. CELTIC V RANGERS MATCHDAY EXPERIENCE, DONATED BY FERGUS McCANN
A premium ‘Club Celtic’ experience for four people to take in Celtic’s SPFL encounter with Rangers at Celtic Park on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The package includes Fergus McCann’s padded seats in the North Stand, lounge access pre and post-match (including the opportunity to purchase hot food and drinks) complimentary half-time tea, coffee and snacks and matchday programme. Fixture subject to change.
2. CELTIC V HEARTS MATCHDAY EXPERIENCE, DONATED BY DAFABET
A VIP matchday experience for 10 people to take in Celtic’s SPFL encounter with Hearts at Celtic Park on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The group will be welcomed to Celtic Park with a Champagne Reception in Dafabet’s private suite where they will receive a complimentary matchday gift and programme. Guests will then enjoy a four-course meal with complimentary wine before they move out to the executive seating area in the prestigious Directors’ Box. At half-time the guests will enjoy snacks, tea and coffee before taking in the second half. The group of 10 will have the opportunity to select the Dafabet Man of the Match, who will visit the Dafabet Lounge at full-time.
3. PLAY ON THE HALLOWED TURF AT PARADISE, DONATED BY INTELLIGENT CAR LEASING
An incredible opportunity for two people to play on the hallowed turf at Celtic Park around the end of the current season 2017/18, in Club sponsor Intelligent Car Leasing’s match. Both squads on the day will be managed by a former player and full kit will be provided. The experience will also include access to the official home and away dressing rooms at Celtic Park and the teams will walk down the famous tunnel, following in the footsteps of their heroes. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Date of match TBC; please note it may be a weekday.
4. ‘INVINCIBLES KT1’ CANVAS, DONATED BY THE FAMILY OF THE LATE WILLIAM McLAUCHLAN
A stunning canvas depicting an image of Kieran Tierney, lifting the Scottish Cup at Hampden on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The victory over Aberdeen completed the treble in Brendan Rodgers’ first season, which also ended without a single defeat – the Invincibles. The canvas measures 50in x 36in and will be signed by Kieran Tierney.
5. LISBON 67 GOLF WEDGE, DONATED BY STEPHEN GALLACHER
Scottish golf pro and Celtic supporter, Stephen Gallacher paid his own special tribute to the Lisbon Lions earlier this year. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their historic triumph at the Estadio Nacional, Stephen arranged to have ‘Lisbon 67’ engraved on his wedge. He has now donated one of these customised Titleist 60 degree lob wedges with ‘Lisbon 67’ to Celtic FC Foundation and it’s now up for grabs. It has been personally signed by Stephen Gallacher and will also be signed by Lisbon Lions Bertie Auld, Bobby Lennox, Jim Craig and John Clark.
6. DANCING ON ICE EXPERIENCE, DONATED BY AG BARR
A wonderful package for four people to take in the Dancing on Ice Live Tour at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Sunday, April 8, 2018. The prize includes seats in AG Barr’s private suite with complimentary food and drinks. The show features the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. You will experience sensational routines and breathtaking stunts, all performed on an enormous ice rink in this incredible live show. Joining Torvill and Dean on tour will be a host of celebrities and professional skaters from the new Dancing on Ice TV series, which starts on ITV1 in January.
7. ‘FINAL WHISTLE’ CANVAS, DONATED BY THE FAMILY OF THE LATE WILLIAM McLAUCHLAN
A stunning canvas depicting an image of the European Cup, complete with illustration of the final whistle celebrations in Lisbon on that historic night in 1967. The canvas measures 30in x 20in and has been personally signed by four members of the Lisbon Lions squad – Bertie Auld, John Clark, Jim Craig and Bobby Lennox.
8. LUXURY MEN’S SHINOLA BLACK LEATHER BAG, DONATED BY ‘FOR THE MAN’
Inspired by the smart silhouette of vintage camera bags, this top-zip messenger bag makes the ideal day-bag or briefcase. It is made in Shinola signature leather with silver tone hardware and a cotton lined-interior which gives the bag a refined feeling. Retail price is £650.
9. REGISTRATION PLATE ‘CE67 CFC’, DONATED BY STEPHEN O’NEIL
A very special car registration plate – CE67 CFC – which pays homage to Celtic Football Club (CFC) and also celebrates the year our greatest ever team majestically triumphed in Lisbon to win the European Cup. Champions of Europe. (CE67). A wonderfully unique item donated by Stephen O’Neil, the youngest ever winner of the Paradise Windfall.
10. TOUR OF GLASGOW CENTRAL STATION FOR SIX
Six tickets for the wonderful and fascinating tour of Glasgow Central Station. On the Glasgow Central Tour you will be given an exclusive, behind the scenes look at Glasgow Central Station. You will walk in subterranean passageways beneath Glasgow’s streets, visit railway vaults that drove Glasgow’s industrial expansion, hear tales of the famous and infamous who have travelled the tracks and stood on the platforms of Glasgow Central Station.
The Christmas Appeal auction closes at around 7pm on Tuesday, December 12 (bidders should check individual items for exact end times).
All proceeds will be devoted to our 2017 Christmas Appeal.
We want to help around 300 local families facing poverty, to provide a meal on the table and gifts for the kids. We want to bring the magic of Christmas to those homes. We are also looking to help vulnerable local pensioners to ease the financial burden at a challenging time of year plus a number of other local charities who support those experiencing homelessness or other disadvantage.
Thank you for Sharing the Spirit of Celtic this Christmas.