Lot 820: Jack Crompton Manchester United 1948 F.A. Cup winner's medal, inscrib
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Jack Crompton Manchester United 1948 F.A. Cup winner's medal, inscribed THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, CHALLENGE CUP, WINNERS, J. CROMPTON, MC/R. UTD., 1947/48, in original fitted case John "Jack" Crompton (18 December 1921-4 July 2013) was Manchester United's goalkeeper between 1944 and 1956 winning a F.A. Cup winner's medal in 1948 and a Championship medal in 1952. In the 1948 F.A. Cup Final Manchester United defeated Blackpool 4-2.