Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Terry's All Gold's Going for a Gong; Toon Hero Sells Up His Medals from Glittering Career

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Terry's All Gold's Going for a Gong; Toon Hero Sells Up His Medals from Glittering Career

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Byline: CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT Reporter chris.knight@trinitymirror.com

NEWCASTLE United legend Terry McDermott is putting medals from his glittering career up for sale at auction.

The former Toon, Liverpool and England midfielder is selling among other items his three European Cup winners' medals at auction house Sotheby's in London on May 22.

McDermott played a role in Liverpool's European triumphs in 1977, 1978 and 1981, and the medals are listed with reserve prices of PS10-PS15,000 each.

The former midfielder, who swapped Tyneside for Merseyside in 1974 before returning to St James' Park in 1982, is also flogging his four league championship medals with Liverpool.

These have been listed for PS8,000 each.

I don't money. I the medals proud of done McDermott said: "I might get some stick for it in Liverpool - but I don't really care.

"I could either put them in the loft, in the bank or sell them. And that is the best thing to do.

"I don't need the money. …

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