Ex-United star sells medals for £2,640

Dave Langan played for Oxford United in the 1980s

Dave Langan played for Oxford United in the 1980s

First published in News

FORMER Oxford United player Dave Langan has sold several of his awards for £2,640.

They included the 57-year-old’s Oxford United Player of the Year award for the season 1984/85, which was sold for £80 – £20 less than the estimate.

The former right-back, who played for the U’s between 1984 and 1987, put the items up for auction in London yesterday to “make ends meet”.

Last year Oxford United supporters raised £5,000 to buy Mr Langan’s Milk Cup and Division 2 winner’s medals to help ease his financial worries.

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11:32am Fri 23 May 14

Moobs says...

I thought fans helped him out so he wouldn't have to sell his medals? But he sold them anyway....
I thought fans helped him out so he wouldn't have to sell his medals? But he sold them anyway.... Moobs
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12:43pm Fri 23 May 14

Doctor69 says...

Why not get a job?
Why not get a job? Doctor69
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10:30pm Fri 23 May 14

Niko Bellic says...

Playing left him with such bad back and leg injuries that he can barely walk now, A job away from football is touch enough for a former pro irrespective of injuries, as a 57 year old carrying the injuries he has it would be a near impossibility
Playing left him with such bad back and leg injuries that he can barely walk now, A job away from football is touch enough for a former pro irrespective of injuries, as a 57 year old carrying the injuries he has it would be a near impossibility Niko Bellic
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