A tea service presented to Stoke's Stanley Matthews marking his England career is being sold.

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Pictured: The teapot is inscribed "Presented by Stoke City Football Club to their player S Matthews in recognition of his creating a record of 44 appearances for England which he established when playing against Belgium on January 19th 1946.”<br />
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A silver tea service presented by Stoke City FC to their player Stanley Matthews that marked his record 44th cap for England is being sold. <br />
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Nicknamed ‘the wizard of the dribble’, Matthews made his record international appearance in the 2-0 win against Belgium in January 1946.<br />
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He was presented with the service shortly before he moved to Blackpool after what the press described as a ‘bust-up’ with Stoke’s manager Bob McGory.