SPORTS buffs have the chance to bid for precious memorabilia with local links in an online auction.

Midland Sports Auctions is accepting bids for an array of items, including old and rare football programmes, and a speedway programme from Cradley Heathens in 1947 – the club’s first ever season.

The auction opened on June 27 and bidding closes on Sunday, July 18.

For more details of items available, and to make a bid, visit Bids can also be made by email or post.