Football by number plates...
With all football fans’ eyes turning towards Brazil, DVLA has today revealed the top ten football number plates that they have sold.
Topping the table is WE57 HAM with their fellow London team AR53 NAL joint second with HU11 CTY. EN61 AND finished mid-table in seventh place and PRE 570N prop up the table in tenth.
Top 10 football number plates
|Number plate||Price||Date sold|
|WE57 HAM||£57,000||Oct 2007|
|AR53 NAL||£36,000||Oct 2004|
|HU11 CTY||£36,000||Mar 2013|
|V1 LLA||£35,000||Nov 2000|
|ALB 10N||£19,000||Mar 1990|
|DER 8Y||£14,500||May 2003|
|EN61 AND||£12,000||July 2012|
|S41 NTS||£11,500||Mar 2003|
|UTD 80Y||£10,000||May 2011|
|PRE 570N||£9,400||May 2003|
Since DVLA started selling personalised registrations 25 years ago £2 billion has been raised for HM Treasury.
Roads Minister, Stephen Hammond said:
Many football fans want to show their support for their team in all aspects of their life, and displaying a number plate that links them to their club is a fun way to do this. As a lifelong fan of Southampton I’ll be watching England’s games with pride.
While these numbers have already been sold, there are a host of World Cup numbers available to buy from DVLA from £399.
Notes to editors
The most expensive number plate ever sold by DVLA was 1 D which sold for £352,411 in 2009.
It is illegal to misrepresent a vehicle registration on a number plate. The rules governing their correct display can be found in the displaying number plates guide.
A number plate cannot be used to make a vehicle appear younger than it is.
In addition to those on sale via the website, a selection of registrations may be sold at future DVLA auctions.
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