FOOTBALL fans could be sitting on a secret treasure trove of valuable collectibles.

And now, with excitement for the Euros rising, the time could be right to have a hunt around for hidden treasures at home.

The team at have collated the most valuable pieces of English footballing history that could be collecting dust around the house.

From classic replica shirts to sticker albums and other football memorabilia, fans could be sitting on a goldmine without knowing it.

England shirts tend to appreciate in value over time, so it's always a good idea to invest in a shirt around tournament time as it may be worth a few pennies in years to come.

A 2002 Michael Owen England home shirt and Emile Heskey’s 2009 number 9 England home shirt are currently reselling for £499.99 and £399.99 respectively.

Even more recent shirts like Frank Lampard's 2010 World Cup away strip are valued at over £100 online.

A spokesman for said: “With the Euros now well underway, football fever is in full swing in the UK.

“A lot of fans are already rocking their proud England shirts with a big focus from retailers this year on retro kits.

“Retro kits are a nice way for football fans across Europe to wear a piece of their nation's history. They can be a reminder of not only a country's football heritage, but of rich cultural significance and fond memories shared with family and friends.

“It’s not only kits that seem to be a hit with fans, but football cards and tournament memorabilia. Us Brits definitely have a soft spot for collecting football memorabilia, especially when it comes to our national team.”

Matchday programs are also a good place to start when looking for valuable memorabilia, they’re going to be the most common item to find and depending on the era they can also be very profitable.

Pre and post Second World War England programmes can sell easily for between £100 and £5,000, with certain issues being worth up to £10,000.

Another avenue to explore is the world of tradable cards.

With brands like Panini and Topps bringing out new editions every year, there is always a great opportunity to pick up some valuable cards.

Avid card collectors may be lucky enough to have England skipper Harry Kane’s 2016 Euro Prizm card which fetches upwards of £75 online.

Former Lion and Premier League all-time top scorer, Alan Shearer also has a pricey card, with his 1997 Upper Deck card currently worth around £100.

Top 10 pieces of England memorabilia to look out for:

1. 1936 England v Hungary International Friendly program- £499.99

2. 2002 Michael Owen England home shirt- £499.99

3. Emile Heskey’s 2009 number 9 England home shirt- £399.99

4. Gareth Southgate 1995-97 England home shirt- £299.99

5. EURO 1996 England mini ball- £199.99

6. Adidas Predator David Beckham World Cup boots- £120

7. Alan Shearer 1997 Upper Deck card- £100

8. Adidas ADIPURE boots- £99.99

9. Euro 2000 Panini England squad sticker set- £89.99

10. Harry Kane Euro 2016 Prizm card- £75