kept this tradition of producing 50 sweet cigarette type football cards
going right up until 1999, though this 1979/80 set is the last one covered
by the range of this website.
English First and Second Divisions, Scottish Premier Division.
The albums just keep getting bigger.
This one includes Second Division Team photos, plus England Under 21 players.
At the back of this album was the change to order the bronze medallions
(see below). Album: Price 15p.
Soccer Stars 80 - Send-away bronze medallions.
A set of 22 (one for each First Division team from 1978/79) available by
sending away to FKS. Each medallion is 1½" diameter, 3/16" thick,
made of solid bronze. The cost was 50p each if you also sent in 15 empty
packets of Soccer Stars 80 stickers (a reduction from the Price List of
Number in set: 582
Described as a
set of 'sixty postacards' these portrait cards were drawn by Barrie Cutler
with text by Keith Parsons. The set was produced in association with 'The
Supporters Football Form Book and Diary, 1979-80 edition'. The set was printed
in Great Britain by Prescott-Pickup & Co. Ltd., Bridgnorth.
Number in set: 60
Gallery: Set gallery
Checklists: Set checklist, Team checklist
A set comprising
individual footballers from the First and Second Divisions. Cards 376 to
396 are Team Checklists. The cards have '© 1979 Topps Chewing
Gum Inc.' printed on the back.
The last ever Scottish Topps Chewing Gum set, ending a distinguished five year production run.
If you manage to collect full sets of all of these then you have a good collection.
An enormous set of small stickers, 528 in total, most of which were issued in pairs.
The collection includes 1st, 2nd and 3rd Division team players, International
Action and International Stars, Scottish Premier Division team players,
and composite pictures of the England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
and the Republic of Ireland.