Bassett's 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