domenica 20 maggio 2018

Panini Fussball 2006 (Austria)

Following the style of the German album, Panini Fussball 2004/2005 shows all the clubs of the Austrian football (Bundesliga and Erste Liga). After an introduction about football fans including two stickers with pictures of the previous season, the Bundesliga clubs are shown following the classification order of the season 2004/2005 won by Rapid Wien. For each club there are 27 stickers on four pages: the club badge (shining sticker), the team photo (two stickers), an action photo (two shining stickers), the stadium, three players in action (shining stickers), the coach, and 17 players.

After the Bundesliga and before the Erste Liga, there are four special sections on four pages with a total of 12 stickers. The first page is about the Austrian Cup 2005 won by Austria Magna (two stickers), the second page is dedicated to the Bundesliga supporters (three stickers), the third to the Austrian players abroad (with stickers of Martin Stranzl of Stuttgart and Markus Weissenberger of Eintracht), and the last page shows the young star team 2005 with three stickers of players in action.

Erste Liga clubs are included with three stickers each (shining club badge and team photo). These three pages including 10 clubs is the last part of the album.

Back cover of Panini Fussball 2006

Club badges of this album 

Austria Wien won the Bundesliga title 2005/2006 with 67 points. Second place for Red Bull Salzburg with 63 points. Here above the stickers of two well known Salzburg players: Manninger (ex Juventus) and Zickler (ex Bayern Munchen)

Album details
Full name: Bundesliga Fussball 2005/2006
Publisher: Panini
League: Austria (Bundesliga and Erste Liga)
Season: 2005/2006
Number of clubs: 10 of Bundesliga and 10 of Erste Liga
Stickers per club: 27 for Bundesliga and 3 for Erste Liga
Other sections:
  • Introduction (2 stickers)
  • Austrian Cup 2004/2005 (2 stickers)
  • Best of fans 2004/2005 (3 stickers)
  • Austrian players abroad (2 stickers)
  • Young star team (3 stickers)

Checklist: click here

Total number of stickers: 312

domenica 13 maggio 2018

Panini Bundesliga 2006 (Germany)

The Panini sticker album of the German Bundesliga for the season 2005-2006 has the same layout and graphics of the Austrian Bundesliga album of the same season. Also the cover has the same style, with players and club badges corresponding to the two different leagues. 
The album opens with an introduction and four stickers: Bayern Munchen celebrating the title 2004-2005 (two stickers), Marek Mintal best player 2004-2005, and a sticker of the magazine "Just kick-it!". The following pages include the table of contents and the review of the German cup final 2004/2005 (Schalke-Bayern=1-2) described with four stickers. 

There were 18 clubs participating to the Bundesliga championship 2005/2006. Bayern Munchen won the title with 75 points and Miroslav Klose was top scorer with 25 goals, in front of Berbatov (21 goals) and Halil Altintop (20 goals).
For each club there are six pages and 27 stickers: the club badge (shining), the team photo (shining), the stadium (composed by three stickers), goal celebration (shining), a player in action ("Wer ist das?", "who is that?") and a "new arrival" ("Neuzugang", composed by two stickers).

The last part of the album includes a calendar with players birthdays and the last  four stickers.

 For each Bundesliga club there is one shining player sticker (on the left, Oliver Kahn) and one puzzle sticker "who is that?" (on the right) 

Best scorers of the league: Klose (25 goals) and Berbatov (21 goals)

Two rising German stars: Lukas Podolski and Bastian Schweinsteiger

Album details
Full name: Bundesliga Fussball 2005-2006
Publisher: Panini
League: German Bundesliga
Season: 2005-2006
Number of clubs: 18
Stickers per club: 27
Other sections:
  • Introduction (4 stickers)
  • DBF-Pokal final 2004-2005 (4 stickers)
  • Panini Calendar (4 stickers)
Checklist: click here

Total number of stickers: 498

domenica 6 maggio 2018

Panini Brasileiro 2017 (Hardcover album)

Panini published another excellent sticker collection of the Campeonato Brasileiro for the season 2017. Compared to the previsous season there are no updates or extra stickers, but there is as usual an hardcover edition of the album.

The hardcover album Panini Brasileiro 2017

The album opens with an introduction of two pages including two stickers: the cover of the album and the trophy of the Serie A championship. Then there is an extended page (the size of three single pages) with 14 stickers of the champions between 2003 and 2016, from Cruzeiro to Palmeiras. In the season 2017, Corinthians won the championship and top scorers were Henrique Dourado (Fluminense) and Jo (Corinthians) with 18 goals. In Serie B, America-MG, Internacional, Cearà and Paranà were promoted at the end of the season. 

The clubs of Serie A are shown in alphabetical order with 17 stickers each over two pages: the mascot, the club badge (shining sticker), the uniform (transparent sticker) and 14 players.

Serie B clubs are introduced by one page with one sticker of the trophy. Each club is on one page with a total of 9 stickers: the mascot, the club badge (shining sticker), the uniform (transparent sticker) and 12 players distributed on 6 stickers (two players per sticker).

The last pages of the album

The back cover Panini Campeonato Brasileiro 2017

Mascot stickers are round stickers in this collection

Three top players of Brasileiro 2017: Paolo Guerrero, Lucas Barrios and Jo (top scorer) 

Two interesting prospects born in 1997: Thiago Maia (transferred to Lille in Ligue 1) and Richarlison (transferred to Watford in Premier League)

Young players of this collection (born 1997 or younger)
Serie A: Ralph (1998, Atletico Mineiro), Joao Pedro (1998, Atletico Go), Guilherme Arana (1997, Corinthians), Dodo (1998, Coritiba), Douglas and Richarlison (both 1997, Fluminense), Matheus Jesus and Ravanelli (both 1997, Ponte Petra), Thiago Maia (1997, Santos), Everton Felipe (1997, Sport), Douglas and Evander (both 1998, Vasco), Caique (1997, Vitoria)
Serie B: Matheusinho (1998, America Mineiro), Kaio Cristian (1998, BOA), Rafinha (1997, Cearà), Renan, Dudu, Ramon (all 1999, CRB), Marlon (1997, Criciuma), Dudu (1997, Figueirense), Caprini (1997, Juventude), Erick (1997, Nautico), Jhony and Italo (1997, Paranà), Rodrigo Andrade and Aslen Kevin (1997 and 1998, Paysandu), Gabriel, Bruno, Patrick,, Everton (all 1997, Vila Nova)

Album details
Full name: Campeonato Brasileiro 2017
Publisher: Panini
Release: May 2017
League: Brazil (Serie A and Serie B)
Season: 2017
Number of clubs: 20 of Serie A and 20 of Serie B
Stickers per club: 17 for Serie A and 9 for Serie B
Special sections: 

  • Introduction Serie A (2 sticker)
  • Champions 2003-2016 (14 stickers)
  • Introduction Serie B (1 sticker)
Checklist: Click here

Total number of stickers: 537