domenica 22 aprile 2018

Panini Fussball 99 (Austria)

Sturm Graz won the Austrian championship 1998/1999 with 73 points, three more than Rapid Wien. Eduard Glieder (Austria Salzburg) was top scorer with 22 goals. 
The official sticker collection released by Panini has a similar layout of the Fussball collections of the period, with a total of 312 stickers. In the introduction there are three stickers: the trophy (shining sticker), and two stickers of actions (one shining). Each Bundesliga club is displaced over 6 pages, with a total of 26 stickers: the club badge (shining), the team photo composed by two stickers, five players in action (shining stickers), the coach, and 17 player portraits. 

After the Bundesliga clubs there are three special sections: the Panini calendar with player birthdays (five stickers of players in action), the top scorers of Bundesliga (five shining stickers) and the origin of the Austrian players of Bundesliga (four stickers).

Clubs of Erste Division are included with a club badge (half shining sticker) and three stickers each: the team photo (two stickers) and one sticker with four player portraits.

back cover

Three stars of Fussball 99: Vastic, Sabitzer and Tchertchessov

Shining club badge stickers

Album details
Full name: Fussball 99
Publisher: Panini
League: Austria (Bundesliga and Erste Division)
Season: 1998/1999
Number of clubs: 10 of Bundesliga and 10 of Erste Division
Stickers per club: 26 for Bundesliga and 3.5 for Erste Division
Special sections:
  • Introduction (3 stickers)
  • Panini's birthdays calendar (5 stickers)
  • Top scorers 250 (5 stickers)
  • Where did our professionals grow up? (4 stickers)

Total number of stickers: 312

lunedì 16 aprile 2018

Panini Fussball 2002/2003 (Austria)

The sticker album of the Austrian Bundesliga 2002/2003 published by Panini has the same cover and layout of the album of the German Bundesliga 2003
The collection begins with the table of contents and two introductory stickers dedicated to the Bundesliga fans. Each of the ten Bundesliga clubs is displaced over four pages with a total of 27 stickers: club badge (shining), coach, stadium, team photo (two stickers), 5 players in action (shining stickers) and 17 player portraits. 

After the Bundesliga clubs, there are three special sections: Memphis Cup with two stickers of previous season winner GAK, Austrian stars playing abroad (three stickers), and two pages dedicated to Andreas Herzog with pictures of his career through Panini stickers; this last section includes five stickers of Herzog in action, out of which two shining.

Last part of the album includes the clubs of Erste Liga. For each club there are three stickers: the club badge (shining sticker) and the team photo composed by two stickers.

back cover

Shining club badges of Fussball 2002/2003

Portrait and action stickers of Mario Haas (Sturm Graz)

Album details
Full name: Bundesliga Fussball 2002-2003
Publisher: Panini
League: Austria (Bundesliga and Erste Liga)
Season: 2002/2003
Number of teams: 10 of Bundesliga and 10 of Erste Liga
Stickers per team: 27 of Bundesliga and 3 of Erste Liga
Other sections:
  • Introduction (2 stickers)
  • Memphis Cup special (2 stickers)
  • Austrian stars abroad (3 stickers)
  • Andreas Herzog career (5 stickers)
Checklist: click here

Total number of stickers: 312

domenica 8 aprile 2018

Topps Bundesliga 2017

Fussball Bundesliga 2016/2017 is the official sticker collection of the German Bundesliga, which is released by Topps since the season 2009/2010. The album includes 437 stickers. Particular features of this collection are the big-size stickers for team photos, kits, and captains.
The album starts with the table of contents, the foreword and two shining stickers: the Bundesliga logo and the Meisterschale. Clubs are then shown in alphabetical order with four pages and 21 stickers per club: the club logo (shining sticker), the home/away kit (big-size sticker), the team photo (big size sticker), the captain portrait and in action (big-size sticker), the star player in action (shining sticker) and 15 player stickers. One player sticker per team has been released also in a shining limited edition version. There is no specific space for these stickers on the album, therefore they can replace the corresponding normal stickers.  

In the center of the album there is a section with the International stars of the Bundesliga. Here there are 18 stickers (one per club) of players in action.

After the clubs of Bundesliga, there is a section about stars from around the world playing in the Bundesliga (Stars aus der ganzen welt in der Bundesliga). Here we find three stickers: Balakov (shining sticker), Ribéry, and the official ball (shining sticker).

The 18 clubs of the Second Bundesliga (2.Bundesliga) are also included in this collection with two stickers each: the club badge (normal sticker) and the home/away kit (big size sticker). 

Two young French stars of the Bundesliga: Ousmane Dembélé (Borussia Dortmund, transferred to Barcelona at the end of the season) and Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munchen)

There are 18 limited edition stickers that can replace the base stickers in the album

Badges of  2.Bundesliga clubs are standard stickers with white background  

Badges of Bundesliga clubs are shining

Young players included in this album (born in 1996 or younger)
Bundesliga: Christian Pulisic and Ousmane Dembélé (1998 and 1997, Borussia Dortmund), Jesus Vallejo (1997, Eintracht Frankfurt), Caglar Soyuncu (1996, Freiburg), Alen Halilovic (1996, Hamburg), Nadiem Amiri (1996, Hoffenheim), Max Christiansen (1996, Ingolstadt), Oliver Burke and Timo Werner (1997 and 1996, Leipzig), Jonathan Tah and Julian Brandt (both 1996, Bayer Leverkusen), Levin Oztunali (1996, Mainz), Andreas Christensen, Nico Elvedi, and Mahmoud Dahoud (all 1996, Borussia Monchengladbach), Renato Sanches and Kingsley Coman (1997 and 1996, Bayern Munchen), Breel Embolo (1997, Schalke 04)
International Stars: Christian Pulisic (1998, Borussia Dortmund)

Album details:
Full name: Fussball Bundesliga 2016/2017
Publisher: Topps
Release: January 2017
League: Germany (Bundesliga and II.Bundesliga)
Season: 2016/2017
Number of clubs: 18 of Bundesliga and 18 of II.Bundesliga
Stickers per club: 21 for Bundesliga and 2 for II.Bundesliga
Other sections:

  • Introduction Bundesliga (2 stickers)
  • International Stars (18 stickers)
  • Stars aus der ganzen welt in der Bundesliga (3 stickers)
Checklist: click here

Total number of stickers: 437