The world's 1st football
cards website, since summer 1995

In memoriam JOHN ALLEN with whom this website was created, July 1995

Click on the various white boxes below, links will take you to the cards

For useful blogs on football / soccer cards try these, various pages:

To SEARCH for players, teams, manufacturers, etc.
** please please please READ the VERY HELPFUL SEARCH TIP explained below :

Remember to TICK the box to search only this website

**HELPFUL  SEARCH TIP : at the search results page click on 'Images'
as using 'Images' you'll see just pictures of cards, not long lists of text and details
(and please ignore the top band of Google adverts for other sites pictures)

This site used to be on globalnet, in the 1990's, then we moved and we called our domain

Italiafrance as it was refounded while the 2006 World Cup final was in action.

Hence, is the host but we use the trading name of rarecards

So, is the same people as 

we BUY very rare cards, TOP prices paid!
we PAY £100 or more for each VG card we want by these types of makers:
     Bunsen, Batger's, Crescent, Fedora, DiDasco, Baines, etc.

WANTS? Send us your wants list.
We will work to find the cards you need.
We may even have them in stock!

We sell only the rarest soccer & sports cards
only very rare football trade cards &
only very rare sport tobacco cigarette cards.

The articles page will be updated in December 2017
For the old articles page click here

The World Cup ephemera page has been moved:
click here for what's left of John Allen's WC stuff

This website is in memoriam to John Allen, R.I.P. 
For a bio/pic of John Allen : click here