ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES, N. IRELAND & REPUBLIC OF IRELAND football card rarities by F.C.C. ||:|| Football Card Collector

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Pals PNE and ENGLAND PALS c.1923 NEW SERIES ... UN-CUT ... very rare in an UN-cut state, still as issued.

The double card showing left is the premium card of ENGLAND (check the names! maybe one of your players is there, amongst the squad)  & PRESTON NORTH END card and as such is a  PREMIUM ISSUE!

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VERY GOOD

SOLD 30

England RuiRomer 1971 From Spain, from a 1971 collection, this shot of ENGLAND at their training camp (in Brazil?) seems to be from the 1970 WC.  Bobby Moore, Nobby Stiles, Geoff Hurst, Alf Ramsey, Terry Cooper, Bobby Charlton, Gordon Banks, Brian Labone and many others are recognisable - without the use of a microscope!

VERY RARE. Condition is Good-minus, as there is plenty of handling wear but unusually it has never been stuck into an album so it is essentially undamaged. CLICK PICTURE to see a BIGGER VERSION of front & back & for how to buy it  SOLD

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SCOTLAND, 1978. Issued only in Portugal by Acropolis Press, for WC78. Plain back. Click pic to see bigger image.

EXTREMELY RARE! 18.00 - includes freepost Europe - Click picture to see buying options

GoldCup Wales WALES - WELSH F.A. - ye Red Dragons - 1955 'Gold Cup' card by A.J. Donaldson, made to mark British clubs in European Football.

Plain back. No obvious faults. Light handling.

VERY GOOD. 28

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disgra62Dan 1961/62 sticker from Iberia, issued by Disgra of Spurs legend Danny Blanchflower, for Chile World Cup 1962 collection! You can also see the top of a West German sticker from the row below, on the uncut sheet.

NEVER ISSUED in the UK, and EXTREMELY RARE to find this in any condition but this is superb!

Condition is EXCELLENT! CLICK ON the PICTURE of this rarity for a BIGGER VERSION. GBP Sterling 75.00

A HANDFUL OF OTHERS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. To see other cards from this very rare 1962 Spanish series CLICK HERE

cal86SCOT Portuguese language card rarity - never available in the UK - this extremely rare SCOTLAND Mexico 86 World Cup football card is sized about typical gum card / trump card size, with a 1986 calendar back, and it features a mid-1980's line-up of well-known and legendary players:

Line-up picture seems to be from a 1985 WC qualifying match : Kenny Dalglish, Steve Nicol and Graeme Souness of LIVERPOOL; Frank McAvennie WEST HAM UNITED; Gordon Strachan MAN UTD;  Maurice Malpas DUNDEE UNITED;  Jim Leighton, Willie Miller and Alex McLeish all of ABERDEEN; Davie Cooper RANGERS; Roy Aitken CELTIC.

EXTREMELY RARE! Click the picture left to see larger pictures of back & front, price, and info on how to buy this rarity

AGEducFKS SET - ARGENTINA 78 - VERY RARE FKS full set of 32 cards, plus cover card (showing ARSENAL v EVERTON action)  in very good+ to excellent condition.

This very rare full set is one of the classic searched-for yet rarely ever found FKS-related items.  Printed in France. All teams of the World Cup 1978 are represented by 2 cards (8 players in total) each. Scotland and Argentina feature British leagues players of the time, from Ossie Ardiles to Gordon McQueen.

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cal86NI Portuguese language issue - never available in the UK - extremely rare NORTHERN IRELAND Mexico 86 World Cup football card is about typical gum card / trump card size, with a 1986 calendar back, and it features a mid-1980's line-up of well-known and legendary players :

Jimmy Nicholl WBA (ex-Man U & Rangers), Norman Whiteside MAN UTD; Pat Jennings ARSENAL & SPURS; David McCreery and Ian Stewart both of NEWCASTLE UNITED; Alan McDonald QPR; John O'Neill LEICESTER CITY; Mal Donaghy LUTON TOWN; Jimmy Quinn BLACKBURN ROVERS;  Steve Penney BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION; Sammy McIlroy MAN CITY.

EXTREMELY RARE! Click the picture left to see larger pictures of back & front, price, and info on how to buy this rarity

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"Moneda-Oficial" Coin-card World Cup Espana 82, a large picture card, in plastic, with a Spanish coin. A rare issue from Spain 1982, of the England WC team, with Mariner, Hoddle, Wilkins, Francis, Keegan, Clemence, Mills et al.  NOTE there is a slight kink in the plastic near the coin but I would say it is still in VG condition

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gabaWC50usa WORLD CUP 1950 --- 1950 USA at The Brazil World Cup ... and this card (and 2 others) from that year! INCREDIBLY RARE and UNUSUAL series of football soccer trade cards, issued by a Gabardine raincoats manufacturer in Spain!

In the line-up is US hero Joe Gaetjens, scorer of the infamous 1-0 goal that defeated the great England team, in June 1950. Funny illustration, showing a 'young' team (with nursery toys) and a teacher (England) with a bruise on his head, dazed & confused.

A COUPLE OF OTHERS - ENGLAND & BRAZIL - ARE AVAILABLE: to see them CLICK HERE

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heinNI58 Northern Ireland action, with 3 British Isles players: Spurs' Danny Blanchflower, Aston Villa's Peter McParland and Alex Elder of Burnley FC, at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, vs. West Germany.

VERY RARE. Card has some handling wear, odd corner knocks, small short crease, etc but still it is VERY VERY RARE!

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c.1960 Drumcondra defender Christy "Bunny" Fullam, the legendary Irish football star; the first FAI player to score in European competition, against Athletico Madrid in 1958, here seen on a German gum card. The former Seaview Rovers, Bohemians  League of Ireland defender had made his debut with Shelbourne; and once played for Welsh side Holyhead Town.

To see condition - and price- click the picture.  EXTREMELY RARE!

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calScotSpain Scottish interest!  Scotland player in action on a very rare Portuguese language (Brazil issue?) trade card from Mexico 86.

Only 1. Very rare. Never available in GB. Only 10 including postage

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RARE issue from Italy, from about 1960, of the England team - for players click on this photo to see larger version - by issuer Moncalieri SIAM. This is the paper issue (there are 3 types, paper, card and plastic-backed) from a packet of stickers. 

SOLD 28 SOLD

cal86ENG Portuguese language card  - never available in the UK - this extremely rare ENGLAND Mexico 86 World Cup football card is about typical gum card or trump card size, with a 1986 calendar back, and it features a mid-1980's line-up of well-known and legendary players:

Gary Lineker, Peter Reid and Gary Stevens all of EVERTON; Bryan Robson MAN UTD; Kenny Sansom ARSENAL; Glenn Hoddle and Chris Waddle of SPURS; Kerry Dixon of CHELSEA, Peter Shilton and Mark Wright of SAINTS, and Terry Butcher of IPSWICH TOWN.

EXTREMELY RARE! Click the picture left to see larger pictures of back & front, price, and info on how to buy this rarity

ni3 Northern Ireland (& Israel) double sticker.  "Calciatori 1977-78" item, 2 un-used country FA stickers in a near-mint, unused state, un-peeled, as good as new. an Italian issue sticker, never available in the UK.

VERY SCARCE. 12.00

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gaba1950eng ENGLAND SQUAD - WORLD CUP 50 --- The 1950 Brazil World Cup ...this card (and 2 others) from that year are available here.

This is an INCREDIBLY RARE and UNUSUAL series of humorous football soccer trade cards, issued by a Gabardine raincoats manufacturer in Spain!

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ni3a Glentoran and Linfield Northern Ireland FC map, 1974 Panini. VERY SCARCE in this unused form, still with it's original backing sticker paper.CLICK it to see a LARGER IMAGE - never issued in GB/UK.

VERY SCARCE UNUSED 15.00 includes postage

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VERY RARE issue from Italy, from about 1960, of the England team - for players click on this photo to see larger version - by issuer Moncalieri SIAM. This is the vending machine plastic-backed issue (there are 3 types, paper, card and plastic-backed).

Note : this card has been broken in two halves, sometime in the past. It is held together by tape on the rear.Thus this "plastified" card is quite a rarity is only 12 Sterling (it would be nearer to 50 intact)  SOLD 12 SOLD

 

eng3 VERY SCARCE issue from The Netherlands, by Maple Leaf chewing gum, issued in 1960, of the England team - for players click on this photo to see larger version. Great condition.

SOLD 28 SOLD

wal1 Wales. Welsh FC map, issued as two stickers, in 1974, by Panini. They have long since lost their generic backing papers (i.e. the original backing papers, but they did not refer to the club - all backing papers in this series had the same design) - CLICK pic to see a LARGER IMAGE.  Never issued in GB/UK.  NOTE NO BACKING PAPERS Pencil numbers to rear , missing peel-off backings, otherwise fine, thus for sale at this much reduced price  10.00 for the two parts together.
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Wales. Welsh FC map, issued as two stickers, in 1974, by Panini. UNUSED.

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SOLD 25 SOLD 

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Mark Hateley in ENGLAND colours here seen on a scarce Italian-only sticker (un.used, excellent condition) from the "Calciatori 1985-86" Italian issue - never available in GB.  Mark Hateley played for  COVENTRY CITY, PORTSMOUTH, GLASGLOW RANGERS, HULL CITY, QUEENS PARK RANGERS QPR, MONACO, AC MILAN and LEEDS UNITED, as well as ENGLAND. Click on the image to see a bigger version. SCARCE 8.00

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eng4 England card. Unused Panini card from 1966, England with the World Cup. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "Calciatori 1966-67"

UNUSED just a slight black mark to rear : VERY SCARCE 18.00

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eng5 England card, Emlyn Hughes, Colin Bell and contemporaries. Unused Panini card from 1971, England European Nations Cup. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "Calciatori 1971-72".

UNUSED : VERY SCARCE 15.00

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England card. Unused Ediz.Mira card from 1967, England World Cup Winners. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "La Raccolte Mira Calciatori 1967-68".

UNUSED : RARE. 28.00

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England card. Unused Ediz.Mira card from 1968, England World Cup Winners. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "Calciatori Mira 1968-69".

UNUSED : RARE. 28.00

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VICTORIAN CARD, well over 100 years old, EXTREMELY RARE football match between cockerels! Non team specific and included here as a miscellaneous item of great rarity and value. EXTREMELY RARE FOOTBALL CARD from 1880s/1890s...   ONLY 28.00 STERLING!

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mira1 GORDON BANKS, Leicester City & Stoke City, in England colours. Un-used Ediz.Mira card from 1967, showing England World Cup Winning team stars. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "La Raccolte Mira Calciatori 1967-68".

UNUSED card in TOP CONDITION : RARE. 28.00

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ALAN BALL, of Everton & Blackpool, in his England colours. Un-used Ediz.Mira card from 1967, showing England World Cup Winning team stars. From Italian issue only - never available in GB, "La Raccolte Mira Calciatori 1967-68".

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eng8 England card, World Cup Winners 1966, Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Bobby & Jack Charlton, and fellow greats. Unused Panini card from 1968, , from an Italian issue only - never available in GB, "Calciatori 1968-69".

UNUSED : VERY SCARCE 15.00

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This sticker-card was issued in the 1965-66 season, when it was still unknown that England would win this trophy. Italian-only issue, by Panini; never issued in England, from the series "Calciatori 1965-66". Very rare sticker, especially in this condition - never used.

A very faint, extremely light crease (hardly noticeable) across the lower left corner/side does not diminish the value of this item.

VERY, VERY SCARCE! 25.00 Sterling.

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rak 1966 set of 4 commemorative, very scarce, perfect condition MINT (never hinged) stamps issued soon after the World Cup win for England, in Ras Al Khaima, one of the Gulf States; showing Bobby Moore.

Scarce 15.00. 1 set only in stock - we won't be able to get more.

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eng10 1965/66 Italian issue sticker by AGFA, never issued in Great Britain. Issued as part of a sheet of cut-out stickers, issued with Epoch Magazine, in Italy, to cut and mount in its own album, for the World Cup 1966. RARE!

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England. English Football Clubs map, issued as two stickers, in 1974, by Panini. They have long since lost their generic backing papers (i.e. the original backing papers, but they did not refer to the club - all backing papers in this series had the same design) - CLICK pic to see a LARGER IMAGE. Never issued in GB/UK. Pencil numbers to rear , missing peel-off backings, otherwise fine. 

VERY SCARCE. 10.00 for the two parts together.

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eng11a 2 cards for sale - read:  

MINT PAIR pic shows just south half, number 93 but for sale with it is also the north half of England , number 92. England. English Football Clubs map, issued as two stickers, in 1974, by Panini. UNUSED. CLICK pic to see a LARGER IMAGE. Never issued in GB/UK.

VERY SCARCE in this unused state. 25.00

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news1 White Hart Lane 1949. CLICK on the picture at left to see a larger image.

1949 Italian sports paper with fantastic art cover of an ENGLAND v ITALY match at White Hart Lane, on 30 November 1949, showing Manchester United legend Jack Rowley and Blackpool legend Stan Mortensen, attacking the Italian goal. England won 2-0. Red Devils centre-forward Jack Rowley scored 1 of the goals (the other was by Billy Wright of Wolves).

Very good condition for a newspaper of 65 years age. Price GBP 35.00 Sterling.

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Wembley, May 1959 in front of 92,000 people! CLICK on the picture at left to see a larger image.

Wolves' Billy Wright, as England captain, seen on the front cover of an Italian sports paper. ENGLAND v ITALY (2:2) 

Very good condition for a newspaper of 55 years age. Price GBP 25.00 Sterling.

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A RARE SET : the much rarer SCOTTISH set of  the 1938 "Topical Times Stars of Today Photo Album" series, with the rare Scottish album* too (note: the album itself has wear and tear and has loose covers). Contains players from Celtic, Dundee, Ayr, Queen's Park, Hearts, Hibernian, Everton, etc. CLICK PHOTO at left to see more pics, and close-ups. General condition is VERY GOOD (some VG-, others +) with some album corner indents and some foxing noticed. Catalogue value is well over 200 but you can have this set and its original Scottish album for only...

Bargain price, only GBP 125.00 (that's less than half of the catalogue value!) Price includes Scottish album too!

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Scotland map, in two parts, showing Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Dunfermline 1974 Panini. VERY SCARCE in this unused form, still with both original backing sticker papers. CLICK it to see a LARGER IMAGE - never issued in GB/UK. PAIR-SET : VERY SCARCE 2 item SET, UNUSED 25.00

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eire1 Waterford FC, Republic of Ireland 1974 Panini. VERY SCARCE in this unused form, still with it's original backing sticker paper.

CLICK it to see a LARGER IMAGE - never issued in GB/UK.

VERY SCARCE UNUSED 15.00 includes postage

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"STADIUM EDITIONS", very scarce stickers, NEVER issued in the UK, Jack Charlton, manager of Republic of Ireland at World Cup USA 94,and formerly manager at Boro Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Sheffield Wednesday, and of course a player at Leeds United, and for World Cup 1966 Winners England. 15

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