Doncaster Rovers to star in new Match Attax collection

Doncaster Rovers' Brian Stock, one of the new Match Attax trading cards.

Doncaster Rovers' Brian Stock, one of the new Match Attax trading cards.

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Match Attax, the world’s most popular football trading card game, has teamed up with The Football League to produce its first ever collection for the npower Championship, featuring the biggest names from Doncaster Rovers.

The brand new Match Attax Championship Edition features players from The Rovers, including George Friend and the club’s Match Attax Star Player for this season, Brian Stock.

Rod Pearson, Sports Marketing Director at Topps, comments: “The new Championship Edition cards feature all the stats you’d expect from Match Attax and gives fans of Doncaster Rovers an exciting new way to extend their Match Attax collection”.

Eighteen players from all twenty-four clubs in the npower Championship can be found in the new Match Attax Championship Edition. Every Match Attax card features a range of fun statistics so that kids and collectors alike can rank the players according to passing, crossing, shooting, blocking, tackling and heading as well as by attack and defence.

The full Championship collection comprises 292 cards, including Star Player foil cards and boosted Man of the Match specials, as well as an exclusive Limited Edition card inside every Starter Pack.

Gary Linke, Business Development Manager at The Football League adds: “The Football League is committed to engaging with the next generation of supporters and the npower Championship Match Attax collection is ideal for getting youngsters excited about the competition.

“It is fantastic to be working with the industry’s leading trading card brand and we look forward to a long lasting relationship that continues to build enthusiasm around Championship football for children across England and Wales.”

Match Attax Championship Edition packets and Starter Packs can be bought from Tesco, ASDA, One Stop, Martins & McColls, WH Smith, Smyths Toy Shop and all good local independent stores.

For further information about Topps Match Attax, please visit the new website at www.toppsfootball.co.uk

A Starter Pack is the perfect foundation for all football fanatics who have yet to experience the world of Match Attax. Inside, you’ll find a collection binder, a pitch to battle opponents, 10 Championship trading cards as well as a special Limited Edition card! This fun-filled pack is only £4.99 and allows collectors and game-players to kick off their Match Attax Championship career in style, including everything needed to get straight into a competitive game upon opening.

Match Attax Championship Edition packets are just £1 per pack. Each pack contains ten cards and the excitement begins the moment the packet is opened as children wait to see which players they get as they look to complete or strengthen their collection.