LANCERS CARD SET TYPICAL OF UNDER FUNDED TEAM
The Rochester Lancers 1980 card set, produced in conjunction with Wendy's and Pepsi are fairly typical of the under-financed North American Soccer League team, and are
perhaps among the worst looking cards ever produced. Full Story/Checklist
UPPER DECK 2000 MLS CARD SET 

The third MLS set produced by Upper Deck, and the second it has released under its brand (the 1996 set was distributed by Bandai) MLS 2000 is actually a hodgepodge of cards consisting of the base MLS set, several members of the U.S. Women's National Team, and a few sub sets which the company promotes as being "ten of international soccer's best players from the world's best leagues." 

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WILLS CIGARETTE CARDS FROM 1935-36 FEATURE YOUNG STANLEY MATTHEWS

Cigarette cards have been around since the nineteenth century, both here and in Europe. The 1994 World Cup ignited an interest in soccer collecting and that interest is beginning to spread more and more toward the older cigarette cards. This interest is reflected in the modern world by the appearance of web pages on the internet dedicated to cigarette cards and collecting.

Pre World War II British cigarette cards are among the most collectible and most popular items for soccer enthusiasts. These unique items present a different period to us. They are "low tech" items, a far cry from the shiny new cards being produced today. The cards themselves can be miniature works of art, with well drawn pictures and portraits.

Being distributed in packs of cigarettes, they could be displayed in special albums that cost "one penny" to purchase. Full Story