2015-16 Topps Premier Gold Soccer 2-Pack Break & Review

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Time for some tea and biscuits with the Queen!  We’re heading across the pond for this quick 2-pack break.  Have you ever wondered what the Queen carries inside that little purse of her’s?  I bet she’s got a few packs of 2015-16 Topps Premier Gold in there.  To make this write-up a little more enjoyable, try reading it in a British accent.  When it comes to soccer (football over there) I’m far from an expert.  But sometimes its fun to try something outside of your normal element.  I attended one soccer game in my life and that’s when the Hershey Wildcats were still around.

The first thing I notice when I look at any of the photos is the size of the corporate sponsor’s logo on the player’s jersey.  They’re huge.  Way bigger than the team’s logo.  Its probably been this way for years, but to a nontraditional soccer fan its just something that jumped out to me.  Die hard soccer fans probably think I’m stupid for even mentioning it.

2015-16 Topps Premier Gold is a high-end soccer product.  Given that the set covers the Barclays Premier League, popularity in the United States might not be the highest.  A full box contains (10) mini boxes.  Inside each mini box you’ll find a “hit”.  The card stock is thick, and the photography reminds me of something you’ed see in Stadium Club.  A complete base set has (150) cards, and comes with a slew of parallels.

No on-card autographs here.  All stickers.  I like the look of the Golden Boot Die-Cut Autographs.  A collector recently spent $1,000 on a Wayne Rooney from that set.  Soccer cards can provide some interesting patches, but for the most part you’ll likely get one colored jerseys.  The New Signings insert looks cool with their lightning spewing soccer ball.

I think this is about as high-end of a product that soccer really needs.  For a couple of packs it was a fun rip.

Here is what I pulled:

Auto

  • Danny Rose Auto

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Relic

  • Geoff Cameron Jersey

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Parallel

  • Diafra Sakho Purple #’ed/50

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Inserts

  • Gareth Barry All-Time Accolades
  • Andre Ayew New Signings

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2-Pack TeenyFreaks Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to dawgbones on being the lucky winner of the 2-Packs of TeenyFreaks.  Once dawgbones sends me their mailing address, Party Animal Toys will ship these packs ASAP.  Thanks!

2-Pack TeenyFreaks Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for (2) packs of TeenyFreaks Series 1.  Each pack contains (2) figures and (2) puzzle pieces.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • U.S. residents only
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so Party Animal Toys can ship them these packs for FREE!!!

2-Pack NHL TeenyMates Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Teresa on being the lucky winner of the 2-Pack NHL TeenyMates Contest.  Once Teresa sends me her mailing address, TeenyMates will ship these packs ASAP.  Thanks!

2-Pack NHL TeenyMates Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for 2 packs of NHL TeenyMates.  Inside each pack you’ll find 2 figures and 2 puzzle pieces.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, November 22, 2013 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • U.S. residents only.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so TeenyMates can ship them these packs for FREE!!!

2-Pack NFL Series 2 TeenyMates Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Matt Wilson on being the lucky winner of the 2-Pack NFL Series 2 TeenyMates Contest.  Once Matt Wilson sends me his mailing address, I will forward it off to TeenyMates and they will ship these packs ASAP.  Thanks!

2-Pack NFL Series 2 TeenyMates Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for 2 packs of NFL Series 2 TeenyMates.  Inside each pack you’ll find two figures and two puzzle pieces.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, November 15, 2013 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • U.S. residents only.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so TeenyMates can ship them these packs for FREE!!!

2-Pack NBA TeenyMates Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to dawgbones on being the lucky winner of the 2-Pack NBA TeenyMates Contest.  Once dawgbones sends me their mailing address, I will forward it off to TeenyMates so they can ship these packs ASAP.  Thanks!

2-Pack NBA TeenyMates Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for two sealed packs of NBA TeenyMates.  Inside each pack you’ll find two figures and two puzzle pieces.  You know I couldn’t say no to the folks at TeenyMates when they asked me to participate in their Holiday Gift Giveaway.  These make excellent stocking stuffers.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, November 8, 2013 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • U.S. residents only.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so TeenyMates can ship them these packs for FREE!!!

2-Pack NHL TeenyMates Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to turbomom on being the lucky winner of the 2-Pack NHL TeenyMates Contest.  Once turbomom sends me their mailing address, TeenyMates will ship your packs ASAP.  Thanks!