The trading card and collectable stickers specialist, Panini has launched a completely re-branded and refreshed Adrenalyn XL trading card collection featuring all of the Premier League’s top talent. The new-look Official Premier League Adrenalyn XL Trading Card range follows the recent success of Panini’s first Premier League sticker collection, Football 2020.
Premier League Adrenalyn XL 2020/21 is the only trading card collection to include all 20 Premier League clubs, and is billed as the ‘must-have collection for football fans and collectors alike.’ It features 468 trading cards, as well as 30 limited edition cards across a new-look range of SKUs including multipacks, pocket and classic tins, and a Countdown Calendar.
The collection will hit shelves in the UK and Republic of Ireland from Thursday, August 20th.
Fans can kickstart their collection with a Starter Pack, which includes a high-quality collector’s binder, two-player gameboard and poster, 18 trading cards, an exhaustive magazine game guide plus two guaranteed Limited Edition cards. Starter Packs are priced at £5.99 and packets, which include six trading cards and one QR code leaflet, are £1.00 each.
A multi-channel marketing campaign is lined up, including extending cross-promotional activations with fellow Premier
League partners and delivering a heavyweight TV, radio, VOD and digital campaign. The launch will be supported by the best
football influencers in the category and a new sampling mechanic in place with the UK’s top-selling newspaper.
Panini has also forged new football magazine cover mount partnerships which, alongside Panini’s own football magazine Strike-It!, will facilitate the sampling of millions of packets to football-loving kids across the British Isles.
Mike Riddell, managing director of Panini UK, said: “Panini is taking Premier League trading cards to a new level for the 2020/21 season. Premier League Adrenalyn XL™ 2020/21 is a dynamic new collection which will be refreshed as new players transfer into the world’s most exciting league.”
Will Brass, commercial director, Premier League, added: “We’re excited to kick off our second season with Panini. The new-look Adrenalyn XL™ trading cards are a great way to get the Premier League into the hands of fans across the UK and Republic of Ireland.”
Chris Clover, head of marketing, Sport at Panini UK, concluded: “I cannot wait for collectors to get their hands on these new cards. The design team at Panini UK have created something really special for all Premier League fans to enjoy, switching up and improving every element from last season. There really will be no mistaking which trading card collection for the 2020/21 season is officially Premier League.”