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.

The brand new Match Attax Championship Edition goes on sale on 15th December 2011 and features the biggest names from all 24 clubs in the Championship.

The 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.

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 players and collectors alike an exciting new way to extend their Match Attax collection".

Every Match Attax card features a range of fun statistics so that kids can rank the players according to passing, crossing, shooting, blocking, tackling and heading as well as attack and defence.

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, Co-op, One Stop, Martins & McColls, WH Smith, Entertainer, Toys 'R' Us, 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.

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