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How Well Do You Remember The 1998 Merlin Premier League Sticker Album?

Our sticker album is almost complete, but can you name who is missing?

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  1. 1. We're missing Chelsea's No.1 keeper from this page... name him!

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    Kevin Hitchcock
    Ed de Goey
    Carlo Cudicini
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ed de Goey!

    Cudicini joined in 1999, and Hitchcock was sub keeper to Ed de Goey.

    Ed de Goey!
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  2. 2. Can you remember which Arsenal player was named as their "superstar"?

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    Chris Kiwomya
    Thierry Henry
    Dennis Bergkamp
    Isaiah Rankin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dennis Bergkamp

    Thierry hadn't joined the club yet, and Dennis Bergkamp was the resident superstar.

    Dennis Bergkamp
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  3. 3. Which international star got pride of place on this Manchester United page?

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    Jesper Blomqvist
    Roy Keane
    Henning Berg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Roy Keane

    Don't you ever try telling Roy Keane he isn't an international superstar!

    Roy Keane
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  4. 4. Which goalkeeper have we removed from this Newcastle page?

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    Pavel Srnicek
    Gary Kelly
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pavel Srnicek

    Gary Kelly played for Newcastle in the '80s, but Srnicek left his first spell at Newcastle in the 1998 season due to the presence of Hislop, Given and Harper.

    Pavel Srnicek
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  5. 5. Which two future England stars are missing from this West Ham team?

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    Jermain Defoe and Frank Lampard
    Rio Ferdinand and Jermain Defoe
    Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand

    Jermain Defoe didn't join West Ham until the following season.

    Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand
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  6. 6. We've removed the name of a Leeds player on this page, but who is it?

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    Jonathan Woodgate
    Lee Sharpe
    Kevin Dixon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lee Sharpe

    He looks a bit like Jonathan Woodgate, but it was Lee Sharpe... who went on loan to Bradford City later in the season.

    Lee Sharpe
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  7. 7. This Chelsea page is completed, but who is player in the bottom left?

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    Brian Laudrup
    Mikael Forssell
    Tore Andre Flo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tore Andre Flo

    It was Norwegian fan-favourite Tore Andre Flo.

    Tore Andre Flo
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  8. 8. Which player is missing from this Liverpool page (which is tantalisingly close to completion)?

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    Vladimir Smicer
    Patrik Berger
    Dieter Hamann
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Patrik Berger!

    Smicer and Hamann didn't join until the following season.

    Patrik Berger!
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  9. 9. Which Manchester United player's name have we removed (in the bottom left)?

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    Ronny Johnsen
    Ronnie Wallwork
    Erik Nevland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ronny Johnsen!

    Ronny Johnsen!
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  10. 10. Which Newcastle United player's name is missing on this page?

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    Steve Howey
    Didier Domi
    Warren Barton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Warren Barton!

    Now commentating on Premier League games in the USA.

    Warren Barton!
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  11. 11. Which player is missing from the 1998 Wimbledon pages?

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    Dennis Wise
    Vinnie Jones
    John Hartson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Vinnie Jones

    Dennis Wise was at Chelsea at the time, and John Hartson didn't join until the second half of the season.

    Vinnie Jones
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  12. 12. Which Spurs player got the coveted "top scorer" position on this page?

    (Note: It's not Les Ferdinand)
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    (Note: It's not Les Ferdinand)

    Steffen Iversen
    Chris Armstrong
    Paul McVeigh
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Steffen Iversen

    Steffen Iversen
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  13. 13. Which Southampton player's name has been removed from this page?

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    Matt Oakley
    David Howells
    Kevin Richardson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kevin Richardson

    Kevin Richardson left the club in the summer of 1998... shortly after Merlin put him in the next season's sticker album (whoops).

    Kevin Richardson
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  14. 14. Which striker - top scorer for Everton in the 1997/98 season - is missing from this page?

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    Duncan Ferguson
    Graham Allen
    Danny Cadamarteri
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Duncan Ferguson!

    An Everton veteran.

    Duncan Ferguson!
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  15. 15. Finally... which Man United player got the coveted "superstar" spot on this page?

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    Ryan Giggs
    Teddy Sheringham
    Eric Cantona
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ryan Giggs

    Teddy Sheringham didn't earn superstar status that year, and Eric Cantona had already left the club.

    Ryan Giggs
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How Well Do You Remember The 1998 Merlin Premier League Sticker Album?

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