UK SERIES 8

Corinthian MicroStars UK Series 8 was released in August 2004, a series consisting of 22 different figures and for the first time in a UK series, it contained figures from Spains La Liga and Italy's Serie A, along with 2 figures in kicker pose!


Series 8 has a total of 22 figures, 16 in club home kits and 8 in International kits. A single figure pack and 3 player pack were released. The single player pack contained a Powerpodz which had inside a randomly packed club kit figure from series 8, while the 3 player pack had 1 Powerpodz, a Silver Capsule containing one of the 6 International kit figures and one Gold capsule which was guaranteed to contain a MicroStars figure on a Gold base!


Series 8 was intially planned to have 24 figures, as there were originally 8 International kit figures as part of UK Series 8, however 2 would be substituted out and a further 2 cancelled. The 4 cancelled were Manuel Rui Costa Portugal, Marco Di Vaio Italy, Thierry Henry France, Clarence Seedorf Netherlands, with Dietmar Hamann Germany and Johan Mjallby Sweden coming into the series.


The 16 club kit figures in Corinthian MicroStars UK Series 8 are:

  • Arsenal - Edu & Thierry Henry
  • Liverpool - Harry Kewell & Dietmar Hamann
  • Chelsea - Damien Duff & Wayne Brdige
  • Newcastle United - Shay Given & Craig Bellamy
  • Manchester United - Ryan Giggs & Mikael Silvestre
  • Celtic - Dianbobo Balde
  • Rangers - Shota Averladze
  • Barcelona - Ronaldinho & Rustu Recber
  • AC Milan - Paolo Maldini Kicker Pose
  • Inter Milan - Fabio Cannavaro Kicker Pose

The 6 International kit figures in Corinthian MicroStars UK Series 8 are:

  • Spain - Raul
  • Portugal - Luis Figo
  • Germany - Dietmar Hamann
  • France - Zinedine Zidane
  • Sweden - Johan Mjallby
  • Italy - Gennaro Gattuso


All Corinthian MicroStars in UK Series 8 were released on all 6 different base colours, Green, Red, Blue, White, Silver and Gold, with the figures of goal keepers Shay Given and Rustu Recber having 4 different MC codes per base colour.


The capsules the figures came in were also done in different colours, with the capsule colour denoting what figures would be found inside.

  • Orange Capsules - All 16 Club Kit Figures
  • Silver Capsules - All 6 International Kit Figures
  • Gold Capsules - All 22 Series 8 Figures on Gold base


Many of the figures in Uk Series 8 also featured in Japan Miniatues Series 5, the figures are exactly the same and carry the same MC codes.

Ryan Giggs

Manchester United

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MC1936
MC1976
MC2016
MC2056
MC2096
MC2136

Edu

Arsenal

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MC1937
MC1977
MC2017
MC2057
MC2097
MC2137

Damien Duff

Chelsea

Home

MC1938
MC1978
MC2018
MC2058
MC2098
MC2138

Dietmar Hamann

Liverpool

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MC1939
MC1979
MC2019
MC2059
MC2099
MC2139

Craig Bellamy

Newcastle United

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MC1940
MC1980
MC2020
MC2060
MC2100
MC2140

Mikael Silvestre

Manchester United

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MC1943
MC1983
MC2023
MC2063
MC2103
MC2143

Thierry Henry

Arsenal

Home

MC1945
MC1985
MC2025
MC2065
MC2105
MC2145

Harry Kewell

Liverpool

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MC1947
MC1987
MC2027
MC2067
MC2107
MC2147

Wayne Bridge

Chelsea

Home

MC1948
MC1988
MC2028
MC2068
MC2108
MC2148

Dianbobo Balde

Celtic

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MC1951
MC1991
MC2031
MC2071
MC2111
MC2151

Shota Averladze

Rangers

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MC1954
MC1995
MC2034
MC2074
MC2114
MC2154

Fabio Cannavaro

Inter Milan

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MC1955
MC1995
MC2035
MC2075
MC2115
MC2155

Paolo Maldini

AC Milan

Home - Kicker Pose

MC1956
MC1996
MC2036
MC2076
MC2116
MC2156

Ronaldinho

Barcelona

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MC1935
MC1975
MC2015
MC2055
MC2095
MC2135

Raul

Spain

Home

MC1958
MC1998
MC2038
MC2078
MC2118
MC2158

Luis Figo

Portugal

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MC1959
MC1999
MC2039
MC2079
MC2119
MC2159

Dietmar Hamann

Germany

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MC1960
MC2000
MC2040
MC2080
MC2120
MC2160

Gennaro Gattuso

Italy

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MC1961
MC2001
MC2041
MC2081
MC2121
MC2161

Johan Mjallby

Sweden

Home

MC1962
MC2002
MC2042
MC2082
MC2122
MC2162

Zinedine Zidane

France

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MC1963
MC2003
MC2043
MC2083
MC2123
MC2163

Rustu Recber

Barcelona

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MC2170
MC2182
MC2194
MC2206
MC2218
MC2230

Rustu Recber

Barcelona

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MC2171
MC2183
MC2195
MC2207
MC2219
MC2231

Rustu Recber

Barcelona

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MC2172
MC2184
MC2196
MC2208
MC2220
MC2232

Rustu Recber

Barcelona

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MC2173
MC2185
MC2197
MC2209
MC2221
MC2233

Shay Given

Newcastle United

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MC2174
MC2186
MC2198
MC2210
MC2223
MC2234

Shay Given

Newcastle United

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MC2175
MC2187
MC2199
MC2211
MC2224
MC2235

Shay Given

Newcastle United

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MC2176
MC2188
MC2200
MC2212
MC2225
MC2236

Shay Given

Newcastle United

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MC2177
MC2189
MC2201
MC2213
MC2226
MC2237