The 1986 Topps Football set is vertically aligned with a green and white striped border. In the centre of the card there is an action shot of the player bordered in yellow. In the top left corner of the centre there is the Topps logo. On the bottom of the card there is a red banner that has the player's name and position. Diagonally across the red banner, there is a blue banner with the team name on it. The base set is made up of 396 cards. There are two subsets in this collection. The first subset being the 1,000 Yard Club set which has 26 cards in it. And the other subset being the Box Bottom set and has 4 cards in it.