Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Magical Ticos: A Profile of Costa Rican Football

As the teams were drawn for Group D of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil last month one team would have been looking at their opposition in awe. Costa Rica, the plucky Central American nation, will need to conjure up some giant-killing to creep into the Second Round, but if history is anything to go by it will be a goal they relish. The nation’s production of some outstanding talent recently is not by accident; despite periods of years in the wilderness there have been historical patches of brilliance with sustainability their biggest foe.

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One Game Wonders

Matt Le Tissier (Age 44) – Guernsey (2013)

The Southampton legend answered a desperate call from his hometown club Guernsey to relieve their outrageous schedule of 20 games in 36 days. Even less mobile than he was in his playing days, his substitute appearance and silky style could not prevent a 4-2 loss.

Wembley FC Sign Up Football Legends and Announce Dream On TV series

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