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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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Australian State Football: New South Wales

New South Wales is most populated state in Australia and home to Sydney, the official birthplace of football in the nation. Introduced to the state in the late 19th Century the game had a stunted development until the aftermath of World War Two and mass shift of Europe’s population. At an amateur level the game has been a phenomenon in a state largely preoccupied with the oval ball and it is by far the most participated sport. There are a number of regional leagues and two ‘state level’ leagues in New South Wales including the Northern New South Wales State League, but naturally the most high profile is the division concentrated around the Sydney and outer-Sydney region, the core subject of this profile.

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