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Tapiray no. 5 - Atletico Morelia (Mexico)

Club Atletico Morelia, the 'Monarcas', play in the Mexican top flight. Up until recently they had no league titles to their name, but in 2000 they won their first ever Mexican league title defeating defending champions Toluca. They won the match on penalties after the two-legged final had ended in a 3-3 aggregrate draw.

Spotted by: Michael McLaren

Tapiray no. 6 - RC Lens (France)

RC Lens aren't one of the most successful French sides (they generally finish mid-table) but the 90's saw them win more trophies in five years than they have ever won previously in their history. They won the French League Cup twice,and then were crowned 1st Division Champions for the first time ever in 1998. At the time of writing, their most recent success was reaching the semi finals of the UEFA Cup (2000) - not a bad run! Like many of the foreign clubs that play in red and yellow, their fans are noted for their colourful support of their team and their official website has a section devoted to pictures of the fans.

Spotted by many: but special thanks to Dan Keogh.

Official website: www.rclens.fr

Tapiray no. 7 - FC Marila Pribram (Czech Republic)

Czech team formerly known as Dukla Prague, they have since changed their name twice, firstly to Dukla Pribram and most recently to FC Marila Pribram. They are a mid-table side in the Czech First Division usually lagging well behind the dominant Czech champions Sparta Prague.

Official website: www.fkmarila.cz

Tapiray no. 8 - Racing Club de Calais (France)

Calais are a French regional side who play in the lower reaches of French football alongside the top flight's b side teams. Unbelieveably they made it to the final of the French Cup in 2000, a real fairytale cup run. They defeated Cannes, Strasbourg and Bordeaux on their way to the final before losing out 2-1 to Nantes. It was an amazing story and one never likely to be repeated!