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Tapiray no. 25 - Bhutan (national team)

Bhutan is a tiny, remote and impoverished country nestling in the Himalayas between its powerful neighbours, India and China and it's football federation, founded in 1933, is currently the youngest member of Fifa.

Bhutan have just triumphed over fellow minnows Montserrat in the 'Not the World Cup' play-off. The game, played just hours before Brazil and Germany met in the World Cup final in Japan, was an official FIFA international organised to decide who was the worst team in the world. Bhutan and Montserrat are ranked 202nd and 203rd respectively in the FIFA World Rankings, and the result of the match confirmed Montserrat as the worst team in the world, as Bhutan comfortably won the game 4-0.

Suggested by: Sandy Wilkie

Tapiray no. 26 - Albion Rovers (Scotland)

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Understandably a popular choice for TAPIRAY since they are a local team, based in Coatbridge only 10 miles from Glasgow, "The Rovers" are Scotland's perennial basement boys. There haven't been many highlights in their 120-year history, but their finest moment came in season 1919/20 when they reached the final of the Scottish Cup, losing narrowly to Celtic in the final in front of 95,000 fans.

They have won the old Second Division twice, most recently in 1988/89, although they were promptly relegated the following year. Interestingly, their record defeat was the 11-1 loss to Thistle in the League Cup in August 1993.

Suggested by: Lee Miller, Adam Lockyer, Douglas Mackay, James Anderson, Keith, Martin De Cecco, Sandy Thomson, Thomas Lockyer

Official website: www.albionrovers.com

Tapiray no. 27 - Castel di Sangro (Italy)

Castel di Sangro are a team from a remote Italian village of the same name. Founded 49 years ago, they were made famous in 1996 after they won promotion to Serie B, despite basically being a local team from a village of only 5,000 inhabitants. They even had a book written about them, The Miracle of Castel di Sangro by Joe McGinniss, which tells the story of the season they spent in the dizzy heights of Serie B.

Not surprisingly they didn't last too long in Italy's second division alongside the likes of Genoa and Lecce, and are now back in their more accustomed position playing in the lower leagues. They were relegated last season and are now in Serie C2B.

Suggested by: Adam Lockyer, Martin De Cecco, Stephen Mulrine & David Stuart

Tapiray no. 28 - Germinal Ekeren (Belgium)

Ekeren in 1997/98

Ekeren in 1997/98A bit of a cheat this one as the team that played in red and yellow now no longer exist. At the end of season 1998/99 Germinal Ekeren merged with another local team K. Beerschot V.A.C. and are now known as Germinal Beerschot Antwerpen, and their club colours are now purple!

Before the merger, Germinal Ekeren played in the 7,600 capacity Veltwijckpark stadium, and their most famous ever player was Canadian striker Tomasz Radzinksi who spent four years at the club in the mid-90's. He helped them to Belgian Cup success when he scored the decisive goal in their 4-2 extra-time win over Anderlecht in the 1997 Cup Final.

Suggested by: Andrew Herd, James Buchanan