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Matthew Green: The Englishman in charge of the worst team in the world

GreenTurks2The Turks and Caicos Islands head into their Caribbean Cup qualifiers shortly under the leadership of their English coach, and Technical Director of the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association, Matthew Green. Leading the worst team in the world is quite a daunting task, naturally. But Green has some Caribbean success in his past as well as a rather interesting back story.

‘I did once take a pub side in Hull to a Sunday League title,’ said Green. ‘But that was a bit different to running an international team.’ Green is responsible for overseeing football development on the islands, as well as having had a stint as coach of the national team. Quite the rise for the former youth trainee at Hull City who went on to become a teacher after being released by his home town club as a fifteen year-old. Continue reading