No winning return for Le Tiss

Daily Echo: Matt Le Tissier Matt Le Tissier

SAINTS legend Matt Le Tissier made his return to competitive football tonight – turning out at as second half substitute for his native Guernsey.

The 44-year-old, who retired from professional football in 2002, came on for the last ten minutes of his home side’s 4-2 defeat in their Combined Counties League Premier Division clash with Colliers Wood United.

Le Tissier, who scored 162 goals in a career spanning 16 years with Saints, agreed to come out of retirement to help his home club after a host of postponed fixtures left them with a major fixture backlog.

An honorary president of the Channel Island side, Le Tissier had previously said he would be prepared to don his boots once again to help the club out after they were left with 17 fixtures to play in April.

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8:46pm Wed 24 Apr 13

stormus troupias the 1st says...

return of le god ?
return of le god ? stormus troupias the 1st
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6:23am Thu 25 Apr 13

City Saint says...

Unlucky Matt!
Unlucky Matt! City Saint
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7:48am Thu 25 Apr 13

CharlieOxbridge says...

Was he any good?
Was he any good? CharlieOxbridge
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12:16pm Thu 25 Apr 13

Bugney says...

A true legend..
Ticket going spare for west Brom
Kingsland block 37
Contact berniecarroll@me.com
A true legend.. Ticket going spare for west Brom Kingsland block 37 Contact berniecarroll@me.com Bugney
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