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Micronation prepares for Island tournament


The Tynwald Hill International Football Tournament is just a day away now.

Much intrigue surrounds one of the teams in particular - Sealand.

It's a micronation, a self-proclaimed principality which is in fact an old naval defence platform from World War II, situated six miles off the Essex coast.

Ed Stubbs plays for Sealand, and runs the Non-FIFA Football Updates blog.

He explains how you become eligible to represent the 'nation':


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