One of these things in not like the other

The Grauniad’s Small Talk has a chat with Matt Le Tissier and one of the first questions was about the moment when he was subbed by “George Weah’s cousin” Ali Dia. (pronounced: dire)

» A video interview of Le Tiss talking about “Bambi on ice” and his 20 minutes in a Southampton shirt:

» Link to video


A clip from Sky Three’s “Football Years”, which briefly covers the Ali Dia appearance:

» Link to video

As they said in the clip there he went on to play for Non-League Gateshead and played 8 matches for them without once bothering the goal (or anybody else for that matter).


Related – Go and have a listen to Pez & The Valley Slags with their valiant tribute to the legendary Saint.

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