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Sealand principality plays first official football match

7 May 2012 Last updated at 10:33 BST

The team of the Principality of Sealand have played their first official football match.

Sealand claims to be its own independent nation since the Bates family founded it in 1967.

It has a current population of no more than four and winched in some reinforcements including Derek Stillie, Former Scotland U21 goalkeeper.

Patrick Gearey reports.