Calbion national football team

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Calbion Calbion
Nickname(s) The Dragons
Association CFA
FMF member 2013, 2014–
Confederation CTFA
Head coach Richard Llywelyn
Captain Arthur Holmes
Home stadium Caerdragon Stadium
FMF code CAL
First FMF intermicronational
Calbion Calbion 2–1 Elwynn Elwynn
Biggest win
Calbion Calbion 11–0 Brettish Orient Brettish Orient
Biggest defeat
Alexandria Alexandria 4–1 Calbion Calbion
FMF World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2017)
Best result Group stage
CiboTap Championships
Appearances 1 (First in 2016)
Best result Third place

The Calbion national football team is the football team which currently represents the Jingdaoese autonomous territory of Calbion, and previously represented the Brettish autonomous territory and independent nation of the same name. It is a member of the CTFA, and is run by the CFA.

The team has existed twice in the FMF's history; firstly in 2013 as an autonomous territory of Jingdao, and secondly since early 2014 as an autonomous territory of the Brettish Isles, independently and in its current form.

History

Calbion applied successfully to join the FMF after the territory was founded by Jingdao in early 2013. Calbion was dissolved later in the year and the national team was integrated into the Jingdaoese side. Calbion was reëstablished as an autonomous territory of the Brettish Isles in early 2014 and the team rejoined the FMF.

In their first qualifiers, the team finished second in their five-team group with twelve points, behind North Antarctica and missing-out on qualifying on goal difference. Later in the year, the team competed in the inaugural Lions Cup, which they won after winning all six of their group games comfortably. Soon afterwards, Calbion gained independence after seceding from the Brettish Isles.

In 2016, Calbion successfully bid to host the year's CiboTap, qualifying automatically as a result, and instead competed in the inaugural FMF Confederations Cup, where they advanced from their group with eight points before losing to Mercury and Hamland to place fourth. In CiboTap 2016, Calbion advanced from their group with two wins before being well-beaten by Alexandria 4–1 in the semi-finals. However, the team overcame Zandarijn 2–1 in the third-place play-off to finish third in their first finals.

In 2017, prior to the completion of the year's qualifying rounds, Calbion was annexed by Jingdao. In the qualifiers, the team finished top of their five-team group without losing a game and advanced to their first World Cup finals, where they gained four points as they finished fourth in their group.

Chronological competitive participation

Kit

Honours

Squad

No. Pos. Player Age Club
1 1GK Aluc Jones 26 Calbion Arwyn Llysthur
2 3DF Owain Davis 23 Calbion Pentyre Dragons
3 3DF Adam Moriarty 26 Calbion Celtic Lloran
4 3DF Harry Thomas 28 Brettish Isles Westminster City FC
5 3DF Edward Faletau 26 Calbion Pentyre Dragons
6 5MF Andrew Lycett 22 Calbion Pentyre Dragons
7 5MF Liam Morgan 21 Calbion Pentyre City FC
8 5MF Cedric Ross 26 Calbion Caerathon FC
9 7FW Jeff Wood 29 Shireroth Chryste Miners FC
10 5MF Arthur Holmes 28 Calbion Pêl-droed Llysthur
11 7FW Llewelyn Wyn-Jones 25 Calbion Pentyre Dragons
12 1GK Rowan Morisson 23 Calbion Pentyre City FC
13 3DF George Farell 27 Calbion Arwyn Llysthur
14 7FW Owen Baine 18 Calbion Pentyre Dragons
15 5MF Thom Morris 22 Brettish Isles Camford Crusaders
16 7FW Kevin Lau 29 Calbion St. Edward FC
17 3DF Tom Wight 20 Calbion St. Edward FC
18 5MF Ronald Dale Winston 23 Elwynn GIA Eliria Amnu
19 5MF Steven Walker 29 Calbion Celtic Lloran
20 3DF Abdul Shakir 25 Flanders FC Bruswerpen
21 1GK Phillip Ross 18 Calbion Knights AFC
22 7FW Sean Larkin 21 Calbion Caerathon FC

Flag

Calbion has the following flags during both of its FMF affiliations:

2013 2014–
Calbion Calbion