Anguilla national team represents these Caribbean islands in the association football. The team was established in 1990 ad is controlled by the Anguilla Football Association. It got affiliation to CONCACAF in 1994 and to FIFA in 1996.
Anguilla is a British colony in the Caribbean region, so the majority of its football players are capped from the English semi-professional clubs. Because of their lack of experience and professionalism the team have never qualified to the World Cup. They celebrated their biggest 4-1 wins over Montserrat and Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2001 and 2003 respectively. The team suffered their biggest ever defeat to Guyana in April 1998.
The English-born striker Richard O'Connor turned to be Anguilla’s best scorer ever with 5 goals in six appearances in between 2000 and 2006. Girdon Connor is the most capped player for the national team since 2000.
Anguilla play their home matches at Ronald Webster Park in The Valley which can hold up to 4,000 spectators. The team are currently ranked 206th in the FIFA world list climbing up to the 189th in June 1997 at the utmost.
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