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Starblaydia national football team


Nickname Officially None
(formerly The Blades, also called
The Purple Peril, White-and-purples
or Men In Mauve by other nation's fans)
Association Starblaydi Football Association (The SFA)
Manager 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg Betanii Marrones
Captain 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg Kili Izretar
Most caps 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg Paul Noble (96)
Top scorer 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg Jacqueline Maitland (59)
Country Code STB
KPB rank Unranked
Highest KPB ranking 1 (World Cup 30 - 31)
Lowest KPB ranking 115 (World Cup 15)
SRS rank 10
First international
Vilita 2 - 1 Starblaydia
(Vilita, World Cup 15 Qualifying, Matchday 1)
Largest win
Starblaydia 8 - 0 Obsidianus
(Starblaydia, World Cup 27 Qualifying, Matchday 13)
Worst defeat
Squornshelous 5 - 1 Starblaydia
(Squornshelous, World Cup 19 Qualifying, Matchday 5)
Highest scoring match
Hypocria 6 - 5 Starblaydia
(ASMV, 3rd Draggonnii Inviyatii Group Stage, Matchday 5)
World Cup
Appearances 18 (First in World Cup 17)
Best result Champions, World Cup 25, World Cup 28
Appearances 19 (First in AOCAF2)
Best result Champions, AOCAF4, 7, 8, 10 & 14
Olympic Games
Appearances 2 (First in Kaza '08)
Best result Champions, Ashford Games
Baptism of Fire
Appearance 25th Baptism of Fire (World Cup 38)
Result In progress

The Starblaydia national football team represents Starblaydia in international football competitions such as the World Cup and the Atlantian Oceania Championships (AOCAF). It is controlled by the Starblaydi Football Association (SFA), the governing body for football in the nation.

Starblaydia are the sixth-most successful World Cup nation of all time, having won both World Cups 25 and 28. They have won a total of ten tournament championships, which includes a record-breaking five championships at AOCAF level, an Olympic championship and two other tournament wins (the second Four Nations Invitational and the inaugural Indigenous World Cup). Starblaydia can claim to be one of most-successful nations, if not the most-successful, in football history. Starblaydia are ranked tenth on the all-time list of footballing nations, as measured by the Spaam Ranking System, and were inducted into the World Cup Nation Hall of Fame after World Cup 27.

Starblaydia are only the second team to do the international 'Double' of winning World Cup and AOCAF at the same time (previously only Vilita had such an achievement). They were also the first team to be ranked both #1 in the world and #1 in the footballing super-power of Atlantian Oceania at the same time at the time of World Cup 30 and AOCAF16, having their "A" and "B" teams top-ranked in their respective competitions made Starblaydia not only the best team in the world, but also with the most strength in depth, an unparalleled achievement. In the aftermath of this, Starblaydia's men's Olympic team were crowned Champions and Gold Medal winners at Ashford, Casari, in the First Summer Olympics.

Due to an immense regional war, Starblaydia entered a period of isolation, known as Starblaydia's international football hiatus and declined to enter after World Cup 34. With the hiatus over and a new government in power, they made a return for World Cup 38 and its Baptism of Fire.


Main article(s): Starblaydia national football team history

For ninety years Starblaydia have competed in on the world stage, beginning their quest for international footballing dominance in World Cup 15 - without participating in a Baptism of Fire - and qualifying for their first World Cup eight years later in World Cup 17, and continuing to qualify right through until their self-imposed exile after World Cup 34.

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Giovanni Lopez (#17) attempting to score past Rejistanian goalkeeper Siki Larada in Extra Time of the World Cup 25 Final, while Nika~o H~saldu (#3) looks on.

Starblaydia co-hosted World Cup 20 with Druida, earning a place on the World Cup Committee (as it was at the time, now Emergency WCC) and strengthening their international presence. In World Cup 25 Starblaydia took their first Championship in Kaza, Kaze Progressa, denying Rejistania a fifth title. Starblaydia took the Orange-Blues to extra time, where a Giovanni Lopez goal won the match with a 2-1 scoreline. They cemented their place as one of the world's greats in World Cup 28 with a second championship, denying Bedistan a third consecutive Championship. A penalty shoot-out was required when the match finished nil-nil After Extra Time. Dasha Tolkacheva, Paul Noble, Pedro Rujano, Markko Rakkinen, Maivia Von Erich, captain Georges Blanc and Durum Rage successfully scored their penalties and goalkeeper David Bedford saved the seventh Bedistani penalty to give Starblaydia glory in the Paladin Dome of New Montreal States. After World Cup 29 they were ranked as the number-one team in the world and also number one in the region of sporting superpowers, Atlantian Oceania.

Along the way Starblaydia also collected a record five AOCAF trophies, as well as being crowned Olympic Champions. Two other trophies made their way into the national cabinet, but World Cup 34 saw their last appearance on the international stage as their participation was cut short by massive regional conflict.


Main article(s): Starblaydia's international football hiatus

Starblaydia's international football hiatus lasted a decade, and took place from immediately after World Cup 34 until the build-up to World Cup 38. It was caused by the immense war in Atlantian Oceania which Starblaydia was involved in, codenamed Operation Galactica. War stretched across the continent of Calania and with a change in government - a return to the rule of Tiberius Starblayde via a coup - Starblaydia initiated a ceasefire and withdrew its forces back to its territory. At Starblayde's command, Starblaydia was transformed into a fledgling democracy, and to re-unite the nation, the national football team was re-born.

Recent History

The SFA decided they had to return to the world stage after their war-enforced hiatus. They hosted two Under-21 Tournaments - the inaugural and second Di Bradini Cup - and also entered the 20th AOCAF under the guidance of ex-international Betanii Marrones, where they exited at the Quarter-Final stage. The big news was that they tendered their application for World Cup 38, applying too for its pre-tournament warm-up, the Baptism of Fire. When Miceland was chosen to host the tournament - dubbed the Cup of Shapes and Colours - the invitation was eagerly accepted.

Home stadium

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Iskara Daii's Foundation Road stadium.
</div> Starblaydia do not have a single 'national stadium' like many other nations, instead the national team takes on the role of a travelling circus and tours the nation's primary stadia to bring the team to all parts of the country for home matches.

Jhanna United's Jader Barbahlo stadium is the largest on the Starblaydi mainland, seating 96,000 fans, however the near hundred-thousand capacity Stadii di Quercus on the island of Aquiliana, home to FC Farça, is now most often used for the most-important occasions. The main Stadia in the cities of Jhanna, Tabeck, Corinth, Vecchio and Penningworth play regular host to the national team.

Main stadia used (by capacity)


For each tournament, be it World Cup, AOCAF or any of a myriad of different competitions, Starblaydia's Manager (occasionally called a Head Coach), will pick a squad of twenty-three players, from which the 'Starting Eleven' will receive the shirt numbers One to Eleven. The other twelve, termed 'Substitutes' or 'Reserves', are handed the remaining numbers up to Twenty-Three. These twelve players are used for in-game tactical substitutions, to prepare for any injuries and suspensions suffered by the team, or to give younger players some experience of major tournaments in preparation for the future.

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Lex Panarii, a typical #4 defensive midfielder,
playing for Starblaydia in AOCAF20.

Player numbers

For Starblaydi players and fans, squad numbers - particularly the starting eleven - are traditionally associated with a certain position, but there are no set rules. Furthermore, established players will tend to use the same number whenever they play. This has been a part of Starblaydi football since it first began, and the team has kept to the tradition of numbering players from 1 to 11 (12 and upwards for substitutes) for every tournament. Traditionally: 1 will always be the Goalkeeper, along with 12 for the first reserve 'keeper. Full-Backs take 2 and 3, the defensive Midfielder takes 4, Centre-Backs are handed 5 and 6. Wide Midfielders take the 7 and 11 shirts, the central attacking Midfielder is usually 8, while the Strikers tend to be 9 and 10. Beyond this, up to the squad maximum of 23, numbers are assigned in many varying ways.

Current World Cup squad

Though not technically a World Cup squad, the Baptism of Fire is a pre-World Cup tournament for new nations, and a definite part of the international football calender. Starblaydia's squad was chosen by their first-ever female manager, Betanii Marrones, and contained just one player who had played before Starblaydia's international football hiatus: Kili Izretar. The forty-one year-old Dwarven midfielder was chosen as captain. Two other Dwarves and just a single female player were included as Starblaydia went for the title of best new team.

22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg Starblaydia squad - Baptism of Fire for WC38 squad 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg

1 F. Rodriguez | 2 Conigglia | 3 Canildo | 4 Panarii | 5 Bravo | 6 Melciori | 7 Mora | 8 Izretar (c) | 9 Hinkonnen | 10 Fullbright | 11 Proviia | 12 Birgau | 13 Bazraltek | 14 Brunner | 15 Gomes | 16 Shakirii | 17 Domozis | 18 Chong-sun | 19 Nikolaidis | 20 L. Perheira | 21 Petyrsen | 22 Di Angelo | 23 Marbek | Coach: Marrones



Starblaydia, almost exclusively, have lined up in a 4-4-2 'Diamond' Formation throughout their history. This style provides a strong defensive benefit, with two central defenders, two full-backs and a 'holding' midfielder to act as fifth defensive player. The team often uses this defensive midfielder - usually wearing the number 4 shirt - as a fulcrum, turning defence into attack, and letting the two wide midfielders, the central attacking midfielder and two strikers charge forward. Full backs can also compliment the attack, making this an adaptable formation suitable to most situations.

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A typical Starblaydi 4-4-2 'Diamond', this from WC25

The one exception to this, in World Cup squads, was World Cup 18 where Starblaydia switched to a 3-5-2 formation, exploiting their excess of quality central defenders and making up for their lack of a decent left full-back. Ceri Salisbury, Jean-Pierre Durand and Paulo Bachchan (later considered as a left-back, but primarily played as a central player) were Starblaydia's first - and only - back three, with right-sided defensive utility man Roberto Di Bradini pushed into midfield. Had Starblaydia played their regular 4-4-2, Salisbury and Roberto Di Bradini would have challenged for the same starting spot of right-sided full-back, meaning the whole team would have missed out on a quality player.

Style of play

Starblaydi teams tend to value energy, passion, determination, skill and fair play. Each player must be willing to put his, or her, body on the line and give their very soul to the team. Starblaydia's national motto is, after all, translated as "Honour, Glory, Blood". Every player must display a good work ethic, a desire to win and, most important of all, talent. Starblaydi teams generally tackle hard, but fair, and interchange excellent passing and teamwork with individual brilliance. Though defence - particularly the back four - is the bedrock of the success, Starblaydi teams can never be said to be defensive-minded.

Unlike many other nations, Starblaydi media does not try to knock the national team's players just for the sake of a good story; Starblaydi fans are generally very knowledgeable about the game and would see through unwarranted criticism of a Starblaydi player.

As Starblaydia tend to play the same formation from tournament to tournament (see 'Formation' section above), every position on the pitch is highly valued for its overall contribution to the team. The striker cannot score if he has not received the ball from a supporting midfielder, who must receive it from a defender, who in turn only has the ball because the team's goalkeeper protected the net. Teamwork qualities are always stressed by coaching staff at the national level, cultivating a 'Starblaydia F.C' environment, as if the national side was a club team.


A key pillar of behaviour in Starblaydia is fairness, which extends through the entire culture to include football. Starblaydi players, in general, do not dive for free kicks, badger the referee or commit dirty or 'gamesmanship' fouls and any such play by their opponents draws anger and disbelief. Penalties and other fouls will, of course, be claimed when a player genuinely feels they have been committed, but Starblaydi players are not the type to pick up their feet and fall to the floor as if they've been shot by a sniper when an opponent brushes against them. Any players who perform such theatrics are generally condemned as cheaters. Club managers are known for fining and dropping players for blatant dives in previous matches, and the Starblaydi Football Association has the power to fine and retrospectively award yellow cards (and any subsequent fines/suspensions if a certain amount of yellow cards have been received) to players based on video evidence. The SFA, clubs and football society in general is determined to stamp out any cheating in Starblaydia's national game.


Main article(s): List of Starblaydia national football team captains

To be made the captain of the national team, the one who wears the armband and leads the country on the field, is one of the most honoured achievements any Starblaydi footballer can attain. In Liga Starblaydia, the captain is the only player permitted to speak with the referee without being spoken to first, and often a referee will call the captains over to discuss a disciplinary decision over a bad tackle, fight, etc. In the international scene, however, this rarely happens, and the captain's role is far less tangible. A Starblaydi captain is expected to lead by example, to be a paradigm of Starblaydia's style of play and sportsmanship (see above). They are the players to look for in any desperate situation, as they will be trying the hardest to turn the match in Starblaydia's favour.


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Starblaydi fans display a flag mosaic at an international match
</div> Ordinary Starblaydi football fans have always followed their team with passion, songs and support across the entire world. Even in the very beginning, against Vilita in World Cup 15, Starblaydia filled their seating allocation and have maintained incredible levels of support throughout the years.

Fans of the white-and-purples will often be seen wearing patriotic-coloured clothing or replica shirts, carrying banners and occasionally musical instruments. Though a liberal sprinkling of alcohol is always nearby, Starblaydi fans are on the whole respectful and well-behaved whether at home or away.

Starblaydi fans are also known for their songs and chanting throughout matches [1][2], directed at players, staff, officials, other fans and even the occasional celebrity. From the simplest, repetitive mob-chanting of "Star-blade-yer, Star-blade-yer, Star-blade-yer!", through player-specific chants like "Ooh, aah, Tumunzahar! Say ooh-aah Tumunzahar!", up to hymns "Away in Krytenia, no quids for a bed, little Lord Tiberius sat up and he said, 'Star-blade-yer! Star-blade-yer! Star-blade-yer!" and mockery of regional events with "Who's that drowning by the pool side, who's that lying in the sun?". All these, of course, are in addition to standard chants and songs sung by many teams across the world.

Crunching tackles, swift counter-attacks, skilled play - particularly if it makes a fool of an opposing player - and incredible saves are most likely to get a Starblaydi fan off their feet and applauding. No matter the player, or the situation, however, if a player in a Starblaydi shirt has tried their utmost and given everything for the team's cause - whatever the outcome - Starblaydi fans will always show them respect and gratitude.

The Raiigar

Main article(s): Raiigar

The Raiigar is a tribal dance designed to ready its performers for a challenge ahead. It was originally danced by an ancient Starblaydi tribe before battle and, from the Baptism of Fire for World Cup 38 onwards, became a new cultural tradition for the team to enact before each match, after the national anthems of both teams have been played, but prior to the kick-off. It is designed, in the words of its re-creator, to show that "your songs are stronger and your feet are faster" than those of your opposition. It is of a similar nature to the Arridian Ulek.

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Starblaydi players practising the Raiigar

Starblaydi players have to wear white during this dance, and if they do not wear their white uniforms (when playing in their all-purple away kit, for instance), they don white training tops for the duration. This is because in ancient times, white was seen as the colour of both purity and death, and the ancient Daii used to dye their hair or paint their weapons and armour white to call upon the gods for protection. The colour white is therefore essential to the performance of the Raiigar. All twenty-three squad members, excluding any injured players, take part in the dance, and the chanting is done in Vegan, the language spoken in Starblaydia before the wide onset of English.

Brought back into Starblaydi culture after a period of dormancy lasting around two hundred years, it was proposed by international player and history professor Lex Panarii while Starblaydia were playing in the Baptism of Fire. He, along with a few other members of that squad, researched, re-created and re-enacted the dance during the tournament, and it was first used in the fifth and final First Group Stage match against Mallatarsland, the result was a 4-1 in Starblaydia's favour, their highest-scoring match in the tournament at that point. For further information, including a full translation from the original Vegan in which the chanting is performed, see the Raiigar article.


Olympic & Ylompic Medal Record
Gold Ashford Men's Association Football
Silver Tyrellia Men's Association Football
Main article(s): Starblaydia national football team records

The main article also includes full World Cup Qualifying records, as well as enhanced distinguished player and player record information.

World Cup record

World Cup Finals Record
Edition Rank Round GP W D L GF GA
World Cup 1
World Cup 14
Unranked Did not enter - - - - - -
World Cup 15 115th Did not qualify - - - - - -
World Cup 16 51st Did not qualify - - - - - -
World Cup 17 46th Quarter-finals 5 2 0 3 6 5
World Cup 18 21st Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 5
World Cup 19 15th Group Stage 3 0 2 1 5 7
World Cup 20 19th 2nd Round 4 2 1 1 9 4
World Cup 21 12th Group Stage 3 0 2 1 1 3
World Cup 22 15th 2nd Round 4 2 1 1 3 2
World Cup 23 12th Quarter-finals 5 3 0 2 6 5
World Cup 24 6th Group Stage 3 1 1 1 4 5
World Cup 25 10th Champions 7 5 1 1 13 7
World Cup 26 3rd 2nd Round 4 1 1 2 8 9
World Cup 27 8th 3rd Place 7 5 0 2 16 8
World Cup 28 3rd Champions 7 5 1 1 13 6
World Cup 29 2nd Quarter-Finals 5 4 0 1 15 5
World Cup 30 1st Runners-up 7 6 0 1 14 7
World Cup 31 1st Quarter-Finals 5 3 0 2 13 7
World Cup 32 5th 2nd Round 4 3 0 1 9 7
World Cup 33 5th Group Stage 3 0 0 3 1 9
World Cup 34 21st Group Stage 3 0 0 3 2 6
World Cup 35
World Cup 37
Unranked Did not enter - - - - - -
Total 2 Titles 18/20 82 43 11 28 142 107
* Purple border denotes tournament was hosted by Starblaydia

AOCAF record

AOCAF Record
Edition Rank Round GP W D L GF GA
AOCAF1 Unranked Did not enter - - - - - -
AOCAF2 Unranked Quarter-Finals 6 2 2 2 9 10
AOCAF3 5th Runners-Up 11 8 1 2 32 13
AOCAF4 4th Champions 9 6 2 1 16 10
AOCAF5 3rd Quarter-Finals 8 5 2 1 16 7
AOCAF6 3rd Runners-Up 7 5 1 1 19 9
AOCAF7 2nd Champions 7 6 1 0 16 6
AOCAF8 1st Champions 7 7 0 0 16 5
AOCAF9 1st Quarter-Finals 5 3 1 1 8 3
AOCAF10 2nd Champions 8 7 1 0 13 5
AOCAF11 1st Quarter-Finals 6 3 2 1 12 7
AOCAF12 2nd Third Place 8 4 2 2 15 9
AOCAF13 2nd Quarter-Finals 6 3 2 1 14 7
AOCAF14 2nd Champions 8 7 0 1 26 14
AOCAF15 1st Third Place 8 7 0 1 29 5
AOCAF16 1st Quarter-Finals 8 6 0 2 19 10
AOCAF17 1st Third Place 7 5 0 2 17 11
AOCAF18 1st 2nd Round 5 2 1 2 10 10
AOCAF19 4th 2nd Round 7 4 0 3 17 11
AOCAF20 8th Quarter-Finals 8 5 2 1 14 5
Total 5 Titles 19/19 139 95 20 24 317 157

Distinguished players


As of the end of AOCAF20, Starblaydia's most-recent international appearance, the ten most-capped players for Starblaydia were:

# Name Position Caps Goals Début
1 Paul Noble Right/Centre
96 27 Starblaydia 2-0 Dagabom
Starblaydia, World Cup 26 Qualifying, Matchday 1
2 Stephen Adams Centre Back 92 7 Starblaydia 5-2 Bazalonia
Bettia, AOCAF14 Group Stage, Matchday 5
3 Zhorin Tumunzahar Striker 91 44 Starblaydia 6-2 Nova Britannicus
Cockbill Street, AOCAF6 Group Stage, Matchday 3
4= Pedro Rujano Centre/Defensive
90 11 Starblaydia 5-2 Nojika
Chicanada, AOCAF12 Group Stage, Matchday 5
4= Johan Keifner Centre Forward 90 47 Starblaydia 1-1 Pacitalia
Krytenia, AOCAF13 Group Stage, Matchday 1
6 Darijo Cravex Centre Back 85 9 The Islands of Qutar 0-4 Starblaydia
Bazalonia, AOCAF15 Group Stage, Matchday 2
7 Simeone Di Bradini Striker 84 44 Starblaydia 0-3 The Lowland Clans
Melmond, Cup of Harmony 7 (for WC15) Group Stage, Matchday 1
8 Durum Rage Attacking Midfield 83 24 New Montreal States 2-5 Starblaydia
NMS, World Cup 26 Qualifying, Matchday 4
9 Georges Blanc Centre Midfield 81 8 Cockbill Street 4-3 Starblaydia
Trotsgrad, Perusa Invitational Tournament, Matchday 2
10 Markko Rakkinen Left Back 80 3 Starblaydia 0-2 Andossa Se Mitrin Vega
Chicanada, AOCAF12 Group Stage, Matchday 3


Those players who score fifteen or more goals in their international career are inducted into the Rapaii 15 Club. This, which means 'Predator 15', sets 15 as its benchmark, for the fifteen goals Nikola "Laser" Lazerevski, Starblaydia's first great striker, scored in his career. As of the end of AOCAF20, Starblaydia's most-recent appearance, the ten highest-scoring players for Starblaydia were:

# Name Position Goals Caps Goals per game
1 Jacqueline Maitland Striker 59 68 0.867
2 Dasha Tolkacheva Striker 52 71 0.732
3 Johan Keifner Centre Forward 47 90 0.522
4= Simeone Di Bradini Striker 44 84 0.523
4= Zhorin Tumunzahar Striker 44 91 0.484
6 Kaza Matranga Striker 42 67 0.627
7 Menecrates Attacking Midfield 30 74 0.405
8 Paul Noble Right/Centre Midfield 27 96 0.281
9 Raphaelo Striker 25 69 0.362
10= Durum Rage Attacking Midfield 24 83 0.289
10= Lawrence Asante Centre Forward 24 66 0.364

Starblaydia managers

Manager Starblaydia career Played Won Drawn Lost Goals
Championships won
Jean-Paul Georges-Ringeaux World Cup 15 to Eagles Cup 3 55 13 17 25 64 86 23.64 -
Guylain N'Dumbu-Nsungu World Cup 17 to World Cup 21 125 73 23 29 252 135 58.40 AOCAF4
Simeone Di Bradini 2nd Four Nations Invitational 13 7 2 4 16 6 53.85 2nd Four Nations Invitational
Rikaard Van Honjiik & Nikola Lazerevski AOCAF7 & World Cup 22 21 17 3 1 41 12 80.95 AOCAF7
Nikola Lazerevski AOCAF8 to World Cup 25 86 62 15 9 166 72 72.09 AOCAF8, AOCAF10, World Cup 25
Khim Azanulbizarn AOCAF11 to World Cup 30 154 120 14 20 425 139 77.92 AOCAF14, World Cup 28, First Summer Olympics
Geraint Evans AOCAF15, 16 & 17 23 18 0 5 65 26 78.26 -
Jaime Oberlander World Cup 31 to World Cup 34 84 50 14 20 203 105 59.52 Indigenous World Cup
Markko Rakkinen AOCAF18 & 19 12 6 1 5 27 21 50.00 -
Starblaydia's international football hiatus
Betanii Marrones AOCAF20 to Present 8 5 2 1 14 5 62.50 -

Managerial notes

  • Both Nikola Lazerevski and Khim Azanulbizarn have won the World Cup for Starblaydia, in World Cups 25 and 28 respectively.
  • The AOCAF-winning coaches are Guylain N'Dumbu-Nsungu (4) Riikard Van Honjiik & Nikola Lazerevski jointly (7) Nikola Lazerevski alone (8 & 10) and Khim Azanulbizarn (14)
  • Jaime Oberlander won the Indigenous World Cup, while Simeone Di Bradini won the 2nd Four Nations Invitational. Khim Azanulbizarn won the Olympics
  • Nikola Lazerevski is the only coach to have gained a 100% winning record in tournament finals: in AOCAF8 where Starblaydia won seven out of seven matches played in taking their third title. Khim Azanulbizarn is the only coach to have gained a 100% winning record in any World Cup play: during the World Cup 30 Qualifiers where Starblaydia won all fourteen qualifying matches, scoring forty-five goals and conceding just four. [3]
  • Geraint Evans took charge of the AOCAF side within both Azanulbizarn and Oberlander's tenures, when as assistant manager to the World Cup side, he took control of the AOCAF team. Markko Rakkinen did the same thing during Oberlander's reign only.
  • Betanii Marrones took full control of the national team after Starblaydia's international football hiatus, twelve years after Jaime Oberlander's reign as coach ended.
  • Four managers went on to be involved in other national football teams: Jean-Paul Georges-Ringeaux (Nova Britannicus), Guylain N'Dumbu-Nsungu (Hypocria), Khim Azanulbizarn (Az-cz) and Jaime Oberlander (The Pazhujeb Islands).

Notable player records


Starblaydia have always worn white shirts, shorts and socks with purple trim since their inception. Their away kit is traditionally a reverse of this, with purple shirts, shorts and socks with white trim. Other away kits worn by Starblaydia - particularly in the more minor tournaments away from the World Cup and AOCAF - have included kits containing mostly yellow, gold, green, bronze or black.

The Starblaydi sportswear company Ediraf have always provided the kits for Starblaydia's team, from their very first outings debuted at World Cup 15. A major overhaul for the entire kit range, then adopted by many other nations, took place before World Cup 25. With the return from international hiatus, all-new Kits for Home, Away and an extra Change kit were created.

The distinctive purple colour of Starblaydi kits is drawn from the national flag, which in turn derives its purple from the Starblaydi Orchid, the national flower.

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The Starblaydia Home, Away and Third full kits for World Cup 38 onwards, referencing the number-fourteen shirt of a generic 'Player'.


Preceded by:
Liverpool England
World Cup Champions
World Cup 25 (First title)
Followed by:
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World Cup Champions
World Cup 28 (Second title)
Followed by:
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NEWI Cefn Druids
AOCAF Champions
AOCAF 4 (First title)
Followed by:
NEWI Cefn Druids
Preceded by:
AOCAF Champions
AOCAF 7 (Second title)
AOCAF 8 (Third title)
Followed by:
Preceded by:
AOCAF Champions
AOCAF 10 (Fourth title)
Followed by:
Preceded by:
AOCAF Champions
AOCAF 14 (Fifth title)
Followed by:
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champions
Men's Olympic Champions
1st Olympics (First title)
Followed by:
Capitalizt SLANI
Preceded by:
The Belmore Family
Four Nation's Invitational Champions
FNI 2 (First title)
Followed by:
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champions
Indigenous World Champions
1st Indigenous World Cup (First title)
Followed by:

See also

22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg The Protectorate of Starblaydia 22pixStarblaydiFlag.jpg

Main article: Starblaydia
Provinces: Basia, Cedrus, Fraxinus, Gar-Hallad, Hecia, Jhan, Neveheim, Phraen, Pineus, Quercus, Riegas , Salicus, Tournetas, Ulneus, Urjal, Veles, Victoria
Major cities: Jhanna, Tabeck, Ionia, Vecchio, Penningworth, Corinth, Tournet, Nidola
Sport: Sport in Starblaydia, Starblaydia national football team, Starblaydia Under-21s, Rayzors, Golden Generation, Liga Starblaydia, Simeone Di Bradini
International Organisations: AORDO, Olympic Council, Olympic Upper Council, Strategic Alliance, World Cup Committee
Miscellaneous: History of Starblaydia, Armed Forces, Starblaydi Credit, Political parties, Starblaydia Triumphant, Tiberius Starblayde, White Lion, Vegan

National football teams
Acapais | Ad'ihan | Ariddia | Audioslavia | Az-cz | Backwardistan | Bedistan | Bettia | Bostopia | Boudra-Boudra | British Londinium | Cafundéu | Candelaria And Marquez | Capitalizt SLANI | Daehanjeiguk | Errinundera | Fbrenia | Giant Zucchini | Havl | Jeruselem | Jey | Krytenia | Liverpool England | Manhattan Prime | McPsychoville | Neutravia | Newcommunist Republics | Nova Britannicus | Oglethorpia | Oliverry | Pacitalia | Qazox | Rejistania | Ropa-Topia | San Adriano | Saidercray | Sel Appa | Solenial | Sorthern Northland | Spruitland | Starblaydia | Quakmybush | Taeshan | The Islands of Qutar | The Macabees | The Pazhujeb Islands | United Island Empires | Vephrall | West Ariddia | Winchestia | Zwangzug