Former Everton stalwart Tony Hibbert made a less than stunning return to football on Sunday, after making his debut for South Lancashire League side Hares FC.
Despite having 16 years of Premier League experience to draw on, Hibbert was unable to help continue Hares' nine match-winning streak - including one match that they won 21-0, as they fell to a 1-0 defeat by local rivals (aren't they all local rivals if they're all in South Lancashire?) Clay Brow, bringing their run to a shuddering halt.
Tony Hibbert holding a very large fish pic.twitter.com/DeadqI2Ill— Ftbllrs with Animals (@ftbllrswanimals) April 1, 2017
Despite the 265 appearances that Hibbert racked up for the Toffees, he never managed to score a competitive goal, gaining him a cult following at Goodison Park, spawning the slogan '
Hibbert officially retired from football in 2016, but in 2013 he purchased a 33 acre carp fishery on the outskirts of Reims in France, called Lac de Premiere. Which translates to Premier Lake. Which is like Premier League.
Talk about a utility man.