Reliability, consistency, high performance. No, I am not selling a used car. Instead I am describing these four players who continue to get better. Like a mountain, these players refuse to fall. Maintaining your ability as you get older is one of toughest challenges as a footballer. You may begin to tire easier, family may start telling you to pack it in and they may turn their focus to what lies beyond, be it management or something totally different.

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These are the Bentley’s and the Rolls Royces of the footballing world. Players who have managed to avoid all of the above, and shake of the shackles that come with being in your 30s as a footballer.

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Louie is a massive Peterborough United supporter, and all round football fan, who is currently studying English Literature, History and Psychology. He has ambitions of becoming a successful journalist, a course he hopes to pursue at University. Twitter - @chandlerlouie