The worst game had the result saying a 55-0 drubbing, however, for which the team mustered seven players but no goalie ("One lad did stand between the posts," says Davenport, "but he spent the game chatting to his mates"), things could be looking up. In the following game, Madron lost 22-0 – but they fielded 12 players, and the goalie saved two penalties.
"Today alone, I had calls from three lads who want to play with us," says Davenport. "22-0 isn't brilliant. But it's 33 goals better than last time. This weekend, we might get a point. We're not giving up."
Incredibly, there is another team below them in Mining League Division Two, after they had points deducted for not turning up to a match.
|The Madron FC team|