Fort William: Britain's worst football club wins first game to end 840-day wait

Fort William: Britain's worst football club wins first game to end 840-day wait

Britain's worst professional football team Fort William, claimed a 5-2 victory over Nairn County in the North of Scotland Cup on Wednesday, July 31, to finally end their 73-game winless streak.

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Claiming the first first win after 840 days of wait, the team was overjoyed with their performance describing the feeling of their massive victory as unbelievable.

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"A great night at Claggan Park tonight. An unbelievable feeling. We would like to thank everyone who came along to Claggan Park tonight.

"And we would like to thank everyone online, around the world who have celebrated us. Your support doesn't go unnoticed. Thank you," the club tweeted.

Fort William, who play in Scotland's Highland League, have picked up nine players on loan, the team look a better team than before, as Nairn County manager Ronnie Sharp discovered.

"Fort William will be a tougher prospect next season. We will be looking to make a lot of changes to our team on Wednesday," Sharp observed post-match.

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Last season, Fort William drew two games and lost all the rest recording minus seven points having been docked points for fielding an ineligible player on three occasions.

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