Gosport pub is searching for the worst football team to give it £1,000

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THE hunt is on to find Gosport’s worst football team.

The Flaming Grill pub, the Cocked Hat, in Privett Road, is on the hunt for the town’s worst football teams to take part in a competietion to win a year’s sponsorship worth £1,000.

Whether it is an 11-a-side or a five-a-side, the four best ‘worst’ teams will be chosen from entrants across the UK to compete head-to-head in a football match for the chance to win a the Flaming Grill sponsorship.

Cocked Hat general manager Diana Stephens said: ‘We’re looking for the worst of the worst. Is your football team on a major losing streak?

‘Do you find yourselves regularly drowning your sorrows after a defeat on the pitch?

‘If your striker can’t hit the back of the net, or your defender spends more time on the floor than on the ball and your goalkeeper couldn’t catch a cold, let alone a ball, we want you.’

To enter the competition, teams need to nominate themselves through the Flaming Failures app by visiting the Flaming Grill Facebook page.

Mrs Stephens said: ‘There are hundreds of teams out there every week playing in Sunday League and five-a-side competitions come rain or shine. We want to give a boost to some of those plugging away at the bottom of the table, by giving the losers a chance to win for a change.’

The deadline for applications is Thursday, November 27.