Birmingham Deaf FC, an amateur football team, lost 25 of their 26 league fixtures this season, conceded 164 goals and got a record points low of minus six points!

They have since blamed referees for their disastrous season, saying they could not hear the whistle. The majority of the team are deaf and apparently they had asked the refs to wave a flag at the same time as blowing the whistle, but some refs would either forget or just wouldn’t want to.

They were deducted nine points for failing to turn up to three of their games.

Read more on this bizarre story here.


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