Fleetwood forward Paddy Madden enjoys the luck of the Irish

Paddy Madden celebrates scoring against Doncaster Rovers
Paddy Madden celebrates scoring against Doncaster Rovers
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Fleetwood Town forward Paddy Madden revealed the secret of his two goals against Doncaster Rovers on Boxing Day.

Madden scored twice to make it 12 for the season in Town’s 3-0 victory at Highbury.

The 28-year-old Irishman admitted being on the scoresheet was written in the stars due to his family being over from Dublin for Christmas.

He said: “Christmas is important to spend with family.

“They were all here again and I said I’ve been trying to move them over because every time they come and watch I score!

“I will do well to move them over and bring them to every game.”

Nathan Sheron played a key role in setting Fleetwood on the road to victory as it was his left-footed cross from the right which teed up Madden to open the scoring in the 11th minute.

Madden said: “Those are the balls I like, the early ones, because you can get a run on a defender and in the space in behind.

“I connected with it well and thankfully it has gone in.”