Fantasy Premier League 2014/15

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Johnny Rev 7.0
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After the fun and banter of McFIFA, I was wondering whether FPL would be a viable option on HL. Whereas McFIFA is a sprint; FPL is a marathon.

I did some straw-polling behind the scenes and am very pleased that...

eastmidswhizzkid
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markfiend
Mav787
Nikolas Vitus Lagartija
paint it black


...have agreed to participate. :notworthy:

If you haven't already, head over to FPL and register/re-register as appropriate. We're playing the FREE game, not the UFPL pay-as-you-play game.

Once you've registered/re-registered, PM me with your team name and I'll give you the league code.

Note: Team names are not HL user names. They should sound like, um... football team names!

But I need 11 players, so have 2 places to fill. If you're interested in filling the vacancies, drop me a PM. I don't care if you're a novice or an expert. I just need your commitment. First come, first served.
markfiend wrote:Hang on John! 11 players sounds like a football team... are we playing someone?
Spot on Mark!

Our chums over in Fat Bob-land threw down the gauntlet, which I had no hesitation in picking up.

The 11 players from the Industrial Groove Machine will be joined by 11 players from Fat Bob-land. A fan forum where a band actually releases albums, and communicates with its fans. But we don't need to dwell on that one.

The Sisters vs. The Cure 8)

My thanks to Pista who came up with the original concept/challenge during McFIFA.

To all you Sisters' fans who have already answered the call to arms, I salute you.

Those who are still undecided, always remember our battle cry:
Andrew Eldritch (might have) wrote:I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
Straining upon the start. The game's afoot:
Follow your spirit, and upon this charge
Cry God for Barry, Heartland, and The Sisters!
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& for those who want to see our pick (I'll add all the teams as they become apparent) at our place The new board is open

Best of luck all
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Kirkstall Wanderers incoming ;D with a kit heavily influenced by Dennis the Menace :lol:

Still don't really know what I'm doing like.
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You will by the time it starts. :wink:
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Is there a time limit on registrations ?

I'm at Splendour tomorrow and it's my Dad's 91 birthday celebration on Sunday. Is Monday OK?
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You're in Martin. No worries.

Enjoy those family moments, because let's face it, you've sold your soul to the Devil. Again.

Let me know when you need the league code. :wink:
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Damage Dunfermline FC ready and willing to defend HL honour.
Just one question. Which side is @Pista playing for ??
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Nikolas Vitus Lagartija wrote:Which side is @Pista playing for ??
As he runs The Cure fan-site we're playing against, and threw down the original gauntlet, I'd take a wild stab in the dark that he's Team Coach for the fat ones. With hair. And albums. :von:
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I would participate, but I know that my time won't allow to keep pace with the weekly games ... :wink: ...

A lovely idea, however ... ;D :notworthy: ...
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fpl won't let me in. i get as far as the "sign up" button but then its too busy. will keep trying. :?
"nowadays everybody talks like they got something to say
but nothing comes out when they move their lips
-just a bunch of gibberish-
and everybody acts like they forgot about GARY MARX"

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Eastmids Whizzkids (fc) locked and loaded. ;D

edit: just noticed mark's kit design may be rather similar to my own.. :innocent:
"nowadays everybody talks like they got something to say
but nothing comes out when they move their lips
-just a bunch of gibberish-
and everybody acts like they forgot about GARY MARX"

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Being645 wrote:I would participate, but I know that my time won't allow to keep pace with the weekly games.
Thank you for even considering it Sabine, but if I'm one player short come deadline day, guess who's gonna be stalking your PM box. :wink:

I'm also very pleased to announce that we are now ten:

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Planet Dave :notworthy:

One team place still up for grabs; first come, first served.
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
edit: just noticed mark's kit design may be rather similar to my own.. :innocent:
Would that be an Adrenochrome themed kit by any chance ??
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sorry i'm late, had another ambulance run, but registered now
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done! no idea what sort of team THAT is :D
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Cheers J :notworthy:

I recently had a catch-up lurk and your WC game caught my eye. Looking forward to this :D
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i'm already worrying about the first game :lol:
and i've changed my kit several times.
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Your kit's practically identical to mine
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oh heck, so it is :p
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emilystrange wrote:oh heck, so it is :p
Well, our socks are totally different :D
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it's the small things, lad :D
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Strange how virtually every team registered so far has black on their kit somewhere !
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Nikolas Vitus Lagartija wrote:Strange how virtually every team registered so far has black on their kit somewhere !
:lol:

Curious that innit?
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Enjoy playing around with your kit designs HLers, but when the game starts we'll all be wearing the same (absence of) colours.

I've managed to bag 11 Klingon cloaking devices on eBay at a decent price. I'm struggling with the instructions, as my knowledge of Klingon is a bit rusty, but I think I'm getting there. Just need to work on the shirt.

Fat Bob-land won't know what's hit them.

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We are in talks with the lippy people over at Mac.

They are close to a a cloaking formula

;D
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