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Title: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 03, 2012, 04:43:00 PM
I think a call went out last season to see if anyone would like to get a FOT league going.  Any interest for the upcoming season?


*Borrowed lovingly from fourfivetwo
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: ted_ on August 05, 2012, 09:18:22 PM
I'm definitely interested! I had a lot of fun last season, for sure.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 06, 2012, 03:12:15 PM
FOT Fontasy Footie

Code to join this league:     188641-166466


In case anyone wants to hop on


Thanks!

Edit:  Forgot to add website    http://fantasy.premierleague.com/ (http://fantasy.premierleague.com/)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Big Plastic Head on August 08, 2012, 05:06:35 PM
Excellent! I am in. Let the suffering begin!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 08, 2012, 06:37:15 PM
Saturday, 18 August is fast approaching.  Giddiness abounds!!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 08, 2012, 09:47:28 PM
And I must say,

Glory glory Tottenham Hotspur
Glory glory Tottenham Hotspur
Glory glory Tottenham Hotspur
And the Spurs go marching on
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 09, 2012, 10:09:17 PM
I say either sell Modric and get Lloris or stop this nonsense.  Don't like to see Friedel pushed aside, but Lloris would be a great addition.

And that's hard for me to say, because I became a Spurs supporter when Keller joined.  Gotta support the Yankee keepers in the EPL, they have a great track record! 

Kasey Keller
Brad Friedel
Tim Howard
Marcus Hahnemann
Brad Guzan
Boaz Myhill (technicality)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 10, 2012, 06:49:23 AM
Hatorz better recognise.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 18, 2012, 04:49:36 AM
Almost here!!  Grab a beer!!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 21, 2012, 07:11:54 AM
About what I expected would happen:

http://www.whoateallthepies.tv/man_utd/135509/hello-phillip-hello-gary-neville-brothers-warmly-reacquainted-video.html (http://www.whoateallthepies.tv/man_utd/135509/hello-phillip-hello-gary-neville-brothers-warmly-reacquainted-video.html)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 23, 2012, 06:05:49 AM
I didn't get a chance to research it yet, but does anyone know why Chelsea and Reading had 2 fixtures in the first week?  There's no cup ties coming up for quite a while, I wouldn't think.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 25, 2012, 01:48:10 PM
Carp! I forget to make any changes! My dominance is at an end! For now...
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 25, 2012, 02:59:53 PM
Yeah, Rooney's leg doesn't look too good
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 25, 2012, 07:14:11 PM
There was a hole in it! That's what a Rodallega to the thigh does, I guess.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: wood and iron on August 25, 2012, 08:49:36 PM
I just really want the Modric situation over with so they can find a decent replacement in midfield.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 26, 2012, 04:53:39 AM
It'd be a shame to see him go but I think they have enough cover, I like Gylfi a lot, and you have to let AVB get the team he wants.  He's hopefully there for the long haul, give him some money and let him build.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 26, 2012, 11:09:42 AM
A striker or two would be good too, right? Seems like only a matter of time until Adebayor throws a fit.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 26, 2012, 11:41:45 AM
You're probably right, unfortunately.  Damiao perhaps?
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 28, 2012, 07:52:42 AM
Could AVB make Edin Dzeko into the player he once was? That guy was pretty unbelievable for a bit. Utterly rubbish now, though.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on August 28, 2012, 11:48:55 AM
It'd be a bummer to see another US keeper bounced from the Lane.  The reason I became a fan of Spurs was Kasey Keller, but Lloris would probably be a long-term upgrade.

Dembele would be nice, Dzeko would hopefully find his scoring boots again.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Josh on August 28, 2012, 02:30:14 PM
FC Pant Fun just made a couple moves -- might have 11 who actually play this week.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on August 29, 2012, 01:12:46 PM
Newbridge AFC (The Mighty 'Bridge) is biding its time. In hindsight, though, picking a Utd striker who wasn't Van Persie or Rooney was perhaps the stupidest move possible, however considering RVP's made out of balsa wood and Rooney has a hole in his leg, WHO KNOWS?

and Lloris is a super goalie, although I have a weird soft spot for US footballers. Dempsey, Keller, Friedel, Howard, Reyna, Donovan, McBride. dunno why, just like them is all.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 01, 2012, 05:06:14 AM
Looks like Friedel's streak is coming to an end.  I didn't see any news about him going to another squad.

I was travelling and missed the news about Dempsey until this morning.  Wow!  Now I may have a few too many Spurs on my fantasy team!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: wood and iron on September 01, 2012, 08:54:14 AM
As both an American and a relatively recent Spurs fan (I've been following them for about three seasons now) I'm very happy with the Dempsey move. Although to be honest, I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: CSW on September 01, 2012, 02:32:11 PM
I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.

Agreed. But 90-something % of soccer players are completely classless, so it's not a shock. I wish it were different but when you take working class kids, basically take them out of education from the age of 13 and make them multi-millionaires even if they are mediocre it's to be expected. (this is the British players I'm talking about.)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 03, 2012, 06:53:12 AM
I was also really surprised by his attitude.  I'm thinking that maybe he and Jol had a bit of a set-to.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: buffcoat on September 03, 2012, 03:55:35 PM
As both an American and a relatively recent Spurs fan (I've been following them for about three seasons now) I'm very happy with the Dempsey move. Although to be honest, I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.

A lot of people jumped on that Spurs bandwagon toward the end of the season, but they couldn't deliver.  Duncan is getting up there - still productive, but he can't carry a team through the playoffs like he used to.

Wait, what's a Totten Ham?
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 04, 2012, 05:21:50 AM
As both an American and a relatively recent Spurs fan (I've been following them for about three seasons now) I'm very happy with the Dempsey move. Although to be honest, I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.

A lot of people jumped on that Spurs bandwagon toward the end of the season, but they couldn't deliver.  Duncan is getting up there - still productive, but he can't carry a team through the playoffs like he used to.

Wait, what's a Totten Ham?

It's kind of like a portable luncheon meat.  It's a long O sound.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 05, 2012, 04:54:35 PM
Transfer window doesn't close until after the EPL starts, then the interlull comes 3 or 4 rounds in.  Nothing like breaking up the cohesion and momentum!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: buffcoat on September 06, 2012, 09:05:31 PM
As both an American and a relatively recent Spurs fan (I've been following them for about three seasons now) I'm very happy with the Dempsey move. Although to be honest, I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.

A lot of people jumped on that Spurs bandwagon toward the end of the season, but they couldn't deliver.  Duncan is getting up there - still productive, but he can't carry a team through the playoffs like he used to.

Wait, what's a Totten Ham?

It's kind of like a portable luncheon meat.  It's a long O sound.

That earns you a point.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: wood and iron on September 07, 2012, 10:30:30 AM
Transfer window doesn't close until after the EPL starts, then the interlull comes 3 or 4 rounds in.  Nothing like breaking up the cohesion and momentum!

Agreed. Very herky jerky.

On a related but side note:
How to make soccer big in America:
1. sell the television rights to World Cup qualifying matches to a brand new sports channel that a majority of Americans won't get...and then only show the live version of that game on the Spanish language version of that sports channel.
2. ????
3. Profit.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: CSW on September 07, 2012, 01:02:39 PM
Transfer window doesn't close until after the EPL starts, then the interlull comes 3 or 4 rounds in.  Nothing like breaking up the cohesion and momentum!

Agreed. Very herky jerky.

On a related but side note:
How to make soccer big in America:
1. sell the television rights to World Cup qualifying matches to a brand new sports channel that a majority of Americans won't get...and then only show the live version of that game on the Spanish language version of that sports channel.
2. ????
3. Profit.

Welcome to modern FIFA. Money trumps all. Hence why the 2022 World Cup will be played in 120 degree heat in a tiny nation that has no football pedigree, little/no grassroots and no stadiums as of right now. Rather than you know, one that is actually set up for it.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 09, 2012, 05:54:52 AM
I am still shocked that Sepp is hanging on.  But maybe I shouldn't be that surprised.  That must be the slimiest organization ever. 

Chuck Blazer was the whistle-blower until we found out he was as crooked as the rest of them.

Lord Triesman blasting the shady deals of Russia and Qatar, but being secretly recorded by his mistress.

Maybe Jack Warner is the most honest out of them all!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 09, 2012, 06:02:41 AM
As both an American and a relatively recent Spurs fan (I've been following them for about three seasons now) I'm very happy with the Dempsey move. Although to be honest, I thought the way he was acting at Fulham there was completely classless.

A lot of people jumped on that Spurs bandwagon toward the end of the season, but they couldn't deliver.  Duncan is getting up there - still productive, but he can't carry a team through the playoffs like he used to.

Wait, what's a Totten Ham?

It's kind of like a portable luncheon meat.  It's a long O sound.

That earns you a point.

 :) Gracias Seņor buffcoat
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on September 09, 2012, 06:24:55 AM
It begins. I dreamt about my fantasy football team last night. I had Eden Hazard, who scored one and got 4 assists in one game. Awoke deliriously happy, until I remembered I don't have the diminutive Belgian in my side.

However, I do have Ji-Sung Park. So there's that.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: wood and iron on September 12, 2012, 12:52:01 PM
Not EPL but soccer related:

(http://i.minus.com/iIFFRXCwxP6y2.gif)

That first half was brilliant. That second half, especially after the goal, woof.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 14, 2012, 04:26:54 AM
Trollface Clint!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on September 17, 2012, 03:42:44 AM
Spurs Old Boys Club of Berba and Defoe were my saviours this weekend. V. grateful.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 25, 2012, 03:38:02 AM
I've noticed there are quite a few ex-Spurs around the league, and that was even before Harry's time.  Lots of turnover isn't always good.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on September 25, 2012, 08:21:18 AM
I think Harry had Demba Ba (the third member of the currently unstoppable Newbridge AFC frontline) on a trial at West Ham, didn't he? Turns out you can build a nicely-functioning Fantasy Football team out of Harry rejects. *finds a way to transfer in Roman Pavlyuchenko*
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on September 29, 2012, 03:03:26 PM
Boosh!!  Deuce with the winner.  I'm feeling this makes up for the Carroll-Mendes No-Goal.

Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Purple Aki on November 03, 2012, 06:49:16 PM
Straight in at second place. Barry, I'm coming for you.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on November 04, 2012, 05:30:22 AM
Finally Vincent Kompany manages to keep a clean sheet. That massive donkey Andy Carroll put the heart cross-ways on me a couple of times, though. That all my Sunday points are to come from Joe fucking Allen and Yohan Cabaye gives me pause, though.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on November 04, 2012, 05:53:13 PM
Yohan Cabaye, I take it all back. You're all right in my book.

Joe Allen, on the other hand, can still fuck off.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on November 05, 2012, 05:13:04 AM
Oof, missed a week changing line-ups.  Man that hurts!!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on November 11, 2012, 12:02:50 PM
DIMI DIMI DIMI A MAN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

Berbatov, you magnificent Transylvanian bastard.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Kevin from Pittsburgh on November 20, 2012, 03:51:38 AM
I really like AVB, but he straddles the line between mad genius and abrasive punk a little too closely.  Have to resolve that in my mind.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on November 23, 2012, 06:04:57 AM
Joe Allen and Mikel Arteta: OUT
Raheem Sterling and Yaya "Surprisingly Inexpensive" Toure: IN

Time to consolidate a lead.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Barry in Ireland on November 29, 2012, 03:49:02 AM
Demba Ba my Lord,
Demba Ba,
Demba Ba my Lord,
Demba Ba,
Demba Ba my Lord, Demba Ba,
ohhhh Lord Demba Ba.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Big Plastic Head on August 01, 2014, 11:02:52 AM
Started a league if anyone wants in for 2014-15;

732620-190554

http://fantasy.premierleague.com/ (http://fantasy.premierleague.com/)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 22, 2014, 01:20:09 PM
Joining late, apparently I'll be added after the next points update.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Wordy Ginters on August 22, 2014, 03:46:43 PM
Good luck.  I've only done a couple EPL fontasy leagues, but they're fun.  Kind of nice to be able to change your team from week to week.  Balotelli is the GG Allin of European football.

Joining late, apparently I'll be added after the next points update.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 25, 2014, 03:31:24 PM
Looks like I debut in first place, my week 1 score being counted.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Johnny Chicago on December 13, 2014, 11:48:02 PM
That's what I'm talking about   :D :D :D
(https://i.imgur.com/BN8RhDj.png)
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: euphoriafish on December 24, 2014, 02:11:51 AM
Is it too late to join the forum league?  I'm so confused about where to enter the code. 

I've sort of been interested in football since the South African World Cup, and now am starting to follow NBC SN coverage and play FIFA 2015 on my phone to actually get it.

You guys like Tottenham Hotspur?  I thought they weren't doing so well this year.  Did they have better previous seasons or is there something I'm not getting that is more important than wins/losses/draws?
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Big Plastic Head on December 24, 2014, 12:34:08 PM
Is it too late to join the forum league?  I'm so confused about where to enter the code. 

I've sort of been interested in football since the South African World Cup, and now am starting to follow NBC SN coverage and play FIFA 2015 on my phone to actually get it.

You guys like Tottenham Hotspur?  I thought they weren't doing so well this year.  Did they have better previous seasons or is there something I'm not getting that is more important than wins/losses/draws?

Go to the League tab and click join a league. Chose private then enter the code.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: euphoriafish on December 27, 2014, 07:00:32 PM
Thank you so much!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: JesseG. on December 29, 2014, 04:11:22 PM
Spurs Rule!!! But, Yeah, They're Not Having The Best Season This Year. I've Only Been Following Premier League for about 3 Years And It Seems Like Tottenham Is Always On The Brink Of Being Top Tier, But They're Never Quite Good Enough.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 03, 2015, 02:07:29 PM
Bump. Game starts up again soon!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: doctor klopek on August 03, 2015, 03:29:14 PM
Bump. Game starts up again soon!

Is there a code for this year's league?
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Big Plastic Head on August 06, 2015, 01:34:16 PM
I just started one: http://fantasy.premierleague.com/ (http://fantasy.premierleague.com/)

2120404-477412

Invite anyone!
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 06, 2015, 01:37:36 PM
Am I wrong, or did I win last season?
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: Big Plastic Head on August 06, 2015, 01:38:31 PM
Am I wrong, or did I win last season?

Honestly can't remember. I think i was in third.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 07, 2015, 05:31:47 PM
Annoying that they don't have history for renewed private leagues.
Title: Re: EPL (Suck it Barclays!)* Fontasy Premier League
Post by: erg79 on August 10, 2016, 01:09:42 PM
Bump. Any 2016/17 league?