Best PL XI..... but from eleven different clubs

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  1. Sep 14, 2018 at 00:49
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    People's best PL XI usually has a lot of standard choices (Cole, Henry, Ronaldo...) but what if you couldn't choose loads of United, Arse, Chelsea players? Lot harder then?

    Pick an XI from eleven different clubs - have to have played at least 100 times for the chosen club and the club you pick is the player quality you get. So pick Rio for WH and get a young, unproven (at top level) Rio. 442 or 433.

    Goalie - Tim Flowers (Blackburn)

    LB - Ian Harte (Leeds)
    CH - Paul McGrath (Villa)
    CH - Jamie Carragher (Liverpool)
    RB - Stephen Carr (Spurs)

    LW - Cristiano Ronaldo (United)
    MF - Gary Speed (Bolton)
    MF - Frank Lampard (Chelsea)
    RW - David Silva (City)

    FWD - Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
    FWD - Alan Shearer (Newcastle)

    (No Rio Ferdinand at Leeds, Irwin at Oldham, Kante.... don't meet 100 games at a club during PL.)
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  2. Sep 14, 2018 at 01:05
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    Seaman (Arsenal)

    Ivanovic (Chelsea)
    McGrath (Villa)
    Carragher (Liverpool)
    Baines (Everton)

    Bale (Tottenham)
    Carrick (West Ham)
    Yaya Toure (Man City)
    Ronaldo (Man Utd)

    Shearer (Newcastle)
    Le Tissier (Southampton)

    Off the top of my head.
  3. Sep 14, 2018 at 01:08
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    LB - Coleman (Everon)
    CH - Paul McGrath (Villa)
    CH - Pallister / Cambell (Pompy / Boro)
    LB - Cole (Chelsea)

    LW - Cristiano Ronaldo (United)
    MF - Alonso (Pool)
    MF - Toure (City)
    RW - Bale (Spurs)

    FWD - Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
    FWD - Alan Shearer (Newcastle)


    Quite a team, could maybe get a better CB.
  4. Sep 14, 2018 at 01:11
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    This made me realize that a United 11 has an easy claim to being the best 11 players in the Premier League's history.

    In a 4-4-2, the only spot up for grabs would be up front.
  5. Sep 14, 2018 at 01:13
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  6. Sep 14, 2018 at 01:43
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    A lot of people shoehorn the likes of Terry, Gerrard and Lampard to keep it “unbiased”... But we all know they don’t have a patch on the likes of Vidic, Scholes, Keane, Stam and Ferdinand.

    As you said, the only spots up for grabs would be up top. Henry has got to be in there... as for Shearer, yes he’s the all time top scorer but you could make a claim for Ruud or Rooney in that spot.
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    Bergkamp (Arsenal)
    Suarez (Liverpool)

    Bale (Spurs)
    Keane (United)
    G Speed (Newcastle)
    Clint Dempsey (Fulham)

    Gary Kelly (Leeds)
    Stuart Pearce (Nottm Forest)
    Vincent Kompany (City)
    John Terry (Chelsea)

    Tim Flowers (Blackburn)
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    Yaya Toure (Man City)

    Ronaldo (Man Utd)
    Shearer (Newcastle)
    Suarez (Liverpool)
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    Vieira Keane

    Bale Silva Ronaldo

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  14. Sep 14, 2018 at 08:07
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    I don't know, think both CBs are very good, though Pallister didn't play 100 PL games outside United?

    Two LBs?
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    Agree with the last bit but did Keane have a 100 PL games for Forest?
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    That's a nice balanced midfield?

    Gone for young Shearer, raw but better goal ratio?
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    GK - Tim Flowers (Blackburn)

    LB - Leighton Baines (Everton)
    CB - Rio Ferdinand (Leeds)
    CB - John Terry (Chelsea)
    RB - Kyle Walker (Spurs)

    LW - C. Ronaldo (United)
    CM - Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)
    CM - N’golo Kante (Leicester)
    RW - Robert Pires (Arsenal)

    ST - Sergio Aguero (City)
    ST - Alan Shearer (Newcastle)
  18. Sep 14, 2018 at 09:19
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    GK - Van der Sar - Fulham

    LB - Dennis Irwin - Oldham
    CB - Gary Palister - Boro
    CB - Henning Berg - Blackburn
    RB - Phil Neville - Everton

    CM - Michael Carrick - West Ham
    CM - Roy Keane - Forrest
    CM - Nicky Butt - Newcastle

    FW - Teddy Sherringham - Spurs
    FW - Dwight Yorke - Aston Villa
    FW - Mark Hughes - Chelsea

    I avoided putting a United player in the team as I'd find it hard to choose 1 so this is my non-united 11.
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  20. Sep 14, 2018 at 09:32
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    I too chose Kante initially but he hasn't played 100 games from Leicester. Was such an easy pick for DM position, especially considering he won't take a spot from a premium team
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    Strong team and everything but can you really get away without a keeper on the team?
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    Great team! As much as I dislike Gerrard
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    Exactly. Maybe a RB too. Neville was good but not exactly a world beater. But then again, who are the best ever RB? Invanovic, Coleman, Valencia? We haven't exactly been spoiled in this league for RBs.

    I think Henry and Shearer edge it. Doesn't mean that Cantona, Rooney or Ruud were shite though.
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    Southall- Everton

    Kompany- City
    Adams- arsenal
    Carragher- Liverpool

    Valencia - Wigan
    Carrick- West Ham
    Keane- man united
    Lampard- Chelsea
    Bale- Tottenham

    Yorke- Aston Villa
    Shearer- Blackburn

    .................Southall.........

    ........Komany..Adams...Carragher......

    Valencia...................................Bale.
    ...............Carrick.....Keane..............
    ....................Lampard.............

    ................Yorke.........Shearer......
  26. Sep 14, 2018 at 09:51
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    Walker(Spurs) Terry(Chelsea) Mc Grath(Villa) Baines(Everton)

    Gerrard(Liverpool) Keane(Forest) Toure(City)

    Henry(Arsenal) Shearer(Newcastle) Ronaldo(United)
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    The holy trinity 68 The disparager

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    My thoughts exactly mate. May not have played 100 games but he looked like he had played in the PL for years and was one of the best players in the title win.
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    Van der sar - fulham

    Baines - Everton
    Terry - Chelsea
    Van Dyke - Southampton
    Walker - City

    Ronaldo - United
    Viera - Arsenal
    Kante - Leicester
    Bale - Spurs

    Shearer - Newcastle
    Sourez -Liverpool

    Reckon this team would have romped home with league.
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    That midfield is a bit gung-ho though. Keane at Forrest was more attacking (United version would've suited this team better) and both Gerrard and Toure played best when freed of all defensive/positional responsibility.
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    I hate to be the one to say it...
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    Completely agree. Struggled to find a good dm considering the other choices though. I am hoping for the mid-field to bully everyone while the front 3 score for fun :D


    Except Kante and VVD won't be eligible to play.
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    Nice team, vidic makes the defence tight and front 6 are all good and balanced. You could arguably have put a young Rio from West Ham with vidic and let him nurture him to 2008 partnership
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    Was tempting but I just feel Rio was never Rio until he was with us. Different level of mentality, hunger for trophies etc. I think I'd be happy taking the team above to a tournament but good shout.
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    Not that bad actually. A great goalie and the defense is pretty good. I wanted Johnsen and Berg in there, but then I would have struggled in other positions. Obviously Solskjær shunted to the right is not the best solution, but he played there for both United and Norway. Our cm options are not the best.
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    Is Samuel Jackson the team manager?

    That team could put people off football.
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    Probably the best so far, even Rio at Leeds perhaps he was good by the time he joined us but I get your reasoning, his best was for us while woodgates best was at Leeds