Next Draft Idea/Discussion

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Edgar Allan Pillow, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. Feb 9, 2018

    TRossManUtd8 New Member

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    Hey, thanks for asking.

    My favorite all time player is Roy Keane. The heart, the passion, the determination, the leadership he showed on the field and the way he struck fear in his competitors had me in awe of his game. I tend to prefer players who have a nice skill set but there heart out shines there skills.

    For example, my current favorite player is Antonio Valencia. Is the most talented player from United? No, far from it but the way he works his socks off for the team and the way he carries himself speaks volumes to me. I would still prefer that he crosses a ball a bit better but no player is perfect.

    How about you, who is your favorite all time player?
  2. Feb 9, 2018

    TRossManUtd8 New Member

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    One player to run my midfield... Roy Keane, followed closely by Paul Scholes. If I was to choose a non United player to run my midfield it would be a close call between Clarence Seedorf and Edgar Davids.

    Final answer though... Roy Keane
  3. Feb 9, 2018

    Šjor Bepo Full Member

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    @TRossManUtd8 if you dont mind first round loses you can join me:angel:
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Woah his answer though. He can join my Keane and Vieira love in.
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    Šjor Bepo Full Member

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    nah, he joins mine afterrobsontherewaskeane club...
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Pffft, Keane sucks.
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    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    How dare you!
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    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    Who's your pre-Keane favourite?
  9. Feb 10, 2018

    Charly Full Member

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    If this isn't filled already I would also like to throw my name in for the British draft.
  10. Feb 12, 2018

    TRossManUtd8 New Member

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    Pre Keane favorite is a tough question for me... I was born in 1984 and really started following football in 1994. Picking a player that played pre-Keane is hard for me as I did not watch them live. The players I have watched highlights of and that I read a lot about that I would have loved to have seen live is Bryan Robson and Duncan Edwards... I also really did enjoy what little I got to watch of Frank Rijkaard.

    My all time favorite players:
    1 Keane
    2 Scholes
    3 Vidic
    4 Cantona
    5 Valencia

    * I played RB in college and love the way Valencia has transformed his game the last few years so he is currently high on my list.
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    TRossManUtd8 New Member

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    I really appreciate the offer! Sjor was the first to ask and we have a solid plan for our team so far. Looking forward to getting to know you guys here at Red Cafe and I appreciate the warm response so far. I am very new to blogging about footy and our great club Man Utd but so far I love this place.
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Don't worry, that'll soon go.
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    Indnyc Full Member

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    Auction

    Edgar
    2mufc0
    Indnyc
    Enigma
    MJJ
    Isotope
    Idmanager
    Lord Sinister
    Arbitrium
    PNut

    UK pre 90's draft

    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson
    Gio
    Tuppet
    Skizzo
    Moby
    Oaencha
    Pat Mustard
    RedRom
    Charly

    Any

    Onenil
    Raees
    Sjor/TRoss

    I’ll run the UK draft first. Players playing in UK from 1980-81 season to 1991-92 season.

    Will tag everyone on this list once the current draft is over
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    Moby Dick

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    Consider this my registration.
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    On the basis it was my idea, can I please be in it? :angel:

    I promise I'lI only be in for one round.
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    Moby Dick

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    We should rig the draw so that you get Robbo!
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Nah, overrated in my opinion.
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    Moby Dick

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    He'll wipe the floor against any other midfielder that can be thrown against him in this pool!
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    Indnyc Full Member

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    Considering it! :angel:
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Thanks, better load up my Commodore 64 and see if it's got a spreadsheet programme to list players.
  21. Feb 13, 2018 at 20:22

    Indnyc Full Member

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    Most likely the current draft gets over by Friday. I can get the new thread started as soon as that draft is over but generally the turnout is quite slow on the weekends so we’ll probably start on Monday
  22. Feb 13, 2018 at 20:26

    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    I'm in.
  23. Feb 13, 2018 at 20:27

    Indnyc Full Member

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    Yes yes.. For 1 round only?
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Scouts honour.
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    Skizzo Full Member

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    I have a funeral on Friday, so will miss the signup if it goes up then, so count me in please :)
  26. Feb 13, 2018 at 20:50

    Indnyc Full Member

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    Sorry to hear that. My condolences
    I'll add you in :)
  27. Feb 13, 2018 at 21:20

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    In for auction draft.


    I also had an idea for UK draft, basically English first division (PL) draft with following restrictions

    - Players born between 1937 and 1987 eligible, if they have at least 100 top flight appearances in England
    - Minimum 5 players in the squad who never played in PL era (92 onwards that is)
    - Minimum 5 players who played in PL era
    - Minimum 6 home nation players (Eng, Sco, NI, ROI, Wales)
    - Maximum one foreign player from one country (i.e only one Portuguese, one French player etc) ROI does not count as foreign.
  28. Feb 13, 2018 at 21:55

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    start asap. There are always some who cans tart the wankathon on weekends. Just no timelines till Mon.
  29. Feb 13, 2018 at 22:47

    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    How is the UK one going before Auction with more people wanting auction?
  30. Feb 13, 2018 at 22:57

    Enigma_87 You know who

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    aye thought we were going with the longer list one.
  31. Feb 13, 2018 at 23:01

    Indnyc Full Member

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    EAP wanted the UK one first and then he’ll run the Auction one
  32. Feb 13, 2018 at 23:16

    P-Nut0712 fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    I'd still prefer the auction first personally.
  33. Feb 13, 2018 at 23:28

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    I thought one more restricted criteria draft will be nice before opening up for a relaxing all time auction.

    But if it's what interests majority, I'll run it. Sorry for the confusion @Indnyc
  34. Feb 13, 2018 at 23:53

    Indnyc Full Member

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    That’s ok! I don’t mind.. I was going to run the draft for @BeforeKeanetherewasRobson
    We can run the UK draft after the auction
  35. Feb 13, 2018 at 23:55

    2mufc0 Full Member

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    In if this is the next draft.
  36. Feb 14, 2018 at 00:11

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    Ok, Auction draft it is. I need a day or two to get my thoughts in order.

    Most players will have arbitrary values assigned to them. There will be some experimenting with Trades.

    Let's see...
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    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    Auction Draft:
    1. 2mufc0
    2. Indnyc
    3. Enigma
    4. MJJ
    5. Isotope
    6. Idmanager
    7. Lord Sinister
    8. Arbitrium
    9. Moby
    Ill check the thread later....

    All abroad the crazy train....
  38. Feb 14, 2018 at 00:17

    NoPace Full Member

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    Is the auction all-time?
  39. Feb 14, 2018 at 00:19

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    And unless there are big objections, I'm going to trial this....

  40. Feb 14, 2018 at 00:20

    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers

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    Yes. In theory. But there will be some restrictions from assembling all GOAT teams and encouragement for less travelled paths.