Your All-Time 'Ultimate Team'?

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  1. Sep 12, 2018
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    Raees Fairweather Fan

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    Pick your all-time best/favourite side but it has to be subject to the following rules (Club or international):

    If 4-4-2:
    • RB & RW/LB & LW played on same team i.e. Beckham & Neville and Cole & Pires
    • Defensive Trio (GK & 2CB's) played on same team
    • Midfield Duo
    • Pair of Forwards (can be a 10 and 9 or an attacking midfielder and 9)
    If 5-2-3/3-5-2:
    • GK and Libero played on same team
    • Wing Backs and Side CB's on the same team
    • Midfield duo or trio*
    • Subject to above Attacking Duo or Trio
    If 4-3-3:
    • RB-RCB/LB-LCB played on same team (GK must be part of either of these pairs to form a trio)
    • Midfield trio
    • Attacking Trio
    Additional Rules:
    1. Pick pairings/trios on genuinely great relationships/performances in their prime (not just players who played together post retirement or a spell in USA)
    2. Not permitted to pick a pair or trio which overlaps with a player from another pair/trio i.e. If you pick Evra-Vidic as a LB/LCB duo, you cannot then pick Cristiano as part of the attacking trio, even if it is from the time he played for Real Madrid. Same goes for players who featured in same international sides during the same generation.
    3. Pick players based on their best positions, don't go for 3-5-2 and then put someone like Thuram as a right-wing back when he doesn't really have any experience of playing as a wing-back in a 3-5-2. There is some leeway with this rule but try and keep it realistic.

    Here's an example (5-2-3):

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    Your turn...
  2. Sep 12, 2018
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    Timothy Burns New Member

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    Pele - Tostao
    Rivelino
    Alonso - Busquets - Xavi
    Cole - Campbell - Nesta - Cafu
    Dida
  3. Sep 12, 2018
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    harms Way Staff

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    Decided to do all three without overlaps

    4-4-2

    Van Basten - Gullit
    Donadoni - Van Hanegem - Neeskens - Garrincha
    Maldini - Cannavaro - Nesta - Djalma
    Buffon

    5-3-2

    Puskas - Kocsis
    Zico
    Brehme - Falc√£o - Cerezo - Amoros
    Kohler - Beckenbauer - Bossis
    Maier

    4-3-3

    Neymar - Suarez - Messi
    Iniesta - Busquets - Xavi
    Cabrini - Scirea - Desailly - Thuram
    Zoff
  4. Sep 12, 2018
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    balaks Full Member

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    This is an easy one.


    -------------------------------------Pat Jennings---------------------------
    -----------Jimmy Nicholl--------Aaron Hughes---Gareth McAuley-------Mal Donaghy
    --------------------------Danny Blanchflower------Steven Davis---------------
    -------------George Best--------------------------------Keith Gillespie-------
    ------------------------------------David Healy--------------------------
  5. Sep 12, 2018
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    BlackShark_80 New Member

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    5-3-2

    Puskas - Kocsis
    Cruyff
    Brehme - Van Hanegem - Neeskens - Cafu
    Kohler - Beckenbauer - Nesta
    Maier​
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    Gio 6 times Redcafe Draft Winner

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  7. Sep 12, 2018
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    Raees Fairweather Fan

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    @harms Maldini overlaps with Nesta/Cannavaro and I think Van Hanegam overlaps with Gullit (Feyenoord?)
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    I meant no overlaps between the 3 teams. For example, no Nesta (and Cafu) in 5-3-2 because he is in 4-4-2 etc.
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    Raees Fairweather Fan

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    Ah gotcha.