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Time for one with some randomness
true but not for entire draft...use it for some picks and injuries etc.
 

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Categories of players

1. Attackers
2. Midfielders
3. Defenders
4. Goalkeepers

The draft masters will put 5 players in each category. The best five in their opinion and give them numbers 1 to 5. (Hidden)

The drafters in their turn will pick a number and get the player with that number.

For example.

Defenders:
1. Figueroa
2. Maldini
3. Beckenbauer
4. Baresi
5. Scirea

First drafter let's say picks defender number 2. He gets Maldini.

The draft masters will add a new defender in the list and randomly change numbers again for next person

Drafter's can choose any category at any turn.

What you will end up with is some really unbalanced sides with some bad fits. And ofcourse some great fits too. All based on your luck.

Your job is to make best use of them and create the best team you can.

Draft will be more down to the tactical acumen of the manager instead of drafting skills. And of course luck.

Should lead to some great and funny discussions.

Would need at least 2-3 draft masters to keep rolling.
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Draft about nothing ran by Mustard, Beam and myself. If you want fair, dont sign up. If you want to know anything about the draft, dont sign up.
 

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Draft about nothing ran by Mustard, Beam and myself. If you want fair, dont sign up. If you want to know anything about the draft, dont sign up.
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Draft about nothing ran by Mustard, Beam and myself. If you want fair, dont sign up. If you want to know anything about the draft, dont sign up.
Much of randomness and unfair shit? If that's the case, I'm in.
 

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thread might be up tonight even though the best thing we have for now is the draft mascot
 

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I'm still working on my board game draft which would be the weirdest & most complicated shit that ever existed... if it will even exist. Basically, it's the draft equivalent of the Jodorowsky's Dune, only without the talent. Anyway, it's definitely not something that would be ready in time for the next one.
 

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Basically, it's the draft equivalent of the Jodorowsky's Dune
This has to happen at some point or I will El Topo myself
 
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A never-nude? I thought he just liked cut-offs.
GSTQ's Italy Draft idea is worth revisiting imo...

I'd like to participate in an Italian players only draft. Probably the only country that can give you enough players in all positions. There is so much underused talent there that don't appear in drafts. Also a break from the GOAT fests we have been having. Should be all time with pre war players as well.

The Italian Job Draft !
Played for. Born in Italy if never debuted for any national team.

All performances at club and country count.
if only to laugh at Edgar :D

I like this, but needs a block list.

Baresi
Maldini
Gullit
Van Basten
Platini
Scirea
Facchetti
R9
Diego

To name a few....needs some others to be blocked too.
Realistically, the matches will be a bit shite as 1) there'll be a lot of unfamiliar players so voting will be low 2) managers that pick pre-footage players will hype them to the moon and those who don't will dismiss them. The drafting and research would be rewarding though, and it seems like ages since we've had a draft like this. In a similar vein, all-time La Liga Draft could be good.
 

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@harms @Invictus anything we can do for Michael to get main forum access?
Sadly, it's all on him - we have those discussions from time to time. He's a great poster, so it shouldn't be a problem for him to get a few likes in the main football forum - giving likes for draft posts is frowned upon, unless it's a truly outstanding post a la @Raees' piece on Pelé, for example.
 

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Wow things really have changed around here.
Nope, things have always been this way. In fact, things are better now because newbies have limited Mains access — which enables them to participate in Mains drafts. Being a draft regular does not equate to a free pass/promotion, and if Michael (or any other newbie poster) needs full access to post more frequently, he/they will have to make more like-worthy non-draft Football/United forum posts, instead of focusing on a niche activity while effectively putting the rest of the forum on ignore. We have not made exceptions in the past, and can not make exceptions in this instance. Sorry!
 

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Has there ever been a draft in the past with below criteria:

Can pick any players who fulfill the below criteria

1. Player should never have won the WC
2. Player should never have won the UCL
3. Player should never have won Euros

No block list and simple snake style drafting.

Edit: Might actually block a couple of players like Figueroa/Zico
 
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Always enjoyed the sheep drafts or the monopoly ones. Would be up for being involved potentially so include me on any list.
 

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Has there ever been a draft in the past with below criteria:

Can pick any players who fulfill the below criteria

1. Player should never have won the WC
2. Player should never have won the UCL
3. Player should never have won Euros

No block list and simple snake style drafting.
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Has there ever been a draft in the past with below criteria:

Can pick any players who fulfill the below criteria

1. Player should never have won the WC
2. Player should never have won the UCL
3. Player should never have won Euros

No block list and simple snake style drafting.

Edit: Might actually block a couple of players like Figueroa/Zico
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Has there ever been a draft in the past with below criteria:

Can pick any players who fulfill the below criteria

1. Player should never have won the WC
2. Player should never have won the UCL
3. Player should never have won Euros

No block list and simple snake style drafting.

Edit: Might actually block a couple of players like Figueroa/Zico
I'd be up for that.

Should add, for clarity, "UCL or the old EC" (but I'm guessing you had that in mind anyway).
 

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Welcome back from your hibernation!
Ha! I was back - and ready to dominate the world - but that league thing just fizzled out. Shame, really - I liked the concept.

But, to pat myself on the back, I did say it probably wouldn't work.

Anyway - thanks, mate. I'm up for a draft - and this one is definitely my cup of tea. Or, you know, tea laced with vodka.