Gameweek 9 results

October 28, 2014

1 Uriah Rennie 2nd XI Neil Greenwood 42 519
2 NaboombuDirtyYellows Andrew Swift 46 478
3 Upper Bullens Andy Taylor 54 474
4 * Your Ad Here * Matthew Hopkins 38 470
5 Sportingabiggerwig Alex Ritchie 33 467
6 Paris Spinks Germain David Spinks 62 457
7 Bermie Utd Glen Davies 39 449
8 Panza Grande XI Stuart Baker 30 448
9 RayCrawfordsCrackers Rob Hewer 47 447
10 Ciderheads Darren Pope 44 446
11 Gaalatcticos Colin Goulding 37 446
12 Pretty Schitty City Alex Michaluk 54 444
13 Hedgehog Corpse FC Nick Smith 45 442
14 Rip Roaring Reds Sean Whyton 37 442
15 Shoelace Untied Caroline Strong 61 427
16 Neil Madrid Neil Strong 44 423
17 Pescara Rangers Stewart Pope 38 422
18 Biscuitmen Chris Morton 51 408
19 Crazylegs XI David Caldicott 39 407
20 No Recognized Plan Paul Bentz 46 392
21 Get to the choppa Mark Bromham 37 386
22 Who R U DEAN CRIPPS 49 384
23 Luxembourg United Simon Smallbone 37 382
24 Release The Hounds Paul Mitchell 36 380
25 The Mindless Morons John Seacroft 28 376
26 Van Damme United P Hawkins 31 372
27 Real Jorvik FC Simon Brown 40 371
28 Accrington Rudyard Ian Williams 42 368
29 Jordie’s Giants Jordan Raper 27 303

 

Paris Spinks Germain pip Shoelace Untied to this week’s best manager accolade. It could have been a satisfying double win for Shoelace who picked up the October monthly award, but all three of PSG’s outfield subs came in to play to amass 62 points to Shoelace’s 61. Still, Shoelace will be pleased with their progress through October. They’ve risen from 25th to 15th over the course of the month, and get a place on our monthly roll of honour for the first time.

1 Shoelace Untied Caroline Strong 61 193
2 Uriah Rennie 2nd XI Neil Greenwood 42 185
3 Upper Bullens Andy Taylor 54 181
4 Ciderheads Darren Pope 44 173
5 Paris Spinks Germain David Spinks 62 170

 

Shoelace’s emergence from the bottom five into mid table has been helped by one of their elite players finally finding their feet. Alexis Sanchez has contributed 29 points in the last two weeks. That’s a total that’s propelled him to second in the midfielder standings. In the previous three weeks he’d only managed three points. Sanchez’s ownership has fallen dramatically since pre-season, but now we see those that stuck by the Chilean forward reaping the rewards. His 16 point haul this week bags him the player of the week award.

The major headache ahead of the week’s fixtures concerned whether Diego Costa would or wouldn’t play. There were conflicting reports in the run up to kick off. My suggestion that the only thing to do was to upgrade to Sergio Aguero proved to be advice best ignored. Sorry about that. If you made the switch you’d have gained, at best, four points. Although there’s still an orange box next to Costa’s name, so I’m clinging on to the hope that there’ll be some long term gain in making the switch.

 

Player of the week – Alexis Sanchez – 16 points. The form player.

Bargain of the week – Samuel Eto’o – 13 points. This week’s Burnley basher.

Donkey of the week – Branislav Ivanovic – -1 points. Unlucky to be sent off.

Goal of the week – David Silva. Probably doesn’t do this as often as he should. Starts at 1m04s.

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