Gameweek 33 results

April 20, 2015

1 Neil Madrid Neil Strong 61 1,873
2 Hedgehog Corpse FC Nick Smith 57 1,840
3 Pescara Rangers Stewart Pope 47 1,836
4 RayCrawfordsCrackers Rob Hewer 60 1,803
5 NaboombuDirtyYellows Andrew Swift 44 1,800
6 Shoelace Untied Caroline Strong 60 1,780
7 * Your Ad Here * Matthew Hopkins 52 1,774
8 Uriah Rennie 2nd XI Neil Greenwood 63 1,768
9 Upper Bullens Andy Taylor 47 1,766
10 Gaalatcticos Colin Goulding 58 1,753
11 Van Damme United P Hawkins 47 1,735
12 Ciderheads Darren Pope 49 1,718
13 Bermie Utd Glen Davies 45 1,714
14 Accrington Rudyard Ian Williams 57 1,687
15 Who R U DEAN CRIPPS 50 1,686
16 Paris Spinks Germain David Spinks 51 1,675
17 Biscuitmen Chris Morton 54 1,671
18 Pretty Schitty City Alex Michaluk 44 1,661
19 The Mindless Morons John Seacroft 56 1,639
20 Rip Roaring Reds Sean Whyton 31 1,638
21 Panza Grande XI Stuart Baker 41 1,612
22 Get to the choppa Mark Bromham 47 1,592
23 Real Jorvik FC Simon Brown 56 1,547
24 No Recognized Plan Paul Bentz 24 1,540
25 Luxembourg United Simon Smallbone 33 1,538
26 Sportingabiggerwig Alex Ritchie 29 1,517
27 Release The Hounds Paul Mitchell 46 1,493
28 Crazylegs XI David Caldicott 43 1,449
29 Jordie’s Giants Jordan Raper 23 1,178

 

Scores were much more tightly packed this week. Uriah’s narrowly picked up another manager of the week award with 63 points. It’s their second of the season, but after a lax few weeks it’s not going to be enough to put them in contention for the monthly award which will be decided next week. Pescara sit top of the monthly table off the back of their 119 point score of a fortnight ago, with RayCrawfordsCrackers and Van Damme United also in contention.

 

1 Pescara Rangers Stewart Pope 47 213
2 RayCrawfordsCrackers Rob Hewer 60 210
3 Van Damme United P Hawkins 47 202
4 Hedgehog Corpse FC Nick Smith 57 196
5 NaboombuDirtyYellows Andrew Swift 44 190
6 Neil Madrid Neil Strong 61 184

 

Hedgehog, NDYs and Neil Madrid complete a top six with realistic chances of nicking the prize – that’s all of the overall top five in with a chance.

No Buckets teams seem to suffer at the hands of the blank gameweek too much. Most teams managed to turn out at least ten players, and most scored above the weekly average of 33 points. Three other team managed 60+ scores – most tellingly, RCCs, who moved above NDYs into fourth place.

No player dominated the scoring this week. The highest individual score was eleven points, and this was achieved by seven different players. There were more points to be had towards the back of the starting XI than the front, which is a rarity. Five defences kept clean sheets, yet only five attackers scored more than their appearance points. This might explain why so many Buckets managers had similar scores. The majority of us did well in the circumstances to get into the high 40’s, 50’s and above.

 

Player of the week – Andy King – 11 points. Team of the week were arguably Leicester City.

Bargain of the week – Boaz Myhill – 8 points. Not easy to determine who should win this award this week. It’s Andy King’s fault.

Donkey of the week – Ashley Barnes – -2 points. Easily the cheapest set of weekly winners in the history of Buckets.

Goal of the week. Craig Gardner. Thank goodness there was one to pick. 44s in.

 

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