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    FIF Fantasy Draft - Serie A Edition

    Going to try another one of these, with exclusively Serie A players.

    We'll do 8-10 participants again, depending on demand. I'm going to participate in this one because, well, I feel like it.

    Preference will be given to people who didn't participate in the first one. Also, I'll invite Shaun back so he can defend his title.

    Post below if you're interested.

    Rules:

    - 8 posters are participating in this competition.
    - The aim of the competition is to select a team of 11 players (1 must be a goalkeeper, 3 to 5 defenders, 2 to 5 midfielders and 1-4 attackers), choosing from players playing today, and keeping in mind their general form right now and within the last year (as a rule of thumb). The general idea is to make the best team possible.
    - The participants will each take turns to select one player in ascending order (Participant 1 will select first, followed by Participant 2, then Partipant 3 etc.).
    - Once the first round of the draft is complete (all 8 participants have chosen a player), the second round begins. It operates the same as the first draft, except this time in descending order (Participant 8 picks first, Participant 7 picks second, etc.). This is to ensure that those towards the end of the list get fair picks.
    - You have 24 hours to pick your draft, so check this thread often if you're involved. If you don't draft within the 24 hours, your turn will be forfeited and go on to the next participant on the list - you'll get two picks your next turn instead. Also, write a quick writeup on the player you've chosen (not an essay, just a few lines), eg. 'why he fits into your team, his strengths' and so on. Maybe even add a picture of the player in question, just for the heck of it.
    - When selecting a player, it's generally a good idea to have a balanced mix of defensive and attacking players, as your team will be going up against another poster's team - see yourself as a coach, where things like tactics matter - it's not a competetion about having the 11 best players, but the single greatest team.
    - Not a rule per se, but I think it would help things run smoothly if the when a person has picked a player, send a PM to the next guy in line to know it's his turn.
    - I'll try to organize this thing as well as I can. So your only job, if you're participating, is just to follow the rules and have fun in the best football-nerdy way possible!
    - Players must be registered to a Serie A club for the 2015-16 season to be eligible. I.E. - no Banega or Dani Alves. Additionally, if a player is owned by a Serie A club but on loan abroad, they are not eligible to be picked. If a player is on loan in Serie A (Rudiger), he IS eligible to be picked

    Black = Attackers
    Green = Midfielders
    Yellow = Defenders
    Orange = Goalkeepers

    Round 1
    KevinB - Pogba
    JJM - Higuain
    Lyran - Dybala
    ADRossi - Marchisio
    NFC - Glik
    DomesticatedPimp - Pjanic
    Dylan - Nainggolan
    Shaun - Hamsik

    Round 2
    Shaun - Insigne
    Dylan - Barzagli
    DomesticatedPimp - Icardi
    NFC - Candreva
    ADRossi - Salah
    Lyran - Perisic
    JJM - Bernardeschi
    KevinB - Bacca

    Round 3
    KevinB - Biglia
    JJM - Berardi
    Lyran - Cuadrado
    ADRossi - Miranda
    NFC - Biabiany
    DomesticatedPimp - Handanovic
    Dylan - Bonaventura
    Shaun - Allan

    Round 4
    Shaun - Morata
    Dylan - Pavoletti
    DomesticatedPimp - Toneli
    NFC - Duncan
    ADRossi - Mandzukic
    Lyran - Khedira
    JJM - Valero
    KevinB - Brozovic

    Round 5
    KevinB - Chiellini
    JJM - Bonucci
    Lyran - Manolas
    ADRossi - Sandro
    NFC - Murillo
    DomesticatedPimp - Hysaj
    Dylan - Vazquez
    Shaun - Florenzi

    Round 6
    Shaun - Koulibaly
    Dylan - Giaccherini
    DomesticatedPimp - Romagnoli
    NFC - Acerbi
    ADRossi - Jorginho
    Lyran - Soriano
    JJM - Kondogbia
    KevinB -Peres

    Round 7
    KevinB - Ghoulam
    JJM - Vrsaljko
    Lyran - Ansaldi
    ADRossi - Lichtsteiner
    NFC - Zielinski
    DomesticatedPimp - Evra
    Dylan - De Rossi
    Shaun - Fernando

    Round 8
    Shaun - Saponara
    Dylan - Antonelli
    DomesticatedPimp - Balde
    NFC - Illicic
    ADRossi - Buffon
    Lyran - Rodriguez
    JJM - Albiol
    KevinB - Il Faraone

    Round 9
    KevinB - Donnarumma
    JJM - Viviani
    Lyran - Rincon
    ADRossi -Mertens
    NFC - Sportiello
    DomesticatedPimp - Strootman
    Dylan - Zappacosta
    Shaun - Alonso

    Round 10
    Shaun - De Vrij
    Dylan - Astori
    DomesticatedPimp - Sansone
    NFC - Gomez
    ADRossi - Maksimovic
    Lyran - Reina
    JJM - Viviano
    Kevin B - Anderson

    Round 11
    KevinB - Zukanovic
    JJM - Digne
    Lyran -
    ADRossi - Badelj
    NFC - Klose
    DomesticatedPimp -
    Dylan -
    Shaun -
    Last edited by ADRossi; 14 Jun 16 at 17:18.

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    Nice. Yep, I'm definitely in
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    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

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    I wanna go at this too
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    I'd like to have a go as well.

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    Alright, halfway there. 4 more people.

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    Not around enough to participate, but will be interested to see what the teams wind up looking like. I think this is more interesting than the global draft where everyone has a team full of superstars.

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    Alright, due to an apparent lack of interest, I'm opening things back up to the other 7 people who participated in the last draft.

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    I'd do it again if numbers are needed. I encourage others to do so who haven't tried it yet.

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    I'll join too then lads. But don't be too harsh if I miss a certain time of player vote. I got finals
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    Beautiful, as of now we have:

    1. Shaun
    2. JJM
    3. Lyran
    4. KevinB
    5. NFC
    6. Dylan
    7. Yours truly

    Need 1 or 3 more people.

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    Bandeira needs to participate to see who selects the most RuBe players him or Shaun. But seriously we need wide raging partication, enjy should try it too.
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    Im in
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    referees 'without question' favour juve? i think youre overstating the effect of buying out the refs.
    On Brozovic:
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    He's like bitcoin in January, sell him on a high while you can.

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    Randomly generated the draft order:

    Pick # Team Name
    1 KevinB
    2 JJM
    3 Lyran
    4 ADRossi
    5 NFC
    6 DomesticatedPimp
    7 Dylan
    8 Shaun

    KevinB has been PM'd and we are underway.

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    The first picks have a huge advantage. The top 3 players in serie A are a big jump over the rest of the players in the league right now
    Quote Originally Posted by DM_ View Post
    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
    The first picks have a huge advantage. The top 3 players in serie A are a big jump over the rest of the players in the league right now
    When JJM takes Miranda at #2 you'll be eating your words

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    Well, if he backs up all the shit talking he was doing during the last draft he should. He won't have the balls
    Quote Originally Posted by DM_ View Post
    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun View Post
    The first picks have a huge advantage. The top 3 players in serie A are a big jump over the rest of the players in the league right now
    as are the top 2, but you didnt complain when you got messi :p
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    referees 'without question' favour juve? i think youre overstating the effect of buying out the refs.
    On Brozovic:
    Quote Originally Posted by nurko View Post
    He's like bitcoin in January, sell him on a high while you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DomesticatedPimp View Post
    as are the top 2, but you didnt complain when you got messi :p
    I'll just go ahead and give you Icardi now eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DomesticatedPimp View Post
    as are the top 2, but you didnt complain when you got messi :p
    I think having a top pick is always an advantage, but there are only three difference makers in Serie A right now. A team with Pogba is so much more impressive than a team with Hamsik or Salah. A lineup with Messi is impressive obviously, the difference on paper between him Griezmann for example isn't near as high. Or maybe it is, but in theoretical situation Griezmann still seems like a likely game-changer, whereas I think the top 3 or maybe 4 players in Serie A are the only ones that can really win a game on their own with any regularity.
    Quote Originally Posted by DM_ View Post
    Then we'll just buy the federation and create our own rules.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pimpin View Post
    I dont think juventus are willing to sell

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