Joan_pompey

billthegrunt

  • joined Oct 27, 2011
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Playing YFF as Clean Plate FC in NMA Beat the Bloggers League #5.

WARNING: I am an opinionated player, but not very good (yet).

At left: John Anthony Portsmouth Football Club Westwood (affectionately known to us as "Lord Pompey") with the General Manager (playing as Joan FC in NMA Beat the Bloggers League #5), DC United vs. Portsmouth, RFK Stadium, Washington, DC, July 24, 2010

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 36

Best of luck to all this weekend! Name Pos Count Capt L. Suarez F 49 31 A. Ramsey M 46 3 S. Agüero F 40 W. Rooney F 38 16 V. Kompany D 34 L. Holtby M 33 ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: After the Flood

After the record-breaking week we just had I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the new Top 50, single vs. double game players and any other insights we might be able to draw from...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 31

Not quite 40+, Ken, but 12 brave ones picking McGregor as their GK in a double-game week is still pretty impressive. Best of luck to all! Name Pos Count Capt L. Suarez F 50 49 ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 30

Only 49 players were counted for some reason - will try to update later. I hope whoever left Suarez on their bench as captain is OK. Best of luck to all this weekend! Name Position Count C...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 29

With limited options Bill guides us through who the Top 50 picked this week.

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Extreme midfielder shortage this week

Noticed this as I tried to cobble together a side from the ten teams available. Of the top 25 (most expensive) midfielders in the game, only five are available. And of the five (Sidwell, Lampard,...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 28

Taking the armband away from LS is still hard to do. By the way, there are 2 M5's and 6 D4's among the Top 50 picks this week. Not sure what that might mean - maybe the smart money is getting a...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 27

Best of luck to all this weekend! Name Pos Count Capt L. Suarez F 50 48 D. Sturridge F 34 2 M. Debuchy D 34 S. Cazorla M 29 S. Gerrard M 28 A. Kolarov ...

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Global Top 48 Player Picks: Week 26 (Now 50, count 'em, 50!)

Apologies to Nos. 49 and 50; we're forced to use airport wi-fi this week. Managed to redo the list in flight (gotta love Gogo). Best of luck to all! Name Pos Count Capt L. Suarez F 50 4...

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Top 50 Player Picks: Week 25

Who are the current top 50 global players banking on this week? Did you follow suit?

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 24

Just one brave soul this time. Best of luck to all this weekend! Name Pos Count Capt L. Suárez F 50 49 M. Debuchy D 42 S. Cazorla M 36 C. Eriksen M 33 M. Özil M ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 23

Welcome a few new names (and one old familiar captain) to the Top 50 picks. Best of luck to all this week! Player Pos Count Capt L. Suárez F 50 48 C. Eriksen M 33 M. Debuchy D...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 22

Understandably short list this week, given the matchups. I trimmed the sub list to B1's only, thinking that knowing the first off the bench might be a bit more useful. Best of luck to all this...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 21

Let's take a look at the most popular picks from the Top 50 globally ranked players heading into Week 21.

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 20

Happy New Year and best of luck to all! Name Position Count Captain L. Suárez F 50 50 T. Walcott M 46 M. Debuchy D 37 Á. Negredo F 30 V. Kompany D 26 L....

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 19

Best of luck to all this weekend! Name Position Count Captain L. Suárez F 50 35 W. Rooney F 43 7 T. Walcott M 38 V. Kompany D 32 E. Dzeko F 31 7 M. Debuchy ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Boxing Day Edition

A few new captains in the mix this time. Happy Holidays and best of luck to all! Player Position Count Captain L. Suárez F 50 47 M. Debuchy D 45 Y. Cabaye M 37 W....

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 17

As expected Suarez is 50/50 as captain. Six of the Top 50 go to a two-man front (indicated by the subs below), 3 benching Rooney and 3 benching other forwards (presumably as cover for Rooney). B...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 16

Nice to see a little more diversity among the captain picks this time. I'm going all-Everton on defense this weekend. Best of luck to all! Player Position Count Captain L. Suárez F 50 3...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 15

Easy to count the captains again this week. Six of the Top 50 have gone to a two-man front and benched Rooney. We'll see if that was wise. And one kept Rooney as a starter! Best of luck to all! ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 14 (plus Subs)

Looks like the smart money is betting on a Liverpool rout of Norwich (me too). Subs may play a key role in this short turnaround game week, so I've included them as well. Best of luck to all! P...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 13

Best of luck to all this weekend! Position Count Capt L. Suárez F 50 22 S. Agüero F 48 28 M. Debuchy D 42 M. Özil M 37 P. Coutinho M 37 Y. Cabaye M 33 ...

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Going for Broke on Defense

For the last three weeks I've been running a little experiment in a desperate attempt to improve my mid-table standing in YFF _ choosing defenders and a goalkeeper all from the same team. On the...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 11

Best of luck to all this weekend! Position Name Count Capt F L. Suárez 50 46 M M. Özil 46 F S. Agüero 46 4 D D. Lovren 37 M P. Coutinho 33 M Yaya Touré 3...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 10

Best of luck to all this weekend! Position Name Count Capt F L. Suárez 50 18 M M. Özil 47 F S. Agüero 44 31 M D. Silva 34 D D. Lovren 31 G B. Myhill 26 ...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 9 (Post-Suarez)

No surprises here. The 35-point bonus for making Suarez your captain made a huge difference in the standings. The remarkable thing is that four gamers who had Giroud and Rooney are still in the Top...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 8

Here it is, finally. Due to the YFF site problems over the weekend this list shows the current Top 50, after Week 8 was completed. Pos Name Count Capt D B. Ivanovic 27 D L. Baines ...

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How's Yahoo working for you?

For me the answer is "better, but it's not back to normal yet." When I go to my team page YFF still declares that my squad is "out of sync" but it refreshes itself and updates fairly quickly. I had...

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 6

Sorted by position this weekend. Best of luck to all! Position Name Count Capt D L. Baines 44 12 D M. Debuchy 14 D A. Kolarov 12 D N. Vidic 12 D P....

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Global Top 50 Player Picks: Week 5

Week 5 Top 50 Player choices:

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