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Season 39 Trades: 11
Paul Atreides 7/7 DF - Why have a 0/4 aging to 0/11 for 5k when you could buy this superb 7/7 for 10k!! [Unsporting Lisbon]
Theo Hernández 2/11 DF - MF or DF old, more SL [Orgullo Atlético]
Ruben Semedo 2/10 DF - Why have a 0/8 to a 0/15 for 250k when you could have this 2/10 - 2/17 for 100k [Unsporting Lisbon]
Rory Friel 5/15 DF - cash/cp and a throw away old useless DF [Inbhir Narainn]
Jeff Astle 6/15 FW - Cash [Leicester Foxes]
Nelson Semedo 2/10 DF - Cash or cp [Leicester Foxes]
Mark Noble 5/15 MF - 75k or a CP [Thames Ironworks F.C.]
Michail Antonio 5/15 MF - 75k or a CP [Thames Ironworks F.C.]
Paolo Rossi 6/13 FW - 35k ono [Thames Ironworks F.C.]
For Sale: Need a cheap but decent forward! [Huascaran Heights]
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WHO NEEDS WHAT?
  • Kaisayr Need:
    Some shots would be nice  
  • Old Colony F.C. Need:

    1. Promotion

    2. Advance in both Cups

     
  • Hamilton Invaders Need:

    Cash lots of it

     
  • Kaisayr Need:
    Some shots would be nice  
  • Inbhir Narainn Need:

    To get to grips with the new game ASAP.

     
  • Newkie Illuminati Need:

    The games to commence smiley

     
LATEST POLLS
 Poll Title  Initiator  Returned  Closing Date 
 Allow Swansong to Be Applied to Special Player  Brian Beerman  8  2018-03-01 18:15:46 
 Selling back players  Mike Parnaby  4  2018-03-21 14:07:04 
 Hidden Special Abilities  Adam Meney  12  2018-04-08 15:59:05 
 Allow Swansong to Be Applied to Special Player 
 Should players with previously assigned Special Ability (i.e. from a previous season - not to be used with an ability selected during the current season) be allowed rob Swansong? 
   Yes - great idea, Brian! 
   Definitely yes! Why did it take you so long to think of this, Brian?! 
   Not sure - need more time and/or discussion to consider. 
   No - one Special Ability per player, no exceptions (Booo). 
  
  
DEBATES
 Topic   Initiator   Replies  
 Allow Swansong on Special Ability Player  Brian Beerman  3 
 Future Special Abilitites  Adam Meney  37 
 Future Special Abilitites
Warren De Niese - January 10th 2018 21:16

Paul's original suggestions actually sound great. Would add a bit of personality to the algorithms.

Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:03
Fair Weather Player - doesn't like the rain, only turns up when the weather is fair. Not a rainy night in Stenhousemuir type of player +2 when sunny +1 when dry -11 or 2 is wet, raining, freezing

Blame Game Player - When team morale is high he enjoys the game. When team morale is down st.......................
Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:01
Lost formatting in the post. iPad to blame.
Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:00
Fair Weather Player - doesn't like the rain, only turns up when the weather is fair. Not a rainy night in Stenhousemuir type of player +2 when sunny +1 when dry -11 or 2 is wet, raining, freezing Blame Game Player - When team morale is high he enjoys the game. When team morale is down starts the.......................
Adam Meney - July 14th 2017 8:53

I am a little dissapointed with myself for not getting some new abilities in for you this preseason. I have not had to the time to test them properly and I am still working on them.

I am hoping to get some of these in for next season.

  • LONE STRIKER: This FW will a.......................
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MATCH COMMENTS
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Match 3
Inbhir Narainn v Teddybears F.C. 
Last opportunity to get the rust out our system before the real thing
starts on Friday.
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Match 4
M.V.V. Caledonian v Old Colony F.C. 
Both sides missing our top MA's. MVV with a stronger Midfield.
We'll need to attack a lot to win this one.
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