We are playing for £715 in competition nine.
From the 51 who made it into round three we selected 10 teams and there was ( very surprisingly ) two non entries as follows...
11 - Celtic
09 - Leeds
09 - WBA
06 - Dundee Utd
06 - Liverpool
03 - Inverness
02 - Newcastle
02 - No entry
01 - Arsenal
01 - Hibs
01 - Rangers
From the ten teams selected a very disappointing seven failed to hit home.
First surprise came at Elland Road where an OG from Hernandez on the 59th minute gave Wigan all three points against Leeds and out went the following 9 of you...
A further 6 of you tried their luck on runaway Scottish Championship leaders Dundee Utd who were home to Arbroath,however a goal from Wighton on the 26th minute and it was all three points to the visitors and out went..
3 went for Inverness who were playing at home against struggling Alloa,the tie was to finish all square at 1-1 and therefore out went...
Newcastle were at home to Norwich City and this was enough to get 2 of you fancying the "Toon,the game was to finish goalless and out went..
Ibroxbear - Previous winner
The other three teams to let us down were at Burnley who were playing hosts to Arsenal ( 0-0 ),at Easter Road with Hibs entertaining St Mirren ( 2-2 ) and at Ibrox where the famous could only manage a draw against the Sheep ( 0-0 ),and respectively the 3 who selected Arsenal,Hibs and Rangers were...
Cambuslangranger 2 - Previous winner
And finally but very surprisingly we had two no shows when both Bigbluebear1971 and Skf failed to come in,hopefully both posters are well.
So another 25 out which takes us up to 117 players lost in only three rounds...Mmmmmm.
Well done to the 26 who made it into round four,the share value currently sits at........
THE FORMATThat i am using..
1.League fixtures from the top two divisions in both Scotland and England.
2.Saturday and Sunday fixtures only.
3.No less than twenty fixtures.
( rounds 1-4 )
( rounds 1-4 )
Basic and simple...
1.Select a team,if it wins you are through.
2.You cannot select this team again.
3.You can edit your selection until kick off.
4.If your selected fixture is abandoned you carry through to the next round however you will be required to select an EXTRA team.
5.If your selected fixture is postponed you can either wait until the following round to pick an EXTRA ( as above ) or simply edit.
6.If you fail to enter you will be eliminated.
7.There can be no sharing of the pot at level one stage.if all players were to exit at a particular round then all who took part in THAT round would be immediately reinstated for the next.
( Rounds 5 - 10 )
( Rounds 5 - 10 )
You are now requested to select TWO teams and from this round onwards you may be offered a share of the pot...
1.If both your selections win you go through to the next round or win the full pot if all of your opponents fail.
2.If only one of your selections win you may be offered a share of the pot ( pro rata ) or win the full pot if all of your opponents fail to get any selections correct.
3.If all players fail to get any of their selections correct then all will be offered a share of the pot ( pro rata ).
4.If one player decides to take the share then all must take a share.
5.All players who are subject to a share will be alerted and a decision has to be made no later than Monday midnight.( If no decision is made we take it as read that you wish to continue ).
Arrive at round 10 and we have some very lucky/good players on our hands as in essence you have just completed a thirteen team accumulator.
All winnings will be paid out via bank transfer only ( the same as it came in ),i will message the winner(s) requesting their bank details and money will be transferred immediately.
On completion of each competition there will be a short pause ( about two weeks ) where we will offer places to other forum members who may be interested in coming in and adding to an already respectful pot.
With five pounds now released from every player the pool pot now sits at...