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New Game - Pick-a-winner Premier League
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Hey, I'm Bowl, I'm a newbie here but I've been on quite a few forums around the world so I'm nothing new in that sense I've been playing a game on a tennis forum for a couple of years(So does another guy on footytube, I won't mention his name) and I though it would translate into football quite well.

See the rules, tell me if you like it

Playing is simple: over the course of the year choose any 3 matches from the upcoming Premier league weekend(10 matches), and post who you think will win them. The scoring points besides each fixture represent the points you score if the corresponding team wins. Whoever has the most points at the end of the year is the winner.

Example picks - Say that weekend the fixtures were:
Chelsea vs Sunderland(2-17)
Everton vs Arsenal(14-4)
Villa vs Man Utd(13-7)
Man city vs Birmingham(5-15)
Newcastle vs Fulham(6-16)
Stoke vs Liverpool(14-6)
Spurs vs Blackburn(5-12)
West Ham vs Blackpool(11-8)
Wolves vs Bolton(13-6)

Then [Player 1] comes along and makes these picks:
Paw01 Sunderland over Chelsea
Paw02 Liverpool over Stoke
Paw03 Newcastle over Fulham

Then say these were the results:
Chelsea 0-3 Sunderland
Liverpool 0-2 Stoke
Newcastle 0-0 Fulham
[Player 1] would get 17 points from Sunderland, 0 points from Liverpool(Because he got it wrong) and 3 points from Newcastle(Points were halved because it was a draw). Total score of 20 for that week. Get it?

Before posting picks, check that the matches haven't started yet.

A pick that is posted after a match started is invalid and may be replaced.

In case a match doesn't take place due to withdrawal or change of the draw, the pick is invalid and may be replaced. If a player retires or is defaulted after the match has started (even if just one point was played), the pick is valid.

If you want to amend a previous pick (cancel or change), quote the original post and add a new message to this thread. Don't edit a post and never delete it!

Don't forget, you're limited to 3 picks throughout the weekend
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Odds for week 3(18th-20th December)
Sunderland vs Bolton(10-10)
Arsenal vs Stoke(TBD)
Birmingham vs Newcastle(11-9)
Blackburn vs West Ham(8-13)
Wigan vs Villa(11-9)
Liverpool vs Fulham(9-12)
West Brom vs Wolves(8-12)
Blackpool vs Spurs(11-9)
Chelsea vs Man Utd(TBD)
Man city vs Everton(7-13)
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Is there a way to edit posts on this website? I'd like to know please.

So, pick from this weekends games now:
Arsenal v Fulham(4-16)
Birmingham vs Spurs(13-8)
Blackburn v Wolverhampton(9-12)
Chelsea v Everton(2-16)
Man City v Bolton(8-12)
Wigan v Stoke(14-7)
Blackpool v Man Utd(15-3)
West Brom v Newcastle(10-10)
Sunderland v West Ham(7-13)
Liverpool v Aston Villa(10-10)

Bowls picks:
Paw01 Liverpool over Aston Villa
Paw02 Wigan over Stoke
Paw03 Newcastle over West Brom

Pick now!
Lifeguard (FootyTube Moderator) 6 years ago
Scores for the Saturday games:
Wigan Athletic 2 - 2 Stoke City
Manchester City 1 - 0 Bolton Wanderers
Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton
Blackburn Rovers 3 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Birmingham City 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal 2 - 1 Fulham
Edit: Sunday's Results:
Sunderland 1 - 0 West Ham United
West Bromwich Albion 3 - 1 Newcastle United
Monday's game:
Liverpool 3 - 0 Aston Villa
FootyRulz (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Yeah there is a way to edit. Move your mouse over the comment and click the edit button then click save when your done
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Thanks. Leaderboard up in post 3(In a sec )
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Leaderboard week 1:
Name.... Played.... Points
Bowl.... 3.... 17
LG.... 3.... 17
Ruiz.... 3.... 17
Harry.... 3.... 17
Sj.... 3.... 4

For week 1, the perfect picks would be West Brom over Newcastle, Liverpool over Aston Villa and Blackburn over Wolves for 29 points.

Leaderboard for week 2:
Name.... Played.... Points(Max)
Billiam.... 3.... 29
Lifeguard.... 3.... 27. 5
Harry17.... 3.... 27
Hangtime.... 3.... 26
Reidscott.... 3.... 22. 5
Chelseaman.... 3.... 16
Blueskies.... 3.... 15
Sjsung.... 3.... 9
Greatscot.... 3.... 5

Week 3:
Player.... Played.... Points
Cm93.... 3.... 27
LG.... 3.... 17
GS.... 2.... 13
Billiam.... 3.... 4
Harry.... 0.... 0
Sj.... 1.... 0
HTime.... 1.... 0

Week 4/5:
Player.... Points
Harry.... 52. 5
HT.... 30(Missed 1 match)
Bowl.... 27(Missed 1 match)
Header.... 27
GS.... 24. 5
LG.... 23(Missed 1)
Cm93.... 22. 5
Bonus - 3 to GS and 10 to Harry

Week 6:
Player.... Points
Harry.... 29
Bowl.... 29
LG.... 28
Cm93.... 22
Header.... 22(Last week - Banned by Mods)
GS.... 19

Week 7:
Cm93 21
LG 19
GS 13

Bonuses added - See P4.

Week 8:
GS.... 21
Bowl.... 19. 5
Harry.... 19
CM.... 14(+Spurs)
LG.... 9. 5

Overall leaderboard:
Name.... Played.... Points
Lifeguard.... 23.... 138
Harry17.... 18.... 144. 5
Chelseaman.... 20.... 126. 5
Billiam.... 20.... 122. 5
Greatscot.... 20.... 92. 5
Hangtime.... 9.... 56
TheHeader.... 9.... 49
Reidscott.... 3.... 22. 5
Blueskies.... 3.... 15
Sjsung.... 7.... 14

Sjsung (Arsenal) 6 years ago
Hmm.... Interesting game you got there! Isn't 1 year really long? Can we make it like 1 month or something?

My 3 are:

Bolton over Man City
Spurs over Birmingham
Newcastle over West Brom

(by the way, do I know you? )
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
May shorten the game, depends on the intrest, we only have 2 player and we have 40 mins till the games begin. We shall see.

And yes, you do know me, I'm Bowl
Lifeguard (FootyTube Moderator) 6 years ago
Because I'm late to this, i'll choose games yet to play:

Liverpool over Aston Villa
Newcastle over West Brom
Sunderland over West Ham
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Leaderboard up in post 3    Entries still accepted until the kick-off of the game
Harry17 (Manchester United) 6 years ago
Nice game ma choice  Liverpool over Aston Villa,  Newcastle over West Brom,  Sunderland over West Ham
FootyRulz (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Ill do for today: Liverpool beat villa, Newcastle beat west brom and Sunderland beat west ham
GreatScot (Rangers)(Footytube Staff) 6 years ago
Hey Bowl, I'm in for the start of next weekend!
Lifeguard (FootyTube Moderator) 6 years ago
Where do you get your numbers Bowl? I. E. The numbers behind the team names: Liverpool vs Aston Villa (10-10)
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
I was actually making them up this week, I plan to work a good formula out within a couple of weeks.
So these first 2-3 weeks are absolute madness. Just getting orginised. Hoping to get a good game going eventually
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Leaderboard week 1:
Name.... Played.... Points
Bowl.... 3.... 17
LG.... 3.... 17
Ruiz.... 3.... 17
Harry.... 3.... 17
Sj.... 3.... 4

Everyone wins(Apart from Sj)!

Thanks for playing!
Sjsung (Arsenal) 6 years ago
Darn lol
Lifeguard (FootyTube Moderator) 6 years ago
First round is over, didn't do too badly either. Looks like this could catch on here, it's kinda fun
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
New formula used, see 4th comment of this post.
Villa vs West Brom(9-4)
Everton vs Wigan(10-11)
Fulham vs Sunderland(12-8)
Stoke vs Blackpool(10-11)
West ham vs Man city(12-6)
Newcastle vs Liverpool(11-9)
Bolton vs Blackburn(10-10)
Wolves vs Birmingham(12-8)
Spurs vs Chelsea(11-9)
Arsenal vs Man utd(10-10)

Billiam's picks:
Villa over West Brom
Man utd over Arsenal
Bolton over Blackburn

Pick NOW!
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Also, there are 30 games within 10 days at the end of December/Beginning of January. We may pick those all as 1, with 10 picks, as I am on holiday and lots of games will be postponed
Sjsung (Arsenal) 6 years ago
Bowl why don't you do the same formula as mtf except using league points? Or a modified version of that?
Sjsung (Arsenal) 6 years ago
Arsenal over ManUtd  AstonVilla over WestBrom  WestHam over ManCity
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
Points for team A = 10sqrt b/sqrt a
Points for team be = 10sqrt a/sqrt be
So for Aston Villa vs West brom we'd get (8. 79 - 3. 62), rounded to (9-4). That should work, I'll put some of the values in now
GreatScot (Rangers)(Footytube Staff) 6 years ago
Hey my picks are;  Everton over Wigan  Stoke over Blackpool  Liverpool over Newcastle
Lifeguard (FootyTube Moderator) 6 years ago
I think i'll go out on a limb for some of my picks -  -Spurs over Chelsea  -Wolves over Birmingham  -Man Utd over Gunners
HangTime (Chelsea) 6 years ago
This is a cool game. You should give time for more to sign up. I would like to play also.  I can still play right?  
Billiam (Chelsea) 6 years ago
You can join at any time Thanks for joining

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