Sand League 2019-20 In Season Banter Thread

Discussion in 'Games & Fantasy' started by Hal, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    First leg results of Sandy Cup semifinals:

    Aviators (33) vs. Tips Terrierss (41)
    Locomotiv Lewisham (33) vs. Kicking and Screaming (50)

    First semifinal matchup is looking like it will be a close finish, and the second semi could be close also if Locomotiv returns to their high scoring ways for the second leg. Good luck to the final four in a week from today:thumbsup:(FA Cup matches are this weekend so the next gameweek will start on Jan 10)
     
  2. blech

    blech Member+

    Jun 24, 2002
    California
    Looks like we have another issue with an illegal trade yesterday. Felipe Anderson is on 2 teams. It still needs to be corrected

    By the way, on the 3rd sheet of the GDoc, I updated the sort on the current players yesterday.

    Happy 2020!
     
  3. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Final points will be posted later but we have a definitive champion for the Sandy Cup. Kicking & Screaming takes the title! Their squad will be added to the Sandy Cup as the 4th winner of the tournament, here is the updated list:

    2016-2017: FergyRedNose
    2017-2018: FergyRedNose
    2018-2019: Soccer Steve
    2019-2020: Kicking & Screaming

    As the winner of the Sandy Cup, the signature of 2019-2020 Sandy Cup Winner can be added to your profile if you choose with all bragging rights attached. Congratulations to Kicking & Screaming manager David Bartels:thumbsup:
     
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  4. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Final score of Sandy Cup Final:

    Kicking & Screaming: 34 points
    Tips Terriers: 20 points
     
  5. David Bartels

    David Bartels Member

    Minnesota United
    United States
    Jul 28, 2019
    Cheers, quite an honor!
     
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  6. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I’ll be starting a MLS fantasy league soon once the official site has it up and running. Hoping to get some managers from All-Rocks who also follow MLS in addition to EPL. I’ll post the league code from the official MLS fantasy league site once I can create it, it will be called MLS All-Rockstars to incorporate an All-Rocks theme. I’ll probably open it up as a public league to get a large amount of teams, but hopefully a good percentage of All-Rocks managers too. Planning to run some intra-league tournaments for the MLS fantasy league as well, I’ll keep you all posted:thumbsup:
     
  7. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I created the MLS All-Rockstars league on the official MLS Fantasy site for any that want to join. The public league code is JH9LLYN6, hope to see some All-Rocks managers who also follow MLS join the league!
     
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  8. tarvinodos

    tarvinodos Member+

    Jul 17, 2008
    Long Beach, CA
    I'm in. Thanks Norm!
     
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  9. blech

    blech Member+

    Jun 24, 2002
    California
    We've now passed the 2/3 mark with 26 gameweeks played. Current standings...

    Blechs Dawgs.................1360
    Lokomotiv Lewisham.....1306 (*does not yet include point deductions for illegal trades)
    Aviators...........................1282
    Morning Glory.................1250
    Kicking & Screaming......1205
    Storming Gunners..........1172
    BunchofMuppets............1122
    Tips' Terriers...................1053
     
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  10. blech

    blech Member+

    Jun 24, 2002
    California
    Apologies to those not interested in this, but I'm going to continue this digression since there isnt a lot of activity in this thread. Did they increase the amount of money that we have our MLS budget this year? It feels ridiculously high. From a quick pass to create a placeholder team, I still had cash for very strong players on my bench while last year it was always a struggle to find someone who would get on the field when filling those last bench spots...
     
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  11. tarvinodos

    tarvinodos Member+

    Jul 17, 2008
    Long Beach, CA
    Yes, the game has turned into the pick em.
     
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  12. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    I agree with both of you, the budget is too high in my opinion and takes away some of the challenge to put together a squad with hidden gems. It will still be worthwhile playing but I wish they would stop over-tinkering the game, keep it simple and straightforward instead of adding new things that don’t improve the game.
     
  13. Norm Coyle

    Norm Coyle Member

    Jul 14, 2015
    Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Three more spots left until Friday in the MLS fantasy league for any others who would like to join. Only two managers so far from All-Rocks so would be cool to have a few more. If interested, league code is JH9LLYN6
     

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