FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

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FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by daib0 » 30 Oct 2016, 20:02

FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

OK, here goes for an easy but fun game. Choose your special teams and sit back and enjoy …

Name any FIVE teams active from the FA Cup First Round that you will go furthest in the competition. Who might be potentially giantkillers?! Or have the luck of the draw? For each team you select you receive five points for every round successfully passed. For example, if you chose Coventry and they lost in the third round, you’d have ten points.

However, if you choose one or more NON-LEAGUE teams your points will be doubled for every round passed, so Sutton United losing in that same third round as previous example Coventry would see you with twenty points. But … of course upsets are more difficult for non-league teams! And … yet again … the draw has been quite unusual this year - lots of non-league teams play against each other so we’re guaranteed at least 9 of them in Round 2.
On the other hand, if you look at the top of League Division 1 - well, these teams should in theory be the strongest. It’s over to you to decide!

Only obvious rule is that you can’t have exactly the same 5 teams as anyone else on your forum!

Get your selections back BEFORE kick-off of the first matches scheduled - so that’s Friday (4th November) before the 7.45 kick-offs … no late selections please, to keep it fair from everyone.



These are the matches in Round One, non-league teams in red, so you’ve got it very easy to decide …

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My selection:

Dag & Red
Plymouth
Peterborough
Walsall
Sheff Utd


Just like that - just give your 5 hopefully successful teams ...
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by bristleposh » 30 Oct 2016, 20:30

As you've put Yeovil in red can I count them as a non-league team, and Dover getting promoted I missed that one

Millwall
Shrewsbury Town
Walsall
Lincoln City
Kidderminster Harriers
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Post by daib0 » 30 Oct 2016, 21:40

Haha, yep, I went a bit too fast on that ...
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Post by daib0 » 30 Oct 2016, 21:42

ah, and two goes per person welcome, as in other games we've done ....
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by DoubleRay » 31 Oct 2016, 14:43

Bolton
Northampton
Posh
Bradford
Lincoln City

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Post by daib0 » 31 Oct 2016, 14:52

That's the stuff lads! Dead synch, just five teams down on paper!!
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by DoubleRay » 31 Oct 2016, 14:55

2nd go.

Fleetwood
Notts County
Walsall
Braintree
Taunton

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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by bristleposh » 31 Oct 2016, 15:50

Braintree
Northampton
Posh
MK Dons
Gillingham

2nd crack of the whip
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Post by Suffolkposh » 31 Oct 2016, 17:22

Millwall
Braintree
Posh
Portsmouth
Sheffield Utf
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by Suffolkposh » 31 Oct 2016, 17:24

2nd go

Bradford City
Stockport
Northampton
Scunthorpe
Sutton Utd
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Post by daib0 » 31 Oct 2016, 17:29

ah, by the way, this is on 6 forums (Reading, Blackpool, Peterborough, Watford, Leeds and Sunderland) so dozen back already ... but this time you play amongst yourselves, not against other forums!
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by daib0 » 02 Nov 2016, 21:09

Good show.

Get them in now, because the way the game is orientated it is impossible for anyone to enter in Round Two. The more the better obviously!!!
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by daib0 » 03 Nov 2016, 15:05

24 hours and a bit left only!
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by tonyp » 03 Nov 2016, 21:31

tonyp
Bolton
Gillingham
MK Dons
Posh
Scunthorpe

poshaussie
Doncaster
Northampton
Port Vale
Posh
Taunton Town
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Re: FA Cup Upsets Game 2016-17

Post by daib0 » 03 Nov 2016, 23:39

tonyp wrote:tonyp
Bolton
Gillingham
MK Dons
Posh
Scunthorpe

poshaussie
Doncaster
Northampton
Port Vale
Posh
Taunton Town

Thanks!

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