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#1204753 - Mon Sep 03 2018 10:16 AM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Tipping Comp
UEFA Champions League
2018-19


The six matches in the final qualifying round (aka the play-off round) were completed last week. The six winners joined the 26 teams who were exempt until the group phase. The draw for the group phase took place on Friday 31st August. If you've got a few hours to kill and/or have an insomnia attack and can't hit the sack, you can read the complete details of the qualifying rounds and the exemption procedures here : Regulations of the UEFA Champions League 2018-19. Most of the 32 teams in this year's comp are familiar names, but there maybe a few qualifiers whose team names will be alien to most of us (see next post).

The group stage commences on Tuesday 18th September (the first round of the tipping comp), and 19 rounds later the UEFA Champions League Final will be played, after almost 8½ months, on Saturday 1st June 2019 at the Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid, Spain [the home ground of Atletico Madrid]. There's a two month mid-winter break, for all of us to grab some R&R, between the last round of the group phase on Wednesday 12th December and the start of the KO Round on Tuesday 12th February 2019.

Rules: they're the same as last year, and the year before. The rules for this comp are simple:
    points
    default

    full-time

    upsets

    perfect picks
    other bonus pts


    dead-heats
    one point for each correct pick.
    if you forget to pick, the away teams are all yours (ineligible for bonus pts),
    however, you receive the WS score if it's more than the aways.
    picks are H-x-A at full-time; extra time and shootout lotteries are ignored.
    if you pick a game solo, you score a bonus point ... or 1 of 2 if we have 12
    or more runners, 1 of 3 if we have 18 or more runners.
    8/8 scores a bonus point. You also receive a knighthood from Her Majesty.
    no one picks a win, whoever picks a draw.
    no one picks a draw, whoever picks the upset win.
    if you pick all home teams (or all bar one), you're ineligible for bonus pts.
    weekly wins vs. wooden spoon countback determine podium finishes;
    if they're identical, bonus points will be used.
Deadline: is always kick-off in the first game of the round, at either 5:55pm or 8:00pm UK time. Please note that all kick-off times in all tipping threads are UK time. UEFA have created two kick-off times for the 2018-19 comp, presumably for revenue reasons re TV broadcast rights (previously all games started at 7:45pm local time). In other words, the deadline is now almost two hours earlier than last year. If you lodge your picks after the start of the first game, or fail to lodge, you score default for that round.
    .Previous winners & medallists:
     
    2003-04 : doomed gtho4 manvinder01\fringe
    2004-05 : gtho4 Sypher ElfTwinkle
    2005-06 : doomed Sypher ElfTwinkle
    2006-07 : ElfTwinkle srini701 Howie72
    2007-08 : doomed Sypher Howie72
    2008-09 : ozzz2002 Howie72 LeoDaVinci
    2009-10 : KrivoyRog Sypher LeoDaVinci
    2010-11 : PaulE N-Bomb paper_aero
    2011-12 : Dizart dg_dave illiniman14
    2012-13 : gtho4 paper-aero Howie72
    2013-14 : Dizart gtho4 KrivoyRog
    2014-15 : paper_aero illiniman14 PaulE
    2015-16 : PaulE George95 ozzz2002
    2016-17 : dg_dave gtho4 toocool4u
    2017-18 : Dizart Howie72 wwe84
    .
We have had multiple winners of this comp, but no-one has won it back-to-back to successfully defend their UEFA title. Dizart won it last year from Howie72 and wwe84. Who's up for the 16th edition of the UEFA Champions League tipping comp? Please sign-in if you'd like to join.


Edited by gtho4 (Tue Sep 18 2018 12:37 PM)

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#1204915 - Tue Sep 04 2018 05:36 PM UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 49155
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This year's Champions League has 26 teams qualifying direct to the Group Stage of 32 teams [previously 22 of the 32 were direct qualifiers]. UEFA have changed the qualification rules and routes for their so-called 2018-2021 Cycle.

Once again a total of 79 teams, from the 55 UEFA member nations, qualified for this year's competition (no team from Leichenstein*) .. 26 direct to the group stage (inside the white rectangle below) and two to the play-off round (countries #12 and #13) .. 10 of the other 51 teams progressed through the four qualifying rounds, to join the two who qualified direct to the six play-off round games. Those 12 teams are the ones outside the white rectangle.
In prior years 22 teams went direct to the group stage and five to the play-off round, with 15 of the other 52 teams progressing through three qualifying rounds, to join those five who qualified direct to the ten play-off round games (aka there were 20 teams are outside the white rectangle).
     The 32 teams in this year's group stage are:
     11 champions from countries ranked 1–11   previously 1-13
       6 runners-up from countries 1–6
       5 third-placed teams from countries 1–5    previously 1-3
       4 fourth-placed teams from countries 1-4   previously zero
       6 the six survivors from the play-off round previously ten

    26 teams qualified direct to the group stage (inside the white rectangle). They bypass all five preliminary rounds .. the four qualifying rounds plus the play-off round.
     1  SPAIN        Barcelona           Atletico Madrid    Real Madrid        Valencia
    2 GERMANY Bayern Munich Schalke 04 Hoffenheim Borussia Dortmund
    3 ENGLAND Manchester City Manchester United Tottenham Hotspur Liverpool
    4 ITALY Juventus Napoli AS Roma Internazionale
    5 FRANCE Paris St Germain AS Monaco Olympique Lyon
    6 RUSSIA Locomotiv Moscow CSKA Moscow
    7 PORTUGAL FC Porto
    8 UKRAINE Shakhtar Donetsk
    9 BELGIUM Club Brugge
    10 TURKEY Galatasara
    11 CZECH REPUBL Viktoria Plezn

    The defending titleholders and the Europa League winners are now guaranteed a spot in the Group Stage. Accordingly, the champions
    of country #11 were placed into the Group Stage instead of the Play-Off Round (being Real's spot, as defending titleholders, as they had
    already qualified through their domestic league) and the 3rd placed team in country #5 were placed into the Group Stage instead of the
    3rd Qualifying (being Atletico's spot, the EL winners, as they had already qualified through their domestic league).
      





    Benfica
    Dynamo Kiev





    12  SWITZERLAND  BSC Young Boys
    13 NETHERLANDS PSV Eindhoven Ajax Amsterdam
    14 GREECE AEK Athens PAOK Salonika
    15 AUSTRIA FC Salzburg
    16 CROATIA Dinamo Zagreb
    17 ROMANIA
    18 DENMARK
    19 BELARUS BATE Borisov
    20 POLAND
    21 SWEDEN
    22 ISRAEL
    23 SCOTLAND
    24 CYPRUS
    25 NORWAY
    26 AZERBAIJAN
    27 BULGARIA
    28 SERBIA Red Star Belgrade
    29 KAZAKHSTAN
    30 SLOVENIA
    33 HUNGARY MOL Vidi
    The remaining six spots (the ones outside the white square) were filled from the 12 teams in the play-off round, being the 10 of 52 teams
    that made it through the four qualifying rounds, and the two teams that auto-qualified for the play-off round (countries ranked 12 and 13).
* the seven teams in Leichenstein play in the Swiss national league. The winners of the Leichenstwen Cup qualify for the Europa League. No team from Leichenstein has qualified to play in the Champions League through either route.

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#1204916 - Tue Sep 04 2018 05:37 PM UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           


UEFA ( 1 ) Tue 18th Sep
UEFA ( 2 ) Wed 19th Sep
UEFA ( 3 ) Tue 2nd Oct
UEFA ( 4 ) Wed 3rd Oct
UEFA ( 5 ) Tue 23rd Oct
UEFA ( 6 ) Wed 24th Oct
UEFA ( 7 ) Tue 6th Nov
UEFA ( 8 ) Wed 7th Nov
UEFA ( 9 ) Tue 27th Nov
UEFA ( 10 ) Wed 28th Nov
UEFA ( 11 ) Tue 11th Dec
UEFA ( 12 ) Wed 12th Dec
UEFA ( 13 ) Tue 12th Feb
UEFA ( 14 ) Tue 5th March
UEFA ( 15 ) Tue 9th April
UEFA ( 16 ) Tue 16th April
UEFA ( 17 ) Tue 30th April
UEFA ( 18 ) Tue 7th May
UEFA ( 19 ) Sat 1st June *FINAL*


full schedule of all group
matches shown on right

kick-off times are all UK time
Matchday 1: 18-19 September
1 - Tue 18 Sep
Group A 20:00 Club Brugge v Borussia Dortmund (8PM)
Group A 20:00 AS Monaco v Atletico Madrid (8PM)
Group B 17:55 Barcelona v PSV Eindhoven (5.55PM)
Group B 17:55 Inter Milan v Tottenham Hotspur (5.55PM)
Group C 20:00 Liverpool v Paris Saint-Germain (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Red Star Belgrade v Napoli (8PM)
Group D 20:00 Galatasaray v Lokomotiv Moscow (8PM)
Group D 20:00 Schalke 04 v FC Porto (8PM)
2 - Wed 19 Sep
Group E 17:55 Ajax Amsterdam v AEK Athens (5:55PM)
Group E 20:00 Benfica v Bayern Munich (8PM)
Group F 17:55 Shakhtar Donetsk v Hoffenheim (5:55PM)
Group F 20:00 Manchester City v Olympique Lyon (8PM)
Group G 20:00 Real Madrid v AS Roma (8PM)
Group G 20:00 Viktoria Plzen v CSKA Moscow (8PM)
Group H 20:00 BSC Young Boys v Manch United (8PM)
Group H 20:00 Valencia v Juventus (8PM)
Matchday 2: 2-3 October
3 - Tue 2 Oct
Group E 20:00 Bayern Munich v Ajax Amsterdam (8PM)
Group E 20:00 AEK Athens v Benfica (8PM)
Group F 17:55 Hoffenheim v Manchester City (5:55PM)
Group F 20:00 Olympique Lyon v Shakhtar Donetsk (8PM)
Group G 20:00 CSKA Moscow v Real Madrid (8PM)
Group G 20:00 AS Roma v Viktoria Plzen (8PM)
Group H 17:55 Juventus v BSC Young Boys (5:55PM)
Group H 20:00 Manchester United v Valencia (8PM)
4 - Wed 3 Oct
Group A 20:00 Atletico Madrid v Club Brugge (8PM)
Group A 20:00 Borussia Dortmund v AS Monaco (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Barcelona (8PM)
Group B 20:00 PSV Eindhoven v Inter Milan (8PM)
Group C 17:55 Paris St-G v Red Star Belgrade (5.55PM)
Group C 20:00 Napoli v Liverpool (8pm)
Group D 17:55 Lokomotiv Moscow v Schalke 04 (5.55PM)
Group D 20:00 FC Porto v Galatasaray (8PM)
Matchday 3: 23-24 October
5 - Tue 23 Oct
Group E 17:55 AEK Athens v Bayern Munich (5:55PM)
Group E 20:00 Ajax Amsterdam v Benfica (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Hoffenheim v Olympique Lyon (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Shakhtar Donetsk v Manchester City (8PM)
Group G 20:00 AS Roma v CSKA Moscow (8PM)
Group G 20:00 Real Madrid v Viktoria Plzen (8PM)
Group H 17:55 BSC Young Boys v Valencia (5:55PM)
Group H 20:00 Manchester United v Juventus (8PM)
6 - Wed 24 Oct
Group A 17:55 Club Brugge v AS Monaco (5.55PM)
Group A 20:00 Borussia Dortmund v Atletico Madrid (8PM)
Group B 17:55 PSV Eindhoven v Tott Hotspur (5.55PM)
Group B 20:00 Barcelona v Inter Milan (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Paris Saint-Germain v Napoli (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Liverpool v Red Star Belgrade (8PM)
Group D 20:00 Lokomotiv Moscow v FC Porto (8PM)
Group D 20:00 Galatasaray v Schalke 04(8PM)
Matchday 4: 6-7 November
7 - Tue 6 Nov
Group A 17:55 AS Monaco v Club Brugge (5:55PM)
Group A 20:00 Atletico Madrid v Borussia Dortmund (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotspur v PSV Eindhoven (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Inter Milan v Barcelona (8PM)
Group C 17:55 Red Star Belgrade v Liverpool (5:55PM)
Group C 20:00 Napoli v Paris Saint-Germain (8PM)
Group D 20:00 FC Porto v Lokomotiv Moscow (8PM)
Group D 20:00 Schalke 04 v Galatasaray (8PM)
8 - Wed 7 Nov
Group E 20:00 Bayern Munich v AEK Athens (8PM)
Group E 20:00 Benfica v Ajax Amsterdam (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Olympique Lyon vs Hoffenheim (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk (8PM)
Group G 17:55 CSKA Moscow v AS Roma (5:55PM)
Group G 20:00 Viktoria Plzen v Real Madrid (8PM)
Group H 17:55 Valencia v BSC Young Boys (5:55PM)
Group H 20:00 Juventus v Manchester United (8PM)
Matchday 5: 27-28 November
9 - Tue 27 Nov
Group E 17:55 AEK Athens v Ajax Amsterdam (5:55PM)
Group E 20:00 Bayern Munich v Benfica (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Hoffenheim v Shakhtar Donetsk (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Olympique Lyon v Manchester City (8PM)
Group G 17:55 CSKA Moscow v Viktoria Plzen (5:55PM)
Group G 20:00 AS Roma v Real Madrid (8PM)
Group H 20:00 Manchester United v BSC Young Boys (8PM)
Group H 20:00 Juventus v Valencia (8PM)
10 - Wed 28 Nov
Group A 17:55 Atletico Madrid v AS Monaco (5:55PM)
Group A 20:00 Borussia Dortmund v Club Brugge (8PM)
Group B 20:00 PSV Eindhoven vsBarcelona (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Inter Milan (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Paris Saint-Germain v Liverpool (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Napoli v Red Star Belgrade (8PM)
Group D 17:55 Lokomotiv Moscow v Galatasaray (5:55PM)
Group D 20:00 FC Porto v Schalke 04 (8PM)
Matchday 6: 11-12 December
11 - Tue 11 Dec
Group A 20:00 Club Brugge v Atletico Madrid (8PM)
Group A 20:00 AS Monaco v Borussia Dortmund (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Barcelona v Tottenham Hotspur (8PM)
Group B 20:00 Inter Milan v PSV Eindhoven (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Liverpool v Napoli (8PM)
Group C 20:00 Red Star Belgrade v Paris St-G (8PM)
Group D 17:55 Galatasaray v FC Porto (5:55PM)
Group D 17:55 Schalke 04 v Lokomotiv Moscow (5:55PM)
12 - Wed 12 Dec
Group E 20:00 Ajax Amsterdam v Bayern Munich (8PM)
Group E 20:00 Benfica v AEK Athens (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Shakhtar Donetsk v Olympique Lyon (8PM)
Group F 20:00 Manchester City v Hoffenheim (8PM)
Group G 17:55 Real Madrid v CSKA Moscow (5:55PM)
Group G 17:55 Viktoria Plzen v AS Roma (5:55PM)
Group H 20:00 BSC Young Boys v Juventus (8PM)
Group H 20:00 Valencia v Manchester United (8PM)


Edited by gtho4 (Fri Sep 07 2018 12:08 PM)

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#1204921 - Tue Sep 04 2018 05:53 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 19170
Loc: New South Wales Australia
I'm in

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#1204950 - Tue Sep 04 2018 10:13 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Champion Poster

Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 23192
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia USA  
Back for another year.
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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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#1204961 - Wed Sep 05 2018 01:29 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
PaulE Offline
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Registered: Wed Feb 09 2000
Posts: 4046
Loc: Leeds Yorkshire England       
In for another year.

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#1204974 - Wed Sep 05 2018 05:13 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
Dizart Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 20160
Loc: Buckhaven Fife Scotland UK   
I'll have a go at defending my title

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#1205019 - Wed Sep 05 2018 12:14 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Mainstay

Registered: Tue Sep 07 2010
Posts: 773
Loc: Manitoba Canada
I'm in.
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Do or do not. There is no try. -Yoda

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#1205152 - Thu Sep 06 2018 10:09 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 19562
Loc: Sydney NSW Australia        
I will help Dizart defend his title...
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Editor, Hobbies and Sports, and Forum Moderator

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#1205158 - Thu Sep 06 2018 11:57 PM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 9066
Loc: Hyderabad India           
And I'll try to cheer you both on then smile
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#1205985 - Mon Sep 17 2018 01:34 AM Re: UEFA Champions League .. sign-up sheet
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Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           

  ditto

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#1206168 - Wed Sep 19 2018 02:27 AM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           


Round 1
Tue 18 Sep 2018
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
12 of 13 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
0-1-11
1-0-11
12-0-00
2-5-50
8-2-20
0-2-10
10-2-00
3-5-40
0-1
1-2
4-0
2-1
3-2
0-0
3-0
1-1
11
11

12

2
8
2
10
5
Club Brugge v Borussia Dortmund
AS Monaco v Atletico Madrid
Barcelona v PSV Eindhoven
Inter Milan v Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool v Paris Saint-Germain
Red Star Belgrade v Napoli
Galatasaray v Lokomotiv Moscow
Schalke 04 v FC Porto [/b]
toocool4u
wwe84

Dizart N-Bomb
dg_dave wwe84 George95 PaulE
dg_dave wwe84
dg_dave srini701
dg_dave srini701 gtho4 paper_aero toocool4u .
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Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1-1 N-Bomb s 0 6 7 1 1
1 1-1 Dizart s 0 6 7 1 1
3 3-3 paper_aero 0 6 6 1
3 3-3 gtho4 0 6 6 1
3 3-3 dg_dave s 0 5 6 1
6 6-6 Howie72 0 5 5
6 6-6 toocool4u 0 5 5
6 6-6 Sypher 0 5 5
6 6-6 srini701 0 5 5
6 6-6 wwe84 s 0 4 5 1 1
11 11-11 George95 0 4 4 1
11 11-11 PaulE 0 4 4 1
11 11-11 ozzz2002 0 4
late starters 4
61 4 3 4
home 0 4 4
draw 0 2 2
away (default) 0 2 2 8
wooden spoon 0 4 4
best picks 0 6 6
perfect picks 0 8 8
bonus pts 0 4 4

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

`

Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Dizart N-Bomb
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . .
bp |wk|
61/96 63.5% 4 | 1| 6/8 Dizart gtho4 N-Bomb paper-aero 4/8 George95 PaulE wwe84
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4 | | 4 3

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
.
Two years ago we had a field of 18 runners. Last year we had 16runners (two no shows). This year we're down to a field of 13 with three no shows: ElfTwinkle, illiniman14 and LeoDaVinci. In other words, we had snared zero newbies for the 2nd straight year. The field in this year's comp, the 16th, equals the all-time low of 13 runners set nine years ago in season 2009-10:
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19
15
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17
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
17
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16
13
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Round 1 of 19 saw just one of the eight games picked by 12 of 12, aka everyone .. and all of us hit pay dirt. Two games were picked by 11 of 12 and another by 10 of 12, which gave us four weekly winners with 6/8. At the other end we had three wooden spoons with picks of 4/8: George95, PaulE & wwe84 ... and the rest of us, 5 of 12, all scored 5/8.

Two of the weekly winners, N-Bomb and wwe84, scored a bonus point each for picking Internazionale to beat Spurs. They share the lead, a point in front of the other two weekly winners. Inter left it late: they fell behind in the 53rd, equalised with five to go and then scored the winner in the 2nd minute of stoppage time.

dg_dave and wwe84 collected a bonus point each for picking the draw in Belgrade, where Red Star held the more-fancied Napoli to a 0-0 stalemate. Some interesting match stats: possession finished 27% v 73% and shots were 6 v 20!

The next round will be played in your neck of the woods either this afternoon or tonight or tomorrow morning, as the case may be: UEFA ( 2 ) Wed 19th Sep.


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#1206309 - Thu Sep 20 2018 02:57 PM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           


Round 2
Wed 19 Sep 2018
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
14 of 14 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
11-3-00
0-1-13
12-2-00
12-2-00
14-0-00
2-6-60
0-3-11
14-0-00
3-0
0-2
2-2
1-2
3-0
2-2
0-3
0-2
11
13
2

0
14

6
11

14
Ajax Amsterdam v AEK Athens
Benfica v Bayern Munich
Shakhtar Donetsk v Hoffenheim
Manch City v Olympique Lyon
Real Madrid v AS Roma
Viktoria Plzen v CSKA Moscow
BSC Young Boys v Manch Utd
Valencia v Juventus
dg_dave gtho4 Howie72
toocool4u
wwe84  gtho4
wwe84 ElfTwinkle


wwe84 toocool4u George95
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Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 3 1-3 gtho4 s 6 6 13 2 1
2 3 2-3 paper_aero 6 6 12 2
2 1 1-2 Dizart 7 5 12 1 1
2 1 1-2 N-Bomb 7 5 12 1 1
2 6 2-6 wwe84 sw 5 5 12 1 3
6 6-11 ElfTwinkle w 6 11 1 1
6 6 6-6 Sypher 5 6 11 1
8 3 3-8 dg_dave 6 4 10 1
8 6 6-8 srini701 5 5 10
8 6 6-8 Howie72 5 5 10
11 11 11-11 George95 4 5 9 1
11 11 11-11 PaulE 4 5 9 1
11 11 11-11 ozzz2002 4 5 9
14 6 6-14 toocool4u 5 3 8 1
late starters 9
71 8 4 8
home 4 2 6
draw 2 2 4
away (default) 2 4 6 8
wooden spoon 4 3 7
best picks 6 6 12
perfect picks 8 8 16
bonus pts 4 4 8

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

`

Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Dizart N-Bomb
2. +1 gtho4
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . .
bp |wk|
61/96 63.5% 4 | 1| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 Dizart N-Bomb 4/8 George95 PaulE wwe84
76/112 63.4% 4 | 1| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 ElfTwinkle Sypher 3/8 toocool4u
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. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
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We no longer have an all-time low. ElfTwinkle has returned from a weekend away in the Bahamas and we now have a field of 14 runners.

Round 2 saw two of the eight games picked by everyone and all of us hit pay dirt with both. One game was picked by 13 of 14 and two by 11 of 14 which, again, gave us gave us four weekly winners with 6/8. Two of the four scored back-to-back weekly wins: paper_aero and gtho4. Sypher and ElfTwinkle were the other weekly winners.

Nobody picked the loss at home by Manchester City .. wwe84 and ElfTwinkle scored a bonus point as they picked a draw.

The first seven (which is half the field) are separated by 2 pts and the next 2 points cover the rest of the field except for the tail-ender toocool4u, who collected this week's wooden spoon.



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#1207727 - Tue Oct 02 2018 04:45 PM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           


Round 3
Tue 2 Oct 2018
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 1
14 of 15 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
14-0-00
1-7-60
0-2-12
11-2-10
0-0-14
14-0-00
14-0-00
9-3-20
1-1
2-3
1-2
2-2
1-0
5-0
3-0
0-0
0
6
12
2

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14
14

3
B Munich v Ajax Amsterdam
AEK Athens v Benfica
Hoffenheim v Manch City
Lyon v Shakhtar Donetsk
CSKA Moscow v Real Madrid
AS Roma v Viktoria Plzen
Juventus v BSC Young Boys
Manchester United v Valencia

George95 toocool4u dg_dave LeoDaVinci N-Bomb Sypher
ElfTwinkle toocool4u
George95 dg_dave



ElfTwinkle srini701 wwe84 .
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Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1 1-3 gtho4 13 3 16 2 1 1
1 8 1-8 dg_dave s 10 5 16 1 2
1 2 1-2 N-Bomb 12 4 16 1 1
1 2 1-6 wwe84 12 4 16 1 3
5 2 2-5 paper_aero 12 3 15 2 1
5 6 5-6 Sypher 11 4 15 1
5 11 5-11 George95 s 9 5 15 1 1 1
5 2 1-5 Dizart 12 3 15 1 1 1
9 6 6-11 ElfTwinkle 11 3 14 1 1 1
9 8 6-9 srini701 10 4 14
11 11-11 LeoDaVinci 4 13
11 8 6-11 Howie72 10 3 13 1
13 11 11-13 PaulE 9 3 12 2
13 11 11-13 ozzz2002 9 12
15 14 6-15 toocool4u 8 3 11 2
late starters 11
51 10 11 8
home 6 3 9
draw 4 3 7
away (default) 6 2 8 12
wooden spoon 7 3 10
best picks 12 5 17
perfect picks 16 8 24
bonus pts 8 2 10

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

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Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 N-Bomb Dizart
2. +1 gtho4
3. +1 N-Bomb gtho4 dg_dave wwe84
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| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . .
bp |wk|
61/96 63.5% 4 | 1| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 Dizart N-Bomb 4/8 George95 PaulE wwe84
76/112 63.4% 4 | 2| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 ElfTwinkle Sypher 3/8 toocool4u Dizart Howie72
51/112 45.5% 2 | 3| 5/8 dg_dave George95 3/8 toocool4u PaulE ElfTwinkle gtho4 paper_aero
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10 | | 10 11

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High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
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Four of the eight games were picked by everyone and we hit pay dirt with two and missed two! One game was picked by 12 of 14 and those three were the only games picked by seven of us. We each collected a wooden spoon with 3/8.

George95 and dg_dave were this round's winners with 5/8. They were the only players to pick the draw in Lyon.

We now have a four-way tie out front. The first eight (which is half the field) are separated by a single point!

The next round will be played in your neck of the woods either this afternoon or tonight or tomorrow morning, as the case may be: UEFA ( 4 ) Wed 3rd Oct.



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#1208650 - Sat Oct 13 2018 07:27 PM Results & Standings .. UEFA
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 49155
Loc: Sydney oz downunder           


Round 4
Wed 3 Oct 2018
UEFA Champions League
Matchday 2
15 of 15 players lodged tips:
H-x-A
correct picks
15-0-00
10-1-40
1-3-11
2-7-60
15-0-00
0-5-10
6-5-40
14-0-10
3-1
3-0
2-4
1-2
6-1
1-0
0-1
1-0
15
10
11
6

15
0

4
14
Atletico Madrid v Club Brugge
Borussia Dortmund v AS Monaco
Tottenham Hotspur v Barcelona
PSV Eindhoven v Inter Milan
Paris St-G v Red Star Belgrade
Napoli v Liverpool
Lokomotiv Moscow v Schalke 04
FC Porto v Galatasaray

dg_dave LeoDaVinci wwe84 ElfTwinkle ozzz2002
Sypher   LeoDaVinci wwe84 George95
Sypher PaulE gtho4  wwe84  dg_dave ozzz2002

Sypher PaulE toocool4u George95 ElfTwinkle
dg_dave LeoDaVinci wwe84 N-Bomb
ozzz2002 .
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Tipping Comp Standings

  position                   points
----- ----- -------
TW LW hi-lo LW TW bp
----- ----- ------- hf ws
1 1 1-3 gtho4 16 6 22 3 1 1
1 1 1-8 dg_dave 16 6 22 2 2
1 1 1-2 N-Bomb 16 6 22 2 1
4 5 4-6 Sypher w 15 5 21 1 1
4 1 1-6 wwe84 16 5 21 1 3
6 5 2-6 paper_aero 15 5 20 2 1
6 5 1-6 Dizart 15 5 20 1 1 1
6 5 5-11 George95 w 15 4 20 1 2 2
9 9 6-9 srini701 15 5 19
9 9 6-11 ElfTwinkle w 15 4 19 1 2 2
9 13 9-13 PaulE w 12 6 19 1 2 1
12 11 6-12 Howie72 13 5 18 1
13 11 11-13 LeoDaVinci 13 4 17 1
13 15 6-15 toocool4u w 11 5 17 2 1
15 13 11-15 ozzz2002 12 4 16 1
late starters 16
75 14 15 15
home 9 5 14
draw 7 7
away (default) 8 3 11 32
wooden spoon 10 4 14
best picks 17 6 23
perfect picks 24 8 32
bonus pts 10 5 15

default = ws score if it's more than aways
b = bonus point for perfect picks.
s = bonus for solo pick, or one of two.
w = picked draw, no one picked win.
o = no one picked draw, picking upset win.
bp = total bonus pts.
hf = total weekly wins for season (Hall of Fame).
ws = total wooden spoons for season.

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Weekly Leader


wk
1. +1 Dizart N-Bomb
2. +1 gtho4
3. +1 N-Bomb gtho4 dg_dave wwe84
4. +1 N-Bomb gtho4 dg_dave
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. Hall of Fame

| | Weekly Winner Wooden Spoon. . . . . . .
bp |wk|
61/96 63.5% 4 | 1| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 N-Bomb Dizart 4/8 George95 PaulE wwe84
76/112 63.4% 4 | 2| 6/8 paper_aero gtho4 Sypher ElfTwinkle 3/8 toocool4u Dizart Howie72
51/112 45.5% 2 | 3| 5/8 dg_dave George95 3/8 toocool4u PaulE ElfTwinkle gtho4 paper_aero
75/120 62.5% 5 | 4| 6/8 dg_dave PaulE gtho4 N-Bomb 4/8 George95 ozzz2002 ElfTwinkle LeoDaVinci
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15 | | 14 15

. Record Book

High 78.9% 2011-12 wk16 8/8 2005-06 wk2 ElfTwinkle 5/8 no-one had this high for WS
78.5% 2013-14 wk10 9/9 2007-08 wk17 Sypher 4/8 too many to list
72.1% 2009-10 wk2 8/8 2008-09 wk19 ozzz2002
71.8% 2010-11 wk3 8/8 2009-10 wk2 ElfTwinkle
71.6% 2010-11 wk5 8/8 2010-11 wk3 N-Bomb
70.8% 2013-14 wk6 8/8 2011-12 wk16 Dizart
69.1% 2011-12 wk8 8/8 2012-13 wk10 N-Bomb
68.3% 2017-18 wk1 8/8 2013-14 wk6 gtho4
67.9% 2010-11 wk2 8/8 2013-14 wk10 Dizart
67.8% 2015-16 wk8 8/8 2015-16 wk13 Dizart

Low 24.2% 2008-09 wk17 3/8 too many to list 0/8 too many to list
16.6% 2010-11 wk13 *2/8 2005-06 wk13 LeoDaVinci Sypher
13.4% 2005-06 wk13 Blinkybill PaulE
halfbakedangi

* strike rate of 25% for a weekly win is probably an all-time record low for any FT tipping comp.
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There were four winners, the three out front plus PaulE, and four wooden spooners.

Napoli's late goal at the death against Liverpool took away a pt from the five who picked a draw. They received a bonus pt each as a consolation prize as no-one picked Napoli to win. That late goal gave us four winners instead of one (PaulE), which may be decisive at the finish post if we're pushed into countbacks for the medals.

Last week's four-way tie out front is now a three-way tie.

A mere 2 pts separate the first eight, which is half the field (last week they were separated by a single point). The next two pts separate the rest of the field apart from the tail-ender i.e. this comp is still a close contest, as there's no runaway.




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