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September Rounds 7 and 8 Update

Firstly apologies for missing the weekly update blog for round 7, as mentioned previously baby was due and well, now baby is with us so i needed to dedicate some time there. Mother and baby are doing well so I can provide you with the updates you’ve no doubt been waiting for.

Round 7: 14th -17th

A quick update on round 7 – lets be honest it was so long ago i cannot remember what happened, apart from I made the perfect Substitutions – the 3 teams out lost and the 3 teams in won. We had a full round of fixtures and a decent goals return. Yeovil topped the charts thanks to a 6-0 drubbing away at Newport and they were the only team to score 5 or more that weekend.

GAMES GOALS AGPG
58 152 2.62

Standings for Round: 7

After my perfect subs I topped the charts that round, and the Wife was in second, Gary Hardy and Mark Treadwell’s good month continued in Joint 3rd.

Top 5/6 NAME SCORE
1 Gareth Thomas 54
2 Tara Thomas 46
3 Gary Hardy 43
4 Mark Treadwell 43
5 Chris Lovett 42
6 Ian Porter 42
Bottom 5
24 Jamie Harris 29
25 Sean Reeve 29
26 David Atcheson 28
27 Richard Taylor 20
28 Andy Peasnall 10

Andy Peasnall had a shocker propping the table up with 10 points. Last Seasons most consistent player Richard Taylor just 1 place and 10 points ahead.

September Round 4 – 21st-24th

Round 4 saw our first fixture postponement of the new season after a medical emergency at Barnsley (where they were hosting Burton) before kickoff. That leaves 57 games and another decent (if not spectacular) goals return.

GAMES GOALS AGPG
57 143 2.5088

Round 8 Team Scores

Man City demolished Cardiff away and Solihull scored 5 at home to Bromley to both earn 5 bonus points and share the top performing team accolade for this round. 3 other teams just missed out after scoring 4. The top 10 this round scored a combined 77; making it a maximum of 90 on offer this round.

TEAM WEEKSCORE
Man City 13
Solihull Moors 13
Burnley 7
Sunderland 7
Peterborough 7
Leicester 6
Liverpool 6
Blackburn 6
Derby 6
Reading 6

Standings for Round: 8

Iolo Morgan-Jones had a flyer topping the charts with 63, whilst Gary Hardy had another brilliant weekend in 2nd 1 point back. Jamie Harris makes up the top 3 with 58.

 Top 5 NAME SCORE
1 Iolo Morgan-Jones 63
2 Gary Hardy 62
3 Jamie Harris 58
4 Richard Taylor 57
5 James Marchant 55
Bottom 5
24 Gareth Thomas 34
25 Tara Thomas 34
26 Anthony Doyle 30
27 David Farrington 28
28 Andy Peasnall 15

Another poor week for Andy Peasnall with 15 at the bottom, 13 points behind David Farrington above.

Standings for September

After rounds 7 and 8 Gary Hardy has a healthy 20 point lead at the top. James Marchant in 2nd and Mark Treadwell a further 7 points back. We have an almost full round for round 9 so its still all to play for.

 Top 5 NAME SCORE
1 Gary Hardy 188
2 James Marchant 168
3 Mark Treadwell 161
4 Chris Lovett 157
5 Gareth Thomas 154
Bottom5
24 Dela Van Lare 112
25 Anthony Doyle 111
26 Sean Davis 109
27 David Farrington 109
28 Andy Peasnall 48

No Surprise at the bottom after 2 poor rounds. 3 points separate the remaining 4 players at the bottom so a good weekend is needed to try and get out of that group.

Round 9

Sep 28th to Oct 1st sees a full round of fixtures planned – so that’s 116 teams playing 58 games. As far as September is concerned there are 57 games left to play, with 1 fixture working towards October. Weekend starts with both Bristol City vs Aston Villa and Sheffield Weds vs Leeds on Friday 7.45 and finishes with Bournmouth vs Crystal Palace on Monday 8pm.

October Entry

Entry for October is now OPEN. Please get you entries/changes in before 7.45pm on Monday 1st October if you wish to pick Bournmouth or Crystal Palace (Monday Nights Fixture). If you don’t fancy those teams then you have until 7.45 on Friday 5th to get your teams in. Its not too late to get involved so round up your mates, co workers so random strangers and challenge them to beat your score for October.