157 players go into Round 2 and the picks are in. 12 different teams have been selected with 4 teams only being picked by 1 player (Arsenal, Bournemouth, Burnley & West Ham). City are this week’s banker with 76 players’ hopes resting on Pep’s Superstars. Second favourite are Spurs with 36. Full breakdown is – Arsenal (1) Bournemouth (1), Burnley (1), Chelsea (3), Everton (7), Leicester (16), Liverpool (2), Man City (77), Man Utd (9), Newcastle (3), Spurs (36) & West Ham (1). Best of luck everyone.
Thankfully, there wasn’t too much carnage in Round 1. 167 started and 157 remain standing as we move into Round 2. 10 players were eliminated due to the failure of Southampton, Wolves & Everton to win their games. Click the link for a full list of of players and Round 1 picks. LMS Round 1 Results Aug 12 2018
Round 2 fixtures are below and your round 2 picks will need to be texted to 089 4052382 by 9pm on Friday, Aug 17. If we don’t receive your pick on time, you will be automatically assigned the first team you have not selected in alphabetical order from the Premier League list. Good luck.
SATURDAY 18TH AUGUST
• Cardiff City v Newcastle United
• Everton v Southampton
• Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers
• Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham
• West Ham United v Bournemouth
• Chelsea v Arsenal
SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST
• Burnley v Watford
• Manchester City v Huddersfield Town
• Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United
MONDAY 20TH AUGUST
• Crystal Palace v Liverpool
A massive thanks to the 167 players who entered our LMS Fund-raiser. The Round 1 picks are Bournemouth (11), Chelsea (29), Palace (1), Everton (4), Liverpool (74), Man City (2), Man Utd (23), Southampton (3), Spurs (14), Watford (3) & Wolves (3). 11 different teams selected with almost half of our entrants banking on Jurgen Klopp’s Reds doing a job on the Hammers tomorrow. A bit of early strategy in play already with the picks of Palace, Southampton, Wolves & Watford. By Sunday evening we will know how many players are left standing and through to Round 2. As a thank you for your support, all 167 players will be entered into an exclusive draw for 2 tickets to the Ireland v Denmark Nations League game in the Aviva on Sat, Oct 13. We would appreciate if any outstanding entry fees could be paid in the next few days. Thanks again for your support and best of luck to everyone.
Entry is just €10 so be sure to enter before 5pm on Friday, August 10 to be in with a chance to win €500. Make the premiership weekends more interesting, challenge your friends, family, team-mates & work-mates, while supporting the soccer club.
If you’d like to play, please text or Whatsapp your name & mobile number to 089-4052382 or give your name, mobile number & payment to any committee member, team manager or player. You can also enter by completing an entry form at O’Sullivan’s Bar, English’s Butchers, Kennedy’s Discount Store or our lotto stand at Centra on Sunday mornings. Payment must be paid before Round 1 begins.
If you haven’t played before, it’s easy. Each game week you will be texted the fixture list, you pick the Premiership team that you think will win their game and text back your selection. If your team wins their game, you are through to the next round. You can’t pick the same team twice. If they lose or draw, then you are out. This continues until the Last Man or Woman is left standing. As always, your support is greatly appreciated.
Due to demand, the club’s popular Last Man Standing competition, will be returning for the start of the new Premier League season in August. Entry will be €10. Make the premiership weekends more interesting, challenge your friends & family, while supporting the soccer club. If you haven’t played before, it’s easy. Each game week you will be texted the fixture list, you pick the Premiership team that you think will win their game and text back your selection. If your team wins their game, you are through to the next round. You can’t pick the same team twice. If they lose or draw, then you are out. This continues until the Last Man or Woman is left standing. As always, your support is greatly appreciated. Entry details to follow in the coming weeks.
Well done to Ger Lees & Ger Lenihan, joint winners of our recent Last Man Standing competition. The 2 Gers are pictured receiving their winning prize of €250 each from Club Chairman, Micheal Lenihan. The next edition of LMS will take place in the coming weeks.
Good friends Ger Lees & Ger Lenihan were the two final players left standing. Rather than fall out, they have decided to split the €500 first prize between them. Well done lads and enjoy the €250 each. The next edition of LMS will be starting in the next few weeks. Thanks to everyone who entered this time around.
Round 6 took place last weekend with just 8 players remaining. The selections were Chelsea (2), Man Utd (4), Stoke (1) and Newcastle (1). Only 2 players now remain in contention for the €500 first prize. Ger Lees & Ger Lenihan both selected Chelsea, while the other six players were eliminated.
And then there were just 8 players left standing as 6 crashed out due to the failure of Liverpool and Spurs to win their games. Selections were Man City (8), Spurs (5) & Liverpool (1)
Round 6 takes place next weekend. Will there be a winner next weekend just in time for Christmas?
Last Man Standing continued at the weekend, with 29 players starting round 4. The selections were Arsenal (13), Chelsea (5), Liverpool (2), Man Utd (1), Southampton (7) & Watford (1). Following the weekend fixtures, 15 players were eliminated and just 14 players remain in contention to win the €500 first prize after advancing to round 5.