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From: milivella on 3 Aug 2010 17:04
Before the WC, I posted a ranking of players based on their appearances
+goals (= Fantasy Scout score) at the World Cup finals:
Now I've updated it to 2010, using data from http://scoreshelf.com/
(FIFA still hasn't updated their site):
All the players with at least 10 appearances are included. Players in
bold have played in South Africa.
Klose is second, and this maybe took away sense from the whole thing.
But let me have some fun... Here is an ideal 4-2-3-1:
G Maier / Taffarel
From: milivella on 4 Aug 2010 18:05
> Before the WC, I posted a ranking of players based on their appearances
> +goals (= Fantasy Scout score) at the World Cup finals:http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0AgU9XwgMT4SkdHNka0Y4SGExMkUtO...
> Now I've updated it to 2010, using data fromhttp://scoreshelf.com/
> (FIFA still hasn't updated their site):http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0AgU9XwgMT4SkdGt1V0NqREtOMmVYS...
BTW, the correlation with the proper Fatnasy Scout historic ranking (=
appearances+goals in all international matches, players from ARG BRA
ENG FRA GER ITA NED ESP)
is quite high, so one could think that a nice way to open Fantasy
Scout to all players in the world would be to compute just WC points.
But this would mean points scored only in one month over four years
(and unlucky players' score screwed up by a pre-WC injury), so I guess
it's not a great idea.