Members online1 870

The Fifth Column
Division 4o, Power League
Manager: Woodstock11
Now on Disney+: Takeourbribe Takyabribe!
The Fifth Column have lost their first league game 2-1 in the Baltic Arena versus local hosts Akademia Gdinya.

There are games this season where the team actually stands a reasonable chance at a decent result and this was one of them. Manager Woodstock was utmost pleased when he saw referee Will Taykabribe was appointed at the helm of the fixture.

"Now, I myself deny all accusations of, let's say, any shady activities going on initiated or facilitated by myself. No X11-comittee will have anything on me as long as they stay out of my office. However we are a Five Points club and although I can not really condone officially some of the inventive entrepreneurship our beloved residents undertake in order of our team getting an edge in sorts, I do understand. It is their basic survival instinct at play. What can I say. And this behaviour somehow sees us performing way better when Will has the whistle."

Anyhow the game went pretty well. The Fifth Column took the lead in the 47th minute after a beautiful curled freekick from Norelius and it looked to be a great start of the season. Until the 75th minute when referee Taykabribe suspended the game after some whispers in his earpiece.

Further investigation of the matter, as taps are held in place, showed that Will's handler made an emergency call. Avid fans 'The American Natives' passed Will Taykabribe a briefcase just before the match. 300K econ should be in there and for this Will should have to do some favorable refereeing. Which he did. His handler unfortunately quickly noted, after getting his hands on said case at the interval, that the banknotes were not real for most part. The top ones had Franklin on them but the rest had images of Mickey Mouse and were also made of eatable paper.

What happened in the 15 minutes of the remaining play time was devastating for the Fifth Columns players on the pitch. Everything went against them. The assistent clearly showed 1 minute extra should have been added. But a furious Will Takyabribe just let play go on until Akademia scored their winning goal in the 93 minute whilst the assistent clearly waving his flag for a 10 yard offside situation.

"When you play with fire you sometimes get burned. Also the Five Point's internal rivalry does not help. The Dead Rabbits provided the freshly forged and pressed banknotes to the Natives and found it funny as a joke and provocation to Bill Butcher putting the Mickey Mouse image on top of them. Normally it would have been a secret watermark to retrace their origin. Never thinking the consequence seeing their favourites lose their game because of this."

Another strange and exciting tale from the lively borough in which The Fifth Column so proudly resides. Now let's hope Will does not show up for any more Fifth Column fixtures this season. Which is likely as he might receive unexpected nightly visits this week. And not from Mickey Mouse.

Next game up is an all youth game as the too strong VFB Buttfart will visit stadium Hell's Kitchen. It should be a smelly 90 minutes of game experience. After that it's the important round two of the cup.

2020-12-13 01:31 1178 Views Reporter: TonyBrazil

Zantas appoint Trmitchell
Mitchell is plucked from obscurity to manage up and coming Pro League team Zantas

Beerfuelled madness but Super Stars think they can handle the pressure

Erstwhile manager returns
It has been over 1,000 days away, but the new manager declares in interview that they want to try a new challenge and compete amongst the best

Very Cautious Proceedings!
Bridesmaid fears as Star approach the threshold

Boom and bust or the long game...
Slow marauding is the name of the game as manager sets out a DIY guide for official league domination
2021-03-23 08:41 A little look ahead
2021-03-12 22:16 Royal escape
2021-03-09 10:23 X11 Shocker, UKsNo1 returns!
2021-02-20 00:27 The land of milk and honey
2021-02-13 00:43 Forsby's fortunes under new coach?
2021-01-26 02:44 Oops
2021-01-20 19:44 Elf double
2021-01-09 19:42 Deja vu defeat for Utsirans
2021-01-01 01:31 So this is Christmas...
2020-12-13 01:31 Now on Disney+: Takeourbribe Takyabribe!
2020-12-08 22:58 Down to the last match?
2020-11-22 11:07 Xtreme League Champions
2020-11-14 11:10 Red Arrow Brigade pays a visit
2020-11-01 23:02 Congratulations ...
2020-10-28 23:40 A numbers game
2020-10-15 09:16 Curve ball Pitfairn
2020-10-10 11:57 Elf champions!
2020-09-10 21:47 Heeds v the system
2020-09-04 22:08 What a way to end a match
2020-08-15 10:08 Phoenix Rhapsody
2020-08-09 12:19 Champions!
2020-08-01 23:39 Transferring talent
2020-07-19 16:19 Irresistible transfer market temptations
2020-06-15 01:13 Breathless late drama as VSU clinch 2nd
2020-06-13 01:39 New beginnings for Harris Utd

Doobily Dodgers do it in style
Xpert Ladies season 61 is the season of the underdog as a newly promoted team rocks the league and David stones Goliath in the cup

XD introduce: 2 new trophies!
The Antimatter Trophy and The Trinity Trophy will be awarded to top scorers, and just maybe might result in VIP as well.

Battle of the Dream League
It was a nail biting end to the Dream League season 55, as three teams fought for the title going into the final round. Who would come out on top?

A Crimson Star is Born!
Xpert International Cup is claimed in a dramatic penalty shootout as previous winners Riverfield are defeated by new super team Crimson Star.

Xpert Champions League LXI
The 61st season of Xpert Champions League has been drawn.

XCL LX Final and knockout stages
Going all the way to the final, a review of the knockout stages of the Xpert Champions League including masterclass tips from the winner

Skeletor miss the Hattrick but still win
Skeletor win a dramatic final day in the Hattrick League to retain the league title but Saint O'Neill beat them in the cup final in a huge upset!

This Rhythm isn't going anywhere! (Edit)
In spite of a stern challenger in Pannben United, Helsingfors Rhythm Gymnastics remain Final League champions in dramatic final day showdown! Updated

Unbeatable Bhoys Do It Again!
WeeBarra and Green Bhoys FC clinch their second title in a row with an unbelievable unbeaten season!

Inspired Istanbul clinch Treble!
A new super team has emerged to take X11 by storm as CL Istanbul go the entire Ultimate League season without losing a single game, winning the treble
© Xpert Eleven AB 2003 - 2021