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Matchstick Men
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Manager: TonyBrazil
You've never heard of the Ghost Dogs?
"A team called Bravos you say? Pro League division one? Well, that's very interesting excuse me," manager Tony Brazil is surprised to see a room full of journalists listening to his phone call from well-known agent Eco 'Econs' Econsson, "hi guys who let you all in?"

"Estadio Lucifer is in turmoil at the moment," sneers a hack, "we got in saying you'd signed us. That was good enough to get us right here, before that we've been into the players lounge for a good old drink and then watching the Spicks Killie match from the dugout. Some of us were lucky not be sent on as subs."

"I must admit," laughs Brazil, "It would be hard for me to put a face to some of the new signings coming in but we all know the mighty Graciano Quintas I'm sure. Won the Dream League cup with Ghost Dogs? Played in the XCL? Do your homework guys, next thing you'll be telling me you've never heard of our other big signing, Dirk Bhalsou, came from the Pro League and I'm saving his career."

"The rumors say you are team-hopping ship to the Pro League," whets another hack, "your phone call seems to confirm it as well. So what's going on?"

"We finished second last season. A great achievement but there was only one real title-rival and he won it. This season three of the best managers in Xpert Eleven are in the Xpert League, four if you count me."

This gets a laugh.

"I was going to rest on my laurels and seek fortune against less intimidating opposition but some big players became available on the market. I had a war chest to spend so thought why not give this league another go. Maybe the big fish will all eat each other leaving Matchstick Men as title winners!"

This gets the biggest laugh of the day.

2019-10-09 09:22 2221 Views Reporter: Sayan44

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2020-02-04 21:20 Bribe, Blubb Blubb and bruise blunders
2020-01-30 23:46 The perks of being
2020-01-29 01:24 Zagreb promoted to Xpert League
2020-01-17 00:52 The end of a cycle
2020-01-16 09:51 Double champions!
2019-12-26 10:35 Merry Xmas
2019-12-15 16:12 More bottle, more fizz and more manic
2019-11-21 20:09 Mourinho's Matchstick Men?
2019-10-17 15:37 Titanic clash opens the season
2019-10-09 09:22 You've never heard of the Ghost Dogs?
2019-10-03 23:09 Granite News
2019-09-28 01:33 Champions at last!
2019-09-07 10:24 Weekend Beach Party fail
2019-08-04 19:17 Panic in the streets of Matchstick
2019-07-26 19:26 Mad Max furious with Travis Tee
2019-06-17 23:35 Do-do-do the double!
2019-06-13 19:31 Ramshackle ruin rejoicing
2019-04-02 23:52 I'm the Normal One...
2019-03-28 12:47 Goodbye Xperteleven
2019-03-09 23:58 Ludus Korinth
2019-03-06 12:59 Dancing in the streets!
2019-03-06 12:59 Dancing in the streets!
2019-01-09 23:45 A missed opportunity
2018-12-08 14:14 Youth Academy scandal uncovered
2018-11-16 22:26 A legend bows out with style


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