Atlantic City

Atlantic City
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Club Name Atlantic City

Atlantic City is a fictional team that participates in the Neoseeker forum game PES 2010 Draft League.They play in Division Three.

In the first season, they found themselves in a grey area around 4th-5th place, having had many draws. When the second leg of the season began, a shiny sequence of victories had Atlantic aiming for the championship title, only three points away. The tables turned and a few disappointing matches brought them all the way down to out of the play-off qualifying zone. They finished 6th place with Ricardo Oliveira as the second top scorer in Division Three, just a goal short from the The Real Saints' striker Eidur Gudjohnsen. Hatem Trabelsi was the only squad member to make the Division Three Team of The Season, awarded as the best right-back.

The story that is really worth telling for Atlantic fans, however, was their participation in the first edition of the 2010 DL Cup. They began defeating Fratton Faithful by the score of 1x0. Next came a Division Three colleague, Steve Sidwell Apreciation Society and a dramatic penalty shoot-out saw them go through after Ze Roberto scored and Govou missed, ending in 2x1. In the Quarter-Finals came another Division Three partner: Vipa FC. Ze Roberto was once again decisive, being awarded "Man of The Match" in a consistent 2x0 victory. Juninho - Atlantic's captain and spokesman - knew that no more could be asked of this humble third division team, as getting to the semi-finals was a glory on its own. Meshuggah FC, the Division One champion. Amongst other great players, Meshuggah owned the incredible Vicenzo Iaquinta, biggest all-time scorer amongst all divisions and holder of the Player Of The Season Award. But it was not the day for the Italian. The South-American force was stronger that day, and a combined offense of Ze Roberto, R.Oliveira, Juninho and Chevanton took the giants down in a 2x0 glorious victory. At last, the Final. The opponent was Hangover 96 - who, as Atlantic, were disappointing in their league as they faced a very serious relegation threat. The game showed no score in 90 min. In only two minutes of extra-time, Oliver Neuville put the game on fire as the super-sub scored with an assist from D'Agostino. The joy didn't last. Didier Drogba hit the net four minutes later, drawing it up again and leaving everything to be decided in a penalty-shoot out. Strangely, most of the strikers for both teams were unlucky, as opposed to the midfielders and defenders who managed to do their part. The basic 5 kicks weren't enough to declare a winner, an extra kick was required. The draw remained, as kick by kick everything was tied up until the tenth and almost last kickers. Had they remained tied, the goal-keepers would have been called upon to decide. But that wasn't the case. Jonathan Zebina missed, Nemanja Vidic didn't. Atlantic City went home with a reasonable second place cash-prize and the Top Scorer medal for R.Oliveira. History in the making, nonetheless.

[edit] Squad

Pos. No. Name Information
GK.png 1 FranceFlag.png Steve Mandanda
SB.png 2 TunisiaFlag.png Hatem Trabelsi
SB.png 3 FranceFlag.png Patrice Evra
CB.png 4 FranceFlag.png Jonathan Zebina
DMF.png 5 BrazilFlag.png Gaetano D'Agostino
SB.png 6 South KoreaFlag.png Kim Dong-Jin
CF.png 7 FranceFlag.png Thierry Henry
AMF.png 8 BrazilFlag.png Juninho Captain
CF.png 9 BrazilFlag.png Ricardo Oliveira
CF.png 10 FranceFlag.png Ludovic Giuly
CMF.png 11 BrazilFlag.png Ze Roberto
GK.png 12 GermanyFlag.png Hans-Jorg Butt
CB.png 13 BrazilFlag.png Naldo
CB.png 15 ItalyFlag.png Alberto Aquilani In by Loan
DMF.png 16 PortugalFlag.png Miguel Veloso
CF.png 18 ArgentinaFlag.png Fernando Cavenaghi
CF.png 19 UruguayFlag.png Javier Chevanton
CB.png 24 GermanyFlag.png Arne Friedrich

The tactics and formation can be found here

[edit] Transfers In

Pos. Name Transferred from Value Contract Type
CF.png

SB.png

ArgentinaFlag.png Fernando Cavenaghi

ItalyFlag.png David Santon

FK Aquacadets £1m Full Ownership
SB.png FranceFlag.png Patrice Evra Jabba Da Hut FC Trade for Sylvinho, Santon, Neuville Full Ownership
CF.png FranceFlag.png Thierry Henry FK Aquacadets £8,9m + Luis Garcia + Basturk Full Ownership
CMF.png ItalyFlag.png Alberto Aquilani Chelskiman's Champs Free Season-long Loan

[edit] Transfers Out

Pos. Name Transferred to Value Contract Type
SB.png

SB.png

CF.png

ItalyFlag.png David Santon

BrazilFlag.png Sylvinho

GermanyFlag.png Oliver Neuville

Jabba Da Hut FC Traded for Patrice Evra Full Ownership
SS.png

AMF.png

SpainFlag.png Luis Garcia Sanz

TurkeyFlag.png Yildiray Basturk

FK Aquacadets Traded for Thierry Henry Full Ownership
Last edited by ChinoWhelan on 14 September 2010 at 07:46
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