Well, with 24 teams, my job of arranging the Cup is easy. More in a mo. For now, here is the Table as of this first weekend's games:
Position - Team - Manager - GW - Total
1 Wibble FC Simon Burton 61 61
2 Last Of The Sputryks Richard Davy 59 59
3 Team Alfie Craig Hawkins 55 55
4 Scotty Knows Best scott adcock 53 53
5 Utopian Dream XI Luke Davis 52 52
6 Winning XI Rob Kuczynski 49 49
7 Nites Table C Ottawa 48 48
8 Exceptional Elgin Steven McLennan 45 45
9 Metallicock XI Barnaby Whattingham 44 44
10 For Foxes Sake FC David Marsden 43 43
11 Phoenix Laura Glover 42 42
11 Frank's Spankers mk3 Frank Gasking 42 42
13 FC Fanta Craig Chapple 41 41
14 The Om Nyom Nyoms Richard Burton 40 40
15 Firebreather Kopouts steve watson 39 39
16 Arrogant Posers XI Nick Lo Turco 38 38
17 N_gooners northern gooner 36 36
17 Slagston United Dan Gill 36 36
17 FC Generic Team Name The Hawk 36 36
20 Crystal Phallus Cheese Burger 34 34
20 Chaos Allstars Chris Murphy 34 34
22 Weekend Players Sir Clive 32 32
23 sleepy fc sleeper 77 26 26
24 PeaWet Wit Scraps james costello 23 23
Yes, as I am no techy, this is a simple Copy/Paste affair on here.
I will not update this list after every GameWeek, only at the start of each month (though October will be late as I am on Honeymoon!). Don't be confused by the multiple numbers - the last 2 digits are the Total for the Season, the previous 2 digits is your score for the GameWeek. You will see how it works next time.
Now, as for the Cup, I see the fairest way to achieve a final 16 teams is to hold mini-leagues. Therefore, we will have 6 MiniLeagues of 4 teams, each playing each other once. The top 2 in each MiniLeague progress outright, the remaining 4 places awarded to teams with the most number of points (and if tied, GameWeek points difference, then GameWeek points earned. And don't worry, I know what I am doing!).
These are the tables and, time permitting, I will update these after each GameWeek as appropriate.
Pea Wet Wit Scraps
For Foxes Sake FC
Scotty Knows Best
Utopian Dream XI
FC Generic Team Name
The Om Nyom Nyoms
Frank's Spankers Mk3
Last Of The Sputryks
All teams were drawn at random from a pile of face-down scraps of paper, whilst my eyes were closed. Whereas there is no Group Of Death, there are no easy Groups - proof that there was no cheating with the draw!
These Groups will cater for the Preliminary Round(s) of the Cup, all rounds taking place during September.