Posted by Code Four Athletics on 21st Oct 2016
At United London F.C., a new team currently playing in the Essex Alliance Premier League — the 12th tier of England’s competitive soccer pyramid — the position of a traditional coach is unnecessary.
Instead, the lineup is selected by the team’s fans each week.
In place of a traditional coach, the team’s business model brings together elements of reality TV voting and player analytics similar to those used in videogames and by scouts. It employs a fantasy football-style system that awards points to or deducts points from the team’s fans (acting individually as managers) based on whether their selections make the starting 11, score or record an assist, or play a role in posting a shutout.
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