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33 of our favourite Fantasy Football team names

Also featuring ‘Game of throw ins,’ ‘Expected Toulouse’ and ‘Krul and The Gang’.

Updated at 13.50

1. Game of throw ins - Brian Fox


(Chris Pizzello/AP/Press Association Images)

2. Slumdog Mignolet – Ed Lonergan

(Lynne Cameron/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

3. Happy Birthday Yaya - Martin Mulready

Soccer - Yaya Toure File Photo Source: Nick Potts

4. AC A Little Silhouette of Milan – unidentified


(Wilfredo Lee/AP/Press Association Images)

5. Sub-standard Liege – Ian O Gorman

(BRUNO FAHY/Belga/Press Association Images)

6. F@#king Cowboys Ted - Brian Leahy

(Image credit: YouTube)

7. Get in the box horse - Declan Loughnane

(Barrington Coombs/EMPICS Sport)

8. How I Met Your Mata - Thomas Hardiman

Britain Soccer Premier League Source: AP/Press Association Images

(Julio Cortez/AP/Press Association Images)

9. FC Twente Bensons - Paul Clarke

(Martin Meissner/AP/Press Association Images)

10. Krul and the gang - Jonathan Irwin

(Owen Humphreys/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

11. Moves Like Agger – Joseph Curtin

(Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

12. The Zat Knight Rises – John ODonnell

(Dave Howarth/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

13. Cabaye on chips - Odhran Lenaghan

Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Round of 16 - Second Leg - Paris Saint Germain v Bayer Leverkusen - Parc de Princes Source: John Walton

 14. *MY LITTLE KONE* – Eamon Condon


 15. 50 shades of O’Shea – Paddy Beirne


16. Ivory Toast – Andy Matthews


 17. Insert Joe Kinnear – Michael Brennan


(Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport)

18. Dynamo Fookdarest – Frank O’Dowd

(Radek Petrasek/Czech News Agency/Press Association Images)

19. Tea & Busquets – Gerard Geraghty

(Ivan Sekretarev/AP/Press Association Images)

20. Haven’t Got A Kalou – Niall Irwin

(Michel Spingler/AP/Press Association Images)

21. Le Saux Solid Crew – Johnny Kennefick

(Barry Coombs/EMPICS Sport)

22. SV Hangover – Sean Meehan

(Ivan Sekretarev/AP/Press Association Images)

23. Let’s Ben Arfa’n You – Unidentified

(Martin Rickett/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

24. The Big Lewandowski – Unidentified

MLS All Star Game Soccer Source: AP/Press Association Images

25. Baines on Toast – Colm Connolly

(Martin Rickett/Everton FC/Press Association Images)

26. Yolo Toure – Eamonn Kelly

(Liam McBurney/PA Wire/Press Association Images)

27. I Götze no idea….. – Sarah Irwin


28. Expected Toulouse - Paul Lee

France Soccer League One Source: AP/Press Association Images

29. Team of Gary Breens – Paul Smith

Gary Breen Source: INPHO

30. The Mullet Mafia - Darragh Keane

Soccer - Today League Division One - Arsenal Photocall Source: S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport

(Yes, that’s a young Niall Quinn)

31. TyrannoSuarez-Rex - Fergal Dardis

Suarez pic

(Thanks to Fergal for sending us this pic and to his good friend Damien ‘The Boots’ Molloy for creating it)

32. Neville Wears Prada - Jason Cregan

Soccer - Salford City Training Session - AJ Bell Stadium Source: Peter Byrne

33. Dude,WheresMySuarez? - John Lally

Uruguay Luis Suarez WCup Soccer Source: AP/Press Association Images

With thanks to all our readers for the suggestions.

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A version of this article originally appeared on 20 August, 2013. 

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