North London Derby Fantasy Draft with Cartilage Free Captain

What happens when two bloggers, both sleep-deprived and exhausted after 14-hour work days, come up with more content for your North London Derby-starved eyes? Why, clearly, a fantasy draft happens. Kevin McCauley of Cartilage Free Captain and I mocked one up last night. The rules were that we assumed everyone would be 100% fit and at their peak, and the game was a one-off, so potential future growth isn't a thing. Kevin had first pick, and then we snake drafted from there, each putting together a team from both Arsenal's and Tottenham Hotspur's squads.

Here's what resulted:

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via this11.com

The teams in full, after the jump:

Team Ted

GK: Wojciech Szczesny
LB: Benoit Assou-Ekotto
CB: Laurent Koscielny
CB: Per Mertesacker
RB: Kyle Walker
CM: Alex Song
CM: Jack Wilshere
CM: Rafael Van der Vaart
LF: Gareth Bale
CF: Robin van Persie
RF: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Substitutes: Lukasz Fabianski, Michael Dawson, Andre Santos, Tom Huddlestone, Aaron Ramsey, Yossi Benayoun, Andrei Arshavin

Team Kevin

GK: Brad Friedel
LB: Kieran Gibbs
CB: Thomas Vermaelen
CB: Younes Kaboul
RB: Bacary Sagna
CM: Scott Parker
CM: Mikel Arteta
CM: Luka Modric
LF: Gervinho
CF: Emmanuel Adebayor
RF: Aaron Lennon

Substitutes: Carlo Cudicini, Ledley King, Carl Jenkinson, Sandro, Tomas Rosicky, Theo Walcott, Louis Saha.

I think I made a mistake not taking a bench striker, and possibly taking Per before King. What say you?

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