Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has taken his first steps into management with his own Fantasy Premier League side and now you can compete against England’s No 1 for the chance to win monthly prizes courtesy of EA SPORTS.
According to the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index, Hart, the cover star of FIFA 13, was the best-performing goalkeeper in the Barclays Premier League last season, during which he played in all 38 Barclays Premier League games keeping 17 clean sheets and making 143 saves. Joe says he is excited at the prospect of Fantasy Premier League management!
“I’m looking forward to challenging myself in Fantasy Premier League and competing against football fans from around the world in ‘Joe Hart’s EA SPORTS Player Performance Index league’,” he said. “It will sure be interesting!” - check out his team below.
Hart's team (3-5-2); Hart (Manchester City) - Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Leighton Baines (Everton) - Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Steven Pienaar (Everton), Yaya Toure (Manchester City), Kevin Nolan (West Ham), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool) - Peter Crouch (Stoke City), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham). Substitutes: John Ruddy (Norwich), Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Winston Reid (West Ham), Guy Demel (West Ham).
How to join
- If you haven't already: register and set-up your team on the official Fantasy Premier League website - it's free!
- Join the special Joe Hart mini league by going to http://fantasy.premierleague.com/my-leagues/
- Click on 'Join a League' and select 'Private League' when prompted to choose a leauge type.
- Insert the code: '2320982-490109' and hit 'Join Private League'.
If your team scores more points than Joe Hart's does in a month, you'll be automatically entered into the prize draw. It's that simple!
The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index uses a comprehensive range of statistics to provide objective analysis about which players are the best and why. The EA SPORTS PPI is the only official player rating index of the Barclays Premier League which measures a players’all round contribution to the success of his team using six key indices.
The EA SPORTS PPI also has an effect on your Fantasy Premier League team. In Fantasy League, the three best performing players in each match according to the EA SPORTS PPI receive additional bonus points. 3 points will be awarded to the highest scoring player, 2 to the second best and 1 to the third.
Don’t forget you can keep up to speed with how Joe and the rest of the Barclays Premier League players are performing this season by visiting The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index.
Competition Terms & Conditions
The opening time and date of the competition is Saturday 6th October 2012 at 00:01 GMT, and the closing date and time for receipt of entries is Friday 3rd May at 23:59 GMT. Entries submitted after this time will not be considered.
This prize draw is open to UK residents of all ages. Employees (and members of their immediate family) of “Electronic Arts” (“EA”) (“Promoter”), their agents and anyone connected to this competition are not eligible to enter.
3. Rules to participate
No purchase of any goods or services is necessary to be eligible for entry into this competition.
To enter the competition you must create a Fantasy Premier League team on premierleague.com and enter your team into ‘Joe Hart’s EA SPORTS Player Performance Index League’ Mini League
A prize giveaway will occur after the last full game week of each month. All Fantasy Premier League players who participate in the ‘Joe Hart’s EA SPORTS Player Performance Index League’ Mini League and score a higher amount of points than the EA Talent (Joe Hart) during that particular month will be automatically entered into a draw and winner(s) will be selected at random.
Each month there will be Six (6) prize winners
Prize one (1) – A signed Barclays Premier League shirt (open to UK & Non UK residents)
Prize two (2) – Two Barclays Premier League match tickets (Open to UK residents only)
Prize three (3) – Two Barclays Premier League match tickets (Open to UK residents only)
Prize four (4) – Two Barclays Premier League match tickets (Open to UK residents only)
Prize five (5) – Two Barclays Premier League match tickets (Open to UK residents only)
Prize six (6) – Two Barclays Premier League match tickets (Open to UK residents only)
The winner(s) of the match tickets will be invited to watch a home game of the Barclays Premier League team that they have indicated they support when signing up for Fantasy Premier League on premierleague.com
For match tickets winner(s) EA SPORTS will be responsible for choosing the Barclays Premier League fixture in which the winner(s) will attend. Please be aware that all match tickets are for home fans only. If for any reason the winners are unable to attend the selected fixture then the match tickets are non-transferable. Please note that the unauthorised sale of the prize tickets is a criminal offence under English law.
The winners of the Barclays Premier League match tickets will be responsible for their own travel costs and any additional expenses occurred.
The prize tickets are issued subject to the relevant Club’s Terms and Conditions of Entry (which are available from the relevant Club and will be provided to the winner with the prize). The use of the ticket to enter the Club’s stadium constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Entry.
The winner(s) of the signed Barclays Premier League shirt will receive the shirt of the Barclays Premier League team that they have indicated they support when signing up for Fantasy Premier League on premierleague.com
All prize winners will receive their prizes via Royal Mail Recorded delivery and prize winners will be required to provide EA with a suitable contact name & address to send the prize to.
There are no alternatives to these prizes. They are as stated and are non-transferable. If due to circumstances beyond the control of EA, EA is unable to provide the stated prizes, EA reserves the right to award substitute prizes of equal value. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier.
The winner(s) will be contacted by email at the end of each month once the final game week has closed.
If the winner of the prize cannot be traced after reasonable efforts have been made by EA, EA will be entitled to select alternative winner from among the entrants.
A full list of who won will be available for four (4) weeks following the day of the selection of winners. This list can be obtained by writing to Dan Ellis, Electronic Arts, Sportfive, 1st Floor, 50 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2QA
If proof of age is requested, and if satisfactory proof of age is not received, the Promoter reserves the rights to choose another winner.
6. General Conditions
Any entry, which does not comply with the rules, may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of EA. EA is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, misdirected entries, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, garbled, delayed electronic or other communications or other technical problems related to mobile entries. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of delivery.
Entrants agree that they may be required to take part in publicity without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include their names and/or likeness.
7. Data protection
In order to participate in the competition participants must provide certain information on themselves. This personal information is collected and processed only for the purposes of organising, running and monitoring the campaign, as well as for carrying out publicity activities on it. The organising entity shall be considered the data controller for the database containing this personal information.
By entering this competition, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material, which may be amended or varied at any time by the Promoter.
This prize draw is governed by and is in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.