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Old 30th September 2015, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by RobF View Post
Yes but whoever picked the wildcard picks would have to be able to justify them... you need something to fall back on when you do that so you can be seen to be impartial and fair. Whatever measure you use, there will always be an issue.
A captains wild card pick could be replaced by a selection committee like with cricket etc? taking the pressure off an individual. I think it would be a very sad day when one of Englands acknowledged top shooters potentially missed a worlds team place because of illness or injury and was unable to attend the Euros but had won the GP series, Showdown and BFTA champs for example.
I appreciate its unlikely but the possibility could easily be removed?
Just another though to throw in the mix, how about if an 8 man team was chosen from say:

Top 3 from GP series
Showdown Winner
BFTA Champs Winner
Top 3 Euros

A fairer representation perhaps?
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