Sheffield Wednesday named as bookies' second favourites to win Ultimate Quaran-team FIFA 20 competition

The football season is at a standstill for now, but the lack of matches has seen clubs make the extra effort to keep fans entertained. Representative from 128 football clubs will take part in the Ultimate Quaran-Team competition over the coming weeks - an online FIFA tournament organised by Leyton Orient.

Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 9:38 am

The cup, as well as being a bit of fun at a difficult time for many, will also raise funds for a host of charities, as well as EFL clubs likely to take a massive hit due to lost match day revenue. Over £2000 has been raised so far.

Clubs from across Europe signed up in their droves to play a part in the digital tournament, which will see a mixture of Esports pros and top level footballers represent their clubs.

Sheffield Wednesday were part of the draw on Tuesday night, which was hosted on Twitter by the O's. The Owls representative, competitive FIFA player Delee, will take on Chris Wood, aka ChesnoidGaming, who will be flying the flag for Cambridge City.

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Given the desperate lack of real football going on at the moment, the bookies have got in on the action, and William Hill have named the Owls as second favourites to win the competition at 8/1, behind Benfica at 6/1.

The exact details of when the tournament will take place are yet to be announced, but all the matches will be streamed online for free, allowing fans to get their football fix.