Whindanski joins Infused

Team Infused have announced the permanent addition of Phil "Whindanski" Nicholas to their lineup.

The British team had been scouring the market for a new fifth player since the start of the month, when George "hudzG" Hoskins stepped down from the active lineup to take up a full-time position at Gfinity.

Phil "Whindanski" Nicholas, who is mostly known for his time in fm-esports, had played for Infused during the second online pre-qualifier for ESL One Cologne, in which they were eliminated in the fourth round of the Lower Bracket by p@p@d@s.

Whindanski joins Infused 

The Irish player has now linked up with Infused on a permanent basis, this way bringing to a close his lengthy association with fm-esports.

"Feels good to be back playing again at a professional level with Infused," Nicholas said in a statement.

"I would like to thank Andrew and Alan for this great opportunity and of course all the players who have made me feel welcomed.

"I would like to take this moment to thank FM for 6 great years particularly Darren and Bret. I am looking forward to progressing my esports career with Infused."

Team Infused will take part in the ESL UK Premiership Summer season with the following lineup:

United Kingdom James "redSNK" Littlewood
United Kingdom Aaron "AaroN" Hemmings
United Kingdom George "ZED" Bear
United Kingdom Luke "KritikaL" Green
Ireland Phil "Whindanski" Nicholas 

United Kingdom George 'hudzG' Hoskins
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Denmark menix 
Nice to see Phil, finally joining up with some brits - instead of playing with Socn! (:D)
2015-07-20 19:15
They do changes all the time but still we dont see them even at tier 2 events. ?!
2015-07-20 19:41
coz most of them fold within 2weeks coz UK SCENE sucks balls with all the ego's
2015-07-20 20:23
True, such a shame. Good individual players that just can't seem to get along. Inflated ego on most of them I suppose.
2015-07-20 20:26
thats also why you dont see young talent players in uk teams with "top" uk players as there's such egos and the uk scene cant flurish
2015-07-20 20:29
There has actually been quite a big influx of new talent, obviously the same faces are around but it's not as cut and dry as you think. I say give the UK scene another 6 Months and we'll have a mid to upper tier 2 team.
2015-07-20 21:38
and then egos will kick in and those teams will disappear xD
2015-07-20 21:40
+1, there were some new names at epic LAN who pleasantly surprised me - looking forward to the UK scene getting better.
2015-07-20 22:13
Venezuela cubek 
The same thing happens in most of the southamerican teams
2015-07-20 21:57
ok you suck at csgo though idiot lol
2015-07-20 21:15
the uk scene gets a big boost whenever steel attends an uk lan becuase hes the only reason to watch uk lans
2015-07-20 22:11
We're all the same at heart;)
2015-07-21 08:28
And you are replying me, why?
2015-07-20 21:07
Cyprus Swishh_ 
he replied to your #1 comment to gain more attention.
2015-07-21 15:56
Denmark vexity 
socN still playing?
2015-07-20 20:08
i think so
2015-07-20 20:25
Denmark vexity 
Interesting. I haven't seen him in a while.
2015-07-20 20:34
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Russia lamp` 
nice gl
2015-07-20 19:15
Germany R3cn 
Whindanski top lad.
2015-07-20 19:57
2015-07-20 19:15
N1 who
2015-07-20 19:15
Latvia prelideN 
2015-07-20 19:15
2015-07-20 19:15
2015-07-20 19:15
Skins rip
2015-07-20 19:16
disband in 2 weeks inc
2015-07-20 19:16
2015-07-20 19:16
2015-07-20 19:16
Looks like nadeshot
2015-07-20 19:16
Puls3 | 
United Kingdom Puls3 
GL phil
2015-07-20 19:16
Mr.bean ftw
2015-07-20 19:16
Finland fr0zeNid 
2015-07-20 23:53
Greenland nkmm 
2015-07-20 19:16
Ireland mkxy 
yes! Get that Irish flag back in the scene Whindanski <3
2015-07-20 19:16
We gotta step up man! Represent the small country :D
2015-07-20 20:44
Éire abu (y)
2015-07-20 22:10
lets go
2015-07-20 22:12
From NI, can I use Whindanski as rep too?
2015-07-21 00:01
We can all use Whindanski <3
2015-07-21 17:56
swede living in dublin for 3 years, where's the csgo players at?
2015-07-20 23:07
I'm only nova 1 so can't help much there I'm afraid :P
2015-07-20 23:52
Ur not tru hltv membor if u dont heb ge my friwndd
2015-07-21 07:49
oi m8 bloddy hell
2015-07-20 19:17
see you in a week
2015-07-20 19:17
"professional level" said someone on an English team. Kappa. you're all UK w an Irish, there's no professional involved
2015-07-20 19:17
Professional means you play for a living. I'm assuming from what he said that infused pays them.
2015-07-20 19:35
i guess, but England...
2015-07-20 19:48
He's Irish
2015-07-20 20:35
2015-07-21 02:56
2015-07-20 19:17
go back to fm esports
2015-07-20 19:18
You what mate?
2015-07-20 19:19
2015-07-20 19:27
this is UK's answer to C9, tier 1 inc
2015-07-20 19:19
Are they paid?
2015-07-20 19:19
Spain ewg 
2015-07-20 19:20
2015-07-20 19:22
Sweden kurazion 
2015-07-20 19:22
n1 hes a friend of hiko so he should be good also finally italian player
2015-07-20 19:23
2015-07-21 02:31
Oh my. That was a long time since an Irish flag was being shown at the front page.
2015-07-20 19:23
True xD
2015-07-25 22:17
who joins who?
2015-07-20 19:23
nice pick up
2015-07-20 19:26
Whipped cream joins injected krokodil by accident? Hltv confirmed fegts
2015-07-20 19:27
2015-07-20 19:27
gl, would like to see a british team competing. don't understand why there aren't any british teams actually.
2015-07-20 19:28
Because pc is like nerd shit in UK. Wot a disgrace m8
2015-07-20 19:29
in germany too, most people play consoles here. pc gaming was cool at the start of the century but not anymore.
2015-07-20 19:31
Ye, because console peasants think buyingg a console is cheaper now to run games which is bullshit
2015-07-20 19:32
gl m8s
2015-07-20 19:29
United Kingdom Alth 
Note to HLTV. UK lineups change around more often than they change their underwear. Regardless of if this is even newsworthy material, that's another matter, if you're gonna post news updates on changes in the 'top' UK scene, you might have to dedicate a whole seperate news forum to account for it.
2015-07-20 19:29
Top (banter) UK scene
2015-07-20 19:34
Good 2 know thanks
2015-07-20 19:40
cant believe u still bother, i thought you had a heartbeat linked to cadred and when it died, you proceeded to as well. I was wrong.
2015-07-21 00:29
top 1
2015-07-20 19:31
Brazil Collee 
another 46-42 inc.
2015-07-20 19:32
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Russia cann0n 
Ok TOP 25-40 confirmed
2015-07-20 19:33
May the luck of the Irish be with you!
2015-07-20 19:36
goodluck laDz. For anyone interested in private cs lessons contact ZEDCS.
2015-07-20 19:38
I can only trust CadiaN
2015-07-21 07:51
2015-07-21 07:56
RE1EASE + Mx coming back to competetive cs would be the first step in the right direction for UKCS. UK were sick in source, the state of the UK scene atm is pretty sad.
2015-07-20 19:42
italian join infused!!1!11!1!
2015-07-20 19:44
UK teams suck. Basically the UK scene has not so many good players. I'd say, except for the guys from "The Lone Rangers", there are only a couple of guys, who can compete at the highest level, namely Hughsy, Mx, and that's it... Without those guys UK is doomed.
2015-07-20 19:44
whindanski joins the ra
2015-07-20 19:46
Tiocfaidh ar la
2015-07-20 21:26
Nice to see Irish mate on pro scene.
2015-07-20 19:47
Phil McCrackin.
2015-07-20 19:50
Why does he wear a beanie over his headset? That looks retarded.
2015-07-20 19:54
what a shitty picture
2015-07-20 19:55
2015-07-20 20:04
2015-07-21 01:35
Lol the beanie is the lucky charm ;)
2015-07-20 20:51
He's a nutty player usually drops a 30 bomb good pick up for infused.
2015-07-20 19:58
2015-07-20 20:01
Good, now maybe go to a lan other than UK ones.
2015-07-20 20:03
God the UK scene is a mess... I remember when they were aorta competitive and people were some what Interested in week g them play against top teams. Also lone rangers lel what a joke.
2015-07-20 20:04
Whindanski bea$t
2015-07-20 20:05
Good luck, Infused!
2015-07-20 20:07
tier 3 player signing for a news post? slow news day confirmed
2015-07-20 20:08
2015-07-20 20:09
Whindanski and kritikal are both awpers right? idk gl
2015-07-20 20:11
France cedd 
whindanski is a beast but... what tournaments is this team even playing in ?
2015-07-20 20:13
"I would like to take this moment to thank FM for 6 great years particularly Darren and Bret. 6 fking years DAFUQ :D
2015-07-20 20:13
2015-07-20 21:12
Indeed you are Gl with the new team!
2015-07-20 22:45
United Kingdom DuckMoriarty 
unlike the rest of our scene... :S
2015-07-21 02:16
top 1 now
2015-07-20 20:13
'The Irish player has now linked up with Infused on a permanent basis' for two weeks.
2015-07-20 20:36
Germany Bestgerman69 
uk comeback inc ?
2015-07-20 20:36
2015-07-20 20:36
top 500
2015-07-20 20:43
"U WOT M8?!"
2015-07-20 20:46
Ireland Tobin 
2015-07-20 20:53
Like once a month there are news about an UK team. But you never, ever see them actually play any games. WTF are these teams, and why do we get news about them? I don't think anyone actually cares, maybe someone who knows them personally, but overall this team has zero impact on the scene.
2015-07-20 20:57
2015-07-20 21:44
yeah we should only get news about top 10 teams. (even though there's not news about them every single day). definitely no news about norwegian teams.
2015-07-21 08:02
we've played in quite a lot recently mate... a lot of online cups dingit and esl qualifiers
2015-07-21 17:54
I love you Philip Nicholas
2015-07-20 21:04
Ireland conoR- 
gl big lad
2015-07-20 21:53
>British CS Worse than North Korea
2015-07-20 22:25
2015-07-21 00:00
Why is it so freakin hard for the UK scene to just get the idea of, HEY...let`s put together the best possible lineup and aim make a break through internationally? They got the talent for it. They were among the top scenes back in CS:s
2015-07-20 22:31
no weber ?
2015-07-20 22:39
Gl bro beans x
2015-07-20 22:43
who? lol
2015-07-20 22:47
Great banter.. wait who is this guy again?
2015-07-21 00:11
Team Infused have announced the permanent addition of Phil "Whindanski" Nicholas to their lineup. Team Infused have announced the permanent addition announced the permanent addition permanent addition permanent
2015-07-21 00:37
expected i am in on the inner circle, they were considering me but i laughed at them, tier 15 pitbull dogs
2015-07-21 00:58
2015-07-21 01:26
We need an Irish csgo scene ;(
2015-07-21 04:14
gl Is this the same Aaron of 1.6?
2015-07-21 06:43
"on a professional level" then seeing KriTiKaLs nickname. The wide eyed cunt.
2015-07-21 07:23
And this is news? Pera joined Muffle a few weeks back. They have won both of their matches so far. Waiting to read about it on hltv. Rumours have it Pera might rank up to nova!
2015-07-21 09:22
uk are suck
2015-07-21 11:05
1."Feels good to be back playing again at a professional level" 2.Uk team Choose only one please,we all know you cant have both.
2015-07-21 12:02
2015-07-21 15:52
"Feels good to be back playing again at a professional level with Infused," playing in random mixes isn't a professional level m8
2015-07-21 16:21
I Thought if you got paid it was professional level? Guess that was my mistake soz.
2015-07-22 17:50
yeah enjoy your 2 week pay check before you split up HAHAHA
2015-07-22 18:02
I can donate it to your disability charity if you want to pm me the name. I'd be pleased to help a young woman out
2015-07-22 18:16
United Kingdom NoelG 
uk scene best scene kappa
2015-07-21 16:48
2015-07-21 17:56
Did internet realy bring out all these incompetent idiots?
2015-07-21 18:13
Good to have him back at the top of the glorious UK scene.
2015-07-26 18:37
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