Fantasy League

3 to buy, 3 to sell – featuring Everton and Tottenham stars

A few interesting encounters fill up the card for GW7. The most notable match is that of Tottenham vs Man City – the two top sides in the Premier League. You’ll want to avoid defenders from either side for this fixture, but make sure your squad is full up of top attacking talent. Other appetising matches include Middlesbrough vs West …

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Fantasy Premier League: Who to have in your team for GW6?

Welcome to Fantasy Premier League Tips Game-week 6. Writing this and having intensely assessed twitter and the very busy message boards of FF247 since about 2000 hours on Friday night, I would say that there are more than just a handful of you about to begin a week long tinker of the old first half-season wildcard. If you don’t have …

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Fantasy Premier League GW4: Analysing the fixtures

Welcome to FPL Fixtures Analysis Game-week 4 2016-17. Welcome, welcome, welcome to our fixture analysis for the week! The first three weeks of the season are in the books and the transfer window has slammed shut until January. All was right in the world, and then… the first of many annoying international breaks. Surely planned for no purpose other than …

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Fantasy Premier League GW4: Top captain picks, feat. Arsenal and Manchester United stars

Welcome to Fantasy Premier League Captain Picks Game-week 4. So, here we are – this is the first game-week since the transfer window slammed shut. Highlights on the final days included Sideshow Bob – sorry David Luiz – surprisingly finding his way back to Chelsea, Loïc Rémy arriving at Crystal Palace, Nacer Chadli moving to the Hawthorns and Jack Wilshere …

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Fantasy Premier League GW2: Top captain picks, feat. Chelsea and Tottenham stars

Welcome to Fantasy Premier League Captain Picks Game-week 3. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to another season of Fantasy Premier League! While I’m sure most of you remember the pain and agony from last season’s FPL start, when conventional FPL wisdom was thrown out the window and mere mortals made impulsive transfers and rash decisions and soared above experienced players …

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3 to buy, 3 to sell - featuring Manchester United and West Ham stars

It was business as usual in the Premier League last week – Ibrahimovic and Agüero both netted braces as they aim to emulate the sort of dominance Messi and Ronaldo have over their domestic league, Liverpool’s defenders lost points again after succumbing to the wrath of a side they were widely expected to beat, whilst Leicester City continued to disappoint …

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Fantasy Premier League GW2: Top captain picks, feat. Manchester United and Liverpool stars

Welcome to Fantasy Premier League Captain Picks Game-week 2. Man is it good to have fantasy football back!! Everything just seems slightly better in the world; red lights don’t last as long, my cooking tastes better, the missus’ incessant nagging actually sometimes seems to have a valid point… apart from when it’s about FPL: “Why do you even play that …

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Fantasy Premier League GW1: Top captain picks, feat. Chelsea and Tottenham stars

Welcome to Fantasy Premier League Captain Picks Game-week 1 Pre-season friendlies are bizarre affairs. They give Pep, Jose, Jurgen et al the chance to manage their teams like Frank Zappa would probably play Football Manager. Team sheets read akin to the mad ramblings of a deranged coach trolling fans because, “It’s pre-season so if I want Dave from Marketing at …

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Fantasy Premier League: Assessing the August match-ups

Welcome to fixtures analysis Game-week 1 fantasy football tips. The last time we spoke to you about ‘fixtures’ it was May 3rd, 37 painstaking GW’s in and tempers were flaring. Keyboards were getting bashed. ‘Delete account’ buttons were being hovered over like no man’s business. Just two excruciating rounds of FPL remained before we could all take the much needed …

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