Fantasy iTeam Blog


Champions League Final: Can Atletico do the double

May 22, 2014 3:07 pm

The 13/14 Champions League winner will be decided this Saturday evening. After securing the La Liga with a draw at Barcelona, Atletico could pull off one of the shock doubles of all time… Diego Simeone deserves a lot of credit – taking over back in 2011-12, things didn’t look too good. But he worked his magic, and in his first full season in charge of the club, he won the Europa League and achieved a 5th place La Liga finish. The season after was even better – a 3rd place finish and the Copa del Rey secured. Fast forward to...

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World Cup Hidden Gems – by Rob Wright

May 19, 2014 12:21 pm

Well here it is,the World Cup is almost upon us, and with the exception of Ibra and Bale the best players in the world will all be on show for what promises to be a great month of football. Now, I’m not sure about you but I’ve been looking at the teams and thinking how am I going to get Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar up front without having to put the entire Iranian midfield in my team. Well, with that in mind I have put together my top 10 players that could be worth a look this summer, these players...

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It’s here – The Final Gameweek

May 8, 2014 2:56 pm

The 13/14 Premier League winner will be decided this Sunday. Manchester City only need to draw against West Ham to secure the title. Liverpool could still swoop in and land it for themselves –  a win vs Newcastle, and a loss for Manchester City, would see them crowned champions instead. All 10 EPL games kick off at 3pm. At the other end of the league everything is pretty much done and dusted. For Norwich to perform the greatest ever escape, they would need to win about 17-0 and West Brom would need to lose. It’s not going to happen! So,...

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One More Title Twist? By Gregg Livingstone

May 1, 2014 9:45 am

Hi guys, So, it’s the penultimate gameweek and with the champions and relegated teams still undecided it really has been one of the best seasons in years. Manchester City play Everton, and a win for City would give them a giant advantage towards the title. If they slip up then Liverpool could take advantage and Chelsea could still sneak in and pinch it. All very exciting! With any of the bottom 8 still in the relegation mix, the lower end of the table is just as exciting. Remember guys that 6 teams play twice this gameweek so be sure to...

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Making the Most of the final 3 Gameweeks

April 24, 2014 2:20 pm

Hi All, Firstly there is something really important that you all need to know. There are a few basics that make this game easier to play and will ultimately score you more points. For example, the obvious ones include: use your extra transfer, wait until a player plays before removing him and then put someone else in once the line-ups are announced about an hour before kick-off. There are many others that are far more subtle that give people an extra edge, but here is not the place to divulge them. There is something else that seems to be creeping...

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Super Don’s GW35 Predictions

April 17, 2014 9:53 am

Hello everyone! So after weeks and weeks of begging, those lovely people at Fantasy iTeam have finally weakened and let me loose on the Fit Blog again. I’ve dug out a few fantasy stats from the past 4 gameweeks, and added a bit of info that might help you make the most of the remaining 4 gameweeks of the season, I hope you enjoy the read. Firstly, I’m bucking the trend on reviewing the previous gameweeks results, mainly because as I write this there’s still a few fixtures of it remaining, and I’m sure you’ll agree it’s more important to...

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Just 5 Gameweeks To Go… By Ben Worrall

April 9, 2014 3:41 pm

Hello All, Chelsea, Liverpool or Man City? Arsenal or Everton? Sunderland, Cardiff, Fulham, Norwich or West Brom? Things are really hotting up, in what looks to be one of the most exciting finishes to a Premier League season for years. A few stats from the last six Gameweeks: Most Goals: Gerrard – 6 Suarez – 6 Rooney – 5 Y Touré – 5 Rodriguez – 5 Dzeko – 4 Lukaku – 4 Most Assists: Lambert – 3 Mirallas – 3 Matic – 3 Eriksen – 3 Crouch – 2 Baines – 2 Torres – 2 Most Shots on Target: Suárez...

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Ben Randall – The Record Breaking Gameweek

March 27, 2014 12:18 pm

A double gameweek always meant there would be goals but to expect this many was beyond anyone’s prediction! Chelsea Vs Arsenal;- 6-0 The gameweek started off with Arsene Wenger celebrating his 1000th game in charge of the gunners, but the special one had plans to make this day not so great for Wenger. After their easy victory against the Turkish side Galatasary, Chelsea were still on a high and going 2 nil up inside just 10 minutes at Stamford Bridge things couldn’t have got any better.. surely? It wouldn’t be a Chelsea Vs Arsenal game without some sort of controversy...

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Ben’s Bargains – £75m Well Spent!

March 20, 2014 3:18 pm

Gameweek 31, quite possibly the most exciting and potentially frustrating GW this season. Now unfortunately I can’t give you a huge list of players to bring in, because if you have not started preparing by now, your Gameweek 31 could be a poor one! All is not lost however! Unlike some double game weeks there is still chance to buy ‘DGW’ (double gameweek) players during the actual game week. We can either sell Chelsea players for: Liverpool, Everton, Swansea, Hull, Man City, Newcastle, Sunderland. In addition, we can also sell players from the 3 o’clock game to buy Man United or...

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Prepare for Gameweek 31 – Dare to be different?

March 13, 2014 1:14 pm

With the biggest gameweek ever right around the corner, I thought it was time to look at some of the less obvious picks. If you’re sitting at the top of a mini league then you will probably be happy sticking with the tried and tested players, but if you’re chasing it’s the perfect time to take a risk or 2… remember, it’s also Bonus Transfer week, so make full use of them. Goalkeepers Adrian – 3.3m He took over from Jussi at Christmas and since then he’s firmly established himself as number 1… keeping 5 clean sheets in his last...

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