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EPL is back for Gameweek 22

April 1, 2016 4:34 pm Arsenal-v-Bournemouth

After an action packed weekend of international football the Premier League returns as the season enters the final furlong. This can only mean one thing, right? Time to re-jig those fantasy football teams… The early kick-off sees managerless Aston Villa welcome Chelsea, who are unbeaten in 14 league matches. Arsenal and Manchester City both kick off at 3pm at home to Watford and away to Bournemouth respectively as both bid to consolidate their champions league positions. At the other end of the table, Norwich host Newcastle in a huge relegation six-pointer. Liverpool and Spurs round-up Saturday’s action before Leicester’s title...

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Gameweek 31 – Manchester City v Manchester Utd

March 18, 2016 10:03 am man-city-epa_2721614b

The Manchester Derby is one of the fiercest head-to-heads of the season, with neither side wanted to slip up. It’s one of the biggest rivalries on the planet as the blue and red sides of the city lock horns. But which team has the best players? We’re never going to be able to settle that one. What we can do is unveil the best XI players from both sides based on this season’s performance statistics.   We’ve used these figures to reveal who gets the nod in each position. And as ever, the results might raise a few eyebrows….  ...

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Fantasy Tips – Gameweek 30

March 8, 2016 11:16 am Newcastle-vs-Watford

It’s a very tricky week for fantasy football managers, as the FA Cup means we have only five Premier League games to score points from this weekend. Big-hitters Arsenal , Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea are all out of action this weekend, so plenty of squads will be missing a number of key men. The relegation battle takes centre stage this weekend, with the likes of Swansea, Norwich and Newcastle all looking for vital points in the battle against the drop. But what does that mean for your fantasy team? Do you make big changes this weekend, or take a...

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Fantasy Preview – GW29

March 5, 2016 8:34 am Arsenal-v-Bournemouth

After a round of midweek fixtures, the Premier League returns to weekend action with a full compliment of 10 games on Saturday and Sunday. And with fantasy football hitting the business end of the season, it’s time for manager’s across the globe to start making some key decisions. Do you get rid of that big money striker, or hope he finds form again? Does the midfielder returning from injury get the nod for the run in, now that his problems are behind him? Or do you stick with the 15 men who have brought you this far? Whatever decision you...

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Hints, Tips and Captain Picks – GW27

February 26, 2016 1:48 pm

  It’s Liverpool vs Manchester City next round in a replay of the League Cup showdown, so that’s one to watch out for. In fact, that’s one game in a full schedule of mid-week games, which could see some teams rotate due to the tough run of games. Arsenal’s home game against Swansea looks the pick of the fixtures from a fantasy perspective, with Chelsea travelling to Norwich and Leicester hosting West Brom. Injuries, doubts, suspensions etc Here is a full rundown of those that either won’t be playing this weekend or are facing tricky last-minute fitness tests… ARSENAL Out:...

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February 13, 2016 1:33 pm

An enthralling weekend of Premier League action lies ahead, with the top four sides facing off in two mouthwatering fixtures on Sunday. Leaders Leicester go to Arsenal at midday, before Manchester City welcome second-placed Tottenham to the Etihad at 4.15pm. Those two matches sandwich Liverpool’s trip to Aston Villa, which kicks off at 2.05pm. There are seven fixtures on Saturday too, including Manchester United’s trip to Sunderland and Chelsea’s clash with Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Which players can you rely on to get you the points this weekend? And which ones are sidelined? Take a look at our gameweek 26...

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Tips and Tricks for GW25

February 6, 2016 1:24 pm Manchester-City-v-Everton

We have a full set of Premier League games this weekend, which is the first chance for many clubs to show off their deadline day signings. Plenty of new faces have arrived in England and fans will be eager to see them in action on an action-packed weekend. There are some fascinating match-ups taking place, including a top-of-the-table clash between Manchester City and Leicester, and Manchester United’s trip to Chelsea. With plenty of selection headaches in store in fantasy land, here are our tips on how to score as many points as possible. Kay injuries/suspensions Fantasy players looked on in horror on Wednesday night as...

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What to look forward to in GW24

February 2, 2016 1:22 pm Dynamo-Kyiv-vs-Chelsea-Champions-League-group-stage

We have a midweek full fixture list in the Premier League a mere 24 hours after the transfer window has closed. Plenty of new faces have arrived but most of them missed the deadline day midday cut-off to be included in the Tuesday night and Wednesday night games. But there are still plenty of choices for your fantasy football team in a double week of games. There are some interesting match-ups with Leicester taking on Liverpool, Palace welcoming Bournemouth to Selhurst Park and Watford playing Chelsea. What you really want to know though, is how to line your team up THIS...

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Gameweek 22 – Bargain Buys

January 15, 2016 10:54 am Tottenham-Hotspur-v-Leicester-City

With two gameweeks in less than 6 days, there is the potential to see your team rise above the rest or lose further ground on your smug friends depending on how well you do this weekend. There has been plenty of Premier League goals over the past few weeks and we expect there to be loads more this weekend, so it’s a great time to get that team updated and rake in the points. Here’s our guide to who you should keep and who needs to go in Gameweek 22: Key injuries/suspensions Just the one key injury from midweek, with...

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Gameweek 20 – Captain Picks

January 11, 2016 11:55 am Chelsea-v-Scunthorpe

We’re now eleven days into 2016, yet due to the busy FA Cup schedule, this is only the second set of Premier League games this year. I’m sure the majority of players had a new year resolution to update their team more, and if you’re still slacking on that, now’s your chance to gain an edge on rivals. This midweek set of games offers yet another gruelling test for the players, in what is a hectic period of games. With very few days to prepare since the weekend’s FA Cup antics, will tired legs take their toll? Or will it...

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