Fantasy iTeam Blog

Louis van Gaal’s Euro 2016 fantasy dream team

May 28, 2016 10:44 am

Just days after winning the FA Cup with Manchester United, Louis van Gaal is unemployed. Now he’s out of work, with an extended holiday on the horizon, who would the Dutchman pick if he was building his own Euro XI on Fantasy iTeam?

7 things to look forward to at Euro 2016

May 27, 2016 12:54 pm

Euro 2016 is just two weeks away, but if you can’t wait that long for your next football fix, take a look at our 7 reasons why this summer’s tournament in France could be one of the best yet! 1. It’s bigger than ever! Euro 2016 will be the first tournament featuring 24 teams, meaning you’ll have a mammoth 552 different players to choose from in the Fantasy iTeam European Championship game, available to play through the app now. Of course, more teams means more fixtures, so if you’re already starting to experience withdrawal symptoms after the end of the...

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Euro 2016 – Just 29 Days To Go!

May 12, 2016 1:56 pm

For the first time, the European Championship final tournament will be contested by 24 teams, with France and Romania kicking off the tournament in Paris on Friday 10 June at 8pm. We will publish provisional squads and player values in-app this weekend, with the likes of Manuel Neuer (£6.2m), Gerard Pique (£6.4m), Paul Pogba (£7.0m) and Cristiano Ronaldo (£8.4m) all available for selection. You don’t need to download another app, but depending on what version of the FiT app you’re using, you may need to update it. And you won’t lose any FiT credits that you’ve earned or bought –...

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Gameweek 36 – Now or never for your Fantasy hopes and dreams

April 29, 2016 3:27 pm

That’s right, there’s only three weekends of Premier League action left, so it’s now or never when it comes to fantasy football. This weekend’s slate of fixtures present a few tricky conundrums for fantasy football managers, as they try to figure out which players will be rested by the teams fighting on two fronts and which teams are already on the beach. So who should you place your trust in? And who should be avoided as you make your last-ditch bids to climb up the league? Here are all the hints and tips you’ll need for gameweek 36. Key injuries/Suspensions...

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Bonus Transfer Week – GW35

April 22, 2016 3:30 pm

The Premier League games have been coming thick and fast recently, which means only one thing – fantasy football seasons are being made and broken on a day-by-day basis. With three weeks remaining there’s still enough time to make a late push or cement your place on top of your mini-leagues, but a reduced fixture list could play havoc on your squad this weekend. The FA Cup semi-finals mean that there’s only seven Premier League games on the slate, so it’s vital that you adjust your pieces accordingly. Injuries are also mounting up, so there’s plenty to think about this...

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What you need to know for GW34

April 15, 2016 5:32 pm Liverpools-Dejan-Lovren-celebrates-with-manager-Jurgen-Klopp-after-victory

It’s now or never, folks. With the Premier League season well and truly in the run-in, we’re being treated to some high-octane double gameweek action, with ten teams playing twice. Points, therefore, are there to be had. There’s only five weeks left, so if you don’t make a move up your league now, you may never do so. With a plethora of fixtures coming up this week, it’s vital that you get your squad selection right and cash in. Here are all the hints and tips you’ll need to make sure you harvest in the points this week. Double gameweeks...

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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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