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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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Happy New Year from FiT – GW20 Preview

January 1, 2016 12:52 pm Arsenal-v-Bournemouth

Happy New Year fantasy football managers. The year 2016 may be among us, but the fantasy football season ploughs on regardless. And if your team has been on the slide recently, then perhaps one of your New Year’s resolutions should be to knuckle down and start climbing your way back up the table. This weekend sees the second half of the Premier League season get under way, so there’s plenty of points to be had and we’re here to point you in the right direction. Here’s our guide to who you should bring in or leave out this weekend… Key...

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Merry Christmas from FiT – Boxing Day Preview

December 24, 2015 12:40 pm RomeluLukaku_3014333

It’s Chriiiiisssstttmmmaaaassss! And you know what that means – plenty of football on the box! Premier League teams will take to the field on Saturday and then again on Monday, in what will prove to be a defining week for the likes of Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp. Manchester United will be trying to arrest their slump and save the manager’s job, while Liverpool are in dire need of a win to get their top four ambitions back on track. Here’s our guide to who you should bring in or leave out this weekend… Key injuries/ suspensions Despite now...

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EPL Gameweek 17 – Key injuries/suspensions

December 16, 2015 11:30 am Norwich-vs-Arsenal

This weekend sees a hectic period of Premier League football start for players and fantasy managers alike. On Saturday, all eyes will be on managerless Chelsea as they take on fellow strugglers Sunderland. Although the Blues’ players have lost popularity in the fantasy game it will be interesting to see how they perform without the “Special One”. The evening kick-off sees Newcastle take on Aston Villa as Steve McClarren looks to win his third on the bounce. Liverpool travel to in-form Watford on Sunday then title contenders Arsenal and Manchester City square up on Monday Night. The Mirror looks at...

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GW12 – Who’s going to be your Captain?

November 6, 2015 3:11 pm Manchester-City-vs-Norwich-City

After an eventful week of European football grabbed our attentions, it’s back to the Premier League this weekend and that means one thing – time to set your fantasy football line-ups. This weekend’s action starts with a potentially season-defining game on the south coast, as Bournemouth take on Newcastle with both teams craving an important victory. Manchester United host West Brom on Saturday midday, before Jose Mourinho watches on from a hotel down the road as his Chelsea team attempt to topple Stoke. Liverpool and Manchester City are in action on Sunday, while the highlight game of the weekend is undoubtedly...

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