Fantasy Football Stats

Will buying a Stoke City player drive you potty?

Stoke City are the focus of this week’s article and there’s a lot of things that I want to look at. I want to focus briefly on why Joe Allen is doing well, look at their other key attacking players including Arnautovic and Shaqiri, assess their defensive chances and then look at their next opponents to try and draw some conclusions about Stoke’s FPL chances over the next set of gameweeks. Continue reading

Premiership Game Score Predictions

Sorting the Score Predictions for PL GW 9 and MLS GW 34 2016

The door is slowly closing on our second year playing MLS fantasy, but it is being kept slightly ajar by the inclusion of a Bracket Challenge. Thanks to Secret Zorro we have a league to join that will enable us to choose the outcomes of the various matchups leading up to the Championship. It will also be a forum for banter among all those who participate. Check the site for the Web address, league name, and password. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Podcast

The Fanfeud Fantasy Football Weekly podcast for game week 9 produced by Fantasy Football First

Each week we partner with the excellent Fanfeud to produce the “fantasy football weekly” podcast. This week we discuss if the FPL is fickle as Stoke go from zero to superhero in two games; if after 10 years at Arsenal, is it finally time to think of Walcott; has Charlie Austin reported in for duty; and are Hull a little rubbish or a lot rubbish. We also check out the RMT Bot’s team in the Elite 50 game for October. Continue reading

Early Fantasy Football Transfer

The Earlyish Transfer for game week 9

The fact that a lot of premium defenders scored a lot of FPL points had certainly forced a lot of managers to secure the services of a selected elite defenders, especially the likes of Spurs and Arsenal defence. But in GW8, the trend was reversed with only West Ham, Chelsea, Stoke and Watford keeping CS. Those managers who kept faith in Holebas, despite the Hornet’s failure to keep a single CS, were certainly the beneficiaries. Much were due to the dull attack of the Middlesborough forwards. Any team who play against Middleborough has a very good chance of a CS. Continue reading

Fantasy Major League Soccer

Fantasy MLS – The Finale

We witnessed Giovinco’s return but it was obvious he needs more fitness improvement. Other than that, game week 33 was a relatively straightforward round. Now to look forward to the last game week and the end of season party.

The Dream Team was dominated by Toronto. GoalMachine remained in Top 5 in the FFF League. Well done to ChorleyRocks and OldGoat with good scores and their progress. Continue reading

Premiership Talking Points

Talking points for game week 8

This week in Talking Points we look at what to look out for in game week 8 to be prepared for the early game week 9 transfer. We look at the teams with a good run of games and the teams with a tough run of games, and we consider the implications of last weekend’s formation changes and if these will be repeated this weekend. All the while we chat about this weekend’s action in our comments section. Continue reading

The Fantasy Football First Site Team

Fantasy Football First 2016/17 Site Team for Game Week 8

My team was nominated as the official Fantasy Football First team. My job is to tell you how and why I have picked certain players and formations for the Fantasy Premier League, and explain my reasoning behind any changes along the way. This article explains the changes I have made to my team and why. Continue reading