Fantasy Football Firsts Fantasy Premier League Team

Fantasy Football First 2017/18 Site Team for game week 4 – wild card active

This season the FF1st team are proud to announce we have a top 1000 manager running the official Fantasy Football First site team. His job will be to tell you how and why he has picked certain players and formations for the Fantasy Premier League, and explain the reasoning behind any changes along the way. Introducing manager Nomde Guerre and his FF1st site team. Continue reading

The Fantasy Football First Site Team

Fantasy Football First 2017/18 Site Team for game week 3

This season the FF1st team are proud to announce we have a top 1000 manager running the official Fantasy Football First site team. His job will be to tell you how and why he has picked certain players and formations for the Fantasy Premier League, and explain the reasoning behind any changes along the way. Introducing manager Nomde Guerre and his starting team. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Stats

Crystal Palace under Big Sam – What has changed?

The introduction of Big Sam Allardyce at Crystal Palace was a desperate move by the Palace board to steady the ship. After having an infamous awful 2016, Alan Pardew was sacked as Palace realised that they were in serious danger of relegation, with Pardew’s momentum leaving Palace sliding towards the bottom.

But with just one point in five games and only two goals scored, Allardyce is finding life at Palace much harder than he imagined. So let’s analyse the changes (or lack thereof) that Allardyce has made to Palace, compare the last five games of Pardew’s reign to the first five games of Big Sam’s reign, in order to see if there are any significant changes between the personnel, formation or tactics two, and identify what this means for FPL. Continue reading

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What is the impact of 3-4-3 on our FPL teams?

Since Conte set up Chelsea in a 3-4-3 formation he has taken Chelsea to the top of the table and in the process won the League Manager of the season 3 times in a row – a feat unmatched by Ferguson, Wenger and Mourinho. However, the 3-4-3 infection is spreading to other teams too. In game week 21 Everton, West Ham, Tottenham, Middlesbrough and Leicester played a form or 3-4-3. Indeed, Everton’s, West Ham’s, and Tottenham’s 3-4-3 all delivered victory. What is the impact of this 3-4-3 on our FPL Teams? Continue reading