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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

Premiership Talking Points

Talking Points For GW15

The Fantasy Football transfer window for game week 15 is now closed. Join me in our virtual Fantasy Football world while we watch the games and hope our points rack up. Sit back, relax, enjoy the football and hang-out here with your fellow Fantasy Football managers and chat in real time as the action unfolds. Perhaps everyone else is experiencing the same “Aggghhhh” player difficulties you are, or the same “Yeahhhh” moment as your captain puts the ball into the back of the net? Talking Points is simply a chat area for us Fantasy Football First managers. Tell us about your highs and lows, and get into the match day atmosphere. Get involved. Continue reading

Premiership Talking Points

Talking Points For game week 14

The Fantasy Football transfer window for game week 14 is now closed. Join me in our virtual Fantasy Football world while we watch the games and hope our points rack up. Sit back, relax, enjoy the football and hang-out here with your fellow Fantasy Football managers and chat in real time as the action unfolds. Perhaps everyone else is experiencing the same “Aggghhhh” player difficulties you are, or the same “Yeahhhh” moment as your captain puts the ball into the back of the net? Talking Points is simply a chat area for us Fantasy Football First managers. Tell us about your highs and lows, and get into the match day atmosphere. Get involved. Continue reading

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Talking Points For GW12

This week in Talking Points we look at what to look out for in game week 12 to be prepared for the early game week 13 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

Premiership Talking Points

Talking Points For Game Week 11

This week in Talking Points we look at what to look out for in game week 11 to be prepared for the early game week 10 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

Choosing Fantasy Football Players

Recent tactical and formation changes (part 2)

We are almost one fifth of the way through the season, so we thought we would review each team’s tactics, formations and player selections to see how these impact your fantasy football team. Today we will cover the remaining teams. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Tips for the Fantasy Premier League

Benteke, Defoe, Lukaku or Negredo – which FPL forward should you pick up?

We’ve all been there. You want to bring in a premium striker like Aguero, but you don’t want to let go of Kane, Costa or Ibrahimovic. You know you don’t want Vardy, so you’re left scrounging-around looking for a cheap forward.

Given Aguero is back next week, let’s review four budget forward options. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Game Review

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 Gameweek 37 Review (Part 1 of 5)

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 game week 37 Review (Part 1 of 5) starts with the weekend’s reviews by doing a sanity check – we look through the extreme punts among Norwich’s defeat to Man United, Crystal Palace’s draw with Stoke and Leicester’s win against Everton. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Game Review

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 Gameweek 36 Review (Part 1 of 3)

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 game week 36 Review 1 of 3) starts the round of reviews with the teams direly in need of points – we scrutinise Newcastle’s win against Crystal Palace, Sunderland’s comeback against Stoke, Norwich’s demise against Arsenal and West Ham’s much needed win against West Brom. Continue reading

Fantasy Football Game Review

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 Gameweek 34 Review (Part 5 of 5)

Fantasy Premier League 2015/16 game week 34 Review (5 of 5) does a quick review of the remaining games. ChorleyRocks looks at how West Ham dominated Watford, Aayush does a dress-down of Arsenal’s victory over West Brom and the Man United-Palace game hsa the privilege to be scrutinised by both WallaceFC and ChorleyRocks. Continue reading