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FPL launch 2016/17 – New Rules and Player Pricelist

FPL launch 2016/17 – New Rules and Player Pricelist

imageFinally it is live! FPL is back, life as we know it will not be the same for the next 10 months! At first glance there seems little change to last season – budget and squad size is naturally the same and the four chips remain in place, including the two wildcards – one to be used in the first half of the season, the other to be used in the second half of the season. The first may not be carried over – so use it or lose it. The only change seems to be in the calculation of bonus points – a breakdown of which can be found under the Rules tab.

With less than a month to go before the start of the season, managers will be busily playing with different formations and strategies, so to help you on your way, let’s take a very brief look at some of the highlights of the price list for the players.

Players Price List – initial reaction
The most expensive player (as per usual!) is Sergio Aguero who again costs 13mln, while the success last season of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez sees their prices rocket to eliminate their bargain status! Nolito and Anthony Martial being listed as midfielders may attract decent support. Zlatan Ibrahimovic comes in at 11.5mln to make him the second most expensive player while Diego Costa costs just 9.5mln, making him cheaper than Harry Kane, Daniel Sturridge and Jamie Vardy. Daley Blind are Chris Brunt are now listed as defenders, while Eric Dier is now listed as a midfielder.

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New player prices – some of the new players to the Premiership

Zlatan Ibrahimovic 11.5mln
Henrikh Mkhitaryan 9.5mln
Michy Batshuayi 9.0mln
Nolito 9.0mln
Eric Bailly 5.5mln

And some selected old favourites:

Sergio Aguero 13.0mln
Harry Kane 11.0mln
Daniel Sturridge 10.0mln
Jamie Vardy 10.0mln
Diego Costa 9.5mln
Olivier Giroud 9.0mln
Wayne Rooney 9.0mln

Alexis Sanchez 11.0mln
Kevin de Bruyne 10.5mln
Eden Hazard 10.0mln
Dimitri Payet 9.5mln
Riyad Mahrez 9.5mln
Anthony Martial 9.5mln
Mesut Ozil 9.5mln
Firmino 8.5mln

You will all have your own views and may spot the glaring bargain that I have missed. So please share your thoughts below on both the new changes to the game (the chips) and also your thoughts on the prices and maybe you’ve even begun to draft your initial squad.

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  1. 121

    Righty-Hoot lets get the Quarter final draw underway.

    Wholsronaldo v Red Devils.

  2. 122

    Start again, i’ve drawn the 1st tie and posted it but it a’int showing up on site for me.

    Wholsronaldo v Red Devils.

  3. 123

    Evening folks, here are the results for the quarter finals of the Regulars Cup :-

    Wholsronaldo 54 v 44 Red Devils.
    Napolee 70 v 46 Unbelievable Tekkers.
    Top Gun 57 v 47 Harchester United.
    Sanogo Toulouse 63 v 46 Hugsters.

    So, at the end of the day 4 home wins. Congrats to the victors commiserations to the 4 losers but well done for getting to the quarters. Its no mean feat, as there are some top fantasy players amongst our regulars. I couldn’t get into the starting 64 for god sake.
    The semis will be drawn live at some point during the next weekend and will be played in gw 36.
    Cheers,
    Elle.

  4. 124
    Raziel says:

    Wow, Bayern has been fucked by this Hungarian referee. Red card for Real player not given, for a lesser offense Vidal was subbed out. The 2-2 was a soooooooooooooooooo far offside, unbelievable. The 3-2 the ref blocked 2 Bayern players so Marcello had a free run to the goal and could assist Ronaldo. Pretty disgusting.

  5. 125

    Evening folks, semis of the Regulars Cup is about to be made in 5 minutes. The 4 teams left are as follows:-
    5- Wholsronaldo.
    24- Top Gun.
    42- Sanogo Toulouse.
    48- Napolee.

  6. 126

    Right folks, to coin one of my old mate Pottys phrases ‘i’ve jiggled my balls’ so lets go.
    First name out of the hat is:-
    42-‘ Sanogo Toulouse

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  8. 128

    That leaves us:-
    5- Wholsronaldo v 48-Napolee

  9. 129

    Semi finals will be:-
    Sanogo Toulouse v Top Gun.
    Wholsronaldo v Napolee.
    Ties to be played in gw 36.
    Cheers,
    Elle.

  10. 130
    LJY1985 says:

    Erikson and Davies you lovely men. Closing in on top spot. Watch out Owen

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