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VAR regains its status as the Premier League’s biggest talking point

VAR regains its status as the Premier League’s biggest talking point There was a sense that amid the recent furore surrounding the application of the handball law this season in the Premier League, football supporters had refocused their attentions away from the contentious talking point that is VAR. Cue the Merseyside Derby, and a match which ended up bringing the ghosts of the VAR debate back into the limelight like never before. Frankly, the match represented a hot mess for VAR David Coote and the match referee Michael Oliver. The first flashpoint was a challenge by Everton goalkeeper...[Read More]

Harry and Lloyd’s Fantasy Predictions GW6

Harry and Lloyd’s Fantasy Predictions GW6 Welcome to Harry and Lloyd’s Fantasy Predictions GW6. West Brom 0 Burnley 0. After 5 weeks we finally have our first 0-0 of the season, a glimmer of normality at long last. The weekend results as a whole did carry a semblance of this normality; a few 1-0 wins, a couple of 1-1 draws, so who knows, maybe things are finally settling down. Onto the results. This week our winner is Turbo who smashed in a whopping 15pts thanks in no small part in his prediction of Mane for FGS. He wasn’t the only one to do so, special shoutouts to Padster, ...[Read More]

FPL Tips: Things to Consider Ahead of the Christmas Period

FPL Tips: Things to Consider Ahead of the Christmas Period After the opening fixtures, the 2020-21 Premier League campaign looks to be one of the most unpredictable in the competition’s history. According to a report from the BBC, English football’s top-flight clubs spent £1.218 billion in the summer transfer window, only £159 million less than the previous year. In turn, fantasy football options are arguably more exciting than ever before. So, let’s take a look at several factors to consider ahead of the Premier League’s busy Christmas period. Is Liverpool’s Defence Worth Gambling On? In the ...[Read More]

Using Betting Odds To Better Your Odds: Where To Look To Improve Your Fantasy Team

Using Betting Odds To Better Your Odds: Where To Look To Improve Your Fantasy Team With the return of Fantasy Premier League’s 2020-21 campaign, fantasy football fans are deep into sustaining the success of their teams. Whether you’re a relative newbie or you’re looking for a new approach to building a winning team, looking to betting odds for guidance could be a helpful move, not least because recent injuries have changed the game already this season. The most relevant odds to your decisions as a fantasy football manager are clean sheet odds and anytime goal scorer odds, but it’s also helpful...[Read More]

Top Picks from the Promoted Three

Top Picks from the Promoted Three Leeds United, Fulham and West Brom are all back in the big time and already some names have jumped out as FPL bargains in the opening weeks. Here’s a look at some of the players from the promoted sides that have made a flying start this season and have provided excellent value for those who took a punt in the first handful of rounds. Patrick Bamford – Leeds United There were plenty of question marks surrounding Patrick Bamford going into the current campaign but the Whites striker has silenced many of his critics. Three goals in the first four games befo...[Read More]

Fantasy Football Live Match Chat Gameweek 5

Fantasy Football Live Match Chat Gameweek 5 Welcome to Fantasy Football Live Match Chat Gameweek 5. Back to reality. Or at least some semblance of it. We kick off on Saturday lunchtime with the title decider between Everton and Liverpool at 12.30pm. The (new look) Soccer Saturday have been snookered again with just the one 3pm game to get their politically correct teeth into as Chelsea welcome Southampton. Man City and Arsenal face off in the ‘tea-time’ game at 5.30pm Newcastle and Man United see us out on Saturday at 8pm. Sunday sees four games with Sheffield United and Fulham get...[Read More]

Which Villa players will see their values soar?

Which Villa players will see their values soar? While the sight of Everton topping the league with a perfect record was surreal in itself, the headlines prior to the October international break were all about Aston Villa’s 7-2 rout of champions Liverpool. In inflicting that defeat, Villa ensured that Liverpool’s current crop are the first champions to concede seven in a top flight season match since Arsenal in 1953. Even if any unfancied team – within any sport – makes a strong start to a season, the latest moneyline betting odds from FOX Bet will invariably price them as underdogs next to the...[Read More]

FF247 FPL Team GW5

FF247 FPL Team GW5 Welcome to FF247 FPL Team GW5 I’m Spider-Man In this the almightiest of WTF seasons, how’s this for an encapsulation of it in all its weird and wonderful glory? Last week’s team scored 59 points. Eleven points above the average. If we took away the scores of Alain Saint-Maximin (12) & Callum Wilson (16) – and let’s be honest who would take them out ahead of a game against toiling Burnley, who I ask you … who? – and replaced them with two jobber 2-pointers, we would have scored 35 points and been THIRTEEN points behind the average. Ha’way the lads! If the two of our Geor...[Read More]

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