January Wildcard – FPL Fantasy Premier League The much anticipated January wildcard is just around the corner and this article will look through the different options you have in terms of strategy when it comes to playing it. For those managers who have already played their season-long wildcard, this is the last chance to have a free mass clear out, get rid of that deadwood – and select all those in-form players into your squad – subject to budget restrictions, of course! If you’re happy with your squad and you don’t feel the need to use your January wildcard, be aware that if you “don’t...[Read More]
The deadline bell has rung, your transfer concerns are over and your agonies over who to captain are no more. But will they perform, did you give the armband to the right player and will you see green arrows for your team this week?
Welcome to GW17, the last game-week before Christmas and looking at the fixtures, it’s potentially another high scoring week on offer. We start off at Anfield on Saturday lunchtime as Luis Suarez will be looking to continue his high-scoring returns, with Cardiff as his next victims – and we end with a cracker of a London derby as Arsenal host Chelsea at the Emirates on Monday night. Obviously there’s loads in-between and to ensure you give yourself the best chance of maximising these Christmas points, lets waste no further time and go around the grounds to catch up on the latest team news. Liv...[Read More]
With a plethora of attacking talent on show in the Barclays Premier League as of late, we are going to analyse our Captain’s Picks decisions based upon multiple values – these are the attacking effectiveness of their team, the defensive effectiveness of their opposition and the attacking players own shooting data. Throughout this article graphs are used to help show the principles behind our Captain’s Picks. We have described in detail how the values shown in these graphs are calculated in the previous week’s article, but they can also be found at the bottom of this article for ref...[Read More]
Hello and welcome again to The Banterbury Leagues review. We are at game-week 16 and some massive games have been played and 8 more teams have joined Bench & Potty in securing their place in the Banterbury Shield to start in GW21 (January 11th-13th). There are still 6 spots up for grabs around the leagues in the final qualification game-week, next weekend. So without further ado let’s go round the leagues and find out who are falling in to the drop-zones or who are sitting pretty at the top & everything in between. As ever we start with the premier league. Premier Cookie’s Monste...[Read More]
Welcome to our mid-month FantasyFootball 247 Leagues round-up. Most of us initially will have got into fantasy football through work or friends leagues. Nothing wrong with that, but to really challenge yourself, how about you test your mettle against other Fantasy Football 247 regulars? Season and Monthly League winners will be awarded a place in our Hall Of Fame – more on that to follow!
Pottys Punters Weekly Review! So last weekend at Pottys Bookies was not so fruitful as only 61 Potty Punters came through the door to predict the Weekly scores and that’s a decrease of 6 on the previous week. We know who you are and we will come round and drag you down here if need be! But Potty knows why??? Xmas Shopping and Family Commitments this time of the year affect all successful businesses and that’s what we have here,but Lads ain’t you heard of this wonder stroke “hey chuck, just need to nip off for 20mins to buy your crimbo box”. Then you pop into Potty...[Read More]
Well I think we’re still all catching our breath from Wednesday nights action, but it’s time to move on and look forward to GW15. The game-week starts Saturday lunchtime at Old Trafford as United host Newcastle and is followed by five 3pm kick-offs as Crystal Palace welcome Cardiff, the Hammers have the unenviable task of trying to contain Luis Suarez at Anfield, Man City go to Southampton, Stoke entertain Chelsea and West Brom play Norwich. The cameras are at the Stadium of Light Saturday evening as Sunderland host Tottenham. Sunday sees Fulham entertain Aston Villa and a mouth-watering affai...[Read More]