Welcome to GW13 and it’s a game-week that starts off a hectic run of 3GWs in just ten days, meaning there are lots of points to be gained, but also stressing the need for careful consideration regarding transfers as needless point hits could easily see your team slip a few places in your mini-league. The old addage ‘Patience is a virtue’, is the order of the day. Thus, it is equally important to study the manager’s press conferences after a busy week of European action for some teams and ongoing injury concerns for others. The game-week kicks off on Saturday with five 3pm games as ...[Read More]
The Banterbury H2H Leagues are now in their second season and were originally formed to give a few of us seasoned FF managers a real challenge, and what started of as one H2H league soon turned into 4 leagues, due to its popularity Based on the English league format we now have a Premier League, Championship, League 1, & League 2 with promotion & relegation (3 up, 3 down) with a knockout Cup run every 5 gameweeks. I also added a new competition this year “The Banterbury Shield” (where the top 4 teams in each league at Christmas qualify for a 2nd half of the season Champions...[Read More]
Welcome to the fixtures article for GW13 as we attempt to decipher who should perform well over the next four game-weeks and which teams should be treated with some caution. Favourable Fixtures LIVERPOOL – Hull (A), Norwich (H), West Ham (H), Tottenham (A) Despite their 3-3 draw in the weekend’s derby, Liverpool still look a potent force and with Suarez and Sturridge up front and Gerrard and Coutinho pulling the strings behind them, there appear to be plenty of goals in the side. Their upcoming run looks appetising, starting with a visit to Hull at the weekend. Two home matches vs Norwich &...[Read More]
Everton 3-3 Liverpool Saturday’s early kick off saw the 221st meeting in all competitions for the Merseyside club’s with Roberto Martinez looking to mastermind Everton’s 1st derby win in the Premier League since October 2010. With Daniel Sturridge on the bench for Liverpool the Reds were banking on a performance from Luis Suarez in this often volatile fixture and it took just 5 minutes for him to provide the assist for Philippe Coutinho to open the scoring. Just 3 minutes later and it was all square when Leighton Baines whipped in a free-kick and Kevin Mirallas fired past Simon Mignolet....[Read More]
The waiting is over, GW12 is finally upon us after another international break, which has left most FPL managers bored out of their skin, trying to control their transfer trigger finger, while praying that those players in their squads who travelled away on international duty return safely and injury free. What a game-week this promises to be as we have three big local derbies to enjoy, starting off at Goodison Park on Saturday lunchtime as Everton host Liverpool. We then have five 3pm matches to follow as high-flying Southampton travel to league leaders Arsenal, Swansea travel the length of t...[Read More]
The Suspension Report gives a detailed rundown of those players that are suspended for the forthcoming game-week and how long they will be unavailable for. The report also shows which players are close to a suspension due to their accumulation of yellow cards, thus helping fantasy managers in their forthcoming transfer plans.
The Banterbury H2H Leagues are now in their second season and were originally formed to give a few of us seasoned FF managers a real challenge, and what started of as one H2H league soon turned into 4 leagues, due to its popularity.