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Congratulations to Adam Levy, world number one

Fantasy Football Scout member Adam Levy has, as expected, finished first in the overall Fantasy Premier League rankings and topped both of our FPL leagues as a result.

The winning margins in each case have yet to be determined as the game is still in the process of updating but Adam’s 71-point return in Gameweek 38 meant that he finished on 2,659 points, just short of the record set by former winner Jon Reeson in 2009/10.

Adam came into Gameweek 38 with a 60-point advantage over world number two Falah Allawati and in truth, his lead has looked almost unassailable for some weeks now.

Ahead of Sunday’s matches, Adam was 94 and 72 points ahead of second place in our members’ and free-to-all leagues respectively.

Adam’s Midas touch continued in Gameweek 38 as he shipped out Raul Jimenez (£6.9m) and Son-Heung min (£8.6m) for Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) and Nathan Redmond (£5.5m).

Redmond, Aguero, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£5.8m), Christian Eriksen (£9.2m), Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m), Raheem Sterling (£11.7m) and Andrew Robertson (£6.7m) all returned clean sheets and/or attacking points for him today, with only four players blanking.

Adam Levy’s Gameweek 38 team

Adam Levy’s Gameweek history for the second half of the season

You can read more on Adam’s season here and here, while we will be hopefully speaking to the man himself later this week.

Congratulations again, Adam!


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  1. Christina.
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    ville ronka OR worse than all of his 10yrs added to gether.

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Still top 50k, not bad at all! Keeping faith in Pogba wasn't his greatest moment. He capped him this week 😮

    2. Team Cruel
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      😆 That's actually insane

    3. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I always knew Jafooli was a fraud

    4. XabiAlonso
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      He was 817 at one point aswell

    5. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Somebody’s luck trips a bit sometimes

    6. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      He’s always been so patient and I obviously know he’s a better manager than me.

      However.. his team was screaming out for one big -8 hit or something when he started to slide and he could have righted that ship I feel.

      Patience is key, but sometimes you gotta for the big hit when you’re always behind a player or two.

      Mark was always the advocate for the mini WC where you roll a transfer one week then can do three moves for just -4. A big reason I like to try roll when possible.

      1. Christina.
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        not owning Mane and TAA killed Mark

  2. Pat Bonner
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Second top 1k finish. 667 final rank! Delighted with that

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Well done! Will try to catch you next season 😉

      1. Pat Bonner
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Thanks

    2. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Brilliant stuff PB

      Top player

      1. Pat Bonner
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Cheers

    3. Waylander
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Well done, Pat. I’ve had my best ever season finishing @ 1992

      1. Pat Bonner
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Great effort, well done

    4. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Some effort that well done PB

      1. Pat Bonner
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Cheers

    5. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Damn. Just one place off the number of the beast !!

    6. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Cracking mate. Congrats

    7. BC1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Nice one man.

    8. ZaZaZu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats! That is a serious achievement. Very jealous.

      1. ZaZaZu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I finished just outside 5k by 800 places. I got to 660 this season which I continue to boast about

  3. Waylander
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Well done to Adam for world number 1.

  4. OldBenKenobi
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Lost of lessons to learn from this season 🙂

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Most will be forgotten by august 😆

  5. Collie01
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Well done Adam Levy, serious achievement!

    1. PUMPKINHEAD
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      It is, a real achievement, non of this manipulated HOF nonsense or " I finished top 200 I think I'll write a book " stuff"Somthing tangible is very impressive

  6. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Well played Adam

  7. El Fenomeno R9
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    From 2k to 8.5k in 3 GWs,90% of differentials didnt work whole season so happy with first 10k finish.

    Damn i am good and learn fast!

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      You the MVP

      1. El Fenomeno R9
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        The best

  8. Vamos
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Amazing achievement Adam. Top 6000 for me and third highest finish ever.

    Good season but one where the team often picked itself. Suspect a tougher year next time around!

    1. pjomara
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Nice. Means you can say you're in the top 0.1%

  9. tafrère
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Top 10k "safety score" is 2,386 pts. Ended the season on 2,378 pts. Every point matters !

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Indeed they are. 2,525 here 🙂

    2. Konstaapeli
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      2381 here. Rank 10,912

    3. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      2351 @ 21569

  10. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    2.3k 😎

    *Might have omitted a multiplication factor from the above

    1. BC1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      You crazy diamond.

  11. MGD
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Welol done Levy! We all have something to learn 🙂

    To sum it up for myself - I managed to surpass my rank of 2,058 to 1,813 this year in the end 🙂

    Super happy

  12. FPL Pillars
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Are there any players of teams which you've not ever owned this season?

    I've never owned a Newcastle player, that's the only team I've not owned this season.

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Cardiff. That’s it.

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Shoutout to my Huddersfield lads Hamer and Puncheon. LEGENDS.

      2. FPL Pillars
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        I had peltier to start unfortunately 🙂

    2. kalmoffit
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Bmouth, Cardiff.

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Bournemouth have been popular so that's a surprise to not ever own any of their assets.

        1. kalmoffit
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Wasn't trying to avoid them-and wish I'd started with Fraser(good value)

          1. FPL Pillars
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Fraser was great value. He'll get a hefty mark up next season.

    3. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Off the top of my head I don't think I've owned a Burnley or a Newcastle player.

      1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Probably Cardiff too

    4. tafrère
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Arsenal, Newcastle, Huddersfield.

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        I wish I’d avoided arsenal.

        I got Laca and Kola in twice. Laca was my first captain blank v Huddersfield. And Kola consistently got me 1 point. Waste of budget, captaincy and transfers and nothing more.

        That’s my first rule. NO ARSENAL.

        1. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          I also had Auba for the first 6 or 7 weeks when he did nothing. NO ARSENAL.

          1. kalmoffit
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Had him today. ARSENAL

            1. All Out of Mounie
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Had Auba twice this year.. paid off this GW as I got him in on my FH.

              Auba will be in my team next season. He's finding his boots and will be a top scorer next season too

        2. FPL Pillars
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          I avoided them all season except for Mkhitaryan who I bought in on WC and was benched straight away 😀

    5. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Dont think I owned any Watford.

    6. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Newcastle Huddersfield

    7. liverpool01
      1 month, 5 days ago

      burnley and huddersfield

    8. Brosstan
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Owned Dubravka for one game week. Had Huddersfield and Cardiff as bench fodder but never played them.

    9. Becks
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Newcastle and Burnley

    10. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Newcastle, Burnley, Huddersfield, Leicester, Fulham.

    11. Lazaretti
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Watford. Planned to pick Deeney when using FH but he took redcard and Deulofeu had some injury prblms. So I think I didn't have any Watford players. I had just one Huddersfield player Hamer in the bench when using FH.

    12. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Interesting. Burnley, Hudds, Fulham.

  13. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Does anyone know when the HOF will be updated?

    1. Pat Bonner
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Amazing consistency in last 2 seasons! Well done

      1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Thanks mate! Great season for you too

    2. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Here you go:

      1. Mark
      2 onwards- Scandavians.

      1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Thanks! Just what I'm looking for

    3. MGD
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Wow great rank

  14. El Fenomeno R9
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Someone congratulate us on every post so we stop bragging.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Well done.

    2. BC1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Ah it's nice to hear ... next season! 🙂

  15. Le Tigre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Best ever season for me finished in 3,906.
    But my points total was still 230 points less than the Adam Levy he bossed it

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      You’ve won fpl !

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Oh I thought you meant 3900 points

        1. Giggs-Tosun Particle
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          😀

    2. MeatPieSausageRoll
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Fantastic rank, well done

    3. BC1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Great stuff man.

  16. liverpool01
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Finished 209,057 not it bad i guess for my debut season ?
    Glad i won my ml

    1. MeatPieSausageRoll
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Not bad at all. Something to build on for next season

      1. liverpool01
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Thanks

      2. liverpool01
        1 month, 5 days ago

        How did you do?

        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
          1 month, 5 days ago

          18k in the end - I was on a downward trajectory, probably lucky the season ended when it did 😆

          1. liverpool01
            1 month, 5 days ago

            18k is great mate, nice one!

            1. MeatPieSausageRoll
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Thanks mate!

  17. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    I hope GW1 table updates soon.

    I wanna make sure these two pesky Gameweek 2 starters are now firmly behind me at 2.9k.

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Im glad Im not the only one that is driven crazy by those handful of folks (like 2-5) who started GW 2 and are barely ahead of me all season except one GW!

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        They really set off my OCD. Who are these people and why couldn’t they sign up on time ?!

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Yes!! And then have the gall to be slightly better than me!

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Omg thanks

        I hate this guy

    2. MGD
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I’ve never really understood the “Gameweek 1 rank”

  18. danishdynamite
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Well done Adam. One hell of a score

    I came 80th, somehow.

    I’m chuffed to bits.......but 3 guesses how impressed Mrs Danish Dynamite is with my fortuitous result ?

    1. Giggs-Tosun Particle
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Wow!

      I bet she couldn't care less but wow, well done!

    2. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      You’ve had some awesome finishes buddy. Great job.

      Well I hope you’re in some cash leagues. Cos when I pop a grand of holiday spending money out the mrs then likes fpl for a while instead of calling me a loser.

    3. MeatPieSausageRoll
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Incredible! Well done!

    4. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Fantastic!

    5. danishdynamite
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Thx !

      No cash leagues, sadly

      I’ve never known where to find them, actually. None of my friends play them, so I’d better keep an eye out next season (top 500k finish ahoy)

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        You really should find some.

        I tend to move around a lot for work so often initiate them at jobs.. get someone else to do all the admin and collect the cash etc

        I think there are some twitter ones around too but the standard might be higher ! Well.. it will be higher. Most work colleague ones people give up by Xmas

  19. Giggs-Tosun Particle
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    2 points off top 10k. Off to burn my laptop now, byeeee

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Just word it well

      You had a “10k finish” just don’t say “top 10k finish” and you won’t get sued by Mark.

      1. Giggs-Tosun Particle
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        “10k finish”, the Emporio Armani of FPL 😀 Feeling better already, cheers Flappers

    2. MeatPieSausageRoll
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Still a fantastic rank! Congrats

  20. Marquis-Cha-Cha
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Thanks to everyone for all the advise this season.

    Won my ML for the 3rd year in a row.
    Highest ever OR (4,883)
    4th in FFS Non-Members League.

    Thank you all.

    1. Jones Bond
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Good effort I dropped out of the top 10k today to 12,759 and down to 12th in the non members league.
      A bit disappointed but still my best finish to date.

  21. jdp219
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    How do Fraser and Wilson not get in on any attacking returns today?!

    But on to more important matters: Big thanks to any and everyone who commented on anything I ever posted in the past year. Best season ever for me. OR = 5,285 (previous high was 43k)

    And here's a plug for becoming a FFS member. Best season ever AND the first season I've been a member on this site. Definitely renewing.

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I've never been a paid member, but I adore stats and am worried they'd skew me the wrong way or cause confusion (too much data, yes, there is such a thing) if I had access to all of them.

      1. Gooner Kebab
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Not paid to advertise, but i felt lost without the data this season unless you're able to spend time researching. Defo try the membership next season to see the difference.

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          One season, yeah, I shall give it a try.

          1. jdp219
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            About 34 cents/week. For me, I figured why not.

      2. jdp219
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        I didn't use all the tools, I admit, but it was nice to have them when I needed to make decisions.

  22. Gooner Kebab
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Been a semi casual this season, it is a full time hobby/passion this.

    Congrats to those who bettered their rank this season!

  23. MeatPieSausageRoll
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Congratulations to Adam. You beat millions of people. Some achievement

  24. Numb
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Well done Adam, incredible victory.

  25. Le Tigre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    I've had two or three really useful bits of advice from members in here. Looking forward to next year already

  26. FPL Winner Says Thanks!
    Elvy
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Thanks everyone for your kind words. It feels literally unbelievable to have won. I'm running on about three hours sleep having stayed up through the New Zealand night to see it out. We all start on zero points next season so good luck to everyone!

    1. ISI
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations! A worthy winner. The brilliant team name was the icing on the cake!

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Obviously a country with some great FPL players ! You, TM both great seasons !

      1. doyeon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        TM's from Oz 🙂

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Wrong TM.

    3. doyeon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Well done Adam, what a superlative season!

    4. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats Adam, amazing season. You had some great weeks in LMS which was the start of your #1 reign.

    5. Thiga
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats Adam! Great Achievement!

    6. Bob McMayday
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations, well deserved

    7. apples...oranges
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Awesome Kiwi!!!!!

    8. Schafsalat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations, well done Sir!

    9. bobt
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations Adam ,fantastic effort and great consistency

    10. Jam0sh
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations!

    11. Garlana
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Great to know someone on here won! Congrats.

      1. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Lol

    12. rdamjan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats Adam!

    13. Geoff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Amazing mate, congrats. Hopefully not too much stress for you this season either 🙂

    14. Miniboss
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations, massive achievement!

    15. andy85wsm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Nice work Adam!

    16. Samurai Blue
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Well done mate!

    17. Lukaku91
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      congrats Adam. well done for winning fpl!

    18. Lukaku91
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Very interesting to note that there is no mention of Adams stretegy. He lives in New Zealand and watches very few matches, only replays. If the winner of this game doesn't need to watch the matches that means that the fpl game and the 'real football' are too far apart. You can do well in the fpl game without knowing as much about the game of football.

      Obviously a game like this will inevitably be about strategy, but imo it would be better if the game rewarded peoples understanding and knowledge of the great game of football a little more, and less for 'fantasy knowledge'.

      Last years winner also didnt watch any games, or hardly any. He relied on the replays and the statistics. That shows that watching epl matches doesn't necessarily benefit you in this game, which seems odd.

      I feel there is a danger that the game is moving away from 'added fun when watching epl' and moving towards 'study stats on a monday and follow the right bandwagons'

      Anyway I don't wish to take anything away from Adams achievement, he should be delighted and proud that he's won no matter what strategy used. I know its gonna sound like a butthurt fpl player who isnt happy with his rank (49K btw) but I'm actually fine with it. I just feel a bit disapointed when I hear that the best at the fpl game dont even watch the great game, thats all

      1. Fitzy.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        How is watching a replay not watching matches? Watching them live doesn't change much.

        1. Lukaku91
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          we are obviously talking about highlights not entire match replays. my point is you can win the game by only looking at the stats and not watching a single match. no eye test needed. last years winner said he watched close to zero matches as well and only focused on stats.

          to me its just a game then. a game that has little to do with the real football matches. obviously players' points are allocated based on what they do in the real matches but as a fpl player you don't actually have to follow the real football.

      2. MINUS FOUR
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I know what you're saying, but I think you're probably overstating the issue a little. Adam never said he doesn't watch, understand or enjoy football at all, he just said his priority was never watching all the games all the time. I'm in Australia and I do watch a fair amount of football, but from I can gather the main difference to a lot of managers is how much time spend focusing specifically on my team and my options, rather than trying to increase my knowledge of every club and player in the game.

        I'm not on Twitter, I don't pay too much attention to other people's opinions, and I don't ask questions or RMTs. I just look at my own budget and spend my time thinking strategically about the best combinations of transfers among the group of players with good upcoming fixtures. And it helps if I've seen them play a bit. And then I only look up the stats of those I'm already considering, and compare them against other potential options. I imagine Adam is fairly similar. It's about blocking out the noise, watching just enough football for an eye test, but then mostly playing FPL as the game of numbers, strategy and risk management that it is. I get the impression knowing too much about football (and having strong opinions on whether a player is 'good' or 'rubbish' is a hinderance to some.

        1. Tigers Time
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I read a lot of your comments this season which I found very useful and informative - just out of interest where did you finish overall?

          1. MINUS FOUR
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Thanks Tigers, happy to help. Ended up at OR 290. Disappointing finish given where I was (highest OR of 25) but that's how the game goes. KDB injured in DGW, Deeney and Son suspensions, TC fail, just a number of things not quite going to plan and as I discovered inside the top 1k you can't really afford any slip-ups. But I won my cash mini-league, which was always the main goal.

        2. Lukaku91
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          the last part of your comment drives home my exact point;

          "mostly playing FPL as the game of numbers, strategy and risk management that it is. I get the impression knowing too much about football is a hinderance"

          the fpl game is not really linked to the real football. its just a game that you can win if you play it right (numbers, strategy and risk management as you said). watching the football matches, which is what its all about, doesnt actually benefit you.

          its a realization that people who dont watch matches and play fpl as a strategic game of numbers actually do better than the ones who passionately watch as many games as possible.

          1. Lukaku91
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            again im not even saying this is bad or wrong or anything. Its just something ive now understood, as the last two winners both said they hardly watched games (not zero matches, but only very few) and used stats not eye test to play the game.

            I would never have expected this to be the better startegy than watching the games. I was convinced that the more you watch the better your chances are, as your essentially collecting the most 'hard evidence' while all the other 'noise' you refer to is people's opinions. Obviosuly the stats are the hard facts and therefore it makes sense that these give the startegic players a good understanding of whats going on (whos in form, etc..)

      3. Mo Mané Mo Problems
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I barely watch matches, or even highlights. In 2015/16 I watched MotD a few times and no live matches. Did okay that season. I mainly relied on stats and the opinions of people on FFS, which worked well then, maybe not so much now. Although two seasons away probably didn't help I think.

    19. Yav
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations mate, you deserve it!

    20. mixology
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations mate! Looking forward to your interview!

    21. footballguru_79
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats on a well deserved victory...
      well played Sir!!!!

    22. melvinmbabazi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congratulations Adam Levy

    23. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Congrats on a great achievement. Awesome!

    24. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      You did quite well, didn't you? We all hope to do it but we know that we never will ......... but you did! Well done - an absolutely brilliant victory.

    25. elchilangles
      1 month, 4 days ago

      congratulations bro. What do you win btw? Does the premier league pay for your flight and give you tickets to a match or something like that?

    26. RedLightning
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Well done, Elvy. A convincing victory.
      I thought you stood a good chance of winning from the moment you shot up to number 2 a couple of game-weeks after triple captaining Aguero, having a higher TV than your rivals at the time and, unlike them, not having used your other chips prematurely.
      There can be many a slip tween cup and lip, and bad luck can strike at any time, but once you reached the top you never really looked like losing your lead. Most impressive!

    27. Jafalad
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Congratulations Adam. Did you change your FPL team name after the Chch attack? Nice touch if so.

  27. Mike D
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Finished 2 places behind Adam!!! In our mini league... which is New Zealand

  28. pjomara
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    This was the first season that Adam levy finished in the top 10k.