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How one Fantasy manager turned $2 into a $30,000 prize with FanTeam’s WCOFF

A remarkable effort by new daily Fantasy sports player fscottl saw the UK-based rookie seal first place in the World Championship of Online Fantasy Football (WCOFF).

fscottl turned a €2 qualifying tournament entry fee into a €30,000 prize as he was crowned the winner of WCOFF 2019.

It was a thrilling finale to this latest event.

A whopping 116 participants qualified through satellite competitions or paid the entry fee of €1,050, meaning that the €100,000 guaranteed prize pool grew to €116,000. The first prize was endowed with €30,000, meanwhile.

After the first round last Saturday, fscottl took the lead with 88 points, well helped by Kevin De Bruyne (13 points), Sadio Manè (10 points) and Anthony Martial (9 points). 

After the final match of Gameweek 20, there were only 11 points separating 20th place to the leader, so the championship was wide open before the last round started on New Year’s Day.

As the first matchday of 2020 came to a conclusion with Liverpool v Sheffield United, fscottl, who won the WCOFF entry fee of €1,050 via a €2 satellite, found himself in seventh place before the last game.

Many of the above teams had all 11 of their players finished, while fscottl had both Trent Alexander-Arnold and Manè remaining.

With Manè scoring a goal and Alexander Arnold on course to keep a clean sheet, fscottl took over the first-place lead as the ‘least expensive team’ tiebreaker came into effect, with three users all on 146 points.

According to FanTeam‘s scoring system, midfielders and attackers get an extra point for playing the full match.

Mané got subbed off around the 70th-minute mark and, with only minutes left of the match, gaffel had Mohamed Salah remaining. This meant that if Salah played the full match, gaffel would win the WCOFF and push fscottl down into second place and a €20,000 prize instead.

fscottl‘s prayers were answered as Jurgen Klopp subbed off the Egyptian with only 40 seconds left of stoppage time, thus earning fscottl €10,000 extra and the prized WCOFF trophy.

In an interview with FanTeam, the newly crowned World Champion of Fantasy Football said:

I used to play a Fantasy game on another platform. It was a weekly game. I was doing ok on it but it was slowly dying, there weren’t many people entering and the prize money was going down. So, I started looking around for another game and I stumbled across FanTeam. I enjoyed the format and just took it from there.

The point system is simple and great. If you look at some other games, the scoring system is way too confusing. It is too difficult to work out what people are getting points for while you are watching the game, and don’t know what the results are until way after the end of the games.

With Fanteam, on the other hand, you know exactly what’s going to happen to your Fantasy points when something happens in the game which makes watching the games a lot more exciting. It’s also great that they update their site very quickly. A really big plus is that after 60 minutes, the clean sheet points are shown, so you know, if your team keeps the clean sheet, you’ll stay up there.

I know a lot of people use bookmakers but, in my opinion, Fantasy football is better and cheaper than betting with a bookie. I know many people can lose large sums on games like Sheffield United v Watford just to make that game exciting.

But with Fantasy football you can spend €2 and get much more excitement and make more money than with a bet. How many times have you heard of someone betting first goalscorer only to have that player score second? With Fantasy football you get the same thrill from either and often have an interest right up until the final whistle.

Instead of gambling on a game with a bookmaker, I suggest those people try Fantasy sports. You have the chance to win a lot of money at a small cost while still experiencing the thrill.

The experience has been amazing and the win has been huge for me. I told my wife and my kids I had won this competition when they were all together and they were so excited, so that was a very nice moment for me, but it has also made my entire family really happy.

I can honestly say I have never dealt with any company in any industry who are so quick and helpful with their customer support. I have seen quite a few Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) come and go in my time and know how difficult it is to create such a great product and I think you have probably got the balance just right. That, combined with the ease of use of the website and app, makes this an amazing product – easy to say from someone who is €30,000 richer because of it!


Fanteam is the biggest Daily Fantasy Sports platform in Europe. Weekly Premier League Tournaments with a guaranteed prize pool of €50,000 are topped by big events like the WCOFF. Make sure to register on Fanteam for a chance to be the next big winner of life-changing money.

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296 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Tanganga. 4.0m

    Should I buy him and who is he?

    1. OldBenKenobi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Avoid imo

    2. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Trap

    3. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Avoid for now

    4. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      He will be the cheap Christmas gift you give away to someone you don't like. ☺

    5. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Better buy than Aurier perhaps 😉

    6. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Hmmm! tx all. 🙂

  2. Do I Not Like Orange
    • 7 Years
    6 days, 9 hours ago

    Already have Pool triple up in place, so planning to save FT this GW (assuming no injuries). For DGW, is Jimmy/Traore > Rashford/Noble a decent move?

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Sure, depending on the rest of the team. Jimmy will come good though, always does

      1. Do I Not Like Orange
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Hendo McGovern
        TAA Soy Lund Kelly Reid
        Salah Mane KDB Traore Donck
        Vardy Jimmy Ings

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Consider Snodgrass over Noble if he starts next and isn't awful.

      1. Do I Not Like Orange
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Fair suggestion, will do.

  3. wilson007
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Ryan
      TAA Soy Lund Stephens
      Mane Salah KDB Grealish
      Vardy Rashford

      Button Greenwood Kelly Dendoncker

      2FT 0.0 ITB

      Any suggestions?

    • Esalman
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      I want to get Firmino but I don't want to lose Aguero. Should I do the unthinkable and lose Vardy instead?

      1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        don’t

      2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        I had a good look at the ticker to answer your question, which essentially reads Bobby or Vardy, and my considered answer would be Bobby over the next half dozen or so.

        1. Esalman
          • 10 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Yep I actually won't bother if not for the DGW.

    • danlynch13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 9 hours ago

      Jiminez + Martial > Ings + Mahrez

      Yes or no?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        yes

        1. danlynch13
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Don’t think I’d be very patient when mahrez gets benched tho

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            Then just do Jim to Ings

    • Fit_to_drop
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Current Squad:

        Guaita/Hendo
        Kelly, (Soy), Gomez, (Lund), Stephens
        Madds, Salah, Mane, KDB, (Cantwell)
        Vards, Rash, (Greenwood)

        I never really set out to own Salah and Mane at the same time. Ive been with Mane all season
        I have 2 FT's so was now going to go:

        Salah+Soy+Greenwood

        for

        TAA+Doucure+Ings (leaves me with 2.2 ITB) and play 3-4-3 mainly

        Open to suggestions but do want to end up with TAA/Mane/Gomez.

        Have at it....Thanks.

      • Kingy81
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Would you take a -8 to get Ings ?

        I thinking get Ings in ASAP at any cost????

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Nope not this week anyway

        2. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          No.

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          no - how is he so difficult to get in your team?

        4. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Depends who is going out

        5. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • 5 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Nothing is worth a -8

        6. Devo-McDuff
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          If you felt you needed to get him in at any costs, why did you do 2 other transfers already before it? He’s not that expensive, though I guess you could be upgrading a dirt cheap 3rd striker.

      • Kingy81
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Ings in for Greenwood and need to bring in Williams to,finance the move

        1. OldBenKenobi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Errr not sure about relying on Williams...

      • Wheato182
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Anyine tempted by Anderson/Lanzini for the double or should i just go for Sarr......?

        1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • 5 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Sarr.
          WHM DGW a trap if every I saw one

          1. Wheato182
            • 7 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            There much different between him and Doucoure?

            1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
              • 5 Years
              6 days, 9 hours ago

              Take your pick I think, both quite advanced on the pitch.
              Doucoure cheaper, that would probably sway it for me

              1. Wheato182
                • 7 Years
                6 days, 9 hours ago

                think its the main thing swaying me to him, cheaper seems to have similar returns just wasnt sure if Sarr had some set pieces or owt. Cheers for the reply!

      • King Kohli
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Can I get away with saving FT this week?

        Guaita Stek
        TAA Soy Lundy Rico Williams
        Mane Salah KDB Maddison Cantwell
        Vardy Ings DCL

        1 Ft 0 itb

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          of course, nice team

      • MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Which combo is likely to get more points from GW24 onwards?

        A) DCL, Son
        B) Rashford, Grealish

        1. OldBenKenobi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          N

          1. OldBenKenobi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            B

      • rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        play
        a. Lund
        b. Holgate

        thx

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Holgate

          1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
            • 4 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            This. But Ancelotti's comments are a worry.

            1. gwitbrock
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              6 days, 9 hours ago

              What comments?

              1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
                • 4 Years
                6 days, 8 hours ago

                Says he'll rotate cb's

      • CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Who to cap out of Salah, KDB and Vardy?

        1. OldBenKenobi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          KDB

        2. CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Yes, probably the best option I guess. Doubt we'll get a repeat of last season's score in this fixture.

      • KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Play Cantwell against Bournemouth?

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Yes

        2. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          oh yes

        3. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          playing him over doucoure

      • @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Jimenez to Ings for free?

        1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          get him sooner than later

      • Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Repost... Will buy two cheap defenders over the next 3 weeks I suspect to replace Kelly and Rico. Best to get?

        A. Holgate
        B. Stephens
        C. Fernández
        D. B. Williams
        E. Egan/O'Connell
        F. Other

        1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          A, B. D given you ve got good bench cover

        2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Fernandez and O'Connell

          1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
            • 4 Years
            6 days, 9 hours ago

            Interesting - any reasons? Holgate seems to be the darling here

            1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
              • 6 Years
              6 days, 9 hours ago

              Trust these guys for more clean sheets

              Holgate is good for next few but probably a waste after that.

              1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
                • 4 Years
                6 days, 9 hours ago

                True. Fixtures turn again soon.

        3. Reiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          A,D. Get in on Williams at 4.0

      • Esalman
        • 10 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Would you rather-
        A. KDB -> Mane
        B. Aguero -> Firmino

        1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • 5 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          Any money tied up in either.?
          Suspect not in Aguero?
          B if so

      • Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Newcastle have lovely fixtures soon. Anyone interested?

        1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • 5 Years
          6 days, 9 hours ago

          I could be tempted

      • KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
        • 5 Years
        6 days, 9 hours ago

        Toughie, play one.

        a) Grealish (BHA)
        b) DCL (WHM)

        1. Reiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 8 hours ago

          I tossed a coin... Grealish

      • sfsfsfe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 6 hours ago

        Perez and greenwood>D.Luiz and Ings?