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The complete guide to FPL Gameweek 1: Tips, best players, team reveals


This is it: after two months of team drafts, RMTs, derailed bandwagons, pre-season red herrings, transfer sagas, injury scares and endless Twitter threads, the 2022/23 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) season gets underway.

If you’re after some last-minute assistance, you’re in the right place.

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Captaincy content, transfer dilemmas, team reveals – you name it, you’ll find it on this page.

And if that’s not enough, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive pre-season page for more information on the action and news that has taken place over the summer, plus dozens upon dozens of other articles such as Scout Notes on the pre-season friendlies, Scout Reports on the new signings and plenty more besides.

WHO ARE THE BEST FPL PLAYERS TO OWN FOR GAMEWEEK 1?



WHO ARE THE BEST FPL PLAYERS FOR THE FIRST 6-8 GAMEWEEKS?

TEAM GUIDES: BEST PLAYERS, PREDICTED LINE-UPS AND MORE

GAMEWEEK 1 TEAM AND INJURY NEWS



For more information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed.

WHO IS THE BEST CAPTAIN FOR GAMEWEEK 1?



FIXTURE ANALYSIS: BEST RUNS, TEAMS TO AVOID

GAMEWEEK 1 TEAM REVEALS







FPL GAMEWEEK 1 ADVICE



FPL GAMEWEEK 1 GUIDES AND TIPS: FROM BEGINNER TO ADVANCED

USEFUL TOOLS AND LINKS

FPL pre-season: Trossard hits hat-trick from wing-back role 2

1,690 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nightf0x
    • 7 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    A) start eco or walker
    B) bench 1 of rash rodrigo mbeumo

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 4 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Walker
      Mbeumo

  2. Hiphopopotamus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    He lads. Watkins (bou) or Wilson (NEW)? GW1 only.

    1. TheTinman
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Wilson

      1. Hiphopopotamus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Cheers!

    2. Bad Kompany
      • 4 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Wilson

      1. Hiphopopotamus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Cheers, we have a winner!

  3. Milkman Bruno
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Hahah those making changes, just stop

  4. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Ødegaard or Martinelli

    1. Johnny 8
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Martinelli

      1. OptimusBlack
        • 9 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Cheers

  5. Bad Kompany
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Good luck everyone!!!!

  6. Futureform
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Will Leicester by another keeper?

    1. Podge
      • 11 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Not likely

      1. Futureform
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        So could go with two 4.0 keepers for Leicester!

  7. HM2
    • 1 Year
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Wow Martinelli benched

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • 5 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Ban incoming

    2. TheTinman
      • 6 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Behave yourself

    3. SAY MY NAME
      • 5 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      lol, source or silence!

    4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 12 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      ok

  8. SAY MY NAME
    • 5 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Good luck, peace be with you fellow fantasy footballers 🙂

  9. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Last shout

    A)
    Ward
    TAA James Walker Cash
    Salah Son Martinelli Bailey
    Haaland Jesus

    B)
    Ward
    TAA Robbo Cancelo James
    Salah Mahrez Martinelli Bailey
    Kane Jesus

    1. That Fantasy Guy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      A

  10. That Fantasy Guy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Ward
    Robinson - cancelo - trippier - James - perisic
    Salah (c) - bailey - Fernandez
    Haaland - Jesus

    Sanchez - archer - Andreas - colback

    Locked in at 5-3-2 have a great season everyone!

  11. Crazy RedDevil
    • 9 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    Cash or trippier?

    1. Podge
      • 11 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Trip

    2. PM
      • 12 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Cash

    3. That Fantasy Guy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Same dilemma went trippier

    4. OptimusBlack
      • 9 Years
      3 days, 2 hours ago

      Trip

  12. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 12 Years
    3 days, 2 hours ago

    son suddenly appeared in my team

    1. SonnyPikey
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        son of a beach

      • Top Lad Dakes.
        • 5 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        I’m SO tempted but nah I’m holding firm

      • Yank Revolution
        • 10 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Son rise?

      • TheTinman
        • 6 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Oh herro (Team America voice)

      • Chloe Kelly’s Bra
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        OMG Son incoming

      • Avery
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Nice!
        KDB just popped into mine

    2. SonnyPikey
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        A) Haaland or Kane
        B) Ward or Iversen
        Z) get a life

      • PM
        • 12 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Walker or Gabriel?

        1. That Fantasy Guy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Walker

        2. Yank Revolution
          • 10 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Gabby

      • Dosh
        • 8 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Going different but will just wildcard early if it all goes tits up!

        Ward
        Robbo James Trippier Dalot
        Salah Son Coutinho Bailey
        Kane Jesus

        Iversen, Neco, Andreas, Dervisoglu

        1. Podge
          • 11 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          It's rather nice

        2. g40steve
          • 4 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Sweet, mine,

          Ward
          TAA James Walker Tripp
          Salah(C) Son, Martinelli Bailey
          Hahaland, Jesus

          Iversen Neco Andreas Taylor

          1. Dosh
            • 8 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            I dropped Trent, only thing I'm worried about. Dalot CS would be useful.

      • DycheDycheBaby
        • 7 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Mahrez or Diaz?

        1. PM
          • 12 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Diaz

        2. g40steve
          • 4 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Mahrez

        3. That Fantasy Guy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Mahrez

        4. g40steve
          • 4 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Salah, Trent, Robbo

      • Bubbles1985
        • 5 Years
        3 days, 2 hours ago

        Trippier or James

        1. SAY MY NAME
          • 5 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          james

        2. PM
          • 12 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          James

        3. g40steve
          • 4 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          James

        4. Yank Revolution
          • 10 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          James

        5. RICICLE
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Trips

          • That Fantasy Guy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            James

          • Bubbles1985
            • 5 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            James nailed??

        6. Richarlidad
          • 4 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          My pens are acting strange.

        7. Yes Don
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 13 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Rashford over Bailey?

          It's the way it's heading.

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 10 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Not me- need to see Rash get his confidence back first.

            1. Yes Don
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 13 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              noted

        8. DeuloRad
          • 6 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          WTF IS COLLINS DOING IN MY TEAM AAHHHHHHH

          1. g40steve
            • 4 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Hacked already

        9. Jimmy Boy
          • 6 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Patson Daka punt?

        10. Boleyn Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 days, 2 hours ago

          Cornet to West Ham done deal. Happy days

          1. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            That tweet on Perisic just now!

            1. Ha Ha Land
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              What tweet

        11. thecrouchpotato
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Spaces for average players only in our league - https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/auto-join/bk2qqa

          • Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Tick tock

          • TheTinman
            • 6 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Captain Salah or leave it on Martial??!?

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 10 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              Lulz

            2. Yes Don
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 13 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              leave

          • Pedram
            • 8 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Pens down in seconds

            1. Podge
              • 11 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              What pens ?

          • Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            LOUD NOISES!

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 10 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              Brick killed a guy!

          • MIGHTY JOE
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Drop pants!!!!!

          • Oscar Slater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            Rak-Sakyi or Chukwuemeka? (already got Iroegbunam)

            Thanks.

            1. Podge
              • 11 Years
              3 days, 2 hours ago

              Why not all 3

          • Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 days, 2 hours ago

            AND WE ARE DONE.