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Everton friendly report

Half time It’s a good run out for the Everton players. Temperatures are roasting there.They are definitely playing like it’s an exhibition match. - Digne took a high boot to the face at 43mi…

6 months, 3 days ago12

Toney reservations

Seems like there's a fair old bandwagon about Ivan Toney [Brentford, 6.5m] with many talking as if he's a good thing. So thought I'd take a look at his prospects. First things first: you can't equ…

6 months, 5 days ago60

Allsvenskan GW12 - Scout Picks

Scout picks GW12: How are you dealing with a tricky captain week with some potential rotation on the cards for the clubs involved in European qualif…

6 months, 5 days ago5

Kloppage Time
Fitting Kane in

Not sure I wanted Kane to go to Man City as I will have to rip my team apart now to fit in him, just cannot see going without him now.

6 months, 5 days ago25

Early or late WC?

How many fixtures are you looking at when selecting your GW1 team? I always get off to a slow start by selecting mostly players who I want to keep long term, combined with the fact I'm a rubbish F…

6 months, 6 days ago17

Boris Bodega
New FPL Community Tournament for 21/22

Managers required for the best Fantasy Football Community tournament there is!

6 months, 8 days ago0

Athletic Nasherbo
Leicester players overlooked?

Are we sleeping on Leicester assets? 20/21 after 7 games - 2nd place (1 point off Liverpool) 19/20 after 7 games - 3rd place (7 points off top - Liverpool had won all) 21/22 - Leicester have …

6 months, 11 days ago47

GW1 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW1 fixture odds can be found here: (Provided by Betbrain) GW1 clean sheet odds: CHE: 52% LEI: 45% LIV: 41% MCI: 39% BHA: 37% EVE: 35% MNU: 35% WHU: 33% ARS: 32% …

6 months, 12 days ago13

Rotation's Alter Ego
Would old-fashioned pricing be more fun?

A couple weeks ago, I spent a bit of time looking through how FPL have changed their pricing strategy over the years. One year that caught the eye was 04/05.
 As a general summary: Premiums were…

6 months, 12 days ago17

The Case for Buendia

Case for Emi Buendia !! Villa record signing at 38m is going straight into my team and here's why. - Buendia scored 15 goals and registered 16 assists claiming Sky Bet Championship Player of the …

6 months, 13 days ago14

Too much Raphinha love?

Why all the Raph love? 3/4 tough opening fixtures. GW5 on yes, great option.

6 months, 13 days ago32

Mane and Salah in GW1?

Thoughts on starting with Mane + Salah? They have gotten really long summer breaks. VvD will also be back. I think Pool could be the strongest starters of the new season. Going Salah + Mane + TAA …

6 months, 13 days ago34

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
Light touch VAR?

The officials at the Euros showed a much lighter touch as regards VAR, with the result that far fewer decisions were reversed after VAR reviews. None of the dodgy penalties and red cards for compar…

6 months, 15 days ago10

Skonto Rigga
Scout Notes Poll

Trying to gauge opinion on the normal Scout Notes (not the pre-season variety) so set up a poll on the sidebar. Feedback seems to be mixed; some like the lengthier write-ups, some others find it a …

6 months, 16 days ago5

Is Toney all that?

Is Toney all that? He was one of the first names of my draft one but i have since taken him out. Why? I watched the highlights on youtube of all his goals and assist from last season and looked at…

6 months, 18 days ago33

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
FPL Editorial Content Suggestions

Nine dormant article strands from the past are described in the article and survey above, but if there are any others that we’ve unfairly overlooked then please mention them here. And also pleas…

6 months, 23 days ago34

FPL Virgin
Picking settled/proven players in GW1

For me, I like certainty in my gameweek 1 side. I like players who have a good track record in the premier league. Not only that ... but they need a settled manager in charge of team. So I don't…

6 months, 26 days ago19

Steve The Spud
FPL Forward Line Plans

What’s everyone’s front 2/3 atm I’m on Watkins dcl Toney atm but subject to change depending on transfers and Pre season form Feel like with the these 3 you play the stats and also get 3 …

6 months, 27 days ago27

Rotation's Alter Ego
Nuno New Numero Uno

Manager merry-go-round in full swing now, Nuno to Spurs confirmed. Any interest here for FPL? My first thoughts are obviously Do…

6 months, 28 days ago9

Elfozzie 42
Benitez to Everton - Does that change your picks?

Benitez became the blues 5th manager in 5 seasons when he was unveiled at Goodison Park today It's fair to say the fan reaction has been 'mixe…

6 months, 28 days ago9

Bench Boosting in Gameweek 1

Am I alone in BB1 camp?

7 months, 17 mins ago39

Skonto Rigga
New FFS editor and deputy

Afternoon all, I'm chuffed to bits to be stepping up as Editor and humbled to be asked to do so. I'm even more delighted to welcome aboard Tom, a bona fide FPL great and a manager whose season hi…

7 months, 1 day ago39

Wolves bargains under Lage

I know the season is a long way a way but Wolves could provide a few bargains given Bruno Lage's trust in youth and attacking 4-4-2 formation. We will very likely buy a striker but given we're unli…

7 months, 4 days ago10

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
FPL Mini-leagues to enter

The Opening Day League (league code 4bfkn8) is for teams that enter it within 24 hours of FPL going live for the new season. It will be closed to new entrants at about 12.15pm on Wednesday 23rd Jun…

7 months, 6 days ago18

Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
Is a strong template forming?

With those prices & fixtures - is anyone *not* starting with Watkins, Raphinia, Salah, Bruno, Sanchez and a Liverpool defender? That’s two thirds of most teams sorted already 😆

7 months, 8 days ago32

Rotation's Alter Ego
FPL Pricing First Impressions

Lots of FPL price releases today - who are you liking the look of and who has been overpriced? Full list of the prices revealed so far (bar Liverpool, Norwich and West Ham, only included a select …

7 months, 8 days ago34

Rotation's Alter Ego
Could Palace offer value?

Next on the list is Palace Zaha - MID - 7m Guaita - GK - 4.5m Mitchell - DEF - 4.5m Benteke - FWD - 6.5m

7 months, 8 days ago15

Sanchez at 4.5m - easy pick?

Sanchez (4.5m) that’s the GK sorted

7 months, 9 days ago7

Skonto Rigga
FPL player price reaction

Any stand-out players from these early prices? Smith-Rowe generous at £5.5m? The Pepe of GW35-38 would be a steal at £7.5m but... Arteta.

7 months, 9 days ago11


Don't forget to check out my video with David on the new fixture list for the 21/22 season!

7 months, 13 days ago0

Rotation's Alter Ego
First look at rotation pairings

As always, there are 10 pairs of teams that have perfect home / away rotations - if you target that kind of thing. Seem a lot less geographical this season, which is bizarre. Arsenal and Tottenham…

7 months, 13 days ago10

Skonto Rigga
FPL players for the start of 2021/22

Obviously without having seen the new season player prices, any names leaping out for the start of 2021/22? Could see a mid-price (and no doubt frustrating) template front three of Watkins, DCL and…

7 months, 13 days ago19

PL Fixtures - FFS Ticker is Live

Fixture Ticker is LIVE 🙂

7 months, 13 days ago2

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
FPL Updating

FPL has been updating for most of today, getting ready for 2021/22. Do we expect them to make any big changes to the game? What changes would we like them to make? And when do we expect it to relau…

7 months, 13 days ago28

MD1 Stick or Twist thread - Sunday

MD1 Stick or twist thread - Sunday Goal of this thread: - Concetrate captain questions in one place for efficiency - Increase the value of answers by forming a template with the minumum required …

7 months, 16 days ago21

How to decide whether to stick or twist?

I think the qustion you should be asking about captaincy, is: Am I likely to get more or less points at the end of the MD from switching? If "more", then switch. However, based on what I've been…

7 months, 17 days ago26


If anyone's playing FanTeam I've just finished a video where I go through all 24 teams in the tournament and pick our my best picks Enjoy!

7 months, 17 days ago2

Euro Captaincy - Stick or Twist?

If any of the captains haul early, what is the approximate captain return in your opinion that would make you stay with this player for the rest of MD? example, Berardi has 1G 1A right of the bat, …

7 months, 18 days ago14

FFS with Just Eat Minileague: Make sure you've joined!

Just a note that with the new partnership with Just Eat comes some prizes for our UEFA Euro 2020 Mini league. They'll be vouchers for highest scoring teams of the 7 Matchdays + overall winner. Si…

7 months, 19 days ago3

Make Arrows Green Again
Euro Qualifying Data Spreadsheet

I have kept a spreadsheet since Euro 2016 to help me plan for tournament fantasy football. I use it as an at-a-glance indicator of which teams performed well in qualifying ONLY.* It's very basic b…

7 months, 19 days ago6

Chat with the Fanteam PL Champion: Josh Wooldridge

If anyone is playing Fanteam for EURO 2020 check out the video I did earlier with the WINNER of the PL 20/21 season!

7 months, 23 days ago0

Sam FPLFamily
Euro goalscorer challenge

Euro GoalScorer Challenge GoalScorer Challenge is one of the easiest fantasy games around. No captains, no transfers, just pick one player to score in each game. That’s it! It’s also free, s…

7 months, 26 days ago1

New Pro Pundit signing: Andy North

Delighted to welcome Andy North (@fplmode) to the Pro Pundits team. Andy will be helping me with the EURO 2020 content and will be staying on for the 2021/22 FPL season. If you're not familiar wi…

7 months, 27 days ago3

Rotation's Alter Ego
Hall of Fame updated

As a heads up for anyone that may not have noticed - HOF updated this morning with the latest numbers, with the career tab (that anyone can view, unlike the live tab) also updating. Feel free to ch…

7 months, 28 days ago36

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
No home advantage to the average team in 2020/21.

As we suspected, playing at home offered no advantage whatsoever to the average Premier League team this season. In 2019/20, the average team scored 28.8 goals and conceded 22.85 in their 19 Premi…

7 months, 28 days ago3

RedLightning - Jan to May L…
Optimal Dead Team Squad

The Optimal Dead Team Squad is a theoretical 15-man FPL squad costing no more than 100.0m in GW1 that, with no transfers, wildcards, chips, captain changes or bench changes, would have scored the m…

8 months, 2 days ago44

how will your national team do in EURO 2020?

Would love to hear from fans of national teams playing in the EUROS. Am putting a little something together and want to get as many opinions as possible. If you're interested, and will be cheering…

8 months, 4 days ago53

Your personal player of the season

So who has been peoples player of the season in terms of their own FPL teams? Mine goes to Aaron Cresswell. Picked him up for 5.1m. Owned him for a significant chunk of the season (18 gameweeks)…

8 months, 5 days ago43

Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

*FINAL SCOUTCAST OF 2020/21 - 8pm TUES* What lessons have you learned? How will you improve next year? The Scoutcast is back for the last time this campaign to help make sense of this tricky yea…

8 months, 6 days ago58

GW38 End of season rough with the smooth

The 2020/21 season is complete — tell us, how was your Gameweek 38? Did you manage to field 11 players? Did you use any chips? Were any of your players benched, or injured? Did your transfers pa…

8 months, 6 days ago65