Early fixtures: Getting off to a hot start in FPL

You can’t win an FPL title in the first five weeks of the season, or lose it, actually. But you can put yourself in a very strong position or leave yourself playing catch up before your campaign has even begun. A whole summer of excitement and numerous squad drafts sketched on a sun lounger can … Continue reading Early fixtures: Getting off to a hot start in FPL

World Cup Fantasy League: Looking ahead to Game week 3

As a nation well known for being bang average at a game we so lovingly created, it’s only right for the rest of the world to let England have their moment after the most satisfying week in our national team’s recent history (sadly, that’s probably not far off the truth). Yes, after smashing six past … Continue reading World Cup Fantasy League: Looking ahead to Game week 3

World Cup Fantasy League: Looking ahead to Gameweek 2

Fantasy football is the only reason I have paused my playlist entitled “world in motion” for the first time since Harry Kane’s dramatic late winner against Tunisia in the first group game. What a first gameweek it has been with several of the big boys failing to register three points (or even one point in … Continue reading World Cup Fantasy League: Looking ahead to Gameweek 2

Late heroics and a familiar hero – Day Two review

“Ronaldo isn’t even a free kick specialist, people just think he is because the ones that go in look really good. This one’s going into the wall...” is what I said to my father-in-law in the 88th minute of this evening’s match. I used to think I knew a thing or two about football. If … Continue reading Late heroics and a familiar hero – Day Two review

Go-lovin’ and Uruguay stackin’ – How Day 1 should effect your World Cup Fantasy lineup

As the great Robbie Williams once sung: "I've taken as much as I'm willing to take." These are lyrics that Saudi Arabia could very much relate to after going 12 rounds with the footballing equivalent of Nikolai Valuev on Day One of the World Cup. Many pessimists (and realists) predicted a scoreless bore draw to … Continue reading Go-lovin’ and Uruguay stackin’ – How Day 1 should effect your World Cup Fantasy lineup

Fantasy World Cup: Last minute differentials and Surprise Stars

Hakim Ziyach - Morocco, MID The signature of Hakim Ziyach will no doubt be well sought after following this tournament and the showpiece in Russia will be the perfect chance for the Morocco talisman to attract more suitors. The creative midfielder scored 9 and assisted 15 for Ajax in the Eredivisie last season and his … Continue reading Fantasy World Cup: Last minute differentials and Surprise Stars

World Cup 2018 Fantasy Draft – Rankings and Tips

If you’re anything like me, the end of another gruelling fantasy football season will have come as a relief due to the fantasy fatigue induced by 38 weeks of blood, sweat and tears. And, if you’re anything like me, you’ll have been counting down the days to the world cup for another chance to draft … Continue reading World Cup 2018 Fantasy Draft – Rankings and Tips