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Harry kane

Aguero or Kane going into the Christmas period?

It seems that the FPL template has finally been broken and some big decisions are having to be made. The FPL community has been full of discussion over potential transfers and the in-form players to own. In this article, we have examined whether you should have Sergio Aguero or Harry Kane in your FPL squads going into the Christmas period. Statistics Aguero...



Is Patience a Virtue or Foolishness in FPL?

Transfer now? Or transfer later? When it comes to FPL managers, it’s a hotly-contested philosophy. There are two schools of thought on the best approach to evolving and improving an FPL team for an upcoming gameweek: Either do it right away, as soon as the website or app allows; Or wait until much later, close to the GW deadline. Some...


FPL Observation

12 Weeks In: Three Observations and Contemplations Within FPL

We’re 12 weeks into the Premier League season and already in our third International Break. I know…It’s going by far too quickly, right?! Enough goals have been scored, enough minutes have expired and enough wildcards have been played that it’s time to pause…take a look around…and try to make sense of what’s what in the FPL. Here are a few our observations...



Who are the best FPL alternatives for Mendy?

England haven’t even kicked a ball this international break and yet it’s already been an eventful one for FPL managers. The injury list continues to increase, with the notable names including Doherty, Wan-Bisakka, Trippier, Maguire and Martial. However, the one player that has sent the FPL community into dismay is Benjamin Mendy, after reporting he has successfully undergone minor knee surgery. Prior...


FPL Chips

Timing Your Chips for Maximum Potential

Our guest FPL article this week has been written by Gary and Josh Brockman, from Lets Talk Soccer. They have looked into the importance of the FPL chips, and recommend the best situations to activate them.     Imagine it’s Gameweek 1 and the FPL world is your oyster. There are no scores…yet. No overall rankings…yet. Hopes are high…still. And...



Time to Buy Martial?

Over the last 2 game weeks, over 400,000 FPL managers have brought Martial (£7.5m) into their teams. The Frenchman has been in a rich vain of form, scoring 5 goals in his last 4 matches and starting in each game. After these performances, we have looked into whether you should be buying Martial, or if the ship has already sailed....


Issac Success

Best FPL Budget Players

Our guest article this week has been written by Andrew Deihl, aka TheDeihler.     During the midseason grind, the top players start to hit their strides and you’re looking at how to bring each one in without sacrificing an unable bench. Or like some individuals, this past gameweek they came across something like below, with the bench also looking something...


Hazard Injury

Does Your Bench Need a Boost?

Our guest article this week has been written by Gary and Josh Brockman, from Lets Talk Soccer.     As you know, team lineups are released an hour before kickoff. We, like many other FPL managers, take a quick glance to make sure the players starting in our fantasy teams are actually starting for their teams. From the release of the team...


Ross Barkley

Barkley? Hazard? Which Chelsea players should you own?

Chelsea have been somewhat of a surprise package this season, currently lying 2nd in the league and 2nd top goal scorers. Sarri only joined the club a month before game week 1, but it seems the players have adapted to his style and playing some great football. As a result of this, Chelsea have produced a number of attractive FPL options for...


Marcos Alonso

Does Marcos Alonso still provide FPL value?

Marcos Alonso has come under criticism over recent game weeks for his FPL performances. The Spaniard hasn’t produced the same attacking threat as he had at the start of the season, and some FPL managers are questioning his value. In this article, we discuss whether Alonso is worth his high price and if there are better FPL alternatives to replace....