2017

 

Is it time for a wildcard?

For those of you who don’t know about wildcards, you get two per season. One that’s valid up to the end of December and one from January until the end of the season. If you don’t play your first wildcard in time you lose it...

Beware the power of a Futura newsletter!

Well, after we correctly predicted Chelsea would sack Jose 3 months before they actually did, last week we predicted that Palace would ditch Frank de Boer in record time. Right again. If only we were any good at the Fantasy League!...

Let’s storm the Palace

 

Zaha, Benteke, Loftus-Cheek are just some of the still popular players that are at Palace. FPL favourites from previous seasons include Townsend, Dann, Van Aanholt, Ward, Schlupp and Cabaye. Last time out, Big Sam rescued many an FPL manager’s season with a superb run of results but the (rather briefly) ex-England manager has gone and been replaced by Frank de Boer. The Dutchman had a fantastic few years at Ajax but only lasted 85 days at Inter. He’s been at Palace for 64 days so far and Tony Cascarino thinks the owners should put him out of his misery right away and give him the bullet after just 3 games in charge...

When is an assist actually an assist?

Gary Neville got us going on Sunday in the Spurs v Chelsea game when he claimed that Eriksen wouldn’t be credited with an assist for Batshuayi’s own goal from the Spurs man’s free kick. We all had Eriksen in our team and so we’d thought we’d been diddled out of some points but although Gary may have been right on the PL stats, when it comes to the FPL it’s different...

A big welcome to the new Chip

The eagle eyed among you will have noticed that the while the two wildcards, Triple Captain and Bench Boost chips remain intact, the All Out Attack chip has been given the bum’s rush, replaced by a brand new “Free Hit” chip...

 

 

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