Just a quick piece this, but in among all the planning for the final few weeks of the season I’ve created an at-a-glance guide for myself to assess where my attention should be focused. I thought it would be worth sharing. Note: there are numerical justifications behind some of this but it is mixed with… Continue reading At-a-glance: the end of the Premier League season from an FPL perspective
We’re approaching that time of the season that obsessive Fantasy Premier League (FPL) players enjoy immensely: the blank and double gameweeks. The late schedule changes caused by teams advancing to the later stages of domestic cup competitions can be a source of great delight to the neurotics as it brings with it the opportunity to… Continue reading A statistical, recent history of Double Gameweeks in Fantasy Premier League
It’s been a while since I’ve done any original Fantasy Premier League (FPL) analysis, so I recently put out a question on Twitter asking for requests for subject matter. Two responses particularly caught my attention as they appear quite similar in nature. At the heart of these queries – and their close relation “which… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Analysis: Position Value and Productivity
Disclaimer, Tuesday 10th October This post is currently incomplete because I am bed-ridden with tonsillitis. I started writing it on Friday night with the ambition of creating a full analysis of over- and under-performing players, rankings, fixture analyses, etc. that the space a two week international break can provide. But then I got sick and have… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Player Rankings: GW8-13
This post is an accompaniment piece to Player Ranking posts that I will be producing throughout the 2017/18 season, explaining the methodology behind each of the ranking tables produced. Methodology: Assessing Player Form In the post-2015/16 summer period I performed regression analysis on the underlying metrics supplied by Opta (via the Fantasy Football Scout… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Player Rankings, Methodology
The following post is the first in what I hope will be a regular series which looks at the performance and potential of players in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game. Long-time readers will know that I produced player rankings last season, and this work is an extension of that. There have been some methodological… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Player Rankings: GW5-10
As the 2017/18 season rapidly approaches, there has been much pre-season talk about the virtues of playing four (or more) defenders in Fantasy Premier League (FPL) starting line-ups. The conventional wisdom until this season has been to operate a 3-4-3 system, but the emergence of wing-backs as a feature of many Premier League sides towards… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Strategy: Four at the Back?