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Fixture congestion: is squad rotation during the Christmas period a myth?

It’s that time of year again when the football calendar starts to get congested and the games come thick and fast. I am of course referring to Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year for football supporters. The narrative for those who follow professional football in England is that the absence of a winter… Continue reading Fixture congestion: is squad rotation during the Christmas period a myth?

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Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 12 Rankings

This is the gameweek 12 (GW12) edition of my attempt to identify the players with the most potential for points in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game based on a methodology I have developed (see appendix for details, or earlier articles on my blog for how I came to the conclusions I have). This is… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 12 Rankings

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Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 10 Rankings

Regular readers will know that I have developed (am continuing to develop) a methodology to identify the players with the most potential for points in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game. Before I jump into the rankings for Gameweek 10, I have done some work since my last update to strengthen the weaker areas of… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 10 Rankings

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Fantasy Premier League: Player Rankings, Gameweek 8 2016/17

This is the first of what I hope will become a regular series of articles which use a methodology I have developed to identify the players with the most potential for points in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game. For those new to this methodology, here is a brief overview of the research I have… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: Player Rankings, Gameweek 8 2016/17

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FPL Underlying Metrics: Incorporating Team Statistics

Recently I have been asked on Twitter and in the comments section of this blog whether the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) underlying metrics formulas I have written about the past can be expanded upon in order to replace the ‘clean sheets’ metric. The problem with the Goalkeeper and Defender formulas I created is that ‘clean… Continue reading FPL Underlying Metrics: Incorporating Team Statistics

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Fantasy Premier League: Underlying Stats, 2016/17 Gameweeks 1-3

During the summer I wrote an article on the underlying stats of Premier League footballers over the last two seasons and their correlation with the points scored in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game. There are many ways to approach FPL, but one method I wanted to utilize more this season was the use of… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: Underlying Stats, 2016/17 Gameweeks 1-3