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Fantasy Premier League: the Bench Boost Chip and the Double Gameweeks

UPDATE: This article has been annotated with revisions, because the brilliant @trevg1977 has gone deeper and pointed out flaws in the logic, and full credit to him for it. I am very happy to make these clarifications even though have exposed an oversight on my part because I feel I am now smarter for it.… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: the Bench Boost Chip and the Double Gameweeks

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Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 22 Rankings

Welcome to the long-overdue Fantasy Premier League (FPL) player rankings update, where I identify the players with the most potential for points per minute played 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… Continue reading Fantasy Premier League: Updated Methodology and Gameweek 22 Rankings

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FPL Manager Strategy: Survey, Mid-Season

Before the start of the 2016/17 season, I conducted a survey of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers to canvas opinion about how the game is being played. My main interest is to see how opinions, strategies and perceptions evolve as the season progresses, and whether the best-laid plans are railroaded by the realities of the game.… Continue reading FPL Manager Strategy: Survey, Mid-Season

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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