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Fantasy veteran, The FPL General, has a new episode of The 59th Minute podcast filled with Gameweek 1 tips. Tune in to hear which players have made his watchlist and plenty more fantasy advice.
— The General (@FPLGeneral) August 7, 2018
Statman Dave delves into the world of Fantasy Premier League, with his YouTube video. Among other things, Dave identifies three potential fantasy bargains, who could be budget enables in your squad.
⚽️ NEW VIDEO ⚽️
My 2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Team including Wildcards, Bargains, Must-Have Players & Ones To Watch.
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) August 7, 2018
Hall of fame member, Adam Hopcroft, provides a useful comparison of defenders in the 4.5 million price bracket. The Brighton centre backs offer good value but have a tough opening fixture schedule.
4.5m defenders that offer some attacking threat:
Duffy – top on penalty box touches (66) and goal attempts 28
Dunk – 27 attempts and 2nd on big chances 4
Tomkins – 5th on pen area touches, 4th on attempts and top on big chances with 5
Cedric top on big chances created – 6
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) August 8, 2018
If you are struggling to decide between two players, FPL Fly has a helpful approach to support fantasy managers with difficult decisions. It all comes via the Fantasy Football Pundits website. Get those coins ready.
🚨New #FPL Article🚨
“The What-Ifs and Should-Haves Will Eat Your Brain”
With 48 hours to go until #GW1, has panic set in?
— FPL_Fly🔻 (@FPL_Fly) August 8, 2018
Our captain articles returns to FPLBet along with the infamous Clueless Husband selection. There’s 5 alternative to choose from if you are steadfast on Mo Salah. It takes a brave manager to back against this fantasy favourite.
© | Gameweek 1 Captain Picks
🤷♂️The Clueless Husband reluctantly returns from an enjoyable summer break with a sensible decision! Plus there’s all the usual #FPL picks:
🛡Shield | 🗡Sword |🔥Form | 📆Fixture |🃏Punt | 🚌Bus
— Fantasy Football Community (@FFCommunity_) August 8, 2018
The ever-present Fantasy YIRMA preview returns for the new season, with Niall Hawthorne writing their Gameweek 1 tips. There’s player picks to choose from in each position, plus an extra for those playing the draft game.
RT, Share, Discuss – all appreciated
— @FantasyYIRMA #FPL (@FantasyYIRMA) August 8, 2018
In a mammoth article, The Hype Train team have asked many faces from the community to give their forecast for the season ahead. It makes interesting reading from some very experiences managers.
⚽️🚂 #FPL Pre-Season Fantasy Forecast 🚂⚽️
— The Hype Train (@RealHypeTrain) August 8, 2018
The FPL Académica differentiation article returns for the Gameweek 1 tips. There’s plenty of interesting low ownership players to consider for the attacking slots in your team. There’s excellent graphics too.
🎲 Differentiation 101~GW1 🎲
The Founders are joined by @FPL_Audit 🔢 for the launch of Differentiation 101: 2018/19 Season. And with 8️⃣ unique differentials, giving you plenty of options to consider!@AdsIyer provides the graphics
— FPL Académica (@FPLAcademica) August 8, 2018
Some early news emerged from the press conferences yesterday, particularly the availability of some important Manchester United players for the opening game. Keep an eye on Ben’s timeline throughout the day for further updates.
Suspect Phil Jones will be fine following his involvement against Bayern Munich. Lindelof as well. Rashford available and Bailly looks to have shaken off a minor ankle issue. #MUFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) August 9, 2018
FPL Chief has published his Gameweek 1 tips, including must-have and punt picks for this weekend’s contests over on Starting 11. Take on the community this Saturday and Sunday to prove your fantasy credentials!
🚨 Daily Fantasy Football Tips 🚨
Gameweek 1's must-haves and punt picks:https://t.co/pWftfG9QbD
— Chief ⚽ #FPL Manager 🇨🇽 (@FPLHints) August 10, 2018
The Let’s Talk FPL stream returned last night with Andy’s team reveal for Gameweek 1. Suited and booted, his squad picks were discussed in detail, plus there was plenty of Gameweek 1 tips to help fantasy managers.
Well that was just crazy – the stream peaked at over 1,600 people watching! 😍
Thanks everyone for the support 💪
Will be back Sunday at 9:30pm as always to look back at a hopefully great GW1!
Catch up on tonight's stream here 👉 https://t.co/Cmp6SRRKO1
— Andy #FPL (@LetsTalk_FPL) August 9, 2018
FPL Vs takes a look at the prior performance statistics for some popular strikers in Gameweek 1. Charlie Austin stands out, with a promising record against a Burnley side who could well be fatigued following Europa League action.
— FPL🆚 (@FPL_vs) August 10, 2018
The FPL Mad Pick returns for the new season. With Newcastle in disarray, a depleted Spurs side should manage to grab goals. Lucas Moura has had a strong pre season and looks set to start in the absence of key Spurs attackers. Are you mad enough?
– Hot Form (4G, 2A in preseason)
– Decent price
– A lot of potential
— The Mad One (@FPLMad) August 8, 2018
FPL Tips takes on the big community questions for his Gameweek 1 tips video. Bernardo Silva is rumoured to be the favoured man in the Man City midfield for now, but is he a safe bet for the opening run of games?
🎥 NEW #FPL VIDEO 🎥
Q&A: Is Bernardo Silva the Best Man City Midfielder?
— FPLtips (@_FPLtips) August 8, 2018
The Fantasy Football Fix algorithm has selected five key players for Gameweek 1. Alongside star man Mo Salah, there’s the dilemma of a Liverpool attacking double up and the key man in an enticing Everton midfield.
📊 GW1 Top Five Key Players 📊
✅ Headliner? Has to be, right?
✅ Mané or Firmino?
✅ Which Toffee?
✅ Is the 👑 back?
✅ Defender mainstay!? We say so.
As ever, we number crunch, so you don’t have to 📈
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) August 9, 2018
Popular writer Ken Rooney has published his Gameweek 1 tips column for Irish Examiner. There’s key players to consider in every position, to support managers in choosing their final squad for the upcoming season.
My #FPL column for @irishexaminer is now live! You've already made your mind up about your big-hitters – this week's column is about finding #GW1 value and preventing that spiral into early-season knee-jerking. Enjoy!! https://t.co/TXaCSSU0eQ pic.twitter.com/FyluOxYHfA
— Ken Rooney (@KenRooney) August 10, 2018
Spurs players are currently very popular in the FPL; with Kane, Eriksen and Trippier seeing massive ownership levels. FPL Junior provides a word of warning for fantasy managers before investing.
⚠️ Warning ⚠️
Tottenham have 2 home games in their first 7 games. Here’s some food for thought.
📍Scored 34 goals on the road last season (third highest & compared to 40 at home).
📍Conceded 20 goals away from home (third best & only 4 less at home).
— FPL Junior (@FPL_Junior) August 9, 2018
Stuck between two similarly priced players for your Gameweek 1 squad? The FPL Updates dilemma articles have been highly popular in enabling managers to narrow down their options. Take a look.
#FPL Dilemma Articles:
Sane vs Mahrez:
Ederson vs Alisson:
Richarlison vs Sigurdsson:
Tomkins vs Cedric:
— FPL Updates (@Fpl_Updates) August 10, 2018
The FPL FanCast Video talks through the players at high risk of missing Gameweek 1, following heavy involvement at the World Cup. There’s also a number of captain options well worth considering in your side.
The #FPL show is back with a bang! 💥
— Football FanCast (@FootballFanCast) August 9, 2018
Myself, and 3 others from the community were privileged to be involved in the Official Fantasy Premier League mini series this week, selecting our Gameweek 1 squad. Catch our discussion on forwards.
Our #FPL experts discuss which forwards will form their frontline as they select their definitive GW1 squad 🧐
Who do you think they will select to lead their line? pic.twitter.com/Oec3woUMKd
— Fantasy Premier League (@OfficialFPL) August 9, 2018
It’s been a busy day as the final team news has filtered in through the press conferences. FPL Connect has the full round-up over on his blog. It’s well worth checking out ahead of the deadline.
📹 NEW PRESSER ARTICLE 📹
Check it out now and spread the love with RTs/likes 👍🏻https://t.co/w2sfMBr7ti
— #FPL Connect (@FPL_Connect) August 10, 2018
The FPL Team of the Week returns for the new season. They’ve built a squad with the best potential for a high score in Gameweek 1. It’s well worth referring to before locking in those teams and for any daily fantasy games this weekend.
Boom 👊 pic.twitter.com/FD1zvGliKW
— FPL Team Of The Week (@fpl_team_weekly) August 10, 2018
Finally, remember to check out the site team, filled with advice for setting up your squad for Gameweek 1 and beyond! It’s seen a change in formation, with some star players from Liverpool, City and Arsenal.
🔒NEW #FPL POST🔒
We’ve LOCKED IN our Gameweek 1 team! It’s back to a traditional 3-4-3, with a Liverpool triple up.
— Fantasy Football Community (@FFCommunity_) August 9, 2018
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