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  1. Sir Johns Lads: What Went Wrong?

    John Culea

    As the resident Premier League fantasy "expert," explanations are in order as to why I performed so badly, finishing in the 98th percentile. That number would be great in school, but not fantasy football. With 2,383 points and a world ranking of 2,23...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. Premier Fantasy: The worlds best manager

    John Culea

    Thousands of people around the world were part of the ESPN FC game. Team alexandre_11 finished at the top with 2,698 points, edging Red Devils Brigade by 11 points, Optimus Prime FC by 33, The shark56 by 36, and TheUnderdog by 43. Here is a look a...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. Premier League: Worst fantasy players

    John Culea

    In a previous blog I picked the best fantasy players at each position and those players I considered the best bargains for points produced. In the piece below are players who I thought were fantasy flops compared with the year before, along with over...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  4. Premier League: Best fantasy players

    John Culea

    All Premier League fantasy managers for 2013-14 had their hits and misses, so who were the players who rewarded the most? Below are my picks for the three top players at each position and the player I considered the best bargain: Forwards 1....

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  5. Gameweek 38: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    The 2013-2014 Premier League fantasy season is over with all ten games of Gameweek 38 played on the final day. Here is a look at how some of the players performed: Outstanding performance: Dwight Gayle, Crystal Palace The diminutive forward was...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  6. Gameweek 38: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    Alas, it is the final week of the Premier League season and the end of fantasy competition for 2013-2014. Thanks to all who took part and followed the blog. All matches for gameweek 38 start at the same time so there are chances to see every annou...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  7. Gameweek 37: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    Dream debut: James Wilson, Manchester United The 18-year-old forward scored a brace against Hull in his Premier League debut and is now listed on the fantasy roster. Outstanding performances: Edin Dzeko, Manchester City Nailed a brace in his...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. Gameweek 37: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    This is a double game week for Aston Villa, Manchester United, Manchester City, Hull, Sunderland and West Brom. The West Ham-Tottenham fixture is the only match wherein announced lineups will be available to check before the five-day gameweek locks. ...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  9. Gameweek 36: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    Outstanding performances: Wilfried Bony, Swansea The Ivorian has willed the Swans into another Premier League season. His brace on Saturday gives him three goals in two games and 15 for the season. His 7.6 value with only ten percent of managers o...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  10. Gameweek 36: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    Saturday, April 26 Southampton (13-10-12) vs. Everton (20-9-6) This is the only match to check announced lineups. The mid-table Saints, minus Jay Rodriguez, look like a team playing out the string of remaining games and are winless in April. On ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  11. Gameweek 35: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    Outstanding performances: Wilfried Bony, Swansea His brace broke a four-game goalless streak and gives him 13 goals, but more importantly moved the Swans higher in their survival fight. Lukas Podolski, Arsenal Another brace, his second in two...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  12. Gameweek 35: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    Manchester United's Easter visit to Everton is the game to watch this holiday weekend, with just four weeks left in the Premier League season. Saturday, April 19 Tottenham (18-6-10) vs. Fulham (9-3-22) Harry Kane's two goals in two games have h...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  13. Gameweek 34: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    Outstanding Performances: Jason Puncheon, Crystal Palace His match-winner in one game and another goal on Wednesday gives him four goals and an assist in his last three games. Lukas Podolski, Arsenal A Tuesday brace against West Ham has quiet...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  14. Gameweek 34: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    There are eleven games covering four days this week; however, Manchester United and Hull will not be in action. Four teams play two games: Everton, Sunderland, Crystal Palace, and Manchester City. April 12, the first day of Gameweek 34, you will h...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  15. Gameweek 33: Fantasy Review

    John Culea

    Best Performances: Juan Mata, Manchester United Looking more at home with his new team, Mata was brilliant against woeful Newcastle, directing the attack and scoring two goals. Now with three goals and one assist in two games, his value has increa...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  16. Gameweek 33: Fantasy Preview

    John Culea

    Just six weeks remain in the season. GW33 has one game to check announced lineups, the early meeting between Manchester City and Southampton. Saturday, April 5 Manchester City (21-4-5) vs. Southampton (13-9-10) Manchester City with two games in...

    Blog | April 04, 2014