Monthly Archives: October 2008

EPL Gameweek 11 Fantasy Preview: Zamalek’s Zaki’s Fantasy Star Fading?

Let’s preview Gameweek 11 – analyzing (1) the best “Real life” premier league fixture, (2) the most fantasy friendly EPL matchup, and (3) Fantasy Premier League “studs” and “duds.” I.  Liverpool @ Tottenham: Can ‘Arry Redknapp’s man management style really turn Tottenham’s … Continue reading

Posted in Amr Zaki, Chelsea injury crisis, Cristiano Ronaldo, EPL Gameweek 11 Fantasy Preview, fantasy soccer, Frank Lampard, Harry Redknapp, Premier League Pundit, Redknapp Tottenham | 11 Comments

David Bentley’s Blast & A Brilliant Butt Buddy: A Cracking Gameweek 10

A big congratulations to Never Captain Nicky Butt blog reader “Nathan” for winning the first ever Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance fantasy premier league contest sponsored by Soccer Pro. Nathan, please email us at NeverCaptainNickyButt [at] gmail [dot] com and we … Continue reading

Posted in Cristiano Ronaldo, David Bentley, Fantasy Premier League, Frank Lampard, Harry Redknapp, Manchester City, Premier League Pundit, Redknapp Tottenham, Robinho, Soccer Pro Contest | 6 Comments

EPL Gameweek 10 Fantasy Preview: A Lapdance for Carew; Fantasy Soccer Tips for You

I’d probably rather have a lapdance than a pair of soccer boots, but since beggars can’t be choosers we are offering a gift certificate to the lucky winner of the first ever Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance. Let’s take a … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fantasy Soccer Prediction Contest, Manchester City, premier league picks, Premier League Pundit, Robinho, Ronaldo FIFA World Player of the Year | 15 Comments

Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance: A Fantasy Soccer Contest sponsored by Soccer Pro

We have a jam packed week of fantasy Premier League football headlined by our first ever “Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance” sponsored by our friends at SoccerPro. The winner of the competition will receive a $20 gift certificate from Soccer … Continue reading

Posted in Adebayor, Cristiano Ronaldo, EPL predictions, Fantasy Prem Captain, Fantasy Premier League Competition, Fantasy Soccer Prediction Contest, Juande Ramos, Soccer Contest, Soccer Pro Contest | 15 Comments

EPL Gameweek 9 Fantasy Preview: A Soccer Pro Surprise for Our Readers

Let’s get to our favorite column of the week. We choose 1) the best overall Premier League matchup, 2) the most “fantasy friendly” Premier League matchup and 3) an analysis of “Studs” and “Duds” for fantasy footie managers to agree … Continue reading

Posted in Armand Traore, Fantasy Premier League Competition, Fantasy Soccer Prediction Contest, Gareth Barry, Juande Ramos fired, Redknapp Tottenham | 35 Comments

Oh Captain!

Last season Cristiano Ronaldo averaged a fantasy point every 9.7 minutes he played. As he rounds in to form this year, he is producing at a rate of 10.5 minute per point. The question has been answered. If you want … Continue reading

Posted in Cristiano Ronaldo, fantasy footie blog, Fantasy Prem Captain, fantasy premier league pundit, FPL Captain, Frank Lampard, Wayne Rooney | 10 Comments

Joey Barton Should Never Play (Fantasy) Football Again

“Once a thug, always a thug.” “Barton should never kick a ball again!” (How are you going to stop him, tie his shoe-laces together?) “He doesn’t deserve a penny of his wages.” Whether you think that Barton is a disgraced … Continue reading

Posted in Armand Traore, drink-driving Carlton Cole, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy soccer, Joey Barton, Newcastle, premier league picks, Premier League Pundit | 2 Comments

Fat Frank Lampard Better than Perpetual Captain Cristiano Ronaldo?

Successful Fantasy Premier League managers know the game is all about value. That’s why we love picking Mikel Arteta, Stephen Ireland, and Amr Zaki and hate picking Michael Owen or Nicolas Anelka. Production on the cheap is the name of … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, Chelsea injury crisis, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league pundit, Frank Lampard, Manchester United, Premier League Pundit | 13 Comments

Fantasy Premier League Blog Mirrors Real Life: Fantasy Soccer Sign of Apocalypse Upon Us

Some supporters tell us that we are the wittiest fantasy premier league blog. Drunkenly, they chant our name at stadiums across the globe, “Never Captain Nicky Butt! Never Captain Nicky Butt!” Joe Kinnear clearly disagrees. He captained Nicky Butt. The … Continue reading

Posted in fantasy footie blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league pundit, fantasy soccer, Joe Kinnear, Manchester City, Newcastle, Nicky Butt, Premier League Pundit | 2 Comments

EPL Gameweek 8 Fantasy Preview: A Worldwide Injury Crisis

Forget the worldwide financial crisis, we’ve got a premier league wide injury crisis on our hands. Let’s get right to our formulaic Never Captain Nicky Butt gameweek 8 fantasy premier league preview – where we look at (I) the best … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Cole, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dimitar Berbatov, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league pundit, Fernando Torres, gameweek preview, Wayne Rooney | 13 Comments