Monthly Archives: November 2008

Fernando Torres: The New Dean Ashton: EPL Gameweek 15 Fantasy Preview

Let’s jump right into our weekly preview. Here’s the legend – I. Best “real” matchup II. Best fantasy friendly matchup III.  Studs & Duds and IV. A weekly best eleven I. Manchester United @ Manchester City: The silver medal this … Continue reading

Posted in Amr Zaki, Arsenal, Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo, EPL blog, EPL predictions, Fantasy Premier League, Fernando Torres, FPL blog, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester Derby, Manchester United | 7 Comments

Breaking News: Brilliant Butt Buddy Wins $100 from Soccer Pro

Congratulations to brilliant blog reader “Verbal97″ for winning the Champions League Prediction Contest, and a $100 gift certificate to Soccer Pro.  Unless my maths are wrong, Verbal97 accurately predicted 11 of 16 midweek Champions League fixtures, just beating out the competition. … Continue reading

Posted in Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance, Champions League Prediction Game, Fantasy Premier League, Never Captain Nicky Butt, Soccer Prediction Contest, Soccer Pro Contest, UEFA Champions League | Leave a comment

Seedorf to Arsenal and Straight into FPL Squads Worldwide?

Deco (9.0MM), somehow, is still owned by 11% of fantasy premier league managers. Unreal. That’s 192,658 players participating in the Premier League’s official fantasy league who are wasting their money.  Could Clarence Seedorf be the ‘new’ Deco come January – … Continue reading

Posted in AC Milan, Arsenal, Chelsea, Clarence Seedorf, Deco, fantasy footie blog, FPL blog, Manchester United, Michael Ballack, premier league picks, Ryan Giggs, UEFA Champions League | 2 Comments

Lights, "Camara," Action!

I’ve always had a soft spot for Henri Camara. The Wigan forward plays with a smile on his face, and ever since Senegal’s glorious World Cup run in 2002, I’ve been a massive Papa Bouba Diop and Camara supporter. They just … Continue reading

Posted in Amr Zaki, Carlton Cole, EPL blog, Fantasy Premier League, FPL bargain players, Henri Camara, Heskey, Ismael Miller, Papa Bouba Diop, Premier League Pundit, Senegal, Wigan | 4 Comments

A New Butt Buddies Premier League Prediction Contest: Do you "Know the Score?"

Cesc Fabregas is Arsenal’s new Captain. But can he perform in a leadership role? Never Captain Nicky Butt readers are brilliant fantasy footie managers, but can you guys perform in the real world where results matter more than bonus points? We … Continue reading

Posted in Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance, Cesc Fabregas, EPL blog, EPL predictions, Fantasy Premier League, I know the Score, online soccer contest, premier league football betting, premier league picks | 10 Comments

Ronaldo Road Woes Continue

The pretty boy injured his knee, and Manchester United failed to win.  Despite 8 goals in 5 homes matches this season, Ronaldo has failed to score in United’s 5 matches away from Old Trafford. What a wanker. United’s free flowing … Continue reading

Posted in Aston Villa, Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo doubt versus Villarreal, Cristiano Ronaldo injury, Fantasy Premier League, Frank Lampard, Manchester United, Newcastle, Shay Given | 16 Comments

Stretch Your Damn Thigh, Dimitar: EPL Gameweek 14 Fantasy Preview

Well, it looks like Nic Anelka owners may be in for another price rise after Bulgaria’s Berbatov picked up an international not-so-friendly thigh injury. Anelka (9.9MM) is in the form of his career and is already owned by 20% of … Continue reading

Posted in Dimitar Berbatov, EPL blog, EPL Gameweek preview, Fantasy Premier League, Never Captain Nicky Butt, Nicolas Anelka, premier league picks, Premier League Pundit | 11 Comments

Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance is Back: $100 Champions League Prediction Contest

Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, we are launching two new “Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance” soccer prediction contests, with the two winners each receiving a $100 gift certificate to online superstore SoccerPro. As always, the contests are … Continue reading

Posted in Brilliant Butt Buddies, Butt Buddies Battle of Brilliance, Champions League Prediction Game, fantasy soccer contest, soccer blog contest, Soccer Prediction Contest, Soccer Pro Contest, Win $100 | 14 Comments

Tosser Gets Three Match Ban

Didier Drogba has been hit with a three match ban for violent conduct. Nicolas Anelka is in the best form of his career.  Should Dimitar Berbatov be universally dropped for the sulking Frenchman, or has the Anelka train passed its … Continue reading

Posted in Anelka, Chelsea, Chelsea Team News, Didier Drogba, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Premier League Pundit, Scolari | 6 Comments

5-3-2: Does Defense Win Championships?

A third of the Premier League season is in the books and fantasy managers are looking for an edge in their mini-leagues. An edge over your fellow managers. Bragging rights. A chance at the title next May. So you pick … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, Chelsea, clean sheets, Daniel Agger, Fabio Cannavaro, Fantasy Premier League, Fantasy Premier League Formation Choice, Liverpool, Manchester United, Playing a 5-3-2 in fantasy football, Scolari | 11 Comments