Monthly Archives: December 2008

Fantasy Premier League Breaking News for the New Year & A 2008 Year in Review

A preview of January 2009 facts and rumours around the Premier League as we say farewell to 2008, with hypothetical color-coded fantasy impact included, and a 2008 year in review coming out of Butt’s Brain: Rumour: Redknapp looks to bring Jermain … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 fantasy footie year in review, 2008 soccer year in review, 2009 fantasy footie predictions, Arsenal, Chelsea, Fantasy Premier League, Jermain Defoe, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur | 3 Comments

Cristiano Consternation: Fantasy Premier League Panic Reaches an All-Time High

The world’s greatest player has now failed to record a goal or an assist in six straight matches. Fantasy managers are hitting the panic button, and rightly so – we analyzed United’s new tactics this season and offered a hypothetical … Continue reading

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New Butt Buddies and an Off the Post T-Shirt Contest sponsored by Soccer Pro

It’s the holiday season. A time of giving, joy, and for us – a few new friendships. We’re excited to fly head first into 2009 with a few new Butt Buddies to add to our blogroll. So if 2009 brings … Continue reading

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Gerrard Arrested for Assault

Steven Gerrard Gameweek 20 Minutes Played:  69             + 2 Points Bonus:                                    + 3 Points   Goals scored: … Continue reading

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South Africa Star on Way to Fulham

24-year-old Kagiso Dikgacoi is set to join Fulham next week pending the approval of a British work permit. The strong South African central midfielder impressed Roy Hodgson on trial at Craven Cottage over the summer and his arrival further fuels … Continue reading

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EPL Gameweek 20 Fantasy Preview: Ronaldo Reliers Worried, Liverpool Lovers Thrilled

Well, Liverpool are top of the league after Christmas – just as Rafa predicted – and they looked superb in a big Boxing Day win over Bolton. Benayoun, Gerrard, and Alonso showed their immense talent in the midfield while Robbie … Continue reading

Posted in boxing day football, Chelsea, Craig Bellamy, Cristiano Ronaldo, EPL Preview, Fantasy Premier League, Frank Lampard, Liverpool, Steven Gerrard, Yossi Benayoun | 8 Comments

EPL Gameweek 19 Fantasy Preview: Brilliant Boxing Day Bargains

Dancing elf striker Fernando Torres is set for a shock Boxing Day return for league leaders Liverpool after responding to some intensive hamstring treatment. Whilst we are readying ourselves for some intensive gift-giving, footie watching and food comatose treatment, we … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from CRon, Fat Frank, Fernando, and Billy Gallas

Send your own ElfYourself eCards (via Off the Post)EPL Gameweek 19 fantasy footie preview to follow today.

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Owen To Stay At Newcastle, Could We Benefit from a North American Style "Contract Year" in 2009?

Striker Michael Owen has announced that he has decided to stay at Newcastle at least until the end of the season. Owen is nearing the end of his contract, and it makes me wonder, from a fantasy football perspective – will … Continue reading

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Alex Cleared of FA Ban According to Smoking Hot Georgie Thompson

Bargain fantasy stud and blog favorite Alex has been cleared of any FA charges according to Georgie Thompson of Sky Sports News (“Through the Night”). In other news, Georgie Thompson is gorgeous, semi-safe for work, and we recommend looking her … Continue reading

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