Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Season of Shockers for MUFC: 3-2 Loss to Blackburn

Bottom of the league Blackburn beat an injury ravaged Manchester United 3-2 today at Old Trafford, on Sir Alex Ferguson’s 70th birthday. Sure, it’s not as humiliating as the 6-1 loss earlier in the season against rivals Manchester City, but … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Craig Bellamy

Luis Suarez is suspended as Liverpool take on Newcastle at Anfield today. Andy Carroll is the man with the massive spotlight on him, and at 9.1M and owned by just 2% of fantasy managers, is a ‘funny feeling’ contender in … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 19 Fantasy Preview

Here we go. A disappointing week for many fantasy managers as the leading candidates in the Boxing Day fixtures failed to produce. Manchester United win 5-0 but neither Wayne Rooney nor Nani registered a single goal or assist. That’s ridiculous. … Continue reading

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Best of Showboat 2011

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Premier League Gameweek 18 Fantasy Preview

Merry Christmas. Happy Boxing Day. Here are your gameweek 18 picks… I. Blackburn @ Liverpool: I select this game as the ‘game of the week,’ not for it’s on-the-field potential, but for the media circus surrounding it off the pitch. … Continue reading

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Premier League Injury Report

A bit of injury news from around the Premier League as we tinker with our teams this holiday weekend. Phil Jones could play on Boxing Day against Wigan. Manchester United could really use him. They are in good form, but … Continue reading

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Manchester United Suffer Injuries but Rooney & Nani In-Form

Ashley Young is set for a spell on the sidelines, Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic are both out, and Phil Jones could join them as well, but Manchester United are still humming along after a 5-0 win yesterday at Craven … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 17 Fantasy Preview

Short week. Injuries and rotations taking effect during this busy winter schedule. Fantasy managers need 13-15 players fit and considered part of the “first team” to get through these next 10 days of rotation and exhaustion. Here we go… I. … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Bryan Ruiz

Fulham were scoreless last weekend at Swansea – losing 2-0 to the newly promoted side, and have just been knocked out of the Europa League in midweek. Not the best of times… The lack of goalscoring form is clear, and … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 16 Fantasy Preview

Everton are bringing back USA star Landon Donovan in January. Nic Anelka is going to China. And Mario Balotelli is in a fight in training once again. Tons of news around the Premier League, but as the fixture list gets … Continue reading

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