Monthly Archives: February 2012

Robin van Persie Injures Groin

Fantasy Premier League managers (and Arsenal supporters) have been dreading those 3 words all season, “RVP is injured.” And their worst nightmare is potentially here. Van Persie, far and away the Premier League’s best striker this season (and perhaps the … Continue reading

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Theo Walcott: Frustration and Inconsistency Defined

Arsenal were down 2-0 at home to Tottenham yesterday and ended up winning 5-2. Harry for England? An historic result… And it wasn’t RVP on this day who made the headlines, it was the (still) young Theo Walcott who put … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Didier Drogba

I was leaning towards VDV at Arsenal through a penalty or free kick, or even Jonas at home against Wolves, but I decided to go against the grain and select an oldie but goodie as our Funny Feeling Friday: Didier … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Frank Lampard, funny feeling friday | Tagged chelsea vs bolton, didier drogba, drogba, funny feeling friday, lampard, mata, sturridge | 3 Comments

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 26 Preview

It’s been quite a break from Premier League action – with FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League football taking centre stage, but the 2.7 million fantasy managers worldwide can now log back in to their FPL accounts and get … Continue reading

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John Terry Out with Knee Injury, Enter Gary Cahill

John Terry underwent knee surgery and could be out of action for 1-2 months. Chelsea are in miserable form – both in the league as well as in Europe, but they’re still a Top 4 side who will keep their … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog | Tagged fantasy epl blog, fantasy premier league defenders, gary cahill cheap, gary cahill chelsea, john terry knee | 3 Comments

FA Cup Review: News & Notes

A few news and notes from an exciting FA Cup weekend… Tottenham were held to a 0-0 draw at Stevenage but the worst news came from the infirmary: Luka Modric (flu), Emmanuel Adebayor (knee), and Benoit Assou-Ekotto (groin) all missed … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Liverpool, Manchester United | Tagged adebayor knee, assou-ekotto groin, fa cup review, liverpool brighton 6-1, luis suarez fa cup, luis suarez handshake, modric flu | 1 Comment

Ashley Young Scores; Antonio Valencia Injured

Manchester United took care of Ajax today 2-0 in a competition that they aren’t all familiar with – The Europa League – and Ashley Young scored his first goal since September. Though Young is fit and firing again after a … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Midweek

A bit of what’s going on in Butt’s Brain this midweek as we take in European and FA Cup matches with the Premier League on a short break… Arsenal’s season hangs in the balance after 4-0 loss to AC Milan … Continue reading

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Gervinho’s Goal Against Mali Last Week: Can he do this for Arsenal?

Posted in Arsenal, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog | Tagged 101 great goals, african cup of nations, arsenal, gervinho goal, gervinho vs mali, great goals, ivory coast | 1 Comment

Chelsea & Arsenal in a High Stakes Poker Game for 4th: Who will Win?

Out of nowhere, Arsenal have leapfrogged Chelsea and currently sit in 4th place- a Champions League position – just hours before they take on AC Milan in this year’s greatest club competition. Chelsea, of course, will play in the Champions … Continue reading

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