Category Archives: Fantasy Premier League

So Long, Farewell: A Final Post from Never Captain Nicky Butt

Today, we’re retiring the Never Captain Nicky Butt blog. It’s been a remarkable five years where expression about the beautiful game was encouraged on a myriad of topics – most notably, of course, our love for The Fantasy Premier League. … Continue reading

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FANTASY PREMIER LEAGUE 2013/2014 IS HERE

For those of your early adopters who need to start tinkering a month in advance of the Premier League season, the time is now. In the past few days, the official FPL game has opened up – and you can … Continue reading

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Chelsea £20m bid for Wayne Rooney is Rejected

Manchester United have rejected a bid by rivals Chelsea for unsettled superstar Wayne Rooney. Media reports have suggested that either Juan Mata or David Luiz were offered alongside cash for Rooney, but Chelsea have since rubbished those reports. And rightly … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Bony & Wanyama Arrive; Dempsey on the Move?

A bit of what’s going on in Butt’s Brain this past week as the transfer season heats up and plenty of moves are underway… Tottenham have reportedly placed Clint Dempsey on the transfer list. Sure, they landed Paulinho last week but … Continue reading

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Wayne Rooney Hamstrung: Injured in Asia

Wayne Rooney picked up a hamstring injury on Manchester United’s tour in Asia and will be out for about a month. He has flown home from the three-week long trip in Asia to receive treatment. United play in the Community … Continue reading

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Tottenham’s Paulinho the next Frank Lampard; Altidore & Anelka Back

With the Confederations Cup behind us, and the start of the Premier League season a little over a month away, the transfer news is coming thick and fast… Here’s the latest: Tottenham have completed the signing of Brazil midfielder Paulinho. … Continue reading

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Marco van Ginkel to Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has an exciting job ahead of him – with the likes of Mata, Oscar, Lukaku and other youngsters in the ranks at Chelsea. And he’s just added another one – the 20-year-old Dutch international Marco van Ginkel. Van … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Jonjo Shelvey & Vito Mannone on the Move…

A bit of what’s going on in Butt’s Brain in what has been a relatively quiet few days of transfer dealings in and out of the Premier League. Expect some more movement in the coming weeks… Swansea have splashed the … Continue reading

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Carlos Tevez Moves to Juventus; Another Fantasy Premier League Star Gone

Another one bites the dust. Carlos Tevez is off to Juventus. The Manchester City striker and former Fantasy Premier League legend has completed his £12m move to Italian champions Juventus. Tevez is a great capture for Juventus. With Balotelli and Tevez … Continue reading

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Cristiano Ronaldo back to Manchester United?

It’s highly unlikely, but it’s still worth a mention. After all, Cristiano Ronaldo had a two-year spell as the greatest Fantasy Premier League asset of all time. We’ve since put him in our rearview mirror and focused on a certain … Continue reading

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