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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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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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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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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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Jose Mourinho Returns as Chelsea Manager

In the least surprising news of the week, Jose Mourinho is back in London. Back at Chelsea. Will he re-invigorate Michael Essien’s career after a loan at Real Madrid? Can he squeeze out a bit more from Lampard, Cole, Cech … Continue reading

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Premier League News & Notes

We have a nice long summer to look forward to, and while our first love – The Fantasy Premier League – is done and dusted, and Bayern Munich have dramatically beaten their German rivals Dortmund in the Champions League Final, … Continue reading

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Christian Benteke to Arsenal or Tottenham?

  And so it begins… The summer is nearly here and you know what that means – transfer speculation. The first in a long line of start players to hint at an upcoming move is Aston Villa’s Belgian star Christian … Continue reading

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Fantasy Premier League End of Season Summary

It’s all over. Another season in the books. For the Never Captain Nicky Butt crew, it’s the end of our mini-league’s eighth season together, the fifth season together since we launched this site in 2008. The final day is always … Continue reading

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Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 38 Preview: Final Sunday

Here we go. Sir Alex Ferguson has retired and so has David Beckham – all in the last week, and the world, somehow, didn’t explode. While the media is still providing us with their great career-long slideshows and lists of … Continue reading

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