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NMA Guide to Fantasy Euro 2020: Difficulty Tables

Join us for a deep-dive into the Euros’ fixture-difficulty stats

EPL Wrap Up in Numbers

Statistics speak louder than words, so join me to discover what they say about the EPL 2020-21 season!

A Trip Around the League: Winning at FPL with Math

Fair warning, this article is a bit math-heavy, and because you can be sure your mini-league competitors won’t read it, it’ll be your unfair advantage!

Messi vs Ronaldo: Let’s Try To Settle The Debate

We’ve run out of superlatives for these two. They are a class apart, but the question remains: Who’s better? Who’s possibly the best ever to grace a football pitch? Let’s give it a try.

The Year of the PK

The EPL is on pace for a record breaking number of penalties being given and scored this season.

10 Questions for the Upcoming FPL Season

What queries should be mulled over in the quest for success this year?

Spotlight: Aaron Ramsdale

Bournemouth’s former shot-stopper is now Sheffield United’s No. 1. Let’s have a closer look.

NMA Reader Poll: Best EPL Center Back 2019-20

Questions for the Final 10 EPL Game Weeks

There may be no doubt surrounding Liverpool’s impending league coronation, but plenty of uncertainty remains. What questions are there for the rest of the season?

Game Week 23 Pre-Deadline Chat

Historical giants meet, but don’t forget the in form guys at the bottom.

Lessons from the First Half of the FPL Season

What takeaways from the first 19 Premier League games stand out, and how can we apply them to our fantasy teams the rest of the way?

Getting the Most out of the FPL Bonus Points System

How does BPS work, and which teams, positions and players are the most effective at padding fantasy scores?

Week 10 FPL Hot and Cold Players

Let’s take the temperature of the streaky stars after nine games. Which players have heated up, who have gone freezing, and what form should change or continue on?

Five Questions After the First Three EPL Games

What big queries should be on our minds, and how do you answer them?

UEFA Champions League Final Preview

What should we expect between the fight for the Champions League trophy pitting EPL heavyweights Liverpool and Tottenham?

An Early Look at the Three Teams Promoted from the Championship

Let’s take a rundown on Aston Villa, Norwich City and Sheffield United, the trio of Championship teams that will make the jump to the Premier League next season.

Vote: 2018-19 Fantasy Premier League MVP

From a bevy of outstanding choices, who was the fantasy EPL Most Valuable Player this season?

New Tottenham Stadium is Set for its Premier League Opener

After delays and cost overruns, Spurs’ shiny new stadium finally gets its EPL grand opening. What can we expect from the big celebration and beyond?

Splitsville: Statistical Gaps to Exploit for Fantasy Premier League Success

Let’s delve into some key statistical splits and discover how that knowledge can translate into FPL and Fantrax fantasy gains for the remainder of the Premier League season.

By the Numbers: Four Questions

Let’s look up from our fantasy EPL rosters to contemplate four interesting questions

Revisiting the Salah Question: How Many FPL Captain Points Have You Scored?

How many extra points have your Fantasy Premier League captains tallied so far this season? Is it time to rethink team-building strategy regarding Mo Salah and other premium players?

Mathematical Musings: Players Ready for Better Fortune

Pondering some statistical outliers from this season, which Premier League players have endured a bad stretch of luck and should be due some improved fortune the rest of the way?

FPL Game-Week 20 Player Picks: Simple Math

The conclusion of game-week 19 provides an opportunity for managers to perform some long-term analysis leading in to the official start of the second half.

6 Things We Learned from the First Half of the EPL Season

It’s been a wondrous, fun-filled first half of the EPL season. What lessons have we learned, and how can we apply them to our fantasy Premier League teams the rest of the way?

Vote: First Half Fantasy Premier League MVP

From a bevy of brilliant choices, whom do you rate as fantasy MVP for the first half of the 2018-19 Premier League season?

Trip Around the League: November 2018

9 Questions for EPL Week 9 and Beyond

Following the international break, it’s time to ask some pressing questions ahead of the upcoming Premier League weekend. What should Premier League fans and fantasy managers be pondering, and how will you answer these vital questions?

Week 8 EPL Fantasy Hot and Cold Players

Let’s take the temperature in Fantasy Premier League. What players are on fire, and who are all wet? What is a mirage, and what’s real?

5 Things We Learned from the First 5 Weeks of the EPL Season

It has been an exciting and illuminating start to the Premier League season. Let’s pause and reflect on lessons learned from the first five games, with a mind to how we can utilize those takeaways for the remaining 33 weeks.

Which National Team are You Loading up on in McDonald’s FIFA World Cup Fantasy?

In the official FIFA McDonald’s fantasy game, you may select a maximum of three players from each national team for the group stage. Which squad is everybody pegging as the most essential to load up on?

Vote: 2017-18 Premier League Fantasy MVP

In the end there can be only one

GW32 Togga Player Picks: Return from Spring Break

With spring break... er, international break over, it’s time to get back to reality as season’s end approaches rapidly.