BAKES’ FPL CUPDATE – WEEK 6

Round 6: Gameweek 22 ….. Just 12 FFUKers brave and true contested Round 6 of the FPL Cup. The previous rate of attrition of our number indicated that we should expect 7 of these 12 to progress. It is therefore with great pleasure that I can announce that eight, indeed, won their fixtures and move […]

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BAKES’ FPL CUPDATE – WEEK 5

FFUKers FPL Cupdate Round 5: Gameweek 21 ….. Round 5 of the FPL Cup saw 20 FFUKers remaining, a mere 9% of our number still contesting the prize. Working back from the decay rates we’d seen over previous rounds it was expected that 12 of those 20 would progress …. And this is exactly what […]

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BAKES’ FPL CUPDATE – WEEK 4

FFUKers, Round 4: Gameweek 20 ….. Firstly, apologies for the lack of a Round 3 update – I posted a brief roundup on the WhatsApp Group, but Christmas somewhat got ahead of me so didn’t get around to the full update. Round 3 of the FPL Cup saw the number of FFUK participants reduced from […]

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BAKES FPL CUPDATE – WEEK 2

FFUKers, Time for another FPL Cupdate Week 2: Gameweek 18 ….. We’re now through week 2 of the FPL Cup. This marathon competition lasts a full 22 weeks with the initial 4,194,304 entrants being halved each week until the final two remain in Gameweek 38. Last time I reported that, of the 229 registered FFUKers, […]

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FPL CUPDATE

FFUKers, Week 1: GW17 The more observant of you will have noticed that the FPL CUP kicked off with its first fixtures in Gameweek 17. Well I say that. Actually, it kicked off in GW16 with qualifying for cup entry. The top-scoring 4,194,304 teams in GW16 qualified. With c. 5,977,146 teams in the game that […]

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THE TEMPLATE – PART 1

This article is intended as the first of a number this season looking at THE TEMPLATE, to be updated as the template evolves, looking at the must-own players of the moment and gazing into the crystal ball to predict what players might become template over the coming weeks. The Template is referred to regularly on […]

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In Pursuit of Science Over Art

There are a number of reasons that Fantasy Football managers transfer players in and out of their squads, among them injuries, recent form, future fixtures, general quality and team performances. These, though, are mostly intangible, based on luck, opinion and clairvoyance. There is, however, another factor that managers should also take into account. Something more […]

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