#FPLMatchups #GW15 – The 4 Horseman of the Budget & the 7 Deadly Stats + The Little Prince Pick of the Week

Welcome back to the FPL Matchups article. A bit of a different approach this week as I would like to examine the 4 popular premium players that are capturing the attention of FPL managers. In this analysis, I wanted to honor season long production, while giving special emphasis to sustained form (6 GWs). I haveContinue reading “#FPLMatchups #GW15 – The 4 Horseman of the Budget & the 7 Deadly Stats + The Little Prince Pick of the Week”

#FPL – WHERE ARE WE PLACED? (#GW15 & ahead)

While I was working as a Trader I used to always write a proprietary report for trade ideas called, “Where are we placed?”. The idea was to first analyse where we stand currently and based on that and our forward assumptions (based on historical evidence and future event risks) try and envision the best possibleContinue reading “#FPL – WHERE ARE WE PLACED? (#GW15 & ahead)”

Mariner’s FPL Christmas Shopping List

It really is the most wonderful time of the year FPL wise and whilst I am looking forward to a Green rather than dreaming of a White Christmas, I can at least console myself with a rapid-fire football and FPL extravaganza that awaits this festive period which should lift spirits among the covid woes. SoContinue reading “Mariner’s FPL Christmas Shopping List”

GFCT Pragmatic Strategy – #GW13

Strategic View Are you excited, folks? We are in that Festive FPL congestion time – Six GameWeeks in 3 weeks, right up to GW 17, and the blank and the double soon after. The fun times are about to begin – where is your transfer ticker? Where are your transfer plans? Get them ready ifContinue reading “GFCT Pragmatic Strategy – #GW13”

#FPLMatchups #GW13 – Spark Notes Version 1: The Chamber of Princes + Bonus Question

Diogo Jota’s injury has ignited much conversation about what to do with that roster spot. I thought this would be a good opportunity to unite the budget princes that could provide value in the upcoming GWs. These are just some quick snapshots, not an in-depth analysis. Bobby Decordova Reid (BDR) Said Benrahma Tomas Soucek PascalContinue reading “#FPLMatchups #GW13 – Spark Notes Version 1: The Chamber of Princes + Bonus Question”

FPL Poker Tables GW12/13/14

It’s that time of year again when managers are advised to fasten their seatbelts, and hold on tight, as the FPL schedule is about to become hectic. Next week sees the first set of midweek fixtures this season, which comprise the sandwich filling of 3 gameweek deadlines in 9 days. Consequently, I’ll not have timeContinue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW12/13/14”


These are biweekly Q&A videos that the GFCT Core Research Team will be making to answer the questions we get every alternate Monday from the Global and the Indian Telegram Chat from FPL managers. This will alternate with the research note sent out to the chat by the Core Research Team every alternate Wednesday asContinue reading “#GW12 FPL GFCT Q&A SESSION”

FPL Poker Tables GW11

Last gameweek was another frustrating one for my spreadsheets, even though predictions performed favourably in comparison with other better known predictive models and algorithms. My spreadsheet proved more accurate than fivethirtyeight.com for both match result predictions (see appendix I) and correct score forecasts (see appendix II). It also performed better than “the world’s most powerfulContinue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW11”

FPL Poker Tables GW10

Most of the trends identified in my review of rolling data during the last international break were borne out by results in GW9. TOT‘s rapidly improving home attack and defence strength weightings were cited as “bad news for MCI”. BUR were hailed as the other “standout improver” in that department prior to keeping a cleanContinue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW10”

FPL Poker Tables GW9

Last week I conducted a review of rolling data to see what trends have emerged during the early stages of the current season. Many were identified, and I recommend using that blog as a reference point before making any transfers in the near future. Of more immediate relevance to these FPL Poker Tables blogs, however,Continue reading “FPL Poker Tables GW9”