Monthly Archives: January 2015

Gameweek 23: Sunday Special

Gameweek 23: Sunday Special

Gameweek 23: Sunday Special This fantasy football world can be a cruel one: if you don’t get your team sorted before the cut-off, you may as well resign yourself to a weekend of what-could-have-beens. That player you deliberated on midweek while waiting for the bus or zoning out in front of the television will invariably

Gameweek 23 Key Fixture: Chelsea v Manchester City

A potential league decider gets underway at Stamford Bridge this Saturday, as leaders Chelsea host the defending champions Manchester City. The Analyst takes a look at how this clash could play out in the PlayON stakes. Not so much the new money of English football any longer, but the established powers that be – Chelsea

Wayne Rooney carries the ball

Pundit’s Picks Gameweek 23

The PlayON Pundit picks his fantasy football line up for the coming Gameweek. He’s less about the stats, more about going with your instincts. How many of his picks feature in your line up? Goalkeeper David De Gea (Man Utd) Leicester have a terrible goal scoring record, away from home,  and United’s defence have been

David Silva of Manchester City is tackled by Francis Coquelin of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Manchester, England.

Is Francis Coquelin the player Arsenal have been missing?

Player Profile: Francis Coquelin Club: Arsenal Played: 7(4 starts) PlayON Price: £6.2 m For years now the footballing world has bemoaned Arsenal’s lack of a defensive shield and their manager Arsene Wenger’s unwillingness to address the problem. This year, performances like the defeat away to Stoke suggested the same frustrating flaws still existed in this side. Their

Garry Liddle and Andrew Davies of Bradford celebrate at the end of the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Bradford City at Stamford Bridge on January 24, 2015 in London, England.

Monday Manager: Talking Points

Every week we bring you our take on some of the biggest talking points from the weekend’s action. This week, with the FA Cup,  there was no Barclay’s Premier League action to focus on. However, there was still plenty of incident to discuss.  This weekend proves FA Cup magic still exists In recent years, the

Carles Gil of Aston Villa is tackled by Ryan Fraser of Bournemouth during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Aston Villa and AFC Bournemouth at Villa Park on January 25, 2015 in Birmingham, England.

January Transfer Window: Key Moves

The January Transfer Window is drawing to a close. The Pundit runs the rule over some of the Premier League club’s bigger signings so far. Aston Villa Carles Gil (Valencia): Gil played his first 36 minutes of Premier League action at the weekend, and his creativity and composure on the ball stood out. Given Villa’s

New Feature: The PlayON Leaderboard £1,000 1st Prize

We have recently introduced the PlayON Leaderboard, which adds up the top five scores for all PlayON managers over the course of a season. This new feature will allow us to determine who is the “Special One” when it comes to PlayON. There is £1,000 on offer to the winner at the season’s end, with