Monthly Archives: September 2015

Premier League Gameweek 7: Champs and Chumps

Premier League Gameweek 7: Champs and Chumps

Every week, we at Daily Fantasy Focus analyse the big hitters and wide misses of the weekend’s Premier League action.   Champs Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) GW7 PlayON Points: 4,500 PlayON Price: £14.3 It’s taken a surprisingly long time for many of the Premier League’s marquee names to wake up this season and kick into gear. Until Gameweek 7, Alexis

Monday Manager: Talking Points

We review some of the key talking points – both in fantasy football in reality – from the weekend’s Premier League action. Sturridge-Coutinho Combo Gives Rodgers Hope… For Now Daniel Sturridge returns to Anfield in much the same fashion as he’d left it… scoring goals. I’d predicted that Liverpool’s defence would be shored up with their

The Hitlist: Gameweek 7 Injury and Suspension Round Up

Coming into Gameweek 7, Daily Fantasy Focus gives you the lowdown on suspension, illness and injury in the Premier League.   Arsenal Next Up: Leicester (A) Despite receiving their marching orders against Chelsea in Gameweek 6, both Gabriel and Santi Cazorla are available to feature away to high-flying Leicester City this weekend. Francis Coquelin however, will not. The battle-hardened Frenchman

Analyst V Pundit: Martial a Must Start?

Anthony Martial’s performances in the Premier League have almost entirely silenced his transfer fee critics. But can he sustain his excellent starting form? The Analyst and Pundit discuss.   The Analyst:   I’d generally be inclined to describe a player of Anthony Martial’s profile as a wunderkind but on current evidence he’s the fully fledged article. It’s

during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Watford at St James' Park on September 19, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Odion Ighalo surprisingly overshadowing Troy Deeney as Watford’s leading striker

Despite never scoring more than eight goals in a season of top flight football, Odion Ighalo has started off his Premier League career in spectacular fashion. Heading into the season, one Watford striker was receiving plenty of justifiable hype in fantasy football circles. Troy Deeney’s recent Championship exploits, coupled with the success of last year’s Premier

Premier League Gameweek 6: Champs and Chumps

Every week, we at Daily Fantasy Focus analyse the big hitters and wide misses of the weekend’s Premier League action.     Champs Odion Ighalo (Watford) GW6 PlayON Points: 3,300 PlayON Price: £7.4m With all the excitement surrounding rising maverick talents like Dimitri Payet and Riyad Mahrez, it’s easy to forget about the sleeper success of recently promoted Watford. Watching Watford

Monday Manager: Talking Points

We review some of the key talking points from the weekend’s Premier League action, with a focus on Daily Fantasy Football. Boring Boring Arsenal Diego Costa of course stole the headlines with his WWE-esque roughhousing, but the Chelsea forward really just provided the perfect excuse for the Gunners’ underwhelming 2-0 defeat. The Costa-Gabriel scrap essentially paved over the glaring

The Hitlist: Gameweek 6 Injury and Suspension Round Up

Ahead of Gameweek 6, Daily Fantasy Focus gives you the lowdown on suspension, illness and injury in the Premier League. Arsenal Next Up: Chelsea (A) Arsenal had a particularly bad day at the office on Wednesday night as they were shown up by minnows Dinamo Zagreb in the opening tie of  the Champions League. Ahead of their crunch bout with Chelsea,

Analyst V Pundit: Can Jack Grealish Swing Villa’s Fortunes Around This Season?

Media darling/magnet Jack Grealish is the topic for debate ahead of Gameweek 6 and the Analyst and Pundit have unsurprisingly opposing views on the Aston Villa youngster.    The Analyst: The Sherwood effect. His arrival in February 2015 was the bright beam of hope needed to cut through the dour, profoundly negative atmosphere of the post-Lambert Villa Park. Sherwood provided Villa with the spark

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