Fantasy Premier League Talk


Sorry, I meant throughout the *season...

Fantasy Overlord

Good idea, I have been meaning to do this.


Even more interesting would be to use a team that follows the fantasy football rules like single gameweek transfer and the other tokens throughout the season. Another shot of seeing how the algorithm performs by actually playing the game


Please create a link showing your dream team predictions throughout the week to allow us guage the true power of the algorithm


Can the Dreamteam include the next n games forecasted? Rather than just the next game week?


Thanks very much for this great application that you make available. One issue I experience is that new players to the league score 0 points. This is especially an issue when '*rating my team*'. Are you planning a solution to this issue?


I agree, It's a bit of a pain.

I am a big fan of some of the new players to the league, especially Chicharito for West Ham.

Will this remain on 0 until the season starts and data is generated against the player?


Hi Overlord

Thanks for all the insights from this website.

Is it possible at all to have a matrix showing each each player's score for each gameweek?



Hi, Do you know why there seem to be three players data missing for this week in the scraped csv file? I've spotted Lewis Cook and a couple of others. Great resource, thanks for providing it for us all.



One small feature that would be useful is the ability to do a Rate My Team with no transfer restrictions (i.e. I'm using a wildcard.) The Dreamteam is close, but I don't quite have the funds to pull it off.

Tom S


Thanks for providing this site.

Would it be possible to put up a list what you think are possible exceptions that could lead to inaccuracies in your predictions? Just generally I mean - not on a case-by-case basis.

I'm thinking things like: -

Injury recovery time

Player fitness

Travel fatigue


Inter-team social effects (e.g. a double act where the other player gets an injury)

Bad relations between players/coach/manager

Player issues outside of football

Changes in tactical approaches

Etc., etc.


it would be useful if dreamteam for the current gw stays visibile until the end of the gw, at least..


I have tried to model predicted points along the lines described in the academic paper and your intro. I struggle to interpret the algorithm which you then use to find optimal changes for the next n weeks.

Do you have any pointers to similar problems and solutions for a computer scientist (rather than a mathematician) to understand?

I have coded (in R) something which will pick a top 11 from my squad based on the forecast. And I can almost get my head around working through each member of the squad and then trying each potential replacement which doesn't break the constraints.

In my other scrabblings I found there is an algorithm for determining team strength and therefore fixture difficulty for partially complete leagues. The Perron-Frebonius method. Haven't got round to testing what it predicted earlier in the season with how the season actually turned out.


I have gone to Rate my Team, inserted my correct number, but it won't load?

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