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Author Archives: David Yaffe-Bellany

5 Fantasy Premier League Tips From Gameweek 16

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

1. Jordi Gomez- I told you so. 2. Norwich frontmen- Last week I made a passing reference to Norwich City’s two in-form strikers – Grant Holt and Steve Morison (the paper shredder, if you haven’t picked that up all ready…). The two … Continue reading

5 Fantasy Premier League Tips From This Weekend

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

1. Newcastle is no longer a Northern Rock- There was always something distinctly strange about Newcastle’s streak of defensive proficiency. Kevin Keegan must have been turning in his commentary booth. David Ginola was probably banging his head against a piece of … Continue reading

6 Fantasy Premier League Observations from The First 3 Weeks

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Whether you play Fantasy Premier League, or any other Premier League fantasy game — and there are plenty of them out there, here are six interesting observations from the first three weeks of the season: Chelsea’s stars fail to make … Continue reading

Why Capello And Ferguson Must Tread Carefully With Tom Cleverley

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

According to a well researched article by The Telegraph’s Rory Smith, Tom Cleverley is the heir apparent to Paul Scholes. Supposedly, the latest in the line of a number of English footballing messiahs has at last arrived, armed with wand … Continue reading

11 Players To Watch Out For In This Year’s Fantasy Premier League Game

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Earlier this week, we reached a landmark day in the countdown to the start of the new Premier League season- the opening of the Premier League’s new look fantasy site. In the wake of that monumental occurrence, it seems right … Continue reading

Danny Welbeck and Daniel Sturridge: Examining the Options of the Two Dannys

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

To say that Jack Wilshere’s loan spell at Bolton two years ago changed the face of English football would be an extreme exaggeration. However, the youngster’s positive experience at the Reebok did open the door for a different type of … Continue reading

Manchester City Change Transfer Tactics to Build for the Future

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Perhaps this summer, more than any other, is the one where Manchester City comes good. After pipping Arsenal for automatic Champions League qualification last season, City are not in need of a major overhaul; some steady summer planning would do … Continue reading

Alexis Sanchez Could Fire Manchester City To Glory

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Since their high profile ownership transfer in 2008, Manchester City have risen up from relative footballing obscurity to become one of the most talked about club sides on the planet. Players of the quality of Robinho, Carlos Tevez and David … Continue reading

Nolan May Live To Regret Leaving Newcastle United’s Revolution

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

After relegation in 2009, it appeared that Newcastle United was on a downward spiral, they had just lost their Premier League status and problems were rife in the board room. Premonitions of gloom circled around St. James’ Park, ones that … Continue reading

Why Man Utd Bought Smalling, Jones and (Coming Soon) Ashley Young

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

Perhaps the defining idea of this era of football, reflective of the rapidly growing interconnectedness of World society, is the multinational team. More or less since the beginning of football, there have been players plying their trade away from the … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Faces Critical Choice Regarding Peter Odemwingie

Posted on by David Yaffe-Bellany

For Premier League fans everywhere, last year there was only one name synonymous with West Bromich Albion: Peter Odemwingie. Upon arrival from Spartak Moscow, it was clear that the Nigerian was prepared to deliver the goods; the striker became an … Continue reading