Category: fantasy football

Fantasy Premier League Draft players finalized for World Soccer Talk private league

After inviting World Soccer Talk readers to participate in the brand-new Fantasy Premier League Draft launched by the official Premier League website, we’ve now narrowed the competition down to 39 contestants. The World Soccer Talk readers have been separated into three different leagues. The only contestant that’s in all three leagues is me (so the readers can try to beat me in the game, which shouldn’t be too difficult given my record in previous years playing the regular FPL game). The three leagues we’ll be running this season feature: World Soccer Talk Abdelhadi Zniber Alex Hernandez Amee Dominguez Bsal Uprety ... Read more

Sign up for 2016-17 Fantasy Premier League and join the World Soccer Talk private league

Registration is now open for the 2016-17 Fantasy Premier League season. The game is free to play. And, if you like, you can join the World Soccer Talk private league. Here’s how to join the World Soccer Talk private league today: 1. Visit the Fantasy Premier League site and log in 2. If you’ve never registered before, click the ‘Sign Up’ button, 3. After logging in, select your team (you can always change the team selection later, so don’t worry about finalizing your team right then and there), 4. Click the ‘Leagues’ tab in the top navigation, 5. Click the “Create and join ... Read more

John Oliver rips into DraftKings and Fanduel daily fantasy sports games

British comedian and talk show host John Oliver tackled the topic of daily fantasy sports games on his Last Week Tonight show on HBO Sunday night. And Oliver didn’t hold anything back in his criticism of the misleading advertising by two sites in particular — DraftKings and Fanduel. For soccer fans, the story is particularly disturbing given that FOX Sports is a major investor in DraftKings, while MLS is a DraftKings partner. Daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and Fanduel claim they are not gambling enterprises, but they seem awfully gamblish. If only their ads were more truthful. Watch ... Read more

Togga launches Premier League draft buying guide for fantasy soccer players

We’ve all been in the same boat before where we’ve struggled to make decisions on how to select for our Fantasy Premier League or similar fantasy soccer games. Often times, we used a mixture of wisdom but hunches. It’s those hunches that feel great at the time, but can come back to haunt us later when they don’t pay off. To take the guesswork out of selecting your fantasy soccer team — or to find tips on how to join and play in your own draft league — Togga, an Austin-based startup, has released a Draft Buying Guide that will ... Read more

Sign up for 2015-16 Fantasy Premier League and join the World Soccer Talk private league

Registration is now open for the 2015-16 Fantasy Premier League season. The game is free to play. And, if you like, you can join the World Soccer Talk private league. Last season, especially earlier in the season, we were ranked in the top 10 best performing private leagues worldwide. Here’s how to join the World Soccer Talk private league today: 1. Visit the Fantasy Premier League site and log in 2. If you’ve never registered before, click the ‘Sign Up’ button, 3. After logging in, select your team (you can always change the team selection later, so don’t worry about finalizing your team ... Read more

Women’s World Cup app is now available for download

We’re just about days away from the Women’s World Cup tournament that kicks off on June 6th, and World Cup fever is starting to build. To get ready for the World Cup, what you need is the Women’s World Cup Challenge app, which allows you to follow all of the action of the tournament while competing against your friends for pride and prizes. The world’s first Women’s World Cup game helps you stay on top of all of action and to support your national team. With the free app, you can • get a schedule of the entire tournament, • play a fantasy ... Read more

Yahoo! shuts down fantasy MLS game 7 weeks into season

Despite the fact that the Major League Soccer season is just seven weeks into its regular season, Yahoo! Sports has announced that they have shut down their fantasy MLS league. The company has stated that they are canning the fantasy league to focus on their Fantasy Sports app. While Yahoo! is closing their fantasy MLS league, it appears as if they are still currently running their Barclays Premier League fantasy league. Yahoo! also proclaimed earlier in the week that they will be entering the daily fantasy sports business.  Companies such as DraftKings and FanDuel have owned the daily fantasy sports market for ... Read more

Play the ‘Perfect XI’ fantasy Premier League game for a chance to win an Amazon gift card

Perfect XI is the innovative new fantasy game launched by Togga this week. Just like Togga’s EPL fantasy draft game, Perfect XI scores Premier League players using 20 different Opta stats. And just like regular Togga draft leagues, there are no restrictions on your squad selection. But Perfect XI is also very different. Designed as a weekly game, users have the ability to select an entirely new XI each weekend. When you pick your own best XI for the week, you’re not chasing the pack – you are competing in a brand new game. Each week. Every weekend. With no salary cap or prices, every player is available for you ... Read more