Fantasy Premier League: What are substitutes used for in FPL?

Fantasy Premier League: What are substitutes used for in FPL? Reece James of Chelsea controls the ball during the Premier League Summer Series match between Chelsea FC and Newcastle United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 26, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.
(Image credit: Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

So you've signed up to play Fantasy Premier League. You've got your FPL team name and you've worked out which players you want to target in each area.

£100m might seem like a lot of money to spend when they are only a handful of players worth over £10.0m in the game – but you're going to have to pick substitutes, too. Not that your subs get you any points.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.