Fantasy Premier League: What is FPL and how does it work?

Fantasy Premier League: What is FPL and how does it work? Pervis Estupinan of Brighton & Hove Albion controls the ball during the Premier League Summer Series match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United at Red Bull Arena on July 28, 2023 in Harrison, New Jersey.
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FPL is back – and you've been invited to participate in a Fantasy Football league but you have absolutely no idea what it is or how it works. You don't want to ask your mates because you've already said yes and now you're desperately trying to find out what it is you've subjected yourself to…

Luckily for you, FFT is here to help. We might not be Magnus Carlsen (you'll laugh at that joke someday) but we do know how to play the game. So grab yourself a cup of tea and let's get cracking – you'll be arguing over when to best use your wildcard in no time and working out how to get ahead in your league early on.

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