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Friday 9 May, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Dry your eyes Luis, we have a league to win
# Crying Game
# Crying Game

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Dry your eyes Luis, we have a league to win

May 9th 2014, 3:22 PM 3,546 Views 6 Comments

TheScore.ie Machine would be relegated to Greg Dyke’s ‘Englishmen Only’ division if it wasn’t for the Uruguayan striker.

Friday 2 May, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: If in doubt, blame the formation
# Excuses
# Excuses

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: If in doubt, blame the formation

May 2nd 2014, 3:29 PM 3,085 Views 3 Comments

We think we’ve finally figured out the real reason why TheScore Machine have been performing so poorly.

Friday 25 April, 2014

There's a perfectly valid reason why our Fantasy team is performing so poorly...
# Diary Of A Fantasy Gaffer
# Diary Of A Fantasy Gaffer

There's a perfectly valid reason why our Fantasy team is performing so poorly...

Apr 25th 2014, 4:58 PM 4,998 Views 3 Comments

Here’s why our side has found itself in 700th position in TheScore.ie league.

Friday 18 April, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: What do all the PFA candidates have in common?
# Column
# Column

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: What do all the PFA candidates have in common?

Apr 18th 2014, 6:05 PM 5,341 Views 1 Comment

It’s squeaky bum time for Fantasy Football aficionados.

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Friday 4 April, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Sorry Adam Lallana, I got it very wrong
# Gameweek 32
# Gameweek 32

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Sorry Adam Lallana, I got it very wrong

Apr 4th 2014, 7:10 PM 5,352 Views 6 Comments

A large slice of luck helped Godrey to a decent week in Fantasyland.

Friday 28 March, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: If in doubt, pick Sylvain Distin
# Reliable
# Reliable

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: If in doubt, pick Sylvain Distin

Mar 28th 2014, 6:29 PM 4,002 Views 6 Comments

When Laurent Koscielny picked up an injury this week, there was only one man to call on…

Friday 21 March, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Double your Liverpool and Man City pleasure
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Double your Liverpool and Man City pleasure

Mar 21st 2014, 6:30 PM 3,718 Views 5 Comments

If you are not hitting triple figures this game-week, you should take a long, hard look at yizzerselves.

Friday 14 March, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Pick your players wisely for Super Sunday
# Top Top Analysis
# Top Top Analysis

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Pick your players wisely for Super Sunday

Mar 14th 2014, 4:36 PM 3,560 Views 3 Comments

The United-Liverpool and Tottenham-Arsenal games have left Godfrey with some selection dilemmas.

Friday 7 March, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Doubt Luis Suarez at your peril
# Different Class
# Different Class

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Doubt Luis Suarez at your peril

Mar 7th 2014, 4:02 PM 3,796 Views 4 Comments

We finally ditched the Liverpool striker as captain and what did he go and do?

Friday 28 February, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Sorry Suarez, you're losing the captaincy
# Loss Of Faith
# Loss Of Faith

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Sorry Suarez, you're losing the captaincy

Feb 28th 2014, 4:23 PM 4,922 Views 5 Comments

One goal in eight games just doesn’t cut it in the harsh world of Fantasy Football.

Friday 21 February, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply
# Satire
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply

Feb 21st 2014, 3:40 PM 3,963 Views 5 Comments

As certain teams recover from their European hangovers, we get ready for another week of Premier League action.

Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Lies, damned lies and Arsenal defensive statistics
# Bad Gameweek
# Bad Gameweek

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Lies, damned lies and Arsenal defensive statistics

Feb 11th 2014, 11:00 AM 3,144 Views 4 Comments

We were one of those poor, unfortunate teams with a Gunners-heavy defence at the weekend.

Friday 7 February, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Out with the old, in with the Adebayor
# Column
# Column

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Out with the old, in with the Adebayor

Feb 7th 2014, 3:29 PM 3,171 Views 2 Comments

Another gameweek filled with regrets has left us reeling, but we’re counting on one man to relieve our woes.

Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Just let me use the wildcard already
# Changes
# Changes

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Just let me use the wildcard already

Jan 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,206 Views 12 Comments

Four players injured, consistently low points scoring… There was only one solution.

Friday 17 January, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto
# Satire
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto

Jan 17th 2014, 5:59 PM 6,086 Views 13 Comments

Man United defender Rio Ferdinand, on the other hand, might be best to avoid.

Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Arsenal injuries and goal-shy Suarez ruin holidays
# Fantasy Football
# Fantasy Football

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Arsenal injuries and goal-shy Suarez ruin holidays

Jan 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 2,053 Views 1 Comment

Who’s been eating the dodgy mince pies in London?

Friday 27 December, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make
# Satire
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make

Dec 27th 2013, 4:02 PM 2,796 Views 1 Comment

This week, Luis Suarez had the temerity to refrain from scoring.

Friday 6 December, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Those without Suarez as captain need not apply
# Column
# Column

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Those without Suarez as captain need not apply

Dec 6th 2013, 3:29 PM 4,308 Views 0 Comments

Apologies in advance to Peter Whittingham and all his loyal followers

Friday 22 November, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Good riddance Soldado, hello Lukaku!
# Changes
# Changes

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Good riddance Soldado, hello Lukaku!

Nov 22nd 2013, 11:59 AM 3,117 Views 0 Comments

When our attack needed a real man’s man, there was only one player to call.

Saturday 9 November, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Your Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane-free zone
# Top Top Analysis
# Top Top Analysis

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Your Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane-free zone

Nov 9th 2013, 8:10 AM 1,830 Views 0 Comments

Featuring Yaya Toure, Aaron Ramsey, David Silva and erm, Peter Whittingham

Friday 1 November, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: We're dreaming big, don't jinx it
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: We're dreaming big, don't jinx it

Nov 1st 2013, 6:23 PM 2,710 Views 3 Comments

This way to see who’s in our stable this week.

Friday 25 October, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: When bite was needed in attack, there was only one player to turn to...
# Danger Man
# Danger Man

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: When bite was needed in attack, there was only one player to turn to...

Oct 25th 2013, 5:36 PM 3,436 Views 1 Comment

Have you guessed yet?

Friday 18 October, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Suffering from a bad case of Fantasy FOMO
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Suffering from a bad case of Fantasy FOMO

Oct 18th 2013, 5:49 PM 2,233 Views 2 Comments

We’ve had a long international break to think about our fantasy football failures — now we need your help.

Friday 4 October, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Robbie Brady is not just Ireland's loss -- he's ours too
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Robbie Brady is not just Ireland's loss -- he's ours too

Oct 4th 2013, 4:05 PM 2,811 Views 5 Comments

Have you picked your fantasy football team yet? Here’s how we’re getting on.

Friday 27 September, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Rooney finding life's balance at rock bottom
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Rooney finding life's balance at rock bottom

Sep 27th 2013, 1:35 PM 2,986 Views 1 Comment

The new Manchester United boss obviously has a poor relationship with the England striker, yet he’s thriving.

Friday 20 September, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: When dreams and reality start to grate
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: When dreams and reality start to grate

Sep 20th 2013, 2:36 PM 2,355 Views 8 Comments

We all dream of a team of Jonjo Shelveys.

Friday 13 September, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Welcome to Wearside, Mesut
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Welcome to Wearside, Mesut

Sep 13th 2013, 4:52 PM 2,195 Views 4 Comments

No other player could send us searching for the umlaut quite like wee Uh-Zhil.

Friday 30 August, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Must. Not. Use... Wildcard...
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Must. Not. Use... Wildcard...

Aug 30th 2013, 2:28 PM 2,645 Views 9 Comments

Resist the temptation, you can make up those eight points in 90 short minutes.

Friday 23 August, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mistakes of week 1 can be ironed out in time
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mistakes of week 1 can be ironed out in time

Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00 PM 2,936 Views 5 Comments

It’s a thin line between fantasy and nightmare.

Friday 16 August, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Budget schmudget, you've got to go with RVP
# Fantasyland
# Fantasyland

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Budget schmudget, you've got to go with RVP

Aug 16th 2013, 3:10 PM 4,628 Views 21 Comments

A new season, time to stop acting cool and get back to worrying how many minutes Gabriel Obertan is going to play.