One of the most appealing and the most interesting parts of the Fantasy Premier League is the fantasy premier league draft section. Here you will be able to create your dream teams and start playing with it. Given the fantasy football leagues are extremely popular and complicated, the draft feature shares the same direction. As such, you are going to need to know plenty before you start using the draft feature and start creating your dream team. After you get an idea of how all of this works, you will enjoy the entire process, and you will want to prolong it.
Fantasy Premier League Draft Game Entry
The first thing you will have to do is to register on the official website. After you are done, you will have to create a watch list. This is a list of the players you are interested in. The list doesn’t have any limits, and you can add almost any player to the list. The sole purpose is to keep into consideration multiple players that you want to add to your team. Yes, you will manage a football league or football leagues so that you can have more than just one team.
The next, crucial step is presented as the transaction of a player of players. Each new player gets £100 million in the game which can be used for creating the dream team. Spend the money wisely and try to create as powerful a team as possible (Hint: in 2018 pay attention to Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur players). You will need the best players with the best skills and the best experience. The competition is tough and far from an easy task!
As you can see, the first steps are relatively easy. All you have to do is to register and create a watch list. After that, you will have to perform the transactions, which is a separate matter that will be explained more below. The bottom part is that you will get a team of 15 players that will be controlled in the season and more. Keep in mind that you can create up to 16 teams in your league.
Fantasy Premier Leagues
You are free to enter the league all by yourself and to start playing today. Another option is to join a created league. To do so, you are going to need a code, which is given to you by the game administrator. It is an appealing matter that makes the game even more interesting and more desirable at the same time. It also allows you to play with friends and family, co-workers or with interesting people from all parts of the globe.
Premier league fantasy draft
As you may know, the draft feature allows you to create the entire league with up to 16 teams. The entire signing up process is slightly more complicated at first, but it is appealing. For example, players don’t have the prices, and you will use turns to get the players you want. The next best thing is that you can set up the desired length of a transaction. If there are no sufficient number of players joined the draft, the league will be rolled back 48 hours in the past so that you can accumulate the sufficient players.
All of this comes with a few rules. They are:
- You will have to create a league or join a private league. In total, you can join 10 private fantasy football leagues and 3 public fantasy football leagues.
- All leagues will have to use head to head or a classical point scoring.
- Deleting a league is possible only before the scoring starts.
- Your team of 15 players must be based on 2 goalkeepers, 5 midfielders, 5 defenders and 3 forward players.
- There will be 15 rounds in the draft. They follow the Fantasy Team A, Team B, Team C, Team D then Team D, Team C, Team B, and Team A layout. Then the process is repeated.
- All premier league players have to be added more than 24 hours before the draft.
- All players must create a watch list of the preferable players.
- Players get between 30 and 120 seconds time to choose the player they want in their team per a round. The standard time is 90 seconds.
Fantasy Premier League Transactions
Transactions are used after the draft process. They are additional possibility for the team owners and league administrators to get new players. All teams get the waiver feature as well. This allows for you to replace the desired player from your squad with another player which is free at the moment. Keep in mind that they must play the same position.
All the players you will be able to waive to your team can be added by your squad using a free agency. It replaces the transaction process. All the players can be divided as Owned (they are already added to a squad), available (they can be added to your squad immediately) or locked (they can’t be added to your squad).
The last but not least, waivers last 24 hours. After they are completed, Free Agency feature is activated. It will last till the end of a Gameweek.
Fantasy premier league draft tips
After you are done with all the process we mentioned here you will have to create the starting 11. These are the players that will play in Gameweek and those who will win any points. Don’t forget that there are no captains in the fantasy draft. You will manage the players from the My Team Page.
Its a fairly obvious statement, but make sure you know when the premier league season starts and the dates of the premier league games, so you don’t miss out on vital transfer and points. The community shield is a great make as the EPL season starts immediately afterwards.
Use the automatic substitute system. It is managed from the same page, and it allows you to automatically trade a player from your bench who is unable to play. This may occur due to injury, red card, etc. In essence, you will have to create and activate the automatic substitution feature. Once a player is unable to play, he will be replaced by the highest priority player for the specified position, i.e. forwards for forwards.
Other fantasy premier league draft tips include:
- review what other league managers are doing and follow the best peformers
- use football scout
- use the mobile app. Check our review on the fantasy premier league app for more information
- check the injury and suspension list each week
- check which players scored goals as an indicator of their form