For a new Fantasy Premier League manager, it is very difficult to grasp everything about the game. Even for seasoned campaigners, there are things in the game that can puzzle the managers.

In this blog, we will answer some of these FPL manager queries:

Can you cheat on fantasy football?

There is no such glitch in the game. In your mini-leagues, if you have the password of your friend, you can cheat by making extra transfers in their team or look at their team to plan yours but as such, there is no loophole in the game. If you find one, feel free to use it.

A few seasons ago, it was possible to see if the opponent has already made a transfer or not, but now even that hint is hidden.

How do you get unlimited transfers in Fantasy Premier League?

You are free to make as many transfers as possible. The problem is, there will be a -4 for every extra transfer unless your wildcard is active. And wildcard can be activated only twice a season. One at the beginning that you can use in any gameweek before the winter transfer window of January and 2nd you can activate in any gameweek afterwards.

How do I get better at Fantasy Premier League?

Follow the best practices every top player is using in Fantasy Premier League. Create a balanced side, choose a popular captain and stick to a few in captaincy options. Don’t experiment too much in transfers.

Use some of these tips to get better at Fantasy Premier League.

How do I play my free hit on fantasy football?

Click the free hit button in any gameweek to play your free hit in fantasy football. But remember, you can play it only in 1 gameweek out of the 38.

Free hit means making as many transfers in a gameweek as you want but unlike wildcard, your previous team will be restored from the next gameweek.

What is the best fantasy football strategy?

There is only one best strategy in fantasy football, try to shoot for an above-average score in every gameweek and grab as many points as possible.

For it, you need a balanced side of budget players, superstars and hidden gems. And try to stay lucky by not making any unnecessary or wishful experimental changes in the team.

Can I use free hit and bench boost together?

Free hit and bench boost are the special chips. You can not use both together in a single gameweek. Either use a free hit or a bench boost. And use the other chip in some other gameweek. A chip once used won’t be available again for the rest of the season.

How many free hits do you get in Fantasy Premier League?

You get only 1 free hit in the fantasy premier league. It can be activated in any gameweek.

Is fantasy football hard to play?

For a new manager, it can be confusing to grasp all the knowledge of fantasy football but if you have already played a season, it shouldn’t be hard to play anymore.

How do you win fantasy football?

You win fantasy football by scoring the highest points throughout the season or by winning the head to head cup that starts around gameweek 16. Besides that, there are rewards for the highest scorer in a gameweek and every month.

Does free hit deduct points?

There is no deduction of points in a free hit on any number of transfers.

What’s the difference between wildcard and free hit?

There are two differences between wildcard and free hit:

  1. a wildcard can be used twice a season once in both halves of the season while free hit is available only once that can be used in any gameweek
  2. transfers made with wildcard are permanent and the previous team can’t be restored while in free hit the team gets changed for a gameweek and restored to the previous team in the next gameweek.

When should I use my free hit in fantasy football?

For a chance to score big in a gameweek, use free hit when teams are playing twice in a gameweek.

When can I pick my Fantasy Premier League team?

You can start picking your team in Fantasy Premier League from June onwards. Any transfer or changes made to the team before the deadline of gameweek 1 won’t be counted for any points deduction.

Is Premier League fantasy football free?

Yes, Fantasy Premier League is free to play.

Are there any double Gameweeks?

Yes, there are more than 1 double game weeks in the 2nd half of the season. Some matches get cancelled due to Premier League teams playing in continental cups or because of them qualifying to the later stages of domestic cups. Those missed games get rescheduled and counted as double gameweek.

Can I use wildcard and triple captain?

You can’t use 2 chips in a single gameweek. Either use wildcard or triple captain in a week and use the other chip later in some other gameweek.

How do I pick my Fantasy Premier League team?

On a budget of £100m, you have to choose a team of 15 players. 2 goalkeepers, 5 defenders, 5 midfielders and 3 forwards.

Use this guide to pick your Fantasy Premier League team.

What does bench boost do in FPL?

Bench boost is a chip that helps you get points from all 15 players in the squad. In a normal gameweek, you get points from 11 players and if someone in starting lineup is not playing, a player from the bench jumps into the playing 11.

When should I use the FPL bench boost?

The best time to play an FPL bench boost is when there is a double gameweek.

Is fantasy football considered gambling?

Fantasy football is not gambling. Because there is no real money involved.

How does fantasy football make money?

Fantasy football makes money from the sponsorships. More than 8 million people are playing fantasy premier league and because of such huge traffic on the website, there are advertisers willing to sponsor their ads.

What is a triple captain in FPL?

A triple captain is a chip that allows your captain to score triple of his original points in a fantasy premier league gameweek.

How do I change formation in Fantasy Premier League?

Formation automatically gets changed when you pick a player from the bench and exchange him with someone on the team.

But there are some rules, you can’t play with less than 3 defenders, less than 2 midfielders and less than 1 forward in your team.

Does bench boost include goalkeeper?

Yes, with bench boost you get points of both your goalkeepers.

How do you qualify for FPL Cup?

A week before the start of the FPL cup, you have to qualify for the cup by finishing in the top 4,194,304 managers in that single gameweek.

Do bench players get points Fantasy Premier League?

Bench players get points when a player is substituted from the bench because one of the players in playing 11 didn’t play or they get points when the bench boost chip is active.

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Bilal Ahmed

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