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#Fantasy Football

# fantasy-football - Friday 9 September, 2011

From The42 NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards Innovation

NFL clubs to show fantasy stats on scoreboards

The organisation will now be showing players’ stats during games, and the experiment was tested out in the New Orleans-Green Bay encounter yesterday.

# fantasy-football - Saturday 13 August, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football fans in limbo as site crashes Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football fans in limbo as site crashes

Wannabe managers are on the warpath after the Premier League’s fantasy football website goes down on the eve of the new season.

# fantasy-football - Friday 20 May, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: the final week... Last Hoorah

Fantasy Football: the final week...

They’ve guided us all through the season with tips and warnings – but how did our Fantasy Football experts fare themselves?… And who should we pick this week obviously.

# fantasy-football - Friday 6 May, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: Spurs and City on the double Sideline Cut

Fantasy Football: Spurs and City on the double

There’s extra points to be had this week as Tottenham and Man City meet in a Champions League place showdown.

# fantasy-football - Friday 15 April, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: take advantage as games come on the double Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: take advantage as games come on the double

Some sides have two games, more play just one, while others take a week off from the Premier League. Here’s who to pick.

# fantasy-football - Friday 8 April, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: the points are down Mexico way with Chicharito Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: the points are down Mexico way with Chicharito

Our experts study the form so you don’t have to. Don’t mention it.

# fantasy-football - Friday 1 April, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football preview: Suarez is the Red-hot pick Points In The Bag

Fantasy Football preview: Suarez is the Red-hot pick

After a frustratingly quiet March, our Fantasy experts are back with some top, top advice – as Jamie would say.

# fantasy-football - Friday 18 March, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: singing the praise of Luis Suarez Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: singing the praise of Luis Suarez

The season is entering its final stages but there are still a lot of fantasy football points to be dished out. Step inside for the latest insights.

# fantasy-football - Friday 4 March, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: Blue moon rising on double week for Brum Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: Blue moon rising on double week for Brum

Our experts have tickled the feet of English football’s stats and trends to get some answers.

# fantasy-football - Friday 25 February, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: SuperKev the wolf at the door Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: SuperKev the wolf at the door

Our top experts are back have a well deserved spell in a darkened room over last weekend’s FA Cup weekend. They fancy one Irish striker to pick up points.

# fantasy-football - Friday 11 February, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: twice as nice on double week Arsenal

Fantasy Football: twice as nice on double week

There’s LOADS of points up for grabs with eight teams scheduled for a double-game week. Here’s how to win them.

# fantasy-football - Friday 4 February, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: hand Torres the armband… if you can handle it Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: hand Torres the armband… if you can handle it

He’s going to come out firing against his former club, but Liverpool fans might want to steer clear of Fernando.

# fantasy-football - Friday 21 January, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: United are on a double-game week but who gets the arm-band? Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: United are on a double-game week but who gets the arm-band?

There’s an awful lot of game-changing points on offer this week. Here’s how to have them in the back pocket, this time next week.

# fantasy-football - Friday 14 January, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: plenty of eastern promise from City new boy Dzeko Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: plenty of eastern promise from City new boy Dzeko

They’re back! Our Fantasy Football experts return from a too-long absence to run the rule over the weekend’s points potential.

# fantasy-football - Sunday 9 January, 2011

From The42 Fantasy Football: how to win those points in the second half of the season The Rules

Fantasy Football: how to win those points in the second half of the season

Our experts explain ‘The Rules’ to a successful second-half of the season.

# fantasy-football - Friday 31 December, 2010

From The42 Fantasy Football: you're lucky to get this one Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: you're lucky to get this one

Our experts offer their final piece of advice of the year – despite a Gooner-related depression.

# fantasy-football - Friday 17 December, 2010

From The42 Fantasy Football preview: go Carlito's way IF City start Tevez Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football preview: go Carlito's way IF City start Tevez

Our Fantasy Football experts make their picks ahead of a full Premier League schedule.

# fantasy-football - Friday 10 December, 2010

From The42 Fantasy Football: stay away from the big boys Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football: stay away from the big boys Exclusive

He’s a head case but Mario Balotelli would make a good captain. Our Fantasy Footballs experts look forward to a weekend where’s there’s plenty of points on offer.

# fantasy-football - Friday 3 December, 2010

From The42 Fantasy Football Friday: Don’t fear the weatherman Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Friday: Don’t fear the weatherman

Will the weather play as much havoc with your team as it will with Carlos Tevez’ neckwear?

# fantasy-football - Friday 26 November, 2010

From The42 Fantasy Football Friday: give Drogba the armband Unfair Advantage

Fantasy Football Friday: give Drogba the armband

There’s plenty points up for grabs as usual. Here’s how to claim them.

# fantasy-football - Friday 19 November, 2010

From The42 How to get ahead in your Fantasy Football league Unfair Advantage

How to get ahead in your Fantasy Football league

Every Friday our Fantasy Football boffins will study the stats so you don’t have to. Here’s who to buy, drop and appoint captain this weekend. You’re welcome.

# fantasy-football - Monday 9 August, 2010

WITH THE GAA season about to hit its climax and the English football season about to take pride of place on the back pages, it’s a good time of the year to have a look at the various sporting apps on offer.

Top of the list has to be Total Football (79c), an astonishing Irish-made app goes a step further and is an absolute must for any stat-obsessive fan.

This app, taking stats supplied by Opta Sports, tracks every single pass made in a game and can compare any two players’ performances in pretty much any two games you can think of. It even produces cloud-map style visualisations showing where individual players from any single team have been most effective on the pitch.

  • Livescore (free): From the makers of the popular LiveScore.com updates service. Updated every minute (or even more quickly – you can change the settings accordingly), the app carries the latest scores from every conceivable league – including the Airtricity League – to keep fans updated on the move. Clicking into any individual league, you can even watch live updates of the league tables based on the results as they stand – a feature that could come in very handy towards the business end of the season.
  • Hill16.ie (free) – For those more inclined to follow the fate of our own domestic brand of football, especially given Dublin’s continued involvement at the semi-final stage, comes this free app from Dublin’s sponsors Vodafone. Essentially an App edition of the Dublin County Board‘s website – traditionally one of the best among the counties – the app carries fixtures, news and results not just for the senior county team, but for club games too.
  • Fantasy Football Manager (€1.59) – Players of the official Fantasy Premier League game, of which there are likely to be three million this year, might find this app handy for keeping track of their squad on the go. This nifty and elegant app works with the official game, allowing you to manage teams, substitutions, captaincy, mini-leagues and all the rest on the go. It even manages multiple accounts.
  • Betfair (free) – Finally, for those more inclined to have a financial interest in sporting goings-on, comes the long-awaited official app from the Betfair betting exchange website. The app allows you to view live prices from any and all markets available on the site – from typical sports like soccer and horse racing down to fishing (seriously. fishing.) and even lets you withdraw your winnings – fingers crossed – on the go.

Appy Monday is TheJournal.ie’s weekly round-up of the latest and greatest in iPhone apps.

All links in this post open the appropriate app’s page on the iTunes Preview website.