Rank #1: Pod 89 – Incoming FPL Onslaught (with Josh Williams)
Gameweek 13, 2019/20! This week, in a packed pod, we’re joined by the insightful Josh Williams (follow him on twitter @distancecovered) to look at the incoming FPL onslaught with 3 Gameweeks coming over just 7 days (Gws 14 to 16). We do this through focusing on the key men for the sides with decent fixtures across that trio, covering our hot takes on Spurs under Jose Mourinho among other...
Nov 26 2019
Rank #2: Pod 54 – Talisman Talk (feat. FPL Stag)
This week, we’re joined by long term friend of the pod FPL Stag to talk Talisman Theory based on our recent November update (listen out for Stag’s Ingsvisceration of the Saints man!) in a special feature edition that was streamed live on YouTube when recording. We then look at the features – Market Forces, zombies and All England team – before answering some questions...
Nov 20 2018
Rank #3: WGTA Pod 74: 2019-20 Team Previews, Part One (A-L)
It’s the yearly team previews, starting with the A-Ls! Lots of research done to bring you this yearly feast of preseason analysis on squads and talk about the key men (plus Barkley and Benteke) to help aid your decision making. Hope it’s useful! Back next week with the second installment. If you’re interested in Tom’s bare long pod notes, you can grab them here. League Code:
Jul 23 2019
Rank #4: Pod 88 – Embrace The Fear
Gameweek 12, 2019/20! This week, after focusing heavily on players and teams for the last few pods, we instead turn the spotlight on managers and how we deal with bandwagons in FPL. The challenge of the bandwagon decision comes around often, so this pod looks at the reasoning dilemmas and psychology behind them to help managers decide how to deal with challenge they represent. As usual...
Nov 12 2019
Rank #5: WGTA Pod 76: End of Preseason!
We’ve finally made it to the end of preseason! Phew. We look forward to the new season ahead with a paradoxical look back at Gameweek 1s of yesteryear, taking a trip down memory lane and figuring out if there’s anything we can learn from those historic opening weekends. There’s also more “since we last spoke” discussions on new signings to the Premier League...
Aug 05 2019
Rank #6: WGTA Pod 77: Gameweek 1 Reflections
We’re back for the first proper Gameweek of 2019/20! Lots to talk about as the season kicks off, as we have a think about our reactions to the first Gameweek, advocate patience and talk about a few bits and pieces. Yes, we’re back to a classic stats pod sans stats, but we have plenty to discuss after the opening weekend. Our features also return, which are the Market Forces...
Aug 12 2019
Rank #7: Pod 87 – All Killer, Priced As Filler (feat. Luke Jerdy)
Gameweek 11, 2019/20! This week, the cheap filler is looking killer as we’re joined by Luke Jerdy (follow him here on twitter!), aka Jesse from Hollyoaks, from the Triple Captain podcast to look over the men in the cheap seats! Yes, it’s the 3rd/4th/5th defenders/midfielders/forwards under the spotlight, as well as how the variety of cheap enablers around is impacting things like...
Nov 05 2019
Rank #8: Pod 86 – The Season Long Men
Gameweek 10, 2019/20! This week we (hopefully) return to normal service in the FPL scores, leading us to examine the players who are currently excelling and ask the question: are any of them season long men in our sides? As usual, we also include our usual features in the Market Forces, 30+, Nick/Tom picks, #dadwatch a league update and also, of course, listener questions. League Code:
Oct 29 2019
Rank #9: WGTA Pod 81 – What happened to Big At The Back?
Gameweek 5 in 2019/20! This week it’s time for some introspection as our heavily trailed Big At The Back idea is questioned widely. What happened? Where did the defensive points go? How will we react? That’s basically the main part of the discussion on today’s edition. As usual, we also include our usual features in the Market Forces, 30+, Nick/Tom picks and #dadwatch.
Sep 16 2019
Rank #10: Who Got The Assist? Pod 84 – Why is it so unpredictable? (feat. Alex Ball)
Gameweek 8. 2019/20! This week we’re joined from NZed to complete our brace of guests from Down Under by Alex Ball (follow him on twitter here) to help us take a look at what’s happened in the first eight gameweeks and why so many have had a tough time. As usual, we also include our usual features in the Market Forces, 30+, zombie, Nick/Tom picks, #dadwatch plus a league update for the...
Oct 08 2019
Rank #11: WGTA Pod 75: 2019-20 Team Previews, Part Two (M-W)
The yearly team previews conclude with the M-Ws! Lots of research done to bring you this yearly feast of preseason analysis on squads and talk about the key men to help aid your decision making. Featuring a great cameo by the brilliant Lucy Highnett (follow her on twitter here) to talk all things Saints. Sorry it’s a little long this one time, but it’s packed with our research from...
Jul 31 2019
Rank #12: WGTA Pod 78 – Is 2 weeks’ data enough?
Gameweek 2 in 2019/20! After the quiet optimism of the opening weekend comes wildcards and hits galore, meaning we assess the merits of going nuclear right away along with presenting some data (thanks to our friend Wee Rogue) which may suggest big names are OK but reservations about ripping apart our teams. Our features also return, which are the Market Forces, the Over 30s team, the Nick/
Aug 20 2019
Rank #13: Who Got The Assist? Pod 83 – Differential Selection (feat. FPL Dare)
Gameweek 7 in 2019/20! This week we’re joined from Down Under by FPL Dare (or Dean to normal people, follow him on twitter here) to help us on our voyage through the differential selection – with a lot of managers bunched up at the moment, how should we approach differential strategies and who of those low % owned players is catching our eye? As usual, we also include our usual...
Oct 01 2019
Rank #14: Who Got The Assist? Pod 85 – Fine Margins
Gameweek 9, 2019/20! As the relentless punishment from the game continues, Nick and Tom are back to continue to assess the damage, looking at how fine margins and unpredictability have made for a risk v reward dynamic in FPL currently. As usual, we also include our usual features in the Market Forces, 30+, Nick/Tom picks, #dadwatch a league update and also, of course, listener questions.
Oct 22 2019
Rank #15: Who Got The Assist? Podcast 73 – Unwritten Rules of FPL (with Neil Murray)
Our preseason content continues as we’re joined by the twitter thread king Neil Murray (follow him here) for our yearly Unwritten Rules of FPL show. This time, we voice over 6 rules designed to be guiding principles to help FPL managers throughout the season, which are: – The Game Has Evolved, Change With It – Do What’s Right For You, Not What Everyone Else Is Doing –.
Jul 09 2019
Rank #16: Planet FPL + WGTA: Who Got The Planet? 1 – International Break GW9 2019/20 (Explicit)
We’re joined by Suj and James from Planet FPL for a bit of a natter in this international break special! Hope you enjoy, we’ll try and make this happen again in the future when Nick’s not down with chicken pox. Warning: not one to listen to in the car with kids! League Code: eikx03 SoundCloud iTunes Stitcher Acast Spotify Podbean...
Oct 15 2019
Rank #17: WGTA Pod 79 – Hold Your Nerve (GW3 2019/20)
Gameweek 3 in 2019/20! After the divergence post wildcards and mini wildcards galore, we’re back to talk about holding your nerve as panic begins to set in despite all of the moves made. Our features also return, which are the Market Forces, the Over 30s team, the Nick/Tom pick and the zombies, as well as #dadwatch as Nick’s dad continues to school us all. We finish off with our...
Aug 26 2019
Rank #18: WGTA Pod 80 – Where will it go from here? (Featuring Adam Hopcroft)
Gameweek 4 in 2019/20! We’re joined by the brilliant Adam Hopcroft (follow him on twitter here) to discuss the use of stats, and where we think the season will go from here. As usual, we also include our usual features in the Market Forces, 30+, Nick/Tom picks and #dadwatch. There’s also a heavily expanded questions section, including our thoughts on mid priced strikers and midfielders.
Sep 02 2019
Rank #19: Who Got The Assist? Pod 55 – Premium Switcheroo (feat. Cherno Samba)
This week, as Nick melts down about a Vokes goal, the template is being threatened by the likes of Sterling, Sane, and the Spurs players. We take a look at the fork in the road in terms of premium assets, and think about how we might maneuver to suit the new template. Tom also did a short interview with Championship/Football Manager legend Chermo Samba as an addition bonus. Many thanks to Chief (@
Nov 27 2018
Rank #20: WGTA Pod 82 – Premium Health Check (feat. Will from Fantasy Football Hub)
Gameweek 6 in 2019/20! On a week where many a fate was decided by a last minute no-show, WGTA are no exception as Nick suddenly gets eaten by the work monster. Luckily, we’ve an excellent vice captain of our own as Will Thomas from Fantasy Football Hub (follow him here) steps into the void. It’s all about the premiums this week as we don white coats and get them to cough for us as we...
Sep 24 2019