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#FPL is a game of decisions.

How much time do we spend thinking about the quality of those decisions?

Here's a {thread} taking a look at some of the factors at play.

#FPLCommunity #FantasyPL #SkyFF #PremierLeague #epl

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Identifying the problem

This might be under-performing players, fixture swings, inflexible team structure or a host of other common issues. The first question is likely to be 'Is this actually a problem at all?' It's often the case in FPL (& fantasy games generally)...

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...that we don't have enough data to be sure. Simply put, the sample size is too small to draw conclusions. We often feel like we have to make moves to keep up with the pack. Classic FOMO. As a result we end up over-managing our teams & wasting transfers.

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#ManCity incurred the highest injury costs in 18-19, spending £26.3m on injured players. #ManUnited suffered more injuries than any other club - 63 (spent £25.2m losing 1,238 days/injury). Looking across TOP6, #Arsenal lost by far the most days through injury 1,771 (cost £24.2m)
@fcbusiness @utdarena @utdxtra @SuperbiaProeIia @PrestwichBlue @utdreport @OsmanZtheGooner @ltarsenal @FootballLaw @Matt5cott The Football Injury Index 2019, which is produced by Marsh JLT Specialty, asserts that the cost of injuries to #PremierLeague clubs reached a record £221m in 18-19, a 3% rise on the 17-18 season. The 20 PL clubs had a total of 764 football injuries the most in the last eight yrs
@fcbusiness @utdarena @utdxtra @SuperbiaProeIia @PrestwichBlue @utdreport @OsmanZtheGooner @ltarsenal @FootballLaw @Matt5cott The TOP 6 clubs in Marsh’s analysis account for 54% of the costs. The TOP6 have experienced an average 48% increase in salaries paid to injured players since 2016, with #Tottenham Hotspur particularly affected, seeing costs rise by 110% in the last three years #SportBusiness
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#PremierLeague clubs have generated a record £349.1m from shirt sponsorship deals ahead of the 19/20 season. #ManUnited will earn the most money - up to £64m-a-yr. Second placed #ManCity will settle for just £45m from Etihad. #Arsenal, #Chelsea & #Liverpool will get £40m per year
The #ManchesterUnited deal with Chevrolet (the brand of General Motors) was worth £47 million at the time of signing. After the current exchange rate is £64 million (avg $80 million) per season. Chevvy replace United’s previous deal with Aon, worth only £20 million a year
Income from shirt #sponsorship increased by 7.2% compared to the previous season. Brighton will earn just £1.5 million from American Express. Gambling companies continue to dominate #PremierLeague clubs’ main shirt sponsorship deals in 2019/20, as many as 10 out of 20 clubs
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THREAD: 🏴 #PremierLeague strength of schedule breakdown 📊

We rank each side on how many points they can expect to pick up from the next six games using our xG model 👇
1. #ManCity – 14.3 xPoints
City will face sides with an average position of just above midtable over the next six games, looking at average of 2.38 xPoints per game.

#MCFC @City_Watch @City_Chief @SuperbiaProeIia @PicturedCity @City_Xtra @9320pod 👇
2. #LFC – 13.2 xPoints
Liverpool look set to continue their good start to the season. Despite facing #MUFC, we make the Reds’ trip to #WatfordFC their hardest fixture.

@AnfieldEdition @AnfieldHQ @TheRedmenTV @LFCData @anfieldonline @BassTunedToRed 👇
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#NUFC loss of £90.9m confirmed before gains on player sales for Sissoko, Wijnaldum etc reduced that by £42.2m
Cash flows from player trading (as some deals on credit) show net cash cost of £11.1m in 2016/17 for 2016/17. Net borrowings from Mike Ashley/MASH Holdings £15m
#NUFC matchday income down 10% despite higher attendances & more matches in #Championship due to lower ticket prices & prawn sandwich sales. Commercial income halved due to loss of #EPL central commercial deals & TV down 35%
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