Wed, 7 August 2019
Fantasy Football Scout’s conversion of our Meet the Manager video series to podcast continues with our ninth interview, featuring the FPL General.
With top 500 finishes in three of his last five seasons Mark McGettigan, aka FPL General, is a more than worthy interviewee for our Meet the Manager series.
Joe caught up with him in December last year.
Mark explains what it takes to make the leap from being a good Fantasy Premier League manager to one who is challenging for the top places in the competition.
As well as patience and an aversion to hits, he believes that bravery in the transfer market and avoiding the crowd are important lessons to a successful ascent up the rankings.
He also reveals why underlying statistics are only one part of his Fantasy management jigsaw, which is dominated by the good old-fashioned eye-test.
The FPL website’s own Watchlist tool is another vital weapon in Mark’s Fantasy management armoury. He discusses why this often overlooked function has been so important to helping him better organise his thoughts regarding transfers.
However, 2018/19 proved a tough campaign. Here he explains what went wrong and his attempts to jump up the rankings.
The Meet the Manager series involves Joe interviewing a manager with a stellar track record in Fantasy Football.
Over the summer each episode from the video archive is being converted to audio only and released as a podcast.
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