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2017 Fantasy Primer – Toronto FC

2016 Review Yes, it’s the hapless Toronto FC, with their unpredictable form, revolving roster and… AMAZING!  It was NOT a dream!  In 2016, TFC finally put their past behind them, coming moments from an MLS Cup win on home soil.  This was the year they learned how to win, how to come back, and how to forge an identity on …

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2017 Fantasy Primer – Seattle Sounders

2016 Review The Seattle Sounders put together a massive run from August onward – resulting in lifting the MLS Cup. They started their impressive run by firing long-time coach Sigi Schmid and replacing him with the Sounders lifer, Brian Schmetzer. Three major roster changes happened within a month of each other. The Sounders brought in an elite talent in Nicolas …

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MLSFI S3: 2017 Preseason Preview

Hey everyone. The 2017 season is about to start and I can already see the signs of the new fantasy season. Articles are popping up at MLSFB. The r/FantasyMLS Reddit forum is busy with new posts. Oh, and the MLSFI crew is working hard to prepare a great preseason lineup. I wanted to give everyone a quick preview of what they can expect from …

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2017 Fantasy Primer – Atlanta United FC

2016 Review Atlanta United used 2016 to build their roster and technical staff ahead of their first  Major League Soccer season. Building from the ground up, Atlanta didn’t waste any time bringing in some big name players to build their team around. They also announced Gerardo “Tata” Martino as the first head coach in club history. Transaction Watch Former English …

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2017 Fantasy Primer – Minnesota United FC

2016 Review First year in MLS, and unlike Orlando two years ago they didn’t bring many of their NASL guys up to MLS. This is a brand new roster. Transaction Watch Everyone is new, but the biggest deal they made is the $650,000 worth of Garber-bucks they shipped to Orlando City for Kevin Molino. Clearly, Adrian Heath valued Molino from …

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LWOS Fantasy Preseason Interview

Hello all you fantasy managers! We’re getting closer to the start of the 2017 season and that also means that every day the start of the fantasy season also grows nearer. When will it be? Only Ben Baer knows, but that does not stop any of us from dreaming about the changes that may take place during this fantasy preseason. Earlier this …

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2017 Fantasy Schedule – Draft 1

Last week was busy for MLS. We had the Super Draft, several big trades, and the release of the 2017 Regular Season Schedule. This is great news if you’ve been patiently waiting for the the start of the 2017 MLS Fantasy Manager game because it’s given me the first bits of information needed to make my first stab at predicting the 2017 Fantasy Schedule. DISCLAIMER Now …

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2017 MLS Fantasy Primer Preview

Happy Holidays to all of your MLS Fantasy fans! As the year is winding down, the staff at MLS Fantasy Boss is gearing up for the 2017 season. As a way of saying thanks, I’ve worked up a little Holiday gift for everyone… a preview of the 2017 MLS Fantasy Primer. What is the 2017 MLS Fantasy Primer? The MLSFB …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 MLS Cup Final

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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Predictions and Power Rankings for 2016 Conference Final Leg 2

The following predictions are based on the ELO ranking system. This system was first used in Chess to calculate the skill level of players and predict the most likely winner. Since soccer can end in a draw, I’m using a modified version of this formula that tries to predict the chance that a team will come away from a match …

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