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2018 MLS Fantasy Primer

I remember what it was like during my first MLS Fantasy season. I had no idea who anybody was, how the game worked, or what to expect from any team. So back in 2015 I decided that new MLS Fantasy fans needed something else to help them navigate the fantasy game. I felt a resource was needed that could give …

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MLSFI S4: Western Conference Preview

BREAKING NEWS! The MLS Fantasy game has launched, but it’s not quite ready yet. Listen as Reid, Mike, Blayne and our special guest, Phil Luetchford quickly go over some of their favorite changes to the 2018 version of the Fantasy Manager game. After the dusts settles, stay around for the main event… Our Western Conference Preview! Phil and Blayne go …

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MLSFI S4: Preseason Hype Part 2

We’ve dusted off our microphones, pulled out our spreadsheets, and polished our crystal balls. It’s 2018 and we keep ticking off the days as we get closer to the start of the MLS Fantasy season. When will it come? We don’t know, but we’re here to get you excited! Join Reid, Michael, and Blayne and get the hype train going …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Real Salt Lake Preview

2017 Real Salt Lake Review  It was a new era for Real Salt Lake, the Petke era. There were a lot of big expectations but the year started out rough with only 2 wins in 11 games. A reboot was needed, a new identity was needed, and a printer technician was needed… and that’s exactly what they got. They won twice …

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2018 Fantasy Primer New England Revolution Preview

2017 New England Revolution Review  The 2017 MLS Season was less than stellar for the Revolution, who finished 7th in the Eastern Conference having just missed out on the playoffs for a second straight year, this time by a full five points. They also had the third worst defense in MLS in 2017, with a breath-taking 61 goals conceded. Also, of …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Vancouver Whitecaps Preview

Updates since original posting Defender Jose Aja traded to Vancouver Whitecaps. This seems to be a replacement for Tim Parker who will soon be traded. If that is the case, expect him to slot into the starting lineup as a replacement. 2017 Vancouver Whitecaps Review  2017 was a mixed bag for the Whitecaps. One one had, they made it back to …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Minnesota United Preview

Minnesota United 2017 Review It could have been worse. Coming out of the gate, the Loons were decimated. To their credit, the Loons quickly moved to bench their captain Vadim Demidov. In the summer, the Loons brought in Ethan Finlay who scored a few goals upon his arrival. What was suspected to be the worst team in MLS history managed …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Montreal Impact Preview

2017 Montreal Impact Review  2017 was supposed to be the year the Impact challenged for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. 2016 ended with the most exciting playoff seires in league history with Montreal losing out to Toronto late. Unfortunately, Montreal was unable to replicate their previous performances and failed to make the playoffs after finishing 9th in the Eastern Conference.   Transaction Watch  Key …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Philadelphia Union Preview

Philadelphia Union 2017 Review Going winless in the clubs first eight games, the club turned their fortunes around and won four straight in May. Their roller coaster of form throughout the season saw the club land in eighth place in the eastern conference, eight points out from the final playoff spot. Transaction Watch The club had a relatively quiet offseason …

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2018 Fantasy Primer San Jose Earthquakes Preview

San Jose Earthquakes 2017 Review 2017 didn’t really go according to plan for anyone with the San Jose Earthquakes. With a new GM taking so long to bring into town, the were forced to build the roster on light-speed. Dumping Dom Kinnear in the middle of the season, while in playoff position provided another twist. If it hadn’t been for …

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