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Managers Trust Instinct // Pre-Season Blog

After what was a painfully long Summer – even without having to witness the traditional early-exit of England from an International tournament - we welcome back with open arms the start of the football season!

This Friday, the Premier League returns and I know we say this every year, but it really is shaping up to be the most unpredictable season yet! Many of the top clubs have invested heavily up front – expect the likes of Lukaku, Morata and Lacazette to feature heavily in early season Fantasy teams - alongside the usual favourites of Aguero, Sanchez, Defoe and Kane.

Speaking of Spurs, they mysteriously haven’t made any Summer signings so far, I suppose you could say … if it ain’t broke don’t fix it!

The new boys are also worth a mention - congratulations to Newcastle who have made an immediate return to the Premier League - let’s hope they are here to stay this time! We’re also going to see Brighton & Huddersfield in the Premier League for the first time – both of whom have made plenty of signings we would recommend ‘scouting’ for if you are looking for some bargains.

Due to the overwhelming success of last season’s competition, we’ve decided to re-launch the monthly ‘Managers Trust Instinct’ league for the 2017/18 season. We had just shy of 100 members last year so we’re looking to grow that number to make the competition even more intense!

So, invite your friends, family and colleagues, because in addition to any bragging rights, Instinct will also be awarding a prize to the Fantasy manager who has gained the most points within the month and the overall season*. Who doesn’t like a bit of “friendly” competition!? This should also keep all you week 2 quitters interested until May 2018.


Here are your Game week 1 fixtures;

Friday 11th August;

// Arsenal vs Leicester

Saturday 12th August;

// Watford vs Liverpool // Chelsea vs Burnley // Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield // Everton vs Stoke // Southampton vs Swansea // West Brom vs Bournemouth // Brighton vs Man City

Sunday 13th August;

// Newcastle vs Spurs // Man Utd vs West Ham


To join the ‘Managers Trust Instinct’ league, simply register and create a team on The Official Premier League Website then join our league using the following code - 2545507-598743

If you have any questions / problems just drop me an email –

Best of luck,

Your Chairman


*Check out the T&Cs