Fantasy Football (Soccer)

Basic Rules and Team Selection

  • Without exceeding your budget of 80.0 (90.0 in Champions League), you must select 11 players comprising of:

    • Exactly 1 goalkeeper (GKP)

    • Between 3 and 5 defenders (DEF)

    • Between 2 and 5 midfielders (MID)

    • Between 1 and 3 forwards (FWD)

  • You must select a captain and a vice-captain.

    • Your captain will score 2x points for your team, regardless of their score.

    • Your vice-captain will score 1.5x points for your team, regardless of their score.

      • If your vice-captain plays but your captain doesn’t play: Your vice-captain will become your new captain and the cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

      • If your captain plays but your vice-captain doesn’t play: The cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

      • If both your captain and your vice-captain don’t play: The second cheapest player in your team will become your new captain and the the cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

        • If two or more players are tied as the cheapest player, the one with fewer total points will be selected.

  • You can select a maximum of 3 players from one team in a gameweek contest.

  • You can select a maximum of 7 players from one team in a match contest.

  • Once you have submitted your team, you can make unlimited changes to your team until the contest deadline.

Types of Contests

There are two types of football (soccer) contests on FantasyGo: Gameweek contests and Match contests.

Gameweek contests: Also sometimes known as Round contests. These are fantasy contests that take place over multiple matches, usually taking place across multiple days. You need to pick 11 players from the teams playing in that group of matches. You can select a maximum of 3 players from one team in a gameweek contest.

Match contests: These are fantasy contests that take place over a single match. You need to pick 11 players from the two teams playing in the match. You can select a maximum of 7 players from one team in a match contest.

Scoring Points

*Excludes stoppage time.

**This includes cards awarded to players while on the substitutes' bench.

***Only applicable to Premier League matches. For a full explanation of how Premier League bonus points are calculated, click here.

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  • If your vice-captain plays but your captain doesn’t play: Your vice-captain will become your new captain and the cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

  • If your captain plays but your vice-captain doesn’t play: The cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

  • If both your captain and your vice-captain don’t play: The second cheapest player in your team will become your new captain and the the cheapest player in your team will become your new vice-captain.

  • English Premier League

  • UEFA Champions League

  • South African PSL

  • Euro 2024

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