Club by Club Fantasy Football Guide: Who You Should Sign for the 2011/12 Season

Some handy tips before the big kick-off!

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In order to help you to Fantasy Football League glory we have earmarked a team by team guide as to who should be in your team and who most definitely, should not. If you haven’t already signed up to our league then we strongly suggest you do. There are loads of prizes on offer and it’s free to enter! See below a quick guide to help you sign up.

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During the season we will be running regular Fantasy Football articles keeping you up to date with who is doing well and which of our readers would do well to make a transfer or two. Basically it will be good fun!

So follow these simple instructions to get signed up.

1) Visit the Metro Fantasy Football Site, you can do that by CLICKING HERE.

2) Pick your team. Remember the team you pick now is not that important as you can make as many changes as you wish all the way until the 13th of August.

3) When you have selected your team click on the ‘Private League’ tab and you will be asked for the PIN Number which is 11505

4) You can enter up to five teams into the game and it’s FREE!


Who you should sign

Robin Van Persie

If he steers clear of injury he will net dozens!

Kieran Gibbs

Who you should avoid

Sebastien Squillaci

Aston Villa

Who you should sign

Shay Given

Return to regular first team football will inspire Irishman back to his best.

Charles N’Zogbia

Who you should avoid

Emile Heskey


Who you should sign

David Goodwillie

New signing may make an impact this season.

David Hoilett

Who you should avoid

El Hadji Diouf


Who you should sign

Stuart Holden

American to continue his progress this coming season.

Martin Petrov

Who you should avoid

Kevin Davies

Bookings to outweigh goalscoring.


Who you should sign

Frank Lampard

Sure to score a dozen plus goals from midfield.

Fernando Torres

Who you should avoid



Who you should sign

Tim Cahill

Consistent Aussie well worth having in your team.

Mikel Arteta

Who you should avoid

Victor Anichebe


Who you should sign

John Arne Riise

Goalscoring full back playing at a team who concede few goals, result!

Brede Hangeland

Who you should avoid

Andy Johnson


Who you should sign

Luis Suarez

Will score a bucketload this season and also weighs in with assists.

Charlie Adam

Who you should avoid

Christian Poulsen

Manchester City

Who you should sign

Sergio Aguero

Argentine to effectively replace Carlos Tevez

Yaya Toure

Who you should avoid

Gareth Barry

Manchester United

Who you should sign

Javier Hernandez

Sure to score a dozen plus goals from midfield.

Ashley Young

Who you should avoid

Michael Owen

Newcastle United

Who you should sign

Demba Ba

A striker who will score goals but won’t cost the earth.

Yohan Cabaye

Who you should avoid

Shola Ameobi

Norwich City

Who you should sign

Simeon Jackson

First season as a Canary was a success and could do well in the Premier League

Wes Hoolahan

Who you should avoid

Any Norwich City defender

Queens Park Rangers

Who you should sign

Adel Taarabt

Will score and assist in droves!

DJ Campbell

Who you should avoid

Shaun Derry

Stoke City

Who you should sign

Jermaine Pennant

Wide man sure to provide assists and knock in a few for himself.

Kenwyne Jones

Who you should avoid

Salif Diao


Who you should sign

Connor Wickham

Youngster to get chance to shine this season.

Asamoah Gyan

Who you should avoid

Lee Cattermole

Swansea City

Who you should sign

Scott Sinclair

Former Chelsea man netted 27 last term and will be keen to prove he is Premier League worthy.

Nathan Dyer

Who you should avoid

Any Swansea City defender


Who you should sign

Gareth Bale

Has to be one of your first choice picks for the coming season.

Rafael Van der Vaart

Who you should avoid

Heurelho Gomes

West Bromwich Albion

Who you should sign

Peter Odemwingie

Nigerian showed real class last term and will look to do so again this season.

Shane Long

Who you should avoid

Ben Foster

Wigan Athletic

Who you should sign

David Jones

Arrives from Wolves and could net a few and provide assists for others.

Hugo Rodallega

Who you should avoid

Any Wigan defender


Who you should sign

Matt Jarvis

Good form last season saw the winger get an England call-up, expect more of the game this season.

Kevin Doyle

Who you should avoid

Karl Henry

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