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Fantasy football: How Danilo’s stunner won this man Dream Team Weekender

Need an exciting new way to get your fantasy football fix?

Then Dream Team Weekender is the game for you.

Pick seven players, with no budget and no limit to the number of players you can pick from a singe club from the Saturday and Sunday games every weekend.


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Mkhitaryan Aubameyang

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Arsenal players smashed it last weekend

It really is that simple.

And as we all know fantasy football is a game of fine margins – just ask Craig Hardham.

Portsmouth fan Craig’s clever picks this week won him a share of that £5k Dream Team Weekender jackpot, which he split with two other winners.

Craig’s team

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Craig’s team

And, as always, we spoke to our weekly winner about their tactics and why they love playing Weekender.

“I enjoy Weekender mostly because of the mini league I started,” Craig told us.

“I picked Danilo in City’s defence because I thought he may want to make an impression for Pep [Guardiola] as [Aymeric] Laporte had just been signed.

“And he came up trumps with that screamer of a goal.”

Danilo’s amazing strike gave City the lead at Burnley

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Danilo’s amazing strike gave City the lead at Burnley

He really did.

Craig’s team was pretty conventional when you consider Manchester United hosted Huddersfield at home and Arsenal played Everton last weekend.

But Danilo’s inclusion was the pivotal decision, with his stunning goal against Burnley earning him 13 points and the Star Man award.

That proved the difference between winning a tidy prizepot and going home with nothing.

Fancy following in Craig’s footsteps? Enter Dream Team Weekender now!


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