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Fantasy Soccer Podcast
A two-time finalist for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association podcast of the year, the RotoWire Fantasy Soccer Podcast covers daily fantasy and season-long soccer contests from multiple leagues, including the English Premier League, Major League Soccer and the UEFA Champions League. Hosted by Andrew Laird, who is joined regularly by Jordan Cooper, Schuyler Redpath, JD Bazzo, Luis Pacheco and Daniel Bramlette, the show includes match previews and reviews, as well as standalone strategy discussions to help listeners better understand the ins and outs of fantasy soccer.
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It's Ronaldo Time
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their fantasy lineups from Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League and then preview this week's Champions League action.
42 min
202
April 28 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action and then preview Saturday's Premier League slate.
50 min
203
MLS Fantasy Week 9 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 9 of the MLS Fantasy season,
58 min
204
UCL Semi-Final First Leg Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy soccer lineups from this past weekend and then preview this week's Champions League semi-final first legs.
44 min
205
Offensive Linemen in Soccer
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game daily fantasy Premier League slate and then dive into a conversation about DraftKings' new scoring categories and which types of players benefit the most.
57 min
206
FPL Gameweek 35 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb try to preview the six Premier League matches of Gameweek 35.
44 min
207
MLS Fantasy Week 8 Preview
Andrew Laird and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 8 of MLS fantasy, which includes a number of strong matchups that could make this a high-scoring round.
47 min
208
The Future of Daily Fantasy Sports
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past Saturday's slate before a longer discussion about the future of daily fantasy sports.
56 min
209
FPL Gameweek 34 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview all 14 games of Gameweek 34 of the Premier League, including which teams fantasy players should prioritize to maximize their potential returns.
58 min
210
April 14 DFS EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action and then preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
48 min
211
MLS Fantasy Week 7 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 7 of the MLS fantasy season, which includes the first double gameweek of the year and zero teams on bye.
64 min
212
Do You Play Ronaldo?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss this past weekend's Premier League slate and then preview this week's Champions League action.
62 min
213
April 7 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper briefly discuss this week's Champions League matches before diving into Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
57 min
214
FPL Gameweek 33 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 33 of the Premier League, a huge weekend that will include both the Merseyside and Manchester derbies.
59 min
215
MLS Fantasy Week 6 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 6 of the fantasy MLS season.
69 min
216
There Are No More Cheap Players
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from this past weekend's Premier League slate and then preview this week's Champions League action.
59 min
217
FPL Gameweek 32 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 32 of the Premier League, including whether Liverpool will score more goals at Crystal Palace than Manchester City at Everton.
56 min
218
March 31 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which includes both Manchester clubs as decent favorites even though one is playing away.
43 min
219
MLS Fantasy Week 5 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 5 of MLS fantasy.
63 min
220
Asking the Right Questions
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper explain how to determine the chalk players within a daily fantasy soccer slate and then discuss why asking "player A or player B?" is not enough to determine which one is the better play.
59 min
221
MLS Fantasy Week 4 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 4 of the fantasy MLS season.
56 min
222
A Glen Johnson Slate
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past weekend's four-game slate, including how much Liverpool they rostered and whether it was enough.
41 min
223
FPL Gameweek 31 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 31 of the Premier League, which includes only four games, forcing many fantasy managers to scramble trying to fill their rosters
32 min
224
How Far Does the Liverpool Stack Go?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action and then preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate.
57 min
225
MLS Fantasy Week 3 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 3 of Major League Soccer.
77 min
226
Yay! More Two-Game Slates!
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss their cash lineups from Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate and then preview this week's Champions League action.
58 min
227
FPL Gameweek 30 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 30 of the Premier League.
62 min
228
MLS Fantasy Round 2 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath discuss their reactions to the new rules in MLS Fantasy after the opening weekend, including how their switcheroos worked out, and then they preview the nine-game Round 2 slate.
71 min
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Set Piece Takers and Set Piece Sharers
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action before previewing Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which only includes one top-six team and a ton of recognizable set-piece takers.
51 min
230
Winning Doesn't Necessarily Mean Advancing
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate before previewing this week's Champions League action.
45 min
231
Daily Fantasy MLS Round 1 Preview
JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview the upcoming weekend of MLS matches, including a detailed breakdown of DraftKings' slate on Saturday and Yahoo's Sunday contests.
58 min
232
Kane or Salah? Kane AND Salah?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League action, including whether or not the optimal lineup includes paying up for Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah, the two most expensive players on the slate.
53 min
233
FPL Gameweek 29 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 29 of the Premier League, including which teams have the biggest gap between their talent on paper versus on the pitch and how teams should try to defend Manchester City.
62 min
234
MLS Fantasy is Back!
Andrew Laird welcomes JD Bazzo back to the podcast to talk about the new MLS Fantasy rules, including how to play the super switcheroo and which player prices look to be a ripe for taking advantage of right away.
42 min
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Is It Time for More Goal Dependent Players in C...
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their DraftKings lineups from this past Saturday's Premier League slate, including why they decided to fade Mohamed Salah and whether they need to play more goal-dependent players in cash.
44 min
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FPL Gameweek 28 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 28 of the Premier League.
85 min
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Do You Have to Play Mohamed Salah?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action and then dive into a preview of Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which will have DFS players wondering if they have to roster Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.
58 min
238
Do You Need Lionel Messi This Week?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview this week's four Champions League matches, including whether fantasy players need to have Lionel Messi on DraftKings' two-day slate.
43 min
239
Champions League is Back!
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past Saturday and then jump into a preview of this week's Champions League action.
67 min
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FPL Gameweek 27 Preview
Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, including how they think the north London derby will play out and whether Chelsea can bounce back at home against West Brom.
63 min
241
Man City Stack or Man City Fade?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which includes Manchester City as heavy favorites at home against Leicester City.
59 min
242
When 2017 Cash Lineups Win 2018 GPPs
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past weekend, one that saw big fantasy performances from James Ward-Prowse, Xherdan Shaqiri and Pascal Gross.
40 min
243
FPL Gameweek 26 Preview
Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 26 of the Premier League, including how Manchester United turn it around and whether the Liverpool-Tottenham match will be the highest scoring game of the weekend.
66 min
244
Who Do You Take From United?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from Tuesday and Wednesday before previewing Saturday's six-game slate.
51 min
245
FPL Gameweek 25 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 25 of the Premier League, which will be played out Tuesday and Wednesday, and then dive into which transfers this month could make the biggest fantasy impacts.
69 min
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Midweek DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview the daily fantasy Premier League slates on Tuesday and Wednesday, including how much Liverpool you need on Tuesday and whether stacking Man City on Wednesday is the optimal strategy.
66 min
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How Much Man City Did You Need?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their DraftKings lineups from Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate.
46 min
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FPL Gameweek 24 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 24 of the Premier League, including whether people should go after Alvaro Morata in season-long leagues and which Liverpool players benefit the most from Philippe Coutinho's transfer to Barcelona.
56 min
249
Oh Look, Another Man City Stack Slate
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which is likely to have plenty of fantasy players stacking as much Man City as they can fit with Newcastle coming to the Etihad.
50 min
250
Did Fading Harry Kane Even Matter?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including why they both faded Harry Kane and whether it was detrimental after the Spurs striker scored two goals.
44 min
251
FPL Gameweek 23 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb try to quickly run through the Gameweek 23 match previews, but Mike's insistence on talking about ridiculous transfer rumors pushes the podcast longer than it's been in a while. Enjoy!
77 min
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Do You Need Harry Kane?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game fantasy Premier League slate, including whether or not the optimal lineup includes Harry Kane, who is the most expensive player on DraftKings.
44 min
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Understanding GPP Strategies
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss different GPP strategies based on which sports people play, explaining why getting a 0.35%-owned touchdown in an NFL GPP is so much more valuable than a 0.35%-owned centerback goal in soccer.
48 min
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Analyzing DFS Results
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss why people who play daily fantasy sports should track and analyze their results, and then Jordan reviews his ROI for 2017.
69 min
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Sterling Time?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from Monday's daily fantasy Premier League slate and then preview Tuesday's action, which could have people turning to Raheem Sterling in cash games.
51 min
256
New Year's Day DFS Soccer Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from Saturday's Premier League action before previewing Monday's four-game slate that once again will have people looking for Philippe Coutinho...if he starts.
42 min
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FPL Gameweek 21 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, including what to do with players like Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane and Tom Cleverley.
72 min
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Genderless Willian
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their Boxing Day daily fantasy Premier League lineups before jumping into a preview of Saturday's seven-game slate, which is likely to see plenty of people focusing on Liverpool and Chelsea.
61 min
259
How Much Man City Is Too Much Man City?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which will have many players wondering how much Man City is too much before it starts hurting the rest of their lineups.
46 min
260
FPL Gameweek 19 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, highlighted by Arsenal hosting Liverpool on Friday to kick off the action.
52 min
261
When Willian Changes Everything
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy lineups from this past Saturday's Premier League slate, which were much different than expected once Willian started for Chelsea without Cesc Fabregas in the lineup.
53 min
262
FPL Gameweek 18 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches.
55 min
263
Time to Trust Alexis
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their midweek cash lineups on DraftKings before diving into a preview of Saturday's six-game Premier League slate, which could have many people focusing on Alexis Sanchez.
45 min
264
Is It All About Coutinho?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which could be greatly affected if Philippe Coutinho doesn't start for Liverpool.
40 min
265
What Do We Do With Chelsea?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this past Saturday's daily Fantasy Premier League action and then preview Tuesday's three-game slate, which will be heavily dependent on what Chelsea do with their lineup.
54 min
266
FPL Gameweek 17 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the Premier League's 10 midweek matches, which figures to see plenty of rotation and wrong guesses by fantasy players on who will start and who will sit.
61 min
267
FPL Gameweek 16 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, including the Liverpool and Manchester derbies which could both be very one-sided.
61 min
268
The Worst Slate of the Season
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this week's Champions League action and then dive into Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which has affectionately been described as the worst of the season.
51 min
269
Who Has Something to Play For?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their DraftKings cash lineups from this past Saturday's Premier League slate before jumping in to preview Tuesday's eight Champions League matches.
58 min
270
FPL Gameweek 15 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, including how fantasy managers can adjust to the squad rotation that many teams are expected to use.
55 min
271
Can We Trust Gylfi Again?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
53 min
272
We've Got Midweek DFS Premier League!
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past weekend and then preview the Tuesday and Wednesday slates.
40 min
273
FPL Gameweek 14 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview this week's 10 Premier League matches, including what to do about possible rotation due to the congested fixture list and which players to target now before it's too late.
91 min
274
Here Comes Chalk Kane
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game fantasy Premier League slate, which is likely to see plenty of people rostering Harry Kane at home against West Brom.
34 min
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FPL Gameweek 13 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches.
62 min
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Wednesday Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Tom Devine preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate.
49 min
277
Yes, You Can Fade Ronaldo. Maybe.
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate and then jump into their preview of the six main Champions League matches Tuesday.
51 min
278
FPL Gameweek 12 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 12 of the Premier League, including the big north London derby, and Andrew tries to trick Mike into trading for Willian in the Togga Premier Division.
62 min
279
Gotta Get Gylfi?
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including which of the favorites could be avoided in cash games and whether it's finally time to consider Gylfi Sigurdsson again.
68 min
280
Dispelling DFS Myths
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper dispel some DFS myths, including the idea that every good player relies on algorithms or collusion and why mass multi-entry doesn't guarantee profit.
67 min
281
Liverpool Lineup Adjustments
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which included some significant strategy adjustments when James Milner was left out of the Liverpool starting XI and Sadio Mane found his way back in.
58 min
282
FPL Gameweek 11 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches.
61 min
283
Another Liverpool Stack?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including some strategies for DraftKings' Pick'Em contests and whether it's necessary to stack Liverpool away to West Ham.
39 min
284
You Can't Have Too Much Liverpool
Andrew Laird and Tom Devine preview Wednesday's seven-game fantasy Champions League slate.
61 min
285
How Much PSG Can We Get?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this past weekend's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how much Manchester City exposure they had, and then preview Tuesday's eight-game Champions League slate.
51 min
286
FPL Gameweek 10 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches.
76 min
287
Sorting through Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City an...
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview this Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which will have Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea all playing as heavy favorites.
58 min
288
How Much Man City Did You Need?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review last Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how much Manchester City exposure was enough and who were the right players to save money with in order to fit in the higher-priced attackers.
63 min
289
Fantasy MLS Decision Day Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the final weekend of the MLS regular season, including which teams are worth targeting because they have something to play for and which teams can be avoided.
51 min
290
FPL Gameweek 9 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 9 of the Premier League, which is likely to see the Manchester clubs dominate again.
58 min
291
Stacking Manchester City...Again.
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which will likely see plenty of people trying to stack Manchester City as they host Burnley at the Etihad.
48 min
292
Messi, Neymar and Everyone Else
Andrew Laird and Tom Devine preview Wednesday's seven-game daily fantasy Champions League slate.
57 min
293
The Champions League Returns
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate and then preview Tuesday's eight-game Champions League slate, which has Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool as the biggest favorites.
50 min
294
FPL Gameweek 8 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the upcoming weekend of Premier League matches, including how many goals Man City, Spurs and Chelsea will score and how many clean sheets could be racked up Sunday and Monday.
58 min
295
City, Spurs and Everyone Else
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including which players from Manchester City and Tottenham to target and how to fill in the rest with junk from the other matches.
55 min
296
High Stakes v. Low Stakes and Why Rake Matters
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss the differences between playing high stakes v. low stakes in fantasy soccer, as well as why the recent rake increases matter for players.
60 min
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MLS Laughs At Your International Breaks
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview this weekend's three Major League Soccer matches, which are being played over an international break when many national teams are trying to book their tickets to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
38 min
298
Bankroll Management
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss bankroll management strategies, including what questions to consider before entering your first contest and why there is no single answer for "how much should I play and what kind of games should I enter?"
55 min
299
Goal Dependent Forwards in Cash
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which saw many people turning to Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku in cash despite his dependency on scoring goals to make value.
39 min
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FPL Gameweek 7 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 7 of the Premier League.
66 min