How to change your fantasy football team name and best FPL name inspiration for 2022-23

The Premier League is back and with it comes Fantasy Football.

As every year, you’ve prepared for the Fantasy Premier League with the attention to detail of a real manager, assembling your squad and analyzing all the fixtures and team news ahead of the opening weekend.

But do you feel like the name you chose just doesn’t have the right vibe? Here’s everything you need to know about changing your name.

Can I change my name?

Yes, you can change your name. As well as other things like jersey, squad, captain etc.

You didn’t get stuck on the choice you made at the start of the season.

You can change your team’s details and everything else on the team details page.

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What should I name my team?

Well, that’s up to you, but make it fun!

Here are some failsafe options that will bring a smile (or a groan) when everything has gone horribly wrong.

  • No Kane, no gain
  • All Smallings
  • Curl Up and Dier
  • Obi Wan Iwobi
  • Baines on toast
  • Lallana is in her pajamas
  • foreign engineer
  • Enter Shaqiri
  • Cahills have eyes
  • Two companies
  • Twist the other loftus cheek
  • Silva lining
  • Alisson’s Wonderland
  • Chech yourself before you break yourself
  • Knockaert Blow
  • De Bruyne Ultimatum
  • game of stones
  • Delphi and security
  • The Vardy Boys
  • Citizen Kane
  • Things are Heaton Up
  • Huh the ball!
  • Cruel intentions
  • Rely on Mee
  • Ospina Colada
  • Iron Jadon
  • Giroud lets the dogs out?
  • Havertz your way
  • Glory, Glory Salah-lujah
  • Luke Kyle Walker
  • Guns’n’Moses
  • A kiss from a Danny Rose
  • Chicken Tikka Mo Salah
  • Giroud awakens
  • When Harry met Alli
  • Let’s talk about Cesc
  • Sarri, not Sarri
  • Show me ManĂ©
  • Things can only get Becker
  • Men who behave, Chadli
  • Come dig with me (e)
  • Boom Xhakalaka
  • Murder on Zidane’s floor
  • Earth, Wind and Maguire
  • Me, my Delph and I
  • One flew over Lukaku’s nest
  • Flying without mings
  • Le Saux Solid Crew
  • Pique blinders
  • The great Lewandowski
  • Netflix and Chiwell
  • Hanging from a Fred
  • willian dollar baby
  • Baked Baines
  • The best ings in life are free
  • Hanging from a Fred
  • Saka potatoes
  • Minority Laporte

When is the Gameweek 1 FPL Deadline?

The deadline to submit your squads (complete with your hilarious team name) for Gameweek 1 is Friday 5th August at 18:30, before the Crystal Palace vs Arsenal game.

As in the previous year, the deadline for transfers is 90 minutes before the first Premier League game of the weekend kicks off at 8 p.m.

What’s new in the Fantasy Premier League?

Two big changes are coming this season: Managers can enable two-factor authentication to increase the security of their accounts, and they can make unlimited transfers from Saturday 12th November to Monday 26th December , while the World Cup is being held in Qatar.

Over the past few seasons, numerous FPL managers have reported that their teams have been “hacked” by mischievous troublemakers (or other insidious mini-league rivals…) who have made multiple transfers to opposing sides in order to score monstrous scorers.

While it can be a source of entertainment to see a friend’s team decimated in this way, you wouldn’t want it to happen to your own team: so adding an extra layer of security can only be a positive step.

The second addition will effectively give managers three wildcards during the 2022-23 season: one before November 12, one during the World Cup and one more

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