Skip to content

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.

Like every year, you’ve prepared for the Fantasy Premier League with the attention to detail of a real manager, sculpting 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 if you can change your name.

Can I change my name?

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

You’re not stuck with the choice you made at the start of the season.

You can change details of your team, and everything else, on the team details page.

More from fantasy-football

What should I call my team?

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

Here are some fail-safe options which will raise a smile (or a groan) when it’s all gone horribly wrong.

  • No Kane, no gain
  • All the Smallings
  • Curl Up and Dier
  • Obi-Wan Iwobi
  • Baines on Toast
  • Lallana’s in Pajamas
  • Stranger Ings
  • Enter Shaqiri
  • Cahills have eyes
  • Two’s Company
  • Turn the other Loftus-Cheek
  • Silva lining
  • Alisson Wonderland
  • Cech yourself, before you wreck yourself
  • Knockaert Blow
  • De Bruyne Ultimatum
  • Game of Stones
  • Delph and Safety
  • The Vardy Boys
  • Citizen Kane
  • Things are Heaton Up
  • Huth the Ball!
  • Krul Intentions
  • Count on Mee
  • Ospina Colada
  • Iron Jadon
  • Giroud Let 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 awakening
  • When Harry Met There
  • Let’s talk about Cesc
  • Sarri, Not Sarri
  • Show gives me Mané
  • Things can only get Becker
  • Men Drinking Chadli
  • Come Digne 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 Big Lewandowski
  • Netflix and Chilwell
  • Hanging By A Fred
  • Willian Dollar Baby
  • Baked Baines
  • Best Ings In Life Are Free
  • Hanging By a Fred
  • Saka Potatoes
  • Minority Laporte

When is the Gameweek 1 FPL deadline?

The deadline for submitting your squads (complete with your hilarious team name) for Gameweek 1 is at 6.30pm on Friday 5 August, ahead of Crystal Palace vs Arsenal.

As was the case last year, the deadline for submitting transfers is 90 minutes before the first Premier League match of the weekend gets underway at 8pm.

What’s new in Fantasy Premier League?

Two big changes will come into effect this season: managers can enable two-factor authentication to increase security of their accounts and they can make unlimited transfers from Saturday 12 November to Monday 26 December while the World Cup is being played in Qatar.

Over the past couple of seasons numerous FPL managers have reported that their teams have been “hacked” with mischievous troublemakers (or else dastardly mini-league rivals… ) making multiple transfers to rival squads to incur monstrous point hits.

Although seeing a friend’s team decimated in such fashion can provide a source of entertainment, you wouldn’t want it to happen to your own team: adding an extra layer of security, therefore, can only be a positive step.

The second addition, meanwhile, will effectively give managers three Wildcards to use during the 2022-23 season: one before 12 November, one during the World Cup and another

How to sign up to Yo‘s newsletter

Yo has a dedicated Fantasy Football newsletter that you can sign up for to receive transfer tips, captain picks and injury updates direct to your inbox each week.

Don’t forget to join Yo‘s league on the official Fantasy Premier League game to pit your wits against fellow readers – and the rest of our sports desk staff.

The code to enter is sztqv9. To take the conversation further, join our Facebook group where you can swap tricks and tactics throughout the campaign.

Find which other newsletters Yo has on offer, including TheScoreDaniel Storey’s comprehensive review of all 20 Premier League clubs’ performance each weekend, and boxing tonight here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.