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The Academica Vertex

The Academica Vertex

By The Academica Vertex
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S03 Episode-10: A Psychological Analysis
Join Ollie, Aditya, Chris and guest Ross (@FPL_Raptor) as they take a look at the best solutions to the blank Gameweek and discuss the psychology behind FPL! They also preview Gameweek 11 with captaincy options and look at good differential forwards! Follow us on Twitter @The_ffAcademy for more!
57:47
December 2, 2020
S03 Episode-9: Here Comes the Son
Join Aditya, Ollie and Chris as they debate on the key FPL talking points from gameweek-9, provide a brief gameweek-10 preview, discuss the various captaincy options & much more! Follow us on Twitter @The_FFacademy.
40:55
November 25, 2020
S03 Episode-8: No Salah?!
Join Aditya, Ollie and Chris as they discuss all the international break injury drama! They also talk about what to do with Salah, Kane, whether a free hit is necessary and all the Liverpool injuries! Follow us on Twitter @the_ffacademy for more!
44:23
November 19, 2020
S03 Episode-7: Here Goes the Son
Join Aditya, Ollie and Chris as they discuss the key FPL talking points such as Kevin De Bruyne vs Bruno Fernandes, What to do with regards with Harry Kane and Son, Is it time to get in Ollie Watkins, Jack Grealish and Patrick Bamford and much more! Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy for more updates!
48:42
November 12, 2020
S03 Episode-6: Back To Reality
Join Aditya and Ollie as they take a look at a difficult Gameweek for many FPL managers and discuss captaincy choices amongst many other subjects! Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy for more!
58:44
October 28, 2020
S03 Episode-5: The Tide Turns
Join Aditya and Ollie in good spirits after a successful gameweek in FPL. They discuss key games and topics, such as that controversial Merseyside Derby! Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy! 
1:01:03
October 22, 2020
S03 Episode-4: The Disastrous Start!
Join Aditya and Ollie as they discuss the highlights of the season so far, unexpected performers, some wildcard options to consider and much more. Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy!
54:48
October 10, 2020
S03 Episode-3: A record breaking Gameweek!
Join Aditya and Ollie after a record breaking Gameweek 2 in the Premier League! After 44 goals being scored in the 10 games there was plenty to discuss in this week's episode! Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy for more!
55:28
September 25, 2020
S03 Episode-2: The Premier League has returned
Join Aditya and Ollie after the return of the Premier League as they discuss the highlights of Gameweek 1, unexpected performers, captaincy choices and preview Gameweek 2. Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy for more!
43:33
September 16, 2020
S03 Episode-1: The Return of the Mack
Join Aditya and Ollie for the return of the Academica Vertex as the season draws near.  They discuss Fixtures, Prices, Position changes, How to manoeuvre to United and City assets, The exciting new signings and the players to eye on from the newly promoted sides. Follow us on Twitter @The_FFAcademy for more!
46:22
September 2, 2020
Episode 3- Gameweek 37+ Preview
Join Aditya and Ollie as they review the ongoing gameweek-36+, discuss various triple captain contenders and lastly list out their differential candidates for the final two gameweeks of a rollercoaster season.
37:36
July 17, 2020
Episode 2- La Remontada
Join Aditya and our new member Ollie as they review the ongoing gameweek-32 and provide their thoughts on which players to get in, analyse some team's fixtures, consider plans for their own FPL teams and last but not least, answer your questions.
52:38
July 2, 2020
S02 Episode-1: A New Hope
 Join us as the Vertex team is back for another season of FPL discussion, full of amazing performances and disappointing results. With just one week to go, they discuss fixtures, new signings and how they're setting up their own teams. New contributor @GiroudsTop joins the podcast taking a numbers based approach. 
1:00:21
August 3, 2019
Episode 36- Season Review
 Join Aditya (@AdsIyer) and our guest Alistair (@fpl_gaffer) as they discuss about their respective performances in the recent FPL season including their highs and lows, what lessons they learnt and lastly ending with an easy stats quiz for our guest to answer. 
49:44
May 21, 2019
Episode 33- Double Gameweek 32 Preview
 Join Varun, Aditya and our guest Eric (@GiroudsTop) for their Double Gameweek-32 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers including some xG stats here and there 🙂.
56:27
March 27, 2019
Episode 32- Gameweek 30 Preview
Join Varun and Aditya for their Gameweek-30 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers and lastly give their thoughts on the upcoming BGW31.
29:02
March 5, 2019
Episode 30- What the Hell is this season?!?
 Join Varun and Aditya as they discuss their current FPL journey with all the highs and lows and talk about the current headlines making the rounds in the Premier League. 
55:54
February 13, 2019
Episode 29- Red Is The New Green
 Join Stephen, Casey, Gabriel and Garf as they discuss the various talking points from Gameweek-22, including a discussion on the best Manchester United assets to own, Kane's injury and much more..  
1:14:43
January 18, 2019
Episode 28- Gameweek 22 Preview
 Join Varun, Aditya for their Gameweek-22 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers and give their early thoughts on the BGW's and DGW's.
40:32
January 8, 2019
Episode 27- Red or Blue Pill
 Join Stephen, Casey and Gabriel as they discuss the various talking points from Gameweek-19, including a discussion on the big sides, transfer options and captaincy choices to consider in Gameweek-20.  
1:08:43
December 28, 2018
Episode 26- Live Drama
Join Varun and Aditya for their Gameweek-18 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers and lastly, talk on the fixture congestive period. (Oh, wait what Jose got sacked?!? Like seriously, wow change of plans let's talk about Man Utd now.)
37:04
December 19, 2018
Episode 20 More Than A Gameweek-13 Preview
Join Varun, Aditya and our guest Sarthak for their Gameweek-13 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers which includes possible Mendy replacements, players worth considering from smaller underperforming sides and lastly talk on the fixture congestive period.
41:33
November 21, 2018
Episode 19- Breaking It Down
Join Stephen, Casey and Gabriel as they discuss the various talking points from Gameweek-12 including possible Mendy replacements, few midfielders to have a look on and lastly about the ongoing International-Break.
1:06:16
November 17, 2018
Episode 18- The Highlights & Lowlights of GW10
Join Stephen, Casey and Garf as they discuss the highlights (and the lowlight) of GW10. They rattle off a few key stats, look forward (begrudgingly) to the International Break and give their Captain, Punt and Transfer shouts!
1:27:04
October 31, 2018
Episode 17- Gameweek 9 Preview
Join Varun, Aditya and our guest Tom(@FPLCentre)for their Gameweek-9 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers which includes Salah or No Salah? Return Of KDB and much more.
37:58
October 18, 2018
Episode 16- Gameweek 8 Preview
Join Varun, Aditya and our guest Dean (@FPLDare) for their Gameweek-8 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL managers which includes Kane or No Kane, Hazard a must have? Wolves assets, and much more.
35:13
October 3, 2018
Episode 14- Gameweek 6 Preview
Join Aditya and Varun for their Gameweek-6 Preview featuring a discussion on all the latest dilemmas for the FPL bosses which includes Salah vs No Salah, Wolves defence, BAPs assists controversies and much more.
39:26
September 20, 2018
Episode 13-Gameweek 5 Preview
Tune in for Episode 13 of The Academica Vertex as Stephen, Garf and Casey look back on GW4 and forwards to GW5 plus have a discussion on their WildCard drafts.
1:29:13
September 15, 2018
Episode 12- Disaster Control
Join Aditya and Varun for their Gameweek 4 Preview featuring a discussion about last weeks key games, the struggles of Manchester United and the key fixtures in the upcoming gameweek.
37:13
August 30, 2018
Episode 11- Gameweek 3 Preview
Tune in for Episode 11 of The Academica Vertex as Stephen, Garf and Casey look back on GW2 and forwards to GW3. After the Big Debate on wherever to captain Salah or Aguero last week, where will your loyalties lie in the coming week?
1:12:35
August 23, 2018
Episode 10- Patience Is Key
Join Aditya & Varun for the first episode of the Gameweek Review series. They look back at GW1, and ahead to the key GW2 fixtures. They look at some important players with a healthy dosage of stats. As per, we field your questions!
55:35
August 15, 2018
Episode 9- Final Preparations
Join the Academica Vertex as they discuss their final preparations for the start of the 2018/19 FPL season. Topics this podcast include bandwagon players and big names, lower ownership. They also discuss teams that could over perform to start the season, finally rounding it out with a discussion of our own teams.
58:21
August 8, 2018
Bonus Episode- The Final Focus
Join host Aditya and our guest panellist Prashant as they discuss Manchester United, the key formations, set piece takers and run through the key players position by position.
1:00:00
August 6, 2018
Episode 8- Pronounciation Prowess
Join host Varun with panellists Mel & Gaffer as they focus Episode 8 on discussing where the value lies in our FPL squads. Would you rather a £7.0M mid and £4.5M striker or spend the other way around? There’s plenty of entertainment in this one with some struggles to pronounce names (at least we get Jota right) and among other things James Egersdorff called out for his De Gea pronounciation.
1:02:18
August 4, 2018
Episode 7- Cooking Up A Storm With Chef Dale
Join host Stephen with panellists Garf & Casey for discussion on the merits of an early wildcard, whether we should save our bench boosts and much more. The team also answer your questions and provide a special segment not to be missed: an interview with the Gordon Ramsey of FPL, Chef Dale.
1:13:06
July 29, 2018
Episode 6- Pre-Season Preparation ft. James Egersdorff
Join host Varun and panellists Aditya, Finesse and special guest James Egersdorff as the Academica Vertex shifts it’s focus to FPL. The Eurasia team discuss how much and what we can read into pre season results and lineups as well as the importance of a strong bench. James Egersdorff joins us for a Q & A segment where we put your questions to him! Follow @The_FFAcademy for your chance to ask questions next week!
1:01:47
July 21, 2018
Episode 5- A Final Adieu To The World Cup
Join host Stephen and debutant podders Garf and Tornado as they bid a final adieu to the 2018 FIFA World Cup and turn their attentions towards FPL. We answer your questions and give details of a potential FPL League🤔...
1:02:29
July 16, 2018
Episode 4- Two Steps to Glory
“Tune into Episode 4 of the Academica Vertex with Aditya & Varun as they look back at the Quarter Finals & forward to the Semi-Finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Are England really just Two Steps from Glory? The team also touch on the launch of FPL and answer your questions! Follow @The_FFAcademy on Twitter for the chance to partake next time.”
49:47
July 9, 2018
Episode 3- It Really Is Coming Home
“Join Aditya, F.C. and host Varun for Episode 3 of the Academica Vertex as they discuss their thoughts on the conclusion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group Stages and look ahead to the Round of 16 and beyond...”
44:13
June 30, 2018
Episode 2- Football Is Coming Home
“Join Aditya, F.C, Varun and host Stephen for the second episode of the Academica Vertex in which the team give their thoughts on Round 2 of the ongoing World Cup Group Stages, discuss the major transfers into the EPL so far and look at the FPL prospects of some key players in Russia and at home.”
47:30
June 23, 2018
Episode 1- Pilot
Join Aditya, Varun and F.C. for the pilot episode as they discuss the early season EPL fixtures, the success and failures in the pre-World Cup transfer window and their thoughts on the ongoing FIFA World Cup itself.
18:43
June 16, 2018