Fantasy Premier League (also known as FPL) is the largest fantasy football game with over 11.4 million players in 2023.[1] It was created by ISM (International Sports Multimedia)[2] and is owned & operated by the Premier League.

Fantasy Premier League was introduced in 2002[3] for the 2002-03 Premier League season. It was launched along with the Premier League website in 2002.[4] In its first season it had 76.2 thousand players with 1st place winning a VIP trip to a Premier League match of their choice.[5]


  1. ^ "How Many Play FPL?".
  2. ^ "The Online Era: The History of Fantasy Football".
  3. ^ "The FPL Era: The History of Fantasy Football".
  4. ^ "Fantasy Premier League (Info)". (Web Archive).
  5. ^ "Fantasy Premier League (Prizes)". (Web Archive).