There are 5,477,800,513,891,200 possible ways to combine 7 (out of 116) English teams and 3 (out of 90) foreign teams. Which of these trillions of possible entries would have earned you the most points within the £900m budget?

Optimal Overall Selection

England Manchester City × 2 384
England Luton Town 170
England Norwich City 165
England Portsmouth 160
England Doncaster Rovers 155
England Solihull Moors 143
England Forest Green Rovers 125
Scotland Rangers 151
Germany Borussia Dortmund 142
Italy Atalanta 126
Total 1721

Optimal April Selection

England Swansea City × 2 58
England Aston Villa 25
England Portsmouth 23
England Stevenage 20
England Blackburn Rovers 20
England Forest Green Rovers 19
England Oxford United 18
Germany Bayern Munich 27
France St Etienne 24
France Nîmes 19
Total 253