There are 5,147,243,586,328,800 possible ways to combine 7 (out of 115) 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 Barrow × 2 198
England Rotherham United 99
England Northampton Town 94
England Crewe Alexandra 92
England Leicester City 91
England Oxford United 86
England Brentford 83
Italy Lazio 92
Italy Internazionale 88
Spain Real Sociedad 81
Total 1004

Optimal January Selection

England Manchester City × 2 56
England Northampton Town 26
England Queens Park Rangers 23
England Coventry City 22
England Southampton 21
England Lincoln City 20
England Millwall 18
Italy Juventus 30
Italy Lazio 24
Spain Osasuna 19
Total 259