[Dec. 20: Not working] ESPN Fantasy football app down and not loading for many

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Another day another service outage comes to light. Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why ESPN Fantasy app isn’t working for you, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues lately.

Users across the micro-blogging site Twitter can be seen reporting about app down or not working or not loading. Apart from the app, some users are reporting the site is also down for them. In some cases users get to see an error stating “Error loading your team?”

Take a look at how some of the complainants word the glitch:

your app appears to be down … ?
Wrapping up week 2?? You’ll be done real soon? ??

ESPN fantasy football is actually down source

is the site down?source

The ESPN app is down and glitched. Scoring and lineups got all sorts of messed up for all leagues and countless players. They’re working to restore it immediately

As per Down detector – the service that gives information about outages – a service outage in regions of the US regions is clearly reflected.

ESPN outage

Are you also facing this issue? Don’t worry, we are keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will continuously update this page with relevant info.

Update 1 (Sept 17)

ESPN Fan support (the official support channel for ESPN through their official Twitter handle) has finally given a word on the matter saying ESPN fantasy is down due to server maintenance.

Hi, thanks for reaching out. ESPN fantasy is currently down at the moment due to server maintenance.


Something similar can be seen on the official website as well:


However, there is no info on how long will the maintenance go on. Rest assured we’ll be keeping a close watch on that and will update as and when the service is back up.

Update 2 (Sept 17)

For those of you worried, ESPN Fan support has confirmed the changes made by players during his phase of maintenance won’t be saved. Meaning, cheating won’t be entertained.

All the changes that they are making won’t be saved.


Update 3 (Sept 17)

As per the latest info from ESPN Fan support, fantasy website should be back up now.

Update 4 (Nov. 16)

Going by the reports circulating on microblogging site Twitter, the app is not loading for iPhone users (likely after the latest update).

An error stating “Unable to load the ESPN Fantasy app” shows up on accessing the platform, as can be seen in the image below. Additionally, Downdetector also conveyed an outage.


I can’t access anything on your iOS app.

All other apps are functioning correctly.

your app for iPhone is down confirmed on multiple phones. Fix?

Update 5 (Nov. 17)

For those of you still struggling, try clearing out the app cache, or uninstalling, and reinstalling the app as a basic troubleshooting step suggested by ESPN fan support.

Apart from that, running an older version of iOS could be causing the trouble, so make sure you are on the latest one.

Update 6 (Dec. 20)

09:25 am (IST): It appears that many ESPN Fantasy Football users were facing issues with the app as it was down and not working earlier today.

NO gonna fuck up my streak on the ESPN fantasy app #TBvsNO (Source)

How damn stupid is it that the @ESPNFantasy app is down first week of the playoffs?! (Source)

@ESPNFantasy you are scoring Justin tucker wrong. Reloaded the app and it’s still wrong (Source)

The app’s support team hasn’t acknowledged the issue, however, reports from users have also drowned out. Thus the issue may have been resolved for most people.

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