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Scout Scribbles- Cahill and Luiz Both Out of Newcastle Game

Roberto Di Matteo rules David Luiz and Gary Cahill out of Chelsea’s home clash with Newcastle tomorrow. Danny Welbeck could be a doubt for United due to an ankle problem, Matt Jarvis expects to overcome a groin problem for Wolves’ home game with Everton, while Newcastle welcome back Gabriel Obertan and Sylvain Marveuax to the first-team squad ahead of their trip to the Bridge:

David Luiz and Gary Cahill have both been ruled out of Chelsea’s game with Newcastle tomorrow evening. Roberto Di Matteo confirmed the defensive duo will be missing from the Magpies clash, though with Branislav Ivanovic available after a three-game suspension, his options at the back have increased from Sunday’s squad against QPR. Ivanovic is likely to partner John Terry in the heart of defence against Alan Pardew’s visitors, with Jose Bosingwa perhaps favourite to get the nod over Paulo Ferreira at right-back. Although reports earlier today suggested Luiz is on course to recover in time for Saturday’s FA Cup Final with Liverpool, the interim Chelsea boss gave no indication of a time scale for a return.

Reports suggest Danny Welbeck could be an injury doubt for United after leaving Old Trafford with a protective boot on his ankle last night. Welbeck was in decent form heading into the City match, with two goals and a pair of assists in his last couple of Gameweeks but dropped out of the starting lineup as a result of United’s change to a 4-5-1. Climbing off the bench with just over half an hour left, he was subject to a heavy challenge by Nigel De Jong, resulting in Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini squaring up on the Etihad touchline – with United needs goals on Sunday, Javier Hernandez could be a decent differential as Swansea roll up to Old Trafford.

Matt Jarvis expects to overcome the groin problem that forced him off at Swansea last weekend. The Wolves winger lasted 71 minutes at the Liberty, returning two goals and the maximum bonus points for his Fantasy owners and continues to be the main performer for the midlands outfit under Terry Connor, having scored five of the side’s 10 goals since the dismissal of Mick McCarthy. With Wolves grabbing four at Swansea last weekend, it seems as if caution has been thrown firmly to the wind and, with their final home game of the season against Everton followed by a trip to Wigan, Jarvis has the potential to continue his recent strong form.

Gabriel Obertan has declared himself fit and available for Newcastle’s trip to Chelsea tomorrow evening. The winger has failed to feature since Gameweek 28 due to an ankle problem but is likely to be on the bench as Newcastle look to bounce back from their 4-0 thrashing at Wigan last weekend. Sylvain Marveaux is likely to join him – the Frenchman has recovered from hip and groin problems which have ruled him out since November.

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  1. halnone
      4 years, 5 days ago

      An early injury to a liverpool defender would be nice so enrique could get 60 mins.

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    • HuttonDressedasLahm
        4 years, 5 days ago

        Fulham 2-1 Dempsey to score first 75-1

        Thank me later. 😉

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        1. Pork Pie Sausage Roll
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          4 years, 5 days ago

          Likewise PP's insure bet first goalscorer for Dempsey at 7.5 is pretty good too

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      • Schürrle Not
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 years, 5 days ago

        Right!
        Suarez, you are excused.

        Pienaar, Demps, Jelly (oh yeah, and limp wristed Kelly):
        Get out there and win me my mini-league, bozos!

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      • JC
          4 years, 5 days ago

          Kelly plays :(

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        • Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
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          4 years, 5 days ago

          I'm sure I speak for most on here when I say

          COME ON CAPTAIN AMERICA

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          1. Back on the horse
              4 years, 5 days ago

              yeeeee-hah

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            • McDog
                4 years, 5 days ago

                Hurrah!

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              • The Assassin-Faced BabyDave
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                4 years, 5 days ago

                I don't have a copy....

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              • Mílanista
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                4 years, 5 days ago

                Yes!

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              • fatherted
                  4 years, 5 days ago

                  Not everyone !!

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                • Reedy
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                  4 years, 5 days ago

                  Good luck Dempsey captainers!

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                • Captain Robert Hatch
                    4 years, 5 days ago

                    Red, White and F Yeah!!

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                • Scratch
                    4 years, 5 days ago

                    Aha my rival has Agger, Shotton, Gerrard and Suarez(c). Not a happy bunny

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                  • Schürrle Not
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                    4 years, 5 days ago

                    Before the games, treat yourselves to this:
                    Feckin hilarious (bear with it)

                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wtOKVfB1lk

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                    1. Abominable Snowy84
                        4 years, 5 days ago

                        Saw that youtube clip before! Brilliantly funny.

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                        1. Schürrle Not
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                          4 years, 5 days ago

                          Seth's a genius.
                          :)

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                        1. Abominable Snowy84
                            4 years, 5 days ago

                            😛

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                            1. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
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                              4 years, 5 days ago

                              went to you tube before, as I started typing it came up through my history. Had to watch it again, it's just brilliant.

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                              1. Abominable Snowy84
                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                  Stop i watched it 20times before i posted it on here yesterday!

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                            2. Schürrle Not
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                              4 years, 5 days ago

                              Like

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                        2. The Assassin-Faced BabyDave
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                          4 years, 5 days ago

                          Lordy. Hanging on to skrtl and enrique since dgw28 has been painful. Never again Liverpool, you've turned into are a joke.

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                          1. JC
                              4 years, 5 days ago

                              What ya complaining for, yav still got at least two clean sheets with the possibility of another on the way... Im stuck with Kelly (with 16 point Moses on the bench :()

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                              1. The Assassin-Faced BabyDave
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                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                at least 2? skrtl didn't play sat and enrique won't tonight - do you think they'll hold Fulham off?

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                                1. JC
                                    4 years, 5 days ago

                                    Its a dead rubber so could go either way imo

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                            • svasei - RIP Rovers :(
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                              4 years, 5 days ago

                              Cisse run onto the pitch from the stands and score two in the Stoke game. Then drives to Anfield and repeat it. One time!?

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                            • Kanus hat trick
                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                Best song by a footballer?... Clint Dempsey comes close but my vote goes to this outstanding effort:
                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9UHcRrCWlI

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                                  1. Kanus hat trick
                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                      lol, quality

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                                  2. Hotrod
                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                      He ain't got shit on this gem http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1urq4Vb0XM

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                                      1. Kanus hat trick
                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                          Suddenly i need the toilet!

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                                      2. svasei - RIP Rovers :(
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        4 years, 5 days ago

                                        He should write some dope lyrics about SAF.

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                                      3. ReinaMan
                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                          gotta be this

                                          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kcy3gwwxat4

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                                      4. Pickled and Preserved- PLAY…
                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                          Hey guys, looking for some advice on who to bring in next week for cisse?

                                          front 8 of:

                                          VdV, Dempsey, Pienaar, Siggurdsson, Moses

                                          RvP, Rooney, Cisse

                                          10.1 < ?

                                          Also have JEvans and Kelly (so far that could use sorting) if Cisse looks to score against city?

                                          Much appreciated guys!

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                                          1. Kanus hat trick
                                              4 years, 5 days ago

                                              Jelly is @ Wolves- get him

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                                              1. Kanus hat trick
                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                  Yak and Kevin Davies should do well also

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                                            • udit
                                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                                Shotton starting then dropped? WTF?

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                                              • Hunter S. Thompson
                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                  Of shit off Skrtel.

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                                                  1. Zod
                                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                                      My sentiments exactly. And c*nt off Kelly.

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                                                  2. Djerbil - Viva Portugal
                                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                                      Come on Captain America(C)....

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                                                    • The Assassin-Faced BabyDave
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                                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                                      Freddie Pogrebnytoff hatrick.

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                                                    • tosey
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                                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                                      fulham draw no bet 3/1 looks big to me after seeing liverpools team so had alittle punt on that

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                                                      1. Smurf
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                                                        4 years, 5 days ago

                                                        Which site are those odds Tosey?

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                                                        1. tosey
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                                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                                          i got it on paddy

                                                          nearly backed the win outright at 9/2 but thought id play safer with the draw no bet

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                                                          1. markus808
                                                              4 years, 5 days ago

                                                              then you should bet on double chance x2, you will win more money in a long run than playing DNB

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                                                      2. 1justlookin
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                                                        4 years, 5 days ago

                                                        i case this gets missed above, BEST SONG EVER!!!!!!!

                                                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iad3gV-9C1U

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                                                      3. Tony Moon (Formerly Jellyfi…
                                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                                          Kelly - a cs and an assist will do nicely thankyou.

                                                          Dempsey - a brace

                                                          Pienaar - see Dempsey

                                                          Jelly - nothing and subbed after 30mins to be fresh for gw37

                                                          Thats all...

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                                                        • Djerbil - Viva Portugal
                                                            4 years, 5 days ago

                                                            Help me out with this:(Week 37)

                                                            A. Start Petrov and Bench HBA
                                                            B. Bench Petrov and do HBA->Moses for a 4 point hit

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                                                            1. Abominable Snowy84
                                                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                Im getting Maloney maybe Moses for HBA.

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                                                            2. Mr Smith
                                                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                Fulham/Everton double, tenner pays £175. Yes please :)

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                                                                1. udit
                                                                    4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                    Two away games, wouldn't do it personally.

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                                                                  • markus808
                                                                      4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                      will follow

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                                                                    • markus808
                                                                        4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                        has to happen one time out of 17 to be profitable

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                                                                    • fatherted
                                                                        4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                        Pienaar :-) or Clinton :-( to score tonight ?

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                                                                        1. fatherted
                                                                            4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                            Score most that is

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                                                                            1. Reedy
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                                                                              4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                              I think both will do well, hard to say.

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                                                                        2. Reedy
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                                                                          4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                          C'mon Jellyfish! He could be getting us a monster score this DGW.

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                                                                          1. SC not pearls before swine
                                                                              4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                              A Begovic Penalty save you say?

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                                                                              1. Reedy
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                                                                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                Haha, wash your ears out 😉

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                                                                          2. unoaime
                                                                              4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                              The only thing that will make me feel less stupid about how i played my WC is Pienaar getting sent off. Please let it happen (sorry guys).

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                                                                              1. Abominable Snowy84
                                                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                  😆

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                                                                              2. Indalo
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                                                                                4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                Come on Captain America (C), Pienaar, Jelavic and Schwarzer... get me some points tonight :)

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                                                                              3. Sho'Nuff Shenanigans
                                                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                  Whilst I hope Fulham and Dempsey go bananas tonight, this tweet from Opta Stats is not encouraging: 0 - In 48 league trips to Merseyside to play Liverpool or Everton, Fulham have never tasted victory. Unsound.

                                                                                  My dead Head-to-Head opponent also has Kuyt captained so expect that fella to bag two. Am thankful for the Enrique and Suarez omission though.

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                                                                                • Spencer
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                                                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                  Come on Kelly! Hatrick will do nicely.

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                                                                                  1. Reedy
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                                                                                    4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                    thanks!

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                                                                                • Spike
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                                                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                  Good evening all. Interesting line up for Liverpool tonight - Cue for a Demps goal then !!

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                                                                                • Granville
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                                                                                  4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                  With Hibbert now, every single player I was considering to get for this gameweek has now scored or assisted.

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                                                                                • keotes
                                                                                    4 years, 5 days ago

                                                                                    Which is a better transfer?

                                                                                    a) Siggy -> Moses
                                                                                    b) Siggy -> Pieenar
                                                                                    c) Cisse -> Rooney

                                                                                    cheers.

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