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Moneyball – Ricardo Vaz Te

In a new series of articles for members, we explore those unfashionable, unwanted and unexciting players who don’t necessarily come with You Tube clips or Armani ads but deliver that all important quantity which drives the “Moneyball” strategy: comparative value.

The term “Moneyball” found its way across the Atlantic for many with the arrival of John Henry, whose Fenway Sports Group added Liverpool to their holdings list alongside Henry’s great pride: the Boston Red Sox. Henry’s Red Sox failed in a bid to hire Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A’s and chief proponent of the so-called Moneyball strategy but, using Beane’s approach to player acquisitions, went on to deliver their first championship in 86 years. Henry’s attempts to replicate his success on Mersyeside by applying certain principles to player analysis under Damien Comolli failed to have the desired effect, however.

Despite popular opinion, the lessons of Moneyball do not start and end with saving money or looking for one particular attribute in players, but rather looking for players discarded by the wider market, either because they succeed in an uncommon way or because they do so in a particularly unfashionable manner.

Given that most Fantasy managers spend a large portion of our money on just a handful of players, we, too, are forced to invest for value at the bottom end of our squad and in that arena we have to accept imperfection if we’re going to achieve success. Finding the right assets to fill the budget gaps in our squads can prove vital; the Moneyball series is here to help – to investigate the lower end market and attempt to find diamonds in the rough.

Using the Moneyball concept and the data available to our Members, we’ll attempt to identify and analyse players who perhaps appear “imperfect” solutions but, in fact, offer strong potential for those with limited funds.

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Chris Glover Creator of the plfantasy blog, providing a stats focused approach to fantasy football. Exiled to Canada but still prefer my sports played on grass rather than ice.” Follow him on Twitter

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  1. Mull
      3 years, 9 months ago

      Hello.

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      1. Mílanista
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 years, 9 months ago

        Evening!

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        1. Mull
            3 years, 9 months ago

            So we're in the 'hideout' again :)

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        2. Giggs Boson
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          3 years, 9 months ago

          Welcome good sir the the FFS alley. What happens in this article, stay in this article 😉

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      2. Spectrum-FA Cup Winner
          3 years, 9 months ago

          Going away from Football for a minute, I see Ricky Hatton is making a comeback with a face like his cant look any worse with a few more punches lets face it, but if he was to cross paths with Amir Khan who do we think would be victorious?

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          1. Mull
              3 years, 9 months ago

              Hatton.

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              1. Spectrum-FA Cup Winner
                  3 years, 9 months ago

                  Well that went well didn't it I thought that would stoke up a bit of a debate :)

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              2. mowzer
                  3 years, 9 months ago

                  Hatton. Definitely Hatton.

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              3. Parm
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 years, 9 months ago

                Has anyone seen GF recently?

                Or did Now Back to Me scare him off?

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                1. Ginkapo
                    3 years, 9 months ago

                    The latter I suspect :)

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                  • Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                    3 years, 9 months ago

                    On twitter. Girlfriend trouble again ...

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                    1. Ginkapo
                        3 years, 9 months ago

                        Did he headbutt her again? Cant believe he was proud of that

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                        1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                          3 years, 9 months ago

                          Dunno. Didn't really pay attention ... she seems a handful, though.

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                          1. ColeHole
                              3 years, 9 months ago

                              Can't defend violent behaviour though...:?

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                              1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                No. But she seems to instigate a fair bit.

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                    2. CABAYE4
                        3 years, 9 months ago

                        About to hit the button on getting Snodgrass in for N'Zog on a 1 week punt.

                        Has the two week break sent me totally mad?! :)

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                        1. Mull
                            3 years, 9 months ago

                            I'd get Nolan. Good form and nice fixtures coming up.

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                            1. 4vets
                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                Morrison!

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                                1. Giggs Boson
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                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                  +12

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                              • CABAYE4
                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                  Less of a threat minus Carroll.

                                  I want Morrison but don't fancy them this GW, probs would be better to go straight to him but Snodgrass has tempted me.

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                                  1. Mull
                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                      Morrison also looks good. I'd bring him in this week because you don't want to waste two transfers going from N'Zog ➡ Snodgrass ➡ Morrison.

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                                      1. CABAYE4
                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                          My head says that sounds like the right thing to do, I could even save the transfer and just play Cuellar this week.

                                          But I've just got a hunch that Snodgrass will deliver the goods this GW! I shouldn't need the transfer next week for anything else bar injuries, and I've had enough of them to last a season!

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                                  2. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                    Yes. Morrison ftw. 😉

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                                    1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                        +1242434343567880

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                                      • CABAYE4
                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                          See above.

                                          I want Morrison but from next GW. And I can't go 2 weeks without a transfer, I just can't!

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                                          1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                            Two old drunks can't be wrong ... 😉

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                                            1. CABAYE4
                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                Is that what you tell yourself?!

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                                                1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                  Nope. It is what I know ... 😉

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                                            2. 4vets
                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                Patience Grasshopper... patience.

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                                                1. CABAYE4
                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Never! I wan't to 'hop' from N'Zog onto Snodgrass!

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                                          2. Hungry
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                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                            Evening all. Just how much of a mistake am I making with my wildcard team?

                                            Cech (Jaask)
                                            Vermaelen-Baines-Bertrand (Demel-Figueroa)
                                            Pienaar-Michu-Cazorla-Hazard-Yaya
                                            Fletcher-Tevez (Vaz Te)

                                            Van Persie's been giving me nightmares, including him unbalances the team too much IMO. Any thoughts appreciated.

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                                            1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                              I've seen worse. RVP ... is RVP.

                                              Here: Gibbs, Baines, Assou-Ekotto, Demel, Clyne

                                              Send me a nice bottle of wine.

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                                              1. Hungry
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                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                You must have some serious firepower up front.

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                                                1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                  RVP, Adebayor ... and Ruiz! 😉 I have Vermaelen. He is not the threat I hoped for.

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                                                  1. Hungry
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                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Yet.

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                                                    1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                      He will not be, this Season. Mr. Bould says so. :-)

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                                            2. Spectrum-FA Cup Winner
                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                Too much money invested in defence there for my likening, although the defenders you have are good for attacking returns, with clean sheets at a premium I think I would lose Verm and keep Baines, Arsenals fixtures are pretty dire apart from this week for the foreseeable future, then would upgrade Vaz Te a decent forward will always over the course of the season tend to outs core a decent defender.

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                                                1. Hungry
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                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                  Hmmm, Verm has tricky GW 5&6 agreed but I think he'll outscore Baines over the season. Food for thought though, ta.

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                                            3. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                Evening all,
                                                If you had to pick one, would you have Fletcher or Berbatov in your team?
                                                Cheers

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                                                1. Sean
                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Fletcher

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                                                  • Hungry
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Fletcher, just.

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                                                  • Parm
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                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Berba! 😀

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                                                  • 4vets
                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                      Fletcher by a Country Mile... and that's a long one!

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                                                      1. Sean
                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                          You escaped the ffs uefa relagation zone!

                                                          Lucky P**ck 😉

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                                                          1. 4vets
                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                              Did I? I have been so woeful so far.... still, plenty to play for and i'll be thrashing your sorry arses soon! :)

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                                                        • Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                          It depends.

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                                                          1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                              Ok I'll bite.....
                                                              Depends on what, Doosra-san?

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                                                              1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                Whether you have enough firepower elsewhere.

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                                                                1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                    I'm afraid I don't follow. If you are wondering if I have too many punts it is far too late to worry about that. I just want to know who you think is better

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                                                                    1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                      Berbatov.

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                                                                      1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                          Cheers Doos :)

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                                                                          1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                              and thanks to everyone else too

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                                                                              1. ColeHole
                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                  From insomnia to I'm late, but I too say Berba, though Fletch does seem like the intuitively safer pick.

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                                                                                • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                    Ta Cole
                                                                                    I'm going Berba. I can always be safe (and boring) later on in the season when I'm trying to salvage a decent rank 😉

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                                                                    2. Pepin - RIP Absinthe
                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                        Berba

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                                                                    3. Giggs Boson
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                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                      A or B, i'm very drunk so hopefully ths maes sense :)

                                                                      Team A
                                                                      Foster Begovic
                                                                      Baines Boyce KOLAROV Demel Davies
                                                                      Harard Cazorla MORRISON Michu Guthrie
                                                                      RVP BERBATOV Tevez

                                                                      Team B
                                                                      Foster Begovic
                                                                      Baines Boyce Demel Davies GORKSS
                                                                      Hazard Cazorla BALE Michu Guthire]
                                                                      RVP Tevez VAZTE

                                                                      A. Kolarov, Morrison, Berba
                                                                      B. Gorkss, Bale, Vaz Te

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                                                                      1. Sean
                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                          Rate my reply:

                                                                          B

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                                                                          1. 4vets
                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                              - too much 😉

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                                                                            • Sean
                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                Only because I refuse to accept the berbatov regime

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                                                                                1. 4vets
                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                    Agreed.... but I'm quite pissed too! :)

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                                                                                    1. Sean
                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                        :)

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                                                                                    2. Giggs Boson
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                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                      But Fulham's stats...

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                                                                                      1. 4vets
                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                          They will do well... like Totty & Bale and his awesome stats. It's just that I should have had Hazard instead....

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                                                                                        • Sean
                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                            Don't try,I'll go off on a rant 😉

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                                                                                    3. 4vets
                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                        A but there are better options. imho.

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                                                                                      • AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                          A.
                                                                                          What are you high on? 😉

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                                                                                          1. Giggs Boson
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                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                            Unfortunately nothing. I guess Kolarov is a risk, but he IS temporary until i get Sagna 😀

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                                                                                            1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                Yeah, I'm not too sold on Kolarov, but A looks better.
                                                                                                High on nothing? 😀

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                                                                                          2. Mílanista
                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                            A

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                                                                                            1. Giggs Boson
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                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                              This is what i wanted to hear 😀

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                                                                                              1. 4vets
                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                  ... but with Fletcher & Rafael :)

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                                                                                                  1. Giggs Boson
                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                    Fletcher? i rate him as a VERY good striker. But Sunderland have been creating few chances compared to Fulham, and Berbatov is a very good player,

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                                                                                          3. Spectrum-FA Cup Winner
                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                              Ok I'm off to bed guys running on empty now, good luck to everyone tomorrow

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                                                                                              1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                  Night, good luck to you too :)

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                                                                                                • 4vets
                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                    Night.... all the best!

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                                                                                                  • Sean
                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                      Night

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                                                                                                  • Mílanista
                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                    Ok, how is this:

                                                                                                    Foster, Begovic
                                                                                                    Baines, Boyce, Cuellar, Davies, Gorkss
                                                                                                    Hazard, Cazorla, Yaya, Michu, Guthrie
                                                                                                    RVP, Tevez, Lambert

                                                                                                    .1 in bank

                                                                                                    Foster/Begovic rotate very well, as do Boyce/Cuellar and Davies/Gorkss. Baines has the fixtures to play every week until GW15. Guthrie sits on the bench every week.

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                                                                                                    1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                        All set. Good luck.

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                                                                                                      • 4vets
                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                          I like.

                                                                                                          I'm not sure about rotating Boyce/Cuellar as they just seem too expensive for that. I've gone for Baines, Rafael/Gibbs and Davies, Cuellar, Demel

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                                                                                                        • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                            Very good. Something is putting me off Southampton but Lambert has looked good

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                                                                                                          • Giggs Boson
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                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                            LOVE IT. It;s very nice, would you not prefer Demel over Gorkss though? He seems to be rather attacking 😉

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                                                                                                            1. Mílanista
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                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                              Maybe but Gorkss has perfect home/away rotation with Davies and Reading have a DGW at some point (though probably not for quite a while).

                                                                                                              I actually have nothing in the bank, not the .1 I said above, so can't afford Demel anyway.

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                                                                                                              1. Giggs Boson
                                                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                It's very nice. What is your team value?

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                                                                                                                1. Mílanista
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                  Currently 103.1m. The amount of .1m rises that I'm going to lose is very annoying though. There's also a couple that, had I decided on this a week ago, I could have got in a before .1 rises.

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                                                                                                                  1. Giggs Boson
                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                    Tell me about it. I've had to sacrifice a few, i'm still on 103m...

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                                                                                                        • Hate that rotation
                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                            If you guys are interested there is a Spot the differential article up, the pages are moving a little slower too.

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                                                                                                            1. Mílanista
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                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                              But its so nice here!

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                                                                                                              1. Sean
                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                  +1 I'm getting cosy :)

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                                                                                                            2. CABAYE4
                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                Succumbed to the temptation, Snodgrass into the side!

                                                                                                                Will be lovely sitting on 20 points before the 3:00's even kick off!

                                                                                                                Night all

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                                                                                                                1. Mílanista
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                  Night

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                                                                                                                2. Sean
                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                    Fool of a Took!

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                                                                                                                    1. Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                        That's my line!

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                                                                                                                    2. 4vets
                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                        Ha! Good night & good luck!

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                                                                                                                    3. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                        2nd and last question of the night
                                                                                                                        Who will score more?
                                                                                                                        A Podolski (SOU)
                                                                                                                        B Tevez (stk)

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                                                                                                                        1. 4vets
                                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                            No f-ing idea. If I did, I'd be brilliant at this game.

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                                                                                                                          • Sean
                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                              Neither (helpful 😉 )

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                                                                                                                            • Parm
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                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                              Long term Tevez, Short term Pod, so Pod this week.

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                                                                                                                              1. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                Great minds...

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                                                                                                                            • Mílanista
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                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                              Pod this week, Tevez most weeks.

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                                                                                                                            • Giggs Boson
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                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                              Podolski 😀 But surely it won't be done to one game, unless you're wildcarding next week .

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                                                                                                                            • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                😳 This was a captaincy question not a transfer question. But Podolski is getting the votes anyway so cheers 😀

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                                                                                                                            • 4vets
                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                Ok... am on my last legs here. All the very best for tomorrow.

                                                                                                                                See you on the other side :)

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                                                                                                                                1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                    Night. Good luck 😉

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                                                                                                                                  • Mílanista
                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                    Night 4vets

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                                                                                                                                  • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                      Night Vets

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                                                                                                                                    • Parm
                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                      Night Vets.

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                                                                                                                                    • Giggs Boson
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                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                      Night 4Vets, good luck 😀

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                                                                                                                                  • Yossi
                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                      Wait, so the consensus now is that Davies will start, or do we just think that at 4.0 he's worth a punt?

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                                                                                                                                      1. Parm
                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                        I think it's his to lose, he'll miss the odd game but overall he'll be decent value at £4.0m.

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                                                                                                                                      2. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                        See the scout scribbles earlier. Its sounds like its his to lose.

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                                                                                                                                      3. Yossi
                                                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                          Alright, cheers guys, he's back in :)

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                                                                                                                                      4. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                          Bego/Jussi
                                                                                                                                          Cashley Cuellar Hughes Clyne Jenkinson
                                                                                                                                          Yaya Pienaar Michu Noble Hazard
                                                                                                                                          Tevez RVP Graham

                                                                                                                                          Thinking of WCing tomorrow, anyone against me using the WC?

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                                                                                                                                          1. tomtrubadur
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                                                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                            Doesnt look like you need to change much.

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                                                                                                                                            1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                Yeah, need to reshuffle my defense, and get Graham out, and noble maybe.

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                                                                                                                                            2. Yossi
                                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                No need at all to WC

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                                                                                                                                                1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                    I know, but I don't know why I am tempted to WC already. 😐

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                                                                                                                                                2. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                  Nothing wrong with that, maybe Noble and Jenkinson, Cole is a bit of a problem, a few hits and all looks fine! 😀

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                                                                                                                                                  1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                      I can take hits though. Thinking of going Jenk to Baines and Graham to Lambert for a hit, I have 3.5 in the bank, so I can get Baines for Jenk easily. Then the following week, I can downgrade Cashley to McAuley/Saylor/Shawcross and it'd be all fine?

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                                                                                                                                                      1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                        That would be fine, is there any chance of saving some cash for Yaya to Cazorla GW7?

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                                                                                                                                                        1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                            Yeah, getting in Cazorla for Yaya won't be a porblem at all, I'd still have around 2 mil after doing Cashley to a 5-er. Cheers Parm. :)

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                                                                                                                                                            1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              No trouble 😀

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                                                                                                                                                    • Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                      Definitely save the WC. There are changes I'd make to the team but nothing major, its fine as it is.

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                                                                                                                                                    • AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                        Thanks for talking me out of using the wc guys! The hit I was talking about looks fine? Or shall I just save the hit and get Baines in straight for Jenk? Thanks again. 😀

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                                                                                                                                                    • Parm
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                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                      Any glaring holes?

                                                                                                                                                      (Not a WC team)

                                                                                                                                                      For the cooler kids: http://i.imgur.com/9IYEr.png

                                                                                                                                                      For the old folks: http://i.imgur.com/405mr.png

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                                                                                                                                                      1. tomtrubadur
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                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                        Yay im a cool kid!
                                                                                                                                                        (Team looks good tho)

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                                                                                                                                                        1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                          I just spared a thought for some of the elderly around here. 😉

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                                                                                                                                                      2. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                        It looks good, though you are light in midfield and it would look better with Torres downgraded and a second big hitter in midfield.

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                                                                                                                                                        1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                          Well.....

                                                                                                                                                          GW5: Torres to Lambert.
                                                                                                                                                          GW6: Rafael to Saylor/Ridgewell/McCauley/Shawcross
                                                                                                                                                          GW7: Noble to Cazorla 😎

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                                                                                                                                                          1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              I can see you going up the ranks each week with that team. Cheers!

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                                                                                                                                                            • Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              Good stuff

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                                                                                                                                                              1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                As always! 😀

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                                                                                                                                                        2. Yossi
                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                            Lovely for a non WC..

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                                                                                                                                                            1. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              Mark Noble would be nowhere near my team if I had used the WC! 😀 😉

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                                                                                                                                                        3. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                          On wildcard, I'm thinking I should go McAuley over Boyce for a few weeks as West Brom's fixtures are better in the short term and to capitalise on the prices rises. Have Foster as well.

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                                                                                                                                                          1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              Yeah, if you can get him straight in for Boyce.

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                                                                                                                                                            • Yossi
                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                Wouldn't say the fixtures are that much better, I'd go Boyce to spread the risk, but then again, West Brom are better at the back...

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                                                                                                                                                                1. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                  I'm only really looking at the next 4 weeks. Not massively better I agree, but the home games are RDG, QPR for West Brom which is a step up from Wigan's FUL, EVE

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                                                                                                                                                                  1. Yossi
                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                      Yep, I can see 2 clean sheets in the next 6 for both, but I agree West Brom are probably a better shout...

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                                                                                                                                                                      1. Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                        Yeah, I'm thinking I switch to Boyce GW9 (WHM). In the meantime I think McAuley can outscore him by at least 4 and make me a little money as well. If Wigan do crap in the next few weeks I can change my mind about backing them too.

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                                                                                                                                                                2. Parm
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                                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                  Yep, good idea.

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                                                                                                                                                              • Mílanista
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                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                Time to go back to the current post I think. Its a lot quieter in there now... and too quiet in here!

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                                                                                                                                                                1. AK - Top 10K Please
                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                    Its still nice in here. I dont wanna go back and see 20 RMWCT posts on 1 page really.

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                                                                                                                                                                  • Parm
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                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                    Lets go....

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                                                                                                                                                                2. Norro
                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                    Someone has been watching Sky Movies this week!! Funnily enough though, this is the way I pick my team and I already had Vaz Te, great minds think alike, eh?

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