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Saturday Dugout Discussion – Gameweek 5

We start Gameweek 5 at the Liberty Stadium, as Michael Laudrup’s Swansea host Everton. The Dugout Discussion is open, so come in and follow all the day’s action amongst fellow fantasy football managers. The team news is in and there’s one or two surprises…

Swansea XI: Vorm, Rangel, Tate, Williams, Davies, Ki, de Guzman, Michu, Hernandez, Routledge, Graham.

Everton XI: Howard, Neville, Heitinga, Jagielka, Baines, Osman, Pienaar, Coleman, Fellaini, Mirallas, Anichebe.

Following their defeat at Aston Villa last time out, Nathan Dyer and Leon Britton drop to the bench with Ki Sung Yueng and Pablo Hernandez coming in.

Having scored on Monday night against Newcastle, Victor Anichebe earns a starting berth, replacing the injured Nikica Jelavic.

There’s another five Premier League fixtures to enjoy after Swansea and Everton do battle – so plenty of fantasy points on offer all round. The Dugout Discussion chatroom is the place to see them roll in, which can be accessed right here.

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  1. onionbarje
      3 years, 9 months ago

      12 from 6 players is bad isn't it, someone keep my hopes up

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      1. King Nemanja
          3 years, 9 months ago

          Same for me, minus the 4 point hit

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        • Malcolm Tucker for England …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 years, 9 months ago

          It isn't raining. Sorry, best i could do

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          1. onionbarje
              3 years, 9 months ago

              thanks for trying playing dyer over larsson cost me badly

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          2. Somalion - Purple Rain
              3 years, 9 months ago

              I wouldn't worry, I'm only on 14 but this GW has been strange one. I mean your team looks very good. Just one of those weeks.

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          3. Pinoche
              3 years, 9 months ago

              I am outta here.Bye!

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              1. Leave Like Flynn.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                3 years, 9 months ago

                Cheers Aatish.

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              2. Nitin
                  3 years, 9 months ago

                  Bye.

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              3. Vasty Deep
                  3 years, 9 months ago

                  Would Berba get any bonus points?

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                • jelly.john
                    3 years, 9 months ago

                    35 points with tevez , HBA , RVP ?

                    is that good

                    hope tevez not play and clyne go insted of him LOL

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                    1. Thick Of It
                        3 years, 9 months ago

                        Can I have your illiterate League Code please?

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                    2. GoonerByron [Sweden]
                        3 years, 9 months ago

                        Repost...

                        Quick question, would you guys say Federici -> Begovic is a good transfer choice for me for the next GW or would you say I have more pressing transfers??

                        Team…

                        Foster – Federici
                        Cole – Baines – Demel – Cuellar – Hughes
                        Bale – Nolan – Pienaar – Michu – Guthrie
                        RVP – Tevez – Podolski

                        Cheers for any replies!!

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                        1. Yesdon
                            3 years, 9 months ago

                            makes total sense

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                          • Last Resort...
                              3 years, 9 months ago

                              Same reply as last time.... seems a good time to make that move.

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                          • Smakies
                              3 years, 9 months ago

                              Team is linked
                              what should i do to get baines in !

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                              1. Thick Of It
                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                  Vidic and Bale to Baines and whoever

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                                  1. sotothemightygreek
                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                      What he said.

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                                    • Smakies
                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                        cheers

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                                  2. I taught Ashley Young how t…
                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                      11 from 5. Just come in. Is that reallly poor?

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                                      1. Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                          its brilliant actually.

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                                        • Smakies
                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                            looknig at your team it's not that bad

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                                          • Manani
                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                              considering my a.cole got 12 on his own, yes 😆

                                              just one of those GWs really, with 6 to play, anythin could happen

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                                          • Shaps
                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                              The cheap forwards are doing the business these days (fletch Berb Lambert Defoe)

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                                            • Manani
                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                zab>baines next GW?
                                                other players looking to get rid:
                                                michu
                                                Torres

                                                is baines FT looking like the obvious one?

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                                                1. Shaps
                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                    Yes Everton are a must, keep michu till GW8, #prayfortorres

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                                                    1. Manani
                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                        thanks

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                                                  • Flying Dutchman
                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                      No goal for Puncheon ?? saw in ESPN that he scored ?

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                                                      1. Alan The Llama
                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                          Given as an OG to Clark

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                                                        • Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                          Own goal.

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                                                          1. Nitin
                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                              I hate Villa defenders!

                                                              Had Lowton when Clark scored.
                                                              Had Clark when Lowton scored and then he goes and scores an OG.

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                                                          2. Leave Like Flynn.
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                                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                            OG should get the assist I think.

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                                                        • Reacher
                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                            sorry if this has been done to death i have just finished work, anybody out there who knows the rules please tell me if Peinaar will get the assist for Everton's 2nd goal??

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                                                              1. Reacher
                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                  i have just finished work last resort a yes or no would have done but thanks for taking the time to find that pic 😉

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                                                                  1. Reacher
                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                      ahh canadian enuf said!

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                                                              2. floydy_floyd
                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                  0.1 from doing lambert and hazard to Fellaini and suarez!

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                                                                • In Tommy We Trust
                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                    So who should have the assist for West Brom then?

                                                                    Brunt, Long, Ridgewell, Gervinho 😉

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                                                                  • Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                      Nitin, I'd just like to say sorry for recommending you play Clark...I thought he might get a goal, just not that kind of goal :(

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                                                                      1. Nitin
                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                          😀 No problem, mate! I was thinking of fielding him anyway.

                                                                          Having him and Dyer is irritating!

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

                                                                        Aatish left just before doing his job. NEW POST

                                                                        http://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2012/09/22/the-stock-check-gameweek-5-saturday/

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                                                                        1. Reacher
                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                            Wow wish i had read this post and listened!

                                                                            milanista can you tell me for definite if the Everton 2nd goal is no assist or Peinaar's please?

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                                                                        2. Quish_
                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                            A) Dyer > Morrison
                                                                            B) Dyer > Sterling

                                                                            I have Michu and only Foster from West Brom. Any ideas guys? Thinking of B since it saves me some $

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                                                                          • tapper
                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                              considering to get rid of petric, which one of these will be better: lambert or berbatova or fletcher??

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                                                                              1. v12w12
                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                  Berba

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                                                                                • Guinney
                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                    I'd say Berbatov. Fletcher a close second but I think Berbatov is a better long term option

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                                                                                • Pratik
                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                    I forgot to adjust the code for the refresh score link on the uefa council site...It's all working now.

                                                                                    Avg score on the serie a is 25.2

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                                                                                  • Screaming Midget
                                                                                      3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                      I think it might be a little too early to give up on Michu.

                                                                                      Swansea do have Reading and Wigan at home after Stoke. You just know if you take him out now, he'll rip it up in those 2 games.

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                                                                                    • I taught Ashley Young how t…
                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                        So Baines, Fellaini or Pienaar if you had to choose one? Whats the general consensus?

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                                                                                        1. v12w12
                                                                                            3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                            Fellaini for me.

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                                                                                          • Guinney
                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                              I'd say have two of them in your team. Baines and one of Fellaini and Pienaar

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                                                                                          • BOOM SHAKALAKA
                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                              Ivanovic, Graham -> Baines, Berbatov worth 4 point hit?

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                                                                                              1. Guinney
                                                                                                  3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                  Yes

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                                                                                                • Gooner Kebab
                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                    yes

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                                                                                                • v12w12
                                                                                                    3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                    1st draft of WC.

                                                                                                    Any thoughts fellas?

                                                                                                    Jaas/ Foster
                                                                                                    Baines/ McAuley/ Gibbs (Lowton/ Reid)
                                                                                                    Yaya/ Fellaini/ HBA/ Gervinho
                                                                                                    RVP/ Tevez/ Berbs

                                                                                                    Will wait until all games played this week...........cheers.

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                                                                                                    1. Gooner Kebab
                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                        solid

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                                                                                                    2. Guinney
                                                                                                        3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                        I really want to get in Baines. I have nothing in the bank and 1FT transfer so might try and get him over the space of two weeks. Any thoughts how. Also my bench is woeful. I actually thought Noble would be a good signing.

                                                                                                        Howard
                                                                                                        Cole - Hangeland - Gibbs
                                                                                                        Pienaar - Bale - Yaya - Michu
                                                                                                        RVP - Berbatov - Tevez

                                                                                                        subs: Fed (inj), Noble, Barnett, McCarthy (isn't playing these days)

                                                                                                        I could downgrade Howard, then upgrade Cole.
                                                                                                        Downgrade a midfielder (yaya) and upgrade a defender

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                                                                                                      • Home Run Baker
                                                                                                          3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                          Tevez and Dyer ----> Berbatov and Pienaar?

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                                                                                                          1. MJ6987
                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                              You don't think it's a bit premature to dump Tevez?

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                                                                                                          2. ValterPereira
                                                                                                              3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                              Does anyone know why Pienaar didn't get an assist for Mirallas goal? Also, why Southampton 3rd goal was considered an own goal and Everton 3rd goal was not? I really don't understand...

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                                                                                                            • dracoira
                                                                                                                3 years, 9 months ago

                                                                                                                Should I take a 4 point hit for Hangeland to Baines?

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