The Stock Check

The Stock Check – Sunday

Brede Hangeland’s dismissal hands Sunderland the chance to register their first away win of the season. Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson both play a part in two of the Black Cats’ three goals, while Dimitar Berbatov draws a rare blank as Fulham lose for the first time with the Bulgarian in their starting XI:

On the Up

Steven Fletcher
Without a strike since Gameweek 5, the Scot returned to form with a goal and assist as Sunderland made full use of their extra-man advantage following Brede Hangeland’s first-half dismissal. With four home fixtures in the next four, including double Gameweek 16, Fletcher chose the perfect time to serve a reminder of his capabilities.

Adam Johnson
The winger added to last week’s goal at Everton by providing a pair of assists as the Black Cats scored more than a single goal for only the second time this season. Johnson had previously failed to produce any attacking returns prior to Gameweek 11 but is starting to suggest he may be finally settling at the Stadium of Light.

Carlos Cuellar
Providing he’s injury-free, the Spaniard seems nailed-on at the heart of the Sunderland defence and found the net for the first time since moving to Wearside. His cut-price valuation means Cuellar is another likely candidate for his side’s upcoming fixtures, bearing in mind O’Neill’s side have conceded just three goals in four home games so far.

Stephane Sessegnon
For many a month he’s flattered to deceive but the Benin international fired home a superb effort to score for the first time since March. If Sessegnon can return to the form that produced seven goals and 12 assists last term, he could be another differential to consider over the next few.

Going Down

Brede Hangeland
Dismissed for a two-footed challenge on Lee Cattermole, the Cottagers centre-half now faces a three-match ban. Hangeland’s absence should afford Philippe Senderos a chance alongside Aaron Hughes ahead of trips to Stoke and Chelsea and a home clash against Spurs.

James McClean
A nailed-on starter under Martin O’Neill last term, the winger was omitted from the starting line-up for today’s showdown. The return of Lee Cattermole saw Seb Larsson move to the right and Adam Johnson shift over to the left as McClean dropped out for the second time in three Gameweeks.

Dimitar Berbatov
The Bulgarian was snapped up by over 230,000 FPL managers heading into today’s game after producing returns in five of his first six starts for the Cottagers. With injuries and dismissals disrupting the hosts’ rhythm, Berbatov returned a rare blank but was nevertheless full of creativity and attacking threat for Jol’s side.

Fulham Defence
There’s no denying Hangeland’s sending off played a part in today’s result but Jol’s defence continue to leak goals at an alarming rate. Fulham have now conceded three goals in all but one of their last four matches and have shipped 22 this term – only QPR and Southampton have conceded more.

** Just a heads-up to let you know that the Big Numbers article, which usually follows Sunday evening’s Stock Check, should now be published tomorrow. Mark has been laid low by a bug and is having a rare night off.

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  1. filobiz
      3 years, 5 months ago

      after tinkering (probably too much) for 12 weeks i'm heading very shortly for this:

      bego McCarthy
      nelsen gorks garriddo wilkinson cuellar
      mata fellaini santi michu maloney
      rvp suarez tevez

      i don't care what you think i just like seeing it in black and white on the screen.

      thanks for your time!

      PS all out attack is the way forward !!!

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      1. Impressive Tackle
          3 years, 5 months ago

          Looks nice.

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        • ILOVEBAPS (it's Myhill…
            3 years, 5 months ago

            I could only dream for a team that costs that much. :(

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        • Mr.Robot
            3 years, 5 months ago

            What do you think about such team:

            Begovic / Foster
            Demel / Jenkinson / Ivanovic / Gorkss / Baines
            Arfa / Cazorla / Guthrie / Michu / Bale
            Suarez / Jelavic / Lambert

            1 FT

            2.6 in Bank

            Problems i got

            Ivanovic,Guthrie,Jenkinson,Ben Arfa

            Whom would you replace first and with whom ?

            Suggestions appreciated :)

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            1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                3 years, 5 months ago

                Ben Arfa > Oscar
                Guthrie > Puncheon/Sterling
                Ivanovic > Cuellar
                Jenkinson > Garrido

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                1. Mr.Robot
                    3 years, 5 months ago

                    Cheers !

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                2. Caine & Co.
                    3 years, 5 months ago

                    Barfa -> mata

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                  • Impressive Tackle
                      3 years, 5 months ago

                      HBA > Silva.

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                      1. Mr.Robot
                          3 years, 5 months ago

                          so you would take out HBA first ?

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                          1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                              3 years, 5 months ago

                              HBA might score big points but he's way too inconsistent to be owned long term.

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                              1. Mr.Robot
                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                  yeah that's what i fear, Southampton might be team he scored against :(

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                          2. Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            3 years, 5 months ago

                            Ivanovic would be my priority thisweek. Perhaps.to Cuellar or a risky punt on an oop enrique

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                          3. big oak
                              3 years, 5 months ago

                              a lot of problems in this team
                              start with the ones who lost their spot jenks
                              guthrie will be essential to go if suarez or michu (or especially both) pick up cards next week

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                              1. Mr.Robot
                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                  Jenkinson to Enrique or Garrido i m thinking. Enrique being OOP

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                                  1. Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    Oh forgot you had 2.6! This option youre suggesting looks good!

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                                • Mr.Robot
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    also the fact that next 3 fixtures are so thin n fast, i should be more concerned about my Bench

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                              2. Grumpy Camel
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                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                Repost as lost on last page

                                As a rookie to the game after some experienced advice.
                                I got michu early and he is now worth 6.9 to me but would be 7.3 to buy back.
                                Can I ever ship him or is he a forced season keeper??? What does the experienced player do?

                                 

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                                1. Hitman3095
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    You would normally keep him and I'd do the same.
                                    You could sell him any time though.

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                                  • Caine & Co.
                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                      Dont care about the price. If you wanna keep him long term, do not sell. If you like someone better, get someone and dont worry about the 'loss' of money which is actually profit you made.

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                                    • Impressive Tackle
                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                        0.4 isn't that much to worry about. If you strongly think his returns will dry up in the next few, he may even drop a few 100k plus when you weigh in any price rises for his replacement it's basically a non-issue.

                                        That said, I'd just keep him. He is a forced season keeper ATM due to his consistency of returns, not his price rises.

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                                        1. Grumpy Camel
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          Thanks guys, appreciate it.
                                          I'll keep him long term but was interested in comments.
                                          (took me ages scrolling through rules to figure out why the buy and sell prices are different!)

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                                      • big oak
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          i still have him since gw1
                                          the thing about me is that i always have a good bench
                                          so sometimes i benched him for sterling
                                          i think he is still doing very well so dnt see a reason why i should ship him off
                                          thats my 6th non brilliant season in the game so i think i qualify as a veteran the same way as shane duffy does 😉

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                                          1. Grumpy Camel
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                            I think with your rank you are closer to Rooney than duff.
                                            Thanks for the tips

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                                      • Hitman3095
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          Hey guys!
                                          Thinking of the WC even though I don’t have many injuries. I feel that I’ll gain I nice profit from the future rises and it’s all round better. Not confident in Baines and some others so it’s better off investing in other places and strengthen the squad.
                                          http://oi49.tinypic.com/6741z5.jpg

                                          What do we think? So many choices! Haha. Best to make my mind up today so I can avoid potential price rises and commit. Thanks in advanced gentlemen :)

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                                          1. Impressive Tackle
                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                              Your team is fine. Definitely not wildcardable.

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                                              1. Hitman3095
                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                  Yeah, I see that...
                                                  Always nice to freshen it up and take a gamble at current form.
                                                  Would you recommend Cazorla + Hazard --> Walcott and Silva leaving me 2.0 for Ba to Suarez? Just a -4 point hit..

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                                                  1. Impressive Tackle
                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                      Cazorla and Hazard are great. Look at this week! I would keep them.

                                                      Simple answer is no I would not recommend that.

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                                                • boffster
                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                    I think your defence sucks balls, and you need some Chelsea cover. Other than that looks good.

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                                                    1. dribbler
                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                        rubbish...his defence is way better than yours anyway

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                                                    2. Hitman3095
                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                        Hmmm... yeah, defence could take some work but at the moment no-one is really producing the goods.
                                                        IMO, Baines too simply too much cash consuming. By getting rid of him it would help me free up some funds to upgrade where needed.

                                                        Don't recommend a Silva swap? At the end of the day, I have no City players otherwise and Silva is hit for a price hike and a point boost.
                                                        Lambert and Ba need to leave, don't have faith in the one bit.

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                                                        1. dribbler
                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                            stoke and sunderland look pretty good for a few weeks so i think selling Baines is a decent option for you...it's a big decision though...if all your defenders are cheap and the big teams start getting cleanies lots of other people will sail those ships

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                                                      • AAAAA
                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                          So is there any chance that Ba's price will fall this gw?

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                                                          1. Daniel_tsl
                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                              Why would it?

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                                                            • Hitman3095
                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                Hmm... hope not!

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                                                              • Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                  Yes because people are fickle and racist

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                                                                  1. AAAAA
                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                      You give me hope.

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                                                                • Home Run Baker
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                  Season keepers. This is the group just below 'must-have' players (I dont believe there are any of those btw). I define them as players you can play every week without worry, and could reasonably keep and never drop, barring injury. Who do you think is on this list? My initial thoughts:

                                                                  GK: none
                                                                  DEF: Baines, Rafael
                                                                  MF: Hazard, Mata, Bale, Cazorla, Silva, Fellaini, Michu, Morrison
                                                                  FWD: RVP, Suarez, Tevez, Berbatov

                                                                  Any others?

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                                                                  1. Caine & Co.
                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                      I would add bego & giroud.

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                                                                    • AAAAA
                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                        Demba Ba, Kompany perhaps if he wasn't so frightfully expensive.
                                                                        Also don't agree with Rafael - whose to say that by Jan when United's defense is at full strength he'll still start?

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                                                                        1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                            Not sure if Rafa is a must have but I disagree. I think he will be a main stay because they lack creativity and he brings some.

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                                                                            1. AAAAA
                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                Even I think he's United's best RB. But if they're in the Champions League by Jan I don't see him having played every game in the season. And the worst part about rotation is that you miss the easy home game. Just ask Patrice.

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                                                                          • Impressive Tackle
                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                              IMO these are the few actual season keepers if there is such a thing:
                                                                              GK: Begovic
                                                                              DEF: Baines
                                                                              MID: Fellaini, Michu, Nolan, Sterling
                                                                              FWD: RVP, Tevez

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                                                                              1. Home Run Baker
                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                That's interesting, especially the MIDs. You're assuming we can add/drop the expensive MIDs, who are interchangeable, and have gone with the handful of lower priced & therefore great value ones.

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                                                                                1. Impressive Tackle
                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                    Exactly. Some players are just too good for their price range (Baines and RVP are the exceptions). Berbatov is another I could probably add in.

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                                                                              2. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                  GK: Bego, Jussi
                                                                                  DEF: Baines
                                                                                  MF: Hazard, Mata, Cazorla, Michu, Silva
                                                                                  FWD: RVP, Suarez, Tevez, Berbatov

                                                                                  I wish i could play a starting 11 like this every week :(

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                                                                                • Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                    GK: One of Ruddy, Bego, Jussi
                                                                                    DEF: Not Baines
                                                                                    Mid: Those you mentioned, except Hazard because Mata is better.
                                                                                    FWD: Everyone bar Pogrebnyak and his dog

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                                                                                    1. Home Run Baker
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                      Based on this GW's performance, it seems I have Pog's dog (and captained him) 😉

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                                                                                  • Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                    Interesting. Id add Ba to the list though. As a Hazard owner, i wouldnt have in there believe it or not.

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                                                                                  • big oak
                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                      defenders are never season keepers for me
                                                                                      sterling and michu if bought with their initial price are
                                                                                      rvp and suarez too because they can score as well as assist so even when they go through a dry spell they still return couple of assists
                                                                                      this season one of hazard mata is a season keeper and also rotating between the two is not such a bad idea but with the lack of chelsea strikers these two will provide the most firepower
                                                                                      other than that, carzola and silva are as close as it gets

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                                                                                  • GRIMANDI [formerly boring M…
                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                      Can someone explain to me why Hang get a -1 for 3 goals conceaded. He wasnt on the pitch when any of those went in?

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                                                                                      1. HelloSidney
                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                          Continue to lose points when sent off, always been the way (apart from when it wasn't in the old days)

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                                                                                        • Caine & Co.
                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                            Because that is the rule regarding red cards

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                                                                                          • Pasqualinho - Spud4Top4k
                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                            Go to the FPL 'Rules' section. There's all you need to know in there.

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                                                                                          • dribbler
                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                              season 7 week 12 michael giles reads the rules

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                                                                                          • Daniel_tsl
                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                              Ruiz>Tevez for -8 hit? Fell suspended, Ruiz was doing well for me in recent weeks, but now injured, and my 5th mid is Dyer, not wanting that and Ivan moved back to CB so not too keen on him (vs Mancity too) and Gorkss and Nelson won't help. should i?

                                                                                              A)Yes
                                                                                              B)No

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                                                                                              1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                  Anyone within 10.2 (got Suarez)

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                                                                                                • JÖA
                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                    You mean -4?

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                                                                                                    1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                        No, -8, did some other transfers b4 this

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                                                                                                        1. JÖA
                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                            It's still a transfer for -4...what's done is done.

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                                                                                                            1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                i know, i just meant -8 in total

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                                                                                                        2. Rukawa
                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                            Suarez

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                                                                                                            1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                look above 😉

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                                                                                                                1. Rukawa
                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                    DemBa

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                                                                                                            2. izhan206
                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                hello lads ,
                                                                                                                here is my full team

                                                                                                                Begovic/ cerny

                                                                                                                ivanovic mtscker Mccartney Baird Williamson

                                                                                                                Mata Hazard Bale Maloney britton

                                                                                                                Suarez Ba Tevez
                                                                                                                got 2.4 in the bank , 1 FT

                                                                                                                was thinking to Get RVP for a 4 point hit , which should i get rid of, tevez or Ba ?

                                                                                                                Hazard/Ba to sterling/RVP perhaps ?

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                                                                                                                1. Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                                                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                  Replied on previous page. Lot of work needs doing imo

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                                                                                                                  1. izhan206
                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                      thanks bro!

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                                                                                                                2. Dark Mata
                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                    Looking at fixtures and form, Liverpool look strong weeks 14 - 21

                                                                                                                    Maybe a defender and Suarez looking very good options

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                                                                                                                    1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                        don't recommend a defender, but f u really want a LIV defender, it's gotta be Skrtel or GJ

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                                                                                                                        1. Dark Mata
                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                            Maybe Enrique gonna make a decent comeback like when he first played for LRC

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                                                                                                                        2. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                            Having the same grav is going to be confusing 😐

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                                                                                                                            1. Dark Mata
                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                I'm going to have your name too, that would be very confusing

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                                                                                                                            2. Tuchap - Caaaam
                                                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                              Suarez is a very good option.
                                                                                                                              Not sure on the defence but Wisdom is probably worth a look.

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                                                                                                                          • Lateriser12
                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                              Who do you think is a better long term option.
                                                                                                                              A) Tevez
                                                                                                                              B) Suarez

                                                                                                                              Why?

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                                                                                                                              1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                  Tevez clearly. He plays for a team that will win the league probably. Liverpool are going to struggle at different points and they won't be smashing teams 5-0 on the reg.

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                                                                                                                                  1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                      Good point......

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                                                                                                                                    • Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                        Not as clear as you think, imo.

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                                                                                                                                        1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                            Then why did you ask for our opinions?

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                                                                                                                                            1. Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                So its invalid to disagree over the same?

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                                                                                                                                              • heco87
                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                  He's saying it's not clear cut, you're saying it is .. he wants feedback as to what other people think - that's why.

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                                                                                                                                                  1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                      Yeah and I gave my utterly biased opinion 😀

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                                                                                                                                            2. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                B) Cuz he's more secure and he's he creates a lot more chances, he's the focal point of the team too so he'll almost always receive the final ball

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                                                                                                                                              • Dark Mata
                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                  Would like both, but look at Liverpools upcoming fixtures and the fact Suarez scores nearly all the goals, has to be Suarez.

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                                                                                                                                                  1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                      Mate, I appreciate your joining of the Santi fanclub...but did you have to pick the same grav??

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                                                                                                                                                      1. Dark Mata
                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                          SHIT :)

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                                                                                                                                                        • Dark Mata
                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                            How did I not notice that, I've been commenting and seeing your comments all morning!!!

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                                                                                                                                                            1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                😆

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                                                                                                                                                          • Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              lol, 1 of u gotta change ur grav 😆

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                                                                                                                                                          • heco87
                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                              Toughy ... maybe Suarez, as he is at no risk at all of rotation.

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                                                                                                                                                              1. Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                  Good H2H. My transfers cost me a narrow win i think, but i think my moves will hold good in the long term. Whadya think?

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                                                                                                                                                                  1. heco87
                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                      Yeah looks like I've nicked it.. Transfers close to call ... all 4 look like decent options at the moment to me. Some thinking to do at my end this week ...

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                                                                                                                                                                      1. Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                          Initial thoughts are i am looking at something like
                                                                                                                                                                          Baines -> Cuellar
                                                                                                                                                                          Fellaini -> AJ/Sess
                                                                                                                                                                          Berbs -> Aguero

                                                                                                                                                                          in the next few weeks.

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                                                                                                                                                                          1. Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                              But Sunderland haven't exactly convinced me yet. Still monitoring.

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                                                                                                                                                                    • Slippin' Jimmy
                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                      Suarez: no rotation, focal point, more goal attempts per minute (albeit low accuracy), potential price gain, ability to earn unwarranted penalties, potential move to MCI

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                                                                                                                                                                    • big oak
                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                        i love the security of knowing since monday that my player is starting
                                                                                                                                                                        thus suarez

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                                                                                                                                                                      • Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                        Too close to call imo. Suarez would shave it as hes the focal point of Liverpools attack while Citys goals can come from Aguero, Dzeko, Silva, even Kolarov and Toure! Liverpools goals dont seem to be coming from anyone else atm

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                                                                                                                                                                      • JÖA
                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                          Tevez. The what is now close to 1M is a bonus.

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                                                                                                                                                                      • Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                          @Tinkerman...when I said Ba is better value than Suarez I didn't literally mean he has scored more points than Suarez since I bought him. I mean he is better value because he has got a lot of points and is cheaper...yes I probably would have been 20 points better off with Suarez...but I wouldn't have had other players in my team because of it. Therefore he is better value as I could accomodate other points scorers in other areas.

                                                                                                                                                                          7.7 vs 9.5 (Suarez's price back then)

                                                                                                                                                                          I don't regret buying Ba for one second over Suarez.

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                                                                                                                                                                          1. heco87
                                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                              They don't necessarily have the be exclusive.

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                                                                                                                                                                              1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                  Of course, I just get annoyed that it's all about who is the most 'supreme' value. It's all relative to your team's setup. And no-one anticipated this Suarez form...Ba has more history of form in the league so it was a no brainer.

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                                                                                                                                                                                  1. big oak
                                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                      not really
                                                                                                                                                                                      while suarez did not always score heavily, he was always a dangerous man in front of goal
                                                                                                                                                                                      everybody anticipated this run for suarez especially since borini' injury
                                                                                                                                                                                      the only history ba has is scoring 16 goals in 20 games and then scoring 1 in the remainig of the season

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                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          LOL

                                                                                                                                                                                          That's not a good history, is it?

                                                                                                                                                                                          He played out of position when Cisse arrived. Now he's back being the main man. 16 goals in 20 games!! This is why I bought him you buffoon!

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                                                                                                                                                                                      2. festerme1983
                                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          I feel like this is the season suarez shouldnhave had last year coming off the back of a successful copa america. But it didnt work out. Also he was prolific for ajax, people seem to forget

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                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Sickboy
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                    Is anyone else getting twitchy about Baines? Not producing the goods at the moment.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Lateriser12
                                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                        Lots of people.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      • big oak
                                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                          sacrified next week's potentially rewarding fixture and transferd him out to raise funds for silva

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                                                                                                                                                                                          1. FC1999
                                                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                              exact same move.. did you replace with enrique?

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                                                                                                                                                                                          2. heco87
                                                                                                                                                                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                              Think I'll be shipping next week

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dago
                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                Not after last weeks 2 bonus points. Im sticking for now.

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                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
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                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                Sticking till after the Arsenal game myself.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dago
                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                Absolute nightmare week, so would really appreciate some advice. I only have 0.2 in bank, so not sure if I can do anything with Fonte with that budget. Considering just sticking and addressing it next week with a 2 FT. Is this good enough though, any ideas guys appreciated?

                                                                                                                                                                                                Begovic

                                                                                                                                                                                                Rafael - Fonte - Baines

                                                                                                                                                                                                Mata - Sterling - Bale (vc) - Nolan

                                                                                                                                                                                                Suarez - Berbatov - RVP (c)

                                                                                                                                                                                                McCarthy - McCartney - Nelson - Fellani

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                                                                                                                                                                                                1. big oak
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                    good call
                                                                                                                                                                                                    there isnt much u can do about fonte so keep him adn see what happens next week especially with everton bad run of fixtures

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Dago
                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                        thanks, you have a bad week and it makes you feel like you need to react, the old patience runs thin. I would like Silva but Bale looks good this week. Team needs some adjustments and I cant do much with the one transfer.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. big oak
                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                            yeah and i especially like to take a hit when i have 2 FTs
                                                                                                                                                                                                            historically it always works wonders and feels like a semi WC

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Dago
                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                yep I was thinking 3 next week, clear some dead wood out.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      • AAAAA
                                                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Begovic

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Baines/Hughes/Demel/Cueller/Nelsen

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fellaini/Mata/Bale/Cazorla/Sterling

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Berb/RVP/Jelavic

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Methinks:- Baines to Ridgewell and Jelavic to Ba leaving cash to upgrade the defense?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                            FPL GODS, PLS get Silva a blank and a yellow next week so his price won't rise more :pray:

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                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                He will blank, I can feel it in the hair.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                (I'm touching Silva's hair right now)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    😆 tiny bit of hope shimmering..........

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Glimmering*

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        He uses pantene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        😀

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            😆 haha

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      With the emergence of "Tier 2" strikers in the 8-10m range such as Ba, Giroud, Tevez and Suarez, is anyone considering downgrading RVP for them? You could save up a significant amount of cash (5m) and get pretty much the same kind of scores.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I'm not quite brave enough to do this as I know how RVP can explode but it could be a nice tactic that could pay off.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Daniel_tsl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          i did it>Suarez

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Impressive Tackle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Check Mr. Van Persie's fixtures.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yeah of course you would hold short term but long term it could work

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2. AAAAA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1) You'll lose a lot of value.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2) Every time RVP scores a brace your rank will plummet.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                If you've got the marbles though its a decent move.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3. SpinyNorman [*_*]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Would like to offload one of either Baines, Jelavic or Pienaar but with NOR up next I am unsure?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                I'd also like to do Foster > Ruddy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shall I just my 1FT for now?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. big oak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    everton have an upcoming complicated run fo games
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    first thing u should decide is how many players u want to keep
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    i had baines and jelavic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    shipped baines out this week and jela will follow next

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2. SpinyNorman [*_*]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    With 1ft, who would you trade out for the next GW

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a) Baines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    b) Pienaar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    c) Jelavic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    d) Foster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    e) No-one, save it

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Grumpy Camel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      B) he is playing poorly IMHO

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pap Le Cissier - do what Ga…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sticking with Baines for Norwich and Arsenal then thinking of.switching to raf or Enrique (if nailes on) mad to keep him for Arsenal?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • only2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    adam johnson or sessegnon?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mr Mz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bego / Ruddy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Clyne /Turner / McAuley / Shawcross / Reid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mata / Hazard / Bale / Noble / Sterling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tevez / Ba / Suarez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Any suggestions for the upcoming fixtures?

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • filobiz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        did anyone see on here yesterday this guy who'd done a breakdown of where the points were being scored (def mid attack) and then worked out as a percentage how much of your budget you should spend on each position? i probably haven't explained it very well but it was probably one of the best pieces of stat usage i've seen on here. he must be a gmabling man. brilliant info. anyone see it? i want to look at the figures again!!

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