While I was “driving home for Christmas”, Granville was recovering from a breathless double Gameweek that left him just above the average; his humble target achieved, he’s now got to patch up his injury ravaged squad and contend with all my crazy Wildcard talk.

Wayne Rooney’s form is the catalyst for such a revolution in my squad, as we discuss the benefits of doubling up on the United men up top. There’s the usual foray into the transfer market with “all board”, the preview of the weekend fixtures and the latest attempt to revive the corpse of the ScoutCatst team: Granville is the surgeon this week and he’s spending some points.

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  1. Why are people keen to stick with Theo?

    "Walcott we don't know" doesn't sound that encouraging. Surely you would want to hear something a bit more positive that hints of a start?

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. Asking myself that very question, as I've foolishly held him the past two weeks thinking he might somehow get healthy. The upcoming fixtures for him are favorable and should he play tomorrow, I might be convinced to hold him... especially now that it looks like I'll have to do something about Fellaini. Ugh.

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
  2. Repost : hoping to get more than 0 replies last time

    Which option is better?

    A) Suarez + Rooney + Snodgrass

    B) Suarez + Ba + Bale

    ***Third forward is RVP

    C) No RVP- Suarez + Rooney + Torres + Bale

    D) No RVP- Suarez + Rooney + Defoe + Mata

    Thanks

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. B but no Ba.

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
        • 1 year, 10 months ago
    2. A. But I personally went for Taarabt ove Snod

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
    3. Definately D for me

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
    4. too complicated what;s your team

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
  3. Hi everyone,
    Who is better Snodgrass or Nolan, one is on form the other isn't and both have relatively tough fixtures in the next couple of GW's.
    Cheers

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. Yeah fixtures would put me off both of those, duff?

      • 1 year, 10 months ago
  4. Please give thoughts on Damien Duff? seriously considering bring him in as mid priced midfielder

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  5. Hi ninja. .I am torn just like you, duff is an option but prone to rotate a bit despite his better fixtures.Snodgrass has two decent fixtures and then as toughies. Tough to decide. Snodgrass is more nailed on

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  6. *has*

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  7. Suarez or Rooney from now till xmas, already have RVP.

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  8. Suarez

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
  9. WHY IS THERE NO TALK ABOUT ROONEY BEING A MAJOR DOUBT AFTER MISSING THREE DAYS TRAINING THIS WEEK?? “HE’S IN THE SQUAD, I’LL PUT IT THAT WAY” ACCORDING TO FERGUSON. WELL DONE SCOUT. BRAVOOO. PROBABLY GET A RUN OUT AND RUIN MY CPT POINTS. In bloody fairness like.

    • 1 year, 10 months ago
    1. Quit whining and make your own decisions FFS.

      • 1 year, 10 months ago

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For Gameweek 8

  • Adrián
  • Ivanovic
  • Baines
  • Bertrand
  • Sterling
  • Fábregas
  • Downing
  • Tadic
  • Cissé
  • Aguero
  • Welbeck
  • Azpilicueta
  • Lampard
  • Pellè

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The Watchlist

Goalkeepers

Last updated: 13 Oct, 2014 9:24pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Forster SOT A, Vs
Up Adrián WHM B, Vs
Up Szczesny ARS C, Vs
Up Schmeichel LEI B, Vs, £
Up Howard EVE C, Vs
Up Mignolet LIV C, Vs
Up Lloris TOT B, Vs
Up Guzan AVL B
Down Heaton BRN B, £
Down Begovic STO B

Defenders

Last updated: 13 Oct, 2014 9:24pm
Player Club Factors
Up Baines EVE B, Vs
Up Bertrand SOT A, Vs
No Change Ivanovic CHE A, VsX
Up Tomkins WHM B, Vs
Up Kaboul TOT B, Vs
Up Mertesacker ARS C, Vs
Up Schlupp LEI B, Vs, Rest, OoP, £
No Change Moreno LIV C, Vs
Up Robertson HUL A, VsX
Up Kompany MCI B
Up Dawson WBA B
Down Shawcross STO B
Down Taylor SWA B, VsX, £
Down Trippier BRN B

Midfielders

Last updated: 14 Oct, 2014 9:24am
Player Club Factors
No Change Sterling LIV B, Vs
No Change Tadic SOT B, Vs
No Change Di María MUN A, VsX
No Change Sigurdsson SWA B, VsX
No Change Fábregas CHE B, VsX
Up Downing WHM A, £
No Change Chadli TOT A, Inj
No Change Sánchez ARS A, Vs, Rest
No Change Silva MCI B
Up Hazard CHE B, VsX
No Change Puncheon CPL B
Up Henderson LIV B, Vs
Up Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Milner MCI B, Rest, £
No Change Moses STO B, Vs, Inj, £

Forwards

Last updated: 13 Oct, 2014 9:20pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Diego Costa CHE A, VsX
No Change Pellè SOT A, Vs
No Change Aguero MCI A, Vs
Up Welbeck ARS A, Vs, Inj
No Change Ulloa LEI A, Vs, £
Up Falcao MUN B, VsX
Up Naismith EVE B, Vs, £
Up Sturridge LIV C, Vs, Inj
Up Berahino WBA A, £
Up Sakho WHM A
Down Adebayor TOT C

Selection Factors

A, B, C Current Form
Vs Favourable Fixtures
VsX Unfavourable Fixtures
Rest Rotation Risk
Inj Injured/Returning from Injury
OoP Out of Position
£ Potential Bargain
Sus Suspended/Near Suspension

The Suspension Tightrope

Player Team YC
Reid WHM 4
Diego Costa CHE 3
Fábregas CHE 3
Barry EVE 3
Naismith EVE 3
Robertson HUL 3
Moore LEI 3
Moreno LIV 3
Fernandinho MCI 3
Y Touré MCI 3
Pellè SOT 3
Schneiderlin SOT 3
Bardsley STO 3
Cattermole SUN 3
Dorrans WBA 3
Gardner WBA 3

“Last year was quite open for me, I was in good positions, but I was quite lucky because I was getting free kicks and some penalties as well.”

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