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The ScoutCast – Episode Ninety Three – Wrapped Up

Possibly the most un-Christmas-like Christmas Podcast we’ve ever recorded, thanks mainly to Granville being banned from editing in the entire MP3 of Dean Martin’s “Let it Snow” but also because neither of us had time to sort our pressies. To be fair, I’m surprised that Granville felt an ounce Christmas spirit after Santi’s showing at Reading opened up a 40-point “chasm” in our min-league. Do I have it all wrapped up already?

To his credit, my co-host takes it all on his bearded chin, joining me to discuss the Felliani fallout, its impact on the transfer trends in “all aboard”, a preview of the weekend fixtures and provided his assistance in the management of the ScoutCast team: an outfit which plundered no less than 80 points thanks to Santi’s haul and Reading’s bulging net.

Unitie the bow and rip this one open via this link, or stream the merriment via the player below…

Mark Mark created the beast. He's now looking to tame it.”

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  1. Andrew
      3 years, 5 months ago

      Vorm "could return" oh how helpful these statements are!

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    • isacki: full casual
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      3 years, 5 months ago

      Morning

      SUAREZ IS MY CA-APTAIN, DOO-DAH, DOO-DAHHHHH

      That's my captaincy debate over.

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      1. M_NUS United Force
          3 years, 5 months ago

          +1 was thinking that and ppls told me that im crazy. i also have tevez, nastasic, yaya, rvp, cazorla, michu, but Suarez it is 😉

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        • roscola
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          3 years, 5 months ago

          MINE TOO ALL DAY, MINE TOO ALL DAY

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          1. isacki: full casual
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 years, 5 months ago

            When he strikes it's gonna be with great vengeance.

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        • Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 years, 5 months ago

          Fixture yes. What about form?

          Hope you are right and he does well as I have him but its RVP captain for me.

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          1. isacki: full casual
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 years, 5 months ago

            He's had the most shots (both total and on target I think) without scoring in the last 4 gameweeks, if there's an explosion imminent table for forwards I'm sure he'd be top of that. But we knew that anyway, it's Suarez!

            I think the main argument against him is that he's had a run of blanks. But the stats say that can't last, and his play against leaky Fulham isn't going to be influenced by his FPL history!

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            1. Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 years, 5 months ago

              That's fair enough mate. I don't have access to the stats as I'm not a member.

              Lets hope he does well then.

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              1. isacki: full casual
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 years, 5 months ago

                Yep, for those who can it's at http://members.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/public-stats-tables/view/266/

                Suffice to say, for goal attempts he is your man!

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

          Me too, thought of getting rid, but he´s due.

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        • Ryan
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          3 years, 5 months ago

          DOO-DAH-DOO-DAH-DAAAYYYYYY

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      2. Sarnab
          3 years, 5 months ago

          How long from now the draw starts?

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          1. Andrew
              3 years, 5 months ago

              Probably about 45 mins after all the waffle

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            • Rukawa
                3 years, 5 months ago

                18 mins

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            • floydy_floyd
                3 years, 5 months ago

                Ac Milan 50/1 to win the champs league. How the mighty have fallen.

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                1. jose-mourinho
                    3 years, 5 months ago

                    i bet its about 100/1 for liverpool just to get into the champion league group stage

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

                  Maybe I'm just getting old but the tin of roses don't taste as good as the good old days :(

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                  1. Andrew
                      3 years, 5 months ago

                      You arent supposed to eat the tin :-)

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                      1. Billy Gilmore
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 years, 5 months ago

                        😀

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                  2. Fratboy
                      3 years, 5 months ago

                      All good? Might captain Silva, not sure.

                      Begovic
                      Baines Rafael Santon
                      Bale Puncheon Silva(vc) Michu
                      RVP(c) Defoe Suarez

                      Cerny Sterling Cuellar Baker

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                      1. Hannibal Jack
                          3 years, 5 months ago

                          Captain Silva

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                        • Dago
                            3 years, 5 months ago

                            Yer looks OK, think Stoke are going to limit Defoes and Bales scoring this week. Hopefully Silva is enough City coverage, Im going with just him.

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                            1. rvp786
                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                you captaining silva dago or going rvp? mi tempted with suarez. have a sneaky gut feeling about him this week. normally dont have any when it comes to him

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                                1. Dago
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    Boringly RVP.

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                                2. Fratboy
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    Yeah it's a tough fixture for Spurs, could easily end up 0-0 but just hoping I get lucky for once to be honest.

                                    Silva was all I could do really, hope he does a Santi...

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                                    1. Dago
                                        3 years, 5 months ago

                                        Silva I can see couple of assists. I am still in pain from Santis hat trick. You never know this seasons been a weird one, Spurs could destroy Stoke, at least its at there ground. Good luck.

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                                3. Hannibal Jack
                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                    Any links to watch the draw?

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                                      1. Hannibal Jack
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          Thank you

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

                                      Bench one from Sterling, Snoddgrass and Berba

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                                      1. Fratboy
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          Very likely that Sterling won't play so him.

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                                        • Mid-Table Obscurity
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                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          sterling

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                                          1. Hansel
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                                            3 years, 5 months ago

                                            source? he was very likely to be rested last week as well...

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                                            1. Fratboy
                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                Rodgers said that he was really tired and singled him and Allen out as players who REALLY needed a rest. Last week was just bib theory rumours. This week is much more real.

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                                                1. Hansel
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                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                  in case we were 100 % he would start, would you still bench him? If sturridge joins Liverpool is seems pretty likely sterling could get a rest at that time instead

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                                        • Mid-Table Obscurity
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          3 years, 5 months ago

                                          so how do you all rate the likelihood of these three to start: tevez, enrique, rafael? i think all three will start, but maybe i'm letting hope bias a prediction

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                                          1. Black Knights
                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                              Enrique certainly will. Rafael should too. So then we have Carlito... i have him as Captain as present so i'm hoping he does but with Mancini around who knows!

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                                              1. Mid-Table Obscurity
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                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                thats my issue too, really hoping that he does. think i'll roll the dice and give him the armband

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                                          2. Sarnab
                                              3 years, 5 months ago

                                              Jose Enrique fit ??

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                                              1. Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                Hope so as I'm playing him.

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                                                1. Sarnab
                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                    What about his child ?? Born?

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                                                    1. Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                      Good Lord! No idea. They should be banned in season!

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                                                2. Mid-Table Obscurity
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                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                  last week i read that he'd be ready by now but not heard anything since

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                                              2. Mithrandir, the Grey Pilgri…
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                3 years, 5 months ago

                                                NEW ARTICLE

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                                              3. Hannibal Jack
                                                  3 years, 5 months ago

                                                  Bego
                                                  Cuellar Ridgewell Bassong
                                                  Michu Silva(c) Puncheon Mata Cazorla
                                                  RVP BA

                                                  Subs: Nelsen, Cameron Di Santo

                                                  1 FT and 3.3m.

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                                                • Elmore Black
                                                    3 years, 5 months ago

                                                    Podcast on a Wednesday? Is this some sort of early Christmas present? My 'what day is it?' Christmas confusion begins...

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                                                  • Hatter
                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                      Ive already used my free trnasfer so do you think its worth it to replace Defoe with Tevez and Nolan with a budget mid (who I wont play) for -8?

                                                      Cheers

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                                                    • Audriano
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                                                      3 years, 5 months ago

                                                      Note to the podcasters: If you're going with the "TH" in Cazorla, you can't ignore the "R" and pronounce it semi-correctly - CathoHla. And it's not DZeko. It's Džeko. DJeko.

                                                      If you're going fancy, go all the way and pronouce every letter the right way.

                                                      I won't torture you to go with GorkŠs = GorkSHs, but ... just sayin'.

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