FFS Cup

FFS Paddy Power Cup – Semi-Final Draw

We’re down to the last four now in the Fantasy Football Scout Paddy Power Cup VII now. The next round will take place over Gameweek 22 and will see David Bevan’s “ange1range1” take on Sir Alex Jnr’s “Milehigh” – the former is the clear underdog going into this one; although he’s nestled inside the top 7,000, David’s opponent has moved ominously into 34th place overall after yesterday’s seven fixtures.

Site regular “WildRover” is the early favourite heading into the second semi-final. He has moved up to 439th in the overall rankings ahead of tonight’s three remaining Gameweek 21 fixtures, while his opponent, Mr KK, is just inside the 30,000 mark. With winter wildcards available, however, the form book could easily be turned on its head as our quartet plot for silverware…

1ange1range1VsMileHigh
2Wild roverVsMr.KK

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

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  1. bradbury1
      3 years, 6 months ago

      is pienarr going to be a better option that fellani if fellani is deeper??

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    • Bowstring The Carp ☘
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      3 years, 6 months ago

      PSG are some team now with Moura. Hopefully they can gel the players together and make some good chemistry.

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      1. Smakies
          3 years, 6 months ago

          i actually feel bad for the french players they had before the big money came in !
          there is some talk about hoatau coming to sunderland

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          1. Smakies
              3 years, 6 months ago

              *guillaume hoarau*

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            • Louis
                3 years, 6 months ago

                French Media said that Hoarau has left Doha, where PSG players are training. He could be going to China though.

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                1. Smakies
                    3 years, 6 months ago

                    he could be could to a mid table team in the PL, but if he goes to china, its for the money !

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              • Lateriser12
                  3 years, 6 months ago

                  Watching em play now? Looking good.

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              • shirtless
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 years, 6 months ago

                Amongst all the Ba/Torres chat one thing sticks out to me...RVP + Saurez are now essential. Scorers, generally starters, the hub of each team, what more do you want!

                Paired with either a mid-price in a 3-4-3, or budget for the bench in a 3-5-2. As a RVP/Saurez +Tevez owner, I'm thinking of getting the Afro fella back and going 3-5-2. My 6.0m left over will allow Ruiz nicely for the bench, or maybe Jones at 5.0m and invest a bit at the back?

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                1. Captain Berbarossa - arrrrr…
                    3 years, 6 months ago

                    Yep. Even before the Ba transfer talks, this was true.

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                  • Frazek
                      3 years, 6 months ago

                      Suarez and Studge could be interesting. I'd see Brendan asking Luis to drop in behind Studge, which could be good for creativity but could hit goal output. Studge would then a be a 'Pool Defoe. For the price, I'll be giving Studge serious WC consideration over Luis.

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                  • Mile Plankton
                      3 years, 6 months ago

                      How nailed on is Hazard???

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                      1. Timmy Cahill Rules
                          3 years, 6 months ago

                          With the fat waitor in charge no player is nailed on even his love child fernando

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                      2. Polish and proud
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                        3 years, 6 months ago

                        Ba to Chelsea and Bale to Madrid gives me perfect front 8 for the rest of the season::

                        Mata-Silva-Michu-Fellaini-Walcott

                        RVP-Suarez-Ruiz

                        what do you think about this guys???

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                        1. RD84
                            3 years, 6 months ago

                            Bale is far from confirmed afaik.

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                          • Captain Berbarossa - arrrrr…
                              3 years, 6 months ago

                              Get a cheaper bench fodder than Ruiz as he'll almost certainly be benched every week. Pog would be my choice. Use the cash to upgrade defence.

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                          • RD84
                              3 years, 6 months ago

                              Could Chelsea not splashing major cash on a striker like Falcao actually have something to do with FFP or is Roman just tired of leaking cash?

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                              1. Billy Gilmore
                                  3 years, 6 months ago

                                  This summer:

                                  Torres out, Falcao in.

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                                • Frazek
                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                    Roman has been adamant about Chelsea washing it's financial face in the long-term, so part of the ongoing strategy. But I would imagine that FFP has pushed the expediency button for them.

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                                • Parm
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                                  3 years, 6 months ago

                                  The bloody trigger happy Stoke owners may have forced me into wildcarding: http://i.imgur.com/0Y4fF.png

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                                  1. Mulder
                                      3 years, 6 months ago

                                      😀

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                                      1. Parm
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        3 years, 6 months ago

                                        I think I might need some Stoke cover.

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                                    • Hello. Yes, This is Dog
                                        3 years, 6 months ago

                                        busy transfer window..

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                                      • dribbler
                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                          you'll be transferring out Stoke players forever

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                                        • Manani
                                            3 years, 6 months ago

                                            hmm, missing messi in your team.

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                                          • Samwise the Brave
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                                            3 years, 6 months ago

                                            love the soutify button, i guess that adds moses,maloney, rvp, michu along with the two most talked about bandwagons for the given week to ur team automatically

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                                            1. Parm
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              3 years, 6 months ago

                                              Yep, it keeps putting Matty Taylor in there for some reason.

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                                              1. Samwise the Brave
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                3 years, 6 months ago

                                                he was average a couple of years back so it makes perfect sense

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                                          • Ricky - passed with flying …
                                              3 years, 6 months ago

                                              tony pulis wet dream

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                                            • Doosra - ☭A Noble Captain…
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              3 years, 6 months ago

                                              What's happening? 😀

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                                          • Absinthe Minded
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            3 years, 6 months ago

                                            are their any new H2H leagues starting up? looking to join one
                                            thanks

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                                            1. dribbler
                                                3 years, 6 months ago

                                                just set one up and drive everyone nuts by flogging it to death on here

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                                                1. Absinthe Minded
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  3 years, 6 months ago

                                                  :)

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                                            2. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                3 years, 6 months ago

                                                Going by the Everton lineup Fellaini is CM not Second Striker...Might be a worrying trend if it continues from an FPL perspective

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                                                1. Rukawa
                                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                                    hope that. I dont want to break my happy midfield

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                                                  • Lateriser12
                                                      3 years, 6 months ago

                                                      Line up out?

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                                                      1. Adam West
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        3 years, 6 months ago

                                                        pienaar baines + anchiebe all start too

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                                                        1. Adam West
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                                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                                          posted by demi

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                                                    • have no clue
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      3 years, 6 months ago

                                                      personally i think this would be ideal as the template would be broken somewhat....think i'm going Snodgrass instead of Fellaini for the WC

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                                                      1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                                          Depends whether Anichebe keeps his place...probably unlikely in the long run but he's been pretty good and Moyes has obviously decided not to drop him.

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                                                      2. Tadic is the new Eriksen
                                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                                          Pienaar/Sess could become better options from now onwards if that is the case

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                                                        • In Bale We Trust
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                                          Link please? Are the other line-ups out too?

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                                                          1. Paolo Di Laernu - low rep r…
                                                              3 years, 6 months ago

                                                              Howard, Neville, Baines, Distin, Jags, Fellaini, Osman, Pienaar, Hitzelsperger, Jelly, Anichebe

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                                                        • Timmy Cahill Rules
                                                            3 years, 6 months ago

                                                            I love this JAN WC

                                                            Another draft team

                                                            rating out of 10 please ?

                                                            Mignolet

                                                            Johnson Huth Vert

                                                            Walcott Mata Pilk Bale

                                                            Fletcher RVP Sturrige

                                                            subs - Kaca Davies Harte

                                                            Went for a balanced squad

                                                            Solid keeper
                                                            good defence
                                                            strong mid
                                                            good attack

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                                                            1. dribbler
                                                                3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                dreadful

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                                                                1. Brutus619
                                                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                    I agree, Way too heavy in defence.

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                                                                  • Polish and proud
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                                                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                    very dreadful

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                                                                2. jonny77
                                                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                    would swap out sturridge/fletcher for berba and maybe downgrade vert/johnson to afford fellaini for pilk?

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                                                                3. Manani
                                                                    3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                    sturridge affecting suarez' fpl potential?

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                                                                  • albie.s
                                                                      3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                      What changes shall i make to my WC??

                                                                      De Gea (Rudd)
                                                                      Evans J / Gibbs / Zabaleta (Cuellar / Mariappa)
                                                                      Michu / Mata / Walcott / Fellaini (Marveaux)
                                                                      Berbatov / Dzeko / Van Persie

                                                                      planning to play Dzeko for a couple of weeks while Kun is out, not sure about having a dead sub keeper?

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                                                                    • Evans
                                                                        3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                        A) Aguero and Prog

                                                                        Or

                                                                        B) Suarez and Ruiz

                                                                        In a 352

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                                                                      • Threppence
                                                                          3 years, 6 months ago

                                                                          So who are people thinking for Ba replacements?

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