As we close on a century of episodes it was time to freshen things up and bring new voices to accompany my drone and that of grumpy Granville. In this weeks’ episode, we draft in both “Professor” Chris Atkinson and his “Rate My Team” computer, plus long-time community member and contributor, Jonty, for a new ScoutCast regular.

Don’t worry, the usual format remains intact although, having recorded this just minutes after last night’s whistles, Granville escapes the usual mini-league grilling. Not surprisingly, there’s plenty of “Granny’s miffed” to endure, plus “All Aboard” and the weekend preview. That’s’ rounded off by the “Full Jonty” a brand new feature that will bring you, the community, into our weekly ramblings.

Have a listen then get involved by mailing jonty@fantasyfootballscout.co.uk

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  1. Team for Saturday is the following -

    Fed (bego)
    Baines Davies clyne (r Martin demel)
    Mata fell bale Walcott (punch)
    RVP Suarez podolski

    I'm planning to save remaining free transfer and use two next week to bring in two of Johnson, Enrique, Gerrard, michu and sturridge (funds allowing). 0.1 in bank

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
    1. I have almost the same front 7 and I am planning to do the same. Am just getting in Reina for Chesney.

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  2. Who is the best option from the pool front line

    A suerez
    B sturridge

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  3. Large spreadsheet running a calc at the moment so while I'm waiting I'll ask again:

    Can I get your thoughts on Zab/GJ strategy please – currently on WC.

    A: GW25 Zab > GW26 GJ > GW27 back to Zab
    B: GW25 GJ > GW26 Save FT > GW27 Zab and another FT to field 11.

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
    1. Seems like a lot of transfers for a defender. On the other hand I own both already so...

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  4. Need help using wc

    shwarzer cerny

    davies (swan) evra clyn zabletta naughton

    mata walcot fellaini tarabat Lampard

    rooney l;e fondre tevez

    any suggestions??

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
    1. Dont like Tevez. Not keep on the 'power 5' mid but if you are doing it the 5th mid has to be better than Taarabt. Get rid of Shwartzer. Doubt Naughton will keep his place. Lamps>Bale if you can afford. Rest fine

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
      1. THANx

        • 1 year, 8 months ago
    2. Am also looking for liv and swn players for double game week

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  5. I have Gibbs. As he is injured is Monreal worth a punt?

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
    1. No, Glen.

      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  6. be wary of overloading with liverpool and swans next week as even though its a DW neither play the week after, could cost you minus points. be selective

    • 1 year, 8 months ago
      • 1 year, 8 months ago
  7. Q

    Cabaye or sissoko or none of them ??

    • 1 year, 8 months ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 9

  • Fabianski
  • Baines
  • Dawson
  • Bertrand
  • Sánchez
  • Sterling
  • Eriksen
  • Tadic
  • Pellè
  • Aguero
  • Berahino
  • Vlaar
  • Chadli
  • Lukaku

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 22 Oct, 2014 8:17am
Player Club Factors
No Change Forster SOT A, Vs
Up Lloris TOT B, Vs
Up Howard EVE B, Vs
No Change Szczesny ARS C, Vs
Up Adrián WHM B
Up Guzan AVL B
Down Schmeichel LEI B, Vs
No Change Mignolet LIV C
Up Foster WBA C
Down Heaton BRN C, £

Defenders

Last updated: 22 Oct, 2014 8:19am
Player Club Factors
No Change Baines EVE A, Vs
No Change Bertrand SOT A, Vs
No Change Ivanovic CHE B
Up Chambers ARS C, £
Up Kaboul TOT B, Vs
Up Vlaar AVL
Down Tomkins WHM B, Inj
Up Robertson HUL B, VsX
No Change Lovren LIV C, Vs
Down Schlupp LEI B, Rest, OoP, £
Up Kompany MCI B
Up Dawson WBA B
Down Shawcross STO B
Down Trippier BRN B

Midfielders

Last updated: 21 Oct, 2014 12:16pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Sterling LIV A, Vs
No Change Tadic SOT A, Vs
No Change Di María MUN A, VsX
Up Sánchez ARS A, Vs, Rest
Down Sigurdsson SWA B, VsX
No Change Fábregas CHE A, VsX
Up Chadli TOT B, Inj
Up Downing WHM B, Vs, £
Up Eriksen TOT A, Vs
Up Hazard CHE B, VsX
Up Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Henderson LIV B, Vs
Down Silva MCI B
No Change Puncheon CPL B
No Change Milner MCI B, Rest, £

Forwards

Last updated: 20 Oct, 2014 1:20pm
Player Club Factors
Up Aguero MCI A, Vs
Up Pellè SOT A, Vs
Down Diego Costa CHE A, VsX, Inj
No Change Welbeck ARS A, Vs, Inj
Up Falcao MUN B, VsX
Up Sakho WHM A, Vs, £
Up Berahino WBA A, £
Down Ulloa LEI B, Vs, £
Up Naismith EVE B, Vs, £
No Change Bony SWA B, VsX
Up Cissé NEW A

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
Bardsley STO 4
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
Dunne QPR 3
Henry QPR 3
Pellè SOT 3
Schneiderlin SOT 3
Mame Biram Diouf STO 3
Cattermole SUN 3
Dorrans WBA 3
Gardner WBA 3

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