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The Numbers Game – The Promoted Assets

Chelsea and Villa’s assets feature prominently in the top 10 of our ICT Index after Gameweek 1, with the two teams supplying five players between them after opening the season with a pair of fixtures apiece. While many of the usual suspects have made an instant impact, we turn our attentions to the newly-promoted sides and attempt to look for the positives after all three tasted defeat in their opening fixture of the 2013/14 campaign.

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  1. ortol
      2 years, 9 months ago

      Morrison or Sinclair for West Brom?

      Also is Mirallas worth having?

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      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 years, 9 months ago

        Mirallas is definitely worth having

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      2. DHWizzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 years, 9 months ago

        Sinclair could be a really good option, especially in Anelka's abscence. Playing on the front left of a 4-3-3 with Long and Vydra could work well for WBA. Morrison likely playing furthest forward in the middle.

        Wait and see for me on WBA, but Sinclair is firmly on my radar.

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    • toerag
        2 years, 9 months ago

        I know it's off topic but could someone point me in the right direction as to getting my Avatar.
        Wasn't hee last ear and i have for gotten how.

        Ta in advance

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        1. toerag
            2 years, 9 months ago

            looks like i have forgotten how to type as well !

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          • Rui
              2 years, 9 months ago

              From the FAQ:

              "How do I get a picture next to my name when I post a comment?

              Head on over to http://www.gravatar.com and register for an account (make sure you register with the same email as the one you are registered with here). Choose an image, and this will be associated with all of your comments on site. Your gravatar image should appear next to your comments within roughly 24 hours."

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              1. toerag
                  2 years, 9 months ago

                  thanks a lot :-)

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              2. Willis.
                  2 years, 9 months ago

                  FAQ off!

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                • Ellipsis
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 years, 9 months ago

                  make sure you set up your gravatar with the same email address you use here and rate your image G

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              3. Evans
                  2 years, 9 months ago

                  Pick two from three - Collins, Toure or Turner

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                  1. Specialist
                      2 years, 9 months ago

                      Lucky dip I think. I'll go for Toure and Collins for what it's worth

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                    • O'Shaughnessy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 years, 9 months ago

                      Turner & Toure for me.

                      I'm basing this on the idea that WHM we shocking away from home last year.

                      Although, you're probably looking at the lot of'em netting you 2pts, right?

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                  2. Parm
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 years, 9 months ago

                    GW4 Wildcard anyone?

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                    1. Sleep Talk
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 years, 9 months ago

                      Probably.

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                    2. ADucksBehind
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 years, 9 months ago

                      Oh yeah

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                    3. LOCO ABREU
                        2 years, 9 months ago

                        last season you wildcarded later in the season wasn't?changing tactic?

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                      • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                          2 years, 9 months ago

                          GW 38 again for me 😉

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                          1. Bébé on Board
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            2 years, 9 months ago

                            sprint finish

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                      • lfc123
                          2 years, 9 months ago

                          What's the chance of Snodgrass playing this weekend?

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                          1. Evans
                              2 years, 9 months ago

                              I think it's good but I thought hat also last week

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                            • LOCO ABREU
                                2 years, 9 months ago

                                i think he will play

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                              • BR
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 years, 9 months ago

                                In training but no confirmation that he will start

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                              • lfc123
                                  2 years, 9 months ago

                                  Cheers

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                              • plantylfc
                                  2 years, 9 months ago

                                  best striker for 7,5 an best defender at 5.0 ?? currently have lambert an toure

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                                  1. LOCO ABREU
                                      2 years, 9 months ago

                                      both good, lambo/dzeko, kolo seems the best 5.0

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                                  2. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                      2 years, 9 months ago

                                      Got a new member of my back 5
                                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shpUZXsO4iE

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                                      1. Thick Of It
                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                          One of the best songs ever, one of the best foreheads ever. A match made in heaven, and well worth it with http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dipFMJckZOM out for 4 weeks odd.

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                                      2. champ20ns
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        2 years, 9 months ago

                                        On a WC and stuck. Who do people think will score more over next few weeks?

                                        Benteke+Silva+Morrison

                                        Or

                                        Dzeko+Coutinho+Nolan +0.5

                                        Thanks

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                                        1. MJ6987
                                            2 years, 9 months ago

                                            Second one

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                                          • Jez
                                              2 years, 9 months ago

                                              A but morrison is not nailed on

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                                          • ruud gullit sitting on a sh…
                                              2 years, 9 months ago

                                              Bony nailed on from now on yes?

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                                              1. Jez
                                                  2 years, 9 months ago

                                                  yep

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                                              2. New Post
                                              3. Misunderstood Genius
                                                  2 years, 9 months ago

                                                  Presuming Nastasic returns for the trip to Cardiff, what is the likely City backline for the next few weeks until Kompany returns?

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                                                  1. LOCO ABREU
                                                      2 years, 9 months ago

                                                      clichy-nasty/javi(maybe this week)-lescott-zaba

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                                                  2. ccc
                                                      2 years, 9 months ago

                                                      Whose position is under threat if Chelsea sign Willian?

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                                                      1. ruud gullit sitting on a sh…
                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                          Juan Mata apparently

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                                                        • Daniel - Casuals 2 : FFS 1
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                          Plan B was Eto, plan C is Willian in Mata out as a proposal to United for Rooney :) Plan D was Lewandovski

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                                                        • KujaliaFC
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                          AVB.

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                                                      2. Mak_Gold
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        2 years, 9 months ago

                                                        Does the team look okay? This is the best I can do with Anelka out and having already taken a -4 hit.:

                                                        Boruc,
                                                        Toure, Coleman, Chester, Murner,
                                                        Hazard, Walcott, Coutinho, Mirallas,
                                                        RVP, Sturridge.

                                                        Davis, Morrison, Brayford, Anelka. (0.4 bank)

                                                        Thoughts appreciated.

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                                                      3. Spoonerism
                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                          -4 already and now the Anelka news.

                                                          Play:

                                                          A - Kim home to City
                                                          B - Burner home to City
                                                          C - Chester home to Norwich

                                                          B and C mean playing a 4:4:2

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                                                          1. Woy of the Wovers
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            2 years, 9 months ago

                                                            C is only sensible option. Based on last week i would have no problem with 442. My defense averaged 12ppg.

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                                                        • Chrissy Waddle - 2015/16
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                          People seem to be convinced NEW assets are no-goes due to the result against Man City. HBA in particular.

                                                          Could you say that any other side outside the top 8 would've done better in similar circumstances..?

                                                          A reminder of what you get for 7m with HBA:

                                                          Set pieces
                                                          Pens
                                                          Part of a front 3.
                                                          Bullet of a left foot.
                                                          Greedy.
                                                          3 home games out of 4 against winnable teams.

                                                          He's in my side for these reasons. If you agree don't let others put you off.

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                                                          1. DHWizzo
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            2 years, 9 months ago

                                                            I like HBA and think he could be a great differential over the next 3-4 GWs. Definitely the most lively for NEW.

                                                            That said, I had him on and off a couple years ago and he is all or nothing. Weeks without a sniff will be a nightmare and waste of 7M.

                                                            Worth a punt though I say if you already have Mirallas.

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                                                          2. bendernas
                                                              2 years, 9 months ago

                                                              I always transfer HBA in Fifa to whatever team im using....so that should help the decision as well.

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                                                          3. plantylfc
                                                              2 years, 9 months ago

                                                              had a shocking 1st, used wc, thoughts on team appreciated !

                                                              boruc
                                                              zabaleta/toure/coleman
                                                              walcott/silva/coutinho/hazard
                                                              soldado/benteke/lambert

                                                              cant decide between lambert soldado or silva for captain

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                                                            • JayCee
                                                                2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                Which site is more accurate for price changes, fiso or TotalFPL?

                                                                Fiso has me losing value on Snoddy and Ravel, on TotalFPL they're nowhere close to dropping?

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                                                                1. JayCee
                                                                    2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                    Oh, I remember, Snod can't drop because of flag removed...

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                                                                2. Repeat:IWillNeverBenchMahre…
                                                                    2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                    a). Giaccherini => Nolan
                                                                    b). Giaccherini => Snodgrass
                                                                    c). Giaccherini => anyone else? De Bruyne? (have Hazard already)
                                                                    d). Altidore => van Wolfswinkel
                                                                    e). Altidore => Aspas
                                                                    f). Altidore => anyone else? (if suggesting Agbonlahor, already have Tekkers)

                                                                    Or sit on them for another week?

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                                                                    1. DHWizzo
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                      Aspas and RVW have much more pontial over hte next few GWs, Altidore could be a great differential.

                                                                      I would likely hang-on, but don't think double Sunderland cover is a good idea regardless.

                                                                      Don't you have DGW players to ship?

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                                                                      1. Repeat:IWillNeverBenchMahre…
                                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                          I do, but that's why I was thinking of sitting on them for a week, to do a triple switch (get out Tonev and maybe Ivanovic) next GW.

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                                                                    2. Jagermeister
                                                                        2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                        Zaba Nevas Right flank is an assist goldmine.

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                                                                      • bendernas
                                                                          2 years, 9 months ago

                                                                          Really struggling with (c) options this week....have sturridge, soldad(c), rvp, mirallas as top options...almost crazed to the point of considering snodgrass...

                                                                          any advice?

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