This evening we roll out the draw for the Second Round of the Fantasy Football Scout Cup VIII, sponsored by Paddy Power. The ties, which will be played over Gameweek 13, hand defending champion Wild Rover another tricky task – he’s up against Laser314, who sits just outside the top 5,000 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers.

Amongst the contributors, Granville goes head-to-head with dullardinho, with Mark’s podcast sidekick the highest-ranked of the pair, whilst our Suspension Tightrope expert Anarok is a slight underdog against DrD.

Looking at some of the former winners, Goonerdave is a hot favourite against viewoftheland – he’s almost 500,000 places ahead of his opponent in this week’s standings. Similarly, sleepingmaster is odds-on against ChickenDevil, though Jonty has a tougher time of it in an encounter with Birthday Sess. Donnellyc has been matched with 99% Dullard, who sits around the 1.3 million mark, while MCH undoubtedly has the hardest task of any our previous winners – he squares up to PGL NIL SATIS, who is ranked 532nd overall.

For those participants still involved, click here to see who stands in your way of progressing to the Third Round.

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  1. Dzeko! Goal!

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  2. On the lookout for a defender at no more than 5.2m. Already have Chico and Gabbidon.

    Caulker, Evans, Distin. Who would you pick of these?

    Or is there anyone else you could recommend?

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. Evans now, Distinct from GW16 IMO

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
      1. Evans is a good shout but might advise waiting a couple of weeks. Ron Vlaar an option to consider, I think.

        • 1 year, 4 months ago
  3. new post

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  4. Aguero's injury. Enlighten me?

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  5. Dzeko goal

    Milner assist

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. Phew, Dzeko UCL (C).

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  6. people saying Aguero's been called off due to some sort of injury....
    great.... now, i'm waiting to hear the same about rooney.... just perfect timing.... how many will i change with ONE FT....

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. Roo was rested

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  7. Schahtor gone wild

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  8. Talk of getting rid of Aguero seems ridiculous, does anyone actually know whether he was injured? I wouldn't be too surprised if he was being rested

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. i agree...

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  9. Suufookinperferlous Djecko. Bloody great football Bloody graet

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  10. Dzeko!

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  11. Hell yeah Dzeko.

    All my attabkers have scored tonight.

    Dzeko,Zlatan,Isco,Alex Teixeira. 8-)

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  12. psg goal...

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  13. So, all the favourites are winning, bet the bookies lost a lot!

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  14. New Post
  15. 3 wins outta 3 for English teams on German soil in Champions league this season. Over to Man City to make it a full house away to Bayern next.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. Well 3 isn't bad...

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
      1. Yaya banned from next game as well!

        • 1 year, 4 months ago
  16. Does anyone here rate Solbakken as a coach? What he did last time in charge at Copenhagen as well with this time when he just got re-hired is Absolute class. Too bad Wolves didn't give him more time.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  17. Not happy United have won 5-0 away.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. You were close. :lol:

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  18. Every betting man will be smiling tonight :D

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  19. Anyone got any news on RVP?
    Should I punt him?

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  20. Ya Ya misses next match.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    1. Tactical yellow - The commentator called it when he came on as sub. And he didn't exactly get it in a subtle way.

      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  21. Probably the most enjoyable United game so far this season, Giggs MOTM.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  22. Absolutely top class football. The sheiks of Manchester.

    Thoroughly enjoyed that game.

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  23. And the bloody numpties post a new thread before the end of some class football.

    I don't give a toss I am staying here because I want to.

    Because I want to

    Because I want to

    MUPPETS. ! MUPPETS !!

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
      • 1 year, 4 months ago
  24. Not a frequent poster, but a very frequent visitor to these pages..... Very excited to be name checked (thank you for Fantasy Football Scout!) and to be up against the defending champion. :-) Best of luck Wild Rover!

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  25. 62/384

    • 1 year, 4 months ago
  26. Now that Aguero isn't injured, which one of these teams is best to have going into the weekend and beyond? Apologies for the spot the difference esque post! I'm liking the firsten atm..

    Mig
    Terry GJ Vidic (Clyne Turner)
    Whitt Ravel Ozil Hazard (Townsend)
    Aguero Suarez Lukaku
    0.6 itb

    Boruc
    Collins GJ Vidic (Clyne Turner)
    Walcott Ravel Ozil Hazard (Whitt)
    Aguero Suarez Lukaku
    0.2 itb

    • 1 year, 4 months ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 30

  • Ospina
  • Bertrand
  • Ivanovic
  • Cresswell
  • Mane
  • Hazard
  • Eriksen
  • Sánchez
  • Kane
  • Giroud
  • Aguero
  • Terry
  • Silva
  • Benteke

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 27 Mar, 2015 4:49pm
Player Club Factors
Up Myhill WBA C, £
Up Davis SOT C, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Fabianski SWA B, Vs
Up Mignolet LIV A
No Change Courtois CHE C
Up Adrián WHM C, Vs
Down Hart MCI B
Up Schmeichel LEI C, Vs, £
Down Ospina ARS B, VsX, Rest, £
Up Howard EVE C, Vs

Defenders

Last updated: 26 Mar, 2015 10:29am
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE A, Vs
Up Naughton SWA B, Vs, £
Up Bertrand SOT B, Vs
Down Schlupp LEI C, Vs, £
Up Cresswell WHM C, Vs
Up Alderweireld SOT C, Vs, £
Up Baines EVE B, Vs
Down Dawson WBA B, £, Sus
Down Rose TOT C, Inj, £
Up Dann CPL C
Up Smalling MUN B, Rest
Up Janmaat NEW C, Vs
Up Moreno LIV C, Rest
Down Wilson STO C, Rest, £

Midfielders

Last updated: 29 Mar, 2015 2:36pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Hazard CHE A, Vs
No Change Silva MCI A, Vs
Up Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Coutinho LIV B
Up Sigurdsson SWA C, Vs
Down Sánchez ARS C, VsX
Up Mata MUN B, Rest
Up Downing WHM C, Vs
Down Eriksen TOT C
Up Fellaini MUN B
Up Henderson LIV B, £
Down Phillips QPR C, VsX, £
Up Bolasie CPL C, Vs, £
No Change Ki SWA B, Vs, £

Forwards

Last updated: 27 Mar, 2015 8:29am
Player Club Factors
No Change Kane TOT A
No Change Giroud ARS A, VsX
Up Diego Costa CHE C, Vs, Inj
Down Aguero MCI C, Vs
Up Sakho WHM C, Vs, £
Down Benteke AVL B, VsX, Inj
Up Lukaku EVE C, Vs, Inj
Down Rooney MUN B
Down Austin QPR B, VsX
Up Gomis SWA C, Vs
Down Berahino WBA B, Vs, Inj, £
Down Kramaric LEI C, Vs, Rest, £

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
Clark AVL 9
Fábregas CHE 9
Matic CHE 9
Wanyama SOT 9
Bardsley STO 9
Larsson SUN 9
Taylor SWA 9
Agbonlahor AVL 8
Cleverley AVL 8
Diego Costa CHE 8
Besic EVE 8
Naismith EVE 8
Livermore HUL 8
Gerrard LIV 8
Henderson LIV 8
Rojo MUN 8
Barton QPR 8
Pellè SOT 8
Mason TOT 8
Reid WHM 8

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