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!

  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. Evans now, Distinct from GW16 IMO

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

  3. new post

  4. Aguero's injury. Enlighten me?

  5. Dzeko goal

    Milner assist

    1. Phew, Dzeko UCL (C).

  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. Roo was rested

  7. Schahtor gone wild

  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. i agree...

  9. Suufookinperferlous Djecko. Bloody great football Bloody graet

  10. Dzeko!

  11. Hell yeah Dzeko.

    All my attabkers have scored tonight.

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

  12. psg goal...

  13. So, all the favourites are winning, bet the bookies lost a lot!

  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. Well 3 isn't bad...

      1. Yaya banned from next game as well!

  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.

  17. Not happy United have won 5-0 away.

    1. You were close. :lol:

  18. Every betting man will be smiling tonight :D

  19. Anyone got any news on RVP?
    Should I punt him?

  20. Ya Ya misses next match.

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

  21. Probably the most enjoyable United game so far this season, Giggs MOTM.

  22. Absolutely top class football. The sheiks of Manchester.

    Thoroughly enjoyed that game.

  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 !!

  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!

  25. 62/384

  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

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