The Fifth Round results in the Fantasy Football Scout Cup VIII, sponsored by Paddy Power, are rolled out this evening. We also cast an eye over the upcoming head-to-heads – these will occur in Gameweek 19, as the competition takes a quick breather during Gameweek 18:

With all our previous winners eliminated there will be a new name on the cup and among those vying for that accolade, along with the winner’s prize of £100 worth of free bets and a £100 Amazon Voucher, will be the Fifth Round’s highest scorer Cunny Funts. His score of 95 was just enough to edge out CanTheyScore, who heartbreakingly leaves the competition with a score of 90. Cunny Funts will be up against Gaillimh73, who beat Goaldigger.

Meanwhile Applebonkers continues to fly the flag for the Fantasy Football Scout moderators and contributors. His score of 72 was enough to defeat BJ’s tally of 60. A tie against Noel B, who heads into Gameweek 18 with an overall rank of 7,361th, awaits our intrepid moderator.

The highest ranked remaining manager is pifffc, who goes into Gameweek 18 placed 7,243rd overall.

Other site regulars into the Sixth Round include HillbillyPete, who had defeated current champion Wild Rover along the way. He is up against Ericantona_707 after seeing off one of our regular hot topic posters The Sarjeant in the Fifth Round.

Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad also marches into the Sixth Round draw. He successfully negotiated his way past TOMDN and will now face 11 Men In Flight.

The lowest scoring team to advance into the Sixth Round is Tony Hibberts Love Child, whose score of 66 was just enough to move past Nepalock and his total of 65.

If you want a full update on how the ties played out in the previous round, click here. Otherwise, click here for the Sixth Round details.

Good luck to the final 32 as they brace themselves for battle in the Sixth Round. Please be aware that the cup takes another break during Gameweek 20 but will be back for the Seventh Round in Gameweek 21.

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  1. Anyone else more excited for Boxing Day than Christmas?

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    1. Boxing Day = Football......Christmas Day does not,so yeah :)

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    2. Hell yeah

      I am gonna tell my bosses that day - Screw you guys, I am going home (early) :D

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  2. 2pm Boxing day, 16 line-ups.

    Madness

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    1. Maybe Demi should be recruiting ;)

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  3. evra>evans?I need money for wally!

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  4. Is Ozil > Yaya Toure worth a free swap?.

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  5. New Post
  6. Ideas on attacking 8?

    Sterling • Morrison • Ramsey • Özil • Hazard
    Suárez • Lukaku • Rooney

    1 FT, £1.3m in the bank.

    Thanks in advance. :)

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    1. ravel>januzaj?

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    2. Ozil to yaya after this week? Or Silva for some extra cash?

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  7. Should I be worried that the main thing I look forward to at Christmas are the Boxing Day matches?

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    1. I'd be worried about you if it wasn't.

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  8. Is Williams + Distin > Mert + Coleman just crazy talk? (one bottle of Cotes du Rhone down...) Feels like they could both be vital 2nd half of season, but could be priced out.

    Have this lot;
    Howard Camp
    Distin Walker Williams Clyne Burner
    Ozil Ramsey Oscar Whitt Ravel
    Suarez Negredo Luka
    1FT, £3.9 bank

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  9. B.Turner or Clyne on boxing day

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  10. I need some help badly. Is Ozil > Yaya Toure worth a free swap?.

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
  11. Is Baines fit for Boxing Day never owned and near 7m n the bank is he worth it

    • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    1. mmm he was underwhelming when I owned him. what's worse, I swapped Coleman for him in my WC.

      • 10 months, 9 hours ago
    2. He has an average of 5.3 points per game so I would say so :D

      • 10 months, 7 hours ago
  12. Manutd defence or Newcastle defence?

    • 10 months, 8 hours ago
  13. A sess to cabaye
    B sess, rambo => whits, silva (-4)

    Howard (davies)
    Coleman merte ward (chester williams)
    Hazard wally rambo sess (jedinak)
    Lukaku suarez roo
    0.8, 1FT.

    • 10 months, 8 hours ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 8

  • Adrián
  • Ivanovic
  • Baines
  • Bertrand
  • Sterling
  • Fábregas
  • Downing
  • Tadic
  • Cissé
  • Aguero
  • Welbeck
  • Azpilicueta
  • Lampard
  • Pellè

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 20 Oct, 2014 1:16pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Forster SOT A, Vs
Up Adrián WHM B, Vs
Up Howard EVE B, Vs
No Change Szczesny ARS C, Vs
Up Lloris TOT B, Vs
Up Guzan AVL B
No Change Mignolet LIV C, Vs
Down Schmeichel LEI B, Vs, £
Down Heaton BRN C, £
No Change Begovic STO B

Defenders

Last updated: 20 Oct, 2014 1:17pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Baines EVE A, Vs
No Change Bertrand SOT A, Vs
No Change Ivanovic CHE B, VsX
Up Chambers ARS C, Vs, £
Up Kaboul TOT B, Vs
Down Tomkins WHM B, Vs, Inj
Up Schlupp LEI B, Vs, Rest, OoP, £
Up Robertson HUL B, VsX
No Change Lovren LIV C, Vs
Up Kompany MCI B
Up Dawson WBA B
Down Shawcross STO B
Down Taylor SWA B, VsX, £
Down Trippier BRN B

Midfielders

Last updated: 20 Oct, 2014 1:19pm
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 Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Hazard CHE B, VsX
Up Henderson LIV B, Vs
Down Silva MCI B
No Change Puncheon CPL B
No Change Milner MCI B, Rest, £
No Change Moses STO B, Vs, Inj, £

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

“Last year was quite open for me, I was in good positions, but I was quite lucky because I was getting free kicks and some penalties as well.”

Yaya Toure Manchester City midfielder