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?

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
    1. Boxing Day = Football......Christmas Day does not,so yeah :)

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
    2. Hell yeah

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

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
  2. 2pm Boxing day, 16 line-ups.

    Madness

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
    1. Maybe Demi should be recruiting ;)

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
  3. evra>evans?I need money for wally!

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
  4. Is Ozil > Yaya Toure worth a free swap?.

    • 12 months, 1 day 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. :)

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
    1. ravel>januzaj?

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
    2. Ozil to yaya after this week? Or Silva for some extra cash?

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
  7. Should I be worried that the main thing I look forward to at Christmas are the Boxing Day matches?

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
    1. I'd be worried about you if it wasn't.

      • 12 months, 1 day 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

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
  9. B.Turner or Clyne on boxing day

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
  10. I need some help badly. Is Ozil > Yaya Toure worth a free swap?.

    • 12 months, 1 day ago
  11. Is Baines fit for Boxing Day never owned and near 7m n the bank is he worth it

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

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
    2. He has an average of 5.3 points per game so I would say so :D

      • 12 months, 1 day ago
  12. Manutd defence or Newcastle defence?

    • 12 months, 1 day 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.

    • 12 months, 1 day ago

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For Gameweek 17

  • Lloris
  • Zabaleta
  • Ivanovic
  • Cresswell
  • Sánchez
  • Eriksen
  • Y Touré
  • Downing
  • Bony
  • van Persie
  • Austin
  • Evans
  • Nasri
  • Carroll

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 19 Dec, 2014 1:25pm
Player Club Factors
Up Hart MCI A, Vs
Up McGregor HUL B, Vs
Up Guzan AVL B, Vs
Up Green QPR B, Vs
Down Pantilimon SUN A
Up De Gea MUN A
No Change Fabianski SWA B
Up Adrián WHM B

Defenders

Last updated: 19 Dec, 2014 12:51am
Player Club Factors
Up Zabaleta MCI B, Vs, Rest
Down Ivanovic CHE B
Down Baines EVE C
Up Yun QPR C, Vs, £
Up Davies TOT C, Vs, Rest, £
Up Janmaat NEW B, VsX, Inj
No Change Cresswell WHM B
Down Hutton AVL B, Vs, £, Sus
No Change Taylor SWA B
Up Chester HUL C, Vs, VsX
Up Evans MUN B, Vs

Midfielders

Last updated: 17 Dec, 2014 1:40pm
Player Club Factors
Up Hazard CHE A, VsX
Down Sánchez ARS A, VsX, OoP
Up Y Touré MCI B, Vs, Sus
Up Downing WHM A
Up Eriksen TOT A, Vs
Up Nasri MCI A, Vs, Inj
Down Sigurdsson SWA B, Vs
Up Sterling LIV C, Vs
No Change Bolasie CPL A, VsX
Down Oscar CHE B, VsX
Up Fer QPR B, Vs
Up Sissoko NEW B, Vs, VsX

Forwards

Last updated: 20 Dec, 2014 10:12am
Player Club Factors
No Change Diego Costa CHE B
No Change Bony SWA A, Vs
Up Austin QPR A, Vs
Up van Persie MUN A
Up Kane TOT B, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Sakho WHM B, Rest, £
Up Giroud ARS B, VsX
Up Benteke AVL B, Vs
Down Rooney MUN B, Inj, OoP
Up Carroll WHM B
Up Cissé NEW A, Vs
No Change Pellè SOT C

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
Oxlade-Chamberlain ARS 4
Agbonlahor AVL 4
Boyd BRN 4
Marney BRN 4
Chamakh CPL 4
Besic EVE 4
Naismith EVE 4
Chester HUL 4
Robertson HUL 4
Moore LEI 4
Vardy LEI 4
Balotelli LIV 4
Gerrard LIV 4
Skrtel LIV 4
Kompany MCI 4
Mangala MCI 4
Y Touré MCI 4
Tioté NEW 4
Fer QPR 4
Clyne SOT 4
Mane SOT 4
Mame Biram Diouf STO 4
Shawcross STO 4
Wilson STO 4
Gómez SUN 4
Wickham SUN 4
Ki SWA 4
Williams SWA 4
Mason TOT 4
Dorrans WBA 4
Tomkins WHM 4

“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