Injuries

The Treatment Table – Gameweek 29

Once more, we scour the weekend’s matches and analyse the press reports for news of any fresh injuries to concern Fantasy managers as we tentatively pencil in plans for the weekend and beyond:

Arsenal
Kieran Gibbs is a doubt for the Gunners’ Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on Wednesday evening after being subbed off with a calf complaint in the weekend FA Cup win over Everton.

Cardiff
The Bluebirds centre-half Ben Turner was forced off in the dying minutes of Saturday’s 3-1 win over Fulham due to injury, reports the club’s official website.

Chelsea
Fernando Torres was named in the starting line-up to face Tottenham on Saturday evening but was withdrawn after picking up a problem in the warm-up. Jose Mourinho revealed he could be without the Spaniard for the next fortnight:

“Torres has a muscular problem and even when they are small it is always a couple of weeks. He has to go for scans. He’s already had two problems, in both knees, both ligaments, but his recovery was faster than we expected. He also had a little muscular problem and now he’s having another one. Sometimes it happens. There are other players who have the same. Others have a complete season without problems.”

Fulham
Reports in the local press confirm Ashkan Dejagah was forced off just after the break in the 3-1 defeat at Cardiff due to injury.

Hull City
Jake Livermore was omitted from the matchday squad in yesterday’s 3-0 FA Cup win over Sunderland after picking up a thigh problem, according to local reports.

Man United
David Moyes confirmed Rafael was subbed off late on in the 3-0 win over West Brom after sustaining an ankle knock.

Newcastle
Reports in the local press indicate Loic Remy will be assessed ahead of next weekend’s trip to Fulham. Remy is hopeful of returning in time to face the Cottagers after receiving lengthy treatment on an ankle problem sustained during France’s friendly win over Holland last Wednesday evening.

Southampton
Jack Cork was subbed off in the first-half of Saturday’s win over Palace with an ankle problem. Early reports indicate he left the stadium wearing a protective boot and may be facing weeks on the sidelines.

Sunderland
Gus Poyet confirmed Jozy Altidore, Wes Brown, Valentin Roberge and Craig Gardner all missed yesterday’s FA Cup clash against Hull after picking up knocks.

Tottenham
Michael Dawson was withdrawnin the second-half of Saturday evening’s hammering at Stamford Bridge after suffering a hamstring injury. Mousa Dembele also missed the match with a similar complaint.

West Brom
Claudio Yacob, Chris Brunt and Steven Reid were all forced offin Saturday lunchtime’s home loss to United due to injury. Yacob picked up a hamstring problem, whilst the latter pair both sustained knee injuries.

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  1. joe259
      2 years, 1 month ago

      RMT for next week guys

      Boruc
      Fonte . Kompany . Ivanovic
      Hazard . Yaya . Sterling . Gerrard
      Adebayor . Aguero . Sturridge

      Thanks in advance.

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    • LewanGOALski
        2 years, 1 month ago

        Azpi or Cahill ?

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        1. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 years, 1 month ago

          If you can afford, Cahill

          Bigger attacking and BAP threat

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          1. Sir Atej
              2 years, 1 month ago

              Cahill all day

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          2. Chris_White
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 years, 1 month ago

            Cahill

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          3. RECKLESS NOT ANYMORE 😉
              2 years, 1 month ago

              Cahill...he gets bonus even if he doesnt keep clean sheet/assist/scores!!!!!

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            • Sweetpea
                2 years, 1 month ago

                k hill

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              • LewanGOALski
                  2 years, 1 month ago

                  ok, thanks. You've just confirmed what I thought 😎 Cahill it is

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              • Zombie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 years, 1 month ago

                Tyler Durden or Kyser Soze?

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                1. I NEVER KNEE JERK
                    2 years, 1 month ago

                    Soze definitely

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                  • I NEVER KNEE JERK
                      2 years, 1 month ago

                      The greatest trick the devil ever played was convincing the world he didn't exist

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                  • I NEVER KNEE JERK
                      2 years, 1 month ago

                      Once you've hit the wildcard it's tough as there are so many options up front

                      Ageuro/Sturridge/Saurez and Nolan
                      Or aguero Saurez Lukaka and gerrard

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                    • RECKLESS NOT ANYMORE 😉
                        2 years, 1 month ago

                        the Mata_Yaya ProblemO
                        1)keep Mata and take him out for Yaya after DGw
                        2)Do Mata->>Yaya for a hit now itself in Gw 30 or Gw31 for 0.2 more
                        Is it worth a transfer to use for 1 dgw to another?Need to use 1 for Sturridge too next week

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                        1. Castiel
                            2 years, 1 month ago

                            I'm doing mata to yaya this week for a hit, with the price changes and the extra week to help make up the four points it seems right - plus I really don't want mata in my team anymore!

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                        2. Doctor X
                            2 years, 1 month ago

                            Would you sacrifice Suarez for Aguero? Is that a move that makes sense?

                            It's messing with my head. If I don't get Kun in today, I won't be able to afford it. Thinking of going with Lukaku instead.

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                            1. Epic Fail 墅 ⚽
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              2 years, 1 month ago

                              No

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                            2. Sweetpea
                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                no

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                              • Caibarhaw
                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                  No.

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                                  1. Doctor X
                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                      It's unanimous then! 😛

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                                • waltzingmatildas
                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                    Bottom of last page

                                    Does this look good?
                                    Ade and caz to aguero and sissoko
                                    Then Lambert to sturridge next week

                                    Team is
                                    Boruc McGregor
                                    Ivan vlaar Olsson ward bardsley
                                    Hazard Mata caz lallana puncheon
                                    Suarez ade Lambert

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                                    1. waltzingmatildas
                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        Or yaya in there somewhere?

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                                        1. dush64
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                          Can you afford Sterling instead of Sissoko? I don't think Sissoko will get any sort of consistency, even for the DGW.

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                                    2. Sweetpea
                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        Boruc

                                        Terry Baines Olsson Dann Bruce

                                        Mata Hazard Mirallas Ince noone

                                        Suarez Sturridge Rooney

                                        1ft, 1.5m in bank.

                                        Where can i improve?

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                                        1. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                          Noone to Sterling do-able?

                                          or Mata to Yaya

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                                          1. Sweetpea
                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                              both do-able, thanks

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                                          2. Chris_White
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                            Mata > Yaya

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                                            1. Sweetpea
                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                cheers

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                                          3. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                            right think I've settled on AJ. The extra fixtures swing it his way.

                                            One last call to make, that is it

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                                            1. Sweetpea
                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                not so sure its a good choice:

                                                1. doesn't seem to play 90 mins very often

                                                2. may have been dropped last game, although fact Mannone was benched as well may mean he wasnt.

                                                3. streaky and could be that streak is over.

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                                              • LewanGOALski
                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                  yeah, I've settled on him too. I may actually end up with even 3 Sunderland players 😯

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                                              • LewanGOALski
                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                  George McCarney - WHU - 4.0 mln

                                                  Discuss.

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                                                  1. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                    Looks good and it seems like it's his spot to lose, but will Armero stay benched for the rest of the season?

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                                                    1. LewanGOALski
                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                        I'd personally say that Reid is more likely to jump into the first team if they'd be looking for some changes at the back

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                                                        1. Spineless Weasel - FIFFSA 5…
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                          yeah I agree, but there's a chance. In terms of nailedless, and legendaryness

                                                          Demel is the man

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                                                    2. Sweetpea
                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                        good cheapie but west hams fixtures post double are poor

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                                                      • banskt
                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                          With Reid knocking on the door, it needs to be seen how Big Sam rolls out the defence line.

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                                                          1. LewanGOALski
                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                              Reid CB, McCartney LB, isn't it ?

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                                                        • banskt
                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                            Would you sacrifice Baines to have AJ ahead of Sterling?

                                                            A. Baines + Sterling
                                                            B. Coleman + AJ

                                                            Other mids: Yaya, Hazard, Nolan and 4.3m
                                                            Other defs: Ivanovic, Azpil, Kolarov, Chester

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                                                            1. Sweetpea
                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                a

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                                                              • The Sarjeant
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                A by a mile!

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                                                            2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                dgw team mk32

                                                                adrian
                                                                coleman baines chester
                                                                nolan yaya AJ gerrard
                                                                suarez remy studge

                                                                very tempted to go with this

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                                                                1. Sweetpea
                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                    that team will score well, shoe

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                                                                    1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                        lol we'll see, i still may get aguero, but the team would be vastly different

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                                                                    2. LewanGOALski
                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                        sth really similar to mine.

                                                                        I currently have Cahill, Hazard, Lukaku over yours Coleman, Gerrard, Remy

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                                                                        1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                            havent settled on lukaku, remy or aguero yet but i cant afford haz and yaya so haz is makin way

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                                                                      • Sir Atej
                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                          Does anyone know why Goetze wasn`t even on the bench on saturday?

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                                                                        • tw
                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                            Is sissoko the best mid for 5.6 or less for this gw only?

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                                                                            1. Sweetpea
                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                i think mutch is a serious player ...... and cheap. if i didn't have noone i would get him.

                                                                                sissoko not bad but will probably revert to previous form.

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                                                                              • Colonel Shoe 肝池
                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                  for dgw possibly aye.........tho hull are worth a look

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                                                                              • chamakh my b*tch up
                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                  Adrian* (Marshall)
                                                                                  Ivan,Fonte,Ward Caulker,Kos* * = DGW
                                                                                  Haz,Lallana,Sterling* Snoddy,Januzaj*
                                                                                  Ade,Suarez*,Studge*

                                                                                  2FT 2.3 ITB

                                                                                  Had a decent GW29 and now within 5 points of 1st in my ML but need some help with who to bring in with regards to this week and then the DGW. I wanna try and field 9DGW players at least (also not fussed about having Aguero in my team..)

                                                                                  Any transfer suggestions will be appreciated

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                                                                                • Whazza
                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                  Hey guys, quick poll!

                                                                                  For gw 30 only:

                                                                                  A) Ade and any 6.0 mid or under (which?)
                                                                                  B) Lukaku and Puncheon

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                                                                                • #ProteaGoals - Thomass DM10
                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

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                                                                                    1. #ProteaGoals - Thomass DM10
                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                        Can you all use your FFS names so that I know who you are thanks!

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                                                                                        1. Parm
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                          Do we have to go through the qualifying stages of the tournament(When Nepal and the UAE play)?

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                                                                                    2. lachyas
                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                        To be done after the Champions League games:
                                                                                        A) Boruc + Mata -> Adrian + Yaya
                                                                                        B) Cahill + Mata -> Distin + Yaya

                                                                                        Both for -4 and I already have Coleman.

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                                                                                      • AJG 42
                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                          I have SAS & Wazza as my strikers, any reason for me to change them up with lukaku and aguero coming back to the fold?

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                                                                                          1. tw
                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                              keep SAS

                                                                                              personally I think Rooney to Kun is the way to go but rooney does have a dgw and potential himself

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                                                                                              1. AJG 42
                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                  Yup, I only had Rooney available as my strikers last week, made him captain and he impressed. He also gave 110% against WBA, but then again, AGUERO!! haha

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