Is there really room for emotion and sentiment in Fantasy Football management? This week’s episode questions whether the detached, cold and almost robotic approach is the way to go. Of course, Granville and I already know the answer, leaving us to curse our sensitive sides. Ironically, this realisation comes after a weekend when, not for the first time, Aleks Kolarov almost reduced me to tears.

The pair of us manage to restore a stiff upper lip long enough to rinse through further double Gameweek debate, chew the fat over the belated Luis Suarez assist and take on another selection of posers from you, the listener. There’s “all aboard” the weekend preview and the latest in my battle with the ScoutCast XI. It’s beating me again. Without a player from the top four. Is it any wonder I’m an emotional wreck?

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  1. Last WC decision....which looks best?

    A) Coleman & Williamson
    B) Distin & Koscielny
    C) Distin & Williamson

    C) leaves enough cash for Gerrard & Sturridge -> Hazard & Aguero over the next 2 weeks

    Baines, xxx, xxx, Chester
    Yaya, Silva, Gerrard
    Suarez, Sturridge, Lukaku

    Gazzaniga, Terry, Ki, Gnabry
    Bank 1.8m

    • 1 year, 6 months ago
    1. B looks good for long run
      Kosc and dummet is possible? So that ur future plans do not get ruined

      • 1 year, 6 months ago
  2. Would u play Sterling or De Guz?
    Can sterling get any goal/assist?

    • 1 year, 6 months ago
  3. New aRTICLE postED
  4. Hello guys
    my -4 pts hit team for DGW:


    Coleman Distin JT*

    Yaya Silva AJ Hazz*

    Suarez Sturidge JRod*

    subs: McGregor Ward* Punch*

    should I ship another *(SGW) player to have more DGWs?

    have 0,8 in the bank

    • 1 year, 6 months ago
    1. too late again ...

      • 1 year, 6 months ago

Scout Picks

Gameweek 8

  • Adrián
  • Francis
  • Dann
  • Kolarov
  • Ritchie
  • De Bruyne
  • Payet
  • Hoolahan
  • Hazard
  • Vardy
  • Aguero
  • Amavi
  • Barkley
  • Gestede

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Last updated: 9 Oct, 2015 7:39am
Player Club Factors
No Change Butland STO B, Vs
Up Cech ARS B, Vs
Up Gomes WAT B
Down Myhill WBA B, VsX, Rest
Up Krul NEW C, Vs
Up Pantilimon SUN C, Vs
No Change Begovic CHE C, Vs
Up Hennessey CPL B, VsX, Rest, £


Last updated: 9 Oct, 2015 12:18pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Kolarov MCI B, Vs
Up Bellerín ARS A, Vs
Up Janmaat NEW B, Vs, Inj
Down Dawson WBA B
Up Cédric Soares SOT A, Rest
No Change Azpilicueta CHE C, Vs
Up Fernández SWA C, Vs
No Change Dann CPL C
Up Huth LEI C, Vs
Down Dier TOT A, Sus
Up O'Shea SUN C, Vs
Up Davies TOT B, Rest


Last updated: 9 Oct, 2015 12:13pm
Player Club Factors
Up Sánchez ARS A
Up De Bruyne MCI A, Vs
Up Mane SOT A
No Change Payet WHM A, VsX
Down Mahrez LEI A, Vs, Rest
Up Cabaye CPL A
Up Hazard CHE C, Vs
No Change Mata MUN A, VsX
Up André Ayew SWA B, Vs
Up Eriksen TOT B
Up Walcott ARS B, Rest
Up Barkley EVE B, Vs
Up Wijnaldum NEW C, Vs
Down Lens SUN B, Vs, Sus
Up Coutinho LIV C, VsX


Last updated: 9 Oct, 2015 12:04pm
Player Club Factors
Up Pellè SOT B
No Change Vardy LEI A, £
Down Aguero MCI C, Vs, Inj
No Change Lukaku EVE B
No Change Martial MUN A, VsX
No Change Ighalo WAT A, £
Down Gomis SWA C
Up Kane TOT C, Vs
Up Diego Costa CHE C, Vs
Up Sturridge LIV B, VsX

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Vs Favourable Fixtures
VsX Unfavourable Fixtures
Rest Rotation Risk
Inj Injured/Returning from Injury
OoP Out of Position
£ Potential Bargain
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Clark AVL 4
Schlupp LEI 4
Fernandinho MCI 4
Mangala MCI 4
Darmian MUN 4
Colback NEW 4
Romeu SOT 4
Jones SUN 4
Dele Alli TOT 4
Noble WHM 4

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