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

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

    Gazzaniga, Terry, Ki, Gnabry
    Bank 1.8m

    • 7 months, 8 days ago
    1. B looks good for long run
      Kosc and dummet is possible? So that ur future plans do not get ruined

      • 7 months, 8 days ago
  2. Would u play Sterling or De Guz?
    Can sterling get any goal/assist?

    • 7 months, 8 days ago
  3. New aRTICLE postED
  4. Hello guys
    my -4 pts hit team for DGW:

    ManOne

    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

    • 7 months, 8 days ago
    1. too late again ...

      • 7 months, 8 days ago

Scout Picks

For Gameweek 9

  • Fabianski
  • Baines
  • Dawson
  • Bertrand
  • Sánchez
  • Sterling
  • Eriksen
  • Tadic
  • Pellè
  • Aguero
  • Berahino
  • Vlaar
  • Chadli
  • Lukaku

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 22 Oct, 2014 8:17am
Player Club Factors
No Change Forster SOT A, Vs
Up Lloris TOT B, Vs
Up Howard EVE B, Vs
No Change Szczesny ARS C, Vs
Up Adrián WHM B
Up Guzan AVL B
Down Schmeichel LEI B, Vs
No Change Mignolet LIV C
Up Foster WBA C
Down Heaton BRN C, £

Defenders

Last updated: 22 Oct, 2014 8:19am
Player Club Factors
No Change Baines EVE A, Vs
No Change Bertrand SOT A, Vs
No Change Ivanovic CHE B
Up Chambers ARS C, £
Up Kaboul TOT B, Vs
Up Vlaar AVL
Down Tomkins WHM B, Inj
Up Robertson HUL B, VsX
No Change Lovren LIV C, Vs
Down Schlupp LEI B, Rest, OoP, £
Up Kompany MCI B
Up Dawson WBA B
Down Shawcross STO B
Down Trippier BRN B

Midfielders

Last updated: 21 Oct, 2014 12:16pm
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 Eriksen TOT A, Vs
Up Hazard CHE B, VsX
Up Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Henderson LIV B, Vs
Down Silva MCI B
No Change Puncheon CPL B
No Change Milner MCI B, Rest, £

Forwards

Last updated: 25 Oct, 2014 2:01pm
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 Sakho WHM A, Vs, £
Up Falcao MUN B, VsX
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