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, 14 days ago
    1. SH

      B looks good for long run
      Kosc and dummet is possible? So that ur future plans do not get ruined

      • 7 months, 14 days ago
  2. SH

    Would u play Sterling or De Guz?
    Can sterling get any goal/assist?

    • 7 months, 14 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, 13 days ago
    1. too late again ...

      • 7 months, 13 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: 28 Oct, 2014 7:32am
Player Club Factors
No Change Forster SOT A
Up Adrián WHM B, Vs
Up Courtois CHE B, Vs
No Change Howard EVE B, Vs
Up Schmeichel LEI C, Vs
No Change Szczesny ARS C
No Change Lloris TOT B
No Change Foster WBA C
No Change Guzan AVL C
No Change Krul NEW C

Defenders

Last updated: 28 Oct, 2014 8:43am
Player Club Factors
No Change Baines EVE A, Vs
Up Ivanovic CHE B, Vs
No Change Bertrand SOT A
No Change Chambers ARS C, £
Up Cresswell WHM B, Vs
No Change Kaboul TOT B
No Change Vlaar AVL C
Up Alcaraz EVE C, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Dawson WBA B
Up Trippier BRN B, Vs
Up Moore LEI C, Vs
Up Shaw MUN C
Down Lovren LIV C, Vs
No Change Taylor SWA B, VsX

Midfielders

Last updated: 30 Oct, 2014 7:32pm
Player Club Factors
Up Sánchez ARS A, Vs
No Change Tadic SOT A
Down Sterling LIV A
No Change Di María MUN A
No Change Sigurdsson SWA B, VsX
Up Hazard CHE B, Vs
Up Mane SOT B, Inj
Up Downing WHM B, Vs, £
No Change Chadli TOT B
Down Fábregas CHE B, Vs
No Change Eriksen TOT A
Down Silva MCI B, Inj
Up Moses STO B, £
No Change Bolasie CPL B, £
Down Henderson LIV B, £

Forwards

Last updated: 31 Oct, 2014 7:33am
Player Club Factors
No Change Aguero MCI A
No Change Pellè SOT A
Down Diego Costa CHE A, Vs, Inj
No Change Welbeck ARS B
Up Berahino WBA A, £
Up Lukaku EVE B, Vs
Up Bony SWA A, VsX
Down Sakho WHM A, Vs, Inj, £
Up van Persie MUN B
Down Ulloa LEI C, Vs
Down Cissé NEW A, Vs, Inj

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
Fábregas CHE 4
Naismith EVE 4
Pellè SOT 4
Cattermole SUN 4
Gardner WBA 4
Reid WHM 4
Diego Costa CHE 3
Jedinak CPL 3
Barry EVE 3
Huddlestone HUL 3
Robertson HUL 3
Moore LEI 3
Moreno LIV 3
Fernandinho MCI 3
Mangala MCI 3
Y Touré MCI 3
van Persie MUN 3
Colback NEW 3
Janmaat NEW 3
Dunne QPR 3
Henry QPR 3
Schneiderlin SOT 3
Mame Biram Diouf STO 3
Shawcross STO 3
Wickham SUN 3
Taylor SWA 3
Rose TOT 3
Dawson WBA 3
Dorrans WBA 3

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