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End of Season Awards – The Forwards

We roll out the final instalment in our series of End of Season articles this afternoon. Having previously analysed the Goalkeepers, Defenders and Midfielders over the last week, we now cast an eye over the forwards:

The new poll is on the home page (middle column), with two forwards available for your selection. Once again, please bear in mind that the vote is from an overall Fantasy perspective – overall points, price, performances and value should all come into consideration here.

Luis Suarez
Returning from suspension in Gameweek 6, the Liverpool forward set the tone for what was to follow with a 13-point haul against Sunderland. Thirteen double figure hauls, including four consecutive 10+ returns between Gameweek 14-17, underlined Suarez’ armband capabilities, with many Fantasy content happy to hand him the captaincy on a weekly basis. The Uruguayan rarely let us down, with attacking points in 27 of his 33 appearances and ended the campaign with 30 goals, 25 assists and 40 bonus points. Runaway winner in the FPL standings on 295 points, with a staggering average of 8.9 points per game, Suarez can be expected to rise considerably from last season’s starting price of 11.0 but if he can continue in the same vein, overlooking him in our 15-man squads could be a very risky tactic.

Wayne Rooney
Overshadowed by Robin Van Persie in the previous campaign, the United striker came in at just 10.5 for the first season of the post-Ferguson era. In spite of his side’s toils under David Moyes, Rooney still managed to produce 17 goals, 12 assists and 38 bonus points in just 29 appearances for the Red Devils. His campaign was frustratingly blighted by injury, though, and with the England star picking up problems six times, transferring him in seemed to became a risky tactic, as his failure to appear in United’s double Gameweek 37 will attest to. Van Persie’s absence helped Rooney benefit from free-kicks and penalties and serve up 10 sets of double figures, though a fully-fit Dutchman may dent his team-mate’s chances next time around.

Jay Rodriguez
The top value forward in the FPL game. Rodriguez started the season priced at just 6.0 and with just one goal to his name by Gameweek 8, had dropped down to a bargain 5.7. Rodriguez stepped up in consistency over the next few months and by the time a knee injury ruled him out for the campaign at City in Gameweek 33, had netted 15 times and provided a trio of assists for Southampton – all the more impressive given that he didn’t have set-piece or penalty duties. A hike into the mid-price bracket seems inevitable, though he seems set to be sidelined until October after sustaining ligament damage at the Etihad.

Rickie Lambert
Overshadowed by Rodriguez and skipper Adam Lallana for much of the year, Lambert’s impressive last couple of months ensured he ended as the club’s top scoring FPL player for the second successive season. After serving up 187 points in his debut year in the Premier League, the veteran was handed a 7.5 price tag and with 13 goals and 11 assists, was second only to team-mate Rodriguez for value amongst forwards, yet never rose higher than 7.6 over the entirety of 2013/14.

Romelu Lukaku
Three games into Jose Mourinho’s second stint at Chelsea, it became glaringly obvious that the youngster was far down the pecking order. Having starred on loan for West Brom the previous season, Lukaku’s impressive pre-season suggested we could have a bargain on our hands, with an initial price of 8.0 persuading many to snap him up prior to double Gameweek 1. After just 40 minutes’ game time in the opening trio of fixtures, Lukaku had dropped in price to 7.4 but, legging it on loan to Everton, he quickly became Roberto Martinez’ first-choice forward as Fantasy managers came flocking back. A goal on his Toffees debut was followed by a 16-point return on his first start the following week as the Belgian proceeded to fire 15 goals and deliver nine assists – whilst he failed to impress as a captaincy option (four double figure hauls all season), Lukaku was far more consistent than many gave him credit for, producing returns in 19 of 31 appearances for the Merseysiders. Back at Chelsea once again, a loan move seems in his best interests, with Mourinho already confirming he’s on the lookout for a new forward to lead the line.

Daniel Sturridge
Quick out the blocks with a goal in eight of the opening nine Gameweeks, Sturridge was to prove exceptional value for a starting price of 9.0, with his displays alongside Suarez dispelling the notion of spreading our coverage across teams. Those who opted for both the Reds’ frontmen were richly rewarded as the England man went on to score 22 times and despite missing nine matches , still finished the campaign on 197 points, fifth in the overall standings. An average of 6.8 ppg was bettered only by Suarez amongst regular forwards and Sturridge is expected to make his way into the premium bracket for the first time next term – with Liverpool set for European duties, though, his propensity for picking up injuries could be a worry, with the threat of rotation perhaps more likely next time around.

Loic Remy
A loan move to Newcastle allowed the Frenchman to display his top-flight credentials after he tasted relegation with parent club QPR in the previous campaign. Slapped with a 7.5 price tag, Remy wasted little time in delivering for Alan Pardew’s side and served up eight goals and an assist in his first 10 appearances. Injuries and suspension somewhat limited his game time but he still managed to end the season with 14 goals and a trio of assists supplemented by 27 bonus points – Pardew’s side scored just two goals in the 12 league games Remy failed to feature in, a clear sign of just how crucial his acquisition was for the Magpies.

Olivier Giroud
Whilst most of Arsenal’s main midfielders were hampered by injuries over the course of the campaign, their first-choice forward afforded Fantasy managers a real security of starts. With a goal in each of the first four Gameweeks, Giroud’s opening 8.5 price tag persuaded many to get on board, though a lack of explosive potential saw him register just three sets of double figures over his 36 appearances. After serving up 16 goals and nine assists, the Frenchman finished 30 points clear of any Emirates team-mate in the FPL standings and ended the campaign in seventh place overall – a price hike looks on the cards and may well deter many next time round, particularly if the likes of Aaron Ramsey or Theo Walcott can steer clear of injury amongst Arsene Wenger’s first-team.

Sergio Aguero
Over the first few months of the campaign, the City forward was matching Suarez step-for-step. By Gameweek 16, Aguero had delivered 13 goals and eight assists and with five 10+ hauls also thrown in, had even offered us a valid captaincy alternative to the Liverpool striker. The Argentine’s season then tailed off dramatically, with just four goals and three assists in the final 22 rounds of fixtures as injury restricted him to eight league appearances from mid-December onwards. An average of 6.8 ppg was bettered only by Suarez amongst frontmen but with Yaya Toure delivering consistently in midfield, Aguero’s constant injury worries may persuade many to steer clear from snapping him up in 2014/15 – a run of 10 successive appearances was the most he could muster in Manuel Pellegrini’s first year at the helm.

Edin Dzeko
The Bosnian ended the campaign as City’s top scoring FPL forward, bettering Aguero’s score by a single point. Dzeko’s season was the polar opposite of his fellow forward’s – handed just five starts in the opening 18 Gameweeks as Pellegrini opted for Alvaro Negredo alongside the Argentine, he’d managed just four goals and two assists by the turn of the year. With Aguero hampered by injury and Negredo struggling for form, Dzeko started all but three of the champions’ final 20 fixtures and, with his form flourishing due to a consistency of selection, served up 13 goals and four assists over that period. He started and finished the season at 7.5 in FPL but a price rise now seems inevitable after he picked up 157 points – his highest return since arriving at the Etihad.

Emmanuel Adebayor
The departure of Andre Villas-Boas brought the Togo international back onto our radars in mid-December. Adebayor had appeared just once in the opening 16 Gameweeks for Tottenham before a home hammering by Liverpool allowed Tim Sherwood to take the reins – immediately installed to the starting line-up, he delivered a 13-point haul on his first start in an impressive comeback win at Southampton. Over 20 appearances, Adebayor produced 11 goals and six assists and, with 19 bonus points also thrown in, averaged 5.7 ppg – only Suarez, Sturridge, Aguero and Rooney managed more – but with Sherwood departing the club earlier this week, the striker’s Fantasy future once again looks in doubt.

Wilfried Bony
Swansea’s summer signing was slow to adapt to his new surrounds and by the turn of the year, had mustered just four goals and a single assist. In a sign of intent, Bony bagged a brace against United on New Year’s Day and never looked back, going on to score against the likes of Liverpool, Spurs, Everton and Arsenal and finish the season on 17 goals – a tally bettered only by Suarez and Sturridge. With no European fixtures on the horizon next term, the Ivorian could thrive once again – having started at 8.0 last summer, a similar price would make him a very popular pick as Garry Monk’s men look to improve upon a twelfth-place finish.

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  1. applebonkers
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    2 years, 1 month ago

    25 assists a record? can only recall fabregas hitting the 20 mark before

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    1. The Machine
        2 years, 1 month ago

        25 fpl assist*

        Henry 23 assists, (excluding blocked shots assists, defletcted shot assists)

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      • Camp No No
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        2 years, 1 month ago

        12 real assists. Can remember a few hitting that mark before.

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      • Colonel Klink
          2 years, 1 month ago

          Theoretically Özil would be the guy to get it next season.

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      • Bubz
          2 years, 1 month ago

          Wonder who will win this one. Hmmmmm..

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        • applebonkers
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          2 years, 1 month ago

          anyone a bit underwhelmed by the fantasy games on offer this summer, make your own! draft style games especially don't seem too difficult with googledocs

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          1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
              2 years, 1 month ago

              i wish there was one on here, prefer playin vs ppl i know

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              1. JT's Dog
                  2 years, 1 month ago

                  good idea, why cant some of the wizards develop one

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              2. AC A Little Silhouetto of M…
                  2 years, 1 month ago

                  Still getting over the fact that you're not black. Biggest shock since Tim Westwood 😀

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              3. JT's Dog
                  2 years, 1 month ago

                  its times like this that quiz should be played

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                  1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
                      2 years, 1 month ago

                      what was the most used hashtag on FFS this season?

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                      1. JT's Dog
                          2 years, 1 month ago

                          #noidea

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                          1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
                              2 years, 1 month ago

                              #moyesin

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                      2. Baines on Toast...
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                        2 years, 1 month ago

                        Doing a world cup predictor here http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/10501412/World-Cup-2014-Wallchart-Predictor-Game.html

                        Down to Brazil vs. Portugal and Uruguay vs. Argentina semis. Argentina's side of the draw looks very kind provided they outdo Germany.

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                        1. theplayer
                            2 years, 1 month ago

                            Uruguay are vastly over-rated.

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                            1. Baines on Toast...
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                              2 years, 1 month ago

                              big tournament record though!

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                              1. Camp No No
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                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                And a lot of experience, well established team play, super striker power suiting well to their defensive strategy. Will do well. I reckon they may lose to Colombia in round of 16 if Colombia fails to win its group - just did the predictor, and according to my pre-tournament analysis Ivory Coast will win Group C by goal difference.

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                          • Holmes
                              2 years, 1 month ago

                              No Spain and Germany in semis? Would prefer them over Portugal and Argentina
                              From your pick, Brazil and Argentina to proceed and Brazil win WC

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                              1. Baines on Toast...
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                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                Can't see Germany beating Argentina in Brazil. Uruguay over Spain was my one rather tetchy pick. Spain will probably win it, I just hope they don't.

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                                1. Holmes
                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                    Is it bcoz of playing on South American soil or some other stats give upper hand to Argentina?
                                    Seriously, I havent even consider them for semis once

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                                    1. Camp No No
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                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                      It's because of that. I see no reason to believe in them either. Germany will win them every time if they even play. I did the predictor, and in that Argentina crashed out in round of 16. I recall I've bet with Demi that Argentina won't pass the QF's, while he said they will win the whole tournament (semis or losing final and neither wins).

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                                    2. Baines on Toast...
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                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                      That and having the best attack, the fact that if messi is ever going to make a world cup his own this has to be it

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                                      1. Holmes
                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                          Can Messi, Aguero, Higuain play together?

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                                          1. asquishypotato
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                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                            They usually play Lavezzi, Aguero and Messi up top in a front 3. Higuian may enter the equation with Aguero's injury scares.

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                              2. JT's Dog
                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                  think i may bet on the elephants

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                                  1. Woy of the Wovers
                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                      As an alternative to horse racing?

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                                    • Colonel Shoe 肝池
                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        dumbo

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                                      1. Camp No No
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                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        Good article that. I love this kind of commentary that exposes the idiotism of everyday journalism. Love it!!! Favourite part was "Cahill ignored by Mancini" note. Burn!

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                                    • Woy of the Wovers
                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        The forwards poll should be closer. All the second choice options were troubled by injuries. I think Rodriguez may even be the easier second choice then a straight race between Aguero, Rooney and Sturridge.

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                                      • Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                        The poll is fixed. It's not alphabetical order, and Suarez is at the top of the list in order to subliminally get people to pick him.

                                        You'll see that I'm proven right when the results come in.

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                                        1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                            Where's NowBackToMe when you need him? Finally a proper conspiracy.

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                                          • Colonel Klink
                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                              Who would you have chosen if not for the fix?

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                                              1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                Suarez.

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                                                1. Colonel Klink
                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                    Fair enough, though. The poll data's backing you up. (I haven't even looked, but I'm imagining yes.)

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                                                  • Woy of the Wovers
                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                      Surely this is hypothetical. Can you really be sure? If Adebayor were top of the poll, might you not think Adebayor was the best selection? Should Adebayor be first on the list and then might Adebayor win it because Adebayor was top or because Adebayor deserved to win. Or would people only think Adebayor deserved to win because they'd seen Adebayor at the top of the Adebayor ....sorry list.

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                                                2. Billy Gilmore
                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                    Donkey vote ftw. 😉

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                                                    1. Billy Gilmore
                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                        Should have Giroud top of the list, it would be apt 😀

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                                                        1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                          If I make enough accounts I can make sure Giroud wins.

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                                                          1. Billy Gilmore
                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                              You can help Olivier. He's already made 7 accounts.

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                                                    2. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                        Do you think Suarez will be a Liverpool player next season?

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                                                        1. Somalion - Purple Rain
                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                            Not sure. I really think that if Pool were planning on building a team around him he'd need to put an end to any speculation and confirm he's staying. Hasn't done that so far so I'm getting concerned, I hate when good players leave the PL.

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                                                            1. getfunky
                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                world cup summer's the best time to push for a transfer so i think he'll stay quite to keep his options open, if he lights it up then he's off.

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                                                                1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                  I don't think he needs to do that. It's not like he's an unknown.

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                                                                  1. getfunky
                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                      he doesnt need to but it makes sense, he knows pool wont sell unless its a substantial amount & a great world cup will go a long way to encouraging that sort of offer so he may aswell wait if he's going to do it.

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                                                              • jam
                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                  Yes.
                                                                  Anyone found a decent World Cup Wallchart yet? Here's a Budweiser one although the massive Budweiser logo in the middle is not ideal
                                                                  https://planner.abi-apps.com/tesco?sssdmh=edc3.810204

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                                                                • King Nil Miss ✩
                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                    I´m guessing Benzema out, Suarez in.

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                                                                    1. Count of Monte Hristo
                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                        Yeah that's what I thought. Only one year remaining on Benzema's contract and Real are unlikely to renew it. Suarez is the obvious target for them.

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                                                                    2. Supersonic LFC YNWA
                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                        yes he will :-)

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                                                                      • Gooner97
                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                          I think he would at least play Champion's League with Liverpool this year and leave for the next summer

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                                                                          1. Camp No No
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                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                            Yeah. Crash out in group stage and lose top 4 spot in PL and then he'll leave "because he wants to win titles".

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                                                                        • Camp No No
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                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                          They won't sell.

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                                                                        • Tony Hibbert
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                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                          He's off to Madrid either this year or next.

                                                                          With the pressure of managing Los Blancos Ancelotti will need to the tenth European Cup to make up for letting the league slip.

                                                                          Suarez would be unreal with Bale and Ronaldo it would be getting ridiculous.

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                                                                      • Supersonic LFC YNWA
                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                          Anyone know what the likely World Cup kick off times (GMT) are?

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                                                                            1. JT's Dog
                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                is ivory coast v japan a typo
                                                                                only one at 2 in morning

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                                                                                1. Camp No No
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                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                  Maybe they're just racist.

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                                                                                  1. Camp No No
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                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                    Wow! They really are. It genuinely does start whole 3 hours later than any other match! No typo!

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                                                                                    1. Moin
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                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                      maybe so that the Japanese can watch the match...

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                                                                            2. meerlight
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                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                              http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/matches/index.html click a change to local time link.

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                                                                            3. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                              Lazy git 😀

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                                                                            4. Moin
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                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                              some kickoff in India like England Vs Italy is at 3:30 am...thank god the knockout stage matches start at 21:30 and 1:30am...3:30 is too much!! I hope I'm allowed to arrive late in office during world cup..

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                                                                              1. Camp No No
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                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                Why will England and Italy play in India?

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                                                                                1. Bubz
                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                    😯

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                                                                                  • Camp No No
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                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                    I'll get me coat.

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                                                                                  • Moin
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                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                    if you were smart enough, you'd understand exactly why..

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                                                                                    1. Colonel Klink
                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                        I live in America (and am American). I had to explain to a store clerk the concept of time zones the other day. I mean, there are three main ones in our own country. Then Alaska, Hawaii.

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                                                                                        1. Billy Gilmore
                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                            Go 'Murica

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                                                                                          • Colonel Klink
                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                              I'm an idiot. There are 4 main ones. I shouldn't throw stones I glass houses...

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                                                                                              1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                You glass houses?

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                                                                                                1. Colonel Klink
                                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                    I glass houses is be fragile like shattercandy.

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                                                                                                2. Moin
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                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                  haha..

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                                                                                        2. JT's Dog
                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                            why dont you just move countries

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                                                                                      • Spencer
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                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                        Costa seen in Liverpool.

                                                                                        http://tinyurl.com/ojbbhc4

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                                                                                        1. TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                            :roll: They'll take your moderation rights away for this 😉

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                                                                                            1. Spencer
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                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                              I know. I regretted it as soon as I posted it. 😳

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                                                                                            2. Billy Gilmore
                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                What's a summer without a bit of mod trolling? :)

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                                                                                            3. Woy of the Wovers
                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                Starbucks better...

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                                                                                            4. Billy Gilmore
                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                They might as well make the poll for one spot...

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                                                                                                1. Dooski - ☭Szlachetny Pols…
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                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                  People are like sheep. Offer them a vote, and they go baaad.

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                                                                                              • Elniñorules
                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                  Sexy schedule if anyone's keen

                                                                                                  https://planner.abi-apps.com/tesco?sssdmh=edc3.810204

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                                                                                                  1. Billy Gilmore
                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                      Neat.

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                                                                                                    • TLK42- Dutch Wolfhound
                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                        Bootiful

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                                                                                                      • jam
                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                          how nice

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                                                                                                      • asquishypotato
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                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                        This is quite difficult for me outside the Suarez option.

                                                                                                        Sturridge consistently delivered when I owned him, particularly when Suarez stalled.
                                                                                                        Bony did the business post Christmas.
                                                                                                        Jay Rod was great value for money.
                                                                                                        Giroud started quite strong, and offered near guaranteed game time (at a time when I owned Soldado)
                                                                                                        Aguero smashed it when he played.
                                                                                                        Adebayor had great form when Sherwood came into play.
                                                                                                        Dzeko was great for the price near the end of the season.

                                                                                                        I owned all of the following bar Jay Rod, and I am really struggling to choose one over the other!

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                                                                                                        1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                          You're vote won't make a difference anyway. Don't worry about it.

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                                                                                                          1. asquishypotato
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                                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                            I think I'll remove Giroud from my list just to be spiteful now.

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                                                                                                            1. Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                              :(

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                                                                                                        2. boNyANdclYne
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                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                          Just opt for Sturridge like everyone else.

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                                                                                                      • Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                        Do you think LVG had any input in not renewing Ferdinand's contract?

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                                                                                                      • Epic Failski 墅 ⚽
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                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                        Marlon King sent to prison for eating an ice cream 😯

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                                                                                                        1. jam
                                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                            he's been cone-victed.
                                                                                                            I'm gonna speak to Dragons Den about a hands-free ice cream eating kit.

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                                                                                                        2. Somalion - Purple Rain
                                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                            I know they used some great effects etc. by this is the shittiest piece of shit I've ever watched. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW1yZPflIXY&feature=youtube

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                                                                                                          • Vardy Gras PBFC
                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                              Looks like the 99p plastic ball swerve effect will be eradicated this World Cup...

                                                                                                              http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27375349

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                                                                                                              1. applebonkers
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                                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                this makes me sad, the amount of money wasted with all these gimmicks and pointless testing. make a size 5 football, give it to the players. done

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                                                                                                                1. Somalion - Purple Rain
                                                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                    Agreed, the money and equipment that could be used on much more noble causes. Then again, modern football includes a great amount of excessive expenditure.

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                                                                                                                  • Vardy Gras PBFC
                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                      That's football though, isn't it, crazy money. How long before someone's on 500k a week in the Prem?

                                                                                                                      Still, on the ball front, each year "they" seem to make it lighter and unpredictable. This one sounds like it might actually be a good ball.

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                                                                                                                      1. jam
                                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                          in my day we played football in the street with a pebble we found discarded by the pavement.
                                                                                                                          when a car went by we shouted 'car' or sometimes 'tin can on wheels'.

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                                                                                                                          1. Vardy Gras PBFC
                                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                              Did you play on the side of Skins too?

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                                                                                                                        • Vardy Gras PBFC
                                                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                            Wonder what impact it will have on direct free kicks, will the likes of Ronaldo & Co just start hitting row Z now?

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                                                                                                                      2. jurgenizer | TRIPEIROS
                                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                          RT @FourFourTweet: Louis Van Gaal has agreed a 3 year deal to become the Manchester United manager, with Giggs as his assistant. (BBC) http://t.co/SlHCYL2Bgk

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                                                                                                                        • Carrick Doesn't Deserv…
                                                                                                                            2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmpK9jXzBg4

                                                                                                                            that 15 year old Milan talent looks impressive. amazing to be added to the first team at that age, even if Milan are on the decline

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                                                                                                                          • Bubz
                                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                              Manchester City FC @MCFC · 9m
                                                                                                                              CITY XI: Pantilimon, Kolarov, Boyata, Clichy, Richards, Nastasic, Rodwell, Garcia, Lopes, Nasri, Jovetic #alainvcity #mcfc

                                                                                                                              Actually a pretty strong side for their friendly today!

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                                                                                                                              1. jam
                                                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                  Man City's 'not going to the World Cup' XI

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                                                                                                                              2. MJ6987
                                                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                  Apologies if this has been posted before....

                                                                                                                                  http://youtu.be/inhLp3FQdZY

                                                                                                                                  Oh, I can't wait for United's pressers next season!

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                                                                                                                                • Spineless O'Weasel - #…
                                                                                                                                    2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                    I voted for Suarez and Bony

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                                                                                                                                  • RoysCallerAnne
                                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                      You've all missed the most important rule in McDonalds :rolls:

                                                                                                                                      You remove the gherkins BEFORE you bite into the burger. Sheesh.

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                                                                                                                                      1. Somalion - Purple Rain
                                                                                                                                          2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                          :roll:

                                                                                                                                          😉

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                                                                                                                                          1. RoysCallerAnne
                                                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                              drat

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                                                                                                                                          2. Heydudes13
                                                                                                                                              2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                              So babyish people who do that. Gherkins improve the taste tenfold.

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                                                                                                                                              1. Woy of the Wovers
                                                                                                                                                  2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                  Not if you don't like vinegar on your burger.

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                                                                                                                                            • Saint Steve-O
                                                                                                                                                2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                Hello to all contributers.

                                                                                                                                                First time poster, long time reader & listerner (to scoutcast)

                                                                                                                                                Looking forward to being part of this fantastic community & having my say/input :-)

                                                                                                                                                A simple question (that gets asked a billion times) how do I get a grav?

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

                                                                                                                                                  Sup

                                                                                                                                                  gravatar.com

                                                                                                                                                  Make sure it's rated G

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                                                                                                                                                  1. Saint Steve-O
                                                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                      Thanks, will check out now

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                                                                                                                                                  2. RoysCallerAnne
                                                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                      Welcome aboard!

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

                                                                                                                                                    It's in the faq. you need to head over to gravatar.com

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                                                                                                                                                  4. Bubz
                                                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                      http://imgur.com/Dn72fKo

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                                                                                                                                                    • sinik #davesaves
                                                                                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                      2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                      I don't have my accommodations nailed down yet, can I just use any address for my 'contact in Brazil' for my visa application and then if it comes up later just say that it broke down and I stayed somewhere else? I was just going to grab a random hotel's address..

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                                                                                                                                                      1. sinik #davesaves
                                                                                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                        will they contact that location to verify that I'll be there?

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                                                                                                                                                    • Baa
                                                                                                                                                        2 years, 1 month ago

                                                                                                                                                        You are all going to miss my song on the new post!
                                                                                                                                                        http://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/7351191

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