Suspensions

  1. Nemanja Matic became the seventh player to tiptoe onto the Suspension Tightrope this weekend, joining Cesc Fabregas, Ciaran Clark, Phil Bardsley, Sebastian Larsson, Victor Wanyama and Neil Taylor on nine yellow cards - just one misstep away from a two-match suspension.

  2. Southampton’s Victor Wanyama was the latest addition to our Suspension Tightrope this week after picking up a booking in yesterday’s draw with Chelsea. The Kenyan joins Ciaran Clark, Cesc Fabregas, Phil Bardsley, Sebastian Larsson and Neil Taylor in the nine-yellow bracket, with the latter yet to feature in this evening’s home encounter against Liverpool.

  3. With only a handful of sides involved in Premier League and FA Cup action since our last update, there’s been little movement among those players toeing the line on the Suspension Tightrope. It’s as you were at the summit, with Neil Taylor, Phil Bardsley, Cesc Fabregas, Ciaran Clark and Sebastian Larsson teetering just one booking away from a […]

  4. Three players tumbled off the Suspension Tightrope in Gameweek 28’s midweek fixtures, having picked up their 10th yellows of the campaign. Alan Hutton, Gareth Barry and Lee Cattermole will sit out their side’s next two matches as a result.

  5. February
    24

    This lunchtime, we’re updating you on those players who are just one mistimed tackle or display of dissent away from a two-match ban. At present, four players – Gareth Barry, Phil Bardsley, Lee Cattermole  and Neil Taylor – are on the precipice with nine yellow cards to their name and will be tiptoeing their way towards the April […]

  6. February
    16

    After a brief hiatus, our Suspension Tightrope article returns this evening as we give you a heads-up on those players who are teetering dangerously close to a domestic ban. At present, there are five protagonists – Gareth Barry, Jack Colback, Phil Bardsley, Lee Cattermole and Neil Taylor who need just one more yellow card before […]

  7. January
    28

    Costa Charged by FA

    Filed under: Suspensions - Posted by: Paul

    The FA have this evening confirmed that Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct as a result of his behavior during last night’s cup semi-final win over Liverpool. Chelsea’s summer signing was involved in a couple of stamping altercations, first with Emre Can and then later with Martin Skrtel, but both incidents were missed […]

Scout Tweets

  1. Palace hopeful Ledley will recover from hip problem in time for Monday's clash with City http://t.co/Ukmyw2gqIs

  2. Valencia also back in training for Hammers and will be assessed ahead of weekend http://t.co/aX6lQ2nbz3

  3. Reid back in full training ahead of West Ham's trip to Leicester. http://t.co/aX6lQ2nbz3

  4. Lucas now reckons he's 100% fit ahead of Liverpool's trip to Arsenal http://t.co/AMyNbeaaQG

  5. Swansea's Carroll ruled out for up to six weeks with ankle problem http://t.co/ZEryNcQ7aU

  6. Sunderland's Brown expected to be sidelined "for several weeks" with knee injury http://t.co/PTjQr0VFEr

  7. Reports suggest Smalling is expected to be fit for United this weekend despite last night's withdrawal http://t.co/Ls8u90EBwJ

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Goalkeepers

Last updated: 27 Mar, 2015 4:49pm
Player Club Factors
Up Myhill WBA C, £
Up Davis SOT C, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Fabianski SWA B, Vs
Up Mignolet LIV A
No Change Courtois CHE C
Up Adrián WHM C, Vs
Down Hart MCI B
Up Schmeichel LEI C, Vs, £
Down Ospina ARS B, VsX, Rest, £
Up Howard EVE C, Vs

Defenders

Last updated: 31 Mar, 2015 9:14pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE A, Vs
Up Naughton SWA B, Vs, £
Up Bertrand SOT B, Vs
Down Schlupp LEI C, Vs, £
Up Cresswell WHM C, Vs
Up Alderweireld SOT C, Vs, £
Up Baines EVE B, Vs
Down Dawson WBA B, £, Sus
Down Rose TOT C, Inj, £
Up Dann CPL C
Up Smalling MUN B, Rest, Inj
Up Janmaat NEW C, Vs
Up Moreno LIV C, Rest
Down Wilson STO C, Rest, £

Midfielders

Last updated: 29 Mar, 2015 5:35pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Hazard CHE A, Vs
No Change Silva MCI A, Vs
Up Mane SOT B, Vs
Up Coutinho LIV B
Up Sigurdsson SWA C, Vs
Down Sánchez ARS C, VsX
Up Mata MUN B, Rest
Up Downing WHM C, Vs
Down Eriksen TOT C
Up Fellaini MUN B
Up Henderson LIV B, £
No Change Phillips QPR C, VsX, £
Up Bolasie CPL C, Vs, £
No Change Ki SWA B, Vs, £

Forwards

Last updated: 30 Mar, 2015 6:29pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Kane TOT A
No Change Giroud ARS A, VsX
Up Diego Costa CHE C, Vs, Inj
Down Aguero MCI C, Vs
No Change Benteke AVL B, VsX
Down Austin QPR B, VsX
Up Sakho WHM C, Vs, £
No Change Rooney MUN B
Up Lukaku EVE C, Vs, Inj
Up Gomis SWA C, Vs
Down Berahino WBA B, 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
Clark AVL 9
Fábregas CHE 9
Matic CHE 9
Wanyama SOT 9
Bardsley STO 9
Larsson SUN 9
Taylor SWA 9
Agbonlahor AVL 8
Cleverley AVL 8
Diego Costa CHE 8
Besic EVE 8
Naismith EVE 8
Livermore HUL 8
Gerrard LIV 8
Henderson LIV 8
Rojo MUN 8
Barton QPR 8
Pellè SOT 8
Mason TOT 8
Reid WHM 8

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