Say What? – FA Cup Fourth Round

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The FA Cup Fourth round results gave us plenty to digest over the last few days. Jose Mourinho explains his reluctance to rotate, Arsene Wenger admits he’s still uncertain over his Santi Cazorla/Mesut Ozil conundrum, Gus Poyet calls for more creativity from Sunderland, whilst Brendan Rodgers concedes Mario Balotelli has much to do before returning […]

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  1. January

    The Weekend Team News

    Filed under: Team News - Posted by: Paul

    Robin van Persie is back for United’s clash with Cambridge tonight. Brendan Rodgers is set to ring the changes as Liverpool host Bolton at Anfield, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Hector Bellerin are doubts for Arsenal, Adam Johnson is a concern for Sunderland’s home match with Fulham, whilst West Brom have worries over James Morrison.

  2. January

    Manchester City bolstered their forward options last week by snapping up Wilfried Bony from Swansea City. Arriving for a reported fee of £28m, the 26-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half year contract for the champions and will be available for selection once his Africa Cup of Nations commitments with Ivory Coast come to an end. Manuel […]

  3. After casting an eye on those teams with strong upcoming schedules, we now assess those with punishing fixtures over the next four to six Gameweeks. West Ham and Liverpool are set for testing times, whilst promoted pair Leicester and Burnley also have little reason for optimism.

  4. Andros Townsend slots home a spot-kick to give Spurs a narrow first-leg lead over Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup semi-final. Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic grab a goal apiece as City sweep aside Hamburg, Marouane Chamakh is on course to turn out for Palace this weekend, whilst Swansea edge closer to snapping up […]

  5. January

    With winter Wildcards in play, we turn our focus on three in-form midfielders in our second members article of the week. Christian Eriksen, Santi Cazorla and Oscar were all amongst the goals in Gameweek 22 and are more or less identically priced in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) – the former pair set you back […]

  6. We turn our attentions to the upcoming schedule this afternoon and cast an eye over those teams set for a kind run of fixtures. Arsenal have the platform to push on from their display at the Etihad, whilst Man United and the Sunderland are amongst those with high expectations over the next four to six Gameweeks.

  7. January

    Raheem Sterling grabs a vital leveller as Liverpool turn in a dominant home display against Chelsea in the Capital One Cup semi-final. Eden Hazard’s converted spot-kick earns the league leaders a draw ahead of next week’s second-leg at the Bridge. Swansea’s Wayne Routledge is ruled out for four weeks, Wilfried Bony bags an assist as […]

Scout Tweets

  1. Johnson and Brown have both returned to training for Sunderland, reveals Poyet

  2. West Brom confirm the signing of winger Callum McManaman from Wigan

  3. Reports suggest Sakho could face ban after Senegal complain to FIFA over his weekend appearance for Hammers

  4. "Fabregas reported a tight hamstring. He said he wasn't yet injured but that he would be soon if he continued" - Mourinho

  5. Mourinho confirms Fabregas hamstring concern. Felipe Luis has a calf problem, Ivanovic had stitches in a foot injury

  6. Stoke confirm Bojan will miss the rest of the season with knee injury sustained last night

  7. Reports suggest Palace are set to sign left-back Pape Souare from Lille

  8. De Jong steps up recovery with 45-minute run out for Newcastle reserves

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  • Chadli
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  • Aguero
  • Kane
  • Bertrand
  • Puncheon
  • Ings

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Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015 3:45pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Pantilimon SUN B, Vs
Up De Gea MUN B, Vs
Up Forster SOT A
Up Begovic STO A, Vs
Up Ospina ARS B, Vs, Rest
Up Foster WBA A, Vs
Up Courtois CHE B, Vs, Inj
Up Hart MCI C, Vs


Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015 3:29pm
Player Club Factors
No Change Ivanovic CHE A, Inj
Up Bertrand SOT B
Up Koscielny ARS A, Vs
No Change Van Aanholt SUN B, Vs
Up Jones MUN B, Vs
No Change Wisdom WBA A
Up Wollscheid STO B, Vs, £
Down Janmaat NEW B
Down Baines EVE B
Down Zabaleta MCI B, Rest
Up Davies HUL C, Vs
Down Trippier BRN B, VsX
No Change Ward CPL C
No Change Hutton AVL B, VsX


Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015 8:18am
Player Club Factors
No Change Sánchez ARS A, Vs
No Change Hazard CHE B
Up Puncheon CPL A, Vs, Rest, £
No Change Di María MUN C, Vs, Inj
Up Cazorla ARS A, Vs
No Change Fábregas CHE B, Vs, Inj
Down Sterling LIV B, VsX, OoP
Up Moses STO B, Vs
No Change Chadli TOT B
Up Tadic SOT B, Vs
Down Downing WHM A, VsX
Down Silva MCI B
No Change Eriksen TOT B


Last updated: 28 Jan, 2015 8:19am
Player Club Factors
Up Diego Costa CHE A
Up Giroud ARS B, Vs
Down Aguero MCI C
Down Kane TOT B, £
Up Rooney MUN B, Vs, OoP
Down Austin QPR B
Up Pellè SOT B, Vs
No Change Berahino WBA B
Up Defoe SUN B, Vs
Down Ings BRN A, VsX, £
Up Gayle CPL A, £
Up Gomis SWA B

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
Cattermole SUN 9
Diego Costa CHE 8
Barry EVE 8
Bardsley STO 8
Reid WHM 8
Hutton AVL 7
Fábregas CHE 7
Matic CHE 7
Gerrard LIV 7
Colback NEW 7
Dunne QPR 7
Pellè SOT 7
Taylor SWA 7
Chambers ARS 6
Clark AVL 6
Cleverley AVL 6
Okore AVL 6
Livermore HUL 6
Vardy LEI 6
Skrtel LIV 6
Kompany MCI 6
Fernandinho MCI 6
Janmaat NEW 6
Tioté NEW 6
Fonte SOT 6
Schneiderlin SOT 6
Wanyama SOT 6
Shelvey SWA 6
Gardner WBA 6

“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