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Scout Notes – Gameweek 35 – Saturday

Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson both bag a brace as Liverpool annihilate Newcastle at St James’ Park. Romelu Lukaku grabs a goal and a pair of assists as West Brom batter Southampton, Sergio Aguero finds the net upon his return for City, Gareth Bale racks up the points once more for Tottenham, while Wigan’s defensive concerns grow ahead of double Gameweek 36.

Sturridge Sparkles in Suarez Absence
With Luis Suarez serving the first of a 10-match suspension, the former Chelsea man was tasked with grabbing the goals as Liverpool headed to Newcastle. Sturridge served up a quite devastating display as the Reds registered their most emphatic win of the season – two goals and an assist helped him register back-to-back double figure hauls, after last week’s strike and assist against the Blues. Drafted in by over 50,000 FPL managers last week, Sturridge has now produced seven goals and six assists in just 11 appearances since moving to Merseyside in January and looks set for major investment ahead of a weekend Merseyside derby with Everton at Anfield. With six other sides facing doubles, though, many may choose to avoid him until the following week – showdowns with Fulham and QPR in the last two Gameweeks certainly look hugely promising for Brendan Rodgers’ flourishing side.

Reds Midfield Thriving
Steven Gerrard’s owners will be hugely frustrated by yesterday’s showing, though. The Liverpool skipper failed to produce any attacking returns whatsoever and was withdrawn on 71 minutes for the fit-again Fabio Borini; the first time this season Gerrard has failed to complete the full 90 minutes. Instead, it was Jordan Henderson, Philippe Coutinho and Stewart Downing who all plundered the points as Liverpool allayed any fears of struggling without Suarez by handing Newcastle their heaviest home defeat in Premier League history. Henderson’s brace and assist helped the former Sunderland man to a 16 point, pre-bonus haul, while Downing and Coutinho both chipped in with a pair of assists apiece – the latter dropped 0.3 in price in FPL last week but has now produced 46 points in nine starts since arriving at Anfield, with two goals and five assists to his name so far. Rodgers had this to say on his young Brazilian playmaker, post-match…

“I think he’s [Coutinho] a top player already, considering he’s 20 years of age. He might be small in stature but you can see his strength. Technically, if you look at him, he’s got all the passes in the bag. He makes some wonderful passes and the weight of his passing is incredible. Look at his strength for the third goal, where he outmuscles Hatem Ben Arfa on the line and then dinks the ball between two defenders. After that, Sturridge’s finishing was awesome. Coutinho’s a wonderful player, who fits well with what we’re trying to do and the great thing is that he’ll only get better.”

City Back to Full Strength
The injury worries are lessening as City approach double Gameweek 36, with Sergio Aguero and David Silva both returning from recent hamstring problems to start against West Ham. It was Samir Nasri, however, who staked a real claim for our consideration with assists for both the hosts goals against West Ham – the Frenchman has now started each of the last five and has producing returns in four of those appearances.

Yaya Toure’s strike for City’s second also brought the Ivorian onto Fantasy radars – he has also struck a vein of consistency of late with attacking returns in three of his last five and is similarly priced at 8.0 in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game. Somewhat reassuringly for those eying up Aguero’s acquisition, the Argentine played the full 90 minutes and grabbed the opener for Mancini’s men. Aguero was acquired by just 22,000 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers last week compared to Carlos Tevez’s 209,00 new owners and, with an ownership of 6% to Carlos Tevez’s 29%, looks a real differential contender ahead of next week’s matches against Swansea and West Brom.

Platt Plays Down Hart Back Problem
With Costel Pantilimon set to feature in next month’s FA Cup final against Wigan, Joe Hart’s security of starts suggest the stopper in nailed-on over the last four matches of the season. Hart suffered a back problem while attempting to make a clearance late on and with City having used all three subs, the keeper stayed on the pitch only to make an error which led to West Ham claiming a consolation. Post-match, David Platt dismissed any notions of a long-term problem – allaying fear for Fantasy managers eyeing up his acquisition for next week’s double and beyond:

“I think Joe’s back spasmed as he kicked a ball. He is a bit blocked up and will be a bit sore tomorrow but he will be OK on Monday. It possibly affected him with the way he conceded the second. If you look at the ball when it has gone in he can’t get down to it. Most keepers, because they are throwing themselves about left, right and centre during the week will have issues around things like that. It is not much of an issue. It is a 24-hour thing.”

Carroll’s Streak Continues
Having kept out their opponents in six of the last seven at the Etihad, City looked a strong shout for a clean sheet yesterday but the hosts were denied by a last-minute consolation from Andy Carroll. West Ham’s on-loan forward maintained a superb run of form which has produced attacking points in each of his last five appearances, with four goals and a pair of assists accrued over that period. Home games against Newcastle and Reading look set to offer Carroll further opportunities to plunder the points and while a trip to Everton is a little tricky, he showed yesterday he’s more than capable of breaching the most resilient of backlines in his current form.

Toffees Resilience
It’s four straight clean sheets at Goodison now for Everton after yesterday’s narrow win over Fulham. While Marouane Fellaini faltered against the Cottagers, Leighton Baines’ defensive returns not only extended his lead at the top of the FPL defender rankings, they also helped him edge past the Belgian as the top scoring player for David Moyes’ side so far. While a Gameweek 37 home clash against West Ham may appeal, the Hammers showdown is sandwiched between trips to Liverpool and Chelsea – owners of Everton players may be reconsidering their options, with Fellaini’s central midfield role against the Cottagers a real cause for concern.

The Belgian was again given a deeper role with Nikica Jelavic and Victor Anichebe starting in tandem. Fellaini shifted further forward when Jelavic was replaced and actually missed a gilt-edged opportunity to add to his season goal tally. Even so, Fellaini’s versatility is obviously being explored by Moyes for this stage of the season, as the Everton boss continues to hand Jelavic the opportunity to restore his confidence up top.

Berbatov Worry for Jol
Yesterday’s defeat continued a dire run of form as Fulham limp over the finishing line. Martin Jol’s side have now produced just one goal and a single point in their last five league matches and the Cottagers hopes of improving were hardly helped by the early withdrawal of Dimitar Berbatov. The Bulgarian lasted just 29 minutes of the Goodison encounter before being replaced by Mladen Petric and post-match, his manager admitted his concern, with Berbatov possible set to miss the next fortnight:

“I think Dimitar has got a little tear in his calf, but hopefully not. He could be out for a couple of weeks.”

Lukaku Runs Riot
We highlighted the West Brom forward in last Wednesday’s Versus article for members and he duly backed up our findings as West Brom swept aside Southampton in an ill-tempered match at St Mary’s. Starting up top along with Shane Long and Marc-Antoine Fortune as Steve Clarke moved to 4-3-3, the Belgian battered the Saints into submission with a goal and pair of assists to continue an outstanding run of form which has seen him score or assist in nine of his 11 starts since the turn of the year. While many have fretted over rest and rotation up front for the Baggies, Lukaku has started all but two of the league fixtures he has been available for since January 1 and with maximum bonus looking sewn up, he approaches double Gameweek 36 on the back of his highest haul of the season – up to 6.4 from 6.2 last week in FPL, the bandwagon looks set to kick into overdrive.

Lukaku’s potential profits may rely on Steve Clarke’s chosen formation for the remaining matches. With injuries in midfield limiting the options, Clarke admitted that the change in formation to a 4-3-3 was the key factor in the St Mary’s victory:

“We used the three to chase the game against Newcastle last week and it worked really well. I was a little bit short of midfielders this week and, although it was little bit of a gamble going away to such a difficult place, it works out well for us. The shape of the team behind the front three was good. But the front three were a handful. The movement was good, all of them individually were a threat and there was some good combination play.”

With Marc-Antoine Fortune now suspended for the remainder of the season, Clarke’s ability to adopt a 4-3-3 may well be limited, unless he welcomes Peter Odemwingie back into the starting lineup for the remaining matches. The Nigerian was on the bench for yesterday’s clash.

Potters Defensive Upturn
As the season winds down, Stoke are finally rediscovering the resilience that made their backline such popular Fantasy picks earlier in the season. Prior to last weekend’s 2-0 win at QPR, Tony Pulis’ side had kept out their opponents just once in 15 Gameweeks – despite Marc Wilson’s failure to recover from a hamstring injury, the Potters continued to produce at the back yesterday with a narrow 1-0 triumph over Norwich. Asmir Begovic has now returned to the top of the FPL keeper standings and with trips to Sunderland and Southampton in the next three, could be set to profit once again.

Bale Produces Yet Again
Jermain Defoe got the nod ahead of Emmanuel Adebayor as Andre Villas-Boas retained the 4-3-3 system that swept aside City last Sunday but once more it was Gareth Bale who was the goal hero for Tottenham. Handed a place on the right, the Welshman needed just nine minutes to continue his remarkable season by firing home the opener at the DW, while his Fantasy owners will remain optimistic of further points for his role in Tottenham’s second. Bale seemed to get a touch on a Tom Huddlestone corner, prior to Emmerson Boyce deflecting the ball into his own net. While his participation in the goal was minimal and no more than the ball skimming his leg on its way to Boyce, we’ve seen the merest of touches rewarded with assists before now.

Latics Backline Worries
Having lost Antolin Alcaraz to a hamstring injury last week, Roberto Martinez looks set to be without Maynor Figueroa for next week’s double and potentially the rest of the campaign after the Honduran was subbed off injured on 35 minutes. According to the Wigan boss:

“The initial reaction is that Figueroa should be out for the season. It is a groin strain. It was (a great tackle), but the groin got stretched and the rest of the body pulled apart. We need to see the extent of the problem, but he is on crutches at the moment. We will assess him.”

The news has a significant impact on Wigan’s defensive potential for the upcoming games against West Brom and Swansea and while Emmerson Boyce is likely to appear on Fantasy radars after grabbing the Latics’ first, his potential looks dented by Martinez’s change in formation. Typically used on the right of midfield in a 3-4-3, Boyce was moved to right-back in a 4-3-3 with Jean Beausejour at left-back – if Martinez keeps the same system, many may think twice over investing. Ronnie Stam, at just 3.8 in the FPL, could now be a factor – the Dutchman replaced Figueroa in yesterday’s draw.

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  1. SuperOsçarBaby
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    penalty taker DGW team 😉

    Morrison Gomez DeGuzman Hazard Dempsey
    Aguero Tevez

    😉

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    1. Thomass
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      They won't get even get 1

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      1. Elniñorules
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        Agreed

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        1. Ginkapo FPL
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          Not true, there is usually at least one pen a weekend. Rarely more than three though....

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          1. Elniñorules
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            Good point, agreed.

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          2. SuperOsçarBaby
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            THIS

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            1. Ginkapo FPL
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              But that works out at a 40pt GW!

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      2. SuperOsçarBaby
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        arsenal dgw - 1 penalty
        united dgw - 1 penalty

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        1. TorresMagic™
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          They don't have DGWs.

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          1. SuperOsçarBaby
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            33

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            1. TorresMagic™
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              This week. 😕

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              1. Bob.
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                He was using it as an example of how there were 2 penalties in the last dgw....

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  2. Ruud van Kane
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    BPL Twitter has Coutinho with 3 separate assists but he only got 2 on fantasy. I'm desperate obviously for extra assist

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    1. Namtab Nomolos
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      Have you completed the application process? You need 2 passport sized gifs from different angles and a PGMMBP-FGW 35 form.

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      1. TorresMagic™
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        and you have to get a touch on the ball.

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        1. Namtab Nomolos
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          or be a touch too drunk.

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    2. /
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      Then BPL twitter has no idea what's going on

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      1. Ruud van Kane
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        BPL twitter is the official template that reports on games and there goals, assists is what gets used for news, papers etc. I'm just curious as I would love extra assist.

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    3. TorresMagic™
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      Which goals?

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      1. The Light Knight
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        The Boyce OG

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  3. Ruud van Kane
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    Can anyone in the know please comment on Coutinho 3 assists please that only 2 got rewarded.

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    1. TorresMagic™
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      Are you sure it was him?

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      1. Ginkapo FPL
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        it wasnt. The "second" coutinho assist was actually Downings. But in horror at downing doing something they panicked.

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      2. Ruud van Kane
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        I followed game on twitter and can count three separate instances where they award Coutinho for assist. Think it was one that Downing got credit for. As he was credited with 2

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        1. /
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          Downing assisted the Agger & Borini goals. 100%

          Coutinho assisted the 1st Sturridge goal and the 2nd Henderson goal. 100%

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        2. TorresMagic™
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          http://tinyurl.com/c28rmlj for the answer.

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    2. /
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      Does watching MOTD qualify me as ITK? If so, he got 2 assists, not 3

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  4. Spencer
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    Im no longer top if my ML, so need some advice please.

    Unsure of who to get in for Berba.

    A. Kone
    B. Lukaku
    C. Aguero

    Robles
    Dawson – Nasti – Baines
    Walcott – Michu – Maloney – Bale
    Defoe – Bebatov – Tevez

    DDG – Fellaini – Sagna – Demel

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    1. Namtab Nomolos
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      I thought Lukaku 2 weeks ago and he hasn't dissuaded me since

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    2. jonny77
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      I’d get Aguero or Lukaku, but considering you have City coverage in Tevez, I’d edge towards Lukaku.

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      1. Spencer
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        Thanks guys

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  5. Lawrø
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    @Gink I raged into making some transfers, I had to get Cameron and Berbatov out of my team:

    http://i.imgur.com/bJUHqPv.png

    4pt hit, it shouldn't change unless I rage again, I thought I'd submit my team early 😉

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    1. Ginkapo FPL
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      thx, stored that

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    2. /
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      Needs more DGers

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      1. Lawrø
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        8 should be enough, RVP and Walcott should do something, I'm only concerned about Davies and De Gea at this point.

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  6. SuperOsçarBaby
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    Odemwingie is rested nicely for DGW. 😎

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    1. Lawrø
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      😯

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      1. The Light Knight
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        Have a heart attack over JLC's dress last night? 😀

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        1. Ginkapo FPL
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          Is it worth a watch?

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          1. The Light Knight
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            If you are a fan I guess

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        2. Piggs Boson
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          Haha, that episode was so flawed. Scrappy writing. Jenna makes it though

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    3. Namtab Nomolos
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      He really turned around his season in Jan.

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  7. jonny77
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    I'd get Aguero or Lukaku, but considering you have City coverage in Tevez, I'd edge towards Lukaku.

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  8. Liastro ⭐️
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    Where should I use my FT this week?

    A. Puncheon -> Maloney

    Or

    B. Berbatov -> Kone

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    1. TorresMagic™
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      B

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  9. Messi & fabregas
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    team is linked

    a) aguero + dempsey + hart (-8) and and bench walcott

    b) robbles + silva/yaya/dempsey (-4) and play walcott

    c) hart + maloney (-4) and play walcott and RVP

    d) hart + aguero (-4) and play walcott

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  10. Goaldigger
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    Avoided doing walcot to silva due to advise on here, so thanks 🙂

    Thinking rvp to aguero, and ddg to hart, for -8. That gives me 10 dgw'ers. Sounds ok?

    Just gotta monitor harts potential injury I guess.

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    1. Messi & fabregas
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      i am seriously considering doing the same transfers

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      1. Goaldigger
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        Does seem logical. I worry about having someone as expensive as RVP, who might not even play in the last couple of games. And city's two games in the dgw, vs united's against Chelsea. Just has to pay off.

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  11. Piggs Boson
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    I don't want to finish uni 🙁 http://i.imgur.com/zf9iukd.gif

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    1. Ginkapo FPL
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      hehe, graduating this year? Isnt it easy to get jobs in computer programming?

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      1. Piggs Boson
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        Yeah, it's pretty easy to be fair. I'd just prefer a CS job without programming, and they're gold-dust 😀

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        1. /
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          A clean sheet job? 😯

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          1. Ginkapo FPL
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            Plymouth Argyle are hiring..

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            1. Piggs Boson
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              Survived 😎

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              1. The Light Knight
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                Too soon...

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              2. Ginkapo FPL
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                I bet you wish your manager was a dutch international like ours
                dont cha

                Its sad times, but I am hoping that he stays on in which case we will be back next season easily. We threw the first nine games of the season whilst under Robson, and still managed to meet the target of 50pts, just every other team performed too. If Davids doesnt stay I am not too sure.

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                1. Piggs Boson
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                  Unlucky 🙁 As an Argyle fan I'm all too familiar with the feeling of relegation 🙁

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        2. Ginkapo FPL
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          Ah I see, management BS or early stage design BS.

          Good luck with that. To be fair my brother works for Ocado and barely does anything at all.

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    2. /
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      How did that interview go?

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      1. Piggs Boson
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        Pretty well actually, and I have previous experience programming rail trafficking systems in my internship so I'm hopeful 🙂

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    3. Tibidabo
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      It's not as bad as you might think

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      1. Ginkapo FPL
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        Weekends off. OMG I get weekends off!!!!!!

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        1. Piggs Boson
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          And you can relax when you get home, you don't have more work to do 🙂

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          1. Ginkapo FPL
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            I KNOW RIGHT!

            It sound like absolute bliss

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  12. Tibidabo
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    Right. Need to take some risks to win my ML. 29 pts behind right now.

    RVP -> Aguero
    Anichebe -> Lukaku (-4)
    Fellaini -> Silva (-8)

    Worth it?

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    1. Wild Rover
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      Not a fan of Silva fantasy wise, I'd rather have Maloney

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      1. Tibidabo
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        Even if I have Kone already?

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      2. Tibidabo
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        I could keep Fellaini and do:

        Harte -> Vert / Luiz instead

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        1. Wild Rover
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          Much better 🙂

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          1. Tibidabo
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            But as I said below, I hate taking hits on defenders!!

            If I do though, Vertonghen or Luiz? Or Dawson even? Leaves me some money in the bank to do Kone -> Sturridge next week.

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            1. Wild Rover
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              Vert

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  13. Wild Rover
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    All my front 7 have a dgw but none of my defs. Are Zab and Vert worth -4 each? 😕

    Baines Sagna Rafael Samba Shaw atm, none of whom have a great fixture...

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    1. Tibidabo
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      I don't think I'm going to take any hits on defenders. As we saw yesterday in the MCI match, a CS only takes a second to lose. And you'll never get those points back!

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      1. jimnastics
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        Only time to ever take a hit for GK / def is a DGW... but you need to be sure of 2 starts.

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        1. Tibidabo
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          The problem is if they don't get a single clean sheet, you've just wasted 4 points.

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          1. Ginkapo FPL
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            2pts wasted, and if you are improving your defence for subsequent weeks its ok.

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          2. jimnastics
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            I do agree in principal, I'm a strong advocate of "never take a hit for a defender". I should have also said above, it depends massively on who you would play if you didn't. For example, I'm going to have to play Russel Martin and Bunn, doubling up on Norwich defence isn't great. So, why not Martin > DGW defender and try and strike lucky?

            But yeah... I am on your side of the fence in general.

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    2. Spencer
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      I have Nasti and am thinking of taking a hit to get him out.

      It's too difficult finding a decent and reliable replacement though.

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  14. jonny77
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    Oppinions on Nasri for the Double GW?

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    1. Messi & fabregas
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      risky

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    2. Ruud van Kane
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      No certainty but great prospect as hes in great form. I got him in for Fellaini. Thinking of getting.Augero for RVP for minus 8 as I'm chasing mini league and everyone above me has Tevez

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  15. Bareth Garry
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    Play Baines (liv) or Sagna (qpr) next week?

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    1. Messi & fabregas
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      sagna

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    2. Thomass
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      Sagg

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    3. SuperOsçarBaby
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      never bench never captain. remember? 😉

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      1. Bareth Garry
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        In the words of the great R Kelly:
        "My mind is tellin' me no, but my body, my body's tellin' me yes."

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  16. Spectrum-FFS Doubles Champ
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    Any suggestions guys? Only thing jumping out at me is Ddg-Hart right move to make?

    DDG (Rudd)
    Dawson Zabaleta Sagna (Rafael Wilson)
    Walcott Maloney Mata Michu Bale
    Rvp Tevez (Lambert)

    1.8 in the bank.

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    1. Goaldigger
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      As said above I'm also considering rvp to aguero. Rvp is such an expensive asset to have potentially sitting on the bench. I'm sure city will want to go out in style too.

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  17. Thomass
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    What team is better a or b
    A) http://imgur.com/MJZsxih
    B) http://imgur.com/OG2M0cL
    Thanks

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    1. Drip Doctor
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      I like A

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    2. Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
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      A

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    3. Thomass
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      Thanks how can. Get Wally in for next GW??

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  18. Thomass
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    Btw chelsea could still get a DGW1??

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    1. Elniñorules
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      Agreed

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  19. Goaldigger
    • 12 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Already planning on getting in carroll ahead of gw 38 for that tasty home game with reading. How about a captaincy and going out in style? 🙂

    Anyone else have that on the radar?

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    1. TorresMagic™
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      • 14 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Looks like a semi in the Elite 64. 🙂

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      1. Goaldigger
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        Yeah 🙂

        Think I'm quite well set up for next week too. That silverware would be very welcome.

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        1. TorresMagic™
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          • 14 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          Might get SuperDunny next.

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    2. Ginkapo FPL
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      I do now. I have enough swag.

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      1. Goaldigger
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        Very nice. If not for the dgw I'd have him already too. Looking massively impressive.

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  20. jonny77
    • 11 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    My team is:

    Bunn (Fabianski)
    Zabaleta, Vertonghen, Davies (Clyne, Harte)
    Michu, Bale, Gerrard, Walcott, (Robson-Kanu)
    Tevez, Lukaku, RVP

    I want to take Gerrard out for another DW player, but I can't think who - Nasri, Hazard and Maloney all call out.

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  21. Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
    • 11 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Which of these sounds the best?:

    A) Clyne, Mata/Hazard (Berba)

    or

    B) Baines, Kone (Fellaini)

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    1. Piggs Boson
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      I would keep Berba for Reading if you can. Not sure how that changes the options.

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      1. Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
        • 11 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        I think Berba is out injured. If he was fit I would be tempted to play him but it would be hard to fit in another DGW forward like Aguero or a Chelsea mid if that was the case

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        1. Piggs Boson
          • 12 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          Oh really, I think I prefer B then.

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  22. kaz 96
    • 12 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Hart**

    Kolarov** Dawson** Davies**

    Michu** Mata** Hazard** Bale**

    Defoe** Tevez** Kone**

    Anyone else with 11 DGW-ers with no hits?

    Yeah didn't think so either

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    1. Piggs Boson
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      If Fig didn't get injured I could have with 1 hit, but I'm not bothered, Baines can still do well 🙂

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    2. Tibidabo
      • 11 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Lol. It's easy to take no hits when you had -24 this week.

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      1. TorresMagic™
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        • 14 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        It's not like all will play 2 games.

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    3. Ginkapo FPL
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Kolarov Mata and Hazard are SGW'ers

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      1. kaz 96
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        Mata and Hazrad will start both the games.

        Lolarov will score 20 in the one he does.

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    4. Sarnab
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Why did u take so many hits? Account hacked?

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      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        ICC tournament

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        1. TorresMagic™
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          • 14 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          No comment needed.....

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        2. kaz 96
          • 12 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          It's only a co-incidence our semi was in week 36. All the DGWers had good fixtures in week 35 too otherwise i'd have taken the hit next week.

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          1. Sarnab
            • 12 Years
            11 years, 1 month ago

            Well planned. But so many hits is a bit too much.

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      2. Piggs Boson
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        He did a 'Katie' i believe.

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        1. TorresMagic™
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          • 14 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          Katie had a top rank though.

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          1. kaz 96
            • 12 Years
            11 years, 1 month ago

            Like you?

            Sorry, i forgot you never link your team

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            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • 12 Years
              11 years, 1 month ago

              His team is linked....just via two links....

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              1. Ginkapo FPL
                • 12 Years
                11 years, 1 month ago

                Well usually is

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            2. TorresMagic™
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              • 14 Years
              11 years, 1 month ago

              Most here know my link.

              59K for the record.

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              1. kaz 96
                • 12 Years
                11 years, 1 month ago

                Nice rank

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                1. TorresMagic™
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                  • 14 Years
                  11 years, 1 month ago

                  Nice gameweek score (-6)

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                  1. Piggs Boson
                    • 12 Years
                    11 years, 1 month ago

                    Handbags away ladies 🙂

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    5. Parm
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Yes.

      Hart.
      Vertonghen, David Luiz, Boyce.
      Mata, Hazard, Bale(c), Maloney.
      Aguero, Tevez, Lukaku

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      1. kaz 96
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        You will have to take hits for that

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        1. Parm
          • 12 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          Or use a Wildcard.

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  23. Sarnab
    • 12 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Both my rivals had Lukaku this week and they simply murdered me. 🙁

    Now I'm leading by just 28 points.. Is it wise getting Lukaku (and not Kone) to cut off their differential for the DGW..

    What say experts.. I need help.

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    1. jimnastics
      • 14 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Absolutely 100% get Lukaku and block them out, now is the time to defend leads.

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      1. Sarnab
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        But I have a weak defense. They may beat me via their defense

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        1. jimnastics
          • 14 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          You've got 28pts to play with still, if you're worried about defense then spend 4 or 8pts to cut of the defenders you are worried about. In general though, I wouldn't worry about that, it's the attackers that will most likely hurt you.

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    2. Old Man
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      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      I'm no expert, but I'd still say yes. Stalk your prey from the front.

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    1. Namtab Nomolos
      • 13 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Most Assists: Seb Larsson 😯

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      1. Thomass
        • 12 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        😆

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    2. Heisenberg:Crystal Meth Pal…
      • 11 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Interesting, no one predicted RVP for most points. Must have been before he signed with United

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    3. TorresMagic™
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      • 14 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Granville said Villa would be the overachievers. 😆

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    4. Lawrø
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      First boss to bite the bullet: 2 votes for Steve Clarke, 2 for Hughton and 1 for Laudrup! 😯

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  24. ManTree(v2!) or just JAY!
    • 13 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Hey folks

    Here is my team (1 FT):

    De Gea

    Baines, Kompany, Sagna, Samba, Davies

    Bale, Fellaini, Maloney, Sissoko, Michu

    RVP, Lambert, Tevez

    Thinking of a -8 for this:

    Out: Baines, Sissoko, Lambert
    In: Walker, Nasri, Defoe

    Worth it?!

    Thank you

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  25. /
    • 11 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Lets all go get a creme egg mcflurry for breakfast

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    1. Elniñorules
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      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Agree

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    2. Epic Fail
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      • 13 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      No.

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      1. /
        • 11 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        Why?

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        1. Epic Fail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 13 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          You're a towel.

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    3. Piggs Boson
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      YES. I'll meet you at the one near your house in 15.

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      1. /
        • 11 Years
        11 years, 1 month ago

        Candlelit?

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        1. Piggs Boson
          • 12 Years
          11 years, 1 month ago

          Hopefully, I'll bring candles just in case.

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    4. blokeman
      • 12 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      You said what??????

      Is this for real? It better be coming Down Under

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  26. RamaJama
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    • 11 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    Get in Mata or Hazard (on pens) for Coutinho and bench Walcott?

    Have Michu, Bale and Maloney.

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    1. Epic Fail
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      • 13 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Walcott could easily outscore them in 1 game.

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  27. Tibidabo
    • 11 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    So do we think Aguero will play both DGW matches?

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    1. Epic Fail
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      • 13 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      Who knows, but I reckon he will.

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  28. Dago
    • 14 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    which combination is better for the double game week?

    A) Mata and Kone (go with no Chelsea cover)
    B) Maloney and Aguero (already have Tevez)

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    1. Dago
      • 14 Years
      11 years, 1 month ago

      sorry B means going with no Chelsea cover.

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  29. Hammers Select
    • 13 Years
    11 years, 1 month ago

    With chelseas 5 games left including today doing the most ballsy transfer of the year for differential

    Sissoko ---> oscar

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