Captains

Captain Sensible – Salah and Kane battle for the Gameweek 19 armband

The Boxing Day-orientated Gameweek 19 looks to be taking Fantasy managers back in time, with the captain battle appearing to be between two of last season’s usual suspects.

We’ve gone over those doing well in the poll before doing a comparison between the individuals themselves, their teams and their opponents in order to find the best candidate.

Captain Poll

The Gameweek 19 captain poll indicates that this week the most popular skipper will be either Harry Kane (£12.5m) or Mohamed Salah (£13.2m), much like it was for so much of last season.

The Tottenham Hotspur forward led the poll with a tally of 38% just over 24-hours ago but that has since been cut back. He now claims just 30.9% of the vote, sneaking out Salah who sits on 28.7%.

Way off in third place is Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (5.0%) while Kane’s Spurs colleague Son Heung-min (£8.5m) has just 3.4% backing.

Eden Hazard (3.4%), Marcus Rashford (2.9%) and Anthony Martial (2.6%) are the other contenders in this bracket of support.

Not a single Manchester City player has more than 3% backing in the poll, with Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) languishing far down the list on 2.4%.

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3,946 Comments Post a Comment
  1. KAPTAIN KUN
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Updated

    1. piquiblanco
      • 5 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Adorable

    2. Fitzy.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      10 minutes ago

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        AOL broadband

    3. BigRedDog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Dial up

  2. COLLIN QUANER
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    First

    1. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Sorry

    2. Fitzy.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      *Fail

    3. JustPark
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      This is awkward.

  3. Capoue Propper Mings
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Oh this is Christmas.

    Head out the sick bowl.

    Schindler first sub.

  4. Totti
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    any news on martial ?

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Need to wait till line-ups at 2pm

    2. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      French
      Had a red Christmas hat at dinner
      Likes Michael McIntyre
      Toilet roll dispenses from front preference
      Signed up for pre-order of new jive bunny album

  5. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 5 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Cup opponents back three: Kelly, Connolly and Evans. Can’t be blamed for being template.

    1. Capoue Propper Mings
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Roll on next season.

  6. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    6 - Wolves have won six of their last eight league games against Fulham (D1 L1), scoring three or more goals on five occasions. Hungry

    As per Optajoe

    1. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Using FFScoutcast logic Fulham will be angry and desperate to put that right

  7. HurriKane
    • 6 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Ho Ho Ho Mo Salah will BLO away the non BelieVors 😀

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 5 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      From the bench?

      1. Bees4Lyf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        I hope there’s glue on the bench

      2. HurriKane
        • 6 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        WHy get rested when you had 5 days rest ?

        Nice logic

    2. JustPark
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      I don't think he does Christmas.

  8. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Hope all these players aren’t out next week too my bench looks terrible

    1. Tsparkes10
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      I wanted to bench 0 this week... want to bench 6 next gw 🙂

  9. Tsparkes10
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    I always feel confident until I see my ML rivals starting XI. Long day ahead 🙂

    1. BigRedDog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      All 3 of my rivals got Martial in 😀 one for a hit, one for Salah lmao

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        The latter one is just silly

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      The trick is to not have any rivals

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        We're all rivals G

      2. Tsparkes10
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        Well i am 60 points clear of second but they are closest to me 😉

  10. Halmari Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    My FPL cup opponent has played triple captain against me - and its not even a dead team - 300k Rank
    Wtfff any place to abuse him -.-

    1. Holmes
      • 5 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      focusing on mickey mouse cup

    2. Brosstan
      • 4 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      I went out to triple captain Auba last week. You need extreme luck to dodge all these people and win. Just be happy it happens sooner rather than later.

  11. Public user
    • 8 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Fml , missed deadline . Capt on Sané vc on Salah

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 5 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Could be genius

  12. KAPTAIN KUN
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    That fresh feeling of 2 FTs 🙂

    1. Bees4Lyf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Let me guess you captained Kane

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        Yes, now starting to panic given rumours of resting

    2. BigRedDog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      This

    3. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Wildcard time!

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        Give us a week lol

        1. shirtless
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          23 days, 15 hours ago

          First one!

    4. Tsparkes10
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Same... gonna need them looking at my team for next gw

    5. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      I know. It’s like giving two fingers to rivals too.

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        Haha

  13. JohnRoss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Based on the inverse momentum laws of expectation in the cosmos, a little ticket has fallen out of the big supercomputer in my shed.

    It says this “salah blank sterling haul”

  14. New Article
  15. Klein
    • 3 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Mini league rival has mitro(TC). Oh boy!!

    1. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      Well done in advance to your rival

  16. grumpyman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 16 hours ago

    Damn, Kane EO over 100%. Wish I'd captained him now, hate owning an expensive player who actually hurts my rank when he scores. Bah humbug!

    1. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 2 Years
      23 days, 16 hours ago

      He is going to blank/not start so don't worry (not trying to jinx my statement at all)

      1. grumpyman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        23 days, 16 hours ago

        Double bluff?

        Rotation is going to carnage today, good day to be a lucky FPL manager.

  17. james 101
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    23 days, 15 hours ago

    That moment when you realise 3 of your starting 11 are wolves players.

  18. Boo Ya Ka Sha
    • 3 Years
    23 days, 15 hours ago

    Mark went for Shaw, Pogba, and Ings. Never would've guessed that.

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      23 days, 15 hours ago

      All solid picks

  19. Pieterke30
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    23 days, 8 hours ago

    Digne on my bench... 🙁

    Decided to play Doherty ahead of him.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      23 days, 8 hours ago

      I believe the 'Baines rule' applies here