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FPL Question Time – Consult our panel ahead of Blank Gameweek 27

Fantasy Premier League managers are faced with a different kind of dilemma this week as they look to negotiate the upcoming Blank Gameweek 27.

Manchester City, Everton, Chelsea and Brighton will all be out of action over the weekend of February 23, and we’ll have to plan our moves accordingly.

Here to help you with any issues you might have are three more Fantasy managers from our rotating panel.

Submit your questions below…

Who’s on the panel this week?

Simon March – Former FPL champion who won the title in 2014/15. Has regularly contributed to these pages ever since.

Ben Crabtree – Another FPL title winner, who secured the crown in the 2016/17 campaign.

David Munday – editor of Fantasy Football Scout, a man who spends too much time in the members area for his own good.

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255 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gobigorgohome
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    #THFC: Lloris (C), Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Rose, Winks, Sissoko, Skipp, Eriksen, Son, Llorente. Latest odds from 

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Shyte team...should have got Poggers instead of Son.

      1. Syd.
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Skippy The Kangaroo starts

  2. Malcolm Tucker for England …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Rage quit time

    1. Syd.
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      *age quit time

      1. Malcolm Tucker for England …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        that was about 5 years ago for me 🙂

  3. DV8R
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    #THFC: Lloris (C), Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Rose, Winks, Sissoko, Skipp, Eriksen, Son, Llorente.

    1. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Toby and Moura on the bench.

      Lamela not in the squad

      1. g40steve
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Got rid of Lamela after two games not the player I remembered

  4. Touré De Force
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Leicster 9/2 ftw here. Too big to ignore, exactly the type of game that suits them.

  5. True Deadzoner
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Weird Lei line up

    1. MTPockets
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Yeah Vardy bench, and scrubbed off my watchlist

  6. G-Whizz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Lineup - Spurs starting line-up: Hugo Lloris, Kieran Trippier, Danny Rose, Oliver Skipp, Davinson Sánchez, Jan Vertonghen, Moussa Sissoko, Harry Winks, Fernando Llorente, Christian Eriksen, Son Heung-Min.
    Substitutes: Serge Aurier, Victor Wanyama, Toby Alderweireld, Paulo Gazzaniga, Lucas Moura, Kyle Walker-Peters, Juan Foyth

    Lineup - Leicester starting line-up: Kasper Schmeichel, Ricardo Pereira, Ben Chilwell, Youri Tielemans, Harry Maguire, Jonny Evans, Rachid Ghezzal, Nampalys Mendy, Demarai Gray, James Maddison, Harvey Barnes.
    Substitutes: Wes Morgan, Jamie Vardy, Wilfred Ndidi, Shinji Okazaki, Danny Ward, Hamza Choudhury, Danny Simpson

    1. Costa in Wengerland
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Vardy benched wow

    2. Athletico Timbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Dial up?

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        😛

    3. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Whizzer, any chance of posting teams without first names....bit of a pain in the Llorente, to be honest....

    4. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Who's up front for Lester then? Maddison?

      1. Merlinsnose
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Gray

    5. Dreaming of glory
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Think vardy is going to win this managerial standoff as well come the summer

  7. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Guaita
    Robbo TAA Doherty
    Son Camarasa Salah Pogba
    Rashford Jimenez Auba
    (Button - AWB - Digne* - Richarlison*)
    2.2itb 1ft
    A. Digne to Pereira
    B. Richarlison to Anderson
    C. Both look good (-4)
    D. Other

  8. tambourineman
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Vardy benched

    1. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Not surprised

  9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Tielemans will be interesting

  10. The Mighty Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Alderweireld benched ffs

  11. Differentiator
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Imagine dropping Vardy against Spurs. Always scores against them

    1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Definite problems there.

  12. Jordan.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    no toby cant believe it

    1. Jordan.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      all this bloody rotation is killing my interest for this game

    2. FPL Flop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Ffs...Gylfi and Digne both hit the bar leaving Holebas with 7 points last on my bench... fkn AWB now comes in for Toby. Can’t make it up

  13. Polka Wakey O'Dot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Let’s see if Harvey Barnes impresses again. Looks a really good player so far.

  14. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Vardy officially dead as an FPL option?

    1. Athletico Timbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Carrier pigeon?

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Eh?

    2. BigBillyBass
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Was never an option this season anyway tbh

  15. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Party canceled

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Did they run out of skittles or something?

  16. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    2ft which of the moves to do:

    A) Rich > Anderson/Jota
    B) Ings > Rondon
    C) Digne > Kola/Pereira

    Etheridge
    Robbo TAA Doherty Awb (Digne)
    Salah Son Pogba (Haz, Rich)
    Rash Jimmy (Ings)

    1. Misteak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      A. Would probably do Fanderson.

  17. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    No Lamela in team or bench? Other players might get to touch the ball....

  18. GianniBanani
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Both bgws 31 and 33 will be confirmed after Chelsea-United?

    1. Amey
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Nope only bgw 31.

    2. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      No. GW33 only confirmed after FA Cup QFs in GW31

    3. GianniBanani
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Thanks, so up to three transfers between bgw 31 and 33

  19. Amey
    2 months, 8 days ago

    False 9 for Leister ??
    Barnes/tielemans ??

  20. Athletico Timbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    What will be the Spurs formation?

    1. ...al - Leave your comments…
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      4231 prob

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Back 4
      3 central mids
      Eriksen & Son floating about
      1Target man

      1. Athletico Timbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I was wondering if it'd be that.

  21. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Leicester playing a 2-8 formation today!

  22. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    That Leicester side . . Who the f is the striker?!

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Gray

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        He has done it before

      2. Differential (c)
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I guess CS for Spurs, then!

  23. El Lobito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Anyone getting in Pereira now for Leicester's kind run? He's class.

    1. Amey
      2 months, 8 days ago

      I'm

      1. Amey
        2 months, 8 days ago

        For Digne*

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Yeah - unless Palace get knocked out of the cup and I decide to get a Toon defender instead

    3. The 5% Team
      2 months, 8 days ago

      has been waiting on my bench, ready for next run of fixtures

      1. El Lobito
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Hopefully this Vardy thing doesn't become a soap opera as it would distract. Also, would deprive Pereira of a good striker to assist.

    4. Would Ed Woodward
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Either him, Maguire or Chilwell, plenty of time to decide.

  24. Kane Lane
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Logic to do
    Sane>Anderson
    Aguero > Auba/Laca Free
    Is it worth it to also upgrade Kamara to Arnie -4 but its leaves me 0.1 if Aguero raises I cannot get home back.

    I appreciate feed back.

    1. Kane Lane
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Him not home lol

  25. Firminoooo
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Would like an assist or goal from Trippier today.

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      yes please

  26. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Triple MUN = 0-3
    Triple LIV = 3-0
    Triple Spurs = I'll take a 3-0 win 😉

    1. Amey
      2 months, 8 days ago

      😮
      I thought i have too many eggs in 2-3 baskets.
      3 pool
      2 United
      2 Wolves

      But you beat me @ that.

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Yeah...just need a big performance from Spurs and I'll be quite content that I went down that route, fingers crossed!

        1. Amey
          2 months, 8 days ago

          GL

  27. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Vardy-Puel bustup? Insane to bench Vardy vs Spurs, he's the ideal striker to play for an underdog team imo. Shocking decision.

    1. El Lobito
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      He might be njured. Take some cool it juice until we know pal.

  28. g40steve
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Vardy benched?

    1. Goat
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      No

  29. Scheister
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Playing draft on a different site. Need to play one and drop one for Spurs match. Any advice? Cheers

    Llorente
    Sanchez

    1. The 5% Team
      2 months, 8 days ago

      play attacker

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      can you get Sanchez back easily? probably Llorente for this game, but Kane will be back soonish

  30. Are you Surman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Come on Trippier, Son and Llorente!!!!!!!!!

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      C'mon Trippier, Son & Eriksen!!!!!!!!
      GL mate 🙂

      1. Are you Surman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Hehe GL!

    2. Amey
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Both assisting Son for hattrick !!

    3. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Son (c) come on!

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        ...admire your cojones, triple Spurs and armband on Sterling later myself! GL!! 🙂