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New start time for Scoutcast in 2019/20

The Scoutcast is back for Gameweek 2 and will broadcast today at a new earlier time.

For the rest of the 2019/20 season, the show will run from 20:00 to 21:00 UK time on Tuesday evenings (where possible) on our official YouTube channel.

This is to ensure fewer late nights both for our Scoutcasters and our viewers too!

The Scoutcast made history ahead of Gameweek 1 as we overtook Last of the Summer Wine for total episodes.

The famous sitcom ran for a total of 295 episodes between 1973 and 2010.

Last week, we the Scoutcast’s episode count went to 296 and we were joined by one of the show’s long-time guest Granville.

After such a momentous episode, we felt like making history for a second week running.

Ahead of Gameweek 2, we are joined by founder of Fantasy Football Community Holly Shand, who will be the first female guest on the Scoutcast.

The maths teacher and mother of one has only been playing Fantasy Premier League a short time but already has an impressive record.

In five seasons playing the game, she has two top 10,000 finishes and has already started the 2019/20 with 94 points scored in Gameweek 1.

Holly will join regulars Joe, Luke and Az to discuss all the key talking points ahead of Gameweek 2.

That includes what to do with potential Harry Kane and Anthony Martial bandwagons as well as how to handle our transfers in the coming days.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 1

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  1. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Not wanting to do Moura to Martial this week but if don’t and price rises will not be able to do next week without other move-which would be Trossard to 5.5 (McGinn or Robinson) or Wilson to 7.5 m striker.
    Best option assuming Martial price rises ?

    A Make move this week
    B Next week with Trossard to 5.5 m
    C Next week with Wilson to 7.5
    D Forget Martial and next week go Wilson to Kane and Moura to Dendoncker

    Pope
    TAA Van Dijk Digne
    Salah Sterling Pérez Moura Trossard
    Wilson Jota

    McGovern Rico Diop Greenwood

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Don’t do it if you don’t want to

      Price won’t increase anyhow at least not at the mo

    2. RealVirg
      1 month, 7 days ago

      What is your current OR about 2.5m?

      Thinking similar thoughts as worried will get left behind in the dust if action not taken (originally planned to roll a FT)

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        OR is 458,000 (87 points)

    3. wulfranian
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save and d.

    4. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I think Moura to Martial is an awesome move based on the data we have so far but always best to try and hold 1 more week. Wolves is a tough fixture. However it's the price rise of Martial that am worried about

    5. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Got ages. I would be very very surprised if martial rose in price before the gw starts

  2. Killitzer
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Fraser owners- keeping or selling?

    If sellling is Martial best replacement for 7.5m?

    1. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Not proven yet. Keep

    2. Whiskerz
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Fraser has villa next.

    3. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I dont own but if i did i'd keep this week for sure.

    4. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Keeping

    5. Offside Trapattoni
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Made the Fraser to Martial move today.

  3. Lacabacca
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Why should I not do Pope to Adrian?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Coz it burns a FT and you’ll need to burn another by GW5

      However if you’re happy it’s short term and it’ll pay off why not?

    2. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Cause Adrian will play like 3 games and then be gone

    3. Lacabacca
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Yeah it’s def a short term thing, but I don’t see any issues in my team to fix with 2 free transfers next week. Might just do this and not worry about Liverpool getting clean sheet every game.

    4. TOBY1
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Could be out fo 6 or 7 games if Alisson is slow recovering... I'm strongly considering it...

    5. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Save points

  4. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Is there a good reason NOT to get El Ghazi by GW3? Maybe he doesn't shoot often (Bilva type), or his spot in the AVL team is at risk? Not enough data to go off on from the Spurs game, so I'd appreciate feedback from Villa fans or those who watched Championship last season. Thanks 🙂

    1. Lord Tachanka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A few reasons;

      He doesn’t shoot enough
      His spot is at risk
      We don’t have enough data

      1. SafetyDance
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Wise words and frankly the op should have thought of this

        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 7 days ago

          I was asking because I didn't know. Now I know. Thanks, both

          1. SafetyDance
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Jokes aside I think he is a good player, who for?

            1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Trossard, if he's still out of the XI in GW2. I want to trust the manager's comments, but I'm ready to adapt and weighing options that could replace him. None seem to stand out for now though

      2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I honestly didn't know of his shooting or rotation risk, hence the question. Seeing that he ticks both boxes means I'd look elsewhere. Thanks 🙂

        Also, the point on data... I'd need about 4 GWs for those to start counting to me, and I might need to ship out Trossard sooner than that. El Ghazi looked like a good option based on his position in the team and fixtures, so I asked for those who'd have the benefit of the eye test from Championship, as Opta stats from Championship aren't available to me. Would check for other replacements, then

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          After last game Trez did well and played instead of Jota so El Ghazi or AEG seems safe. I went with McGinn to start and he's still best Villa mid option in FPL imo

          1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Thaaaaanks! Saw a warning somewhere about McGinn's yellow card rate. Any truth to that, or is my memory messing with me, even? 😀

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 7 days ago

              That is the problem 🙁

            2. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Yes he gets YC. The championship is more physical/rough tackling and 8 more games in the season

            3. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Holebas and Costa got lots of YCs. Who cares if they are scoring assisting relative to price

        2. Lord Tachanka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Honestly I’m talking crap just parroting back to you but they are fair points that I think you do already heavily suspect to be true.

          I would say that no player in a promoted side is nailed on.
          I don’t remember seeing him shoot much.
          McGinn having got a goal will have that going for him as an alternative at the same price.

          I do feel that other better alternatives at other clubs will also come through in next few weeks. Especially keeping an eye on Robinson at SHU.

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Robinson this years Tom Ince. I trust my prediction on this one

  5. No Professionals
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    King to pukki worth it?

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      wait
      give him another chance

    2. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      As per page 2. I removed Kane for Pukki. All part of an eventual plan but I don’t see why not. I have faith in the goat (Pukki)

    3. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Possibly at some point but not this week when King faces Villa.

  6. baps sniffer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    If they have a bug with prices and haven't been able to make price rises, we might see soon more sudden surprise rices?!?

    Not saying this is a fact or likely at all, but we are unable to rule this possibility out. Imagine the scenes here should that happen 😉

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Ha, it’s always been slow at the start of the season

      Who’s to say the amount of players in FPL dilutes the impact of transfers

      It’s also based on player performance - who knows what FPL have chosen to consider when considering a price rise - maybe it’s just a case the criteria hasn’t been reached

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I remember for example Zanka rising pretty fast 2017, but perhaps not first week though.

    2. MTPockets
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Differs every season. Think it was only a couple of years ago that price changes were pretty muted,

  7. timmyotool
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I've 2.5M banked to move Zaha to Son GW3.
    Now I'm thinking there's better value out there with Martial?

    1. Andy'81
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I'm not shifting out Zaha before a game with Sheff Utd.

      1. timmyotool
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Fair point, it is away though, not sure it's got to be a goal fest.

        1. Andy'81
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          I probably fancy Palace more then I do Utd at Wolves this GW. Figure Zaha has to start this game after the Eagles drew a blank without him against Everton (I know he did come on eventually)

    2. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Son when back will be back on it. People won't have Kane in the end.

  8. Wilshere Knowledge
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Thoughts on bringing in Zaha now?

    Got an absolute bum in my team I need to shift.

    1. timmyotool
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Hes got some poor fixtures gw3 onwards.

      1. Wilshere Knowledge
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeh. I reckon Zaha could cause problems against United and Spurs, but maybe Palace are too crap to even get the ball to him.

        1. thepeen555
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          The latter of the comments I think is the correct answer

      2. Lord Tachanka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Palace do better in tough fixtures, nearly Wolves like.

    2. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Who

      1. Wilshere Knowledge
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Lamela.

        Grounds for institutionalisation tbh.

        1. SafetyDance
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Gross, Perez, McGinn, Maddison, Lindgard, Pedro, El Ghazi, Lanzini, Redmond, Barkley, Mata, Sanchez also great options over Lamela to consider.

  9. baps sniffer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Anytime goalscorer odds:
    King 23/10
    Pukki 8/5
    Kane 12/5

    I did upgrade Kane to Pukki, since Pukki is more likely to score this week than Harry.

    1. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Reply fail to No professionals 🙁

      1. thepeen555
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yay I like you. Pukki I think is more likely to score and that’s the idea. Kane looked weak as

    2. Slouch87
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      These odds are a waste of time for selecting fpl teams . They only reflect by now the amount of punters money placed on each outcome . You need the initial book to view the general odds compilers opinions . Pukki is hardly an upgrade on Kane

      1. Wilshere Knowledge
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Kane has only scored 1 goal in 3.5 years against City tbf, and that was a penalty...

        1. Slouch87
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Removing Kane right now is an error unless you are lacking on of Sterling or Salah.

          1. thepeen555
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Removing for this gameweek is needed imo. Maybe not forever for some. But this gw yes. He was poor at the weekend. Second goal was good, but the rest of the play was crap

            1. Slouch87
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              But he still did what he's paid to do and scored twice.

      2. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Well "upgrade" 😉 then. Sterling over Fraser was the other part of the move.

        1. Slouch87
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Oh so it's for a hit ? Changes things then.
          FWIW I think I'm bringing in Pukki as I think that could well prove to be great value long term.

      3. Olivier Bernards watch
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        i dont understand your claim. Sure, the bookies probably think that kane is more likely to score than is implied by those odds, but they will have discounted the scoring odds for all players in the same way, meaning that the ranking of which players are most likely to score remains unchanged.

        1. Slouch87
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Doesn't quite work like that. It's only the initial book which reflects the odds compiler opinions ( granted with their margin built in which is pretty small on anytime goalscorer markets). Markets after that reflect the liabilities held by them for each outcome . They also trade with each other . The prices will alter due to this too. The 12/5 for Kane is the best price , most are trading way shorter . Same for Pukki.
          There's a big difference between chances of something happening and financial exposure.

      4. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Not true. There isn't a mass market in goalscorer bets so the bookies don't have to adjust for their exposure like for England in a major tournament years ago.

        1. Slouch87
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Yes there is. Huge exposure to Asian markets where goalscorer and correct score betting are by far away the biggest proportion of overall football bets and the sums wagered are eye watering.

      5. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Original offer for Pukki to score was actually lower, 13/10. Had I both, I would actually rather bench Kane than Pukki. But anyway, it would be no brainer since Teemu is also much more likely to get baps than Harry if they score this week.

      6. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        this isnt true

    3. Make America Greta Again
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Only person on the planet to call that an upgrade. In fairness, you've freed up funds. I'm backing Harry to score Vs City.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        We are nation of 5.5 million people and even if he is only temporarily upgrade (and only in fantasy and for just one week), it felt good to say that he is better fpl prospect for this gameweek than Harry Kane 🙂

        It has been a while after Sami Hyypiä and Jari Litmanen (and times when Hodgson coached our national team). And mostly downhill after that.

    4. Maverick NILRG
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I like Pukki and will get him soon. I definitely would not have dropped Kane though.

  10. Kristobal
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Help please.

    A) Robbo, 4.0 defender, Deulofeu/Jota/Pukki

    B) VvD, AWB, 6.0 striker

    Got TAA also.

    1. timmyotool
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      B with Wesley or Origi punt.
      *you might be max pool already

      1. Kristobal
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks!

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Do you need to play the 4.0 def most weeks?

      1. Kristobal
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Nope. Back three with TAA, Robbo and Digne. Two 4.0’s as fodder.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          B still - if you are playing a 352 you could have no bench before long

          1. Kristobal
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Sounds good! Thanks!

    3. CranberryBoat
      1 month, 7 days ago

      B with Maupay/Wesley

  11. mcgrejam
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Pope
    Digne, TAA, VVD
    Salah, McGinn, Sterling, Perez
    Wilson, Rashford, Pukki

    No playing subs except dendoncker etc - good enough/any changes please?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      GTG

  12. dylano21
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Maguire or AWB ?
    Mina or coleman ?
    Dunk or diop ?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      AWB
      Coleman
      Dunk

      1. dylano21
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Can you tell me why ?

        Was thinking about mina and maguire for goal threat? But AWB for bonus and coleman for his Assist potential ?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          AWB bps should score more than Maguire's goal threat
          Coleman is pretty attacking and fairly nailed
          Dunk cause I have no faith in West Ham defense (6 clean sheets last season? And often when you least expect them)

  13. stevowigan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    What’s the best site to monitor price rises?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      FPLstats

      1. stevowigan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

      2. stevowigan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers

  14. semiconductor
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I think most are getting rid of Moura due to son's return and city game which is sensible. I also seen that Perez wasn't very much impressive and was on the wing with tough fixtures coming up. Who would you lose 1st (probably for Martial)?

    1. AuFeld
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Alli is still out.

      Perez.

    2. teddypicker
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Lose Moura but still got at least 1 more gwk in them both

  15. Bobby
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    evening all! Have lloris currently - should i change?

    1. Make America Greta Again
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Not at all, good value keeper for the season.

    2. Dananz
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      It would be a tough hold right now, considering the cheaper alternatives, but if you're happy with the rest of your team and don't need the cash, I think he'll eventually repay you.

  16. No Professionals
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Probably a gw3 question, but:

    A) kane and martial
    B) rashford and son

    1. JACK ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      A

    4. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Thanks guys

  17. JACK ARMY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Thinking of bringing in Callum Robinson from Sheff United in for Perez - need to free up funds for Kane in GW3 & actually prefer Robinson’s fixture this week (Sheff U v Crystal Palace rather than Chelsea v Leicester) plus disappointed to see Perez playing on the right wing with little goal threat

    What would you do - stick or twist?

    All input gratefully received

    1. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Would it be easier to get son than kane?

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yes possibly - but Kane is the man for Spurs surely? taking shots for fun & on penalties

    2. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I own Robinson and think he could prove to be a good pick. However, I also own Perez and despite a blank in GW1 I think he needs more time. We can't expect attacking returns from a 6.5 mid every week, he plays for a decent side, is a proven goal scorer in the prem and will get chances. My advice would be to hold off for now. I'd monitor the likes of Robinson and McGinn another week before investing regardless.

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Hmmmm - it’s a tough call , looking at my team , I’ll need to shift out Perez regardless next week to fund Kane, for me it’s a question if I do it a week earlier for the better fixture

        Agree with you on the Robinson / McGinn situation, just prefer Robinson’s average position & pre season goal scoring

        Will wait & think

        1. TLF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          This week you are thinking Perez is the one to ditch, next week you may change your mind based on his performance or another member of your team looking poor, getting inured etc. Up to you of course but I think I'd wait.

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      dont understand why you picked perez in first place if you feel this way

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thought he’d be playing striker - not wide right. The situation has also changed with Kane now too, feels essential from GW3 & need to fund him

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          kane scoring 2 goals against villa makes him “feel essential?”

          perez spent most of preseason out wide

        2. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          why would you think Perez would be playing striker when it's Vardy? For Kane it's been 1 week, i'd hold off.

    4. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      SHU have 5 strikers and wilder loves to rotate them so bare that in mind

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thank you - will do

  18. FreddyP3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 7 days ago

    How likely would you say Martial is for a price rise before dead line?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Pretty likely

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        How come?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Is on 60% and there are still 4 days til deadline. Lots of players make their changes on the Friday and he is a Man U player so will have heightened interest.

          1. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Fair points but normally 60% is mid table and out of sight

            A player in late 80s with interest could be considered one to monitor, late 90’s will they won’t they

            As below Ederson and sterling have exceeded 100 twice this week and no price increases have been implemented

            I’d say based on that currently it looks unlikely

            If come Fri he’s in the 90s then maybe things change

          2. ZICO SENNA
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            3 days*

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Unlikely

    3. bhunasallround
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Does your 17 quid membership not tell you that ¿

      1. FreddyP3
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 days ago

        What’s your problem?

        1. bhunasallround
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Pay to win stat monopolisers

          1. FreddyP3
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Okay snow flake

          2. EMBOLOFAN
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 7 days ago

            gutted for u

          3. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            People like you make the price worth it. More so than the stats themselves that I havent even looked at yet.

    4. teddypicker
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Unlikely before Friday, ask again then

    5. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Close! Hoping not as if price did go up would need second transfer to afford as planned in week 3

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Close based on?

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          5th highest (61.5 %) on fpl stats and we don’t know how accurate at this early time in season.

          1. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Close is in the late 90s

            Just because he is fifth highest it means nothing

            Twice now ederson and sterling have gone over 100 and still not moved with considerably better performances and significantly more transfers

            I think people are over reacting somewhat to price movements

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Hoping so and would only consider if ever got to high 90’s pre Friday night

            2. FreddyP3
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 6 days ago

              He rose tonight...

    6. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Most unlikely.

  19. Dananz
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Are any Pope-Heaton owners starting to second guess? I mean, is Aston Villa at home to Bournemouth really that much of a better chance for defensive points than Burnley away to Arsenal? And is it enough of a difference to justify the extra 0.5? Maybe Pope is just as likely to get save points, if not not more likely, considering he is behind the Burnley defence. I know the fixtures stay tough for a while, but starting to think it might have been better just to run with Pope...

    1. Maverick NILRG
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Pope for me. Set it and forget it. Other things to spend time on. Just gonna stick with my strategy.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeah, fair point.

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I went with Heaton (4.0) but wish I'd done Pope tbh, I was kinda thinking I'd swap them when wildcarding but we'll see - Pope can def outscore Heaton over the next 3 despite the fixtures

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeah tough one. I think the thing we need to remember is that the keeper doesn't make the team. I was drawn in by Heaton's pedigree, but I forgot that it doesn't mean that Villa will suddenly become as resilient as Burnley.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          What do you even know about Villa defence? You know we conceded 11 last 15 in Championship after bringing in Mings and now Heaton is massive upgrade

          1. EMBOLOFAN
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 7 days ago

            guilbert still nailed?

            1. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Could play this weekend. I said Mings was most nailed

          2. Dananz
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            As a long-term "casual", not very much, evidently. And no offense to your team, but I'm sure many previous teams coming up from the Championship with a great defensive record have had a hard time in that regard in the PL. But I guess Burnley show that it can be done. I'll be happy to be proven wrong. All the best to you and your team!

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      GK rotation is fraught with benched points. Pope could well outscore Heaton this week but you presumably picked the two of them so that Heaton could play in GW2 and GW4. Stick with your plans in these GWs but agree that Pope should end up the better option.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        You're right. Mixing and matching is playing with fire, but then deciding not to is also playing with fire...

    4. teddypicker
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I went solo Pope but I know a lot here went solo Heaton/Ryan

      1. Prawnsandwich
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeah think Ryan could outscore Pope / Heaton over the next 5 games

        1. Dananz
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          For some reason I just couldn't bring myself to go with Ryan. Maybe it's because his team was nearly relegated last year. But most probably because as a Kiwi, I just couldn't go with an Aussie. Not in the spirit of the game...

      2. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        There's most likely value in that approach.

    5. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No

      After watching their two games i am extremely happy with the keepers i have picked.

      I fancy them to do very well for their price which is cheap for players with the fpl pedigree they have.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I admire your confidence!

    6. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Comparing Bournemouth who managed a goal against Sheffield U at home to CL finalists Spurs who only scored after bringing on Eriksen. Hahahahahahaha

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 days ago

        how many did spurs score? cant remember

        1. Dananz
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Yeah I guess it doesn't really matter when you get them, just if you get them!

      2. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Yeah it's funny. Most Heaton buyers (like me) probably thought "Oh nice, GW 2 at home", and most Bournemouth mid and fwd buyers probably thought "Oh nice, GW 2 away to Villa". Something's gotta give!

      3. Slouch87
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        My God you're a tool a lot of the time.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Are you referring to me?

          1. Slouch87
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 days ago

            Certainly.

            1. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 days ago

              Wish mods would crack down on posts that just attack other posters rather than the idea being presented

    7. Slouch87
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Just not worth having both . Get one and a 4M , set and forget until you WC.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks for your thoughts!

  20. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Who starts?
    1) Dunk v. WHU = 442
    2) Wood @ ars = 343

    Ryan
    Robbo, TAA, Zinc, (1)
    Salah, Sterling, Ayoze, Robinson
    Wilson, Jimenez, (2)

    1. In a Rush
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I would play the attacker, surely there can’t be 2 arsenal away clean sheets in a row as well!

      Maybe dunk for Zinchenko, spurs will probably score but then again I fancy West Ham to score.

      1. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks. I thought about benching Zinchenko, too, but Dunk vs. Wood was more pressing.

      2. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        ARSE AT HOME.

  21. TheNecromancer
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Greetings all
    Button/Pope
    VVD, Zinc, Digne, Kelly, Dunk
    Salah, Sterling, Perez, Dendoncker, Trossard
    Kane, Wilson, Greenwood
    Only MU coverage is Greenwood ATM
    A) Perez to Lingard, James or Pereira
    B) Trossard to James or Pereira
    C) Save FT
    0.0M ITB
    Thanks

    1. Maverick NILRG
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      C. I think Trossard might play as well. If not Dendonker can sub. The rest of your team should hold you fine.

      1. TheNecromancer
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        I am leaning that way.
        107 pts in Week 1 was a nice haul and makes me think a "less is more" approach might be wise at this point.

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 7 days ago

          u think

    2. Eytexi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 7 days ago

      C. Those United assets just aren't worth your time unless we know they're nailed.

  22. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I scored 80+. Lucky. Grateful. I will not be making a transfer, unless I can't get Adrián for 4.5. He will be part of my mini WC next week. 🙂

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Beat me by 1 after all that doos! If only we got Origi and didn’t scare ourselves out of it eh x

  23. MikeS
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Anyone know why league admin isn't working- can't change name or stop new entrants?!

    1. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Did you change admin rights for the mini league?

      1. MikeS
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        no

        1. Ógie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 7 days ago

          Any chance someone changed the league admin for you when you were not looking?

  24. UnitedXCI
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Currently:
    (C) Auba
    Over Salah and Sterling at the moment.
    Am I mad?

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      No that’s why we got him x

    2. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      not much in it but im going with auba

    3. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Since Auba joined Arsenal....

      Arsenal 5 - 0 Burnley (Auba 2 goals and 16 points)

      Arsenal 3 - 1 Burnley (Auba 2 goals 13 points)

      Burnley 1 - 3 Arsenal (Auba 2 goals 13 points).

      He currently has the armband in my team.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Well, that might swing me back from Pope to Heaton!

  25. Penguin
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Good goal from Nketiah tonight should I knee jerk & put him in?

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      better transfer than most transfers suggested on here

  26. fajmonkey
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Hey guys...
    im tempted to knee jerk after week 1...can you talk me out of (or into) this sub:

    trossard and king to rashford and 4.5 mid

    i think rash will rise soon and cant afford the 0.1

    if i do it im (very) short in midfield so i would have to play dendonker every week or 5 at the back with Rico

    would leave me with:
    pope/heaton
    vvd zinch KWP coleman rico
    salah sterling martial dendonker guendouzi? (or other 4.5)
    kane rashford greenwood

    cheers!!

  27. JACK ARMY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Thoughts please...

    A) Wilson, Perez, Coleman
    B) Kane, Robinson (SHU), Lunstram

    Which would you pick?

    With B) I’d have others in the mix for starting / bench options including Dendonker & Rico - feel confident that I can field a strong XI each week - just believe Kane will be essential from GW3, if I go for B) will stagger the transfers over the next two weeks

    All input gratefully received

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      u have 1 ft

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        It’ll be a -4 in total over two gameweeks for B)

    2. luk46
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Dunno how your team looks like, but I would go B with McGinn instead of Robinson...

      1. JACK ARMY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks - could be another good option

  28. zaydon
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Is sterling going to rise tonight??

    1. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Difficult to say, its close, my guess is no.

  29. Dananz
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Any value in Ndombele? Or just a flukey goal?

    1. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      He actually seemed to get forward a fair bit which I wasn't expecting. Wouldn't get him yet though, one to watch.

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Cheers, yeah I've heard some "Essien rather than Kante" comparisons; would be nice if it works out that way!

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Thanks for that, Sir. Ok guess I'll have to hold out for Lo Celso, if he manages to lock down an attacking spot.

    2. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      theres value in not having him

      1. Dananz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Quite possibly!

  30. Defaid Daniel
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Wilcard this week or save?
    Hope/Heaton
    VDijk-Zinchenko-WPeters
    Salah/dbruyne/moura/perez
    Kane/Wilson/Jota
    Rico-lundstram-Dendoncker

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      can't tell if serious