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Scoutcast Episode 300 – Spartans

After around a decade of shows the Scoutcast has reached the momentous 300 episode mark.

From its origins, when Mark and Granville used to find time to podcast during their lunch break at work, to the live stream video version of today, the Scoutcast has long been a staple part of Fantasy manager’s lives.

But while the cast and technology has changed the issues remain the same.

One of these recurring themes has been the arguments that greet any cast member’s decision to Wildcard. This week’s show, ahead of Gameweek 5, is no different.

Knowing full well what may happen Joe tentatively presents his team overhaul to co-hosts Az and Neale. In Scoutcast tradition he then has defend his decisions, like one of the 300 Spartans who famously took on an army more than 2,000 years ago.

Elsewhere, the crew take a look back at some of the many mistakes and small successes of Gameweek 4 and how they plan to turn their fortunes around this coming weekend.

Kevin De Bruyne’s captaincy credentials, the best clean sheet prospects and Arsenal’s fixtures are among issues on the bill.

The crew also reveal what factors they use when making decisions, which covers everything from the growth of expected stats to the eye and even ‘ear test’.

Meanwhile, Neale’s differential shout for September and October ensures the arguments continue.

This episode wraps up with a tribute to an unlikely Scoutcast star over the years and details of how to help the charity that originally looked after him.

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  1. Turns
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 14 hours ago

    Anything worth a hit here? King -> Pukki/Barnes/Tammy for free next week? (0.1 short of Haller)

    Pope
    Robbo - VVD - Digne - Zinchenko
    Salah - KDB - Mount - McGinn
    Aguero (c) - King
    -----
    Button - Lundstram - Dendonker - Greenwood

    1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 14 hours ago

      Looks ok

    2. Kanchelskis
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 14 hours ago

      No hits. Pukki next week (price might even drop if he doesn't score a hattrick this week).

      1. Turns
        • 3 Years
        5 days, 14 hours ago

        Yes, hoping for a blank for this reason (and because nearly all ML rivals have him)

  2. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 14 hours ago

    This is an awfully important post for my WC so please help me and forgive the repost. I guess context is important in a decision like this so please choose your preferred team thanks. I think I have enough captaincy options to justify No salah A

    A) No salah Digne:
    Pope Button
    TAA DIGNE Otamendi Söyüncü Lundstram
    MANE Kdb Dilva James Cantwell
    Auba Haller Pukki

    B) Salah no Digne but perfect defensive rotation:
    Pope Button
    TAA Otamendi Lundstram SCHÄR Söyüncü
    SALAH Kdb Dilva James Cantwell
    Auba Haller Pukki

    1. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 14 hours ago

      B

    2. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 14 hours ago

      The one with Mo and Fabian

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 days, 14 hours ago

        You looking at Fabian at all? Amazing finisher and your fixtures from GW10 are beautiful

    3. Turns
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 14 hours ago

      A for me (just), but both nice teams

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 days, 14 hours ago

        Thanks mate

    4. Stormbringer22
        5 days, 14 hours ago

        I personally prefer B. I really like your attacking options. Defensively, I feel like you can make B work even without Digne. Once LEI start the good run of fixtures, you are likely to play TAA, Otamendi, and Soyuncu.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          Yeah the rotation works really well but just worried about Digne hauls. I think Salah over Mane hauls are more likely though

      • Bigdshane
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          B

        • Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          Both are awesome teams. I'd prefer B) just, as I think Ota is almost like for like to Digne

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Ota is in both mate sorry I shouldn’t have messed with the order x

            1. Pompel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Still B, but closer

              1. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                Cheers m8

        • Kanchelskis
          • 2 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          A (fewer moving parts)

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Thank you but what do u mean about the moving parts lol x

            1. Kanchelskis
              • 2 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Minimise rotation. Can get in Schar later.

        • MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          A, just because doubt you'll start Schar much anyway for a while

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            He starts GW6 then fairly regularly from GW10 in the rotation. Digne has decent long term fixtures alternatively and Soy/lunny can fill in on the less favourable fixtures. Thanks for being so helpful in my WC dilemmas mate x

            1. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              The fixtures from 10 look ok in principle, but still a bunch of teams likely to score (except maybe villa) WOL, whu, BOU, avl, MCI. Don't think I'd spend 5m on a newcastle def in that situation, but may well be proven wrong.

              1. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                Aye of course he’d rotate nicely with Söyüncü in that time frame so don’t worry too much. But yes I feel like he’ll get a fair few 2 pointers

        • Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          I know this isn’t the answer to the ? But D Silva not a concern?

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Not a major one. Should be starting this week after a full 2 week rest and Gundogan injury. Is club captain too and first choice alongside KDB in midfield. Happy to take Cantwell from the bench when he is rested

        • Ole Trafford
          • 6 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          B

        • Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          B imo. Digne overrated

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Would rather have Coleman from everton. Better value

          2. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            I always told that to myself as a non owner but he’s annoyingly hard to ignore. As a Coleman over Digne owner for the first 4 games I can tell you he absolutely is not better value

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Digne has overperformed massively so far with xA hasnt he? Lucky to get cleans too

              1. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                I don’t buy too much into this, he’s deserved his assists and he is a very unique FPL defender with immense attacking threat because of his left foot. Everton’s defence is poo though I do agree and probably not worth spending 6.1m on.

              2. EMBOLOFAN
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                one of the best crosses of the ball in the league and gets forward a lot. on set pieces and most shots out of any defender in league. plays in a decent defence

        • DAZZ
          • 5 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          B for me

        • Justin Credibles
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          A for me

      • fakelund
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 14 hours ago

        GTG?

        Pope
        TAA - Zinchenko - Digne
        McGinn - Mane (c) - Lanzini - Sterling
        Barnes - Kane - Pukki

        Heaton - Lundstram - Dendoncker - Kelly

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          Yeah nice

        2. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
          • 3 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          No. Captain Raheem

          1. Bigdshane
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Raheem played 2 internationals and city playing cl on Tuesday so Raheem might be rested. Mane better option imo

              1. Legend of Rosický
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                3 internationals

                1. Legend of Rosický
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Or was it 2? Either way there is chance he is rested. Mane is the better choice imo and that's what I'm doing

        3. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
          • 3 Years
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          Is this worth a hit experts? 🙂

          Moura+VvD >> KDB+Pieters (-4)?

          Heaton
          TAA • Digne • VvD • Zinch
          Salah • Sterling • Mount • Moura
          Pukki • Haller
          (Pope, Greenwood, Dendonk, Rico)

          1. Jeanz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            I’m into it

          2. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Prefer Lowton personally as think pieters is at risk from Taylor but yeah decent moves

            1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Lowton nailed?

              1. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                More so than pieters I would imagine. Lowton’s competition is old a shite Bardsley

          3. Greenbackbøøg…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Sounds good

            1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Cheers bro

          4. Turns
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Yep. I expect LIV cleanie, but KDB could well outscore Moura (who probably wont start) by a fair margin

            1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 13 hours ago

              Well I'm not a fan for my side, but if you are happy switching to Soyuncu in gw9ish (fixtures turn) it could be gold. Him and Boly are my favourite 5m or less players.
              But Pieters feels like a nice punt for now and easy get out move too.

              1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 13 hours ago

                Reply fail - should be below to Brucey

          5. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 13 hours ago

            Play Pope over Heaton imo

            1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 13 hours ago

              And what about the move? Double Burnley defence?

        4. gooner_112233445566
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          5 days, 14 hours ago

          Rate my team for this week, any changes needed??

          Pope (button)
          Vvd, digne, lund, (Montoya), (rico)
          Salah, sterling, kdb, mount, lanzini
          Jimenez, pukki, (Greenwood)

          1.2 ITB, 1 Ft.

          1. Bigdshane
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Jimmy to Haller maybe

            • Kanchelskis
              • 2 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Could be good. Interesting to see what Jimi can do against Chelsea with no Thursday/Sunday.

          2. Jeanz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Sorry to hear about your doggo, Jonty

          3. The Big Fella
            • 3 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            How many minutes did Mount and Barkley play last night? I was planning on doing Trossard to Mount but no point if he is not going to play either......

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Mount 7 mins, coming on for Barkley (83 mins)

          4. Greenbackbøøg…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 14 hours ago

            Best Trossard replacement between?

            Mount
            James
            H. Wilson
            Iwobi (or someone else below 6.7)

            1. Stormbringer22
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                Logically, it would be Mount. I really like H Wilson, but he is not a guaranteed starter.

                1. Greenbackbøøg…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Who is vying for his spot? I thought he was more or less nailed on

                  1. Ask Yourself
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    An insane manager who thinks he’a Clever is his problem, plus Brooks is back very soon. James for me

            2. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              5 days, 14 hours ago

              Captain who?

              a. Salah
              b. Kun
              c. Stirling

              Cheers

              1. Victor6359
                • 2 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                C for me

              2. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                b

              3. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                C for me too

              4. Bigdshane
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  A

                • Legend of Rosický
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  What is the rationale behind those saying C? I am captaining Mane of Sterling because there is good chance he is rested and you guys would captain him over fully rested Kun and Salah?

                • the dom 1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Tough decision I see lol.

                • JoeSoap
                  • 6 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  B

                • luk46
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Imagine not giving the armband to Salah at Anfield!

                • liverpool01
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                  b

              5. unitednations
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                Been away for a while. Any ideas here? Got 1ft and 0.4m

                Pope — heaton
                Taa vvd digne zincheko — rico
                Sterling kdb perez — cantwell docker
                King Kane pukki

                A: Perez >> 6.7m mid
                B: Something else? Open to suggestions

                1. Turns
                  • 3 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Perez -> Mount/James/Lanzini

                2. HarryB29
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Perez is like an ancient relic nowadays

              6. EL tridente
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 14 hours ago

                Play 2 out of these 4:
                A) Lundstram
                B) Diop
                C) Guilbert
                D) Cantwell

                1. Bigdshane
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    AC

                2. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
                  • 3 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Best sub 4.7m defender? Playing 4-4-2 most weeks.

                  Heaton - Pope
                  TAA - Digne - Zinch - XXX - Rico

                  1. Ask Yourself
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    Has to be a Burnley lad mate with the fixtures

                  2. Turns
                    • 3 Years
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    One of the Burnley boys short-term, and Soyuncu when LEI fixtures turn good

                  3. Legend of Rosický
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    Lowton

                  4. HIT ME!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    5 days, 12 hours ago

                    Lowton, and upgrade Rico to Lundstram and you have a solid defence

                  5. theswallow1965
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                    Mings/Pieters/Lund/Soy

                    1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
                      • 3 Years
                      5 days, 10 hours ago

                      Why Pieters over Lowton?

                      1. theswallow1965
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        5 days, 10 hours ago

                        You could add Lowton too, I overlooked him as I have Pieters and pretty happy with his returns so far for only 0.1 more.

                        1. BRUCE THE MOOSE (F.K.A RAFA…
                          • 3 Years
                          5 days, 10 hours ago

                          True. I heard he was very lucky to date but has scored decent

                3. gooner_112233445566
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  Best captain choice out of these...

                  Salah
                  Aguero
                  Sterling
                  Kdb

                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    Aguero or Salah this week given no international involvement

                  2. Legend of Rosický
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    Stirling and Kdb should not be on that list

                  3. theswallow1965
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    5 days, 10 hours ago

                    I thought I was nailed on Sterling this week, but after playing 2 x internationals and UCL next week, I'm tempted to go Salah.

                4. The Big Fella
                  • 3 Years
                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                  I am selling Trossard. I am being Mount and James. I am heavily leaning towards Mount and James has only just occurred to me in the last 30 mins or so. Does anybody have a strong opinion either way?

                  1. Greenbackbøøg…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    5 days, 14 hours ago

                    Mounts next 2 games and the fact most his shots are outside the box are putting me off him a bit

                    1. The Big Fella
                      • 3 Years
                      5 days, 14 hours ago

                      Well, I have a budget of 6.8m - who would you go for?

                      1. Greenbackbøøg…
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        5 days, 14 hours ago

                        Mount is still a good option of course, I'm still undecided. I also like Lanzini and Wilson atm

                        1. The Big Fella
                          • 3 Years
                          5 days, 14 hours ago

                          I am undecided too. I am not getting Lanzini and Wilson I don't know enough about. Mount, James and perhaps Wilson in the mix then. FML.

                    2. AuFeld
                      • 3 Years
                      5 days, 14 hours ago

                      This is true. However, Mount has more potential for assists via key passes (2 per 90 vs 0) and corners.

                  2. Stormbringer22
                      5 days, 14 hours ago

                      Both of them are really good options. I have Mount in my team but will be looking to bring James in as well in the future if he keeps this up.

                    • Kanchelskis
                      • 2 Years
                      5 days, 14 hours ago

                      James for now and look at Mount again in a couple of weeks.

                      1. The Big Fella
                        • 3 Years
                        5 days, 14 hours ago

                        Yeah Chelsea's games pick up in two weeks. Hmmmmm tough one

                  3. 03farmboy
                      5 days, 14 hours ago

                      What do you guys think of my WC team? Any tips of suggestions would be appreciated

                      Pope
                      Digne, Matip, zinchenko, lundstram
                      Salah, sterling, De Bruyne
                      Vardy, Abraham, Barnes

                      Button, kelly, dendoncker, Hayden

                      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                        • 5 Years
                        5 days, 14 hours ago

                        Nice enough

                        No taa could hurt though and bench might be a bit thin when Kelly is dropped.

                      2. Stormbringer22
                          5 days, 14 hours ago

                          I would rather see Haller in there (possibly instead of Abraham). Also, I am personally not keen on Matip since I feel like Joe Gomez will start rotating with Matip soon (especially once the CL starts).

                        • Turns
                          • 3 Years
                          5 days, 14 hours ago

                          I would worry about Matip's nailed-ness with only Kelly (also not nailed) on your bench.

                          Vardy, Matip -> Haller, TAA

                          1. Kanchelskis
                            • 2 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            This, I think.

                          2. Stormbringer22
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              My point exactly 🙂

                        • CelticBhoy1
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          5 days, 14 hours ago

                          Pick two long term:

                          A) Sterling

                          B) KDB

                          C) Aguero

                          1. Bigdshane
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              AB

                            • Eat my goal!
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              A b

                            • MTPockets
                              • 10 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Probably A/B

                            • Kanchelskis
                              • 2 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              A, B

                            • CelticBhoy1
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Fair point. KDB and Aguero will prob end up with the same points but KDB is 2.3 cheaper. Aguero has more captain potential though

                            • JoeSoap
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              AB for me

                            • Justin Credibles
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              A & B

                          2. Brosstan
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Watford assets will be very tasty with Quiche coming in. Yum!

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Bring back Ighalo

                            2. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 12 hours ago

                              Quiche. I had a lovely Stilton and Butternut squash one t'other day

                          3. Bruce Lee
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            hi everyone it is wednesday

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              It's Thursday in New Zealand

                          4. WE ARE RANGERS
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Am I GTG? Pukki on bench!

                            Adrian
                            Trent Maitland-Niles Lundstram Robbo Emerson
                            Sterling De Bruyne McGinn
                            Haller Aguero (c)

                            Heaton, Pukki, Cantwell, Dendonkey

                            1. Justin Credibles
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Emerson injured? Rest looks good.

                              1. WE ARE RANGERS
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 14 hours ago

                                Maybe, then I get Pukki on which is maybe not a bad thing given the ownership

                            2. Ole Trafford
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Lundstram over Pukkhi?

                          5. as33
                            • 4 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Emerson>Otamendi?

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Only if Emerson is ruled out for a while

                          6. Justin Credibles
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Hi All,

                            Thoughts on my current wildcard;

                            Ryan Button
                            Digne Zinchenko Pieters Mings Lunstram
                            Sterling Mane KDB Son Dendoncker
                            Abraham Barnes Ayew

                            Too much in midfield and too little up top? Would something like this be better;

                            Ryan Button
                            5.5 mil Zinchenko Pieters Mings Lunstram
                            6 mil Sterling KDB Son Dendoncker
                            Abraham Barnes Kane or Auba
                            Any comments welcomed

                            Cheers

                            1. Kanchelskis
                              • 2 Years
                              5 days, 13 hours ago

                              Top one as it has Liv attack.

                          7. JoeSoap
                            • 6 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Best Replacement for Moura (0.5 in bank)

                            A. Dilva
                            B. Siggy/Richarlison
                            C. Fraser
                            D. Other

                            Pope
                            vvd, Robbo, Digne
                            Sterling, Salah, Moura, Robinson, Mount
                            Pukki, Haller
                            Heaton, Montoya, Greenwood, Kelly,

                            1. Justin Credibles
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Pulisic, Mount, Maddison?

                              1. JoeSoap
                                • 6 Years
                                5 days, 14 hours ago

                                Thanks. Have Mount and not keen on Leicester's fixtures.

                          8. jomikijiq
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Bench one

                            A) Montoya
                            B) Lundstram
                            C) Pukki

                            1. King Kohli
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Montoya

                            2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              I have those 3 and currently benching Montoya

                          9. Jacky boy
                            • 3 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Stones, otamendi and mendy all training
                            Tough to pick one

                            1. King Kohli
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              This could be the week where Zinchenko is dropped

                              1. Brosstan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                5 days, 14 hours ago

                                So this is this season's "Alonso will be dropped for Emerson" then? People have been saying it since gw1..

                                1. Jacky boy
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 14 hours ago

                                  Mendy has been on full training for a month. Now he is ready! He will make way to starting 11 slowly now

                              2. AuFeld
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 14 hours ago

                                I can't see Mendy starting. Maybe he gets subbed on after 60 mins and that's just speculation.

                            2. Legend of Rosický
                              • 1 Year
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Ota is the easy choice here

                              1. Jacky boy
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 14 hours ago

                                Ota overhyped here on ffs

                                1. EMBOLOFAN
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  5.4m defender in best team in the league

                                  1. Jacky boy
                                    • 3 Years
                                    5 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Stones too

                                2. Legend of Rosický
                                  • 1 Year
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  What do you mean lol

                            3. AuFeld
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Otamendi is the most nailed and offers goal threat on set pieces.

                            4. EMBOLOFAN
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              5 days, 13 hours ago

                              ota > stones > mendy

                          10. The Mighty Whites
                            • 4 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            1FT, 0.3 ITB-

                            Pope, Button

                            VVD, Digne, AWB, Montoya, Diop

                            Salah, Sterling, KDB, Martial, Dendoncker

                            Pukki, Barnes, Greenwood

                            A- AWB to Otamendi
                            B- Martial to James
                            C- Something else?

                            1. luk46
                              • 1 Year
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              A just

                            2. AuFeld
                              • 3 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Wait for news on Martial. A looks good.

                          11. as33
                            • 4 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Any news on Martin Kelly?

                          12. Miguel Sanchez
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            5 days, 14 hours ago

                            Best CB in the Premier League era?

                            A) Adams
                            B) Terry
                            C) Campbell
                            D) Van Dijk
                            E) Kompany
                            F) Ferdinand
                            G) Vidic
                            H) Stam

                            1. King Kohli
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Between Rio or VVD for me

                              1. Ole Trafford
                                • 6 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Hard to compare VVD to those lads after two seasons at pool. He very well could be the best in a few more years though if he keeps performing as he is.

                            2. HarryB29
                              • 1 Year
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Hard to argue against Terry in my opinion

                              1. Ole Trafford
                                • 6 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Easy to imo. Was brilliant as a leader but not better than the boys on that list at defending though.

                            3. Stormbringer22
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Rio or Terry. The combination of Rio, Vidic, and van der Saar was something to behold though...

                              • Original Pirate Material
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Ferdi.

                              • EMBOLOFAN
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                vidic

                              • RichardNixon
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                How do you choose one!! Vidic when he was at his peak for me but the likes of Terry, Adams, Ferdinand did it for longer. VvD well on his way but needs a couple more consistent seasons and needs to win the league to be considered imo. All the others have won the Premier League multiple times

                              • Heenneesseey
                                • 1 Year
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Perhaps Rio

                              • EMBOLOFAN
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                soyuncu

                                1. Ole Trafford
                                  • 6 Years
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Lovren

                              • Kanchelskis
                                • 2 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Rio

                                1. Kanchelskis
                                  • 2 Years
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Couldn't go for any active player and he just won so much over such a long time.

                              • Giggs Boson.
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                United went 14 consecutive games without conceding a single goal. That defence of Van der Sar, Evra, Ferdinand, Vidic, Neville/O'Shea/Rafael was just incredible, and won so much. I would go Ferdinand. They did have players like Carrick, Scholes, Hargreeves shielding, and forwards like Ronaldo, Rooney, Tevez, Berbatov to give the opposition reason to hold back, but he was such a leader, a great passer, and a great defender. He had it all.

                                Kompany was amazing in his prime, but was too often injured.

                                1. RichardNixon
                                  • 3 Years
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Chelsea in Mourinho's first season conceded 15 goals in total!! (including 8 conceded in the first 27 games)! Can't see this record being broken.

                                  Agree on Ferdinand though, and that Utd side in general. Vidic and Ferdinand was probably the best defensive partnership in the PL era

                                  1. RichardNixon
                                    • 3 Years
                                    5 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Just googled this. Cech kept 24 clean sheets for the season with Chelsea that year which is a record. The record for most consecutive clean sheets is Van de Sar with 14 as mentioned by Giggs Boson. Man Utd conceded 24 goals for the season in that year

                              • Kane Lane
                                • 4 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Ledley King

                                1. Old Man
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 8 Years
                                  5 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Great call - a superb player cut down before his prime.

                              • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Rio for me

                                If VVD maintains that standard for another couple of seasons he's definitely up there too

                                Stam Vidic Campbell - all absolute top top drawer too

                              • Old Man
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                All were, or are, great stoppers. Rio and Van Dijk, I would argue, could play a bit - i.e. run with the ball and beat a man. Adams was a superb captain. Terry was a great passer of the ball. Kompany could do a bit of everything. They all score(d) goals.
                                I've seen Moore play and I reckon Van Dijk could be as good, and he's deceptively quick. So it's VVD for me.

                              • avfc82
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                I'd go John Terry.

                                A leader, and brilliant, aggressive centre-back who was also superb on the ball. Right foot, left foot, heading, blocking etc, he could do it all. Only thing he lacked was pace, but he very, very rarely got caught out.

                              • Miguel Sanchez
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                Cheers all - some great insights! Between Terry and Ferdinand for me

                              • jason_ni
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                5 days, 12 hours ago

                                Rio

                              • Hy liverpool
                                • 5 Years
                                5 days, 11 hours ago

                                VVD needs to play at least 2/3 seasons to be in this list.
                                Vidic imo.

                            4. Kane Lane
                              • 4 Years
                              5 days, 14 hours ago

                              Hi All,

                              Ryan
                              Van D Digne Lun
                              Salah Mount Kdb Sterling Anderson
                              Abraham Pukki

                              Button. AWB. Kelly. Wickham.

                              Good to go? I was going to get rid off AWB to Kola or Bank next week bring in Barnes and Arsenal mid for free for wickham and Anderson

                              1. Kanchelskis
                                • 2 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                GTG. Looks like you have a plan.

                              2. Bobby Digital
                                • 2 Years
                                5 days, 12 hours ago

                                Looks good!

                            5. King Kohli
                              • 6 Years
                              5 days, 13 hours ago

                              Best move here?

                              Heaton McGovern
                              VVD Zinky Coleman Soyuncu Rico
                              Salah Sterling KDB Dendoncker Cantwell
                              Jimenez Pukki Greenwood

                              1 Ft 3.5 itb

                              A. Rico + Jimenez > TAA + Haller (-4)?
                              B. Rico > TAA
                              C. Jimenez + Zinchenko > Kun (c) + Lundstram (-4).
                              D. Any other suggestions welcome

                              1. liverpool01
                                • 1 Year
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                b or coleman to Digne

                              2. Kanchelskis
                                • 2 Years
                                5 days, 13 hours ago

                                B, just such a huge upgrade.

                            6. CL4PTRAP
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              5 days, 13 hours ago

                              Great Scoutcast. Neale's differential pick and Joe slashing it apart the highlight of the show. Congrats on 300 gents.