Scout Notes

Son on the rise as Mourinho’s Tottenham triumph over West Ham

West Ham United 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur

Goals: Heung-min Son (£9.6m), Lucas Moura (£7.0m), Harry Kane (£10.8m) | Michail Antonio (£6.9m), Angelo Ogbonna (£4.5m)

Assists: Dele Alli (£8.4m), Heung-min Son (£9.6m), Serge Aurier (£4.8m) | Mark Noble (£5.0m), Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m)

Bonus Points: Son x3, Aurier x2, Kane x1

Son Heung-min (£9.6m) was the main eye-catcher in Gameweek 13’s early kick-off as Fantasy Premier League managers eyed the beginning of the Jose Mourinho era at Spurs with a keen interest.

The South Korean star registered a 13-point haul thanks to a goal, assist and three bonus points and appears to be an obvious target for investment if the new manager can continue to get goals and points on the board.

Son was the top FPL points-scorer for Spurs against West Ham

Deployed in the number 10 role, Dele Alli (£8.4m) was another to impress at the London Stadium, also placing himself firmly on the Fantasy radar. He registered the assist for Son’s goal before producing some sublime skill to begin the move that led to Lucas Moura (£7.0m) slotting past Roberto (£4.4m) for Spurs’ second.

“It was just in front of me. The piece of skill was amazing, but what for me is more amazing is the mental thing in relation that. You only do that if you are focused, committed, ultra confident. If not you give up when you have bad feeling, sadness, you don’t do that piece of skill. It is amazing, but it only comes when from an emotional point of view everything is positive. Fantastic, I am really happy.” – Jose Mourinho

The Spanish goalkeeper had another torrid day at the office, lunging at several balls into the box and failing to get a strong hand to Son’s opener.

Issa Diop (£4.5m) also got an early yellow card for a coming-together with Kane. That was the defender’s fifth booking of the season, meaning West Ham will be without their first-choice centre-half for the trip to Chelsea in Gameweek 14. The resulting free-kick saw Roberto flail at the ball as Davinson Sanchez (£5.3m) rushed in but the offside flag rose once more.

His display, combined with the lack of Diop next time out, should encourage owners of Chelsea assets as they continue to be highly-owned going into Gameweek 14.

Dele Alli was handed plenty of praise for his role in Spurs’ win over West Ham, his number 10 duties helping Kane stay further forward at times

Harry Kane (£10.8m) – who nodded in a third Tottenham goal before West Ham’s extremely late fightback – is also someone under the microscope with Mourinho’s arrival. He had the ball in the net for Spurs after three minutes at the London Stadium but the striker was offside when he received a through ball from Alli.

Son was the next player to slide Kane through but again the England captain found himself ahead of the West Ham defence when the ball was played.

In the early part of the game, Kane was very much operating as an out-and-out centre-forward, like he did years before which is why he was able to enjoy several key chances. However, as the encounter wore on, he dropped a little deeper so we will still have to monitor his positioning under Mourinho.

Harry Kane added to West Ham’s misery with his seventh league goal of the season

In an open start to this London derby, Sebastien Haller (£7.2m) headed straight at Paulo Gazzaniga (£4.5m) from close range, with Andriy Yarmolenko (£5.9m) supplying the cross.

Son, operating from the left of Mourinho’s 4-2-3-1, stung Roberto’s palms from just outside the box on 19 minutes.

Serge Aurier (£4.8m) appeared to be targeted by West Ham, with several of the Irons’ attacking moves going down their left flank in the opening half. The Tottenham right-back also got away with a potential penalty shout after he collided with Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m) in the box.

Felipe Anderson (£6.8m) was next to get beyond Aurier after a slide-rule pass from Mark Noble (£5.0m) but his cut-back evaded Haller as the forward charged into the box.

West Ham will be without Issa Diop for their Gameweek 14 trip to Chelsea

Alli attempted another through-ball in the 33rd minute to find Son but Declan Rice’s sliding tackle stopped the South Korea attacker from attempting to break the deadlock.

Rice rescued the Irons again two minutes later but he could not stop Spurs making the breakthrough on 36 minutes. No. 10 Alli popped up in space once more to find Son in the box. The midfielder’s left-footed shot found the corner of Roberto’s net, though many will feel the goalkeeper could have done better considering the angle of Son’s shot.

The shot-stopper had another moment to forget before half time as his fist collided with Angelo Ogbonna (£4.5m) instead of the ball from a Spurs free-kick. He did manage to get a hand to Alli’s follow-up shot but there is no question that the Spaniard is not inspiring confidence in those playing ahead of him. While it’s good news for those who are going to play West Ham in the future, Roberto’s performance may mean we have to somewhat temper our expectations of what Spurs are capable of under Mourinho. After all, it is likely that Mauricio Pochettino probably could have orchestrated such a win given the Hammers’ poor display.

Spurs made it 2-0 just before the half-time whistle, largely thanks to an incredible piece of Alli skill that somehow kept the ball in play on the touchline. That flick set Son free down the left, with his low cross converted at the back post by Moura.

Spurs continued to dominate early in the second half, as Moura missed a big chance when set free by Son before Kane got himself on the scoresheet. He rose over Diop to head home Aurier’s cross in the 50th minute.

However, just as Spurs were potentially offering potential for defensive assets, West Ham came back into the game to remind Fantasy managers of the defensive problems that had crept up on Pochettino’s final weeks at the helm.

Mourinho did manage to oversee some defensive improvements in the first hour of the trip to West Ham but the home side did get back into the game

Michail Antonio (£6.9m) made his comeback from a long-term injury by replacing Anderson at the interval, while Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) came on for Yarmolenko in the 56th minute, the former having a big impact.

Antonio, arguably the only bright spark for West Ham other than Snodgrass, stung Gazzaniga’s palms on 60 minutes from an advanced position, before Diop denied Kane at the other end with a last-ditch sliding tackle.

As Mourinho commented post-match, Spurs failed to control the last 30 minutes of the game despite being very comfortable in the opening 60. Asked about Alli’s mostly-excellent performance, the Spurs boss said:

“Dele was like the team, he was brilliant for 60-65 minutes and then he paid the price of the times, so he went a little bit down. He was the old Dele Alli, the Dele Alli of a couple of years ago, that impressed not just England but the world. He did exactly what I wanted him to do, with two days of work. With important selection of information I tried to make clear for him exactly the spaces where we wanted him to play. Offensively and defensively, he is an intelligent footballer to understand what we wanted and very, very important for the team. I am really pleased with his performance.” – Jose Mourinho

It was Antonio who grabbed West Ham’s first goal in the 74th minute, firing into the bottom corner after Noble won the ball near the Spurs box.

Antonio – the Hammers’ most advanced player in the second half – almost squeezed in a late effort from the byline and from the resultant corner, Ogbonna headed home Snodgrass’ delivery. Spurs were relieved to hear the full-time whistle immediately afterwards, as West Ham left it too late to earn a point.

Finally, Carlos Sanchez (£4.4m) came on for Diop midway through the second period, a move which saw Rice drop to centre-back from the final 30 minutes. The midfielder could rival Fabian Balbuena (£4.3m) for a place in defence away to Chelsea.

West Ham United XI (4-2-3-1): Roberto; Cresswell, Diop, Ogbonna, Fredericks; Rice, Noble; Yarmolenko, Snodgrass, Anderson; Haller.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Gazzaniga; Davies, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Aurier; Winks, Dier; Son, Dele, Lucas; Kane.

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1,488 Comments Post a Comment
  1. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    19 days, 11 hours ago

    Couple of quick questions:

    1) Sterling >> Mane or Son?
    2) Ings or Jimenez till gw18
    3) Worth using a FT on Mount > Pulisic? Rmt suggests a big diff between them

    1. thegaffer82
      • 8 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      1) Mané for sure (though Son also a fantastic option)
      2) Jimmy by a mile
      3) Yes, worth it.

    2. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      1. yes
      2. Jim
      3. both rotation risk. no

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      Mane is essential for the next 4 games.
      Neither. Get more mids.
      Yes.

    4. Nightf0x
      • 4 Years
      19 days, 10 hours ago

      Mane
      I went ings for his fixtures
      No.3 want to do the same but dont know if worth it

  2. Stoichkov#8
    • 4 Years
    19 days, 11 hours ago

    Gazza, Button
    Robertson, Soyoncu, Lundstram, Aurier, Rico
    Mane, KDB, Son, Martial, Hayden
    Vardy, Abraham, Jimenez

    On WC and need to CUT 0.1 here so:

    a) Martial > Madders
    b) Aurier > Cahill/Taylor
    c) Rico > Williams/Reid

    1. thegaffer82
      • 8 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      I wouldn’t even countenance a) this week.

      The other transfer options are a massive ‘meh’ for me

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        19 days, 11 hours ago

        need to make one of those bro as its WC and 0.1 off

        1. thegaffer82
          • 8 Years
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          Oh right, I got you.

          Lose Rico then probably. His fixtures are really tough, and I’m guessing he’s probably going to be your 5th defender anyway so unlikely to get pitch time anyway

          1. Stoichkov#8
            • 4 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Cheers but question is do I will be ok during Xmass busy time?
            Williams will stay in United firts XI?

        2. Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          C

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      C

  3. Marc Jobling
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    19 days, 11 hours ago

    Mane, Sterling, _______, _______
    Vardy, Abraham, _______

    Over the next few weeks, do I aim for:

    A) Martial, Mount, Jimenez
    B) Martial, Son, Ayew
    C) Son, Grealish, Jimenez
    D) Son, Mount, Ings

    1. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      C

    2. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      I like A & B...B but close

    3. In and Out
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      I wouldn’t go with any of those you have to lose Sterling

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      E) Martial, Son, Mousset

    5. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      19 days, 10 hours ago

      C

  4. GARY AND JAMIE
    • 6 Years
    19 days, 11 hours ago

    Never thought Id be hiding behind the sofa from a Sheff United 4.0 defender....

    1. thegaffer82
      • 8 Years
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      Just get him & play him every week. Then no need for hiding behind sofas and the like

      1. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        19 days, 11 hours ago

        I free hitted this week which is a long story, but after today he is in every week

        1. Tamagotchi Massacre
          • 5 Years
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          Don't do that. His blanks and hauls are totally predictable so far. Just look at them

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      Imagine if you are the guy that classified him as Defender at FPL towers 😀

      1. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
        • 1 Year
        19 days, 11 hours ago

        Promote that guy.

  5. Citizen Kane
      19 days, 11 hours ago

      Is Adama Traore an option?

      1. thegaffer82
        • 8 Years
        19 days, 11 hours ago

        I think he’s a really interesting 8th attacker. But if he’s gunna be higher in the pecking order than that then I wouldn’t bother.

        1. Citizen Kane
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Im thinking to play him in 352 some weeks and then go 442 and play a defender instead

        2. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
          • 1 Year
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          How much is he now.

        3. Amey
          • 1 Year
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          If running fast is the sport, he'd be my first pick

        4. POLSKA GOLA
          • 6 Years
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          He is a great 5th mid option for GW18 imho

      2. DNFPL
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          Sterling + Deulofeu > Moura + Kane

          Ryan
          TAA Lundstram Soyuncu
          Sterling Mane KdB Mount
          Vardy Abraham Deulofeu

        • HarryB29
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          19 days, 11 hours ago

          Which looks better? Have 2FT and 3.0 ITB

          A: Mount to Pulisic

          B: Mings to Taylor, Mount to Son

          1. Hansel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            I’m in a similiar position but with 1FT. Would probably do B if I had 2 FT like you

          2. POLSKA GOLA
            • 6 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            I lime B

            1. POLSKA GOLA
              • 6 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              *like

          3. In and Out
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Assuming Mings to Taylor is a bench player then go for that option

          4. Freddiebell
            • 3 Years
            19 days, 10 hours ago

            B

        • Crystal Alice
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Will Mount drop in price tonight? I have exact money for Mount > Zaha. Already have Tammy. Would you?

            1. Do I Not Like Orange
              • 7 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Not for me. Burnley returning to decent defensive form, West Ham anything but. Think it's a move that could backfire.

            2. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              I'd keep mount

            3. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              First time lamps rests mount they lose. Lamps won't make that mistake again. Mount will be back next week.

          • Hansel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Bottomed..

            A) Mount + 1FT
            B) Pulisic
            C) Son -4

            Will likely be priced out of a decent 5th defender which I need to fund Son unless I take a hit. Currently have exact cash for Rico. Saving and getting Son for free next week thereby probably means someone

          • grooveymatt65
            • 6 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            sterling owners.. are you selling for son? i will i think. wish i done it this week. I own KDB as well!!

            1. PascalCygan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              In the same position. Seriously tempted.

              Almost did it this week but I was committed to making Sterling captain. And that as a Vardy owner since GW1. What was I thinking?!

          • Amey
            • 1 Year
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Well, after watching highlights of games i haven't watched yesterday i have one question.

            People who are calling Vardy lucky, what would you call Arsenal ??

            How the hell Southampton didn't score third goal is beyond me. Both of gunners goals were not best fluid goals. Feels bad for Southampton. Really hope they find some form now & get up from the mediocrity of Relegation zone. Like many things about the club, great Academy being one of those.

            1. Tamagotchi Massacre
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Vardy may have been fortunate but he's been absolutely brilliant. They're scoring goals for a reason. Team's got to win the penalty and player has to be nailed on pens to have that good fortune on the first place

              It's a bit of a case of sour grapes

              As for arsenal, Jesus. Embarrassing

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                Ha ha.
                Well said !

            2. thegaffer82
              • 8 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              What!? Who was calling Vardy lucky?

              He was brilliant yesterday. Could have had a couple of goals beyond his fortunate re-took penalty.

              But yeah. Arsenal were spawny as f*%#

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                You should have been here after 3pm matches buddy 😀
                We Vardy © were made to feel guilty because of that ...
                Lol

            3. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Vardy was lucky for the penalty. He actually UNDERPERFORMED his xG. Yesterday.

            4. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Arsenal are cack. Vardy is class and Leicester look a really good attacking team again.

          • De Gea Van Dijk. 10
            • 1 Year
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Milly and Melly for the turn of fixtures.

            Nice.

            1. GARY AND JAMIE
              • 6 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Milly looked lively yesterday

          • trinzoo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            To get TAA should I get rid of:
            a) Guilbert
            b) Janmaat (any news on the injury?)

            1. Klaren
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Depends on rest of your defence and on which weeks you’d have to play the one that you keep. Cheap defenders are mainly about the fixtures.

              1. trinzoo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                I will play TAA/Robbo/ Lund all the time...

                1. trinzoo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  19 days, 11 hours ago

                  Then WC before GW18.

            2. GARY AND JAMIE
              • 6 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              That Janmaat business is very odd

          • AndyCook
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            A. Pulisic or B. Maddison? I keep feeling like Maddison can’t keep it up shooting from those positions but increasingly worried I’ll be proved wrong.

            1. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Pulisic.

            2. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Pulisic crushes Maddison in raw underlying stats. I'm just gonna believe in that and go for him.

          • GreennRed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Do Pool look likely to start keeping clean sheets any time soon. Their blank week is imminent and I'm considering Trent to Pereira.

            1. GARY AND JAMIE
              • 6 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Id hold at least until 18 personally

            2. thegaffer82
              • 8 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Hard to say. Pool don’t concede many chances usually. But they always seem to allow at least one big chance each game. And their opponents punish them every time.

              I’d keep Trent to be honest. He’s super attacking and just keep fingers crossed for cleanies

          • De Gea Van Dijk. 10
            • 1 Year
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Might go Jing to Dings.

          • Lord of Ings
            • 4 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Who to take out first,auba or sterling?
            Now that aguero is out,is sterling gonna play more central?

            1. thegaffer82
              • 8 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Sterling probably. Though Auba > Kane could be a pretty massive differential if he can find his prolific scoring boots

            2. Amey
              • 1 Year
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Raz
              Auba playing Norwich so a return isn't out of question. Sell after that immediately though 😀

            3. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Both personally

          • Strchld
            • 3 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Which one would you prefer:

            Sterling to A) Salah or B) Son

            1. Strchld
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Also have Mane and KdB

            2. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Son.

            3. Amey
              • 1 Year
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              B is popular.
              I've gone for A

              1. Strchld
                • 3 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                Yes, thats why Im thinking to get double Mane and Salah.

            4. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              B all day long.

              1. Strchld
                • 3 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                May I ask why?

          • J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Does Son disappear for Asian games again this year?

            If so, does anyone know what GWs he misses? If I remember rightly it starts around GW22?

            1. Stef rocks
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Bro there is so much time until Gw22 - just try to get as many points as you can until then !

              1. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                Its not gw 22 . Its between 16 and 18

                1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  19 days, 11 hours ago

                  And this is exactly what is stopping me getting him right now. Can’t be buying a player that’s going to miss 3 games in the short future. Really frustrating.

                  1. potatoace
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    If he goes I think he'll only miss the one gw . Maybe 2.

                    1. GARY AND JAMIE
                      • 6 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      The one he is really needed for is 18 of course

                    2. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      Genuinely think it’s enough for me to just hold off until their lovely run GW19 onwards. Or go with Alli until then.

            2. Amey
              • 1 Year
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              I have no source, but have read twice here that he's not obligated to go there this year. Not in some Fifa event calendar, that tournament

              1. GARY AND JAMIE
                • 6 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                Jose will no doubt fight this big time

              2. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                It's being held in s.korea this year. I think they will push very hard for him to join up.
                Its 3 games between 10-18 dec.

                1. GARY AND JAMIE
                  • 6 Years
                  19 days, 11 hours ago

                  Probably best to wait on what happens before getting him in that case

            3. Stoichkov#8
              • 4 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              I read somewhere that they will pick players from domnestic K-League for those games.

              Also have a question for you as a Hammer fan - has W. Reid has a chance for playing time?

              1. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                Interesting

              2. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                This is good info, need to monitor this before buying IMO.

                He’s still not fit yet, I think he played half hour or so for the U23s the other day which is promising and Pellegrini said he’ll be back training with the first team Squad as soon as he’s played a full game.

                Our team has been so bad that not one of those defenders deserves their place right now. So I can’t say for definite that he will come in, but I’d say the chances are increasing every game.

                1. Stoichkov#8
                  • 4 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  cheers bro!

          • potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            East Asian championships run from 10dec to 18dec.
            If Tot are very economical with the amount of time they allow Son to be away for I suspect the following..

            16.Maybe miss vs Bur
            17 Miss vs wol
            18 rushed back to vs Che.

            1. GARY AND JAMIE
              • 6 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Its a real pity this

              1. GARY AND JAMIE
                • 6 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                But may strengthen Moura and Dele cases

            2. Hansel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Wow, had not considered this! Any idea on when we will get news around this?

              1. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                No news yet. I hear now that s.korea might field domestic players only.

                1. Hansel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Alright, cheers!

          • Atimis
            • 3 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Which option sounds best? Leaning towards 1.

            1) Auba Hayden to 4.3 Son 352
            2) Auba Maddison/Pulisic to Jimenez Son 343
            3) KDB to Son 343

            1. Coys96
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              3

          • Kopkloppers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Has there ever been a vote for who personally think is the best podcaster (individual) you listen too regarding fpl? If not mine is Andy. Vote if you think it is ok to do so. I am sure I have not listened to everyone. I like the genersl tootoo

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Anyone who doesnt have a patreon or pretends they are a professional player.

              1. Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Just found out what Patreon means

            2. Tamagotchi Massacre
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              I like Andy he seems like a nice guy but I do not enjoy his style of videocast at all. The solo thing just doesn't do it for me one bit.

              1. Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 11 hours ago

                I suppose I just like him. Would do better if he was given a space on this site.

                1. Gnu Scott talent
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Eh?

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

                  He is given space on this site as a "pro" pundit. Even though hes hardly part of the ffs community these days.

                  1. ryacoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    He will be now he's working for Scout full time starting Monday

                    1. Kopkloppers
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      OK

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

                    A permanent one like Munday and Joe

                    1. Gnu Scott talent
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      He was a regular on Scoutcast and did his own thing. Don't know how you can think that's the best pod out there, it's pretty shocking really.

                      1. Kopkloppers
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        19 days, 10 hours ago

                        We are all different. Just being positive on my view. Not knocking anyone.

            3. Daniel - KTBFFH
              • 10 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Marc Sutterns first. Az second. Granville third.

              1. Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Interesting. Marc I hear so little of these days.

            4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              It would be so much fun if they’d engage Alon and Walsh from FML FPL to give their thoughts, but they are probably a bit post-watershed and would likely have to tone down their normal style to cater for the more mainstream FFS target demographic

              But for my money it’s the best podcast out there (in terms of entertainment)

              1. Kopkloppers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Send me details pls

                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  https://fmlfpl.com/

                  Treasure them, they are unique in this straight laced vanilla world of off the shelf FPL podcastery

                  1. Kopkloppers
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    TNKS

                  2. Rojo's Modern Life
                    • 9 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    Incredible sentence

                    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      I’d highly recommend them, give them an episode or two to grow as well - as it might just seem like foul mouthed chaos at first 🙂

              2. Tamagotchi Massacre
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                This is one of the only casts I can listen to these days. I find Andy too dry for my taste, FFS is pretty good on the whole but hate to say it but I never really got over the change in dynamics after mark left. Jonty is a professional and capable host but I prefered the previous dynamic.

                My main issue with most casts and I think this is why I enjoy FML, is I never get much sense people are actually really enjoying themselves.

              3. Tamagotchi Massacre
                • 5 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                I think they have been on the scoutcast haven't they? Or am I mixing them up with another American one

                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Yeah that’s the other American guys you’re thinking of, “Always Cheating” - I can’t I’m personally a MASSIVE fan of theirs, rarely listen to AC anymore, but they can be good as well

                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    *i can’t say I’m personally a massive fan of theirs, but they can be good as well

                  2. Tamagotchi Massacre
                    • 5 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    Yeah that's the one. Also good but not as cathartic as FML. FPL can be a miserable game, we need people like FML around to share the misery and poke fun

                    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      Exactly why I love it - Walsh’s mood is so comically aligned to how well his GW went, he had to be talked down off the ledge last week, and followed it up with a hit & 3 transfers this week so interesting to gauge the mood on Monday!

            5. Kopkloppers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Just my view but if there was a conversation suite that sorted out the rubbish we have to read sometimes.

          • grooveymatt65
            • 6 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            sterling owners.. are you selling for son? i will i think. wish i done it this week. I own KDB as well!!!

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Sold last night for the 0.1m.

              I almost regret it. Kinda wish I'd waited so I can decide on Salah.

              1. ChrisPire
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                I have Salah and Mane (got him last week for Sterling). Now considering if I want to do Salah to Son but will decide after CL match. Hope Salah will fight for his golden boot. Fixtures are awesome with two home games coming up.

            2. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Did it last night. One "on form", the other "well off form". A no brainer for me. Could sterling become the ultimate diff ?

              1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                • 10 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Besides GW 1 it has been a terrible experience having Sterling in my squad

            3. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              KDB - only City asset worth owning at the moment.

          • SMEE_HEEE
            • 2 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Morning all,

            On a nice run: OR 2.8m to 530k in last 4 weeks

            But looking to improve the midfield

            Pop (Button)
            Trent Soyboy Lund Aurier (Mings)
            Mane Sterling* KDB Mount* (Guendo)
            Vardy Tammy (Connoly)

            0.3 ITB, 2ft

            Sterling/Mount to
            A. Son/Martial
            B. Son/Pulisic
            C. Son/Mad

            OR
            D. Martial/Pulisic + Conoly to Jimi (-4)

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Like D option

            2. Kopkloppers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              I have gone 1 mil to 100k in 3 weeks. Outside of Martial I took the safe route rather than those stupid "differentials" Martial is a reason for you climbed. Don't spoil it!

            3. Rash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              B or C

            4. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              B. Fixtures are best.

            5. SMEE_HEEE
              • 2 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              thanks all

            6. Tamagotchi Massacre
              • 5 Years
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Think you should seriously be considering a stronger first bench player. Looking at your team, or most teams tbh, can easily see them ending up with a player rested in each GW over Christmas.

          • upforgrabs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            A) Mount + Robertson

            or

            B) Pulisic + van Dijk

          • Gnu Scott talent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            19 days, 11 hours ago

            Good article, nice write up.

          • Hakim Ziyech
              19 days, 11 hours ago

              Just saw the Sterling goal. Sterling owners robbed there!

              1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                • 10 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Tell me about it. He was my captain too. Outrageous

            • Weerman
              • 1 Year
              19 days, 10 hours ago

              Already done Sterling -> Son for free
              Thinking of Mount + Traoré -> Pulisic + Zaha for -4, exact funds
              Good idea?

              Ryan
              TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
              Mané Kdb Son Mount Traoré
              Vardy Abraham

              Button Rico Willems Connolly

              1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                • 10 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                that would be -8 or -12?

                1. Weerman
                  • 1 Year
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  had 2 FT's, used one on Son, still have 1 remaining so -4 for the three moves

            • Cheesyzoot
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Who would you captain next week

                A) Vardy
                B) mane
                C) Salah

                1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                  • 10 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Mane

                2. Coys96
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Salah if fully fit

                3. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Vardy.

              • Daniel - KTBFFH
                • 10 Years
                19 days, 10 hours ago

                Hi guys would you bench one of Soy or Lundstram next week and bring Robbo for a -4? I want to have Robbo early. Can afford only 0.1m rise from Robbo or Kelly fall.

                Please advise.

                Thanks,

                1. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  I'd bench Lundstram. Yeah sounds fine.

                2. ryacoo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Nah, can't bench Soy or Lundy

                  1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                    • 10 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    Thanks both

                3. Tamagotchi Massacre
                  • 5 Years
                  19 days, 10 hours ago

                  Lundy blanked in every game v a strong team and wolves are decent and have form. Easy call

                  1. Daniel - KTBFFH
                    • 10 Years
                    19 days, 10 hours ago

                    You can't bank on Lundstram banking, it's simple very difficult to do that. I think I will go for it, however will monitor price changes really closely and make the call as late as possible

                    1. ryacoo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      19 days, 10 hours ago

                      It's not just about one GW though surely - Lundy and Soy are both players I'd want to permaplay for the next 4 games at least, so I'd want to keep a structure that allows that without dilemmas personally