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Tips and advice for FPL managers over the busy Christmas period

In our latest Pro Pundits article, Lateriser12 – who has overall ranks of 77th and 189th to his name  gives Fantasy Premier League managers some tips for the Christmas period.


It is the holiday season and the Gameweeks are coming thick and fast. For us Fantasy Premier League fans, this is a gift in itself. During these times, we don’t have too much time to dwell on our decisions and we need to be quick and precise. With this article, I hope to concisely present some important information which might hopefully help you with a few of your dilemmas this Gameweek. We can call it a ‘cheat sheet’, of sorts.

Last time I wrote, I spoke at length about playing the switch-hit against Jamie Vardy (£10.1m). I did it in Gameweek 17 with a Mohamed Salah (£12.2m)-sized captaincy and it led to me halving my rank and jumping from 124k to 66k. This despite not owning Kevin De Bruyne (£10.4m) in Gameweek 17 (else I would have been well inside the top 40k).

I also spoke about Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) at length and I went with my instinct and got him in Gameweek 18 and immediately gave him the captain’s armband. That did not go as well as planned (a small red arrow and I’m currently sitting at 85k) and admittedly I might have a certain bias when it comes to Manchester United assets. That said, when a certain Paul Pogba (£8.4m) came on with 26 minutes to play, we saw a different United playing. Armed with a silky smooth through-ball, he was carving open the Watford defence at will and from memory created three decent chances as soon as he came on. I wonder if the deep block struggle remains if Solskjaer starts using Pogba at number ten.

As a Son Heung-min (£10.0m) owner and a De Bruyne non-ower, the red card wasn’t that big of a problem for me. It led to probably the easiest decision I’ve made this season. In fact, I made the switch three minutes after the red card so as to not overthink this obvious move.

Yes, I can think of hacks and other ‘maverick’ moves to make ground but when it’s this obvious, one must do it. Some might say that De Bruyne is the best value FPL player this season. I say, on current form, De Bruyne is simply the most dangerous FPL asset in the game right now. How he has got away with just 23 points in the last two Gameweeks, I’ll never know.

This leads to one more week in my team for Anthony Martial (£7.7m), Rashford and Christian Pulisic (£7.3m). Hopefully, Mr. Pogba is in a merry mood and puts on a Santa coat gifting big chances to my United assets this Gameweek.

Enough self-indulgence. Now, I’m going to present you with a few pieces of information that might or might not help you with your FPL decisions this week.

First, let us look at fatigue and try determining which of the matches this week might be influenced by them.

If you haven’t already ready Zophar’s excellent piece on the same subject, I highly recommend reading it here. I’m borrowing his chart to determine the ‘fatigue’ factor we talk about here. 

  • Tottenham Hotspur play a Brighton team that have had 20 hours more rest. Both teams have a very short turn-around afterwards.
  • Arsenal have a nice rest period before this Gameweek and a good gap thereafter, as well. They are one of the teams, along with Everton, I will be closely monitoring to see how they line up. There could be some potential bargains from both sides under their new managers.
  • Chelsea face a Southampton team that has had 24 hours more rest than the Blues. That said, Chelsea have a bigger rest period than most teams after this game. We will surely see a fair amount of rotation from Chelsea and I half-expect Jorginho (£5.0m) and Pulisic to start the next game.
  • A tired and half-depleted Crystal Palace team faces a fully fit and rested West Ham side that showed some signs of rejuvenation in their last Gameweek. I wonder if this influences my benching decision between Martin Kelly (£4.4m) and Matt Targett (£4.4m). If he isn’t already, Michail Antonio (£6.9m) should be on your FPL radar.
  • Sheffield United will have had a full day’s rest more than Watford when they meet up. This looks good for Lys Mousset (£5.1m) and John Lundstram (£5.2m) owners. Mousset sat out the last game so he’s looking good to start this one, in my opinion.
  • Manchester United play a Newcastle team that has had a day’s rest more than them. In addition, we need to remember that both Rashford and Martial also played the midweek Carabao Cup tie last week. This means that they have effectively played four games in 12 days already if they start this Gameweek. This has me re-thinking giving the armband to Rashford or Martial despite the positive effect that Pogba might have on them.
  • Leicester and Liverpool will have had the same amount of rest when they play against each other. The big difference here is that most of the Liverpool players played 120 minutes in the game against Flamengo and then had to fly back from Qatar. That said, in the matches after Gameweek 19, Liverpool have a relatively good amount of rest-time to offer their players.
  • Manchester City and Wolves have the highest duration of rest before they meet up for their fixture. It is worth noting that in the two games that follow, both teams have a very short turnaround period. It is impossible to predict if and when De Bruyne gets a rest, but if I were a betting man, I’d say it would be in the home game versus Sheffield United. This will perhaps be influenced by David Silva’s (£7.5m) fitness.

Now I’ll present some important statistical information that might influence your captaincy decision this weekend. We’ll most likely see a split captaincy in Gameweek 19, with there being a number of viable candidates. Here are some noteworthy stats:

Here’s how my squad currently looks for Gameweek 19:

Before I sign off, I would like to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. May your holiday season be full of green arrows! I hope this attempt to create a cheat sheet has helped you guys. Until next time.


Fantasy Football Scout user Lateriser12 has a very impressive Fantasy CV. He has registered two finishes in the top 200 (one of them equating to number one in India) and four in the top 10,000 in the last six seasons. The secret to his success has been playing non-conventionally and fearlessly, swearing by ‘upside chasing’ and not giving ownership much of a look.

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1,457 Comments Post a Comment
  1. BrutalLogiC
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Hows it looking? Hate myself for bringing in Rashford over Jim 2 weeks ago. Want him out after Newcastle whatever happens.

    Would much prefer Salah over Mane but for -4 It doesn't feel worth it and I bought at 11.6.

    Soy benched over Holgate for me. Hopefully he continues to start for Everton.

    Trigger happy over Madd, Soy on return looks handy but another City mid (d.silva if not injured?) also fancied

    Got 1.1 ITB

    Guaita McG
    Robbo Lund Holgate Rico Soy
    Mane KDB Madd Alli Cantwell
    Vardy Ings Rashford

    1. FirMinaMiMo
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Good team keep rash for boxing day !!! 🙂

      How's yur gw18 went??? Good!!! 🙂

      1. BrutalLogiC
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        42, can't complain too much, annoying moving away from Vardy capt butore thankful I didn't have Son.

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Love Holgate pick. I should've gone him over Aurier, team looks good 🙂 big score this gw

    3. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Good squad for Xmas rotation

  2. Jamb0
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    On WC would you have:

    a) Digne + Alli (already have Kane)
    b) VVD + Maddison (already have Vardy, no other LFC defense)

    1. FirMinaMiMo
      5 months, 11 days ago

      A

    2. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      B

      1. Hits from the Bong
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Think A is riskier but with higher ceiling

    3. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      A

    4. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      b

    5. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      A

    6. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      A

  3. Klein
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Play 1
    A) maddison
    B) pulisic

    1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Pulisic

    2. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      A - at least you know he will play and he has scored well against big teams

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Yeah but if pulis starts it could be a big score.

        1. Hits from the Bong
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Yup he could. Especially with Kovacic out. I sold him last week, can’t be doing with the extra headache that un-nailed players bring

          1. Klein
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 11 days ago

            Yeah i have lost 0.2mil on him too. Hope he gives a parting gift.

        2. Soto Ayam
          5 months, 11 days ago

          We've been saying that for a few weeks now

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      b is my capt

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Captain? You sure he will start? Should be really juicy if he does.

        1. Soto Ayam
          5 months, 11 days ago

          I think he'll start....but will get any attacking returns?

    4. Jamb0
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      B

    5. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      B

    6. arndff_
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Pulisic. The fixture is too good to be overlooked.

      1. Hits from the Bong
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Form over fixtures

  4. Klein
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Which games do we think ings with play and get rested?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      He'll play every game.
      Minutes will be managed in GW 20 i guess though.
      Southampton are fighting for their survival & he's their talisman.

      That's my verdict 😉

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Cameo are the worst. Hope he plays 90 this week and i can get someone else.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 11 days ago

          I'd definitely hold on to him till he breaks down.
          Fixture proof too.

          1. Klein
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 11 days ago

            Tank the 1 pointers then?

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 11 days ago

              Not necessarily 1 pointers
              Can score against anyone IMO. Southampton press high too. Good against high line defenses.
              GL 🙂

    2. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Think he’ll play only the last half hour against Palace

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Or rest against chelsea and fight pal with full strength?

        1. Hits from the Bong
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Can’t see it, he’d still have 2 games in quick succession. I think he starts them all, or is benched for Palace. Palace will be more of a slog. Let someone else do the donkey work for an hour and let Ings come on and hit a brace against tired legs

    3. arndff_
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      It’d be nice Hasenhuttl to rest him vs Chelsea and then use him for 90 min against Palace.

  5. Ando
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Is doing Wickham ➡ Pukki (C) for -4 worth it?

    Will play him over Kelly (WHU)

    1. Klein
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      I expect a cs for cpal. Kelly probably on 7-8 points. So if you think pukki can get 10+ points it looks awesome. Probably the best fixture to get a haul too.

    2. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      It’s a transfer that is definitely worth doing, but if Kelly gets 8 and you’ve used 4 to bench him, you better hope Pukki is on fire

  6. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Add team for info 🙂

    Hendo
    Lund Kelly Aurier
    Son Alli Grealish KDB Mane
    Vardy Mousset
    (Martin, Jota, Perreira, Rico)

    A) Jota to Pukki, bench Son
    B) Son to Cantwell, upgrade mousset or Jota next week with 6.5m itb
    C) Son, Jota to Cantwell, Kane but probs bench Cantwell
    D) Son to Rich or Pogba

    Cheers lads, on B or C currently

    1. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      B or D. Kane is a waste of money

    2. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Sounds like you can afford Kane with C, so it depends how much you fancy him. He looked poor last match, but Spurs couldn't cope with Tomori, Zouma, Rudiger back three and only had one shot on goal. Up to gut feeling I guess.
      Otherwise I quite fancy Pogba to do well, tho doubt he'll play every game.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Cheers mate

    3. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      B and get ings or jiminez etc.

  7. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Merry Christmas everybody ..... we'll have to wait until tomorrow to get our FPL presents .

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Yep.
      I've a holiday today. Agonising wait for GW 😀

  8. Amey
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    As far as I remember, the midweek games are late KO's right ??
    Or is it special for Christmas games.

    It's super frustrating that I can't watch my © (Alli) game. Will be back home after HT of Second game.

    Anyways, Merry Christmas to all 😀

    May the arrows be Green for all !

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Boxing days are 3pm but Man u play at half 5, Leicester pool at half 7 and city play in the evening on Friday

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Yes
        Need to go to work.
        Will be back home after first half of the second KO.

        1. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          What do you do?

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 11 days ago

            I'm from India.
            Data scientist

    2. KINGS
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Clearing annual leave these days. No such problem

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Great for you
        Enjoy !!

    3. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Mmm... I hope as a data scientist you will be suitably astounded if everyone gets a green arrow, Ho Ho Ho

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        😀
        Maybe my friends here ....
        Rivals getting red would be decent too

  9. FirMinaMiMo
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Lads!!! A doubt???

    Whelther our team value continues(remains same) for next season or it will be asusual 100.m !!!!!! Idk!

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      100

    2. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      100 surely? Nobody new would enter the game,if people kept their old enhanced team value? Or if you just mean an inflation change, it would get too hard adding up.

  10. arndff_
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Pope to Ryan from GW20?

    Any better suggestions? Cheers.

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Guaita

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      I'd probs go ramsdale, thoughts above mate?

    3. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      I think you are right!

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Brighton not keeping any CS.
      I'd go Guaita myself next GW from Pope i guess

    5. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Personally Im a Hendo Lund double guy and feel Sheff U can keep a cleanie v anyone plus Hendo is an assist machine!

  11. Tambling5
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Hello those unaffected by small children getting up early! I would be grateful for a steer here as to what to do, please.
    Team is
    Hendo ((Button); TAA, Robbo, Lund (Kelly, Rico); KDB, Mane, Pulisic, Traore, (Tielemans); Vardy, Ings, Abraham.
    No FT but 2.0 in the bank
    Clear problem with Vardy up against double Liverpool defence
    Also Puli and Tieli not contributing
    Thinking of
    A) Robbo to Digne and Tiele to Alli for -8
    B) Puli to Alli for -4
    C) Tiele to Pogba for -4
    D) nothing
    Likely to do C unless talked out of it
    Thanks

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      My kids will be up any minute so id say D and have 2fts saved. Pog looked great in that 20 but United didnt break Watford down and Newc are masters of defence. Id look at Pog again just to check where he plays as I think against teams more open and attacking he could end up lethal. Guess he is not on pens any more either and he does off course blow hot and cold

      1. Tambling5
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Thanks! Get that Santa hat on!

        1. GARY AND JAMIE
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          That was at 4 hours ago! Today i will just stand in the corner with a black bag and they dump the wrap paper in me like a bin!

  12. Abra Dubravka
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Play 2 of these:

    A) Kelly
    B) Ings
    C) Maddison
    D) Jimenez?

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      For me its Jimmy and Madds. Ings game time hard to guess and Chelsea improved massively they should be buzzing. I also think West Ham will score.

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Ings rest is imminent imo - highly likely that they wud prioritize the next two home games

        1. GARY AND JAMIE
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Its all guesswork of course and yes with Long out they may have no choice. But i thought Che looked solid with Tomori fresh and back and think Sot will find it hard. Madds and Jim at home to teams hell bent on winning and still a bit shaky at the back

    2. Gold Coast
      5 months, 11 days ago

      C and D

    3. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Thanks all.
      Merry Xmas

  13. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Merry Xmas DZ!

    1. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      This must be ultimate dead zone time!

  14. Lateriser 12
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Morning and Merry Christmas everyone!

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Morning. Great articles sir and Im pleased you don’t address us as ladies anymore! Im not a member but did you offer up a captain choice today?

      1. Lateriser 12
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        I did. Look out for my twitter.

        1. GARY AND JAMIE
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Ah good shout will do. Its a tough call I think

  15. G-Whizz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Merry Christmas everyone!

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      And to you sir. Thanks for your articles

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        You're welcome hope you have a good'un 🙂

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Merry Xmas mate!!
      Av a good one... 🙂

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Cheers bruv!

        You too!!!

  16. Gold Coast
    5 months, 11 days ago

    GTG?

    Schmeichel
    TAA Lundstram Kelly
    Salah KDB Alli Grealish(c)
    Vardy Abraham Jimenez

    McGovern Cantwell Chilwell Rico

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Yeah im really tempted by Grealish cap myself. Massive game Villa have to go for it as they usually do at home. Cant see him getting CS point mind

      1. Gold Coast
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Agree, there are goals in the Villa game at both ends. Biggest decision is Jimenez or Cantwell to start

  17. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Madness to captain Rashford over Tammy&Alli?

    1. Bonita
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Was thinking that. Rashford can bang, especially at home.

    2. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Real tough call so as good a call as any

  18. Drogba Legend
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    1 FT

    Pope
    TAA - Aurier - Lundy
    KDB - Pulisic - Grealish - Son**
    Kane (c) - Vardy - Rash

    Button - Cantwell - Soy - Rico

    A) Pulisic out ?
    B) Son > Alli/Moura/city midfielder/Pogba/Martial/Madds
    C) Save

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Certainly Son out. Then it depends if you want a safe starter like id say Alli or Madds over a City mid, Mahrez might just be worth a punt as your bench is solid

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Pep roulette

    2. Ohh1454
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Son > alli imo

    3. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Think your in the same positions as many. Alot going Alli but I have opted for Moura and use the money better to strengthen.

      You could also play cantwell and use 2ft at the weekend

    4. Drogba Legend
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Cheers all. Thinking Mahrez is too much of a gamble for me. Not enough guaranteed minutes.

      I have Kane and don’t fancy Alli/think he will keep it up. Would rather go Moura and spend cash elsewhere.

      Might punt on Pogba/Martial

      Don’t fancy Madds I think but maybe.

      Might save and play Cantwell this GW and reevaluate

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Good luck

  19. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    At the tail end of the day here in oz, and I'm looking at my team.
    2fts and 1.9itb. Playing wc next week
    Pope Heaton
    Robertson soy lundstram Rico cathcart
    Mane kdb maddison alli grealish
    Vardy ings mousset

    Happy with midfield. Mousset is an easy bench option.
    Not sure where to upgrade in defence.
    Any thoughts?

    1. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Cathcart to digne?

  20. n14mul
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Morning, happy festivities to everyone...

    I am on a WC and looking at the lower mid to lower end for a defender.....evertons fixtures are very appealing. Firstly are they worth looking st and secondly who would be the best apart from Digne

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Otamendi maybe. City playing well now more ball retention and he will surely get some attack returns at some point soon

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Good shout....is stones out Injured?

        1. GARY AND JAMIE
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          I don’t think so therefore rotation is a threat

          1. n14mul
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 11 days ago

            This is my worry with pep...cannot be trusted

            1. GARY AND JAMIE
              • 6 Years
              5 months, 11 days ago

              Do you have Aurier? I know Spurs are fragile but he is playing like a winger. Time to feed Harry his Xmas puds!

      2. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Same with Maguire but less convinced they can defend. DDG looks dreadful lately not sure why.

        1. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Scared of Deno threat 😉

          1. GARY AND JAMIE
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 11 days ago

            Lol i love Hendo like you ive had the Hendo/Lord double a while

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Holgate maybe

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Is he the current right back?? I would have to be honest.....don't watch much Everton 😉

    3. Crazygopher
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Holgate if he is nailed.

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Suppose all depends on how Carlo is feeling and how he sets up

        1. uwepleban
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 10 days ago

          I went for Sidibé in my wildcard.

  21. Ohh1454
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Could el ghazi be worth a punt this week ?

    1. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Staying clear of villa till I see what they are like without McGinn

  22. DarkSideOfTheLoon
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Have the following. Planning to get rid of Rashford and Alli within a couple of weeks before their fixtures turn for Salah and a 5.5 striker.

    Who do I captain this week in the current playing 11:

    Ederson
    Digne Kelly Lundstram
    KDB Mane Alli Grealish
    Vardy Rashford Tammy

    Button Dendoncker Soyuncu Rico

    Thanks!

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Rash or Tammy for me

    2. Gunner Boy
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Rashford or Tammy

      1. DarkSideOfTheLoon
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 11 days ago

        So difficult to decide between those two. Especially since both had blanked last week and there is no immediate form trend to go by.

  23. Tambling5
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Just checked the whatif machine. If I hadn't changed my team since the start of the season, I would be 14 points better off! I think I will become a casual!

    1. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Rank 539,000 by the way.

    2. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Where would the fun in that be?

      1. Tambling5
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 11 days ago

        Fun or torture!?!?

        1. n14mul
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 11 days ago

          Torture is fun......

          1. Tambling5
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 11 days ago

            Hmmm... if this was a film I'd switch off now!

          2. GARY AND JAMIE
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 11 days ago

            FPL is both you have to ride the wave

            1. Tambling5
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 11 days ago

              Aren't your kids up yet! Lightweight!

              1. GARY AND JAMIE
                • 6 Years
                5 months, 11 days ago

                8am so killing time and mentally preparing. They are 10 and 8 so just about managable!

                1. Tambling5
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  5 months, 11 days ago

                  Have a great day! Mine grown up now, but miss that Christmas morning buzz!

                  1. GARY AND JAMIE
                    • 6 Years
                    5 months, 11 days ago

                    Yeah you too. Nice to switch off for a bit before our buzz tomorrow

              2. n14mul
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                5 months, 11 days ago

                I am the kid

    3. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Consequently ignore any 'advice' I have ever given, except that before the start of the season!

  24. Sc007
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Start zaha or Jiménez?

    1. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Tough maybe Jimmy it has the makings of an open game. Other game feels like a battle

  25. balint84
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    original plan
    A) buy Kane, captain him, sell Jimenez,

    new plan
    B) buy Mane, play Jimenez, captain KDB

    1. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Sounds a better plan to me, tho Mane more likely to be rested game to game than Kane

  26. GARY AND JAMIE
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Quick shout out has everyone taken advantage of the Amazon Prime free offer so you can see the games for free and cancel after 27th? Im sure Amazon will survive without my custom!

  27. akhilrajau
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 11 days ago

    Is it worth to move out Robertson for Aurier to include Richarlison/Willian/grealish/Pogba

    If yes who u suggest

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 11 days ago

      Not worth it

    2. Halftime
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 4 days ago

      Don't get Pogba, he won't play for Utd again imo.

  28. Mambino
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 4 days ago

    why did lots of people sell Grealish?

    1. Halftime
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 4 days ago

      A lot wanted to save cash by switching to Traore imo. I got Grealish at 5.9 I think, so was never tempted.

      1. Mambino
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 4 days ago

        oh I see. Cheers

  29. Al Moon Yeah
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 4 days ago

    Because he blanked once and got 1 pt. People are very kneejerky esp when they have 2 FT.