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The Fantasy Premier League legends of the decade

To mark the end of the 2010s, long-time site contributor and Wasting Your Wildcard author, David Wardale, talks us through his Fantasy Premier League assets of the decade – both good and bad.


The 2010s: the decade of memes, protests, more memes, Brexit, many, many more memes and VAR as a late-joining irritant, best served hot with memes.

And if you weren’t on the internet… but of course you were on the internet or you wouldn’t have been playing Fantasy Premier League. And if you weren’t playing FPL, this article (as well as life itself) would have little or no meaning.

FPL started the decade with its identity firmly in place and is about to finish it enjoying total Fantasy supremacy. Sort of like Jason Bourne, but without the dead girlfriend.

And as that supremacy is showing no signs of letting up – two million more managers have signed up since 2017 alone – it’s time to celebrate some of the players who have helped us survive the Fantasy decade more or less mentally intact.

It’s time to roll out the Fantasy Premier League Legends of the Decade.

The Hangers-On

Frank Lampard/Steven Gerrard

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard could never get it together for England.

But in FPL, they were the most destructive footballing double act since Maradona and cocaine.

And while both were at their peak in the noughties, they still had enough in the tank to illuminate the early years of this decade as well.

Gerrard’s career actually spanned not one, but three Premier League decades. As in life, the middle years were his best, but he still offered a lot for FPL managers as he entered the twilight of his career.

In fact, arguably his best campaign was one of his last – the 2013/14 season in which he scored 13 goals and set up 13 more, bringing in 205 points from his 33 starts.

Unfortunately for him, he ended that one falling over in the most infamous of ways, described the next three months of his life as the worst ever and was never truly the same again.

Still, 17 league seasons, 500+ appearances and 120 goals was more than enough to make him a Fantasy favourite for the ages.

As for Lampard, he scored at least ten goals a season from 2010 to 2013 and netted 15 times and provided an assist from just 21 starts in the last of those campaigns.

He’s also bringing more Fantasy joy into our lives with all those under-priced Chelsea youngsters he keeps on playing now he’s a manager.

And it surely won’t be long before Gerrard joins him in the Premier League once again.

Significant Others: Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney.

The ‘Set And Forgets

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll signed for Liverpool on the same day in January 2011 and their Premier League careers remained eerily similar, with the Uruguayan scoring roughly the same number of goals as the big fella picked up injuries.

Suarez was also a famed multi-tasker, as adept at biting or racially abusing a player as he was putting Norwich City to the sword again. And again. And again.

But we FPL managers are a morally bankrupt lot, so we were always happy to overlook his ‘little foibles’ as long as he brought in the points, which he did across most of his three and a half Premier League seasons.

He also made Daniel Sturridge look good, which no-one has managed since, except in a, yep, meme.

Suarez’s standout season was 2013/14, when he amassed 295 points – a record that only fellow Kop legend Mo Salah has surpassed during his 303-point wonder year of 2017/18.

The 2014 FPL winner Tom Fenley’s team name that season was ‘Captain Suarez!’. How right he was.

Gareth Bale

Once upon a time, long before he learned the only three Spanish words he’d ever need – ’18 holes please’ – Gareth Bale was a young left-back and dead-ball specialist at Southampton.

That was good Fantasy stuff in itself, and it got even better when he moved to Spurs and was transformed into a wing-back with a licence to get forward as much as possible – and all for around £5.0m.

But even when FPL gave up on that pretence and reclassified him as a midfielder, Bale continued to bring in the points during a golden start to the decade.

He warmed up with 195 of them in 2011/12 and peaked at 249 the following season before Real Madrid came calling and set about slowly ruining his reputation/honing his handicap.

In truth, Early Bale could sit in the next category as well, but during those two glorious seasons when he was a properly classified midfielder, if you didn’t have him, you were being had.

Mohamed Salah

Two goals and one assist for Chelsea does not a Fantasy legend make.

One trip to Roma later and Liverpool’s new signing for the 2017/18 season instantly attracted some, while inspiring a shoulder-shrugging let’s-see-how-he’s-developed stance from the rest of us.

Thirty two goals and 12 assists followed as Mohamed Salah became the first (and so far only) player to break the 300-point barrier for an FPL season.

Ah yes, some said, but wait until he fails to live up to that second time around. Good point, if 259 points is a failure.

He’s been relatively subdued this term, but has still managed nine goals and four assists while coping with the sustained imprint of Hamza Choudhury’s boot on his ankle.

Now fully fit, another 200+ season looks as likely as Liverpool’s first ever Premier League title.

Sadio Mane might be making a strong claim to be the Reds’ must-have midfielder at present, but Salah deserves all the plaudits he’s received since returning to FPL and giving us more returns than a Whirlpool tumble dryer.

Significant Others: Harry Kane, at least one member of the Chelsea defence for the first half of the decade, a Burnley goalkeeper or two.

The Cheaps, The Cheerfuls And The Misclassifieds

Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey‘s nickname is ‘Deuce’, apparently. He made it up himself, which is about as naff as driving round in a car with the number plate ‘L3G3ND’ or ‘T0P SHA66ER’.

But we would have let him get away with far worse during the 2011/12 season he had with Fulham.

The American topped FPL’s midfield charts that year, scoring 17 goals and bringing in 209 points. For context, that was just two points shy of the total managed by a new arrival to the Premier League who went by the name of Sergio Aguero.

Dempsey wasn’t actually that cheap. He’d done enough in previous seasons to be priced at £8.5m at the start of the campaign. He was worth a whopping £9.8m by the end of it.

His appeal came because he frequently played up front and produced consistent returns all year long, with seven assists and 22 bonus points to add to his goals.

He was also a trailblazer, paving the way for the likes of Gylfi Sigurdsson by swapping his big fish, small pond status for the cruel sea that is a move to Tottenham.

One year later, he was on his way to the Seattle Sounders.

Michu

Michu arrived at Swansea City for the 2012/13 season as the club’s replacement for the cruel sea-bound points machine Gylfi Sigurdsson.

The plan was for the Spaniard to operate behind a lone striker, hence his (entirely correct) classification as a midfielder.

But seeing as he was given the number nine shirt, it was only natural for him to have a go at being a forward, and it’s fair to say he took to the role rather well.

He started the season priced at £6.5m, but that rose to £7.4m in just four Gameweeks as he banged in four goals and everyone jumped on board.

By the time the season was done, he’d peaked at £8.5m on the back of 18 goals and three assists, although his form – and that of the side as a whole – dipped dramatically as the new year kicked in.

Only Gareth Bale, with 21, could top his goals record among midfielders that year.

Bale finished the season on 249 points, Michu on 190, but the Spaniard was so much cheaper and, to this day, has never been called ‘The Golfer’ by a scornful Real Madrid dressing room either.

So who’s the real winner there?

Bale. Definitely Bale.

Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City’s title-winning season captured the hearts of the world.

Jamie Vardy’s 24 goals and chav-to-riches backstory garnered most of the attention; something his wife knows a thing or two about as well.

But the real star was midfielder Riyad Mahrez.

He’d scraped past the 100-point mark in his debut season before making 2015/16 resoundingly his own.

Priced at just £5.5m when it all kicked off, he would have cost you £7.2m by the end. That was still a bargain, quite frankly, as he scored 17 goals, produced 11 assists and brought in 38 bonus points for good measure.

The result of all that was a 240-point total for the season which was a staggering 29 points better than anyone else in FPL, the ‘anyone elses’ being Vardy and Harry Kane.

Mahrez started like a train, with five double-figure hauls in the first six Gameweeks, and never looked back.

He was so good he could even afford to miss a couple of penalties, losing spot-kick duties to Vardy as a result, and still bring in an average of 6.6 points per game.

Mahrez has scored at least 100 points a season across his Premier League career, although the magic started to die once the title was won.

He was priced at a monstrous £9.5m the next year before a protracted transfer saga soured his Leicester legacy.

But he’ll always have 2015/16 and he remains the biggest bargain in FPL history.

Significant Other: John Lundstram. Yes, I know he’s a Fantasy legend to many already, but there’s still half a season to go and anything could still happen.

Trolls Without The LOLS

Manolo Gabbiadini

It all started so well…

A January 2017 signing, the Italian scored four goals in his first three matches for Southampton.

A groin injury didn’t stop us going big on him as we were confident he’d be back to full fitness for the double Gameweeks that were still to come.

And we were right – he was fit. Fit enough to stink out those doubles, and the rest of the season, with no goals from seven increasingly awful appearances.

He then scored three times in his first five starts of the next campaign, which was plenty enough for quite a few of us to be fooled yet again.

He managed two more goals all season and just one in 12 appearances the year after that.

By then, we were wise to Manolo. And so were Southampton, who binned him off to Sampdoria.

Odion Ighalo

For a time, during the 2016/16 season, Odion Ighalo was Fantasy gold.

So cheap, so deadly, he scored on his Premier League debut for Watford and kept on banging them in for weeks on end.

And then he didn’t, enduring a 599-minute scoring drought that sadly proved the old adage ‘never trust a man whose first name sounds like a cinema’.

Still, the Nigerian striker ended his golden age with 15 goals, which earned him a new five-year contract with the Hornets.

His second season response? One goal and 15 scoreless games to round it all off. Watford’s response? Take the money and let him run to China.

Ighalo’s still there, despite a dubious claim that Barcelona were interested, but the devout Christian apparently gives much of his salary to help those less well off back home in Nigeria, so the mocking stops here.

All of AFC Bournemouth

Callum Wilson might be the leader of this particular pack, but nearly everyone who has played for Eddie Howe has managed to fool us over the years.

The problem with Bournemouth is that just when their players demand our attention, that’s the moment the team’s form goes south. Which, in their case, means the sea.

Even Wee Ryan Fraser, who racked up 181 points last season, is at it these days, with one goal and three assists from 19 appearances this time around.

And don’t get me started on their defenders, who kept three clean sheets in a row from Gameweek 9 to suck us all into the latest cherry trap, and have managed just one of them since.

Significant Others: For being trolls/legends in equal measure: Eden Hazard, Theo Walcott. For 100% pure trolldom: Steve Mounie and any Brighton player during a double Gameweek.

The Unassuming Hero

Leighton Baines

Everton’s decade has involved four times as many managers as they’ve had first-choice left-backs.

Lucas Digne, one of the two who’ve been regularly scooting up and down the flank for the Toffees since 2010,  is currently injured, which has meant a return to action for one of FPL’s all-time greats.

Leighton Baines has been there and done it, almost always in alarmingly tight shorts and a haircut straight outta Modton, since 2006. For context, that was the year Harvey Elliott learned to go to the toilet by himself. Probably.

In 13 seasons of Fantasy service, he’s failed to score at least 100 points only four times, thanks to injuries and a debut campaign in which he missed out by just five points.

And in this decade, he’s topped the charts for defenders twice – in 2010/11 with 178 points and in  2012/13 with 177 – and managed 169 points to finish third in 2013/14.

On April 15, 2017, he became the first defender to reach 50 Premier League assists and now has 63 of them.

The fact he’s only managed 71 clean sheets is entirely down to being an Everton player, but who cares about that when he’s also a dead ball and penalty specialist because the resulting 32 goals more than offsets that.

Consistent, reliable, occasionally explosive and once, at the start of the 2011/12 season, horribly expensive at £8.0m, Baines has quietly gone about being a Fantasy legend for a very, very long time.

And he hasn’t quite finished yet.

Significant Others: David Silva, James Milner.

The Man For All Seasons

Sergio Aguero

By the time this season is done, one man will have played in nine of the decade’s ten Premier League years.

Unless injuries intervene, he’ll have scored at least 100 FPL points in every single one of them. He’s topped 200 points three times and hit at least 20 goals in six of the eight full seasons to date.

He is the first name on many Fantasy managers’ August team sheets. He is a Fantasy legend. He is Sergio Aguero.

We all remember that goal, that AGUEROOOOO goal. We all remember the five he hit against Newcastle – five in 23 minutes lest we forget. And we all have our own particular Aguero moments because he’s been part and parcel of our Fantasy sides for so long and for such good reason.

Personally, I remember his Premier League debut against Swansea. I’d wanted to buy him as soon as he’d signed for City, but I thought I’d wait and see how he settled in.

He was on the bench for the Swansea game, so I smugly congratulated myself on my wise and seasoned decision.

Aguero came on after 59 minutes and set about making me look like the Fantasy fool that I am.

He scored with a tap-in nine minutes later, set up a goal for a team-mate and then smashed a 30-yarder into the net late on to round off the greatest 21-minute FPL debut of all time.

And what might have been lost in all the hype that surrounded it was that assist.

Because for a goalscorer supreme, Sergio Aguero is one hell of a team player.

He’s provided 59 assists to go with all those goals – more than double Harry Kane’s output, although to be fair, the Argentinian has been around that little bit longer.

He’s had to adapt his style to the stringent demands of his manager, endured Pep Roulette and the booms and busts of a cash-mad City.

And he’s still there. Still scoring, still providing, still excelling.

Sergio Aguero: the Fantasy man for all seasons and FPL’s true legend of the decade.


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508 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Pass it to Demba
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Anyone got inside info on brandon williams

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Loves a yellow.

    2. Tsssst
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Best of a bad 4.0 priced bunch

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Was only playing as Shaw was given a breather.
      For .2 more there are viable options

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Mark

    5. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      MOTM against Burnley. Best LB at United. Ole has to make a bold decision and make the lad his first choice LB. I am surely getting him for my bench! Better than any 3.9 or 4.0 defenders!

      1. Pass it to Demba
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Thanks pep. Rico got good games but the dressing room has gone at bournemouth

        1. Pass it to Demba
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Rico for William's it's happening see you on the other side

      2. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Name: Brandon Williams
        -- Age: 19
        -- Siblings 2
        -- Identification : Mark of left asscheek

        1. Lindelol
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          *on

    6. Arctic_Orangutans
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      He’s better than shaw already certainly offers more going forward but I’d wait till he cements his place

      1. Pass it to Demba
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Think ole was trying to make it clear without hurting shaw in his presser.
        "Hes making it very hard to leave him out" said that twice whilst looking guilty.

        1. Pass it to Demba
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Never know till it happens but if you're benching someone every week worth more than him surely hes worth grabbing whilst hes 4.0

  2. STONEROSES
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Guaita Button
    Soy TAA Kelly Rico Lund
    Mané KDB Alli Maddison Dendoncker
    Vardy Ings Rashford

    2FT 0.8 ITB

    Is there much I need to do with this side?
    Rather not waste a FT but not too much wrong?

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Only thing to consider perhaps is whether double Palace defence is desirable. Could do Kelly > Kiko perhaps?

      1. STONEROSES
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Cheers, have considered replacing Kelly yep.

  3. STRANGER INGS
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Pope
    Taa Lund Kelly
    Mane KBD Martial Grealish
    Vardy Kane Ings

    Heaton Rico dunk Cantwell

    Was thinking of grealish to traore this week then upgrade rico to sidibe next. Good moves or are there any other drastic fires to put out?

  4. Pass it to Demba
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 27 days ago

    William's to take shaws spot

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I hope!

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      It's happening!

      1. Pass it to Demba
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Exciting times glad I'm not the only one.

        1. Arctic_Orangutans
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Needs to looks class above shaw already!

  5. cigan
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 27 days ago

    2 FT and dunno what to do

    A) Cantwell > Traore (exact cash; for Salah/Alli/KDB cover this round, might sell or reevaluate next week)
    B) Guaita > Fabianski
    C) Cathcart > Kiko
    D) let the transfer burn

    Guaita
    Trent Soyuncu Cathcart
    Salah KDB Alli Maddison
    Vardy Rashford Ings

    Mcgov Cantwell Rico Lundstram

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      B because of next 3

      1. cigan
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        + the DGW, looks tempting

        if only the "all out attack" chip still existed. would be an easy A then

      2. cigan
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        still, Palace def looks solid and Arsenal at home is far from the toughest fixture ..

  6. Warbling Wendy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Pope 4.6, 4.0 TAA 7.2, Soyuncu 4.8, Lund 4.6, Kelly 4.2, Reid 3.9 Salah 12.2, KDB 10, Sterling 11.8, Alli 8.6, Grealish 6.3 Vardy 9.8, Jiminez 7.3, Greenwood 4.3 0.1 in the bank I'm looking to move Sterling on for Mane this week but I am 0.4 short. Luckily I have a second free transfer but I am struggling to see where I can extract the 0.4 from in my team. I've included the selling values of all my players. The only move I can see is Grealish to Traore, but I have been quite impressed with Grealish and he is value in my eyes, so if anyone could see an easier route to that 0.4 I'd love to hear your suggestions

    1. Warbling Wendy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Pope 4.6, 4.0
      TAA 7.2, Soyuncu 4.8, Lund 4.6, Kelly 4.2, Reid 3.9
      Salah 12.2, KDB 10, Sterling 11.8, Alli 8.6, Grealish 6.3
      Vardy 9.8, Jiminez 7.3, Greenwood 4.3
      0.1 in the bank

      I'm looking to move Sterling on for Mane this week but I am 0.4 short. Luckily I have a second free transfer but I am struggling to see where I can extract the 0.4 from in my team. I've included the selling values of all my players.

      The only move I can see is Grealish to Traore, but I have been quite impressed with Grealish and he is value in my eyes, so if anyone could see an easier route to that 0.4 I'd love to hear your suggestions

      Sorry for the unformatted version above, I'm on my phone

      1. cigan
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Alli to Martial/Maddison maybe

      2. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I would keep sterling for next 3, before offloading to mane. So I would just do Grealish to Sarr

  7. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Who to captain:

    KdB
    Vardy
    Kane
    Mane
    Trent

    I’m particularly stuck between the top 3, and think they’ll score similarly. Who is the best pick and why? 🙂

    1. Warbling Wendy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy

    2. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      One may claim that SOU defense has tightened up with six goals conceded and third fewest big chances conceded over their last six. One may claim it was just their past fixtures.

      KdB at home vs EVE who has conceded the third most amount of chances down the middle is a great pick. A rested Vardy on the road to NEW is a great shout out too. NEW has conceded the second most amount of chances down the middle over the last six. NEW also has conceded the second most amount of shots on target over the same period as well.

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Well said mate

    3. cigan
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I'm going Vardy

    4. HurriKane
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy Party for me

  8. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Any chance Guardiola could say smth like:
    Mahrez is fit, will play.
    De Bruyne is tired. I will give him a rest

    (if this were the case)

    I can do Mahrez to De Bruyne tomorrow but it would cost me my last 0.1 itb

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      De Bruyne will play, do now if you’re defo sure Mahrez is one you want to take out

      1. Lord of Ings
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Yeah kdb will surely start.

      2. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Other option would be Rash

        1. Dr. Agabuse
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Its Rash+Traore

          Or

          Mahrez+DCL

      3. No Professionals
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Love it when people are so certain.

        Kdb is a rotation risk like most others. No one knows either way, but don't be upset when he's benched.

      4. Devo-McDuff
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        You can't say that for sure. Visibly looked knackered at times in last 3 games. League gone, Champs league not. Doubt Pep wants to run the key player into the ground before the Real game.

  9. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Anyone have any other thoughts on..

    Ali and Targett

    Taa and Traore?

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      1 i hate
      2 i love

    2. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      B

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Thanks both

        I meant would you transfer out Ali and Targett for Taa and Traore even if you had mane and salah?

        1. Dr. Agabuse
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yes

          1. Tony Martial
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Thanks man guess I will be taking a hit this week!

  10. SlackerD
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Thinking of:
    A) Rico + Alli > VVD + Maddison
    B) Ramsdale > Ryan
    C) ???

    2 FTs & 1,4£ ITB

    Ramsdale - Button
    TAA - Kelly - Lundstram - Rico - Soy
    Mane - KDB - Alli - Grealish - Nakamba
    Jimenez - Vardy - Rashford

    Change my mind

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      A

    2. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      C

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      D

  11. SoapAFC
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Can people give thoughts on when best time to use remaining chips will be? Are all dgw scheduled now? should people be saving wildcards for those weeks? other chips etc..

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Only one DGW confirmed
        Stay tuned here, you'll get ample information prior on next one's.

      2. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        No, majority of the dgw (double game weeks) have not been scheduled. Personally, I will use my chips during a dgw. One may argue that the triple captain chip is best used for a single game week when a player is in great form vs a weak team. If you have twitter, follow Ben Crellin - he's all over the dgw's.

        1. SoapAFC
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cheers fam

      3. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Fplstatistics website down ?

        1. Alan The Llama
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Nope

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Nit working for me 😮

            1. Alan The Llama
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              What do you want to know?

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Robbo & Aurier price prediction
                Going to sell Aurier for Robbo but robbo was falling in price yesterday so. ..

                1. Alan The Llama
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Robbo still falling, two red arrows, currently -33.9. Needs 94k more sales.

                2. Alan The Llama
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Aurier -51.2, needs 26k, three red arrows.

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Thank you so much !
                    Really appreciate it.
                    Might do that tonight

      4. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Read this Article and You will be convinced to Captain Vardy 😉

        http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/newcastle-united-fresh-injury-blow-17483684.amp

        Summary. Bruce complaining that Lejune just returned from injury and played 3 games in a week and Schar hamstring issue.

        They are facing a well rested Leicester as well. A big win like soton could be on the cards

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          No reason not to © Vardy 😉

        2. Dr. Agabuse
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I have the ssme team as my no1 rival except Maupay vs Vardy
          and
          TAA vs Taylor.

          I will captain him for sure

      5. SpiritRising
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Is the current wild card only available to use in January? If it is does it need to be used before gw 24 or 25?

        1. PrettyDick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          No, it can be used at any time from now until GW38 (and it's the last one, once used there are no more)

        2. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Nope
          Can use it till GW 38 deadline

          1. SpiritRising
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Thx to both of you. I seen to remember losing a January would card after January in a previous season and wasn't sure if rules had changed.

      6. andres
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        So what would you do with this team? (please don't say save)

        Hedno
        Sidibe TAA Soy
        Kdb Alli Salah Grealish
        Rash Vardy Ings

        Cantwell, Lund, Kelly 1.7 ITB

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Grealish to Martial?

          1. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            considering it, actually. then probably sell rash to somehow prepare for mane for the double

        2. cigan
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          change the keeper

          1. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            who would you get?

        3. PrettyDick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Grealish --> Traore and play Kelly a head of Sidibe

          1. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            yeah, looks like I need to sell grealish as priority, traore would free up funds also to try to get mane later

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Good plan

        4. AuFeld
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Grealish to Maddison, Alli to Mahrez, or Ings to Jimenez?

          1. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Alli is an upgrade to Mane waiting to happen somehow. Mahrez will be dropped sooner rather than later.

            I like Jimenez, regret selling him a while back

            1. AuFeld
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Sounds like you need to free up some funds for the Mane move. Grealish to Traore?

              1. andres
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                yeah, it is just such a boring transfer 🙂

        5. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Grealish to Someone ?
          I've gone for Willian

          1. andres
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            not bad, think I will go for one of martial / traore, depending on the strategy for later

      7. Sloane426
          1 month, 27 days ago

          (A) Jiminez + VVD
          (B) Ings + Robertson

        • RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Could A give 8 points more than B this week?

          A) Kdb, Dcl, Traore
          B) Alli, Abraham, Grealish

          1. MoManeTaa
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            No

          2. aborg
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I doubt. KDB might be rested all come off the bench. Traore only scores against Spurs and City and Everton plays City.

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Cheers! Just so scared that no kdb will hiet me again, went from 17K to 180K during christmas...

              Could also do Salah to kdb as I have mane, but what if mane is rested and Salah play... and want Salah back for the dgw

              1. aborg
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                I would still get KDB but he might have his minutes managed this GW...he is a keeper nonetheless.
                I was thinking to bring DCL the following GW after the city game.
                Regarding Liverpool players, I only have Mane currently and not having TAA screwed my rank to 200k but for the DGWI would not like to change my whole team structure to bring in Salah too so was thinking to bring in TAA and Virgil.

            2. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Alli or Abraham could be rested or come off the bench.
              Traore only scores against Spurs and City is circumstantial.
              Everton plays City - so what ? City defence is dreadful.
              A could well give 8 more points than B

              1. aborg
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Of course, there is always that chance but odds seem to favour more team B IMO but anyone can be rested really.
                I think Grealish can get more points then Traore this GW and Mourinho has to play Alli for at least 60 mins as he does not have much options elsewhere...maybe Lamela

          3. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cheers, thanks for your help!

        • Sharkytect
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Sorry...did you say digne is currently injured?

        • jdnimmo12
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Current team is:
          Pope, 4.0
          Soyuncu, TAA, Lund, Tomori, Kelly
          Maddison, Salah, KdB, Traore, Cantwell
          Vardy, Rashford, Tammy

          with 1.0 itb and 2ft any thoughts on improvements?

          Thinking Grealish maybe? or rejigging defence? Trying to bring in some spurs coverage?

        • Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Which one looks the best ?

          1 willems and grealish to Hanley and maddison

          2 Willems and Abraham to Hanley and firmino

          Both for free

          Thanks a lot

          1. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Both look A bit sideways for me, 2 maby

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Ok. Thought they were an upgrade of either grealish and Abraham. Might look at other options. Thanks

        • Whats the Mata?
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          How would you spend the 2 FTS/1ft here in this team?

          Henderson - 4m
          TAA - Lund - Soyunchu - Kelly - Rico
          Salah - Kdb - Alli - Grealish - Cantwell
          Rashford - Jimenez - Vardy

          1.1m itb, 2FTs.

          1. fgdu
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            A) upgrade rico
            B) grealish -> maddison/martial

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Martial

        • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Guaita
          VVD, TAA, Robbo
          KDB, Alli, Maddison, Martial
          Vardy, Rashford, Jimmy
          (Hennessey, Lundstram, Rico, Dendonkey)

          This seems like quite a fun WC team

          Vardy perma cap... or Vardy/LDB cap rotation?

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Rashford could be good © too some GW's.
            Too much risk though with triple Pool.
            Also not being able to play Lundstram often would be bad too

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              The Lundstram thing is actually the biggest risk I think

            2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              The only thing with Rashford is that he has effectively blanked 4 weeks in a row now too - he was sooooo lucky to get that goal v Burnley!

              1. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                A goal in the 95th minute is no different to a goal in the 14th minute.

                1. Firminoooo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  It feels 10 time worse for nonowners.

              2. No Professionals
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Also, he scored the game before too.

                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Oh I know - but few of his last 4x performances filled you with confidence surely?

                  He’s got a great habit of popping up with a return though which is never a bad thing, and with pens and DFKs in his locker he can be expected to continue delivering

              3. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                My © 😀
                Relieved !!

          2. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Aside from no pool mid i rather like it

        • MaticMVP
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Which one?

          A) Zaha to Maddison
          B) Alli + Chilwell to Kdb + C.Taylor for -4

          1. cigan
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            A

        • Oggle22
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          G2G
          Pope
          TAA Lundstarm Kelly
          Salah KDB Martial Moura
          Kane Rashford Jiminez

          Button Targett Guendouzi Simpson

          Cheers

          1. Pass it to Demba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Swap simpson for williams

        • Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          GTG?

          Schmeichel
          TAA Williams Kelly
          Mane KDB Martial Traore
          Vardy(C) Kane Tammy

          Button Rico Lundy Dendo

          1. Pass it to Demba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 27 days ago

            My man!! William's the willinator

        • Trilly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          For once I’m going to praise the article and not talk about my team. That was hilarious lmao

        • Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Guys i need some help who to bench ??

          A, Traore v Watford
          B, Cantwell v Palace
          C, Richarlison v CITEH

          1. No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cantwell

        • Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Just thinking as i’m on WC like some already here know, would you rather have 1 pool mid and two defenders, or take a risk with Firmino up top instead of rashford?
          Side right now is:

          Ryan
          TAA - Lundstram - VVD
          Martial - KDB - Mane - Maddison
          Vardy - Rashford - Jiminez
          ___________________________
          Button: Holgate, Dendoncker, Reid

          Also debating whether to go VVD > Gomez to free up 1.4m and switch to Matip once fit.
          But, Firmino worth it on WC? Cheers guys.

          1. No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            No I wouldn't go firmino. Top player, not a great fpl option.

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Yeah just seems to be too sporadic i guess, just intrigued as it would be a chance taken on a WC

          2. Firminoooo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I would go TAA and Robertson. Not just for CS, think about how attacking they are.

          3. Free Hat
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Thinking about it. Pool mid plus Firmino is easier done than 2 pool mids.
              With likes of Alli, Martial, KdB, Maddie I think I prefer punt on Firmino instead of Rashford and still have a great midfield 4.

          4. danlynch13
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Foster or Ryan?

            1. Zico Senna
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I like Ryan, better defensive team

            2. Pépé Pig
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Foster

          5. No Professionals
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Pope
            VVD Soyuncu Kelly
            Salah KDB Alli Grealish
            Vardy(c) Rashford Jimenez

            Button Cantwell Rico Lundstram
            1ft 0.6itb

            A) roll ft
            B) grealish to traore
            C) Salah to mane

            Annoyingly, my last 2 transfers in are the ones I want out