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Fixtures

When the Blank Gameweek and Double Gameweek fixtures could take place

The first Double Gameweek of the season is just around the corner, with Liverpool and West Ham United enjoying two fixtures in Gameweek 24 thanks to the postponement of their Premier League clash in December.

It won’t be the last bit of disruption to the fixture schedule this season, of course.

We’ve already had a mini-Blank Gameweek in December because of Liverpool’s involvement in the FIFA Club World Cup and we are likely only six weeks from another, with the final of the EFL Cup set to be contested on the same weekend as Gameweek 28 in the Premier League.

Blank Gameweek 28

The two Premier League games postponed in Gameweek 28 are Manchester City v Arsenal and Aston Villa v Sheffield United.

We are still yet to learn when those games will now take place.

Blank Gameweek 31

Gameweek 31 will be a blank for some top-flight teams, with the FA Cup quarter-finals set to take place on the same weekend.

Given that the international break immediately follows these games, there is no chance of any postponed fixtures being held in the following midweek.

Blank/Double Gameweek 34
2019/20 FFS Cups are now open for entry

Gameweek 34 looks set to be an unusual one.

While some teams will possibly be without a Premier League match due to the clash with the FA Cup semi-finals, there is also a free midweek afterwards.

It could potentially end up being a Double Gameweek for a handful of sides, then, while other clubs may have just one or indeed no match at all.

That will all depend on earlier cup-influenced postponements.

Double Gameweek 37

Any outstanding fixtures would then be contested in Double Gameweek 37, given that all the other midweek dates that follow scheduled Premier League fixtures are affected by European club competition or the March international break.

There are other possibilities beyond that (Triple Gameweeks etc)- but we’ll keep it fairly simple for now.

Other Fixtures

Forward-planning is not just about navigating the blanks and doubles, of course, but factoring in which top-flight sides have a congested fixture schedule around their league games.

Involvement in European club competition could have an impact on rotation from Gameweek 26 onwards: the two Manchester clubs, Liverpool, Spurs, Chelsea, Wolves and Arsenal recommence their UEFA Champions League/Europa League campaigns in mid-to-late February.

The winter break should offer some respite for Premier League sides, although it will be tough to navigate from a Fantasy perspective as the Gameweek 26 fixtures are spread out over ten days.

A dozen teams are in action a week or so after the FPL deadline for Gameweek 26, which means that Fantasy managers will have to keep their fingers crossed for injuries not occurring the interim.




We’ve cobbled together a calendar for the remaining Gameweeks of the 2019/20 season, though in some cases (Premier League fixtures from Gameweek 29 onwards, FA Cup from the fifth round onwards) the dates are subject to change due to the whims of the relevant television broadcasters.

It should also be stressed that the future Blank/Double Gameweeks after Gameweek 24 have not yet been confirmed by the Premier League and won’t be for a little while yet – but this would appear to be the itinerary at this early stage:


DatesPremier LeagueOther fixtures
Sat Jan 18 – Sun Jan 19Gameweek 23
Tue Jan 21 – Thu Jan 29Double Gameweek 24FA Cup third round replay
Jan 23: Tranmere v Watford
Fri Jan 24 – Mon Jan 27FA Cup fourth round
Tue Jan 28 – Wed Jan 29EFL Cup semi-final, 2nd legs
Jan 28: Aston Villa v Leicester
Jan 29: Man City v Man Utd
Sat Feb 1 – Sun Feb 2Gameweek 25
Tue Feb 4 – Wed Feb 5FA Cup fourth round replays
Sat Feb 8 – Mon Feb 17Gameweek 26 (split across two weekends)(Winter break)
Tue Feb 18 – Thu Feb 20Champions League/Europa League
Feb 18: Atletico Madrid v Liverpool
Feb 19: Spurs v RB Leipzig
Feb 20: Bruges v Man Utd + Olympiakos v Arsenal + Wolves v Espanyol
Sat Feb 22 – Mon Feb 24Gameweek 27
Tue Feb 25 – Thu Feb 27 Champions League/Europa League
Feb 25: Chelsea v Bayern
Feb 26: Real Madrid v Man City
Feb 27: Man Utd v Bruges + Arsenal v Olympiakos + Espanyol v Wolves
Fri Feb 28 – Sun Mar 1Blank Gameweek 28Mar 1: EFL Cup final (AVL v MCI)
Tue Mar 3 – Wed Mar 4FA Cup fifth round
Sat Mar 7 – Sun Mar 8Gameweek 29
Tue Mar 10 – Thu Mar 12Champions League/Europa League
Mar 10: RB Leipzig v Spurs
Mar 11: Liverpool v Atletico Madrid
Mar 12: Europa League last 16, 1st leg
Sat Mar 14 – Sun Mar 15Gameweek 30
Tue Mar 17 – Thu Mar 19Champions League/Europa League
Mar 17: Man City v Real Madrid
Mar 18: Bayern v Chelsea
Mar 19: Europa League last 16, 2nd leg
Sat Mar 21 – Sun Mar 22 Blank Gameweek 31 FA Cup quarter-finals
Wed Mar 25 – Tue Mar 31Internationals
Sat Apr 4 – Sun Apr 5Gameweek 32
Tue Apr 7 – Thu Apr 9Champions League/Europa League
Apr 7-8: Champs Lge, QFs, 1st leg
Apr 9: Europa League, QFs, 1st leg
Sat Apr 11 – Sun Apr 12Gameweek 33
Tue Apr 14 – Thu Apr 16Champions League/Europa League
Apr 14-15: Champs Lge, QFs, 2nd leg
Apr 16: Europa League, QFs, 2nd leg
Sat Apr 18 – Sun Apr 19Blank/Double Gameweek 34FA Cup semi-finals
Tue Apr 21 – Wed Apr 22
Sat Apr 25 – Sun Apr 26Gameweek 35
Tue Apr 28 – Thu Apr 30Champions League/Europa League
Apr 28-29: Champs Lge, SFs, 1st leg
Apr 30: Europa League, SFs, 1st leg
Sat May 2 – Sun May 3Gameweek 36
Tue May 5– Thu May 7Champions League/Europa League
May 5-6: Champs Lge, SFs, 2nd leg
May 7: Europa League, SFs, 2nd leg
Sat May 9 – Sun May 10Double Gameweek 37
Tue May 12 – Wed May 13
Sun May 17Gameweek 38

The FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League finals take place after the Premier League season ends, on Saturday May 24, Wednesday May 27 and Saturday May 30 respectively.

Early Thoughts on Chip Strategy

There’ll be more focus on chip strategy once we have ascertained the fixtures in the bigger Blank/Double Gameweeks to come but there’ll be lots of Fantasy managers considering using their Triple Captain chip in the first Double Gameweek of the season – the deadline for which is next Tuesday.

FPL bosses haven’t had the chance to deploy this chip on a Liverpool asset since 2015/16 and there will be a huge temptation to use it on Mohamed Salah (£12.3m) or Sadio Mane (£12.4m), among others.

Such is the uncertainty about future postponements, then we can’t really say whether there’ll be a better chance to use it in 2019/20.

Those who still have their Bench Boost chips will of course be eyeing up Double Gameweek 34 or 37 but there is, unlike last season, some breathing room in between the blanks and doubles for those who have already used it.

The Free Hit chip could potentially be used in Blank Gameweek 31 but, given that we will have a little bit of time to prepare for it, that set of fixtures could feasibly be navigated around with careful use of free transfers (and perhaps a hit).

When to use the second Wildcard is another discussion point and again, once the Blank/Double Gameweek picture becomes clearer, we will revisit the various options for this chip – some point after Blank Gameweek 31 is perhaps the preferred option at this stage.

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437 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Viper
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    So those quotes in relation to Ings make him a doubt for the Palace game rather than this weekend?

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

      For any game, surely

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Hasenhuttl may have been laying the groundwork for a possible benching in the FA Cup next weekend, maybe? By stressing that it's a "busy week".

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Boo, was thinking of selling Rashford for him and for him to be benched vs Palace.

    2. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      SOU face TOT 4 days after gw24.

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

      Not sure, Ings is a transfer option I'm considering this week but those comments are unsettling, particularly as the game after Palace is Pool and not all that appealing a fixture.

  2. Duffy Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Sold Button for McCarthy before Button's price drop & McCarthy's price rise.
    Now considering up to 3 more moves. Martial to Doucoure, Traore to Trossard, Aurier to Robertson.

    What do you think?

    Current squad:

    McCarthy Henderson
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram Aurier Kelly
    Salah KDB Maddison Martial Traore
    Vardy Rashford Ings

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

      Don't think any of them are worth a hit this week.

  3. A Fat Spanish Waiter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    So... does this suggest free hit in 31, wildcard in 36 and bench boost in 37? Hope and pray in 34?

    Free hit could work in 34 too, but then you need forward planning for 31. Very interesting indeed.

    One thing this does suggest... use the TC now.

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

      Yeah I’m using it in 24 and see what happens later on.

      It seems more awkward than most years?

    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Free hit 34 could be mega if there are blanks and doubles in the same week.

      1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Agreed. From the looks of things, it could be a mixture of blanks, singles and doubles. Definitely not a bench boost week, which means that almost has to be 37. Havent seen this type of GW 34 scenario before.

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

      TC GW24 seems to make much more sense than I realised. I was convinced to hold but looking at the article I am struggling to see a bester opportunity

      1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        I had the same issue a few years ago. Saved the TC and then got stuck using it in a single week. Not the end of the world of course, but not optimal.

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          I have twice used mine in GW38 - once it went brilliantly (Kane hat-trick), the other time horrendously (Sanchez blank). I've been so used to playing chips in the final quarter of the season that DGW24 just seems so premature and I'm not mentally prepared for it, even though there's a good chance that this is the optimum time to deploy it.

        2. Hybrid.power
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          I played triple captain on Salah last season against Huddersfield and it worked out a great. Double gameweeks are overrated!

  4. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Really stuck between these 2 for captain so who and why

    A) kdb
    B) vardy

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

      Currently on A as City are now better than Leicester.

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      i am o B as burnley are rubbish & Leicester better away from home.

      1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        No they're not . 23 points at home , 22 away.

  5. kuzser
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    What is the best combo to close the gaps in this team guys?

    1) VVD- Martial Alli - Greenwood for -4 (play 3-5-2)
    2) Rico - Alli Fleck - FIRMINO (play 3-4-3) option to get Salah for gw26
    3) VVD - Grealish Alli - Maupay (play 3-4-3/ 3-5-2, a bit of benching headache)
    4) GOMEZ - Martial Grealish - Jimenez (play 3-4-3/ 3-5-2, a bit of benching headache)
    5) ROBBO - Alli Hayden - Jimenez (play 3-4-3)

    McCarthy (Stekelenburg)
    Taa- Soy- Lundstram - Kelly - XXX
    Mane- Kdb -Maddison- XXX - XXX
    Vardy -Ings - XXX

    1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I dont really love any of these. If you put a gun to my head 4 is what I would probably do. Alli is really off the boil and there must surely be better options than him. What about looking at teams with Martial or Maddison?

      1. kuzser
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        I already have Maddison. Would like to get Martial, but also keen to keep Alli for NOR game. So ideally option 1...

  6. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Narrowed down my transfer strategy (over two gw's) to the following two options. Have 2FTs and 1.9m itb

    Ryan
    Taa • Lundy • Aurier -- Rico Zaba
    Kdb • Salah • Martial • Grealish -- Stephens
    Vardy • Rash • Ings

    A: Aurier + Rashford >> Robbo + Tammy + 1m
    B: Martial + Rashford >> Mane + DCL

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

      I prefer A.

      1. mcginnntonic
        1 month, 3 days ago

        same - should hold some utd cover

  7. Riverside Red
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Is Noble likely to be a decent insurance option for DGW24..I'm concerned that having 3 Liverpool strategy may backfire?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Insurance in what way?

      1. Riverside Red
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Two opportunities to score if results don't go as expected

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          No Bournemouth for him. Mainly a penalty scorer.

    2. Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Having three pool players could backfire? I don’t get it......

      1. Riverside Red
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 3 days ago

        You will if pools only draw both games or lose one

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Most people in the same boat as unlikely as that is.

        2. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Highly unlikely, but same boat for all of us

    3. CONFUSECIUS
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      on pen u mean is it?

    4. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Prioritising Noble over tripling up on LIV is more likely to backfire.

    5. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Noble !!!!!.......Thats nearly as funny as the guy who wants to bring in Zabaletta for DGW..............you guys crack me up, so funny

      1. Riverside Red
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 3 days ago

        It take it that a no...any decent Hammers option you can suggest?

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          See how bad Leicester are. Quite leaky so an attacker possibly.

          1. Jammydodger2018
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 3 days ago

            I’m doing it, worst case 4pts. I’ll swap Traore for him as a one off

  8. gooner_112233445566
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Who will score more points this week only?

    A) lucas moura (Watford)
    B) traore (Southampton)

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Lucas

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

      A

    3. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      A for sure

  9. sw3nzor
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Ok, so I decided to use my wildcard, because in our private league I am on 5th place out of 12 and when Aguero banged it I was like now or never. My team after WC:

    McCarthy, (Button)
    Robertson, TAA, Lundstram, (Tanganga, Williams)
    Mané, KDB, Martial (Cantwell, Hayden)
    Aguero, Vardy, Ings

    ITB: 0.00

    What I modified last time is that I kicked Schmeicel and Soyuncu, to have Robertson (and McCarthy) in. I am also happy with Tanganga, because he looks good and feels like he will be a starter from now on in Spurs (I kicked Basham for him). I watched some Southampton matches nowadays and McCarthy was quite impressive, so I don't think its a bad swap (from Schmeicel), the fixtures also solid for Soton. The only thing I am a bit worried about is that I changed Fleck for Hayden. I think Fleck is a potential moneybag (so as Tanganga and Williams), but I cannot afford him in this lineup anymore.
    What do you think about this wildcard?

    Thank you in advance guys!

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

      Looks great - I am on WC and only have two players different from you (Richarlison and Stephens for Tanganga and Martial)

      1. sw3nzor
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Richarlison is definitely a good choice man. In case of rotating, I need at least one player on bench I am happy with if Aguero won't start (thats Cantwell). So I can't afford Richarlison.
        Also need a covering for united attack, as I don't have Rashford.

      2. sw3nzor
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        So, who do you choose instead of Richarlison now?

    2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Gtg

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

      After upcoming GW, can you ship Cantwell for Fleck? (Maybe you're in one of those grim 0.1/0.2 below situations.) Wouldn't want NOR on team after BOU imo.

      1. sw3nzor
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        I actually can! Because they are on the same price! I didn't consider it, as Pukki will come back from injury, and these two always can get some points. But its a great suggestion and I will think about it after the BOU match. Cheers!

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

          Cool. I've been thinking about Fleck myself as you may have gathered. Good luck whatever you decide.

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Team looks good. Is Robbo over Gomez worth it?

      I'm on a WC:

      McCarthy (Foster) - Rotating
      TAA Gomez Dunk (Lunds Williams)
      Mane KDB Rich Grealish (Dendo)
      Vardy Ings Aguero

      1. sw3nzor
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        For me yes. Some weeks ago I may go with Gomez, but as both Lovren and Matip likely to be ready soon, its a concern of rotation that I would happy to avoid for the price of Gomez.
        Not mentioning the potential of assists and bonuses for Robertson.
        Imho, Gomez some steps behind from Virgil, TAA, Robbo, you can see it if u watch liverpool games. Its something that Klopp definitely know, and will rotate him when Lovren and Matip are fit.

      2. sw3nzor
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        BUT

        you can give a try! If he will be nailed, you will be happy. If not, you have plenty of choices for 5.2m.

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Think he's set for the DGW - thereafter who knows

          My thinking is Matip or Lovren - prob both, will be reintroduced in the FA cup

          Gomez has brought solidity to the back four - CS's literally came when he was introduced, and thats why he's got the baps on 3 occasions

  10. Holmes (specialist in failu…
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Would you play Ayew this week or get a 5m defender to cover and cover Traore from next?

    Looking at Brighton or West Ham defender, so not really an exciting

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

      Ayew a longshot to deliver, look elsewhere

      Brighton defender = Dunk

  11. Rushford
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    A) Cantwell (BOU) - weak side but Bournemouth even weaker atm
    B) Jimenez (sou) - might be tired after FA cup tie. Wolves doesn’t score much
    C) Ings (WOL) (-4) - on fire, but need a hit to get him. Jiménez will have to go

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      A

    2. Pad Randa
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      A

    3. Jamino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I wouldn’t take a hit when you can just play cantwell. A

  12. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Evening Guys, Who do I bench.....

    A, Haller
    B.Traore.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      B and hope.

      1. T444
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Agree

  13. A Fat Spanish Waiter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    What is the feeling on Williams at Man United? Is he on his way to being nailed, or is Shaw going to get his place back?

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

      Soon to be nailed. Shaw injured again and in poor form

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Essential.

  14. Lateriser 12
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Oh damn. It begins. Thanks Neale.

    1. Dannywaz
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Big Brandon Williams

    2. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      No bother!

  15. Pad Randa
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    TC Firmino in GW24. Insane or not? OR 400K.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Do you think he scores the most of the Pool players that GW?

      1. Pad Randa
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        He could very well do. Then again, he could also get benched one of those games 🙁

    2. Reiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Not a bad idea, depends who else you’ve got

      1. Pad Randa
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Mane and TAA from 'pool, but probably need to take risks if I've got any hopes of climbing.

        1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Honestly, I’d still hit Mane with it. Just having firmino is differential enough.

        2. Reiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Do it. Firmino road form has been great

  16. matthew_1991
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Ryan (Button)

    TAA / Lundstram / Soyuncu (Kelly) (O'Connell)

    KDB (C) / Mane / Maddison / Mount (Cantwell)

    Vardy (VC) Rashford Ings

    2 free transfers, £1.4 ITB - would you make any changes to this?

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

      Beef up your defence... Soy > Dunk, Kelly > Williams

  17. Duffy Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Great analysis indeed, everyone should take as much time as needed to make a plan that fits their own team.

  18. Lucky Z
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    McCarthy Button
    TAA Soyuncu Sidibe Lundstram Kelly
    Salah Alli Martial KDB Grealish
    Vardy Abraham DCL

    A bit early, but which is the better way to triple up for GW24?

    A. Soyuncu Grealish => Robertson Hayden -4 + 0.1 ITB
    B. Grealish Abraham => Hayden Firmino -4 0.6ITB
    C. Sidibe Abraham => Reid Firmino -4 0.0ITB
    D. Soyuncu Abraham => Robertson Grealish -4 + 1.4ITB
    E. Martial Alli => Mane Hayden -4 0ITB

    1. toerag
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      e

    2. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      D

  19. Disco Stu
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Thoughts on Mane or TAA Triple Captain next week?

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

      If only those two, Mane

    2. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I'd TC the attacker.

  20. toerag
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    oh bu&&er

    just checked my team for the first time since last friday night.

    i sold rich instead of maddison to make room for Salah

    curse those beer goggles

  21. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 3 days ago

    GTG? If I saved this week what about gameweek 24?

    Guiata

    Sidibe Taa Soyuncu

    Kdb salah mane Richarlison cantwell

    Ings vardy (C)

    Bench:Button,Lundstram,Hanley,Greenwood

    0 ITB 1 FT

    Thanks!

    1. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Looks good, I would move Greenwood to 1st sub in case rashford is out

  22. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    DCL or Tammy for the next 4 fixtures? Haven’t seen either teams play recently so no idea who passes eye test. Stats are similar

    - neither are on pens
    - neither are great baps magnets
    - Everton has the better fixtures but chelsea the better team

    1. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I've gone for DCL can't afford ings. He passes the eye test, would be very surprised if he's not hovering around the top of the goals imminent table

    2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      This is a really ironic one for me. In a vacuum, I’d say Tammy over DCL. That being said, I am actually transferring Tammy to either DCL or Maupay next week to make room for a pool player.

  23. arkom
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    McCarthy
    Kelly / Aurier / Soy / Lundstram / Rico
    Willian / Salah / Mane / KDB / Cantwell
    Vardy / Ings / Jimenez

    1 FT
    1£ ITB

    Guys, any advices - what to do with this team? At least I need soon Pool def in. Potential moves for DGW..

    A) Kelly, William, Jimmy --> Gomez, Maddison/Richarlison, DCL
    B) Aurier, William, Jimmy --> VVD, Maddison/Richarlison, DCL
    C) Other?

    1. Saro0808
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Matip is back on training,and you should consider Maupay too,better fixture than Dcl.So,gomez might be drop in one of the games.i would suggest making other ways to fund for a pool defence as they have some great fixtures.

  24. Jurgen Flopp
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    How much do we think Bruno Fernandes will be priced at? Has a very high goal involvement albeit in a weaker league but still can do well in PL. Anything under 8m and he is straight in for me.

    1. lindeg
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      7 to 8 mil

    2. Chandler Bing
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      9 I think

  25. Saro0808
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Looks Good?
    Ryan
    Taa Soyu Holgate
    Salah Mane Maddi Kbd
    Vardy Maupay Ings

    Bench : Button,Cantwell Lund Baldock

    1. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Not bad at all

      1. Saro0808
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Thinking of getting richarlson in for maddi.sounds good?

        1. T444
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          I've got DCL in my team, wish I had gone ings and did that exact transfer instead.
          Maddison to rich

          1. Saro0808
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            I did Rashford & Rico To Maupay & Taa.i didnt wanted to loose rashboy before the big game,i do feel he gonna score and plus he has nack of scoring aginst big teams,more of open play and counter attacking suits his style.
            Great,whats your rank? and team value?

  26. Zico Senna
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    God just reading all that has made my head spin, blanks, doubles, no idea how to navigate them, eurghh.

    1. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Just hang on to your chips!

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Got all my chips, but had to use 2nd WC due to abysmal season and rank and to have more chance to make up ground.
        Thinking of using TC on Mane for the coming double though.

        1. T444
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          I still have WC2 so I will be TC mane in 24

    2. Saro0808
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Same here bruh.too much info is hazardous.

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Really is, simply can’t digest all that lol, makes me wanna take a break next season haha!

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

          Just focus on Liverpool DGW in 24 for now and keep and mind City V Arsenal is almost certainly off in GW28. After GW24 the game cup 4th round is played 5tj round drawn and the EFL semi finals finished so we’ll know loads more before GW 25 and it will read easier then

    3. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Simple, plan till 31, TC/FH in 34, FH/TC in 37. Throw BB out of window

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Haha yeah that’s a nice simple route i guess, will be a bit tough for me having already used 2nd WC, but happy i did, and thankfully/hopefully a few hits won’t be as damaging during the doubles

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      All over rated.

      Just use your free hit in a blank or double for maximum gain

      Triple cap & BB over a double for maximum potential

      1. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Yeah that’s the rough plan, to just use them in the doubles with no 2nd WC. Try to cover blanks with a couple hits possibly or just skip them altogether and plan in advance. All very much over my head atm though

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 3 days ago

          I find using the FH in a blank can actually be just as effective as in a DGW - saves mucking about with trying to cover the blank

          1. A Fat Spanish Waiter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            ^ This. In fact, this is why they introduced the chip in the first place.

      2. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        To use FH , BB and TC using this strategy you need 3 DGW's as a free hit in a blank usually results in bringing in crap players who frequently underwhelm.

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 3 days ago

          We'll likely have 3. But sometimes a FH can be golden in a blank

          1. 1zverGGadeM
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            Just like last year, when only Liverpool was playing against Bournemouth and everyone jumped on Salah captaincy + Mane and Bobby with the FH and most off all grabbed serious returns this GW

            1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 3 days ago

              Disagree. Many planned for it without using the free hit.

          2. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            Not for me in a blank. The likely big hitters you will hold already and it's not too difficult to have 8 or 9 players - the rest are usually crap who yield very little even with the FH.

            1. Eat my goal!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 3 days ago

              Always depends on the fixtures

              But it's also the same for the double - you've got everyone thats decent anyhow - only takes a couple of transfers to max out since generally its strong clubs that end up being part of the double

              1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 3 days ago

                Not sure about this as for the double you have 20 teams to go at . For the blank choices are far more limited.

            2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 3 days ago

              I think someone did an analysis last season that basically showed that free hit played in a bank vs. played in a DGW were roughly equivalent. Obviously it depends on what team you have and who is blanking.

              Given we don’t know much about blank 31 and 34, its really hard to know the best strategy at this point, especially with 34 being a really odd one potentially.

              Here is what we do know from Ben Crellin’s sheet.

              In GW 31, the following teams have a >50% chance of blanking: Chelsea, Man U, Spurs, West Ham, Man City, Sheffield, Liverpool and CP.

              In 28, Man City and Arsenal are 88% chance to blank.

              The two conclusions from this: 1) the only super safe time to use your TC is now; and 2) GW 31 could be really really ugly.

    5. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Keep it simple and boil it down to a few key observations:

      1) there are only a three DGWs. 24, 34 and 37.
      2) you may want to other chips in 34 and 37, but you don’t really know yet.
      3) if you want to guarantee yourself a DGW for your TC, the only option is GW 24.

  27. T444
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Anyone having a punt on Tanganga at 4.0?

    He played well in the defeat to Liverpool. Will he keep his place?

    1. Lucky Z
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      No need to rush. He replaced Vertonghen.

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

    (Draft) should I hang on to Moise Kean or swap for Tosun?

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

    2 frees, 0 itb. Still unsure which way to go with this lot ! Will be some last minute decision making I think.

    Ryan (Henderson)
    Hanley, Trent, Montoya
    KDB, Mane, Rich, Sarr
    Rash*, Vardy, Tammy
    (Soy, Lundy, D.Luiz)

    1. T444
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Rash to ings and upgrade a defender. Hanley to robbo or Gomez if you can't afford. Wait for ings injury news though

  30. Wensink
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Have Jiminez starting for this GW. Is it nuts to play David Martin (v Everton) over McCarthy (v Wolves). Both are at home.

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Yes - wolves played midweek, Jota isn't back and jimenez isn't firing