Scout Notes

Mane injury latest as Firmino claims Double Gameweek advantage

Wolves 1-2 Liverpool

Goals: Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) | Jordan Henderson (£5.4m), Roberto Firmino (£9.5m)

Assists: Adama Traoré (£5.7m) | Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.6m), Henderson

Bonus Points: J Henderson x3, Jiménez x2, Firmino x1

Liverpool’s trip to Wolves on Thursday, January 23, 2020, will almost certainly go down in Fantasy Premier League folklore for all the wrong reasons.

It was the night that Sadio Mané (£12.5m), backed by 270,144 for the Triple Captaincy, went off injured just 32 minutes into the first match of Double Gameweek 24.

No Fantasy asset was backed by more for the enhanced armband but that did not stop him from coming off with a potential hamstring problem and just one point to his name.

Naturally, Mané’s owners and captaincy backers will now be sweating on his fitness between now and next week’s trip to West Ham, which concludes the Double Gameweek.

The word from the Liverpool bench at half-time was that Mané notified the physios that he may have a “hamstring injury”. The indication is the issue is not too serious as he was able to walk off the pitch and get to the Liverpool changing room unaided. While his substitution was considered “precautionary” at first, Jurgen Klopp confirmed at full-time that his player had suffered a “muscle tweak” and suggested that he “probably” wouldn’t be available to prepare Liverpool’s next three games.

Thankfully, we may get further updates on Mané in the aftermath of Sunday’s FA Cup meeting with Shrewsbury as well as in the pre-match press conference ahead of next Wednesday’s trip to West Ham.

Even though his backers will be understandably upset by his curtailed outing at Molineux, there was, to some extent, a silver lining in the fact that Mohamed Salah (£12.4m), handed the Triple Captain chip by 220,121 Fantasy managers, also blanked and did not receive any clean sheet bonus.

In truth, the Egyptian really should have scored at Molineux wasting some chances and drawing excellent saves from Rui Patrício (£5.1m) at others. Arguably, Salah was also a bit selfish, taking on some shots when he should really have passed to a colleague.

As is often the case with Double Gameweeks, it was the unexpected man who finished the first match as top-scorer. Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) scored the opening goal and assisted the winner, bagged by Roberto Firmino (£9.5m), who extended his lead at the top of the goal charts for Liverpool players in away fixtures.

Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.6m) got himself an assist to prove the highest-scoring Liverpool defender on the night as the clean sheet was lost and Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) was booked.

However, it was Wolves that asked the first question of the evening as Adama Traoré (£5.7m) won the ball in the middle of the park and sprayed it out to Jonny (£5.4m).

The left-back pushed into some space vacated by Alexander-Arnold and Traoré joined him to double-up on Gomez. Jonny was then able to get beyond the centre-back and play a ball into the box, which was cut out by Henderson.

Less than a minute later, Wolves were awarded a free-kick on the left-hand side which Joao Moutinho (£5.4m) fizzed across the face of the goal, although, inexplicably nobody was able to get a touch on it. Had they done so, the ball surely would have ended up back in the net. In the end, it was a combination of Alexander-Arnold and Firmino who scrambled the ball clear.

Despite that spirited start from the hosts, they were 1-0 down in the eighth minute.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.2m) slid Firmino into some space in the centre, who moved it on to Salah. He was then taken down by Coady, resulting in a Liverpool free-kick.

The Egyptian and Alexander-Arnold stood over and, in spite of an ominous run-up, the latter saw his effort headed over by Conor Coady (£5.0m).

That wouldn’t stop the right-back notching his 14th attacking return of the season. He was able to pick out Henderson from the resulting corner, who nodded cooly beyond Patrício.

There were suggestions that the ball had brushed Mané’s head on the way through but the official finding was that it did not touch the winger.

He went close to an assist again in the 17th minute when he played a cross-field ball around the Wolves back-three to Salah, who had to drag back and inside onto his left foot to get a shot off, which was well blocked by Coady.

Oxlade-Chamberlain then played a lovely chipped through ball out to a free Mané out on the left, but he was quickly closed down by a recovering Dendoncker, who won the ball by kicking it against the Liverpool man’s arm.

It was at this point that Mané was taken off and replaced by recent new signing Takumi Minamino (£6.5m). Naturally, such a frustrating event for Liverpool saw the game lose a bit of pace and urgency for the next 10 minutes or so.

Wolves were the first to reinject some life into the game as Traoré dropped deep to create opportunities again, the first putting Doherty into space before Jiménez went through the middle and had a fierce effort blocked by van Dijk.

In first-half stoppage time, Salah went on a mazy run through the heart of the Wolves defence and managed to get enough space on his left to unleash a shot on goal, blocked by Matt Doherty (£6.1m).

Salah picked up where he left off in the second half, catching Traoré in possession and smashing a powerful left-footed shot across the Wolves goal, stopped only by a sprawling Patrício save.

Naturally, the start to the second period stretched the game which played right into the hands of Wolves and the pace of Traoré.

He began to find more space down the right-hand side of Wolves’ attack and, in textbook fashion, his 51st-minute inch-perfect cross into the box, found Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) in space, who leapt up to place a glancing header beyond Alisson (£6.1m).

Such a morale-boosting goal thoroughly put the wind into Traoré’s sails. For a relatively prolonged spell, Traoré began completely terrorising Liverpool down his side, with Robertson eventually having to bring him down on the edge of the box, picking up a yellow card in the process.

Traoré almost scored a bit later, finding space to blast across goal, forcing a vital save from Alisson.

Liverpool struggled to respond to this shift in the game, perhaps all too aware of the danger of being caught out on the counter-attack by Traoré. Even after the shackles were put back on Traoré to some extent, they were more reticent moving forward.

It took until the 60th minute for their next real chance, which fell to Minamino after a cross from Salah. His effort was blocked, the rebound falling to Firmino, who could only drive the ball low towards an already floored Patrício for a routine recovery by the goalkeeper.

Wolves kept up the pressure with Jiménez played in by Traoré in the 67th minute, shooting from a wide-angle and drawing a save from Alisson’s face.

However, Liverpool still managed to dig out a victory from this tough position.

Henderson played Salah in for another chance just short of the 70th minute and the Egyptian, as ever, worked himself into a position where he could smash it with his left foot. This effort ended just wide, the latest that will have left his Triple Captainers with their head in their hands.

As predicted as a possibility in the build-up to the Double Gameweek, it was away-day specialist Firmino who won the tie in the end.

He had two glorious chances in the closing stages, the first the Brazilian missed and the second buried.

He was played through one-on-one with the goalkeeper in the 81st minute and fired a low effort at goal, when he arguably should have gone for the chip – Patrício making a good stop with his legs.

But as stoppage time approached, Firmino found himself in space once again, played through by Henderson and rifled his latest effort into the top corner for all three points.

It may well be half-time in the Double Gameweek, but as things stand, those who went with either Firmino or Alexander-Arnold currently have the advantage in the Triple Captaincy debate.

Wolves XI: Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Dendoncker; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho (Gibbs-White 87′), Doherty; Neto (D Jota 77′), Jiménez, Traoré.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; J Henderson, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain (Fabinho 70′); Mané (Minamino 32′), Firmino, Salah (Origi 85′).

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1,431 Comments Post a Comment
  1. elchilangles
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    just when I thought my season couldn't get any worse with 8 of the last 9 GW being red arrows, I was the ONLY one in my MLs to TC Mané!

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      That's just daft bruv...

      1. elchilangles
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        3 points from TC and captain combined in past 2 weeks!

  2. Monkey Hanger
    • 6 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    Half a dozen seasons back, a DGW would almost certainly half maybe even quarter your OR. Nowadays you struggle to get a green arrow. Tough gig these days.

    1. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      I'm on a red at the minute

    2. Mo Salah No Mane
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Maybe because it's not a full dgw and the fact that this gw has generally been low scoring for highly owned players

    3. Jamino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Yeah, if anything with the average player improving it’s actually harder to improve rank through doubles and blanks now as everyone does the same things second half of the season.

    4. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 18 hours ago

      An extra 3 million players doesn't help.

    5. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 18 hours ago

      For me its almost the other way around.
      2016: 55k
      2017: 4k
      2018: 162k
      2019: 549th
      Now : 492th

  3. Flynny
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    Hi....sorry repost....stuck aimlessly at 650k.....Thoughts on this hastily arranged wildcard? Exact cash tonight....

    McCarthy 4m
    TAA robbo egan lascelles tanganga
    Salah kdb son fleck hayden
    Auba jiminez ings

    Thanks

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Need some Traore and less Son.

    2. wormface
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      My advice lad is forget about exact money . Make your free transfer or two now if it saves you cash . You’ve time to plan your team. Plan it for six weeks of games max . 650 k ain’t that bad actually . Easily get top 50k if you plan your wildcard unhastily

  4. Mo Salah No Mane
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    Thank God I brought in Bobby over Mane and didn't mess up my whole team to accomodate Mane.
    Salah TC will hopefully come good next week.
    Most selfish player in the league along with Maupay

  5. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    39 points. Salah(TC), TAA, Mane and brought in Jimenez this GW. Small green arrow up to 492th OR. OK, but lets hope Salah can score some points against West H.

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

      Amazing rank, well done!

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Weird you don't have Firminooo

      1. Firminoooo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 18 hours ago

        Sooooo close. But then I would have dropped Jimenez.

    3. Mo Salah No Mane
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Wow
      Well done
      Keep it green

    4. DT42
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Wow great rank. Looks like all the top 1k had Liv triple so Jiménez is the big news this week

    5. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      You brought in Jimenez, ballsyyyyy good work

      1. Firminoooo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        Yes. Aguero got his place last 4 GW. A good punt, and now back to Jimmy boy.

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

    Is it just city, Arsenal, Leicester and Norwich they are likely to blank in 28?

    1. Mo Salah No Mane
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Yes

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Villa game too I guess

      1. Mo Salah No Mane
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        How?

      2. Mo Salah No Mane
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        Then the Lei Nor falls away and Sheffield added.
        Doubt they pull it off

  7. Bookkeeper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    Bonus updated yet?

    1. Totti
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      yes

  8. Ray In Bruges.
    • 6 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    I have Abraham Vardy Martial and no TAA, 1FT in hand.

    What is the priority here?

  9. DT42
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 19 hours ago

    Got excited when I saw Salah (6), then realised it was 2 points TC.
    Despite Mané and Salah stinking up the GW (so far) I still have a green arrow.
    Sounds like I’m happier than most in here.
    Number 1 in the country and my best OR of the season.
    But it’s still just a game so I’ll take the smooth with the rough this week.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      you Rs!!

    2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      Where are you from? 🙂

      1. DT42
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        Living in Japan now. Moved to reduce the FPL competition, it’s great to be number1 at last!

        1. Mo Salah No Mane
          • 3 Years
          28 days, 19 hours ago

          English Instructor by any chance?

          1. toca
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              English sushi chef

            • DT42
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              No, media strategy.

              1. Mo Salah No Mane
                • 3 Years
                28 days, 19 hours ago

                Cool
                Enjoy being number 1
                Any increased Liverpool craze in the country?

                1. DT42
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  28 days, 19 hours ago

                  Liverpool have an academy here so the profile is rising. My son’s school team smashed them though!

                  1. Mo Salah No Mane
                    • 3 Years
                    28 days, 18 hours ago

                    Cool
                    Those big club academy's in foreign countries are usually overrated from what I've seen.
                    Money making and to grow the brand more than anything else.

                2. DT42
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                  Looks like the Swiss league is tougher, I would only be 9th!

          2. SweepaKeepa
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 19 hours ago

            I’m Swiss #1 if you want a World Cup mini league!

            1. DT42
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              Thats a great idea! We should start a League of national numbers ones.
              Any other nation leaders out there on FFS?

              1. Lanley Staurel
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                28 days, 18 hours ago

                Just checked.....Im afraid Im only 15th in Sint Maartin. I used to always win this league but lots of FF players emigrated here 🙁

      2. beric
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        I spent a good five minutes wondering how salah had six points in my team, before realising 2x3=6

      3. Queens of the South Age
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        Back soon. Going to go change my country. 🙂

        Seriously though, well played mate and good luck.

        1. DT42
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          28 days, 19 hours ago

          Thanks

      4. elchilangles
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        This would make a great post finding out which are the most and least competitive leagues around the world, can I list myself as in the Pitcairn Islands or is it FIFA approved countries only?!

        1. Queens of the South Age
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 19 hours ago

          I'm in the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. Had never heard of it but saw it in the list when registering this year and hoped not many picked it.

          1. DT42
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            28 days, 18 hours ago

            3 of the top 5 OR are Irish.
            Plus one American and, oh, you!
            Congrats on your season!

          2. Lanley Staurel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            28 days, 18 hours ago

            You're not a Brit then?

    3. Ole Trafford
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 19 hours ago

      How does this look 😉

      Henderson
      TAA, Gomez, Lundstram
      Salah, Kdb, Traore, Hudson-Odoi
      Aguero, Aubameyang, Ings

      Button, Cantwell, Lascelles, Stephens .2 itb

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 19 hours ago

        Is Hudson-Odoi nailed?

        He burned me earlier in the season.

        1. Ole Trafford
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 19 hours ago

          Nailed no but while Pulisic is out should do well

          1. GuenDoozy
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              Prefer perez. Knows where the goal is

              1. Ole Trafford
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 19 hours ago

                .8 of a difference unfortunately

                1. GuenDoozy
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    Fleck in that case TBH

          2. GuenDoozy
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              Sure Lund keeps his place?

              1. Ole Trafford
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 19 hours ago

                No but easy swap to Stephens/other Sheffield

          3. TAT
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 19 hours ago

            Vardy > Auba done. Know I'm going to regret this…

            1. Bushwhacker
                28 days, 19 hours ago

                Likewise.

                1. TAT
                  • 2 Years
                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                  It'll be a Vardy hatty next GW now, I'm sure of it.

            2. Ohh1454
              • 2 Years
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              Is auba a good option ?

            3. Qaiss
              • 4 Years
              28 days, 19 hours ago

              Klopp “we will see”

              FFScout: Righty then, Manes out for at least 3 games, Auba/Kun in, time to wildcard?!?!?!

              That was super unfortunate and let’s hope Mane plays against West Ham but if he doesn’t, who cares.

              There is luck involved in FPL but I see people constantly saying that. Those same people will be on here next season, will do well and will brag about it non stop and say how they love FPL, rather than taking a season out or stop playing full stop.

              1. toca
                  28 days, 19 hours ago

                  He will not play vs West Ham for sure, the question is for how long will he be out? Lot of value tied in Mane & Vardy

                  1. Qaiss
                    • 4 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    How do you know?

                • GuenDoozy
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    Wildcard activated, 6 transfers made

                    1. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Care to share?

                      1. GuenDoozy
                          28 days, 19 hours ago

                          Down below, very early draft

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

                      I will be here next year moaning about bad luck again 🙂

                      1. Qaiss
                        • 4 Years
                        28 days, 19 hours ago

                        Then don’t play, simple. There’s a luck element but 38 weeks is not luck. FPL is madly overrated by people on here. It’s almost like people forget to actually watch the match and enjoy the entertainment and instead care more about their points on fantasy.

                        1. Ole Trafford
                          • 7 Years
                          28 days, 19 hours ago

                          While I was annoyed earlier with the Manè situation, I do tend to agree with what you are saying. I love actual football and fantasy is just a bit of fun.

                          1. Qaiss
                            • 4 Years
                            28 days, 18 hours ago

                            I captained him too and it was extremely unlucky but there’s no point to be mad about it because we had no idea that would happen. That could’ve happened to 21 other players tonight.

                            And yeah, football moments and supporting your team is what made you love football. Points on a fantasy game that will have no relevance in 6 months time is not why you love football.

                            I know tons on here will disagree but it’s true, FPL is overrated 🙂

                            1. Mo Salah No Mane
                              • 3 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              Agree with everything except
                              Fpl is overrated

                  • laGan1n1
                    • 7 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    66 pts 🙂

                    1. Mo Salah No Mane
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Wow
                      Well done!

                    2. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      TC Hendo?

                      1. laGan1n1
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 18 hours ago

                        Rico, Digne, Alli Wilson, Firmino...

                  • merin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    What changes would you make here?

                    McCarthy McGovern
                    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram Rico Kelly
                    Salah Mané KDB Maddison Dendoncker
                    Vardy DCL Ings

                    1 FT, 0.8 ITB

                    1. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      I would wait for more info before even thinking about it, plenty more games to be played

                  • Niho992
                    • 1 Year
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    At this stage i'm happy with 4 Salah (TC) goals vs WHU

                    1. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      I mean it’s possible... eeeee

                    2. beric
                      • 7 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Should happen

                      1. Niho992
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 19 hours ago

                        he will score 4 goals... but in next 10 games

                    3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
                      • 4 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      He owes us a brace at least

                  • DAZZ
                    • 5 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    Is mahrez a good option on a WC?

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

                      He was one of the first picks in mine. Nice differential

                    2. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Risky, likely a lot of blank GW incoming for city

                      1. Dr. Agabuse
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 19 hours ago

                        Ah this. The blanks are soon

                    3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
                      • 4 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      You pick him, you have to ride it out.
                      Sane back soon isn't he?

                    4. Dr. Agabuse
                      • 7 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Yes i guess

                  • K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                    • 2 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    1) aguero (-4)
                    Or
                    2) Auba (FT)

                  • Dr. Agabuse
                    • 7 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    So what do all the Sheffs thknk about Lund vs Besic?

                    I have 2fts and thought of downgrading to a cheaper Shef def

                    1. FPL Pillars
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Defo keep Lund, give him a couple of games.

                  • Mo Salah No Mane
                    • 3 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    Now the long long wait for Wednesday night ffs...

                    1. Dare Do The Punt
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Insufferable wait

                      1. Mo Salah No Mane
                        • 3 Years
                        28 days, 19 hours ago

                        Especially if you are waiting for your triple captain haul

                  • Dr. Agabuse
                    • 7 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    I have 4 Players from Leicester City and Norwich.
                    Better not get anymore atm.
                    Could also mean i newd to get rid of Soy at last

                  • stupendous
                    • 7 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    Surely TAA now scores and cleanies v West Ham?

                    I'm still happy to have resisted the urge to TC this week.

                    Happily risk it later on when all the ML opponents have spunked all their chips especially TC

                    Hindsight

                  • jia you jia you
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    28 days, 19 hours ago

                    I know it's easy to say when many are feeling down on here but the game has changed too much this season in particular:
                    It has infected social media like a virus with players (FPL managers) being spoon fed info.
                    Too many 'experts', patreon, vids, pods, etc. Almost criticizing outside the box thinking (with the odd exception).
                    Such it the modern world but it has become too much 'in your face' and becoming less and less enjoyable imo...pity really.
                    Enjoy the banter on here, especially in the DZ over the years but many have quit or moved on which had led to an influx of trolls.
                    #Make FFS chat forums great again
                    #Make FPL great again
                    😉

                    1. Mo Salah No Mane
                      • 3 Years
                      28 days, 18 hours ago

                      All good points made
                      I don't agree with less and less enjoyable though.
                      Just means you need to step up your game and require that extra bit of luck which alot of the time comes down to your willingness to take more risks.
                      Maybe it also just means following the template won't cut it anymore.
                      Evolve with the game.

                      1. jia you jia you
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        28 days, 18 hours ago

                        I rarely follow template and always play an alternative style, the less enjoyable part is a personal thing as used to love the old regulars and old Scoutcasts etc. but yeah change with the times and that jazz or jizz whichever way one looks at it 😉

                        1. Mo Salah No Mane
                          • 3 Years
                          28 days, 18 hours ago

                          Change will always have it's ups and downs.
                          Hang in there things will get more enjoyable

                          1. jia you jia you
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            28 days, 18 hours ago

                            I guess so mate, can't do much about it anyway, will play out this crazy season first anyway and decide after that to quit or not... GL for the remainder 🙂

                    2. Brosstan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      28 days, 18 hours ago

                      Information flow makes every game worse. Happened with most online multiplayer games, just not the same now with social media and too much easily available knowledge.

                  • GuenDoozy
                      28 days, 19 hours ago

                      Hows this WC team? First draft

                      Hendo
                      TAA VVD Lund Stephens Rico
                      Salah KDB Perez Traore Cantwell
                      Aguero Auba DCL*

                      *Enough Funds ITB to bring Ings next GW

                      1. Ole Trafford
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 19 hours ago

                        You have some great team value

                        1. GuenDoozy
                            28 days, 18 hours ago

                            This is where all that TV build up comes in handy I guess 🙂

                        2. Niho992
                          • 1 Year
                          28 days, 18 hours ago

                          dont like it. Auba, Aguero and KdB will have blank in GW 28.

                          Jimenez over Auba easy pick for me.

                          1. GuenDoozy
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              Can you tell me about the blanks? Which games will be off? Sounds a but like a FH week to me

                              1. Niho992
                                • 1 Year
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                City and Arsenal for sure for now.

                                But i would rather have Jimenez over Auba on the WC anyway.
                                He is more consistent and you wont C Auba in next few fixtures with Salah and Aguero.

                            • Ole Trafford
                              • 7 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              You can still bench all 3 and get a decent XI in gw 28 with that squad tbf

                              1. GuenDoozy
                                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                                  Yes, I can also easily save up 2FTs for it of I plan

                            • Dr. Agabuse
                              • 7 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              Jimmy first pick

                              1. GuenDoozy
                                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                                  Time to take a punt on Someone and Aubas fixtures are amazing

                            • elchilangles
                              • 1 Year
                              28 days, 19 hours ago

                              somebody somewhere must have TC Hendo right?????

                              1. jia you jia you
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                *tumbleweed*

                              2. Niho992
                                • 1 Year
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                i have it on my 394942 account

                              3. FPL Pillars
                                • 3 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                37 people did

                            • Dr. Agabuse
                              • 7 Years
                              28 days, 19 hours ago

                              Soy Mane
                              Robbo Mahrez
                              at that stage for me

                              1. Dr. Agabuse
                                • 7 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                Then DCL to Ings the week after and enough in the bank for KellY to 4.6 later

                                Would give me a beauty of a team

                                Stephens Taylor TAA Robbo Lund

                                Salah KDB Mahrez Traore Cantwell

                                Ings Vardy Jimmy

                            • Dare Do The Punt
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              In all honesty, are people rage wildcarding?

                              Do you have a plan for when the BIG DGW is announced?

                              1. DAZZ
                                • 5 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                I have. Everythings going wrong, need a change. Ill worry about that when it arrives

                                1. Dare Do The Punt
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                                  I would love to rage join you but not sure if I can pull the trigger.

                            • fplking14
                              • 5 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              I think the lesson we have all learnt is not to triple captain players with their name ending in -ane.

                              1. Dare Do The Punt
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                There goes my Hourihane TC plan

                                1. fplking14
                                  • 5 Years
                                  28 days, 18 hours ago

                                  Exactly

                            • camarozz
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              Red arrow on a TC chip. Doesn't get mush worse than this surely.

                            • FPL Pillars
                              • 3 Years
                              28 days, 18 hours ago

                              37 people triple captained Henderson

                              1. Monkey Hanger
                                • 6 Years
                                28 days, 18 hours ago

                                Must have an extended family.