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How the sunk cost fallacy can influence Fantasy managers’ decisions

In his latest Pro Pundits column, former Fantasy Premier League champion Simon March looks at how future decisions can be influenced by past ‘investments’.


We’re at that stage of the season where the decisions we FPL managers are facing are becoming ever more difficult, so I think it’s a good time to consider a cognitive bias that may well be affecting how we make those decisions; ‘sunk cost fallacy’.

A ‘sunk cost’ is essentially any cost that has already been incurred and cannot be retrieved. For example, the £200 I gave those men in a van outside the student union for some dodgy speakers back when I was 18, that money has gone, I can’t get it back. I really should stop thinking about it… 

The ‘sunk cost fallacy’ describes the way in which our future decisions are influenced by such past ‘investments’. Now, if we were being entirely rational and logical about things, all future expenditures would be based on maximising future gains but, because of the sunk cost fallacy, we often continue with an endeavour or ‘throw good money after bad’ in order to psychologically justify past decisions.

In FPL, sunk cost fallacy manifests itself in a few different ways, perhaps the most literal of which being when we have a lot of money tied up in a player due to them having increased in price during our ownership. We’re often less inclined to sell such players, even when we probably should, because we are overly influenced by what we’ve already invested.

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For example, I, like many, bought Leicester’s Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) when he was much cheaper so I have a lot of money tied up in him right now.

Of course, it’s easy to say in hindsight following his one-pointer and potentially significant injury that I should have transferred him out but, even before this Gameweek, there were objective arguments for doing so.

Vardy’s fixtures weren’t brilliant, his form was seemingly even worse and he looked to be dropping in price. Meanwhile, I could have flipped that investment to purchase Liverpool assets who have great fixtures, largely great form, a Double Gameweek and many of whom will increase in price.

On a purely logical, cost/benefit decision basis, such a move made a lot of sense, and I knew this, but I still didn’t do it, in part, because I didn’t want to lose the money I’d gained from Vardy’s previous price increases. Two other cognitive biases; loss aversion and status quo bias may also have been at play here, but those are for a different article.

Another, more abstract, manifestation of sunk cost fallacy comes from our desire to justify past decisions, often to our detriment. For example, in Gameweek 22, I was faced with using or losing one of my two free transfers so, with extreme reluctance, I sold Watford’s Ben Foster (£4.9m) and bought in West Ham’s Lukasz Fabianski (£4.9m).

Of course, Fabianski was infamously injured after 14 minutes, thus scoring one point, while Foster, naturally, scored six. Since Fabianski was my only playing goalkeeper, I was then forced to use yet another transfer to make up for the transfer that, you recall, I didn’t want to make in the first place. Foster was still the goalkeeper that I really wanted but did I buy him back? Oh no. I had to mentally ‘justify’ my previous (wrong) transfer and so I made another (wrong) transfer and bought in Southampton’s Alex McCarthy (£4.4m), who scored one point compared to Foster’s nine (…nine!).

Anyway, thank you for coming to my therapy session… wait, sorry, I was writing an article wasn’t I. The moral of this story is that, were I not influenced by sunk cost fallacy, I might have reversed my goalkeeper decision but, instead, I lost out even more because, instead of focusing my decisions on maximising my future potential gains, I made decisions with the intention of trying to justify my past decisions.

Sure, maybe I’m being a little hard on myself and these decisions may still pay off (McCarthy kept a clean sheet in Gameweek 24) but, you know, I’m trying to make a point here… and that point is; while it’s hard to accept when you’ve been wrong, it’s even harder to later accept being wrong multiple times in an effort to mentally ‘correct’ past wrong decisions which, by virtue of being in the past, physically cannot be corrected.

Sunk cost fallacy is a pretty deep-rooted bias and, as you’ve seen, I still commit it despite being well aware that I’m doing it but, ultimately, FPL only has 38 Gameweeks and every Gameweek counts so we don’t have the luxury of living in the past. Literally, the only thing that matters in this game are the points you score going forward so we’d do well to ensure that we make our decisions on that basis, no matter how loudly our past decisions might continue to echo in our ears.


Simon March is a member of our Pro Pundits initiative, a team of Fantasy managers here to bring you regular advice and updates on their teams. Simon won the FPL title in 2014/15 and has become a fixture on the punditry circuit ever since.


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1,352 Comments Post a Comment
  1. theodosios
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Since another captain fail, this time TC Mane, I wildcarded, will set a (C) and logout until the of this worst season ever. Suggestions for a "until the end" team? Currently is like this:

    McCarthy Guaita
    TAA Lund Baldock Fernandez Kelly
    Mane Martial KDB Perez CHO
    Auba Jimenez Ings

    1. jayzico
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Personally I'd have Kun + DCL over Auba + Jimmy.

      But saying that I regret having lost Jim a while back

  2. Bubz
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    I am still not over selling Pope before GW23. Is there some kind of support group I can join?

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Due to lack of space, we're putting Mane TCers and Pope sellers together, come on in, there's boiling hot tea you can throw in your own face, trust me it helps.

      1. Stormbringer22
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Can people who sold Jimenez before his 21pts hauls attend as well?

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

            I benched TAA for the Leicester game, mind if I join?

            1. Stormbringer22
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Mate, mine's worse. I sold TAA to make way for Son over Christmas. Son got red carded, TAA got a monster haul. I have literally had TAA for the entire season, apart for those couple of gameweeks when he hauled like crazy..... 🙁

            2. Would Ed Woodward
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Oh great, just realised I'm there for that too, I'll put the kettle on.

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

              This is the mistake i didnt do because i truly think that he is a far better player than ings. Didnt want to fall in that trap.

            4. melvinmbabazi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              I did all 3 Sold Pope and Jiminez and TC Mane 🙁

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

            :Laugh:

        • Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Had a good chuckle reading this

        • Rohirrims
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Sold Pope last week for Ryan and benched Grealish and Hayden to play the Lord, compounded it this week by selling Jimenez and Traore for a hit to bring in Greenwood and Lucas Moura.

          1. NWA
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            you need to use your WC asap

        • Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          CAB could help, Catholics Advice Bureau 😉

        • HashAttack
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Give the ex-Gazza owners a ring - that cost me 19 points over the last 2 weeks

        • melvinmbabazi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Am joining too

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

        Thoughts on this WC draft?
        3.5 itb (would leave for emergencies)

        McCarthy Button
        Trent Robertson Lundstram Cahill Lascelles
        Salah KdB Grealish A.Traore Fleck
        Aubameyang Ings Jimenez

        Moves are:
        Aurier > Robertson
        Soyuncu > Cahill
        Rico > Lascelles
        Martial > Traore
        Mane > Fleck
        Greenwood > Aubameyang
        Vardy > Jimenez

        1. DontPiqueTooSoon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 2 days ago

          I would personally hold. Mane and Vardy could well be back next GW. A lot might happen by end of transfer window and post-winter break.

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

            Yeah I know. But need to make a plan if they're not back. Ps my defence sucks and my team is very template

        2. Warby84
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Are you keeping lundstrum? Could get O’Connell instead (4.6), maybe Stephens over Cahill.. Possibly worth using some funds for a 2nd playable keeper.. Looks decent..

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

            I think so. Could get Baldock though. I bought him at 4.0m

            1. Nedvěd11
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Odd. I believe he started at 4.5...

      3. Lev Yashin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        "Vardy’s fixtures weren’t brilliant, his form was seemingly even worse".

        Utter rubbish.

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          No points, no form.

        2. Snevitz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Re-writing history to fit the narrative of the article.
          I understand the sentiment but it's a poor example when you target the player who was, at the time, the highest scoring player in the game.

          1. Tomerick
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Especially considering it wasn’t that long ago that they were marvelling over his ability to defy the stats and keep scoring.

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

          He had blanked pretty much never. I guess they count being out injured as poor form.

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

          I think maybe its more bout the fact that he had a baby and his head was not in it.

      4. The Big Fella
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        If I did Maddison to Fleck or Cantwell AND had to play him each week, I could do Ings to Auba. Worth it?

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

          no

        2. Pia06rc
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Nah, Ings has great fixtures coming up and has been banging them in

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

          Auba about to leave for Barca so no

          1. D.Glynn
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Is he actually going? Wouldn't make sense

            • baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Odds are 7/1 now, so I doubt it will happen.

          2. DontPiqueTooSoon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 2 days ago

            no, Ings has missed one GW and played a token 20mins. Liverpool is tricky but he will be back to scoring again soon as great run of fixtures post pool.

          3. The Big Fella
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Cheers boys

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

            Best to wait just in case of last minute move to Barcelona happens- however unlikely it might be

          5. Ian & Zen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            I very much doubt Barcelona will buy a 30+ year old striker - this is just a wild rumour - plus Arsenal wouldn’t sell

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

          Vardy+Sidibe to Aguero+O'Connell?

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

          Any reason not to use 2ft on Vardy&Maddi to Aguero&Traore? or Son&Jimenez?

        6. Bobby_Baggio
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          If mane is out for a couple of weeks who would be his replacement? Asking for my draft league.

          1. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            In draft you keep and bench him naturally.

            1. Bobby_Baggio
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              No I don't have him but want to buy his replacement hopefully

          2. Ian & Zen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Salah

            1. Bobby_Baggio
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Lol I'll need to reword this a bit better

        7. D.Glynn
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Would you play a mini WC with a -4 to do,
            Vardy Mane and Deulofeu
            To
            Aubu Son and Jimmy.

            Rest of team is,
            Ryan 4.0
            TAA Lund Soy Kelly Holgate
            Salah KDB Grealish Cantwell Mane**
            Ings Vardy** Deulofeu**

          • ViperStripes
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Think my team for GW25 doesn't look too bad with Mane & Vardy on the bench. Might try and hold the FT.

            McCarthy (Button)
            Lundstrum, TAA, Williams, Kelly (Soy)
            Grealish, Salah, KDB, Cantwell (Mane)
            Ings, Jiminez, (Vardy)

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

            Rodgers press conference at 1

          • DontPiqueTooSoon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Keep things simple this week?

            Move Cantwell to Traore to cover Mane for a game week or two?

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Wait and see how long mane is out for

              1. nico05
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Agree with this

          • Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Aubameyang and DCL or Lacazette and Jiminez?

            1. The Big Fella
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              A

          • Do I Not Like Orange
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            With injuries starting to bite and rotation likely to kick in soon for the CL, is it now worth using TV accrued to get an 8th decent attacker?

            I realise it will lead to benching headaches, but I'm thinking I'd rather use my spare cash to get Traore as my 5th mid than lose all that value in Vardy & Mane for the sake of a game or 2.

            1. Stormbringer22
                1 month, 2 days ago

                What front 8 are you considering?

                1. Do I Not Like Orange
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Basically the one I have now, but with Traore in for Cantwell.

                  Salah Mane KDB Grealish Traore
                  Jimmy Ings Vardy

                  1. Stormbringer22
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      That is a very decent front 8. It is a yes from me

                2. The Big Fella
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  I hate benching headaches - you always pick the wrong one to play that week so I vote no.

                3. Ason Willa
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  I did it weeks ago. I think this is a very sensible decision. People who complain about bench points are just weird.

              • ZakyJ
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Should I Wild Card????

                Hendo (Button)
                TAA Gomez Holgate Kelly* Lund*
                KDB Mane* Martial Traore Cantwell
                Vardy* Abraham* DCL

                I have already used my FT for Hendo (had Gazza) so any transfers are -4.
                I know I should wait till after FA Cup might get a low down on the injures but there will be alot of price changes that will affect my team and future team by then. Probably 0.6m difference.

                I have the exact amount of money for this:

                Hendo Button
                TAA Gomez Stephens Holgate Williams
                KDB Salah Martial Cantrell Hayden
                Aguero Auba DCL

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

                  Wait on injury news

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

                    Even if it will cost my team 0.7m? I deffo won't be able to get Aguero and Auba in if I do

                    1. HashAttack
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      no need to wait on injury news if you are using a WC ... just swap out any players that get injured

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

                General question.

                If you were stuck in a rut, had a terrible OR and had your wildcard available, why WOULDN'T you use it?

                It seems like overthinking if you're not gonna. You'll need one of two differentials and ideally try to position yourself for a future template.
                Just seen a few guys on twitter getting worked up about it, wanting to keep it ahead of DGW BB and wondered what peoples thoughts were on here?

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

                  It’s a great advantage if you don’t use it to maximise points potential in the 2 DGWs. Also we don’t know yet who will blank which is valuable info to have when WCing.

                  In addition I think it’s important to look at the circumstances which makes you want to WC. I really think it’s too early to sell Vardy, Mane etc without any more news on them and likes of Martial, Maupay, etc deserve more patience.

                2. Nailed Jesus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Just don't fancy the WC template with Kun & Auba likely to miss GW28, and Vardy & Mane likely to be back for GW26.

              • Chucky
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Auba (C) next GW.. Who's with me? 😀

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

                  Burnley on form, nah

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Has to be a pool asset

                    1. Chucky
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      neve aagin

                  2. Chucky
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    beating out of form leicester and clueless united is no big deal.. fresh auba to feast on them..

                    1. toca
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        How is it going the GW Chuck? Feeling better mate?

                  3. Pieterke30
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Having him will suffice.

                  4. quayle99
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Going Salah I think

                    1. DontPiqueTooSoon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      Salah too

                2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Mane and Abraham to auba and traore for a hit. Waiting for more news for mane obviously. Thanks

                3. quayle99
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  A. Traoure Perez
                  B. Grealish Fleck

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    I'd say a

                  2. D.Glynn
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      B

                    • nico05
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      A

                  3. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Traoré non owners have we missed the boat ?

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

                      Of course not, his fixtures are about to get lovely

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

                        And still good price

                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          He'll probably be 6 m by the time I get him 🙂

                      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Cheers

                  4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Odion Ighalo and Islam Slimani main targets for united in the transfer window, United don't want Cavani as they need a player with Premier League experience. Likely it will go down to the last day, which one will they get?

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

                      Lol, you mean who would go there? Slimani hasn’t got much more Prem experience than Cavani

                      1. HashAttack
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        I thought Spurs were sniffing around Slimani

                    2. toca
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        That's ridiculous. Cavani is a top player and I thought ManU were suppose to be looking for top players. The problem here is not even the money, the problem here is that ManU is no longer a top club and no longer attracts top players. End of.

                      • Holmes (specialist in failu…
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Should take a punt on Lacazette instead

                      • HashAttack
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Would have thought a proven striker as opposed to a PL failure (with experience) is what they need

                    3. RamaJama
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 2 days ago

                      If both Vardy and Mane are still out next weekend, would you do

                      A) Mane to KDB
                      B) Vardy to Jimenez

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

                        b

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

                        A. KDB is more essential than Jimenez.

                      3. DontPiqueTooSoon
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        A

                      4. RamaJama
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        Thanks!

                      5. FirMinaMiMo
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          A if hve kun°
                          B if yu hve traore°

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

                            Thanks, have both KUN and Traore.

                      6. Wild Rover
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 2 days ago

                        I see Nick Tanner took a -8 to sell Pereira and TAA for two defenders who got no points between them. Also got Salah but Captained Mane.

                        What’s the opposite to the cream always rises? 😉

                        1. Make Arrows Green Again
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          ... rolls downhill 😉

                        2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          Who is he ?

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

                            Ex pro footballer with no history who played all his chips early, got to number1 in the world and started to tell everyone else how to play the game.

                          2. Make Arrows Green Again
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            He famously, er, steals people who make leather. Yes, I know I'm leaving I'm leaving.

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

                          He’s been lucky to get there. The fact that he had already used all of his chips in the first few weeks show that he isn’t anyone to take seriously within the context of fpl.

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

                          I think the expression is "a turd always sinks to the bottom"

                          1. baps sniffer
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 2 days ago

                            Good one 🙂

                      7. BNMC
                          1 month, 2 days ago

                          I want to get a Newcastle defender; which one? I like Fernandez for his goal threat but Lascelles is slightly cheaper.

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

                            Fernandéz for attacking potential

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

                            I think they have similar attacking potential if you look at the last few years and not just this season. Defenders attacking return are quite erratic so imo Fernandez stats might be a misleading if you look at this season alone.

                            1. BNMC
                                1 month, 2 days ago

                                Well, Newcastle are just one of those teams where literally anyone can score. I'll give it a couple more games to see who's more nailed.

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

                            "... because I didn’t want to lose the money I’d gained from Vardy’s previous price increases..."

                            There's no such thing as "sunk costs", you cannot lose money from selling players

                            You get the profit when you sell a player, the difference between the SV and the player's current value is a non-transferable discount that you have on that player. Sell the player and you give up that discount

                            1. BNMC
                                1 month, 2 days ago

                                Sometimes I feel that team value is overrated.

                                1. baps sniffer
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 2 days ago

                                  And same players who are saying points over pounds, are the ones who can't ditch Vardy because they have so much money tied.

                                2. HashAttack
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 2 days ago

                                  I'd say SV is underrated as that's that actual money to have to play with - TV is irrelevant
                                  Having a gap of 500K between the SV and price of a player is a reason to sell the player ... not cling on to him

                                  My TV has been dropping since gw21 when I reached 109.0 - it's gone 108.8, 108.6, 108.3 and today it is 108.1
                                  My SV has been unaffected by those sales (some protected my SV) - now at 106.1

                                  1. BNMC
                                      1 month, 2 days ago

                                      I'm only at 104 and still doing relatively well. Was a bit late on Lundstram, Vardy (now sold), KDB, Mane, and Ings.

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

                                Striker signing because of Vardy injury?

                                "We’ll monitor it. It looks like it’s one that he won’t be out for a long period, so we won’t have that need. If it was anything longer. But currently, no. He’s not available for the weekend. There will be a question mark for Tuesday. It’s not his hamstring. We’re hopeful for Tuesday."

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

                                  Should be fine for Chelsea then.

                                2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 2 days ago

                                  Looks like he will miss at least Chelsea

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

                                    No it doesn't imo

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

                                  So he misses weekend FA Cup 25th jan

                                  On bench or possibly starts Tuesday league Cup 28th jan

                                  On bench or possibly starts Chelsea 1st Feb GW25

                                  Definitely back for Wolves 14th Feb GW26

                                  1. baps sniffer
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 2 days ago

                                    Correct.

                                    Probably on bench Chelsea 1st Feb GW25 as precaution imho

                                4. toca
                                    1 month, 2 days ago

                                    Is fine...

                                  • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    1 month, 2 days ago

                                    doubt for midweek but will play I think. Clearly not serious

                                  • baps sniffer
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 2 days ago

                                    I doubt they want to risk him. From what I learned, that kind of injury needs healing time (treatment is rest) and may get worse if the muscle is used too early. It may also affect his form and he also probably should be eased in imo. So I just ditched.

                                5. Oggle22
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 2 days ago

                                  1ft zero ITB please help!
                                  Mccarthy
                                  TAA Holgate Lundstarm Kelly
                                  Salah KDB Martial Mane Moura
                                  Vardy

                                  Button Greenwood Stephens Long

                                  Cheers

                                  1. FirMinaMiMo
                                      1 month, 2 days ago

                                      Vardy+moura to auba°

                                  2. ceerus
                                    • 5 Years
                                    1 month, 2 days ago

                                    WC team, any changes? 0.0 itb
                                    McCarthy Henderson
                                    TAA Gomez Lundstram Lascelles Williams
                                    Salah KDB Grealish Traore Fleck
                                    Auba Aguero Ings

                                    1. FirMinaMiMo
                                        1 month, 2 days ago

                                        Next week yu can BB! GL!

                                      1. toca
                                          1 month, 2 days ago

                                          No news is good news Is that it? Or is it so bad they're afraid to pick up the phone?... 🙂

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

                                        Pep on penalty takers, says he has decided who will take penalties but won't tell what he has decided. Asked about Ederson taking penalties.

                                        "I have not had a chat with him, if he has to take a penalty he is ready. No problems"

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

                                          lol

                                        2. toca
                                            1 month, 2 days ago

                                            1.Aguero
                                            2.KDB

                                          • baps sniffer
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 2 Years
                                            1 month, 2 days ago

                                            Would be stupid to tell.

                                          • stupendous
                                            • 7 Years
                                            1 month, 2 days ago

                                            Just give the damn ball to Kev!!!! Fed up of it tbh.

                                            When Kun or Gundogan isn't on the bench it has to be Kev. In fact Kun shouldn't even be taking pens either scrap that!

                                            Kev!!!