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Man City v West Ham postponed due to adverse weather conditions

One of today’s two Premier League matches has been called off.

Manchester City announced this morning that their meeting with West Ham United wouldn’t go ahead “due to extreme and escalating weather conditions and in the interests of supporter and staff safety.”

A date for the postponed match has yet to be announced (it remains to be seen if the winter break could still accommodate this clash) but City are facing a real backlog of fixtures, with Pep Guardiola’s troops also blanking in Gameweek 28.

Progression to the FA Cup quarter-finals (or Chelsea’s) would also force their Gameweek 31 meeting with Frank Lampard’s side to be rearranged.

City’s Gameweek 34 clash against Newcastle United would be postponed if either team made it through to the FA Cup semi-finals, although the free midweek afterwards would accommodate one of their outstanding games.

As it stands, the other Premier League match scheduled for today – Sheffield United v Bournemouth – remains on.

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1,148 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Millwall v West Brom being played. Taking 5 mins to take a corner because ball keeps moving off the spot.

    1. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      I dont think sheff utd is safe yet tbh

      1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Why's that ? Weather has calmed down a lot in Sheffield.

        1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          I just went to the shop and my hat blew off.

          1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
            • 4 Years
            16 days, 8 hours ago

            I just went to the kitchen and I blew off.

          2. Firminoooo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            16 days, 8 hours ago

            Top hat?

            1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              16 days, 8 hours ago

              Yep. The butler had to walk 3 yards to retrieve it.

              1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
                • 4 Years
                16 days, 8 hours ago

                He works Sundays too ?
                I will have to sack mine.

      2. Jarvish Scott Talent
        • 5 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        This is a summer's day in Sheffield

  2. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    It would just be like something that would happen if Salah picks up a niggle now and wipes out the bulk people who would have had Aguero(C) and Salah(VC)

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Nice.

      Wont happen though

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      and his wife just gave birth..
      every chance he may not play this Gw

    3. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Even without a niggle, he could be given a game off for his new baby

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        That is a good point Ragabolly.

        Liverpool should see off Norwich easily without Mo anyways.

      2. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Nah he wants to play and get the Golden Boot!

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      But most Salah (C) probably went KDB (VC)...

      1. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        I have vc on Ings

      2. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        I have Salah(C) Son (VC) myself.

      3. Karhumies
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Firmino(vc) here. Hoping to get lucky, but with Sarr injured, KDB postponed and Lundstram not starting I guess my highest hope is fielding 11 players in whatever formation. Holgate 1p off the bench seems better than 0 now...

    5. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      FPL is getting complex now, happy?

  3. KINGS
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Everyone in my ML starting with Lundy except me. And I thought they know better

    1. xuwei
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      Bump

    2. WannabeScout
      • 1 Year
      15 days, 16 hours ago

      This aged well

  4. Evasivo
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Looking forward to the incoming Citeh DGW 😀

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      They blank GW28 as well, many DGW?

    2. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Pep will surely prioritize cups and Europe now

  5. FOO FIGHTER
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Guardiola will obviously want to finish 2nd. He can get over the line with rotation.

    Cups and CL will be priority. He cannot afford to go without silverware. League will take the back seat.

    Double or even triple GW will be very risky if you want to triple up. Capping City assets as well. If anything, get in Ederson and cap him for double or tripple GW 😉

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      You're obsessed with Man City.

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        I am obssesed with LFC winning their first title in 3 decades 😀

        I am also obsessed with getting my best FPL finish.

        Brainstorming, that is all.

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      David Silva will probably play majority of the home games...

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Triple GW wow

    4. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      I wouldn't be surprise seeing Bravo in the league games with fixture congestion.

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Lol

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          Ok, thanks for your input.

  6. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    I thought the gameweeks were set in stone?

    Alas remember the Man United vs Bournemouth last day of season postponement a few years back with the bomb scare. It was played later on but it still stayed in that GW.

    1. The gospel according to Mar…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      If it was the last gameweek of the season then what was the alternative?

      1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        A 39th GW?

        1. Bob McMayday
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          You aren’t serious

          1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
            • 3 Years
            16 days, 8 hours ago

            Yeah see below what I actually mean haha

        2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          GWs have no end date but they do have start dates.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      That was probably cause there were no more GWs available being that it was GW38

      1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Jokes aside, what I means is, of they are set in stone. Then that technically means even thought the City game is played later it is still falls into GW26.

        1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
          • 3 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          *if

          1. pablo discobar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            16 days, 8 hours ago

            Just no

            1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
              • 3 Years
              16 days, 8 hours ago

              That's the logical conclusion according to the rules?

              1. pablo discobar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                16 days, 8 hours ago

                It will count towards whatever gw the postponement is allocated too, not gw 26.

                1. pablo discobar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  16 days, 8 hours ago

                  Can you imagine the carnage it would cause with recalcuting points etc. We have been hit with many postponed games in the past and you just have to take it on the chin

                  1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
                    • 3 Years
                    16 days, 8 hours ago

                    I'm sure they have enough money and resource to tackle that....

              2. JJO
                • 7 Years
                16 days, 8 hours ago

                and all those DGWs and BGWs are there why?

                1. pablo discobar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  16 days, 8 hours ago

                  This

                2. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
                  • 3 Years
                  16 days, 8 hours ago

                  For cup and other competitions postponements which happen before the deadline?

                  Seems unfair otherwise, with cup postponements you can plan around, for postponements on the day you can't plan for so it should stay in said gameweek in my opinion.
                  Especially if they are 'set in stone' after a GW deadline.

                  1. JJO
                    • 7 Years
                    16 days, 7 hours ago

                    they would then need to keep this gw in progress,change whole logic of the game and recalculate everything after that postponed game is played etc...
                    maybe would be fair,but not logical at all

                  2. pablo discobar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    16 days, 7 hours ago

                    Its just what it is mate. Unlucky for some. We've had ganeweeks totally wiped out with snow in the past, just happens sometimes. Fair or not doesn't come into it

                    1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
                      • 3 Years
                      16 days, 7 hours ago

                      True, I suppose an entire gameweek is fair (apart from chip players)

                  3. JJO
                    • 7 Years
                    16 days, 7 hours ago

                    and what about fpl cup matches etc...

                    1. pablo discobar
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      16 days, 7 hours ago

                      Exactly

                    2. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
                      • 3 Years
                      16 days, 7 hours ago

                      Ah yes I didn't think of the cup, certainly wouldn't work there, but who cares about the cup anyway....

  7. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Aguero triple captainer here so maybe I am in denial but I am optimistic. City's last game was on 2nd Feb. They could surely rearrange this game for next Sunday or Monday as they have a full week to make the arrangements, it would easily fit into the broadcasting schedule due to so few games being played on those days, and City would still get a 2 week break and at least 5 days rest before their next game against Leicester on 22nd Feb.

    It would be similar for West Ham too, but City are the primary concern from a scheduling point of view because they are likely to have a lot more postponements after the winter break due to cup competitions so it would make no sense to congest their fixtures even more by rearranging this game after the winter break.

    Just my two cents.

    1. villa_til_i_die
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      I hope for your sake you are right, but I think it’s just wishful thinking, but what do I know!

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      You're in denial, IMO.

      West Ham will force City to postpone so they can play Man City when they have loads of fixtures and put out a weakened side.

      1. villa_til_i_die
        • 8 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        True!

      2. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Is it West Ham's decision to make?

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      If that happened then it’s fair to everyone I guess, % chance?

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        I think at least 50% chance due to City's upcoming schedule but I am clearly biased.

    4. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      That would not be respecting the winter break if they did that would it?

      Who is your vice (VTC) HS?

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        How would it not be? My understanding is the winter break is not one set of defined dates but rather a staggered period of 2 weeks off from competitive games for every team. According to my calculations above, both teams would still get 2 weeks off if they rearranged for next Sunday/Monday. Unless I am missing spmething?

    5. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      So unlucky for you and not fair. I really hope for your case they do play next week.

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        -1

        1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
          • 3 Years
          16 days, 8 hours ago

          Come on, you have to feel for the guy playing his TC

          1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            16 days, 8 hours ago

            Nah, I've got no Man City and my team comes first.

            1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
              • 3 Years
              16 days, 8 hours ago

              Haha result for you then!

    6. lindeg
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      thing is more if west ham will allow it

      1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        If they don't then City vs an empty goal

      2. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Is it West Ham's decision to make?

    7. CMJC
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Who’s your vc?

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Salah

    8. BenjoBD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      I suppose the real question is what scope is there for rearranging this fixture further down the line. I’m probably about 40 miles from Manchester in Cheshire and the sun is out currently!

    9. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Aguero(TC) this GW is just unlucky.

    10. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      FYI my vice is Salah who I would be reasonably happy to TC this week also, which is one of the reasons I picked this week to use the chip.

      As for those saying West Ham will force the game to be rearranged later because it benefits them - I think this misses the point that while both clubs can make representations to the league, it is the league which ultimately makes the decision on when to rearrange. And City's argument that they are likely to have rearranged fixtures coming out of their ears due to being in 4 comps is more persuasive than West Ham's argument that they would rather play City later down the line when they have other priorities...

    11. ppv
      • 9 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      You are right but may have to wait 10 days because police require that much notice I think. So probably Wed week

  8. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    LOL. Sky Sports on the cricket channel still advertising Man City v West Ham, starts at 4.00pm.

    1. BenjoBD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Yeah just seen that

    2. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Weapons grade trolling of Aguero and KDB cappers right there. 😆

      1. Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        I used be a Aguero captainer, now I'm a Salah captainer

    3. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      So maybe it is true then....

    4. FOO FIGHTER
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      They still want to get bets in...

      1. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Cynical, but who is to say that's not true.

  9. tisza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Knew I'd kept Gosling for a reason.
    Quality autosub for KDB 🙂

  10. Stoic
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    So Lund or Webster to Boly for free ?
    Webster plays in 28 against CRY. That is if he starts lol

    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Avoid Potter

    2. Jullepuu
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Lund before Webster

    3. toca
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Boly's the man

  11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    weather is calming. should be back to normal around 11pm tonight. could we see it re-arranged for the evening?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Give me the lotto numbers please.

    2. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Word has it the FA guy who makes the call does not have any City in his team so no chance i reckon. 😛

    3. Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      yes

    4. JJO
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      will probably be rearranged for 2am,when bad weather is sleeping

      1. toca
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        Ah ah ah

    5. DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      weather is totally fine here now in Manchester, suns breaking out, still not going to happen though!

  12. HashAttack
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Just read this on FPL - https://www.premierleague.com/news/299988 ... nothing in the blurb about away fans, just the local environment

    " conditions around or near to the ground"

    Postponements for fan safety
    The decision to postpone a match is sometimes out of a referee's hands completely.
    Often it comes from the ground's Safety Officer, who may have concerns about guaranteeing the safety of supporters inside the ground, or from the Safety Advisory Group, who may deem the conditions around or near to the ground to be dangerous upon the advice of the police.
    In every instance the decision to postpone a match is never one that is taken lightly and it is only ever reached as a last resort.

  13. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    My WC already into pieces with no show from Kun & KDB!

  14. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Would people rather have a 4.5/4.6m Sheff U defender (Egan, Basham), or Watford (Kabasele/Masina) at 4.3m?

  15. PlayPercentage
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Whoever decided to postpone the Man City game has made a big mistake.
    The storm has blown over in Manchester.
    Tell the West Ham fans to turn around and head back north.

    1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      I'm sure that the West Ham fans will be delighted to hear this advice.

    2. HashAttack
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      It was the Safety Officer - based on local conditions, not travelling fans ... what time was that decision made?

    3. United 99 4Ever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      I'm trying to understand how a storm going west to east postpones a match starting after a match starting east of the postponed match

      1. HashAttack
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 6 hours ago

        You think the stadium Safety Officer knows anything about meteorology?

  16. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    "Make sure to wrap up and wear appropriate clothing" says the Sheffield United information line.

    For Northerners, I assume that means put a T-shirt on.

    1. -Klaus-
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Or as Geordies call them, winter coats.

    2. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Could be STD advice

      1. evilfish
        • 4 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        I don't think that cling-film can be considered as clothing.

  17. FOO FIGHTER
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Bournemouth actually looking pretty good.

  18. LE CHARO
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    So first DCL and Doucouré haul after I took them both out on my WC, and now Mahrez, the player I only got for that fixture against WH, gets his match postponed. Still many games to be played but that WC already looks like a massive failure for that GW.

    1. Rkid
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      But you didn’t just play your wildcard for this week.

      1. LE CHARO
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Indeed, but I considered waiting one more GW before activating it, and given how things are shaping up, I'd have been far better off.

    2. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      "Haul..."??!!

      1. LE CHARO
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        11 and 9 points are pretty decent hauls to me

  19. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    C Wilson goal
    H Wilson assist

    1. -Klaus-
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      W Wilson President

    2. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      H Wilson Prime Minister

    3. Old Bull
      • 6 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      If they had a team of Wilson’s they’d be top of the league

  20. HashAttack
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Just looking 6 midweeks used for CL ... all because they wanted to spread their rounds over two weeks

    Crazy for the PL to agree and also agree not to have any (televised) matches on at the same time

    1. HashAttack
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      From March 2017

      The Premier League has defended its position over the clash of Manchester City's rearranged Premier League match against Stoke and Wednesday night's Champions League games.

      It had been agreed there should be no domestic matches starting at the same time as any European ties, and that they should also finish at least half an hour before matches in either the Champions League or Europa League begin.

      However, City will take on Stoke at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, kicking off at 8 p.m. -- just 15 minutes after the second-leg games begin between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund and Benfica.

      There have been precedents where UEFA has issued sanctions in terms of heavy fines, although it is understood that would be levied against the national association -- the Football Association in England's case -- rather than a specific club or league.

      The Premier League, though, stresses the availability of suitable dates is becoming more and more limited.

      "The Premier League does not seek to arrange matches on the same dates as UEFA but the challenges of the fixture list occasionally make it unavoidable,'' a spokesman said.

      "UEFA itself has exacerbated the fixture challenges that English football faces, taking more Champions League and Europa League dates over the years while our competitions have remained the same.'

  21. HashAttack
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Can a match be scheduled for 1st April - it's the Wednesday, 1 day after the IB ends (would be gw31)

    1. Jimmers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      No - most players won't even be back at their clubs by then and besides international managers aren't going to release the players back to their clubs until games are played

      1. HashAttack
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 6 hours ago

        thanks - how about gw38 or does everything end on the 17th May - like a 1 day week

  22. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Come on John Fleck

  23. fplking14
    • 5 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Its sunny in Sheffield now surely they can play in Manchester.

  24. britzdubb
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    is it possible for city game to be played next saturday? or turnaround too short

  25. HashAttack
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Under a section of the letter from March 29 last year entitled
    "Activities Club are permitted to undertake during the Mid-Season Player Break", the Premier League has informed
    "Clubs are expected to honour and respect the underlining rationale for the Mid-Season Player Break, namely to provide their players with a break
    from the physical and mental rigours of playing matches during the season.

    "Clubs should not arrange competitive or friendly matches with other clubs during the Mid-Season Player Break."

  26. HashAttack
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    If MCI progress to FA cup SF they will have postponed fixtures from 26, 28, 31 and 34 to reschedule

    The only possible weeks for additional matches seem to be

    29 - non MCI CL week
    32 or 33 - CL QFs
    34 - Blanks but possible mid-week (slot 1)
    35 or 36 - CL SFs (UEFA wouldn't be happy))
    37 - Already a DGW (slot 2)

    There are two known slots ... but another 2 matches still need to be squeezed into the above

    1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      GW39 here we come!

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      26 also has non MCI CL week, it probably should be either that or 29.

      1. HashAttack
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 6 hours ago

        Posting above is the PL rules re Winter Break
        "Clubs should not arrange competitive or friendly matches with other clubs during the Mid-Season Player Break"

        Talk about bringing the game into disrepute

        1. Klaren
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          16 days, 5 hours ago

          FA cup replays were recheduled during the first few days of the Winter Break for some of the teams so wouldn’t be surprising to see this one scheduled on Feb 19th. They’d be having the same number of days off as Liverpool, Spurs, Southampton, Newcastle.

  27. RoboVanBasten
    16 days, 6 hours ago

    So with the Man City v WH game called off does that mean auto subs will come on instead?

    1. HashAttack
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      yes

    2. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      Depends if rearranged within this gw

      1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 6 hours ago

        Apparently it's unlikely

    3. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 6 hours ago

      It's likely that it will be played 18th or 19th Feb so it might stay in GW26. PL normally doesn't get rescheduled to CL nights but there is a clause for exceptions which include enforced reschedules due to extraordinary circumstances.

      If not, then it would be rescheduled to 10th or 11th March in which case your auto subs would come in this GW.

      1. HashAttack
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 6 hours ago

        From 2017 when they did reschedule on a CL night

        "The Premier League does not seek to arrange matches on the same dates as UEFA but the challenges of the fixture list occasionally make it unavoidable,'' a spokesman said.

        "UEFA itself has exacerbated the fixture challenges that English football faces, taking more Champions League and Europa League dates over the years while our competitions have remained the same.'

  28. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 6 hours ago

    How many others got Lundstram coming on for KDB?

    1. greggles
      • 9 Years
      16 days, 5 hours ago

      Over here. Definitely going to get the points right? There’s no obscure rule related to postponements?