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Making the most of Gameweek 26’s FPL limbo

Limbo: “an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an intermediate state or condition”.

It truly does feel like the FPL community has slipped into oblivion this week. The elongated nature of Gameweek 26 because of a first-ever Winter break has been made worse by the postponement of Manchester City vs West Ham due to storm Ciara.

The reigning Champions already have a congested schedule coming up and will now face the Hammers at a later point this Gameweek.

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  1. The_Bucc
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Henderson
    TAA, Robertson, Rico
    Salah(c), KdB, Maddison, Grealish
    Vardy, Jimenez, Ings

    (Lundstram, Cathcart, Dendoncker)

    2 free transfers, want rid of Maddison/Rico/Lundstram/Cathcart.

    Maddison to Traore
    Lundstram to Stephens

    Thoughts?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      You know it.

    2. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Do it

    3. Like an Egyptian Magician
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 19 hours ago

      Why not Maddison to Barnes?

  2. Basist
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Looks like there is another storm coming from the west in the weekend. May the saturday's and sunday's games be in jeopardy?

    1. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Always a chance

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Saturday should be worst hit, but shouldn't be as bed as the last one anyway so...

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 5 hours ago

        bad

    3. Andrew
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Models are suggesting two ‘peaks’ of wind, the first Saturday afternoon rather unremarkable 50-60mph gusts - but then another wave of possibly even stronger and potentially damaging winds for SE, into early early hours of Sunday.

      1. james 101
        • 8 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Wouldn’t it have been better to ask a meteorologist rather than a model?

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

          Nope, they're always looking at the effect of winds on their perfectly styled hair.

          1. circusmonkey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            13 days, 2 hours ago

            And they are obsessed by their two peaks.

    4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Maybe the Mayan calendar was only out by 10 or so years when it predicted 2012

      Or maybe it was really 2021 & someone just made a typo when carving it

  3. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Thoughts on Jorginho (4.9m) vs Mooy (4.8m) for 5th mid? Would play in BGW28, on the bench otherwise.

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Got Mooy two weeks ago - annoying me already. Jorg for pens.

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Jorginho

    3. Alan The Llama
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      On 9 yellows atm

      1. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Ah hadn't noticed that. This puts me off.

    4. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      I would just get Hayden and save the 0.5m

    5. luk46
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Fleck?

      1. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Doesn't play in GW28.

    6. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Fleck otherwise dendo

      1. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        OR hyden

    7. Van La Parranormal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Fleck

    8. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      I need this player to play in GW28 so Fleck isn't an option.

  4. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Cancelled Liverpool game would be entertaining on here

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      "Scenes" as they say

    2. MaticMVP
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Kdb VC here, so that would be something after Citys match got postponed. And my rivals have Vvd and TAA as VC.

    3. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      It will and that game can't be blown into later this GW.

      1. Van La Parranormal
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Unless they play it earlier

    4. ragnarlookbrood
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      beliebers

  5. luk46
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Would you do Kiko > Lascelles now or just wait?

    Ryan / Button
    TAA O'Connell Lascelles / Soyüncü Holgate
    Salah Mane KDB Grealish Traore
    Jimenez Ings

    I want a def from either Soton, Newcastle or Burnley, got nothing itb.

    Plan for gw28 is to do Grealish + Maupay > 5th mid + DCL. Opinions?

    1. luk46
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Maupay 3rd striker obvs, mr fpl irrelevant...

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Price rise imminent for Lasc.
      How about Stephens?
      Barnes for the mid?

  6. Atters
    • 5 Years
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    Thoughts on this wildcard team
    Lloris (4.0)
    TAA. Stevens. Boly. Lascelles. Rico
    Salah. Mane. Richarlison. Zaha. Kdb
    Ings. Jiminez. Martianelli.

    A few risks in there but I quite like it

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Would get rid of Mane and go 2 pool def and upgrade Zaha...

      1. Here Comes The Son ★
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 5 hours ago

        Mane is the player to have going forward. Some of the best attacking fixtures you can get and he's borderline a differential now.

        1. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          13 days, 5 hours ago

          Still think Salah+Mane is overkill and messing up rest of the team...

          1. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            13 days, 4 hours ago

            Respectfully disagree bud. We have the likes of Jimenez, Ings and Traore in attack to free up funds. We also have many cheap defensive options with great fixtures going forward. It's definitely do-able but depends how you like to play the game. I'm salivating at the thought of captaining Mane over the next few.

            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 3 Years
              13 days, 4 hours ago

              Who are those cheap defensive options? Newcastle looking like ever getting clean sheets? Same with Southampton. Maybe Burnley and SHU only?

              1. Van La Parranormal
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                13 days, 4 hours ago

                Everyone is cheaper to pool defence

    2. luk46
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 5 hours ago

      Would go cheap gk, dunno about Rico. Traore or Barnes over Zaha any day. Overall a decent team!

    3. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Don't like Lloris, Rico, Zaha

      Love Martianelli

    4. Fit_to_drop
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Dont like Zaha play at all

  7. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    13 days, 5 hours ago

    I was so happy in getting Traore from the bench , dont like this

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Maybe you'll get lucky and Saturday's LIV game will be cancelled cause of Storm Dennis

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Amen brother

  8. BNMC
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    Should I sell Alli before he inevitably drops again? I want to cut my losses on him soon.
    Traore a good shout? Plan is to do DCL -> Vardy soon.

    1. Van La Parranormal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Yes good one

  9. Fit_to_drop
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    You have 9.1m to spend on two long term defenders - who are you buying?

    Already have TAA, O Connell, Stephens and GK's are Hendo/Guaita

    1. Pukkipartyy
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Boly / Soy / Lascelles

    2. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      0.1 short of Fernandez and Boly? I'd go Lascelles and Boly.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        I’m intrigued by this Boly love.

        I understand the theory is he improves the defence. But the sample size is tiny really if it hangs on the United game and really tricky given the dull nature of that United attack.

        5 cs all season makes me dubious about that defence.

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 3 Years
          13 days, 4 hours ago

          Same with all the love for Newcastle defence! Am I missing something?

          1. Fit_to_drop
            13 days, 4 hours ago

            In Newcastles case, a good run of fixtures and the fact that whilst that they generally set up not to concede (at home anyway). Though it doesnt always work!

          2. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            13 days, 4 hours ago

            Newcastle have a reasonable cs record and Lascelles for one is dirt cheap. Like SU the defenders offer in attack too.

            Wonder if the SU cs capability is slightly overstated. They’re just one ahead of Leicester, City and Watford and level with Burnley after all. They may not concede many but at this stage last season 4 teams had more cs and Palace were on 9.

        2. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 2 Years
          13 days, 4 hours ago

          We don't want that kind of reasoned, nuanced take round here 🙂

  10. Pukkipartyy
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    Any news of Traore ?
    Will he be fit for Friday?

    1. BNMC
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      I want to buy him and was wondering the same

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        If there are no postponement I wouldn't mind a rest 😉

  11. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    Henderson
    TAA - VVD - Stevens
    Salah - KDB - Grealish - Traore
    Aguero - Jimenez - Ings

    (McCarthy - O'Connell - Mooy - Stephens)
    2 FT & 0.0m

    A) Aguero ➡️ Vardy
    B) VVD & KDB ➡️ Boly & Mane
    C) VVD, Grealish & Aguero ➡️ Boly, Mane & 8m Fwd (-4)
    D) Anything else?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Probably none until after this GW done.
      Maybe A if Kun plays 90 mins or B if Kev plays 90 and Mane gets a decent run out.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 4 hours ago

        Yup will only make transfers after the City game.
        I do like the look of B the most.

  12. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    Anyone else forward planning and bringing in players for BGW 28 early?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      It is not that far away, how many changes do you need to make? Only 1 for me if everybody fit.

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      only have two blankers and one is a keeper, i will do the hokey kokey with KdB

  13. Taffer
    • 6 Years
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    The real banter heuristic this GW is for the Liverpool game to be called, Salah (c) becomes KDB (c) for most, and he gets a brace while Kun gets 1 off the bench stopping Lundy subs.

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 4 hours ago

      Never came across "Banter heuristic" before, everything has suddeenly become clear.
      Thanks Taff, you have changed my life.

  14. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • 2 Years
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    You guys think hold the ft so I can mini wildcard in 28? Still have main WC left but don’t see too much surgery required:

    McCarthy (AVL)
    Aurier (CHE) Lascelles (cpl) TAA (WHM)
    Mane (WHM) salah (WHM) KDB (lei) Traore (NOR) grealish (saints)
    Ings (AVL) (c) Vardy (MCI)

    Button, DCL (ars), James (tot) soy (MCI)

    Roll FT?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      Yeah I'd save that mo fo.

      1. StayoutheSpiceZone
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        Cheers man

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 3 hours ago

          Ings C like that 🙂

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      Nice team

      Not sure I see a mini WC there in 28. What is the plan? I’d be happy to keep that lot with minimal transfers.

      Ryan? I share him. Other issues so he needs to wait but do you not want shot now?

      1. StayoutheSpiceZone
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        I don’t have Ryan

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 3 hours ago

          So you don’t? 🙂

    3. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      yes hold

  15. Slitherene
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 4 hours ago

    (0.1 ITB) Ryan Button (1 FT)
    Robertson Egan Lascelles
    Mane Salah KdB Grealish
    Ings Aubameyang DC-L

    Can't think of any decent transfer, better to save?

    1. Slitherene
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      * Doncker Holgate Fodder

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      Save

  16. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    13 days, 3 hours ago

    Triple Wolves too much, Jimenez & Traore need a Holnoshowgate replacement?

    Thinking Boly or Saiss ?

    Or go NewC Fernandez....

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      Fernandez of those. Wolves can't actually keep CS.

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        Hence Boly, he makes a huge difference to their defence.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          13 days, 3 hours ago

          Is this an eye test or stats based thing?

          As I say below I’m sceptical but that is at least partially based on last season which is perhaps dubious. He was unremarkable last season and didn’t appear to have any noticeable effect then. Has something changed?

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      I’m a Wolves sceptic too.

      I may have the wrong Toon but quite happy with Lascelles so far. Do you already have Taylor?

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        No, Robbo, Trent, Soy, Lundstram, Holnoshowgate.

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      Boly imo

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        Cheers

  17. KUN+10
    • 5 Years
    13 days, 3 hours ago

    Prepping to Gw27. Play 1. Thanks

    1- Henderson vs BHA @ Home
    2- McCarthy vs AVL @ Home

  18. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    13 days, 3 hours ago

    Only just realised my starters this week are from just four teams. Talk about making yourself vulnerable to the weather.

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      an ill wind blows no good 🙂

  19. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    13 days, 3 hours ago

    Has Firmino slipped under the radar a bit? Quietly ticking away quite nicely recently, since GW15

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

      He did for a while but plenty invested for the DGW. I'm not sure whether I'll invest but think he could continue to do well between now and the end of the season.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        bought him for the double and captained him in the last two weeks, could be worse 🙂

    2. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 3 hours ago

      I got him for Vardy in gw23. Been very pleased with him

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 3 hours ago

        20% ownership ... quite high actually