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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
    5 days, 9 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
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      You know it.

    2. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      Do it

    3. Like an Egyptian Magician
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 23 hours ago

      Why not Maddison to Barnes?

  2. Basist
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 9 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
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      Always a chance

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 8 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
        5 days, 8 hours ago

        bad

    3. Andrew
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 8 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
        • 7 Years
        5 days, 7 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
          5 days, 7 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
            5 days, 5 hours ago

            And they are obsessed by their two peaks.

    4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 days, 8 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
    5 days, 9 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
      5 days, 9 hours ago

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

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 9 hours ago

      Jorginho

    3. Alan The Llama
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 9 hours ago

      On 9 yellows atm

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

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

    4. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 9 hours ago

      I would just get Hayden and save the 0.5m

    5. luk46
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 9 hours ago

      Fleck?

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

        Doesn't play in GW28.

    6. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      Fleck otherwise dendo

      1. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        5 days, 8 hours ago

        OR hyden

    7. Van La Parranormal
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      Fleck

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

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

  4. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    5 days, 9 hours ago

    Cancelled Liverpool game would be entertaining on here

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      "Scenes" as they say

    2. MaticMVP
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 8 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
      5 days, 7 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
        5 days, 7 hours ago

        Unless they play it earlier

    4. ragnarlookbrood
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 7 hours ago

      beliebers

  5. luk46
    • 1 Year
    5 days, 9 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
      5 days, 8 hours ago

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

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 8 hours ago

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

  6. Atters
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 9 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
      5 days, 8 hours ago

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

      1. Here Comes The Son ★
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 8 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
          5 days, 8 hours ago

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

          1. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            5 days, 8 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
              5 days, 8 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

                Everyone is cheaper to pool defence

    2. luk46
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 8 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
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      Don't like Lloris, Rico, Zaha

      Love Martianelli

    4. Fit_to_drop
        5 days, 7 hours ago

        Dont like Zaha play at all

    5. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 8 hours ago

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

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 8 hours ago

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

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

          Amen brother

    6. BNMC
        5 days, 8 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
          5 days, 7 hours ago

          Yes good one

      • Fit_to_drop
          5 days, 8 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
            5 days, 8 hours ago

            Boly / Soy / Lascelles

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

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

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

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

                1. Fit_to_drop
                    5 days, 7 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!

                  • pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 7 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
                  5 days, 7 hours ago

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

          3. Pukkipartyy
            • 1 Year
            5 days, 8 hours ago

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

            1. BNMC
                5 days, 7 hours ago

                I want to buy him and was wondering the same

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

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

            2. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              5 days, 8 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
                5 days, 7 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
                  5 days, 7 hours ago

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

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

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

              1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                • 2 Years
                5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 6 hours ago

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

            4. Taffer
              • 6 Years
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

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

            5. StayoutheSpiceZone
              • 2 Years
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

                Yeah I'd save that mo fo.

                1. StayoutheSpiceZone
                  • 2 Years
                  5 days, 7 hours ago

                  Cheers man

                  1. g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 7 hours ago

                    Ings C like that 🙂

              2. pingissimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 7 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
                  5 days, 7 hours ago

                  I don’t have Ryan

                  1. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 7 hours ago

                    So you don’t? 🙂

              3. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                5 days, 6 hours ago

                yes hold

            6. Slitherene
              • 1 Year
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

                * Doncker Holgate Fodder

              2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                • 2 Years
                5 days, 7 hours ago

                Save

            7. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 7 hours ago

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

                1. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 6 hours ago

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

                  1. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    5 days, 6 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
                5 days, 6 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
                  5 days, 6 hours ago

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

              3. Karan14
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 days, 6 hours ago

                Boly imo

                1. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 6 hours ago

                  Cheers

            8. KUN+10
              • 5 Years
              5 days, 7 hours ago

              Prepping to Gw27. Play 1. Thanks

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

            9. Wild Rover
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 6 hours ago

                an ill wind blows no good 🙂

            10. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              5 days, 7 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
                5 days, 6 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
                  5 days, 6 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
                5 days, 6 hours ago

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

                1. Hotdogs for Tea
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  5 days, 6 hours ago

                  20% ownership ... quite high actually