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Scoutcast tackles De Bruyne conundrum as Chelsea find form

The Scoutcast is back to discuss all of the key talking points ahead of Gameweek 30.

You can watch the show on our YouTube channel between 20:00 GMT and 21:00 GMT.

Firstly, we’ll discuss what to do with Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m), who missed Sunday’s Manchester derby and is still a doubt for Arsenal’s trip to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

Then, Chelsea are the team to go under the microscope as they build some good form ahead of some favourable fixtures.

Finally, we continue to work on our advanced planning for Blank Gameweek 31 now that we have a greater idea about the fixtures and which players we may want – or not!

We will also consider the potential effect of Coronavirus on the Premier League, and, therefore, our Fantasy teams.

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  1. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Adama dropping...!

    Ings,Traoré ➡️ Sarr,Jota?=-4

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      -92 on FPLStatistics
      -70 on FantasyFootballFix

      I think it's unlikely he falls tonight and would prefer not to make that move before Wolves (potentially) play on Thursday.

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Thanks mate..i have the exact money which is why I am slightly worried!

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I am not the most fond of the moves anyway (although could be wrong, played Perez over Barnes lol).

          If Wolves play Thursday, I'd expect them to be a little more tired going into the game vs. West Ham. For some reason I think West Ham are going to put up a bit of a fight.

          If Wolves don't end up playing Thursday, I think it is far more likely they play a 343 with Traore starting, as they were pretty atrocious without Traore in the team last week. I feel the formation is less likely if Wolves' match goes ahead, as I reckon Nuno will want to use Traore in the Cup.

          Either way, the hit may not pay off as Watford has Leicester with N'didi back & Jota gets reduced minutes anyway.

          All conjecture and my opinion, mind.

  2. Naby K8a
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Villa to sack Smith if (when) they lose to Chelsea this weekend.

    Big Sam time

    1. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      May as well start planning for the Championship next year rather than getting a stop-gap in.

    2. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Is the source Daddy's Daily or the HP Times?

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      They're gone. No point in paying Mr. Gravy a lump sum.

      Parachute payments, Grealish & McGinn will keep them afloat next year.

  3. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Those with KDB, holding or selling?

    See how tomorrow goes but too expensive to be benched during Prem games?

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Keeping for now. Might sell ahead of BGW 31.

    2. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Yep will assess again but will be looking to move him on.

    3. GREEN IS GOOD
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Bruno is the obvious replacement but don't want to waste a FT before BGW31.

      1. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I have Bruno and thinking a double up with Martial.

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Got Bruno, thinking swap for Mane double pool mids?

        1. GREEN IS GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          good shout if you can afford it

        2. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I have been happy to have Bruno, Salah and Mane. Planning to get Martial later.

    4. D.Glynn
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Keep for now. May sell on my wc in 32/33

    5. barracuda
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Hits shouldn't cost 4 points.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Yep, I would prefer 3. Two would be too cheap.

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          And I would like to get 17 pts added for me now 😉

          1. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Hit sniffer 😀

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              I have sniffed more sales value than baps, I have to admit 😉 Yet lately even some points 🙂

    6. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      If and since Spurs are that bad, they will try to park the double-decker. Yet I doubt it will work. What formation is best for OGS to try to break it? Do we expect B Williams to start OOP? If he starts, he might get even an assist and cs. If he doesn't, 1 pt 1 min cameo is the fear. Any ideas what will happen?

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 26 days ago

        currently have B.Williams starting ahead of Boly..

        think he starts

      2. D.Glynn
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Martial C? Doesnt look right does it

          1. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            C Bruno or Salah/Mane/Auba. After today I think Bruno has higher ceiling than Salah and Mane vs Everton and he is more reliable than Auba.

      3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Fun fact to illustrate how little money is a factor this season: out of the 20 most in form players right now only 4 players cost more than 7m.

        1. RoysCallerAnne
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Just goes to show how misguided peoples obsession with TV and SV is. Its not important over the course of an FPL season. Never has been and never will. You can get high ORs with a low to average TV, ofc you can.
          All cash building (and mental energy spent doing it) does is get you a 8.5m guy over a 7m guy for a short spell near the end of the season.

          1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Then the cheaper one outscores the more expensive one and your mates who couldn't afford cos of bad TV win lol
            Sometimes choice is a bad thing

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Happens sometimes, but if you get Maddison over Barnes just because you can afford, it's another matter.

          2. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I do disagree. I prefer to have some tv / sales value for BB and WC. It makes playing easier during last quarter of the season.

            Not obsessed with it, yet I still dislike losing .4 million with Pulisic and trusting his decent underlying stats. Not forgetting the points he earned(?!?) me 🙁

        2. GREEN IS GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          crazy season, and premium forwards becoming less attractive

        3. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Sterling has been poor, Kane, Sane, KdB, Pogba, Rashford and Son injured is one of the reasons. Yet most can't afford both Mane and Salah (EO below 17%) and it was considered here to be too expensive not so long ago.

        4. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          But all but two out of the top 10 of Mids and Forwards are over 7mil

          1. Danno - Emre Canada
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Overall points I might add

      4. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Bench two;

        Taylor
        Boly
        Soy
        Alonso
        Trent

        1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          You know you're not benching taa or Alonso.
          So it's play one of boly v Taylor v soy
          I'd say play boly

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Cheers just testing my thinking 😉

            Mids is harder choice.

      5. Good Kompany
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Finally caught a break this week! Chose to use bench boost and scored 22pts from it... 99pts total so far, need at least a 1 pointer from KDB to cap it off

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Good week.

      6. Colonel Shoe 肝池
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Mourinho has won none of past eight Champions League knockout matches

        Jesus

        1. barracuda
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Very outdated and non-influential manager

          1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Should have stuck with poch

            1. barracuda
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Defo

            2. Dthinger
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Nah, he was burnt out. But they should have hired someone besides Mourinho to replace him.

      7. barracuda
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Really think that Sarr will be golden this week. Justin is no slouch but Sarr is a real man 🙂

      8. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Sounds like KDB should start or get good playing time tomorrow then.

        Guardiola: "Real Madrid and Newcastle are the more important targets (for De Bruyne's return). But to arrive at them the player has to play the days before and get the rhythm of the team. You cannot go from 0 to 10 in one game."

        1. barracuda
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Bald one is very tricky to tread but this one is very obvious. He plays tomorrow.

          1. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            * read

        2. Woy_is_back
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          20 minutes

          1. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Correct since: "You cannot go from 0 to 10 in one game."

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              And there is no need to risk him by starting and playing 60 mins imo.

          2. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Congrats mate. I think you dislike the hits.

          3. barracuda
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Any advice to a fellow human?

          4. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Congrats, you are getting closer!

            1. Queens of the South Age
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Don't encourage him to catch me! Who even has Barnes and Vardy this high up the ranks? 😉

              Seriously tho, well played Woy. Hope to see you 1 place behind me in 2nd soon!!

              1. baps sniffer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Okay. Yes, he got almost as lucky as my casual brother who owns both of them and also gets Lundstram from the bench 😉

              2. baps sniffer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I think you should wish that to happen after gw38, not too close too soon?

      9. Eldon7
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Haven't planned that well for BGW31, with 5-6 playing, would you FH or look to take a few hits?

        Have circa 20 point lead in my ML

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Not best position tbh. What is your team?

      10. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Thoughts on this please. Mane, Fleck and Fernandez to Fernandes, Martial and Alonso -4?

        1. JabariParkersEyelid
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I actually really like this assuming you have salah too.

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Yeah got Salah

          • baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I wouldn't ditch Mane atm. Find another way? You have still KdB?

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              No dont have KDB

          • Tempestic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 26 days ago

            If ur free hitting in 31 then yes

          • I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Not a fan of selling Mane as part of a hit.

        2. Gashead9
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          If I am using Free Hit next week then saving an FT this week is pointless right as it will not roll?

          1. Birds of Prey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Yes I used it this gw and it did not roll as I thought. I think it carries over if you use a wildcard.

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              No, it doesn't. After FH and WC you have one ft.

            2. DA Minnion
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              It doesn't with a wildcard either.

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I'm fairly sure the fewer transfers you've used, the higher you'll be ranked against those on the same points as you.

            At least it was previously like that.

            So not 100% useless, especially if you make a dumb move 😉

            But any minor fires, why not fix.

        3. estheblessed
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          How many points have u this GW?

          I'm currently on 68 with KDB to play.

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            64(no hits) with KdB to play

            1. estheblessed
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              No hits also in fact no transfers at all!

              1. The Units
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                yep no transfers for me as well. I got analysis paralysis so chose to do nothing.

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Exactly the same, but with Aubameyang (C) on top.

            1. estheblessed
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Nice

          3. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            79 with KDB to come ( or 2 points off bench)

          4. DA Minnion
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            68 with C Auba and Kevin

          5. onceuponatyne
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Only 48, with KDB to play (or Lascelles to pop in with 6 and my captaincy to go to Salah for 9 more points).
            So, pretty awful - BUT I have 9 already for 31.

          6. Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            71 with Aubameyang (c)

          7. ddande
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            84 with Pepe (C) to play

          8. jdp219
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            72 with KDB, Saka and Auba(c) to play.

          9. Tempestic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 26 days ago

            80 with KDB to play or 6 points off the bench

        4. Niho992
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Mourinho is best manager of all time in my objective opinion. He came to Tottenham to earn some money, nobody can win trophy with that bunch of losers

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Finally something we can agree on.

            1. Niho992
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 26 days ago

              you should always agree with me

          2. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Correct. He should sell half of them and buy new ones, but there will be some issues imo.

        5. tomasjj
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Reckon 9 players is ok for GW 31?

          If not, I have to take hits.

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            tis ok

            1. tomasjj
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Cheers.

          2. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I am considering 9 and even saving one ft. The problem is that I already have Sarr for example and may want to get rid of him. There aren't enough players I want after gw31, so the transfer cost out would be -4.

            1. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Pope
              3x Liv, 3x Wol, Sarr atm and perhaps I will do Soy to Taylor next week. No idea who else I would like to get and own. Another cheap Bur def for B Williams? Just to see Luke Shaw picking up an injury with my luck immediately probably.

        6. Pigeon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          -12 across two weeks too much for the blank?

          1. FPL Virgin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            12 might be the gameweek average for 31.

          2. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Sounds like it yes- you don’t need full 11

          3. TLF
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I think it depends on the current state of your team and players you are ditching/bringing in.

            1. Pigeon
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              I can do a minus -8 of Pereira, Ings, Ryan & Perez -> Doherty, Wood, Pope and Antonio

              Or a -12 of KDB, VvD, Pereira, Ings & Perez -> Mane, Masina, Doherty, Wood and Antonio

              1. TLF
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                That's a lot of moves to consider. I'd sit tight, let GW30 play out then reassess going into 31. I always consider each hit in isolation though, not as a total.

        7. FPL Virgin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          The Coronavirus finally infiltrates our last refuge ... FFScout and the scoutcast.

          If the World had bothered to care about the extreme cruelty China was inflicting on animals, the outbreak would never have started in the first place.

        8. OptimusBlack
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Coronavirus: Health minister Nadine Dorries tests positive

          https://bbc.in/3aIeltK

          1. Gashead9
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            She has interacted with PM and others in recent days! Boris might have it!

          2. Ógie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Outbreak in New York also now being reported.

            I am afraid the cat is out of the bag now and there is no real way this thing can be contained in the long run which is very sad.Best just not panic now and get on with our lives as best we can and pray this is not as bad as it could be.

          3. Soto Ayam
              2 months, 26 days ago

              This was hilarious

          4. Flynny
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Hi....which 1 do i start in gw30 our of.....

            A....boly at west ham

            B....soy at watford (own sarr)

            C....stephens at norwich

            Thanks

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              A

            2. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 26 days ago

              C for attacking threat

            3. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              A

            4. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Did u BB GW 29 FLYNNY ??

              1. Flynny
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yes mate. And i got 23 points

                Highlight of my season! Did you??

          5. Gashead9
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Robbo > Alonso ok for free?
            Have TAA and Salah, am using FH next week & have used WC already, so will need to start buying players who will have DGW

          6. seanie3
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Anyone think Doucoure is worth a punt for next 3 games, has 2 at home and plays bgw31

            1. Gashead9
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              well worth it imo, he will haul soon

              1. seanie3
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Has he been playing in advanced positions

            2. waldo666
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Might go him over Sarr if money gets tight.

          7. jdp219
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            1) Ings > Jota
            2) Ings > Jimenez
            3) Aurier > Alonso
            4) Saka > Barkely
            5) Barnes > Willian

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              What are you thinking will number 5?

              1. Dynamic Duos
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                With *

              2. jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Playing the odds, more or less. Yes, Barnes just performed really well, but he hasn't done much at all away from home. Four of the next five are away.

                Also, honestly, didn't realize how few minutes Willian has had lately. So let's scrap 5, then.

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  3

            2. Gashead9
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              3 this week if you are using FH next

              1. jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Oh, I am definitely FH-ing in gw31. Only four players for 31. Didn't plan as far ahead as I should have. Clearly.

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  I could have 8-9 but still using FH

                  1. PascalCygan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Same. Got 7 at the moment but I think the improvement I’d get from a FH then would be greater than a FH in 34, as I’m likely to plan for that with a WC around 32

          8. JabariParkersEyelid
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Free hit 31 draft:

              Pope
              Boly Doherty Trent
              Mane Salah Alli Antonio Sarr
              Wood Jimenez

              What do we think? Double wolves defence rather than attack to prioritise other teams best assets?

            • Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Probably not worth thinking too much about at this stage but:

              "Exclusive: Martin Dubravka facing lay-off in injury blow for Newcastle. Story to follow @TimesSport"

              https://twitter.com/mhardysport/status/1237518609079062528?s=19

              This leaves Darlow (4.3m) as the likely starting keeper. DGW37 for Newcastle may well consist of Brighton & Aston Villa, which are semi-favourable fixtures for a bargain price.

              No guarantees he scores well at all, but it is a potential option.

              1. PascalCygan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Good thought! Definitely worth keeping an eye on that

              2. Greek Freak
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Ah, Darlow and Elliot - 2017 called, it wants its goalkeepers back. (also the 90s want their jokes back)

                I have good memories of Darlow though - penalty save for my team in 2016, either the last DGW or last week of the season, can't remember which.

            • TeddiPonza
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              As I will FH in 31 and don’t want to burn a transfer, I could do KdB to Bruno now and use the transfer in 32 for Rico/Kelly to Alonso/Maguire or Barnes to Martial. Could also just do Rico/Kelly to Kiko to upgrade bench.

              Thoughts?

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Are you gonna get a 2nd keeper for bench boost? No real point in upgrading bench too much to the detriment of a strong 11 you need up to and including GW38. A decent second keeper and playing fodder subs because the remaining gameweeks, bar GW 31, you want a strong 11 and good captain choice.

            • Man City vs Arsenal Postponed!
              1. Greek Freak
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I think this signals the beginning of the end of the football season.

                1. Greek Freak
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Good find btw, very quick.

                2. GreennRed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Nah. Games behind closed doors bar media.

                  1. Greek Freak
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Fans still gather outside the stadiums (as at Valencia tonight), and in pubs etc. If they're serious about containing the virus, they'll have to postpone indefinitely.

                  2. Kroos Kontrol
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    That only works if you're sure none of the players/staff are contagious. This game shows that's no longer something you can guarentee.

                    If Man City are postponing playing against Arsenal, why would Brighton play theirs 3 days later?

                    1. GreennRed
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Fair points lads.

                      Irish League player tests positive:

                      https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/windsor-park-forced-shut-because-coronavirus-covid-19-linfield-fc-player-tests-positive-deadly-disease-2446019

                      Slovakia v Ireland planned to be held behind closed doors but many Slovakian players play in Italy so can't leave.

                      Apparently Italian FA want Euro 2020 postponed until 2021.

                      Anyways, it's immaterial. We're above ground and sure isn't that the main thing 🙂

                    2. Pooodle
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      I wonder if it’s to do with the Olympiakos owner who tested positive. Arsenal obviously played them very recently.

                      1. Colonial
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 26 days ago

                        Yes POODLE you are correct the postponement was due to contact with the Greek owner

              2. Pep Roulette
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Damn!

              3. COK3Y5MURF - Unbelievable J…
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Unbearable jam confirmed then.

              4. waldo666
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Whoa!!

              5. Zilla
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                lol

              6. Ógie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                We will just have to accept in the interest of public safety.

                Somethings are more important than fpl.

              7. Pooodle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                As an Aubameyang owner this is almost the worst double gameweek ever, but then I remembered I triple captained Mane earlier this season...!

                (Plus at least Leno’s points are banked.)

              8. Hakim Ziyech
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Unbelievable Jeff

              9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                And so the last days of man begin

              10. firetog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Wild-carded this week and still have 6 + Captain to play. So that just about epitomises my FPL season.

              11. Daniel S.
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Oh my. My captain Auba and Kun were still for a play 🙁

              12. PL Ball
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                FPL aside.. Cancel the season now and strip Liverpool of the title while it is still mathematically possible for City to catch up.

                Pretty please?

              13. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                played my WC and brought in 5 DGW players that will now not play in the second game.

                Did this at the expense of players like Williams, Lascelles, Vardy, Soy and Fernandes

                So frustrating

                FPL should reinstate any chip played this week 🙂

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Got 4 in with worse sells.

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Kill me now. Was smashing my weekly cash league - took the inspired decision to get in none of the DGW players. Now 2 rivals will bag 30+ points from the postponement - De Bruyne capters, Salah/Mane vicers, Lundy benches. Jammy gits 🙁

                    1. TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Sounds like you got lucky too.

                      1. Andy_Social
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 26 days ago

                        I'm on 66 points, 13 ahead of my nearest rival. Kev could've bagged 6 points and I'd still cash in. Nope, not lucky at all.

                        1. Dokdok666
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 26 days ago

                          you are 19 points ahead of the average, cut the bullshit, it's exhausting at best

                2. Bury94
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  I'm the same, Wildcarded and got in a few DGW players and removed Mane and Barnes. Horrendous Wildcard

              14. Joburger
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                This place is going to go into meltdown in the next hour or so.

              15. SDC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 26 days ago

                From Fpl point of view, Did TC Aubameyang which is tough take.
                But there are more important things in life. Hope a speedy recovery to Evangelos Marinakis

              16. BRKFCTrueRover 42
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                What a joke. If I'd done no transfers I would be 8 points better off from players I would've had an extra 5 captain points and I wouldn't have done a minus 4

              17. Shultan
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                This must mean Brighton v arsenal is also postponed! The players going into isolation for 14 days!

                1. TopMarx - H2H L4 D5
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  14 days from the date of contact, so players and staff can return to training on Friday.

            • Zilla
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Jam percentage from KDB's no-show is going to be huge

              1. waldo666
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                1 pointer from Taylor for me, oh happy days!

                1. Greek Freak
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  High five - who needs Lundstram, Fernandez or Soyuncu off the bench anyway?

                  1. waldo666
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Exactly mate!

              2. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Could b reschedule later in the week ??

                1. baps sniffer
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Nope

              3. Pooodle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Lascelles here!

              4. Joburger
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                2 points from Noble. Get in!!!

              5. Mingo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Indeed it is. I'm getting a solid 26 points from Soyuncu, Martial and Lundstram.

            • Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 26 days ago

              I believe the arsenal city game might get changed to Thursday or Friday

              1. Rotation's Alter Ego
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Nope. Arsenal return to training on Friday.

                1. Fudgy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Well Thursday then

                  1. Rotation's Alter Ego
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    They come out of quarantine on Thursday to train on Friday. They can't play the game from their living rooms 😉