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Scout Squad

The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 30

The Scout Squad panel reassemble to champion the standout Fantasy picks for the coming weekend.

There is a lot of uncertainty about how much disruption the coronavirus pandemic will have on the Premier League season over the approaching weeks and months but, at the time of writing, we’re operating under the assumption that all ten Gameweek 30 fixtures will go ahead.

Regular readers will know the format of this recurring feature but for the uninitiated, staff members Paul, David, Neale and Geoff each propose an 18-man squad of players for the approaching Gameweek and explain their notable inclusions/omissions below.

The 72 nominations listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £85m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the Gameweek 30 deadline at 11:30 GMT on Saturday.

There are requirements for at least one sub-£5.0m goalkeeper, at least one defender costing £5.0m or less, at least one midfielder listed at £6.5m or below and at least one forward priced at £7.5m or lower.

Each panelist is restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.


 DavidNealePaulGeoff
GKKarl DarlowKarl Darlow Karl Darlow Karl Darlow
 Bernd LenoBen FosterBernd Leno Bernd Leno
 Dean Henderson Vicente GuaitaDean Henderson Dean Henderson
DFMarcos Alonso Andrew RobertsonTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
 Trent Alexander-Arnold Marcos AlonsoMarcos Alonso Marcos Alonso
 Matt RitchieAaron Wan-BissakaFederico FernandezMatt Doherty
 Matt DohertyJohn EganGeorge BaldockGeorge Baldock
 Jack StephensMax AaronsGary CahillAaron Wan-Bissaka
MFBruno FernandesSadio ManeSadio ManeSadio Mane
 Sadio Mane PedroKevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
 PedroBruno Fernandes Bruno Fernandes Bruno Fernandes
 Ismaila SarrRiyad MahrezIsmaila SarrIsmaila Sarr
 Michail AntonioIsmaila SarrMichail AntonioJames Maddison
FWOlivier GiroudOlivier Giroud Sergio AgueroSergio Aguero
 Dominic Calvert-Lewin Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
 Jordan AyewDominic Calvert-Lewin Jamie VardyJamie Vardy
 Raul Jimenez Raul JimenezRaul Jimenez Raul Jimenez
 Roberto FirminoTeemu PukkiTeemu PukkiDanny Ings

Most popular picks: Karl Darlow, Marcos Alonso, Bruno Fernandes, Ismaila Sarr, Sadio Mane, Raul Jimenez (four), Bernd Leno, Dean Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (three)

DAVID SAID…

An injury to Martin Dúbravka has introduced Karl Darlow as an interesting budget goalkeeping option as Newcastle host Sheffield United this weekend. The Blades come to St James’ Park in the bottom five for shots on target over the last four matches, while the Magpies have not conceded at home since Gameweek 21.

That’s why I’ve also included Matt Ritchie after he switched to midfield and started taking penalties for Newcastle, admittedly missing one last time out.

Marcos Alonso is my first-choice defender for Gameweek 30 considering his recent resurgence. While Villa are having defensive issues, the left-back has registered the same number of penalty box touches as Mason Mount over the last four, while Dean Smith’s men are struggling for goals.

Bruno Fernandes looks like an excellent midfield option for Gameweek 30 as Manchester United travel to face Spurs. Over the last four matches, Jose Mourinho’s troops have conceded the second-highest number of shots in the box and are in the bottom five for big chances conceded. Meanwhile, Fernandes, on free-kicks and penalties for the Red Devils, has blanked just once in his first five Premier League appearances.

Sadio Mane gets the nod over Mohamed Salah for Liverpool’s trip to Everton, considering his superior goal-scoring record on the road this season. That’s why I’ve also included Roberto Firmino, who has the most goals of any Liverpool player away from home in 2019/20 – and could be spurred on by his first Anfield strike of the campaign netted against Atletico Madrid midweek.

I’ve included Pedro as an exciting differential in midfield ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Aston Villa. I’m expecting an easy win for Frank Lampard’s men considering the ongoing defensive struggles at Villa Park and, in the last four matches, Pedro has created more chances and registered more shots in the box than any other Chelsea player.

Not far behind the midfielder for efforts inside the penalty area is Olivier Giroud, deputising for the injured Tammy Abraham. The Frenchman has started the last three Gameweeks in a row and registered attacking returns in each of them.

Ismaïla Sarr has been an excellent player for Watford at Vicarage Road registering a total of four goals and three assists across his last five home matches.

Despite a poor outing for Everton in Gameweek 29, Dominic Calvert-Lewin keeps his place in my thinking. I am sure that Monday’s Merseyside derby will not be a one-sided affair, with the Toffees likely doing everything they can to frustrate Liverpool. Meanwhile, Calvert-Lewin remains joint-top of the division for shots on target over the last four matches of fit players.

Sharing that mantle with him is Jordan Ayew, who has now scored or assisted in each of his last three matches and faces Bournemouth’s shaky defence in Gameweek 30.

NEALE SAID…

Liverpool’s post-winter break wobble and Alisson’s likely absence at Goodison Park should play into the hands of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Everton’s attack on Monday evening, although the Toffees themselves are ropey at the back and without a clean sheet since Gameweek 22.

I anticipate goals in the Merseyside derby, then, even if we may not see the seven scored in the reverse fixture.

Djibril Sidibe served up a disastrous display at Stamford Bridge last weekend and the right flank has been a problem area for Everton of late, with the Toffees having conceded more chances from that wing than all bar two clubs since Carlo Ancelotti first took charge.

Andrew Robertson and Sadio Mane could make hay down Liverpool’s left, then, although I would expect Ancelotti to take some preventative measures after his side’s pounding in west London.

Saturday’s match on Tyneside looks anything but a thriller and indeed fewer goals have been scored at St James Park this season than at any other ground in the top flight.

Add Sheffield United’s defensive solidity into the mix (they are conceding at less than a goal per game away from Bramall Lane) and we are in ‘last game on Match of the Day’ territory.

Karl Darlow is set to take the injured Martin Dubravka’s place between the posts and offers us a decent sub-£4.5m goalkeeping option, while the Magpies’ vulnerability to headed attempts and efforts from set plays leads me to John Egan: the Blades’ stopper has had more of those than any of his fellow Sheffield United defenders this season.

I also look to Carrow Road for what might seem like an unlikely home clean sheet on paper, but delve a little deeper and the prospects look positive.

Norwich City have conceded on only two occasions in their last four matches in East Anglia, with Leicester shut out altogether a fortnight ago and Liverpool limited to a solitary Mane strike in Gameweek 26.

Max Aarons, creator of two goals over the last six Gameweeks and supplier of seven big chances in 2019/20 (only three defenders have carved out more gilt-edged opportunities this season), is my chosen representative in the Canaries’ defence.

At the other end of the pitch, I’m backing Teemu Pukki to exploit a Southampton backline that has allowed more big chances than all teams bar Aston Villa over the last six Gameweeks.

Opposition weaknesses often play a big part in my Scout Squad selections and Dean Smith’s side are perhaps the most obliging team in the division on that front.

Goals, big chances, shots in the box, attempts from set plays, shots on target: whatever metric the Villa defence is measured by, they are in the bottom two for it this season.

Chelsea are in fine form at present, too, so my triple-up on Olivier Giroud, Pedro and Marcos Alonso requires little elaboration.

Elsewhere, a tired-looking Tottenham Hotspur are there for the taking for Manchester United, with a depleted Spurs frontline offering Aaron Wan-Bissaka an excellent chance to add to his tally of four shutouts in five matches. As we came to learn last season, whenever there’s a clean sheet, Wan-Bissaka is generally in contention for bonus points.

Watford’s home form also leads me to a double-up on Ben Foster and Ismaila Sarr.

Foster has seven clean sheets in 14 matches at Vicarage Road this season, while Sarr has seven attacking returns in five appearances on home soil since Nigel Pearson first took charge of the Hornets.

PAUL SAID…

Manchester City’s upcoming Champions League clash with Real Madrid next week (should it go ahead) has a major influence on my selection of big-hitters.

I’m backing Kevin De Bruyne to return to action to step up his match fitness, which earns the Belgian a spot ahead of Mohamed Salah in my midfield.

At the back, an injury to Martin Dubravka brings Karl Darlow into contention as a cut-price keeper for Newcastle’s home clash with Sheffield United.

The Magpies have kept three successive clean sheets at St James’ Park, which also merits Federico Fernandez an inclusion as a differential.

Owned by less than 3.0% of squads, the Argentinean has claimed eight bonus in that trio of shutouts. Indeed, Fernandez has averaged 5.5 points per home start this season.

Elsewhere at the back, Gary Cahill has stepped up his goal threat ahead of Palace’s trip to Bournemouth.

Only two defenders have bettered his five shots in the box in the last four Gameweeks and with Steve Cook a big doubt for the Cherries, Cahill’s aerial presence could prove decisive at set plays.

Cahill has steered the Eagles to three straight shutouts, yet sits in just over 1% of squads.

I also fancy Michail Antonio to deliver returns and help West Ham breach the resilient Wolves’ defence.

The Hammers have impressed in recent home matches, scoring at least three goals in three of the last five.

Since returning to the starting XI in Gameweek 25, Antonio has recorded six big chances – second only to the seven of Dele Alli among FPL midfielders.

His ten shots in the box sit fourth in midfield during that period, underlining his differential appeal with an ownership under 1%.

GEOFF SAID…

Karl Darlow looks to be a secure starter for Newcastle United in the short term after Martin Dubravka picked up a knee injury, and his budget price makes him a nice pick with a home game in Gameweek 30.

While Bernd Leno and Dean Henderson are also strong picks, the cut-price availability of Darlow should allow funds to filter through to some other, high-priced options in my squad this week.

Two of those expensive assets are Trent Alexander-Arnold and Marcos Alonso, with the latter having started three successive league games for the first time since October. Alonso is only behind Bruno Fernandes and Mohamed Salah for points per match this season.

Fernandes gets my third midfield slot, behind Sadio Mane and Kevin De Bruyne because of their respective opponents.

Ismaila Sarr is my fourth midfield selection having registered two goals and an assist in his last home game against Liverpool. In total, he has seven attacking returns in his last five starts at Vicarage Road.

Up front, I expect Sergio Aguero to profit at home to Burnley, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could punish frustrated owners who sold him after the ‘Double’ Gameweek 29 disappointment.

Speaking of punishing sellers, Jamie Vardy came off the bench and scored twice last Gameweek, kicking into form and significantly helping Leicester’s attacking fluidity.

Raul Jimenez and Danny Ings are both included in my picks, but Ings will need to start showing returns to be included in the future.

THE COMMUNITY CHAMPION

Each week, one of the Fantasy Football Scout community takes on the Scout Picks by pitting their chosen XI against ours.

The community member who beats our picks by the biggest margin over the campaign will win a £100 Amazon Voucher and a place in our Moderators and Contributors League for the following season.

In Gameweek 29, Bilal7 beat the Scout Picks 48-40.

gwitbrock‘s winning margin of 23 points in Gameweek 25 is the target to beat.

Our Scout Picks article on Friday will have further details on who is representing the community this week.

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542 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    F*** 2020

  2. Whats the Huth
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Radio (TalkSport) has just said

    A player from a Unlnown Prem Team has been tested positive for the Coronavirus

    1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Yet Alan Brazil is still okay. There's no justice.

    2. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Can't be Adrian - he can't catch anything.

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Boom!

      2. Whats the Huth
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        *mic drop*

        1. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          this is mic drop definitely

  3. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Champions League and Europa league will be suspended. No games tonight.

  4. Chasing Waves
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    GW picks providing its not cancelled.

  5. Annie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Wk 30 won't happen

  6. RichardNixon
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    BBC: A Premier League club is carrying out coronavirus tests after three first-team players displayed symptoms. More on @TeleFootball

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      oh myyy goooooddd.. bye bye fpl

  7. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    I suggest an edit for the article title

    The Scout Squad picks for FPL Gameweek 30 (January 2021)

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      *June 2020

  8. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Season over - may aswell use free hit this week

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Yeah I am considering too.

    2. teneighty
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Make sure you only pick players with games on Saturday. Should give you nice green arrow.

  9. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Mane owner are now really stunned 🙂

    1. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      What?

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      How do?

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        they play on Monday

        1. Whats the Huth
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          And?

          I have a strong bench to be honest. Wouldn’t mind some cancellation so my bench can play

  10. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Even if Liverpool win the next two matches this does not mean they have won the league. Theoretically they could play ineligible players in some of the remaining matches and be docked 40 points.

    🙂

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      I really don’t want Liverpool to win the league or for Leeds to get promoted

  11. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    @JBurtTelegraph
    A Premier League club is carrying out coronavirus tests after three first-team players displayed symptoms. More on
    @TeleFootball

    Expect at the best this weekend's fixtures go ahead before the Premier League is suspended.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Probably arsenal players

      Means West Ham vs Wolves game this weekend will
      Need to be postponed

      1. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Might FH if BHA-ARS and WHU-WOL are off and the others are scheduled to go ahead.

  12. L'Aeroplanino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    best to VC a Saturday player that will at least play.

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Sarr VC - hopefully they will then cancel the 3 o'clock kick offs, and then change their mind for again for the rest of the fixtures, putting those ones back on

  13. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Champions League and Europa league to be suspended today. No games tonight.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Source?

    2. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Not true.

        1. Rotation's Alter Ego
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Some media saying they might. Nothing official at all yet.

          1. EL tridente
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            That tweet is almost 24 hours old. Please look at their most recent update.

            1. Rotation's Alter Ego
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Where they said nothing at all.

              1. EL tridente
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 20 days ago

                Just wait a couple of hours and then they will make an official announcement.

    3. Rotation's Alter Ego
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      False. Please don't make stories up, incredibly unhelpful at such a hectic time.

  14. Goonerly
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Perez to Pedro a sound move this GW?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Very

  15. Earthling
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    What's the point of the scout picks again? They're not necessarily the players they'd transfer in for this gameweek, they're not necessarily the players they'd get on a wildcard this gameweek, but they're the players they'd have in their squads this gameweek if this were an unlimited transfer game but it's not?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      It’s the ‘best’ team for the gameweek.
      I don’t see the issue.

      1. Earthling
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        The issue is that nobody in fpl is playing for just this gameweek.

        1. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Agree. They should change it as WC Scout Picks every GW.!!!

        2. L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          maybe someone needs a punt or can't decide who to captain.

        3. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Free hitters are.

          1. Earthling
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Ok, that's true.

        4. Henning
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Think there is.

    2. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Always seemed pointless to me too

    3. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      It's a game inside a game. Nothing wrong with it

      1. Earthling
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        You're talking about the community champion? Yeah that's fine. It's for one person though. For the scout picks in general, since it's the fpl version, the picks should reflect the game, maybe with at least a three week look forward or so.

    4. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      It's the weekly attempt to curse players - amazing hit rate last week

    5. pricycle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      As a whole I agree it's a bit pointless but you can still use it to guide transfer decisions as they're recommending players in every position so if you're looking for inspiration in defence, say, then you can look at just those picks. It's obviously a short-term thing but can be a useful pointer.

      I also quite enjoy counting how many of the picks I have each week although it doesn't always seem to correlate with points.

      1. Pinky and De Bruyne
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Bet you read it every week though

      2. Earthling
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        I know they talk about the players and discuss form and everything. There are lots of heuristics, though, that tell us about half the players will be bad picks the very next week, so we are supposed to pick them this week and be stuck with them? There are one week punts in them all the time, defensive ones even, and it's nigh useless to be bouncing around going sideways with low scoring defenders, goalkeepers and various mid-priced players who had a good game or two but who were never going to suddenly be a revelation (Nathan Redmond comes to mind).

        It's fun for the one person challenging the scout picks each week though, I'm sure.

  16. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    If Premier League is suspended for a 2-3 weeks, price changes will be frozen too I assume?

    1. BNMC
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Price changes can be frozen?

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        They can when you sell Kdb earlier this season

      2. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        They are frozen after a players flag is removed from red to no flag

    2. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      no reason to ... activity this week has been very low

  17. BNMC
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Too much uncertainty... free hit is my only chip left, should I just use it?

    1. potatoace'scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Not sure.

  18. KGFC
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Uefa saying that tonight’s Europa League games will go ahead as planned

    1. EL tridente
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Nah

  19. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Honestly no point at all worrying about FPL now. This season will always have an asterix against it.

    1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Honestly, never worth worrying about FPL.

  20. Duffy Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    I'm sorry if this offends anyone but if someone still makes FPL plans, he/she is living in an illusion.
    It's a matter of damage limitation regarding everyone's health.
    Sport keeping being played without fans is wrong too.
    Every activity of such has to be postponed/ended now.

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Of course human health has to be the priority and in my opinion they should suspend the league immediately but until that happens I don't see the problem with making FPL plans. It is something we enjoy and can help take our minds off of this terrible situation.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        This

    2. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      mate if we are all guaranteed at least to tinker our fpl team. i don't see why not

    3. Goonerly
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Until we get official word on whether this GW - or the coming GWs - will be cancelled, why not still plan for it like you would any other week?
      We can only act on the information we're given

    4. Iggypop
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Players will be being looked after, I think they should play the next few games with no fans and self isolate between games

    5. Athletic Nasherbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      What a terrible post lol

    6. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Why are you posting on a FPL site then?

      Whether sporting events are to be postponed or not is not my or your decision to make.

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Ahahah this

    7. Pinky and De Bruyne
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Wrong forum mate

  21. Pinky and De Bruyne
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    How is Barnes not in the scout pick?

    1. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      the picks this week are very odd.

      1. DAZZ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Im hoping to take full advantage in the scout picks community champion competition, throwing a few differentials in there i think

    2. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      I have Barnes and may well bench this week for Sarr.

      1. Pinky and De Bruyne
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        form over fixtures

        1. Devo-McDuff
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 20 days ago

          It could be argued Sarr has both though. 5 returns in last 3 home games.

          Good name btw.

  22. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    We need the G.O.A.T. to address the fans.

    Immediate appearance on the Scoutcast by Mark!!!

    Up-vote it now.

    1. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      oh please...

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Good count lads. Keep up the up-votes. We can make it happen.

    2. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Cringe

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Based

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Good job guys.

        @FFS_Mark now

    4. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      They said there would be a second coming when the apocalypse dawns.

  23. Jarvish Scott Talent
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Representatives of UEFA's 55 member associations, together with the boards of the European Club Association and the European Leagues and a representative of FIFPro to meet (via videolink obviously) on Tuesday 17 March to discuss European football’s response to the outbreak.

    Discussions will include all domestic and European competitions, including UEFA EURO 2020..........

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Euro 2021 with games re-scheduled this summer

  24. Ashwatthama hai apun
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    What's the point?
    World is going to end soon...

    1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      May as well start drinking early and making a pass at previously unattainable women

      1. Pinky and De Bruyne
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        >.

    2. Ashwatthama hai apun
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      See you all in the next life...

  25. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Pedro or Willian? And why?

    1. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      I ask myself that question...

      Why?!

    2. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      I'd get Barkley if it was a home match .... anybody's guess which of the other two will play or show up

      Have Sarr as my 4th mid .... so a Chelsea mid would have to outperform him, or I bench Jota
      Just can't see any of them being a worthwhile punt

      Glad I have Alonso ... but pissed off I sold Giroud last week for Auba

    3. Miniboss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Giroud and Alonso are the right ones

    4. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      Pedro has better goal assist ratio per min and makes runs behind the defence which is a major threat for Villa defence so better short term choice.

      But Pedro is likely to lose his place when injured players come back while Willian is quite nailed so Willian as a long term choice.

  26. Londongeezaa
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 20 days ago

    If the season is delayed, which seems inevitable now, I have a FPL proposal.

    Introduce an additional FH chip for all players to compensate for the disruption.

    1. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      And what would said chip be?

      1. Jarvish Scott Talent
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Oh FH - sorry - can't read.

        1. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          additional WC would be better

        2. Londongeezaa
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 20 days ago

          What do you think? 🙂

          1. Jarvish Scott Talent
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            You should write them a long letter requesting it.

          2. Ole Trafford
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Only if the people who still have their FH get a 2nd one

      2. Hect.OR 98th
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        A flippin' 'eck chip.

    2. Pu-li-sick (sic)
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 days ago

      My suggestion would be a Get Over It chip where the fpl player puts things into perspective.

      1. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        I root for this, some people take this game too seriously. Meltdown yesterday was hilarious.

  27. Malkmus
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    A'noon all. I know FPL is likely to be canned, but any thoughts on below? 1FT, 0.1 ITB. Not planning to use a chip for BGW31 - if it happens.

    McCarthy
    TTA - O'Connell - Saiss
    Salah - Mane - KDB - Maddison
    Vardy - Ings - DCL

    Subs - Fernandez - Kiko - Dendonk

    A - Save, it's the zombie apocalypse...
    B - Maddison to Sarr
    C - Vardy to Jiminez
    D - B&C (-4)

    I'll be doing B&C in GW31 anyway if not this week, along with McCarthy to Pope.
    Ta!

  28. Henning
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    Hard to say but do we think the season will be delayed or that it gonna end ealier?

    1. BNMC
      2 months, 20 days ago

      I only see two viable options.

      Season is delayed to late May/early June, but this would affect Euro 2020.

      Season is suspended and scrapped, which would certainly please the Mancs and Evertonians.

      1. Hect.OR 98th
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        I think the latter will happen. The virus will be lingering well into early summer and you can't have some leagues finishing and others not. I think the whole league structure will temporarily halt very soon, then when it's clear that there's no clear timeline in sight, it will be scrapped. No titles, no promotions, no relegations in any of the pyramid.

        1. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 20 days ago

          Do bookies keep the money or refund bets

          Season null and void, that would hurt, expect it would take Liverpool about 30 years to get over it

          1. Hect.OR 98th
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Presumably any bets on league positions would be void and money refunded.

            1. HashAttack
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 20 days ago

              Liverpool fans should try to get their money now whilst they can still get a payout

          2. Henning
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 20 days ago

            Leta hope not. PL is a Good reason to drink some beer with my friends

  29. Miniboss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 20 days ago

    You said it, hard to say

  30. Ole Trafford
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 20 days ago

    European games are going ahead tonight