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Chelsea squad self-isolate as Hudson-Odoi tests positive for coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Premier League personnel increased in the early hours of Friday morning, with Chelsea the latest club to be hit.

The Blues announced via a statement on their website that Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.3m) had tested positive for the virus and that their training facility would undergo a partial closure.

Crucially, in line with government health guidelines, Chelsea personnel who had recent close contact with Hudson-Odoi, which includes the full first-team squad, will now also enter into a period of self-isolation.

“Chelsea men’s team player Callum Hudson-Odoi had a positive test result for Coronavirus returned this evening. Chelsea personnel who had recent close contact with the player in the men’s team building will now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines. These will include initially the full men’s team squad, coaching staff and a number of backroom staff.” – Chelsea statement

Hudson-Odoi becomes the first Premier League player to be announced as having contracted COVID-19 but the virus had already hit Arsenal late on Thursday.

The Gunners announced that manager Mikel Arteta had tested positive for COVID-19 and that their full senior squad would also self-isolate.

Shortly after, Brighton confirmed that their Gameweek 30 meeting with Arsenal was postponed.

No announcement has been made about Chelsea’s scheduled fixture with Aston Villa, although this is expected to be postponed as well.

The football community now awaits the results of an emergency Premier League meeting on Friday morning.

The league had officially stated on Thursday evening that all matches would go ahead as planned this weekend, although this was less than an hour before the Arteta news broke.

In response to that, the Premier League’s hand was clearly forced and an emergency meeting scheduled.

What to do if you think you might have coronavirus*

If you think you might have coronavirus or you’ve been in close contact with someone who has it:

  • stay at home and avoid close contact with other people
  • do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital
  • use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next

The 111 coronavirus service will tell you if you need to continue to stay at home (self-isolate) or if you need medical help.

* Information taken from the official NHS website.

1,032 Comments Post a Comment
  1. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Quote from Nigel Pearson:

    "I don’t think we had any great leadership last night listening to the prime minister. I was totally underwhelmed by the lack of leadership and clear message in terms of what was said in that press conference.We are trying to be proactive ourselves and hopefully the Premier League will make strong decisions based on what is right for everybody in the game."

    1. potatoace'scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Buuuurn!

    2. Invincibles
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Mans an underrated legend (Pearson) 😉

    3. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Well done Nigel calling out Boris Johnson.

      The guy is a coward and a scumbag.

    4. boc610
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      much like some bird I forget the name of , boris has his head firmly in the sand

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        All Boris cares about is making a quick buck out of the job title then disappearing into the sunset.

        Couldn’t care less about anybody else.

    5. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Pearson for PM. I'd vote for him.

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Me too.

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

        People actually vote for the likes of Corbyn and Farage, so anything is possible I guess.

        1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I'd take Jez in this situation over Bottle Job

        2. Fantasy Gold
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          You like Boris then?

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

            I like the old US "none of the above" option 🙂

    6. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Boris the clown to Nigel the Ostrich (-4)?

      https://youtu.be/nnlm_DPVpng

    7. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Congrats to everyone who did Holloway -> Pearson in FPL Politics.

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I got lumbered with Theresa May for -8 🙁

        1. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Ouch, even dead teams with Corbyn (c) are doing better!

        2. Steve ‘O’
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Remember when he said mike dean was the most arrogant man he’d ever met lol

          In Pearson we trust

          1. Fantasy Gold
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            All refs are arrogant but Mike Dean takes it to a whole new level.

            Anybody who insults him gets my vote!

  2. Invincibles
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Freehit this week anyone?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Triple Toon? 😆

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        If wolves if off...
        Dendoncker to Saint-Max?

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      If some games do go ahead then I will free hit.

      No chance GW31 (if it ever goes ahead) will be a blank now

  3. Fantasy Gold
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    So what are we all supposed to do now?

    1. Invincibles
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Will be no games this weekend, matter of time til the announcement.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Shots every time the word corona or virus is mentioned on the news??

      1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I'm owed about 15 shots this morning alone

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      DIY, watch Netflix / Amazon Prime / Disney+ etc, learn a new language, learn to code, read a book

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Or this! 😆

      2. Jealous Viper
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Get out of this darn medical school without dying

      3. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Netflix and chill.

        Good call mate.

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

      Rip each other to shreds on here.

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I do that anyway 😉

    5. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I need to improve my Russian and I'm finishing a writing project so hopefully its possible to ride it out.

    6. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Find new ways to torment the missus.

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

        Kinky

      2. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Keep leaving the toilet seat up?

      3. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I will just slide in from behind

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

          Jesus Christ mate 😆

        2. Fantasy Gold
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          😆 😆

        3. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - ca…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Hahahah

        4. Hot Toddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Please use sanitiser as lube

          1. Hakim Ziyech
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yeah, I will hun 😉

      4. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Need any help?
        Hands are clean

    7. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Discuss politics on here to annoy the mods 🙂

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        You don’t need to discuss politics to do that.

  4. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Best captaincy option this week.

    Hand sanitizer (£6.7)
    5 clean sheet in the last 6 matches

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Soap has much better stats and cheaper..

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Covid 19 looks like he could cause havoc!

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Form over fixtures...

        1. FPL Pillars
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Foam*

    3. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Don't get facemask, all show, no end up product.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yep, because eyes are not protected and masks should be at least FFP2.

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Actually FFP2 masks with swimming goggles might work.

    4. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Sars (c)

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Lol, so 2003...

    5. MinuteFong
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Defence currently Bog Roll (7.5), Fig Roll (5.5), Sausage Roll (4.5), Rizlas (4.1)

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Not sure why everyone is bying toilet paper. Went from 4.0 to 4.9 in 3 weeks.

    6. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Hazmat? Solid defensive stats.

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        You want to spend that much on a premium defender? One scratch and he's useless...

    7. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Should have got in hand-sanitiser a couple of weeks ago before the price rocketed.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        400% rise here. Yet, soap is better against this one.

        1. Men in green tights
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Agree , the sanitiser needs to be washed off each time or it no use at all, stick to the 20 seconds washing hands with soap works loads better

          1. Bedknobs and Boomsticks
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Soap actually destroys viruses as their protective shells are made of fats.

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Occasionally this site is educational. Thanks Prof Browne.

  5. boc610
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    RELEGATION THREATENED watford manager Nigel Pearson says :I think what’s important first and foremost is to deal with the well being of people involved in the industry

    hmm...........

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Are you suggesting that’s NOT the most important thing?

  6. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    68K finish, not bad as i was 300K+ for many weeks.

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Finish? You’ll get an X or N/A for the season

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      N/A finish - you won’t get to keep your current rank as your final rank if the season doesn’t finish

  7. Fulchester's New Centr…
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    From an FPL perspective, I'd rather they postponed/called off the whole thing that let it stagger on in drips and drabs.

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      With how badly the last few gameweeks have gone for me and my lack of interest in FPL in general, I hope they void it and start again in August.

      1. boredjames
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        time is right for a rethink of the whole format i think. Hasnt worked well this year for all sorts of reasons

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Has been better than ever. World no 1 is here and some others doing very well also.

        2. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - ca…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Fpl are due a massive overall. The game has declined so much since the good old days

      2. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - ca…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I hope they cancel it too. Horrible season.

    2. Men in green tights
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Suspect league will be suspended up to 3 weeks and euros will be next year as all the European countries one by one are suspend leagues,
      So no point In worrying about fantasy football at the moment

  8. FOO FIGHTER
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Unconfirmed reports that the Premier League and Football League will be suspended until April. The Daily Mail report that games in the English top flight and the EFL will be suspended until weekend of 4 April.

  9. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    I blame batman

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

      Robin us of football.

      1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Nice

      2. Camera308
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Haha

  10. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Premier League bosses are set to postpone the next two weekend of fixtures at an emergency meeting this morning, says
    @johncrossmirror

    2 weeks seems little, official confirmation at some point today after their meeting

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      They’ll say 2 weeks so it doesn’t cause too much panic / anger - but obviously corona virus situation gets a lot worse before it gets better so in a week or 2 they will then suspend for much longer / make a definitive decision

    2. boc610
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      i heard april 4th? so would be close to three

    3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      2 weeks?? Are they insane

      1. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        That’s until the international break.

        No need to cancel it officially for any longer yet

        Virus will ramp up in UK over next few weeks then they will cancel for longer.

        Makes perfect sense.

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

        Why is that insane Milhouse?

        1. Fantasy Gold
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          He likes sensationalising everything.

          Wouldn’t surprise me if he works for the BBC

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

            I would be surprised if he worked anywhere.

            1. Fantasy Gold
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Or he’s 30+ and still lives at home with Mummy.

              One of the two.

              1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Sometimes wish I still lived at home with my mum.

                1. Fantasy Gold
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Yeah at least you’d get your washing done and a lovely hot meal every evening

    4. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      14 days to self isolate is enough. After that they can start playing safely behind closed doors.

      1. Indpush
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Will they not have to continue to isolate between games? After two weeks the games start up and players/staff are no longer isolated they will pick up the virus and it will spread again.

    5. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Surely if the GW gets cancelled, so do all transfers made for this GW get re-set??

  11. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    So Im back to watching Russian car crash compilations again for the next 3 months.
    Great.

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Sounds good. I’m gonna google that and join you.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Always amazes me how fast they drive in snow. Crazy fckers.
        lol

        1. Fantasy Gold
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          It’s all that vodka and bear wrestling

        2. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          especially the old Lada's that had buggerall breaks or airbags

            1. Fantasy Gold
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Whoa 😆

            2. Earthling
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Not exactly Jeff Gordon, is he

    2. james 101
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Better than Russian hologram / gang fight compilations.

  12. Arteta
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Do you remember when everyone thought 2020 was gonna be a great year?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Yeah, people talked about 20/20 vision. Everyone will see everyhing much clearer. How wrong were we.

    2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I'm grateful that Mrs Richard Richard is a hottie, because the last decade has been a bit sh** in socio-political or existential terms. 2020 no exception!

    3. Pep Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Get well soon mate x

  13. EffPeeEll
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Watford and Everton in quarantine now.

    This surely spells the end for FPL for several weeks?

    1. El Presidente
      2 months, 23 days ago

      My guess would be till min end of May if the right things are done in time (already late for a 2 month containment)

  14. FOO FIGHTER
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Uefa suspends next week's European matches
    All matches in Uefa competitions, including the Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa League, will not take place next week.

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Man City are laughing all the way to the trophy cabinet.

      They’ve won the 2 domestic trophies so far and now season over 🙂

  15. El Presidente
    2 months, 23 days ago

    2 weeks is clearly insufficient bit I guess they figger that one out pretty quickly in next few days...

    1. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Mid/end of April at least.

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Now reason to worry about that now.

      This is a take each hour as it comes scenario.

      1. El Presidente
        2 months, 23 days ago

        It is but you know there is more than available data and predictive models around to understand with a high degree of certainty what the virus landscape will look like. Tomorrow, next week in a months time. That is why I was appalled yesterday listening to Boris "chief medical officer "...

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          There was no clear message in what he said. He didn’t say anything that’s not obvious.

          UK needs to take measures and then everything will go back to normal sooner instead of much later.

          1. GREEN IS GOOD
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            By delaying the spread of the virus? Won't it just drag out the impact.

            1. FPL DONKEY
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Yes it will and it's what we want to prevent our health services from collapsing under the strain

            2. potatoace'scott talent
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              No, the longer the delay the lower the peak.

  16. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    There goes the Champions and Europa League!

    🙁

  17. Gobigorgohome
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    When our ranks are suddnely changed to N/A

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Can’t wait.

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I'd take that for this year.

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        me too hehe

    3. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      183k as things stand so it's meh either way

  18. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Shave your beards guys... And girls...

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      No, thanks

    2. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I'm covering mine

  19. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    The only good news is that China appears to be reporting really low numbers of cases now. Shows there is light at the end of the tunnel (one which alas it seems we are just entering perhaps).

      1. El Presidente
        2 months, 23 days ago

        It was in November but at the time they didn't know it was Covid-19. And they identified it in record time. It took them almost 5 month to identify Sars in 2003

      2. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Actually (relative to the interesting link to that article), that's a bloody big tunnel though, 4 or 5 months worth then! As you say below too, if it's handled in certain ways. It's Draconian out there.

    1. El Presidente
      2 months, 23 days ago

      That's really not very good news for us I mean. For the Chinese yes. For us.... You look at what they did to contain it and what it's being done here...

    2. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      We in Europe wont be able to take such draconian measures to isolate it as China have

  20. Hect.OR 98th
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Two weeks is simply a way of warming people up for a full cancellation. If the government's own health advisors are saying the UK is 10-14 weeks away from a peak in cases, there is no way two weeks will be anywhere near enough, even if the advisors are wrong by several weeks.

    There'll be another two week postponement announced in early April, then perhaps another before the inevitable happens.

  21. Dacra
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Do our ranks stay if the season ends?

    I like 3,664, was hoping to get higher over managing the blanks, but i'd take it! 😀

    1. Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      most likely N/A even Liverpool wont gey the trophy

      1. faux_C
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        There is literally zero basis for this. Shut up.

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Calm yourself. It’s the only logical outcome. You cannot extrapolate when the playing field is not equal

    2. drughi
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Cant see it as many people still have chips and WC left to play, wouldnt be fair

      1. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        But I'm 450 OR, waaaa

    3. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I'm 660 but not happy with it, want top 100

    4. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      N/A

  22. Kaiser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Well it is the Chinese year of the RAT!

    1. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      ???

    2. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Nothing like a crisis to bring out people's underlying prejudices. Just goes to show how thin the veneer is with some people.

      1. FPL DONKEY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        There was no prejudice in the original statement

        1. Hect.OR 98th
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          There wasn't. It was in the replies that have since been deleted.

  23. Rotation's Alter Ego
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    If a season is delayed, how do contracts work? Both players on loan and players who have contracts expiring June whenever.

    Will they try squeeze games in before this deadline?

    1. Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      can be extendend with mutual agreement

      1. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Short term, few months style thing?

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          yes

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

      Contracts don't care for viruses. Once your contract is up, it's up.

      1. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Willian, Pedro, Giroud all expiring this summer, but Ziyech due to join

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

          Agents rubbing their hands at all of these short-term extensions 😀

          1. Gobigorgohome
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            this

    3. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      We’re going to hear a lot of these two words soon: Force Majeure. 🙂

  24. FOO FIGHTER
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Artur Boruc in isolation now as well.

    1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Ramsdale has been decent tbf

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      What happens in isolation? You are not allowed to get out of house or something like that?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        If you have been told to self-isolate, you will need to get to the place you are going to stay using your normal mode of transport, once there remain indoors and avoid contact with other people. This will prevent you from spreading the disease to your family, friends and the wider community. In practical terms, this means that once you reach your residence you must:

        stay at home
        not go to work, school or public areas
        not use public transport like buses, trains, tubes or taxis
        avoid visitors to your home
        ask friends, family members or delivery services to carry out errands for you - such as getting groceries, medications or other shopping

      2. El Presidente
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yes. No contact with other people for 2 weeks

  25. Kaiser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 23 days ago

    The biggest crowd of 80k this week will be Wales vs Scotland rugby . Not called off yet?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      They’ve doubled down this morning confirming it’s going ahead.

      Crazy decision particularly as A) Wales & Scotland have no chance of winning 6 nations and B) 6 nations is never going to get completed with the Italy situation anyway.

    2. Steve ‘O’
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Oh but people will go down the pub anyway so no point calling it off

      Because 80’000 people will go ‘down the pub’

  26. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Premier League and the UK, in general, is just simply a joke. How they haven't suspended they league yet is crazy. Even UEFA can make a decision faster.

    1. Stu3y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      To be fair, the Premier league and theFA are meeting in 5 minutes time!

      1. EL tridente
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I Know - but only because the Virus has influenced most Premier League teams now.
        Yesterday they confirmed that matches will go ahead with no restrictions, which is completely crazy giving that any other league already has suspended the games.

    2. Fantasy Gold
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Boris just finishing his full English before confirming it

    3. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      What's the rush? When they make the decision, they will make it. Doesn't matter if it's done at 9am, 10am, 5pm.

      The internet has made people massively, unjustifiably impatient for news they really don't need urgently.

      1. EL tridente
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        You don´t think it´s crazy that yesterday they told that matches would be played under normal conditions?

    4. Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      exactly what i see.

      but i guess they hesitate due to money

    5. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - ca…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Money over people in this country

    6. GREEN IS GOOD
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      UK only country behaving sensibly, as usual.

  27. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    @danroan
    BREAKING: Premier League and EFL look set to announce both will be suspended until at least Apr 4th, when situation will be reviewed. Hearing EFL board agreed on this unanimously. Premier League meeting happening in 10 mins when clubs will be urged to follow suit

    1. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - ca…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Isn't it April when they say it will get a lot worse?

  28. Fulchester's New Centr…
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Who am I?

    A self-confessed cocaine user, who lost three jobs due to lying to his bosses, who has fathered an unverifiable amount of children by a variety of since abandoned women (many of whom he was seeing simultaneously), who is currently under investigation by the police due to questions arising from his alleged financial impropriety with a pole-dancer, who was a high-profile member of an organised hooligan gang of teenage vandals familiar to local law enforcement agencies, who assisted a known criminal in plotting a violent assault, who rarely turns up to work (and when he does is woefully underprepared with usually disastrous consequences)?

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

      TM?

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        loooool what a comment

      2. Syd.
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        😆

      3. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Nah, he’s just a fat Aussie plumber.

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          must be fun laying his pipe ever day.

        2. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Who refuses to let me in his LMS league because I pulled him up on his spamming about 5 years back when I actually posted here 😆

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            You aren't refused entry.

              1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                lol @ being banned.

              2. Trophé Mourinho
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Lol not so bad, I’m allowed in LMS but someone somehow found me in the FFs league and ejected me haha

              3. Fantasy Gold
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Fancy being sad enough to ban you from a poxy LMS competition that nobody gives 2 hoots about 😆

              4. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                All eliminated teams have that message. You entered.

                1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  What are the scores required, when I got this was pretty sure I had enough points each week.. if not, my bad... I will apologize... please let me know and I will go and check

                  1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Old School a confirmed loser 😀

                    1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      😆

                    1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      @TM , please advise which week I have not got the required score? I have triple checked and a couple of others said they have for me as well and have advised they think I am right..

                      I will give you the benefit and as I said will apologize if I’m wrong but please advise.

                      1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        @TM

                        Here are my workings..

                        https://imgur.com/gallery/mNdGHxN

                      2. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Do you have an FPL ID/link I can use to compare?

                      3. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Also there was a cut off time, teams who entered after were removed.

                      4. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Cheers, worked it out from FFS Cup.
                        Looks like you qualify. Spoke to Ragabolly and it seems you were never in the league on his site so it seems you entered after the GW22 deadline. The league was cleaned up for teams after the deadline near GW23. If you want the 280th spot, we can add you to his livefpl LMS leaderboard site? Chances are 50/50 on if it will matter this season as it is. Reply here if you want to you want to be added. Sorry for the confusion, very few teams were removed due to failing the "banned poster" rule.

                      5. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Please go ahead and enter me, it still says I am banned when I try and enter myself

                      6. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 21 days ago

                        Hopefully, you'll see your team on https://www.livefpl.net/LMS later today. The league is a mess due to being too big and not being able to remove suspensions.

                2. Fantasy Gold
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  This guy 😆

      4. Fantasy Gold
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Still laughing at this 😆

        1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Brilliant comment, hopefully taken in the spirit meant, unlikely though

          1. Fantasy Gold
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            TM and a sense of humour don’t mix so the chances are slim 😉

            1. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              It’s still up and I’m still allowed to post, perhaps he’s mellowing

              1. Fantasy Gold
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                He’ll wait for the posts to die down then delete it.

                Can’t have negative propaganda against the mighty TM

  29. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    BREAKING: Premier League and EFL look set to announce both will be suspended until at least Apr 4th, when situation will be reviewed. Hearing EFL board agreed on this unanimously. Premier League meeting happening in 10 mins when clubs will be urged to follow suit

  30. potatoace'scott talent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    You can guarantee if covid19 could jump to horses Cheltenham week would be shut down in an instant.

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I can’t believe Cheltenham has been allowed to go ahead

      1. Bouncebackability
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        ££££££