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The best mid-price and premium goalkeepers for FPL restart

There is a selection of viable goalkeepers in the mid-price and premium price brackets ahead of Fantasy Premier League’s return.

With the fixtures now rolled out, we have been going through each position by price to pick out the best assets for the next round of action.

We have already looked at the increasingly sparse category of budget goalkeepers as well as the defensive rotations on offer in that position and for budget defenders.

With more money required to buy into this bracket of goalkeepers, we will be assessing which, if any of them, could act as a set-and-forget option between now and the end of the campaign.

David de Gea

  • Price: £5.3m
  • Ownership: 11.4%
  • Next four fixtures: tot | SHU | bha | BOU

Manchester United’s defence certainly offers plenty of potential to Fantasy managers ahead of the Premier League’s restart.

They were among one of the best performing back-lines in the lead-up to the coronavirus suspension and return to action with a long-term set of appealing fixtures.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Manchester United were joint-top in the division for clean sheets, keeping a total of four, while Burnley (two) were the only club to concede fewer goals than them (three).

Admittedly, they did ride their luck at times, as they conceded 48 shots in the box during this period, more than nine other teams. The Red Devils overperformed against their expected goals conceded, suggesting they should have been breached more times than they were between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

However, it must be said that David De Gea (£5.3m) played his part in that overachievement, saving 15 of the 18 shots on target he faced during that period. While 12 goalkeepers produced more stops than him in those six matches, the Spaniard’s save percentage was among the highest.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Nick Pope (£4.9m) topped this chart with 90.5%, Hugo Lloris (£5.3m) was second on 84% while De Gea was joint-third on 83.3%.

Even if it is difficult to read too much into from the pre-coronavirus era, Manchester United’s fixtures still stand out.

In the short-term, they are slightly less appealing, with Tottenham and Sheffield United their first two restart opponents.

However, with those games are out of the way, United face Brighton (away), Bournemouth (home), Aston Villa (away), Southampton (home), Crystal Palace (away) and West Ham (home) before going to Leicester on the final weekend of the campaign.

Across that final block of nine matches, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have just one match against last season’s big-six, the fewest of any team in the Premier League.

Furthermore, they are joint-top for remaining fixtures against teams in the bottom half of the table alongside Manchester City with a total of six.

Rui Patricio

  • Price: £5.2m
  • Ownership: 9.9%
  • Next four fixtures: whu | BOU | avl | ARS

Since arriving in the Premier League, Wolves have typically been clean-sheet-nearly-men. However, they began finding some traction in that department in the first few months of 2020.

Like Manchester United, Nuno Espirito Santo’s kept four clean sheets from a possible six in the build-up to coronavirus suspension, conceding just four times (joint-third best).

Crucially, they benefited from the return to fitness of Willy Boly (£4.8m), who rejoined his colleagues in the Wolves first-team for the Gameweek 25 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

In the 2019/20 season so far, Wolves have kept seven clean sheets in 13 appearances made by Boly, and just one shut-out in the 16 matches played without him.

That bodes well for Rui Patricio (£5.3m), especially in light of Wolves appealing fixtures.

The next three look particularly good for the Portuguese international as he faces West Ham (away), Bournemouth (home) and Aston Villa (away) in the first three post-suspension Gameweeks.

It does get a little more mixed for Wolves after that, but not by much. They then host Arsenal, Everton and Crystal Palace as well as travelling to Sheffield United, Burnley and Chelsea. The Gunners and Blues are perhaps to teams to worry about in that run, but any Patricio owner would be more than happy starting him against most of those clubs.

His ability to rack-up saves also took an upturn in the months before the coronavirus suspension. Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, Patricio stopped 83.3% of the shots on target he faced, the joint-third best in the division, level with De Gea.

Ederson

  • Price: £6.0m
  • Ownership: 11.7%
  • Next four fixtures: ARS + BUR | che | LIV | sou

The main appeal of Ederson (£6.0m) is not difficult to understand: Double Gameweek.

But it’s more than just about the two fixtures for the Brazilian, it’s the fact that he probably remains the only nailed-on Manchester City player to start both games.

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) is likely to be popular with Fantasy managers and, even though he is exceptionally important to Pep Guardiola, even he faces more competition for his place than the goalkeeper.

Ederson’s appeal in the immediate short-term is increased by the lack of clarity over outfield defenders at Manchester City.

In ordinary circumstances, Fantasy managers might look to Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m) on a larger scale but right now it is difficult to predict he would start both Double Gameweek matches.

The Frenchman had only just returned from injury when the Premier League was initially suspended, making just three appearances between Gameweeks 24 and 27 – none of which lasted longer than 77 minutes. In fact, the last time Larpote played a full 90 minute match in the Premier League was all the way back in Gameweek 3. Guardiola typically likes to manage the minutes of anyone he deems not to be fully match-fit, which could arguably apply to any outfield player in his squad considering how long they have been able to train together.

Both of Manchester City’s Double Gameweek fixtures have their appeal, especially as they are both at the Etihad Stadium.

The Citizens kept a clean sheet at the Emirates earlier this season and restricted Burnley to 89 minutes without a goal before giving a late one up in a 4-1 win.

Beyond the opening Double Gameweek, there is slightly less to like about Manchester City’s fixtures as they face Chelsea (away) and Liverpool (home), especially considering Ederson’s premium cost.

READ ABOUT BEST MAN CITY PLAYERS FOR DGW30+ HERE

Dean Henderson

  • Price: £5.3m
  • Ownership: 16.3%
  • Next four fixtures: avl + new | — | TOT | bur

The same could potentially be said about Dean Henderson (£5.3m), who also has an appealing set of Double Gameweek matches in the short-term but a questionable schedule beyond it.

Aston Villa and Newcastle were among the most goal-shy teams in 2020, both of them featuring in the bottom five for goals scored between Gameweeks 24 and 29 (five and three respectively).

That combined with Henderson’s impressive save rate over the same period (81.3%) makes the Sheffield United man a serious contender for a place in Double Gameweek 30+ squads.

But is he worth holding onto beyond that? Potentially not. In Gameweek 31+ the Blades face Manchester United, a game that Henderson will have to miss because he is ineligible to face his parent club.

After that, it’s a home match against Spurs, who scored the third-highest number of goals in the six matches prior to coronavirus suspension.

A trip to Burnley in Gameweek 33+ is certainly worth starting him for, but after that, it’s Wolves and Chelsea. As we referenced in our budget goalkeepers article, Henderson is best paired with a cheaper option to plug the gaps in his mixed schedule.

Bernd Leno

  • Price: £5.0m
  • Ownership: 5.6%
  • Next four fixtures: mci + bha | sou | NOR | wol

Fantasy managers looking for a goalkeeper with a decent set of games after a Double Gameweek should definitely consider Bernd Leno (£5.0m).

Arsenal’s defence has never been particularly impressive but the clean sheets did take something of an upturn under Mikel Arteta.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29, the Gunners recorded three shut-outs from a possible six, the joint-second best in the division.

There was an element of fortune about that statistic, as can be referenced in full IN THIS ARTICLE. However, Leno also played a part in helping Arsenal overachieve against their expected goals conceded (xGC).

He saved 19 of the 23 shots on target faced in the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension, at a rate of 82.6%. Furthermore, the Arsenal man is second for saves across the whole campaign (104), behind only Martin Dubravka (£5.1m) on 116.

That particular stat is sure to come in handy when Arsenal travel to face a busy Manchester City attack in Double Gameweek 30+, while Brighton (away), Southampton (away) and Norwich (home) are certainly to be considered favourable fixtures.

As already referenced, perhaps the biggest risk with Leno is the fact that their defence was still papering over cracks in the early months of 2020.

Between Gameweeks 24 and 29 they recorded a relatively high xGC of 10.06, the seventh-worst – but conceded just four times. That led to them achieving the lowest xGC delta of -6.06. Effectively, they should have let in more goals than they did. Such a long time without competitive football could always see Arteta’s men revert to normal.

READ OUR LATEST ANALYSIS OF THE ARSENAL SQUAD HERE

Martin Dubravka

  • Price: £5.1m
  • Ownership: 1.8%
  • Next four fixtures: SHU | AVL | bou | WHU

The final two options to briefly consider are included largely on account of their save-making abilities.

Across the whole course of 2019/20, Dubravka leads the way for stops (116) and was third for the same statistic between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

Newcastle’s fixtures also appeal with Sheffield United, Aston Villa and West Ham all set to come to St James’ Park in the first four Gameweeks of the Premier League restart.

The Magpies kept three clean sheets from the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension but were potentially lucky to do so. During this period they were fourth-worst for shots on target faced, although that may well have been a benefit to Dubravka – and could be so once more.

Vicente Guaita

  • Price: £5.0m
  • Ownership: 2.1%
  • Next four fixtures: bou | liv | BUR | lei

As already mentioned, our final inclusion gets onto the list on account of his save-making ability.

In the last six matches before the coronavirus suspension, Vicente Guaita (£5.0m) was second (25) only to Aaron Ramsdale (£4.5m) for total stops (29).

Those efforts led to three clean sheets for Crystal Palace, the joint-third-best in the division over the same period.

Crystal Palace’s immediate fixtures for the restart are certainly mixed, but meetings with Bournemouth and Burnley have some clean sheet potential while Liverpool and Leicester could be the opposition to unlock save bonuses from Guaita.

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737 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Totti
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    i didn't like the decision of making wildcard for gameweek 30 because:

    A) apparently there are no double game weeks in the coming weeks so, I've all the chips and wildcard but other people played the triple captain in double gameweek and i will play it with bench boost in a single gameweek which is unfair.

    B) people who played already their wildcard can't benefit from this double gameweek as they can't get 3 from city and 3 from arsenal and 2 from aston villa or shiffield as this team has to be continued till the end of the season so when you make a wildcard you should make a balanced one.

    C) I think that leaving the team as it was, the right decision as many people can use free hit and then return after settling their teams during the ban of the EPL with the same match sequence the best option.

    may be i'm wrong what do u think guys?

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Good luck to those who already used the second WC, you win some and lose some. 😀

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        🙂
        yes it seems that you're right
        may be i'm lucky that i didn't use the second wildcard but i lost in the triple captain 🙂

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

    No replies on previous page. Not much in it?

    For the DGW BB only:

    Ederson, Leno
    TAA, ---, Egan, Targett, Lascelles
    KDB, ---, Grealish, Fleck, ---
    Aguero, Aubameyang, ---

    A) Nketiah, Salah/Mane, Douglas Luiz, Stevens
    B) Jimenez, Fernandes, McGinn, O'Connell

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      B

    2. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Not a fan of the Ederson Leno pairing.
      I’d rather have two extra attackers from Arsenal and City and go for Henderson and a decent SGWer.

      1. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Fair enough but I disagree. Pepe and Ozil don't appeal to me at all. City mids could do well but it's a lottery. Goalkeepers tend to score highly in DGWs.

        1. HamezMace
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Yeah that’s cool, just saying why I hadn’t replied previously.

  3. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    How does this look for BB team? WC31

    Hendo
    Targett O'Connell Baldock
    Grealish Mahrez KDB(C) Ozil
    Auba Aguero Samatta

    Patricio TAA Doherty Saka

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Anyone?

      RMT is back!!!

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

      Looks good.

    3. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Seeing 3 AVL players in a team sends shivers down my spine, don't do it to yourself 🙂

  4. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Leno (City, Brighton)
    Fleck (Villa, Newcastle)
    Lascelles (Sheff Utd)
    Aarons (Southampton)

    Decent enough bench for a GW30+ BB?

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Yes.

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

    Settled on my BB midfield anyway.

    Mo Mane KdB Fernandes Grealish

    Just unsure about which SU defender to get. Lund I think

    1. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Do you have WC left?

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

        Nope - just BB TC FH

        Might play it differently if I had WC. Just feel Mo Mane are as good as any other prospect first week back. Really really dubious about DGW minutes this being week 1

        1. HamezMace
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Yeah it’s going to be chaos for the rest of the season regardless.

          Players have been running on a treadmill at home for the last 8 weeks, followed by one week of non contact training, and one inter squad friendly, now back to PL games with 2/3 days rest in between.

          Bloodbath.

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

      Going without Auba/Kun? Lund not nailed, Stevens premium, egan or someone else if cheap

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

        Auba half tempts but expect managed minutes and only one good game anyway. Kun could be gold but again highly likely managed minutes.

        Just not sure in SU defender. Suspect CB is smart pick for nailed 180 minutes. Lund would be a punt but even if not nailed suspect he has the ceiling

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          I will be shocked if Auba doesn't play 2x 90'. Both Mo and Mane away in derby seems like overkill for me, I would swap one of them for Aubameyang or maybe risk Sterling/Mahrez.

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

            Original plan was Mane to Auba so see your point.

            Don’t think away is a factor in an empty stadium. And I don’t see Auba getting 180 mins. This is equivalent of week 1 DGW with zero preseason. Arsenal need to play until week 38 - don’t see risks being taken early

            1. Pipermaru
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 22 days ago

              Fair enough, I guess time will tell about these home/away games, as always in such a discussion it's "your circus, your monkeys" thing 🙂 good luck.

  6. Squires FC
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Just checking before hitting the free hit button...

    Ive just made transfers so that my team is good to go from gw31, and saved them. If i free hit now and load up on dgw players for gw30, my gw31 team will be what ive just made yeah?

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      If you FH now your team will be what it was 2 months ago!!! I.e what it was this morning before the game reopened.

      If you make unlimited moves this week and also FH you WILL NOT get the same team to start week 31*

      I found this out before as asked the same! Careful.

      1. kingcolesy
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        but what about the lost value in the meantime? Im doing exact same as Squires, albeit 2 small moves ings and alonso to maguire and rashford

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

      No, it will revert to GW38 team.

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

        this

    3. Squires FC
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Cheers fellas

  7. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    So, essentially, because I used my WC a couple of weeks before cancellation - my season is over?

    I just can't see how I can hold my positions now. Complete unfair advantage. FPL haven't thought this through.

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      They were never going to keep everyone happy

    2. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      yes, if you didnt use free transfers they gave us through cancelled weeks

    3. Amey
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Chill ..
      Just pick a team for long term. And hope popular DGw players fail 😛

  8. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Looking at my squad other than Lundstram it is pretty well set up to BB week 31+ and I have 3.2 m in bank so I think even although no second WC FH week 30+ and BB week 31 + might work out OK for me. Sound sensible?

    Pope Leno
    TAA Doherty Maguire Lundstram Fernández
    Salah KDB Fernandes Barnes Cantwell
    Jiménez DCL Jota

    1. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Defo I think that's what I lm doing too! Great fixtures for most of those in 31 and hopefully can pull back some points on those that BB in 30!

      Any ideas of your free hit team?
      The only ones I know I defo want are Aguero Sterling KDB Auba Leno Grealish Stevens and Baldock. Might keep 3 Sgws after that!

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Got the same on my list- perhaps O’ Connell or Egan over Stevens as they will definitely play both games. Like McGinn if back in squad as started season well and further forward than Grealish. Pepe possibly also on list. Will try and keep Jiménez and Liverpool attacker as they will be going all out to win title asap

  9. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    This double looks awful want 3 city, grealish, auba, and 3 sheff defence, seems waste of bench boost, rather use unlimited to set up better team

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      If you have no 2nd WC you should likely use unl transfers to set up a better team yes

      That is unless you want 6 sheff and villa players next week

      Serves us with 2nd WC much better!!

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      You can use BB with unlimited. It is not a wildcard

      1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        But you can't use FH?

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          No. If you do it cancels all unlimited transfers made

        2. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          You'll get the team you had 2 months ago after this gw then...

  10. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Anyone else consider this approach:

    (1) Get a team now that works for BOTH gw30 AND gw32
    (2) BB gw30
    (3) Then FH 31
    (4) Back to gw30s team for gw32
    (4) Then WC 33

    This for example, would allow the likes of Son for Gw31, having chelsea players for villa and hammers but avoid the city game in between, or having some palace for Bournemouth and Burnley and avoiding the Liverpool game in between.

    Thoughts?

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

      I like this acc

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      You won't be able to maximize the dgw imo

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

      Could leave u in a difficult position with lots of city players vs liverpool

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

        Sheffield also playing Spurs gw32, Villa playing Wolves. Arsenal the only DGW team with a good fixture in gw32, not for me.

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

        True, however, i will want some city and pool after that game anyway as both their fixtures are so good. Can see goals in the game too in as well

  11. willos_wanderers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Do we think that prices will move in this unlimited transfer period?

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Not until after the deadline apparently.

    2. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Sure it has been confirmed that they won't!

  12. Krafty Werks
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Great to be back live!! Think i've decided on loading up on 11 DGW'ers and BB straight away then WC for GW31. First draft of team for 30 is as follows, any thoughts much appreciated, thanks.

    Hendo
    TAA / Mendy / Egan
    Salah / KDB / Grealish / Fleck
    Auba / Aguero / Jota

    BB Subs - Reina, Saka, Targett, Lascelles.

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Mendy!? 😮 😀

      1. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Maybe Walker then as 3rd City instead as can't afford Laporte?

  13. Evasivo
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Blocked by @FFScout_Joe today and for no valid reason. Shocked

    1. HamezMace
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Out of curiosity, what’s the non valid reason?

        1. HamezMace
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Oh blimey.
          Well my feelings are the same as Kier Starmer on LBC today.

          1. Evasivo
            • 10 Years
            8 months, 22 days ago

            Have followed and supported FFS and Joe for 10yrs, and thought it was fair comment and open for discussion....v harsh imo

            1. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 22 days ago

              Twitter innit. He doesn't care about your views so why should you care about him if he blocks you.

              1. Evasivo
                • 10 Years
                8 months, 22 days ago

                I was surprised at his take and a reply to counter my suggestion would've been suffice.
                To block a user that has a different opinion to you own is pretty childish

                1. badgerboy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  8 months, 22 days ago

                  Plenty of folk do that on Twitter though. Tweet their take on something, not look for a debate and block anyone who replies with a differing view.

                  1. Evasivo
                    • 10 Years
                    8 months, 22 days ago

                    Perhaps but that's poor form wouldn't expect that of Joe. As already said I've followed and supported him and FFS for 10yrs. Expected more

            2. HamezMace
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 22 days ago

              I mean I think it’s fair if you’re open to discuss it.

              Joe quite possibly is so highly followed on social media now he get swamped with replies.

              And arguing on Twitter is painful, you get random people jumping into conversations given abuse.

              1. Evasivo
                • 10 Years
                8 months, 22 days ago

                Completely agree mate, and no argument nor abuse was given. Just stated I was shocked at his stance. I sent well wishes when his health dropped significantly, which was thankful but then now quick to block those with different opinions seems strange

                1. HamezMace
                  • 6 Years
                  8 months, 22 days ago

                  Yes I agree what you said wasn’t abusive, especially by twitters standards!

                  1. Evasivo
                    • 10 Years
                    8 months, 22 days ago

                    Good to hear that, and yes some content appalling but don't expect that from FPL community

                    1. HamezMace
                      • 6 Years
                      8 months, 22 days ago

                      I tweeted at the weekend about the riots;

                      ‘You’re not going to cure racism by throwing bricks at horses’.

                      I had several replies telling me I was a racist, I supported racism, I was on the wrong side of history, and that I was obviously pro brexit.

                      Twitter is a wonderful place sometimes.

                      1. potatoace
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        8 months, 22 days ago

                        But..but...you're a dragon.

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

                        It really is a burning mountain of dog excrement. The ironic thing is a large portion of the racist abuse people give and receive is on online platforms.

                      3. HamezMace
                        • 6 Years
                        8 months, 22 days ago

                        A brexiteering racist dragon obviously.

                      4. HamezMace
                        • 6 Years
                        8 months, 22 days ago

                        Ha, that’s true.

                      5. Evasivo
                        • 10 Years
                        8 months, 22 days ago

                        I'm going to have to find your Handle and will support you my friend!!

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

      I've found in the past he is very sensitive to anybody that has a different opinion to him,questions his opinion or in my case try to partake in light hearted banter.

      1. Evasivo
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Apparently so, not a good quality to have and unexpected

  14. Nightf0x
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Rmt

    Pope buton
    Egan sais wiliams lascels taa
    Mane barnes bruno son puli
    Kun dcl jimi

    1. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Good manners tends to attract responses.

      1. Nightf0x
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 19 days ago

        So what did i say wrong? Or in what way was i rude

  15. Rains of Castamere
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Weirdly drawn to Ozil. Was back in the side pre-Covid and strikes me as the sort of player who is the best player on in the pitch in training with no crowd pressure and these matches are going to resemble training ground matches quite a lot. DGW coming, 7.3m, good fixtures afterwards... any takers?

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Means you’ve been tinkering for too long, log off and give yourself a break.

      1. Rains of Castamere
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Cheers Pillars.

    2. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      I'm in 😀

  16. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Hi. Is ozil a free hit option??

    Thanks

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Not even crossed my mind.

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Ha!

      2. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Classic

  17. Amey
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Considering the importance of fixtures (pool almost there so can rest players) if it was a choice between Son & Salah, who'd you pick ?.

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Salah

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Thank you ...

  18. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    What about Ozil as a free hit option ?

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Who?

  19. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Will Son be ready?

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Should be

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Played in a squad training game the other day

  20. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    If you've not got a WC left, are you best using FH in GW30, and picking a decent team for GW31 onwards? Then BB another week

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      If i was at your place, I'd use BB this GW. Having complete information before BB is more important than FH.

      Bench players can be useful in future rotation too (hopefully)

    2. Blue&White85
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      That’s what I’m doing. I am using free hit this week then bench boosting in 33.

  21. sirmorbach
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Lads, would you please tell me whether I'm GTG? WC still available, bench boosting this week:

    Pope / Reina
    TAA / Boly / Saïss / O'Connell / Lascelles
    Salah / KDB (c) / Bruno Fernandes / Grealish / Saka
    Aubameyang / Jiménez / Samatta

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

      Why Pope?

      1. sirmorbach
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Dubravka? Can only afford 5.1 and already have three Wolves assets.

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Why not Leno? Plays twice and good fixtures afterwards.

          1. sirmorbach
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 22 days ago

            I feel so very stupid now. Thank you for this.

  22. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    The cool kids used their wildcards before 🙂 nice to see all the RMT’s are flocking back, i’ve missed them! Anyone else just have a FH and BB??

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      No they didn't. I know this cos I'm a cool kid. 😀

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

      Yes and quite happy with that- see post above. Going to FH 30+ and set up well anyway for BB week 31+ and for rest of season

      1. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        So completely ignore the unlimited transfers , and FH in 30?

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Yes as no second WC to fall back on really no option but to FH

  23. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    So have 12 DGW's and keep 3 SGW players with most value you want back and use BB in 30+ making sure to confirm transfers just before deadline. Then WC in 31+ straight away after the deadline?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Yes thats the most pbvious option now it seems

    2. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      My plan yes

    3. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Why just before the deadline ?

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        If you change your mind and want to bring a player of value you sold back, it'll cost you more to bring him back. Won't it?

  24. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    BB team
    Henderson Leno
    O'Connell Targett TAA Boly Söy
    KDB Sterling Saka Grealish Nakamba
    Aguero Auba Sharp
    What do you think, too many weak players?

  25. UnitedRthebest
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Should I BB this team? Only unappealing fixtrue is Pope.

    McCarthy-Pope
    TAA-Laporte-Doherty-O’Connell-Lascelles
    KDB-Fernandes-McGinn-Fleck-Maddison
    Aubameyang-Rashford-Jimenez

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Not one of Aguero Jesus Sterling or Mahrez

      Not for me

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        Probably going Mahrez KDB Aguero here

        1. UnitedRthebest
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 22 days ago

          I don’t think I like Aguero or Jesus bc of rotation and Sterling is to expensive.
          I might do Maddison to Mahrez tho. Thx

  26. Syd.
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    Could the integrity of this season get any lower?

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Only when the TV companies put fake fan noise/chants over their coverage like canned laughter over an unfunny sitcom.

      1. Syd.
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        They should employ a few South American commentators just for their goal commentary.

        1. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          Great idea! Maybe some comedy sound effects for players falling over or taking a free kick to the gonads!?

    2. Pasqualinho
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      Rush goalie. Rolling subs. Home team subs have to referee and run the line. Player who washed the kit during the week hasn't turned up yet as he forgot to put the clocks forward.

      1. HamezMace
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 22 days ago

        I remember being asked to be a linesman for my local Sunday league men team when the actual linesman didn’t turn up, I was about 9/10 at the time. 5 minutes into the game I gave a throw in the ‘wrong way’ and had three grown men shouting at me Roy Keane style, I threw the flag in a hedge and ran home!

        1. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 22 days ago

          😀

          1. HamezMace
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 22 days ago

            They used to send boys to war to turn them into men.

            In the 90s, they made them referee Sunday league games.

  27. willl
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    When is the season ticker going to be updated?

  28. Kiyoshi
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 22 days ago

    I played my WC in GW 29! Really disappointed that everyone has free Transfers in GW 30+. What do you think? Are the changes which were made (almost only single Gameweeks, free transfer for everyone) fair?

    1. Pasqualinho
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      I was the same. A lot of people are saying its the fairest way but 'fair' isn't really the right word, because it isn't. But it is what it is and we have to get on with it.

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

      Same. What can you do.

  29. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    How's this? Kun over Salah.

    Hendo* (Krul)
    TAA - Fernandez - Saiss (Williams, Simpson)
    KdB* - Pepe* - Grealish* - Fernandes (Guendouzi*)
    Auba* - Aguero* - DCL

    Saves FH, gives me a bunch of DGW players with long-term potential.

  30. FlyingWithoutIngs
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 22 days ago

    So can we use the unlimited transfers and then Free hit? And our team will revert to the squad that we had after all the unlimited transfers?

    1. Pad Randa (The OG)
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 22 days ago

      No. I thought so, too, but was corrected. Our team would revert to GW38, whatever the "final" team was.