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FFS Cup

The latest FFS Cup fixtures and results

We have now reached the sixth round of our FFS Cup, with only 16 Fantasy managers remaining in the competition following the conclusion of Gameweek 33+.

The round-of-16 will play out in Gameweek 34+, the deadline for which is at 17:00 BST today.

ALL RESULTS FROM THE FIFTH ROUND CAN BE VIEWED HERE
THE FULL DRAW FOR THE SIXTH ROUND IS AVAILABLE TO VIEW HERE

Former winner Wild Rover is still alive and kicking, having narrowly seen off Cailean_2 at the weekend.

Manisaspor, our highest ranked manager, was indebted to his lofty OR as it saw him through to the last 16 after a 76-all draw with Strawberry Fields.

wilkinson‘s score of 92 was the highest of the round, while niksan squeaked through despite scoring just 50 points.

Only two of our remaining 16 managers are ranked outside the top 100,000.

HOW DO THE CUP COMPETITIONS WORK?

The FFS Cup is very similar to the Fantasy Premier League’s own cup game.

Entrants who qualify for the first round were randomly drawn against each other and the winner of the tie is whoever has the highest score from that Gameweek, minus points spent on transfers (like in the original game and in head-to-head scores).

In the event of a draw, the manager highest in the overall FPL rankings after the tie will progress.

WHAT IS THE GAMEWEEK SCHEDULE?

The FFS Cup competition will be played out according to the following proposed Gameweek schedule:

Fantasy Football Scout Cup Round Dates
Qualifying – Gameweek 28

Round 1 – Gameweek 29
Round 2 – Gameweek 30+
Round 3 – Gameweek 31+
Round 4 – Gameweek 32+
Round 5 – Gameweek 33+
Round 6 – Gameweek 34+
Quarter-Final – Gameweek 35+
Semi-Finals – Gameweek 36+
Final and third-place play-off – Gameweek 37+

WHEN ARE THE FIXTURES RELEASED?

Where possible, the fixture list for each round will be published before each Gameweek deadline.

PRIZES

Overall Prizes
The prizes for the FFS Cup is as follows:

1st Place: £150 Amazon voucher
2nd Place: £100 Amazon voucher
3rd Place: £50 Amazon voucher

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484 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gameweek 34+ Captaincy
    Gregor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 10 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes and Harry Kane look like the main captaincy contenders this gameweek, but which horse are you backing?

    KDB: Rested, home game, opposition have injury problems and not much to play for, penalties.

    Bruno: 30 points in his last two games, seemingly undroppable, probably on the next penalty, team is highly motivated and in excellent form.

    Kane: Penalties, very rarely doesn’t get the full 90 minutes, Bournemouth look absolutely woeful. Will be away though.

    Probably De Bruyne for me, though United are still benefiting from a less tighter schedule than City and look to be on a roll whilst Kane could be a huge differential for those willing to take the plunge.

    Anyone doing anything different?

    Who will be your captain this gameweek and why?

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      I'm going with Sterling!

      1. Ruinenlust
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Will he stert?

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 6 hours ago

          Looks like it

          1. Ruinenlust
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 6 hours ago

            He’s started 4 games in 10 days. Surely he’ll be rested now.

            1. timmmuh
              • 4 Years
              28 days, 6 hours ago

              Less than 60 min in last 2: Jesus player 90 on Sunday

      2. Gregor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Nice, not worried about your name though?!

        1. La Roja
          • 8 Years
          28 days, 5 hours ago

          lol

      3. Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 5 hours ago

        Love it. Good luck!

    2. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Rank 7.7k and going with KDB. Also own Sterling and Foden which I feel is enough of a differential for me.

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Have all 3 and don't trust Kane. Head says KDB but heart says Bruno.

    4. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      KdB for me. Already been burned by Villa's defence when I captained Jimi a few weeks back. Logic suggests KdB should start, fingers crossed! Fernandes viced.

    5. Ady87
      • 6 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      KDB as it’s a nicer fixture and rested. Easy decision this week. Spurs haven’t been great.

    6. Jafooli
      • 8 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Kiko: Utterly useless so won’t expect anything at all and therefore won’t be a monumental let down like all the big hitters I manage to captain on their ‘off’ day. It’s my new coping strategy.

      1. Greek Freak
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        I hadn't thought of this before, that's a great plan. I'm probably playing TC this week (on KDB) but I might switch it to Kiko now.

    7. Make Arrows Green Again
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Thanks Gregor.

      Kane: AWAY game surely?

      1. Gregor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Dammit! You are quite right, Spurs away record not looking great this season either.

        1. Make Arrows Green Again
          • 3 Years
          28 days, 6 hours ago

          Sorry! It would make a little difference to me, but I can't look past KdB this week. I may go Mahrez if I'm feeling brave but the last three times I swtiched from my first choice captain it ended up going badly (most recently a Fernandes to Salah move with 5 mins to go in the GW just gone 🙁 )

          1. Gregor
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            28 days, 6 hours ago

            Ouch! Yeah, my late changes haven’t done me any good lately either, good luck fella!

            1. Make Arrows Green Again
              • 3 Years
              28 days, 5 hours ago

              You too!

    8. Amey
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      KISS (keep it simple stupid)
      KDB 🙂

    9. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      KDB, for the third time this season.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Well I'm top of my ML with my rivals closing in after making a disastrous minority captain choice (Mahrez) last GW, so I'm playing it conservative and choosing the most popular pick, Kev.

    10. The Hindu Monkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Kane is away

      1. Gregor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 5 hours ago

        Yep, soz about that, I’ll see if I can get it edited!

    11. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Kdb, only doubt is TC now or in 36 against Bournemouth

    12. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Kane is away
      Also Kane blanked at home to Bournemouth while son had 2 assists

      1. Gregor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 5 hours ago

        Cheers, got that edited now. Yeah, Kane has let me down a few times when he’s had easy looking fixtures.

        1. The Red Devil
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 5 hours ago

          Hey, what do you think about TC? Kdb now or 36+?
          PS- Kane is a trap, son much better option comparatively

        2. The Red Devil
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 5 hours ago

          Kdb has Bournemouth in 36+

          1. Gregor
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            28 days, 5 hours ago

            I think I’d be tempted to wait for 36+ or 38+, might even have team news if you can wait till the last day.

            1. The Red Devil
              • 5 Years
              28 days, 5 hours ago

              Thanks thinking FH 38 & TC 36
              fingers crossed

      2. Pieterke30
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 5 hours ago

        Spurs are POOR anyway

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 5 hours ago

          They are POO everywhere 😀

    13. PompeyUpNorth!
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      Sterling for me

    14. FPL_Sponge
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 4 hours ago

      Cheers for this Gregor!

  2. shirtless
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Bring in Foden and start ahead of Jimi in a 3-5-2?!

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      If it's for free then yes

      1. shirtless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Yes for free. Spare funds from doing DCL>Greenwood... Quite like the idea of 2.4m ITB and 2 FT's next week though just incase...

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Yeh, I'm dropping Jimi to the bench.

  3. Ady87
    • 6 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Would you take anyone out for a hit for Foden or Sterling? Feel like 1 city player could kill me this week.

    Martinez
    TAS Aurier Saiss
    Salah KDB Bruno Pulisic Son
    Greenwood Jimi

    Subs: Ings Lascelles Williams

    1. Firminoooo
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      I have done Salah to Sterling for free. Would do it for -3.7 I think. 🙂

  4. Tmel
    • 9 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Start one from each:

    a) Saiss
    b) Holgate

    1) Jimenez
    2) Holgate

    1. The Littlest Robbo
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Start both Holgate

  5. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Any news on Holgate??

  6. yer old da
    • 10 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Decided it's in for a penny in for a pound at this stage of the season if I'm serious about top 1k. Climbed from 17k to 7k these past 3 weeks and now need some top 10k differentials to push on again. So despite possible injuries to Holgate and Lascelles, I'll gamble that Femenia plays the next 2 against NOR and NEW and instead use my FT on Jimenez > Kane.

    Who likes the new team for this week?

    Pope
    TAA, Doherty, Femenia
    Salah, KDB(c), Bruno(vc), Pulisic
    Kane, Rashford, Greenwood
    Subs: Martin, Holgate, Lascelles, Davis

    Next week it's Kane > Vardy to keep chasing that sweet Bournemouth defence.

    1. wilson007
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      looks good to me!

    2. JabariParkersEyelid
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Looks great.

  7. AD2110
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Captain (?):

    A) KDB
    B) Son

    No one in my ML has Son so seems like the obvious pick if chasing, but i'm just not that confident on him delivering....

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      A

    2. Only a Hazard of time
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      KDB and hope the rest of your team is enough to make ground. If KDB hauled your season would be over.

      1. AD2110
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 5 hours ago

        That’s what happened last week when I decided to captain Salah over Bruno haha

    3. ChipsnGravy
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      A

  8. StellaMan
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Holgate and Nketiah to Ings and Mendy?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Like it

    2. timmmuh
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Yes

  9. Miguel Sanchez
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Salah (bha) or Mahrez (NEW) for this GW?

    1. ChipsnGravy
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Mahrez...... both may be rotated but I think Mahrez has more chance of playing 90

      1. Ruinenlust
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Mahrez always gets subbed around 60 mins

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 6 hours ago

          59 mins. I should know, I captained him 🙁

  10. unitednations
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Best moves here with 1ft and 0.2m

    DDG
    Taa • Doherty • Holgate -- Kiko Lamptey
    KDB • Salah • Bruno • Pulisic --- Guendouzi
    DCL • Rashford • Jimenez

    A: Salah > Mahrez + 4m to get martial in gw35

    B: Save FT and do a mini WC next gw to bring in both martial and Greenwood

    C: Salah + Jimmy >> Mahrez + Kane (-4)

    1. Champions united
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Save or any change req
      Bring in city def

      TAA awb soy saiss stevens
      Son kdb salah bruno,cantwell
      Jimmy rash,colly

    2. ChipsnGravy
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      A

  11. Only a Hazard of time
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Someone talk me out of this FH team?

    Martinez
    Azpi - Aurier - TAA
    Mahrez - KdB - Foden - Martial - Bruno
    Kane - Greenwood

    Original team below:

    Pope
    AWB - Doherty - TAA - Kiko
    KdB - Bruno - Martial - Salah
    Jimi - DCL

    1. King Barry
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      Very similar to my FH team excerpt I have Kepa, Doherty and Sterling instead of your Martinez, Azpi & Mahrez

  12. Mr Flibble
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Is it madness to take a -4 to do Rashford+Saka -> Greenwood and Foden so that I can have 3 City attackers (Mahrez, KDB and Phil) against Newcastle

    1. Legohair
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      No

  13. Champions united
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Save ft or any change re

    May be bring in city def

    TAA awb soy saiss stevens
    Son kdb salah bruno,cantwell
    Jimmy rash,colly

  14. Fishy
    • 11 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Any potential triple captain this gw? Or save?

    1. Squeazy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Save for City vs Bournemouth in my opinion

  15. Jafooli
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Start Pope (whu) or Marinez (LEI)? Have managed to pick the wrong one for the past three GWs....

  16. Ruinenlust
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Thoughts on Foden?

    1. kamdaraji
      • 11 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      lovely boy

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Catch and keep

  17. Jellyfish
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    What formations are folk going with?

    With limited attacking picks I am leaning towards going 451 with a Liverpool DEF double up

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      451

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      3-5-2 😀

    3. ChipsnGravy
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      442

    4. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      3-5-2 Mids too hot to drop

    5. theswallow1965
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      3-5-2 this GW

  18. Squeazy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Bench one:

    A) Sarr (NOR)
    B) Greenwood (avl)
    C) Jimenez (shu)

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      A

    2. Only a Hazard of time
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Sarr, purely because of form.

    3. DannyDrinkVodka
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      So difficult, but it would have to be C for me........Sarr is capable of an explosive performance

      1. Squeazy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        28 days, 3 hours ago

        Ok, this has convinced me. Thank you!

    4. theswallow1965
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      I have all 3 and benching Jimi. Last chance saloon for Sarr.

    5. Squeazy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 3 hours ago

      Thanks all.

  19. htfcbrad
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Bench Saiss or Jimenez?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      saiss

  20. Hits from the Bong
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    First to 2 please:
    A. Davis to Foden (Bench Jimenez)
    B. Son to Sterling
    C. Save and get Martial next week

    Pope
    TAA Doherty AWB
    Salah KDB Son Bruno
    Jimenez Ings Greenwood

    Martin Fernandez Davis Simpson
    £2.2m

  21. Jafooli
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Son better fill his boots vs Bournemouth....totally in last chance saloon

  22. faux_C
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    I have a better rank than everyone left in the cup. Can I have a voucher please? 😀

  23. Siva Mohan - Make more gree…
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Pope
    TAA | Aurier | Seiss
    KDB(c) | Salah | Son | Bruno(vc)
    Greenwood | Jimenez | Rashford
    Martin | Holgate | Kiko | Guen

    1 FT & 0.5 ITB

    Good to go?

    1. Legohair
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      That's damn good team

      1. Siva Mohan - Make more gree…
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        cheers

    2. Bouncebackability
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Put Kiko ahead of Holgate

  24. Legohair
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    De Gea
    TAA-Saiss-Holgate
    KDB-Son-Bruno-Saka
    Vardy-Rashford-Jimenez

    Martinez, Taylor, Lascelles, Guendouzi

    1 FT left

    A. Lascelles to Laporte
    B. Guendouzi to Foden
    C. Vardy to Kane

  25. Cheeto__Bandito
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Who scores more?

    A) Jimenez
    B) Kane -4

    1. The Littlest Robbo
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Jimi

    2. htfcbrad
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      Kane

  26. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Anyone else think next season the deadline should be put back 2 hours?

    1. Stupendous
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Yea, put the deadline to 5PM on Saturdays.

      Right after the full time whistle sounds decent.

      1. Qaiss
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        Just because on game weeks like this, if there’s early team news, people in Asia are fast asleep and shouldn’t have to get up to check early team news. That’s all

        1. Stupendous
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 6 hours ago

          You're not making any sense sorry.

          If you put the deadline back 2 hours then the deadline is at half time of the first match or all the matches on any given Saturday.

          I think you're question needs rewording.

          The deadline is an hour before the first match kicks

          1. htfcbrad
            • 1 Year
            28 days, 5 hours ago

            He means putting the deadline to 2 hours before KO of the first match, to avoid people taking advantage of team leaks while some international players will be asleep

  27. The VAR Team
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Play Henderson (WOL) over Pope (whu)?

  28. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    Can Foden play on the left wing?

    1. Ruinenlust
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 5 hours ago

      He did against Burnley and scored 2 goals

  29. Nespinha
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    2FT + 0.6ITB

    Pope
    Robertson, Holgate, Doherty
    Salah, KDB (C), Fernandes, Sarr
    DCL, Rashford, Jimenez

    Subs: button, lascelles, dendoncker, ngakia

    Any ideas? don't know what to do..

  30. SAY MY NAME
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 6 hours ago

    i took a -4 to do jimenez+rashford to kane and greenwood, already have a bad feeling about it, the moral of the story is forget about Kane, he'll disappoint as always

    1. ChipsnGravy
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 6 hours ago

      Ha ha always go with your gut..... but both Jimi and Rash are due a haul so be afraid..... be very afraid... lol

      1. SAY MY NAME
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 6 hours ago

        i am haha 🙂