Sky Sports

How to Play Sky Sports Fantasy Football – A Beginner’s Guide

With the start of a new Premier League season moving ever closer, we switch our focus to Sky Sports Fantasy Football.

£50,000 is on offer to the game’s winner in 2020/21, with cash prizes of £5,000 and £1,000 dished out to those managers finishing in the other two podium places.

If you’re new to the Sky game or merely in need of a refresher of the rules and scoring system, we will go over the basics of the game in the article below.

HOW DO I PLAY?

Just like in Fantasy Premier League, managers select a team of players that will either earn attacking, defensive or bonus points in an attempt to score more than friends, colleagues and/or the rest of the world. However, this is not a squad-based game: you choose simply a starting XI and do not have a bench.

The budget, like in FPL, is £100m. There is no quota for players from the same club, however.

Game Weeks run from Friday to Thursday with managers allowed transfers in between Match Days, allowing the maximisation of potential points by bringing in an asset yet to play for one who has already been involved that week.

Instead of one free switch per Game Week as per FPL, the Sky Sports game allocates 40 transfers that can be used at any time during the season – with a limit of five in one Game Week – creating the need for a more long-term strategy.

‘Overhauls’ (the equivalent of Wildcards) are also available in Sky Sports, with two being allocated every season. The first one becomes available to use following the completion of Game Week 4 and remains an option until the deadline for Game Week 6. The dates for the second one will be announced in due course.

In the Sky Sports game, you can name more than one captain in a Game Week so long as the players in question are in action on different days. For example, if there were fixtures on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in any given Game Week, a Sky Sports Fantasy manager could name a different skipper on each of those Match Days, providing they did so before that day’s deadline. Managers can also schedule their captains ahead of a Game Week, too.

HOW DO YOU SCORE POINTS?

The points structure is largely similar to FPL in Sky Sports Fantasy but tends to award more points for the actions mentioned below.

ActionPoints scored
Starting XI2
Substitution appearance1
Goal scored by a goalkeeper/defender7
Goal scored by a midfielder6
Goal scored by a striker5
Goal assist3
Clean sheet by a goalkeeper (must play 60+ mins)7
Clean sheet by a defender (must play 60+ mins)5
A penalty save by a goalkeeper5
Man of the Match3

CAN MY TEAM LOSE POINTS?

Unfortunately, just like in FPL there are a few ways to lose points too.

ActionPoints scored
Missing a penalty-3
Every goal conceded from the second goal onwards-1
Each yellow card-1
Each red card-3
Each own goal-2

HOW DO BONUS POINTS WORK?

Just like in FPL, there are additional points on offer for other events in matches – although the structure is slightly different, as you will see below:

Tier 1 ActionPoints scored
3 saves made (GK only)2
3 tackles won2
60 completed passes2
2 shots on target2
Tier 2 ActionPoints scored
5+ saves made (GK only)3
4+ tackles won3
70+ completed passes3
3+ shots on target3

HOW DO I PLAY AGAINST MY FRIENDS?

There are a number of different ways to compete against others in the Sky Sports game. You can create or join a Free League with your friends and colleagues but there are ways to win money too.

Sky Sports can actually administer your money league for you to avoid any awkwardness post-season. You can choose the entry fee (either £2, £5, £10 or £20 per person) and the prize structure beforehand and Sky Sports will take care of the rest.


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2,989 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Parm
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Hi

    1. Bonuspunkte
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Hi

      1. Parm
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        yeet

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      hey

      1. Parm
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        how's things? still not sure whether to play this year or not. really don't like what's happened to FPL recently.

        1. Bonuspunkte
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          What’s happened?

          1. Parm
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            have you seen the player classification this year? beyond a farce.

            1. Bonuspunkte
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              I think I like it but only played last year so not really sure yet

        2. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          I thought it was ridiculous that Aubameyang and Rashford were classified as midfielders, but if you can look beyond that, the pricing has been quite decent this year. Forwards are finally a bit cheaper than the mid big hitters.

          It's reached a point where I'm going to play the game, regardless of how much they mess about with it 🙂

          1. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            The pricing has been very lazy imo. Bobby and Werner at 9.5 suggests they couldn't be bothered and just wanted to get the
            game out as quickly as possible

            1. Twisted Saltergater
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              Do you think? Firmino a regular in the Prem but lacks goals in the role he plays, while Werner is a more explosive prospect but new to the Prem so his price is lower to reflect that risk.

            2. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              Meanwhile on FFS

              ‘Why isn’t the game launched yet’
              ‘Can they hurry up’
              ‘Why is it taking so long’

              1. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 20 hours ago

                Haha yer.

            3. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 20 hours ago

              I think exactly the opposite - generally the prices have been spot on.

          2. Parm
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            I think the whole midfielders/forwards thing is getting out of fashion with the modern game. Salah/Mané/Aubameyang/Sterling are all forwards, really no debate about this tbh. Players like Richarlison & Jesus have played on the wing recently, why not have them as midfielders too? Or Firmino, who actually plays deeper than Salah/Mané? Bit of a mess, really.

            1. Twisted Saltergater
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              I would have all those players you've listed as forwards, tbh. But then you have difficulty with players like Barnes and Perez... they're the equivalent of Mane and Salah, only worse.

              1. Parm
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 21 hours ago

                Yeah, it's a poor classification system. The nature of the prices this year mean you need to have 2, 3 or even 4 slots for those premium midfield options(unless you like a Kun/Kane type), whereas in recent years you'd have to juggle between the top mids/forwards and balance was important.

            2. baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              Does it actually matter for fpl? We have to pick our teams from a pool of players and rules are same for everyone.

  2. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Anyone else more interested in Rashford + Greenwood than Bruno this season?

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      o/

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        What’s the plan?

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      No

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Why not?

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Because I think Bruno is essential and the two others arent

          1. davies
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Unsustainable. They won’t get as many pens this year surely

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              Even without pens he is good value and they will keep getting pens for sure

    3. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I think FPL towers have priced Rashford with the possibility of him playing through the middle if Martial gets injured.

      I can't see him being value at 9.5m wide left.

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        15g 10a is definitely possible this season providing he doesn’t break his back again

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Were they all from the left flank, do you know?

          1. davies
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Yes iirc and that’s his best position

        2. Parm
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          6 penalty goals last year that won't happen with Bruno around this year. Can't see him presenting much value.

          1. davies
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Correct but he’ll score more from open play with Bruno/Pogba/Greenwood around him

            Last season he carried United until the injury

            1. Parm
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              I really like Rashford as a player but I don't think he's a fantasy player at the moment, has lost his ruthless streak and is playing more and more like a winger/playmaker. Will keep an eye but can't see him scoring more than a greedier winger like a Son or Mahrez when they start.

            2. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              He was awful since the restart, one of his goals was a penalty because the other players felt so bad about how terribly he was playing

              1. davies
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 hours ago

                That must mean he’ll play terribly in the new season then yeah?

      2. MosF94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 hours ago

        His returns from the left were much more impressive than when up top last season

    4. Blandiblub
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Quite like Rashford - would've scored 229 points over 38 full, 90 minute appearances if not injured, and that was as a forward.

      Think Auba & Son > KDB (or Sterling) & Rashford.

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Want all three of them plus Tony Gloves 🙁

    6. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Yes indeed,Sterling + Rashford over KDB + Bruno.

      Could be good could be disaster but chasing the puck

    7. MikeBravo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Yep, all three like Maximus said. Will all be better value than the 12m players and KDB, and score pretty close to the big hitters, or even match them...

  3. Stevecat
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Werner or firminho for the first game week?

    1. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Werner.

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      W

  4. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Maddison a good pick not going for Vardy?

    1. davies
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Vardy/Justin or nobody imo

      1. Z
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Vardy or nobody....Justin is nailed just until Evans is back...so GW3

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Its Justin or Pereira, isn't it?

        2. Tony Moon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          different positions

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Got both

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Can work if they click, same is the case with Vardy and their defense. Punt zone.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        I'd imagine if Lei score, he'll be involved. At that price I'm willing to take the punt.

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Hope so, taking a punt on Vardy

          1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Very nice

  5. Deulofail
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Dreamland for Arsenal fans if something like this happens. SO close but so far.

    Leno
    AMN, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney
    Ceballos, Partey
    Auba, Auour, Martinelli
    Lacazette

    Spares: Martinez+, Macey+, Mari, Holding, Luiz, Chambers+, Cedric, Bellerin+, Xhaka, Torreira, Maitland-Niles+, Smith Rowe+, Saka+, Pepe, Nketiah+

    Leaving: Sokratis, Mustafi, Omole*, M. Dennis*, Bola, Kolasinac, Sheaf, Elneny, Guendouzi, [Balogun], Iliev

    Loaned: Mavropanos, Medley, Ozil, Osei-Tutu, Mkhitaryan*, Nelson+, Willock+, [Balogun], John-Jules

    Extensions from 2021 needed: Auba**, [Balogun]

    New signings: Macey*, Luiz*, Mari*, Gabriel**, Ceballos (permanent or loan), Auour (permanent)/Coutinho (loan)

    [] = optional
    * = done
    ** = nearly done
    + = homegrown

    Cover:
    GK: Leno, Martinez, Macey
    R(W)B: AMN, Bellerin, Cedric, Saka, Chambers
    L(W)B: Tierney, AMN, Saka
    RCB: Saliba, Holding, Chambers, Luiz
    LCB: Gabriel, Mari, Saliba, Tierney
    CCB: Luiz, Saliba, Gabriel
    DM: Partey, Chambers, Xhaka
    CM: Partey, Ceballos, Torreira, Xhaka, Auour, AMN
    CAM: Auour, Ceballos, Smith Rowe, AMN, Willock
    LM/F: Auba, Martinelli, Saka, Pepe, Nelson
    RM/F: Auba, Pepe, Saka, Martinelli, Nelson
    CF: Auba, Laca, Martinelli, Nketiah

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I didn't think they had Ceballos this season?

      1. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 hours ago

        For the new season? No, not yet.
        This is hypothetical, except the things that are "done".

    2. Parm
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Aouar & Partey 😆

    3. Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      AMN before Cedric or Belerin????

      1. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        For me, yeah. But either way, AMN is worth keeping.

        1. Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Wr gonna se, but i think that you are wrong 🙂

    4. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Mavropanos deal is done

    5. Blandiblub
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Poor Willian!

      1. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        LOL oops

    6. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Willian also a new signing?

      1. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 hours ago

        Will have to sell Torreira or Xhaka to fit him into my 25-man squad!

    7. _sidney_will
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Drop Lacazette and put Auba ST with Pepe in the RW

    8. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Arsenal still won't come in the top four Imo.

  6. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Thoughts?

    McCarthy 4.0
    TAA Davies/Dier Vinagre Saliba Ferguson
    Auba Salah ASM Periera 4.5
    Werner Kane Mitrovic

    GW 2:Bank Transfer
    GW3:ASM Periera Auba ➡️KDB Greenwood 4.5.

    1. Bonuspunkte
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I like it.. would reconsider Dier, he is pants and maybe Periera as well

    2. Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Dier over Davis ez. Davis will rotate with Sess

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Thanks both!

  7. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    McCarthy
    TAA, Webster, Vinagre
    Salah Auba Son Armstrong
    Werner Ings Mitro

    Nyland Fodders

    Will consider WC after GW3 if needed. Otherwise will add Sterilng for Auba and Robo in the back.

    1. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      sorry justin for Webster

      1. Bonuspunkte
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Looks good to me

    2. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Like it but no way to get a United mid in easily?

  8. Z
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Vardy or Ings (forget about £)?
    And why?

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Both will regress but V, better fix and on pens.

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Vardy - awaits friendly games to see formation

  9. JIMMY764
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Any thoughts on this lot guys? 1.5 itb

    McCarthy Steer
    TAA Justin Vinagre KWP Fergs
    Salah Auba Son Keita Stephens
    Werner Mitro Antonio

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I like the Keita pick, I've got him too. Definitely worth a gamble for 3 gameweeks before getting Robertson in.

    2. Tony Moon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Similar to mine. Still unsure whether to swap GKs to Ryan and Button, to avoid doubling up with KWP.

  10. Silecro
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Hi guys, rate my team please. Any changes needed here?

    GK: McCarthy, Nyland*
    DEF: Trent, Saliba, Vinagre, Taylor*, Ferguson
    MID: Salah, Auba, Ziyech, Armstrong, Greenwood*
    ATK: Ings, Jimenez, Davis*

    * bench GW1

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      GK: 8/10
      DEF: 8/10 - Saliba only concern there, for me.
      MID: 9/10
      ATK: 8/10 - Not sure on the value of Ings this year (without pens).

      1. Silecro
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Yeah not sure about Saliba either, maybe swap to Lamptey or some NEW 4.5 def, Manquillo

      2. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Why would Ings not be on Pens?

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Missed his last one and JWP takes them, he was only giving them ti ings to help in the golden boot race

    2. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      What if Ferguson doesn't start?

  11. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Werner owners, if he doesn't start, or start but doesn't score or play well enough, will you keep him or switch to martial?

    I might bookmark this. 😉

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      It's almost written in the stars that he blanks vs Brighton and is sold enmasse for Martial, before scoring a brace vs Liverpool.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Exactly. That's how fpl works.

      2. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Facts lol

      3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        This will 100% happen

        Vintage FPL

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 20 hours ago

          I was thinking this a few hours ago. Switched to Kane cos we know he scores. Will return to Chelsea in GW4 when I can make 2FT and switch Kane/Son for Werner/Chelski mid flavour of the day

    2. Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Think about Ziyech before you take Werner. Timo will be #1, but Abraham must play some minutes, and Ziou had grrat end of the last season + EURO is this year and he is 1st striker in France. I dont need to tell u that Ziyech is cheaper 1.5m

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Tell them. I'm not starting with the new che boys in gw1.

        1. Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Oke...but i think that Ziyech is great pick

          1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Yeah he has every chance to succeed. I prefer to wait and see

      2. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Giroud having Euro is not related surely?
        Why would Lampard play him to ready him for France NT?

    3. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I will do this, depends on preseason. If he looks good on the eye but doesn’t score I will keep but if he’s struggling to hit a barn door than I’ll get rid for a bit

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        If he looks good on the eye - regardless of minutes?

    4. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Got to give a few weeks, surely? By all means sell him if he proves to be a dud but we must give the poor sod a chance. 🙂

  12. Jacky boy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    which one is more essential ?
    salah or kdb ?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Not owning either if they haul kills your rank

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Unless of course you have someone else who hauls 🙂

      2. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Not if your players score more

    2. Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Start with Salah (coz u dont have any option) and at GW3 make decision

      1. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        This but I would look to get KDB from gw3

        1. Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          This season is full of great players, and we cant colect them all...so go best team at GW1, give them a chance, and at GW3 make 1 or 2 free transfers

          1. The Pesci challenge
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Yeah I’m looking to save my transfer in gw2 to 3 to give myself a mini wc if needed

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 hours ago

              Interesting - thinking much the same.

              Are you benching United in 1? Who?

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        My plan start with Salah, Auba & Son, wk2 or 3 Auba & Son become two of KDB, Bruno or Sterling?

        1. Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Same plane here..same players. But if Auba, Salah or Son score goals, i will not swap them. I as i told you all- we cant have them all. So, for me, GW3 is decision weekend

    3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      If there's anything essential, Salah in gw1. KDB in gw4

    4. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I think I'll be going for sterling and salah from gameweek 3. Don't get the lack of hype for raheem.he finished the season really well and was hungry for goals.

  13. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Thoughts on doubling up on TAA + Robbo from the start?

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Could work. TAA is enough for me

    2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Not from the start imo. I'm a liverpool fan and I don't see many cleans to start with although they obviously have insane attacking threat. Will be looking to double up on wildcard but think that cheap defenders could do just as well over first 4 or 5.

    3. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Going TAA + VVD myself

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        This, but if I had 0.5 spare would be Robbo

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 20 hours ago

          Which option do people prefer

          A)
          McCarthy
          TAA VVD Vinagre Saliba
          Salah aubameyang son ASM
          Jimenez Mitrovic

          Button soucek Mitchell Davis
          1.5m itb for son to fernandes

          B)
          McCarthy
          TAA Vinagre Saliba
          Salah Mane Aubameyang ASM Soucek
          Werner Mitrovic

          Button KWP Mitchell Davis
          Mane to fernandes gw2

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            Post fail

    4. ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I'm doing it just because I don't currently see any 7.0m midfielder or forward who can get 180+ points (that includes Greenwood at 7.5)

      1. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Very smart

      2. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        So you have TAA VVD Robbi and Doherty?

    5. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Was looking at this earlier you kind of need 2 x pool defenders because of TAA ownership

    6. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      pretty sure i'll have the double up, haven't even ruled out the triple up, for value and set-and-forgetability

    7. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Trouble with just having TAA is that with his high ownership you may not get benefits of clean sheets so I think you probably do need to double up to maximise points gain

    8. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I’m going to be starting with both.

      It’s like having 2 more midfielders with the potential of an extra 4 pts for a clean sheet...

    9. Bonuspunkte
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I like it, is tempting

  14. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Want Greenwood and Bruno for Crystal P. Thinking Greenwood bench and money ITB for Son to Bruno. GW 2: Auba to KDB.

    McCarthy Steer
    TAA Vinagre Saliba Justin Ferguson
    Salah Son(Bruno) Auba(KdB) Greenwood Stephens
    Werner Mitrovic Brewster

    Any advice?

    1. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Depends. Prefer saliba to VVD and save the 1.5 for son to Bruno if son struggles but if son is good I’ll hold on that transfer as sons first 8 are very good

    2. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Auba to KdB GW3.

    3. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Like it

  15. Bleh
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Okay guys, how’re we looking?

    McCarthy (Steer)
    TAA | Vinagre | Justin (Taylor | Ferguson)
    Salah | KDB | Greenwood | Son (Stephens)
    Werner | Adams | Mitrovic
    0.5 ITB

    Will have placeholders for Greenwood / KDB in GW1, this is just my thinking for my go-forward team.

  16. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Think I will go with three 4.0 million defenders - I'll be disappointed, wont I?
    Neco Williams, Ferguson, Douglas

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Neco is 4.5?

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        4.0

    2. Bleh
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Are you planning on playing 2 at the back? The only one I can possibly see playing out of those is Ferguson but you’d be very limited.

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Yes, hope Doherty and TAA and random luck for some of the 4.0 will do it...

        1. Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          Dohery into Vinagre or Dier and u can upgrade yr def with 1.5 or 1m

          1. Bleh
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 hours ago

            Agree with this. Hopefully Vinagre can cover Doherty for a few weeks, albeit with less attacking threat.

    3. InterUranus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      I think Douglas is going to Celtic. That's what Leeds fan rumours are anyway.

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Thanks, I will find a new one then...

    4. Bonuspunkte
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Are you mad bro? Even I know that’s crazy talk

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        I can see that you're getting into the FFS banter style now .....

  17. Bam Bam Bigelow
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    A - TAA + Ings
    B - VVD + Werner

    1. Bleh
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Probably A but all good options.

  18. timPgoodwin
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Any recommendations for good FPL podcasts to listen to (Spotify)?

  19. SAY MY NAME
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    just mentioned on talksport that Doherty is a target for Arsenal, possibly in a deal involving AMN going the other way , apparently Doherty is also an Arsenal fan since childhood

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      It is talksport though

      1. SAY MY NAME
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        very true - i can't see Wolves wanting to sell Doherty

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Not happening with Bellerin still there

      1. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        And Cedric

      2. SAY MY NAME
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        true, does just sound like 'bored journalist talk'

    3. _sidney_will
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      He is indeed a boyhood Gooner

      1. Bonuspunkte
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        Poor bugger, almost as bad as being a spurs fan

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 20 hours ago

          Worth mentioning that AMN to Wolves makes sense though.

  20. Silecro
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Which combo is better?

    A) Son, Mitrović
    B) Greenwood, Jimenez

    Cheers!

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      a

    2. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      b looks better at first glance

    3. Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      A

    4. Bam Bam Bigelow
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      A

    5. Bleh
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      A of those

  21. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    read that sessegnon will be given a chance at spurs, will monitor, could be great value at 5m

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Not with 7 clean sheets all season last year

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        Spurs will get 15+ this year.

        1. Bonuspunkte
          2 months, 20 hours ago

          This made me laugh..

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            Doubting a second season Mourinho team? Don't worry pal, you won't be laughing for long.

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      He is (was, still very young) not a full back, even at Championship level not great there.

  22. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    A or B ?

    A. Lloris+VVD+Doherty / 442
    B. McCarthy+Justin+Werner / 343

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      B is more exciting

    2. Bam Bam Bigelow
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      A

  23. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    To play:
    Soucek or Vinagre?

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Just week 1 when owning both? Then Soucek,

      1. Bonuspunkte
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        Soucek

    2. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Vinny

  24. InterUranus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Did someone say there was an article with the rotation options? E.g when one team is at away at the top 6 another team is at home to a promoted team?

    If so, does anyone have a link?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      Hot topic

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 hours ago

        remind me where you find the link please

        1. Bonuspunkte
          2 months, 21 hours ago

          I asked this earlier, it’s over on the right, the tab next to comments

          1. InterUranus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            I'm on mobile and for the life of me I can't find it. I'm probably being a complete idiot.

            1. Bonuspunkte
              2 months, 20 hours ago

              Sorry haven’t logged in on my mobile yet

            2. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 20 hours ago

              Right side there's a section showing newest comments. There's a tab there that says 'Hot Topics'

          2. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            cheers

          1. InterUranus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            Amazing, cheers!

  25. dshv
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 hours ago

    Bench greenwood gw1

    Or

    Bruno gw2 .. and no other united ?

  26. No Professionals
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 hours ago

    Which option do people prefer

    A)
    McCarthy
    TAA VVD Vinagre Saliba
    Salah aubameyang son ASM
    Jimenez Mitrovic

    Button soucek Mitchell Davis
    1.5m itb for son to fernandes

    B)
    McCarthy
    TAA Vinagre Saliba
    Salah Mane Aubameyang ASM Soucek
    Werner Mitrovic

    Button KWP Mitchell Davis
    Mane to fernandes gw2

    1. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      B rather keep son

    2. UnluckyXI
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Prefer B and also you might need to switch saliba.

      Arsenal are signing Gabriel and I can't see them both starting straight away, given Gabriel is actually Artetas signing and is more experienced he may get more game time.

  27. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 hours ago

    I have a feeling we’ll be scrambling around to get Vardy in our teams in GW2...

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      He's banned from my team for life.

      1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        + 42.

    2. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      he'll have some weeks where he scores well, but i think he's had his time in my teams, probably on the edge of decline considering his age, and Leicester were really poor second half of last season

    3. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Could be but I think there’s too many mids to cover vardy this time around and it’ll be harder to jig your team to get him. I think Leicester will struggle this season with Europe as well. Squads too small

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      I’ve already got him in

    5. Bonuspunkte
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      It is between Vardy and Ings for me...

  28. SAY MY NAME
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 hours ago

    forgetting price, Kane or Werner for first few weeks of season?

    1. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Deoebds whether you will have Son/Ziyech/Puli

      1. SAY MY NAME
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        won't have any of them, mids will be couple of Auba/Salah/Bruno/KDB plus cheapies

        1. Lucky Z
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 20 hours ago

          Kane then

          1. SAY MY NAME
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 20 hours ago

            cheers

    2. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Kane for me, finding that 1m in my team is nigh on impossible though

      1. SAY MY NAME
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        same issue for me, i need a set and forget option for a few weeks as won't have internet access and although Kane will surely disappoint me as always, at this point we don't know about Werner in the PL or his minutes, looks good potential though

  29. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 20 hours ago

    Found the team I want from GW2 onwards

    Ryan
    TAA | Vinagre | KWP | C.Taylor
    KDB | Auba | Pulisic | B.Fernandes | Son
    Mitro

    Button | Ferguson | Davies | Wickham

    Worth to WC in GW2 for it?

    1. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      I get it but you need another forward there

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 20 hours ago

        Can dsomething like Son + 4.5 => ASM + 8.0 etc if Mitro will not work

  30. MAXIMIN EFFORT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 20 hours ago

    Anyone else considering the plan of no hits that aren’t related to double or blank gameweeks? Hits really ruined me last season and seemed I was constantly chasing points to the extent that I’m completely off them. Has anyone tried it and has it worked for you?

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      Hits are fine used in the correct manner. I knew I needed to get aubameyang for Norwich and sterling for Brighton as captains but I refused to take the hit.

    2. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      I did no hits last season. Would like to do the same again this new season.

    3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 20 hours ago

      I'm rubbish at taking hits, although I do tend to remember the occasions it burnt me such as selling KDB and Fernandes in the last few weeks of the season. 🙂 tend to do better when I am more patient and plan my team but aggressive hits to get good captain options can really pay off