GoalScorer Challenge

Fantasy Football Scout joining forces with GoalScorer Challenge

Fantasy Football Scout have teamed up with the popular GoalScorer Challenge competition this season.

We will be giving away a Premium Membership to the best manager every month to go with the game’s £500 top prize for the campaign’s ultimate winner.

If you have not played before, GoalScorer Challenge is a very simple, and FREE, game. Every week you pick one player from the Premier League who you think is most likely to score. The more goals that man racks up, the more points you do. But pick wisely, as you can only pick each player once per season.

There are three types of Gameweeks:

Premier League – most weekends there will be a full round of fixtures comprising games on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. These will all be included. If there is a full round of fixtures during midweek (for example over the Christmas period) these will be counted as a separate Gameweek.

International – during international breaks, you still have to pick a Premier League player. However, you get the points for any goals they score for their country. Only full internationals count, any underage matches are not included. International Gameweeks will span three days and for 2020/21 there are seven of these in total.

Cup – on FA Cup weekends, you are again limited to players playing for Premier League teams. The EFL Cup final will also be included as it will take place alongside a regular round of Premier League matches.

Each player will only ever play once in each Gameweek, the first game for which he is eligible. If, for example, a national team play twice over a weekend, the first match after the week’s deadline will be the applicable fixture. 

If your player does not play, whether it be due to injury, suspension or being left out, you have still used them up and cannot re-pick them for the duration of the season.

If your player’s game is postponed, you do not get to re-pick the player and any goals he scores in the rearranged fixture will not count.

The onus is on you to make sure your pick is eligible, particularly on international weeks where some games can kick off before the deadline.

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  1. Klopp it
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Hi people, anybody gave me any advice on this team?

    Mccarthy
    Taa, egan, kwp
    Abumayang(c), Salah(vc), alli, asm
    Werner, ings, mitrovic

    Bench, nyland, Vinagre, Gordon, Douglas

  2. Glory Punter
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Mount vs Barnes for GW 1 ?

    1. Marquee
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Barnes for me.

    2. Werner Bremen
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Barnes

  3. Thewoodyhorse
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Any gooners know if Saliba could start gw1? Keep seeing him in predicted line ups but they're not exactly reputable

    1. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      could yeah, depends if they play a back 3 or not I think - back 3 and he is in imo

    2. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      From what I gather it is all down to the formation.

      Read somewhere Holding would be starting this weekend with Luiz out. He is also 4.5

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Word is they'll both start on Saturday. But when Gabriel is ready, Saliba might drop out - poss GW2.

    3. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      will be eased into the team
      a lot of defenders on arsenals books

    4. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      if they play 3atb it will probably be
      Saliba-Holding-Tierney

  4. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    At the end of every season some Fantasy Football boffin posts a set and forget GW1 team that would have won FPL without any transfers or captaincy changes.

    If said boffin could post the team now, that would be great.

    https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/81693151.jpg

    1. RedLightning - Multiple Top…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Possibly Optimal Dead Team Squad 2019-20 according to Reddit (3-4-3): (paper value 99.5, 0.5 in the bank)
      (G) Henderson(SHU,4.5)
      (D) Alexander-Arnold(LIV,7.0), Doherty(WOL,6.0), Lundstram(SHU,4.0)
      (M) Salah(LIV,12.5, Captain), De Bruyne(MCI,9.5), Martial(MUN,7.5), Willian(CHE,7.0)
      (F) Ings(SOU,6.0, Vice-captain), Vardy(LEI,9.0), Jimenez(WOL,7.5)
      (Pope(BUR,4.5, Bench), Evans(LEI,5.0, Bench 1), Manquillo(NEW,4.5, Bench 2), Traore(WOL,5.0, Bench 3)

  5. CostaCoffee
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Ivanovic closing in on a move to WBA

    Won't be the FPL gold he once was but I'd love to see him back playing in the Prem

    1. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is he still playing? How old is he now, 42 ?

  6. Fabregasm
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Which team do you prefer? I'd really appreciate your comments!


    Team 1:
    McCarthy (Steer)
    TAA - Justin - Vinagre - Mitchell (Taylor)
    Auba - Salah - Alli - ASM (Bissouma)

    Werner - Mitro (Martial)

    Team 2:
    
McCarthy (Steer)
    
TAA - Justin - Dier - (Mitchell + Taylor)

    Auba - Salah - Barnes - ASM - Soucek
    
Werner - Mitro (Martial)

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      So:
      Vinagre, Alli, Bissouma
      vs
      Dier, Barnes, Soucek

      B for me

  7. chelseabrad
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Is Dier nailed?

    1. Thewoodyhorse
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Yes

  8. iL PiStOlErO
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 16 days ago

    “Best” 4.5 mids or lets say best of the worst?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bissouma I guess

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Bissouma

  9. Gabbiadini
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    GW3 wildcard.

    GW1
    McCarthy
    TAA | Saliba | Lewis
    Auba | Salah | Alli | ASM/Saka
    Vardy | Ings | Wilson

    Nyland | Mitchell | 4.0 | Gordon

    *Free transfer in GW2 will be used on Salah to Fernandes*

    GW3
    McCarthy
    TAA | Davies | Taylor
    KDB | Fernandes | Pulisic/Havertz | Alli | Armstrong/Doucoure
    Werner | Ings

    Nyland | Ferguson | 4.0 | Brewster

    10 transfers in total... thoughts very much appreciated.

    1. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      And if Auba / Salah / Mane score 37 goals between them prior to you wildcarding?

      Sterling over KDB

      1. Gabbiadini
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Well, I like the balance of KDB and Fernandes, more and believe they offer more value at their price.
        i.e if they were playing GW1 I would be starting with them both or at least trading to one.

  10. Budweiser
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    Do I need to change Saiss to Coady? I keep hearing he's not nailed..

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Coady is such a dull pick though - 0% goal threat

    2. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      personally don't think Coady is an option, zero attacking returns in two full seasons is not good

      1. THE WERNER DELUSION
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I'd rather Saiss and then get rid of him when he gets replaced (which may not happen)

      2. Budweiser
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        I didn't know that

        1. THE WERNER DELUSION
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          he'll probably smash in a screamer GW1 now 😀 but I'm sure there are better 5.0 options than him

          1. Budweiser
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Lol thanks bro

    3. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Coady is definitely safer

  11. bobfredbob
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Is anyone here considering not having Auba in their team?

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Auba now as a midfielder has the potential to be the highest scoring player in the game this year

      2. Gabbiadini
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        negative. must for first 2gw's imo

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          +1

      3. Aidan269
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Yup don't want him with his fixtures bar GWK2. Don't think he offers value

        1. bobfredbob
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I'm torn. Omitting him enables funds to be spread across the entire team. Also, Arsenal are so frustrating in the inconsistency, I swear Auba got most of his points last year in hefty braces, then would blank for 2/3 weeks or longer.

      4. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Anyone starting with Ferguson on the bench waiting for him to return and grab the RB spot?
        I'm not planning to use any 4.0m Def so I can wait

        1. JURGENAUT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Mitchell here

        2. PartyPooper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I was planning to, but is there any news on how long his injury is suspected to take?
          FPL site doesn't give an expected return date, so that doesn't bode well I think.

      5. Mossi98
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Johnstone (button)

        TAA, KWP, Davies, Lascelles, (Mitchell)

        Auba, Salah, Barnes, ASM, (Bissouma)

        Kane, Werner, (Davis)
        0.5£ ITB
        Thoughts?

        Plan is to move barnes to greenwood gw 2, auba to kdb/sterling gw 3 and maybe kane to aguero gw 4

        1. Front 442
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I like it
          It’s similar to mine

      6. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        A. Alli & Vardy

        B. Son & Martial (play Mitchell)

        1. Gabbiadini
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          A

        2. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          B. Could maybe get Ings and swap to martial in gw2

      7. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Best 4th midfielder at 5.5 max ?

        ASM, Saka, Soucek, Armstrong ? any other suggestions ?

        1. MoSalalalalalalalalah
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Diangana

        2. Gabbiadini
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          definitely between ASM, Saka and Armstrong for mine.

        3. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          ASM to start

          Potentially could end up being Saka if he nails down a starting place

        4. THE WERNER DELUSION
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          JONJO

        5. Budweiser
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          ASM for me by a long shot

        6. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          I'm on ASM and Doucoure.

        7. Dr. Rog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Lord Lundstrum

          unfairly discounted as an option due to the reclassification but better than the alternatives in the same bracket, and good fixtures to start. and when he scores you can gloat as grumpy forumites lament him as the casuals pick

        8. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Jonjo does better than ASM on everything but the heat map 🙂

          Doucore is the class of the field likely.

          Hendo/Keita would be if they wore another colour

          1. PartyPooper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 16 days ago

            ooh Keita I like (if Wijnaldum ends up going to Barca)

            1. MoSalalalalalalalalah
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Liverpool most likely to sign Thiago if Wijnaldum leaves

        9. PartyPooper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 16 days ago

          0.5 mln extra gives you a lot more options.
          But at 5.5 it's these guys I guess and maybe Doucoure at Everton (wait and say for his exact role) or Trezeguet at Villa (if he can nail down that starting spot).

      8. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Ambitious but not yet a pro

        Here's the ML I've set up for people trying to escape casual tag. I expect to be running it for many seasons to come. It's called Top 10K finally

        https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/auto-join/1511d7

        Bubz I'm afraid is banned. The aim is to make it competitive but winnable 😀

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Let's go

      9. Werner Bremen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        A) Son (4-4-2) 4.5 DEF and weak bench

        B) Barnes (3-4-3) Mitro, 5 DEF and stronger bench

        1. Henrik Larsson
            1 month, 16 days ago

            B

          • pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 16 days ago

            B I think

            Depends a bit about when you see yourself using WC. If you reckon you might go early then bench is a marginal consideration at best

        2. Henrik Larsson
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Hi guys, finalising my DEF picks and would appreciate thoughts on the following:

            Robbo and KWP
            or
            VVD and Coady/Sais?

            Looking to lock these picks in for a decent number of weeks.

          • Kavorka
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Nailed : Lowton or Taylor?

            1. Klaren
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Taylor

          • The Man Pastore
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            First time I post a RMT this season, and as I think I am close to the final one, would love to have a feedback.

            McCarthy
            TAA Dier KWP
            Mane Auba Son Bowen
            Vardy Adams Mitro

            Bench: Steer Vinagre Ferguson Bissouma

            Cheers!

            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Looks good

          • MoSalalalalalalalalah
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Fellas, please help me out here.

            Vinagre for Saiss
            then drop Nyland for a 4.5 GK and alternate between him and Ramsdale?

            Yes or No?

            1. Dr. Rog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              just start with Saiss and if Vinagre is a starter you can either go for the double up (which seems like a good idea to me) or downgrade to shave 0.5m to spend elsewhere.

            2. Klaren
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              If you have Ramsdale, I'd just play him every GW, no need for another 4.5 keeper.

              Coady over Saiss and Vinagre for me for nailedness. Marcal can theoretically play in both LCB or LWB so both at risk although I personally think he isn't fit to play LWB as his attacking potential is very limited.

              1. MoSalalalalalalalalah
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Coady incredibly boring though, offers nothing attack wise? However, I can see where you coming from

          • mo 10+ FFS- einzkp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Afternoon all,

            Repost from earlier today. 12 entrants thus far.....

            I have been on and off the site numerous times over the past 11 years and whilst I have been very impressed with the staggering amount of new content the past few years, iId like to rekindle some of the communication between the old school registrants of the site.

            To this end, I have set up an FPL FSS Old School Classic league for registrants who have been on the site for 10 years +.

            I thought this would be a fun way to see which old school lurkers are out there and to try and tempt them to come out of the woodwork.

            Who of the FPL FSS stalwarts would like to pit themselves against age-old friends and foes?

            This isn't supposed to be inclusive and one day the new school will be eligible!

            League Code:einzkp

            1. Dr. Rog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              if you didnt post on the shorey thread than you shouldnt be allowed in

          • ceerus
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            A)Martial + Pulisic
            B)Bruno + Calvert-Lewin

            1. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              A

          • Klaren
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I would appreciate any thoughts on the below two options:
            A) Holding, Soucek, Ings
            B) Tierney, ASM, Antonio

            Only for first 2 GWs.

          • Atimis
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Would you downgrade Son to upgrade elsewhere/keep some ITB???

            Ryan
            TAA/Davies/Egan/KWP
            Auba/Salah/Son/ASM
            Werner/Ings

            Nyland/Brewster/Bissouma/Mitchell

          • Alberto Tomba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Maddison looking unlikely to feature let alone start in the first game.
            Shame as I'm struggling for Mids I like at this price.

            https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/ricardo-maddison-fuchs--leicester-4500424

            1. THE WERNER DELUSION
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Perez and Barnes are better picks than him anyway

              1. stat sifter 888888
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Aside from Perez's hat-trick against Saints he was not the most effective. Expect Leicester to sign Brooks or McNeil before the window ends.

                • Alberto Tomba
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Cheers. Appreciate on paper they are, but I've a feeling when (if) he gets his fitness back, Maddison will be back with a bang. Leicester's squad looking depleted with Covid 19 too.

            2. JURGENAUT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Is taking a hit to bring two Utd players from GW2 onward worth it with those Utd fixtures which don’t seem attractive from GW3 onwards for a while?

              1. pingissimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Forget if you have Chelsea.

                If Chelsea fire GW1 then double United for a hit could be a luxury move. 3 and 4 are very much prime weeks for Chelsea if they are looking good. Preference would lie that way for me.

                1. JURGENAUT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Yeah, I was thinking Bruno, Martial, Havertz, Werner.

            3. GreenWindmill
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Been playing Goalscorer Challenge for years - excellent simple game, great to see it getting more exposure.

              1. Andy_Social
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Who will select for GW1?

                1. GreenWindmill
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Not sure yet, I like to go for a punt in GW1 as there's no way to know form or have much confidence in team sheets so it feels like I haven't wasted a pick when it fails 🙂

                  Might go for a West Brom player, will decide properly on Saturday morning.

            4. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              VVD & ASM or Davies/Egan & Zaha?

              With Bats gone, Zaha surely up front? Have TAA and Dier too

            5. stat sifter 888888
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Alli or Barnes? Got a million to play with. Bear in mind Barnes is more advanced than Alli but is a bit wider and has as good (if not better) stats than Alli for almost the same number of minutes played last year.