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The Complete Guide to Scout’s tips and advice for FPL Gameweek 5

Welcome to the Fantasy Football Scout Guide to Gameweek 5.

The international break is over – don’t worry, only 23 days to go until the next one – and it promises to be a crucial four-Gameweek period between now and then. The action gets underway this weekend with the Merseyside derby.

This guide aims to pick out all the crucial bits of information to help you ready your FPL team ahead of the 11:00 BST deadline.

The headline news from yesterday’s press conferences was undoubtedly the confirmed absence of Kevin De Bruyne (£11.6m). 

The 34.6%-owned Belgian had been a captaincy contender ahead of Manchester City’s clash with Arsenal, having totalled 33 points across two matches against the Gunners last season. 

But attention now turns away from Pep Guardiola’s troops leaving Fantasy managers faced with a tricky decision. Jan Sienkiewicz summed up the situation in Captain Sensible:

It’s a far from straightforward week concerning the captaincy, with fixtures that would have looked good on paper before the season started suddenly not appearing as favourable.

– Jan

Tottenham Hotspur take on a much-improved West Ham: over the last three Gameweeks, no team has allowed fewer shots from inside their box than the Hammers. And Everton, who face Liverpool, have the next-meanest defence.

But as Legomané humorously observed, it’s nigh-on impossible to tell what constitutes an easy fixture these days.

Az talked up Chelsea’s chances on the Scoutcast, and even revealed that he is planning to captain Kai Havertz (£8.4m) – although that was before he pushed the Wildcard button:

Southampton is the perfect game for the new look Chelsea… I know [Southampton’s] defensive numbers have been better, but I’m looking at them thinking if they play their high line, and you’ve got players like Werner and Pulisic, and Havertz pulling the strings and Ziyech doing all these creative bits in behind, then I think they’re going to really get at them. So I really like this fixture for Chelsea.

– Az

Although caution is perhaps advised for those considering the returning Christian Pulisic (£8.3m), Matt Henley neatly encapsulating the dilemma facing Fantasy managers:

Pulisic is quality but his legs are made of Weetabix.

– Matt Henley 

And in a Gameweek of divided opinions, Joe took a different view on Chelsea:

According to the expected goals stat, it looks like [Chelsea] may have got slightly lucky… the expected goals is 6.87, so very high, but the goals they’ve scored is 10, so they are overperforming.

– Joe speaking in the Captaincy Video

Spurs players appeal most to Joe. And with the news that De Bruyne has been ruled out, the veteran Scoutcaster is considering swapping out the Belgian for Son Heung-min (£9.2m). Could Son even be handed the captain’s armband?

I think Son is a very good captain pick in a week where I don’t think there are many good captains.

– Joe

West Ham have just a 15 per cent chance of a clean sheet, according to the odds supplied by G-Whizz, adding weight to the idea of backing a Spurs player. Harry Kane (£10.6m) gets the nod from BigManBakar:

Kane has created the highest amount of big chances in the league which add to his value. He has the best expected goal involvement (xGI) since the season started of all players in the league, so with great fixtures to come I believe he’s the main asset to own.

– BigManBakar

Schadenfreude and exciting new differentials

Schadenfreude is not the name of a former Spurs midfielder but one of the few German words adopted directly into the English language. If you want to know exactly what it means, take a look at Pro Pundit Sam Bonfield and husband Lee in their Top Five Wildcard Picks video from last week.

Spurs-fan Sam reveled in reminding Liverpool-fan Lee how many goals the Reds conceded to Aston Villa, leading fellow Pro Pundit Zophar to accuse her of “spousal abuse” on the FPL Wire. If that’s not enjoying the misfortune of others, I don’t know what is. By the way, it was seven goals in case anyone had forgotten. 

But all seemed well on Friday with the Bonfields in daring mood, braving the heights at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Following their adrenaline rush, will either of them feel emboldened to add Gareth Bale (£9.5m) to their squads?

The video footage released by both Bale and Spurs over the International break shows a player back in full training, looking happy and sharp. He has personally commented on the quality of the care and the facilities at Spurs and, after being overlooked for a few seasons in Spain, may feel he has something to prove (see Rodriguez at Everton for an indicator of what’s possible)… but, for me right now, the form of both Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min are just impossible to ignore, so you should make one or both your first picks from Tottenham’s assets.

– Sam

However, Jose Mourinho was noncommittal about whether Bale would start on Sunday:

He’s there, he’s there. Probably he plays Sunday, if he doesn’t he will on Thursday, but he’s there, he’s very, very close.

– Jose Mourinho

Bale isn’t the only enticing differential ahead of Gameweek 5. Pro Pundits Lateriser and Tom Freeman have both talked up Aston Villa assets during the international break. 

Ross Barkley (£5.9m) and Ollie Watkins (£6.0m) appeal to Lateriser along with Brighton’s Leandro Trossard (£6.0m). The Seagulls midfielder is taking up a very advanced position and producing some impressive underlying stats: only four midfielders have taken more shots.

Meanwhile Zophar pointed out that Ross Barkley was practically a support striker against Liverpool, judging by his shot map. And Tom even suggested he could be on penalties.

The Villa fan also singled out Watkins as his top differential pick, writing in glowing terms of his all-round potential and striking ability. The former Brentford star could benefit from an injury-hit Leicester City on Sunday, with Cağlar Söyüncü (£5.5m) set to miss out and his central defensive partner, Jonny Evans (£5.5m), a doubt with abdominal pain. 

Tom concluded his Pro Pundit piece:

I’m not totally convinced Villa will be good week in, week out, but if the connection between Grealish, Barkley and Watkins continues, they could offer FPL managers some serious value, and the fixtures between Gameweeks 6-15 will certainly give them the platform to impress.

– Tom

Elsewhere, Under-17 World Cup winner, Rhian Brewster (£4.5m), has piqued the interest of many in the FPL Community following his move to Sheffield United. Neale ran the rule over the former Liverpool youngster highlighting his finishing strength during a successful loan period at Swansea. The new recruit also picked up the Golden Boot at the Under-17 World Cup in India back in 2017.

Described as “a gift from the FPL gods” by Zophar, Brewster’s budget price tag enables us to upgrade our squad in other positions. Which could be handy for owners of Tyrick Mitchell (£4.1m) with the news that Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) is “back”.

Ahead of an enticing run, Van Aanholt was Joe’s differential pick on the Scoutcast – six of Crystal Palace’s next seven fixtures are rated at just two on the FPL website. 

And on FPL Black Box, Mark gave the Dutchman a ringing endorsement, pointing out that Palace perform very well against weaker opposition – they kept eight clean sheets against teams outside the ‘Big Seven’ (the ‘Big Six’ plus Leicester) – and Van Aanholt averaged five points per match in those games. What’s more, Mark thinks that he could be on penalties and free-kicks.

However, not everyone was so enthusiastic. Granville gave a withering reply when asked if he was a fan of PVA: “yeah, when I’m putting up wallpaper.”

Meanwhile Pro Pundit Holly found it useful to delve into the stats in an attempt to find some clarity during what’s been an unpredictable start to the season. 

The first name highlighted using her sanguine approach was Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.6m):

Calvert-Lewin leads the goal-scoring charts with six goals from six big chances, as well as dominating the shots (15) and shots on target (nine) behind just Harry Kane (£10.6m).

– Holy

Sometimes the obvious picks are the best.

Finally, Pro Pundit Andy revealed a stat that few expected to hear at the start of the season:

At 7.72 xGC [Manchester United] are the second worst defence statistically and are only kept off the bottom spot by West Brom, a stat that looks even worse when you consider United have only played three matches.

– Andy

It’s not a pretty picture for followers of the Red Devils: they are one of only four teams in the whole of English professional football to have conceded more goals than they’ve managed shots on target in 2020/21.

Community latest

Site moderator Gregor (real name Graeme Sumner) was invited to join Joe on his popular Meet the Manager series. 

Graeme has managed an outstanding three top 1,000 finishes during his FPL career, the best of which was 29th overall in 2016/17. An advocate of the eye test over stats, Graeme talked about his style of play and plans for the upcoming Gameweeks – he has it all mapped out with Antonio set to be his captain in Gameweek 8 for an enticing home encounter against Fulham. 

Make time to watch the interview if you haven’t seen it already. 

Earlier this week, the Best of the Community feature covered a range of topics from Chelsea’s defence to innovative ideas on how to handle the topsy-turvy start to the season. It also rounded-up all FFScout Mini-Leagues and Community Competitions.

And finally, for those interested in the Head-to-Head Leagues, the main page can be linked to here. The fixtures for Gameweek 5 can be found below:

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  1. fpork
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Switched from captain Salah to Kane. Doesn't feel good, should I switch back?

    Just saw Kane's record vs WH and Salah's vs Everton and it made me go for Kane.

    1. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Visit a doctor

    2. Diedhiou See That?
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Too late now...

  2. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Nothing like the last half hour before deadline to tinker with the team 🙂 Coffee and laptop ready, kids and wife out of the house.. Any ideas what I should do with KDB? Who's the best replacement?

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Nothing quite like it!

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Son

    3. BarryManilows
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Too late now haha

      • ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        got a time machine handy?

      • Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        If you have nothing done by now it is perhaps a bit to late

      • Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Terrible banter

      • Joey Tribbiani
          1 month, 14 days ago

          you have a wife?? wow

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yep,saint of a woman

        • ‘Tis the Season
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          who would of though someone married you BROSSTAN, shallow pool....

      • Valar(Keith)
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Son+ Bale, Barkley, Bellerin, Dallas+Ayling, DCL + Richarlison, Pulisic, McCarthy+Forster..
        (And the usual Robertson, Chilwell, Salah, Brewster)
        My team looks absolutely bonkers and I love it haha

        1. LegendMoon
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          looks amazing

          1. Valar(Keith)
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Cheers. I decided to go with my gut. I love Chelsea and all of their players look undervalued, I think Leeds are going to be top 10 and I couldn't not have 2 of them after watching take us home haha, couldn't decide between DCL or rich so went both(Antonio will come in for one soon), and I feel bellerin and Barkley are Underpriced and are criminally overlooked.

            1. Hot Fuzz
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Like your thinking

          2. Valar(Keith)
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            And I'd hate myself if I dint jump on bale at 9.5 and miss his first haul

      • Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Noooo I missed the deadline. FT wasted. Still have Martial (& Sterling & KDB). Probably would have got one or two of Watkins, Son and Kane. Booooooooo

        1. BarryManilows
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Loser

            1. Deulofail
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              So true 🙁

          • Sir Alex Telles.
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            epic fail

          • Salah and Vinagre Chips
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yoda say, There is no miss, only epic fail.

          • Sir Alex Telles.
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            If I don't break top 1M this week I'm quitting this shite game.

            1. Deulofail
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Unfortunately I think I'm going to break the 4M mark in the wrong direction

              1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Way ahead of you on that fella

        2. Diedhiou See That?
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          See what you did there

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You must be stunned

          2. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Diedhiou see what?

        3. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Grealish C it is then....

        4. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          PANTIES DOWN! Good look all!

          (K)ane

          1. Neves say Neves
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Dun know!

        5. Leonard hatred
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          predicting a goal+assist for werner, followed by a fail-wagon when he doesn't score for the next 3 GWs.

          1. Tempestic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I’d take it as Werner (c) lol

            1. Leonard hatred
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              godspeed, sweet prince.

          2. Das Boot
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            lol

        6. tm370
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Any Sky players around?

          I'm very happy in my team but I have no Wolves player, which is a bit of a problem given their Friday fixture with Palace in a couple of weeks (and their fixtures in general). What are others doing?

          1. Das Boot
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I'm working overtime just to keep the Wolves from the door

            1. tm370
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Haha, fair enough. Those loss double points are getting to me...

          2. St Pauli Walnuts
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I've got Jimi as they have a couple of late fixtures over next few GWs so he is good captain option. Will maybe move on after next 3.

        7. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Why is "de Gea" written starting with small letter "d", but "De Bruyne" is written with capital letter "D"?

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            he's got a little D.

            1. Leonard hatred
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              whilst De Bruyne has that big D energy.

            2. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Lolz

          2. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Because De Bruyne is a deity

          3. Das Boot
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Because the Big D was used up in David

          4. jamiejoe
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            It's a Spanish v Germanic thing

          5. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            de Gea and De Bruyne can be spelled either way. There are variations on both.
            Importantly though de Gea is of Spanish/French language origin while De Bruyne is of Dutch language origin , so they have two separate histories.

        8. Sir Alex Telles.
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          You just know westham are going to beat spurs now that I capped son. Sorry fellow son cappers, I jinxed it for you guys.

          1. JBG
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Thanks

          2. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            West Ham will surely give them a good game.

        9. H-SF
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          went Ings to Maupay at 10:59. FFFS

          1. FPL_trail_runner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Fancy Ings more against Chelsea than Maupey against palace. The first will be goals the second will be tight.

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Ings looked positionally poor against wba. Very wide

        10. FPL_trail_runner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Prediction:

          Liverpool will keep a cleansheet and people will scramble to get Robbo and TAA back in for their nice fixtures. Especially with Allison already ahead of schedule.

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            plot twist: so do everton.

            1. FPL_trail_runner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Id take that also with Salah as vice captain and DLC and Hamez on my bench 🙂

          2. Rasping Drive
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Well, we haven’t got long to find out

          3. Das Boot
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            New punters to BetVictor can get 5/1 Liverpool paid out in cash if they win. Max wager £10

          4. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I'd take that. Got trent and robbo both

        11. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Still can’t decide who to captain - currently on KdB with Aguero as vice.

          Best captain this GW?

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            definitely KDB, although i've got Shearer as VC

            1. Leonard hatred
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              becasue he's more likely to get a game.

            2. PascalCygan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I took the armband off Tom Finney at the last minute. Might come to regret that.

          2. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You have a week to decide.

          3. Hot Fuzz
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            GW6?

        12. Henning
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Start two

          1. Lamptey
          2. Justin
          3. Mitchell
          4. Saiss

          And one of

          A. Klich
          B. Podence

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            1, 4, B

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Lol.

          3. Henning
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Ohhh.
            Forget about it

        13. Valar(Keith)
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Now that the deadline is gone.. let's deconstruct the gem that is bale and why there is a high chance he LL start
          1. Giggs played down his international injury a few weeks ago..infact bale played the 2nd match after getting injured in the first.
          2. Bale was pictured in individual training on October 1st
          3. Bale was pictured in group training about 4 days ago. Infact spurs released a video of him scoring some fantastic goals to build hype
          4. Mourinho was very positive yesterday. Infact it looked like he was bursting to say bale would start but just mumbled so stuff about bale on either Sunday/Thursday
          Conclusion: Bale haul this week and a flurry to get him in next week.

          1. FPL_trail_runner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Dont see it

            Spurs just won 6-1 away. Mourinho while for sure having Bale in his best 11 in future will start a similar team that won away at United and give Bale 30min in the second half.

            I see him starting next week

            1. Valar(Keith)
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              This could be the outcome.. i dont mind all 3 outcomes tbh
              1. Doesn't play at all.. on comes Brewster
              2. 30 mins sub could be an explosive run out
              3. He starts
              I have a feeling mourinho is chomping at the bit to start him tmrw though

          2. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            He's the kind of player that could score from a 30 minute bench appearance. The bandwagon afterwards would be immense.

            1. Valar(Keith)
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Dont mind a 30 minute runout for a point either. I'm just excited bale is back 🙂 ..Those 30 mins could be the most fun I've had all season so far so it will be worth it.

              1. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                100% with you. I did Podence -> Bale last minute because I thought it would be fun 😆

                1. Valar(Keith)
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Haha. I'm glad I'm in good company 🙂 .. some people will lol us out of the forum for this but they just don't understand or remember what it's like to have a fit and starting bale back in fpl. I can't wait for that 30 minute cameo!

          3. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Will play as left back and might not keep the clean sheet

          4. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Lol starts on the bench and plays Thursday, unlucky.

            1. Valar(Keith)
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              As long as he isn't in crutches I don't mind 🙂 .. was either go for Rashford now or just save a ft and get bale in with Brewster as backup. Chose the latter.

        14. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Ok Son, Pulisic & Watkins, all you need to do is score at least 8 points more than Foden, KdB(Lamptey autosub) & Ings!

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            LOL
            Same players IN for me buddy.
            Jimmy instead of Ingsy 😆

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Hehehe...GL so!

        15. MSTRKRFTSMN
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Goddammit, what ti me is cut off these days? Used to be 11.45, no? Hope I did my team before international break.

          1. jamiejoe
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            90 mins before kick off

        16. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          damn ... missed the deadline

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You only had 2 weeks.

            1. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              i know 🙁

        17. Uncle Gamst
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Any thoughts on my decsion to spend -8 on:

          KdB, Sterling & Vinagre > Salah(C), Son & Lampety

          My reasoning is that:
          1) Sterling likely play but can never trust Pep and needed the move to afford Salah
          2) Normally wouldn't take -4 for a defender but with Mitchell and Davies unlikely to play it's worth a gamble to have a playing defender.

          Not had the best of seasons so far so don't expect any of the above to pay off

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            too late now

        18. lordkippe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Gutted that I captained Sterling. Another big captain fail

          1. Ohhhhh Gary Macca!
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Why is it?

            1. lordkippe
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Just see everyone else with Salah, Son and Kane. I dont even own Kane

        19. PascalCygan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Is this the best hour and a bit of the (FPL) weekend?

          It’s the fantasy equivalent of the walk to the ground - all our great hopes intact, optimistic about all that could go right...

          Until it all unravels and just a few hours later you’re left wondering why you bother.

          1. Hot Fuzz
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Nah don't think so mate, it's like a bird flying at a window screen it hurts first but you do it again

        20. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          It’s all set up for Werner Havertz and Pulisic hauls today isn’t it

          1. Valar(Keith)
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I sure hope so

            1. Das Boot
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              same here

          2. Kane Lane
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            yep TC Werner day

        21. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Just realised that my team with Andy's differs only by 3 defenders!
          I have Saiss Robbo Chilwell and Andy has TAA Dallas Reguilon

          1. fr3d
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Not the most interesting thing I've read today

          2. Kane Lane
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Regulion won't play on Sunday Davies your defence is stronger

        22. Kane Lane
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          crumpets I thought the deadline was 11:30 they keep getting early.

        23. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Pickford and Adrian in goal. High scoring derby incoming!

        24. Leonard hatred
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          IMPORTANT QUESTION GUYS. which crisps should i eat watching the football?

          a) Cheetos cheese-flavoured 'Footballs'
          b) Seabrook 'Fire Eaters' Trinidad Scorpion Chilli

          1. tiger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            a this week, but b after GW 7

          2. Rasping Drive
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Has to be B

        25. Tony Martial
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Feels bad I don’t think Pulisic is going to start now fffssss

        26. nani is michael jackson
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Anyone know how the “pay as you go” fixtures work for Now TV, if at all?

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Google it. You'll get a better explanation that from here.

          2. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I expect you need a Now TV pass to watch which will be at a cost

            1. nani is michael jackson
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Cheers, aye I have a membership, but haven’t seen anything re pay per view games.

              1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                I mean an additional pass to the standard Sports one