Suspensions

The Suspension Tightrope: Which FPL players are nearing a one-match ban?

Those who keep an eye on the Suspension Tightrope widget on our homepage will be aware that the yellow cards are steadily racking up for several Premier League players.

The respite provided by the final international break of 2020 seems like a good time to take stock of the disciplinary situation around the top flight.

The yellow card amnesty is not until after the completion of a team’s 19 league fixtures (more on that later), after which the threshold moves up from five to ten bookings.

Those Fantasy Premier League assets already sitting on three and especially four cautions still have a long way to go before they are in the clear, then.

ON FOUR YELLOW CARDS

There is only one player who is currently a solitary yellow card away from suspension: Leicester City’s Jonny Evans (£5.5m).

The Northern Ireland international has managed to rack up four cautions in just five league appearances this season, the latest of which came in Gameweek 8.

With Caglar Soyuncu (£5.3m) a longer-term absentee and news awaited on the severity of Wesley Fofana’s (£5.0m) knee injury, the Foxes can’t afford to lose many more bodies at the heart of their defence.

Evans’ four bookings have come from just six fouls conceded, at least, so the experienced stopper is hardly flirting with danger on a regular basis.

ON THREE YELLOW CARDS

While Evans is out in front on his own on four bookings, there is a baker’s dozen of Premier League players who are just a caution behind.

Most are lower-owned FPL assets and/or agricultural midfield types but there are a handful of semi-popular options within the list.

Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.5m) boasts a double-digit ownership, while Hector Bellerin (£5.1m) was among the top five most-bought defenders of Gameweek 8.

Those two players sit in 19.7% and 16.4% of the top 10,000 squads respectively.

John McGinn (£5.5m) saw his ownership increase sixfold after his early-season heroics, while Mateusz Klich‘s (£5.6m) own purple patch of form and penalty-taking responsibilities have seen him become the fifth most-popular budget midfield option under £6.0m.

Of the 14 players on three or four yellow cards, Klich has committed the most fouls. Indeed, only two top-flight players have fouled the opposition on more occasions than the Pole (19).

There are no surprises to see Oriel Romeu (£4.5m) on the above table: the Southampton midfield spoiler and emergency bench fodder option has racked up over ten times as many yellow cards as he has FPL attacking returns in his Premier League career.

John Lundstram‘s (£5.1m) name appearing on the list would have been headline news in 2019/20 but given his recategorization as an FPL midfielder, uncertain future at Bramall Lane and plummeting ownership, he is but a mere footnote this season.

WHEN ARE THE CUT-OFF POINTS FOR SUSPENSIONS?

As we mentioned in the introduction, the yellow card threshold is raised to ten after 19 league fixtures.

In most seasons, that would ordinarily mean after the completion of Gameweek 19 – but this is no ordinary campaign.

Aston Villa, Burnley, Manchester City and Manchester United are a game behind the other 16 top-flight clubs, with word awaited on the rearrangement of their respective Blank Gameweek 1 fixtures.

We have also yet to see how a complicated-looking January schedule pans out, with the ‘Matchweek 18’ games split into two and sandwiching Gameweek 19.

And any unexpected postponements between now and then would, of course, further affect the ’19th fixture’ cut-off point.

The threshold for ten yellow cards is after 32 league matches, which will be mid-April at the earliest.

Players collecting ten bookings before that point will serve a two-game ban.

Punishments for yellow card accumulation are competition-specific, whereas suspensions for dismissals cover all competitive matches.


Keep your eyes peeled on our Suspension Tightrope widget over the coming weeks and months, as we’ll be updating that after every Gameweek to keep you informed on the latest disciplinary developments.

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  1. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Martinez
    Kilman Konsa Chilwell
    Salah Rashford Zaha Ziyech Son
    Kane Wilson

    Steele Brewster Mitchell Branthwaite

    A) Salah to Bruno
    B) Son/Kane and Brewster to Bruno/Watkins and DCL - 8 bench Salah?

    Cheers

  2. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    All should take a 5-day rest and be back here on Friday. Any formation and substitution suggestion is almost meaningless until Friday or even Saturday afternoon. You may have a rough plan but cannot and should not decide yet.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      For me,looking and thinking about fantasy football is 'taking a rest'

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        This

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 9 days ago

      We're addicted mate

  3. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Any chance Saïss plays due to Coady being in contact with someone with COVID?

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Yes I believe so

    2. Black Knights
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Googled this earlier and he seems to think he’s gonna push for a start, and is on for a record of consecutive starts so doesn’t wanna break it.

  4. FPLinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Quick q lads, would you rather have Jota+Vardy or Bruno+Bamford?
    Still have this feeling that Bamford is over performing and we'll see last year's player but might be being biased

    1. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Bruno+Bamford

  5. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    people saying that they are doing salah>bruno because no captain option, if you have grealish and DCL you have two really good options

    1. Clam. ☘️
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Certainly I feel that DCL's point ceiling this week could match if not exceed Bruno's. A brace for DCL isn't off the cards.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah see him scoring 1 goal atleast and as you say a brace is not off the cards, surprised that so many dont even consider him.

        1. Clam. ☘️
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          And I know that I shouldn't be drawing conclusions here but it's difficult not to be aware of Bruno's patterns of hauling away rather home. Probably a silly correlation to make.

          1. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Why not draw conclusions. The pattern is there in front of you. Those who ignore it , if it works out, deserve credit than those that did it out of fear.

            1. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              * more than

    2. Finding Timo
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Salah to Bruno frees up funds to improve elsewhere though

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          If not planning to get him back once he's cleared, yes

        2. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          not saying it is an awful transfer but just dont agree when people do it because they lack captain options and yet have grealish and DCL in their teams

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I though most are doing it because they think they will get more points with a greater ceiling with Bruno against a team that has conceded 2+ goals a game so far, than relying on their bench ?

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          west brom look a bit improved and bruno has blanked 3/4 home games, DCL fulham more likely to leave space for attacker then west brom is my thinking

          1. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            To be devils advocate, I agree DCL is a possibly great option for cap this week as Fulham are terrible at defending. However Everton have been awful recently, you can say rodriguez was missing but then he was back and the game against Newcastle was awful. Sure rich is back but there's a small doubt that Everton are out of form, however dcl has still looked dangerous. On the other hand, everyone saying bruno likely to blank because its a home game, last year his home stats were 2goals and 5 assists in 7 starts. So no blanks.. more assists than goals, but still heavily involved. His sample of 2 or 3 home games this year doesnt show any real trend, so he is still very likely to do damage against West brom!

            1. PompeyUpNorth!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Agreed

          2. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            both are good choices but I think we need to own Bruno this week, he has a high ceiling and only owned by 25%.

            I have James Rod & DCL so I feel I have the Everton game covered without captaining DCL.

    3. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Currently have Holding and Targett on wildcard:

      A)Zouma+Cancelo
      B)Chiwell+Coufal
      C)Chiwell+Lamptey

      A, B or C guys?

      1. Birds of Prey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        C

    4. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Lewis Hamilton what a LEGEND!!

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Big time mate!!!! Deserved of a knighthood in my opinion for his achievements on and off the sporting arena!!!

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I feel like knighthoods for doing sports well is such a weird think that everybody has just accepted. As I learnt from outstanding think piece,The Knight Before Christmas, the one true virtue of any knight is love.

          1. Black Knights
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Yeah very strange and, even when accepted, Olympians will almost certainly get one for winning one medal at one Games, whereas other athletes become way way more decorated in their sports and don’t get a mention.

        2. Olson
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Knighthoods exist only to re-enforce the class division and consolidate the power imbalance and enforced servitude under our supreme overlords. The natural reaction should be disgust and extreme violence but sadly the British are a grovelling and pathetic peoples

        3. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Beckham dislikes this

      2. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'd be a much bigger fan of the guy if he wasn't a tax dodger who goes to great lengths to avoid paying his fair share like the rest of us.

        Moving to Monaco to be a tax exile. Setting up a company to rent out private jets - with him being the sole 'customer' - just so he avoids paying tax on buying an aircraft.

        There's a guy who has completely lost touch with his Stevenage roots and all that this country has done for him.

        Oh, and it's a pi$$ poor sport these days too

      3. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Not a fan of a sport where big percentage of your result is down to which car you're driving.

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          He lapped his team mate in the same car!!!

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Salah + Barnes + Jimenez -> Bruno + KDB + Richarlison (-4) no brainer :O

      1. Clam. ☘️
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Sounds delightful. Do you own DCL? Worth considering that Richarlison's match sharpness may be a tad off albeit having played for Brazil recently.

      2. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Looks superb

    6. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Mendy Steer
      TAA Justin Mitchell KWP Taylor
      Salah Sterling Son Romeu Bissouma
      Kane DCL Watkins

      0itb, 2ft

      Would you:

      A) WC
      B) Salah+ Son + TAA to Bruno + Ziyech + City def for -4?
      C) Salah to Bruno
      D) something else

      Cheers.

      1. Birds of Prey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I like B but C seems prudent.No need toWC.

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          What is your favorite bird of prey?

      2. Gnu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        B) I'd be tempted on Grealish or even Barkley rather than Ziyech which should allow you to upgrade Romeu the following week.
        Konsa/Cash/Targett instead of Citeh defender allows you to do the same.

    7. tom2224
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      RMWCT:

      McCarthy Martinez
      Lamptey Chilwell Justin KWP Kilman
      KDB Bruno Grealish Ziyech Bissouma
      Kane DCL Bamford

      0.2m ITB

    8. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      https://youtu.be/m8UuJe09Yug

      A pity there'll be no crowd but it's a big day today in the Wild West 🙂

    9. Atimis
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      If Salah is out for more than one week, would you rather go for Mane or KDB as temporary replacement?

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Kdb
        Those fixtures coming up plus Liverpool could rotate slightly to keep fresh legs

        1. Atimis
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          True that

      2. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        If getting good kdb, surely you would want permanently? Fixtures for city great for 10gws+

    10. some witty pun
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Would really appreciate some advice here. have 1 FT
      Martinez - (4.0)
      Robbo - James - Lamptey- Coufal - (4.0)
      Son - Grealish - Foden - (Salah) - (4.5)
      Kane - Werner - DCL

      Logical move is to do Foden -> Jota/Barkley and bench Salah right?

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I think you're best saving a transfer and benching salah. Fine team for next week. Would prefer to have 2xfers to upgrade foden. Dont think jota or barkley are good long term options, since you have grealish also. Probably consider dropping robbo or werner to fund foden > someone better. Find enough for kdb? Bruno? Or ziyech

        1. some witty pun
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          That was one of my option initially but if Foden dosent play I'm down to 10 this week, now that Salah is out.

          1. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Admitedly foden is not likely to play this week, but who is your 4.5 mid? Bissouma? Still not bad cover, 2pts is better than nothing

    11. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      On WC what should I do with Salah?

      Martinez Forster
      Chilwell Justin Lamptey Coufal KWP
      Salah* Bruno Grealish Zaha Bissouma
      Werner DCL Watkins

      A: Salah > KDB
      B: Keep and bench

      Original planned moves if Salah was fit were

      GW10 Wener > Vardy
      GW11 Save
      GW12 ? (Zaha? > Ziyech?) - unsure
      GW13 Vardy (mid) > KDB Bamford

      Could try to factor in bringing Salah back instead of the KDB move if I switch him now, but could mean being without Salah till GW13

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        B

        1. Werner Bros
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          If I planned to do Bruno > Salah in GW12 to bring him back in sooner would you still go with B?

          1. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            You want to drop bruno when he has city (full of goals), Sheffield and Leeds? I think the simplest answer here is, make a team with salah in, bench him and keep bruno as well. Build your team around the players to keep for a season, bruno and salah are those in my opinion. Jumping between salah, bruno, kdb, sterling etc, you will just miss the points because you csnt call a "tough" fixture when these players deliver whatever the fixture

            1. RoysCallerAnne
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Wrong. Building your team around the players to keep for a season is wrong. You should build your team around the players to keep between wildcards or keep from second wildcard til the end. Such set-and-forgets should be the cheap ones. Swapping between big hitters is essential as you can't have them all and you can pinpoint specific fixtures for maximum upside and captaincy hauls.
              But people become myopic because of the TV/ SV myth and lose their balls through fear of losing value.
              Such conservative, stunted management from others, especially the denizens of FFS, allows the true elite players to nail good ranks every season.

              1. thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Totally agree with your thinking Roy. Spot on!

                Was it Lateriser who did brilliant last year by swapping between the big hitters and captaining them while basically leaving the mid/low priced options unless absolutely necessary - i.e they got injured

                1. RoysCallerAnne
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  It was. I taught him well 😉

              2. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Nailed it.
                Just have to see all the hold Salah folks here at the moment.
                Any player is expendable as long as you have an equivalent or better captain choice for that particular period.

              3. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Well said

              4. Werner Bros
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                I think I agree with you! And have this new provisional plan.

                Martinez Forster
                Chilwell Justin Lamptey Coufal KWP
                KDB Bruno Grealish Zaha Bissouma
                Werner DCL Watkins

                GW10 Wener > Vardy
                GW11 Save
                GW12 Bruno > Salah
                GW13 Vardy Zaha > Bruno Bamford

    12. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Have you checked on your goalie rotation ? Otherwise, although very template, it's a guaranteed rank climber IMHO.

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Casuals rotate keepers.. the best players go set and forget for 9.5

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          8.5 even

          1. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            3.5m casuals are ranked higher than you

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              That's a fiery comeback.

              Ibrox must be feeling the burn right now

            2. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Predict I will be top 10k in 3 GW’s.. those who spunked WC are going to get trumped

              1. Gnu
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Buggu'd.

          2. RoysCallerAnne
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I have a set and forget GK combo of 9.0m and I'm pretty much at the top ehelon. Why would anyone listen to you with that rank history.

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Majority of yours during the easier seasons are atrocious 😆

              1. RoysCallerAnne
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Are you kidding me. You have absolutely no comback against me. I have 5 top 10k, one in top 1k. Three of the past four season in the top 4k.
                2 more between 10 and 20k.
                You have nothing apart from a big mouth.

                1. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Ibrox - all mouth, no trousers

                2. IRBOX ⚽
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  You are my hero.. absolutely inspirational human being. I would be so proud of you if were your mother 😆 what a flog

                  1. RoysCallerAnne
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    See FFS used to be great for community spirit and the sense that we had a proper inside track.
                    Then posters like yourself and some others come and pollute the boards with annoying rubbish, like this casual thing.
                    Your comments sometimes are funny - I do actually like that type of humour. But it has to be done from a position of prestige and excellence, which you don't posess. If someone has an elite history and chooses to wind others up, then fair enough - if it's done with a bit of panache and subtelty.
                    You go around calling people casual and calling people out for having no top 10Ks and yet your history is dreadful. That just doesn't make sense and makes you look the flog (whatever that is). I don't get how you can't see that.

                3. Gnu
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Bet his Da sells Avon......

              2. Studs Up
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Bro, don't be childish

        2. FC Hakkebøf
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          You are a casual

          1. IRBOX ⚽
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            And you’ve never had a top 10k rank 😆

        3. Studs Up
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          which category do u fall in?

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        There is definitely potential with that sort of approach.

      3. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Having gks for 8.5 definitely has its merits, that .5 or 1m saving can make a difference but its still a matter of personal preference. Arguably this season, due to the fact we have so many mid and lower priced options performing really well that saving that 0.5m isn't actually making a huge difference id say. Some years however, there has been times when the premium options were absolutely on fire, and if you could squeeze in that 1 extra salah/mane/kdb etc, that 0.5m could pay huge dividends. Also add.. if you are rotating 2x 5.0m+ gas then

        1. FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Reply fail, though if you have 2x 5.0m+ gks then I would ask what the hell is going on

      4. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Never been great at calling cleanies myself. I'd rather take a stopper with proven ability - saves are a must; CS is a bonus

    13. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Bench or move Salah out for a hit?

      Martinez
      James Lamptey Coufal
      Sterling Son Ziyech Podence
      Martial DCL Bamford

      Steere Dallas Salah Mitchell

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        You really thinking looking at that team you can't bench salah? I think you can easily bench salah - waste of transfers if you're going to get salah back

      2. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'm gunna move him on.

        I was always planning a Son > Bruno transfer anyway. So may as well move on Salah instead. Then the following week I'll bring in KDB for Son.

        Then it's just a case of when (not if) I bring Mo back into my team

        1. FC Hakkebøf
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          For gw12 surely?

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Likely yes. But, a lot can happen between now and then

        2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Does my team look ok with Salah on the bench?

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Yes

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Yeah, no doubting you can get by.

            But Salah > Bruno (c) would give you a dose of double Bruno instead of whoever you are playing instead of Salah.

            There's no right answer without hindsight here. Just go with your gut feeling

      3. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Bench

      4. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Bench him

    14. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Sergio Ramos has now surpassed Buffon as the most capped European player with 177 caps. And that for a Spain team which, on average, has probably been the best international side over the last 15-20 years. He may not be a popular character among neutrals but it's a phenomenal achievement.

      1. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Just waiting for this thread to FLAIR up

        1. Jordan.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          deleted thank goodness

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Only the comment sadly

      2. Free hitting is a ladder
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'm more amazed Ryan Giggs only had something like 49 caps. I'm sick of all the internationals played these years, would prefer no friendlies and qualifiers.

      3. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Wow mods were crazy fast on this one

        1. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Y what happened

        2. Gnu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Didn't take them long to google 'Hitler' you mean?

          1. FC Hakkebøf
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            ?

            1. Gnu
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              ?

            2. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              ?

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Without the deleted response, that comment looks uber strange and out of place there GNU

            1. Gnu
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              You'll just have to guess or make up it up . 😉

            2. Gnu
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Oops, double 'up' there.

    15. vityovics
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Made the 2FTs for injuries.. but still have Mitch, JWP, Sterling.. time to WC?

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Is your strategy to wc out Sterling with fixtures? What were the 2 FT?

        1. vityovics
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Sterling might be injured in england squad like JWP

          Salah-Bruno
          Mitro-DCL

    16. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Already on a -4 and looking to hold Salah. Team look good enough?

      Martinez
      Coufal Chilwell Kilman
      Salah* Grealish Son Bruno
      Maupay Kane DCL

      Steer Bissouma Lamptey Dallas

      1. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I would do Maupay to Watkins for a hit..

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          -8?

          1. FC Hakkebøf
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            It's a transfer waiting to happen and Maupay play Liverpool on GW10 where you're getting in KDB. Might as well pull the tigger now

            1. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Problem is can't have 4 villa players, so I would have to move my 4.0 goalie.

    17. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Which Crystal Palace defender is nailed on at 4.5?

      Thinking of getting Dann for their next 3 fixtures.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I think Dann is not nailed

        1. liverpool01
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Sakho or Clyne?

          But they haven't been playing regularly.

      2. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Dann the man - not nailed as yet

    18. kime67
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      stupid to play free hit?

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        not stupid but i would save

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Depends on the team, not really but I'd think very carefully before doing so, it'll prove useful later on.

      3. kime67
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        will there be a massive blank gw later?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I think so, 10 teams will blank iirc

      4. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Shouldn't a strategy follow that sentence? At least some kind of purpose or mitigation v risk v chip? 😉

    19. Black Knights
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Is having Saiss, Podence, TAA, Salah, Callum Wilson, plus Dier whose fixtures turn rotten enough reason to WC? I’m beginning to think it is, and that my 2FTs can’t fix enough fires even with a -4?

      Rest is:

      McCarthy Martinez
      Balbuena Justin (Saiss TAA Dier)
      Son Grealish Bissouma (Podence Salah)
      Kane DCL (Wilson)

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        yes

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes I wish, now I know, that I’d used my 2FTs in previous weeks and started WC early to catch the risers and fallers, but I might need to change at least 3 there just to field a worthwhile team.

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            You only lost one FT, don't worry 🙂

            1. Black Knights
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yeah and it was gonna be a reshuffle and Vardy’s missed penalty instead of Wilson anyway, so no real biggy.

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'd WC, time to attack the fixtures anyways

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Agree. I was probably due to do it shortly anyway so may as well get a headstart. A little annoyed I was rolling over a FT and will now waste it but it’s more important to get in order rather than stubbornly carry on.

      3. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I would absolutely WC that team, yes.

        I know it's not helpful, but, I would have WCed that team several weeks ago to be honest.

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I’m 30k in the world and they’ve been ticking over nicely. Hadn’t even used my extra FT until now, but I feel I have to at this point.

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Fair enough pal. You are WAY higher than me. Congrats!

            Just seems a lot of picks that have 'expired' so to speak in that team.

            But, what do I know - clearly nothing 😉

            1. Black Knights
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yeah was just about getting through with TAA, Saiss and Podence failing and planned on changing all three -4 this week, but the IB injury and illness has turned it all to shite.

          2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            If I was at 30k I'd just keep following my instincts.

            1. Black Knights
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yep, gut says suck up the fact I’ve lost out on some risers and fallers and take corrective action at this point. Otherwise I’m at least a -4 and still playing Saiss and Podence.

        2. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Wilson had been Ings, you see.

      4. Black Knights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks all.

      5. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Issues are saiss, Taa dier and podence like you said. Wilson not so bad, fixtures change a bit soon, comparable to owning Bamford etc so would hold for now. Depends how keen you are to jump on the fixture change for City, if a wc can change your team structure to get kdb / bruno / cancelo etc then its probably a yes. But equally I'd say you can just about manage for a couple of weeks but will take a few gws to change. However.. having held a wc until now, id still think there's alot to be gained using it towards to end to build a team for the potential doubles happening I believe around gw18 for City and utd

        1. Black Knights
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I reckon I’m gonna go for it mate. City, United, Villa, Burnley with the DGWs, and I reckon I’ll have 2,1,2,0/1 from them on WC anyway. So that’ll be covered. I’m looking at at least back to back -4s even now, without anything else going wrong.

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Go for it!

          2. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Yep I'd agree if you fancy the city /utd / villa fixture train, then wc can be worth it. Fair play for holding so long, I burned mine gw3 like I do almost every year haha

    20. kime67
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      i took -4, will it cancel if i play free hit?

      1. Vazza
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes

        • kime67
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          nice

        • Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yup

        • FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes but don't waste a free hit just because you made a -4 or -8. If you use a free hit correctly in a blank/double gw you can gain more like 30pts+

        • kime67
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          i dont care, i just want a green arrow now

          1. Vazza
              2 months, 9 days ago

              No. Short term gain will turn into long term pain. Don’t do it pal.

            • FPL_Motty
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Lol well good luck then. You take a green arrow now and finish 1m+ end of season

        • Vazza
            2 months, 9 days ago

            McCarthy (Fodder)
            Robbo Bellerin Zouma (Fodder x2)
            Son Salah Grealish JRod (Bissouma)
            Kane DCL Jimenez

            1FT, 0.0m in the bank

            Should I:-

            A. Wildcard the above?

            B. Make a few transfers

            C. Leave it alone

            1. Vazza
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Any thoughts please guys?

                1. Vazza
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    ?

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Bank the FT

                  • Scrumper
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Leave alone, at least untill the international break is over

              • Free Hat
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Just started watching The liberator on netflix.
                Animated series about WO2 company.

                Awkward at first, but actually really good story and acting.

              • kime67
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                so he got the virus on friday and the game is sunday evening, id say there is a chance he plays.

                1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Really depends on how he has been affected by the virus - Seems to have had absolutely wiped Telles for example - Hasn't been involved for weeks.

                2. Vazza
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    It’s highly unlikely but he should be back for the Brighton game

                  • kime67
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    he will do everything to be able to play im sure

                3. DangerFC
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Yes or no? Sell salah....

                  1. Vazza
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      No he’s a keep for now unless you’re wildcarding

                    • Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 9 days ago

                      Mate we need context

                  2. The Train Driver
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Can we talk a bit more about Salah? Feel that there isn't enough posts about this.

                    1. Vazza
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        There’s not enough posts because there is a high degree of uncertainty on when he’ll be back. He is a don’t buy don’t sell player right now

                      • kime67
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        still nothing from liverpool?

                    2. Vazza
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        Robertson injured?

                        1. Brosstan
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 9 days ago

                          yep, hammy

                      • Subzero (-4)
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 9 days ago

                        Sorry about the repost

                        Does anyone know how to access the stats to see how Mané does without Salah? I’m a member but can’t find historical data on this? Thanks in advance.