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Leicester back to full strength as Vardy and co return for Newcastle clash

With Burnley v Fulham postponed yesterday, the first Premier League fixture of the day sees Newcastle United entertain Leicester City at St James’ Park.

Kick-off on Tyneside is at 14:15 GMT.

After handing breathers to many of his first-team regulars in the 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace last Monday, Brendan Rodgers reverts to a full-strength side this afternoon.

There are seven changes in all, with Kasper Schmeichel (£5.5m), James Justin (£5.0m), Jonny Evans (£5.5m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.8m) the only players to keep their places.

Among the returnees are James Maddison (£7.1m) and Wesley Fofana (£5.0m), who have recovered from minor knee injuries, and Jamie Vardy (£10.2m), the most-owned player on show in today’s game.

Timothy Castagne (£5.7m), Youri Tielemans (£6.4m), Marc Albrighton (£5.3m) and Wilfred Ndidi (£4.8m) are also recalled.

Rodgers’ opposite number, Steve Bruce, has made two changes for the Foxes’ visit.

One of them is enforced as Sean Longstaff (£4.7m) comes into midfield in place of Isaac Hayden (£4.7m), who serves a one-match ban after collecting five yellow cards.

Miguel Almiron (£5.6m) replaces Jacob Murphy (£4.9m) on the wing in the Magpies’ other alteration from their goalless draw with Liverpool.

Fantasy interest in the hosts mainly centres around Callum Wilson (£6.5m), who is the only Newcastle player owned by more than 3% of managers.

Along with Wilson and Vardy, Leicester full-back Justin is the only other player on show with a double-digit ownership.

The versatile youngster is now FPL’s most-owned defender, sitting in just over 25% of squads.

Rodgers’ troops have generally been better on the road this season, with 19 of their 29 points arriving in away fixtures.

Four of Vardy’s five double-digit hauls, indeed, have come outside of Leicester.


Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Yedlin, Fernandez, Schar, Clark, Ritchie, S Longstaff, M Longstaff, Almiron, Joelinton, Wilson.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Justin, Fofana, Evans, Castagne, Ndidi, Tielemans, Albrighton, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy.


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1,401 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The VAR Team
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Appreciate any advice on who to get in for GW18 and 19 and on 🙂

    It’s between Son and KDB

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Sonny.

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      KDB surely 3 games vs 2 games

      1. The VAR Team
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        And better fixtures too, but Son is the one on form

    3. Poetry in motion
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      KdB

    4. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Pick the one with most points ahead of the one with 32nd most points.

    5. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Why not both?

      1. The VAR Team
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Can’ get both and Bruno without major surgery

  2. MSTRKRFTSMN
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Whatever happened to Damarai Gray?

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Harvey Barnes.

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Strange that they're happy to lose him on a free, shows how quickly things can go wrong

    3. Perthite
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      He grew younger every year

    4. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Spurs going to sign him apparently

    5. Tomsk
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Possible loan to Southampton

    6. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Vardy is due a pen

      1. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        He is due a red card even more

      2. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Would sooner love a red.

      3. estheblessed
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I have been swapping Kane and Vardy for a few weeks now and constantly got it wrong. This week I have Kane so Vardy will blank 😉

        1. MSTRKRFTSMN
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          That makes no sense

    7. Bruce Lee
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      QUIZ: Which player in the top 5 leagues had the most appearances in the 19/20 season?

      1. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Ederson

      2. Les Bleus
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Maguire?

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Close - he was 5th with 44 total appearances

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Conor Coady

        1. Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          This

          1. Bruce Lee
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Nope - Jiminez had more appearances (43)

        2. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Good shout

      4. squits
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        De gea

      5. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Maguire

      6. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Kane

      7. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Bruno

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Ah 19/20!

      8. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Vvd

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          14th with 43 apps

      9. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Dias

      10. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Every single one of us has assumed it's a prem player other than the guy who guessed Dias

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Lmao

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Dias is at City

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Or was he elsewhere last season? Can’t remember when they bought him

          2. mynameisq
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Not last season bruh

      11. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Lingard

      12. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Patricio?

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Close - 6th most with 44 apps

      13. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Benzema

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          No Real Madrid players in the top 25

      14. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Has to be a keeper.

      15. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Neuer then

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Not in the top 25

      16. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Sergio Busquets

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Nope - come on lads gotta hit a workout in a bit

      17. Dont give a fuchs
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Guest appearances - Kepa

      18. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Can we know what league it is lmao

        Robertson

      19. Nikolai Volkoff
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Bayern player? Lewandowski?

      20. the snazzy viking
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Mason Mount

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Close - 9th most with 43 apps

      21. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Bobby Firmino?

        1. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Wow, fantastic call

          2. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Just had a feeling. I knew he had featured in all league games last season when I was considering him on my FH team last season.

          3. GreennRed
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Ah not just league appearances. Where did you find such data pray tell?

      22. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Kimmich

      23. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Davies

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Bayern guy

      24. The Overthinker
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Moutinho

      25. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Lewandowki always seemed to play

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          And Kimmich

      26. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Muller again?

      27. Bruce Lee
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        It was Firmino

        46 appearances

        We Go For It was the first to get it - nicely done

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Wow surprised by that

        2. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          More of this

        3. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Cheers! 🙂
          Nice question! Hopefully more to come!

        4. dark91
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Are you sure he had more appearances than Handanovic?

      28. dark91
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Handanovic?

      29. Milkman Bruno
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Hojberg

          1. Milkman Bruno
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Wrong season I thought this year

        • The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Fairly settled on the below FH team.

          Leno
          Dias Bailly Tierney (Yedlin, Mitchell)
          Kdb grealish son Fernandes (Burke)
          Aguero Wilson Lacazette

          The decision left is whether to go with one of the below

          A) Aguero and kdb
          B) kane and sterling

          Some inputs would be appreciated.

          1. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            B only because Aguero coming back from injury. But we know how explosive he is.

            1. Lord.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              We know how explosive he was.

          2. Basil1977
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            you must have a good team value is all i can say, i have the same 4 in midfield plus saka, then kane wilson and brewster upfront, how the hell did you get laca?

          3. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Wait till after the City game. I'm sure everyone will have an opinion 😉

          4. Canadian Football
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Great opportunity for an Aguero punt imo. Home vs BHA.....doesn't get juicier

        • Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Barnes is useless

        • BeWater
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Barnes just play the damn ball through.

            1. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              No. Where's the fun in that?

            2. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              He's not a good enough player for that

          • CroatianHammer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Scuttlebutt has Mendy starting... seems odd given the shenanigans, but this is Pep.

            1. Original Pirate Material
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Who?

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Cancelo??

            3. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Shenanigans?

              1. Lord.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Mendy uses the same party planner as Walker.

                1. badgerboy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Oh. Big gathering?

                  1. Lord.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    ... well he asked for someone with a big ass.

                    1. The Overthinker
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      Who doesn't like a big ass?

            4. The Overthinker
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              They don't have a LB
              Can't start with zinchencko can they!?

            5. grandemessi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Where are you getting this info?

              1. CroatianHammer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Wouldn't you like to know? Team sheet in 5', we'll both find out together if what I was given to believe was correct or not.

                1. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  That went well then

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Imagine Grealish and Vardy playing together

            instead of

            Barnes Vardy
            Grealish Watkins

            1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Grealish to Leicester would make a lot of sense.

              1. The Train Driver
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Why would Villa sell? Rich owners, going well in league. Their most important player and he seems to enjoy it there...

                1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  It would make sense to Leicester that is 🙂

              2. The Road to Turfdom
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Meaning no slight on Leicester, I think Grealish could go to a 'better' club

                1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Maybe. High risk of him wasting away his prime on the bench like Mahrez though.

              3. Shark Team
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Grealish is ready to play for Man Utd Liverpool Man City etc. I think...

                1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  I just fear he would get Mahrezed

          • Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Mahrez is just a no go on wc right ?

            1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Just not worth the risk....

            2. Maddamotha
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              My worst transfer of the season. Just got rid this gw. Watch him bang em in like a male pornstar tonight

          • JJeyy
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Leicester with 0.05 xg that half

            1. The Overthinker
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Vardy to score a goal and make a mokkery of xG

          • Jdpz
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Rate Justin after first half. I am not watching this match. Is he active?

            1. Bookkeeper
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              way down in BPS

            2. riot
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Not done a lot

            3. PremKraut
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              He's looking good but I don't think there will be an attacking return from him.

          • King Kohli
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Looking to navigate GW 18 using transfers and BB GW 19.
            Does this move improve my team for the long term?

            TAA + Taylor + Mitchell > Dias + Cancelo + Stones (-4)

            Martinez Meslier
            TAA Konsa Coufal Taylor Mitchell
            Salah Bruno Son Raphinha Anguissa
            Kane Bamford Adams

            2 FT 1.7 ITB

            1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Honestly I think yes

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Cheers mate

            2. Pep bites Kun
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Triple city def put's a lot of eggs in one basket. What if you want a City attacker? Is Stones nailed - who can say? It's high risk imo, but could pay off with the good fixtures

          • Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Poor half of football broken up by so many injuries.

          • Spg76
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Top three ‘must have’ players for DGW???? Vardy, Bruno, Salah

            1. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              KdB, Bruno and Salah.

            2. PremKraut
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Salah, TAA, Kane

            3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Salah, Bruno and Robbo

            4. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Salah, Bruno, Bamford

              1. HashAttack
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Probably these 3 - all 50% owned

            5. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Salah Bruno KDB

            6. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Just have this XI:

              McCarthy
              Cancelo | Cresswell | Dallas
              Salah | KdB | Bruno | Grealish | Soucek
              Kane | Bamford

            7. WE GO FOR IT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Based on potential to kill your rank, Salah, KdB and Bruno. All could get 20+ hauls.

            8. FPL Laurenzo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Sterling, Salah, Bruno

          • ALI_G
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            can't catch a break with my defence

            Since most people have the same attackers (Kane / Son / Bruno / Salah), defenders is the only way to make ground in my ML

            I few weeks back I got Konsa
            He promptly fell ill and missed 2 Villa games (which of course had CS)

            I kept him (as he has a double) and in parallel dealt with my other defensive issue - AWB
            Swapped him for Vestergard
            He got injured
            Swapped for Taylor - injured
            Swapped for Lowton - Burnley game postponed

            Had I picked Justin or Bendarek I would be sitting pretty

            This game is so much luck sometimes

            1. PastaConcerto
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              This season in particular luck seems much more prevalent. The leader of our ML has somehow avoided injuries and postponements for some key players. Luck has determined points for him over other managers who chose better players who missed out for unforeseen reasons. With COVID it makes it that much harder to deal with rotation and sub order.

            2. Basil1977
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Dias, was the smart move

            3. HashAttack
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Didn't trust the Burnley game to happen, so sold Taylor for an Arsenal defender .... problem is I bought Bellerin 🙁

            4. WE GO FOR IT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              It is, this season more than anyother tbh.
              The Lowton pick wasn't the best pick though. That game was always a risk after the Fulham-Spurs was cancelled.

              Also, budget attackers have proven to be a nice differential in my ML. Soucek and Raphinha have helped me a lot in recent weeks. Players who jumped to the Saka train post the Chelsea result have been rewarded as well. Arsenal players are still lowly owned and they have a good couple of fixtures. Coul prove to be good differentials in thenext 2 weeks as most will concentrate on doubles.

              Given the uncertainty around games, the factor of luck has certainly increased this season. You just got to keep making "good calls" based on your logic and reasons and let it play out. Take a few gambles here and there and just enjoy it. Some teams are affected more by the postponements and injuries than others. It may even it out later in the season or maybe next. No point thinking much about it.

            5. Easy Cheesy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Unlucky. I did chilwell to taylor which ultimately turned out to be not needed!

              1. ALI_G
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                argh

                Yes luckily I kept Chillwell. Mainly for the double and the 20 points he will garner today!

          • C_G
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            thoughts on this FH team?

            Dier Tierney AWB

            Son Neto KDB Bruno Saka

            Aguero (if he starts) Kane

            1. Sid1891
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Nice
              Double Spurs to me is slight concern

              Could play Grealish instead Son and upgrade Saka and Tierney

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                What's the concern with Son + Kane mate?

                1. Sid1891
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  No concern as such but they are 20mil or so and playing 2 games vs 4 games
                  A lot of money tied up
                  Can work
                  I brought Kane and Son for this week and enjoyed but lm going to get rid one, on WC currently

          • Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Who is here for a Vardy blank and no LEI cleansheet?

            1. The Road to Turfdom
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Steve Bruce

              1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Haha good one mate

            2. Indpush
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Aye

            3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              0/

          • emerix
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Quick question: Once I confirm my FH chip, can I continue to make transfers until the GW deadline or do transfers after the chip is confirmed cost points?

            1. riot
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Can tinker

              1. emerix
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Much obliged Riot.

          • McSauce
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Thoughts on this FH

            Darlow
            Cancelo Holding Fernandez
            Saka KDB (C) Bruno Son
            Aguero Kane Wilson

          • cm790
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Managed to put a team together for the BGW, going to FH the DGW and then WC in week 20.

              Who else is doing this?

              Who do we think hauls next week?

              1. Mr. O'Connell
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Why not just WC in the double?

              2. Canadian Football
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                \Why use WC in GW20?

              3. PremKraut
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                I've got the strange feeling there won't be many double digit hauls in BGW.
                That's why I even consider only fielding 6 players to avoid wasting my FH.

                1. Lord.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  You could spend some hits to get players for GW18 that also have a double in 19.

                  1. cm790
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      I could bring in a couple of those and not have to use my FH. I think I'll have a benching headache week 19.

                  2. Canadian Football
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    really? Some plump fixtures in there

                2. cm790
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    This is my team next week:

                    Leno
                    Mitchell Bellerin Regulion
                    Salah Son Bruno Saka
                    Bamford Kane Brewster

                    If I don't change Salah and Bamford I will be fielding 9 players...

                    The FH would guarantee 2 matches for every player in the team and hopefully more points than my rivals.

                    The WC may not be needed for week 20 but it was a consideration.

                3. dark91
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Ederson
                  Ferran Torres
                  Eric Garcia
                  Confirmed out by Bein reporter

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Who are the other 3, then 3 were non playing staff 9 total right?

                    1. dark91
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      These 3 + Walker and Jesus
                      The rest are staff

                      1. HashAttack
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 25 days ago

                        Makes you wonder why the fixture had to be postponed

                        1. dark91
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 25 days ago

                          I think they didn't receive the test results on time the previous GW (just my guess)

                          1. HashAttack
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 25 days ago

                            Probably the broken fax machine excuse - I think MCI just didn't fancy playing again so soon after the last match

                    2. The Overthinker
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      Walker and Jesus

                      Only 1 unknown player left

                      1. mynameisq
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 25 days ago

                        Ah so one unknown hmmm mendy maybe

                        1. Bubz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 25 days ago

                          Doyle isnt it?

                          1. mynameisq
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 25 days ago

                            No idea tbh haven't really been following the rumours onn this one other then seeing Mendy this morning

                      2. Basil1977
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 25 days ago

                        imagine the scene on here if it is KDB

                        1. Bookkeeper
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 25 days ago

                          KDB starts

                  2. dark91
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    + Doyle too

                4. manu4life99
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Is this plan to avoid FH and BB19 worth it?

                  GW18 Salah,Ayling > KDB,Cancelo(-4)

                  Martinez
                  Cancelo Maguire Taylor
                  Bruno Son Grealish KDB
                  DCL

                  GW19 Son,DCL > Salah,Antonio(-4)

                  Martinez* Johnstone*
                  Robbo* Cancelo* Maguire* Coufal* Taylor*
                  Salah* Bruno* KDB* Grealish* Soucek*
                  Antonio* Bamford* Adams*

                  1. FPL Laurenzo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Similar to my plan except I'm not taking a -4 for GW18 and just doing Salah to KDB then -4 in 19 with more points available to get Salah plus 1 back.

                5. The Train Driver
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Older or younger Longstaff the better player?

                  1. riot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Sean IMO

                  2. Gobigorgohome
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Sean

                6. HD7
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Cmoon Maddy!

                7. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Martinez 4.0*
                  Robbo * Dallas * lamptey * balbuena * kwp*
                  Bruno son grealish salah * bissou*
                  Kane bam * Adams*

                  Guys Sure fh right????

                  1. The Road to Turfdom
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    maybe if you had one more defender absent

                  2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Yes, FH

                8. Bruce Lee
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Might do another quiz in like an hour - you guys up for it?

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Defo

                  2. The Overthinker
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    In for it

                  3. Les Bleus
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Yep!

                  4. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Yes

                  5. WE GO FOR IT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Yes

                  6. Lord.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    I’ll be too busy celebrating my KDB haul.

                9. Royal5
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Sancho having a mare vs Wolfsburg

                  1. Gobigorgohome
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    no suprise

                    1. Royal5
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      Gone 16 without a goal in BL now

                  2. WE GO FOR IT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Most players don't tend to do well after a transfer saga through the summer. Just affects them and doesn't let them concentrate, especially if it carries on after the season has began.

                  3. La Roja
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Overrated

                10. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  13 minutes. Let's play Pep Roulette.

                  Who you got to start?

                  Steffen
                  Cancelo Dias Stones Ake
                  Rodri Fernandinho KdB
                  Mahrez Aguero Sterling

                  1. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Steffen
                    Cancelo Stones Dias Zinchenko
                    KDB Rodri Gundogan
                    Mahrez Sterling Foden

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      I think you got closest. Nice calls.

                      Only miss was Mahrez over Bilva...

                  2. SerieD
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Cancelo out. Kdb bench.

                  3. Gobigorgohome
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Stephen
                    Cancelo Dias Stones Mendy
                    Rodri Fernandinho KDB
                    Mahrez Kun Sterling

                  4. WE GO FOR IT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Steffen
                    Fernandinho Dias Stones Ake
                    Rodri Gundogan
                    Mahrez KdB Sterling
                    Kun

                  5. The Road to Turfdom
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Steffen
                    Cancelo Laporte Ake Mendy
                    Rodri Fern
                    Mahrez Bernardo Sterling
                    Aguero

                  6. Duke Silver ☑
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Ederson
                    Walker Garcia Dias Cancelo
                    Rodri Gundo
                    KdB
                    Mahrez Torres Sterling

                    The ultimate Pep troll 😉

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      I would laugh so hard if Walker, Jesus etc started.

                11. chonks
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  quick question for those doing hokey cokey with salah and kdb

                  i assume you are doing so with free transfers, no? or are you willing to take -4 (or even -8) to do so

                  1. Gobigorgohome
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    -4 ok

                  2. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    I had a strategy to do this using my FTs, but after one blank week of KDB I abandoned it to keep Salah and invest in the City defence.

                  3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    -4 to get Salah back next gw, for Son

                    1. chonks
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 25 days ago

                      thanks for replies