Scout Network

How are the Scout Network approaching Blank Gameweek 18?

After a short break, Fantasy Premier League managers are set for the rollercoaster of Blank and Double Gameweeks in quick succession.

While we wait to find out how top-flight teams will fare in the FA Cup, there are big decisions to be made about chips, transfers and captaincy.

Some of the members of the Scout Network have shared their first passes at draft teams for Blank Gameweek 18 and have discussed their thought processes.

FPL Family

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka

The additional games added to both Blank Gameweek 18 and Double Gameweek 19 made me stop and reassess my plans. Yves Bissouma’s fifth yellow card of the season means I now only have five players with a fixture next time out so I am strongly considering the Free Hit chip.

Both Manchester clubs and Arsenal have the best fixtures of the Gameweek and it makes a lot of sense to go all-out owning players from those three clubs.

However, owning nine players from three clubs also brings a large element of risk. If one of those games was cancelled that would require the whole bench to play and thus for me that is too big a risk in the current climate.

While still targeting these key games and clubs I will also invest in other players who spread the risk factor. The likes of Spurs, Newcastle and Wolves offer good opportunities to safe-guard your Free Hit team while also providing a good likelihood for FPL returns.

Harry Kane, Karl Darlow, Roman Saïss, Callum Wilson and Pedro Neto all look good for spreading the wealth as well as for returns. Especially when you couple them with key picks such as Kevin De Bruyne, Rúben Dias and/or Joao Cancelo, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Bukayo Saka and Kieran Tierney.

FPL Family

FF Titans

How are the Scout Network planning to manage Gameweek 18?

Image showing FF Titans planned team for blank Gameweek 18

After considering several different strategies for Gameweeks 18 and 19 I have decided to opt for prudence.

The new fixtures added to both last week are lifesavers and allow me to focus on bringing in assets from four key clubs: Burnley, Aston Villa, Manchester United and Manchester City.

I have saved two free transfers from the previous Gameweek and I plan to use one ahead of Gameweek 18 to bring replace Mohamed Salah with Bruno Fernandes. This will then give me potentially nine activ players for Gameweek 18 – although this includes Pascal Groß who has only played 90 minutes once in the last six Gameweeks. 

This strategy means that for Double Gameweek 19, I will have another two free transfers so I will probably sell Kane and one of my midfielders to buy back Salah and a cheaper forward option.

With what’s going on, I will make my transfers as late as possible. I am also currently planning to use my Triple Captain chip in Double Gameweek 19, while saving my other three chips for later on in the season when other Blank and Double Gameweeks will undoubtedly be scheduled.

FF Titans

El Statto

How are the Scout Network planning to manage Gameweek 18? 1

FFScout’s RMT tool showing El Statto’s early thoughts on blank Gameweek 18 team selection

I will be using my Free Hit chip this week as I focused my transfers on bringing in players who play twice later on next week in Double Gamweek 19.

I have not pushed the button yet though just due to the uncertainty around games currently so will just spend the break looking at who to bring in before making the changes just before deadline, just in case.

Initial thoughts will be to have at least one, probably two Man City defenders, likely Dias and Cancelo, as well as their talisman De Bruyne.

Fernandes and Kane are also very high on my priority own list for this Gameweek. Those four will form the basis of the side and then I am planning to target the better fixtures so players such as Bukayo Saka against Crystal Palace, Karl Darlow and/or Callum Wilson for a trip to Sheffield United.

El Statto

FPL Nymfria

I have been a little unlucky with the rescheduling, mainly because I had my team set-up quite nicely for a Free Hit in Blank Gameweek 18 and a Bench Boost in Double 19.

I sold De Bruyne three Gameweeks ago for Raphinha, mainly because of form, but with a view to fund Robertson for the Double Gameweek. In the short-term that has given me better returns, however, with Manchester City’s fixture now added to Gameweek 19, I fear this has left me at a long term disadvantage. 


For me, I think I’m now locked into a Free Hit whether I want to be or not. But if you’re still deciding? Here are three questions I always ask myself:

1. Am I selling players that I have a lot of value tied up in and that I want to keep long-term for players that don’t blank? If the answer is yes, then I would Free Hit. In my case, I’d be selling Son, Salah, Robertson and so on, for players I’m unsure I’d want to keep long term.


2. Am I happy to muddle through with just a few players in a Blank Gameweek, in the hope the Free Hit serves me better down the line? If the answer is yes, then consider not Free Hitting. The answer to this one is yes for me, however, I only have four players for Blank Gameweek 18 unfortunately, and one of them is a goalkeeper. So I can’t really ‘muddle through’ even if I wanted to.


3. Are there players that really worry me for either the blank or the double that I can’t get without a Free Hit? If Yes, use your Free Hit in the appropriate week. For myself, no City is an issue, and with less players available to me in the Blank Gameweek, I would take one Gameweek of cover in 18 and look to add using a possible hit for Double Gameweek 19.

Teams I will be targeting for my Free Hit are Manchester City, Manchester United, Spurs, Aston Villa & Newcastle. I will then fill in the cabs avoiding Burnley and Sheffield United.

Whilst I am 95% sure I will be Free Hitting for Gameweek 18, I will not be hitting my chip until the final moments, as once it’s used, it can’t be retracted. I am going to use the international break as a chance to consider the Wildcard strategy. Though with good returns in the last three Gameweeks, I am a little reluctant to mix things up too much, I would need to have four-plus players I would want to change, and keep long term, for me to consider it seriously. 

FPL Nymfria

Bendito Fantasy

Spurs’ Heung-Min Son in action against Leicester

Para esta jornada 18 usaremos el Free Hit. 

Tenemos varios partidos interesantes y buenos equipos de los cuales echar mano. Empezamos en la portería y defensa, Newcastle enfrenta a uno de los equipos con peor record ofensivo, de tal manera que tenemos a Darlow y Fernandez en la selección acompañados por Cancelo y Stones, estos dos últimos se encuentran en gran estado de forma y enfrentan a Brighton, el city no debe tener problema con clean sheets en este encuentro. 

Seguimos con el medio campo. Son es nuestro primer nombre en la lista, enfrentan a Aston Villa y en el papel no luce sencillo, pero Son sigue siendo uno de los jugadores mas rentables en FPL este año. Gündogan lo acompaña, esta elección fue dificil pero necesaria para poder acomodar la delantera, Gündo ha encontrado la portería en los últimos encuentros y mantiene un puesto titular por el momento. Finalmente Rashford y Fernandes cierran el medio campo. Manchester United tiene un partido que luce complejo contra Burnley, sin embargo sus mejores hombres en ataque son este par y tendrían nuestra confianza de cara a la jornada. 

En el ataque tenemos a Harry Kane, que es el factor decisivo para no tener a KDB en el equipo, el emparejamiento con Son lo hace sumamente atractivo para esta fecha. Lacazette contra Crystal Palas luce muy atractivo debido a la buena forma que está mostrando el Francés, y finalmente Wilson de Newcastle para un ataque con muchas posibilidades de gol.

En la banca el primer cambio es Saka de Arsenal, quien podría entrar en lugar de Gündo de último momento. 

La tarjeta está activada y pueden haber cambios conforme los equipos jueguen en la copa, pero esta es la primera versión del equipo. 

Benito Fantasy

What’s happening in the Scout Network?

Scout Network: Thinking ahead to the blank and double Gameweek in 18 and 19

Scout The Gameweek – The new podcast from the Scout Network

Next week sees the launch of the new Scout Network Podcast – Scout the Gameweek. Each week, the show will feature a different member of the Scout Network, Scout Academy and/or FFS International to discuss the upcoming Gameweek, look back at the learning points from the previous round, considering transfers, chip strategy and captaincy options.

El Statto

El Statto’s website Jumpersforgoalposts.info saw an impressive 10% increase in traffic during December, as his site continues to grow. The website also passed the 55,000 total views milestone since its September launch. Over the festive period, there were some tweaks and new features added to the interactive stats section of the website. This update allows FPL managers to look at how many returns each player has provided compared to team-mates/others in similar price or position. Articles will be back on the website soon with a look at Free Hit differential and less-discussed options aside from the big hitters.

FF Titan

FF Titan spent some time over the festive period looking at the the FPL Cup and offering advice to managers regarding cup strategy, which started in Gameweek 16. They also looked at the Premier League penalty statistics to date to see what value the penalty takers can offer us as FPL Managers.

Over the next few weeks FF Titan are planning a piece on the FPL Instagram community, looking at the most interesting accounts in this rapidly growing FPL community.

FPL Family

Over the festive period both Lee and Sam were busy with appearances on the FPL Show on both Christmas Eve and New Years Eve as well as on the Official FPL Podcast ahead of Gameweek 17. The FPL Family also passed the 8,000 followers milestone on Instagram. Throughout January, Lee and Sam will be making regular appearances on the FPL Show and Podcast as usual and both will be active on Social Media discussing their Free Hit plans for Gameweek 18 – Lee on Twitter and Sam on Instagram. Sam will also be launching the Scout The Gameweek podcast for us her at Fantasy Football Scout.

FPL Nymfria

Nymfria’s YouTube channel has been reaching record numbers and interactions over the festive period, as new graphics and content continues to be developed and rolled out into the New year. FPL Nymfria has also published a lot of content surrounding her plans for her Free Hit in Gameweek 18 and possible Bench Boost in double Gameweek 19.

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909 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Mr. Mystic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    How nailed do we expect Stones to be over the coming weeks? Surely Laporte will get some gametime?

    1. Seamy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I think he's relatively nailed. But I wouldn't be making any decisions until I see tonight's team sheets

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Laporte has a hamstring issue currently

    3. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      This is what your bench is for 😉

      1. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        No, people get really salty and start crying when you have a bench that gets you points on here.

        1. Mr. Mystic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          This.

    4. Tomerick
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      It’s quite difficult to put nails in stones. Try wood instead.

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Get your hat and coat.

        1. Tomerick
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          How did you know I had Hart and Coady?

      2. Mr. Mystic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Incredible. If only Wood played in defence, ay? 🙁

        1. Tomerick
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          :-p

  2. Seamy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    On a FH this week.
    Would you prefer
    A) Leno, Tierney & Fernandez (2 Man City players total)
    B) Ederson, Holding & Clark (3 Man City players total)

    1. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Ederson is ill

    2. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Hard to say, but not getting 3 MC seems a waste to me

    3. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      A Ederson is too risky

    4. What am I doing?
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      A

    5. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I wouldn't commit with Ederson until further news but he is a waste of a City space and is expensive when compared to City defenders. For FH, I prefer to go with Darlow, 1 City def and 2 City attack

  3. LLoris
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    GW 18 Options
    Bench boosting in 19
    A) FH
    B) Start 7 players -4 hit (Pope Dias KDB Bruno Son Kane Watkins)

    1. Seamy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      So you currently have 5 players?
      Which players would you be bringing in as part of the hit?

      Depends on these answers but I'd be leaning FH

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Id be bringing in KDB and Dias

    2. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      If you get your captain right you won't be far behind. Save FH

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Should I take a -8 or a -4

    3. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      It's really tough to call. For me it was easy decision only 5 players and 1 of them is Brewster, but any team with 7/8 players is really difficult to decide. 8+ is a no brainer - save the FH.

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        I have 5 players (Pope Bruno Son Kane Watkins) and can take a -4 or do you think I should just FH?

    4. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      -4 for me. -8 hard to make back unless there genuinely long term improvements

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        I mean if its a -8 Im bringing in Stones Dias and KDB

    5. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Sounds like a good -8 to me

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        haha. Thing is Id take out Moh and Robertson to fit those guys in

  4. Confusedleedsfan
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    If I can get either without much change to the team, would you go Rashford or Sterling on a FH team?

    1. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Sterling

    2. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Can't first a Keeper 😉

    3. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Tough call

      1. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Depends on what you do with the extra funds from picking Rashford
        ..

    4. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Not much. That's the problem. Ends up improving my bench basically (which isn't bad - but secondary in terms of value)

      1. LLoris
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        If your not doing anything with the funds Id pick Sterling. Id also monitor their mins tmrw

  5. Street Friend
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Bottomed last page
    Current team for DGW19 3.4ITB 1FT which option is the best? Big question is whether KDB is worth an extra hit or worth not bench boosting.

    McCarthy (Forster)
    Zouma dier Dias coufal (targett)
    Salah soucek bruno son (Burke)
    Vardy bamford (Adams)

    Option A) no BB. Sell son to KDB

    Option B) BB. Sell Burke & forster > Harrison & Ederson -4

    Option C) BB Sell Burke Forster Salah > Harrison ederson KDB -8

    I would also like to sell zouma to cancelo but hard to justify for a further hit. Could roll it into option A for -4

    1. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Save your BB I think

  6. Somnus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    FH the following 6 players (8 players with -4)? Not free hitting means I can then take another -4 in 19 and field 15 BB players. If I free hit I won't bench boost in 19

    (De Gea)
    Dias, Targett, Mitchell
    KDB, Bruno (Saka)
    Kane

  7. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    What's this talk about Spurs DGW? Is it any time soon?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Gw26 according to Ben Crellin, BUR+ful, BUR+FUL or BUR+sou.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        That will coincide perfectly with the fixture turn!

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Making me reconsider the TC chip in 19.

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            For me the the three TC options in 19 are:

            Salah: poor form
            KDB: dont know which KDB will come out to play
            Bruno: poor fixtures

            I think I will wait it out too.

  8. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Is it stupid to go without Son and/or Bruno on FH this week?

    Somewhat tempted to go for differentials like Auba as a large portion of managers will have Son Bruno so looking at ways to make ground on the teams that are playing without full teams
    Having the same big name players seems a waste of a chip!

    Current OR ~80k

    1. LLoris
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      yup

    2. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Don't overthink it. You don't need differentials. Just pick the team you think will score the most points. Hint - not Auba!!

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Ah logic! Forgot about that...
        Well I do think villa spurs game will be poor FPL wise

    3. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      But there only needs to be son/Kane goal/assist and you've got good(ish) points and bps too

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        That’s fair point. Feel like I’d choose Kane due to lack of viable forwards this week. Plenty of midfield options

    4. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Whats the point of FH if you are not getting Bruno away to Burnley

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        I’ve owned him since the Salah covid issue.
        Not sure what FH has to do with it

  9. Who are all Lukakus
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Bottomed
    Have a pretty bad week with no Spurs, no WHU, and Mo(c) blank 3 times in a row.

    Looking into the tricky fixtures, given Welbeck will not make it, I have 9 players for BGW and 11 players for DGW already.

    A. Zouma to Dias (10 playing)
    B. Zouma to Stones (10 playing)
    C. Salah to Sterling (10 playing)
    D. Either B or C plus Welbeck to Wilson for -4 (11 playing)

    Martinez
    Cancelo Maguire Holding
    KDB(c) Bruno Grealish El Ghazi
    DCL Welbeck
    Blank: 4.0m Zouma Dallas Salah Bamford

    1. Confusedleedsfan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      D

  10. Well you know, Triffic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    The Man City outbreak continues and people are bringing in KDB and Cancelo early....

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Yaa? Who else? How many more?

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

      Just saw. Three more. Scary.

    3. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      No first team though so not so bad

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Carson was on the bench last match.

  11. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Kind of weird to have a Spanish language section on a FFS article.

    Vive la diversity!

    Although I wouldn't expect there are too many Spanish speakers who use these boards, and I would guess the vast majority who do, probably speak good English.

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Maybe it's to get more Spanish only speakers involved and market to them?

    2. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      To save anyone else the bother, here's the translation:

      For Gameweek 18 we will use the Free Hit.

      We have several interesting games and good teams to draw on. We start in goal and defense, Newcastle faces one of the teams with the worst offensive record, in such a way that we have Darlow and Fernandez in the team accompanied by Cancelo and Stones, the latter two are in great shape and face Brighton, the city should have no problem with clean sheets at this meeting.

      We continue with the midfield. Son is our first name on the list, they face Aston Villa and on paper it doesn't look easy, but Son is still one of the most profitable players at FPL this year. Gündogan accompanies him, this choice was difficult but necessary to be able to accommodate the forward, Gündo has found the goal in recent games and maintains a starting position for the moment. Finally Rashford and Fernandes close the midfield. Manchester United has a game that looks complex against Burnley, however its best men in attack are this pair and they would have our confidence for the match.

      In the attack we have Harry Kane, who is the deciding factor for not having KDB in the team, the pairing with Son makes him extremely attractive for this date. Lacazette against Crystal Palas looks very attractive due to the good form that the Frenchman is showing, and finally Wilson of Newcastle for an attack with many chances to score.

  12. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    On -4.
    Have this for 18 if I dont use FH chip.
    Martinez
    Cancelo,Dias
    KDB,Fernandes,Grealish
    Kane,Watkins

    Is it worth another -4 for another GW 18 player who has a double?
    Would be 1. Chilwell > AWB or Lowton.
    2. Bamford > Martial

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Nah, very similar to what I will field?

  13. as33
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Is Lacazette nailed?

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      No

      1. as33
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        So no point to do DCL>Laca?

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Will feature short term. So if it is only for a few GWs do it.

    2. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      No, but likely to start after his recent performances you'd think.

  14. Roy Rovers
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Do I need to FH18 & BB19?

    *GW18 players (7 of them)

    Martinez*
    Zouma Stones* Cresswell
    KDB* Son* Bruno* Grealish*
    Kane* Bamford Adams

    Mcararthy Soucek Dallas Balbuena

    1. Caravagio
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Tough to call. its a decent line-up of players for this week without FH...
      Would say you should bench boost for 19 for sure 🙂 unless you want to TC Kdb?

      1. Roy Rovers
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Yeah TC is an option in 19 but some talk on here that KDB might get benched soon.

    2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      You are borderline on whether to use the FH or not. You could draft a FH team and compare it to your current team in the assistant manager function in FFFix and see what the predicted scores then decide if you are comfortable with the predicted gains you get from FH.

      You could also use FT or take a hit to bring in City, Utd, Villa or Burnley player that plays in 18 and double 19 like Zouma to a City def which takes you up to 8 players and helps you in the future GWs

      https://www.fantasyfootballfix.com/why_fix/

      1. Roy Rovers
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Cheers Tony...some great advice there.

  15. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Shouldn’t Ederson be back for next week from Covid isolation?

    I need to get a keeper who plays the next 3 and money not an object. Since he’s already had Covid and is nailed when fit.

    Ederson is increasingly tempting

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Depends on how he recovers from COVID

      1. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Very true, hopefully most not badly affected though I know that’s not always the case

  16. rokonto
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Are they nailed?
    A. Mari
    B. Dawson

  17. Caravagio
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Hows this FH team?

    Darlow
    Clark Stones AWB
    Saka Bruno Son Sterling KdB(C)
    Wilson Laca
    (Sanchez, mcgolddrick, Pieters, Hause)

    I have 0.3 to use which may be used to upgrade mcgolddrick to Welbs or Tekkers depending on injuries)

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Looks decent.

    2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      The 11 is pretty close to the one I have drafted

      1. Caravagio
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        where do we differ 😀

        1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Darlow
          Cancelo Shaw Tierney
          Saka Bruno Son Sterling KdB
          Wilson Laca

  18. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Should get me through 18 without FH?

    Martínez
    Stones, Cancelo
    Grealish, Bruno, Son, KDB
    Kane, Watkins

    Who to C?

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Kev or Bruno I guess.

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

      Great team. KDB.

    3. Caravagio
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Im going KdB with Bruno VC

    4. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Yes and toss-up between KDB and Bruno

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Cheers

  19. ludaslol
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    De Gea
    Shaw Cancelo Tierney
    Son Bruno Sterling KDB Saka
    Wilson Laca

    Can I do better on FH?

  20. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    First FH draft, tear it apart people. Havent pushed the button but it is right on the money so probably have to do it today if I want this team.

    Darlow
    Cancelo Holding Shaw
    KDB Sterling Bruno Son Saka
    Kane Wilson

    Steer Brewster Mitchell Kilman

    1. Caravagio
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      wow we are super similar. Looks good.

    2. Caravagio
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      if you can, try get some more playing bench in case we have a game cancelled and you lose 3 players.

    3. BeWater
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Very nice looking team. You've got the 3 City players I would pick, Son and Kane, the keeper I'd go for, Wilson with a great fixture and Saka.

      • drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        cheers all

      • Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Fine if a bit dull.

    4. Marc Jobling
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      This pulls me back into FH18 territory when, in reality, I already have 8 players for it (but no KDB)

      [FH18, no chip 19]
      De Gea (bur), Tierney (CRY), Lewis (shu), KDB (BHA), Rashford (bur), Saka (CRY), Son (shu), Wilson (shu)

      [FH19, no chip 18]
      Dallas (BHA, SOU), Grealish (TOT), KDB (BHA, CRY, AVL), DCL (wol)

      [No chip 18/19]
      Struijk (BHA, SOU), Grealish (TOT), Son (shu), DCL (wol)

    5. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Manchester City have confirmed 3 more Covid cases.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        uh oh

      2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        "Scott Carson, teenager Cole Palmer and a member of staff have all tested positive for coronavirus."

      3. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        How is it always the fringe players....only Ederson Is the truly important one who's out.

    6. as33
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Captain:
      a)Sterling
      b)Bruno
      c)Kane
      d)Son
      e) Laca

      1. BeWater
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Sterling or Bruno.

      2. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Martinez
        Cancelo, Dias, Dier
        KDB, Fernandes, Grealish
        DCL

        (Dallas, Coufal, Salah, Soucek, Bamford, Adams)

        2 free transfers.

        Thinking Salah to Son as one of them with the view to do the opposite move for DGW19.

        Could save the other FT and go into DGW19 with the option of getting out 14/15 dgwers.

        Thoughts?

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Salah to Sterling?

      3. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        When does the yc treshold rise to 10?

        1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          When team have played their 19th fixture in the league

          1. S.Kuqi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Thanks. So Grealish needs to avoid booking against Spurs and Everton

      4. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Planned WC team GTG? BB in GW19

        GW18: Martinez Meslier Maguire Cancelo Stones Coufal Chilwell KDB Bruno Son Grealish Soucek Lacazette Bamford Watkins

        GW19: Martinez Meslier Maguire Cancelo Stones Coufal Chilwell KDB Bruno Salah Grealish Soucek Rodrigo Bamford Watkins

        1. flynner25
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Looks good to me

        2. S.Kuqi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Looks okayish. Got pretty much same wildcard team

          1. HollywoodXI
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            How does yours differ?

      5. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 13 days ago

        How do we interpret Peps selection tonight? Is the team selected likely to be the starting team on Weds when the League resumes with squad players coming in for the cup game on Sunday?

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Don't try to second guess pep

        2. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 13 days ago

          That’s what I would imagine

      6. highsguy
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Thoughts on my FH draft? Fixtures permitting...

          de Gea
          AWB, Holding, Dias, Cancelo
          Saka, Bruno, KDB, Son
          Laca, Kane

          (Forster, Wilson, Mitchell, Stephens)

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Play Wilson

          2. CONNERS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Looks quite good, although a lot of money in defence.

            I think I'd want one of Sterling or Rashford in order to try and gain some advantage over those not using FH. (It's low-owned players like these that will give you the best chance of boosting your rank if they do well).

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              This.

            2. highsguy
                3 months, 12 days ago

                Cheers, that's a good point. Most non-FH will have 2 City def. Will continue to tinker.

          3. CONNERS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Toughest part of selecting a FH team is deciding between Rashford and Sterling.

            Could get both but that would mean going without Kane, Saka and City defence.

          4. kime67
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            saka and rashford or grealish and dcl ?