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Blank Gameweek 18 and Double Gameweek 19: The key player and team stats

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763 Comments Post a Comment
  1. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    This Article will probably be out of date in a few hours when another game gets cancelled lol

    1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Exactly

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Is the Villa Spurs game off? Or just a rumour?

      1. Van der Faart
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Villa have a lot of positive tests, apparently

      2. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Doesn't sound great..."“A large number of first-team players and staff returned positive tests after being routinely tested on Monday and immediately went into isolation,” the club said in a statement. “A second round of testing was carried out immediately and produced more positive results today.”

      3. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Not confirmed but highly likely

    3. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Did any game get cancelled/ has high chances of getting cancelled?

      1. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Villa games

    4. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Haha

  2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Minutes silence for those who've held onto Watkins all this time

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Brought him in with an early FT rip xD

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Well there's a stroke of luck 😉

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      That's cold, you scamp.

    3. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yup. Had him since GW9. Nowt to do but cross fingers and toes

      1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Me too 🙁

      2. Slitherene
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Same got him in GW 9

    4. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I’m not up to date, but do own Watkins lol.

      Fill me in, what’s happened ffs 😆 ?

      1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        He's a total muppet

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Laughed

  3. Steager
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    A) Lowton - Poor defence but plays in blank and double. Hard fixtures.
    B) Holding - Decent Value but no double.
    C) Fernandez - Easy fixture Shef utd, but no double
    D) B Davies - Not sure if nailed.

    Already have villa, City, Utd covered

    1. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      A or B

    2. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      B)
      Don’t like any of those options though

  4. marcos11
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Bottomed on the last post.

      Planning to go Salah > Rashford and then FH instead if some of the gw18 games are postponed, allowing me to get Salah back in for gw19 instead. Good idea?

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I don't get you. Do Salah > Rashford for GW18 and then use your FH in GW18 too?

        1. marcos11
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Yes, if there is postponements and I don’t have enough players to field

            1. Epic ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Ok that makes sense. You will be using the FH only 'if' there are more postponements. Yeah that can work.

              1. marcos11
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yes exactly

          • Black Knights
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            You’ll do Salah to Rashford for 18, then keep money in the bank to swap back for 19?

            1. marcos11
                1 month, 21 days ago

                I have Salah at the moment but if I transfer in Rashford previous to FHing the same gameweek, do I not get Salah back automatically for gw19? Of course if theres no postponements and I don’t FH I’ll just continue with Rashford.

                1. Black Knights
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yep.

            2. brianutd-why always we? 20
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Yes got ya

          • Inazuma X1
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Middlesbrough's preparations for Saturday's FA Cup third-round tie at Brentford have been affected by positive Covid-19 cases within first-team players and staff.

            https://twitter.com/BBCSport/status/1347249139889803264

          • brianutd-why always we? 20
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Villa v Spurs another dubious fixture great fun

          • Van der Faart
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            I think they need to start enforcing this rule that if you can field 14 players you have to play. Should help put a stop to players flouting the rules that apply to everyone else

            1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              It's a good opportunity to let fans play for their teams. Dream come true

            2. brianutd-why always we? 20
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Eh?

            3. Well you know, Triffic
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Some teams will still bend the rules if they are forced to play a weak team e.g. telling the league that their team has been exposed to one person with covid so they have to isolate them all as a precaution. It may sound far fetched but I think it's kind of already happened this season (Fulham).

            4. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              It won't stop players from anything, they are living in their privileged own world since very early age and vast majority of them simply thinks that are better and can get away with more than great unwashed.

              1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Very true.

              2. doher.ty
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  I'm a Villa fan and believe that if these players are breaking rules and seeing people outside of the bubble then they should be fined and the teams should be held accountable.

                  1. GoonSquad
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Start forcing forfeits and taking away points and it will help clean up any shady dealings or behaviours.

              3. Shineonme
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                ^^ This ^^

            5. RoysCallerAnne
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              First night Free Hit activators sweating like a very small nun at a penguin shoot.

              I hope those couple of temporary 0.1s were worth it lads 😆

              1. beric
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Its been painful watching all the players i want increase in price, but glad I've kept my cool

              2. thericeking
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                you dont get the money do you?

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No, it's so they're not priced out for this week alone.

                  (Even though it's not too difficult to get a good playing XI and bench well within the budget.)

              3. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                😆

              4. John Nerdelbaum
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                'small nun at a penguin shoot' 🙂

              5. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                😆

                Profit = .2
                Loss = their entire FPL season

                Risk analysis fail ?

              6. My heart goes Salalalalah
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                I haven't, but why not? They were going to do it anyway?

                1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  If football is suspended they will have wasted their chip or there may be so many games called off it's not worth using it.

                  1. My heart goes Salalalalah
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Yeah I can see your point, but if the Spurs vs Villa game gets called off, I think it's a great advantage to FHers. Any more games than that, will suck for them

                  2. wasp3000
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    will they though or will they get it back if say the Prem is postponed altogether for a couple of weeks.

                    1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      I can't imagine they would get anything back. Presumably just like last year it will be tough schit.

                      1. wasp3000
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        I can't even remember what happened last year lol. I'm guessing people lost their FH sometime in March when the Prem locked down and didn't get it back when it reopend in the summer

                        1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Yep exactly that. Chips, WCs all wasted.

              7. FPL.team
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Should be fine. Spurs the only game currently at risk and that would be good for free hitters if it's off. I'd be wanting that game postponed.

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                1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Oh dear.

              9. Syd.
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                I love penguin shoots 😉

              10. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Ban 😉

            6. Art Vandelay
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Any chance Spurs end up playing Fulham instead of Villa next GW. Would actually be quite an elegant solution if Villa can’t play.

              1. Lovren an elevator
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                That is far too much common sense haha

                1. HuttonDressedasLahm
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yeah, so true
                  It would be so “tidy” but would never happen

              2. FPL.team
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Would need Fulham's game against Chelsea moving from the Friday but yes it's possible.

            7. Pad Randa (The OG)
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Welp, the double-up of El Ghazi and Grealish is certainly going well for me...

              1. Pad Randa (The OG)
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Oh, and Martinez in goal. LOL.

                1. lespaul
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  And Son /kane ?

            8. Jon Walter's Hatty
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Everybody thought City were screwed when Covid hit and they suddenly found their form. Anything can happen yet just ride the storms...

              1. RoysCallerAnne
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Yeah but look what happened to Jim Morrison

                1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Thought a fire got him...lol...

              2. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Lol covid never hit them. Fake news to get a christmas rest (and yes, that obviously helped)

                1. el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Grumpy old fart is right this time.

                2. Olson
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  You think professional football clubs are submitting tests using... other people's saliva? A bizarre and low-reward conspiracy that would likely see them expelled from the premier league if this was turned up with some fairly simple laboratory analysis. So how did this work, did City tell several players they were Covid positive when they were not, or were all these players trusted to be part of this conspiracy, for... A few days off. This is dumb even by your standards

                  1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    popcorn.gif

                  2. GreennRed
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    He's joking like.

                    1. Olson
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      No he's not.

                      (and yes, that obviously helped)

                      He may be a bit of a troll. But he's not 'joking'

                      1. GreennRed
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        He is.

                        1. Olson
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          He's not. He's a troll but he's not joking

                    2. NateDogsCats
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Don't think he is to be fair, said this a few times today

                  3. Art Vandelay
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Not sure if serious.

                    In addition to the points raised by Olson, do you really think Pep would be part of such a thing when his own mother died earlier in the year from Covid

                    1. Olson
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Two randy people can't even keep a bonk at the Christmas party on the down low and this guy thinks manchester city have defrauded the government's testing programme in the hope they get a couple of days off (before a more congested schedule later down the line) and at the risk of basically being eliminated from the football league with catastrophic consequences for investers.

                      Durr

                  4. Jon Walter's Hatty
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Well there certainly should be independent testers for sure...

                3. FPL.team
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Closed the training ground then smashed Chelsea and got to a cup final. Villa will just play the u23s it seems so could be good for Spurs assets this week.

              3. Lindelol
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Not seeing planings anymore here

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  It's good isn't it? Was getting boring.

                  1. Lindelol
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Yes kind of ;D

              4. Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Vardy a doubt 🙁

                1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Hopefully he is out.

                2. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  For the FA Cup game, i.e. a chance to rest.

                3. HuttonDressedasLahm
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Always is though

              5. The Gambler.
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                If players on your free hit team rise 0.2m before you get your old team back, does your total value increase? I guess not...

                1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Only if you owned him last week.

                2. Epic ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Only the players that you already had will be affected by rises/falls.

                3. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  If you don't hit the free hit button.

                4. GreennRed
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No.

                5. The Gambler.
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Cheers lads, thought so

              6. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Rate my Covid safe team:

                1. GreennRed
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Anyone who's had COVID should be immune for 6 months+

                  1. Steve The Spud
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Had Covid myself and Dr said it’ll only last a month or 2

                    1. GreennRed
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      My wife had it too, says 6 months. But sure how the fk does anyone know. I'll go with you Steve on 2 months because she seems to know everything 😉 I suppose it depends on your general health too. I started taking echinacea a gain, horrible stuff but supposed to be effective.

                      1. Steve The Spud
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Yeah mate throw a vitamin D down every day and get yourself fitter than moussa sissoko about all you can do

                2. Steve The Spud
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  GTG

              7. Black Knights
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Villa have more COViD results coming tomorrow and are working to try and get the FA Cup game played.

                Guess we find out the extent of their problem once results come back.

                https://twitter.com/henrywinter/status/1347260243856785411?s=21

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Would love to see Grealish's GPS history.

                  1. Black Knights
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Yeah gotta be Jack the Lad chief spreader.

                  2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Very wobbly tracks

                2. Olson
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Hoping for false positives

                3. Art Vandelay
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  If Villa play a scratch team in the Cup then presumably the Spurs game will be played even if Villa have to put a weak team out.

                  1. Hazz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Maybe. Maybe not. Different kinds of money involved.

                    1. Art Vandelay
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      I just don’t think Villa can put a team out in the Cup and then say they can’t fulfil their league fixture.

                      1. jammie26
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          The rules for the FA cup and the league are different. If tomorrow nights game was a league game it wouldn't be going ahead.

                    2. Black Knights
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Yeah Villa may decide they can’t deal with their ever-increasing list of rearrangements so just try and get these games sorted as best as they can? Who knows.

                      1. Art Vandelay
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Very possibly and I just don’t think Villa can put a team out in the Cup and then say they can’t fulfil their league fixture.

                  2. popey
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    If game goes ahead then the matchday squad should give some indications as to the severity of spread.

                    Previously in cup we have played the second string (Hause, Taylor, Elmo, Hourihane, Davis et al) and first team on bench, so matchday squad will be very telling

                    Here's hoping its nothing to serious for both my club and my 3 villa players for 18 & 19

                4. Shineonme
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Did you hear the other day a cabinet minister said we could be tested and have lockdowns for up to another 10 years! Yes he said 10 years! These people are tools.

                  1. Olson
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Just imagine if in ten years we talk about 2020 as the best year in the decade

                    1. Shineonme
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      If they do carry on testing and having lockdowns for up to 10 years there will be massive civil unrest. Mark my words.

                      1. Olson
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        there would be no civil unrest because the establishment would sent people back out to die way before that happened

                  2. Steve The Spud
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Clowns

                5. Slitherene
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Will the people who played their chips early benefit rank wise this season?

                  1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Bit of a blanket question.

                    If it worked out for them yes otherwise no.

                  2. Pep bites Kun
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Too early to tell .. it's a long, long road

                  3. Hazz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Only if the scenario that plays out across the next few week benefits the chip they played & they specific players they had, with any COVID postponements being favourable to them.

                    Those three things combined drastically lower the percentage chance of it being happening to a person.

                    You can't know what's going to happen in 3 weeks (it's even more unpredictable than in a non-pandemic state) - so it's a roll of the dice.

                    Many people will lose out. A small number will get lucky. Which strategy that is? Anyone's guess.

                    1. Hazz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Sorry, I did think you meant played early -this- week and on a re-read that's a wrong assumption.

                      However apply what I've said to a favourable outcome to their earlier played chips and its basically the same.

                6. Finding Timo
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    All assume if weren’t FHing this gameweek and have villa/spurs players best strategy is to wait til Tuesday afternoon before deciding whether to play FH?!

                    1. Steve The Spud
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      It’s best to wait, at the end of the day weather you play it not you could be punished either way by a cancellation or 2, it’s just luck

                      1. Finding Timo
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Cheers if villa v spurs get postponed I will only have 4 /?5 players lefT!!

                          1. elwardio
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Just wait till day of deadline IMO. The only upside to early FH is maybe 1.0-2.0m in your team for that one week. You’ve missed prob nearly half of that already at this point. Just get a coufal instead of a Dias and have the same team otherwise that you would have anyway. With every chance of further cancellations the FH may not end up being the best play so I would just wait and see. Good luck

                    2. FantasyHero
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Worth taking a -8 hit for gw18?
                      1. Taylor to cancelo/stones
                      2. Adams to wilson

                      I will be FHing DGW19

                      1 seems justified as will likely yield at least 2 extra pts
                      2 is my dilemma. I might be -2 down if wilson does nothing but I also feel wilson has better fixtures than adams gw20+

                      Thoughts ?

                      1. Bring the Cavalry
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        If you would rather Wilson over adams for the future then go for it as it is likely only a -2

                      2. Inazuma X1
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Just do 1

                    3. Inazuma X1
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      So has Taylor trained or not?

                      Contradicting tweets between FFS and Ben Dinnery..

                      1. Bring the Cavalry
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Ben done this earlier in the season for Burnley, and he got it wrong. Burnley Twitter and ffs were right so I would go by what they have said

                      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Are the rules for FA cup games the same as the rules for Prem games when it comes to whether they go ahead or not?

                        1. jammie26
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Nope.

                          • TAArt
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            No but I can’t see them playing an FA cup game before cancelling a premier league game

                      2. Flair
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        People continue to fall for the trolls.

                        1. El Presidente
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Which ones?

                        2. Olson
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          It's the dance. 25+ years. Embrace it

                      3. Jon Walter's Hatty
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Aston Viral...

                        1. Olson
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Aston Killer

                      4. zotter
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        If Villa Spurs is off I think Free hit is a huge advantage. That game was to be avoided on FH anyway and non FH teams probably well stocked on Martinez. Jack. Son. Kane etc

                        If Burnley v United off then a different story. Probably worth hibernating GW18 (problem if you have already done transfers or launched FH)

                        1. zotter
                          • 11 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          A team of 3 City, 3 united, Neto, James, tierney, Auba. Would be a very template FH. But would batter non free hitters for about 50 points

                        2. Klaren
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          It's still not worth hibernating if you can't field at least 7 or 8.

                      5. Lucky Z
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Leno
                        Tierney • Dias • AWB • Yedlin
                        Auba • KDB • Sterling • Bruno • Rashford
                        Wilson

                        How about this 4-5-1 FH?

                        1. DannyDrinkVodka
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          I like it a lot, anything on the bench?

                          1. Lucky Z
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Mitchell

                      6. fcsaltyballs
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Ben Crellin has announced that AVL v TOT GW18 will become TOT v FUL

                        1. Inazuma X1
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Not confirmed

                        2. Andy_Social
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          If that's confirmed, Son and Kane will be golden.

                          1. The 12th Man
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            0-0 incoming

                          2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Dier too I guess...

                        3. Epic ⚽ 墅
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          His source?

                        4. Klaren
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Ben Crellin can only predict possible outcomes based on schedule availability. He doesn't have any official involvement with PL or any relevant party.

                          1. fcsaltyballs
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            He works undercover for the Premier League

                        5. Flair
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          😆

                        6. Olson
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Imagine being ben crelin right now. Like a dog with a flea up its arse

                        7. FPL Forward Thinker
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Behave SaltyBaws.

                          "THEN IT WOULD MAKE SENSE"

                          Ben Crellin@BenCrellin
                          ·
                          4hrs ago.....
                          Villa will probably have to either forfeit their FA Cup against Liverpool or move it to R4 weekend.

                          AVL vs TOT could be postponed in BGW18, and then it would make sense to move TOT vs FUL to GW18 instead as Spurs can't afford another postponement.

                          1. FPL Forward Thinker
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Follow 1 hr later by and Under 23 prediction:

                            "I wonder if Villa could possibly be forced to field an U23 team against Spurs next Wednesday because Spurs can't afford to get another postponement."

                            https://twitter.com/BenCrellin/status/1347222046288334856

                            1. FPL Forward Thinker
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              *an

                      7. Inazuma X1
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        When is Blackbox tonight, time?

                          1. Inazuma X1
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            So in like 45mins

                      8. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Another source for Taylor news since discrepancy with Ben Dinnery and FFS

                        Sean Dyche: "Charlie Taylor, Dwight McNeil and Jay Rodriguez are all making good progress and [have] been training."

                        Club say none of that trio likely to involved vs MK Dons

                        https://twitter.com/ColmVHayes/status/1347270409658503171?s=19

                        1. Inazuma X1
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          I've already pointed this out above, hopefully they correct it

                          1. Inazuma X1
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Or is it Ben who is wrong?

                        2. Klaren
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          There is no discrepancy in these tweets as far as I can see.

                          They are in training and making good progress but probably not yet back to full fitness so unlikely to be involved on the weekend.

                          1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            I agree no discrepancy. I assumed there was based on an earlier post

                      9. wasp3000
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        I see a lot of people saying those who FH early could possibly lose their chip. Surely if the Prem is postponed indefinitely and GW 18 doesn't go ahead then it won't be lost?

                        1. Inazuma X1
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Yes it will be..

                          1. wasp3000
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            That's a tad unfortunate for those who FH early

                        2. FPL.team
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          GW18 will go ahead. Only one game currently at risk and seems Villa will just play their u23s anyway.

                          1. Klaren
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            That's for FA Cup, they are unlikely to do that for PL when Newcastle, Man City and Fulham all got postponements when in the same situation.

                            1. HuttonDressedasLahm
                              • 11 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              Exactly
                              Different rules for league and cup

                            2. FPL.team
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              We'll see. I hope it's off as it would benefit me on FH. Swings and roundabouts.

                        3. Epic ⚽ 墅
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Why not?

                          1. wasp3000
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            I mean if 1 game is postponed then FH with 5 games left, if the Prem is postponed indefinitely then surely the chip hasn't been played. I don't know the answer mate, just asking?

                            1. Epic ⚽ 墅
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              It was lost in a similar situation last year.

                              1. wasp3000
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Cool. Hazz's explanation below is crystal clear. Nice one.

                              2. Ginkapo FPL
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                It still hurts.

                                But hey they gave everyone unlimited transfers! D1ckheads

                        4. Flair
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          It will most likely be lost. FPL Towers are merciless (and incompetent).

                        5. Hazz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          There's already precedent for what happens in this scenario, and you only need to look back to last season.

                          Gameweeks continue as-is, yet contain no fixtures. FPL adds Gameweeks beyond GW38.

                          Chips not reinstated.

                          Various people got hit wildcarding when this happened last year.

                          1. wasp3000
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Ah I see, I did not know this. Thank you for the explanation

                        6. Buck The Trent
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          They will get a bag of chips as refund

                          1. wasp3000
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            Yummy 🙂

                        7. clodhopper
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Doubt all games cancelled