Chip Strategy

What chip strategy are FFS users planning for Blank Gameweek 18?

Nearly half of Fantasy Football Scout voters are contemplating the Free Hit in Blank Gameweek 18.

In our recent poll, 45.0% revealed that they would be pulling the trigger on a one-week-only Wildcard squad.

Specifically, they explained they would be playing the Free Hit regardless of any changing circumstances to their teams.

Results as of Friday morning

By comparison, just under 2.0% of our voters indicated they would only use the chip if their squad sustained more injuries or suffered from more coronavirus (COVID-19) postponements.

That certainly suggests the Free Hit could receive additional attention from members of the community on Tuesday considering recent events in the football world. 

It will be interesting to see what these managers do about 2020/21’s latest Fantasy Premier League curveball.

Ahead of participating in Blank Gameweek 18, Aston Villa revealed on Thursday that a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak had occurred at their training ground.

‘A large number’ of first-team players and staff tested positive in the most recent round of tests, forcing the premises to be closed on Thursday morning.

That put paid to first-team training ahead of Villa’s FA Cup match with Liverpool, scheduled for the evening of Friday, January 7.

As things stand, the tie is going ahead with Aston Villa’s Under-23s filling in for the first-team, provided they test negative.

Blank and Double Gameweek audition for Man United and Aston Villa

What impact that will have on Blank Gameweek 18 remains to be seen. 

The postponement of Spurs’ visit to Villa Park could drastically change the look of Free Hit squads. Or it could even force more managers to play the chip than before.

Son Heung-min (£9.8m) and Harry Kane (£11.0m) still sit in 63.5% and 44.8% of Fantasy squads worldwide while 38.1% own Jack Grealish (£7.7m) and 29.9% hold Emiliano Martínez (£5.0m).

Uncertainty reigns though. A postponement would wipe out all those popular assets from the list of active players while a similar arrangement to tonight’s FA Cup game could intensify interest in Spurs assets.

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) are the two most-talked-up captains for Blank Gameweek 18 but Kane and Son would surely come into the conversation if they face Villa’s youth team instead.

Result on Thursday morning

We can see that there was a slight change in the voting patterns between Thursday and Friday morning; before and after the news of Villa’s COVID-19 outbreak.

The differences are subtle, perhaps because of the remaining uncertainty, but, comparing the two sets of data, we saw an increase of 0.8 percentage points supporting the Free Hit (regardless) option between Thursday and Friday.

Tellingly, there was a decrease of 1.2 percentage points among those planning to handle Blank Gameweek 18 with free transfers (no hits).

We saw a similar drop in the category of free transfers (one hit) while there was an increase of 0.2 percentage points for those prepared to take two or more hits.

It is still worth considering the relatively sizeable chunk of Fantasy Football Scout voters hoping to tackle Blank Gameweek 18 without a chip.

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Even after the uncertainty surrounding Aston Villa’s involvement, 47.6% of our voters are planning to use only free transfers between now and Tuesday’s deadline, although there is some disparity in terms of propensity to take hits within that.

Either way, that overall total is higher than the number who selected the ‘Free Hit regardless’ option and is at a similar level to the total when we combine these voters with those pulling the Free Hit in the event of more postponements and/or injuries.

This fact is an important element for Fantasy managers to consider for this Gameweek.

We are, admittedly, focussing on a relatively small sample size here compared to the rest of the world, although knowing what the more enthusiastic managers are doing, of which we have many here on the site, is useful information.

And what we are seeing is an indication that a large number of managers are hoping to avoid using their Free Hit if possible.

The news came on the same day that Southampton’s third-round FA Cup tie with Shrewsbury was postponed.

Following a significant number of Shrews players and staff testing positive for COVID-19, they have not trained all week after closing their facilities for 10 days.

The FA’s professional game board is to decide when the fixture will be rearranged for “early next week” but as the pile-up continues, authorities are starting to run out of free slots between now and the end of the campaign.

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773 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Villa have messed up all our plans...

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

      Has to be Ross Barkley...all that time on his hands...

  2. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Stop asking the same questions that nobody has answers to!!

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

      How long is a piece of string?

    2. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Is Villa game postponed mate?

      1. Siegfried Sassoon
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        CHUCKLE!

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

      Will Villa Spurs happen?

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

      How many FT's will I have after playing FH ?
      What happens to my team value when on FH ?
      Can I make unlimited transfers on FH ?
      If I take a hit and then play FH will it wipe out the hit ?

    5. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      IF PL is aborted, do we exist?

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

      How high is too high?

  3. NateDogsCats
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Considering Villa have confirmed 10 of their first XI have tested positive, even for those hoping the Spurs game goes ahead for FPL reasons you might as well forget about any Villa players you have in that game.

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

        Doing a WC covering 18/19 without Villa is the next task...always plenty of work on in FPL land...

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

          Isn’t to hard to do

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

            I was quite pleased with mine, having Saka in it allows for a lot of upgrades...

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

          Might go this way myself.In 19 I’ll be looking at 3 Villa and only Dias from City if I use FH this week.

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

            Early draft:
            Pope BPF
            Dias Cancelo Coufal Tierney AWB
            KDB Rashford Bruno Saka Soucek
            Bamford Laca Wilson

            still leaves 2m in the bank for maybe Laca-Vardy or Wilson-Ings. Probably be tearing this up again soon though.

      2. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        I've got both Martinez and Grealish, FML!

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

          Add Konsa for me - 3 Villa 2 Spurs

      3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Ollie Watkins probably missed it. Wouldn't be a shock.

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

          This made me smile 🙂

      4. djman102
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        So let's see...after using WC1 to prepare for GW19BB, I had 4 players miss GW17, and 1 Villa player.

        Think I need to reconsider that BB plan...

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Chaos is a ladder and I’m not afraid to climb it

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

        Bit bored in the lockdown can you send me few of your girls ?

        1. NateDogsCats
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Poor Kyle was just feeling lonely, he has feelings too!

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

          Website?

        3. Pep bites Kun
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          .. up or down right?

        4. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          I'm going to side with Varys on this one. It's most definitely a pit in this instance 😆

        5. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Chaos is a game of snakes and ladders.

        6. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Didn't work out very well for Littlefinger though did it Drag.

      2. Dele
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Wildcard is now the key chip. Glad I didn’t hit the free hit button.

        It’s all up in the air!

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

          What if the postpone the league in a couple of weeks?

          Or the fixtures/players you've reorganised your squad for get postponements or COVID themselves?

          Wildcard planning for the upcoming weeks will have gone to sh*t!

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

          FH all the way for me. Bit annoying as I had 10 players so wasn’t intending to use it

      3. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Isn't the rule that if a team has 14 for players then they have to play? So even with 10 players out, Villa should be able to field 14 players

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

          The issues is precedence!

          1. St Pauli Walnuts
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Different circumstances if the outbreak is short notice though (as it was for sure with City and I think it was with Newcastle too), then the extent is unknown and it is unsafe to proceed with the game on any level until further testing done. There's time for that Villa testing. So I'd argue there isn't relevant precedence.

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

          Apparently if you close your training ground that rule doesn't apply

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

            Where's that rule written?

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

          Newcastle Fulham and City say hi

      4. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        In other news: Football Index

        Just seen they have announced they are removing in-play dividends - talk about moving the goal posts! You are a braver man than me to put decent money on there

        1. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          You have to be stupid to be putting money into Football Index. Basically a Ponzi scheme where those that put in money really early won and and everyone else then needs loads of new money to come in to be able to cash out at a profit.

        2. Pep bites Kun
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          More small print than an under-18 car insurance policy I would imagine 🙂
          Read a few comments on here from a few peeps who played and have no chance of seeing their money back, despite profits

      5. Dele
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        So what’s the template team for covering GW18 and BB GW19 haha

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

          BB RIP

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

          Walker Grealish and Co. might know

      6. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        So Mourinho needs to self isolate?

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

          He should, irrespective

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

        WC with no villa/spurs, probably really stupid, BB19 potentially

        De gea / johnstone
        Digne, stones, cancelo, Coufal, Holding
        Kdb, rash, bruno, saka, souceck
        bam, wilson, Lacazette

        4m ITB - Rash to salah for 19 or perhaps Lacazette to ings

        I know it's all pointless planning right now 🙂

      8. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Always next season, just a game , is what it is

      9. Bavarian
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Salah to Bruno -4
        Yes or No?

        1. marcos11
            3 months, 3 days ago

            Yes I would given the fixtures if the United game goes ahead

          • Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            All day, every day 😉 Got a friend in the parks dept have ya?

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

          WC now BB19? Did have 8 for 18 with the plan to take a (-4) for 10. Had 11 DGW’s and TC for 19 but now only have 5 for 18 and 7 DGW’s for 19

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

          Can someone explain why Villa will play today but not against Spurs? There is no logic in this. Just stop this season allready.

          1. NateDogsCats
              3 months, 3 days ago

              $$$

            • jammie26
                3 months, 3 days ago

                I'm guessing you're on the wind up, if not..

                The FA cup and the premier league have different rules re COVID postponements.

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

                  Do they - what are they - can you post a link?

            • The Train Driver
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Has Trezeguet been to any weddings recently?

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

                He hasn't. But Grealish might have been to Walker's orgy party.

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

                  I didn't want that image in my head...

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

                    Exactly what all those girls are saying now!

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

                      'When's the next one?'

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

                        Dates to be decided. Walker waiting for FA to announce the next BGW.

            • Warby84
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Possible WC for 18

              Pope (Martinez)
              Holding Dias Stones (Coufal Dallas)
              De Bruyne Rashford Fernandes Saka (Soucek)
              Wilson (Bamford Ings)

              3.7 m itb rash to Salah for 19...

              would you go stones or Cancelo??

              I did post earlier, I just wanted some fresh opinions, thanks

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

                Like it. 11 DGW players for 19 too.

                1. Warby84
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Cancelo or Stones, can afford either..

                  1. St Pauli Walnuts
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 3 days ago

                    Easily Cancelo then. How he doesn't have more attacking returns I don't know, his stats are through the roof.

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

                Really similar to mine, it’s a lot of cash tied up in the gk position for the rest of the season

                1. Warby84
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  I don’t want to lose Martinez so Pope would be temporary.. Will get save bonus over his next 3

              3. Salarrivederci
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Feels like something is wrong.
                You only field 9 in the BGW and it does not look like a BB squad for next GW either. Hmm.

                I'd throw in a Man U defender and Wood to field 11 this week and still have a great team for next week. I think Dallas/Holding needs to make way for AWB.

                Dallas, Bamford & Ings is maybe too much on WC if the Leeds - Southampton is off next week due to the Cup

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

              If a tree falls over in a forest and no ones there. Does it still make a noise?

              1. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Yes. Just noone is there to hear it.

              2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Of course

              3. Daniel - When to BB?
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                It doesn't. Quantum Physics Theory

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

                Just a whimper. The monkeys do make a lot of noise though.

              5. The VAR Team
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Depends whether it’s in a simulation or not

              6. Jealous Viper
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                No. For noise is unwelcome or undesirable sound and no one will be around to hear that

              7. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                There’s no noise if no body hears it

              8. Pep bites Kun
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                The same sound as one hand clapping

            • Jon Walter's Hatty
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Rumour has it that John Terry was the super spreader to the first team via the Villa players wives,,,

              1. Daniel - When to BB?
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Not funny

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

                  Neither is adultery if you are on the receiving end of it.

                  1. The VAR Team
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 3 days ago

                    Being on the receiving end of adultery must be okay, otherwise they wouldn’t do it

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

                That's one rumour posted here which just might be true!

            • Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              WC looking better and better. I might pull the trigger on Monday

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

                I was already on WC, prior to the Villa news. At first I was gutted but the more I reflected on it the. Ore I realised playing the WC now might actually be a really good move.

                1. The VAR Team
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  If there are any more games this month that is

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

                    True 🙂

                2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Its an OK move at the moment if things stay as is - and that is a big if.

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

                    Again true 🙂

              2. Daniel - When to BB?
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Something like

                Pope
                Dias / Stones Cancelo Dallas Mitchell
                KDB Auba (goes to Salah next week) Soucek Rashford Bruno
                Martial Wood Bamford l

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

                  Careful with Martial. Cavani lurking.

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

                    Yeah but there is a ban lurking behind Cavani

                    1. Daniel - When to BB?
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      Martial is nailed , when Cavani is banned.

                      I might go United defender and Wilson / Laca instead

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

                        Cavani’s ban will be served by missing the Carabao semi final and FA cup tie this weekend. He’s back for the PL match.

              3. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                With Cancelo/Wilson likely to go up, I might hit the button tonight..

            • Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Pineapple on a pizza - yes or no .... I find it pleasant enough personally? I once had sliced banana on a pizza.

              1. The VAR Team
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Ban

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

                Pineapple or a Pizza? Pizza
                Pineapple on a Pizza? Just the pineapples.

              3. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Lockdown has led me back to Hawaiian.

              4. The Train Driver
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Ban this blasphemy...

              5. JBG
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                I would throw that pizza right out of the window, if it had pineapple.

              6. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                People who knee jerkingly go PINEAPPLE ON PIZZA BAD are almost exclusively people with no personality. Its the same people who say that Bohemian Rhapsody is the best song ever.

                1. A-L
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  A bit extreme - it is largely herd mentality though.

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

                    Im sorry I have hyperbole disorder

                    1. St Pauli Walnuts
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      That you do

                2. Original - Wolves Ay We
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  "People who knee jerkingly go PINEAPPLE ON PIZZA BAD are almost exclusively people with no personality."

                  That's odd, in my detailed study of pizza and pineapple eaters carried out over a 3 year period, I found quite the opposite.

                3. Pep bites Kun
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  - how does Fat Bottom Girls equate against that dynamic?

              7. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                Love a Hawaiian when in the mood myself.

              8. Pep bites Kun
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                .. what was on the pizza besides banana? Pineapple is good when mixed with salty goods like salami, olives, etc. Good balance, but back to my question 🙂

                1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  From memory it was partnered by some sort of bacon or ham in the main. Now I don’t want to unfairly drag the Portuguese into this inferno of bitter divide, but I think it may have been a Portuguese themed restaurant.

                  I found it a pleasant enough affair but didn’t go back for another round. Unlike the pineapple pizza that I’ve been getting my hands all over on many a dirty weekend over the years.

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

                    Yeah .. I'm into a lot of things, but I'm sticking with the pineapple for now. When back in Portugal, I'll more than likely question the banana, and try, but only under duress 🙂

            • Flynny
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Just thinking about free hit gw18.

              Given that the deadline is Tuesday - and the villa spurs game is on Wednesday, is there not a scenario where the villa game will be postponed after fpl deadline?

              Is it therefore sensible not to include spurs and villa players in free hit teams, even of the game has not been called off just before fpl deadline?

              Thanks

              1. A Kun & Mateta
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                I'm on a FH, might include Kane and Son even if there's uncertainty about their fixture. Kane vs Villa under 12s could be scary!

                1. Flynny
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Are villa playing their youth team for that game tho??

              2. Pep bites Kun
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                My answer is definitively yes. If 10 first team Villa players have been tested positive, I don't see how the game goes ahead unless forced by .. whom - the FA? I don't see it happening under a 4/5 day enforcement policy that doesn't exist. They won't play u23 v PL no matter what anyone says on here

            • FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Think I'll go to Twitter for more sensible conversation

            • Jon Walter's Hatty
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Strong Pool side

              1. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 3 days ago

                That’s a b team

                1. St Pauli Walnuts
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Salah and Mane starting against an U23 team, I think it's reasonable to describe it as a strong side.

            • pablo discobar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Who plays more including FA Cup, GW 18 + 19 - Maguire or Foden?

              need to shift Grealish in Dream Team and FA Cup counts.

              I`d like Foden but game time a worry

            • Warby84
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Start with Ings on WC or go with lacazette, and get Ings in for a -4 G19 with Salah??

            • Jon Walter's Hatty
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Villa side not in yet...just taking the register...

            • Kudo Warrior
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              If the FFS search function was any good you'd get a lot less people asking the same questions over and over....maybe.... but at least people would TRY and use it.
              At the moment it's useless so I never use it and just scroll through a few pages doing a word search via the browser before I ask something.

              1. A-L
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                This. I'd much prefer a lot more hot topics and conversation platforms but have the comments section for articles actually about the articles. Lump conversation into a General hot topic or have a forum section

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

                Is it even possible to search for a specific poster?

              3. jtreble
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                "... If the FFS search function was any good ...". It's not just the FFS search function that's the problem - it's the forum and search software combination (and the poor integration) FFS has chosen to use. Useless. 🙂

            • Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              FH team , very strong I think , what do you think?

              Leno
              AWB Stones Yedlin
              Sterling KDB Bruno Rashford
              Lacazette Wilson DCL

              Norris Rowe Kilman Mitchell

            • Breezyy
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Digne on FH anyone?

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

                Yes please.

                1. Breezyy
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Thinking the same! But Wolves..

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

                    The team with the most negative manager in the league?

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

                      Did Digne go to WBA or Toon?

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

                        If you control for team quality Wolves are by far the worst

                    2. Breezyy
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      true Bross

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

                Been in mine all week.

            • Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Yorkshire Puddings.

              One of the tastiest things ever created and I could live on them. Who doesn’t love a Yorkshire and gravy - makes a roast dinner a roast dinner.

              However, I have heard it suggested that some people eat them with jam? Effectively treating them as a cake? Surely not ... is this a thing ... and moreover, is it acceptable!?

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

                You're a nutcase 🙂 Yes, they're lovely with jam

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

                Have one plate sized one filled with gravy and onions before the roast dinner.

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

                but never with jam. Each to their own.