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Spurs host Fulham in Blank Gameweek 18 as Villa fixture postponed

Fantasy Premier League have been subjected to yet another spin of the fixture-dice as Blank Gameweek 18 changes complexion once again.

Just over 24 hours before Tuesday’s 16:30 GMT deadline, Aston Villa’s meeting with Tottenham Hotspur was officially called off.

That means no midweek fixture for Jack Grealish (£7.7m), Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) and Emiliano Martínez (£5.1m), three popular Fantasy assets.

However, Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.8m) remain viable options for Blank Gameweek 18 as their home meeting with Fulham was added as a replacement for the Villa game.

Considering how short-notice the fixture is for the Cottagers, both of Spurs’ dynamic duo are certain to wrestle their way into the captaincy conversation.

They both registered double-figure hauls in their last home Premier League game, against Leeds, and could benefit from Fulham’s short turnaround.

Meanwhile, it also means that budget options such as André-Franck Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) and Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) have been added to the pool of players who could help managers in Free Hit squads.

The secondary knock-on effect of today’s fixture changes also impacts on Double Gameweek 19.

That is because Fulham’s Friday-night meeting with Chelsea has been delayed until the following day, kicking off at 17:30 GMT now.

As this was the opening match of Double Gameweek 19, it looks as if the deadline for that round will move to 11:00 GMT on Saturday morning ahead of Wolves’ lunch-time meeting with West Bromwich Albion.

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2,537 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    A DDG (okay bench)

    B Lloris (only Mitchell)

    1. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      A. No brainer actually with the risk of cancellations.

  2. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Pick one

    A Sterling AWB (If Sterling is Fit)
    B Rashford Dias

    Have Bruno KDB Cancelo

    1. wilson007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I'm wondering the exact same

    2. what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      B

    3. Werner Bremen
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      B

  3. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Will Pep have a presser tomorrow to confuse us even more?

  4. NejiHyuuga01
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Would Danny Welbeck to wipe those Man City CSs even as a Stones owner.

    1. NejiHyuuga01
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Would love*

    2. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      You have a nice happy life.

      1. NejiHyuuga01
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Kakashi if you check my name you would find that I have no life at all.

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Lmao. Did not check your Username.
          My Bad

  5. tbos83
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Thinking might have to do DGW without Salah, which once seemed unthinkable but in light of recent form maybe not?

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Still unthinkable. Owned by 34% of teams

    • Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Pick 1:
      A. Gundogan
      B. Neto
      C. Saka

      1. what\'s my name
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        B

      2. Werner Bremen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        B

    • LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I think I am playing this 352 in FH:

      Darlow
      Cancelo - Stones - Dier
      KDB - Bruno - Rashford - Son - Saka
      Kane - Laca

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Love this

        No tierney or united defender but possibly worth it for that front 7

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Team value must be insane

      2. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I’m 1.3m off affording that wtf

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Read a comment about Hughes saying he doesn't know which gk to start

        1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          My biased reading of it was giving Martin b a pat on the back. Darlow has been good....

      4. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        This is what I'm trying to get but can't afford. Even with Smith Rowe over Saka. Your team value must be very high.

        1. Munchen KFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          That's 8 of my team on non fh. Have Visits,Holding instead of Stones and Mitchell instead of Lacazette. Gl to you ..apart from a Palace clean sheet obviously!

          1. Munchen KFC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Guaita

    • blauriecon
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Start
      A) Smith-Rowe
      B) Saiss

      1. what\'s my name
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        B

    • what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      would you FH this team? 0ft

      Dier, Stones, Cancelo
      KDB, Son, Bruno
      Kane

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        If you have Kane, Son, Bruno, KDB and a City def you should leave it

    • Father72
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Saiss or Tierney for a FH team?

      1. liiusions
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Tierney

      2. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Tierney! 6x more excitement and 2x the points

    • liiusions
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Everyone FH’ing essentially to my exact current non-FH team can only be a good thing, right?

      1. teneighty
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Yes.

        1. McSauce
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          not sure why you are saying yes! you have 4 players

      2. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        This is what I was thinking

        1. McSauce
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          and you

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 20 days ago

        It's a lovely feeling.

    • wilson007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Anyone know what is happening with Sterling?

    • Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      80% questions being asked missing essential contextual information about chip strategy, number of transfers, bench, etc.

      50% of questions people are asking without any context whatsoever.

      People are still answering these questions. I admire your willingness participate, but how can you possibly have considered the question without the essential context?

      Up your game, folks! Ask better questions! Answer considerately.

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Much too sensible this.

      2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        True...

      3. aarrgghh
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        How's the weather in England?Any chance of postponements?

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Not in England. Not allowed to travel outside the country, aarrgghh!

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Waiting on Wilson update (if we get one). Think I’m set on this if so... look solid?

      DDG
      Cancelo Tierney Dier
      KDB Bruno Son Saka
      Kane Laca Wilson
      (4.0, Clark, Anguissa, Mitchell)

      1. liiusions
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Gotta have triple city, surely? Stones over Dier for me

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Fair point. I can make that change

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Sorry, this is a FH @Deulofail 🙂

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Hahaha I was about to answer as I knew already.

          I agree with Liiusions. Only reason for me to not triple would be to avoid an upset through postponement, but you swapped one triple for another. Looks good though. I do think Laca is a slight risk, but one worth taking with Martinelli being assessed.

        2. southernrocker1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          What's up with Wilson?

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Unknown

      3. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Nice!

        I've gone for Rashford, Stones, Maguire & Lloris over your Laca, Wilson, Dier & DDG.

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I think I’ll go stones over Dier?

        2. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          What’s the team?

        3. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          4-4-2?

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Lacazette or Rashford on FH?

      Laca means stronger bench

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Ras

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Maguire+Gundogan or Stones+Saka?

    • Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Anyone using WC to navigate both 18 and 19?? I fear I may waste my WC in the process

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Don't navigate one week and FH the other. You'll want the WC later

        1. Yankee Toffee
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Don't. you should navigate one week and FH the other

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            i have only 3 in 18 so either i have to use FH and save WC or could use WC to field 10 in 18 and BB in 19 and save FH.

      2. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I am. Damage limitation in gw18 and hopefully field 13-14 dgw19 players

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          can you please post your WC draft?

          1. S.Kuqi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Not much different than the fh teams

      3. jesus jesus
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Yes - i've done it with 3 City and 3 United !!

      4. jesus jesus
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Pickford/Messlier
        Kilman Holding Stones Shaw (Dallas)
        KDB Bruno Saka Gungadan (Salah)
        Kane Wilson (Bamford)

        Next week Kane/Saka to Vardy and Soucek/ElGhazi

        Still between KIlman or Mitchell atm

    • focaccia
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Thoughts on this WC draft? 0.2itb

      Martinez - DDG

      Chilwell - Cancelo - Stones - Coufal - Holding

      Son - KDB - Bruno - Raphina - Smith Rowe

      Kane - Wilson - Bamford

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        No Liverpool is the only problem

        1. focaccia
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Yes I'll do Son to Salah for either gw19/20

    • Avery
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Anyone considering not going with Salah for the double game week? I'm torn on switching him and getting in KDB instead.

    • wilson007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Martinez Forster
      Cancelo Robbo Lowton Dallas Coufal
      KDB Bruno Salah Son Soucek
      Watkins Bamford Brewster

      Thinking of Forster, Robbo, Salah -> DDG, Dias, Rashford to give

      DDG
      Dias Cancelo Lowton
      KDB Bruno Son Rashford
      Brewster

      Then GW19 Rashford -> Salah (or could even do Brewster -> Antonio(?)), and BB.

      Thoughts?

      Thanks all

    • arkom
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Lloris
      Stones / Cancelo / AWB / Tierney
      KDB / Bruno / Rashford / Saka
      Kane (c)

      Subs: Bellerin / Fodder / Fodder

      Good to go?

      1. NejiHyuuga01
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Depends on your 11th player

    • Labile
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      2.3 ITB. Who to buy that plays in 18 and double in 19.
      Thanks.

      (Martinez) (Foster)
      (Robertson) Cancelo Mitchell Stones (Targett)
      KDB Bruno Son (Soucek) Burke
      Kane (Adams) (Bamford).

    • Óró Sé…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Best keeper pick gw18… ?

      a. Pickford (wol)
      b. Guita (ars)
      c. Darlow (shu) - playing Yedlin
      d. Leno (CRY) - playing Holding
      e. Ramsdale !

      Thanks a mil...

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        D

      2. southernrocker1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I'd go Ramsdale of that lot. I think Sheff U might well do well against a Newcastle low on confidence, having won their first game of the season.

      3. wasp3000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I'd go C or D. Completely up to you who you'd fancy for a double up

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Would you FH this?

      Cancelo Stones Holding
      KDB Bruno Son Riedewald

      1. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        FH what?

        Hahaha

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Personally, yes. This seems to be what the FH is for. Using it in a DGW would be nice, but DGWs have their own issues with rotation anyway. Take the extra points on offer now, since you are 5 players short 😉

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Cheers!
            Also lets me have Tierney over Holding and a playing bench so think I'll go for it 🙂

    • Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Scenes when Laca is benched

    • Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Who would you transfer in for 18 and 19? Shaw or Lindelof? Not enough itb for Maguire or AWB and both Shaw and Lindeloff trained today.

      Shaw is posting some good stats but seems to be a rotation risk with Telles. Lindeloff seems to have an on/off back injury but is nailed if fit.

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      FH team gtg?

      DDG
      Cancelo - Saiss - Tierney
      Gundogan - (K)DB - Son - Bruno
      Kane - Wilson - Laca
      (Guaita, Smith-Rowe, Holgate, Mitchell)

    • Dybala10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Tierney and Rashford
      or
      Holding and Sterling

      1. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        First one

      2. vova
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        A

    • S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Surprised no one is getting Zaha for their wildcard team

      1. Labile
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I would but his next 2 is bad

    • drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Stones and Lloris or Dias and Leno ?

      1. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I can see Palace spoiling ARS CS so first option