Scout Notes

Blades defence finally records clean sheet as Wilson blanks again

Sheffield United 1-0 Newcastle

  • Goals: Billy Sharp (£5.5m)
  • Assists: None
  • Bonus points: Ethan Ampadu x3 (£4.3m), Aaron Ramsdale x2 (£4.7m), Sharp x1

Sheffield United finally showed some of the form of last season to record their first win over the season over a poor Newcastle side.

A penalty club legend Billy Sharp (£5.5m) controversially awarded by VAR was enough to give them the 1-0 win.

Free Hitters plumping for Newcastle assets like Karl Darlow (£5.0m) and Callum Wilson (£6.6m) in Blank Gameweek 18 will be fuming at the Magpies display, who were vulnerable at the back and toothless up front.

The performance was made even worse by Ryan Fraser (£5.6m) getting sent off in the first half for two bookable offences. But the Toon were poor even with 11 men on the pitch.

Owners of premium assets looking to target the Blades may also be having second thoughts after a much improved performance.

Battling Blades

Chris Wilder’s backline which was a staple of so many manager’s teams last year has been rightly avoided this season, conceding the third-highest amount of goals in the Premier League.

The Blades had been without a clean sheet all season, and conceded goals to some of the league’s weakest attacks.

Even their last four games where they played Crystal Palace, Burnley and Brighton yielded no clean sheet returns.

But, albeit it against a poor Newcastle team, their defence looked well organised and was barely troubled all game.

Chelsea loanee Ethan Ampadu (£4.3m) scooped the maximum bonus after a strong defensive display. He may even have picked up an assist had Oliver Burke’s (£4.3m) touch not deserted him when going through on goal.

Aaron Ramsdale (£4.7m), who has received a lot of stick since returning to the club from Bournemouth, looked assured between the sticks as he collected two bonus points.

And had Karl Darlow (£5.0m) not been at his best, then wing-back Jayden Bogle (4.3m) would also have added to his goal tally.

Chris Wilder praised his side for their battling display, while playing down any talk of a great escape.

Regardless of what people say about Newcastle, you look at their team and they’ve got some good players, they’ve got some fabulous players off the bench and they’re an established Premier League side and we’re not. They’re established Premier League players and our players aren’t and they’re fighting for their lives and I think you saw that tonight. You saw a team that was fighting for their lives that was brave enough to play as well in and out of possession, stuff was good.”

Chris Wilder

Ogle Bogle

With Sam Baldock (£5.0m) injured, Bogle looks to have nailed down the right wing-back berth at Sheffield United and has put in some eye-catching displays.

The former Derby man bombed down the right hand side and had two attempts in the box well saved by Darlow.

On Tuesday evening, only Anthony Martial (£8.8m) had a higer expected goals tally than Bogle, without scoring.

Add this to his goal and all-round attacking display at Brighton, Bogle could be worth considering once the Blades’ fixtures clear up.

Time up for Bruce?

Steve Bruce’s Newcastle have remained bottom of most stats tables throughout the season.

The Magpies managed to defy the stats and the eye test in the first half of the campaign, picking up some impressive results along the way.

But it appears that these performances are coming home to roost.

The loss to the Blades means no wins in six now for the Geordies, who are sliding worryingly towards a relegation battle.

Fans are now calling for manager Bruce’s head, after watching their side being outplayed by all the bottom three.

But a clearly dejected Bruce quickly confirmed he would not be resigning in the wake of this result.

“Look, you’re asking the wrong person about that. I’ll never, ever walk away from a challenge and I’ve been in it long enough to have that respect. But I understand that, especially watching the first half, we weren’t good enough and at the end of the day I take the responsibility because I pick the team.”

Steve Bruce

Wilsooooooooooooon

Newcastle’s star striker has now gone four games without delivering any FPL returns.

Take penalties out of the equation, and Wilson has not scored since Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace back in Gameweek 10.

Part of this is the fault of his teammates and their tactical set-up, with Wilson appearing lonelier than Tom Hanks’ ball for huge parts of the game.

With his side having so little possession, Wilson is often seen drifting back towards his own goal in search of the ball.

But the striker is also starting to miss big chances which he was gobbling up earlier in the season.

The Toon’s only big chance of the game fell to the hitman, who headed wide from close range.

With Wilson shy of goals and service, he no longer looks to be a viable FPL asset.

Newcastle United XI (5-4-1): Darlow; Yedlin (Murphy 84), Fernandez (Carroll 77), Schar, Clark, Dummett (Ritchie 74) Hendrick, Hayden, Longstaff, Fraser, Wilson

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; Bogle, Basham (Brewster 51), Ampadu, Egan, Osborn; Fleck, Lundstram, Norwood; McGoldrick (Jagielka 94), Burke (Sharp 59)

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1,188 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Is KDB a must have if i don't plan to captain him in the double?

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I can't make him fit. Only player I'm going to really miss (unless Vardy starts both games).

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Not sure why you wouldn't consider captaining him. Two home games against Palace and Villa. Villa game is 7 days away from now and should be enough time for Villa to recover. I can't see them missing 3 games-in-a-row

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Agree he's a good maybe the best captain option, so badly explaining post. Would need a -4 to get him in, and that would mean selling Son. Also my

        1. Pukki Party
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          ...forwards are DCL, Adams, Bamford so maybe better to use transfers on getting dgw forwards in?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            With Shrewsbury training again, it is looking likely Soton and Leeds game will be postponed. Also DCL probably needs to be transferred out. Difficult position as you need to sort your weak links first which is DCL.

            1. Pukki Party
              • 4 Years
              8 months, 15 days ago

              Yes looks like DCL to Vardy and possibly moving Bamford/Adams on for a hit is my best option,

        2. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Same position. Got Son at £9.0m — so much value to throw away and lose the balance of midfield (with Ferndandez + Salah).

          1. Pukki Party
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            My options are basicly keep Son and get Vardy for free, or Son to KdB and have an average attack for next week. Vardy's fixtures will suit him in 19 i expect.

        3. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          I'm probably going to sell Son (PP 9.7) to Salah in DGW19

    3. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      If he does well today I think his ownership will be high enough to make him necessary.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Could be, thanks.

    4. Ginger Pele
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I don’t really believe in “must haves”. Just try to maximise your points for your team. If you think that means spending your transfer on your forwards and not having KDB, then do it. There’s obviously a risk that KDB scores big, but there’s always a risk that the “other” transfer pays off. I think your DCL to vardy option sounds good. Good luck!

  2. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Who will score the most points in DGW19 Kane or Vardy(-4)?

    1. Ginger Pele
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Close, but I’d go Vardy.

  3. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    If Villa & Leeds go ahead my BB planning will work out great (DCL + Kilman > Antonio + Cancelo). Gives me 12DGW players + Steer + Kane + Son.

    This season more than any other is not rewarding the patient moves you make.

    Definitely holding on to my WC and TC till later in the season. Can't risk it.

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      It's frustrating as I have 15 DGWers and have planned it for weeks. 3 of those are almost certainly about to be taken away with the Leeds postponement. I think I'll still BB with my 12 DGW and 3 SGW players though as Leeds single game is a good one.

  4. JabariParkersEyelid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Despite uncertainty over Leeds and Villa games the priority this week is still to bring in KDB for below team right?

    Mendy
    Robbo Dias Dallas (KWP Mitchell)
    Salah Son Bruno Grealish Soucek
    Vardy Bamford (Brewster)

    Feels like Grealish to max 6.0 and Son to KDB is the obvious move. .9 in the bank.

    1. BooYaKasha
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      if you could push 6.2, i'd go Foden and KDB

  5. wasp3000
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Team as it stands for DGW 19. Bench too bad for a BB so thinking TC. Play 442

    Martinez (Forster)
    Robbo Dallas Coufal Justin (Taylor)
    Salah Son Bruno Soucek (Bissouma)
    Bamford Vardy

    Son & Adam --> KDB (TC) -4 & Brewster (bench fodder)

    Thoughts?
    KDB or Salah TC?

    1. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I like it. Not sure if you need to TC this week, could be better options ahead.

      If you insist though, KDB, especially if he does well today.

      1. wasp3000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Not sure I insist but not sure there will be better options in the future to be honest. Salah two home games or KDB two home games. As you said if KDB does well tonight then it'll be hard not to put it on him home to Palace and Villa.

  6. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Kev, Cancelo, stones, Kane (c), and areola tonight can’t wait

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      One of those is not like the other

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Areola's the booby prize

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Haha, wanted him for double and hoping if he has a horrid score tonight it means Kane hauls

  7. kime67
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    is kdb triple captain essential this week?

    1. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Not essential. KDB (C) should be enough

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Yes and you must get him in...

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Nobody is essential especially not when it comes to when you should deploy your TC.

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      depends how he plays tonight

      1. Silecro
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        if* he plays 😛

    4. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Triple not essential at all

      But captaincy only between him and Salah

    5. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Yes season over otherwise. Get him for -8

  8. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Have no City cover. Which scores more over DGW19 and beyond:

    A. Chilwell + Grealish
    B. KDB(C) + Cancelo -8pts

    1. kime67
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      b easy. grealish prob will have another postponement.

    2. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Think in A you should also include a player you would C otherwise x1 (unless it's Chilwell or Grealish)

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        It will be Salah in A

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      B

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        With Salah Cap then that changes my answer to A

        1. Stormbringer22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Cheers mate

    4. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      who is captain in A

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Salah, sorry should have said

    5. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Thanks all

  9. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    How does this team for next GW?

    Martinez (Forster)
    Stones Dallas Holding (Coleman Mitchell)
    KDB Salah Bruno Grealish Soucek
    Kane Ings (Davis)

    After the double, will move Coleman to Holgate

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      team look*

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Any FT?

      1. Inazuma X1
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Nah used it but why?

        1. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Coleman to somebody this week might be wise -4 for a DGW player isn't a bad move.

          If you do pick and everton defender - Holgate could easily rotate in that set up. Low price Everton defender to get it Keane. Imperial heading ability with Digne/Hamez/Siggy on set pieces.

          1. Inazuma X1
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            Coufal for -4?

  10. jomikijiq
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Bottomed

    My plan. Wondering if I'm missing anything

    -12 for this BB

    Johnstone
    Chilwell, Cancelo, Dias, Maguire
    Salah, KDB, Bruno, Soucek
    Antonio, Wood

    Martinez*, Coufal, Raphinha*, Bamford*

    Really want to BB now, because it will be hard to BB26 if you don't have FH left. Loading up on dgwers for BB then = no players left for BGW29.

    So WC25 - when we'll know the fixtures of DGW26 and BGW29
    11 DGWers and bench consisting of players for BGW29

    Then with FTs prepare for BGW29

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Plan makes sense from today's point of view, you know FPL + COVID is not a good combination at all 😆

  11. Jellyfish
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Kane > Vardy and Bissouma > Gundo for -4

    Yes or no?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Not sure on the Gundo move.

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        I can’t find a way in for KDB unfortunately so he’s the only affordable city option

    2. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Am going Kane to Vardy, you want the later for Leeds and Fulham fixtures

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Yes I want him too, but want to see that yellow flag disappear first

  12. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Is the Leeds having no DGW confirmed?

    1. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Not confirmed

  13. Lindelol
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    RePost
    Johnstones / DDG
    Stones/Coufal/Cancelo/AWB/Dier
    Smith Rowe/Bruno/Son/KDB/Soucek
    Kane/Wilson/Antonio

    Want to Bench Boost
    Original plan was to do the following
    Kane + Son to Salah + Bamford for -4

    Should I go ahead with this? Note after doing this I will have around 1.5 itb

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Would wait to see if Leeds actually have a double first

      1. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Of course I am waiting. Might do Dallas plus bam bam to dier plus Wilson

        1. Lindelol
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          I MEan if they retain their double

  14. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Hello guys, the weakest contributors for BB DGW19 in my team are these: Son (shu) Laca (NEW) ESR (NEW) Holding (NEW) and Wood (whu liv). To improve this I will do 2 transfers. Which one the best in your opinion?
    A. Son Laca > Mane Antonio or Salah Rodrigo
    B. Laca Holding > Antonio Chilwell
    C. Laca Wood > Ings Antonio

    1. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I like B

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Thx

    2. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Yes, B looks good.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Thx

    3. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Probably C if Leeds/Sou is on

      1. Boly Would
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        If not, B

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Cool

    4. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Are you sure about Antonio?

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        What could go wrong? Hammy? 😆

  15. CONNERS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Hi all

    Do you think it's worth bringing in a second GK and keeping Martinez?

    I currently only have one City player (KDB) and have 2.6m ITB so could bring in Ederson in preparation for a BB in a later GW.

    Thoughts?

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Could also go cheap and get Johnstone as second GK...

    2. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Think it's better to go Johnstone and Cancelo/Dias for City.

      If you get Ederson you will have Martinez on the bench later every week which isn't ideal.

      Martinez + Cancelo is better than Ederson plus almost any def

    3. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Thanks

  16. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Only way to get KDB in is either

    A. Bruno>KDB straight swap
    B. Vardy or robertson downgrade and son>KDB -4

    any of them worth it ?

    1. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      No

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      In a similar situation as you. Do you have any other City cover? Robbo downgrade may work.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        getting rid of robertson feels wrong though, 10 plus points is very possible I would guess. Robertson>Cancelo/Dias and Son>KDB is a move I looked at but for a hit I dont know if its worth it

    3. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Think B with Robetson is

      KDB looks like the best C in the next 3 gameweeks

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Yeah gw 20 also nice

    4. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Definitely not A.

      I'm considering losing Robbo to get KDB, but I have an alternative route with Grealish.

      If I didn't I'd go the Robbo route, likely for Stones or a WH defender.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        cheers

  17. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Mccarthy* Button

    Dias* Mitchell Allioski* Coufal* Mee*
    KDB* Salah* Maddison* Bowen* Grealish*
    Adams* Bamford* Kane

    1 Ft 0.7 itb
    * =DGW
    Ideas?

  18. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Any info on mccarthy and adams ? likely to be back this weekend ?

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I hope so as I own both

  19. Davros
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Seeing some posts about Leeds maybe not having a DGW. Did I miss something?

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Shrewsbury FA Cup time vs Southampton likely rearranged for Wednesday.

      1. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        tie not time.

        1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          for. gods. sake.

          1. FPL.team
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            Angry at my typo or the game postponement? 😀

      2. Davros
        • 12 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Thanks. That scuppers my plans a bit

  20. RedWolf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Chilwell and Antonio in for Balbuena Martial?

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I would. Likely the second pair don't play.

  21. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    If anyone wants to BB and owns DCL then he is in a very difficult position cause he has a great fixture run after with Digne Rodriguez back and he could also have a DGW23

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      No it's easy. You get rid and then look to bring him back when he has his DGW.

      1. Shark Team
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        He has great fixtures right after the DGW if fit and I also bought him at 7.0

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          They're not THAT good. Plus you lose two fixtures this week. Just lose him. Forget value. He hasn't exactly lit the world up and if he needs time to find his feet even more reason not to keep.

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            LEI NEW lee mun is really not worth holding onto him for. If he had like WBA SHU bur then maybe you have a point but it's not close imo. Just lose him and move on.

        2. NateDog
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Don't get too attached to value, I had him in from GW1 and sold when he hit 8m and was the right call and I've now sold Son too (bought at 9), little more hesitant over that one but Spurs haven't looked at their best for while excepting the Leeds game

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            8 months, 15 days ago

            You've made a transfer this week already? Madman!

            1. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              8 months, 15 days ago

              Actually did it last week although that's definitely part of the reason why I'm still a little unsure over it! Mind I think overall not using FH wasn't an awful call so far but we'll see how today goes

    2. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      His next 6 fixtures are mixed at best and he's not been firing for awhile now. I'd almost certainly get rid if I had him.

  22. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Is kane to vardy worth a hit for the double? Bearing in mind better fixtures going forward as well

    1. JVALDEZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I'm doing it.

    2. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I think so, especially taking into account Spurs' poor form before the Leeds game and Leicester nearly having a full squad to choose from

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      A question I would like the answer to as well. If Kane hauls tonight, would you keep Kane for 19?

  23. DALEDOBACK
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 15 days ago

    I think TC is weaker than BB and with impending cancellations villa, leeds I feel TC is the way to go in GW19 and WC and BB later on in the season. Man city have two good fixtures have Stones and KDB and have right money to do Grealish to Sterling so weighing that up.

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      TC is a little scary this week with Bruno one yellow away from a ban, Salah maybe out of form and City vs Villa still not 100% going ahead but those City games are a juicy double.

      1. DALEDOBACK
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 15 days ago

        I have no Bruno and banking on a return to form for Salah and Liverpool at home. So I will stick it on KDB I think.

  24. ShaunGoater123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    hi guys,

    sorry to ask but does anyone know the site where you can check how many points youve had off the bench etc?

    need to blow a hole in a whinging rivals arguement!

    1. Lukakuna
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      livefpl.net

    2. Hot Toddy
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Anewpla

  25. CrouchDown
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Is Leeds v Soton off??

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Maybe. Not confirmed yet.

  26. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    What's the most points you have ever got through bench boost? People seem to spend huge time thinking about something which ultimately nets what, 20 if it goes well?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I BB'd GW38 last year for like 10 points. You're right it's not huge value all things considered.

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      My rivals get about 20 points off there bench every week without BB

    3. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I'd be happy with 20 extra points than my rivals right now. I hope it gets me that, assuming all 4 have doubles it should be 16 just from appearance points alone.

  27. as33
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Hope Sterling will start and score, my captain 😀

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I'm petrified of sterling hauling

  28. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Is this team ok for DGW19? I know some may not have doubles but not much I can do. Transfer will be DCL to Antonio for free.

    Johnstone
    Dallas Coufal KWP
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Grealish
    Bamford Antonio
    Martinez Holding Taylor Brewster

    1. Boom Boom Sheikh the Toon
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Is Antonio going to be starting again, hes had limited minutes last few games

      1. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        90 in the cup and West Ham have no other strikers. I can guarantee he will get more minutes than DCL at least.

      2. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Played for 90 in the cup on Monday which is promising, might not start both games would be my worry but for now they don't have anyone else really

    2. waltzingmatildas
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Looks good

  29. waltzingmatildas
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    McCarthy Johnstone
    Robbo Cancelo Coufal Dallas Taylor
    Salah Bruno Son Raphina Soucek
    Firmino Bamford Wood

    Thinking of
    Son and Firmino to KDB and Antonio (-4)
    Anything else worth a hit?

    1. Boom Boom Sheikh the Toon
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 15 days ago

      I like that move, I wanted to bring in kdb for son but have other issues to deal with now.

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Wouldn't even do that hit

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Really? Firmino to Antonio?

      2. Boom Boom Sheikh the Toon
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 15 days ago

        KDB over son definitely, antonio is iffy as I replied on yours above will he even start, but I would definitely ditch Firmino

        1. Boom Boom Sheikh the Toon
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Firmino is a great player, but a bad FPL player, always overpriced for the points return would never put him in my team, theres adams who has good fixtures and if it was just the concussion as they are saying he would be past the 10 days by the first match of DGW

  30. Boom Boom Sheikh the Toon
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 15 days ago

    How are people working around the Villa game about to be postponed, I was going for a bench boost but now have a headache.
    Just let my bench come in for Grealish Martinez and DCL and triple cap instead (Fabianski, Dallas, Soucek)
    Or take a -8 and bench boost still Ings, Ward prowse, Pope in.

    Logic tells me 8 matches (BB) to return vs 2 matches (TC) even with a -8 is the more sensible option but im not 100%