Suspensions

Grealish avoids one-game ban as yellow card limit rises to ten for FPL players

All 20 Premier League clubs have now fulfilled at least 19 top-flight fixtures, meaning that those players sitting nervously on four yellow cards have dodged the threat of a one-match ban.

Among them were Jack Grealish (£7.8m), whose Aston Villa side passed the halfway point of their season in the weekend win over Southampton.

Any Fantasy asset who collected five cautions in the English top flight before their team had completed 19 fixtures will have had to serve a one-match ban in the same competition.

Beyond the 19-game cut-off point, the limit moves up from five to ten bookings.

The threshold for ten yellow cards is after 32 league matches, which will be mid-April at the earliest.

Players collecting ten bookings before that point will serve a two-game ban.

Hector Bellerin (£5.1m) is leading the charge on that front, having racked up seven cautions already.

Punishments for yellow card accumulation are competition-specific, whereas suspensions for dismissals cover all competitive matches.


Keep your eyes peeled on our Suspension Tightrope widget over the coming weeks and months, as we’ll be updating that after every Gameweek to keep you informed on the latest disciplinary developments.

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397 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Tmel
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Martinez
    Dias Stones Chilwell
    Salah(c) Bruno Son Grealish Gundo
    Bamford Antonio
    (Steer DCL Coufal Mitchell)

    Save FT & good to go?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Save ft and play dcl, bench Sonaldo

    2. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      GTG. Keep an eye on Chilwell - probably move him on if he doesn't start again.

    3. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Bench Antonio. For DCL’ Villa defence is strong

  2. Nay08
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Need to bench one. Bamford, Watkins, or DCL?
      does Bamford's yellow flag make it an easy choice to bench him? or is it just a false alarm?

      for Captaincy, is it too crazy to Captain Matheus Pereira? I'm tempted lol
      I have Salah, Bruno, Grealish, and Gundogan for the "safe" pick tho.

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        You asked this already...I wouldn’t bench any of those, I assume you have Son so bench him

        And captaining Matheus is a poor choice when you have Salah as the obvious option this gw

        1. Nay08
            2 months, 18 days ago

            yeah, thanks for the answer earlier mate. I just want more thoughts from the folks here. cheers.

            no i dont have son, so it's from those 3 that i need to bench.

        2. TheDragon
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Watkins I think

          DCL plays Leeds who can’t defend

          Pereira is outperforming his stats by a lot - I think it’s a big enough differential just owning him. Salah (subject to Klopp press conference is the safe pick)

          1. Nay08
              2 months, 18 days ago

              thanks mate

        3. Jellyfish
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Great news for Jack owners and us Villa fans

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            What’s the news?

            1. BERGKOP
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              The article

              1. Jafooli
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Oh righto, not sure I’ve ever read an article 😆

                1. circusmonkey
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Lol, I suspect that is the case with many but you should read some of them.

                  1. Jafooli
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Are they not all...blah, stats, price, blah, price, blah, form, fixtures.......summary - pick who you want?

        4. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Martinez
          Cresswell - Stones - Justin
          Salah (c) - Bruno (vc) - Foden - Gundogan
          DCL - Antonio - Bamford

          McCarthy - Soucek - Dallas - Mitchell

          7.7m ITB

          Anything worth a -4pt hit? Good to go? Bench sorted?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            No g2g

            1. Jafooli
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Cheers....play any of the bench instead of starters?

              1. rubberdignerapids
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Nah first 11 is looking spiffing

                1. Jafooli
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  😀 cheers

              2. Shaw must go on
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Play mitchell ahead of justin lad

          2. BERGKOP
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Gtg. No hits

        5. Mane Mane Mane
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 18 days ago

          G2G and bench in the right order?

          Martinez
          Cancelo Justin Stones
          Gundo Grealish Salah (c) Fernandez
          Antonio DCL Bamford

          Johnstone, Soucek Dallas Coufal

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Yep G2g

        6. Dele
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Any news on Mane?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Nope nothing yet

          2. cruzex
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            no

        7. checkit_j
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Save FT or Swap Alioski to Robbo/Justin?

          Martinez
          Cancelo Stones Dier
          Salah(c) Bruno Gundo Barnes
          Bamford Watkins DCL
          (Foster Soucek Coufal Alioski)

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Alioski to TAA?

            1. checkit_j
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Yeah or that. TAA or Robbo ? Does justin have a better fixture list?

        8. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Should I bench Bamford or Watkins? Feels wrong but I have no choice

          1. Jellyfish
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Watkins, but have him first off your bench

          2. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Im playing both.

        9. aapoman
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Grealish surely picks up a yellow against WHU now that he is allowed to lol

          1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Just like getting wrecked on 1st February after Dry January?

        10. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          I keep recommending to bench the likes of Son over Gundo/Bamford/DCL etc.

          For the record, I am so glad I don't have to make that decision myself... much harder when you're not judging from afar!

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Agreed. Playing son myself because my other option is Coufal/Lookman

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              That's fair enough. Not impossible for the other two to score points, but doesn't feel like their ceiling is -too- high enough to risk it.

          2. Make United Great Again
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I genuinely feel like benching Antonio is the best choice. He’s facing the toughest defence.

          3. The Habib Beyes
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Haha, I'm one of those struggling with the decision - good some decent advice but still likely to be a 16:25 coinflip

          4. Big Ping
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I'm happy to play Son this week, i actually think there's a better chance for returns this game as Chelsea might attack us and leave themselves exposed which is where he shines!

        11. Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Grealish in, Soucek out for a hit? Im thinking long term will want him in for the doubles too.

          1. dshv
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Soucek are made more points then mane from gw1 and you will get rid of that guy which is 5.0 mil..

            Other mids ?

            1. Original Pirate Material
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I have:

              Son Salah Bruno Gundo

          2. Gandalf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            No from me

          3. OptimusBlack
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Yes

        12. dshv
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          SON OWNERS

          What to do with him. Spurs are not that good 0.7 profit from him is also good so tell ..

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Do you want him for WBA or nor? I guess that answers your question.

          2. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Sell if no other fires in the squad, or play and burn transfer

            Not mad at either option

          3. Jellyfish
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            with WBA next up in gw23 he staying put in my team

          4. Tok721
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I got the same situation!
            I’ll keep till next game vs West Brom!

          5. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            You’ve got to keep him for GW23 West Brom fixture

          6. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Play v WBA next and make decision.

          7. Shaw must go on
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            keeping him,kane will be back after west brown game

        13. Uns95
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Would really appreciate any thoughts here, currently leaving the team as is but not sure what to do?

          Ederson
          Shaw Robertson Stones
          Rashford Bruno Son Mane
          Antonio Watkins Bamford

          Steer Gundogan Mitchell KWP

          £0.5m ITB. It feels criminal having Gundo on the bench but I don't know who to swap out for?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            How many FT, if one then KWP to Rudiger? If none then save and bench Son instead of Gundo

            1. Uns95
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              1 FT. I wouldn't want to buy Rudiger ahead of Spurs away and also that causes even more of a benching headache as who would he start over?

          2. Make United Great Again
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Play Gundagon over Antonio

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Will Gundo start 4 games in 11 days by Pool on Sunday?

              1. Uns95
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Good point, not sure if he will likely start away at Burnley to save for Liverpool or instead taken off early.

                Can't call the West Ham v Villa match. If news is negative on Mane I'd be tempted to do Mane + Gundo > Salah + Soucek.

        14. THEKID_88
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Start Coufal or Soucek?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Soucek

          2. Pépé Pig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Soucek

            1. THEKID_88
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Thanks

        15. Sarri-ball
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Any Chelsea attacking player worth the gamble for sheff u/Newcastle

          Thinking pulisic?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Nope- Rotation

          2. Pépé Pig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Not yet

        16. Akshatjazz
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Thoughts on this team ? Have 8.1 m & 1ft

          Martinez
          Dias, stones, AWB
          Bruno, Salah, son, gundogun
          Watkins, Antonio, bamford

          Bench : McCarthy, Soucek, Dallas, coufal

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Looks goodtogo

        17. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Bench 1:

          A) Rashford
          B) Watkins
          C) Gundo

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Watkins

        18. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          asked earlier but not much response?

          Am I G2G?

          Leno
          Justin, Shaw, Stones
          Salah, Son, Grealish, Bruno, Gundo
          Bamford, Antonio

          Martinez, DCL, Coufal, Mitchell

          4.1ITB, 0FT's

          Is my bench correct or should I play DCL and bench Antonio or Bamford?

          Cheers

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Yep g2g. Bench son and play DCL

            1. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              feels so wrong benching a 9mil player though?

              1. rubberdignerapids
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                So wrong that it’s right

        19. Johnny too hotty
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          I have a FT should I tinker ? Or leave.
          Tempted to ship chilwell for cancelo or stones (bank cash)

          Martini
          Chilwell Dias maguire coufal
          Bruno salah grealish sterling
          Dcl Antonio

          Adams
          Mitchel
          Bissouma

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Leave it, g2g

          2. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Adams -> Bamford / Watkins

            That’s a transfer you’ll want to make at some point anyway

            1. Johnny too hotty
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Can’t afford mate. I can get maupay tho but obv not this week. He fixtures look good after Liverpool

              1. TheDragon
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Never own Maupay

                Ask me how I know....

        20. Siva Mohan
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          long term .. Antonio or Grealish ?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Grealish marginally because of Antonio injury record

          2. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Tough. Fancy Jack probably over the whole season

        21. SomeoneKnows
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Who should I bench?

          A) Son
          B) Bamford
          C) DCL
          D) Antonio
          E) Gundogan

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Son

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            That's a painful choice.

            I just know whichever I choose to bench would score that week.

            I'm gunna say B, C or D. Gun to my head D) due to tough fixture

        22. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Really annoyed I bought Rashford after that Pool FA Cup game where he played out of his skin that day. I just had a feeling that that game would be the start of a nice run of form for him, but he's been abject since that day.

          Should I sell him (thinking Son or maybe Barnes in) or should I just hold on to see if either Rash finds his form or another better alternative to Rashford steps forward in the coming weeks?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Just play him this week since the fixture is OK and maybe get Son next werk

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Yeah that's the way I'm leaning too. Thx for reply

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Rashford looks like he's struggled of late.

            If you want Son, probably just wait till next week.

            If you want Barnes & no Son next week, then get Barnes this week.

            With SOU in bad form & KWP out I'd probably give him this game. If he blank, he'll be sold en-masse for Son (or someone else who's just hauled) anyway, so you can jump on that bandwagon then.

        23. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Grealish or Martinez are both so tempting but think I’ll roll the FT? What you reckon? Cheers

          Johnstone
          Robbo, Cancelo, Dias
          Salah(C), Bruno, Gündo, Raphina
          DCL, Bamford, Antonio
          (McCarthy, Soucek, Dallas, Coufal)

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Roll it

          2. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Save - Raphina is just as good as Grealish this week (as is Johnstone vs Martinez this week)

        24. Neevesy
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          GTG? Have 1 FT.

          Mccarthy (Steer)

          Robbo - TAA - Stones - Dias (Konsa)

          Son - Fernandes - Gundo - Salah (Soucek)

          DCL - Antonio

          1. Neevesy
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Only concerns are Mccarthy and could perhaps do Stones - Cancelo?

          2. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Looks like your similar to me above. Guessing you could do the moves I am looking at too. Might also just save.

        25. Jambot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Does Foden get a rest this GW? I think he might

          1. YuvalFPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            who knows.

          2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I think so. I think it is 4-5 90mins consecutives games

        26. YuvalFPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Afternoon all!

          Should I start Saka or Holding?

          I miss not having a bench, made decisions so much easier.

          1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            the attacker

          2. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Saka, holding first sub

          3. YuvalFPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I just really can't see Wolves scoring. And Saka missed out last game but was pictured in training.

        27. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Leeds fans - Raphinha worth risking and starting or is there a possibility he will get some limited mins off the bench if passed fit but not ready to start?

        28. Barnabus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          On a wildcard, any thoughts on my team are appreciated:

          DDG
          Dias Justin Azpi
          Salah(c) Bruno Sterling Grealish Barnes
          Bamf Watkins

          4.0 Targett Antonio Mitchell

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Looks ok, maybe Mitchell for someone else if you have extra funds

            1. Barnabus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Only 0.2 left so Mitchell has to stay, happy enough with him as 3rd bench spot though.

          2. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            8 attackers are niice, not to fond of azpi and ddg. And i would want 2 goalies for double and blanks.

        29. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Appreciate your opinion:
          A. Rashford > Salah
          B. Son > Salah
          C. Save FT

          1. Pépé Pig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            A

          2. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            B this week

          3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            A

          4. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Very tough

            Depending what Klopp says in his press conference I’d want Salah

            Rashford is better than Son this week but you’ll want Son next week. So depends if you want to do a hokey cokey or not (ie Son-> Salah this week then Rashford -> Son next week)

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Exactly my thingking and can't decide lightly 😛

          5. Garth Marenghi
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            A

          6. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Thx all

        30. Akshatjazz
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Should I try to bring in grealish for soucek ?
          Already have 2 villa players ( Watkins & Martinez)

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            No