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.


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397 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DagheMunegu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 24 days ago

    What to do with Werner ?

    Play or sell for Antonio/Bamford ?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Sell for Antonio

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Easy sell to Antonio

  2. tibollom
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    G2G guys? No FT left but have 4.2 ITB...

    Lloris
    AWB Dias Mitchell
    Son Bruno Salah(c) Gundo
    DCL Watkins Bam

    Button Raphina CTaylor Ferguson

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Ferguson to cancelo

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        not for a hit

        1. rubberdignerapids
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          He might have 10 playing with Mitchell starting

          1. tibollom
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            you wouldnt change my current team for a hit?

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Actually you are right. Sort the defence out. I agree with the cancelo hit

            1. tibollom
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 24 days ago

              alright thanks

  3. JenkoJunko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Pick one..

    A. Matinez & Holding
    B. Leno & Dallas
    C. Leno & Target

    Ta : )

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      A

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      B but not much in it

  4. Adzy
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    A) Kane replacement? (Already have Bamford and Antonio)

    B) just play soucek.

    1. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      B

    2. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      B or Wilson

    3. CoracAld2831
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Wilson.

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      B and hope Kane is available for 23 against WBA

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        If he's not, that's a spot wasted.

    5. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      B

    6. CoracAld2831
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 24 days ago

      But works as well. Preferably both.

    7. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      It could really go either way, but DCL vs. Leeds is (hopefully) favourable and he may well have a DGW24.

      If you want, you can bench DCL vs MUN and play Soucek vs. FUL too.

      That was my thinking anyway, but my thinking is flawed since I sold Bamford for him!

      Soucek could randomly haul again, hard to predict his points.

    8. Adzy
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Cheers leaning towards soucek and keep kane, hope he's back soon could back fire not going DCL

  5. CoracAld2831
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 24 days ago

    G2G?

    Areola
    Cresswell-Cancelo-Stones
    Salah(c)-Fernandes-Soucek-Gundogan
    DCL-Wilson(v)-Antonio

    Johnstone-Son-Justin-Mitchell

    2.0 in bank, FT used.

    Any suggestions?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Yep

  6. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Is kane -> wilson/watkins/Antonio for a hit worth it over playing Soucek?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No just play soucek

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No just play Soucek, thats why you have a bench 🙂

  7. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Ok

    Locking and loading this lot. GL all

    Mendy
    Cancelo Dias Digne (Targett)
    Mo C Bruno Grealish Gundo Barnes
    Antonio DCL (Bamford)

    Feeling slightly sick at recent transfer policy - huge swing from a couple of really misguided hits . Playing Digne as Delph possibly in and Pickford out!

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Good luck

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Bamford on the bench could hurt after he seems to have hit a bit of form (I sold him for a hit last week 🙁 ). But, to be fair I'd only really consider Antonio or DCL to be benched instead and all could score. So just go with your gut.

      Team looks fine.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Pretty much expecting to play both Targett and Bamford tbh - the other XI to play for City this week!

  8. Bishopool
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Mane news?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      No News

  9. Maarrrr17
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Play Digne for attacking threat or Holding for probable clean sheet?????

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Play me for attacking threat

      1. Maarrrr17
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        pls do something good

        1. rubberdignerapids
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          I’ll try my best

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Tricky

      I'm sticking with Digne. How is your City backline looking? If you have Dias for instance I suspect you're playing bench this week

      1. Maarrrr17
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        I have Dias and Cancello, think he will be rested?

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Likewise then

          Dias has now played 90 minutes for 20/1 on the spin, I think that's unique for a Pep outfielder - even Laporte when he was uber nailed was rested.

  10. Siva Mohan
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    A. play Soucek
    B. get Grealish for FT

    Thanks!

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      A

  11. michaelington
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Play Son or Gundo?

    1. Dele
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I’ve currently got Son first on the bench, feels so wrong

  12. Nespinha
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Best GKs short term besides Martinez

    1. The Tinkerman
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Whoever is in nets for Palace? They have nice fixtures at least

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Mendy

      3 cs in last 4 and great looking fixtures and Chelsea with Mendy have near 50% cs record this season

  13. Tmel
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Stones & Chilwell likely to return?

    1. rubberdignerapids
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Stones yes, no idea with chilwell

  14. The Tinkerman
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    G2G? Strong squad this week, tough benching call:

    Martinez
    Justin, Cancelo, Stones
    Salah (C), Bruno, Sterling, Son, Soucek
    Bamford, Watkins

    McC; Coufal, Brewster, Ayling

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      That is not a tough benching call.

      1. FATGFC
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Agreed, ha.

  15. choco27
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Please help me to pick one defender to start:
      A. Dallas (EVE)
      B. Holding (wol)
      C. Targett (WHU)
      And one midfielder/forward to start:
      X. Antonio (avl)
      Y. Soucek (avl)
      Z. Wilson (CRY)
      I have Martinez on GK (would H2H vs Antonio/Soucek)
      Thanx before

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        A and X

    • dshv
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Johnstone
      Diaz Robbo Dallas
      Son salah(c) bruno gundo
      Dcl antonio bamford

      Mccarthy coufal soucek mitchell

      2.9 itb 1ft

      Opinions please ?

      1. melvinmbabazi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Save

    • melvinmbabazi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Thoughts on what to do this GW? 0.8 ITB 1FT

      McCarthy
      Stones I Dallas I Coufal I Shaw
      Salah I Bruno | Sterling | Son | Gundo
      DCL |

      Forster I Chilwell I *Rodrigo I Brewster I

      Thanks

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Rodrigo to Antonio?

        1. melvinmbabazi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Cant afford

    • Hryszko
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Not made any changes, for 9.9m in the bank after doing KDB > Gundo and Kane > DCL last few weeks..

      What are my best moves here?

      Martinez
      Stones - Dias - Holding
      Bruno - Salah - Gundo - Soucek
      DCL - Bamford - Antonio

      Bench: Meslier - Dier - Coufal - Emile Smith

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Save

        1. Hryszko
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Save, no changes? Was debating doing something like Soucek>Grealish

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Nah. I think you’re ok this gw

    • AutoFill 2021
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Foden or Soucek?

      1. AutoFill 2021
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Will Foden start?

    • the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Play 2 pls 🙂

      a. Bamford
      b. DCL
      c. Antonio

      Tough choice I know lol

      1. dshv
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Play all 3 xaxa

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Can't when i have this mids set up; Salah, Bruno, Grealish, Son, Gundo 🙂

          1. Maarrrr17
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            ooft, too many good players. Maybe Antonio, reluctantly...

            1. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              5 months, 24 days ago

              you mean bench Antonio & play DCL & bamford?

              1. Maarrrr17
                • 5 Years
                5 months, 24 days ago

                ýep.
                leeds and everton could have a bunch of goals.

                1. the dom 1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  5 months, 24 days ago

                  thanks for the response. at present I have DCL on the bench lol

    • cruzex
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Predictions points for my team:

      Need a good performance this GW to go up ranking 1k.

      Martinez
      Shaw Bissaka Cancelo Stones
      Salah Sterling(c) Maddison Son
      Werner Bamford

      Bench: Fabianski Keane Soucek Adams

      TY

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        47

        1. cruzex
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          :(((

      2. Maarrrr17
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        I rekon...54.

        1. cruzex
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          :((((

    • RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Who to start:
      a) Holding
      b) Coufal

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        B)

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Holding

      3. Maarrrr17
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        A.

    • Lingard’s Shin Guards
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Seems like majority of the crowd are going with salah (c) but could he get rested/limited mins. Bit of fixture congestion and big game against city coming up

      Have sterling who's just gotten his rest...

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Yes

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Ordinarily I'd say possibly yes but Mane situation says he goes again not least as he's had a recent rest. Klopp will want him fired up.

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Don't know if anyone's posted this on here yet but this guy has created a bot that posts on twitter when a footballer transfers in/out one of their teammates from their FPL team. Absolute genius.

      https://twitter.com/insider_fpl

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Upvote and is interesting but not really that useful as you'd only know after the deadline

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Yep still very interesting to see the sneaky dealings 😆

      2. Siva Mohan
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        these are pre GW21 transfers?

      3. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Great find. Very useful thanks

      4. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Ooh this is interesting.

    • TeddiPonza
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      I will probably wildcard in gw 25 so I need a 3 weeks defender punt.

      Is Digne over TAA worth it, with that in mind that there is a rumour that Everton will get double gameweek in 24?

      Digne 22:lee 23:mu 24:FUL(MCI)
      TAA 22:BRI 23:MCI 24:lei

      Thanks.

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Yes I’m worth it...L’Oreal

      2. Chip Butty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        would hold TAA for this week at least

    • tabby98
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Mccarthy, Johnstone
      Stones, Cancelo, Coufal, Justin, Digne
      Salah, Bruno, Son, Soucek, Raphinha
      Bamford, DCL, Adams

      1FT £2.5M itb

      Who should i transfer out here guys?

      Adams ---> Antonio?

      1. Chip Butty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Adams to Antonio looks good or could roll the FT

    • Chip Butty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Who to bench from Antonio, Bamford, DCL or Foden?

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Oooh tough...maybe dcl based on form

        1. Chip Butty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          feel like he is due though (like Bamford last week...)

    • Wolfman180
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      In a generous mood today so I thought I'd share the news that after benching Soucek and Bamford the last 2GWs for their hauls respectively, I'm looking at benching Soucek this week. Feel free to captain. You're welcome 🙂

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks,l

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Very useful. Thank you.

      3. Wolfman180
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 22 days ago

        FML.. this

    • The King
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Leading by 130 in mini league

      Shall I save my FT? 3.1 itb

      Fabinanski
      Dias • Justin • Coufal
      Son • Bruno • Soucek • Sterling (c)
      Wilson • DCL • Bamford

      Mendy, Dallas, El Ghazi, Reguilon

      Cheers

      1. rubberdignerapids
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Save

    • Millie7
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Mcarthy
      Dias - Stones - Holding - Targett
      Salah - Gundogan - Son - Fernandes
      Bamford - DCL

      Martin - Antonio - Mitchell - Reidewald
      5.1 ITB 1FT

      Do you think I should hold or upgrade the bench ie Mitchell for Dallas?

      1. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Hold