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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  1. Rinseboy
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Digne to Cancello or keep the faith?

    1. Maarrrr17
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      How long you had digne for?

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

        Shouldn't change the decision

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      save

    3. MattysFantasyFooty
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Depends if it’s for free

    4. merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Depends on who your other defs are, but I wouldn't sell Digne just yet

    5. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      No point getting in Cancelo now. That ship has sailed.

      1. Firmino
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Why?

      2. Jambot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Not sure I agree with this. I think he'll be good to own through citys tougher fixtures with potential to return at both ends of the pitch. That said I wouldn't be selling Digne for him right now

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I just think the time to get him was last month. Getting in Digne for his fixtures and then chucking him straight away is just odd.

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I got in Stones and Dias for their amazing run of fixtures. That ends with Burnley and Cancelo has been rotated twice in 4 games. I’d look somewhere else now.

    6. Jambot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Can you get him in for someone else? Everton probable double coming

      1. TeddiPonza
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Wait and see if Everton have a dgw in 24

  2. Tmel
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Bench one:

    a) Bamford (EVE)
    b) Son (CHE)
    c) DCL (lee)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Son

  3. MattysFantasyFooty
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Good to go?

    Martinez
    Robertson Dias Stones
    Salah C Gundogan Son Maddison Bruno
    DCL Bamford

    Mitchell Coufal Brewster

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Spot on.

  4. merin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Save, or do you see any pressing concerns here?

    Martinez Steer
    Chilwell Cancelo Digne Coufal Dallas
    Salah Bruno Son Gundogan Soucek
    DCL Antonio Watkins

    1 FT, 3.7 ITB

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I’d say Coufal, Soucek and Antonio are pressing as they play for the Irons.

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

        ha ha

  5. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    A. Lloris to Martinez or DDG
    B. Soucek to Grealish or Maddison
    C. Both

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Both looks good (Martinez & Grealish). But if it's for a hit then leave the GK transfer for another week

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        It’s for free Gaffer

        1. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Lock and load it then Rupert 🙂

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            🙂

    2. RubeRx
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      play soucek horse, see my post on the next page

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Ok I’ll have a look.

  6. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Worst transfer of the season: Hard to pick between Soucek > Rashford in GW20 (Soucek got his brace and I'm now stuck with Rashford stinking up the RW) or Bamford > DCL last week when I was advising people to wait and see how DCL performs first - then ended up following the crowd anyway.

    Best transfer of the season:
    Lamptey > Holding in GW16
    Holding got - 9pts, 10pts, 6pts, 6pts, benched(2pts), 8pts

    What a signing that was! I obviously had no idea he would turn out so good, but I'm taking all the credit nonetheless 😉

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I’m not joining in, it’s far too stressful. Son out ruined my season.

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Oh jeez. I just remembered THAT Son out move 🙁

        I did it too. And, yes that's the worst by far!!! I'd managed to block it out.

        Thx for the reminder 🙁

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          On a very good run now though. Seems every transfer I make is the right one and many clammed to get them in a week or two after. But it’s just too late.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Had Holding since GW17 as a replacement for Taylor - fantastic transfer. CS and bps magnet

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I'm tempted to start a Holding fan club 🙂

    3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I did Martinez to Mendy in GW11 when Martinez had a BGW, 27 points lostn and counting

    4. Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Worst transfer of the season: Martinez out for McCarthy just because Martinex blanked and I had no backup. I was an early Martinez adopter on WC too.. gutted - think it has cost me around 40-50 points so far.

      Best transfer - Stones before his massive haul. But I also took a -4 that week to get Dias, and a -4 the next week to get Cancelo too. Not fun having a defensive triple up but so rewarding when it pays off!

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Quite a few did that GK transfer that week.

        Luckily I had other fires to put out at the time!

        1. Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Good luck this GW! I also did Bamford to DCL last week. Keeping the faith for now....

  7. PocketZola
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    My team is an absolute mess, any ideas? 1ft 3.6itb

    Martinez
    Rob chill canc
    Salah son foden saka bruno
    Bam dcl

    Subs, coufal, mitchell, Brewster

    1. PocketZola
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      1. Saka to grealish

      2. Chilwell to dias

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      That is a wee bit of a mess. But it's hardly the worst team I've seen by any stretch.

      Foden or Saka (if still out) would be my priority moves. And I'd bring in Grealish

  8. Millie7
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Bottomed!

    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. rubberdignerapids
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Hold, bench son and play antonio

  9. Totti
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    reposting looking for replies

    my defence are

    stones bednarek coufal holding taylor

    A) play stones coufal holding and save FT
    B) bednarek -> justin or shaw

    1. Millie7
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Shaw if gametime guaranteed

    2. yosim
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      A

  10. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Play Bamford or Raphinha?

    1. mcmd11
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      bamford

    2. Chip Butty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Bam

  11. mcmd11
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    bench one
    A) Coufal
    B) Targett

    1. MattysFantasyFooty
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      A

    2. Hanked
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Tight but I'd go for Coufal

    3. Il Capitano
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A

      • RubeRx
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

    4. Hanked
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Afternoon fellas, can't decide who to start out of:

      a) Dallas
      b) Pogba

      What do you reckon?

      1. MattysFantasyFooty
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

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

          Cheers Matty

      2. rubberdignerapids
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Pogs since you own him and he will be a cool differential

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

          2.9% ownership is fun, leaning that way atm. Cheers

      3. Maarrrr17
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        a.

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

          Cheers Marr, be cool to hear you reasoning. My thinking is 25% chance of CS, little less chance of scoring than Pogba and minimal chance of an assist.

          Depends where Pogba plays. Could play Greenwood and then will likely be playing deeper tonight. Still more chance of a goal and much more chance of an assist.

          Brings them both out quite even. The biggest difference between the two is probably ownership so I need to decide if I care about that at all.

      4. Il Capitano
          3 months, 11 days ago

          May as well play Pog if you have him

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

            Cheers Capitano

      5. Il Capitano
          3 months, 11 days ago

          1FT 0m ITB

          Johnstone
          Stones Cancelo (VC) Justin
          Soucek Salah (C) Son Gundogan Bruno
          Bamford Kane*

          McCarthy - Adams Coufal Lowton

          Kane to Antonio for free, keep the same bench order and captain choice? Won't be around for the deadline today so need to set it soon.

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Kane to Antonio- bench and cap look good

        • fridge
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          McCarthy
          Dias. Stones. Dallas
          Salah (c) Son. Gundo. Bruno
          Antonio. Bamford. DCL

          4.0. Soucek. Coufal. Lowton

          GTG and save the FT? - do have 3.6 ITB...

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            G2g

        • FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          What to do here?

          Johnstone
          Alioski - Justin - Stones
          Salah - Sterling - Bruno - Son - Gundo
          Bamford - Watkins

          (McCarthy - Adams - Coufal - O’Shea)
          (1FT & 0.3itb)

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Alioski to Rudiger maybe

          2. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            save ft.

        • Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Start Soucek or Raphinha? Already starting Bamford and Antonio

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Soucek

        • wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          So many bench decisions.
          Johnstone or Pope?Coufal or Dallas?Gundogan,Bamford or Barnes?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Johnstone, Dallas and Barnes

            1. wulfrunian
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              cheers

        • ymx
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          McCarthy
          Stones Justin Dallas
          Salah Bruno Son Gundogan Soucek
          Bamford DCL Antonio
          5.8 itb

          Who should I shift? Was thinking Soucek --> Barnes but not sure...

          1. ymx
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Another move is Son --> Sterling?

          2. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Nah g2g

          3. RomeluAndJuliet
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Son to Barnes and upgrade Dallas to Dias

        • The Red Devil
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Martinez/Nyland
          Cancelo/Stones/Coufal/Alioski/Mitchell
          Salah/Son/Bruno/Gundogan/Soucek
          Kane/Bamford/DCL

          1 FT 5.8 ITB

          A- Kane to Wilson (bench soucek)
          B- Kane to Antonio (bench soucek)
          C- save FT (bench Kane)
          D- gundogan + Kane to Wilson/Antonio + Mahrez (-4)

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            B

        • Blanka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Brewster > Watkins or Antonio

          Or

          Raphinha/Gundo > Grealish?

          1. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Antonio

        • Kasper the ghost keeper
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Start:
          A) Cresswell
          B) Targett

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

            A

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Cresswell - on set peices

          3. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Tricky

            Target I think but suspect it's a battle of likely attacking returns in any event.

        • vincentwsho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Thinking whether to go with the safe option A) Soucek / Saka to Grealish or the riskier B) Brewster to Richarlison against Leeds?

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

            Could be high scoring vs Leeds and Rich is on penalties, but form is indeed poor

        • Return of the FF
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Neto FT out for...

          A. Grealish
          B. Son
          C. Barnes

          1. RomeluAndJuliet
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            C short term,
            A long term

          2. Cahill
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            A

        • FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Start 1:
          A) Alioski
          B) O’Shea
          C) Coufal

          Start 1:
          A) Johnstone
          B) McCarthy

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

            CA

        • RomeluAndJuliet
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Transfered out Bamford for DCL last week. An obvious mistake. Should reverse the transfer this week for free?
          DCL looks cold as ice

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

            Not sure I’d reverse it; the pain on that!

            When will you wildcard? If soon then hold

        • Cahill
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          To start:

          A) chilly
          B) dallas

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

            B

        • Bagayokeso
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          McCarthy
          Cancelo Dias PVA
          Salah Bruno Gundo Grealish Soucek
          Firmino Antonio

          Johnstone Bamford Chilwell
          Reguilon

          Woukd you bench
          A) soucek
          B) bemford

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

            A

          2. ymx
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Soucek

          3. RomeluAndJuliet
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            A. On another note, I would get rid of PVA if I were you. Maybe for Cresswell or Target

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

              Just brought him in mate, chasing and taking a gamble on him starting for this run of fixtures

        • Bubbles1985
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Captain choice is not easy this week. Currently on Salah but guess he might be rested...

          DCL or Wilson too risky?!

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

            I’d love if my rivals captained one of those two

            1. Bubbles1985
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              High risk, high reward. 🙂

        • BusbySwede
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Martinez, McCarthy
          Robertson, Cancelo, Digne, Cresswell, Mitchell
          Salah, Bruno, Maddison, Gundogan, Saka
          DCL, Bamford, Antonio.

          3.1 itb.
          Gtg and save the transfer, or any suggestions who to sell/get?
          Maybe upgrade Mitchell or Saka?

          Saka -> Graelish is the obvious choice?

        • Harmonica1967
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          G2G with this starting 11 and bench order?

          Martinez
          Cancelo-Chilly-Cresswell
          Salah-Bruno-Gundogan-Barnes
          Bamford-Antonio-DCL

          Meslier, Targett, Son, Pieters