Fixtures

Which teams are waiting for confirmation of future FPL Double Gameweeks?

Eight Premier League teams are awaiting confirmation of their next Double Gameweek between now and the end of the season.

In this unprecedented and unpredictable campaign, the top-flight has produced considerably more postponements than usual.

And, while these have often been wildly disruptive for Fantasy Premier League managers, the fixture chaos has created a wealth of future opportunities to consider.

Manchester City are among a clutch of teams who still have two fixtures to be arranged, both of which are likely to cause Double Gameweeks.

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Given their impressive defensive record this season, and the double-digit potential of João Cancelo (£6.0m), John Stones (£5.2m) and Rúben Dias (£6.0m), more Double Gameweeks for Pep Guardiola’s men is an exciting prospect indeed.

Aston Villa are another side with two more matches left to go into their schedule, boosting the appeal of in-form attackers such as Jack Grealish (£7.8m) and Ollie Watkins (£6.3m) as well as this season’s top-scoring goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez (£5.2m).

Meanwhile, Fantasy managers might be hoping that Harry Kane (£11.1m) can return from injury in time to benefit from Spurs’ remaining fixtures and Double Gameweeks. Like Villa and City, they have two matches left to be rearranged.

WHICH FIXTURES NEED REARRANGING?

  • Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur
  • Aston Villa v Everton
  • Burnley v Fulham
  • Everton v Man City
  • Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur
  • Leeds v Southampton
  • Man City v Southampton

Teams with one fixture rearrangement:

  • Burnley
  • Leeds

Teams with two fixture rearrangements:

  • Aston Villa
  • Everton
  • Fulham
  • Man City
  • Southampton
  • Tottenham Hotspur

Teams with no fixture rearrangements:

  • Arsenal
  • Brighton
  • Chelsea
  • Crystal Palace
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester United
  • Newcastle
  • Sheffield United
  • West Bromwich Albion
  • West Ham United
  • Wolves

WHEN COULD THE NEXT DOUBLE GAMEWEEKS HAPPEN?

Finding space for rearranged fixtures has been a challenging prospect recently.

Since December 5, there have been 12 FPL deadlines, including a total of five midweek deadlines, three of which took place in January.

However, the schedule is easing up as we move further into February with free midweeks opening up in the third and fourth weeks of this month.

The fifth round of the FA Cup, which occurs in the week beginning Monday, February 8, means none of the aforementioned fixtures can go into Gameweek 23.

However, the following midweek features just European football at present, with Liverpool, Arsenal, Leicester, Manchester United and Spurs all in action.

Manchester City’s Champions League campaign restarts the following week, which means a match against either Everton or Southampton could move into Gameweek 24. They are scheduled to host Spurs during that round already.

The Saints are probably the most likely to face Manchester City in that midweek slot though, considering the authorities have to consider Aston Villa’s outstanding games too.

They still have to face Everton and Spurs and, with the latter involved in the Europa League in the midweek following Gameweek 24, the Toffees make more sense as Villa’s opponents at that point. If that fixture were to surface, it would come a few days after Dean Smith’s men travel to Brighton on Saturday, February 13.

Burnley’s meeting with Fulham could also be scheduled for this week considering neither side has European football to contend with.

Leeds and Southampton are in the same boat so it is worth saying that this fixture could appear instead of the Saints’ outstanding trip to Manchester City.

That said, the midweek of Gameweek 25 might be a more appropriate time for that fixture considering Manchester City’s involvements in the Champions League taking place in the week beginning Monday, February 22.

With the Citizens, Spurs, Arsenal, Leicester and Manchester United all in action on the continent that week, this could also be another viable place in the calendar for Aston Villa, Everton, Burnley and Fulham to play outstanding fixtures.

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418 Comments Post a Comment
  1. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    2FT's and I'm struck with a terrible bout of transfer inertia.

    After Soucek > Rashford (-4) cost me nearly 20 points in GW20, Bamford > Antonio (-4) cost me a similar amont; So, I actually refrained from removing Rashford (>Son) this week and thank god I did.

    I'm petrified to remove anybody now lest they get a massive haul.

    So am leaning towards a DF transfer this week (less of a ceiling for disaster!)

    How's Holding > Shaw looking and roll the other FT?

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      That is a good use of a FT

    2. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Why was Shaw replaced after 45 mins? His attacking numbers are great.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Rested

        1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Thanks

    3. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Don't like it myself, Shaw is a card magnet and rarely fit. Telles could play easier games while Holding is absolutely nailed on.

    4. Carefree Crew
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Assuming you've got double City DF. Shaw has favourable fixtures I think GW23/24 & 24/ 25? (Not sure on GWs but when City have two unfavorable fixtures.
      He dove tails nicely.
      I transferred him in last night specifically for this reason.
      Will he get rotated with Telles?
      Man U fans will know better than me, but he's been playing really well. Half time substitution suggested he's first choice to me.

      1. Skymonkey
          3 months, 7 days ago

          AWB is a better option because Shaw will be rotated with Telles a lot especially cause of european games

      2. Carefree Crew
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Thanks for that.
        Personally I'm probably wildcarding in GW25, so it's a short term move to cover the double City defences 2 unfavourable fixtures.
        Fingers crossed Shaw plays those 2 GWs when I need him...

    5. TimoTime
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Start DCL or Soucek next week?

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Soucek probably as he has the easier fixture

      2. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Soucek

      3. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        DCL

      4. Skymonkey
          3 months, 7 days ago

          DCL with leeds defo

      5. camarozz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Those of you with all ur chips intact and money to spend are you looking to load up your bench with in form good players for the doubles etc ahead?

        At the risk of spending all ur Kdb money but with a WC in hand it don't really matter does it?

        1. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I'm waiting for someone to post a fantastic strategy for those with all chips and I will just follow that (with my own choice of players to fill the squad).

          Will definitely target one of the DGW's for BB and a smaller DGW for TC chip

          1. Inazuma X1
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Follow Andy

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Let's talkFPL Andy you mean?

              I do watch some of his vids actually. But he's used his WC and BB already if I recall correctly so he may not come up with the best strategy for those with all chips intact

              1. Inazuma X1
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Yeah different strategy but whatever he's been doing has been working

        2. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Correct, as long as you plan to WC before 26, then no point of planning long-term.

          You could certainly make a case for saving WC until 30 (Crellin seems to be doing that). I'm still on the fence about this.

          1. Major League Shocker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            The benefit of saving it for later would be to capitalise on all the short-term DGWs of teams like City, then use WC to reduce your investment in those teams before they have fewer/no doubles and some blanks in the last part of the season, and also reduce spending on the bench.

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Thanks for all the replies.

      6. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Think it might be time to move from triple city defence. Prepare for a DGW24 when i can bring in an attacker.

        Mccarthy
        Dias Stones Cancelo
        Salah Bruno Son Grealish
        DCL Antonio Watkins
        forster mitchell coufal riedewald
        3.8ITB 2FT

        2 free transfers. Any opinions? Could go stones > alonso?

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Alonso or Rudiger,I would get Chelsea def

        2. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Stones to Shaw. Or Rudiger if you really want a Chelsea defender. Can't see Alonso being nailed with Chilwell around.

        3. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I’d wait and see on Alonso. What about AWB?

          1. DAZZ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Certainly an option alongside Shaw. Do united have a DGW coming ?

      7. CRO KLOPP
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        1 FT

        Fabianski
        Dias Stones Maguire
        Salah Bruno Son Gundo
        Bamford DCL Antonio
        (Martinez Coufal Mitchell Zaha*)

        A) Save
        B) Zaha to Grealish if he is injured

        1. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Like the transfer a lot. But it's gunna leave you with a big benching headache (week after week!)

          1. CRO KLOPP
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Cheers,I am planing to WC soon so it's not a big deal

          2. Jellyfish
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            I think big bench headaches are necessary this season. This is not a season for bench fodder

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          B

          1. CRO KLOPP
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Thanks mate

        3. DK_13
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          B if you are going to play him, if not save and wait for dgw news for 24 and get more players for it

          1. DK_13
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            But then coufol has a great game too(incase you bench gundo), no leno is what makes the transfer a 50-50

      8. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Would you start Gundogan or Dcl?

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Gundo

        2. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Gundy probably

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

          Gundo

        4. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          cheers

        5. Brehmeren
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I'm starting DCL

          1. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Any thoughts behind that?

      9. Aster
          3 months, 7 days ago

          How to minimise my losses with no chips left?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Haven’t a clue.

          2. DK_13
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Plan for blanks and doubles and get all the prime assets that most might have, have safe captaincy choices in those weeks and hope for the best

          3. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Take the middle road.

            i.e when there's a DGW then get the main players with doubles, but don't go all out to get 11DGWers. Similarly, when there's a blank, go for the main guys who have games but don't worry about players like 4.5DFers who may blank.

            That would be my general strategy anyway

            1. Aster
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Thanks guys!

          4. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Bamford or Watkins?

          5. DK_13
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Will WC in 25, TIA

            Leno to

            A)ddg ( EVE wba){no United defender}

            B)Mendy ( shu NEW){no chelsea}

            C)Fabianski ( ful SHU){have Cresswell}

            D)McCarthy (new WOL) {wolves were terrible before red, Southampton bounce back after every heavy defeat, possible double in 24}

            1. CRO KLOPP
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Mendy

          6. PP6
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Need .7 for a transfer and only to play this week. Which is best?

            DCL-> Wilson
            Stones-> 4.3
            AWB-> Rudiger
            Targett-> Strujik

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              AWB > Rudiger is a bit of a sickening move after this last haul but I think it's the best move.

            2. Baines on Toast...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              A by a long way.

          7. DannyDrinkVodka
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Sterling owners...........hold or sell and get Son?

            1. ivantys
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Holding, City have a lot of doubles and even though I don't see him starting all, he will play most.

              • Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Get Son

            2. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              How’s everyone doing in the cup? It’s currently 20-34 in my favour in mine.

              1. Aster
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  35-34 in my opponent's favour..

                  His cap is Gundogan, mine is Sterling.

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Woh. Unlucky opponent there.

                • Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  22 each all square. AWB coming off the bench or not will be the key to my progress I think.

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Good luck there.

                    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Thanks will need it 😉

                • PP6
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  34- 18 he has AWB first on his bench and Chillwell starting 🙁

                  I’ve played 2 he’s played 3

                  1. PP6
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Least I’ve a healthy lead

                  2. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Oh damn. Must have a keen eye on Chilwell then.

                • CRO KLOPP
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  I lost my tie last gmwk due to Sterling c, Salah vc.
                  I don't mind,it did influence my decisions on tranfers a bit

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Fair enough. It’s only the cup. I keep forgetting I’m in it.

                    1. CRO KLOPP
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Yes it is,Nice to see you still in it. Good luck

                      1. Rupert The Horse
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 7 days ago

                        Cheers.

                • Chris_H
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  My oppo has Maddison (c) which'll be genius or a disaster

                • Kannbury
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    21-44 down, need Salah to save me again!

                  • Baines on Toast...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    28-0 up.

                    It could get better - they have Bednarek third sub...

                    Sterling captain for them though, so who knows.

                • Eddie - Back to Square Owen
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Have we had any update on KDB?

                  1. CAPA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Weeks away yet I think was said yesterday

                    1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Thanks

                • I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  This article says Southampton are more likely to get DGW24 than Everton but everything I've read suggests the opposite?

                • Eddie - Back to Square Owen
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  For those who haven't seen it yet. Quite refreshing.

                  https://twitter.com/OptusSport/status/1356867769354964999?s=20

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Yeah good laugh.

                • Fit_to_drop
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  What changes would you make to this outfit?

                  2FT's , .4 ITB - not having a decent sub bench has cost me of late.

                  Martínez
                  Cresswell Cancelo Stones Robertson
                  Fernandes Gündogan Salah Son
                  Bamford Antonio

                  Forster Mitchell Stephens Kane

                • Carefree Crew
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Helpful article as always, however there is no mention of teams that progress in the FA cup will likely DGW26.
                  If Chelsea beat Barnsley then am I right in saying that both Chelsea & Liverpool will Double & blank?
                  The same for the other teams left in the FA cup & their scheduled opponent for the GW that FA cup matches are played.
                  So it's accurate as things stand, but the list of teams that don't have an additional fixture TBA is very likely to change as teams progress in the FA cup. Perhaps this would be helpful if highlighted. Also the actual fixtures that GW with potential double opponents.
                  I.e if Chelsea progress, their potential double would be liverpool & MAN U.
                  Which teams potentially have attractive / unattractive DGW fixtures.

                • WHUFCSmith23
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  I've been "playing" FPL for a decade but this is the first season I've actually bothered to try and do well, so actually feel pretty new and naive. I keep seeing this comment about wild carding in gameweek 25, why are people doing that?

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    To set their team up for the doubles in gw26 I think, wildcarding in 26 would mean you couldn't use another chip

                  2. Baines on Toast...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    To catch up with everyone who WC'd before the last double.

                    By WCing to the teams we already have.

                • JoeJitzu +42
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Bit confused and I’m sure I’m having a brain f*rt but I’m not getting the whole angle of City (Southampton, Fulham Spurs) having two doubles to arrange when they’ll only be one game behind league in terms of fixtures played?

                  I can see how Aston Villa and Everton will though be two games behind.

                  What am I missing?