Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Double Gameweek 26?

Considering the large number of fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, Fantasy Premier League managers have a wealth of choice for their latest captaincy decision.

But with so many players offering decent potential across their two matches, finding the right recipient for the armband could prove a challenge.

That’s where the Captain Sensible article comes in, using the statistical form of  the key candidates against the most recent defensive showings of their upcoming opponents.

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CAPTAIN POLL

Harry Kane (£11.1m) leads the Double Gameweek 26 Captain Poll with over 30.0% votes from our users. The Tottenham Hotspur striker faces two bottom-six sides in Burnley and Fulham but he has only scored once in his previous four Premier League appearances.

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) comes second this week, with 15.5% of total votes, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are set to play Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

İlkay Gündoğan (£6.1m) occupies the third place in the poll. However, it will be interesting to see how the results change by Friday evening, as the German international played 90 minutes in Manchester City’s Champions League match midweek.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin
(£7.7m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) sit in fourth and fifth, respectively, while Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) just misses out on this week’s top five.

KEY TEAMS

Everton

  • v West Bromwich Albion (away)
  • v Southampton (home)

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2,543 Comments Post a Comment
  1. bluee
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    I'm so bad at maths.

    Bought Bamford at 5.8. Selling price 6.3. Can I ride a price drop tonight?

    1. Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Yes

    2. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Yep

      1. bluee
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Cheers boys!

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Yes

    4. Tango74
        3 months, 26 days ago

        I think ings and bamford may drop at 100% on fpl stats

        You be gutted if it does

        I sold ings incase

    5. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Thinking of doing a -8 and bench boosting. Current team is:

      Martinez
      Dias Stones Tarkowski
      Salah(c) Bruno Son Gundo Grealish
      Watkins Bamford

      McCarthy Ings Taylor Dallas

      Is Ings, Grealish & Tarkowski > Kane, Traore & Veltman worth the -8? It will also give me some extra players for GW29.

    6. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      How risky is it going without Kane this week?

      Any guesses on effective ownership in top 10k?

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Yes, risky.

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        There’s no way to know that.

        1. xHaTr
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Thats why I said guesses, not ''what will the exact effective ownership be''

      3. Ode
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Almost 30% overall ownership, 50-60% in top 10k would be my guess.

    7. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      That is an incredible decision. How can Lindelof be penalized for jumping higher than his man? He didn't lead with his studs or anything. He had his eyes on the ball and went for it...

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        What a farce. Getting booked for trying to win a header against someone who chose not to jump! Madness.

      2. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        This. If the defender wasn't rooted to the ground it would have been a 50-50!

        Some leap though!

      3. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        penalised for how good his leap was. Absolutely farcical, at least it's not a match-critical decision this time...

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Still 15 mins left...

          1. The Senate
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            at 4-0? lol

      4. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 26 days ago

        And kicked the other player.

    8. KUN+10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Ricardo on...playing midfield

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Looks quite central too.

        1. KUN+10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Tempting aint it

    9. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Could have done without Vardy doing 90 tonight.

    10. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      On BB, 7 players currently for BGW29 (no FH):

      A) Bamford, Raphinha & Dallas
      B) Bamford, Raphinha & Keane (-4)
      C) Bamford, Barnes & Struijk (-8)

      Go sensible with A) or take some hits? Leaning towards B...

      Cheers.

    11. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Bamford and Ings will drop tonight.

      1. TheDragon
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Will Kane and Barnes rise?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Kane won’t but Vardy’s sales might increase a little now that he’s made it through unscathed.

    12. KUN+10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Dallas White to Pereira Digne? 2 hit for to DGW vs SGW. FH 29

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Yes!

        1. KUN+10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Thanks...sky is the limit. expecting 200 pts with Harry TC. Will probably get around 80 if lucky

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            Digne and Pereira are great options this week. Unfortunately I will have neither!

            1. KUN+10
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

              They definitely are. Will leave me with a back 4 of 6m each, not a fan of investing that much on defenders but could work out really well

    13. Studs Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 26 days ago

      So Leic chasing the game and Barnes is taken off....what am I missing?.

      1. KUN+10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Barnes came in...ALbrighton off

        1. Studs Up
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Oops, misread

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        The point

    14. Kuzser
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Still undecided whether to FH or WC.
      This is my current team:
      Martinez
      Coufal - Stones - Cancelo
      Son - Bruno - Sterling - Barnes
      Bamford - Cavani - Antonio
      Subs: Dallas, Raphinha, Mee

      What would you with it?
      1) WC now to the team below with BGW29 in mind, FH in GW33
      Martinez (Fabri)
      Stones- Cancelo - Shaw (Burn, Strujik)
      Gundo - Salah - Bruno - Barnes -Son
      Dcl - Kane (Maja)

      2) FH to this team, WC in GW31
      Ederson
      Dias -Pereira- Shaw
      Gundo - Salah -Bruno -Barnes
      Kane - Dcl - Watkins

      Fabri, Burn, Mitchell, 4.4mid

    15. Zlatan F.C
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Honestly not sure what to do here? 1FT 3.6m itb

        Martinez
        Cancelo Dias Mee Dallas
        Salah Bruno Gundo Raph
        DCL Bamford

        Pope Antonio Grealish Coufal

        A) Antonio Grealish to Kane(TC) and Lookman - 4
        B) Antonio Grealish and Pope to Kane(TC) Barnes and Aerola - 8
        C) Antonio Grealish and Coufal to Kane Lookman and Castagne - 8 and play BB

        1. Jebiga
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          A

      • jimmyharte
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Choose one for DGW

        A) Neto
        B) Mount
        C) Eze
        D) Lookman

        Cheers

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          D

      • Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Final BB....

        No Bruno coz of United less City leagues. Don't ask.

        Gtg???

        Pope
        Cancelo Dallas Stones Castagne
        Son Barnes Raphinha Gundogan
        DCL(C) Bamford

        Martinez Kane Salah Digne

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          So BB with Pope + 3 Leeds? So, so.

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Rogers punished

        1. Dirty Harry
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          They are through anyway?

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 26 days ago

            Losing 1-0 on agg lol

            1. Dirty Harry
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

              Through the exit gates haha

              1. Steve The Spud
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Confirmed lol

                1. Dirty Harry
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Deserved

      • boroie
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Is this worth a -12?

        Pope -> Ederson
        Fernandes -> Barnes
        Bamford -> Watkins
        Ings -> Kane

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Yup considering they all have doubles and likely play 180 each.

          Hits are half in double week really

        2. royals forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          No

        3. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Yes to Ederson and Kane
          No to Barnes and Watkins

          1. boroie
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            The Barnes one would have to be done to give me the cash for the Ederson and Kane moves.

            What way does that sway you?

            -8 to do...

            Pope, Fernandes and Ings
            to
            Ederson, Barnes and Kane?

        4. Maeki2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 26 days ago

          if BB or TC then its Yes else depends

      • royals forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        In your opinion who is the best armband choice for this BB team

        Martinez

        Dias Mee Stones Konsa

        Fernandes Salah Rashford Gundogan

        DCL Watkins

        Johnstone Dallas Rapinha Ings

        Any ideas would be welcomed

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Bruno

        2. Ruth_NZ
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          DCL

        3. Dannyb
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Salah

        4. Croaker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          DCL

        5. mr messi
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          DCL

        6. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Bruno or DCL

      • boroie
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Is this worth a -4?

        Fernandes -> Barnes
        Ings -> Kane

        1. royals forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Yes

        2. Ruth_NZ
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Yes

        3. Bob.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          No wouldn't get rid of bruno

          1. boroie
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            Their fixtures are pretty horrible over the next few weeks though...

            1. Cheeseoid
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

              There is no fixture there that Bruno cannot get points in

              1. boroie
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                I mean that’s a slightly mute comment as any player can score points in any fixture. But Chelsea away and City away don’t look like being particularly productive fixtures when you compare it to Kane and Barnes’ fixtures...

        4. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          No. I would lose anyone else ahead of Fernandes.

          1. boroie
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            My thoughts are:

            - I will be wildcarding in GW30
            - Fernandes’ fixtures from now until then are: che, cry, mci, WHU, blank
            - Kane’s fixtures from now until then are: BUR, ful, CRY, ars, avl

        5. Maeki2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 26 days ago

          100% yes its worth 32+

      • FantasyClub
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Bruno being rested at half time really hasn’t helped me decide between him and Kane for TC

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            Well it certainly should do.

          2. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            They both will play 180 minutes (barring injury)

            I’m going Kane but Fernandes despite not ever seeming to do much will get you 20 points for the week

            1. FantasyClub
                3 months, 26 days ago

                I had no doubt they’ll both play 180 but was thinking Bruno playing a full game or close to it would make my decision easier with Jane being rested. But yes I’m very aware just how easily Bruno can rack up the points. He was very unlucky not to get a goal and assist today.

                1. FantasyClub
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Kane*

                2. FantasyClub
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Another thing is they’re both good at getting the bonus points

              • boroie
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Is this worth a -4?

                Pope -> Ederson

                1. FourLokoLeipzig
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  This week, it’s a close call, but probably worth it given their respective fixtures over the next few

              • boroie
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Is this worth a -4?

                Bamford -> Watkins

              • jackoasean
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Tempted to triple captain DCL, but there is so much choice I’m stalling on it.

                Who would you triple captain out of these? I’m going without Kane, need to make up 30 points on rival for first. Taking a risk for a Spurs blank.

                A) DCL
                B) Salah
                C) Fernandez
                D) gundo
                E) Barnes
                F) Dias
                G) stones

                1. Tango74
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Any BB?

                    1. jackoasean
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      No used it double gameweek a month or two back

                  • Ruth_NZ
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    DCL

                  • Scots Gooner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Personally, If go DCL. Has the best fixtures IMO

                  • Croaker
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    A

                  • Tango74
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      It’s annoying as u expect to captain Kane as he’s the premium and reason why u get him for is captaining.

                      We don’t know is dcl still injured? We don’t want another Antonio

                  • boroie
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Who would you get rid of to make the money to get Kane?

                    A - Salah
                    B - Fernandes
                    C - Keep both and go without Kane

                    1. hullcityfan
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      C if it would involve a hit

                  • Maxim Tsigalko
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Last thing I need is a Leicester equaliser and for this to go to extra time/golden goal!!

                  • Bob.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Is Aina for Fulham nailed? Looking for a 4.5 def

                    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      possibly yes

                    2. Pipermaru
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Missed 1 game whole season, pretty nailed I would say.

                  • GE
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Status of Cavani?

                    Keep?

                    Or do
                    1) Cavani+Son -> Kane and Barnes (-4)
                    2) Cavani+Bamford -> Cavani+Vydra (-4)

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Or Cavani+Soucek -> Vardy+Reed (-4)

                  • Rep Poulette
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Slavia 2

                    1. KUN+10
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Perfect...now they can concentrate on PL

                      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                        • 11 Years
                        3 months, 26 days ago

                        lol

                  • SomeoneKnows
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Didn't watch the match, was Bruno subbed due to an injury?

                    1. KUN+10
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Rested, alongside AWB

                    2. JBG
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Nope. Wasn't really necessary for him to start either. Took him off for a rest.

                    3. Steve The Spud
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Yes, getting withdrawal sickness after 45 mins without a pen

                    4. Dirty Harry
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Half time sub with two others

                  • Eh, just one more thing ...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    In : Kane, Cancelo, Watkins
                    Out : Ings, Bamford, Mee

                    For -8

                    Thanks in advance ... I’m leaning very heavily this way for longer term (FH in 29).

                    1. KUN+10
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Looks lovely. Cancelo may only get one, but could outscore many others

                    2. Maxim Tsigalko
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Perfect

                    3. Croaker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Definitely

                    4. Catastrophe
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Hmm, I wouldn't bother taking Bamford out for Watkins for a hit.

                      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        3 months, 26 days ago

                        Yes, this was the one piece I could leave ... but Watkins playing twice (2 nice fixtures), possible double 28, great fixtures for next 5 or so ... vs Bsmfird one game, then a few bad fixtures ... plus likely to price drop tonight losing me 100k in value .... will ponder the Watkins to bamford but the other two are go go go.

                        Thanks all.

                        1. Catastrophe
                          • 10 Years
                          3 months, 26 days ago

                          Yep. I was considering the same before Monday night. I think Leeds will do well against Villa and its an obvious point to make but Watkins value has to be significantly lower without Grealish. I will probably get Watkins in when Grealish is back.

                          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            3 months, 26 days ago

                            Good point ... big gamble with no info on Jack currently.

                  • Sid07
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Who scores more point
                    1) Mee + 4
                    2) Shaw

                    1. KUN+10
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      U playing?

                      I would say 2