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. Patson Dabaka
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    2. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yep

      1. Patson Dabaka
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers boys!

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    4. Tango74
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

      You be gutted if it does

      I sold ings incase

  2. panda07
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 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.

  3. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    How risky is it going without Kane this week?

    Any guesses on effective ownership in top 10k?

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes, risky.

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      There’s no way to know that.

      1. xHaTr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

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

    3. Ode
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

  4. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 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
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 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
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Still 15 mins left...

        1. The Senate
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          at 4-0? lol

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      And kicked the other player.

  5. KUN+10
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Ricardo on...playing midfield

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Looks quite central too.

      1. KUN+10
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Tempting aint it

  6. Knock Down Your Aerial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Could have done without Vardy doing 90 tonight.

  7. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 28 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.

  8. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Bamford and Ings will drop tonight.

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Will Kane and Barnes rise?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

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

  9. KUN+10
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes!

      1. KUN+10
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

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

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

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

          1. KUN+10
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 28 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

  10. Studs Up
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. KUN+10
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Barnes came in...ALbrighton off

      1. Studs Up
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Oops, misread

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      The point

  11. Kuzser
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 28 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

  12. Zlatan F.C
    6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 days ago

      A

  13. jimmyharte
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Choose one for DGW

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

    Cheers

    1. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      D

  14. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

  15. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Rogers punished

    1. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      They are through anyway?

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Losing 1-0 on agg lol

        1. Dirty Harry
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          Through the exit gates haha

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 months, 28 days ago

            Confirmed lol

            1. Dirty Harry
              • 6 Years
              6 months, 28 days ago

              Deserved

  16. boroie
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is this worth a -12?

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

    1. Stupendous
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 28 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
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No

    3. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes to Ederson and Kane
      No to Barnes and Watkins

      1. boroie
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 28 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
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      if BB or TC then its Yes else depends

  17. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Bruno

    2. Ruth_NZ
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      DCL

    3. Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Salah

    4. Croaker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      DCL

    5. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      DCL

    6. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Bruno or DCL

  18. boroie
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is this worth a -4?

    Fernandes -> Barnes
    Ings -> Kane

    1. royals forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    2. Ruth_NZ
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

    3. Bob.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No wouldn't get rid of bruno

      1. boroie
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

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

        1. Cheeseoid
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          There is no fixture there that Bruno cannot get points in

          1. boroie
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 28 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
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      No. I would lose anyone else ahead of Fernandes.

      1. boroie
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 28 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
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      100% yes its worth 32+

  19. FantasyClub
    6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Well it certainly should do.

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 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
        6 months, 28 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
          6 months, 28 days ago

          Kane*

      2. FantasyClub
        6 months, 28 days ago

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

  20. boroie
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is this worth a -4?

    Pope -> Ederson

    1. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

  21. boroie
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is this worth a -4?

    Bamford -> Watkins

  22. jackoasean
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Any BB?

      1. jackoasean
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        No used it double gameweek a month or two back

    2. Ruth_NZ
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      DCL

    3. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Personally, If go DCL. Has the best fixtures IMO

    4. Croaker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      A

    5. Tango74
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 28 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

  23. boroie
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      C if it would involve a hit

  24. Maxim Tsigalko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

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

  25. Bob.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Is Aina for Fulham nailed? Looking for a 4.5 def

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      possibly yes

    2. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

  26. GE
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Status of Cavani?

    Keep?

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

    1. GE
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

  27. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 28 days ago

    Slavia 2

    1. KUN+10
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Perfect...now they can concentrate on PL

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        lol

  28. SomeoneKnows
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. KUN+10
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Rested, alongside AWB

    2. JBG
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 28 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
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Yes, getting withdrawal sickness after 45 mins without a pen

    4. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Half time sub with two others

  29. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 28 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
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

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

    2. Maxim Tsigalko
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Perfect

    3. Croaker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      Definitely

    4. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 28 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
        6 months, 28 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
          6 months, 28 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
            6 months, 28 days ago

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

  30. Sid07
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 28 days ago

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

    1. KUN+10
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 28 days ago

      U playing?

      I would say 2