Gameweek Guide

The Complete Guide to Scout’s tips and advice for Gameweek 30

FPL is back after its international hiatus with the little controversy of another Double Gameweek announcement – Tottenham Hotspur will play twice in Gameweek 32.

As well as covering the usual captain dilemmas and some tasty one-week punts, the Guide to Gameweek 30 will look at how this affects our plans: what should we do with Gareth Bale (£9.6m) and could a “popular pasta dish” be on the menu?

We have a Saturday deadline this week and you have until 11:00 BST deadline to make any last-minute changes to your side. 

Effective Kane

Harry Kane (£11.6m) is set to be the popular armband pick against relegation-battling Newcastle United. 

Kane created four chances, had four big chances, [and] get this – shots inside the box: eight, shots on target: six – these are prime Kane stats.

– Joe, Captaincy Video

His impressive form over the last four matches led Joe to describe the England captain as the sensible choice. But is he the best choice?

Son Heung-min (£9.4m) looks set to recover from a bout of “international-itis” and could exploit a known weakness in Newcastle’s right flank. Joe and Pro Pundit Tom Freeman both highlighted the opportunity for the South Korean.

Tom noted that a switch to a back four at the end of January has seen the Magpies concede more chances down their right than any other team.

A vulnerability that fits neatly with Son’s shot heatmap this season. 

Above: Son Heung-min’s 2020/21 shot heatmap

And could adventurous left-back Sergio Reguilón (£5.5m) be another Spurs player to benefit from this area of susceptibility?

Penne for your thoughts

Speaking on the Scoutcast, Chris (aka el Fozzie) was not particularly impressed, pronouncing Reguilón’s name like a “popular pasta dish” (well it was dinner time), but Spurs aficionado Sam pointed to some encouraging stats for the former Real Madrid defender:

Reguilón has registered 17 attempts on goal so far this season … he is also top for successful crosses from open play among Mourinho’s squad.

– Sam

While the Spaniard might be a step too Farfalle for some, not so for Ted, who added Reguilón to his plate of Spurs players ahead of Gameweek 29. 

However, the graphic-creating manager found himself umming and ahhing about another of his new recruits, Gareth Bale.

Bale out

Following a no-show in Gameweek 29, the Welshman’s subsequent comments weren’t great news for owners and Spurs fans alike. Season ticket-holder Sam felt that “they don’t hint at a player who is here for the benefit of the club and its supporters.” 

Concerns over his game time make Bale a “wait and see” for high-flying Pro Pundit Andy. While Sam summarised the impact that Blank Gameweek 33 could have Mourinho’s team selection in her latest article:

Spurs will have both eyes firmly on the League Cup final against Man City, as it is now their only opportunity to bring silverware back to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this season. This could also have a big impact on the teams that Spurs set out in Double Gameweek 32, as the Southampton match falls just days before the trip to Wembley.

– Sam

For Andy, the other issue with the blank in Gameweek 33 is that managers could potentially have a lot of money sitting on their bench in the form of Kane, Son and any Manchester City players. 

I would argue that there’s a case to just stick with a couple of Spurs players for the double.

– Andy

But with Spurs facing Sheffield United and Leeds United after the blank, benching our Lilywhites and selling Man City players could be the better ploy.

Slam Dunk

Indeed, Portuguese FPL machine, no not Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m) but Hall of Fame No 1, Fábio Borges, sold Cancelo (£6.1m) for a hit ahead of Gameweek 29.

When revealing his analytical decision-making process, the former poker professional explained how he set aside bias and gut feeling as he methodically worked out if Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) was worth buying for a minus four.

A six-point return would suggest that he was.

But even if [Dunk] blanked”, reasoned Fábio, “I would be happy with my decision of taking a hit, knowing that if I keep making transfers with a positive expected value in the future, it will work out more times than not.”

Echoing words from his interview last year:

Just because someone blanked twice in a row, it doesn’t necessarily mean that he is suddenly a bad pick and the same applies to poker – just because you lost one hand, it doesn’t mean that you played it poorly.

I think that being able to distance myself from the short-term results is one of my biggest strengths in FPL and poker played a huge part in that.

– Fábio Borges

Lateriser, when discussing identity in Fantasy Premier League, endorsed Fábio’s approach:

I have generally found the good managers are the ones that are not affected by the results but focus on the process. Temperament is an incredibly underrated thing in FPL.

– Lateriser

Another manager who has displayed an admirable temperament this season is Fábio’s closest rival at the top of our elite ranking system, Tom Stephenson.

Late Riser

As Greyhead noted when exploding the myth that a good start is crucial, the Hall of Fame No 2 was at the three million mark in Gameweek 3 but has risen to 4,261 – on track for a fifth top six thousand finish in six years.

Tom was Joe’s latest Meet the Manager guest during the IB and, like Fábio, plans to play his Wildcard in Gameweek 31. (Note that the interview was recorded before the Double Gameweek 32 announcement, so Tom included just Kane from Spurs.)

Aside from a good temperament, a further similarity Tom shares with Fábio is placing importance on ‘expected minutes’. For this reason he was reluctant to add Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) to his Wildcard squad:

I’m a little bit resentful about having to pay [nearly] 12 million and not know whether a player who I’d probably captain as well … is going to start.

– Tom Stephenson

The possible exception to this rule are one-week punts.

For those planning to play their Wildcard in Gameweek 31, Gameweek 30 presents just such an opportunity, with Tom among those considering a potentially rewarding move for Marcos Alonso (£5.7m).

The Spaniard, who was rested over the IB, is Tom Freeman’s top differential for the upcoming round of fixtures.

…When used correctly as a wing-back he has real quality, something Tuchel has recognised. Since Gameweek 21, when Alonso made a return to Chelsea’s starting XI in a 3-4-3 system, he has taken 13 shots. No defender can match that total during that period, despite limited minutes.

– Tom Freeman

But as Chelsea embark on a lovely run, bringing in at least one of Edouard Mendy (£5.2m), César Azpilicueta (£5.8m) or Antonio Rüdiger (£4.7m) is more of a priority for those thinking long-term.

And while the two Toms and Sam are plotting moves for their first Blues defender, Andy is considering a double-up. With Rüdiger already part of his XV man squad, the popular Pro Pundit is looking to add Mendy in goal. Two could be the magic number:

I’d provide a word of caution on the triple-up, though. While it looks good for the next few weeks, and I’m sure it’s something that Gameweek 31 Wildcarders will consider, you also need to think ahead about how to get out of it when the fixtures turn in Gameweek 35.

– Andy

In addition to Alonso, who Jan considers Chelsea’s best captain option in Gameweek 30, Joe threw Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s (£7.6m) name into the hat for one-week punts. The Everton forward has scored the most headed goals this season, while Crystal Palace have conceded the most headed chances.

Playing with FPL Fire

Jan went against the grain in the latest edition of Captain Sensible. The double-points maestro did acknowledge, however, that Kane is a reliable pick:

While this might not be a truly high-scoring and convincing win by Mourinho’s men given Newcastle’s defence-first approach, it is difficult to suggest Kane is unlikely to get an attacking return.

– Jan

But he feels that Leeds United have a better opportunity.

Over the last six matches, no team has conceded more shots on target than Sheffield United.

– Jan

Raphinha (£5.7m) and Patrick Bamford (£6.7m) are therefore Jan’s first and second choices for the armband:

It is Leeds midfielder Raphinha who emerges as my top captaincy pick for Gameweek 30. The tricky winger tops the creativity charts for midfielders and is a constant goal threat too.

– Jan

An opinion backed up by Ted on the Scoutcast, who confessed he would probably captain Raphinha if he had the guts.

But bravery might not be the only factor at play when deciding who to trust with the armband – effective ownership (EO) could play a part too.

There is no doubt in order to make serious ground, you need to bet against the template.

– Zophar

Zophar succinctly encapsulated the predicament facing many managers. 

And there could be real rewards for being different and going against the crowd. When charting the finer points of EO, Az cited a thread by FPL Swede, who revealed that only five times in 29 Gameweeks had the most captained option been the highest-scoring player among the main runners and riders for the armband.

But knowing when to stick and when to twist is undoubtedly the key.

To illustrate his point, Az used two examples of his FPL Black Box co-host, Mark, paying attention to EO. The first was owning Timo Werner (£9.2m) in Gameweek 1, when Mark was protecting himself against the sizable ownership and unknown quantity the German presented. 

The other was when he captained Raphinha over Bamford in Gameweek 25 and exploited the Brazilian’s status as a differential against Bamford’s big EO.

Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water

But don’t sell good assets just for the sake of differentiating, cautioned Zophar, “calculated risks are the key to ‘upside chasing’”. 

The seven-time top eight thousand finisher looked ahead to the fixture swing in Gameweek 31, identifying the teams and players to target.

As former FPL winner Simon March counselled, fixtures, and their difficulty, are likely to have a significant influence on how players perform in the future. They can help us avoid the feeling that our new transfer has waited for us to fully buy into them before suddenly becoming useless.

So it was perhaps slightly surprising to find that Leeds pair Raphinha and Bamford were both included in Zophar’s selection, despite facing Manchester City, Liverpool, and Man United before Gameweek 34. 

But Tom Stephenson agreed, including Raphinha in his Wildcard draft. Planning ahead, Tom noted that Leeds finish the season very well. 

Also featuring in Zophar’s shortlist were Liverpool trio Mohamed Salah (£12.4m), Diogo Jota (£6.7m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m). The FPL Wire co-host reasoned that the return of Fabinho (£5.4m) to midfield boosts the prospects for the attacking full-back.

And Wolves offered a few names for consideration.

All four of Zophar, Neale, Andy, and Tom Freeman picked out Conor Coady (£4.8m).

No defender has been afforded more big chances (three) than the Liverpool Academy product over the last six matches. And the return of Willy Boly (£5.4m) could help remedy Wolves’ vulnerability in the air.

During his in-depth look at Nuno Espírito Santo’s team, Neale highlighted that “goalscoring remains an ongoing issue: seven goals in their last 10 top-flight matches is this shot-shy season in microcosm.

But Pedro Neto (£5.7m) presents the best attacking option for those tempted:

The Portuguese winger is top or joint-top among his teammates for the following metrics: shots on goal, shots in the box, efforts on target, big chances, penalty box touches, successful crosses, chances created and big chances created.

– Neale

Neto is included in Tom’s Gameweek 31 Wildcard draft.

Community Competitions and Head-to-Head Fixtures

Neale reviewed the latest results in the FFS Open Cup and Members Cup.

There will be a new name on both trophies this season as the two remaining former winners, Lokomotiv and Pep Pig, were eliminated in Gameweek 29.

While the David vs Goliath clash of the lowest-ranked manager against the highest, came down to ‘rank difference’ as 415th-placed The Fighting Cock benefited from his lofty perch to overcome Jonathan Ojao following a 45-all tie.

The battling rooster takes on stonerrocks in round five of the Open Cup.

There are six rounds to go in both cups and the finals are set to take place in Gameweek 35.

Elsewhere, RedLightning brought us his usual round-up of the latest Community mini-leagues and competitions.

Phil Olorenshaw is enjoying an excellent campaign, leading four of our featured mini-leagues, while in Head-to-Head League 1 last season’s sixth-placed finisher Aleksander Våge Nilsen has a narrow three-points advantage over Ville Tuominen

The Head-to-Head fixtures for Gameweek 30 can be found below. 

The scores and tables are now updating every night on the Head-to-Head Leagues main page so you can keep track of the action as the Gameweek unfolds. 

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  1. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Holgate > Rudiger went really well then...

    Watch Stones be benched now too leaving me with Veltman to come on

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Very likely unfortunately

  2. Abaddon
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Dallas, Bale and Bamford to Rudiger, Salah and Ihenanacho -4?

    Leeds fixtures getting hard

    Yay or nay

    1. Milkman Bruno
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Wtf?

      1. Abaddon
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        I know what that means... but not what you mean

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      I like it. But if Zouma has a blinder today I’d be very wary about getting Rudiger

      1. Abaddon
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Thanks. Tuchel loves a roulette for sure

  3. King Kun Ta
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Van der Vaart quote after watching Germany loose in their last match: “Rudiger, i must be honest....He sucks! It’s a wonder he came this far with his ‘qualities’.”

    Most of the time when he’s on the pitch i agree with Rafael!

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Do you mean the actual Van Der Vaart who played for Spurs?

      Or a poster on here who goes by that name?

      1. King Kun Ta
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        The one and only R(af)eal van der Vaart!

  4. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Nice feature of Cesar Azpilicueta on BT Sports.

    Of all the signings Chelsea made in the Abramovich era Azpilicueta has to go down as one of the best.
    That man is a machine that leaves everything on the pitch and leads by example.

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      I’m looking forward to a rare goal and assist today

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        It would be just like him to steal Alonso's thunder.

        1. TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 23 days ago

          Yep haha

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Yep, he’s quality.

      Starting to get a bit older & slower these days though, so I’m not sure how much more Chelsea will get out of him

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Aye,i thought he was finished a year or two ago when he looked to be losing a yard or two of pace which is very important in his position but he showed his grit and determination and has kicked on well and adopted well to his own body and all the different managers.

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Yes.

  5. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Did Cancelo ---> Alonso(c)

    Hopefully break into top 10k tonight

  6. Deulofail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Bigger benching headache next week than this week 😐

    McCarthy
    TAA (AVL) | Digne | Cancelo, Stones (LEE)
    Minamino (wba) | ESR (shu) | Gundo
    Kane (MUN) | Richarlison, DCL (bha)

    Martinez | Bruno (tot) | Son | Targett

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Plus 2 FTs!

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Benching Bruno & Son???

      Erm, not for me thanks.

      I’d bench Minamino/ESR over them in a heartbeat personally

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        We'll see 🙂

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Lose Stones for Tierney - you know you want to.

      Not sure I get Kane over Bruno if you're putting Son second bench. But that one has 0-0 written all over it so no great odds

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Might need a gk too come to that

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 23 days ago

          Why?

          1. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 23 days ago

            McCarthy isn't exactly nailed and that could leave you with Martinez against Liverpool and City in the next two.

            Forster is in predicted line up tab

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 23 days ago

              Fair enough. Though Martinez against Liverpool isn't the worst fixture right now, and he's good for save points in general. Other options aren't likely to blow him out the water, but I'll consider a GK change if I have a luxury transfer next week. Probably Leno, since I can afford up to 5.1.

      2. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Swapped Kane and Bruno just now, but it's only temporary. I don't quite get your reasoning though. There's more to FPL than fixtures. Son and Kane are different players. Bruno and Kane have better PPM than him, for example. Both also have pens, which could be the difference in a close game between top sides, as you predict.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 23 days ago

          Loose reasoning I guess

          Was working on the high level of synergy between Kane and Son - if one is good so is the other likely. But was thinking more that Bruno was the choice. Man U do get more pens, he blanks less often and United defence is much less prone to letting in silly goals than Spurs.

          Could be a multi goal game but the United record in big matches is verrrry consistent for blanks

      3. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Tirney could be a WC option in GW33. No point spunking a FT on him now though. Need to maximize the next couple of GWs only if that's my plan. 🙂 I replied to your Tierney question. Maybe that's why you're bringing him up though!

  7. Mile Plankton
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Any fellow Bale benchers out there?

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Jose Mourinho

    2. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      yes

    3. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Because of international break? Was wondering why my ML rival did it

      1. Mile Plankton
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        I did it because of what happened before the international break. He was dropped.

    4. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Yup. Though as Mount is benched he will be coming in .... that’s a big assumption of course, as Mount will no doubt get a couple of minutes and it’s possible Bale will staying nailed to the bench if Jose is still angry.

  8. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Oof I can't believe there's another manager as an annoying as Pep

  9. NateDog
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Cant figure out why when I fully believed Mount and Gundo would be benched, I still played Mount. Have to hope Chelsea have this game wrapped up early and he doesn't come on

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      He’ll come on I reckon.

      Who did u bench instead of Mount?

  10. Free Hat
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Very exciting seeing fixtures and team this gw,
    But very disappointing looking at next gw 😀

    1. Mile Plankton
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Same, but still have a WC here.

      1. Free Hat
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Great.
        Wc 31 would be a dream!

  11. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Fellow Raphinha captainers?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Yep. Kane & Bruno both 100+ EO. Sofas.

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Good on ya.

      I’m too dullard to do it - but I really really wanted to captain him this week

      1. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        My mini-leagues are all but gone, my rank is plummeting. What I've been doing hasn't worked so it's time to just try something different!

  12. rnrd
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Is it possible to know if a rival has activated his WC for next GW? (31) ?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      No

  13. Cookie Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Bottled planned BB this week with fear over Gunnu and Cancelo. Really hope there’s major rotation now...BB earmarked for 32 after WC this week.

  14. Qaiss
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    So do we gain rank from Martínez clean sheet points, if we don’t own a Villa defender too?

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Probably not much of a gain or a loss in rank I would think

    2. Jimmy Boy
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      A gain but a pretty miniscule one

  15. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    up 350 places before a ball is kicked
    We move.
    😎

    1. Netters2018
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      1200 places for me!

  16. Kane and Ablett
    5 months, 23 days ago

    With Lacaz and Watkins on the bench with ok fixtures it’s not the worst week for Rudi to be benched...is it?

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      No, if you actually played 4 at the back (so an attacker can replace Rudiger in your squad) then it’s a great week for him to miss out I suppose.

      But I’m 3 at the back with Stones & Veltman on the bench. Plus I literally just brought him in 🙁

    2. Kane and Ablett
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Me too, I brought Rudi in this morning....even the Sun said he’d play alongside Silva today

  17. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Did Dunk -> Rudiger as I couldn't afford the fancy pick, Alonso. 😐

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      I could afford Alonsi, but it would block me getting Salah back in a few weeks, so I’ll just have to suck it up

    2. Kane and Ablett
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Same transfer for me this week but I don’t want to take any more hits so went for the long term pick

  18. The Mighty Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Jorginho is a great low cost midfield option for anyone who still has a wildcard. He's getting starts under the new manager and will be on any penalties Chelsea get.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      I respectfully disagree.

      Apart from pens he’s an absolute empty shell of an FPL player.
      And with relatively cheap options like Raph, Soucek etc... I just don’t see any appeal personally

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Also not nailed - which is a downer for a fifth mid who is there likely to fill in when others get rotated

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Nah I'm sorry, I can't agree with this (Chelsea fan).

      The only thing in his locker is penalties, and the extra 1 point for any clean sheets.

      There are a plethora of really good, value picks in midfield so why you'd use a midfield spot on a player like Jorginho is beyond me.

      He'll play a fair few matches, but that midfield three is between Kovacic, Jorginho & Kante. One of the three has to miss out every now and then.

    3. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Hmmm, all good points! I guess that's where this forum is useful, it can stop you talking yourself into a nice little differential that ends up being a lemon. Appreciate your comments.

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Cue Jorginho goal plus 3 bonus today.

  19. DavidBadWillie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Just saw no Rudigar. Excellent. Now score WBA

  20. For Fuchs Sake
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Thinking of hitting the WC button today, will there be another good time to use it this season? TC Kane GW32, so can't use it then.

  21. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    With Tuchel resting players based on mins played over IB, surely Pep will have similar thoughts?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      It is more likely than them ignoring the minutes played.

      Man City do have a much tougher fixture, however (but their squad is strong enough to work around it, too).

  22. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Honestly sick of FPL and probably no one cares about my rant but this no team naming for fantasy players sucks. In Aussie Rugby League they have to all name starting 17 on Tuesday before first game on Thursday and you have reversable trades until player game KO

    1. DavidBadWillie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Cool Rant Bro

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Quite frankly, what the point of a bench if you know the XI every match?

      Having it like this adds variation.

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        It works in every other fantasy. Mostly bench is for cash production but I guess doesn't work with FPL with 0.3 per week limit

      2. mynameisq
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        4 extra players to rotate in and out based on who is playing or not, (while not wasting transfers on it) and playing fixtures too

    3. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      It’s the same for everyone. You just wanna be spoon fed. Next!

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 23 days ago

        Early team naming in many sports is because of Fantasy TV market interest. Call it spoon fed if yout want

  23. Finding Timo
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Sorry sounds stupid but assume if WC31 no reason not to start doing transfers tonight?

  24. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 23 days ago

    Can't wait for Alonso og and ref card

    1. Oggle22
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 23 days ago

      Red card as well ha

  25. CAP
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Raph, Bam > Lingard, Nacho for 2FT?