Frisking the Fixtures

Double Gameweek 21 announced for West Ham, Brentford and Everton

The news that Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers were waiting for – or part of it, at least – finally arrived on Friday, with the confirmation that we are to get a Double Gameweek 21.

West Ham United, Everton and Brentford are the three teams who will get a Double Gameweek, 16 teams will have a single Gameweek and Newcastle United will be without a fixture altogether.

A total of 22 postponed Premier League fixtures were outstanding before today’s announcement (18 due to Covid-19, one thanks to inclement weather and three future matches due to clashes with the Club World Cup and EFL Cup final) with three of them now rearranged for Double Gameweek 21.

The additional fixtures in Gameweek 21 are:

  • Southampton v Brentford
  • Everton v Leicester
  • West Ham v Norwich

It’s at this point where we bring up the dreaded C-word again: coronavirus. It goes without saying that the fixtures below are the mercy of the ongoing pandemic, so doubles could easily become singles or blanks in an instant.

We’ll have more coverage of the Double Gameweeks in the coming hours and days, while we’ve set up a Hot Topic to gauge your reactions here.

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TEAMS WITH A DOUBLE GAMEWEEK 21

  • Brentford: Aston Villa (h), Southampton (a)
  • Everton: Brighton (h), Leicester (h)
  • West Ham: Crystal Palace (a), Norwich (h)

TEAMS WITH A SINGLE GAMEWEEK 21

  • Arsenal: Man City (h)
  • Aston Villa: Brentford (a)
  • Brighton: Everton (a)
  • Burnley: Leeds (a)
  • Chelsea: Liverpool (h)
  • Crystal Palace: West Ham (h)
  • Leeds: Burnley (h)
  • Leicester: Everton (a)
  • Liverpool: Chelsea (a)
  • Man City: Arsenal (a)
  • Man Utd: Wolves (h)
  • Norwich: Leicester (a)
  • Southampton: Brentford (h)
  • Spurs: Watford (a)
  • Watford: Spurs (h)
  • Wolves: Man Utd (a)

TEAMS WITH NO FIXTURE IN GAMEWEEK 21

  • Newcastle

POSTPONED MATCHES STILL TO BE REARRANGED

  • Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur (weather)
  • Brighton and Hove Albion v Tottenham Hotspur (Covid)
  • Brentford v Manchester United (Covid)
  • Burnley v Watford (Covid)
  • Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur (Covid)
  • Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion (Covid)
  • Watford v Crystal Palace (Covid)
  • Aston Villa v Burnley (Covid)
  • Burnley v Everton (Covid)
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford (Covid)
  • Liverpool v Leeds (Covid)
  • Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Covid)
  • Leeds United v Aston Villa (Covid)
  • Everton v Newcastle United (Covid)
  • Leicester City v Norwich City (Covid)
  • Southampton v Newcastle United (Covid)
  • Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea (Club World Cup)
  • Chelsea v Arsenal (Club World Cup)
  • Arsenal v Liverpool (clash with EFL Cup final)


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889 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Roten Teufel
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Salah > Son worth a -4 before prices rise/fall?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Spurs game definitely on?

  2. smix
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    BSilva to Gray for a hit ?

  3. Ray85
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Martinelli to Gray or King to Toney/DCL?

  4. One Wheels Enough
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Who to sell for Gray:

    A) Saka or
    B) Gallagher?

    1. sulldaddy
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Saka for me. ARS sched bad moving forward

  5. Union_Jacks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    ESR, Gallagher, Watkins/Ronaldo/King > Bowen, Gray, Antonio -4?

    If so which striker to lose…

    1. Union_Jacks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Actually scratch that, has to be ronaldo

    2. LeightonBaines
        4 months, 21 days ago

        Dump Watkins and get Antonio.Watkins is not as fertile as Antonio.Also consider DCL,if he is fully fit he can deliver good results in this DGW.

    3. Finding Timo
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Can gray play both games in DGW21? Hasn’t he had COvid so his minutes managed?

    4. only2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Hearing rumors that foden got covid, anyone got info on this? Trumor?

    5. Bleh
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Best option short-medium term, Keane or Coufal?

    6. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Would you take a - 4 for Foster to Fabianski, if you already have DDG?

    7. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Sorry, been out all day, do you think there will be further announcements of teams with a GW21 double?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        I think it's too late to add any more, but matches could still be called off.

        1. panda07
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 21 days ago

          Cheers Andy

    8. bso
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 8 days ago

      Is Duffy likely to start this week?