CLUB

How defensive midfielders get points in the free-to-play Fantasy game, CLUB


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One thing that differentiates CLUB from the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game is that defensive midfielders get rewarded for their own strengths, allowing them to sit alongside high-scoring attacking talent.

In case you haven’t heard about CLUB, it’s a free-to-play mobile game – available on iOS and Android – that allows football fans to create, build and sell their own digital football club and step in the shoes of a Club Owner (CO).

Uniquely, you’ll be able to choose players from Europe’s top five leagues and they’ll score you points based not only on their performances in domestic leagues but also in European competitions too.

CLUB’s intuitive scoring gives players ‘positional points’ which, for defensive midfielders, will reward things like interceptions, recoveries, successful tackles and duels won. So let’s see how that would apply to this current season.

First, a quick guide to the game.

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How Do I Play CLUB?

Like all the Fantasy games we know and love, CLUB users pick real players and score points based on their real-world performances.

CLUB takes it to another level in their next-generation Fantasy Football game, however:

  • Choose players from Europe’s top five leagues (Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Bundesliga) and follow their fortunes into both the UEFA Europa League and Champions League.
  • The intuitive scoring system reflects what you see on the pitch. For example, an N’Golo Kante masterclass with no goals or assists would still see him score competitively.
  • Squads use real formations and realistic player roles, so you can’t have four left-backs in your defence. These will reflect the real-world positions that a player is capable of playing. So, for instance, Mohamed Salah could be a forward or a midfielder depending on how you choose to play him.
  • Initially, you’ll be selecting a team from the Premier League, with a limited budget and tough choices to make. You might start with a star or two but you’ll have to grow your club, spot talent and earn money and work towards a dream team that can eventually include all of the top stars across Europe!
  • You can grow your budget by climbing the league rankings, winning cup competitions or growing your club’s infrastructure via facilities and sponsorships.
  • CLUB’s dynamic transfer market sees player prices fluctuate based on their effective ownership (EO). With five leagues’ worth of star players, teams should theoretically be less ‘template’.

COMPARING DEFENSIVE MIDFIELDER POINTS

Just by looking at the top five CLUB scorers in this position, you can see the difference in points compared to FPL.

Template teams can become a thing of the past, now that a large number of additions has widened the pool of midfielders. These ‘positional points’ are based on various on-pitch actions that can be found in the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area.

Below are the season’s leading players for interceptions and ball recoveries.

Declan Rice features prominently in both, as do Christian Norgaard and Oriol Romeu. CLUB acknowledges the defensive side of football – the interceptions and recoveries that soon lead to Kevin De Bruyne’s goal or Jarrod Bowen’s assist.

As for successful tackles and aerial duels won, here are the league leaders.

Romeu continues to appear high in these lists, as 6ft 4in Tomas Soucek far exceeds everyone else for winning aerial duels.

In FPL, the CBI number gathers a player’s clearances, blocks and interceptions into one total. West Ham United’s Soucek once again comes out on top.

Therefore, when picking the initial squads over the summer, CLUB owners can proudly mention Rice, Soucek and Rodri in the same breath as Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

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45 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Damn another fantasy game!

    Too much fantasy and crypto all around for my liking

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      On a side-note, how do these "free" to play fantasy game make money? Data?

      1. Echoes
        • 1 Year
        11 days, 8 hours ago

        Yeah, intenet traffic and ads mostly

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      In-app purchases. Pay £20 for an extra WC 😉

  2. Brehmeren
    • 11 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    I can get to this team in gw37 with 5 doublers (for a -4)

    Ramsdale,
    Cancelo, TAA, Holgate*, Digne*
    Gordon*, Zaha*, Salah, KdB
    Richarlison*, Nketiah

    Dubravka, Saka, Rudiger, Broja

    Would you FH that or FH38?
    Leaning towards 38 then loading up on Spurs vs. Norwich.

  3. Scholes Out For Summer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Last two spots in the FH, who to go for here:

    A) Robbo + Gordon
    B) Mykolenko + Maddison/Diaz/Kulu

    1. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      B for me

    2. NABIL - FPL otai
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      A

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      A

  4. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Afternoon guys, have we heard any news/update on Guaita of Palace ??

    1. Echoes
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      Not yet, but I have some news about the Knights of the round table.

  5. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Gargantuan

  6. NABIL - FPL otai
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    FH37 or 38? 0 FT, 0 itb

    Kasper
    TAA Robbo Cancelo James Cash
    Salah KDB Zaha Gordon
    Watkins

    (Pope Eddie Martinelli Vydra)

  7. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    1ft, 0.7itb. Pretty happy with my sgw players. Just this?
    A) rams > Pickford
    B) something else more exciting

    Rams
    Taa Robbo Cash Alonso
    Salah Maddison Saka Kulu
    Kane Weg

    B: Martinelli, Broja, Schär

  8. Poison Apple
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Took a tumble in my ML. Hoping for a fruitful FH to be back in the chase. Appreciate your help.

    Pickford
    Cash Digne XX
    Salah Son zaha XX
    Richarlison Vardy XX

    A. Maddison Ings Cancelo
    B. KDB Nketiah Guehi/Anderson
    C. Others?

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      C. Settled on 343? Only 2 forwards in the top 20 of most in form players.

    2. NABIL - FPL otai
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      I like A

    3. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      Thanks

    4. sulldaddy
      • 12 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      I also like A

    5. OptimusBlack
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      A

  9. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    a) Vardy & Richarlison -4
    B) Kane & Weg

    1. NABIL - FPL otai
      • 9 Years
      11 days, 8 hours ago

      A

  10. tajulariff
    • 11 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    Planning to TC in GW37. Who is the best candidate?

    1. ANGRY PERSON
      • 1 Year
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      Matty cash

    2. Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      R word

  11. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 8 hours ago

    KDB or Kane on FH?

    Also which Villa attacker to go for if Watkins is not fit?

    1. Scholes Out For Summer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      Depends on tonight’s game imo

      If spurs win or draw then I’d go with Kane

  12. Top Mark.S
    • 5 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    I never understand why people don't bboost in the biggest dgw of the season.

    I had a 4.0 goalie, 4.0 defender, 4.2 defender and 1 game from horsedonkey and currently have 24 points with 1 game to go.

    My bench could literally be no crapper. It is the worst bench I have ever played. I am ashamed just looking at it. But I always play the chip now and I always get 20 to 30 which is also the most bench points I have all season. This chip is not hard to play. It's not luck. This has happenned every season with the chip in use.

    1. Nomar
      • 12 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      Yes, your bench could most definitely be crapper.

      I am on BB with this lot:
      Foster, Bavies, Matic and Jao Pedro.

      Foster is making it look semi respectable.

      1. Top Mark.S
        • 5 Years
        11 days, 7 hours ago

        Uh how is mine better?

        Goalie same

        4.5 defender vs 4.2 defender

        4.3 mid vs 3.9 defender

        5.4 x2 vs half a donkey

        I lose on every count except goalie because it's the same

    2. Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      Thank you Mark

      1. Top Mark.S
        • 5 Years
        11 days, 7 hours ago

        Does this sorry bunch make you feel better?

    3. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 days, 5 hours ago

      So you are the king because Foster happened to pull 14 pts? With his usual 3-4pts from two weeks you would have 14p.

      1. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 days, 5 hours ago

        Plus you did not calculate opportunity cost of what would have FH gotten you 🙂

        1. Top Mark.S
          • 5 Years
          11 days, 4 hours ago

          Got an extra 30 points from my freehit both times so happy there too

      2. Top Mark.S
        • 5 Years
        11 days, 4 hours ago

        If you wanna play the what if game, then 4 points from foster would have been supplemented by more points by someone else. As I said every year this happens and no I don't get lucky points from foster every year. Bboost gw 36 is 20 to 30 points. It just is

  13. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    Which FH is better ??
    A-
    Pickford (3.9)
    Digne Cash Andersen(Tism 3.8)
    Son Salah Zaha Gordon ( Brown)
    Ings Richa Kane
    0.5 itb
    B-
    Pickford (3.9)
    TAA Digne Mykolenko ( 3.7 3.8)
    Son KDB Díaz Zaha ( Brown)
    Richa Ings Vardy©
    0 itb

    1. L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 days, 7 hours ago

      I'd probably go A but I'm lukewarm on Ings.

  14. Original Sin
    • 7 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    2 FT and 0.1 ITB.
    Current team:

    Guaita
    TAA Robbo Cancelo Alonso
    Salah Saka KDB Mount Maddison
    Watkins
    Foster Schar Broja Gelhardt

    A. TAA+Salah+ Broja ->Cash+ Son+Richarlison ( -4)
    B. TAA+Broja->Cash+Richarlison
    C. TAA+Salah+Broja-> Cash+ Zaha+Kane/Vardy
    D. TAA+Robbo+ Broja-> Cash+Clyne+ Vardy ( -4)

    Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

  15. DavvaMC
    • 1 Year
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    How's it looking below. Not sure to be honest, should I go for Zaha or maybe Trossard as a differential pick?

    Pickford

    Digne / Cash / Andersen

    Salah / Son / KDB / Gordon

    Kane / Ings / Rich

    Jakupovic / Tsimikas / KDH / Amartey

    Thanks

  16. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    Big Question :O
    A- TAA & KDB
    B- Cancelo & Salah

  17. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    Thoughts on this 4 Premium FH37 team?

    Pickford
    Cash-Digne-Mykolenko
    Salah-KDB-Son-Zaha-KDH
    Kane-Richarlison

    Clyne, first on the bench. 0 ITB. I'm trying to break into Top 10k, current 17k.

    Cheers

  18. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    Which is better between those
    A -
    Pickford (3.9)
    TAA Digne Mykolenko ( 3.7 3.8)
    Son KDB Díaz Zaha ( Brown)
    Richa Ings Vardy©
    0 itb

    B-
    Pickford (3.9)
    Cancelo Digne Mykolenko ( 3.7 3.8)
    Son Salah Díaz Zaha ( Brown)
    Richa Ings Vardy©
    0 itb

  19. Arteta
    • 6 Years
    11 days, 7 hours ago

    https://twitter.com/charles_watts/status/1524797101024194562

    Saka and Ben White are fit and in the squad.