Suspensions

Which FPL players are nearing a ban?

In this regular article, we look at the latest Fantasy Premier League (FPL) disciplinary situation.

We also round up which FPL assets are already suspended – or returning from a ban – ahead of Gameweek 28.

A reminder: punishments for yellow card accumulation are competition-specific, whereas suspensions for dismissals cover all competitive matches.


WHEN ARE THE CUT-OFF POINTS FOR SUSPENSIONS?

The table above is taken from the Football Association website and details the cut-off points for the various yellow card thresholds.

We have passed the cut-off point for five yellow cards, so now the target to avoid is 10 cautions.


THE RACE TO (AVOID) 10 BOOKINGS

There is one player at immediate risk of a two-match suspension.

Ruben Neves (£5.4m) is sitting on nine cautions, so faces an uphill task to avoid a two-match ban as he has five more matches to get through before he is in the clear.

Four players are on eight bookings, the most notable of whom from an FPL perspective is Ivan Toney (£7.8m).


CURRENTLY SUSPENDED OR RETURNING FROM A BAN

FPL suspensions: Jesus and Gordon one booking away from a ban 1

Joao Palhinha (£4.9m) became the first Premier League player to reach 10 yellow cards, swiftly followed by Joelinton (£5.9m).

Both players were slapped with two-match bans and will return in Gameweek 29.

In terms of red cards, Wout Faes (£4.2m) will be suspended for Gameweek 28 after being dismissed for two bookable offences against Chelsea.

Casemiro (£4.9m) was sent off for the second time this season against Southampton and will now face a four-match suspension, although one of these matches will be the FA Cup quarter-final tie against Fulham.

He’ll be back in Gameweek 31.

Cheick Doucoure (£5.0m) was suspended for the first part of Crystal Palace’s Gameweek 27 double-header but returned in midweek.


Keep your eyes peeled on our Suspension Tightrope widget over the coming weeks and months, as we’ll be updating that after every Gameweek to keep you informed on the latest disciplinary developments.

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321 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bavarian
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    BB?

    Leno
    Trippier-Estupinian-Henry
    Salah-Martinelli-Mitoma-Rashford
    Haaland-Kane-Toney

    Ward-Odegaard-White-Tarkowski

    1. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Recon 29 will be a better BB for you as Ward has a double also

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Why not 29?

    3. Botman and Robben
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Yes, in gw29.

  2. DavvaMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Thinking f staring Zinc ahead of Trippier, do you think Zinc scores more points?

    Fulham could be a tough one for Arsenal.

    1. DandyDon
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      no i think newcastle will bounch back this week and win to nil.

    2. Now I'm Panicking
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Trippier v Arsenal defender this week is a tough one - I think Trippier possibly just edges it due to attacking potential, but I've changes my mind at least 3 times already this week.

    3. Catastrophe
      • 13 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I'm starting Trippier over Gabriel (and Botman ahead of Gabriel on the bench)

    4. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Fulham more of a chance at scoring than Wolves.... Go Tripps

    5. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      That's one of those fifty fifty calls. Most will probably go Trippier, so am I. But i have this lingering feeling Newcastle now are in a bad period and Wolves have looked ok ish last games, at least goals scored. But i sometimes confuse my gut feeling with Liverpool sentiments, so could be wrong.

  3. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Anyone notice Jesus is back training?

    1. Badger Badger Mushroom Mush…
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Word is, he'll be making a second coming around Easter.

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Yes going to be nailed by then

        1. GC123
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          Lol!

  4. Catastrophe
    • 13 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Save FT?

    Raya*
    Trippier, Estupinan*, Henry*
    Rashford, Saka, Mitoma*, March*
    Haaland, Kane, Toney*

    (Kepa, Martinelli, Botman, Gabriel)

    Cheers

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Deffo

      1. Catastrophe
        • 13 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Ta.

  5. Fit_to_drop
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Bench one of this front line:

    March Saka Fernandes Rashford Martinelli
    Haaland Toney Kane

    1. Catastrophe
      • 13 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I think it has to be Martinelli (although closer than it normally would be between him and Fernandes - let's see what ETH says...)

      1. Fit_to_drop
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        If it looks like he is down the middle, ill have to play him..Could be Bruno then and just hope he has one of his 'off' days

        1. Catastrophe
          • 13 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          He could be on the bench!

    2. marcos11
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Martinelli

  6. La Roja
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Bench one please:

    A) Trippier
    B) Shaw
    C) Bavies

    1. Botman and Robben
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    2. marcos11
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      C

    3. La Roja
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Someone will surely say A now

    4. THE SHEEP HUNTERS
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A

  7. MattyW
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Those with TC left, what is the plan? Thanks

    1. La Roja
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I’m thinking GW34 tbh

      1. MattyW
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        And 34 is the only other double, right? So if all chips in tact .. better to BB on 29?

        1. La Roja
          • 12 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          I’m not sure 100% if that’s the only one tbh.

          But yes, gw29 looks BB

          1. MattyW
            • 7 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            Cheers - good luck to you

  8. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 14 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    How is this WC team

    Kepa Ward

    Mee White Trippier Chilwell Shaw

    Saka Salah Mitoma Jensen Maddison

    Toney Kane Watkins

    GW27 4 DGWers
    GW28 11 players
    GW29 12 DGWers (possible BB)

    Any ideas for improvements would be welcomed

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Nice team but how do you get haaland back ? Money itb?

    2. La Roja
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      I’m not sure about Jensen tbh. I’d rather have Raya instead of Ward.

      Also I’d prefer Haaland to Kane (even though he has a blank next GW) spurs looking bad

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        Jensen will give you less benching headaches. same for ward. Kane is a question mark for me too but you need him v Southampton gw28 I think

        1. La Roja
          • 12 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          Jensen has 2 DGW’s, are u saying he should be benched on these? There is already benching headache in this squad the way I see.

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 9 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            No I meant less benching headaches going forward after gw29

  9. Ungaio
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Play one

    A) Watkins
    B) Martinelli
    C) Schär
    D) Zinchenko

    1. MattyW
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      A or B prob B I would go

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

    3. Botman and Robben
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      B

  10. coriswrasse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 13 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Bench one: Saka, Odegaard, Haaland, Rashford or Kane?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Surely not any of those??? Odegaard if you must really.

      1. coriswrasse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 13 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        it's a tough decision for sure.

        Squad:
        Kepa, Raya (x2)
        Pinnock (x2), Trips, Schar, Zinc, Estupian (x2)
        Rashford, March (x2), Mitoma (x2), Saka, Ode
        Kane, Haaland, Toney (x2)

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 1 month ago

          Play BB 100%

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 13 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            A lot of us have very similar teams. BB in 29 still looks a bit better.

          2. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 9 Years
            1 year, 1 month ago

            Kepa estu pinnock march on bench will be good

    2. marcos11
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Odegaard

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 13 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      It's between Kane and Odegaard.

      Probably Odegaard just. Although I have Martinelli and I'm very close to putting him in over Kane. That's how little I rate Spurs.

      1. FPL Emu
        • 13 Years
        1 year, 1 month ago

        You feeling that certain Saka is a better player to start than Kane? He does have Forest at home after all, where they have been pretty dreadful

    4. JonnyOnionRings
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 1 month ago

      Ode

  11. marcos11
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Start one:

    a) Odegaard
    b) Maddison
    c) Zinchenko

  12. footballfreak
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    bench headache gtg?

    Steele
    Mee Robertson TAA Trippier
    March Mitoma Rashford
    Toney Darwin Haaland

    Subs: Kepa, Saka, Ode, James

  13. Ashleyajolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 1 month ago

    Correct Line-up & Captain?

    Ederson
    Estupian | Mee | Trippier |
    Rashford | Mitoma (vc) | Ward-Prowse | Martinelli |
    Toney (c) | Kane | Haaland

    Subs: Ward | Almiron | Gabriel | N Williams