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AuthorHot TopicDateReplies

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 18

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 18 - the pick of the blanks! Think you have the eye to pick the differentials and form a winning team vs the Scout Picks? We need a Communit…

1 month, 26 days ago0

Geoff
Gameweek 17 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return? Tell us your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 17, here:

1 month, 27 days ago45

alfoir
Free Hit Priorities

Those fiddling with FH drafts for BGW18 - who are your must-haves?

1 month, 28 days ago21

wulfranian
Burnley Vs Fulham Postponed

Nooooooo https://twitter.com/David_Ornstein/status/1345332698253029377

1 month, 29 days ago7

BigManBakar
The Review : The Festive Fixtures

The Review: The festive fixtures Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of “The Review” where I look at the blanks, doubles and the new fixture rescheduling in detail: (Data taken from FF…

2 months, 16 hours ago14

Geoff
Ticker updated

The ticker should now be updated to reflect the added BGW18 fixture and the added DGW19 fixture! Happy planning 🙂

2 months, 1 day ago0

RedLightning - January to M…
FFS Mini-leagues Roundup GW16

Welcome to a round-up of the Fantasy Football Scout mini-leagues and community competitions following a chaotic Gameweek 16 in which two matches were called off at short notice days after the deadl…

2 months, 1 day ago3

Rotation's Alter Ego
GW 18 / GW 19 fixtures added

Some news hot off the press for you! Burnley vs United (originally scheduled GW 1) has been moved to GW 18 meaning neither will blank this week. Man City vs Aston Villa (also from GW 1) has been m…

2 months, 1 day ago40

Geoff
Gameweek 16 Rough with the Smooth

This could have some of the best (worst) roughs in quite a while.. How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain …

2 months, 1 day ago34

G-Whizz
GW17 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

2 months, 1 day ago10

Rotation's Alter Ego
Spurs vs Fulham Postponed

Now being reported by multiple sources so will call it as official (and HT for inevitable latecomers) The second game of the week to be postponed - Spurs vs Fulham has been called off following a …

2 months, 2 days ago6

RedLightning - January to M…
Free Hit Questions

There have been a number of questions recently about the Free Hit chip. This is what the FPL website says: "After playing your Free Hit chip, at the next deadline your bank balance and squad is re…

2 months, 2 days ago1

Deulofail
Novelty game with an extra 5.0m to add a manager

Fantasy fantasy scenario: You are given an extra 5.0m budget for the introduction of a manager slot to the FPL game. You will receive this extra cash, along with unlimited transfers, for GW19. Wh…

2 months, 3 days ago32

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 17

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 17. Think you have the eye to pick the differentials and form a winning team vs the Scout Picks? We need a Community Champion to represent u…

2 months, 2 days ago0

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tonight (Wed) 8pm - leave your questions here

LIVE SCOUTCAST TONIGHT! (WED 30th December) #FPL #FPLCommunity Looking ahead to #GW17 and trying to make sense of #GW16 Feel free to leave your questions here.

2 months, 2 days ago25

El Lobito 10
How good are the top 10k?

A word on this obsession with "the top 10k". There are always articles and conversation about what they're doing. While ostensibly very understandable, the truth is that most in the top 10k aren't …

2 months, 3 days ago54

Rotation's Alter Ego
Manchester City Vs Everton postponed

Already mentioned above and all over, but for the sake of those arriving late Manchester City Vs Everton has been postponed following an outbreak at City. No further information regarding when it …

2 months, 4 days ago14

RedLightning - January to M…
FFS Mini-leagues Roundup GW15

Welcome to the Gameweek 15 round-up of the Fantasy Football Scout mini-leagues and community competitions. FFSCOUT OPEN-TO-ALL MINI-LEAGUE Maruf Hossain is still top of our open-to-all Fantasy Fo…

2 months, 4 days ago2

Geoff
Surprise benchings

So we'll do something a little different with the 'differentials' Hot Topic this week.. Who do you think will be benched, who is normally a starter? It certainly looks to me like we'll see some '…

2 months, 4 days ago23

Legomané
Pre-GW16-deadline A or B Questions

Time for the pre-deadline A or B thread! What are your last minute questions on captaincy/transfers/bench/anything else? Please post as an A or B question, and please answer a few other people af…

2 months, 4 days ago124

G-Whizz
GW16 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW16 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/wb1m10 (Provided by Betbrain) GW15 clean sheet results: MCI: 57% ✅ LIV: 56% ❌ EVE: 37% ✅ TOT: 37% ❌ CHE: 36% ❌ AVL: 33% ✅ LEE: 3…

2 months, 5 days ago12

Geoff
Gameweek 15 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return? Tell us your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 15, here:

2 months, 5 days ago34

rainy
Pre-deadline A or B Questions

Pre-deadline A or B thread, Boxing Day edition! What are your last minute questions on captaincy/transfers/bench/gift return policies? Please post as an A or B question — and please answer a fe…

2 months, 6 days ago11

BigManBakar
The Review : GW 14

The Review: GW 14 Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of “The Review” where I look at the upcoming blank and double gameweeks at length: (Data taken from FFScout with consent) Before…

2 months, 8 days ago10

Ragabolly
LiveFPL Transfer Planner

Happy holidays everyone! I am happy to announce a new free feature at LiveFPL, the transfer planner (www.livefpl.net/myteam) Here are some things it allows you to do: - See how your team looks li…

2 months, 8 days ago24

Geoff
Chilwell and James replacements

Chilwell and James are the two most sold players this week, with nearly 750,000 combined transfers out. Who have you brought in to replace these two? Or, if you haven't sold them yet, who are you …

2 months, 8 days ago29

G-Whizz
GW15 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW15 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/w952ph (Provided by Betbrain) GW14 clean sheet results: BHA: 45% ❌ WOL: 40% ❌ CHE: 39% ✅ MCI: 39% ✅ LIV: 37% ✅ AVL: 33% ✅ NEW: 3…

2 months, 8 days ago11

OneDennisBergkamp
Best DGW GK

what cheap GK should I bring in alongside Martinez for the DGW19?

2 months, 9 days ago22

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 16

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 16 due to the tight turnaround. Think you have the eye to pick the differentials and form a winning team vs the Scout Picks? We need a Commu…

2 months, 9 days ago0

Geoff
Gameweek 14 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return? Tell us your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 14, here:

2 months, 11 days ago51

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

Christmas Scoutcast Tuesday night at 8pm! Joining @ffscout_az and me is @SebWassell We'll do our best to answer your questions about GWK 15 and beyond Feel free to let us know what you want us …

2 months, 11 days ago23

G-Whizz
GW14 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW14 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/w5ldjv (Provided by Betbrain) GW13 clean sheet results: MCI: 59% ❌ MNU: 47% ❌ CHE: 43% ❌ AVL: 38% ✅ LEE: 36% ❌ WHU: 35% ❌ LIV: 3…

2 months, 13 days ago6

BigManBakar
GW13 Review

2 months, 14 days ago8

Geoff
GW14 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form and step up to score big this GW, and why? Maybe someone who hasn't had a double digit score in a while, has a series of no attacking returns, or has very low owner…

2 months, 14 days ago18

Geoff
Gameweek 13 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return? Tell us your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 13, here:

2 months, 15 days ago32

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 14

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 14. Think you have the eye to pick the differentials and form a winning team vs the Scout Picks? We need a Community Champion to represent u…

2 months, 15 days ago0

J0E
Live Scoutcast THURS 8pm - leave your questions here

Live Scoutcast tonight at 8pm Joining me is FPLFamily 's Sam and TedTalksFPL to look ahead to GW14 Doubles, blanks and more! Feel free to leave your questions for us here.

2 months, 15 days ago15

Camzy
Chip Choices

So... Regarding chip usage. I think attacking GW18/19 with chips is going to be the best way to do it for a few reasons. 1. GW19 is a huge DGW. We'll have 10 teams with DGWs. That's a lot and it…

2 months, 16 days ago58

Geoff
DGW chip plans and strategy

With a Double Gameweek in GW19, and a Blank Gameweek in GW18, what are your chip plans? January fixtures: https://www.premierleague.com/news/1933136 It does look like a decent team can be put tog…

2 months, 17 days ago30

Geoff
Pre-deadline A or B questions

Time for the pre-deadline A or B thread! What are your last minute questions on captaincy/transfers/bench/anything else? Please post as an A or B question, and please answer a few other people af…

2 months, 17 days ago114

BigManBakar
GW12 - The Review

The Review: GW 12 Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of “The Review” where I analyze the Premier League football played at the weekend: (Data taken from FFScout with consent) Q: Who …

2 months, 17 days ago14

G-Whizz
GW13 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW13 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/w2lsns (Provided by Betbrain) GW12 clean sheet results: ARS: 44% ❌ SOU: 43% ✅ LIV: 41% ❌ TOT: 38% ❌ NEW: 36% ❌ LEI: 34% ✅ MCI: 3…

2 months, 18 days ago8

Geoff
GW13 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form and step up to score big this GW, and why? Maybe someone who hasn't had a double digit score in a while, has a series of no attacking returns, or has very low owner…

2 months, 18 days ago24

Geoff
3 best FPL picks

Lots of people looking at switching between premiums, particularly moves between Salah, De Bruyne, and Fernandes. Add in Kane, Son, Vardy and a host of others, and we've got a lot of choice right …

2 months, 18 days ago58

Geoff
Gameweek 12 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek? Were any of your players benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return? Tell us your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 12, here:

2 months, 18 days ago24

J0E
Live Scoutcast Monday 8pm - leave your questions here

Live Scoutcast tonight (Mon) at 8pm Gameweeks arriving quickly so the pre Gameweek 13 scoutcast has been brought forward a day. Joining Az and I tonight is former FPL champion Simon March. Feel …

2 months, 18 days ago25

Geoff
Pre-deadline A or B questions

Time for the pre-deadline A or B thread! What are your last minute questions on captaincy/transfers/bench/anything else? Please post as an A or B question, and please answer a few other people af…

2 months, 21 days ago109

BigManBakar
GW11 Review

The Review: GW 11 Hi everyone, welcome to “The Review” where I look back on the key numbers of GW 11 with a look ahead to GW 12: (Data taken from FFScout with consent) Q1: Which Tottenham Ho…

2 months, 21 days ago10

Geoff
GW12 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form and step up to score big this GW, and why? Maybe someone who hasn't had a double digit score in a while, has a series of no attacking returns, or has very low owner…

2 months, 21 days ago19

G-Whizz
GW12 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW12 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/vz7ltx (Provided by Betbrain) GW11 clean sheet results: MCI: 54% ✅ LIV: 43% ✅ EVE: 37% ❌ AVL: 36% ❌ LEI: 36% ❌ CHE: 35% ❌ TOT: 3…

2 months, 23 days ago2