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Rotation's Alter Ego
September Community Writer of the Month

September is done and was it ever a busy one for Community Articles - in fact, I think this is the most writers we've had up for the prize in a single month! Every month we ask you to vote for the …

4 months, 27 days ago0

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

Live Scoutcast tonight at 8pm! Karam is joining Az and me to try and make sense of a crazy four opening weeks of the season. This will be looking back at the start of the campaign and see what l…

4 months, 27 days ago50

Geoff
Biggest Deadline Day signings

Which Deadline Day signing is the biggest, and will make the most impact on their new team? Or is it an outgoing move that will have the biggest impact?

4 months, 28 days ago19

Gregor
Make hay while the Son shines?

With a second haul in four gameweeks, Spurs Heung-Min Son is now the highest scoring player in this season’s Fantasy Premier League and with any doubts about his form and condition seemingly now …

4 months, 28 days ago28

RedLightning - January to M…
Mini-leagues Update after Gameweek 4

Mini-leagues Update after Gameweek 4: Shahen Withana is the new leader of our open-to-all Fantasy Football Scout mini-league (https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/111864/standings/c) (code: 5…

4 months, 28 days ago6

kime67
Views on Villa

This villa team is actually really good, do you see any weak point? i dont. Great gk, cash is fantastic, watkins can score goals, barkley and grealish bossing the midfield, only sky is the limit.

4 months, 28 days ago8

Geoff
Gameweek 4 Rough with the Smooth

How was your GW4? 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 4, here:

4 months, 28 days ago60

Silver_and_Gold
Strange season!

Strange season... 1. KdB - must have! world class! assured points each GW! 2. Liverpool - stats showing very low xGC. Defense will come good 3. Southampton after Spurs game - whipping boys! Target …

4 months, 29 days ago15

Meltens
Allsvenskan GW23 - Scout picks and chips

Scout picks GW23 here: https://twitter.com/allsvfantasy/status/1312073737408262144?s=21 How are you all getting along ahead of the internationals? WC popped or is it being saved ahead of the DGW25…

5 months, 13 hours ago5

Gregor
Gameweek 4 Captaincy

Lots of armband anguish last week with blanks for many of the big hitters, but surely we won’t be seeing that sort of captaincy carnage again this week?! Kevin De Bruyne and Mohammed Salah lead…

5 months, 15 hours ago37

BigManBakar
GW3 Review

The Review – GW 3 Greetings all! I present to you this week’s “The Review” as I cast my eyes on the Premier League football played over the weekend: (Data taken from FFScout with permiss…

5 months, 1 day ago21

gryffsonofarthur
Brewster: essential or value-blocker?

After monitoring the Rhian Brewster transfer speculation for the last few weeks, I thought he'd be a shoo in as a 4.5 playing striker for Sheffield United. However with the abundance of mid price …

5 months, 1 day ago52

Geoff
GW4 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…

5 months, 1 day ago28

G-Whizz
GW4 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW4 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/urduoo (Provided by Betbrain) GW3 clean sheet results CHE: 46% ❌ TOT: 44% ❌ MCI: 42% ❌ EVE: 38% ❌ LIV: 38% ❌ MNU: 38% ❌ WOL: 38% …

5 months, 2 days ago25

RedLightning - January to M…
Mini-leagues Update after Gameweek 3

Mini-leagues Update after Gameweek 3: This is surely the most unpredictable season ever. Teams have been flying high one week, then crashing down to earth the next, many experienced managers inclu…

5 months, 4 days ago7

Geoff
GW3 Rough with the Smooth

How was your GW3? 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 3, here:

5 months, 4 days ago59

AK ⭐
Further Thoughts on The New Chelsea

After reading the Hot Topic by the ever brilliant Portsmouth Bubblejet, I thought I had to jump in and talk about some points made here. https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/09/26/southampt…

5 months, 5 days ago10

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tuesday 8pm - leave your questions here

We'll be back with another Scoutcast on Tuesday at 8pm There's plenty to talk about after a testing Gameweek 3 #FPL Let us know your questions here. 🙂

5 months, 5 days ago44

Iceball
Son Selling Strategies

Son to Mahrez or some "safe" pick like Barnes, Rashford, Zaha? Very tempted to get Mahrez for 2 games and then see what happens, maybe get Son back before Brighton and WBA. What is your "Son-plan"?

5 months, 5 days ago32

TopMarx
What's the deal with the crazy football results?

Some thoughts on team performance so far: 1) Fitness. Different teams are at different levels of fitness, and the pre-season was especially short. 2) Squad changes. Players leaving can be just as…

5 months, 5 days ago16

Portsmouth Bubblejet
The New Chelsea

As I watch more Bundesliga matches than Premier League, a word in defence of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz. Both are good players, but Chelsea currently don't seem to have planned how to use them pro…

5 months, 7 days ago38

Meltens
Allsvenskan GW22, Scout picks and captains

How are you all doing in between the Double Gameweeks? Captains, transfers, general life stuff? 🙂 Scout picks are here: https://www.allsvenskan.se/fantasy/fantasy-football-scout-gw22-scout-picks …

5 months, 7 days ago15

Gregor
Gameweek 3 Captaincy

First off, in case you haven’t heard, there was a problem with the usual widget for the Captaincy Poll so they tried something different this week, suffice to say it has not gone down well and th…

5 months, 8 days ago24

G-Whizz
GW3 Fixture and clean sheet odds

GW3 Fixtures and clean sheet odds GW3 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/un7uvi (Provided by Betbrain) GW2 clean sheet results MNU: 49% ❌ EVE: 43% ❌ LEE: 43% ❌ LEI: 43% ❌ …

5 months, 9 days ago14

Geoff
GW3 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…

5 months, 9 days ago43

Az
FPL BlackBox | Episode Four

Hey all, Mark, Luke (a.k.a. d1sable) and I recorded FPL Black Box Episode 4 last night and there's lots of ways you can watch / listen if you missed it last night. The idea of FPL BlackBox is to …

5 months, 9 days ago12

BigManBakar
GW2 Review

The Review: GW 2 Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of The Review where I look back on the key numbers of GW 2 with a look ahead to GW 3: (Data taken from FFScout with permission) 1) Wh…

5 months, 10 days ago20

RedLightning - January to M…
Mini-leagues Update after game-week 2

Mini-leagues Update, GW2: FFS Head-to-Head leagues (https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/head-to-head-leagues/): Over eight thousand FPL managers have now been allocated to appropriate twenty-te…

5 months, 10 days ago1

Lateriser 12
The FPL Wire - Episode 4

The FPL Wire Episode 4 - The Boys Played Well (its a good one) Youtube: https://youtube.com/watch?v=gnMb9tKU8Fo&t=3014s Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5c9qKwPsPUjAxZ9WTT5nUM Apple: https:…

5 months, 11 days ago9

Az
Bale and Reguilón added

Bale (£9.5m) and Reguilón (£5.5m) both added. Both prices as expected IMO, although was some hope that Bale would be priced identically to Son (£9.0m). I'm really tempted by Bale. I know he …

5 months, 11 days ago35

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

Scoutcast tonight at 8pm. Az and I will be joined by Karam. Feel free to leave your questions here.

5 months, 11 days ago26

Geoff
GW2 Rough with the Smooth

How was your GW2? 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 2, here:

5 months, 11 days ago59

Geoff
Wanted: Mods for Arabic content

Anyone out there interested in being an mod for Arabic content? Looking for a few, so please email me if you're interested! Geoff@fantasyfootballscout.co.uk

5 months, 12 days ago0

DantheManinaPan
To wildcard or not to wildcard, that is the question.

I was so so tempted to wildcard today, and very nearly hit the trigger, but I decided that before I would, I’d write down a list of reasons why it might not be worth it to see if I could convince…

5 months, 13 days ago29

Gregor
Gameweek 2 Captaincy

All aboard for Aubameyang? No arguing with the poll from me this week as the in form Arsenal man takes on a West Ham side that lost comfortably at home to Newcastle last week at the Emirates in t…

5 months, 14 days ago28

Geoff
GW2 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form and step up to score big this GW, and why? Maybe someone who had a poor GW1 (or didn't have a fixture), or has very low ownership. Have you seen something in someo…

5 months, 15 days ago46

G-Whizz
GW2 Fixture and clean sheet odds

GW2 Fixtures and clean sheet odds GW2 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/uj1sku (Provided by Betbrain) GW1 clean sheet results LIV: 47% ❌ ARS: 40% ✅ WOL: 39% ✅ CHE: 38% ❌ …

5 months, 16 days ago12

BigManBakar
GW1 Review

The Review: GW 1 Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of The Review. Presented below is my analysis of the Premier League action in GW 1 with a look ahead to GW 2: (Data taken from FFScout…

5 months, 17 days ago14

Meltens
Allsvenskan DGW21 - Scout picks and chips

Double Gameweek time in Fantasy Allsvenskan! Scout picks are here, be sure to check them out: https://www.allsvenskan.se/fantasy/fantasy-football-scout-dgw21-scout-picks Will you use this opportun…

5 months, 17 days ago7

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 2

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 2. 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 us…

5 months, 17 days ago0

TopMarx
The Great And The Good Community Team

Great to have these articles again this season and what a good opportunity for the community to get involved. For those who would like to put themselves forward for selection, as mentioned by the…

5 months, 18 days ago9

Camzy
Are Man United's fixtures overrated?

I think a lot of people are blinded by Manchester United right now because of this Palace fixture (which btw, isn't even that good considering Palace's decent GW1 showing against Southampton). Thei…

5 months, 18 days ago39

Lateriser 12
The FPL Wire - Episode 3

New Episode Alert "Why did you have to ask me first?" - The FPL Wire Ep 3 Zophar, BigManBakar & I discuss GW1 Observations, Spurs Assets, Early Wildcards, Mo, Everton, Chelsea, Liverpool, Budget …

5 months, 18 days ago13

Geoff
Gameweek 1 Rough with the Smooth

How was your GW1? 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 1, here:

5 months, 18 days ago42

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

Live Scoutcast tonight -8pm Az and I will be joined by Simon March! Feel free to leave your questions here.

5 months, 18 days ago37

DavidMunday815
Fulham vs Arsenal Match Data Live

Hi everyone, Just to let you know that the match data from Fulham v Arsenal has updated in the Premium Members Area. Make sure you head over there now to view average positions of every player, to…

5 months, 21 days ago9

Meltens
Allsvenskan GW20 - Scout Picks

Scout picks gameweek 20 here https://twitter.com/allsvfantasy/status/1304710556604039169?s=21 Anyone else caught up in the Tankovic hype or do you think it was just a flash in the pan last week? A…

5 months, 21 days ago8

Gregor
GW1 Captaincy

Auba - Ownership: 48.5%, Poll: 53.31% Salah - Ownership: 32.3%, Poll: 25.65% Mané - Ownership: 14%, Poll: 3.89% Werner - Ownership: 49.4%, Poll: 3.53% Those percentages for Salah are quite su…

5 months, 21 days ago23

BigManBakar
GW1 Preview

The Preview: GW 1 Hi everyone! Having a tough time deciding on your FPL team? Here I address the most common dilemmas in the FPL community right now, hours before we head into GW1: (Data taken …

5 months, 22 days ago16

BigManBakar
Promoted Teams FPL Assets

Which FPL assets to pick from promoted teams? Hi everyone, I hope you have been keeping well over the break. Presented below is an overview of this season’s promoted teams as we head closer to …

5 months, 23 days ago20