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Author Hot Topic Date Replies

Geoff
Premium vs Budget dilemmas

It seems quite a few are looking at some premium vs budget dilemmas right now, similar to Az (above article) when considering Liverpool and Leicester. Salah v Jota Vardy v Iheanacho TAA v Phillips…

5 months, 20 days ago 9

Moxon
Best GK to finish the season

Who is your GK for the rest of the season and why?

5 months, 20 days ago 17

Sam FPLFamily
Submit Q&A questions for Seb

FFS_Community Twitter Q&A Tomorrow at 6:30 GMT we will be running another Q&A over on our community Twitter account. This week Pro Pundit Seb Wassell will be answering your Gameweek 31 #FPL ques…

5 months, 20 days ago 10

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 31

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 31. 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…

5 months, 20 days ago 0

G-Whizz
GW31 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW31 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/115uz3q (Provided by Betbrain) GW30 clean sheet results: CHE: 58% ❌ EVE: 45% ❌ LEE: 45% ❌ MCI: 43% ✅ MNU: 41% ❌ TOT: 41% ❌ SOU: …

5 months, 21 days ago 4

Geoff
Gameweek 30 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek?

 Were any of your players benched? Did your transfers pay off? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return?

 Share your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek…

5 months, 21 days ago 14

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

**Scoutcast Tues 8pm ** Joining me to discuss #gw31 #fpl is @SebWassell and @KaramTayser Will be discussing #wildcards and more! Feel free to leave your questions here

5 months, 21 days ago 9

G-Whizz
Pre-GW30 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…

5 months, 24 days ago 58

Geoff
GW30 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form this GW, stepping up with a big score, and why?

 Maybe someone who hasn’t scored well lately, has very low ownership, or is being broadly overlooked in the c…

5 months, 25 days ago 35

BigManBakar
GW29 Review

The Review: GW 29 Hi everyone, welcome to “The Review” where I look back on some recent numbers with a look ahead to the football to be played after the international break: (Data taken from …

5 months, 27 days ago 18

Sam FPLFamily
SUBMIT QUESTIONS TED TALKS FPL Q&A

Twitter Q&A with Ted Talks FPL Over on the FFS_Community twitter account at 6:00pm tonight we will be running a Q&A with Ted Talks FPL. Post your questions for Ted in a reply to this Hot Topic, …

5 months, 27 days ago 3

Rotation's Alter Ego
Double Gameweek 32 Confirmed

April TV times dropped today and with them it looks like a double Gameweek announcement? Tottenham vs Southampton is now in 32 Along with: Aston Villa vs Man City Chelsea vs Brighton Leicester v…

5 months, 28 days ago 7

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

LIVE SCOUTCAST TUES 8pm Feel free to leave your questions for us here!

5 months, 29 days ago 11

Deulofail
How valid is the 'something to play for' hypothesis in practice?

Has anyone ever demonstrated the 'something to play for' hypothesis or is it just a widely accepted assumption at this point?

6 months, 3 days ago 26

Sam FPLFamily
Submit questions for Current World Number 1

At 5pm over on the new @FFS_Community Twitter account we will be doing a LIVE Q&A with the current FPL world number 1. If you have any questions you'd like answered on strategy, players, teams etc…

6 months, 3 days ago 7

FPL Froggies
City cameos

City cameos Hi all, While, generally at this time of the year, the FPL manager with his second Wildcard still available struggles to find the budget to squeeze all the premium in for the run-in, …

6 months, 3 days ago 9

TheDragon
Differential captains

Twitter appears to be filled with talk of the need for ‘differential’ captain picks and that you are ‘never going to win’ and are ‘dull’ if you go with highly favoured high EO captain p…

6 months, 4 days ago 27

Andy_Social
Is the Bonus Point System fair?

Sorry, I really don't like the baps system as it is. What I dislike is the way players are rewarded or penalised twice over for the same thing. You win points for goals and assists, penalty saves a…

6 months, 5 days ago 26

Camzy
Best midfielders for the run-in

Anyone want to discuss run-in midfielders? I'd like to start narrowing down who I want on WC in 31. Must-have: Gundogan, Fernandes -- I'm pretty sure I'm not gonna go without these 2. Elite tier:…

6 months, 5 days ago 56

Rotation's Alter Ego
Make or Break Punts

Big thanks to Greyhead for writing the Community Article above, excellent as always. Reading through it, he makes an interesting point in it - is it now time to be brave? As we come into the final…

6 months, 6 days ago 22

G-Whizz
GW30 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW30fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/10rwhvp (Provided by Betbrain) BGW29 clean sheet results: BHA: 48% ✅ ARS: 30% ❌ FUL: 30% ❌ TOT: 30% ✅ LEE: 27% ❌ WHU: 27% ❌ AVL: …

6 months, 7 days ago 9

Hazz
Team Preview tool - Chrome extension...

Hey, my friend has built a Chrome Extension for FPL that allows you to preview your team for future GWs, inside the 'My Team' page on the FPL website. Full credit to him; I've only helped test it…

6 months, 8 days ago 7

Legomané
PRE-BGW29 DEADLINE A OR B QUESTIONS

Time for a Pre-Blank-Gameweek deadline A or B thread! What are your last minute questions on your Free Hit chip deployment/ captaincy/ transfers/ hits/ anything else? Please post as an A or B que…

6 months, 9 days ago 62

Geoff
BGW29 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form this GW, stepping up with a big score, and why?

 Maybe someone who hasn’t scored well lately, has very low ownership, or is being broadly overlooked in the c…

6 months, 9 days ago 24

BigManBakar
The Review: GW 28

The Review: GW 28 Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of “The Review” where I look at Free Hit and the upcoming blank GW29 at length: (Data taken from FFScout with consent) Before I …

6 months, 10 days ago 10

RedLightning - Top 10k Any …
Ideas for improving Mini-Leagues and Community Competitions articles.

We would welcome any ideas for improving our Mini-Leagues & Community Competitions articles. Do you think that any of the sections should be expanded, reduced or otherwise changed, or are there any…

6 months, 11 days ago 21

Geoff
Best BGW29 midfield picks

Following on from Sterling Archer's quoted line about Son from Mourinho above, who is the best Son replacement for those who want to sell him? It looks to me like a tough GW to find strong options…

6 months, 11 days ago 20

G-Whizz
BGW29 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

BGW29 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/10nf5nc (Provided by Betbrain) GW28 clean sheet results: MCI: 51% ✅ LEI: 48% ✅ LIV: 41% ✅ EVE: 40% ❌ AVL: 39% ❌ CRY: 39% ✅ MNU:…

6 months, 12 days ago 2

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 29

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 29. 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…

6 months, 12 days ago 0

fusen
Selling Salah: Recent vs Historical form

I wonder if this season will be one when lots of FPL managers look back and just wonder at why they kept Salah for so long. I've owned him for 28 gameweeks, why oh why I've listened to nostalgia …

6 months, 12 days ago 12

pingissimus
Should we look at Arsenal defence for BGW29?

The Arsenal clean sheet record is absolute tosh this season isn't it? Just 6 and if you factor in United approach to "big" matches it's close to as low as it could rationally be Fulham United Lee…

6 months, 12 days ago 18

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

SCOUTCAST - looking ahead to #GW29 #fpl TUES 8pm Joining me is @DavidMunday815 and an internetted @SebWassell Feel free to leave your questions here

6 months, 13 days ago 12

G-Whizz
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 ONLY an A or B question, and please answer a few other peop…

6 months, 16 days ago 154

Geoff
GW28 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form this GW to score big, and why?

 Maybe someone who hasn’t scored well lately, has very low ownership, or is being broadly overlooked in the community. 

…

6 months, 16 days ago 22

G-Whizz
GW28 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW28 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/10ja0nl (Provided by Betbrain) GW27 clean sheet results: CHE: 46% ✅ LIV: 46% ❌ TOT: 46% ❌ ARS: 43% ❌ MCI: 43% ❌ & 50% ❌ SOU: 39%…

6 months, 17 days ago 6

Deulofail
Do Free Hits have to be differential?

The guys on BlackBox think that FHers (in 29) will be looking specifically for differentials to make the most of the chip. For example, you'd get Lingard over Antonio because Antonio will be owned …

6 months, 17 days ago 15

Geoff
Allsvenskan Fantasy is live

Welcome back, Allsvenskan! Our mini-league code is above, along with the new rules. Check out the link to our opening article on the official Fantasy Allsvenskan site, found in the article above. …

6 months, 17 days ago 6

BigManBakar
The Review: GW 27

The Review: GW 27 Greetings everyone, welcome aboard as I present “The Review” where I reflect on the happenings of GW27 with a look ahead to GW28: (Data taken from FFScout with consent) Bef…

6 months, 17 days ago 13

Geoff
Gameweek 27 Rough with the Smooth

How was your Gameweek?

 Were any of your players benched? Did your transfers pay off? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return?

 Share your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek…

6 months, 18 days ago 38

Andy_Social
Teams with motivation

I've a hunch that with the PL sewn up and 3 cup comps to win, City will ease off in the PL and rotate even more than usual. I'm gonna gradually divest myself of my 3 City assets, losing one for GW2…

6 months, 18 days ago 41

Rotation's Alter Ego
February Community Writer of the month vote

Hey all, Later than billed (apologies for that, very much my fault) but another new month means we ask for your favourite Community writer from February. As always, the winner will walk away with …

6 months, 19 days ago 0

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 28

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 28. 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…

6 months, 19 days ago 0

J0E
Live Scoutcast Tues 8pm - leave your questions here

SCOUTCAST Tues 8pm! David and Seb will be joining me to look ahead to GWK 28. Feel free to let us know your questions.

6 months, 20 days ago 16

G-Whizz
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…

6 months, 22 days ago 104

RedLightning - Top 10k Any …
FFS Mini-League and Community Tournaments round-up, GW26

Welcome to the Fantasy Football Scout mini-leagues and community competitions round-up after Gameweek 26, an eventful record Double Gameweek. As well as the two main FFScout Leagues, we also report…

6 months, 23 days ago 0

G-Whizz
GW27 Fixtures and clean sheet odds

GW27 fixture odds can be found here: http://prntscr.com/10dt7si (Provided by Betbrain) DGW26 clean sheet results: Part One: MCI: 52% ❌ LIV: 45% ✅ TOT: 44% ✅ BHA: 39% ❌ WOL: 39% ❌ FUL: 38…

6 months, 23 days ago 4

BigManBakar
GW26 Review

The Review: GW 26 Greetings everyone, welcome aboard to the latest edition of “The Review” where I cast my eyes on FPL events, past and future, heading into GW27: (Data taken from FFScout wit…

6 months, 23 days ago 14

Geoff
GW27 Breakout Players

Who do you think will find form this GW, stepping up with a big score, and why?

 Maybe someone who hasn’t scored well lately, has very low ownership, or is being broadly overlooked in the c…

6 months, 23 days ago 29

andy85wsm
SCOUT PICKS CHAMPION LOTTERY - GAMEWEEK 27

We're looking for a new Community Champion for Gameweek 27. 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…

6 months, 24 days ago 0

tbos83
Worst decision of the season

What's your worst decision of the season? Mine = not getting Martinez

6 months, 25 days ago 77