The Complete Guide to FPL Gameweek 8: Tips, captains, team news and best players

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Our Gameweek 8 standing page has all the articles, tools and help you need ahead of the forthcoming Fantasy Premier League (FPL) deadline.

International breaks tend to be popular times for Wildcards and this current one is no different.

Fixture swings for the likes of Manchester City and Southampton, plus an ongoing good run for Chelsea and a tricky upcoming period for Manchester United, has seen many of these chips activated.

Last week’s poll of our users, indeed, hinted that this would be the case:

Whether you’re playing a Wildcard or otherwise, you’ll find plenty of advice for your transfer dilemmas and armband conundrums on this page.

There’ll also be team reveals, Members’ articles and videos in this comprehensive guide to the upcoming Gameweek.

This page will be regularly updated between now and the FPL deadline at 11:00 BST on Saturday 16 October, so keep checking back for the latest content.

WHO ARE THE BEST FPL PLAYERS TO OWN FOR GAMEWEEK 8?

BEST PLAYERS FOR A GAMEWEEK 8 WILDCARD

GAMEWEEK 8 TEAM AND INJURY NEWS

For more information, check out our Predicted Line-ups page and Injuries and Bans feed.

WHO IS THE BEST CAPTAIN FOR GAMEWEEK 8?

GAMEWEEK 8 TEAM REVEALS

BEST FPL STRATEGY AND EXPERT TIPS FOR GAMEWEEK 8 AND BEYOND

BEST FIXTURES FOR GAMEWEEK 8 AND BEYOND

THE KEY GAMEWEEK 8 QUESTIONS

GAMEWEEK 8 STATS ANALYSIS

GAMEWEEK 8 VIDEO CONTENT

Head over to our YouTube channel for more videos.

USEFUL FPL TOOLS

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM GAMEWEEK 7

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Full-year memberships and monthly subscriptions are now available.

Join now to get the following:

  • Plot your transfer strategies using the fully interactive Season Ticker.
  • Get projections for every Premier League player provided by the Rate My Team statistical model.
  • Use Rate My Team throughout the season to guide your selections and transfers.
  • Get access to over 150+ exclusive members articles over the season.
  • Analyse our OPTA-powered statistic tables specifically tailored for Fantasy Football Managers.
  • Use our exclusive tool to build custom stats tables from over 100 OPTA player and team stats.
  • Enjoy our brand NEW Flat-Track Bully feature which introduces an opposition filter to your tables.
  • View heatmaps and expected goals data for every player.
  • Use our powerful comparison tool to analyse players head-to-head.

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