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The Rumour Mill
How do championship outputs translate to the PL?

Barry Douglas is the key asset here. He's listed on many footballing websites as a left sided mid, but if wolves are playing 3-4-3 with wing backs then he is basically playing the same role as Alon…

3 years, 5 months ago12

Welcome G-Whizz and Gregor

Following two additions from last week, I’m happy to announce two more signings to the FFS mod team with G-Whizz and Gregor joining. G-Whizz is a regular poster who has quickly built a good repu…

3 years, 5 months ago29

Eliteserien GW11 captaincy, transfers and benching headaches

A quick reminder that deadline is at 4pm today. The lineups will be out for all games ahead of the deadline, except for Lillestrøm - Brann. In a week with no standout captaincy options, who are …

3 years, 5 months ago18

Is 3-4-3 doomed?

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Is 3-4-3 doomed? According to recent analysis from community writer Wesmantooth, strikers offer poor value in FPL. Instead there is far greater bang for yo…

3 years, 5 months ago41

Looking beyond FPL

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Looking beyond FPL Fantasy Premier League is without doubt the most popular Fantasy football game, with almost 6m teams registered by the season close. …

3 years, 5 months ago42

Favourite FA Cup memories

FA Cup final memories Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic What has been your favourite FA Cup final? Is it far in the mists of time? Or have there been any good recent finals? Has the compet…

3 years, 5 months ago38

Career Hall of Fame Top Ten Successes and Failures

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Career Hall of Fame Top Ten Successes and Failures I’ve just been sifting through the new top ten in our Career Hall of Fame. https://members.fantasyf…

3 years, 5 months ago7

Berbinho's Forehead
Managerial merry-go-round

2 managerial changes seemingly set to be confirmed soon. Manuel Pellegrini -> West Ham Mikel Arteta -> Arsenal What affect does this have on FPL? I would like to see how Cresswell is priced, I…

3 years, 5 months ago25

The Mighty Hippo
Your most successful formation

Which formation proved to be most fruitful for you this season? For me it was a dead heat between 4-4-2 and 3-5-2, which initially surprised me, since in previous years I've always usually defaul…

3 years, 5 months ago17

Your season - stage by stage

Due to a bad overall finish I've been trying to look for something to blame so added another stat box to I've known that I've had a bad start to the season but …

3 years, 5 months ago24

The 4 x top 1,000 Hall of Fame

Seeing as how everyone starting their own versions of haul of fame, thought I would stick my beak in and have a go. Saw One where I was below people who had never even had a top 1k finish so desi…

3 years, 5 months ago10

Further HoF thoughts

Nothing wrong with the current HoF way of measuring players. Around 15 years ago Arsenal were Champions, one of the top two teams in England and Invincible while Man City were a nothing club, yoyo…

3 years, 5 months ago27

World Cup Stat Crunching

Having not played any Fantasy Football for 2 years it’s most definitely time to get back in the game, and I love a World Cup as much as anyone. As a result, I’ve been crunching some numbers, lo…

3 years, 5 months ago11

The importance of a fast start

How important is a fast start?! During the course of this season, I've often thought about the impact of getting off to a bad start can have on your overall rank. Personally, I found it felt very …

3 years, 5 months ago19

Where do Liverpool need to improve?

I love the transfer window around international tournaments - so many big ins and outs (Suarez leaving, Sanchez joining etc). As an Liverpool fan, I’m looking forward to it even more. Consecutiv…

3 years, 5 months ago40

Membership tools discussion

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Being a FFS member clearly helped Paul Gee this season. What about other members? What tools did you use most often? What do you like the most? What too…

3 years, 5 months ago38

Predicting reclassifications for midfielders and forwards

Reclassification Is it likely that Arnautovic will be reclassified as a forward next season, or does Moyes leaving and the subsequent uncertainty help the cause for him to remain a Midfielder for …

3 years, 5 months ago22

Zan Keroski - Fashanu Zeala…
Hall of Fame and measuring success

Alternative fantasy manager all time list, looking at all managers last 6 years (not just FFS league members) Grant B…

3 years, 5 months ago35

Worst Best Gameweek ranks

Who had the worst, best week ? Ie what was your GW rank in your best GW of the season? Mine was only 202,169 in GW 20 So never really nailed it once during the entire season.

3 years, 5 months ago91

Top players’ chip strategy

All 8 of the strategies listed in Ragabolly's survey involved TC 37 or 38, BB 34 or 38, FH 31 or 35 and WC 32, 33, 34, 35 or 36. But although these were the most popular, some top players had more …

3 years, 5 months ago7

Was Triple Captain Chip really a flop?

Not sure you can draw conclusions on triple captain use just because they failed this season. Would have to analyse triple captains from multiple seasons to determine their best use. One factor i…

3 years, 5 months ago10

Giggs Boson
England WC squad: what is your best starting 11?

GK: Butland, Pickford, Pope CB: Cahill, Jones, Maguire, Stones, Walker WB: Alexander-Arnold, Tripper, Rose, Young CM: Dele, Delph, Dier, Henderson, Lingard, Loftus-Cheek FWD: Kane, Rashford, Sterli…

3 years, 5 months ago52

Welcome Niemi and ZoumasBloomers

I'm happy to announce two new signings to the moderators and contributors team with Niemi and Zoumasbloomers joining as moderators. Both are site regulars with a strong comment history and come hi…

3 years, 5 months ago38

How much is too much?

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic How much is too much? On last night's Scoutcast we speculated that Salah's inevitable price rise could prove prohibitive for some managers. How much is t…

3 years, 5 months ago81

Essential Eliteserien Picks for newcomers

For newcomers, here's a list of players I feel like are essential or at least very good picks. Rosenborg and Brann have the best defences, so I would say getting at least one at the back from each…

3 years, 5 months ago16

How do you assess your success and failure in FPL?

After a volatile climax to the season especially at the top of 2018’s FPL, it’s time to look back and assess the good, the bad and the trollingly ugly aspects of the season with a view to takin…

3 years, 5 months ago25

Scoutcast wins podcasting awards

Scoutcast now award winning. Thanks to all who voted. And great to see WGTA get lots of awards too. FPL Podcast Awards FFScout - best pod WGTA_FPL - best new pod FFScout - best FPL advice …

3 years, 5 months ago25

Berbinho's Forehead
Where do Manchester United need to improve?

How can Manchester United close the gap to Manchester City? This is probably their best XI and bench on paper. de Gea Valencia - Bailly - Jones - Young Lingard - Matic - Pogba Sanchez - Lukaku - …

3 years, 5 months ago23

Live Scoutcast Tonight 9:30pm- Leave your questions here

Live Scoutcast tonight Feel free to leave your questions for the team here

3 years, 5 months ago103

Community Feedback

I’ve been on the FFS team for about a week now and I’m beginning to look forward to the summer and next season. I received ideas from some of you already so I think it’s time to put something…

3 years, 5 months ago180

Fantasy Gold
Keep an eye on Sessegnon

Ryan Sessegnon. What position does he play? You reckon he’ll be a decent option if Fulham get promoted?

3 years, 5 months ago15

Fantasy Gold
Can Man City Dominate For Years?

Do you think this Man City team will dominate the league for years now or do you think they’ll be seriously challenged next season? If so, by who?

3 years, 5 months ago25

FPL changes wishlist - assists, bonus and chips

Question asked every year, but what would you like to see implemented/tweaked in FPL next year? I'd like: The 'assists' to be a bit clearer, just go with OPTA? BPS to be tweaked so you don't get …

3 years, 5 months ago151

FPL withdrawal league - Eliteserien GW10-GW30

Suffering from Fantasy Premier League withdrawal? I'm setting up a new league for Fantasy Eliteserien (Norwegian league) to shorten the waiting time until the next FPL season. The code for the FPL …

3 years, 5 months ago17

Giggs Boson
Where do Spurs need to improve?

In what area of their team do Tottenham need to improve in? GK: Lloris, Vorm CB: Vertonghen, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Dier WB: Tripper, Aurier, Rose, Davies, Walker-Peters CM: Dier, Dembele, Sissoko…

3 years, 5 months ago52

Gameweek 38 - Rough with the Smooth

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Gameweek 38 rough with the smooth Let's hear your tales of woe and joy here.

3 years, 5 months ago105

Next season’s potential bargains

What players do people think will get the biggest price drops next season? I reckon Sanchez and Hazard will be up there, Morata as well.

3 years, 5 months ago27

Rank milestone comparison

A comparison of how much an achievement each milestone rank was this season compared to last: Last season: Total players by GW 38 = 4,503,345 Top 100 = 0.0022% Top 1K = 0.022% Top 10K = 0.222% To…

3 years, 5 months ago22

Gameweek 38 Captaincy

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic For the final time this season - who are you captaining this Gameweek and why?

3 years, 5 months ago48

Scout Picks Challenge - GW37

SCOUT PICKS CHALLENGE - GAMEWEEK 38 The final gameweek! GW37 results will be out tomorrow prior to games being played (guaranteed). Hopefully GW38 results will also be tomorrow, if not definitely …

3 years, 5 months ago20

GWK 38 fixture and clean sheet stats

GW38 DS Stats, Clean Sheet and Fixture Odds. Last week saw Manchester City (943DS) only draw Huddersfield 0-0 and then with a DS of 851 go on to beat Brighton 3-1. Tottenham with 518DS and 429DS r…

3 years, 5 months ago39

Most important moment of your season

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic What has been the most important moment of your season? This can be important in a positive or negative way? It could be a particular transfer that saw yo…

3 years, 5 months ago88

Eliteserien GW9 captaincy and transfers

Captaincy looks wide open this week in FES. Who are you going for? Are you convinced by the performances of defenders enough to captain one this week? What transfers are you looking at?

3 years, 5 months ago25

Gameweek 37 - Rough with the Smooth

Gameweek 37 Rough with the Smooth Let's hear your tales of woe and joy here.

3 years, 5 months ago73

Jam0sh wins Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing Grand Final Results Jam0sh 87 Bruno Grilo 84 Kenneth Tang 74 Ben Goodwin 57 Jam0sh - https://fantasy.premier…

3 years, 5 months ago21

My Double Gameweek Hit Horror

Every single one of my transfers out scored or assisted. Every single one of my transfers in blanked. Can I get a rewind?

3 years, 5 months ago51

This season's most disappointing players

Fantasy Football Scout daily hot topic Which player has been the biggest let down this season for you? Has it been one of the magnificant 7m priced players, who promised so much in pre season bu…

3 years, 5 months ago88

Time to replace FPL's 3-2-1 bonus awards?

FPL proposition: Replace 3-2-1 bonuses with broader in-game bonuses. Still [opta] stats based but something that may lead to more variety in picks, bring defensive mids and no-flair defs into the …

3 years, 5 months ago21

Nail biting conclusion to GWK 37's Scout Picks Community Challenge

Red Arrows is within a whisker of overturning Gregor's incredible 33 point margin of victory over the Scout Picks in the Community Picks Challenge. He is currently 35 points ahead of the Scout pi…

3 years, 5 months ago6

Bowled over by gwk 37 top scorer

Has anyone seen the top ranked score this week? Stuart Broad, the Stuart Broad.

3 years, 5 months ago24