FanFooty Forum

General sports discussion => Association football (soccer) => EPL => Topic started by: PowerBug on July 12, 2017, 10:31:47 PM

Title: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on July 12, 2017, 10:31:47 PM
It's back!!
https://fantasy.premierleague.com

Classic League: 8110-50410


Discuss and enjoy :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Hawka on July 12, 2017, 10:58:17 PM
Il be in shortly ;)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 14, 2017, 04:07:06 PM
I just re-activated the one from last year so this isn't necessary btw! Everyone gets auto added!

Code to join this league: 8110-50410

For any newcomers. Might be best to delete your league PB and add this one to the top!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on July 14, 2017, 05:39:23 PM
Didn't think of that haha. I'll fix it all up  tonight when I ge ton my laptop :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 14, 2017, 05:48:03 PM
Let's try keep this thread active so all of us can reach the top 10k  8)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 14, 2017, 05:52:42 PM
My thoughts for 2017 so far:

Kane/Lukaku/Trippier/Alli = must haves
Jesus is a good shout
I'll hold on all newbies like Lacazette
Man U and Southampton have great fixtures, so I'll double up on them both
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 14, 2017, 05:57:29 PM
My thoughts for 2017 so far:

Kane/Lukaku/Trippier/Alli = must have
Jesus is a good shout
I'll hold on all newbies like Lacazette
Man U and Southampton have great fixtures, so I'll double up on them both

Loftus-Cheek, Carroll hold good value
Fabregas will be great if he starts
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 16, 2017, 12:48:55 PM
Bump for PB to change OP code lol

@EZ, what have you finished before? I assume you use fantasy football scout?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on July 16, 2017, 01:19:56 PM
Done, I'll leave the H2H league up there as it's something different :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on July 16, 2017, 06:11:25 PM
Back in the classic league and have joined the H2H, just saw this morning that it was open for entering a team!

Straight back to the Fantasy Football Scout website to get the good oil  ;)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 17, 2017, 09:46:33 AM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 19, 2017, 01:12:43 AM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 07:48:18 AM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

It was my first season last year and came in at 100k. What really screwed me up was during the congested fixtures near December, when I was on holiday, I was unable to make transfers during that period, when there were two GW's in one week.

This year I hope to come in the top 10k.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 19, 2017, 12:48:16 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

It was my first season last year and came in at 100k. What really screwed me up was during the congested fixtures near December, when I was on holiday, I was unable to make transfers during that period, when there were two GW's in one week.

This year I hope to come in the top 10k.

That's pretty good for your first season. It's a big step up to the top 10k mark. Good luck!

If it makes you feel better, I was away that week in December in Japan and the two transfers I made were Kane and Ali out for Kun and Stanislas and it pretty much ruined my entire season :p I have no doubt I would have finished top 1k with those two in my team given I only managed to get them back on my GW36 WC!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on July 19, 2017, 01:30:09 PM
I played the entire season for the first time and finished 154k. Pretty happy considering I was 2mil about 10 weeks into the season :P
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: The_Captain on July 19, 2017, 04:53:38 PM
Back into it again for me for about 4th or 5th year now. Think ill start the forward combo of Lukaku/ Jesus / Rooney. Injuries worry me for Rooney, but he is cheap. Kane a bit out of reach for me- at 12.5 costs a bit too much, by going Jesus instead i can strengthen my mids. Mids im looking at Alli, Fab, Willian and Coutinho for my starting 4. Backs and keepers yet to do. But with 3 defenders starting have about 5.5 to spend on each with 2 4.0 bench coverage players. Keepers will leave me with 8.5 to spend...
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 19, 2017, 05:32:29 PM
Back into it again for me for about 4th or 5th year now. Think ill start the forward combo of Lukaku/ Jesus / Rooney. Injuries worry me for Rooney, but he is cheap. Kane a bit out of reach for me- at 12.5 costs a bit too much, by going Jesus instead i can strengthen my mids. Mids im looking at Alli, Fab, Willian and Coutinho for my starting 4. Backs and keepers yet to do. But with 3 defenders starting have about 5.5 to spend on each with 2 4.0 bench coverage players. Keepers will leave me with 8.5 to spend...

Sounds decent enough! Just not sold on Evertons early fixtures, very tough. Will get Rooney in GW7ish!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 05:35:49 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

It was my first season last year and came in at 100k. What really screwed me up was during the congested fixtures near December, when I was on holiday, I was unable to make transfers during that period, when there were two GW's in one week.

This year I hope to come in the top 10k.

That's pretty good for your first season. It's a big step up to the top 10k mark. Good luck!

If it makes you feel better, I was away that week in December in Japan and the two transfers I made were Kane and Ali out for Kun and Stanislas and it pretty much ruined my entire season :p I have no doubt I would have finished top 1k with those two in my team given I only managed to get them back on my GW36 WC!

Ouch, that's super unlucky as Alli and Kane went off after December.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 05:36:50 PM
Back into it again for me for about 4th or 5th year now. Think ill start the forward combo of Lukaku/ Jesus / Rooney. Injuries worry me for Rooney, but he is cheap. Kane a bit out of reach for me- at 12.5 costs a bit too much, by going Jesus instead i can strengthen my mids. Mids im looking at Alli, Fab, Willian and Coutinho for my starting 4. Backs and keepers yet to do. But with 3 defenders starting have about 5.5 to spend on each with 2 4.0 bench coverage players. Keepers will leave me with 8.5 to spend...

Sounds decent enough! Just not sold on Evertons early fixtures, very tough. Will get Rooney in GW7ish!

Yep, I'd avoid Everton at all costs.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 05:37:23 PM
I played the entire season for the first time and finished 154k. Pretty happy considering I was 2mil about 10 weeks into the season :P

Nice PB 8)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: The_Captain on July 19, 2017, 05:40:50 PM
Back into it again for me for about 4th or 5th year now. Think ill start the forward combo of Lukaku/ Jesus / Rooney. Injuries worry me for Rooney, but he is cheap. Kane a bit out of reach for me- at 12.5 costs a bit too much, by going Jesus instead i can strengthen my mids. Mids im looking at Alli, Fab, Willian and Coutinho for my starting 4. Backs and keepers yet to do. But with 3 defenders starting have about 5.5 to spend on each with 2 4.0 bench coverage players. Keepers will leave me with 8.5 to spend...

Sounds decent enough! Just not sold on Evertons early fixtures, very tough. Will get Rooney in GW7ish!

yeah- might have to also look at that option. Never know- Rooney could pull some flukey strikes out his ass :P
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 07:12:14 PM
Which budget mids are you guys thinking of picking? I've gone for Pedro, Phillips and Tadic but I'm not really convinced by any of them.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Nige on July 19, 2017, 07:54:40 PM
Matt Phillips is a gun, locked in my team.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 07:59:42 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

I think RLC should definitely get game time. Chelsea wouldn't have given him on loan otherwise.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 19, 2017, 08:46:59 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

I think RLC should definitely get game time. Chelsea wouldn't have given him on loan otherwise.

If he plays now it'll have to be as a CDM though as all palace attacking spots are taken. So that's 2 points per week for you which isn't good enough for your field.

For the budget picks, there's a whole lot and I can't decide between mhki and pogba and one of William, zaha, Ramsey (to a lesser extent lanzini and ayew). But really cheap ones, Phillips, Redmond, Tadic, Mooy, Ritchie, knockhaert (if not injured) all look decent enough punts to start.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 19, 2017, 11:00:34 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

I think RLC should definitely get game time. Chelsea wouldn't have given him on loan otherwise.

If he plays now it'll have to be as a CDM though as all palace attacking spots are taken. So that's 2 points per week for you which isn't good enough for your field.

For the budget picks, there's a whole lot and I can't decide between mhki and pogba and one of William, zaha, Ramsey (to a lesser extent lanzini and ayew). But really cheap ones, Phillips, Redmond, Tadic, Mooy, Ritchie, knockhaert (if not injured) all look decent enough punts to start.

Phillips is class so I'll start with him. That leaves me 14.5 to spend on 2 mids

How's this as a second draft:

Foster / Myhill

Bertand / Tripper / Lindelof / Monreal / Lascelles

Alli / Phillips / Pedro (Insert 8m) / Tadic / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

This squad gives me great rotation as I don't have to play Gayle against TOT but instead Monreal.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 20, 2017, 01:09:01 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

I think RLC should definitely get game time. Chelsea wouldn't have given him on loan otherwise.

If he plays now it'll have to be as a CDM though as all palace attacking spots are taken. So that's 2 points per week for you which isn't good enough for your field.

For the budget picks, there's a whole lot and I can't decide between mhki and pogba and one of William, zaha, Ramsey (to a lesser extent lanzini and ayew). But really cheap ones, Phillips, Redmond, Tadic, Mooy, Ritchie, knockhaert (if not injured) all look decent enough punts to start.

Phillips is class so I'll start with him. That leaves me 14.5 to spend on 2 mids

How's this as a second draft:

Foster / Myhill

Bertand / Tripper / Lindelof / Monreal / Lascelles

Alli / Phillips / Pedro (Insert 8m) / Tadic / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

This squad gives me great rotation as I don't have to play Gayle against TOT but instead Monreal.

Don't think its bad at all mate. I'd suggest maybe doing Lascelles to a non-playing 4.0 (given your other 4 will always be chosen ahead of Lascelles) and then doing tadic to one of the 7.0 options. It just allows for more flexibility if one of the 7.0s fire!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 20, 2017, 02:10:12 PM
My current squad looks like this:

Foster / Myhill

Trippier / Bertrand / Lindelof / Newcastle Defender / Hudson

KDB / Alli / Fabregas / RLC / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

Playing 343 every week

I'm sure you've changed it already, but I wouldn't be playing 3-4-3 when your 4th mid is Carroll (RLC probably won't play given puncheon was named as C and they were competing for the same spot). It's just 2 points every week.
By my calculations you've left money in the back, so I'd do Bertrand to 4.5 or 5.0 and upgrade the 4th mid to someone more relevant.
Or of course you could do Berry to Cedric and Newcastle to Ake and play 4-3-3 instead.
Where do you usually rank?

I think RLC should definitely get game time. Chelsea wouldn't have given him on loan otherwise.

If he plays now it'll have to be as a CDM though as all palace attacking spots are taken. So that's 2 points per week for you which isn't good enough for your field.

For the budget picks, there's a whole lot and I can't decide between mhki and pogba and one of William, zaha, Ramsey (to a lesser extent lanzini and ayew). But really cheap ones, Phillips, Redmond, Tadic, Mooy, Ritchie, knockhaert (if not injured) all look decent enough punts to start.

Phillips is class so I'll start with him. That leaves me 14.5 to spend on 2 mids

How's this as a second draft:

Foster / Myhill

Bertand / Tripper / Lindelof / Monreal / Lascelles

Alli / Phillips / Pedro (Insert 8m) / Tadic / Carroll

Kane / Lukaku / Gayle

This squad gives me great rotation as I don't have to play Gayle against TOT but instead Monreal.

Don't think its bad at all mate. I'd suggest maybe doing Lascelles to a non-playing 4.0 (given your other 4 will always be chosen ahead of Lascelles) and then doing tadic to one of the 7.0 options. It just allows for more flexibility if one of the 7.0s fire!

Great idea :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 22, 2017, 11:13:06 AM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on July 23, 2017, 11:49:50 AM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 23, 2017, 05:40:44 PM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)

I made a draft league, the code is 54332-16256. The scoring is currently classic, but I can change it depending on your wants. I've set the draft date to Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm (WA time), but I can change it depending on when you guys are available. There are currently 8 spots available, but I can increase the size if we gain more interest.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on July 23, 2017, 07:27:40 PM
I'll pass just because I won't have the time to do more than just the classic comp.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on July 23, 2017, 08:26:29 PM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)

I made a draft league, the code is 54332-16256. The scoring is currently classic, but I can change it depending on your wants. I've set the draft date to Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm (WA time), but I can change it depending on when you guys are available. There are currently 8 spots available, but I can increase the size if we gain more interest.
August 6 @ 2pm WA time, I reckon I'll be at the showdown!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 24, 2017, 07:13:29 AM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)

I made a draft league, the code is 54332-16256. The scoring is currently classic, but I can change it depending on your wants. I've set the draft date to Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm (WA time), but I can change it depending on when you guys are available. There are currently 8 spots available, but I can increase the size if we gain more interest.
August 6 @ 2pm WA time, I reckon I'll be at the showdown!

Oops, which date would you all prefer?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Hawka on July 25, 2017, 11:31:05 AM
Back into it again for me for about 4th or 5th year now. Think ill start the forward combo of Lukaku/ Jesus / Rooney. Injuries worry me for Rooney, but he is cheap. Kane a bit out of reach for me- at 12.5 costs a bit too much, by going Jesus instead i can strengthen my mids. Mids im looking at Alli, Fab, Willian and Coutinho for my starting 4. Backs and keepers yet to do. But with 3 defenders starting have about 5.5 to spend on each with 2 4.0 bench coverage players. Keepers will leave me with 8.5 to spend...

Sounds decent enough! Just not sold on Evertons early fixtures, very tough. Will get Rooney in GW7ish!

Yep, I'd avoid Everton at all costs.
With the squad we have assembled, and with us playing competitive fixtures before the season starts so we can gel, the opening fixtures don't phase me  8)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on July 25, 2017, 08:20:24 PM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)

I made a draft league, the code is 54332-16256. The scoring is currently classic, but I can change it depending on your wants. I've set the draft date to Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm (WA time), but I can change it depending on when you guys are available. There are currently 8 spots available, but I can increase the size if we gain more interest.
August 6 @ 2pm WA time, I reckon I'll be at the showdown!

Oops, which date would you all prefer?
Looks like you've moved it to Monday 5.30pm SA time, I can do that. We still need another 4 coaches at least though!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 25, 2017, 11:17:45 PM
Anyone want to make a draft league?
I've never participated in a draft game, was just reading about it and it seems interesting!

Count me in  ;)

I made a draft league, the code is 54332-16256. The scoring is currently classic, but I can change it depending on your wants. I've set the draft date to Sunday the 6th of August at 2pm (WA time), but I can change it depending on when you guys are available. There are currently 8 spots available, but I can increase the size if we gain more interest.
August 6 @ 2pm WA time, I reckon I'll be at the showdown!

Oops, which date would you all prefer?
Looks like you've moved it to Monday 5.30pm SA time, I can do that. We still need another 4 coaches at least though!
Yeah, I just moved it to the next day. Hopefully we can get four more members from this forum.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on July 27, 2017, 12:15:59 AM
(http://i66.tinypic.com/2uzrwba.jpg)


That's my first draft. It's pretty cookie cutter that way I can just follow the pack for the first 5-10 gameweeks :P
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 27, 2017, 01:07:41 AM
Nice PB. Wouldn't start with two 4.0 defenders though, that'll hurt. If staying with the pack early is your idea (really I find that to be the best strategy at the beginning) then I'd look at Kane with around 40% ownership. But if you're set on doubling spurs mids instead then go for it because they're both awesome picks.
Keep an eye on Coutinhos transfer news too.


To free up 0.5, just do hart to Elliott (he's starting ATM) and then spend the 0.5 getting rid of Rangel (he's not playing ATM so will drop like a stone when the casual players realise)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Nige on July 27, 2017, 09:49:15 AM
How do we feel about Chicarito at West Ham as a viable option?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 27, 2017, 01:19:47 PM
How do we feel about Chicarito at West Ham as a viable option?

In my team, I'd rather have him than Gayle. I'm pretty confident he'll score against Man U as well.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on July 27, 2017, 05:30:51 PM
How do we feel about Chicarito at West Ham as a viable option?

In my team, I'd rather have him than Gayle. I'm pretty confident he'll score against Man U as well.

Assuming Austin doesn't get the nod for gw1 then Chico is locked and loaded
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 31, 2017, 07:36:03 PM
Almost about to start, how are your teams coming along?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: WhatMate on July 31, 2017, 07:40:22 PM
Just gave a team a crack! Do you guys recommend spending the whole budget?

De Gea / Hart

Bertrand, Trippier, David Luiz, Lindelof / Daniels

Alli, Mkhitaryan, Zaha / Mooy, Carrol

Kane, Firmino, Chicarito
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on July 31, 2017, 08:11:15 PM
Just gave a team a crack! Do you guys recommend spending the whole budget?

De Gea / Hart

Bertrand, Trippier, David Luiz, Lindelof / Daniels

Alli, Mkhitaryan, Zaha / Mooy, Carrol

Kane, Firmino, Chicarito

Yeah, also make sure to not spend too much $$ on your bench.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 01, 2017, 06:48:10 PM
Jay Rod anyone?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 01, 2017, 06:56:58 PM
Nice PB. Wouldn't start with two 4.0 defenders though, that'll hurt. If staying with the pack early is your idea (really I find that to be the best strategy at the beginning) then I'd look at Kane with around 40% ownership. But if you're set on doubling spurs mids instead then go for it because they're both awesome picks.
Keep an eye on Coutinhos transfer news too.


To free up 0.5, just do hart to Elliott (he's starting ATM) and then spend the 0.5 getting rid of Rangel (he's not playing ATM so will drop like a stone when the casual players realise)
Cheres for that. I didn't even realise I had double Spurs in the mids, Eriksen started slow last year and annoyed me so I might drop him.

I'll just keep mucking around with it until the 11th August comes around :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 03, 2017, 08:08:07 AM
Thoughts on my current team?

Foster / Myhill

Kompany / Trippier / (Cedric/Yoshida) / Lascelles / Hudson

KDB / (Mkhi or Pogba) / Willian / Zaha

Kane / Lukaku / Jay Rod
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on August 03, 2017, 08:57:39 PM
Thoughts on my current team?

Foster / Myhill

Kompany / Trippier / (Cedric/Yoshida) / Lascelles / Hudson

KDB / (Mkhi or Pogba) / Willian / Zaha

Kane / Lukaku / Jay Rod

Like it, but I am no expert! My first cut is:

Heaton / Foster
Luiz / Trippier / Daniels / Rangel / Hunemeier
Alli / Salah / Willian / Salah / Loftus Creek
Kane / Lukaku / Mitrovic

Too light in defence, not great bench cover, but it doesn't matter, my starting teams always fails and I use the WC in week 2 to fully reconstruct my team!!!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 04, 2017, 07:30:27 AM
Thoughts on my current team?

Foster / Myhill

Kompany / Trippier / (Cedric/Yoshida) / Lascelles / Hudson

KDB / (Mkhi or Pogba) / Willian / Zaha

Kane / Lukaku / Jay Rod

Like it, but I am no expert! My first cut is:

Heaton / Foster
Luiz / Trippier / Daniels / Rangel / Hunemeier
Alli / Salah / Willian / Salah / Loftus Creek
Kane / Lukaku / Mitrovic

Too light in defence, not great bench cover, but it doesn't matter, my starting teams always fails and I use the WC in week 2 to fully reconstruct my team!!!

Double Salah?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Goosey on August 04, 2017, 06:08:04 PM
Thoughts on my current team?

Foster / Myhill

Kompany / Trippier / (Cedric/Yoshida) / Lascelles / Hudson

KDB / (Mkhi or Pogba) / Willian / Zaha

Kane / Lukaku / Jay Rod

Like it, but I am no expert! My first cut is:

Heaton / Foster
Luiz / Trippier / Daniels / Rangel / Hunemeier
Alli / Salah / Willian / Salah / Loftus Creek
Kane / Lukaku / Mitrovic

Too light in defence, not great bench cover, but it doesn't matter, my starting teams always fails and I use the WC in week 2 to fully reconstruct my team!!!

Double Salah?

Doh! Should be Zaha!
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 05, 2017, 10:36:46 AM
Thoughts on my current team?

Foster / Myhill

Kompany / Trippier / (Cedric/Yoshida) / Lascelles / Hudson

KDB / (Mkhi or Pogba) / Willian / Zaha

Kane / Lukaku / Jay Rod

Like it, but I am no expert! My first cut is:

Heaton / Foster
Luiz / Trippier / Daniels / Rangel / Hunemeier
Alli / Salah / Willian / Salah / Loftus Creek
Kane / Lukaku / Mitrovic

Too light in defence, not great bench cover, but it doesn't matter, my starting teams always fails and I use the WC in week 2 to fully reconstruct my team!!!

Double Salah?

Doh! Should be Zaha!

Looks good. I'd downgrade Heaton -> 4.0 and use the funds to upgrade one of your defenders. I'm not sold on Mitrovic either, I'd rather have Jay Rod or Austin.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 06, 2017, 10:44:29 AM
Trippier injured :/
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 07, 2017, 08:13:39 AM
Pretty settled on this team:

Foster / (Myhill)

Cedric / Bertrand / Kompany / (Dummett) / (Hudson)

KDB / Mkhi / Willian / Zaha / (Carroll)

Kane (VC) / Lukaku (C) / Jay Rod
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Koop on August 07, 2017, 02:46:49 PM
The fact I can realistically only start one of Austin, Rodriguez and Chica is really bugging me. I think they all provide very good value

Team so far

Hart / (Elliot)

Cedric / Bertrand / Daniels / (Lejeune) / (Mee)

Eriksen / Alli / Salah / Ritchie / (Chalobah)

Lukaku / Jesus / Rodriguez

- Not sure I can start two Southampton defenders and get away with it, but I can't see where else to go now that Trippier is injured for at least GW1 (If I'm reading right??)

- Also not sure double Spurs is the way to go, Zaha and Pogba (don't laugh, think Matic will do wonders for him) are others under very high consideration

- Ritchie on set pieces is tasty for dayssssssssssss

- Am worried about Jesus's possible rotation risk. Any city fan's thoughts on this?

- Rodriguez could be Chica or Austin by the weekend lockout, it's literally flip a coin.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Keeper27 on August 07, 2017, 02:58:35 PM
so i made a quick team...

Foster (Hart)
Luiz/Bertrand/Vertonghen (Rangel/Rosenoir)
Pogba/Silva/Sigurdsson/Snoddgrass (McArthur)
Kane (VC) /Aguero (C) /Austin

GK - standard, both should score 100+, and rotate when needed
DEF - 3 x 100+ DEFs, 2 from teams who i think will have the most clean sheets (trying to fit in a City DEF)
MID - 4 x 100+ MIDS, snoddy again goes unnoticed (6.5%) even though he's a proven 100+ player and @ 6.0m you're laughing.
Pogba is my only concern, will he be avg again or will he become a 180+ player with Lukaku/Matic in the team, assists & goals will improve IMO. Siggy is another proven scorer, will go 150+
FWD - Kane & Aguero will be top 3 goal scorers. both Proven 150+ avg. Austin is cheap, can score and Southampton have an easier run till MW11.   

Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: WhatMate on August 07, 2017, 09:23:16 PM
Update

De Gea / Hart

Bertrand, David Luiz, Lindelof / Rangel, Daniels

Alli, Mkhitaryan, Snodgrass, Zaha / Mooy

Kane, Firmino, Chicarito
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 08, 2017, 07:19:34 PM
Nice teams guys.

De Gea + Hart at 10mil is quite an expensive pairing.

Aguero could be a very nice POD seeing as Kane/Lukaku are the popular 2 starters.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 08, 2017, 08:13:48 PM
Regarding Snodgrass from the above teams, he is one to avoid according to WHU fans.

https://www.reddit.com/r/FantasyPL/comments/6s8eu4/west_ham_guide_updated/
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 08, 2017, 09:28:05 PM
Looks good. I think I have some of my side worked out (Namely my front 2), but it'd be cool to know who the new/lesser known sides will be starting with (Especially Newcastle) so I'll do some research over the next few days.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 08, 2017, 09:43:18 PM
Looks good. I think I have some of my side worked out (Namely my front 3), but it'd be cool to know who the new/lesser known sides will be starting with (Especially Newcastle) so I'll do some research over the next few days.

Here's a list of team guides if you need some more info:

https://www.reddit.com/r/FantasyPL/comments/6rxo0z/updated_team_guides_list/

Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Koop on August 08, 2017, 10:42:19 PM
fpladdicts.com is what I use mostly. I'll have to check out the FPL reddit :)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Spite on August 09, 2017, 02:01:05 AM
Fantasyfootballscout.co.uk is by far the best FPL website and it's not even close. Some of the other sites are laughable in their suggestions
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 09, 2017, 07:51:15 AM
Fantasyfootballscout.co.uk is by far the best FPL website and it's not even close. Some of the other sites are laughable in their suggestions

I would recommend fpl reddit as well, people there are very helpful with their analysis and tips.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 09, 2017, 10:45:27 PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGyeh2XUwAArSBA.jpg:large)

Where I sit now.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Menzel Washington on August 10, 2017, 01:30:25 PM
This is the team I've come up with... Any thoughts?
Haven't played it for a few years  :-\

(http://i.imgur.com/m6SDhqZ.png)
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 10, 2017, 05:08:14 PM
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGyeh2XUwAArSBA.jpg:large)

Where I sit now.

Pretty similar PB, except Mkhi and Jay Rod over Tadic and Chica, and a different defence.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 10, 2017, 10:36:12 PM
After Danny Rose's comments today, Ben Davies anyone?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: PowerBug on August 11, 2017, 11:57:12 PM
Good luck people :) Up the Gunners as well :D
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: EazyMoney on August 12, 2017, 06:41:42 AM
Anyone have Vardy?
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Nige on August 12, 2017, 08:40:34 AM
Is it worth making this a megathread for both FPL and EPL discussion? Dunno whether there's enough traffic through here to warrant different threads.

Anyone have Vardy?
Had to talk myself out of it.

But then I realised I probably needed 2/3 of Kane/Aguero/Lukaku and once Chicarito signed for the Hammers I couldn't ignore him at that price.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: Menzel Washington on August 12, 2017, 12:09:03 PM
This is what I ended up going with. A shame Trippier was injured to start the season, will bring him in in a few weeks time...

(http://i.imgur.com/N6h2M1Z.png)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 12, 2017, 08:05:18 PM
Is it worth making this a megathread for both FPL and EPL discussion? Dunno whether there's enough traffic through here to warrant different threads.
Let's do it :)


Consider this a thread for both FPL and EPL chat :)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 13, 2017, 12:57:16 AM
Goal and Assist for Salah and a goal for Hegazy! Fair to say thats a nice start, hopefully West Brom and Southampton can hold for for clean sheets too!

Only poor choice was Jrod for Rooney based on fixtures
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 13, 2017, 09:35:26 AM
Goal and Assist for Salah and a goal for Hegazy! Fair to say thats a nice start, hopefully West Brom and Southampton can hold for for clean sheets too!

Only poor choice was Jrod for Rooney based on fixtures

Jrod was excellent, he did everything but score. I wouldn't transfer him out at all.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 13, 2017, 09:36:29 AM
I'm on 39 with Lukaku (C), Kane and Mkhi to come

I should get around 60-65 hopefully.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 13, 2017, 06:09:09 PM
Goal and Assist for Salah and a goal for Hegazy! Fair to say thats a nice start, hopefully West Brom and Southampton can hold for for clean sheets too!

Only poor choice was Jrod for Rooney based on fixtures

Jrod was excellent, he did everything but score. I wouldn't transfer him out at all.

Ah! Great to hear! Brom have a fixture for the next month or two so I'll certainly hold onto him, cheers man!

The success of my entire weekend rests with Lukaku's performance, as it will every week until I get him :P
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Keeper27 on August 13, 2017, 06:11:25 PM
I'm on 39 with Lukaku (C), Kane and Mkhi to come

I should get around 60-65 hopefully.

Nice.

Im on 19  :'(
but i have Pogba/Eriksen/Ritchie/Kane/Lukaku (C) to go.. so im hoping a few decent score out of that lot.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 13, 2017, 08:23:10 PM
I'm on 39 with Lukaku (C), Kane and Mkhi to come

I should get around 60-65 hopefully.

Nice.

Im on 19  :'(
but i have Pogba/Eriksen/Ritchie/Kane/Lukaku (C) to go.. so im hoping a few decent score out of that lot.

Good luck, those players should do you well.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 13, 2017, 10:07:02 PM
The fanfooty league has someone who actually won the entire comp  :o
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 14, 2017, 07:46:13 AM
Finished on 77, pretty happy with the start to the year, now I just have to do this for another 37 weeks.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Keeper27 on August 14, 2017, 08:22:53 AM
I'm on 39 with Lukaku (C), Kane and Mkhi to come

I should get around 60-65 hopefully.

Nice.

Im on 19  :'(
but i have Pogba/Eriksen/Ritchie/Kane/Lukaku (C) to go.. so im hoping a few decent score out of that lot.

Good luck, those players should do you well.

finished with 67. not too bad considering.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 14, 2017, 09:25:25 AM
Only 32, rip in peace.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 14, 2017, 09:59:16 AM
60. Not really fussed, I didn't get any injuries and all my players started so I'm happy :)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 14, 2017, 10:05:35 AM
61, cheers for nothing Kane. Hate picking him and skippering him over Lukaku -.-
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 14, 2017, 10:45:27 AM
Kane -> Lukaku/Vardy
Zaha -> Xhaka

Worth the -4?

I am in a cash league atm and the bloke I am playing this week only beat me by 3 pts (because he had Lukaku C).

Strategy is to manage wins and losses through the first half of the season and focus on building a massive team value, then come home like a steam train after Xmas.

Xhaka set to increase in price, Lukaku a fair chance to soon.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 14, 2017, 03:13:54 PM
Kane -> Lukaku/Vardy
Zaha -> Xhaka

Worth the -4?

I am in a cash league atm and the bloke I am playing this week only beat me by 3 pts (because he had Lukaku C).

Strategy is to manage wins and losses through the first half of the season and focus on building a massive team value, then come home like a steam train after Xmas.

Xhaka set to increase in price, Lukaku a fair chance to soon.

I wouldn't do any of these transfers. Xhaka is a cdm and they're no good for fpl, and Kane is the best striker in the game, he was unlucky not to score against Newcastle (Hit the post).
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 14, 2017, 04:11:15 PM
Kane -> Lukaku/Vardy
Zaha -> Xhaka

Worth the -4?

I am in a cash league atm and the bloke I am playing this week only beat me by 3 pts (because he had Lukaku C).

Strategy is to manage wins and losses through the first half of the season and focus on building a massive team value, then come home like a steam train after Xmas.

Xhaka set to increase in price, Lukaku a fair chance to soon.

I wouldn't do any of these transfers. Xhaka is a cdm and they're no good for fpl, and Kane is the best striker in the game, he was unlucky not to score against Newcastle (Hit the post).

I restrained :P Can see not have Lukaku hurting me all season though! :-\
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 14, 2017, 06:06:49 PM
Kane -> Lukaku/Vardy
Zaha -> Xhaka

Worth the -4?

I am in a cash league atm and the bloke I am playing this week only beat me by 3 pts (because he had Lukaku C).

Strategy is to manage wins and losses through the first half of the season and focus on building a massive team value, then come home like a steam train after Xmas.

Xhaka set to increase in price, Lukaku a fair chance to soon.

I wouldn't do any of these transfers. Xhaka is a cdm and they're no good for fpl, and Kane is the best striker in the game, he was unlucky not to score against Newcastle (Hit the post).

I restrained :P Can see not have Lukaku hurting me all season though! :-\

Any other way you can bring him in? I think he'll go off against Swansea.
Title: Re: Fantasy Premier League 2017/18
Post by: WhatMate on August 14, 2017, 07:32:31 PM
Update

De Gea / Hart

Bertrand, David Luiz, Lindelof / Rangel, Daniels

Alli, Mkhitaryan, Snodgrass, Zaha / Mooy

Kane, Firmino, Chicarito
Swapped Hart with Elliot and Snodgrass with Tadic. Had Xhaka instead of Tadic but opted out last minute  :-\

Firmino Captain helped me on to a nice 73  8)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 14, 2017, 08:05:47 PM
Kane -> Lukaku/Vardy
Zaha -> Xhaka

Worth the -4?

I am in a cash league atm and the bloke I am playing this week only beat me by 3 pts (because he had Lukaku C).

Strategy is to manage wins and losses through the first half of the season and focus on building a massive team value, then come home like a steam train after Xmas.

Xhaka set to increase in price, Lukaku a fair chance to soon.

I wouldn't do any of these transfers. Xhaka is a cdm and they're no good for fpl, and Kane is the best striker in the game, he was unlucky not to score against Newcastle (Hit the post).

I restrained :P Can see not have Lukaku hurting me all season though! :-\

Any other way you can bring him in? I think he'll go off against Swansea.

Jesus I could cut if I can find the 1m (means taking a hit obviously).

Otherwise I drop DeBruyne to someone 6m and do JRod to Lukaku haha
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 14, 2017, 10:18:45 PM
Lukaku all set to rise in price tomorrow morning, feel like (with Swansea this week and a relatively soft opening fixture) its becoming a now or never situation. Of course United won't score 4 goals ever match but I would back them for at least 2 over this early stretch.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 14, 2017, 10:25:02 PM
I'd hold. You'll probably wildcard in a few weeks and can get him in next week anyway. I'm thinking I'll hold this week, then use 3 transfers next week to get who I need to get.


But then again Lukaku plays Swansea and Kane plays Chelsea...
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 15, 2017, 09:47:29 AM
But then again Lukaku plays Swansea and Kane plays Chelsea...

Fair chance both score a couple, our defending was woeful against Burnley and we lose G.Cahill through suspension. Least we get Moses back allowing Azpi to drop back in.

Obviously Palace were disgraceful in GW1 but Ruben Loftus-Cheek playing as part of a front 3 as a 4.5 midfielder is enormously tempting...
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 15, 2017, 10:21:21 AM
Operation get United attacking cover has taken an interesting turn. Could get Mkhitaryan in for Zaha (who is in doubt) by making 1.0 somewhere else.

From what I have read, RLC's position could be under threat as Palace look to ring the changes.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 15, 2017, 08:13:34 PM
Zaha injured  :-\
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 15, 2017, 08:45:42 PM
Operation get United attacking cover has taken an interesting turn. Could get Mkhitaryan in for Zaha (who is in doubt) by making 1.0 somewhere else.

From what I have read, RLC's position could be under threat as Palace look to ring the changes.
plz don't take a hit this week, you'll be better off hahah

Zaha injured  :-\
I thought it was just precautionary? Any news come out today?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 15, 2017, 10:23:08 PM
Operation get United attacking cover has taken an interesting turn. Could get Mkhitaryan in for Zaha (who is in doubt) by making 1.0 somewhere else.

From what I have read, RLC's position could be under threat as Palace look to ring the changes.
plz don't take a hit this week, you'll be better off hahah

Zaha injured  :-\
I thought it was just precautionary? Any news come out today?

Tweet here on it: https://twitter.com/ed_aarons/status/897380060705038340

This guy is reliable apparently, so he's out for supposedly 4 weeks.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 16, 2017, 12:36:09 PM
Haha didn't take the hit, watched Lukaku heartbreakingly rise in price :'( Kane + Jesus hatricks this week pls

Flicked Zaha to Ritchie. Newcastle's next month is fairly generous and Ritchies and free-kicks, some corners and pens on lock. I also rate him as a player which is a bonus hahaha
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 16, 2017, 09:00:08 PM
Haha didn't take the hit, watched Lukaku heartbreakingly rise in price :'( Kane + Jesus hatricks this week pls

Flicked Zaha to Ritchie. Newcastle's next month is fairly generous and Ritchies and free-kicks, some corners and pens on lock. I also rate him as a player which is a bonus hahaha

Ritchie should be a great option. I've gone for Ramsey, who had 4 shots in 24 minutes and scored a goal against Leicester.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 16, 2017, 09:08:32 PM
I'll be going to a 5.5 or cheaper so it's either Gross, Mooy or a RLC for me.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 16, 2017, 09:10:04 PM
I'll be going to a 5.5 or cheaper so it's either Gross, Mooy or a RLC for me.

Time for some Aussie love?  8)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 17, 2017, 10:39:58 AM
Haha didn't take the hit, watched Lukaku heartbreakingly rise in price :'( Kane + Jesus hatricks this week pls

Flicked Zaha to Ritchie. Newcastle's next month is fairly generous and Ritchies and free-kicks, some corners and pens on lock. I also rate him as a player which is a bonus hahaha

Ritchie should be a great option. I've gone for Ramsey, who had 4 shots in 24 minutes and scored a goal against Leicester.

I know lots were going for Atsu (who I think is 1m cheaper) due to his pace and higher attacking threat but I can't say no to a bloke with a monopoly over set pieces who scores the odd screamer!

Rambo is a very good choice, I did consider him too. Can see him having a great season.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 17, 2017, 01:08:22 PM
Haha didn't take the hit, watched Lukaku heartbreakingly rise in price :'( Kane + Jesus hatricks this week pls

Flicked Zaha to Ritchie. Newcastle's next month is fairly generous and Ritchies and free-kicks, some corners and pens on lock. I also rate him as a player which is a bonus hahaha

Ritchie should be a great option. I've gone for Ramsey, who had 4 shots in 24 minutes and scored a goal against Leicester.

I know lots were going for Atsu (who I think is 1m cheaper) due to his pace and higher attacking threat but I can't say no to a bloke with a monopoly over set pieces who scores the odd screamer!

Rambo is a very good choice, I did consider him too. Can see him having a great season.

I think Ritchie should score much better compared to Atsu. Atsu seems to be all skills and pace but no end product.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Menzel Washington on August 17, 2017, 03:21:50 PM
Weird fact here...

Stoke has more champions league winners in its squad than any other English team!
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 19, 2017, 11:34:00 AM
GW2 approaches...
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 20, 2017, 11:44:54 AM
Knee-jerked Tadic to Paul this morning. United look too good and I had to get in before the price rise.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 20, 2017, 11:58:23 AM
Man Utd look the goods two weeks in.

Chicarito delivered with two goals for West Ham, very happy.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Keeper27 on August 20, 2017, 12:52:24 PM
on 41 so far, but Eriksen/David Silva/Willian and a cheapo DEF to go.
hoping for 60+
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 20, 2017, 01:12:27 PM
on 41 so far, but Eriksen/David Silva/Willian and a cheapo DEF to go.
hoping for 60+

Good score, I'm on 34 with Kompany/Kane/KDB/Willian to go.

Pretty mediocre but I'm hoping for 55-60, which I'd be content with.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 21, 2017, 07:54:03 AM
on 41 so far, but Eriksen/David Silva/Willian and a cheapo DEF to go.
hoping for 60+

Good score, I'm on 34 with Kompany/Kane/KDB/Willian to go.

Pretty mediocre but I'm hoping for 55-60, which I'd be content with.

How many times do my players want to hit the flowering post

38 with KDB/Kompany to go. 50 please at least, but knowing this GW, I'll get 42.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 21, 2017, 08:06:29 AM
On 53 and I still have Kun (c), KdB, Klaassen and Keane to go.

Kane unlucky to not score again but the August curse is real. 12.5 for 2 points made me rage trade to Lukaku.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 21, 2017, 10:35:16 AM
On 53 and I still have Kun (c), KdB, Klaassen and Keane to go.

Kane unlucky to not score again but the August curse is real. 12.5 for 2 points made me rage trade to Lukaku.

Rage trade even though he's playing Burnley next week?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 21, 2017, 01:08:53 PM
On 53 and I still have Kun (c), KdB, Klaassen and Keane to go.

Kane unlucky to not score again but the August curse is real. 12.5 for 2 points made me rage trade to Lukaku.

Rage trade even though he's playing Burnley next week?

Only reason I am not rage trading tbh. In fairness he has looked in pretty good touch, not having Lukaku really really hurts though
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 21, 2017, 02:39:38 PM
On 53 and I still have Kun (c), KdB, Klaassen and Keane to go.

Kane unlucky to not score again but the August curse is real. 12.5 for 2 points made me rage trade to Lukaku.

Rage trade even though he's playing Burnley next week?

Only reason I am not rage trading tbh. In fairness he has looked in pretty good touch, not having Lukaku really really hurts though
Yeah, I went back and forth on it, but I pulled the trigger.

Lukaku looks the goods though so that should soften the blow a little.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 21, 2017, 07:28:15 PM
41 with only KDB to go :-\

I've already made Tadic to Pogba, I can see myself making another change taking a -4 hit. Possibly Willian to Mooy as Hazard is nearly back playing. Or Monreal out if there's a defender I like that's about to rise in price.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 22, 2017, 01:29:23 PM
Not brave enough to check my team yet, flowering awful week!

Danilo is going, figure I'm in too deep now with Jesus and Kane - have to back them to score sooner rather than later
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 22, 2017, 01:45:23 PM
Zanka, Mooy, Miky some of the bigger names to rise in price

Lukaku and Eriksen looking like rising tomorrow
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Hawka on August 22, 2017, 11:36:44 PM
Rooney scored me some good points first 2 weeks
and won me some cash both games on first goal ;)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 23, 2017, 02:46:44 AM
Jesus subbed in the 46th minute for City...

With Walker suspended I think I'll hold Danilo for one more week.

Really feeling as though dropping Jesus for Lukaku is destined for absolute disaster but nevertheless I think it needs to happen.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 23, 2017, 07:56:18 AM
KDB -> Eriksen?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 23, 2017, 08:37:29 AM
KDB -> Eriksen?
Tossing up the same thing, but it'd involve taking a hit as well. I'm leaning towards no.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 23, 2017, 10:44:10 AM
KDB -> Eriksen?
Tossing up the same thing, but it'd involve taking a hit as well. I'm leaning towards no.

I think I'll give KDB this week, but next week, he's out.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 23, 2017, 01:46:30 PM
Giving KDB another week. Watford this week and he's the most expensive mid in the game for a reason!
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 23, 2017, 02:21:12 PM
Giving KDB another week. Watford this week and he's the most expensive mid in the game for a reason!
Bournemouth, and Hazard and Sanchez are more expensive :P


But yeah, I didn't pull the trigger, I like his matchup this week. If he blanks again though it'll be time I got some Liverpool coverage.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 23, 2017, 02:21:55 PM
Giving KDB another week. Watford this week and he's the most expensive mid in the game for a reason!
Bournemouth, and Hazard and Sanchez are more expensive :P

Hahaha ffs, how did I get that so wrong ;D
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 23, 2017, 02:39:36 PM
Giving KDB another week. Watford this week and he's the most expensive mid in the game for a reason!
Bournemouth, and Hazard and Sanchez are more expensive :P

Hahaha ffs, how did I get that so wrong ;D
I don't know, but I'm really impressed.  :P
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 23, 2017, 04:35:53 PM
Giving KDB another week. Watford this week and he's the most expensive mid in the game for a reason!
Bournemouth, and Hazard and Sanchez are more expensive :P


But yeah, I didn't pull the trigger, I like his matchup this week. If he blanks again though it'll be time I got some Liverpool coverage.

Alli will come in for me, they have a great run of fixtures after the Everton game.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: WhatMate on August 24, 2017, 03:56:17 PM
So i got Lindeloff still oops..

and Zaha.. oops

forgot to make a trade last week.

Lost .3mil off this.

This gives me 12.2mil to spend across 2 positions.

Looking at:
Hegazi and Loftus-cheek + 2mil (means starting Hegazi)

Is this a bad move?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 25, 2017, 11:28:27 AM
So i got Lindeloff still oops..

and Zaha.. oops

forgot to make a trade last week.

Lost .3mil off this.

This gives me 12.2mil to spend across 2 positions.

Looking at:
Hegazi and Loftus-cheek + 2mil (means starting Hegazi)

Is this a bad move?

Good move, but I'd get Dawson over Hegazi.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 27, 2017, 08:15:56 AM
Double SOTON defence doing the business. Mkhi also providing an assist. Pretty happy Lukaku didn't score, even though I owned him, as many near the top had him as captain.

24 with Kane (C) + Ramsey + Jay Rod + Foster to come

KDB is a dead man, out for Alli.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 27, 2017, 09:21:43 AM
So I trade trading Klaassen out like early afternoon on the app on my phone got an error. Meant to do it when I get home but forgot and then went to a party and only remembered once the games started. RLC was my bench mid too. And I was gonna bring in Mkhi/Pogba. :(
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on August 27, 2017, 09:57:41 AM
I'm 18 with Kane C, foster, Monreal, Willian left.

And sitting on KDB and Gross who are both likely to drop in 30 mins... thinking wildcard
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 27, 2017, 11:50:28 AM
Need some Kane (C) magic today, wouldn't mind a brace.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: WhatMate on August 27, 2017, 12:07:18 PM
So didnt realise you have to save your team after changing captains etc. Stuck with Firmino captain instead of Kane  :(
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 27, 2017, 12:25:57 PM
So didnt realise you have to save your team after changing captains etc. Stuck with Firmino captain instead of Kane  :(

If it makes you feel any better, Firmino was excellent in the UCL mid-week.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 28, 2017, 07:24:32 AM
This game's such a dog, I'm having the worst start.

Don't know whether to activate the WC or not
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 28, 2017, 12:10:04 PM
Forgot to touch my team, luckily didn't cost me... In fact my rage Capt of Salah C last Monday paid off! ;D
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on August 28, 2017, 12:19:38 PM
Had to get rid of Klaassen and RLC, so KdB gets one more week unless I take the free hit.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: WhatMate on August 28, 2017, 05:44:32 PM
So didnt realise you have to save your team after changing captains etc. Stuck with Firmino captain instead of Kane  :(

If it makes you feel any better, Firmino was excellent in the UCL mid-week.
Ok im happy now  ;D
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Koop on August 28, 2017, 06:21:31 PM
Happy with the 56 I got this week, even if watching Kane continually pepper the goal with no reward is getting really irritating.  :'(

Long to Mbemba is transfer 1, will probably save the second one for next week. Hart not doing too flash however, neither is Gross.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 29, 2017, 02:59:55 AM
Popped 68 last week, cannot complain there!

However I am considering playing my wildcard, and in turn using this two week break to play with the market a bit. Kane for example is set to drop 0.2 over the two weeks, while someone like Firmino is certainly going to rise.

Or am I missing this completely? :P

If I trade Kane to Firmino now for 4.0 profit, and Kane drops to 12.3 and Firmino rises to 8.7 by the weekend, will I be able to reverse that trade using the wildcard and take the 'profit'?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on August 29, 2017, 08:38:49 AM
Popped 68 last week, cannot complain there!

However I am considering playing my wildcard, and in turn using this two week break to play with the market a bit. Kane for example is set to drop 0.2 over the two weeks, while someone like Firmino is certainly going to rise.

Or am I missing this completely? :P

If I trade Kane to Firmino now for 4.0 profit, and Kane drops to 12.3 and Firmino rises to 8.7 by the weekend, will I be able to reverse that trade using the wildcard and take the 'profit'?

Yep, if your wildcarding, get rid of Kane now, and buy him back in at a cheaper price.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on August 29, 2017, 12:36:17 PM
Popped 68 last week, cannot complain there!

However I am considering playing my wildcard, and in turn using this two week break to play with the market a bit. Kane for example is set to drop 0.2 over the two weeks, while someone like Firmino is certainly going to rise.

Or am I missing this completely? :P

If I trade Kane to Firmino now for 4.0 profit, and Kane drops to 12.3 and Firmino rises to 8.7 by the weekend, will I be able to reverse that trade using the wildcard and take the 'profit'?

Yep, if your wildcarding, get rid of Kane now, and buy him back in at a cheaper price.

Ugh, Firmino and Morata went up this morning. Reckon that alone ruins the value in playing the market for this two week block
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Menzel Washington on August 29, 2017, 04:47:03 PM
Used my wild card already. Forward line looking very strong with Morata, Firmino and Lukaku :)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 06, 2017, 08:55:54 PM
This wildcard is doing my head in. My position breakdown is below, but the start has been so bad I'm thinking of rolling with the Fantasy AFL strategy or Guns and rookies,. So I'll have as many of the big hitters I can fit in, and then roll with 4.5 backs and mids (I'll go 3 heavy up top) for the remaining spots.

GK: Foster, Elliot
Never considered changing this

Def: Alonso
That's the only player I've locked in at this point. So after this point I need to decide whether to go with another quality defender (or 2?), or just roll with 4.5 from then on. Top line backs would be Bertrand, Man U back or Everton back.

Mids: Mane, Pogba
These two aren't locked in but I have the price rises on them already so I'm likely to hold them, I'm deciding whether to roll with a 3rd one or go with THREE 4.5 guys (Carroll, Cork and maybe I'll go slightly more expensive if $$ allow for the other) and field one of them every week (means I get more in defence). If I get a 3rd heavy hitter it'll have to be Eriksen.

Fwds: Lukaku, Firmino, Morata
Morata is there right now, but I will be switching him to Kane as he's had the price drop now. Just hoping Morata can go up another 0.1 so I get to make 0.1 on the sale.


So yeah, any thoughts guys? What are you all doing?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on September 06, 2017, 10:19:13 PM
I already made my two transfers for this week but I still have KdB so I think I might just take the hit and get rid of him. Not sure who to bring in. Thinking like Eriksen or Alli.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 07, 2017, 08:34:45 AM
KDB out for Alli and Kompany out for Jones this week for a -4.

I'll use my wilcard later on, still a lot of the year to come.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Koop on September 10, 2017, 01:28:48 AM
PASCAL!!!!! :-*
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on September 10, 2017, 08:45:27 AM
Of course KdB outscored Eriksen. :P
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 11, 2017, 02:03:40 PM
PB, didn't you get rid of Gross? That would absolutely suck.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 11, 2017, 04:14:05 PM
PB, didn't you get rid of Gross? That would absolutely suck.
I wildcarded, so yes. I don't really want to know what my team from GW3 would've scored this week, but something tells me I would've benched Gross anyway.

I ended up with 49 this week and I think I have a better team anyway. Blind not starting wasn't great but Ward got me 8 from my bench anyway so didn't lose out there.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: WhatMate on September 12, 2017, 08:13:25 PM
Morata or Jesus?!

Chelsea with a tougher draw coming up, but Jesus doesnt look to be getting the minutes, but i think will come good. Got 10.4
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Koop on September 16, 2017, 12:00:21 AM
Morata or Jesus?!

Chelsea with a tougher draw coming up, but Jesus doesnt look to be getting the minutes, but i think will come good. Got 10.4

Morata on fire. Pretty livid with myself for talking myself out of him initially. :(

Just a reminder to everyone that the first game this week is 5am tomorrow, might be too late for some if they've forgotten but remember to set your teams if you can folks!

Pogba also out for up to 6 weeks too for those that have him.

Had 2 free transfers this week, was only planning to use one this week where I went Zanka to Kiko Femenia. Reasoning just that I feel Huddersfield's draw is closing up big time and Femenia the next best 4.5 scoring option despite the draw. Has been handy the first few weeks.

Have now got the Pogba issue to deal with, didn't realise and he has already dropped .2 so missed out on logical replacements in David Silva or Mkhitariyan which is frustrating. No one cheaper fills me with much confidence going forward except Gross (who I already have, get on folks. ;) ) so settled on Choupo-Moting from Stoke as a downgrade sort of option. Will then probably next week and offload Charlie Daniels or Cedric to Kolanasic or Ben Davies and rotate between 3-4-3 and 4-3-3 until Pogba returns (UCL permitting). Hazard also a target but not sure how I am going to pull it off unless I downgrade Lukaku at some point.

Team for GW5

Hart
Alonso, Daniels, Cedric
Salah, Alli, Choupo-Moting, Gross
Lukaku, Kane, Abraham

(Elliott, Femenia, Carroll, Mbemba)

Bank: 2.5
Rank: 43,575

Still holding onto the wildcard for now, don't think team is doing that poorly. :P



Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Koop on September 16, 2017, 06:09:22 AM
GROSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on September 16, 2017, 12:45:35 PM
GROSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

<3
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on September 16, 2017, 12:55:12 PM
Ended up using my wildcard.

Decided to go with Doucoure over Gross so we'll see how that works out.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 17, 2017, 01:18:18 PM
39 with Blind, Alonso, Mhkitaryan, Lukaku to play. Foster, Naughton and Bertrand all kept cleans amazingly, Brady got credited with the Burnley assist, and Salah scored. Firmino and Kane (C) only two to do nothing so far.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on September 17, 2017, 04:57:49 PM
None of my defenders started! Danilo, Davies and Stephens all didn't feature. Lucky I had some contributions off the bench!
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 17, 2017, 05:09:45 PM
None of my defenders started! Danilo, Davies and Stephens all didn't feature. Lucky I had some contributions off the bench!
Not too sure about Danilo, but Davies will surely come in next week and this was just rotation. Stephens is cooked though, Yoshida and Hoedt started yesterday, and VVD came on for 5 minutes off the bench, and he will take Yoshida's spot from next week (or the week after). With Soton only having English Cup games to worry about and no Europe I doubt there will be much playing time for Stephens moving forward.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 17, 2017, 08:13:35 PM
38 for me, with Lukaku + Jones + Mkhi to come.

Hopefully Manchester United dominate today and keep Everton goalless.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: WhatMate on September 18, 2017, 07:12:25 PM
Can bring in Fabiankski, Kompany (whens he back?) and Aguero this week for De Gea, David Luiz and Chicarito. I think those are solid moves. Only costing me 4 points
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 18, 2017, 09:13:34 PM
Can bring in Fabiankski, Kompany (whens he back?) and Aguero this week for De Gea, David Luiz and Chicarito. I think those are solid moves. Only costing me 4 points
Not sold on City defence, not when there's plenty of options going around. Also De Gea has done nothing wrong and will clean more than Swansea.


I'm looking at Blind + Bertrand to Kolasinac + Hoedt/Jones. Would be a hit if I made the moves, but Blind isn't even starting (Transferred him in for two non starts ::)) and Bertrand is not showing anything on the attacking side so Hoedt would make more sense if I wanted to stay with Soton cover. If I want to get Jones instead I need to make the move before his price rises.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on September 19, 2017, 10:52:20 AM
None of my defenders started! Danilo, Davies and Stephens all didn't feature. Lucky I had some contributions off the bench!
Not too sure about Danilo, but Davies will surely come in next week and this was just rotation. Stephens is cooked though, Yoshida and Hoedt started yesterday, and VVD came on for 5 minutes off the bench, and he will take Yoshida's spot from next week (or the week after). With Soton only having English Cup games to worry about and no Europe I doubt there will be much playing time for Stephens moving forward.

Thanks mate :) Thats handy info as I dont have a great idea of rotation and whats going on at every club haha.

So yesterday I did...

J.Stephens -> Otamendi

Now I am looking at copping a hit this week, but since I am playing the bloke right above me on the table I should probably try limit it to a -4.

Danilo -> P.Jones (makes me 0.4 and gets me a good starting defender who will prob rise in price this week).
Kane/Kaku -> Aguero (hitting some peak form with solid fixtures and about to rise in price as well).

Some decisions to be made it seems! Aguero probably rising in the next 15 mins
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Keeper27 on September 20, 2017, 09:59:07 AM
(http://i64.tinypic.com/vra73r.jpg)

brought in aguero and gave him triple captain. hope it works and he bangs in 5 against palace LOL
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 20, 2017, 10:31:58 AM
(http://i64.tinypic.com/vra73r.jpg)

brought in aguero and gave him triple captain. hope it works and he bangs in 5 against palace LOL

Save your chips for the DGW's mate. People thought Kane would do that against Swansea, look how that turned out.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 20, 2017, 11:47:18 AM
And city have Champs League on Tuesday. Wouldn't be surprised to see Aguero and or Jesus subbed early if they get ahead.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 20, 2017, 08:19:16 PM
And city have Champs League on Tuesday. Wouldn't be surprised to see Aguero and or Jesus subbed early if they get ahead.

Yeah, wouldn't at all be surprised if they are benched. Sane, Sterling, KDB and Silva are capable of beating Crystal Palace on their own.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Keeper27 on September 21, 2017, 09:49:47 PM
oh great  >:( lol oh well
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 21, 2017, 10:03:44 PM
oh great  >:( lol oh well
Jesus played 90 this morning and aguero was rested, so expect him to play on the weekend. You can still remove the triple captain chip if you want to, it's not locked in until lockout.

He may very well go nuts again, but the % play would have to be to wait for a gameweek when a team plays twice.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on September 22, 2017, 08:40:02 AM
oh great  >:( lol oh well
Jesus played 90 this morning and aguero was rested, so expect him to play on the weekend. You can still remove the triple captain chip if you want to, it's not locked in until lockout.

He may very well go nuts again, but the % play would have to be to wait for a gameweek when a team plays twice.

Yep, last year in the DGW's, Kane and Sanchez got 31 and 27 points. Both more than what Aguero got last week.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on September 27, 2017, 09:03:25 PM
Aguero went alright in the end.

I got 61 points after my hit, ranking stayed where it was. Got Chalobah injured, I won't make a change this round unless Chalobah is going to drop in price. Then maybe make 3 transfers over the international break.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 01, 2017, 09:38:30 AM
A pretty good GW so far, mainly thanks due to Davies and Kane.

I'm on 64 with Salah + Joselu to come
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on October 01, 2017, 12:24:52 PM
So I got too caught up in grand final fever and forgot to switch captain from Morata to Kane...  ::)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 01, 2017, 02:16:06 PM
I really need to get Davies somehow...

40 with Ward, Brady, Kolasinac, Salah, Firmino to come. I'm being trolled this year big time, I transferred in Wesley Hoedt because he looked really good, BPS magnet and 6"4 so a set piece threat. VVD and Yoshida play ahead of him last night and Yoshida (who I thought Wes would start ahead of) scored >:(
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 01, 2017, 08:31:06 PM
So my team sucks, and here's my plan to revamp it over the next couple of weeks.

Team right now:
Foster (Elliot)
Alonso, Kolasinac, Hoedt, Ward, Naughton
Salah, Mhkitaryan, Brady, Carroll, Chalobah
Kane, Lukaku, Firmino

I'm playing a 4-3-3 right now. Those in bold are the ones I want to move on because of fixtures, their team being shower, or not even getting on the park.

I have 2 FT for this international break, and I'm thinking first area to address at is the lack of City, and the lack of Ben Davies in defence. So my thoughts here are: Turn Firmino into Jesus, turn Naughton into Davies. That covers both my problems, but I need to fund that move somehow, and I was planning on doing that by going Mhkitaryan to Kante (5.1). My reason for Kante is a) he's played 90 minutes every game this season, so he's getting 3 points for every Chelsea CS, and at that price, any attacking returns are great, but ultimately he's there to fund the rest of my team.

So in GW8 I play a 5-2-3, Benching Chalobah (injrued), Carroll and probably Brady as Kante plays Palace (But brady may have to come in if Hoedt doesn't play again) Then I make a double transfer of Brady to Loftus-Cheek (4.5 maybe 4.4 in two weeks) and Hoedt to Otamendi, giving me the following side:

(https://i.imgur.com/d3FFsXy.png)

I have:
4 big name defenders
1 big name mid
3 big name fwds
Foster/Elliot in goals
2 of Kante, Ward, RLC starting depending on fixtures.

Chelsea have a good run of fixtures, Burnley are solid at home and Ward is a Bonus Point magnet and RLC looks the most likely Palace player to score.


Is it silly what I'm doing? Have I missed anything important? It gives me coverage for every team in the top 6, I have City, Chelsea, Spurs defence and they look the best 3, Kola is the best Gunners player to own at the moment. Kane and Lukaku are going nowhere all season and Jesus whilst lone striker will be awesome. Salah and Coutinho are the most likely source of goals for Liverpool. I have two weeks ot think about this I will probably let a price rise or two happen as at the moment this final team has 0.5 left over.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: DazBurg on October 02, 2017, 09:06:48 AM
So my team sucks, and here's my plan to revamp it over the next couple of weeks.

Team right now:
Foster (Elliot)
Alonso, Kolasinac, Hoedt, Ward, Naughton
Salah, Mhkitaryan, Brady, Carroll, Chalobah
Kane, Lukaku, Firmino

I'm playing a 4-3-3 right now. Those in bold are the ones I want to move on because of fixtures, their team being shower, or not even getting on the park.

I have 2 FT for this international break, and I'm thinking first area to address at is the lack of City, and the lack of Ben Davies in defence. So my thoughts here are: Turn Firmino into Jesus, turn Naughton into Davies. That covers both my problems, but I need to fund that move somehow, and I was planning on doing that by going Mhkitaryan to Kante (5.1). My reason for Kante is a) he's played 90 minutes every game this season, so he's getting 3 points for every Chelsea CS, and at that price, any attacking returns are great, but ultimately he's there to fund the rest of my team.

So in GW8 I play a 5-2-3, Benching Chalobah (injrued), Carroll and probably Brady as Kante plays Palace (But brady may have to come in if Hoedt doesn't play again) Then I make a double transfer of Brady to Loftus-Cheek (4.5 maybe 4.4 in two weeks) and Hoedt to Otamendi, giving me the following side:

(https://i.imgur.com/d3FFsXy.png)

I have:
4 big name defenders
1 big name mid
3 big name fwds
Foster/Elliot in goals
2 of Kante, Ward, RLC starting depending on fixtures.

Chelsea have a good run of fixtures, Burnley are solid at home and Ward is a Bonus Point magnet and RLC looks the most likely Palace player to score.


Is it silly what I'm doing? Have I missed anything important? It gives me coverage for every team in the top 6, I have City, Chelsea, Spurs defence and they look the best 3, Kola is the best Gunners player to own at the moment. Kane and Lukaku are going nowhere all season and Jesus whilst lone striker will be awesome. Salah and Coutinho are the most likely source of goals for Liverpool. I have two weeks ot think about this I will probably let a price rise or two happen as at the moment this final team has 0.5 left over.

just remember with Davies, yes top of defenders but that is due to 2 games of scoring a goal and 1 with 2 assists (i know that is awesome from a defender), but looking a little deeper into it that was
GW1, newcastle goal for 14,
GW4 Everton 2 Assists for 14
GW7, Huddersfield goal for 16

all 3 teams not exactly world beaters (even everton has really dropped so far this season goal difference of -8 having let through 12 already)

so take those 3 away
GW2 - 2
GW3 - 2
GW5 - DNP
GW6 - 1

still looking at it going at about every 3rd game or so is a big one
but then looking at the quality he has done it against fine to grab him if coming against poor opposition but in the next 5 weeks they have 2 easy and 3 hard
GW8 - Bournemouth - (could go well here)
GW9 - Liverpool - (could scorer against Liverpool they do get scored against but on the flip side Liverpool can score so chance there is no clean sheet
GW10 - Man UTD - (scoring well atm Utd so again relying on him actually scoring goals or assists as doubt another clean sheet
GW11 - Crystal Palace - (another good chance at CS or scoring etc)
GW12 - Arsenal - (just starting to fire the last couple of weeks and looking good will be another danger game)

so up to you ofc, but i was like wow his killing it i need him, noticed that and went Otamendi instead,
other one i want to get is monreal but struggling to afford him with my side, unless i ditch mkhitaryan too,

Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 02, 2017, 11:03:09 AM
Then again, you can't just simply remove his attacking returns. He's gotten 3 attacking returns in the 6 games he's played which show he's no fluke.

Although in saying that, Otamendi has better fixtures and I think he's slightly a better option at the moment.

Hoedt should get gametime soon, but there defence is turning bad so I'm looking to get rid of Cedric.

In regards to your team, I don't reckon you need to make such drastic changes yet.

I'd definitely be looking to get rid of Firmino. Possible Vardy in?

David Silva looks essential right now and I'd be looking to bring him in, so Mkhi -> Silva.

Naughton was unlucky not to get defensive returns on the weekend as they conceded in the 90th minute. I also hear he was on track for Bps.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: DazBurg on October 02, 2017, 11:09:24 AM
Then again, you can't just simply remove his attacking returns. He's gotten 3 attacking returns in the 6 games he's played which show he's no fluke.

Although in saying that, Otamendi has better fixtures and I think he's slightly a better option at the moment.

Hoedt should get gametime soon, but there defence is turning bad so I'm looking to get rid of Cedric.

In regards to your team, I don't reckon you need to make such drastic changes yet.

I'd definitely be looking to get rid of Firmino. Possible Vardy in?

David Silva looks essential right now and I'd be looking to bring him in, so Mkhi -> Silva.

Naughton was unlucky not to get defensive returns on the weekend as they conceded in the 90th minute. I also hear he was on track for Bps.
oh agreed his proving he can hit the boar with goals and assists , I was more pointing out that he may continue to score well but the next 3 of 5 games will be hard to do so, So after that period would be the ideal time to get him in was more my point, as let's say even if he does score in 1 of those 3, those games are danger for keeping clean sheets so would really be relying on him scoring or assisting in all 3 to be confident of getting a good return, rather then clean sheet bonuses (or they could get in all 3 ofc just assessing it on danger games etc)
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 02, 2017, 12:22:13 PM
Then again, you can't just simply remove his attacking returns. He's gotten 3 attacking returns in the 6 games he's played which show he's no fluke.

Although in saying that, Otamendi has better fixtures and I think he's slightly a better option at the moment.

Hoedt should get gametime soon, but there defence is turning bad so I'm looking to get rid of Cedric.

In regards to your team, I don't reckon you need to make such drastic changes yet.

I'd definitely be looking to get rid of Firmino. Possible Vardy in?

David Silva looks essential right now and I'd be looking to bring him in, so Mkhi -> Silva.

Naughton was unlucky not to get defensive returns on the weekend as they conceded in the 90th minute. I also hear he was on track for Bps.
oh agreed his proving he can hit the boar with goals and assists , I was more pointing out that he may continue to score well but the next 3 of 5 games will be hard to do so, So after that period would be the ideal time to get him in was more my point, as let's say even if he does score in 1 of those 3, those games are danger for keeping clean sheets so would really be relying on him scoring or assisting in all 3 to be confident of getting a good return, rather then clean sheet bonuses (or they could get in all 3 ofc just assessing it on danger games etc)

Agreed, City also have 6 4 consecutive clean sheets iirc, so Otamendi looks like a very good option.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 02, 2017, 12:37:08 PM
City have 4 CS in a row now, only conceded to Everton and Bournemouth. Their next 5 are Stoke (H), Burnley (H), West Brom (A), Arsenal (H), Leicester (A) followed by 3 more good ones. Spurs meanwhile have what Daz mentioned above. So I guess I should go Otamendi if I get a top defender this week.

As for Naughton yeah he was on for 3 Bonus which was super frustrating, they do have Huddersfield at home this week but Leicester and Arsenal games are ones he gets benched in. Thanks to Stephen Ward for picking up 12 points last night, gee Burnley looked good (Everton were terrible as well).

Firmino is 100% going especially as he's not even starting anymore. I'd like Jesus but might just settle for Vardy. And Mhkitaryan will go as the United fixtures turn now and I can't see Jose going for 4-0 wins in these games. So if I went to Vardy and Silva with those two it'll give some City coverage for the next GW, then after that I could turn Brady to RLC and Hoedt up to Otamendi leaving me with:

Alonso, Kola, Otamendi, Ward (Naughton)
Salah, Silva, RLC (Carroll, Chalobah)
Kane, Lukaku, Vardy

Heading into GW9. Then look towards getting Davies in for GW11 when they play Palce Home and have a great run after that.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 02, 2017, 12:55:59 PM
City have 4 CS in a row now, only conceded to Everton and Bournemouth. Their next 5 are Stoke (H), Burnley (H), West Brom (A), Arsenal (H), Leicester (A) followed by 3 more good ones. Spurs meanwhile have what Daz mentioned above. So I guess I should go Otamendi if I get a top defender this week.

As for Naughton yeah he was on for 3 Bonus which was super frustrating, they do have Huddersfield at home this week but Leicester and Arsenal games are ones he gets benched in. Thanks to Stephen Ward for picking up 12 points last night, gee Burnley looked good (Everton were terrible as well).

Firmino is 100% going especially as he's not even starting anymore. I'd like Jesus but might just settle for Vardy. And Mhkitaryan will go as the United fixtures turn now and I can't see Jose going for 4-0 wins in these games. So if I went to Vardy and Silva with those two it'll give some City coverage for the next GW, then after that I could turn Brady to RLC and Hoedt up to Otamendi leaving me with:

Alonso, Kola, Otamendi, Ward (Naughton)
Salah, Silva, RLC (Carroll, Chalobah)
Kane, Lukaku, Vardy

Heading into GW9. Then look towards getting Davies in for GW11 when they play Palce Home and have a great run after that.

Yeah, Mhki is gone for me as well. In comes Silva who has looked superb. According to those that watched the Chelsea game, Silva was excellent.

"As a non-Silva owner it was a horrible game to watch. Whenever he has the ball he looks like he's going to make something happen. Could've scored 2-3 times and played some dangerous passes into Sane/Sterling. The way city are playing I wouldn't be surprised if their next 3 games are 5-0."
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Menzel Washington on October 02, 2017, 01:16:44 PM
So I've gone and done something I've never done before and that's completely ignore the defence. Usually I have 1 or 2 top quality guys there, then fill with cheapies, but I've gone with an experiment and now only have guys who cost less than 5, with the most expensive at 4.7. Means I've been able to stack the fowards and mids. Thoughts on this team?

Foster (Elliot)
Lascelles, Naughton, Hegazi (Zanka, Gomez)
Silva, Mkhi, Salah, Brady (GroƟ)
Morata, Lukaku, Jesus


Very strong front 6, then can rotate defenders depending on who they are playing on a weekly basis...
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 02, 2017, 03:48:30 PM
I'd be wanting Burnley defensive coverage if you are going that cheap. Ward, Tarkowski or Mee are all awesome picks. Double West Brom is probably worth jumping off as well. And you should get Harry Kane somehow because he is better than every other striker in the EPL (But those three you'd expect goals from each week so maybe leave that transfer for a couple of weeks).

The front 6 are good, but I think going Brady and Grob is a waste because you can only play one of them a week and expectation of a return is quite low. If you turned one (or both) to 4.5 mids and then upgraded a defender to a top back I think it'll net more points overall. With a lot of teams playing wing backs grabbing guys that are listed as defenders but playing WB will net attacking and defensive returns.

Yeah, Mhki is gone for me as well. In comes Silva who has looked superb. According to those that watched the Chelsea game, Silva was excellent.

"As a non-Silva owner it was a horrible game to watch. Whenever he has the ball he looks like he's going to make something happen. Could've scored 2-3 times and played some dangerous passes into Sane/Sterling. The way city are playing I wouldn't be surprised if their next 3 games are 5-0."
Could it be worth going Sterling instead for 7.9 if he will be putting the goals away?
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 02, 2017, 05:13:01 PM
I'd be wanting Burnley defensive coverage if you are going that cheap. Ward, Tarkowski or Mee are all awesome picks. Double West Brom is probably worth jumping off as well. And you should get Harry Kane somehow because he is better than every other striker in the EPL (But those three you'd expect goals from each week so maybe leave that transfer for a couple of weeks).

The front 6 are good, but I think going Brady and Grob is a waste because you can only play one of them a week and expectation of a return is quite low. If you turned one (or both) to 4.5 mids and then upgraded a defender to a top back I think it'll net more points overall. With a lot of teams playing wing backs grabbing guys that are listed as defenders but playing WB will net attacking and defensive returns.

Yeah, Mhki is gone for me as well. In comes Silva who has looked superb. According to those that watched the Chelsea game, Silva was excellent.

"As a non-Silva owner it was a horrible game to watch. Whenever he has the ball he looks like he's going to make something happen. Could've scored 2-3 times and played some dangerous passes into Sane/Sterling. The way city are playing I wouldn't be surprised if their next 3 games are 5-0."
Could it be worth going Sterling instead for 7.9 if he will be putting the goals away?

I think Silva is worth the $$. This is someone's thoughts on Sterling:

"Played ok imo on the right wing, looked threatening at times but sometimes his final ball lets him down.
Silva was the one shooting the most amongst the midfielders while Azpi dealt with Sane pretty well."
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 15, 2017, 10:06:18 AM
Sterling saving my week!
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on October 15, 2017, 10:15:59 AM
I'm struggling to break get more than like 50ish most weeks haha.

Already used the wildcard too.

I'm thinking that Mkhi might have to go.

Sterling looks good but idk how I'll get him in.

Tad worried about Jesus with Aguero returning.

Still can't get my captain right either (apart from that one week where I had Morata captain).
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: EazyMoney on October 15, 2017, 10:22:46 AM
I'm struggling to break get more than like 50ish most weeks haha.

Already used the wildcard too.

I'm thinking that Mkhi might have to go.

Sterling looks good but idk how I'll get him in.

Tad worried about Jesus with Aguero returning.

Still can't get my captain right either (apart from that one week where I had Morata captain).

Yeah, Mkhi has to go, City are scoring for fun. A city mid is essential currently.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Spite on October 15, 2017, 05:28:24 PM
I'm struggling to break get more than like 50ish most weeks haha.

Already used the wildcard too.

I'm thinking that Mkhi might have to go.

Sterling looks good but idk how I'll get him in.

Tad worried about Jesus with Aguero returning.

Still can't get my captain right either (apart from that one week where I had Morata captain).

Yeah, Mkhi has to go, City are scoring for fun. A city mid is essential currently.

If you copped the price drop though, I wouldn't be rushing to trade mhki out against huddlesfield this week, especially with the likely return of Kun meaning a city mid will be benched and we aren't sure which one yet
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 15, 2017, 06:11:39 PM
I made Mkhi to Sterling for last night's game, thankfully :P Also turned Firmino into Vardy, he really needs to perform for me now. Sitting on 34 with Elliot, Hoedt and Vardy to come (Brady 2 at E1). Pretty average week so far Sterling and Naughton were the only two to get any returns.

My premium backs are testing my patience but I know when I transfer them out they will get attacking returns. So Alonso and Kolasinac are going nowhere, and I'd like to add a 3rd from somewhere.

Only transfer I'm looking at for this week is Brady -> RLC, but I very easily could hold and use two the following. Or I could do that and Foster -> DDG to get United coverage
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 20, 2017, 07:36:43 PM
I'm going to hold because I can't justify a hit just to change keepers, and Brady -> RLC just to change my E1 isn't really doing anything so I may as well wait a week and have 2 to use next week
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: Nige on October 21, 2017, 09:02:34 AM
Forgot the GW started early...
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 22, 2017, 10:58:25 AM
If I made those transfers I discussed above I'd be on 9 with 3 + C to play. As it is I'm on 21 at least but it's still horrendous. Will definitely be using 3 transfers this week.
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: elephants on October 22, 2017, 03:33:50 PM
Forgot the GW started early...

Haha same! But I should win my h2h which is all I really care about.

Otamendi huge and my midfield delivers again! Assists for KDB, Pascal and Ritchie ;D

Will defs be using both FTs next week. Can't justify using my wildcard just yet
Title: Re: FPL and EPL 2017/18 thread
Post by: PowerBug on October 22, 2017, 09:14:47 PM
As for the EPL itself, flower we need to win tonight. Wenger won't last the week if we lose to this Everton team.