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Fantasy Football League 2016-17

Discussion in 'football' started by Lazy Llama, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. big eejit

    big eejit She looks like Alan Gilzean

    Classic transfer tactics. Save my transfer all week so I have a double transfer this GW. Spend all day I'm pub and blow them both when I get home. Will it pay off? Probably not.
     
  2. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    15 measly points. Others in my work league have players like De Brunye and Iheanacho absolutely battering me :(

    H2H also not looking promising...
     
  3. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Hoping for a remarkable Ibra/Shaw partnership to miraculously blossom against Watford today :hmm:
     
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  4. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    Yep, an Ibra hattrick with 3 shaw assists would be nice :D
     
  5. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Fucking Capoue, who everyone but me has, ruins Shaw's clean sheet.

    Fuck this game :mad:
     
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  6. sealion

    sealion If you can't dance just nod your head

    Left him out today again.:facepalm::mad:
     
  7. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Capoue is amazing value. Having made the mistake of benching him recently, I played him this time. Bit of a shame I had De Gea and Shaw but at least I hedged my bets.
     
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  8. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Better week , 64 points should be enough for a 2nd win in the league , and top 15 in the main league #whichisnice
     
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  9. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    You're playing the big boys now.
     
  10. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Monster week - but can you keep it up etc?
     
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  11. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    I don't get how you won that. I was 1 point behind before the Man U game. We both have Ibra and Shaw but I have Ibra captained and also De Gea for an extra point.

    Where did your other points come from?
     
  12. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Capoue
     
  13. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    Ah shit. Didn't see you had him :facepalm:
     
  14. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    No one does.
     
  15. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    He is probably getting 3 bonus points too.

    I had such a great week that I instantly splurged 12 points on transfers :D I was supposed to wait till Costa (maybe) went up in price again before selling him but I forgot and pressed confirm already :D
     
  16. starfish

    starfish No dialogue. Just plot.

    Last fridays transfer error has left me transferless this week :facepalm: & im down 2 players.
     
  17. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    I'm not advocating spending as many points on transfers as I often do.

    But I don't understand the hesitancy to spend points if there are players you really want for this week or your team has some gaps you don't want to stomach.

    I know its an especially bad idea to spend lots of points on transfers when indulging in head 2 head leagues, but not transferring in these circumstances is also a risk and so why not spend more points once in a while?
     
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  18. starfish

    starfish No dialogue. Just plot.

    I dont really know. Im trying to think of an answer why not & the only reason i can come up with is because thats the way i am. I am overly hesitant & averse to risk over the most trivial & inconsequential of matters.
     
  19. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Well you should play it your way. I'm curious about the risk thing though because I guess one of the points I was trying to get at is that inaction can be just as risky as action.

    You had an accident and played this weeks transfers when you thought it was still the week before, and now one of your major players is injured and another is suspended, or something like that. Surely ts got to be as risky to do nothing about that as it is to spend 4 or 8 points fixing it to one extent or another?

    Anyway sorry for going on, I don't really mind whether you act on this or not and really I think I only offered these thoughts because you sounded so sad about how you were bereft of transfers as we approach the deadline.
     
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  20. poului

    poului a bit overrated

    Clean sheet points. Remember them?
     
  21. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    WTF is wrong with Ibra. 4 goals and he wasn't involved in any of them.

    Good job I removed his captaincy this week :rolleyes:
     
  22. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    "Should I put Son in? Nah, too risky"

    :facepalm:
     
  23. Fez909

    Fez909 um...

    Could have another few before this game's over. Spurs are all over us :(
     
  24. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Bench boost already? Oh lawrie this will bite you.
     
  25. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat vote proletaricat democracy

    i can feel a fairly major :facepalm: coming on
     
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  26. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Fuck this whole sport. It's stupid.

    :mad:
     
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  27. passenger

    passenger up and down...

    got rid of Defoe put Danny Blind on the bench etc etc :facepalm:
     
  28. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Karius playing means team 'Get Wellback Soon' will fail to stay on 0 points overall any longer.

    This season so far seems to be brutally punishing those who have tried hard to be different and avoided certain key players so far. Luckily for me my strategy involves being especially dull and sensible with player choices at this stage in order to get as much benefit from player price rises as I can, so I've done quite well, but I will get bored at some point if it carries on like this.
     
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  29. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Three players injured, including De Bruyne out for a reported 4 weeks who I only just brought in :facepalm:
     
  30. Hurin85

    Hurin85 Active Member

    Can anyone help me need a cheap defence that are cs orientated not interested in attacking returns just plain defending
     

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