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Fantasy Football League 2017-18

Discussion in 'football' started by Lazy Llama, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Eh? Who's gone?
     
  2. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    I've got 2.4m in the bank but I can't see for the life of me where to try to improve this week. Some very big head to heads in the Prem. Think I'll leave it til next week.
     
  3. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    International break (ie Gameweek 12 isn't till Nov 18th) so a good time to take the foot off the transfer pedal in case of injuries during international duty or changes in form after the break.
     
  4. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Although its easy for me to say that because I already had most of the players that people have been transferring in in large numbers for this week.
     
  5. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Same :D
     
  6. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Over half a million piled onto Kane since the real madrid match.
     
  7. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    He didn't even bloody score :rolleyes:
     
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  8. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    In which he didn't score! :D
     
  9. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Well, that does it. I've been bothering all week whether to stick with Aguero and Salah or take a 4-point hit to bring in Kane and Sterling, but now Kane's price has gone up I'm £0.1m sort, so decision made for me :facepalm:
     
  10. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Been unable to get to the transfer page for a full hour now. Running out of time.

    edit: or my team page. Great.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2017
  11. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Huge top of the table H2H clash this weekend. Astonishingly I'm top and I'm playing 2nd place. Think it might be time for a triple captain card.
     
  12. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

  13. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Nope, seems to be chrome problem - working on edge now.
     
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  14. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Ah, good.
    Was thinking about the bench boost option but having read up it makes far more sense to play this in a double fixtures week, like w/c Friday 24th Nov.
     
  15. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

    Well, now i don't know if my changes went through because at 11-25 i had to help a lost amazon courier and only got back at 11-29 clicked save just as clock went to 11-30.
     
  16. butchersapron

    butchersapron blood on the walls

  17. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    I've taken to doing stuff on a Thursday night cos of this weird thing they do now with Friday night games
     
  18. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Thats not the sort of double game week that such advice relates to.

    ie it doesn't mean a calendar week where there happen to be 2 game weeks due to everyone playing midweek as well as the weekend.

    It means the double game weeks that occur later in the season, after various fixtures have been postponed and need to be re-added to the schedule. These games still fall within the same game week in the fantasy system, so a whole bunch of players get to play twice in a single game week.

    Anyway yes, for the previous 2 seasons that I have played this game, I've used both bench boost and triple captain in weeks like that to great effect. And this year there is the prospect of using the 'free hit' to either get rid of players for a week where their games are postponed, or bring the best ones in for a double-gameweek without being stuck with them after that week ends.
     
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  19. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Ah, right. So the games w/c Nov 24th - that's two "gameweeks" in the space of 9 days or whatever, yes?
     
  20. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    I basically conned my way into 2nd in the work league off the back of a fortunately-deployed triple-captain in a late season double gameweek.
     
  21. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Three game weeks in 9 days:

    gw 13 commencing 24th nov.
    gw 14 commencing 28th nov.
    gw 15 commencing 2nd dec.

    Sometimes trying to explain this stuff adds further confusion so I find it easier to forget about calendar weeks altogether and just go by gameweeks. None of the game weeks I mention above are 'special' because every team is still only playing once in each of those gameweeks. The special double gameweeks don't tend to occur till quite late in the season, into the week 30-somethings, and we have to deal with the shit weeks where some teams don't play at all first.
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2017
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  22. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    I suppose I should also point out that the quality of the special double-gameweeks is bound to vary depending on what postponements actually happen - I don't remember any weather-related postponements last season and a lot of them were due to things like cup game replays and which teams get to the latter stages of the FA cup, for example. I've not been paying proper attention but if the league cup used to result in postponements due to replays, there is less of that this year because they changed the rules to use extra time & penalties instead of replays?
     
  23. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    It's just not the same without butchers telling me off for 'helping' people :D
     
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  24. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    Slim pickings so far. All the action tomorrow?
     
  25. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    Always looked that way based on the fixtures, with the possible exception of the late West Ham Liverpool game where Mane is in the starting lineup!
     
  26. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    I'm not having much luck benching the right goalkeeper this season.
     
  27. elbows

    elbows WoeTimer

    No spark in this game yet either, yawn.
     
  28. S☼I

    S☼I Cats Bumino

    Finally some points on the board. Thanks, Salah!
     
  29. Lord Camomile

    Lord Camomile Lemonade socialist

    So far, so good... :hmm:
     
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  30. poului

    poului a bit overrated

    Cheers, Burnley. Cheers.
     
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