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FF247 Fantasy Football Site Team GWX

FF247 Fantasy Football Site Team GWX

FF247 Fantasy Football Site Team GWX

Oh b*llocks, is it?!

Welcome to FF247 Fantasy Football Site Team GWX. No, this isn’t an April Fools Day joke, we are actually publishing a Site Team article! Why? Well, because we meant to do one two weeks ago, and then again last week also, but we didn’t, for reasons which we shall expand on later. Perhaps also it is because we are a bit bored, and simply not used to having a break. But also it is to remind you of a few key FPL related things, which may have slipped your mind, understandably.

We shall however begin with an update of our GW29 performance, at least for some semblence of normality, if nothing else. Looking back at it, into what seems like a lifetime ago now, we evidently got a bit shafted with the DGW postponment having brought in Saka and Aubameyang (as captain) specifically for it, and having held onto KDB too. We’ll spare you the horror story of the rest but other than Salah getting a goal we didn’t have a single other player score above 3 points. And we had some good players, with decent fixtures. When your luck is out and all that… It looks like it meant quite a fall in the rankings too, in fact we managed to double our rank from about 82k to 164,492nd.

Onto the two article titles then..

GWX
No, this wasn’t a typo. It’s more because we have no idea when the season will restart, of course, but also less of an idea how. The fact that FPL Towers decided that we could keep making transfers throughout this ‘hiatus’ seemed to be because they presumed it would restart at a later GW. Which now looks less than likely. What is perhaps now more probable is that (if anything) there will be some sort of crammed in mini-tournament style period of about 6 weeks where they will attempt to finish the season. Re-starting at the GW30 cut-off seems the most likely scenario. How FPL deals with that is another matter, given their above stance. Will they simply reset us and ask us to forget all the interim transfers? Anything is possible. But for now we have been asked to crack on regardless, and so we have…

‘Oh, bollocks’, etc
This is a reference to our lack of a recent article. The reality is that we did intend to do one prior to GW31 and we did indeed have a meeting to discuss our phantomtransfers. Only for someone to point out in the midst of said meeting that the deadline had already passed as it was a Friday night one, and not as we all assumed a normal Saturday one! So that was one transfer down the drain. Not that we feel this will matter particularly, as it looks like we will have more than we can possibly use before proceedings get back under way.

And so we sat down in the middle of last week for another meeting… only to discover half way through that one that it was indeed an International Break, as such, and that there was no planned deadline for another week! Pay more attention, we must. Reinstante the Countdown Timer, we have…

Our GW32 Transfer(s)
Crack on regardles, we do. And we have formulated something of a mini-plan. So we thought we would share this with you, for a lack of anything else to actually say at this moment in time!

Bruno Fernandes seems to be our main missing jigsaw piece right now and so we have decided to prioritise him, along with a whole other raft of minor surgeries which we hope shall put our squad in better shape, should this be required as and when To accommodate Bruno this week we have decided to do away with our double Liverpool defence, an idea that was beginning to be in vogue around about GW29…

Beyond this we are looking at something like Saka to Mount and possibly Ings to DCL, but we shall see.

To confirm then we have SOLD Andy Robertson & James Maddison and BOUGHT Aaron Wan-Bissaka & Bruno Fernandes

Captain – Boris Johnson

Our GWX team in full…

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    bees393 says:

    I had Sancho who hardly played. Not sure if I should sell him or hold. Is he likely to start this week?
    Cheers all.

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    GoalMachine says:

    I don’t have Lewa and also no Bayern defender. Now, I have 3 options: which one?
    (1) Sell Haaland for Lewa
    (2) Buy Lewa (keeping Haal), but no Bayern def. (instead a cheapo due to fund constraint)
    (3) Buy Bayern def. and no Lewa, keep Haal

    • 221.1

      Haaland is a must keep for me at this point, I mean you could think about selling for a few GWs if need be, but he is tremendous value. I put him in my team before I put in Werner and Lewy, because I think his price point is ridiculous. He produces about 2 less points than Lewy per game, but for 10.6 million less that’s freaking fantastic and he produces on par with Werner who cost 6 million more. Striker is the hardest position to find alternatives to the obvious and for his value, I be hard pressed to sell him. I will need him having a couple of bad starts before I look elsewhere. The good thing about Fantasy Bundesliga though is that you can buy a player and sell him back the next week with no loss of value or for point deductions. I sold Lewy for one week earlier this season because I didn’t like his fixture and bought him right back the following week.

      Your budget makes it hard to pay 1/6th of your entire budget for a player. In particular in a game where your whole bench can matter. Not like fpl where your whole bench might not see the pitch.

      Really hard decision, the upcoming game is a nice fixture, the Dortmund away is tough, but not necessarily tough to score on them just a hard game to win because Dortmund can score with them, the following one is really a nice fixture.

      I have no idea what I would do, man, glad I don’t have poor people problems. hippo

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    Some pressers going on now. Harit is out this upcoming game so any owners out there beware. Not sure on the extent of the injury but with 3 games in 7 days or so, I be selling.

    By the way the podcast is out. Unless you follow Bundesliga, when you listen to the podcast, have the fantasy site up that way when they mention a player you can figure out who they are talking about right away. I had a lot of trouble last season when I listened to the podcast and then looked at my notes with a bunch of misspelled names that I had never heard of. Since they do previews on each upcoming game you will know what team they are talking about, just need to find the name.

    Here is the link. https://twitter.com/talkingfussball/status/1263296689487654912?s=20



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