FPL team tips GW1  – 4 FFGeek Contributors final-ish teams part 3


Here’s 4  more FFGeek Contributors in this FPL team tips GW1 article.  With there final-ish teams are new FFGeek Contributor Harry Vernon, Scott Taylor, Ben Wooton and Rob Cosgrove

FPL team tips GW1  – 4 FFGeek Contributors final-ish teams part 3

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This is part 1 of the FPL managers who contribute to the FFGeek site with good histories who show their teams each week. This will give people a feel for what other managers are doing. It’s a fairly informal thing with no obligation on anyone and these teams may change at anytime before the deadline without further notice. It won’t cover transfers in real time either. It’s just to give an idea of the trends for the week no more.  The teams are shown as their “final-ish” teams so they could change.  Where they have twitter accounts I have shown this and they may update them there or on our Slack Channel which is part of our subscription Patreon site but this is not guaranteed

See Part 1 of the FFGeek Contributors teams and part 2 FFGeek Contributors teams

Harry Vernon

Harry Vernon’s last 4 seasons are 22k, 6k an incredible 224th and 6k

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After writing countless drafts on backs of envelopes, I have finally come up with a team that I am happy with. Well until the GW1 matches have been played anyway.

It is difficult planning for the first game week of the season. We have the least amount of team value and the least amount of information.
The only information we really have are fixtures and prices.
So I have focused primarily on teams with good fixtures.

3 teams took my fancy, who have good fixtures, are likely to finish in the top half of the table and don’t have European fixtures to contend with: namely Wolves, Everton and Southampton. I have picked at least one from each team.
Others teams with good fixtures include Spurs and Chelsea. So I have picked a brace of players from either team.
Aubameyang will be captain for the first two GWs so I have left Salah out of my team but have picked 2 of his team mates instead.
433 is the best way to fit them all together. I have 0.5m in the bank

Future Plans

GW2 Ings -> Martial
GW3 PEA -> Mo/Mane/Raz/KDB

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Ben Wooton

Ben’s last 4 seasons overall rank were 5k, 61k, 26k and 31k.

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Scott Taylor

Scott finished with an overall rank of 15k last season, 1k 18/19 and 12k in 17/18

Here’s my team:

GW2 transfer will be Ings to Martial (I have 0.5m ITB).

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Rob Cosgrove

Rob’s last 4 seasons overall rank were 64k, 45k, 40k and 23k

Team set up for first 2 game weeks playing 4-3-3 in GW2 with Martial and Lewis replacing Soucek and Mitchell. I played 3-5-2 a lot last season so this is new for me!

I have moved away from Rashford because this would mean a definite non-playing 4.5mil striker but I want options on the bench and feel a 4.5mil midfielder will more than likely start. I have gone for Burke due to Chris Wilder posting some promising comments regarding his transfer.

The plan GW3 is to bring in Sterling for Aubameyang or possibly Mané if he underperforms, using my second free transfer to fix/upgrade Soucek to a cheap bandwagon that emerges.

This is the plan anyway, but could all change depending on what happens!

Captain Mane (cheeky differential)

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3 thoughts on “FPL team tips GW1  – 4 FFGeek Contributors final-ish teams part 3”

  1. Hi guys.
    Another season starts, another stressful tinkering lies ahead.
    Wish you all the best!

    If anyone could just share their opinion on my team –

    McC Nyland
    TAA Davies Saliba Mitchell Lascelles
    Salah Auba Alli bissouma Stephens
    Werner Kane Brewster

    With 0.5 ITB

    Or be more flexible for perhaps easier transfers later on?


    • Really wouldn’t recommend a Spurs triple up. They’ve got 6 fixtures in the next 2 weeks.

      I’d recommend being a bit more flexible. Swap Kane for Ings, which would allow you to go to Martial next week. Use the £2M to go from Stephens to Saint-Maximin and stick another £1M in defence, if you’re set on a 442.

      Also, I’ve avoided Nyland, you’re not going to play him and he’s the highest ownership 4.0. Villa are in the market for a keeper. Could see him going to 3.9 pretty quickly.

      Hope this helps.


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