FPL tips GW14 – FFGeek contributors show their GW14 teams part 4


Here’s our FPL tips GW14 article where FFGeek contributors show their GW14 teams part 4. In this last group of contributors teams there’s Keith Spencer, Prakhar Patel, Alex Ball and Robert Cosgrove

FPL tips GW14 – FFGeek contributors show their GW14 teams part 4

This is part 4 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. In the future it also wont cover early transfers. It’s just to give an idea of the trends for the week no more.

See contributors part 1, contributors part 2 and contributors part 3

Keith Spencer

Keith’s last 3 seasons overall ranks were 44k, 3k and an incredible 325th overall

GW13 points: 71 (FPL average 49) Total points 774 Gameweek rank 423k, Overall Rank: 62k, green arrow 29k , Team Value: £103.0m

Abraham out Ings in

You can follow Keith on twitter here

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Prakhar finished with a rank of 17k last season and an incredible 17th overall in 17/18

GW13 points: 59 (FPL average 49) Total points 737 Gameweek rank 1,826k, Overall Rank: 298k,  red arrow 18k , Team Value: £101.8m

Transfer Summary :  carrying over a free transfer

You can follow Prakhar on twitter here

Alex Ball

Alex’s last 5 seasons overall rank were 523k, 17k, 10k, 28k and 3k

GW13 points: 53 -4 (FPL average 49) Total points 700 Gameweek rank 2,930k, Overall Rank: 894k,  red arrow 182k , Team Value: £103.3m

Last week was ‘meh’ again. Wrong capo (Sterling offside by an armpit!) and another drop. I really cant buy luck lately.

So a bit of a crazy week. I’d not been enjoying FPL for a while now and got chatting to Richard Nykvist (well worth a follow if you dont already @VinoylRichie on Twitter) about hits and logical reasons for a big hit. It goes against most conventional thinking to ‘throw away’ a large number of points as you have no guarantee you will get them back. I get that. Im a conservative manager and often stress and fret over my team for a week to roll my transfer and ‘make do’. Not this week. I really wanted a number of players and also wanted rid so decided to take the plunge on a -16. I’ve never done a hit so big before but man, I love looking at my team again and am looking forward to the matches!

So on to the moves; Digne, Tammy, Pukki, Sterling, David Silva to Targett (needed to cover the fixtures of other defenders GW18-22 and to free up funds), Jimenez, Jesus, Son, Pulisic. This also leaves enough in the bank for Tielmans to Maddo/Martial/Willian if I fancy that next week.

The team looks amazing this week (as it should after a -16 haha) but more importantly for me i’m enjoying the game and looking forward to seeing my players play. If you take one message away from this, enjoy yourself and don’t worry about what others say. We play this game for fun and if its not, do what you need to do to make it fun. That may not be a -16 of course, it may be a few weeks away or something else but have fun!

Good luck everyone, see you after the crazy week ahead!

Transfer Summary:  Digne, Tammy, Pukki, Sterling, David Silva out to Targett, Jimenez, Jesus, Son, Pulisic.

You can follow Alex on twitter here

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Robert Cosgrove

Rob’s last 3 seasons overall rank were 45k, 40k and 23k

GW13 points: 63 -8 (FPL average 49) Total points 709 Gameweek rank 1,296k, Overall Rank: 713k,  red arrow 58k , Team Value: £102.6m

In the end last week I ended up taking an 8 point hit to swap Salah for Mane, Sterling for Maddison and Pukki for Vardy. I also went for De Bruyne captain over Vardy which did not pay off!

I was planning on rolling the transfer over this week but with Saiss suspended and Abraham injured my hand is forced to make at least 1 change. I considered swapping Abraham for Batshuayi but I don’t know how long Abraham is out for and would end up with another non – playing striker; not ideal!

So instead I have taken Longstaff out for Pulisic as Chelsea coverage. I don’t mind Saiss staying on the bench now that Longstaff has gone so I have ended up taking a 4pt hit to swap Abraham for Ings.

I was torn between Ings and Jiminez but with Southampton’s 2 immediate fixtures being Watford and Norwich I had to go for Ings.

I am also keeping an eye on Spurs players now that Mourinho is there…

Transfer summary: Abraham, Longstaff OUT; Ings, Pulisic IN (4pt hit)

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The team highlighted is the FFGeek contributors combined team is going well in 6th place and with 771 points and an overall rank of 70k. You can follow that team, including live transfers, on our subscription Patreon site.

There’s also Joes transfer planner team with 728 points and an OR of 402k

There’s loads of other features that you can read about at the bottom of the page

For more contributors teams see contributors part 1, contributors part 2 and contributors part 3

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Geek note:  If you join our Patreon site you will get access to an FPL contributor tracker team which combines the contributors individual teams each week to show their favourite players, transfers and captains. It will always be completed on a Friday/Saturday in a normal gameweek. There will also be an accompanying spreadsheet so you can drill down further.  Currently 771 points 70k overall rank

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Weekly podcasts with the Geek and the other contributors

Joe’s interactive transfer planner and points projection tool

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Other posts

GW14 Fixture ease

Analysing 10 top FPL managers teams

Early thoughts on the FFGeek team

FFGeek contributors show their teams for GW14 part 1

GW14 defender and GK player rankings

GW14 midfielder player rankings

FFGeek Captain and transfer polls

FFGeek GW14 imaginary wildcard

FFGeek team for GW14

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