The sun sets on GW26 & let’s have a looky at what happened A recent resurgence by Swansea was stopped dead in its tracks as Chelski pulled even further away from the chasing pack at the top of the table while Sunderland managed to tighten their iron grip on the bottom losing 2-0 to the Toffees. Meanwhile, & make sure you’re sitting down for this, Palace actually won a match. Yes, that’s not a typo or an Alternative Fact™. Burnley managed to snatch a point at Hull who decided marking Keane at a corner was a waste of time & at the Hawthorns, West Brom came from behind to maintain their unbeaten streak. On Sunday the Potters & the Spuds entered their Dual Of Fates at the Lane. Totenham, looking for a response after their miserable Europa Cup exit brushed Stoke aside in 45 minutes with Kane netting his third hat trick of the season & putting a smile on many FPL managers’ faces. But all eyes were on the Monday game. Following the shock sacking of Ranieri Leicester’s caretaker, Shakespeare, took charge of the home game against Liverpool. & he must have read them a few inspirational passages from the complete works, as the Foxes actually turned up for the first time this year & handed the ‘Pool their erses which rocketed them out of the drop zone. Dilly ding, dilly dong indeed.
In the FPL, the BB&S, no doubt bouyed by the upcoming Mish tour snatched the week by 12 points with 601 over the IGM who, in turn, nibbled into the EIB’s overall lead, reducing it to 294 After a short spell in Germany, the heads back to Scotland as Nikolas Vitus Lagartija’s Damage Dunfermline takes the top spot back. The this week goes to RealSoSoBad with a mahoosive 93 points with 40 coming from cap’n Kane alone. There were a few solid 70+ this week & one has to marvel at how, with only 7 players, emilystrange’s Dancing In The Dark managed 73. Current standings are:
In the H2H the EIB eeked out a 6 point win to edge them 12 in front overall Eagerly awaiting the delivery of the Yellow Jersey, the has been polished as Nikolas Vitus Lagartija’s Damage Dunfermline makes themselves comfortable in said pointy hat The table.…
So we welcomed @mort back to the shed after his absence but he kept on bumping into stuff, so we had to put him to bed early Seriously though. Good to have you back buddy & so we hatch a plan for GW27 & it might not involve Sunderland…… or might it? Hmmm. Decisions decisions. As always, well played & thanks for dropping by this week Anyhoo, without further ado, I’ll leave you in the capable hands of emilystrange & hope you all pop by for a pasty & a pint at MyHeartland for the Game Week that shall henceforth be known as…27