Who is West Ham forward Gianluca Scamacca?

West Ham United followed up their summer signings of centre-back Nayef Aguerd (£5.0m), Flynn Downes (£4.5m) and baby Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) by splashing out on Italy forward Gianluca Scamacca (£7.0m). The 23-year-old arrives from Sassuolo for a fee of around £30.5m and will hope to succeed where other Hammers forwards have not in recent years. … Read more

LOKONGA-ING ALL THE WAY TO MILAN? NO CHANCE – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

The HOT rumor this morning is AC Milan is in talks to BUY Sambi Lokonga. BUY? Excuse me? Now, firstly, what have we learned about rumours that come from Italy? Not to touch them, fall in love with them, OR take them seriously. Their clubs have about 4 pennies between them, they are unreliable for … Read more

Mini-Leagues & Community Competitions – Gameweek 1

Welcome to the Fantasy Football Scout mini-leagues and community competitions round-up after the first Gameweek of the 2022/23 season. See this article for details of last season’s winners. FFSCOUT OPEN-TO-ALL LEAGUE Alex Guttridge is the early leader in our Fantasy Football Scout mini-league (league code trz3n7). He scored 107 without playing a chip and is … Read more

Test your fantasy football skills in the free-to-play Sorare Academy!

Sponsored by Sorare Guest writer and Ligue I expert Genesis returns for this week’s Sorare Academy column. Remember, there are now 15 chances to win a real Sorare card every week with this free-to-play game – don’t miss the 11am BST Friday deadline for your latest opportunity. ENTER FOR FREE HERE European football is back! … Read more

The players rising and falling ahead of Gameweek 2

In our Watchlist series, we pick out the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) players who are the best medium-term targets in each position based on fixtures, form and value. Unlike the Scout Picks, we’re not just focusing on the upcoming Gameweek with these articles. Will (aka TopMarx) is updating the rankings regularly in 2022/23 and we’ll … Read more


Well good morning to you ALL! Or afternoon. Maybe early evening? Who cares. The Youri Tielemans deal has taken an Aaron Ramsdale-ish turn. Arsenal, is reportedly happy to wait a year for the player and get him on a free. I DOUBT IT FAM Leicester think they are dealing with United here. That we’ll just … Read more

MONDAY ROUND-UP – DISARRAY AT RIVALS – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

The Arsenal Loan Boys Classique in France went well for Flo and Nuno yesterday. Our 3rd choice left-back scored a screamer, I think it was maybe the second shot he’s hit on target this year and it was a low screamer. It’s lovely to see him doing well in France, hopefully he can add a … Read more

Explosive Haaland nets first Man City goals

Having already brought you the statistical summary of Sunday’s Gameweek 1 action, we now turn our attention to the wider Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from the day’s fixtures. Erling Haaland (£11.5m) netted his first ever Premier League goals against West Ham United, in a comfortable 2-0 away win for Manchester City. The big … Read more