Foden can lead midfield refresh

With his hat-trick against Manchester United, Phil Foden (£8.1million) has boosted his appeal as a key midfield target in the Fantasy Premier League. The Manchester City star secured his career-high 19 points and moved just two points behind his team-mate’s 53 Kevin De Bruyne (£12.3million) top of the midfield charts. Foden has shut out just … Read more

Haaland makes Premier League hat-trick history

By becoming the first player to score three successive hat-tricks at home in Premier League matches, Erling Haaland set one of many records as Manchester City beat Manchester United 6-3 on Sunday. City’s victory was the highest-scoring Manchester derby of all time, in the 187th competitive meeting between the sides. Haaland had already written his … Read more

Bowen finds form ahead of kind run

Jarrod Bowen (£8.1m) delivered his first Fantasy Premier League 2022/23 attacking returns with his goal and assist in Saturday’s win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. The West Ham United winger produced 12 goals, 17 assists and 206 points last season. And, although he has struggled to find that form in the first eight Gameweeks of this campaign, … Read more

Haaland repays record number of managers

Erling Haaland (£12.1million) didn’t feel the pressure as the most popular player in Fantasy Premier League history, nor as the most captained player for the fifth consecutive Gameweek as he played in the Manchester derby. The Norwegian was one of an unprecedented 8,548,463 managers, more than 5.6 million of whom handed him the armband, and … Read more

The Scout’s Wildcard squads: Big in midfield

Many Fantasy Premier League managers are playing their Wildcard during the international break, so The Scout is on hand to offer options. In addition to The Scout’s Wildcard team, here are three different approaches you can take depending on your own tactical and player preferences: big on defense; tall in midfield; or large in front. … Read more

Match officials for Matchweek 9

The match referees for week 9 of the 2022/23 Premier League season have been appointed. Arbitrator: Anthony Taylor (pictured). Assistants: Gary Beswick, Lee Betts. Fourth official: Robert Jones. VAR: Jarred Gillet. Assistant VAR: Timothy Wood. Arbitrator: Thomas Bramal. Assistants: Eddie Smart, Nick Greenhalgh. Fourth official: Josh Smith. VAR: John Brooks. Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes. Arbitrator: … Read more

League gives support to Play Safe campaign

English football will unite this weekend to promote Play Safe – a national campaign to draw attention to the vital importance of protection in our national game. The Premier League will join the EFL, Barclays Women’s Super League and Barclays Women’s Championship as all levels of English football show their support for the Play Safe … Read more