Several of the biggest midfield stars in England are still struggling for match fitness. Frank Lampard, Cesc Fabregas, and Steven Gerrard are still one or two weeks away from a return while Rafael van der Vaart could be sidelined for a month or more.
Jonathan Spector and Carlton Cole made the headlines when West Ham dumped Manchester United out of the League Cup in midweek, but it was Attacking Player of the Week Victor Obinna who stole the show.
Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic's career Britannia Stadium almost came to an end before it began as he failed to go straight into the first team. He opted to stay though and earned his place and is the Defensive Player to Watch this week.
The Fantasy League Insider Eye has remainined focused on the weekend's Premier League action despite all the talk of England's World Cup 2018 bid campaign. It sees a win for Blackburn and Birmingham, but not Aston Villa.
Each day in the lead-up to Christmas Fantasy League will look back to that day in previous seasons. Today we look back at matches from 1995, 2000 and 2006.
The bumper Christmas December edition of the Fantasy Football Show is out now and ready to guide you through the festive football season, starring Kermit the Frog, Ian Holloway and Mick McCarthy.
Each day in the lead-up to Christmas Fantasy League will look back to that day in previous seasons. Today we look back at matches from 2001 and 2007.
The news that injury had ruled Rafael Van der Vaart out until the New Year was difficult for Tottenham fans and Fantasy League managers to take. But Jermain Defoe is ready take over the goalscoring responsibility.
Fantasy League, in association with Castelli, are giving you the chance to win one of twenty 2011 Ivory Collection black, matt finish diaries.
After a host of substitute appearances this season Bolton midfielder Mark Davies sprung into life on Saturday, on his first start, as he scored one and made the other in the 2-2 draw with Blackpool. But has he done enough to start against Manchester City?
All 20 Premier League sides scored this weekend, meaning for the first time in Premier League history, there were no clean sheet points scored. There were plenty off attacking points on offer though, plus find out the weekly and monthly winners.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. This week Manchester United hit Blackburn for seven while Arsenal also won, but Chelsea and Manchester City dropped points.