Ameobi, Nolan and Carroll amongst the points as Newcastle go goal-crazy in Tyne-Wear derby. Jimmyted was the Classic manager of the week, while Steve Cook topped the weekly Pro Rankings.
Blackpool picked up their first top-flight home victory since 1971 with a hard-fought 2-1 win over nine-man West Bromwich Albion. Goals from Charlie Adam and Luke Varney sealed the points despite a late Youssouf Mulumbu consolation.
Chelsea showed great resilience to come from a goal down to win at Blackburn and remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League. Branislav Ivanovic netted the winner six minutes from time.
Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi was the top points scoring player at the weekend with an exceptional 10 points. Ameobi scored two goals and collected two assists in the 5-1 demolition derby win over Sunderland.
Manchester united boss Sir Alex Ferguson has announced that Wayne Rooney will be out for longer than the original three week forecast, because of his ankle injury, and will now miss the Manchester derby. The rest of the other key team news is here.
Yuri Zhirkov has taken advantage of injuries to team-mates and is set to continue bringing in Fantasy League points. The Russian international is the Defensive Player of the Week.
Wolves impressed against Chelsea and Manchester United and one player stood out among all others. Flying winger Matt Jarvis has been linked with an England call-up and is the Attacking Player of the Week.
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Fantasy League have our say on FIFA's World Player of the Year shortlist, and put forward some names based on our own unique scoring system.
In the first in a new series of weekly features we study West Brom, who believe attack is the best form of defence, to discover if their players are worth a place in your team.
Man-mountain Nikola Zigic has taken a while to settle in the Premier League, but is now set to show Birmingham fans what he can do. He is sure to be a handful for the Aston Villa defence in the Midlands derby this weekend.
Birmingham City defender Liam Ridgewell and Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez top-scored this week with six Fantasy League points each. Kingsly Annison was the top-scoring Classic manager, while Bob/Nick Cliff/Pasmore topped the Pro rankings.