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After 14 long months and countless setbacks Jonathan Woodgate is nearly ready to return to action for Tottenham. The defender was almost forced to retire following a lengthy battle against a groin injury, but watched from the bench as Spurs beat Blackburn.
There was only one choice for the Insider’s Attacking Player of the Week, yes that’s right, it’s Blackpool’s new signing James Beattie. No of course it isn’t, it’s actually £50m-man Fernando Torres.
The Insider Eye is back after its FA Cup break - it went to see Sheffield Wednesday v Hereford - and is ready to make some new and exciting fantasy football predictions. There is some injury news too.
Electric striker Victor Obinna was the only substantial points scorer on an evening when debut goalscorers took centre stage. The in-form Nigerian netted twice, including a stunning second, for six points, with Wayne Bridge and Scott Parker getting the assists, as West Ham beat Blackpool 3-2.
The points from last night's games, featuring Rooney, Anelka, Lampard and Thomas, plus why assists weren't given to Fabregas or Coleman.
Fantasy League managers on the hunt for goals were given plenty of strikers to choose from following yesterday’s transfer deadline day merry-go-round. Chelsea broke the British transfer record to bring Liverpool hero Fernando Torres to Stamford Bridge and the Reds replaced him with Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez.
The latest done deals in the Transfer Window. There were only three new signings over the weekend as the FA Cup distracted player hungry managers, while two defenders were farmed out to pastures new.
Manchester United staged another late comeback to avoid a shock defeat to League One Southampton and will now face surprise package Crawley Town at Old Trafford in the fifth round.
There were two changes to the Fantasy League Player List today after Demba Ba signed for West Ham and Aston Villa’s Curtis Davies moved to rivals Birmingham.
The Premier League bosses have their usual FA Cup team selection conundrums to make as they lead their teams in fourth-round action. Arsenal, Tottenham, Man United and Chelsea could all rest key players while new West Ham and Man City signings Demba Ba and Edin Dzeko could get their first taste of FA Cup magic.
Liverpool made it back-to-back wins as they beat Fulham 1-0 on Wednesday night to move up to seventh in the table. The goal came courtesy of Fulham defender John Pantsil seven minutes into the second half in crazy circumstances.