Everyone expected Joe Hart to start in goal for England on Wednesday night following his excellent campaign between the sticks on loan at Birmingham. However, Fabio Capello thought otherwise, giving Rob Green his ninth cap and the West Ham goalkeeper looks set to wear the England number one jersey in the World Cup.
The Insider Eye gazes through the tunnels of time once again to guide its loyal followers to fantasy football glory. Arsenal and Everton promise much this weekend, but times are hard for Wolves. There is also the injury latest featuring Ramsey, Aurelio and Carvalho.
A look back at last night's internationals, keeping an eye out for the Premier League players that got on the scoresheet and could continue their scoring streak for their clubs. England came back from a goal down to beat African Cup of Nations champions Egypt thanks to a second half salvo from super sub Peter Crouch.
Welcome to the Chilli Guide - our weekly guide to which players you should be looking to bring into your team and who you should be avoiding. Who decides on the chillis and snowflakes? you may ask. You do - the guide is based on the number of times a player is transferred in and out, by you the Fantasy League Classic managers.
Three players feature in the team of the week from the goalfest that was Chelsea 2 Manchester City 4 while the Arsenal skipper had a good day. City strikers Carlos Tevez and Craig Bellamy each scored a brace, earning six Fantasy League points apiece, as Roberto Mancini's men came from behind to win.
Each week the Goals Guide will take a look back at the weekend's action, review all the goals and explain any dubious assists. Chelsea drop points against City and Arsenal close the gap while everyone wins as the race for fourth thunders on.
Midfield maestro Cesc Fabregas was the top points scoring player at the weekend with seven points from Arsenal's 3-1 win at Stoke. The win was overshadowed by the horrific injury suffered by talented youngster Aaron Ramsey, but Fabregas inspired his side to victory with a goal and two assists.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed that Wayne Bridge will start for Manchester City but there will be no Adebayor. Tottenham are struck down by a virus and Liverpool and Fulham suffer injuries to key players on Europa League duty.
English-born Scottish international Steven Fletcher is key to Burnley's survival hopes. He was criticised by some for making the move to the Premier League in the summer as they didn’t believe he was ready for the pace and physicality of the English game. Fletcher is on form at the moment though and he is the Attacking Player to Watch this week.
Today's news that Wayne Bridge doesn’t want to play for England anymore leaves a gapping hole in Fabio Capello's World Cup plans. The Manchester City defender decided he'd better stay away from the national side following the John Terry scandal meaning England could be without a recognised international left-back in South Africa. Step forward Leighton Baines.
The Insider Eye gazes through the tunnels of time once again to guide its loyal followers to fantasy football glory. Stoke and Liverpool promise much this weekend, but times are hard for Manchester City. There is also the injury latest featuring Ferdinand, Eduardo and Lennon.
Stoke sent another one of the Premier League's big-boys crashing out of the FA Cup but Villa and Spurs go through. Tony Pulis' side, having already dispatched Arsenal, needed extra time but eventually ran out 3-1 winners over 10-man Manchester City.