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Fantasy football: Here’s who Ian Wright has picked in Dream Team Weekender

The Dream Team Weekender Tackle Wrighty table is looking very tidy right now.

Each week a celebrity takes on Ian Wright in Dream Team Weekender – the easiest and fastest way to play fantasy football around.

Pick seven players, there’s no budget, and there’s a juicy prize jackpot every weekend.

WIN A TRIP TO EL CLASICO Play Dream Team Weekender to win a trip of a lifetime and be in with a chance to bag £10k

Everyone from Alan Shearer to Adebayo Akinfenwa and Harry Redknapp to Trevor Sinclair have taken on the challenge so far, but this week see our first current footballer take on Wrighty at his own game.

As it stands, snooker star Neil Robertson leads the table, with Wrighty, after 10 weeks of teams, sitting pretty in second place.

Here’s how the Tackle Wrighty Celeb League stands currently…


This week, legendary Radio X DJ Gordon Smart is back in the hotseat.

Smart’s first offering this season saw him pick up a decent 31 points, but he’s got the opportunity to improve on that this weekend.

It looks on paper like a tricky weekend to pick guaranteed points scorers, so he’ll be hoping a back three of Thibaut Courtois, Ben Mee and Sead Kolasinac will do the business at the back.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha and Eden Hazard make up the midfield while Watford star Richarlison and Spurs’ Harry Kane provide the firepower up front.


Meanwhile, Wrighty’s had a dip in the mixed bag approach to Weekender for his side this week.

He’s got Burnley’s Nick Pope in goal, Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen and Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger in defence, while in-form Mo Salah and Riyad Mahrez fill his two places in midfield.

He’ll be hoping the deadly duo of Harry Kane and Alexis Sanchez do the business up top as he looks to improve on his average score of 35.


Remember to enter Dream Team Weekender for your chance to win a trip to El Clasico and be in the pot for the £10k jackpot.

And enter your team now in the Tackle Wrighty league (PIN: WKXC4D7M) to see how yours compares!

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  • Pick 7 players – no limit to the number of players you can choose from one club
  • No transfer budget – any player is available to pick
  • Only Saturday and Sunday fixtures
  • Sign up to play Dream Team Weekender now