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Fantasy football: How Troy Deeney won this woman Dream Team Weekender

Listen up fantasy football fans – because if your Season game is in tatters we’ve got just the cure for you.

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Firmino has been a Weekender warrior all season

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Firmino has been a Weekender warrior all season

Pick seven players, with no budget and no limit to the number of players you can pick from a singe club from the Saturday and Sunday games every weekend.

Simples.
The jackpot varies between £5k and £20k, with this week’s set at a mouthwatering £10k.


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All smiles

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All smiles

And last week’s prizepot winner owes Troy Deeney a pint or two.

Liverpool fan Shilpa Varma – a regular Weekender player this season – blew away the rest of the field with an impressive 71 points.

Shilpa’s winning side

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Shilpa’s winning side

Shilpa stuck with her trusty and beloved Liverpool stars to deliver the goods, with Sadio Mane and Mo Salah in front of an all-Reds backline and goalkeeper.

The Mane and Salah double act returned eight points each

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The Mane and Salah double act returned eight points each

But she’s obviously been listening to our tips.

All season we’ve been chiming on about the need to pick a joker in the pack along with the usual suspects to help you stand out from the rest of the field.

And in Deeney, Shilpa found her man.

The Watford captain’s brilliant late winner against West Brom on Saturday not only plunged Alan Pardew to new depths, but it also clinched Shilpa a vital eight points.

Moments before Deeney’s clinical finish

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Moments before Deeney’s clinical finish

That was enough to ensure she remained three points clear of her nearest rival and pocket the £5k prize.

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