If you’re a regular listener to the Fantasy 606 podcast then you might wonder why Chris Sutton isn’t writing this column, or more pertinently his assistant manager.
That’s his son Ollie and at the moment they’re dovetailing like Brian Clough and Peter Taylor back in the day – Ollie like Taylor spotting the talent, Chris like Clough picking the team and making it sing. They’ve seen green arrows in seven of the past nine weeks and have climbed almost a million places in the overall league in the past five gameweeks.
In gameweek 18 they played the Free Hit chip and boldly backed the Sheffield United defence to keep a clean sheet against Newcastle, which they duly did.
Michail Antonio and Raheem Sterling have been excellent signings at the right time despite Sterling being a casualty of Pep Guardiola wreaking his usual havoc on fantasy managers in gameweek 21, and