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Gameweek 8: What FPL managers need to know

13 Sep 2022

Find out what chips are in play for the seven Premier League fixtures this weekend

With the announcement that seven Premier League fixtures in Gameweek 8 will be played, after all of Gameweek 7’s matches were postponed, here is what Fantasy Premier League managers need to know. 

Gameweek 8’s fixtures 

Friday 16 September
20:00 Aston Villa v Southampton20:00 Nott'm Forest v Fulham 

Saturday 17 September
12:30 Wolves v Man City15:00 Newcastle v AFC Bournemouth17:30 Spurs v Leicester City

Sunday 18 September
12:00 Brentford v Arsenal14:15 Everton v West Ham(All times BST) 

Gameweek 8’s postponed fixtures 

Brighton v Crystal PalaceChelsea v Liverpool Man Utd v Leeds  

What happens to chips?

Any FPL manager who played their Free Hit, Triple Captain or Bench Boost chip for Gameweek 7’s postponed matches will have had them automatically reinstated.  

Any Wildcards played prior to the Gameweek 7 deadline will be rolled over into Gameweek 8.  

Normal rules apply to transfers across Gameweeks 7 and 8.

See: How to make transfers 

Also in this series

Part 2: How to approach reduced Gameweek 8
Part 3: GW8 Ones to watch: Mitrovic to continue goal run
Part 4: GW8 Differentials: Isak has schedule to thrive
Part 5: FPL expert: Who to put in your Free Hit team 
Part 6: FPL experts: What's the best chip for reduced GW8?
Part 7: GW8 Captains: De Bruyne and Kane can rival Haaland
Part 8: Scout Selection: Best FPL team for Gameweek 8
Part 9: Best Gameweek 8 FPL Wildcard squad
Part 10: FPL experts on The Scout's Wildcard squad

GW8 deadline: 18:30 BST Friday 16 Sept

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