Football Manager

FM19: Catch Up

Since my last update, I’ve moved forward a couple of seasons. As I begin to shape the club, my focus on transfers, youth policy and style all change. In this post I aim to look at what we’ve achieved in the past two years, on the pitch and off, as well as looking at where I’m aiming to get the club now that we’ve made some progress. I said at the start of the save that I like to have a plan in place and with all of the changes, we’re getting better placed to achieve what I want. (more…)

FM19: Season 1 Progress & Planning

It’s always a bit nervy when you start a new save, will I like the club, its players, the league system? Will I do well or will I fail massively. It’s more of a risk when you write a post about a league and team you know little to nothing about and hope that it all goes well. (more…)

Bundesliga Squad Building

Having gained promotion to the Bundesliga at the first time of asking, this transfer window was going to be a very important one. We lacked quality and depth in certain areas, we need to improve, not overhaul. As I start this post, I’m still not certain on the system I’ll be using and thus, can’t be sure about the types of players I’ll require. I’ll be weighing up the options I have available and explaining my decision making process. (more…)

FM18: 1.FC Union Berlin

With each edition of Football Manager, it gets harder to pick a side or find a side that I can have a connection with for a save. The last two editions of FM have been based around reviving the fortunes of Auxerre in France. I enjoyed taking a team who had fallen on harder times and bringing them to the very top of the game. Coming up from a lower division and establishing the club as a European powerhouse always makes for a enjoyable challenge. (more…)