Clifton Colliers #2: Jumping the (FM editions) coals

I have never been one to let a creative project go and the time that I have spent in the Football Manager universe for many years is no exception. That said, when it occurred to me that I wouldn't have time to finish the local team project I began late in the FM22 cycle, introduced … Continue reading Clifton Colliers #2: Jumping the (FM editions) coals

A WW2 database in Football manager #1: a whole new (old) world

1: "We are facing a national emergency," Harry Goslin told the crowd. We can get the ideas for saves and (in my case) database edits from funny places and we can often dither about in those first few days of a project wondering whether we have made the right choice or not. However, 70 hours … Continue reading A WW2 database in Football manager #1: a whole new (old) world

Lifting Wales #4: Stick or twist?

So, after a little excursion into tactics in Lifting Wales #3: Analysing to stop losing it's been a while since the last update for the save proper. That said, let's crack on and let me show you how my concerted assault to lift Wales' Euro coefficient from the gutter is progressing. A 5 year ramble … Continue reading Lifting Wales #4: Stick or twist?

Lifting Wales #1: a touching test

1: Intro Let’s be straight, football managers are most definitely not altruistic when it comes to sharing success with other managers. Instead they are tigers, stalking weakened prey ready to dive in for the final death-dealing bite (for this read Klopp in his 5 nil destruction of United yesterday, the 24th October 2021) or they … Continue reading Lifting Wales #1: a touching test

Creating 1902 #1: a labour of historical love, part one

1: Why 1902? We get our FM inspiration from odd places sometimes and as I am sure you will know if you've been here before and followed my Newton Heath odyssey mine is normally rooted in footy history. However what I didn't expect was the way that this particular FM rabbit hole would become an … Continue reading Creating 1902 #1: a labour of historical love, part one