“The greatest player I ever saw, bar none.” - Bill Shankly, about Tom Finney Welcome to my new series related to my 1946 start English First Division FM23 database which you can access to play yourself here via the pinned tweet at the top of my twitter feed: English 1st Division database for Football Manager … Continue reading Saving Preston 1946 #1: Two Years to Win Them All
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Clifton Colliers #1: a place between places
"Clifton, that often pissed-wet-through gateway to Swinton and Kearsley, an artery between Manchester and Bolton that has existed for almost a thousand years.."
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?
FINAL La Libération de Caen #12: SM Caen, les Champions de France!
“A journey, I reflected, is of no merit unless it has tested you.”― Tahir Shah, In Search of King Solomon's Mines "I think I will just fucking sleep for a week."― FMheathen, Salford 1: A (very singular) dream come true There is a certain kind of masochism required to endure a long save in Football manager, one that … Continue reading FINAL La Libération de Caen #12: SM Caen, les Champions de France!
La Libération de Caen #2: Keep it real, FM
You know that moment when you've planned a night out with the boys but the beta comes out 24 hrs before? When you then come home from being on the piss after not even firing her up yet, never mind played a single game? Then, when FM is 'setting up the team database' and you … Continue reading La Libération de Caen #2: Keep it real, FM
Heathens Global #11: make mine a (League and FA Cup) double
Just a short blog here with lots of piccies due to work stuff, but as the title says we only went and bloody did it, winning the league by 11 points and also the FA Cup in an absolute battering of Everton who barely had a shot on target, oh yeah baby 🙂 It would … Continue reading Heathens Global #11: make mine a (League and FA Cup) double
Heathens global #8: dissecting a Manchester massacre
Sooooooo, this happened .. To say that I was distraught at this worse defeat of the save and OUR whole history to our greatest rivals just a mile away from these hallowed terraces of New Bank Street is of course an understatement. I was absolutely raging with myself. These are the same terraces that were … Continue reading Heathens global #8: dissecting a Manchester massacre
Heathens global #7b: the away leg
First off, an apology. I'm sorry as this was intended to be a blog purely about the affiliate programme, but we only went and WON THE FRIGGIN' CHAMPIONS LEAGUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!! But not to worry, for you can listen to the whole thing here in glorious blogcast colour! I won't give away the actual score apart … Continue reading Heathens global #7b: the away leg