Caribbean Championship | St Lucia to Real Madrid #2 | An FM18 Story

St Lucia is proving to be a very fun beginning to our challenging Football Manager 2018 save. In the last post, I discussed our aim of the save in detail. In short, we want to get from St Lucia to Real Madrid! It certainly won’t be easy. To read part one of this story, do go back and read it through the link below. Continue reading

A New Save | St Lucia to Real Madrid #1 | An FM18 Story

Back when I was just an FM’er, and not an FM blogger, one of my most memorable saves came from the idea that I must start at a low ranked nation or club and work my way up towards managing Real Madrid. This type of save would consume my days as I planned my potential career moves and thought about how could I possibly reach the pinnacle of football management. Continue reading

Champions of Europe | Ostersund #13 | An FM18 Story

I think it is clear from the title of this blog post that Ostersund have continued their incredible rise in European football. Twelve years ago, back in 2017, Oscar Friberg replaced the legendary Graham Potter and has since led the Swedish club to the very top of Swedish football. But it has been their prominence in Europe that will define Friberg’s legacy at the club. Continue reading

Jadon Sancho | 20 Years On | FM18 Wonderkids in Football Manager

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects and see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager. In this post, we see where Dortmund and English youngster Jadon Sancho could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading

Ryan Sessegnon and Matt O’Riley | 20 Years On | FM18 Wonderkids in Football Manager

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects and see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager. In this post, we look at two FM18 wonderkids, Ryan Sessegnon and Matt O’Riley, to see where they end up 20 Years On. Continue reading

The Evolution of Tactics Over a 12 Year Period | Ostersund #12.3 | An FM18 Story

Tactics in Football Manager, where to start? They are a major talking point in every version of the game. Some players find them too challenging whilst others find them too exploitative. I love the tactical side of Football Manager, despite not being anywhere near an expert on the tactical side of football. The following post will analyse how I have used tactics over a 12-year period with my Ostersund side. Continue reading

Leon Bailey | 20 Years On | FM18 Wonderkids in Football Manager

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects and see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager. In this post, we see where Bayer Leverkusen youngster Leon Bailey could end up in 20 years time. Continue reading