A Five-Year Plan with Plymouth | Plymouth Argyle #2 | Football Manager 2019 Stories

Erwin van Dijk has landed on his feet in English football. After being sacked by Eastbourne Borough, van Dijk found a job at a club three divisions higher – Plymouth Argyle. Yet it hasn’t been plain sailing for van Dijk and the Dutchman found himself invited into another board meeting at the end of his first season with Plymouth. Continue reading

You Got The Moves Like Bielsa | Sexi Brexi #6: Stockport | Football Manager 2019 Stories

In the previous post Marcus Allbäck and his Stockport team managed the great feat of back-to-back promotions – meaning a return to League Two and professional status! This post will review the first half of the season, can Stockport continue their impressive form? Continue reading

Green Army | Plymouth Argyle #1 | Football Manager 2019 Stories

Erwin van Dijk was without a job at the end of the previous episode. However he wasn’t without interest as Vanarama National side Bromley had approached van Dijk to become their manager. In this post, we will see if Bromley became the second club of the series and if not, who will? Continue reading

When the cat’s away the mice will play | Sexi Brexi #5: Stockport | Football Manager 2019 Stories

In the last post, Marcus Allbäck managed to guide his newly promoted Stockport side to a nice 7th place as the season reached half time. To catch up fully on the previous post, follow the link in the image below. Continue reading

3rd Place Was Our Summit | Eastbourne Borough #5 | Football Manager 2019 Stories

In the previous post in the series, I questioned whether a 3rd place finish with Eastbourne was the slope or the summit. Was this the start of something big, would we push on an earn promotion off the back of finishing 3rd? Or was it the summit, the peak of our performance? Would it be downhill from there onwards? This post will reveal all. Continue reading

Why can’t you find a good butcher when you need one? | Sexi Brexi #4: Stockport | Football Manager 2019 Stories

In the previous post of Sexi Brexi, we saw Marcus Allbäck earn promotion to the Vanarama National League after winning the title with Stockport County. To read more about last season, go back and read the previous post! Continue reading

The Slope or the Summit | Eastbourne Borough #4 | Football Manager 2019 Stories

Erwin van Dijk has successfully navigated two seasons in English football and remains with the club who gave him his first managerial post: Eastbourne Borough. In this post, we’ll review the entire second season with Eastbourne to see if van Dijk has built upon the encouraging signs we saw in the previous post. Continue reading