Ambition, Loyalty or Sportsmanship | Personality Experiment #1 | Football Manager 2019

You’ve received the yearly notification regarding youth intake, one of the most exciting days on the Football Manager calendar, and you cannot wait to see if your youth academy has produced a gem. Each year brings with it the same feeling of anticipation, followed by either overwhelming joy or despondency. 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

Butchers and Killers | Sexi Brexi #3: Stockport | Football Manager 2019 Stories

In the last episode we introduced the “Sexi Brexi” 5-2-3/3-4-3 tactics. The post was dedicated to the tactic I’ve been using with Stockport, I look deep into the tactic to explain how we try to play and how it works. To read more about our Sexi Brexi tactic, follow the link in the image below. Continue reading