Our 47 Goal Striker | Torquay #7: Conference | FM17 Stories

Torquay United have spent the last two years in the Conference after their expected promotion from the Conference South. They are not expected to earn promotion to League Two, however, and any success had in this league would be a shock. Continue reading

Clear Improvement | Torquay #6: Conference | FM17 Stories

Popular manager Federico Hurtado will be very pleased with the progress made in his fourth season in charge of Torquay United. In the previous post we discussed the improvement Hurtado needed to make in the transfer market. Continue reading

Use of the Transfer Market | Torquay #5: Conference | FM17 Stories

Torquay United returned to the Conference after a successful 2040/41 season under Federico Hurtado. After winning the Conference South, Torquay came into the season in high spirits but knew that several signings were needed in order to continue to progress. Continue reading

First Trophy? | Accrington Stanley #6 | Football Manager Stories

League Two will welcome back Accrington Stanley for the new season. Joseph Robson and co beat both Torquay and Kidderminster to win the National League playoffs. Can Accrington win Robson’s first trophy and become FA Trophy champions? Speaking on Sky Sports, Accrington Stanley Chairman Peter Marsden discussed the season and also the teams prospects for the future. Continue reading

Playoffs | Accrington Stanley #5 | Football Manager Stories

An incredible run towards the end of the 2017-2018 season saw Accrington Stanley finish second in the National League behind Woking. A run of seven straight league victories was enough to secure a playoff spot in second place for The Reds. The Accrington board will surely feel that their decision to award Robson a new contract has been justified, or perhaps the upcoming result of the playoffs will decide that. Continue reading

Revival | Accrington Stanley #4 | Football Manager Stories

The FA Cup often springs up surprises. Back in 2015 we saw Bradford City, the a League One side, knock out a rampant Jose Mourinho Chelsea side. Luton town became non-league heroes by reaching the fifth round in 2013. And in 2018 Accrington Stanley were just one penalty away from repeating the rare feat of being a non-league side in the fifth round. Continue reading

Problems | Accrington Stanley #3 | Football Manager Stories

Joseph Robson’s life as a football manager has had a pretty rocky start. A relegation with York City was followed by a long unemployment spell before finding Accrington Stanley in the National League. Yet despite having a decent start at The Reds, problems have begun to develop over Robson’s first four months in charge. Accrington currently sit in eighth place at the turn of the year and will be desperately looking for a quick turnaround in fortunes. Continue reading