After 30 years of managing Bolton Wanderers, we'd absolutely turned this club on its head. Having signed up as boss with the club in League 2 and financial turmoil in 2020, we'd taken it through the leagues, to 15-time Champions of England, seven-times European Champions, and World Champions by 2050.
Trotters Talent | Part 61: Bolton Wanderers – Champions of the World!
Bolton Wanderers had bagged yet another Premier League title and a 6th Champions League in 10 years in the 2048/49 campaign. With 2050 (and FM22) approaching, I'd decided this would be my last season, which also happened to be the 175th in the club's history. And we went into it targeting a first Club World Cup and 15 titles in a row.
Trotters Talent | Part 60: Goalscoring Records Smashed
The summer of 2048 was a period of massive change as legendary (in my head anyway) club captain Lasse Hermansen and long-time Trotter Talent Jack Barlow departed the club after 13 and 14 years of service respectively.
Trotters Talent | Part 59: Lasse Hermansen: All-Time Most Bolton Wanderers League Appearances
Bolton Wanderers had another season to remember in 2046/47, winning a second treble as they became 12-times champions of England and five-time European champions.
Trotters Talent | Part 58: Onur Kocaaslan: All-Time Bolton Wanderers Top Goalscorer
A blistering start to the 2046/47 had Bolton Wanderers romping their way towards a 12th consecutive Premier League title. Halfway through the campaign, Bolton were still undefeated and only drawn once led by some scintillating performances by legendary midfielder Germán Martínez.
Soviet Surge | Part 45 | The End Of Soviet Surge
Vladimir Latunov's 22-year journey across Eastern Europe had come to an end as his FC Ural Yekaterinburg side lifted the Russian title for the first time in their history in 2042.
Trotters Talent | Part 57: Magnificent Martínez Back To His Best
Bolton Wanderers wrapped up an 11th successive Premier League title in the summer of 2046, which meant that the save was beginning to draw to a close.
Soviet Surge | Part 44 | FC Ural #4: Russian Title Race Goes To The Wire
The long hard Yekaterinburg winter of 2042 had given Russian manager Vladimir Latunov plenty to think about as his FC Ural side led the Russian Premier League going into a mid-season break.
Trotters Talent | Part 56: The Emergence of Ivan Bone
An unbeaten start to the 2045/46 campaign had Bolton Wanderers surprisingly sitting second in the Premier League, only trailing a strong Liverpool side on goal difference.
Soviet Surge | Part 43 | FC Ural #3: Game-Changing Russian Wonderkid
Vladimir Latunov's first year of management in his homeland of Russia had started poorly but ended superbly as he led FC Ural Yekaterinburg to the best league finish in its history. But the hard work began now as he looked to strengthen to challenge perennial champions Zenit St Petersburg.