Half a season in Bulgaria had seen Vladimir Latunov spark a major upturn in CSKA-Sofia's fortunes, taking them from eighth to finishing fourth in the summer of 2039. However, plenty more work was ahead as he looked to bridge the gap to the top three and Ludogorets, who'd won the last 14 titles!
The summer of 2043 saw Bolton Wanderers become the most reputable club in the world on the back of winning their second Champions League and wrapping up an 8th consecutive Premier League title.
Fresh from wrapping up an 11th national title, Russian manager Vladimir Latunov was back on the move in December 2038. He moved from Belarus to Bulgaria as he swiftly took the reins at CSKA Sofia and didn't waste any time stamping his authority on his new club.
Another undefeated start to the season saw Bolton Wanderers sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League heading into 2023. Despite a few injury issues, the team was absolutely on fire as it looked to bag an 8th successive Premier League title.
Having been sacked by Torpedo and moved up in the world to Dinamo Minsk, Vladimir Latunov's young side had enjoyed a great start to the 2038 season. They sat top of the Belarussian Highest League, just one point clear of nearest challengers Dinamo Brest with 14 games remaining.
The summer of 2042 began with two long-time Trotter Talents departing as Luke Johnson and Luca Godden both left when their contracts expired.
Russian manager Vladimir Latunov had worked wonders to steer Torpedo Zhodinov clear of relegation, only for them to promptly sack him when he began looking elsewhere! However, he soon gained an upgrade when he took the reigns at divisional rivals Dinamo Minsk.
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Bolton Wanderers started the 2041/42 campaign in sensational form, only dropping four points after 20 matches. And they were led by 21-year-old Turkish striker Onur Kocaaslan, who bagged 35 goals by the mid-way point of the season and was eyeing up the club's all-time league goals in a season record!