With Euro 2020 finally kicking off today, I ran an experiment to see how Football Manager 2021 sees the tournament playing out. To warn you, there are some pretty drastic results...
Andy Selva had led his new-look San Marino side to Nations League promotion with a ream of exciting new Sammarinese youngsters.
Raith Rovers' players had etched their names into the history books and the club's folklore by winning its first-ever Scottish Premiership title and becoming the first non-Old Firm champions for 42 years.
Robí di Lathamé began the 2020/21 campaign with just 11 players in the Raith Rovers first-team squad, of which 6 were teenagers! So clearly plenty of work was needed in the transfer window.
You may have noticed that our Football Manager blog updates have been away for a while. I took some time out to go travelling and now, with Coronavirus sticking around, I thought it'd be fun to get back to the Football Manager blogging game!
Leeds United moved into 2024 on a strong run of form in the Premier League and having secured progression to the knockout stages of the Euro Cup with a 100% record thanks to striker Sidnei's incredible goalscoring form. A quiet January transfer window was dominated by the outgoings of attacking midfielder Armin Djerlek to Werder... Continue Reading →
Moving into the second decade of life at Atalanta there wasn't much left to achieve - other than becoming the greatest manager of all time of course!
We began the defence of Atalanta's first ever Serie A title strongly, heading into 2025 in a fine vein of form with seven straight victories. But things were about to get a whole lot better for my talented group of youngsters. The year began with silverware, as we defeated Inter Milan 3-1 in the Italian... Continue Reading →
Mid-way through the 2020/21 campaign we found ourselves once again exceeding expectations, sitting nicely in the top four and with a decent chance of challenging the mighty Inter Milan, AS Roma and Juventus for the Serie A title. The January Transfer Window was a pretty quiet affair, releasing a load of youngsters who were never... Continue Reading →