Can you improve the world's worst national team with a better youth rating and youth recruitment and a star teenage striker? The answer appeared to be yes, as Andy Selva had used those factors to lead San Marino to the 182nd best team in the world.
After 15 years in-game at Bolton Wanderers, I thought it'd be good to reflect on our time at the club and have a look around the world of football in 2035. So read on for our best players, competition histories, manager updates, and the best regens in the world!
My first season with Borussia Dortmund had been an unmitigated success as I wrapped up my 9th domestic title with a third club. We eventually won Bundesliga by 12 points from Bayern Munich, winning our last 12 league games in the process. This blog will look at the key men behind our success and look... Continue Reading →
After a few months focusing on managing England in the Nations League, we took advantage of a mini manager merry-go-round to take the reigns at Borussia Dortmund. And, pleasingly, it also takes me to my favourite club in Germany having previously done so in Portugal and Spain.
Valencia CF had just secured back-to-back titles in emphatic style, undefeated and racking up 102 points. We backed that up by completing the double-double, also winning the Copa del Rey for the second successive season.
Our third season in Spain, and ninth of this save in total, was an unmitigated success as Valencia CF lifted their first La Liga trophy for 24 years. Not only that, we also won the club's first Copa del Rey title since 2019.
Our second season with Valencia CF had gone very well, securing the club's highest finish in the save thus far by coming in 2nd behind a dominant Real Madrid. But plenty of rebuilding was going to be required during our third summer in Valencia.
Heading into the first international break of our second season with Valencia, we were sitting pretty at the top of the league with the evergreen Son Heung-Min in top form. And the South Korean continued his fine start to the season with a brace in a 3-1 win at Real Valladolid. That was followed by... Continue Reading →