One of my first blogs when I started this site was a review of my Valencia side on Football Manager 2018. Now, I'm heading back to Valencia for the 19 version. Valencia has always been a team that I've been intrigued by, ever since the days when they were winning La Liga and reaching the... Continue Reading →
My new Football Manager 2019 save sees us seize control of a sleeping giant in the form of Leeds United. The three-time English champions last won the league title back in 1992, the first season before the formation of the Premier League. They reached the semi-finals of the Champions League back in 2001 but soon... Continue Reading →
We've stepped into the past to revive our Atalanta series on the blog today, as we push ahead with the save that's taken us deep into the 2030s.
Having wrapped up a tenth successive Serie A title, I thought it would be timely to introduce you to the players that wrapped up this feat.
Atalanta's hunt for La Decima - a 10th consecutive Serie A title - began with upheaval at the club, as our long-time Chairman Antonio Percassi moved aside with a new tycoon Ty Jenkins completing a takeover.
Last time out the Atalanta boys wrapped up a seventh straight Serie A title, and we were looking to rack up an eighth moving into the 2030/31 campaign.
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.
The mid-way point of the 2022/23 season saw in a World Cup in December, as France defended their crown in Qatar. Heading back to domestic issues, the young Atalanta boys were struggling compared to previous seasons, down in 7th place in Serie A. Another major outgoing came the next month, as club captain Dan-Axel Zagadou... 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.
After recording the best-ever finish in Atalanta's history, expectations increased heading into the 2020-21 campaign. Indeed, the board bumped our lowest possible expectation for the season from 'mid-table finish' up to 'top-half finish.' Another summer of outgoings preceded the campaign, with 26 players exiting the club either on permanent transfers, being released or on loan.... Continue Reading →