AFC Wimbledon fans had yet another stunning season to celebrate as their heroes became Champions of England and Europe for an outrageous 3rd year in a row in the summer of 2039. But could they maintain the dominance to become officially the best club in Europe?
The streets of South London again witnessed jubilant scenes as the players of AFC Wimbledon paraded the Charity Shield, UEFA Super Cup, Premier League and Champions League trophies to a growing fanbase attracted to Trebor Mahtal's old-school playing style.
The Crazy Gang supporters had a summer to remember in 2037 as their heroes Eli, Rodolfo Díaz, Andrés Araújo, Valentin Schumann-Blaschke, Alan Kardec, Javier Santamaría, Theo Hernández and Vinícius Júnior and co paraded the Premier League and Champions League trophies around the streets of South London.
Big Sam Allardyce got his first taste of failure and relegation as his beleaguered Blackburn Rovers dropped into the Championship with barely a whimper in the 2023/24 campaign. However, there was no time to hang around as we simmed ahead to Christmas Day 2024 to discover the fourth task on this Football Manager Experiment.
In 30 years of the Premier League, only three teams have ever survived relegation having been bottom of the league at Christmas. That got me thinking a fun challenge would be to try and brand ourselves a survival specialist and attempt to buck that trend in the virtual world.
The year is 2028 and the European Championships are here! England come into the tournament on a national record of 19 consecutive wins and 20 unbeaten. But can they rule Europe for the first time?
Ahead of a big summer international tournament, which is my first on Football Manager 2020, I thought it'd be a good idea to provide a brief rundown of the squad. There'll be some familiar names and some players I've probably mentioned by name and you're thinking "who's that guy then?"
England had made the perfect start to the Euro 2028 qualifiers, with two wins from their first two matches. But things were about to get very special indeed in what was, admittedly, a relatively weak group.
After securing their place in the Nations League Finals in the summer of 2027, the England staff and players had plenty of time out to prepare for future exploits.