The other day I was casually scrolling through The Guardian's excellent interactive transfer feature and noticed plenty of transfers I didn't know about and could affect our enjoyment of FM23.
Our unlikely ascent to the big-time of the Premier League from League One in 2021 has been absolutely reliant on developing, promoting and - probably most importantly - selling youth products.
The aggressive Crazy Gang style of play finally saw AFC Wimbledon earn their stripes as the dirtiest team in England in 2024. We racked up a record for indiscipline in the Championship while again consolidating in mid-table and amassed 50% more bookings than any other team in the country.
The Raith Rovers project being built by recently turned 41-year-old English manager Robí di Lathamé had just seen another season of huge over-achievement. Not only did the club with the lowest budget in the Scottish Premiership qualify for Europe for a second season, they also reached the Final of the Europa Conference League!