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...
English football has long-maligned players that ply their trade abroad. For whatever reason, we're more than happy for leading players from other countries to come to the Premier League, but if our players do the reverse then they're immediately treated with scepticism.
The summer of 2019 saw plenty of change in Bergamo, with more than 50 players departing the club and a decent handful coming in. With that in mind, and given the fact that most the new arrivals were youth prospects, I wasn't expecting much. However, I've somehow managed to build an Atalanta team that is... Continue Reading →
Having wrapped up a sixth-placed finish in Serie A in season one, a busy summer was now ahead with a mass of players returning from loans and several players becoming unsettled.
The likes of Paris St Germain, Manchester City or Barcelona are not for my Football Manager persona. I've never managed any of these teams on any iteration of Football Manager or Championship Manager. Instead, I like to look for teams with potential, represent a challenge, don't demand immediate success and, ideally, give you an opportunity... Continue Reading →