I normally like to summarise the season just gone within the last post of the season, but this time around the finale to Primeira Liga was too frantic for that!
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 14 – Bizarre Title Battle
Sporting Lisbon's chances of a third straight Primeira Liga title looked unlikely going into the last few months of the season. Despite being only three points behind off the top of the league we faced a tough task toppling the unbeaten FC Porto.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 13 – Batalha Blinder
Sporting moved into 2022 on a good run of form but trailing the even more impressive SL Benfica and unbeaten FC Porto.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 13 – Top of the Table Lisboa Derby
Sporting Lisbon headed into November 2021 on the back of five straight wins and with key players and young starlets hitting a real purple patch of form.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 10 – Another Tight Title Battle
Despite being 12 points clear in January, Sporting Lisbon somehow suffered a dip in form that took the Primeira Liga title race to the final day for the second successive season.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 3 – The Rebuild Begins
We've begun putting our stamp on Sporting Lisbon by selling off several of the club's older, non-essential players during the first January transfer window. But it's not affected Sporting's fine form in our first campaign.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 2 – A Strong Start
Our reign as manager of Sporting Lisbon got off to a flying start as Leões (The Lions) picked up four wins out of four in August then progressed to a strong position before the Winter break.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 1 – A New Start in FM20
You may have noticed that our Football Manager blog updates have been away for a while. I took some time out to go travelling and now, with Coronavirus sticking around, I thought it'd be fun to get back to the Football Manager blogging game!