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...
Can you improve the world's worst national team with a better youth rating and youth recruitment and a star teenage striker? The answer appeared to be yes, as Andy Selva had used those factors to lead San Marino to the 182nd best team in the world.
Denmark had made their way to the European Championships of 2032 after just about edging their way through the qualifying group. And the entire nation was on edge awaiting our draw for the big tournament.
Our first matches as England manager began with a draw in Italy and a win over the World Champions, which set us up nicely for the conclusion of the Nations League group.
I'm not sure I've ever managed England on Football Manager, I can't remember doing so on recent versions that's for sure. In fact I've rarely done international management, and it's obviously very different.
The Atalanta boys' bid for a fifth straight Serie A success was off to a great start as we moved into 2028 top of the league still unbeaten. Another big outgoing transfer came in January as we sold our captain Tiago Frasco to Real Madrid for £23 million. His contract was running down, his ability... Continue Reading →