The more cynical among you out there may hypothesise that the new Champions League format is the natural first step towards the European Super League. So we tested out a new format in our first FM23 Experiment.
Aventuras Américas | Part 96 | An Ode To The Greatest Of All Time
José Mourinho may consider himself "the special one" but there was no doubting that Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró was "the great one."
Aventuras Américas | Part 65 | Sporting #6: Massive Former Club Clashes
After much deliberation, Robinho Lazaró decided to stay in Portugal. He had an exciting young squad and he was keen to see how far he could take this talented group.
Aventuras Américas | Part 64 | Sporting #5: Unrelentingly Good Form
After two years and two league title successes in Portugal, Robinho Lazaró was really enjoying his time with Sporting CP. But, at the ripe old age of 71, he also knew that he'd be foolish not to keep an eye out for new opportunities.
Aventuras Américas | Part 63 | Sporting #4: The Colombian Collective
Sporting CP had enjoyed a fine start to their first title defence in 27 years. But their exciting young squad was attracting envious glances from the best clubs around the world as 2055 ticked around.
Aventuras Américas | Part 62 | Sporting #3: Building A Special Young Team
It's safe to say that ageism is alive and kicking in football. But Colombian manager Robinho Lazaró was proving that 70-year-old managers could very much compete at the top
Aventuras Américas | Part 61 | Sporting #2: Magnificent Mesquita
Sporting Clube de Portugal found themselves somehow topping the Liga Portugal Bwin heading into 2054. But these were strange times at the club as their reigning President, Jorge Santos, was re-elected and celebrated his power by splashing £12 million on some random striker.
Aventuras Américas | Part 60 | Sporting #1: A Manager In High Demand
Lazaró made so many promises to young players about their futures at the club and horrendously overpaid completely average players that he felt guilty about the pain he was inflicting on every Barcelona supporter.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 23 – Six In A Row
Sporting Lisbon came into 2024/25 on the back of five successive Primeira Liga titles and looking for an unprecedented sixth.
The Journeyman | Saving Sporting: Part 22 – Season 5 Reflection
With a fifth successive Primeira Liga title looking pretty in the trophy cabinet at Estadio José Alvalade Século XXI (catchy stadium name) it's time to look back on the campaign that marked half a decade with Sporting Lisbon.