1.49 Boeren, Boeren PSV: Eredivisie Match 30 – PSV v Ajax

Pre-Match It’s not been a regular occurrence this season to see PSV as anything other than favourites in a domestic fixture. Today that honour is...

Simple things you see are all complicated: Anglo-Saxan Chronicle 75

The football with which I'm familiar has mostly been English lower league stuff, in the east (or east midlands). Places like Notts County, Peterborough,...

Southampton’s Black Box: Part 10

Welcome back to ‘Southampton’s Black Box’: a story focused on the organized success of the club known for their over-achievement. As the title implies, the save will...

AS MoneyCo – Episode Two

Welcome back! So we covered a busy summer of spending in the first episode, and it’s time for the fixtures to get underway. I had...

1.48 Boeren, Boeren PSV: Eredivisie Match 29 – FC Groningen v PSV

Pre-Match The bookmakers clearly see the recent loss to AZ as a minor blip in the season’s run in as they place PSV at odds...

Strategy for international breaks: Anglo-Saxan Chronicle 74

This is the first international break since I joined FC Saxan. I've decided my strategy will be: Always organize at least one friendly --...

The Wandering Eagle Part 4.1: January ’17

We played well during December, but got zero points at the end. Still, we managed to make it very difficult for top of the...

FM17 European Gigalo Challenge Episode 17: Trying for a treble

The first half of the season has been superb; we're top of the Bundesliga by a point, through to the quarter-finals in the German...

1.47 Boeren, Boeren PSV: Eredivisie Match 28 – AZ Alkmaar v PSV

Pre-Match 7th place AZ have turned their season around after an awful start of just 1 point in their opening four league matches. However, the...
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Deadline day a non-event; Anglo-Saxan Chronicle 73

The last day of August was transfer deadline day. It was a non-event. I spent it in the office so as to be near...

Classic Championship Manager

Classic Championship Manager: Scotland on the Road to Euro 2004 Part...

Greetings! It’s the summer of 2003 and in a time long before Andy Murray was making Scotland proud, Scottish sports fans are still clinging...

Down by the Riverside: Part 3

Welcome to the third and final part of my trip down memory lane to a time where Great Britain were serious contenders for the...

Down by the Riverside – Part Two

Last time out I asked the question - how did this Middlesbrough side get relegated? By the time I'd reached November on CM2 (96/97)...

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