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Off The Pitch

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In Football Manager circles I go by Off The Pitch, or OTP for short. My aim is the three Big E's - Engage, Entertain, and Educate. My writing will hopefully do all three.

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How to Create Gegenpressing in FM17

Follow @DistanceCovered on Twitter for more. Introduction Before I get started, I’ve got to make two things absolutely clear to before going into detail. Firstly, this is MY guide to gegenpressing within Football Manager, not THE guide. The guidance, recommendations and information proposed throughout the piece...

11 things to do before you play a match in FM18

"Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin can openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance... ...but why would I want to do a thing...

How to choose the best player role for your number 10

Roberto Baggio
Pure Number 10 players are the kind of species that we, football fans, love to admire. The number 10 position it is indissolubly linked with skills, vision, and creativity. They are the players people buy ticket for, the ones that can turn a match around....

Tactical Balance in FM17

Follow @DistanceCovered on Twitter for more. Introduction People enjoy playing Football Manager for different reasons, such as signing players, managing their favourite clubs or winning major trophies. Personally, I consider the tactical side of the game to be hugely rewarding, and it adds a completely different...

11 Teams Who Will Struggle In Football Manager 2018

Did you see the frost this morning? A little condensation on your window? Mist across the motorway on the drive into work? The clocks go back all too soon. X Factor has started and suddenly we’re into single figures for weeks until Christmas. Before you...