I’ve been playing football management games since the days of the PS1, where you needed a full memory card to save. Since then I played a lot of Champ man 4 and it nearly cost me my A levels.
-Winner of 3 UEFA cups with Villa on CM4
-Statue outside Villa Park
-FA cup winner with Chelsea on FM05
-guided Crewe to Championship mediocrity on FM16
Now a father of two I picked up FM17 and decided to start writing about it
I hope you enjoy
The Juventus System
When Antonio Conte became manager of Juventus in the summer of 2011, he realised that the formation that would get the most out of the available players was 3-5-2. At the time, he was working with the classic Juventus back three, Andrea...
Barca Style of Play
Pep Guardiola started to implement his playing style upon his Man City team almost as soon as he arrived last season, but with an ageing squad and after a disappointing season with Bayern, he couldn’t reach the dizzying heights of his...
“If I want to win 1-0 I think I can as I think it is one of the easiest things in football. It is not so difficult.” - Jose Mourinho
I don’t believe he plays FM18 - noted sponsorship with alternative mobile football management sim...
Three at the Back?!
Louis Van Gaal was laughed at when he tried to implement a three-at-the-back system at Man United a few years ago. Partially because it didn’t work, but mainly because it was new, and the Premier League doesn’t like change.
However, when Antonio...
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....