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My name is Graeme, I'm 24 years of age and I'm from Dublin, Ireland. I go by the nickname GafferGraemo as it's the name I've used for all my saves since I started back when I was 11 on Championship Manager 03/04. Currently, I'm managing Schalke 04 in FM17 and progressing at the pace of an elderly snail.

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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...

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...

Recreating Klopp’s Tactics in FM17

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Jurgen Klopp has been winning praise for the way he aims to be only the 3rd manager to take Liverpool into the top 4 within the last 10 years, but is it possible to replicate his “heavy metal” style of football in FM17? To work...

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