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drawn to asymmetry and unconventional tactics, I hold the flag of football being more like chess and less like Eastern European roots and British cynicism occasionally take their toll in my assertions of that interpretation so if it's tough on the eye, it's my kind of style

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Know Your Role: Supporting Target Man

Tempo Tactics
Football Manager is a game with two distinct schools of tactical setups. You either create a tactic but tweak it to fit your players, or you create a tactic and shoehorn your players in (or indeed purchase new ones to fit the...

Know Your Role: Segundo Volante

Football Manager 2021
The Segundo Volante literally means (as per Google Translate), “Second Steering Wheel” or “Second Balance”. The idea being that a Segundo Volante is utilised as the second player in a double pivot, alongside a regista or a deep-lying midfielder – where the...

A Guide to the Poacher

Filippo Inzaghi
The Poacher is a peculiar role. Everyone has probably used it at some point in their FM career but apart from the good old “Little N Large” combo, there isn’t much most FM players can tell you about that role. I have used it...

Know Your Role: Sweeper Keeper

Tempo Tactics
Like any position on the pitch, it’s not enough to just stick a good goalkeeper between the sticks – they need to fit your tactical style. Personally, I like to play with a high line, at a high tempo, although this can...

#FM16 : Atalanta: The Rise of La Dea : Introduction

My first post for the blog will be my last save of FM16 before FM17 is released this autumn. For this save I have taken the reigns at Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio - more commonly known as Atalanta. Atalanta are based in the northern Italian city of Bergamo...