Authors Posts by Sam Cox

Sam Cox

I am a widely published freelance football writer always on the hunt for free Football Manager time. Still looking for a player as great as Adam Le Fondre on FM14.

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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: The Half Back

Tempo Tactics
One of the most underrated player roles in Football Manager, the Half Back provides serious stability to any midfield. The role of the half back is almost entirely defensive, designed to be a screen to the defence, preventing any attacks from coming...

Match Analysis: RB Leipzig vs Manchester United, Champions League Semi Final

Match Analysis
This match saw head coach Ed Wilson and his RB Leipzig side welcome English giants Manchester United to Germany for this Champions League Match. The German side have become well known in European circles over recent years for their commitment to fast vertical attacking football whilst their...

Know your Role: Advanced Playmaker (Attack)

Tempo Tactics
Analysing the role of the Advanced Plamaker in FM20, and how you can identify the next Frank Lampard for your team.

A Guide to the Head of Youth Development

Youth Intake day is one of the most exciting days in football manager. We look forward to it every season, hoping for that next superstar. There is not a lot more satisfying than seeing your youngster turn into a world class player. Your youth...