So I put a thing on Twitter about my new scouting set up, and then quickly realised while trying to explain it to Samo that the theory and execution were a bit too in depth to convey in the character limit. So here we are. Continue reading
It’s been a minute, hasn’t it?
As some of you have probably noticed, I’ve not been all that active lately. It started with a break for Christmas to properly concentrate on the things that truly matter in life – family and friends – and that, unfortunately for those of you that for some reason seem to like my content, meant that I had to take a step back from Football Manager in general and this blog in particular.
We’re now in February and I’ve still not really come back.
In the last post, I talked about the basics of youth development as I see them and hinted at some of my personal philosophical leanings when it comes to helping young players reach their potential and (hopefully) go on to long and successful careers for my chosen team. This time out we’re going to meet the player chosen as the case study.
With the Bundesliga table tight at the top, teams dropping points left right and centre and us steadily improving as the year goes on, we head into the business end of the season with pragmatic confidence. But how will it all end? Continue reading
Pre-season’s over and done with, and we’ve got a league campaign to embark on. It’s all go in as we head into our third season, especially now that we have a couple of good years behind us that we need to back up. Continue reading
After another successful season it’s time for us to get back to serious work reinforcing the squad and patching the holes that need patching. Continue reading
Last week someone – I think it was Cleon, but don’t quote me on that – said on Twitter that there needed to be more stuff written about youth development. So I thought I’d give it a shot. Continue reading
We’ve had a good season so far, our relatively small squad competing on three fronts as we power our way into uncharted territory for us. Here’s how it went after Christmas. Continue reading
Last time out we did the pre-season and all the last minute transfer drama that came with it, as well as having a look at our successful campaign to qualify for the group stages of the Europa League well before our time. Let’s take a look at how the first half of the season went, shall we? Continue reading