The hype for matchday one of the 2017/18 season is at fever pitch heading into August. Matchday 1 provides 23 goals and 4 red cards – with the pick of the games at Goodison park, where Burnley turn over Everton 2-0, Vincent Janssen grabbing a goal on his debut. Ryan Giggs’ Nottingham Forrest play out a lively 0-0 draw with Norwich – two red cards … Continue reading 30 in FM: 2017/18 – part 2. The season begins…
Year 1 – The future is now. 2017/2018 A relatively slow start to the new campaign, as it takes a few taps of the continue button before any worthwhile news pops up. John John is named as the manager of Trinidad & Tobago. Ok, so this might not be worthwhile news but John John? That’s hilarious. Curtis Davies returns to Hull with a new-found sense … Continue reading 30 years in Football Manager: 2017/18- The future is now.
2nd half of the season The Ballon D’or winner is announced – with Neymar breaking Messi and Ronaldo’s hold on the trophy to claim the prize. The Premier League see’s a flurry of winter signings, the biggest of which Iñaki Williams – who joins Spurs for a whopping £43m. Other notable transfers include; Cancelo’s £22m move to Manchester City, Nainggolan’s £35m transfer to … Continue reading 30 years in Football Manager: Year 0, part 2
I’ve always wondered just how far I could take football manager. A game that has consumed more hours of my life than I care to admit but that I never really felt I did justice. My longest season was just shy of ten years, and to be honest, past the 6th year it was all plain sailing for my all conquering Manchester United side. So … Continue reading 30 years in Football Manager: Year 0