FM12 ASSISTANT MANAGER Hints and Tips
You can get your Assistant Manager to arrange pre-season friendly games by clicking 'Team' -> 'Team Policy' from the menubar and ticking 'Arrange friendly matches'.
You can get your Assistant Manager to renew your players' contracts by clicking 'Team' -> 'Team Policy' from the menubar and ticking 'Contract renewals handled by Assistant Manager/coach'.
When viewing your squad screen you can get your Assistant Manager to pick your squad for a match by clicking the 'Ask To Pick' option from the 'Selection' button.
The relationships that form between the backroom staff can now be stronger. This can mean that backroom staff, who have each other set as favourite staff, may leave the club together when the manager is sacked or gets a new job.
Your assistant manager will now give you up-to-the-minute feedback when in a game, providing analysis on tactics, performance, statistics and his pre-match observations. [New in FM12]
You can get your Assistant Manager to speak to the media and handle press conferences in your place by clicking 'Team' -> 'Team Policy' from the menubar and then ticking 'Attend all press conferences'. [New in FM12]
It is possible to keep up with all the transfer gossip and rumours for each league. To find out the latest news and reports simply go to the relevant league screen and click the 'Transfer Rumours' sub-tab under the 'News' tab. [New in FM12]