Football Manager Guides
The ultimate game guide in the making. Articles grouped in chapters. You could contribute one!
Struggling to get the best out of a player? Understanding their attributes is the key to success - updated for FM21.
What needs to be done in order for your player to perform at a high level? This FM guide will take you through the abilities of players and help you see what combinations of attributes (including hidden attributes) will lead to those abilities.
Jumping into a new club but confused by everything around you? This FM 2021 guide will set you up for success in any new club you manage!
Struggling with being dominated and giving up chances? Losing the battle in midfield? We have looked at a trick to shut down the opponent, and make his passing game dissolve, using man marking on his playmaker.
What is the effect of different instructions, roles and duties on player mentality? My aim is to document the effects to get a better idea of the consequences of my choices.
This is a guide, not an exploit. Should you really be training players in the roles/position they're playing in? How many coaches do you need for best results?
An in-depth Football Manager guide by sporadicsmiles. Know yourself and know your opposition are key to be successful at the game.
The FM20 update for Llama3's complete tactical guide to selecting player roles and duties packed with useful tips to help you get a balance setup together. The ultimate Football Manager guide to pairings & combinations.
A non exhaustive list of the most commonly held ideas which regularly show up in some guise or another when FMers are seeking help with building FM tactics.
Player traits can make or break a tactic, and just when you need your players most - a trait can let you down. Understanding them is crucial to success in Football Manager.
CA, PA and Star Ratings - What Exactly Does it All Mean?
The one true training guide for Football Manager 2019. A collective effort by Seb Wassell, Rashidi, Cleon and herne79. Officially approved training tips.
optimusprimal82 sheds light on some of the less known / exciting aspects of the game. An in-depth guide about how to survive 90 grueling minutes in Football Manager.
FM 2019 Regen Dates. Know when to send your scouts to scan certain nations & discover the next generation of wonderkids. FM19 Newgen Youth Intake Dates exposed.
Jeremy's tips & tricks to make your Football Manager life easier. An in-depth look at FM tips & tricks you'd want to make a habit of.
Struggling with Lower League Management in FM18? We have a few tips for you.
FM 2018 Newgen Dates. Know when to send your scouts to scan certain nations & discover the next generation of wonderkids. FM18 Regen Youth Intake Dates exposed.
What makes a tactic successful? Which factors can we fine-tune until we get ourselves a tactic that works? What steps to take? This is what you’ll learn in this guide. Updated for FM17.
This tactical guide for Football Manager aims to show that defensive football can be great football and doesn’t mean you shut up shop and never attack. Written by Cleon Hobson.
The Libero role seems to have been absorbed and nullified by modern football tendencies. The Libero was a key part of how many teams played a few decades ago.
This is a comprehensive guide on Football Manager team training for the first, second and third team for professional teams.
FM 2017 Regen Dates. Know when to send your scouts to scan a certain nation to discover the next generation of gems that will take the football world by storm.
What does a negative value value mean? Why does it exist? Is ability more important than attributes? What about ability stars? You will find answers to all that.
Effective set-piece routines for attacking / defending corners and free-kicks, as well as throw-ins. This guide includes personal recommendations and doesn't cover all possible ways to set up set-pieces. Written for Football Manager 2015.
Learn how to get the best out of training on Football Manager 2015. This guide covers all the aspects of training and it's intended for both beginners and veterans alike.
The complete Football Manager guide into the pairings and combinations that will help you come up with a logical selection of instructions when selecting the player roles and duties for your team. Updated for Football Manager 2015.
Facing injury problems? Follow our comprehensive guide to best arm yourself with in-depth insight that will enable you to fight injuries off and give your team the comparative advantage. Freshly written for FM 2015.
Pitches are the often overlooked home advantage, forget the 12th man, each blade of grass can be your teams best friend or worst enemy!
This guide offers you advice on the best ways to get current ability on par with potential ability. A brief look at team training, individual training, coaching staff, facilities, tutoring and game time.
Learn what each staff attribute means, which are the key attributes for each training area and for each club job. Updated for Football Manager 2014!