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Match Guide: Managing morale and confidence
Match Guide: Managing morale and confidence
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A brief guide that explains how to best handle press conferences and team talks in order to give an edge to your team or at least make your team fight for every ball on the pitch.
Mistakes to avoid to keep your job in FM14
Mistakes to avoid to keep your job in FM14
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A beginner’s guide to surviving the boot on Football Manager 2014.
Understanding Tactics: 11 Basic Principles
Understanding Tactics: 11 Basic Principles
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The eleven step guide to help kick start your playing experience with Football Manager 2014.
How to get a good deal in the transfer market - The basics
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This is my guide to getting a good deal in a potential transfer on Football Manager 2014.
Guide to Lower League Management (LLM)
Guide to Lower League Management (LLM)
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The definitive guide to managing in the lower leagues. What team to choose? How to handle finances? What players to look for? This (plus a lot more) is what you'll learn in this guide for LLaMas.
Football Manager Basics: Player Attributes and Roles Explained
Football Manager Basics: Player Attributes and Roles Explained
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Learn what each attribute means and which are the key attributes for each role and duty on the field. Updated for Football Manager 2014!
Philosophy, creative freedom and formation
Philosophy, creative freedom and formation
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Why is it that the TC changes the creative freedom values for every philosophy? Do some philosophies fit more to specific tactical shapes / formations than others?
A Guide to the A-League
A Guide to the A-League
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Playing the Australian league on Football Manager can be both a fun and rewarding process, while also providing good amounts of frustration.
A Guide to the MLS
A Guide to the MLS
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The Major League Soccer is a daunting task for many, but once you get your head around all the different sub rules and regulations, it is a very fun and rewarding league to play in.
Youth are the future
Youth are the future
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A Football Manager guide to youth and how to get the most out of them.
Mechanizing the Play - Transitions
Mechanizing the Play - Transitions
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The way that you manage transitions plays an integral part in deciding whether you play a short passing possession orientated style or whether you adopt a more direct approach.
A Basic Guide To Lower League Management (LLM)
A Basic Guide To Lower League Management (LLM)
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My guide to how I run a club in a Lower League Management scenario on Football Manager.
FM13 Individual Training Guide
FM13 Individual Training Guide
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Detailed guide for selecting individual training roles in Football Manager 2013.
FM13 - Regens intake dates
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If you're always on the lookout for quality newgens in Football Manager 2013, this list of dates will help you find them the moment they are generated.
Flexible Tactics System
Flexible Tactics System
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How to make your team have perfect familiarity with as many tactics as you want.
Tips for a Flexible Tactics System
Tips for a Flexible Tactics System
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A few helpful tips that can help make managing a flexible tactics system much easier.
How to use the Director of Football in FM13
How to use the Director of Football in FM13
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Football Manager 2013 has introduced the Director of Football, who, while not being perfect, is a great asset in FM 13 if used correctly.
FM12 - Scouting Network
FM12 - Scouting Network
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Helping you with signing scouts and scouting assignments.
Regional Nation Database Creation Guide
Regional Nation Database Creation Guide
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How to create a new nation in Football Manager 2012 from clubs originally in another nation.
Guide to Testing a Custom Fantasy or Regional Database
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How to test a custom database for financial and overall stability in Football Manager.
Youth Development on Football Manager: Tutoring
Youth Development on Football Manager: Tutoring
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Tutoring is greatly underrated and underused by many in the FM community, but it is a very simple tool that makes youth development a whole lot more successful.
FM12 Guide - Training & Match Preparation
FM12 Guide - Training & Match Preparation
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FM2012 Training Masterclass is an updated version of its FM2011 predecessor
FM11 Guide - Scouting & Player Search
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Understanding and getting the most out of scouting
FM11 Guide - Training
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Understanding all aspects of training and how to get the best out of it
FM11 Guide - Staff
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What your staff do and what makes them good
FM12 Guide - Creating your game
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Essential acknowledgements when starting your FM career
Aligning your management strategy
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A concrete and refined thought process
LoL Guide
LoL Guide
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My personal guide to Lower Level Management
36 Basic Tips of Managing
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Guide for smaller teams in FM2008
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Good information for beginners
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