Football Manager Guides
The ultimate game guide in the making. Articles grouped in chapters. You could contribute one!
Beginner's Guide creating FM fansites
How to test a custom database for financial and overall stability in Football Manager.
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.
A few helpful tips that can help make managing a flexible tactics system much easier.
Essential acknowledgements when starting your FM career
A concrete and refined thought process
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.
This is my guide to getting a good deal in a potential transfer on Football Manager 2014.
Helping you with signing scouts and scouting assignments.
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.
Playing the Australian league on Football Manager can be both a fun and rewarding process, while also providing good amounts of frustration.
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.
CA, PA and Star Ratings - What Exactly Does it All Mean?
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.
An in-depth Football Manager guide by sporadicsmiles. Know yourself and know your opposition are key to be successful at the game.
How to make your team have perfect familiarity with as many tactics as you want.
How to create a new nation in Football Manager 2012 from clubs originally in another nation.
Good information for beginners
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?
Understanding and getting the most out of scouting
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.
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.
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.
A beginner’s guide to surviving the boot on Football Manager 2014.
A Football Manager guide to youth and how to get the most out of them.
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.
The one true training guide for Football Manager 2019. A collective effort by Seb Wassell, Rashidi, Cleon and herne79. Officially approved training tips.