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LoL Guide
LoL Guide
69125   17  
My personal guide to Lower Level Management
Aligning your management strategy
12060   5  
A concrete and refined thought process
FM12 Guide - Creating your game
12261   5  
Essential acknowledgements when starting your FM career
FM11 Guide - Staff
75425   1  
What your staff do and what makes them good
FM11 Guide - Training
55241   1  
Understanding all aspects of training and how to get the best out of it
FM11 Guide - Scouting & Player Search
39218   3  
Understanding and getting the most out of scouting
FM12 Guide - Training & Match Preparation
FM12 Guide - Training & Match Preparation
186854   5  
FM2012 Training Masterclass is an updated version of its FM2011 predecessor
Youth Development on Football Manager: Tutoring
Youth Development on Football Manager: Tutoring
64620   4  
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.
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.
FM12 - Scouting Network
FM12 - Scouting Network
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Helping you with signing scouts and scouting assignments.
How to use the Director of Football in FM13
How to use the Director of Football in FM13
55042   1  
Football Manager 2013 has introduced the Director of Football, who, while not being perfect, is a great asset in FM 13 if used correctly.
Flexible Tactics System
Flexible Tactics System
30417   4  
How to make your team have perfect familiarity with as many tactics as you want.
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.
Transfers Tips
15475   4  
Guide for Smaller Teams.
18465   9  
Guide for smaller teams in FM2008
32885   4  
Good information for beginners
36 Basic Tips of Managing
38240   15  
Create Your Own Football Manager Fansite
4352  
Beginner's Guide creating FM fansites
Guide to Testing a Custom Fantasy or Regional Database
8012  
How to test a custom database for financial and overall stability in Football Manager.
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.
A Basic Guide To Lower League Management (LLM)
A Basic Guide To Lower League Management (LLM)
66050   8  
My guide to how I run a club in a Lower League Management scenario on Football Manager.
Mechanizing the Play - Transitions
Mechanizing the Play - Transitions
19551   1  
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.
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!
Youth are the future
Youth are the future
46503   1  
A Football Manager guide to youth and how to get the most out of them.
A Guide to the MLS
A Guide to the MLS
54562   7  
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.
A Guide to the A-League
A Guide to the A-League
18691   5  
Playing the Australian league on Football Manager can be both a fun and rewarding process, while also providing good amounts of frustration.
Philosophy, creative freedom and formation
Philosophy, creative freedom and formation
32170   1  
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?
How to create a successful tactic on Football Manager
How to create a successful tactic on Football Manager
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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.
Guide to Lower League Management (LLM)
Guide to Lower League Management (LLM)
183063   8  
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.
Understanding Tactics: 11 Basic Principles
Understanding Tactics: 11 Basic Principles
54049   2  
The eleven step guide to help kick start your playing experience with Football Manager 2014.
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