Football Manager Guides
The ultimate game guide in the making. Articles grouped in chapters. You could contribute one!
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.
A Football Manager guide to youth and how to get the most out of them.
The eleven step guide to help kick start your playing experience with Football Manager 2014.
This is a comprehensive guide on Football Manager team training for the first, second and third team for professional teams.
A few helpful tips that can help make managing a flexible tactics system much easier.
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.
This Football Manager guide analyzes a practical framework which will help you organize a tactic under different fluidity/mentality combinations and give you tips on applying specific tactical settings.
How to create a new nation in Football Manager 2012 from clubs originally in another nation.
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?
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.
Pitches are the often overlooked home advantage, forget the 12th man, each blade of grass can be your teams best friend or worst enemy!
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 beginner’s guide to surviving the boot on Football Manager 2014.
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.
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 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.
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.
My personal guide to Lower Level Management
Struggling with Lower League Management in FM18? We have a few tips for you.
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.
Football Manager 2013 has introduced the Director of Football, who, while not being perfect, is a great asset in FM 13 if used correctly.
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.
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.
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.
Which factors affect club finances? How to keep your balance tight and increase your earnings without cheating? What steps to take? This is what you’ll learn in this guide. Freshly written for FM 2014.
This is my guide to getting a good deal in a potential transfer on Football Manager 2014.
A guide which covers the most fundamental aspects of any title-winning side. Follow this guide and find yourself becoming one of the true legends within the game.
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.
An in-depth Football Manager guide by sporadicsmiles. Know yourself and know your opposition are key to be successful at the game.