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How to minimize injuries in Football Manager 2020 by up to 70%
How to minimize injuries in Football Manager 2020 by up to 70%
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We look at how, by using your physio properly, you can reduce the number of injuries suffered by your squad by up to 70% over the course of a season. Preventing injuries in Football Manager 2020.
How to approach a match from start to finish on Football Manager
How to approach a match from start to finish on Football Manager
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A step by step quick guide by FuSS outlining how to select lineup, how to do team-talks, set up OIs, rotate shouts, and adapt to your opponent. Written for FM 2020.
Determination in FM20 – What is it and how can I improve it?
Determination in FM20 – What is it and how can I improve it?
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What is player determination and, as it cannot be trained, can we do anything to improve this most wanted player attribute in Football Manager?
My Football Philosophy Index - A Squad Building Approach
My Football Philosophy Index - A Squad Building Approach
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FPI is an idea I came up with to leverage being able to export FM data to Excel, in order to adopt a recruitment strategy matching a particular tactical DNA.
Europa League 2 // New in FM20
Europa League 2 // New in FM20
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The new competition is in FM 2020 - it is imperative to understand how it works and what it means for you.
Is there an attacking bias in Football Manager?
Is there an attacking bias in Football Manager?
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In today's Treasure Hunting blog post, we want to explore the question: Does Football Manager favour attacking tactics over defensive ones?
Football Manager 2019 New Tactical Styles Explained
Football Manager 2019 New Tactical Styles Explained
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Preset tactical styles make their debut on Football Manager 2019. We take a look at the new tactical styles on FM 2019 to explain what each of them does. WIP.
Top Tips for Healthy Finances on Football Manager
Top Tips for Healthy Finances on Football Manager
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Financial management is one of the most important things on Football Manager. This article will hopefully give you some key tips to improve your club's finances.
Can the Football Manager AI figure out your tactic?
Can the Football Manager AI figure out your tactic?
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Myth or Fact? Does the Football Manager match engine AI work out your tactic after a while or not? We reveal official insights by Sports Interactive.
Adjusting FM Tactics to Exploit Opposition Weakness
Adjusting FM Tactics to Exploit Opposition Weakness
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Analyzing the opponent and adjusting your Football Manager tactic to exploit weaknesses you're able to find. A tactical approach by @DistanceCovered.
Setting up Football Manager for more international / realistic regens
Setting up Football Manager for more international / realistic regens
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Did some testing on FM 2018 in an attempt to achieve a better, more healthier transfer market that doesn't end up with tons of English talent and only a few others.
Different ways to play Football Manager
Different ways to play Football Manager
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53bast1an outlines three creative ways to enjoy a new save of Football Manager. Can you relate with one of those? What is your preferred way to play FM?
Understanding Injuries in Football Manager 2018
Understanding Injuries in Football Manager 2018
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Official insights on injuries in FM 2018 by Sports Interactive. Which factors affect injuries, what to expect, how to deal with it. A brief guide to understanding injuries in FM18.
Football Manager 2018 Four New Player Roles Explained
Football Manager 2018 Four New Player Roles Explained
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Brand new player roles are coming to Football Manager 2018. We take a deeper look into each one of the four new roles added on FM 2018.
10 Keys to Gegenpressing on Football Manager
10 Keys to Gegenpressing on Football Manager
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Since I’m a huge proponent of Gegenpressing, I’ve oftentimes been asked to break down what exactly it is that will make a Gegenpressing tactic work. Originally written for FM17.
New Staff Roles Data Analyst & Sports Scientist Explained
New Staff Roles Data Analyst & Sports Scientist Explained
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What are these 2 new staff roles about? Which are the key attributes to look for when searching for a data analyst and a sports scientist? Read on to find out.
Scouting Reports: Why do some players have black stars?
Scouting Reports: Why do some players have black stars?
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Black stars were introduced in Football Manager 2015 to indicate uncertainty. In this post I explain what they mean and which factors affect them.
FM Guide: How to search for players in lower divisions
FM Guide: How to search for players in lower divisions
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Easiest way to finding players in Football Manager, really useful for lower division clubs!
How to exploit agents to make easy money on Football Manager 2014
How to exploit agents to make easy money on Football Manager 2014
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Revenge is a dish best served cold. Take your revenge on those money-grabbing agents!
How to be rich in Football Manager Handheld 2013
How to be rich in Football Manager Handheld 2013
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Guide on getting your club rich and buying the most expensive and best players
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