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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
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!
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!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
European Competition Changes // New in FM22?
European Competition Changes // New in FM22?
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Thanks to UEFA's announcements in May 2021 - FM22 may implement the new changes. Here we describe all the changes and potential impact on your saves in FM22.
Competition and Law Changes in FM23
Competition and Law Changes in FM23
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Every year there are changes made to football, in this article we cover some major changes made and what to expect in your FM23 saves.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
CONCACAF Format Changes // New in FM22?
CONCACAF Format Changes // New in FM22?
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CONCACAF has launched a major new restructuring of their competitions. Just in case FM22 inputs these changes, we have you covered, detailing what to expect.
Football Manager 2022 New Player Role: Wide Centre-Back
Football Manager 2022 New Player Role: Wide Centre-Back
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One brand new player role is coming to Football Manager 2022. We take a deeper look into the new role added on FM 2022; the Wide Centre-Back.
How to create a tactic on Football Manager 2022
How to create a tactic on Football Manager 2022
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My step by step process to creating a successful tactic on Football Manager 2022. A tactic creation guide for beginners with screenshots. Create your own tactic on FM22.
Replacing Roles on Football Manager
Replacing Roles on Football Manager
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Here is an easy step by step process of how to replace adventurous roles with simpler roles on FM22.
Playing the Mentality Game - A Black Cat's story
Playing the Mentality Game - A Black Cat's story
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How understanding team mentality helped me battle relegation with Sunderland in the SkyBet Championship.
How to shut down opponents in away games on Football Manager
How to shut down opponents in away games on Football Manager
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Advice by Knap on how to see out away games in Football Manager. Ideas by an expert tactician for a SUS (shut up shop) tactic. These tips specifically apply to FM 2022.
Quick Tips: Rebuilding a Club
Quick Tips: Rebuilding a Club
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Looking to rebuild but not sure where to start and what to focus on first? This easy to follow roadmap will get your Football Manager rebuild running smoothly.
Football Manager 2023 New Tactical Instructions
Football Manager 2023 New Tactical Instructions
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The new tactical instructions for FM23 will help empower defensive managers. We take a deeper look into the changes in team instructions on Football Manager 2023.
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