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S.S. Lazio: The Biancocolesti Adventure

Started on 26 June 2015 by Matt6320
Latest Reply on 28 June 2015 by swanny8589
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As I walk into the Stadio Olimpico to wave to the thousands of fans on my unveiling, I feel my heart pulsating violently in my chest. I've never done anything on this kind of level before, so the step up to managing one of the largest teams in Italy is a gigantic one. I walk through the tunnel and the titanic noise of the Stadium roars like a wave about to crash down on my vulnerable head. It's too much: should I turn back now? No, of course not, the idea of that is preposterous. I've signed the contract, finished the negotiations and met the chairman. All I need to do now is tell these fans what I'm going to achieve at this beautiful club, and hopefully they'll approve of my ambitions.

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I walk in and see the theatre, another colosseum in Rome, open up in front of my eyes. I'm then handed a small microphone by the chairman, who has been talking to the crowd, building me up. Hopefully I will be able to live up to these expectations. I address the crowd.

"Fans of Lazio, I welcome you to the start of a new era," I say confidently. Perhaps a bit too arrogant, but if Mourinho can get away with it, there's no reason why I cannot. My comment is met with a wave of applause.

"As I'm sure Claudio Lotito (the chairman, for those who don't know) has told you, my name is Beauregard Wilcox and I'm relatively new to Italian Calcio. However, I shall not let this hinder my efforts in the development of S.S. Lazio."

"I have very little else to say at this stage, but hopefully my actions can speak louder than words. I have several players on my transfer wishlist that can help bring this club to the top of the Serie A."

I finish off my brief speech by saying "Thank you for listening, and I'll see you all at the start of the season. Goodbye for now."

And that's it. For now, anyway. The fans are happy, Lotito has a beaming smile on his face and I know that I have many people behind me, to get this career started.

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My First Game


A day had passed since my unveiling at the Stadio Olimpico, and I stood in the training ground of S.S. Lazio watching the first match of pre season, a friendly match against the Lazio U20s. It was a great chance for me to assess the first team squad as well as the U20 squad, as well as the tactics that I had prepared before I got the job. Here are the three tactics that I shall be using, assuming there is no need to adjust them.

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Anyway, any nerves that I had before the match began (nerves of losing to the U20s, which would be embarrassing and start my career on a low note) soon dissipated when Filip Djordjevic knocked in his first goal, only to be followed by three more as the match progressed! He was by far and away the best player on the pitch; everything he touched turned to gold. Hopefully he will work well with Miroslav Klose in the 4-4-2 formation. Felipe Anderson, a 53rd minute substitute, scored the other goal. He shall be rotated with Baldé Keita for the AML spot in my team, with Senad Lulic playing a bit deeper as ML or potentially a left wing back. It was a hugely enjoyable game to watch and gave me that burst of confidence that I had been craving.

Good luck with your story mate
Thank you, hopefully this will be an entertaining story.
good to see young aussie Oikonomidis score for the U20s

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