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The Unemployment Challenge

Started on 20 December 2015 by MisterLister
Latest Reply on 24 December 2015 by MisterLister
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Where it all begins...

Here we are! FM 16 is breaking FM records and I will start my first story after nearly a year! As it says this will be unemployed challenge where I will try to build my career from Vanarama National.
Other leagues are nearly all European leagues but only first tier, except Spain (Segunda division B), Germany (Third Division), France (National), Italy ( Seria B )

Who am I?

I'm unknown manager who is trying to break in this business. It will be hard but I will be very persistent. I'm starting with no licence and with sunday league football experience.

I hope guys that you will follow and comment...


Good luck man!
Good luck mate!
Good luck
Best of luck with this story!
Good luck ;)
Good luck :P
bebero, Jack, FormIsntAll, Griffo, Murtagh, Nick_H- Thanks guys and I will continue or ,better say, start this challenge as soon as I get better as I have a flu or virus idk :P

See you soon.

My first job...

Barrow Association Football Club

This is where my journey begins. Barrow A.F.C. are playing in Vanarama National League and are currently 22nd out of 24 teams.

History of the club:

They use Holker Street stadium with capacity around 4,000.

Facilities are not very good, in FM it says they have Below Average training facilities and basic youth facilities, so...

This will definitely be very tough job to do but I'm not scared and I'm looking forward to matches and everything else. Club has good chairman, sugar daddy, but will only give money in special occasions.
Interesting thing is that this was my first job interview, and I had luck to get job here.
Next update will be November and December matches.
Feel free to comment!

See you soon...

November and December Report:

So here are my first two months in Barrow. I can only say that I am pleased with start of my career here. There were much more good things than bad things. Some players really impressed me like Benjamin Van Den Broek who scored 5 goals in these matches and he is midfielder.

My first match was in FA Cup first round against Gillingham F.C. and as they are better side they managed to defeat us with no problems. Next one was my first league match vs Grimsby and we played good and showed some good crossing and passing skills with good work rate by my players. Some other matches where we had drawn we were better side but couldn’t manage to score goals. In all these matches we played 4-1-2-3 DM Asymmetric and it proved good. Match against Gateshead was big disappointment as we were very poor and had nearly no chances , so, this is my first big scar on my managerial career in Barrow.

After this two months we managed to get from 22nd position to 16th in Vanarama National League. As I’m one month ahead I forgot to take picture of league table but in my next updates there will be more images.

Player of the November and December:

Benjamin Van Den Broek

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