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David Beckham: From Hero to Zero

Started on 9 February 2013 by Glenn T
Latest Reply on 7 October 2014 by Mr.O
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2013-05-18 21:23#102219 DeanByrne1995 : Really Nice update Glenn. Love the amount of effort you put into each one!

Thanks Dean :)
Decent month there Glenn and again great work on the update :)
2013-05-18 21:38#102227 k1rups : Decent month there Glenn and again great work on the update :)

Thanks Krupesh :)
Great update Glenn! The story has reached page 69 iykwim ;)
2013-05-18 22:27#102248 PaukerJ : Great update Glenn! The story has reached page 69 iykwim ;)

Will be interested in reading the auto-biography.
2013-05-19 00:21#102286 Toon : Will be interested in reading the auto-biography.

Here it is!

Author's Note

In case anyone is wondering about David Beckham: Memoirs of a Manager, yes, it is up and it is in the Off Topic section of the FM Scout forums. Chapter 2 has just been released.

You can find it here.

April: Almost Flawless

It has been quite a successful month save for a 3-0 thrashing by league leaders Schalke, a win that eventually confirmed their first Bundesliga title since 1958 with 3 games remaining. On a brighter note for Bayern, they have confirmed Champions' League qualification as Schalke confirms their Bundesliga win, and Beckham will manage a Champions' League club for the first time next season.


Kaiserslautern 0 - 1 Bayern

Bayern 4 - 1 Frankfurt

Bayern 2 - 0 Hamburger

Bayern 5 - 0 Aachen

Schalke 3 - 0 Bayern

Hannover 0 - 2 Bayern

FC Bayern Munich Player of the Month

Ademilson has won this month's Player of the Month award with his brilliant finishing that has brought some crucial goals and points for Bayern throughout the month. He is finally showing every fan a glimpse of the form he possessed at Sao Paulo and he will only keep improving.

Player Worthy of a Mention

Despite his namesake of Gaston Ramirez scoring the bulk of the goals, Ramires is the one who has won the fans over more with his quality in the center of midfield this month. No one can understand why Rafa Benitez had previously frozen Ramires out - now given his chance under David Beckham, the former Chelsea midfielder is showing exactly what he is capable of.
Good luck catching Schalke next season!
2013-05-19 00:56#102310 DeanByrne1995 : Good luck catching Schalke next season!

Thanks Dean! :D

The Relationship

Months after leaving Aston Villa, the relationship between David Beckham and the first club he has ever managed obviously still lingers.

This is evident after the Bayern Munich boss came out publicly to speak about Villa's loss in the Europa League Semi Finals.

Malky Mackay's Villans won against Porto 1-0 in the second leg of the Semi Finals but it was not enough as Porto advanced to the Europa League Final 2-1 on aggregate.

That is another trophy ruled out for Mackay after Villa lost 2-0 to Liverpool in the Capital One Cup Final in February. However, they have another shot at a trophy, having got to the FA Cup Final where they will face Huddersfield.

"Aston Villa were the better side over two legs, that's what I think," said Beckham. "I think they should have advanced to the Final, I would have loved to see them win the Europa League again. Still, credit to Porto for winning it.

"They are in the FA Cup Final this month so maybe they can win that. It would be good for Malky Mackay to win a trophy in his debut season. It's what makes the fans love the manager.

"My love for Manchester United obviously remains but I am also now a fan of Aston Villa, and as a fan, to see them lose out in both the Capital One Cup and the Europa League after going so far is really disappointing.

"I wish them all the best for the FA Cup Final."
I think I missed a little part of your comeback! I'm still at Villa, need to read all this now ;)
2013-05-19 01:43#102328 Sonalexwild : I think I missed a little part of your comeback! I'm still at Villa, need to read all this now ;)

Hahaha go for it, thanks for the support Alex!
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10 yearsEdited

The Call of England

FC Bayern Munchen winger Jack Grealish has been named in Stuart Pearce's 30 man preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The 22-year-old has been enjoying a run in the Bayern first team since leaving Aston Villa in January and his performances for the German giants have encouraged Pearce to add Grealish into his preliminary squad.

It remains to be seen if the former Aston Villa man will make the final cut.

England 30-Man Preliminary Squad

Joe Hart (Manchester City)
Fraser Forster (Celtic)
Alex Smithies (West Bromwich)

Kyle Walker (Tottenham)
Kyle Naughton (Newcastle)
Martin Kelly (Manchester City)
Duncan Romeo (Tottenham)
Chris Smalling (Chelsea)
Steven Caulker (Liverpool)
Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City)
Phil Jones (Tottenham)
Ryan Bennett (Norwich)
Leighton Baines (Manchester United)

Tom Huddlestone (Liverpool)
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)
Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
Jack Cork (Aston Villa)
Jordon Mutch (Cardiff City)
Jonjo Shelvey (Manchester United)
Will Hughes (Aston Villa)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Aston Villa)
Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
Tom Ince (Newcastle)
Jack Grealish (Bayern Munich)
Ross Barkley (Everton)

Andy Carroll (Stoke City)
Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Mason Bennett (Derby)
Daniel Sturridge (Newcastle)
Gabby Agbonlahor (Celtic)

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