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Best Starting XI(Line-up)

Started on 17 November 2008 by donald
Latest Reply on 25 September 2009 by The !RedDevil!
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garrido is better than ball.
i think £100m is too much, it makes you spend it all and unsettle the team with too many signings
Yeah...... But it is fun as hell!!!=D:yes=D
in fm handheld for psp man C have 200 mil- but its harder to buy people.
Fackman - Man Utd : Yeah...... But it is fun as hell!!!=D:yes=D
ye defiantly is!!!
rossconvey : See the thing is at the begining i dont really like the man city team so i stuggle to motivate my self in making them do well. Its wierd ive player fm/cm for years and never found this before. Maybe its because you have a 100m budget and your best LB is Michael Ball??
Anyway They Have Bridge Now So You Can Motivate Yourself
McLagan : Team: Manchester City
Game Date: 26.10.12
Used Modifier: No

First Team:
GK - Francisco Guilermo Ochoa
DR - Davide Santon
DL - Philip Lahm
DC- Giorgio Chiellini
DC - Micah Richards
RM - David Bentley
LM - David Silva
CM - Marek Hamsik
CM - Ignacio Camacho
ST - Robinho
ST - Sergio Aguero

Vincenzo Fiorillo
Fabio Quagliarella
Christian Chivu
Ashley Young
Gareth Barry
Michael Owen
Michael Johnson
Miguel Veloso

Season 08/09 - Finished 8th, 2nd knockout stage of euro cup, semi final of league cup, runner up in fa cup
Season 09/10 - Finished 1st, no euro, 3rd round league cup, 4th round fa cup
Season 10/11 - Finished 1st, champions cup semi final, league cup semi final, fa cup semi final, lost in community shield
Season 11/12 - Finished 1st, champions cup quarter final, 3rd round league cup, semi final fa cup, won community shield
Season 11/12 - Sitting top, top of euro group, into 4th round of league cup, won community shield

Transfers In:

08/09 - Pichu Atienza (275k), Nathan Delfouneso (2.5M), Phil Jagielka (6.5M), Fabian Delph (450k), Gareth Barry (25M), Leighton Baines (10.5M), Ashley Young (30M), David James (3M), James Vaughan (13.25M), Jack Wilshire (8M)

Total Spending - £99M

09/10 - Davide Santon (11.25M), Anatoliy Tymoschuk (18M), David Bentley (40M), Francisco Guillermo Ochoa (18M), Michael Owen (12.5M), Fausto Rossi (2.7M), Jose Baxter (2.3M) and a whole bunch of other youth players

Total Spending - £124M

10/11 - Gerson (170k), Giorgio Chiellini (40M), Marco Ezio Fossati (2.7M), Miguel Veloso (25.5M), David Silva (72M), Fabio Quagliarella (20M) and a whole bunch of other youth players

Total Spending - £192M

11/12 - Vincenzo Fiorillo (FREE), Marek Hamsik (35M), Philip Lahm (45M), and a whole bunch of other youth players

Total Spending - £100M

12/13 - Sergio Aguero (32M), Ignacio Camacho (56M), Christian Chivu (6.5M), and some youth players

Total Spending - £96m

Transfers Out:

08/09 - Dietmar Hamaan (FREE), Michael Ball (1M), Martin Petrov (5M), Kelvin Etuhu (3.2M), Elano (10M), and crappy youth players

Total Income - £19.25M

09/10 - Darius Vassell (FREE), Danny Mills (FREE), Vincent Kompany (6.25M), Benjani (1M), Valeri Bojinov (2.5M), Tal Ben-Haim (2.5M) and crappy youth players

Total Income - £12.25M

10/11 - Felipe Caicedo (1M), Javier Garrido (5M), Gelson Fernandes (10M), Nedum Onouha (6M), Kasper Schmeichel (1.8M), Stephen Ireland (5M), Shaun Wright-Phillips (5M), Paolo Zabaleta (5M), Jo (5M), Anatoliy Tymoschuk (14M), David James (FREE) and crappy youth players

Total Income - £58M

11/12 - Shaleum Logan (160k), Joe Hart (2.5M) and crappy youth players

Total Income - £2.7M

12/13 - Richard Dunne (2.5M), Ched Evans (4M), James Vaughan (LOAN), Fausto Rossi (7.25M), Phil Jagielka (5M) and crappy youth players

Total Income - £19.25M


Just decided to play with Man City to see what all the money was like. Not as fun as other games i've played but still good. Get ripped of a lot but i guess that can be expected. Back four of Lahm, Chiellini, Richards and Santon is so so so so good. Only conceded something like 14 goals in the league in 11/12 season and not many in other comps either. Proving the same this season.

p.s sorry for taking up the whole page. please dont quote anything on this!

yes nice team, why not quote? haha
To update mine, I sold Eduardo to Inter for 25 mill and bought a 20 year old brazillian named Marquinhos for 17mill, if he's good i'll post him in best players
Team: Manchester City
Game Date: 2008/2009
Used Modifier: No

First Team:
GK - Sergio Asenjo
DR - Micah Richards
DL - Yuri Zhirkov
DC- Brede Hangeland
DC - Joleon Lescott
RM - Steven Ireland
LM - Andrey Arshavin
CM - Christian Ledesma
CM - Nigel DeJong
ST - Robinho
ST - Goran Pandev

Michael Owen
Michael Johnson
Vincent Kompany
Nedum Onuhoa
Michael Ball
Pablo Zabaleta
Joe Hart

Transfers: 2008/2009 Summer

In: Pandev (30M), Zhirkov (30M), DeJong (17.75M), Ledesma (9.5M), Hangeland (26M), Asenjo (20M), Lescott (20M), Owen (13M), Arshavin (25M).

Out: Elano (Milan 11.75m), Garrido (Blackburn 6.25M), Fernandes (Boro 9.5M), Sturridge (West Brom 6.5M), Petrov (Spurs 9.0M), Hamann (FREE). a ton of loan outs...

Spent 191M (HA)
Budget 160M (adjusted wage budget to get arshavin's transfer through)
Received 43M

Just started another City game to see where this try would take me transfer money wise.
there are some really crazy high dollar transfer fees in and around season 3-4.
I think this team i have for this go round might be pretty good. any thoughts?
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not sure about the 26M for hangeland and think u need to get a better right mid cos ireland isnt great there. but yeah pretty solid team. good job gettin rid of elano. he's useless!
Team: Rangers Football Club
Game Date: November 08
Used Modifier: No

First Team:

GK:Allan McGregor
DR: Steven Wittaker
DL: Frank Quidrue
DC: Madjid Bougherra
DC: Eduardo Tuzzio
DMC: Maurice Edu
MC: Steven Davis
MC: Pedro Mendes
AMR: Jamers McArthur/Nacho Novo
AML: Kyle Lafferty
ST: Kenny Miller


Gk: Neill Alexander
DL: Sasa Papac
DC: Kirk Broadfoot
MC: Barry ferguson
MR: Aaron/Lee McCullock
ST: Kris Boyd
ST: Jean Cluade Darcheville
Trophies Won: N/A

Transfers In:
James McCarthy - £850k from Hamilton, James McArthur - £850k from Hamilton, Franck Queudrue - £2.7m from Birmingham & Eduardo Tuzzio - £2.9m from River

Transfers Out:
Graeme Smith - £120k to Man City, Andrius Velicka – loan fee £40k to Hearts, Lee Robinson – £20k to Bristol Rovers, John Fleck – 6month loan to Watford, Giorgos Efrem - £14k to Inverness CT, Rory Loy - £55k to Cardiff, Ross Harvey - £12k to Inverness CT & Charlie Adam - £750k to QPR
McLagan : not sure about the 26M for hangeland and think u need to get a better right mid cos ireland isnt great there. but yeah pretty solid team. good job gettin rid of elano. he's useless!
into october Brede has 4 goals for me from corners, hope he keeps that up. with ireland ive moved him back to center and put Wright-phillips, whom i forgot to mention as a sub out at right. i guess i will sub Ledesma in and out with Ireland. or any other ideas?
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yeah hangeland is good no denying, im just not sure hes 26M good. gelson fernandes and michael johnson are also worth rotating in till you can buy someone else. fernandes especially seemed to improve a lot and was fairly consistent. obv that will vary between games and with tactics and stuff.
reading is so easy- spend all your money on mattock and you cant concede if you try.
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my starting eleven: (2012)
GK:Igor Akinfeev (WORTH) 25 MIL
RB:Darijo Srna (c) 22 MIL
LB:Marcelo 21 MIL
CB:Micah Richards (vc) 27 MIL
CB:Cristian Zapata 16 MIL
RM:Llionel Messi 47 MIL
LM:Yury Zhirkov 19.5 MIL
CM:Javier Mascherano 32 MIL
CAM:Kaka 33 MIL
CF:Karim Benzema 37 MIL
CF:Fernando Torres 35.5 MIL

Joe hart
ryan donk
joao moutinho

4 premier leagues ina row
3 champions leagues
3 fa cups
2 league cups
3 community shield
3 super cups
3 club world championships
Nice team, I'm guessing your liverpool because of your user name? Shame really :p
ye, but better than manure, chavski, mercenary city or the spuds.

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