The Essence of Life.. What is it?

Gold passes through fire

It seems that the magic is working. From that one view from my own laptop two months ago, things have inexplicably grown without the benefit of a social circle from my offline life to help it grow. Last month I had 995 views on this blog. This month I have as many and we´re only halfway through. More importantly, I am enjoying every single moment of it. But all of a sudden, this.

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How To Be The First To Find The Best Newgens

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I see many people asking for the best strategies to “win” at Football Manager. The beauty of the game is that there are many different ways to play the game and everyone is free to choose the way s/he likes best. One such strategy is finding hot young players and mould them into world-beaters to take your club to glory (or into super-sales to give your club unimagined riches). Here´s how you can make sure to find some of the best very early on.

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Team Management Through Spreadsheets (2) – The 4 WHOs

So many Football Manager spreadsheets, but what if there was one to rule them all? Here is mine (you can even download it). It is not the only one I use, but in this article, I will explain how it works and why it can rule them all.

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S1.4 Past, Present and Future

There are 5 pillars on which this giant will rise to stand powerful again. We did an overview of these 5 pillars in my previous post on How To Revive a Giant. Today´s article which will see us go from January till the end of the season will be organised around these 5 pillars (Finances, Facilities, Backroom Staff, Players and Tactical Philosophy) to show how the situation in each has progressed in this first season on the job.


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S1.3 – How to Revive a Fallen Giant

My previous posts saw us at the end of the first day on the job where I made a brief squad and finances evaluation but quite some work on improving the  backroom staff quality.  Today will see us start the update with the transfer market, but first, my goals for this job.  Also, due to the fact that my blog updates are quite a bit behind my actual save I decided to cover quite some ground here. Continue reading S1.3 – How to Revive a Fallen Giant

Team management Through Spreadsheets (1)

Do you use a notebook (or even sheets of paper) to plan your team or tactics for Football Manager?  I used to do that myself (and it was really useful as you will see) but now I mostly use the game and spreadsheets.  This is why and how… Continue reading Team management Through Spreadsheets (1)

S1.2 Reviving the Giant – This is a team game

“One last thing, Signor Presidente, although certainly not the least for me… I would like to discuss the backroom staff.  I already have in mind some people I would like to have replaced, others may join them.  What budgets and room for manoeuvre do I have?” Continue reading S1.2 Reviving the Giant – This is a team game

S1.1 It is milan after all!

Walking into San Siro for the first time as manager.  A dream come true – one of many, I hope!

As I walk onto the pitch for the first time to meet the squad – my squad – my mind is still reeling from the conversation I just had with Berlusconi and Galliani. Continue reading S1.1 It is milan after all!

Let´s Score More!

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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

Finally I got down to start blogging about my Football Manager save and experience in general.  I had been thinking about this for a looong time as I already do something very similar for my own, but it was fellow Milan-saviour @atahualpaMaia asking me about my Milan save that pushed me to actually start blogging for the wonderful FM community.  Before getting into the save, however, I would like to introduce myself. Continue reading Let´s Score More!

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