Second half of the season I decided to switch back to the 4-4-2 formation. The difference is allowing the wingers to take full advantage of the wider shape and focus our attacks through them. It turned out to be a huge masterstroke! We ended up with five straight wins before a lackluster draw with FC … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #27 – Quick End?
Preseason We got a new assistant manager and coach. Not the greatest coaches in the world, but they are probably the best in this country. Surprisingly, smooth-sailing in terms of friendlies. Tactics Initially, I wanted to play a simple 4-4-2 with these instructions. A simple reason for all of this though: I consider teams in … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #26 – Shortest League Ever!
While my previous club decided to promote my Reserve Manager to the first team, I was on my way back to Oceania. I also wanted to point out that I would not be earning even a single penny as the club operates at an amateur level. It's a huge drop from the oil-rich Qatar but … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #25 – Another Oceanic Adventure Awaits!
Second Half of the Season If I want to summarise the second half of the season with one word, it's going to be "injuries". It's like our physios are not even working hard enough; even the sports scientist that we hired last season doesn't seem to be working. This was one of the many injuries … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #24 -Second Season Syndrome Part 2
Change of Tactic? As mentioned in the previous post, we did not get off to a good start. This prompted the question of whether the other managers have already figured out a way to stop my current tactic. I knew that from last season, we were able to create more chances but we lack goals … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #23 – Second Season Syndrome