Yes, it's been about a week and a half since the last post and even eons ago since the last off-beat one. A lot has happened. First, I finally built my own computer! Well, without a graphics card for the time being. Still, it's capable of completing basic tasks like writing this blog post and … Continue reading Off-Beat #7 – Why have I not been writing lately?
Onto the mundane part of my final season here in Kazakhstan: the Relegation Stage. Goal: To avoid relegation as always. And to keep things short, here's how we did. We pretty much secure survival with 5 games left to play but by then, our star striker, Patrick, decided to go into a rough patch of … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #39 – I’m Sick of Your Threats, Relegation
As mentioned from the previous post, the next match was against Astana in the Quarter-Finals of the Kazakhstan Cup. It did came at a cost as Boskovic, who had just came back from injury, fractured his wrist just before half-time, and Lyubenov, our second striker, received a minor injury. Sadly, our dream run might be … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #38 – Halfway There + Transfers ?
Back to league action, we started May with a narrow loss against Shakhter before holding Altay to a goalless draw. We then won agaisnt Zhetsyu thanks to a goal from the resurgent Patrick. We then draw 1-1 against Ordabasy, who I considered to be the stronger team. Just before we face Astana, our talisman, Sai, … Continue reading #FM17 Around the World Challenge #37 – May
In this video, we go up against another of the big guns, FK Kairat before facing a second-division side in the first round of the Kazakhstan Cup!