Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho – A Football Manager Simulation!

Jose Mourinho (left) and Pep Guardiola (right) on the touchline. (StrettyNews.com)

 

Since Pep Guardiola got his first job in English football with Manchester City in 2016 and Jose Mourinho joined Manchester United in the same year, the old rivalry when Pep managed Barcelona and Jose managed Real was reignited. However, this was no longer in Spain but to the ‘best league in the world,’ the Premier League.

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The importance of a Youth Development Structure – Football Manager Guide

Youth Structure.pngYouth progression and investment is often overlooked in peoples football manager saves. In this article I will discuss the importance of having a structure which can help save money, and really get the best out of your products.

I often overlooked youth and the importance that they could potentially have on your team, however this years football manager has really taught me to trust my youth and give them opportunities. There are so many methods in which youth can be beneficial for you as a player and as a club, I will go in to detail about how youth has helped me and turned my struggling youth club to a team that finishes their season unbeaten.

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New Rangers Manager Steven Gerrard to succeed? – An FM Experiment

New Rangers manager Steven Gerrard during the press conference at Ibrox. Photograph: Scott Heppell/Reuters

“I am honoured to become the next manager of Rangers. I have enormous respect for this football club, and its history and tradition” – Steven Gerrard during his first press conference at Ibrox

Liverpool hero Steven Gerrard has signed a 4 year contract to become the new manager of Rangers FC. He has brought in fellow Liverpool man Gary McAllister to serve as his assistant manager, and has already expressed his ambitions for the future of the club.
Will he succeed as Rangers boss? That’s what I’m here to find out! I will create a simulation on Football Manager 2018 to see how his first season goes, whilst being assisted by Gary McAllister

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How would Arsenal’s 2003-2004 ‘Invincibles’ team perform in modern football?

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With Arsene Wenger retiring at the end of the season, Arsenal fans have a lot to thank the man for. He has brought them 7 community shields, 7 FA Cups, and 3 Premier League titles.

Now one of those Premier League titles came in the 2003/2004 season with a team so good, they’ve been named ‘The Invincivbles’, just the second team in English footballing history to complete a unbeaten season after William Sudell’s Preston North End side achieved it back in 1889.

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A Norwegian Adventure – Bjerkreim IL

Bjerkreim are a football club basis in the the village of  Vikeså in the Rogaland County in Norway is the host of a football club named Bjerkreim IL who currently play deep in the Norwegian pyramid at level 6 in Group A, they are currently guided by English man and Youtuber Paul Wandless (@TN_TheNorthman) and thanks to the wonders of Football Manager (and hard work from the creators of the mod!) you can now Manage Bjerkreim.
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Will England win the 2018 FIFA World Cup? – Football Manager 2018 Simulation

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We’re just 50 days out from the 2018 FIFA World Cup! The closer we get, the more exciting it becomes. As always, England fans continue to believe!

The chances of England going all the way are slim to non-existent, but it wont stop the barmy army getting behind the boys!

We’ve simulated the FIFA World Cup on Football Manager 2018 to see if England get anywhere close to going all the way.

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Ruining English Football! – Part 3

So for those of you who have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, over at Dictate the Game we’ve doing a little experiment, where by the following occurred:

The basis of the experiment is:

  • Every team in the Premier League and Championship is given a 50 year transfer embargo
  • I will view do progress updates at 10/20/30/40/50 years
  • I will look at the English Leagues, National team, European Competitions and then any other big news in the world.
  • I will make the save playable from every point I do an article for.

Please check out Part 1 here – > Ruining English Football! – Part 1

and Part 2 is here – > Ruining English Football! – Part 2

Last time, Blackburn went on a binge of 9 titles in a row, England won two world cups and since then, some things have changed a lot, and some haven’t really changed much at all.

Here’s the latest Premier League and the last few winners… oh dear.

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