Nick Foles is the back-up quarterback for the American football team the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s a great quarterback, winning the MVP award for the previous Super Bowl, and a decent athlete with a history in basketball and in American football. I’m sure if he really tried and learned the other football, he would be able to put in a decent shift as a center midfielder or slot into a back-line. This article isn’t about him as an athlete and seeing if he could make it in a different sport, this article addresses a unique problem the Eagles have with two great quarterbacks and how the fluidity of football would offer a solution American football may not be able to, unless changes in the sports the rigid play style is made.
Typically, when you search for a new player to join your team on Football Manager, age can be a big factor in whether or not you will sign them. I want to create an experiment that looks at two identical players in terms of attributes, but completely different ages. I want to find out whether age is a defining moment in the signing of a player.
In this particular experiment, I am going to create a player who would be suited to a lot of clubs. I will make him English, he will be 182 CM, either footed, a striker and weigh 80kg. I have made sure the player have no preferred moves.
Ipswich Town. One of the biggest clubs in Europe during the 70s. Sir Bobby Robson and Sir Alf Ramsey are the names that you think of when Ipswich Town is mentioned… After 16 seasons in the championship, that run could be about to end – sadly not in the way Town fans wanted. Continue reading
Following the back of England’s most successful World Cup since 1990, we have to now turn to the future and ultimately where the current crop of England stars will be strutting their stuff next year.
Southgate and the English Media team managed to create a feel good vibe with this young cohort of players. This was backed up through stellar performances, before and after the World Cup. Recent highlights include a 3-2 win over Spain and the 2-1 win over Croatia last week. But can we go all the way in the inaugural Nations League final?
Everyone loves Football Manager’s wonder kids, I have created a list of ten wonder kids with high potential you should consider for your FM 2019 save.
With the beta releasing yesterday, I thought why not take a look at some of the best talent the world has to offer for a player 18 and under. There is no database yet, so it’s impossible to predict the outcome of these players, however there are a lot of fantastic attributes these players have.
For accounting enthusiasts (or people simply in the accounting industry), the corruption scandal that sent waves through a multi-billion dollar non-profit known as FIFA with hundreds of member associations, is a fantastic case study in fraud and corruption. For football enthusiasts, the corruption scandal is a peek into the dark arts and methods beyond the field. But both of these enthusiasts and industries have little in common, and are unable to describe what is happening on their end to each other. I hope in this article to bridge that gap, as an accounting student pursuing my CFE and a massive football fan.
Football Manager is once again due another game in the franchise. On November 2nd. As always Sports Interactive have introduced new features to the game and they’ve created some videos on the new features.
There is a new feel to the game, with new logo branding and merchandise. The much-loved ‘manager man’ retired and put you as the new manager adding more of a personal aspect to the game. They are offering 10% off the game as a pre-purchase, as well as access to the beta. However, I’m sure you can get the game for cheaper on other sites. The first video on their channel didn’t reveal too much information regarding new features, but they did announce that Football Manager are sponsoring Hashtag United, the YouTube football team that are attempting to take on the English pyramid.
First of all, bear with me. I am not by any means saying it is the greatest league in terms of ability, as that’s a ludicrous idea. What I am suggesting is that it’s the most competitive and thus enjoyable league to watch and here is why…
Watford have started their 18/19 Premier League Campaign very well, winning 4 of their opening 5 games, including an impressive 2-1 victory against Spurs. This is Javi Gracia’s tenth managerial role in a relatively short career. He has managed in Greece, Russia and Spain, where, most notably, he lead Almeria back to La Liga in 2013.
This article really comes as no surprise, but after playing Football Manager for thousands of hours I thought I would explain why the Football Manager series is more than just a video game.
I have been involved in the community of Football Manager ever since I started playing Football Manager back in 2012. I have met some people who are life long friends, taken opportunities that I never thought I would and attended a social event in aid of World Child, as well as meeting some of the most well known members in the community.