How RBNY went to the West, and won.

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2008, was a strange year for both New York Red Bulls fan, and MLS fans. The regular season had ended, the Red Bulls finished 5th in their Conference, thus not qualifying for the Play Offs…right? Wrong. The MLS only had 14 teams at the time, and the Red Bulls had more points than the 4th place team in the West, therefore, the Red Bulls had to go to the West!

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Time for New Tactics! FM Tactics


The year is 2021, and after leading New York Red Bulls to 5 MLS Cups and 4 Supporters Shield, it is safe to say my tenure has been successful, but the core of my team is starting to age. For example, Aurelien Collin was a vital part of my defence until 2019 season, but he has now retired. Likewise, Felipe and Luke Hyam (who I signed from Ipswich in the 2016 season) are starting to decline as footballers, therefore I decided instead of risking the clubs’ future (we are only staying in the black through sales of youngesters), that I had to adapt my tactics to fit these aging players into the time.

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The London Stadium Nightmare

When London won its bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games, it allowed millions and millions of pounds of funding to go towards the regeneration of Stratford, which was in dire state.

2012 was a huge success, and brought a brand new regenerated area of London, E20, which meant more jobs and more housing. The newest part of Stratford station was rebuilt, a brand new Westfield shopping centre was built, The Queen Elizabeth Park was built, and the London Stadium was built. It made Stratford a massive business location in the capital.

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2012 was over… but what would happen to the Olympic Stadium? That was the question of everyone’s lips…

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