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tak
01-01-2010, 14:42
OK let us talk about something serious now.

Have you noticed the complete absence of quality fullbacks as the game progresses? You can find lots of players for positions like AMC, DMC, DC and ST.

But DR or DL? The best one will have about 75% positional rating. Why is that?

Ccllnply2
01-01-2010, 15:06
its your tactics

Lol!

@OP: Yeah, I've noticed that too, the vast majority of players with potential at the start of the game are a forward of some sort

Tomer
01-01-2010, 15:08
I'm having trouble finding good wingers too. I have a few decent fullbacks but nothing to write home about.

Awesome-0
01-01-2010, 15:13
yea there aren't enough good fullbacks

Crichton
01-01-2010, 15:17
you say you find lots for the central positions

retrain a CB? or perhaps a DMC?

aston_martin
01-01-2010, 15:23
Tbh, there aren't that many good LB/RB in real life.

Anyway, in regard to the actual game, I have the opposite problem. Good full backs are there in abundance (although there aren't many world class ones) but the central areas, paticularly the CD/DM/CM/AM is seeing a distinct lack of good players. Plently of good strikers though

dafuge
01-01-2010, 15:28
I'm finding the same, all the brilliant players I'm finding are for central positions.

This (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/dafuge/15EmreCanetin.png) is probably the best looking young full back I've found.

Tomer
01-01-2010, 15:40
Tbh, there aren't that many good LB/RB in real life.



I was thinking the same thing. Still, it would be nice to have some good ones coming through.

backpackant
01-01-2010, 15:53
I've found an abundance of full-backs. Too many probably. Mostly Brazillian, strangely enough. Who admittedly aren't too good at tackling.

I struggle to find right-wingers, so maybe I should buy a few full-backs and retrain them.

Must be individual experiences.

Dale Gribble
01-01-2010, 16:06
I have two young regen fullbacks, Nunez and Granier, who are my first choice for Arsenal despite only being 18/19. Nunez is keeping out Sagna, only 3rd season in too.

I'll post screenshots when I'm back on my computer.

Jirki88
01-01-2010, 16:19
I've found an abundance of full-backs. Too many probably. Mostly Brazillian, strangely enough. Who admittedly aren't too good at tackling.

I struggle to find right-wingers, so maybe I should buy a few full-backs and retrain them.

Must be individual experiences.

Yeah, they have a tradition of that... Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Rafinha, Serginho and so on :p
Offensive fullbacks.

Bradmonk
01-01-2010, 19:05
I've managed to fine ONE good full back, poential of 4 stars. Struggling for right wingers too. MILLIONS of left wingers.

Oypus
01-01-2010, 19:11
I have one, though primarily a CB, can also play LB/LWB. He has a very high PA. I only checked because my scouts said he wasn't that good, but to me he appeared very good, for his young age of course. Then Chelsea signed a N. Irish one who has better stats than Bosingwa at age 18 or so. And there was an Argentinian one who refuses to leave Argentina. (Really. I, Barcelona, Arsenal, R. Madrid, and I think Chelsea all offered him contracts, and he refused all of them to go play at River Plate or Boca Juniors, can't remember which.)

So that makes 3 in about 3 years, which seems a bit high tbh.

JockStein1967
01-01-2010, 19:12
I'm finding the same, all the brilliant players I'm finding are for central positions.

This (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/dafuge/15EmreCanetin.png) is probably the best looking young full back I've found.

Your right, he is handsome. :)lol

Stats look quite good to though.

blab
01-01-2010, 19:28
In my game there is nothing but quality regen fullbacks! :D There is a lack of world-class center backs due to poor positioning and jumping, and world class attacking midfielders or wingers are also rare because of poor off the ball attribute.

Here are some regen fullbacks from my game

http://i50.tinypic.com/9a7epi.jpg
http://i45.tinypic.com/2rws4zd.jpg
http://i47.tinypic.com/4iog14.jpg
http://i47.tinypic.com/zk4rux.jpg
http://i48.tinypic.com/2cwshlg.jpg

Scoham
01-01-2010, 19:33
I'm finding the same, all the brilliant players I'm finding are for central positions.

This (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/dafuge/15EmreCanetin.png) is probably the best looking young full back I've found.

Are you going to train him to play on the left? Bit strange he's left only footed but a right sided player.

dafuge
01-01-2010, 20:52
Are you going to train him to play on the left? Bit strange he's left only footed but a right sided player.

It is a bit odd, but my left back is a lot better than my right back, so I could really do with this kid making it as a right back.

Smikis
01-01-2010, 21:03
OK let us talk about something serious now.

Have you noticed the complete absence of quality fullbacks as the game progresses? You can find lots of players for positions like AMC, DMC, DC and ST.

But DR or DL? The best one will have about 75% positional rating. Why is that?


yes.. with my 2015-2016 save i was trying to replace my dr.. and best i could find was my REGEN that i had? i was like you cant be serious.. regen of 175 pa.. yes he will reach it.. but thats terrible.. and he was like only one.. ( yes there were still few old guys entering theirs thirties , but meh... )

John Smith
02-01-2010, 08:59
In my game there is nothing but quality regen fullbacks! :D There is a lack of world-class center backs due to poor positioning and jumping, and world class attacking midfielders or wingers are also rare because of poor off the ball attribute.

Here are some regen fullbacks from my game

http://i50.tinypic.com/9a7epi.jpg
http://i45.tinypic.com/2rws4zd.jpg
http://i47.tinypic.com/4iog14.jpg
http://i47.tinypic.com/zk4rux.jpg
http://i48.tinypic.com/2cwshlg.jpg

^whs

Plenty of good fullbacks, and I'm still with version 10.1. But I struggle to find a decent winger / inside forward...

Hershie
02-01-2010, 09:06
Had a great DR/WBR and a WBL on my Inter save. The WBL was actually a retrained AML, but in the first few seasons he was the best regen I'd found.

Dale Gribble
02-01-2010, 12:00
My two fullbacks:

http://i45.tinypic.com/x558o4.png

http://i50.tinypic.com/2vdh98j.png

blurps11
02-01-2010, 12:13
I'm finding the same, all the brilliant players I'm finding are for central positions.

This (http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/dafuge/15EmreCanetin.png) is probably the best looking young full back I've found.

Diego Renan, Gonzalo Castro, Cuadrado, Beck, Fanchone, Schwaab, Helan, Opare, Santon, Bale, N'Koulou, Corchia are just a couple young lateral defenders off the top of my head. Given a good PA roll for those with -potentials and proper development they all can turn out top quality players.

The ones listed also cover a variety of roles and price ranges. Add the regens after two or three seasons in and there are arguably more really good prospects in game than in real life. Good fullbacks are very very rare.

John Smith
02-01-2010, 14:47
http://i50.tinypic.com/2vdh98j.png

Delap #2. :)

Tell me he possesses a long flat bullet throw.

zebanumut
02-01-2010, 15:47
I thought the best regens are fullbacks,worsts are AMC's

FernandoCJ
03-01-2010, 07:38
I suppose that's true. I have Lahm and Srna for my Man City left and right backs. Lahm has been particularly impressive, but Srna is no longer as good as he was in FM 2009. Also I have been struggling to find right attacking midfielders as well except Ronaldo and Messi. Ribery and Modric are fairly good but not particularly great at the right flank. I guess I might have to buy Messi next year after I win the UCL.

blurps11
03-01-2010, 10:31
I suppose that's true. I have Lahm and Srna for my Man City left and right backs. Lahm has been particularly impressive, but Srna is no longer as good as he was in FM 2009. Also I have been struggling to find right attacking midfielders as well except Ronaldo and Messi. Ribery and Modric are fairly good but not particularly great at the right flank. I guess I might have to buy Messi next year after I win the UCL.

Did you consider Dzagoev and Alexis Sanchez ? Depending on what the specific role of your AMR is, both can be superb. Diego Renan would be an outstanding prospect for a more withdrawn right midfielder role, but very few managers use that these days.