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Blue Lou
03-12-2007, 17:07
I noticed that the French Academy is now in the game, however I am now in my second season and there have been no players at that club. When should I expect players to start coming through to the french academies?

Blue Lou
03-12-2007, 17:07
I noticed that the French Academy is now in the game, however I am now in my second season and there have been no players at that club. When should I expect players to start coming through to the french academies?

PMLF
03-12-2007, 17:10
Could it be a bug?

It should generate some players every season.

Blue Lou
03-12-2007, 17:21
That's what I thought - there are a few regional academies in the game, unfortunately I don't know what they are called otherwise I'd check them for regens too.

PMLF
03-12-2007, 17:35
Sort or filter teams by professional status?

The academies are usually set as U-20, U-17, etc...

At least, this is how they are usually set in the database.

Blue Lou
03-12-2007, 17:48
The problem is that in the pre-game database editor that comes with the game they are not set as u-20, u-17 etc. They are amateur, semi-pro or pro.

They also display in game as amateur,semi-pro or pro so there is no way to know what status they are without having to bug a researcher

PMLF
03-12-2007, 17:51
In this case I think you should contact the French researcher, as he will want to know if Clairfontaine is working as he planned.

Blue Lou
04-12-2007, 04:14
He said that he hasn't added any players to the teams yet but they will be in the database update and that's why they are empty but I'm unsure why there is only grey players in the second season, I thought there would have been a few regens.

Dave Vessey
04-12-2007, 04:30
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Blue Lou:
That's what I thought - there are a few regional academies in the game, unfortunately I don't know what they are called otherwise I'd check them for regens too. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm interested by this cos its potentially a nice feature but not if it doesn't work. I'll check my game when I get home later.

Anyone else know names of other national academies if they're in the DB?

Kill Rock Stars
04-12-2007, 04:34
the ais (australian institute of sport) is in there. i retained all players from it in a game and after four or five seasons it hadn't produced any regens

this was with the beta patch, although i doubt it was changed for the main patch

waldram
04-12-2007, 04:37
How do I find this Academy in the game?

I'm something of a dullard i'm afraid.

Ta

Neville_Roach
04-12-2007, 04:39
where can you find these academies ingame? I havnt heard of this feature and think its a great addition, better than 'fandays'!

The RingMaster
04-12-2007, 07:59
Wow, I didn't realise Clairefontaine was in the game, it's a shame they don't appear to produce regens - I do like the fact their favourite staff are some of the famous graduates (Henry, Ben Arfa, Faty, Gallas).

On the same topic, I find ASEC (the academy in Cote D'Ivoire that produced the Toure's amongst others) are rich pickings for quality regens. Just picked up three 16 year old's for my German Third division side. Check them out.

Sam
04-12-2007, 10:33
Apart from the AIS, AESC and Clairfontaine, does anybody know the name of any other academies?

Blue Lou
04-12-2007, 15:49
There's also CFFP in France.

Scath
04-12-2007, 16:12
Ooooh wow, just found it. No regens though. http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Would be an amazing thing to have in the game if they started working...

clarkeoh
04-12-2007, 16:34
i cant find the french acadamies i search them but nothing comes up

blueglobefootball123
04-12-2007, 16:54
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Scath:
Ooooh wow, just found it. No regens though. http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Would be an amazing thing to have in the game if they started working... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Where is it? I can't find it............

Thanks,

x42bn6
04-12-2007, 16:59
I'm guessing they're just considered to be normal teams in the game, not Academies. There's like Feyenoord Academy in there somewhere, I think, and various Academies set up in Africa and Asia by big teams. But they probably are just normal teams, possibly without a functioning league, so the chances of them generating any players is rare, if at all.

aaberdeenn
04-12-2007, 17:04
I wasn't aware of these at all in the game but if they're there then that's great; shame they don't seem to be producing though.

DS
04-12-2007, 17:08
The Australian academies have been in the game for a long time but were not very well implemented. However over the last few years they have improved.

aaberdeenn
04-12-2007, 17:10
Are there non of these academies in the UK?

Scath
04-12-2007, 17:14
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by blueglobefootball123:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Scath:
Ooooh wow, just found it. No regens though. http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Would be an amazing thing to have in the game if they started working... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Where is it? I can't find it............

Thanks, </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Well I just typed in clairefontaine.

No real players though. As someone mentioned, a nice touch is that the favoured personnel are all ex players.

Blue Lou
04-12-2007, 17:33
I'll try and summarise..

There are some academies in game that are stand-alone academies such as Clairefontaine and CFFP (both of France).

In the head researcher's editor there are more options than in the pre-game editor than that comes with the game. One of those options is changing the status of a team.

The head researcher can choose something like:

Professional
Semi-Professional
Amateur
U-20 academy
U-17 academy

I'm sure a head researcher will confirm this(PMLF already mentioned it in the fourth post down on this thread)

Those in bold are not options that are available in the pre-game editor.

(This is also why when you try and edit Clairefontaine in Jpee's FMM it freezes because the structure of this team is different.)

batigol47
04-12-2007, 18:31
IRL there is the US soccer residency academy in Bradenton FL that operates independently of any clubs. Beasley Donovan and Onyewu were all members of the first class.

Blue Lou
06-12-2007, 04:25
They are in the game (ID: 981768) http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

MSCCG
06-12-2007, 04:45
I'm very interested as to how these "clubs" work. They sound really neat, although in my game only ASEC exist and only have 2 players there at the moment. if anybody can enlighten us the way to get the regens flowing that would be great. I would think loading the country or retaining all players or using large or huge database should work but maybe there's another way...?

bor
06-12-2007, 05:06
I just typed in clairefontaine and it doesn't come with anything?

And tried CFFP, and nothing comes up?! Do I have to go anywhere specific?

I've only uploaded the English League!

bor
06-12-2007, 05:09
Hm...just figured it out! Went to Henry's profile page and clicked on his history and couldn't access clairefontaine!

Guess I can only access the 'English Academies'!

Are there any?

Chasing Lamely
06-12-2007, 05:43
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by bor:
Hm...just figured it out! Went to Henry's profile page and clicked on his history and couldn't access clairefontaine!

Guess I can only access the 'English Academies'!

Are there any? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Not an independant one, though most Prem clubs have their own.

There used to be one, Lilleshall, but it was closed down about 5, 6 years ago. Produced MANY great footballing talents, including Alan Smith, Michael Owen, Paul Parker, Scott Parker, Joe Cole and Wes Brown. It was the place where the players deemed to be the elite in English football went. To give you an idea of how exclusive it is... They REJECTED Stevie Gerrard.

Blue Lou
06-12-2007, 08:46
Bor, they only appear when you are running a french league.

Blue Lou
07-12-2007, 07:00
The french researcher has said it is a bug in game. I've reported it in bugs forum.

kace500
07-12-2007, 09:52
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">There used to be one, Lilleshall, but it was closed down about 5, 6 years ago. Produced MANY great footballing talents, including Alan Smith, </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


smith wasn't there long he quit because he was homesick

Blue Lou
22-12-2007, 07:40
http://community.sigames.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/9482076...922024663#5922024663 (http://community.sigames.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/9482076743/m/5922024663?r=5922024663#5922024663)

macca69
22-12-2007, 07:52
there are in fact five English sport centres:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Sports_Centres

Blue Lou
06-01-2008, 04:30
FMM usually crashed when you look at it Clairefontaine. I guess this is because of the different professional status.

Grec
06-01-2008, 06:00
I've got a player from ASEC with a PA of 186 (yes, i'm using MiniScout http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif)
So they do generate regens.

Blue Lou
06-01-2008, 08:03
ASEC is not a academy. It is a normal club with a large Academy attached whilst Clairfontaine is strictly an academy side.

something less annoying
06-01-2008, 09:33
Great. Another feature that doesn't work.

jkebab
06-01-2008, 10:00
Does anyone else find it strange that despite having the "mecca" of french football in clairfontaine - it is actually english club that are benefiting from its most successful products

gallas
anelka
henry
saha

in fact arsenal benefited quite considerably from Anelka http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Bongo-Bongo
06-01-2008, 10:06
Not really. The French league, whilst good, is still a fair way behind the quality and reputation of the Premiership, so it's hardly suprising that there best players move to bigger teams.

heathxxx
06-01-2008, 11:23
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Chasing Lamely:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by bor:
Hm...just figured it out! Went to Henry's profile page and clicked on his history and couldn't access clairefontaine!

Guess I can only access the 'English Academies'!

Are there any? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Not an independant one, though most Prem clubs have their own.

There used to be one, Lilleshall, but it was closed down about 5, 6 years ago. Produced MANY great footballing talents, including Alan Smith, Michael Owen, Paul Parker, Scott Parker, Joe Cole and Wes Brown. It was the place where the players deemed to be the elite in English football went. To give you an idea of how exclusive it is... They REJECTED Stevie Gerrard. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

You might find this amusing then - John Owens, who was at the time, England Schoolboys manager and heavily involved at Lilleshall, is now head of Liverpool's youth academy.

He was also my maths teacher at school! http://community.sigames.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif