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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pairs & Combinations FM2015 - UPDATED

    Available for download, the recently updated version of Pairs & Combinations for FM2015. Including new information on roles and duties, as well as...

    Started by llama3‎, 26-11-2013 15:32
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Building A Tactic From The Beginning And Maintaining It Long Term

    NOTE - If you’d prefer to read all of this as separate articles then you can do so via my blog which can be found at www.sisportscentre.com For...

    Started by Cleon‎, 30-10-2014 09:04
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Resources, Websites & Blogs

    I often get a lot of messages in twitter, emails and PM’s on here asking what sites I use to research real life tactic and what blogs I read. So I...

    Started by Cleon‎, 09-02-2013 12:48
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tricking the Wizard – Guide for Understanding the Tactical Creator Dynamics

    I’ve only been on this forum for a couple of weeks, but I’ve already read countless posts from people either asking for or giving advice about...

    Started by jpcote09‎, 15-07-2014 10:14
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Play FM: A Twelve Step Guide

    Before reading: There are many ways in which we interpret football. Some people believe that a team should always employ the same tactic, no matter...

    Started by wwfan‎, 21-10-2013 22:53
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Asking For Help - PLEASE READ THIS

    So many threads are getting closed or going unaswered because people aren't reading the forum rules. So to make it simpler I'll add this bit to...

    Started by Cleon‎, 09-11-2012 09:21
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Rules, FAQ's and Important Links -PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING

    Forum Rules, Important Links and FAQ's Welcome to the Tactic &Training Forum. To ensure this forum is run properly we have devised a set of...

    Started by Cleon‎, 04-11-2012 08:45
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  1. Young Player Development - Loans, or Youth Teams?

    Hola, Been wondering about this for a while... has anyone got any theories on how best to develop young players? Managing a top league side...

    Started by Matt ex SEGA‎, 21-12-2014 03:26
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  2. The 4-5-1 - The swiss army knife of formations?

    I have posted a few replies to people asking for advice lately, focused on the difference between the default 4-2-3-1 formation and the reality of...

    Started by Jambo98‎, 05-12-2014 14:26
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  3. Susceptible to inconsistent dread in a another country

    Oops, one a too many in that title... When my scouts unearth talent with the potential to be star or world class players I tend to shy away from...

    Started by mikelfc8‎, 18-12-2014 21:32
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  4. Need tips to break down teams that parks the bus

    Im managing Napoli, and got a some nice transfers going, but most of these Italian opponents seems to park the bus and live on the counter attacking...

    Started by Simsejensen77‎, 20-12-2014 15:03
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  5. Getting the best out of Charlie Austin / 3-3-2-2

    I started a game with QPR as I wanted to see how good Austin was on this years game, plus I wanted to take over a team built for 3-3-2-2 in the PL. ...

    Started by Burnsey85‎, 17-12-2014 17:32
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  6. [FM15 15.1.1] The quest for a good 3-4-3 Wide Diamond

    A 3-4-3 Wide Diamond has a strange appeal to me. It's one of those formations you just don't see very often, mostly for good reason - it's extremely...

    Started by CybrSlydr‎, 09-11-2014 16:04
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  7. Tactical Musings from someone who has just got it

    INTRODUCTION It has taken me three seasons of an Everton save to ‘perfect’ my tactic. When I say perfect, I mean to get it working the way I...

    Started by mitchelldfc‎, 18-12-2014 09:17
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  8. Recreating Mourinho's 4-2-3-1 Denmark FM 2014 tactic

    I recently started my last save on fm 2014, and i finally reached premier league with Luton town, which fortunally wasn't as hard as i thought due to...

    Started by MakaveliPT‎, 17-10-2014 16:00
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  9. [FM15] - Building and developing a 3-5-2/5-3-2

    Introduction Last year, after many years of using other people tactics, tweaking them slightly to my needs, I started building my own tactics from...

    Started by js150‎, 31-10-2014 09:33
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  10. 4-4-2 , struggling away and leaking goals

    . Like I said in the title, I have some problems when playing away, mainly with leaking goals. I sometimes control the game, create chances but I...

    Started by Kuldaniss‎, 18-12-2014 06:04
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  11. Rate my 4-1-2-1-2

    Basically just want to post my tactics here and see what you think of it and see how I can improve them it's a 4-1-2-1-2 or a 4-4-2 diamond depends...

    Started by TheBigBoss‎, 19-12-2014 23:58
    • Replies: 4
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  12. Pat Nevin talks No. 10s

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/30463120 I thought this video may interest some of you guys on here. How to create space for your No....

    Started by legskeattch‎, 17-12-2014 18:31
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  13. The School of the Defensive Arts

    Introduction Before I start let me just say that if you are expecting a download link then this is the wrong thread for you it won’t be happening....

    Started by Cleon‎, 11-05-2014 11:59
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  14. 4-1DM-2-2-1 (Tiki Taka) Advice

    Good Afternoon. I am not really a FM beginner as I've had 08 on the Xbox 360 and later PC. 12,13,14 and now 15. When it comes to tactics i'm pretty...

    Started by Clifton14‎, 16-12-2014 15:12
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  15. Team Shape, Roles and Duties Guide

    Team Shape Highly Structured: Defenders are responsible only for the defensive phase. Midfielders are responsible only for the transition...

    Started by damien rice‎, 20-12-2014 09:33
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  16. My Problems

    The issues I face are as follows: 1) My defenders and strikers lose headers more than 50% of the time. 2) Opposition strikers beat my defenders...

    Started by Motcha‎, 20-12-2014 08:29
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  17. Classic sliders system

    Hello, I'm playing with Liverpool and I'm struggling quite hard. I've won only seven of 18 matches and sit in 11th place. Any tips?7 I also would...

    Started by Motcha‎, 20-12-2014 05:49
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  18. Building A Tactic From The Beginning - THE DISCUSSION THREAD!

    This thread is for discussing Build A Tactic from The Beginning And Maintaining It Long Term thread which is stickied at the top of the forum. ...

    Started by Cleon‎, 30-10-2014 09:47
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  19. How to get players match fit

    I was wondering about what to do to get players match fit on my save. I'm with my third club now (7th, if you count the beta) and i just cannot...

    Started by roykela‎, 16-11-2014 11:44
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  20. Tactic Awareness

    Hi, I am using the same formation / tactics that I used last year, it work really well but I have certain games were no matter what I tweak I get...

    Started by EdH1977‎, 18-12-2014 15:41
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  21. Getting sacked seems to be my style

    So everything seems to go well till about mid november, then I get smashed for the rest of the season. Playing as Staines in the BSS with a 442. This...

    Started by Soverntear‎, 14-12-2014 23:43
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  22. Possession ball with Manchester United

    So I bought Football Manager 2015 and started with Man Utd. Because they have an enormously strong team with no Euro action so there is less pressure...

    Started by egg‎, 15-12-2014 21:47
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  23. Playing effectively with a high defensive line

    Hi guys, I've had a bit more success recently on FM but one thing I'm still struggling with is a high defensive line. I want to play this way to...

    Started by King Costly‎, 19-12-2014 08:09
    • Replies: 3
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  24. Counter attacking thread

    The goal is to master the counter attacking mentality in all shapes and sizes. Im pretty new to tactic building. Ive done plenty of reading) to...

    Started by SirSpecialness‎, 06-11-2014 18:29
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  25. Gbr Why is it so hard for my players to finish their chances?

    So I posted this in the general section, and was sent over here: "So I bought FM15, and was hopeful. My big problem on FM14 was that I could...

    Started by redster2008‎, 19-12-2014 21:37
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  26. 4-4-1-1: Best Choice for Lower Leagues?

    I've never run a 4-4-1-1 formation before, but the more I look at it, the more I want to use one to bring up a 3rd/4th division team. My thinking is...

    Started by Lilah‎, 17-12-2014 01:57
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  27. Dumb defenders

    Hi everyone! I've been playing FM for few years now and the time has come to try FM15. I pick my fav team in Polish league, set up the game,...

    Started by vanheyden‎, 19-12-2014 16:33
    • Replies: 5
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  28. Stupid Questions Thread (Tactic and Training Questions Only)

    Have a question about FM tactics and are afraid it will be flamed or ignored if you open a thread? Write it in here and hopefully one of our many...

    Started by wwfan‎, 16-07-2008 06:29
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  29. Chelsea: Building A Team Around Mario Gotze-Discussion

    So in my save, top of the league enjoying wonderful football with Hazard leading the scoring charts, all is happy in my FM world, until i got a...

    Started by Amarante‎, 16-12-2014 14:14
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  30. Player not improving - Need Help!

    Im having issues with Danny Welbeck, no matter what i do i cant seem to get him to improve any of his attributes, Im playing him most games...

    Started by Chisel‎, 19-12-2014 11:53
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  31. Help required with my tactic please conceding too many goals, rarely a clean sheet

    Hi I'm Leeds united and with this tactic I finished 2nd in my first season in the championship, in the premier league I finished 8th twice , however...

    Started by FMLegend1983‎, 18-12-2014 20:44
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  32. Good passing Team instructions help

    Hi all can someone tell me what is best to have set up on team instructions for keeping the ball, I seem to make around 520 passes in a game as a...

    Started by messiahbrowny‎, 19-12-2014 11:34
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  33. Players fitness...

    Getting fed up with this now. It's totally unrealistic how I field my strongest team for one game, then if I have another game 3 days later, I have...

    Started by Blue 4 Life‎, 19-12-2014 11:52
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  34. Everyone is happy with training...

    Except for Cesar Azpilicueta (and one other minor player) and he doesn't give any specific reason for this like some do as in the level being too...

    Started by Dirty Harry‎, 18-12-2014 11:35
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  35. WM Formation

    hey guys no this has been done many times however in ths years verson of game how would u set up was thinking th following complete forward on...

    Started by LeedsUnitedForLife‎, 05-12-2014 00:29
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  36. Wingate and Finchley possession advice

    I'm trying to create a posession keeping team in the Ryman Premier, here is what I have so far could I have some advice and guidance on where we can...

    Started by QuincyOwusu-Abeyie‎, 18-12-2014 19:06
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  37. Offside Trap Bug?

    Ive been playing the offside trap with Middlesbrough successfully then for no apparent reason the oppositions 'offside' goals all count. 2 out of 3...

    Started by teessider 84‎, 18-12-2014 20:00
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  38. This is just silly now...........

    I know my season objective is to avoid relegation but this really does take the Michael now, considering how good my season started. Same players,...

    Started by JJKF1‎, 12-12-2014 19:50
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  39. Having problem in organising defense? You can give this a try. It might work

    (I gave this comment on steam last month. it is working well still, so hopefully can help some people here) Before that, let me run a background...

    Started by Macha‎, 08-12-2014 12:25
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  40. Conceding Late, Last Minute and immediately after scoring a lot.

    Hi everyone, I am currently playing as Gateshead, I am in League 2 in the 3rd season (1st in VC year 1, 15th in L2 year 2). I have always had...

    Started by qwertyuiop12‎, 15-12-2014 15:11
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  41. opposition player roles

    I wanted to ask, in this fm, one can see opposition players' roles in their tactic screen. But as i've noticed there are only the 'standard' roles....

    Started by asapas‎, 17-12-2014 20:51
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  42. Post Real Madrid 4-4-2 Ancelotti?

    Currently playing as Feyenoord in my my first season Top of the league and deeper in the europa league that I was expected to go. For the whole...

    Started by ctmckay‎, 16-12-2014 12:47
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  43. Get the ball up there you!

    PASS INTO MY POACHER!!! ALL THEY DO IS PASS PASS NEVER MAKE THE KILLER BALL. Jesus I have pass into space, direct passing and they still don't do...

    Started by Rockywhu‎, 17-12-2014 20:49
    • Replies: 1
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  44. Tactical Development: Ajax & De Boer

    I normally look and browse elsewhere but actually came across this part of the forum and was impressed with how active it is and how helpful everyone...

    Started by declanelcocks‎, 16-12-2014 08:55
    • Replies: 11
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  45. Reading The AI

    Hi, I am really trying to learn how to read matches better. I wondered if you could help? 1. If I want to look at D-Lines when would I pause the...

    Started by daleuk8‎, 10-12-2014 15:54
    • Replies: 17
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  46. The Central Winger

    Having read over the excellent thread at The Dugout forum started by Cheeky Deeky I have started trying out a Central Winger. Essentially this is a...

    Started by Crazy_Ivan‎, 28-06-2014 11:39
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  47. How do you make players 'track back'?

    I've been playing FM for years but have never quite been able to master this. As an ITFC fan playing as Town it annoys me when my forwards don't...

    Started by Jono8192‎, 10-12-2014 13:13
    • Replies: 20
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  48. American Newbie with questions.

    As I stated in another thread I am an American so when it comes to Football I feel I am already mentally handicapped. The question I have maybe one...

    Started by Herolover‎, 17-12-2014 16:05
    • Replies: 5
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  49. Help with Trequartisa (AMC)

    This is a little complicated, so i’ll try to be brief but get all the key points. I’m playing a counter attacking 4-6-0, with attacking full backs, a...

    Started by Marassi‎, 11-12-2014 01:40
    • Replies: 4
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  50. Tactic/Training Help

    Question about this tactic... The tactic i am using is: I'm not claming the rights to the tactic i just remained it for the use of this...

    Started by SeattleFan‎, 17-12-2014 06:50
    • Replies: 2
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  51. Anglo-Saxon Shield Wall

    Indulge me for a second. In 1066 Harold Godwinson faced William of Normandy on the field at Hastings. Forming his troops into the feared and...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 16-12-2014 15:05
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  52. FM15 Training Help

    Couldn't find a thread, but basically i've come straight from FM13 to FM15 and i really don't know how the training works... I'm still in...

    Started by Matt123‎, 07-12-2014 11:29
    • Replies: 4
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  53. Countering a 4-2-3-1

    My 4-1-4-1 formation, whilst not perfect, is working well. However, I am really, really struggling against the 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-1-2 formations...

    Started by boblardo‎, 16-12-2014 22:26
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  54. Creating Man City 442 Tactic

    Inspired by reading the following http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php/377489-Creating-A-Tactic-Design-Create-and-Maintain ...

    Started by grimsby_mackem‎, 09-01-2014 12:18
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  55. Replicating Man City's 442

    I've always been a fan of the 442 and after reading Cleon's excellent thread it made me even more of a fan because it made me understand the tactic...

    Started by Kuldaniss‎, 16-12-2014 17:24
    • Replies: 2
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  56. One Man Team Problem - AMC in a 4231

    Hi Can anyone help with my tactical problem? I am utterly reliant on my AMC - peerless at his level - to the extent that he is so much more quick...

    Started by thatlastbiliousbead‎, 15-12-2014 12:49
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  57. U21 & Youth Team Training

    Why does my u21 and youth team side both say their training workload is very heavy, whilst my senior side it says medium? is there something i'm...

    Started by Matt123‎, 14-12-2014 13:52
    • Replies: 3
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  58. Total collapse of form

    In every version of FM, this seems to happen to me to a greater or lesser extent. We start well, and then have a blip in December. Sometimes we pull...

    Started by Macon‎, 15-12-2014 09:28
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  59. help me with my genoa. 4-2-3-1 counter attacking game

    hi friend. I hope this time Im not ignored again Im a begginer.. and there are many things Im not that good in tactic.so I believe you must see...

    Started by cheese123‎, 13-12-2014 12:55
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  60. anyone have a good "park the bus" tactic they'd like to share?

    Would like something to use during the last 20 minutes or so to protect the lead. All of my attempts have failed so far so. :o

    Started by Artin‎, 16-12-2014 05:01
    • Replies: 2
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  61. Bit of a quandry with my three AM's. Thoughts and advice appreciated>?

    Been doing quite well with a 4231 but the one area that is tough trying to get the right balance is the three AM's behind my CF A. I don't want to...

    Started by Sussex Hammer‎, 15-12-2014 19:27
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  62. Tactic no longer works...not the patch

    So after a season and a half of my own created tactic being extremely successful things have drastically changed and now I'm barely even seeing any...

    Started by romanista89‎, 12-12-2014 07:52
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  63. Scoring from corners.

    Does any one have a good corner set up. I can never score from them.

    Started by Henju86‎, 12-12-2014 00:37
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  64. Position training. Natural vs. accomplished

    Hi guys, been searching but couldn't find a relevant thread. Regarding position... is it worth spending CA points + training time/workload...

    Started by brussels‎, 15-12-2014 10:14
    • Replies: 17
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    16-12-2014, 02:48 Go to last post
  65. Help getting more from my ACM

    Hi, I'm playing as Aston Villa in a network game with a friend and we're up to 2020. I'm just at the stage now where I have a squad capable of...

    Started by HesBiggerThanMeAndYou‎, 15-12-2014 01:09
    • Replies: 9
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  66. worst player ever -Benteke

    He can't even score if it is wideopen!!! Second season now finished 7th first season. Playing in europe but, benteke hahaha Cheers!

    Started by heddy‎, 15-12-2014 23:04
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    16-12-2014, 02:32 Go to last post
  67. Corner bug ?

    I've see a few people say strikers must take corners for it to work. So what is the deal with this, does anyone know?

    Started by Mr.Delph‎, 15-12-2014 23:59
    • Replies: 0
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  68. Defensive set pieces

    I'm looking for advice on how to set up my defensive set pieces (corners and free kicks). I've come to the point where I'm in complete control of my...

    Started by Puni‎, 15-12-2014 21:06
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 165
    15-12-2014, 22:03 Go to last post
  69. Tactic starting to fall apart - Advice appreciated

    Hi guys, I seem to be struggling massively in the season I have just started. I'm in 2022-23 with Evian TG in France. We've finished fourth two...

    Started by King Costly‎, 13-12-2014 13:06
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 700
    15-12-2014, 17:29 Go to last post
  70. Which formations/tactics do you find to make the best use of the Raumdeuter?

    My team's best player is a Raumdeuter. I want to make him shine, but he is currently far from my team's best scorer so I suspect he's not meshing...

    Started by Lilah‎, 14-12-2014 05:14
    • Replies: 14
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    15-12-2014, 17:19 Go to last post
  71. What do you do ? duties/roles for a 442

    When playing 442 with the team set out like GK WB (S) - CD - CD - WB (A) WM (A) - BBM (S) - CM (D) - WM (S) TM/DLF (S) - P (A)

    Started by Mr.Delph‎, 15-12-2014 12:00
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 368
    15-12-2014, 15:57 Go to last post
  72. Tactical Musing: Juego de Posicion

    I have spent quite some time reading up on tactics for Football Manager recently, Inverting the Pyramid for example, but mostly involving the...

    Started by Steviedaniels‎, 12-12-2014 20:35
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 781
    15-12-2014, 15:43 Go to last post
  73. Setting Opposition Instructions

    When I make changes in the Opposition Instructions prior to a Match the selections remain there, however once entering the Match -and then going to...

    Started by Dokes‎, 15-12-2014 00:08
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 184
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  74. False 9 supplier and scorer?

    Is this possible? I didn't think my best striker, Louis Moult, was being particularly effective despite 10 goals in 27. So I put him into his...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 14-12-2014 12:11
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 700
    15-12-2014, 14:20 Go to last post
  75. Tactically Sound 4-5-1/4-3-3/4-1-2-2-1 (whatever you want to call it).

    Hi all, I like to run what I'd call a 4-5-1 tactic although the game calls it a 4-1-2-2-1 tactic and have had varied success with it. Sometimes it...

    Started by Wavelberry‎, 13-12-2014 13:00
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 689
    15-12-2014, 13:54 Go to last post
  76. 4231 Dominant at Home - Dominated Away

    Had a thread going a little while back but this is a different version of the 4-2-3-1 primarily for my Stoke team on my own separate save. To sum...

    Started by santy001‎, 15-12-2014 04:38
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 426
    15-12-2014, 13:50 Go to last post
  77. 4231 Problems

    Trying to play with a 4231, but nothing seems to be working the way I want it to. I want to be able to defend from the front, and then quick in...

    Started by tommonufc‎, 01-12-2014 17:49
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,467
    15-12-2014, 09:26 Go to last post
  78. Poll Poll: Emulating Mourinho's Chelsea 2014/2015

    I thought it would be interested to try and replicate Mourinho's Chelsea side, based on how they play and have played this season. The...

    Started by montymastiff‎, 03-12-2014 09:36
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 3,255
    15-12-2014, 04:17 Go to last post
  79. FM15: "Concentrate" Shout

    Morning. Was thinking through the touchline shouts last night and wondered what the "Concentrate", touchline shout actually does. Does it...

    Started by macca72‎, 24-11-2014 09:05
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,496
    15-12-2014, 03:21 Go to last post
  80. Did i actually find the holy grail?

    This is probably the best run i ever had on FM so far. I just started a season with union berlin (2. bundesliga - predicted to end up in the middle...

    Started by ClassSix‎, 13-12-2014 20:35
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,334
    14-12-2014, 18:30 Go to last post
  81. Question Discussion: Your team is trailing with 20 minutes to go - what do you do?

    I'm keen to hear what people do in this situation, as it's always something I've struggled with in FM, and the current version I'm playing (FM14) is...

    Started by howard moon‎, 28-11-2014 17:18
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,425
    14-12-2014, 18:08 Go to last post
  82. Create a training schedule

    Yes another thread, another question. Apologies!! I cannot figure out the training. Specifically, should I change the general training every week,...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 14-12-2014 12:26
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 242
    14-12-2014, 14:02 Go to last post
  83. Default tactic any good?

    Hi, I like playing FM but I don't want to waste hours and hours searching for and testing tactics, I want to focus on scouting and transfers. ...

    Started by Diceman123‎, 09-12-2014 13:39
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 591
    14-12-2014, 12:56 Go to last post
  84. Not scoring enough

    I'm not sure my strike force for Wrexham in the Vanarama Conference is scoring as much as it should: I play a control or counter based...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 14-12-2014 12:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 156
    14-12-2014, 12:40 Go to last post
  85. Tactic help: worked pre 15.2.0, now its rubbish

    Hi all, Is someone able to take a look over my tactic, was having a great save prior to the new patch and now my tactic is useless. I had the...

    Started by designerx‎, 12-12-2014 10:00
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 787
    14-12-2014, 09:07 Go to last post
  86. Coaches workload

    Hi What is the consequence of having a heavy workload for the coaches? Is it better to have a heavy workload and higher rating (due to less...

    Started by Hanga‎, 21-11-2014 16:13
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 356
    14-12-2014, 06:12 Go to last post
  87. Squad Cohesion

    I feel I have a good working tactic that is fully fluid. If I was to sign a number of new players to refresh my squad is there also a hidden stat /...

    Started by liamstack151‎, 13-12-2014 20:54
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 184
    13-12-2014, 22:18 Go to last post
  88. Getting a lone striker involved in the game more.

    I have developed a pretty nice 4-1-4-1 tactic that is pretty good at getting results whilst being defensively sound. The main problem I am having is...

    Started by sporadicsmiles‎, 05-12-2014 16:11
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 1,934
    13-12-2014, 21:46 Go to last post
  89. How to replicate Smash and Grab tactic?

    Trying out FMC for the first time and also trying out using smash and grab under the instant result. It seems to give me very good results and I was...

    Started by timmy‎, 12-12-2014 15:30
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 317
    13-12-2014, 12:40 Go to last post
  90. All player names showing on match screen??????

    Hi all (anyone), I asked this in the general forum but nobody cared to answer,is there a way to get all my player names to show and stay through all...

    Started by axehan1‎, 13-12-2014 07:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 146
    13-12-2014, 08:21 Go to last post
  91. The Chalkboard Diaries - THE DISCUSSION THREAD

    The Chalkboard Diaries This thread is the discussion thread for the main thread, which can be found here; ...

    Started by Cleon‎, 15-04-2013 07:30
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  92. Promoted from VCS to VC - how to adapt

    As title says, I've just guided Concord Rangers to automatic promotion from VCS to VC. I played a 4-4-1-1 tactic with gk, lfb(d), cd(x), cd(c),...

    Started by Wellingman‎, 07-12-2014 22:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 270
    12-12-2014, 22:24 Go to last post
  93. Narrow 4-3-3

    The Narrow 4-3-3 I have been working on this formation for a few weeks and feel I have it to a standard that works most of the time, and that can...

    Started by rootfm‎, 11-12-2014 16:16
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 517
    12-12-2014, 12:45 Go to last post
  94. Struggling against bigger teams away from Home

    I know that most clubs struggle against the big times away. My problem is I do well at home, mainly drawing but winning some, losing hardly ever. But...

    Started by stephensmedley‎, 12-12-2014 11:37
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 209
    12-12-2014, 12:07 Go to last post
  95. mentalities.

    Right, I've been reading in depth on few threads and websites on tactic building.I've made ok tactics that have done well, but want better and with...

    Started by m.u.f.c 1878‎, 11-12-2014 18:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 286
    12-12-2014, 08:54 Go to last post
  96. Need more fans

    'Ello all, I've just had a cracking season and a dreadful start to a new one. I played through with Whitley Bay in the 9th tier of English...

    Started by Stridey‎, 12-12-2014 06:32
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 232
    12-12-2014, 06:53 Go to last post
  97. Second season syndrome, patch 15.2.0 or something else???

    Currently I am playing with man utd my second season. I am really struggling (specially for away games) and I don’t know If Its beause oft he new...

    Started by vandamme22‎, 11-12-2014 19:32
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 670
    12-12-2014, 06:52 Go to last post
  98. Lightbulb FM2011 Player Position Calculator

    Completely updated for FM2011, this spreadsheet allows you to see which role & duty is the best fit for a given player's attributes. Simply enter the...

    Started by robzilla‎, 26-10-2010 07:51
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 130
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    11-12-2014, 19:20 Go to last post
  99. High Pressing 442

    Trying to play a 442 that is defensively solid through compact shape and high energy pressing, and quite frankly getting my arse handed to me. My...

    Started by tommonufc‎, 05-12-2014 16:57
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 1,623
    11-12-2014, 17:01 Go to last post
  100. "No Suitable Tutees"

    I have an ageing centre half, who's personality is Resolute. He's a backup for the first team, but I renewed his contract with the view to get...

    Started by fras‎, 09-12-2014 19:37
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 394
    11-12-2014, 16:23 Go to last post

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