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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Bust the Net - Football Manager Tactics

    Edited:18/5/15 I've already started working on articles while I can, that cover the tactical creation process. The plan is to focus on...

    Started by rashidi1‎, 16-02-2015 14:59
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lines and Diamonds: The Tactician's Handbook for Football Manager 2015

    Over the next few weeks, I'll be posting my new guide in this thread. As I was planning and writing this guide, I had a few different goals in mind:...

    Started by The Hand of God‎, 23-03-2015 14:44
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: FM Acronyms and Abbreviations

    For those new to the game, or who are not native English speakers, this post will include commonly used Acronyms which, from a post in General...

    Started by Dr. Hook‎, 17-03-2015 14:06
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  6. 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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  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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  1. BMW (S/D) role

    Could somebody explain, short or in depth, what's Ball Winning Midfielder's role within a formation? Of course, he is looking to recover the ball...

    Started by xantheose‎, 23-05-2015 15:15
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  2. 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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  3. Through Balls...

    All I want to know is how to make through balls that were so easy in other editions. Simple question. But I've yet to find an answer in game. If...

    Started by nickdc‎, 28-05-2015 13:02
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  4. Forward moving - a quick except

    FM provides a set of tools. As a manager you're required to have some knowledge of the game and in a limited way FM tries to guide you and to fill...

    Started by Mosfine‎, 28-05-2015 11:26
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  5. 4-4-2 Advice

    Hi, I am playing as St Albans. I am 3 seasons in and have gained promotion to the conference. I have the worst team and predicted to get...

    Started by Letissier1980‎, 27-05-2015 20:23
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  6. Really big trouble against certain formation.

    I'm currently playing as Uruguay national team and I'm repeatedly destroyed and ripped to shreds by England's 4-2-3-1 formation. Usually, I like when...

    Started by Milten20‎, 28-05-2015 23:39
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  7. Help in building a solid, but adjustable system...

    Inspired by Rahidi's 4312 system, which has helped his WBA side turn into an unbeatable force, my aim is to develop a solid system (but I need help)....

    Started by Southern Buddie‎, 20-05-2015 06:28
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  8. help with role & duty for player

    hello I want a striker to play like an inside forward on attack but in the ST slot any idea on the best role & duty combo for this maybe combined...

    Started by arsenalthebest‎, 26-05-2015 17:14
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  9. Corner tactic (short pass)

    I have thrown together a little video which explains how to perform a short passing tactic which has seemed to be really successful on my saves!

    Started by DaveAzzopardi‎, 28-05-2015 20:26
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  10. 4-4-2 Diamond (Narrow)

    Not particularly looking for any emergency help and not providing this as a sure-fire method of success but I thought I'd gather some thoughts on...

    Started by mattinho‎, 25-05-2015 18:54
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  11. Building the greatest defense of all time

    So I decided with my Everton team, to build the greatest defense ever. I picked up a bunch of players who in theory, should be good, however I'm...

    Started by mrjordan‎, 12-05-2015 21:52
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  12. Roles with Mentality and Team Shape

    When i watching games, i see roles act different according to your mentality and team shape. i.e., APs can be basic creator with attacking mentality...

    Started by ibrahim.akbyk‎, 28-05-2015 11:09
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  13. My attempt at replicating Norwich City's style

    I watch Norwich every week so I have an idea how they play and how to set up on FM. I'm managing Dresden in the 3rd Tier of Germany and on an awful...

    Started by Piddynomates‎, 24-05-2015 07:54
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  14. Tony Pulis and his Stoke Long Ball Anti Footballers.

    I think ever since FM10 I've been trying desperately to do one thing, at the cost of my enjoyment of the game. That is, to take a side and perfect...

    Started by johnnyyakuza78‎, 29-03-2015 18:37
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  15. Question My 4-2-3-1 tactic that I need a bit of help to make it more dangerous

    Hi guys, Screenshot of my tactic with its team instructions http://i.imgur.com/VJm7DzU.png Sometimes I would switch to Defensive (w/o retaining...

    Started by 99problems‎, 27-05-2015 13:55
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  16. A message to Rashidi if I may - (a Big BIG Thank you!!)

    Rashidi mate.. thank you for restoring my faith and love for the game. I have been around these threads since FM 2005 or 06 (not sure), and I've read...

    Started by samer‎, 27-05-2015 12:49
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  17. The Brazilian Box

    Hi everyone, I've been trying to get a tactic working that is similar in nature to the old box tactics that the Brazilians were once represented...

    Started by WhyMe‎, 15-05-2015 10:34
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  18. Training other formations whilst sticking to my preferred formation

    How do I train in other formations whilst sticking to my preferred formation during games, because I don't really want to try out new formations in...

    Started by longdon‎, 27-05-2015 07:58
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  19. Barca's Tiki-Taka Tactic for 15.3.2?

    Is there any Barca's Tiki-Taka tactic for 15.3.2 patch?

    Started by adry‎, 26-05-2015 00:55
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  20. Meet The Deep-Lying Playmaker

    This is taken from my blog www.sisportscentre.com With Football Manager 16 likely to be announced later in the year I’ve began to think about what...

    Started by Cleon‎, 12-05-2015 11:46
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  21. The Importance of Having a Plan B (And maybe a Plan C!)

    In my opinion the best managers are the ones who can adapt their tactics to any situation. Rarely do we find a team that is able to impose its will...

    Started by bababooey‎, 12-05-2015 18:05
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  22. What Makes A Goalscorer?!

    Scoring goals is easy to achieve in Football Manager, getting regular scorers can be more problematic though. I’ve seen threads and blog posts about...

    Started by Cleon‎, 25-03-2015 19:36
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  23. pressing opposition d-line with 3 narrow strikers

    I found it relatively easy to push higher up and press opposition d-line when playing with 3 wide forwards (AML, AMR and STC). This way you can...

    Started by goalash‎, 22-05-2015 14:01
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  24. 3rd Formation

    I imagine that most people would have the full three formations being trained at one time, typically I certainly use my standard attacking formation,...

    Started by hisnameisbear‎, 21-05-2015 12:47
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  25. Why would too many instructions confuse the players?

    Ok, sorry to all if i miss something obvious, here. tried to search around in "pairs and combinations" and "lines and diamonds" as well as a quick...

    Started by osvaldopiazzolla‎, 11-05-2015 13:52
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  26. Having some trouble making inside forward main goal threat [FM14]

    Hi Guys, Was wondering if someone could help me with a problem i'm having. Have Ross Barkley and have turned him into quite the decent goal...

    Started by allyc31‎, 15-05-2015 18:02
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  27. Set Pieces

    I always like my teams to make the best of set pieces and use this in my board negotiations yet they never seem to score many from them resulting in...

    Started by wazza‎, 09-04-2015 11:36
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  28. Player unable to tutor

    I signed a 31 year old DC with Leader personality pretty much to tutor some very promising youth, however when I go to his training screen it just...

    Started by mog‎, 21-05-2015 20:41
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  29. Workload question

    Hi Is it better to have a heavy work load with a higher star coach or is it better to also assign a second coach to help out even if he has a lot...

    Started by blueowl‎, 21-05-2015 19:24
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  30. The Countera-Tiki-Taka

    The greatest laugh I ever had was reading up on an Article about Brenden Rodgers tactics. ...

    Started by Jean0987654321‎, 20-05-2015 17:57
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  31. Wing Backs v's Full Backs

    I have always thought that Wing Backs were a more attacking form of Full back and have used them when I wanted a overlapping player from deep. As...

    Started by baddragon62‎, 14-05-2015 21:09
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  32. Developing a 3-6-1

    Hi everyone! I am quite new on this forum, but i have been lurking around quite a few threads, which i really enjoyed, which has made me want to...

    Started by Jfhgaming‎, 15-05-2015 16:59
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  33. Need help with defending using 4-2-3-1 (FM14)

    The 4-2-3-1 tactic I've been using has been pretty good to me, getting me a promotion via playoff to Conference Premier and into the playoffs the...

    Started by abyss616‎, 10-05-2015 00:48
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  34. Tactics help in Football Manager 2011

    I need some help here. I gone a year now struggling with this one problem. I spent millions getting the best staff and players and youngsters. It's...

    Started by CesUtd‎, 18-05-2015 19:42
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  35. [FM13/FM14] Tool for star rating of coaches

    This tool is also correct for FM14!!! I just make a tool which calculate the star rating of a coach for each aera of training. Very usefull for...

    Started by MisterX‎, 17-11-2012 13:03
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  36. Emulating Bielsa's Bilbao with West Ham United

    Hello I recently started playing FM15 again and my first long-term aim is to produce quality young players and get profit by selling them. But it...

    Started by xantheose‎, 18-05-2015 10:08
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  37. Key attributes for each position

    Can anybody tell me how accurate the key attributes are in each role for fm15? I already assume the key attributes of a player's role weigh up...

    Started by Kuchiki‎, 18-05-2015 09:07
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  38. Looking for some lower league advice

    Having taken over Darlington 1883 in the Northern Premier Division 1, I came second in the first season and won the playoffs and got promoted to the...

    Started by wizzywig27‎, 17-05-2015 18:08
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  39. Just took over Boston United. Any idea's on a formation?

    Hey guys. I just took over Boston United and I was hoping for some ideas for a formation to use. Was hoping someone with some experiance with them...

    Started by wallace2390‎, 19-05-2015 18:23
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  40. 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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  41. Need help building consistency and a decent tactic to boot

    Hi again FM15 is a ballache to get used to. Can anyone help me with this tactic? It lacks consistent performances and its starting to get a tad...

    Started by joey7‎, 17-05-2015 19:39
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  42. An ode to simpler times - Sponsored by blue and white hoops

    First of all, this isnt really an "ode" since poetry is not my strong point....just seemed a good title at the time... Now thats out the way ...

    Started by Jambo98‎, 05-03-2015 23:33
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  43. "Traditional" vs Radical football tactics

    Hi Everyone, I'm a first time poster, but veteran player of 15 years with over 365 days of gameplay time done (fortunately? unfortunately?). ...

    Started by nutty012‎, 19-05-2015 14:39
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  44. Little Shape help

    Ok, so after reading a bit, applying a bit, and well, getting lucky in the initial transfer window, I've gotten Barnsley off to a pretty good start,...

    Started by Pedroig‎, 13-05-2015 13:25
    • Replies: 11
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  45. 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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  46. How would you play on the counter with a team suited to a passing game?

    Any particular team/player instructions? Basically any knowledge you have at utilising technical ability while using a counter mentality would be...

    Started by parkthebus‎, 19-05-2015 08:05
    • Replies: 1
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  47. Training for fm15

    How in depth do people go with training? I play fmc and really only put strikers on finishing,defenders on tackling etc

    Started by lola 10‎, 18-05-2015 20:55
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  48. Almsot there but not quite...

    Hi all, I've had 2 seasons with Reading in the prem and now Im expected to get qualification through the league to the europa. Quite a realistic...

    Started by burdinho‎, 17-05-2015 07:52
    • Replies: 16
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  49. Can We Clarify Counters v Counter Attacking?

    It's crazy to see how many different opinions there are about counters and counter attacks on here. Admittedly, I dont definitively understand all of...

    Started by bababooey‎, 06-05-2015 16:12
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  50. Post Using rapid wingers

    Just starting a new season and want to re-design my tactical approach to exploit my pacey wingers. Last season I played a more controlling, patient...

    Started by aspink3‎, 15-05-2015 09:09
    • Replies: 11
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  51. Lost the ability to play FM. What's wrong with my tactic?

    Hi. Need your help guys. I feel like I've lost all that pleasure I used to derive from playing FM. I haven't had a single successfull career in...

    Started by hera‎, 17-05-2015 12:14
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  52. FM 2015 hates me

    I gave myself another chance to enjoy FM. Now without going in to the details for now I would like to show some screens - this is happening to me in...

    Started by mortiscausa‎, 02-05-2015 19:32
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  53. Distribution, penetration and playmakers

    I'm not new at all to FM series, however I wanted to share some questions about the distribution/penetration elements of tactics I still can fully...

    Started by goalash‎, 16-05-2015 09:51
    • Replies: 2
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  54. Play as a team

    Is it practically possible in FM15 to form a competitive team with a crop of below average players, but a good tactic? You know, I appreciate the...

    Started by xantheose‎, 15-05-2015 14:53
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  55. 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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  56. Failing the invincibles challange with Man City

    So i decided to go and complete the challanges in the FM15 mostly because i'm boared of "spaceing" the game with downloaded tactics and beacuse i...

    Started by Cuper‎, 12-05-2015 15:50
    • Replies: 1
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  57. A question for the mods and experts on how you would get the best out of a "Maverick"?

    For those who haven't seen it there is a fantastic series on the box at the moment about the Footballing Mavericks of the last 40 odd years. For...

    Started by Sussex Hammer‎, 15-05-2015 13:32
    • Replies: 5
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  58. Need help transferring my vision of football into FM

    I am a beginner here so please excuse me if this is a dumb question but why do all all my players seem to keep getting tripped and falling down...

    Started by mrjordan‎, 03-04-2015 14:59
    • Replies: 38
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  59. Capello and his Milan's 4-4-2

    Right, I'm trying to do a project based on that team. I like my teams to be strong defensively, pragmatic and ruthless. Like that team. However I'm...

    Started by jukilo‎, 08-05-2015 20:19
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  60. The Opposition Half

    I'm sat here at work pondering a new tactic for a journeyman quest across Europe, reigniting fallen giants from each league structure. My plan is to...

    Started by .moley‎, 15-05-2015 14:10
    • Replies: 1
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  61. Ajax - Balanced and effective CMs and DMs

    I am struggling to find a Midfield combination that works for me. 2nd season at Ajax so have the quandary of mostly easy league games with a few...

    Started by Mikeraff‎, 09-01-2015 11:00
    • Replies: 11
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  62. The 4-1-3-2 / 3-4-1-2 project of my dreams.

    Hey guys! I've been kinda stuck on the idea of morphing shapes lately (lack of better name is appearent). Seeing as your physical formation is...

    Started by Christopher S‎, 14-05-2015 22:02
    • Replies: 1
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    15-05-2015, 07:27 Go to last post
  63. new manager having trouble with tactics

    The team and level you are playing – wealdstone - vanarama conference board expectations: avoid relegation Shape/formation – wb - a dc - d dc...

    Started by drovsin‎, 13-05-2015 20:51
    • Replies: 6
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  64. [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
    • Replies: 38
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  65. Why does...

    ...this tactic work? It's been tried with both small teams, big teams, mid table teams...It's achieved stuff like 2nd place with West Ham,...

    Started by shirajzl‎, 13-04-2015 05:12
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 692
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  66. How to create a goalscoring False9

    Hello! Recently I'm trying to figure out how to set up a 4-3-3 formation around a False9 in order to make him the main goalscorer and I'm not having...

    Started by Kelvinu‎, 12-05-2015 08:53
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  67. The Forgotten Tactic - Mayday mayday man down, I repeat, man down!

    The Forgotten Tactic - Mayday mayday man down, I repeat, man down! I read a lot about how you prepare a team, develop a system, a...

    Started by Mosfine‎, 11-05-2015 09:25
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 788
    14-05-2015, 12:43 Go to last post
  68. The Barcelona Style: My Interpretation

    I've been promising to write this for a while now, but never had the time to sit down and do it. Wet weather has curtailed my evening plans, so I'll...

    Started by wwfan‎, 28-09-2011 09:36
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  69. Suggestions For Valencia's Tactics Under Nuno

    After struggling for years with underperfromance, financial problems, Valencia has finally picked itself up after being bought over by Singaporean...

    Started by jeesh‎, 13-05-2015 04:14
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 496
    13-05-2015, 18:11 Go to last post
  70. Opposition strikers breaking through middle of CBs

    Time and again I see opposition strikers run through the gap between my CBs, get found with a pass and score. How to stop this from happening? ...

    Started by mudweiser‎, 12-05-2015 15:42
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 386
    13-05-2015, 16:32 Go to last post
  71. Training - 21s staff

    Hi, when setting up coaches in Training -> Coaches, I can assign areas to 21s Coach or 21s Manager. Are they going to be training whole senior...

    Started by Jendn‎, 13-05-2015 12:51
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 206
    13-05-2015, 14:41 Go to last post
  72. Over-run in midfield

    My assistant sometimes states that I am been over-run in midfield. I have searched various forums for a solution and some just state to ignore him. ...

    Started by wazza‎, 13-05-2015 07:20
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 256
    13-05-2015, 12:26 Go to last post
  73. Opposition Plays Better at Second Half

    Hello, I'm playing Valencia in 2016/17, and Iv'e noticed something that repeats itself. In some matches, my team plays very well in the first half,...

    Started by Rummy‎, 13-05-2015 10:08
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 178
    13-05-2015, 12:18 Go to last post
  74. Tactical problems.

    Hello! My formation is 4-4-1-1 with standard mentality and flexible structure with shorter passing, play narrower, push higher up, roam more and...

    Started by Milten20‎, 12-05-2015 22:10
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 191
    13-05-2015, 10:17 Go to last post
  75. Tiki Taka - At a waypoint. Evolution or revolution ahead?

    Introduction I have developed at tactic influenced by how Guardiola made Barcelona and now Bayern Munich play. The former was where his...

    Started by cmonreds‎, 01-01-2015 01:49
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  76. Exclamation Help needed from someone else's POV

    Hey guys, Im playing as wolfsburg; in my first season i didnt have much luck with tactics so towards the end of the season i came up with a system,...

    Started by ComposedFinisher‎, 13-05-2015 00:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 184
    13-05-2015, 05:25 Go to last post
  77. First shot at goal and the opposition scores!

    One of my biggest frustrations in the game. Probably because it annoys me so much, i always notice when this is the case! (Of course it should...

    Started by Scaramanga‎, 12-05-2015 16:26
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 193
    12-05-2015, 18:09 Go to last post
  78. FM 15 - A Basic Guide for Tactics and Training UPDATED

    PART 1 - TACTICS When you are about to start any game with Football Manager, one of the first things that's recommended even before you hire/fire...

    Started by rashidi1‎, 20-03-2015 06:25
    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 8,104
    12-05-2015, 07:51 Go to last post
  79. The Donald Judd approach - FM14

    Donald Judd was a pioneer, and a rather famous one. He was not in any way associated with Football. The relevance is that he was a minimalist artist...

    Started by baddragon62‎, 11-05-2015 21:46
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 421
    11-05-2015, 23:43 Go to last post
  80. MC always get bad rating

    Hello, I am playing with Man United, my MC (Herrera and Carrick) almost in every match get poor rating (around 6.7, 6.8) despite having over 80%...

    Started by Rqui‎, 09-05-2015 22:12
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 528
    11-05-2015, 18:13 Go to last post
  81. Advice on replicating the Real Madrid BBC.....with erm, Brentford.

    Hello there wise men of FM I'd like some advice if you're of the mind. I'm what I consider to be a persistent FM hack, playing as Brentford at...

    Started by abrt‎, 11-05-2015 11:21
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    11-05-2015, 17:51 Go to last post
  82. Weston Super-Mare, 442 counter, playing awful!

    I'm having a torrid time yet again with Weston Super-Mare who are tipped for relegation in the Conference South. I've decided to begin a new game...

    Started by Kuchiki‎, 04-05-2015 13:07
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    • Views: 902
    11-05-2015, 17:33 Go to last post
  83. My Holy Grail

    For the least few years I've been pretty obsessed with creating what I consider to be the 'Holy Grail' of football tactics. I've wanted my teams to...

    Started by sqirg‎, 10-05-2015 19:49
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 390
    10-05-2015, 19:49 Go to last post
  84. A public petition

    Hey, guys, I'm a lurker on these forums for many years, I really find some of the threads insanely good. Being unemployed and bored out of my mind,...

    Started by mihaiz79‎, 10-05-2015 16:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 355
    10-05-2015, 16:36 Go to last post
  85. FM15 has me completely beaten, tactically.

    That's it. I've been one of the key people pointing out over and over in GD that the in-game explanations for the tactical side of the game aren't...

    Started by Lawlore‎, 03-03-2015 12:58
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 3,187
    10-05-2015, 14:57 Go to last post
  86. How would you utilise Wide Midfielders in a 442 or 4411?

    I use wingers with success but can't help feeling I'm not utilizing my teams tactical flexibility by adjusting the wide mens roles. So my question...

    Started by parkthebus‎, 09-05-2015 11:27
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 596
    09-05-2015, 17:52 Go to last post
  87. Conceding late goals

    Hi lads, Bit of a newbie here to the tactics side of things on SI so please bear with me and go easy.My main point is in my save i seem to be...

    Started by Mystic_Defender‎, 08-05-2015 19:38
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 281
    09-05-2015, 17:26 Go to last post
  88. Creation and implementation of a new system

    Hello. I'm currently trying to implement a new system and need your help and advice on how best to translate it in-game. I know I should just...

    Started by Leoforos‎, 09-05-2015 14:48
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 232
    09-05-2015, 14:48 Go to last post
  89. Holding onto a lead

    I have an issue with my new team where I cannot simply hold onto a lead. Im 3/4 through my first season with them and I have bought in better players...

    Started by wazza‎, 06-05-2015 21:20
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 511
    09-05-2015, 11:22 Go to last post
  90. Serious issues with the game.

    Hi guys, I would be appreciative if somebody could spot the problem i'm constantly having with this game :rolleyes: First of all, I'm no...

    Started by tactical_genius‎, 08-05-2015 16:44
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 451
    09-05-2015, 09:36 Go to last post
  91. Half way through preseason entire team gets tired with no change or warning. Can not stop it.

    I am Swansea. I just finished getting match fit by training fitness at heavy workload. I now am doing team cohesion at heavy. I am doing individual...

    Started by Viking223‎, 30-04-2015 08:39
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,117
    09-05-2015, 00:25 Go to last post
  92. The Double Box to Box

    I have been hanging around these forums for a few months now and I've decided to make this thread to talk about a midfield duo of BBM midfielders....

    Started by bumbisoft‎, 04-05-2015 04:51
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    08-05-2015, 23:58 Go to last post
  93. Making the next step up...

    I've had about a 5 month lay off from the game because I grew frustrated with it and instead of taking a visit here and reading the countless amount...

    Started by ashlfcowen‎, 06-05-2015 23:10
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 530
    08-05-2015, 18:38 Go to last post
  94. Ajax - When Real Life Meets Football Manager - FM14

    Ajax Youth Development – When The Real World Meets Football Manager Before I start and explain what this thread is about I'd like to thank...

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  95. Collapse!

    I am fairly sure this isn't a tactical issue, but more of squad management, interaction and morale. This is my first full season with my...

    Started by jozza800‎, 02-05-2015 11:34
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 790
    08-05-2015, 13:36 Go to last post
  96. Building a tactic - Académica to glory

    I decided to start a career on Academica, a midtable club from Liga Sagres (Portugal's top division) in FM Classic, and describe my line of thought...

    Started by Zanman777‎, 25-04-2015 23:31
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,579
    07-05-2015, 22:42 Go to last post
  97. Attempt at a Vertical 3-4-3 Bielsa-esque

    I'm looking to create a 3-4-3 looking at emulating (not exactly as its impossible in FM) the Chile team of 2010 under Bielsa. So think very high...

    Started by anderson36015‎, 07-05-2015 20:58
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 462
    07-05-2015, 22:11 Go to last post
  98. Entirely possible to beat Man City in my save. Help not needed.

    It's 2022 and I'm going to be sacked if I don't win my next game. I don't want to be sacked as I'm commited managing Southampton at this point....

    Started by Meltboy‎, 07-05-2015 19:17
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 367
    07-05-2015, 20:18 Go to last post
  99. Opposition Instructions

    I set some in my tactics screen which I want every game, as it gives you the option to do so. However, before each game, those instructions aren't...

    Started by Shauny1990‎, 06-05-2015 17:44
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 205
    07-05-2015, 17:30 Go to last post
  100. Thumbs up 4-4-1-1 Dual DLP

    The past 3-4 years I’ve been playing different 4-3-3 variations, but back in FM08 I played a 4-4-1-1. In FM15 I wanted to go back to this formation,...

    Started by jdreyer‎, 30-04-2015 13:41
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,012
    07-05-2015, 08:43 Go to last post

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