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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Mentality Ladder: A Practical Framework for Understanding Fluidity and Duty

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. The Mentality Ladder 2. Collective Responsibilities: Very Fluid Mentality Structures 3. Solid Foundations: Fluid Mentality...

    Started by The Hand of God‎, 23-01-2014 13:31
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  2. 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 11:14
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pairs & Combinations: The Complete Series

    This is the complete guide for the Pairs & Combinations series, all parts will be added to this single thread for discussion and for simply making it...

    Started by llama3‎, 26-11-2013 15:32
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: SI Sports Centre - The Analysis

    For discussing this thread please use this link...

    Started by Cleon‎, 16-07-2014 15:59
    • Replies: 6
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Play FM14: 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 23:53
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Creating A Tactic - Design, Create and Maintain

    When creating a tactic you need to have an idea of how you want it to play and have an idea of the kind of football you want to see. Without knowing...

    Started by Cleon‎, 09-12-2013 11:41
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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. Favre's Gladbach - Help needed

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAx9kYx8qo4 Anyone tried to create this in fm? I was thinking about 4-4-2 or 4-2DM-2-2, Balanced, Counter, Shorter...

    Started by David91‎, 24-07-2014 22:15
    • Replies: 4
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    25-07-2014, 21:45 Go to last post
  2. Training impact on tactics limited - potential feature in future FM version

    One thing that struck me after what Van Gaal did with MUFC is that training is extremely important to the tactics. Every manager seems to define...

    Started by prince0102‎, 25-07-2014 03:42
    • Replies: 13
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  3. Chang's tactic, so easy and help you win all match

    Many people find 14 difficult to win, I offer an easy way to help you build tactic of you team and win most of the matches. Here I would make...

    Started by changyouqing‎, 25-07-2014 17:38
    • Replies: 13
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    25-07-2014, 21:38 Go to last post
  4. Key Passes

    Very quick question, What constitutes a 'Key Pass'? Is it a pass that leads to a CC/HC?

    Started by widowmaker-‎, 26-01-2014 12:49
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    25-07-2014, 21:36 Go to last post
  5. 3 Defender Formations/Tactics Please Help A Newbie

    Hi guys, I didn't know much about the intricacies of football before playing FM14 and thought it was quite simply 22 men kicking a round ball around...

    Started by D-A-C‎, 21-07-2014 21:10
    • Replies: 4
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    25-07-2014, 21:25 Go to last post
  6. Help with counter attacking tactic

    Hi fm-community, i want to start a new save with Real Madrid and i want them to play two different tactics. One for teams that are much weaker...

    Started by Bastinho‎, 24-07-2014 11:52
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    25-07-2014, 21:09 Go to last post
  7. 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...

    Started by Cleon‎, 02-01-2014 10:42
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  8. Unhappy New to FM14, need some help

    Hello everyone! I picked up FM14 a few days ago and have since discovered that the game is brutally difficult. I'm currently playing a save with...

    Started by rayzorz‎, 25-07-2014 12:50
    • Replies: 2
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  9. MUFC 3-4-1-2 formation LA Galaxy 0 Man Utd 7

    Trying to figure out the best way to create the Man U 3-4-1-2 that Van Gahl debuted last night. the way I see it is this: -- -- GK -- -- ...

    Started by Heath Matthias‎, 24-07-2014 19:23
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  10. Fullback dilema

    I have a 4-2-3-1 shape going. And in AMR I have an IF(S) so he cuts inside a lot. And I want my Fullback on that side to go wide and help my attacks,...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 25-07-2014 17:31
    • Replies: 4
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  11. Defender collect

    How do I setup defender collect with the tactical wizard?

    Started by | reo‎, 25-07-2014 18:07
    • Replies: 1
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  12. Help me fix what's not really broken!

    Hi guys, so finally i've had the time to really get into this year's fm and well it's been a good & fun run so far, as i was just after some clean...

    Started by MakaveliPT‎, 25-07-2014 14:26
    • Replies: 3
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    25-07-2014, 17:54 Go to last post
  13. Help with nürnberg

    So with the villas boas 4-3-3 system, i eventually got sacked. Started a new game with 1.FC Nürnberg, because it's a traditional club and not...

    Started by egg‎, 30-06-2014 15:59
    • Replies: 44
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    25-07-2014, 16:06 Go to last post
  14. 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 07:29
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  15. Ronny Deila - The quest for beautiful football

    I have been reading a lot about new Celtic manager Ronny Deila and been impressed with him so far. From what I have read his philosophy is fast...

    Started by Sean1967‎, 22-07-2014 14:39
    • Replies: 29
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    25-07-2014, 14:07 Go to last post
  16. SI Sports Centre - The Discussion

    Please use this thread for any discussion/questions related to this thread...

    Started by Cleon‎, 16-07-2014 16:35
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  17. Defensive rattles - What's going wrong?

    http://community.sigames.com/showthread.php/394877-New-player-needs-tactical-improvements!-(Exeter-City)?p=9760078#post9760078 On the thread...

    Started by Cpt_Short‎, 25-07-2014 11:39
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  18. New player needs tactical improvements! (Exeter City)

    After trying to find out why my form fluctuated User "HUNT3R" sent me here, as he reckons it's a tactical problem. Basically at every club I manage...

    Started by Cpt_Short‎, 23-07-2014 21:16
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  19. player form on the day

    I was always curious: let's say I got two players with similar quality for the same position, a striker f.i. I'd like to go first team with the one...

    Started by goalash‎, 25-07-2014 08:12
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  20. a little help to where im going wrong in my second season

    Hi All I am having some trouble with my arsenal file going into the second season. I won the league in my first season so my rep should have...

    Started by jman89‎, 25-07-2014 10:01
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    25-07-2014, 10:35 Go to last post
  21. Struggle with Coventry first season

    I think this is my first post in here. I have read through a few very interesting threads like Cleons defensive approach thread where he utilize a...

    Started by Mikael H‎, 24-07-2014 15:18
    • Replies: 7
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    25-07-2014, 00:41 Go to last post
  22. Two playmakers in one team?

    What are people's thoughts on having two playmakers in one team? I always assumed that one was preferable in FM14, but now that my playmaker is out...

    Started by Samizdat‎, 15-07-2014 12:41
    • Replies: 23
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  23. "We're the famous Man United and we're going to Wembley"

    I've done a lot of threads on these forums but I've never worked with my favorite club, Manchester United. Why? Typically I hate using my favorite...

    Started by bababooey‎, 16-07-2014 20:45
    • Replies: 29
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  24. Post Celtic Uefa Cup Final 2003/2004 Tactic

    Hi guys, has anyone tried re-creating this tactic? If so, how did you do it? I've tried to go for the same formation that they lined up with as...

    Started by F0XES‎, 22-07-2014 15:01
    • Replies: 8
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  25. Playing FM for over 15 years--I SUCK at FM14. Questions

    Alright, I'm posting here to see if I can get some help with FM14. I've played hundreds of seasons in previous editions of CM and FM but I cannot get...

    Started by Twellman24‎, 21-07-2014 21:54
    • Replies: 28
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  26. Help me clarify my thinking about my tactic

    Playing as Morton in the Scottish Championship. Trying to play very tight defensively. Offensively the idea is have 3 forwards against 2...

    Started by st.cronin‎, 24-07-2014 03:07
    • Replies: 7
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    24-07-2014, 18:50 Go to last post
  27. Sorrento Second Season Syndrome Help

    Hi, I started a game with Sorrento, no rep to speak of whatsoever. Have made some great signings for the future and went from C2 to C1 in my first...

    Started by dbaileysdl‎, 24-07-2014 17:33
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  28. Midfield Diamont

    I m currently playing with M United and doing ok with my set up, but sometimes i struggle and i need a plan b, my current set up is 2cwb, regista,...

    Started by mimisv‎, 21-07-2014 14:14
    • Replies: 9
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    24-07-2014, 15:17 Go to last post
  29. [FM14] Beginner Coach - Doing It All Wrong?

    Got sacked from Viikingit FC late 1st season Managing Akropolis IF now Hello, folks. I've had a mixed relationship with football over the...

    Started by leettari‎, 11-07-2014 16:29
    • Replies: 15
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  30. Angry mid season slump. why cant my previously world beating team win a game?

    Frustration is what I'm feeling right now. I made a tactic based on principles of Bielsa and Sampaoli which was working fantastically. I was winning...

    Started by DeathJester‎, 13-07-2014 20:31
    • Replies: 17
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  31. CM(A)'s more creative than playmakers?

    Hi all. I opened up FM13 to make sure my tactic was going to do what I expected from it. I then saw that my two CM(A)'s had their creative...

    Started by CM_Wiz‎, 22-07-2014 17:17
    • Replies: 11
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  32. 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 10:36
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  33. Viewing AI tactics

    Last night I had a look in the Steam folder on PC and, after a little digging, found a folder that looks like it contains the tactics the AI uses. ...

    Started by Lord Rowell‎, 12-07-2014 12:19
    • Replies: 8
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  34. Angry Giving away leads

    Hey there, I'm currently playing with Bury Town in the Skrill North (season 2023/'24). It's my 2nd season here and ever since I started here my...

    Started by Guarnere‎, 22-07-2014 15:27
    • Replies: 8
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  35. Team instruction > Player instruction?

    I have a doubt about player and team instruction For example, if I select Hassle Opponents from team instruction, all of my players is as if they...

    Started by desmond91‎, 22-07-2014 12:07
    • Replies: 7
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    23-07-2014, 09:24 Go to last post
  36. Defending set Pieces

    Hi, I am having a lot of trouble defending and scoring from set pieces. When Attacking I use a near post corner attacked by one of my tallest...

    Started by Ritchiejoe8‎, 15-07-2014 16:53
    • Replies: 8
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  37. Seeing a game out / Defending a lead

    I'd like to know if anyone can recommend a good combination of shouts/mentality (i.e counter/defend) etc when you are into the last 10 or 15 mins of...

    Started by masonma71‎, 22-07-2014 18:54
    • Replies: 6
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    23-07-2014, 04:51 Go to last post
  38. I was thinking about my set up and decided to write it all down

    The last few weeks I've been thinking a lot about my tactics. I've spent more time messing about with them than actually playing the game. Frankly...

    Started by aderow‎, 21-07-2014 07:34
    • Replies: 7
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  39. Little bit of advice would be greatly appreciated.

    So that's my current formation, player roles as stands are GK- distribute to defenders, CB's pass it shorter, lwb stay wider, run wide and get...

    Started by Safce‎, 20-07-2014 21:09
    • Replies: 4
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  40. The AM L / AM R quandry?? Thoughts appreciated?

    Bit of a quandary with my wide men gents? Play a 433/451 but I have never really understood this apparent need for different duties to allow play...

    Started by Sussex Hammer‎, 17-07-2014 21:52
    • Replies: 27
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  41. Post 'The Return of Zemanlandia'

    Well hello there guys As a relative novice in regards to FM I was searching through the internet looking through different aproaches to the game and...

    Started by peteb66‎, 19-07-2014 17:52
    • Replies: 16
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  42. How would you use the players that Real has bought?

    Just look at this madness that's going to be Real Madrid's midfield this season after they grabbed Kroos and Rodriguez: - Benzema - Jese -...

    Started by delra‎, 22-07-2014 16:17
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 232
    22-07-2014, 20:38 Go to last post
  43. The Future's Bright, The Future's Yellow, The Future's Dortmund

    "Fighting football, not serenity football, that is what I like. What we call in German "English" - rainy day, heavy pitch, 5-5, everybody is dirty in...

    Started by Dave is here‎, 20-07-2014 20:44
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 477
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  44. What is wrong with this tactic?

    Please can anyone help with my tactics. So frustrated with this game as no matter what I try I seem to fail. I am managing Liverpool (trying to)....

    Started by steveshaw1983‎, 21-07-2014 18:29
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 436
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  45. how to setup a Moyes 81 crosses tactic ?

    how to setup a Moyes 81 crosses tactic ? any idea ? & how to make winger cross the ball "at all cost" ? :D how to make winger cross cross cross...

    Started by kpsia518‎, 22-07-2014 07:38
    • Replies: 2
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  46. Head Scratch

    Hi all. Can anyone please explain what I am doing wrong with this game? I won the Premier Division title with West Ham for the first time, with...

    Started by FMan‎, 20-07-2014 18:19
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 362
    21-07-2014, 22:09 Go to last post
  47. My tactical inercy or how I (don't) see football.

    Hi guys. Really appreciate the threads, advices and discussions around here. Been a silent reader almost of the time but know I want to start my...

    Started by jukilo‎, 20-07-2014 20:06
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 445
    21-07-2014, 21:55 Go to last post
  48. Getting the most out of Napoli

    Started a save with Napoli as they are a nice side in the Seria A to challenge Juve for the title. I am an adept of the "fit tactic to players...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 20-07-2014 00:19
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 339
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  49. Help with my tactic

    Hi folks, I'm having a nightmare at the moment in the Skrill South, my team just can not put a run of wins together, or draws for that matter. I...

    Started by Tractor_Boy_Rv‎, 17-07-2014 13:42
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 219
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  50. Need some help with a 4231 counter

    Up until FM2013 I was always pretty decent at making tactics. Not the best, but I was able to make tactics play how I want and achieve results....

    Started by Crplz‎, 19-07-2014 02:01
    • Replies: 16
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  51. Having UNREAL troubles with scoring with superb forwards, what am i doing wrong?

    Ok heres the deal. I am going crazy with this game, the team is completely familiarized with the tactics, and i have really great players up front,...

    Started by Joso1000‎, 10-07-2014 22:10
    • Replies: 42
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  52. Quickie - Getting a forward to drop deeper than usual

    I've got a False 9 as a lone striker at the moment. He already drops deep by nature of his role, but is there anything I can do to make him drop...

    Started by displaced_seagull‎, 20-07-2014 22:16
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 202
    20-07-2014, 23:27 Go to last post
  53. A strikerless formation

    I'm thinking of trying out a strikerless formation. Would this work? gk fb(a) - cb(c) - cb(x) - fb(s) bwm(d)

    Started by looking busy‎, 04-07-2014 19:14
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  54. The Future's Bright, The Future's Yellow, The Future's Dortmund

    "Fighting football, not serenity football, that is what I like. What we call in German "English" - rainy day, heavy pitch, 5-5, everybody is dirty in...

    Started by Dave is here‎, 20-07-2014 20:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 53
    20-07-2014, 20:37 Go to last post
  55. France - Having problems geting Benzema to play well

    save upload links - http://speedy.sh/HgzvA/france-2015.05.12.fm http://www.filedropper.com/france20150512_1 ...

    Started by dngrs‎, 19-07-2014 11:24
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 331
    20-07-2014, 17:37 Go to last post
  56. Question No Tactical Consistency (Lower League Management)

    Last season I took Dover from Skrill South to Skrill Prem using a standard 4-5-1, winning the league on goal difference. This season in the Skrill...

    Started by Tywinning‎, 19-07-2014 21:52
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 315
    20-07-2014, 16:17 Go to last post
  57. I decide to give in and ask for help on my Southampton save

    Thing was, FM14 was a huge leap from the last FM i played, FM12. I learned a lot and was getting good at the game (well at least good enough since I...

    Started by adhikapp‎, 18-07-2014 23:05
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 442
    20-07-2014, 06:14 Go to last post
  58. Help with improving my tactic

    Hello, I've been having some success with the following tactic that i created but I'm still finding some problems that I think once solved will make...

    Started by Dave is here‎, 19-07-2014 18:58
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 162
    20-07-2014, 04:24 Go to last post
  59. Assistant Manager Question

    Currently I leave training to my asistant (Mauro Tassotti) and looking at the training tab it shows that Mauro has only focused on three areas for...

    Started by Johnny Bravo‎, 19-07-2014 20:20
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 158
    19-07-2014, 21:59 Go to last post
  60. Tips or tricks for keeping older players going

    I'm after some help with keeping older players going. The legend that is Leighton Baines has just turned 35 in my game and to be frank hes just...

    Started by EvertonblokesMobile‎, 19-07-2014 14:04
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 317
    19-07-2014, 20:25 Go to last post
  61. The World Cup: Tactical Interpretations for FM14

    This is the first in a series of posts in which I'll be looking at matches in real world football and explaining how to translate the tactics used...

    Started by The Hand of God‎, 13-06-2014 20:31
    3 Pages
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  62. Counter-attack with short rather than direct passes?

    Do all tactics that use counter-attack and generally opt for quick transition have to be direct passing? Could a counter be set with 4-4-2 and for...

    Started by delra‎, 18-07-2014 20:56
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 450
    19-07-2014, 17:51 Go to last post
  63. Fm 2013 tactic formation?

    Hey guys! have decided to have a little return to fm 2013 but have realised that i have deleated all the tactics i downloaded for it. wher can i...

    Started by stevyn007‎, 19-07-2014 07:40
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 39
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  64. Attacking player roles, seeking advice (AMs, Treq, Eg, APa)

    Hello, I've been playing a wide 4-2CM-3-1 with a certain success and would like some help on tweaking the formation. I play with CMd, BBM / Ws,...

    Started by thizaum‎, 11-07-2014 16:11
    • Replies: 40
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  65. How to get the best out of Aguero in this set up

    I am playing as Bayern Munich and have just spent 120,000,000 on Sergio Aguero. I sold Lewandowski for 40 odd I think. He just wasnt cutting it and I...

    Started by danthemanwhocan‎, 10-07-2014 16:47
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 333
    18-07-2014, 20:34 Go to last post
  66. Fantastic Strikers, that are not scoring!!

    I play as Arsenal with mainly a 4231, Podolski who plays out wide left as scored almost 25 goals in January. As for strikers I have Lewandowski,...

    Started by femster‎, 10-07-2014 16:47
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 439
    18-07-2014, 20:32 Go to last post
  67. Preferred foot for central defenders... Does it matter?

    I have been wondering for a while whether it really matters in the game which foot your central defenders prefer when playing as a pair at the back....

    Started by Gatsby‎, 17-07-2014 17:23
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 293
    18-07-2014, 20:16 Go to last post
  68. 4231 Keeps Ruining My Day

    As the title suggests I keep getting torn to shreds by teams that play the 4231 (wide) and I could do with a little help. This is my default...

    Started by olivermain83‎, 15-07-2014 15:15
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 460
    18-07-2014, 20:03 Go to last post
  69. Moved: 4-2-3-1 German-Inspired Offensive Tactic.

    Started by nenshoua‎, 18-07-2014 18:15
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    18-07-2014, 19:52 Go to last post
  70. help me please,Im a noobs and dont know where to start learning to create tactic

    Hi , I used to play football manager game for a long time.most of the time I just download another people tactic . now I just wanna to understand...

    Started by Adsuperjenius‎, 18-07-2014 09:59
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 360
    18-07-2014, 16:07 Go to last post
  71. Attacking Bielsa / Sampaoli inspired fast direct pressing tactic

    Well before I start to discuss my tactic I'm using I want to just say how much I love the way Bielsa and now Sampaoli's Chile teams play. I've...

    Started by DeathJester‎, 10-07-2014 23:05
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,495
    18-07-2014, 13:43 Go to last post
  72. Highlighted attributes - Good or bad?

    There are different opinions on whether to create a team from highlighted attributes. I play in NW County League - Tier 9. What I've been doing is...

    Started by R0gue‎, 18-07-2014 01:49
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 350
    18-07-2014, 09:19 Go to last post
  73. Recreating Newell´s Tata Martino tactics. Help Needed.

    Apart from his not so successful reign at Barcelona, Martino has done wonders at Paraguay and he has created the best team I got the chance to watch...

    Started by Wenger6‎, 17-07-2014 18:42
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 300
    18-07-2014, 07:49 Go to last post
  74. Retrain Position

    Hi if you retrain a player in a new position until it's accomplished then remove the position training does he now always keep the new position?

    Started by baboyray‎, 17-07-2014 19:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 205
    17-07-2014, 22:41 Go to last post
  75. Best Eleven Named

    One of the best eleven from this past year was a striker I got on loan. He tore his hamstring in the pre-season and never played a regular season...

    Started by Damedius‎, 17-07-2014 22:01
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 187
    17-07-2014, 22:03 Go to last post
  76. It needn't to be always possession based. Trying to recreate the Dortmund style

    Hi Guys before i begin i just want to excuse my english it isn't as good as it should be to post such a thread. I think possession based football...

    Started by Stonebiter‎, 17-07-2014 01:23
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 533
    17-07-2014, 21:34 Go to last post
  77. Return of the Van Gaal Years. Ajax 3-1-2-3-1.

    "Running is for animals. You need a brain and a ball for football" His Philosophy -Possession: at least 52% of the ball maintained per game...

    Started by tejas‎, 03-07-2014 14:53
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,417
    17-07-2014, 21:01 Go to last post
  78. Multiple player positions

    Hi, Say you had a RB who had a PA of 180, if I trained him into a CB, would that reduce his overall PA & effectivness for his natural position? ...

    Started by gholliday87‎, 17-07-2014 12:16
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 109
    17-07-2014, 17:19 Go to last post
  79. Tactical Familiarity Question

    I am wondering if anyone can help me understand tactical familiarity. If I train 3 different formations, each with different mentality can I mix...

    Started by Ö-zil to the Arsenal!‎, 17-07-2014 15:37
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 113
    17-07-2014, 15:41 Go to last post
  80. Struggling with Southampton

    I'm into my third season and lying in 10th place in december which isn't good enough for the board considering i've spend a fair bit of money, i...

    Started by RTG‎, 16-07-2014 21:32
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 304
    17-07-2014, 15:25 Go to last post
  81. Best Attacking Corner?

    Hi mates, I've tried lots of corner tactic but none of them is not dominant. Which is the best , did you see 20+ goals from corner?

    Started by Dantes7‎, 17-07-2014 11:57
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 156
    17-07-2014, 11:57 Go to last post
  82. The Way I Play FM - Contructive Feedback Required :)

    Hi, I have been playing FM since 93' and have never been a tactical genius, but have always muddled through. This year I believe that I have had to...

    Started by Letissier1980‎, 02-07-2014 21:32
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,386
    17-07-2014, 05:23 Go to last post
  83. Ackter's Tactical Challenge 1: ATTAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!

    So, thought I'd try something different here. I'm extending a challenge to all of you tactical forumers as I think it'll be interesting to see all...

    Started by Ackter‎, 13-07-2014 11:34
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 1,901
    16-07-2014, 23:29 Go to last post
  84. Defensive Wingers

    How exactly do they work in FM14? In previous FMs, I quite liked the idea of a DW, however even on attack I found them to be too unorthodox. I...

    Started by Shauny1990‎, 16-07-2014 18:59
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 234
    16-07-2014, 19:07 Go to last post
  85. Dealing with wingers

    Hi all First time posting on the forum, not sure if its the right place to post. Im wondering hows the best way to defend against wingers in the...

    Started by Joellucketti‎, 14-07-2014 20:22
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 505
    16-07-2014, 15:18 Go to last post
  86. Making the right tactical choices - A lost man's tale....

    It really does seem that there are 3 of these threads per day. Which means either the community as a whole is not very good at understanding...

    Started by Jambo98‎, 08-07-2014 18:49
    • Replies: 88
    • Views: 2,634
    16-07-2014, 10:53 Go to last post
  87. Trying to bring Juventus to Portugal - SC Braga

    I've wanted to try and do these for a long time and I decided giving it go now that I'm free from university. After seing so many 5-3-2/3-5-2 being...

    Started by FMWolf‎, 11-07-2014 21:33
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 718
    16-07-2014, 01:56 Go to last post
  88. Do goalkeepers develop even after they're over 23 years old?

    Right, I've got myself a goalkeeper who is touted to be able to be a leading Premier League goalkeeper for free. Naturally, as a newly promoted side,...

    Started by Firdhauz‎, 15-07-2014 16:53
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 309
    15-07-2014, 22:01 Go to last post
  89. Meet Ernestinho - He can't even cross his legs.

    First please excuse my short and ill-informed post. I had shoulder surgery @ 10am this morning. OK... Meet Ernie. Level-headed chap with a fairly...

    Started by ashlfcowen‎, 14-07-2014 19:54
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 680
    15-07-2014, 20:14 Go to last post
  90. Help bringing a DM into a 4231

    Was wondering if any of you very intelligent tactical players could help me out (start with a compliment, get you all on my side!)... :D I have...

    Started by Ty‎, 14-07-2014 21:22
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 477
    15-07-2014, 20:09 Go to last post
  91. Southampton F.C Help needed.

    Right I'm going to try to explain this as visually and professionally as possible but just know that my insides are boiling right now. So I shall try...

    Started by janesy20‎, 14-07-2014 00:32
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 286
    15-07-2014, 01:17 Go to last post
  92. Sliders for General Training / Match

    Hi During a private chat with a senior player/under 18's manager Ian Harte I asked him on the radio button to lend a hand in training and match...

    Started by Kingsclere‎, 14-07-2014 09:59
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 184
    15-07-2014, 00:50 Go to last post
  93. Increasing shots on target. Creating chances, just missing the target.

    Hi guys. I've tried a few things, but nothing is working. We're creating plenty of chances, whilst limiting the opposition chances. However,...

    Started by OneUnited‎, 03-07-2014 19:25
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 641
    14-07-2014, 19:29 Go to last post
  94. Diamonds are ... forever? (Looking for Advice)

    Hey everyone! First of all, I wanted to say thank you for the help everyone's given so far. You've turned a hopeless FMer into a 2x Premier League...

    Started by Ö-zil to the Arsenal!‎, 12-07-2014 16:44
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 619
    14-07-2014, 18:18 Go to last post
  95. Replicating Dortmund's 'gegenpressing'

    Hello all, following the release of the BETA I wanted to try and establish a 'style' that I will be applying across my favourite saves and establish...

    Started by Luken33‎, 27-10-2013 16:34
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  96. Surviving with 3 CDs in the Serie A

    Decided to play with Livorno in the Serie A as a challenge. This is the setup im us: The AF has the following instructions: Hold Position,...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 14-07-2014 13:43
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 237
    14-07-2014, 16:18 Go to last post
  97. Finishing vs Long Shots

    At what distance players start using Long Shots as opposed to Finishing when trying to score? Is Finishing used for all the shots from within the...

    Started by delra‎, 14-07-2014 12:57
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 174
    14-07-2014, 12:58 Go to last post
  98. Really Frustrated with some games...(vs Weak or Mid tier team)

    Well.. Apparently I cannot post any image, so I will try my best to explain my problem! I am currently using 4 -2-3-1 with 'control' and...

    Started by tkim5574‎, 14-07-2014 01:35
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 200
    14-07-2014, 05:10 Go to last post
  99. Post Help with my defence please

    Hello everyone: I recently create a new save playing as wolves, manage to get them promoted (back to back ) to EPL.. first season in EPL end up...

    Started by Jenesis33‎, 07-07-2014 01:09
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 393
    14-07-2014, 03:19 Go to last post
  100. How do I take a screen shot for upload?

    Hello This may be a stupid question and if so I apoligize, but how do you get the screen shots? When ever I do CTRL/Print Screen I get what ever...

    Started by claretonmyshirt‎, 10-07-2014 11:34
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 168
    14-07-2014, 00:08 Go to last post

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