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Forum: Tactics & Training Discussion

Do you think you have what it takes to help those who are struggling with tactics & training? Are you looking for some help developing your own tactics or training schedules? Then Tactics & Training Tips is the place to be.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pairs & Combinations: The Complete Series *UPDATED*

    Available for download via ClearCutChance, the updated version of Pairs & Combinations. Information on the new roles Guidance on how to use some...

    Started by llama3‎, 26-11-2013 15:32
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  5. 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
    • Replies: 64
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    08-08-2014, 21:23 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: SI Sports Centre - The Analysis

    For discussing this thread please use this link...

    Started by Cleon‎, 16-07-2014 15:59
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  7. 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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  8. 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. Youth players

    The topic is pretty simple. How do you handle your youth players if they are not good enough for your first team? Do you loan them out to get some...

    Started by Stevenwonderboy‎, 29-08-2014 09:08
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 25
    29-08-2014, 10:31 Go to last post
  2. My strikers missed big chance in last three matches. What I doing?

    I lost three games in row without my team scored. Well. Something is wrong. But last match was very similar with first league match against Aston...

    Started by Toff‎, 26-07-2014 17:11
    • Replies: 48
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    29-08-2014, 10:28 Go to last post
  3. I know what I want to do - but how do I do it?

    I know how I want to play. I know how I want to see us in attack, and I know how I want us to play in defence. After starting the season with a...

    Started by displaced_seagull‎, 27-08-2014 21:13
    • Replies: 26
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    29-08-2014, 10:22 Go to last post
  4. Lightbulb Sense, this makes none - Challenge 2014

    So, we're close to the coming of FM 2015, and for many of us, it'll be the end of FM2014, and this forum will probably be dominated by discussion of...

    Started by Kawee‎, 21-08-2014 09:12
    • Replies: 8
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    29-08-2014, 09:46 Go to last post
  5. Strikerless 460: super movement / multiple attacks from deep positions

    I have been trying out a new tactic that does not employ a striker in a striker position. The thinking behind it was to concentrate my attacking...

    Started by DeathJester‎, 28-08-2014 22:29
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 175
    29-08-2014, 09:11 Go to last post
  6. Cool how do i train a world class potential player

    I have in my Squad an AMC who has world-class potential and is the only player with a potential of 5 stars in my team. My facilities are all top,...

    Started by TheCowboy‎, 26-08-2014 18:33
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 619
    29-08-2014, 09:10 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. 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 12:59
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  9. Long Term Youth Project

    Hi All, I posted a thread in general but have had no reply (the people who have viewed don't know) , so I am attempting it here. due to the more...

    Started by Blackthorn‎, 28-08-2014 10:28
    • Replies: 2
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    29-08-2014, 00:58 Go to last post
  10. Boring, Boring, Boring Boston!

    As the title suggests i'm trying to create incredibly dull defensive football with Boston Utd but i'm failing completely. My real aim is to have the...

    Started by olivermain83‎, 28-08-2014 20:32
    • Replies: 19
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    29-08-2014, 00:34 Go to last post
  11. Strikers not scoring many goals

    So, I'm Manchester United, doing rather well in all comps. League cup in the bag. F.A Cup semi's approaching, faveourites to go through to the...

    Started by Griff86‎, 28-08-2014 20:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 93
    28-08-2014, 22:54 Go to last post
  12. 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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  13. How do you use personal instructions?

    When you create your tactic: do you set the personal instructions for a player to his strenghts and weakness? (E.g. dribble more if he has good...

    Started by fraeyke‎, 28-08-2014 09:10
    • Replies: 2
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    28-08-2014, 22:46 Go to last post
  14. Steffs V91 tactic

    So ive started designing my own tactics to see how i would actually do in comparison to other forum users on the site.Designed this tactic a few...

    Started by steff91‎, 21-08-2014 08:10
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 731
    28-08-2014, 11:18 Go to last post
  15. FM14 - Manchester United 98/99 Treble Winning 4-4-2

    Background In the 1998/1999 season, Alex Ferguson achieved the remarkable Treble with United playing the good old 4-4-2. That was the season which...

    Started by DavidBeckham‎, 23-01-2014 07:16
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  16. 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: 38
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    28-08-2014, 00:08 Go to last post
  17. Sunderland: slow and steady

    Diving back in to a new save. Going to post slowly and with quite a lot of detail - and see if people can point out any flaws in my thinking or...

    Started by jjtile‎, 27-08-2014 23:15
    • Replies: 1
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    27-08-2014, 23:16 Go to last post
  18. Looking for help with Wolves tactic

    I'm looking to for advice on how to play a direct Attacking 4-4-2 that utilizes the wings and crosses to break down defenses I am currently setup...

    Started by MrMcTomato‎, 24-08-2014 14:16
    • Replies: 6
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    27-08-2014, 21:27 Go to last post
  19. Brendan Rodgers Liverpool '13-'14 (help needed)

    Just a quick introduction, I have been playing FM since the days of CM 97/98 and have enjoyed mixed success, I have never been one who can win...

    Started by J88KLN‎, 21-08-2014 23:52
    • Replies: 47
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    27-08-2014, 19:20 Go to last post
  20. The Rise of Liverpool and the Evolution of a Sliderhabilis

    The Excitement Returns Afternoon all, Many of you might not know of me or seen the name Justified in passing but I used to post regularly...

    Started by Justified‎, 07-08-2014 12:47
    • Replies: 18
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    27-08-2014, 15:32 Go to last post
  21. The Importance of Condition and Fitness

    First off, I'm sorry if this is already covered in other threads, but I simply couldn't find it. My general question is - how and when does the...

    Started by Yankee112DK‎, 25-08-2014 09:44
    • Replies: 1
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    27-08-2014, 15:14 Go to last post
  22. Pre Season training help needed

    Just a couple of questions about pre season training, what mix of fitness and tactical training do people tend to use and also what intensity would...

    Started by A1984‎, 27-08-2014 14:46
    • Replies: 1
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    27-08-2014, 15:14 Go to last post
  23. A(nother) 4231 Counter Help Thread

    Hey everybody ! Lately I started an online game with a friend of mine in the BPL with the latest updates at that time. I took charge of...

    Started by Kuldaniss‎, 26-08-2014 18:11
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 454
    27-08-2014, 14:39 Go to last post
  24. A Tactical Learning Curve

    Introduction I have just realised that my previous thread did not go into much depth about my tactic of the reasoning behind it. I figured I...

    Started by Sean1967‎, 08-08-2014 10:53
    • Replies: 19
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    27-08-2014, 13:22 Go to last post
  25. Building an identity for a club

    So after disappointing results at Nürnberg, tried something different with Barcelona. Won the league with 102 points but got defeated in the UCL...

    Started by egg‎, 27-08-2014 09:58
    • Replies: 0
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  26. My Quest for Premier League Football

    I decided to start a save with my home town club Swindon Town who are in League One. My aim is to get them promoted to the Premier League. Here is...

    Started by daleuk8‎, 19-08-2014 13:01
    • Replies: 48
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  27. Thumbs down What's up with wingers shooting all the time ?

    a lot of times my winger is comes inside the box and instead of passing to another player for him to just tap in he tries to shoot from bad angles...

    Started by Silver Twilight Sparkle‎, 18-08-2014 07:46
    • Replies: 26
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  28. 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: 46
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  29. 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: 18
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    26-08-2014, 08:51 Go to last post
  30. fm

    tactics when they never work I have tried 442 not worked 4321 not worked 41221 not worked 532 not worked 4231 not worked im first in the league but I...

    Started by WiganLaticsCF‎, 26-08-2014 01:34
    • Replies: 2
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  31. Bilbao Counter. And maybe FCB-Pep 3-4-3?

    This is my tactic: Individual player instructions: GK- distribute to defenders, pass it shorter DR- run with ball, get further forward DC-...

    Started by bernat‎, 25-08-2014 15:46
    • Replies: 3
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  32. 4-2-3-1 - Conceding too many, scoring too few

    I'm playing as Münster in the Bundesliga. The media prediction is that we finish 14th. The board expects a mid table finish. It's currently the start...

    Started by Rothira‎, 18-08-2014 16:06
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  33. Would it be possible to win the league using a defensive mentality?

    Just out of curiosity.

    Started by parkthebus‎, 22-08-2014 20:51
    • Replies: 6
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  34. Quick Counter Style

    What are general guidelines to set up the following style; - defending deep, allowing the opponent deep into our half, being compact and congested...

    Started by shirajzl‎, 23-08-2014 21:43
    • Replies: 11
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  35. Can more than 1 player with 'Dictates Tempo' be disadvantageous?

    Assuming all the players that had the PPM had the same attributes, can multiple players with 'Dictates Tempo' cause a problem?

    Started by Maximus94‎, 25-08-2014 04:27
    • Replies: 0
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    25-08-2014, 04:27 Go to last post
  36. What role to best use this veteran genius ?

    first of all, i wasn't really sure whether i should post this on tactics forum or good players forum, but since this is more of a tactical role...

    Started by Silver Twilight Sparkle‎, 23-08-2014 23:50
    • Replies: 5
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    24-08-2014, 20:02 Go to last post
  37. Strikers marking full backs (on goal kicks)

    Hello, I play a 4312 formation. When playing against big sides, I'd like my strikers to mark the opposition full backs. In open play, the marking...

    Started by dejarik‎, 24-08-2014 14:17
    • Replies: 0
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  38. Bad attak and worst defence! need to improve way of attacking

    I don't know why I can't score. 6 matches and 3 goals with more than 100 chances! Here are my tactics snapshots. The players are not exactly on...

    Started by aminhosseiny‎, 15-08-2014 20:58
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 712
    24-08-2014, 10:13 Go to last post
  39. Bayern 4-1-4-1

    Hello, I've played FM for several years but have never managed above Skrill Premier so I am in new territory with my Benfica team. It's 2026 so all...

    Started by emerus00‎, 23-08-2014 20:04
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 604
    24-08-2014, 07:59 Go to last post
  40. Best Role for a Lone Centre Forward

    Hi. I was wondering what people's opinions are concerning the best roles and duties for a lone striker. I am currently playing with a defensive...

    Started by mr_tea82‎, 21-08-2014 19:41
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 647
    24-08-2014, 01:52 Go to last post
  41. My defence :'( (Help me)

    http://imgur.com/6FfOdZv http://imgur.com/wKfD2Ta http://imgur.com/9FF5Fxd http://imgur.com/qMgs4l6 http://imgur.com/6TAhVBz...

    Started by KonradExposito‎, 21-08-2014 02:23
    • Replies: 4
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    23-08-2014, 19:34 Go to last post
  42. How to choose the correct fluidity ?

    Very many threads have tried to explain this very important tactic option. However, i still face some confusion stemming mainly from the...

    Started by difran8‎, 08-08-2014 05:45
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 3,224
    23-08-2014, 15:33 Go to last post
  43. When would you use much higher tempo and what attributes would you need?

    I'm thinking you would use it when the opposition is completely packing the box maybe. Or if you are playing as a team like West Ham, using 'go route...

    Started by parkthebus‎, 22-08-2014 18:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 305
    23-08-2014, 10:08 Go to last post
  44. Strike Partnership needed - possession based 4-4-1-1

    Having spent some time lurking around the forums and reading the many helpful posts, I have finally decided to ask for help. I have had some...

    Started by Gryza‎, 23-08-2014 00:10
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 354
    23-08-2014, 09:25 Go to last post
  45. National Team tactic

    Hi all! I've a problem with national team: while with my team I'm winning all competitions (league, champions, national cup, etc). from several...

    Started by TylerD.‎, 22-08-2014 15:07
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 162
    23-08-2014, 05:17 Go to last post
  46. Newly Promoted Crystal Palace Team/Tactics

    Hi guys, I have recently been promoted from the Championship as Champions with Crystal Palace in 2015/2016. I took over midway through 2014/15...

    Started by joewolves7‎, 22-08-2014 10:03
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 214
    22-08-2014, 18:55 Go to last post
  47. How do you change a game round if things arent going right?

    Following on from my earlier thread about going back to basics and thus having more effect on the game using in game shouts etc. I was wondering...

    Started by DeathJester‎, 20-08-2014 21:26
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 447
    22-08-2014, 16:21 Go to last post
  48. tactical atrributes

    i was wondering if anyone has Luis Vaan Gaal tactical atrributes from older versions of fm, im just curius

    Started by mimisv‎, 22-08-2014 14:33
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  49. Gap in 3 men defences (3-2-2-1-2 Van Gaal tactic.)

    So there's a lovely article on Squawka where one of the authors writes about Van Gaal's '5-3-2' and how to set it up in FM 2014. I've been...

    Started by isignedupfornorealreason‎, 21-08-2014 16:29
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 565
    22-08-2014, 12:28 Go to last post
  50. An other Counter Press thread. This time we'll make it right

    Hello. Like many people here, I want to play a Counter Press style of football (Like Dortmund). I'm playing as Liverpool, first season in december. I...

    Started by CRN711‎, 19-08-2014 21:20
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 770
    21-08-2014, 18:06 Go to last post
  51. Coming up against hyper aggressive sides

    So I just faced Man City for the first time and holy crap I was not expecting that. I have never come against such a hyper aggressive side before....

    Started by aderow‎, 21-08-2014 06:02
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 354
    21-08-2014, 17:34 Go to last post
  52. 'natural' position benefits

    Are there any real benefits of playing a player in his natural position, instead of accomplished? Say, that would be a team's basic offensive...

    Started by goalash‎, 21-08-2014 09:30
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 311
    21-08-2014, 16:16 Go to last post
  53. Another 4-2-3-1 thread (Arsenal)

    Hey guys, this is my very first thread, have been mostly lurking here for years. And sorry for my mediocre english. Please be gentle ;). So, as...

    Started by Time_Consumer‎, 20-08-2014 20:00
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 533
    21-08-2014, 15:56 Go to last post
  54. 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: 19
    • Views: 861
    21-08-2014, 14:17 Go to last post
  55. what midfield roles are best for a 4-5-1 formation?

    I have changed my formation from a 4231 to a 451 because I conced d to many goals, I just need help with my two midfield roles. (my dm is a regista)

    Started by SwanseaJack98‎, 20-08-2014 17:12
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 353
    21-08-2014, 07:19 Go to last post
  56. Has anybody created Player Development Spreadsheets

    Has any body created Player Development Spreadsheets? I need a way to track and review player development, and base decisions off when I am away...

    Started by danthemanwhocan‎, 05-08-2014 21:30
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,696
    21-08-2014, 03:17 Go to last post
  57. Playing the meta game: a short description of a narrow 4-2-3-1

    In many strategy games an emergent behaviour known as the "meta game" is often the center of a lot of strategic discussions. Basically, it's "what...

    Started by Fabian Jonsson‎, 20-08-2014 14:21
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 356
    20-08-2014, 15:16 Go to last post
  58. Solid Approach

    I have a team with : GK : One very good (Julio Cesar), one very promising (Kapino). Four quick descent in defense (not in dribbling) full backs....

    Started by HTC‎, 17-01-2014 06:53
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  59. Libero (Attack)

    Hey everyone, I've read with interest all of the guides on this forum and the result has been excellent. Some league titles and some breath-taking...

    Started by Ö-zil to the Arsenal!‎, 09-08-2014 03:31
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,012
    20-08-2014, 12:01 Go to last post
  60. Barcelona 2014-15 w/ Suarez etc.

    I've updated my FM14 database with the new transfers and I want to create a realistic tactic of how Barcelona could setup with Suarez and their new...

    Started by declanelcocks‎, 04-08-2014 22:37
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,413
    20-08-2014, 11:49 Go to last post
  61. where's the mistake?

    So I took control over this new team and this time I've decided to proceed with FM logic rules in mind only. No odd formations, no fitting players...

    Started by goalash‎, 20-08-2014 08:34
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 221
    20-08-2014, 11:47 Go to last post
  62. Skrill Premier Tactic

    So, this tactic got me promoted (just, and after a lot of time tinkering) from the Skrill North but doesn't seem to be working in the Premier (I got...

    Started by GreyedOutMan‎, 20-08-2014 09:05
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 248
    20-08-2014, 10:48 Go to last post
  63. Thumbs up Back to Basics: a recipe for success?

    After trying many different tactics over many different save games and many a lost hour spent tweaking something dawned upon me. I have even after...

    Started by DeathJester‎, 20-08-2014 00:31
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 354
    20-08-2014, 08:41 Go to last post
  64. Watford FC's 3-5-2

    Good Afternoon Everyone! I have been a Watford fan for about 18 years and have had some terrible terrible years and some magical ones. Watford are...

    Started by legskeattch‎, 12-08-2014 18:45
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 903
    20-08-2014, 04:05 Go to last post
  65. I would like to hear some ideas.

    Hello, I'm just about to start pre-season into my thrid year at Liverpool. In short, first year I managed to win Premier League and lost in...

    Started by Sinner264‎, 19-08-2014 05:00
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 302
    20-08-2014, 01:50 Go to last post
  66. help getting more assists out of my wingbacks and more goals from my Amc's

    Basically I'm doing very well but there are parts of my tactic that i feel need tweaking namely my wingbacks who dont seem to be creating/assisting...

    Started by CloudKing‎, 20-08-2014 00:14
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 94
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  67. Naples is beautiful, so is the counter attack!

    This project ended up being a complete disaster. Mostly due to my constant tinkering and silly referee decisions. Not to mention my goalkeeper...

    Started by bababooey‎, 21-06-2014 16:33
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 2,236
    19-08-2014, 19:05 Go to last post
  68. Can't win | Help me with my 4-1-2-1-2

    Been playing FM14 for weeks and never won a game other than friendlys, played with Liverpool started about 4 new games I am going very wrong...

    Started by A1984‎, 08-08-2014 19:49
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,538
    19-08-2014, 15:42 Go to last post
  69. How Counter Attacking works in FM 2014

    Alright this one goes out to all the Football Manager geniuses out there. I believe there is a lot of confusion regarding how counter attacking works...

    Started by zinedinezidane10‎, 18-08-2014 22:14
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 561
    19-08-2014, 14:01 Go to last post
  70. What makes FM14 so much harder than previous games?

    I am starting to think that the AI for this game is pretty botched or maybe i am just bad. I have put thousands of hours into many earlier...

    Started by HappyStreet‎, 18-08-2014 01:29
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 726
    19-08-2014, 13:30 Go to last post
  71. Turning Thoughts Into Reality - Need Help!

    I have truly struggled in FM14 to replicate my thoughts into tactics. I have experienced success (briefly) and then it all comes apart and the...

    Started by kilowatt44‎, 18-08-2014 16:52
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 323
    19-08-2014, 12:11 Go to last post
  72. 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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    19-08-2014, 06:56 Go to last post
  73. Cutting off the Supply

    I've taken a fair amount of inspiration from various threads here recently, and one post (I forget where now) about marking opposition central...

    Started by herne79‎, 08-08-2014 18:18
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 777
    19-08-2014, 01:49 Go to last post
  74. Diamonds are a man's best friend

    The 4-4-2 diamond has always been a formation I’ve been obsessed with. Milan, my favourite team used it with great effect for most of the Ancelotti...

    Started by etcetera‎, 05-08-2014 13:50
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 2,810
    19-08-2014, 00:26 Go to last post
  75. 4-1-2-1-2 not working out

    Started a new game with Liverpool at the weekend, went with a 4-1-2-1-2 formation but after winning a couple of pre season freindlys when it comes to...

    Started by A1984‎, 19-08-2014 00:06
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 135
    19-08-2014, 00:08 Go to last post
  76. a road map to building a succefull tactic

    i read some of the threads here regarding building a tactic (including the tricking the wizard whitch was great). what i couldn't find is a step...

    Started by dorebloch‎, 18-08-2014 15:46
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 302
    18-08-2014, 16:41 Go to last post
  77. Newbie defensive question

    Im new to FM 14 after a long hiatus from the series. Im having issues defending. Ive read Cleons thread but im still conceding very cheap...

    Started by will1444‎, 17-08-2014 20:23
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 297
    18-08-2014, 14:45 Go to last post
  78. Flat 4-3-3

    So recently I've been playing the 4-4-2 because I feel like whenever I go to something more advanced like a 4-3-3 (in-game 4-1-2-2-1) or a 4-2-3-1 I...

    Started by zinedinezidane10‎, 17-08-2014 22:58
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 331
    18-08-2014, 13:02 Go to last post
  79. Thumbs up FM14 Wigan Athletic career!

    Hi, so I have decided to start a new career with Wigan Athletic on the default FM14 career settings ( NO JANUARY TRANSFERS IN PLACE ). I haven't...

    Started by Westtyyy‎, 17-08-2014 22:10
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 238
    18-08-2014, 08:14 Go to last post
  80. Worth a read

    Thought this might be intresting to all you tactic creators http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formation_(association_football)

    Started by izagooner‎, 17-08-2014 23:29
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 326
    17-08-2014, 23:53 Go to last post
  81. Three in the back--can't get this right!

    I've been having a lot of fun playing with three central defenders, but I just can't seem to get it right! I seem to leak goals, many of them from...

    Started by xeraphine‎, 14-08-2014 14:54
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 925
    17-08-2014, 16:40 Go to last post
  82. The "I have the worst team of the league" tactic

    I admitted it, and tried to tactic that defends as a unit and keeps the ball on attack to reduce the defensive work. It seemed like a reasonable idea...

    Started by FMPatzer‎, 16-08-2014 01:13
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 579
    17-08-2014, 12:49 Go to last post
  83. Overview of your current squad and fitting a playstyle

    Hello everyone. Is there somewhere in the game where you can get a better overview of your entire squads attributes? I feel like the comparison...

    Started by zinedinezidane10‎, 16-08-2014 17:50
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 378
    17-08-2014, 09:52 Go to last post
  84. 442 - balancing simplicity against experience

    For the full background to this post, please have a browse through my career thread, which goes into depth about my mental health issues and how this...

    Started by dirkgently1066‎, 15-08-2014 09:16
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 689
    16-08-2014, 22:44 Go to last post
  85. Dealing with AMCs

    Those of you who play without a DM, how do you neutralizing an opposition AMC? I've been struggling to deal with them recently. Actually narrow...

    Started by aderow‎, 15-08-2014 20:50
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 476
    16-08-2014, 12:25 Go to last post
  86. Training vs loaning out

    A question that has bothered me for a while now and i'm still not sure of the answer is whether it's better to loan players out or develop them in...

    Started by Geebombicus‎, 16-08-2014 09:32
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 264
    16-08-2014, 10:03 Go to last post
  87. Post How to use pacey forwards?

    I have a number of forward players with high pace and acceleration, but don't know how to use them effectively (currently use counter strategy with...

    Started by aspink3‎, 13-08-2014 17:53
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 669
    16-08-2014, 03:27 Go to last post
  88. genaral training question

    what graphical indication actually mean in training calender? suppose i have set match training 30% which mean a day before a match match training...

    Started by stronghold2‎, 15-08-2014 07:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 148
    15-08-2014, 07:04 Go to last post
  89. How to get the most out of this world-class center back?

    Posted this guy in what was probably the wrong thread and subforum for tactical advice, so making a new thread here hoping to get some ideas. I'm...

    Started by upsettingshorts‎, 12-08-2014 18:35
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 920
    15-08-2014, 06:19 Go to last post
  90. 4-4-2 counter attack -> how in hell do you get that formation working.

    Hi guys, i'm playing a Portsmouth youth challenge right now and since i had no AMC or DMs, i wanted to try a defensiv -> counter attacking flat 4-4-2...

    Started by Stonebiter‎, 13-08-2014 14:23
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 754
    14-08-2014, 23:09 Go to last post
  91. Training Schedule from Intake-First team

    Anyone have a plan/guide of how you walk a player from intake(15-15) until first team(3*<). I've seen lots of threads on development including...

    Started by Bgj101‎, 13-08-2014 19:05
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 531
    14-08-2014, 14:45 Go to last post
  92. Unable to shut up shop.

    I thought i had given up on this game, but when the season's around the corner i started to feel the itch… Well that didn't last long. Im about to...

    Started by lilljons‎, 13-08-2014 22:35
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 372
    14-08-2014, 10:55 Go to last post
  93. Question Players unhappy with workload - Help needed

    Hi guys, I will apologise in advance, I know this will have been asked numerous times but after several searches I can't find what exactly I'm...

    Started by DarthCraigus‎, 13-08-2014 23:49
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 309
    14-08-2014, 02:13 Go to last post
  94. A liverpool 4-3-3 help

    Hey everyone, After asking some questions regarding the 4-3-3 I wanted to implement on Liverpool on llama3's incredible tactic thread, I...

    Started by Kuldaniss‎, 10-08-2014 18:53
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,075
    13-08-2014, 18:56 Go to last post
  95. AC Milan Season Five (nearly) - Tactics Help

    Hello all, After a successful three and a half years managing Hajduk Split, I have moved on to a struggling AC Milan. I'm not quite finished the...

    Started by Aizo4576‎, 11-08-2014 00:19
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 635
    13-08-2014, 18:01 Go to last post
  96. How do you train players who've reached their full potential?

    I have a small issue with this with my goalkeepers in particular. My current goalkeeper's reflexes has gone down from 17 to 14, in exchange for an...

    Started by thethe‎, 29-07-2014 15:14
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 827
    13-08-2014, 16:32 Go to last post
  97. Players under20 attributes dropping and no idea why

    I'm probably doing something blatantly stupid but...I don't know what. Been playing this guy in quite a few first team games and was...

    Started by Dave is here‎, 13-08-2014 03:23
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 336
    13-08-2014, 12:55 Go to last post
  98. counter attack

    Hi all, how do i set up a counter attack with a standard mentanlity?

    Started by mimisv‎, 11-08-2014 19:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 416
    13-08-2014, 09:06 Go to last post
  99. 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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    13-08-2014, 05:42 Go to last post
  100. Playing Players Out of Position

    Hi everyone, I have just decided to play FM again after awhile away. Need some insight. I am playing FM13 and I'm Aston Villa and I am thinking...

    Started by Blackthorn‎, 08-08-2014 12:18
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 733
    13-08-2014, 01:07 Go to last post

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