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  1. 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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  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: 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. Lightbulb Help my 3-4-1-2

    Hey guys I'm worrying about my 352 turned 3412 tactic in my third season, explanation ahead. http://imgur.com/a/ysdwW First and second season...

    Started by OJA20‎, 02-09-2014 19:37
    • Replies: 0
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  2. Some fundamental role Questions

    In the pairs and combinations thread is explains how roles works together, but i still don't get some roles right i think and that is what this...

    Started by Stonebiter‎, 02-09-2014 14:44
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  3. What would you do differently with this set up?

    Morning Gents and Ladies?! I was just curious what you all would do differently with this set up. SK- D LB- FB-S CB- D CB- D RB-FB- A

    Started by danthemanwhocan‎, 02-09-2014 17:09
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  4. Drowning at the Top - Getting my tactic to work in the EPL after 3 promotions!

    After months of toiling away on FM14, trying to understand what types of tactics I needed to implement to gain the Ws with squads of differing...

    Started by woblowombat‎, 02-09-2014 12:00
    • Replies: 5
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  5. PEC Zwolle tactic help

    Hi guys, I've been trying to get a Zwolle save going in the Dutch Eredivisie recently to no success. I've tried to bias my strategy to the...

    Started by ChelseablueUK‎, 01-09-2014 06:47
    • Replies: 2
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    02-09-2014, 17:35 Go to last post
  6. Experiment: The 5-5-0. Your input required.

    General idea 5-5-0 or 3-7-0, depending on how you look at it. Why? I’ll admit that I was just looking for something different at first. However, the...

    Started by Tommy_Styles‎, 02-09-2014 14:11
    • Replies: 3
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  7. Position training for this player?

    I wonder if people could give me some advice on position training for this player? I'm seriously thinking of giving him new position training as a...

    Started by Lord Rowell‎, 01-09-2014 17:10
    • Replies: 3
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    02-09-2014, 16:48 Go to last post
  8. I'm addicted, having another go. Thoughts and advice appreciated on this new effort!

    Ok, ok, yes I thought I was going to retire but this game is so addictive I can't give it up. I am determined to learn this Tactical Creator and...

    Started by Sussex Hammer‎, 01-09-2014 19:25
    • Replies: 6
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  9. 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: 24
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  10. FM YouTubers that are good ”tacticians”

    So yeah, I would like to see some FM content from someone that is actually competent at making a tactic and you dont spot the obvious flaws. ...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 02-09-2014 14:04
    • Replies: 1
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  11. Help my refine my 5-3-2!!

    Hey guys. Doing a 5-3-2 with southampton. This is my first "own" tactic. Before I used other peoples tactics and refined them. Here I built my own...

    Started by kallemannen‎, 01-09-2014 10:08
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  12. Attempted interpretation...

    So I have really been trying to get a formation where I have 2 strikers. I get the feeling many people prefer one striker and play advanced wingers.....

    Started by Harrymcintyre‎, 01-09-2014 11:39
    • Replies: 1
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  13. 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
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  14. 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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  15. 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: 49
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  16. 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
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  17. Guidance required...

    so after 4/5 failed attempts at turning Gladbach into a powerhouse once more im turning to the community for suggestions. on the current iteration...

    Started by Barkers‎, 01-09-2014 18:58
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  18. Need help! 4-3-3 Counter Tactic

    Aight, I have reached this point where I finally admit I need help to tinker and tweak my tactic, because something is completely wrong. So here is...

    Started by zinedinezidane10‎, 31-08-2014 20:51
    • Replies: 3
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  19. Help preparing next season!

    Just won the bundesliga.2 title with Dynamo Dresden but I am not particularly confident for next season. -First, player performance was very poor,...

    Started by rp5993‎, 01-09-2014 18:20
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  20. Thumbs down I really Need Help with my Squad.

    So, for my Fifth time playing football Manager, I decided to change some stuff around, just to test it out. I decided to go to AC Milan, get Loads of...

    Started by Marstik‎, 01-09-2014 03:20
    • Replies: 5
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  21. Role understanding - Target Man

    Hi folks, I read the pairs & combinations guide and as I am a big fan of target men I was wondering he is only mentioned in a supporting role. Is...

    Started by mcpay‎, 01-09-2014 10:58
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  22. 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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  23. 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: 8
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  24. 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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  25. Can anyone help me with FM14 Tactics?

    I have been struggling really bad with FM14 I can't seem to make a tactic work. I have read The 12 step guide and pairs and combinations and i still...

    Started by _VigZZZ_‎, 29-08-2014 18:01
    • Replies: 6
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  26. Place Your Short Corners Tactic Here. Beating The 6 Yard Four.

    With the advent of the opposition's mandatory 4 men on the 6 yard line (absurd that they never line up differently), scoring from corners has become...

    Started by Domus Clamantium‎, 31-08-2014 10:47
    • Replies: 2
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  27. Had a problem with my full backs previous team, will this tactic be better?

    Player instructions: GK: Distribute to Defenders LB:None RCB:None LCB:Pass it shorter RB:None LCM:None RCM:Dribble Less, Shoot Less Often,...

    Started by _VigZZZ_‎, 30-08-2014 23:10
    • Replies: 2
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  28. Wingbacks Help

    I'll just copy what's been said on Stupid Questions Thread... The main problem I immediately noticed is right from the goal-kick. I set my GK...

    Started by shirajzl‎, 30-08-2014 18:20
    • Replies: 10
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  29. Game help

    I've come to the stage where I now know that I'm clueless on how this game works. I feel SI is to blame for the lack of instructions on how it works....

    Started by pagey‎, 30-08-2014 12:38
    • Replies: 26
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    31-08-2014, 17:28 Go to last post
  30. Help with my PSG please

    I score few goals with this tactic; anyone can hel me please. The other teams don´t score me too mauch goals. I think this tactic is a quite...

    Started by alexdicons8‎, 30-08-2014 17:03
    • Replies: 7
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  31. A new beginning a new approach

    I wanna change the way i approach in Football Manager. Normally I will just pick a style of play I like i.e. counter attacking, and try to implent...

    Started by zinedinezidane10‎, 30-08-2014 20:23
    • Replies: 4
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    31-08-2014, 10:55 Go to last post
  32. 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: 1
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  33. Losing with this 4-2-3-1 tactic (Did 4 teams and failed already)

    I'm starting to get into a losing streak, I partially followed Pairs & Combinations guide and 12 Step guide and came up with this: Player...

    Started by _VigZZZ_‎, 29-08-2014 22:01
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 448
    31-08-2014, 10:08 Go to last post
  34. Tutor a Model Professional Youth Intake?

    So youth intake came around, I have a 4.5 star PA, Model Professional who has a determination of 17. Should I even bother tutoring him? It...

    Started by auduron‎, 30-08-2014 14:57
    • Replies: 4
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    31-08-2014, 05:40 Go to last post
  35. Huge gaps forwards sail thru whenever I play 4-4-2

    Hi I lose a lot of goals and surrender similar chances whenever I attempt to play a 4-4-2 formation. I'm not saying I do not concede when I play...

    Started by Kingsclere‎, 30-08-2014 08:42
    • Replies: 8
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  36. What does a mentality automatically do?

    As the title goes I would like to know what a mentality actually does, it would be really helpful if someone could tell me thank you.

    Started by fusershift‎, 30-08-2014 21:20
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  37. Will this tactic work?

    Hello, thank you for dropping by and taking your time to read this thread. I have recently started started a save with a team in the spanish league...

    Started by _VigZZZ_‎, 30-08-2014 20:56
    • Replies: 0
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  38. 4-2-3-1 Narrow Version

    Most of the time I just play with the typical 4-2-3-1 that has the Wingers, but in recent game with Inter ive been seeing the game produce a lot of...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 30-08-2014 18:59
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 130
    30-08-2014, 18:59 Go to last post
  39. 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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  40. 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: 58
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  41. Individual training question

    I've recently discovered that you can train players in the postional role i.e. indvidual training focus on complete wing back or a striker focusing...

    Started by Geebombicus‎, 30-08-2014 10:29
    • Replies: 2
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  42. 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: 49
    • Views: 2,048
    30-08-2014, 09:26 Go to last post
  43. 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: 12
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    30-08-2014, 00:17 Go to last post
  44. Changing tactic

    I have a rather decent tactic and I'm winning a lot of games and now I am curious about when other teams are going to make counter tactics. How long...

    Started by leMoustique‎, 29-08-2014 22:18
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 125
    29-08-2014, 23:30 Go to last post
  45. new game tactics and training

    Right I have just started a new game and introduced a new tactic into the team and now pre season is over and the start of the season is here! New...

    Started by WiganLaticsCF‎, 29-08-2014 16:42
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 212
    29-08-2014, 18:11 Go to last post
  46. 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: 211
    29-08-2014, 10:31 Go to last post
  47. 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
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  48. 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: 440
    29-08-2014, 09:11 Go to last post
  49. 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: 792
    29-08-2014, 09:10 Go to last post
  50. 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
    • Views: 342
    29-08-2014, 00:58 Go to last post
  51. 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
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    28-08-2014, 22:54 Go to last post
  52. 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
    • Views: 218
    28-08-2014, 22:46 Go to last post
  53. 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: 785
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  54. 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
    • Replies: 34
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  55. 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
    • Views: 300
    27-08-2014, 21:27 Go to last post
  56. 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
    • Views: 1,776
    27-08-2014, 19:20 Go to last post
  57. 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
    • Views: 1,739
    27-08-2014, 15:32 Go to last post
  58. 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
    • Views: 322
    27-08-2014, 15:14 Go to last post
  59. 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
    • Views: 119
    27-08-2014, 15:14 Go to last post
  60. 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
    • Views: 1,540
    27-08-2014, 13:22 Go to last post
  61. 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
    • Views: 1,029
    26-08-2014, 15:49 Go to last post
  62. 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
    • Views: 2,332
    26-08-2014, 10:53 Go to last post
  63. 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
    • Views: 893
    26-08-2014, 08:51 Go to last post
  64. 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
    • Views: 254
    26-08-2014, 03:43 Go to last post
  65. 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
    • Views: 455
    25-08-2014, 23:46 Go to last post
  66. 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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    25-08-2014, 14:40 Go to last post
  67. 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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    25-08-2014, 13:44 Go to last post
  68. 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
    • Views: 213
    25-08-2014, 04:27 Go to last post
  69. 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
    • Views: 539
    24-08-2014, 20:02 Go to last post
  70. 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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    24-08-2014, 14:17 Go to last post
  71. 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: 741
    24-08-2014, 10:13 Go to last post
  72. 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: 692
    24-08-2014, 07:59 Go to last post
  73. 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: 693
    24-08-2014, 01:52 Go to last post
  74. 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
    • Views: 302
    23-08-2014, 19:34 Go to last post
  75. 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: 322
    23-08-2014, 10:08 Go to last post
  76. 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: 389
    23-08-2014, 09:25 Go to last post
  77. 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: 188
    23-08-2014, 05:17 Go to last post
  78. 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: 228
    22-08-2014, 18:55 Go to last post
  79. 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: 478
    22-08-2014, 16:21 Go to last post
  80. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 104
    22-08-2014, 14:33 Go to last post
  81. 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: 628
    22-08-2014, 12:28 Go to last post
  82. 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: 806
    21-08-2014, 18:06 Go to last post
  83. 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: 372
    21-08-2014, 17:34 Go to last post
  84. '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: 335
    21-08-2014, 16:16 Go to last post
  85. 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: 585
    21-08-2014, 15:56 Go to last post
  86. 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: 893
    21-08-2014, 14:17 Go to last post
  87. 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: 397
    21-08-2014, 07:19 Go to last post
  88. 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: 1,766
    21-08-2014, 03:17 Go to last post
  89. 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: 386
    20-08-2014, 15:16 Go to last post
  90. 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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    1 2
    • Replies: 108
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  91. 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: 1,044
    20-08-2014, 12:01 Go to last post
  92. 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: 1,464
    20-08-2014, 11:49 Go to last post
  93. 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: 241
    20-08-2014, 11:47 Go to last post
  94. 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: 276
    20-08-2014, 10:48 Go to last post
  95. 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: 384
    20-08-2014, 08:41 Go to last post
  96. 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: 950
    20-08-2014, 04:05 Go to last post
  97. 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: 321
    20-08-2014, 01:50 Go to last post
  98. 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: 110
    20-08-2014, 00:14 Go to last post
  99. 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: 2,340
    19-08-2014, 19:05 Go to last post
  100. 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: 1,611
    19-08-2014, 15:42 Go to last post

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