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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: 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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  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: 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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  4. 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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  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: 60
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Asking For Help - PLEASE READ THIS

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

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

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

    Started by Cleon‎, 04-11-2012 08:45
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  1. Trequartista most important attributes

    I got inspired to play a strikerless formation with Valencia (after reading the latest CCC issue) and they have quite a few players that can play...

    Started by maztheplaya‎, 17-04-2014 19:18
    • Replies: 7
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    18-04-2014, 07:08 Go to last post
  2. Stupid Questions Thread (Tactic and Training Questions Only)

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

    Started by wwfan‎, 16-07-2008 07:29
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  3. PASS: Deconstructing the Frameworks

    Four years ago (the last time I spent any real time on FM, despite buying 11-13), I posted a tactic and discussion...

    Started by redmark‎, 21-02-2014 12:42
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  4. Brendan Rodgers' Style

    In his press conference prior to the West Ham game this weekend, I thought Mr Rodgers said something very interesting which went something like...

    Started by alinp‎, 07-04-2014 20:13
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  5. Bayern v Manchester United

    Was reading this report on zonal marking...

    Started by Shreddie‎, 17-04-2014 23:47
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  6. How Not to Design, Create and Maintain Part IV - the Final Chapter?

    The first three parts of this are here: ...

    Started by AngryDad‎, 17-04-2014 20:17
    • Replies: 7
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    17-04-2014, 23:29 Go to last post
  7. How Can I Improve this tactic?

    Hi, I am trying to improve this tactic, which is not working very well for me. I am playing a 4-2-2-2 with CWBs, DLPd, CMs, 2 Ws, DLF and ADF. I...

    Started by gooseta‎, 17-04-2014 14:58
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    17-04-2014, 23:21 Go to last post
  8. Help with tactics and formation

    Seriously need some help with tactics and formation on FM14. Tried so many different variations, read the twelve-step-guide, pairs, creating a tactic...

    Started by CrispySAFC‎, 17-04-2014 14:55
    • Replies: 5
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  9. 5 star staff

    I'm a bit confused about the star rating of staff, what determines whether staff get 5 stars or less? For instance I hired a coach with 20 for...

    Started by LilSaint‎, 16-04-2014 15:48
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    17-04-2014, 20:32 Go to last post
  10. Who does DLP (D) defend like?

    So I just want to know who the DLP (D) defends like. Does he chase like the BWM (D) or maybe sit in front of the defense like the Anchorman? Or is...

    Started by Kawee‎, 16-04-2014 10:37
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  11. How to play defensive possession (Martinez's/Rodgers' Swansea)?

    Brendan Rodgers seems to be just about every Footballing hipster's favourite manager at the moment (even ahead of Guardiola, which is saying...

    Started by JDeeguain‎, 17-04-2014 13:52
    • Replies: 2
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  12. Head Scout & Physio - what do they do?

    Pretty much as suggested in the thread title. What do these jobs actually do in the club and therefore does it matter if the people I have in post...

    Started by Ohdear‎, 16-04-2014 20:46
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    17-04-2014, 19:28 Go to last post
  13. How to go about creating permanent opposition instructions?

    This is a quick question, because I'm a bit thick, but I don't see the menu for creating opposition instructions that persist from match-to-match. I...

    Started by khtad‎, 15-04-2014 22:22
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  14. Real Time Help? How not to Design, Create and Maintain Part 3

    In case you have inadvertently stumbled onto this thread without seeing parts 1 and 2 they can be found here: ...

    Started by AngryDad‎, 02-04-2014 20:25
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  15. Post Mathematically assessing your squad

    I always have trouble assessing a squad in a structured way when I start a new save or move jobs. I therefore thought I'd take a stab at working on a...

    Started by jjtile‎, 11-04-2014 21:40
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  16. Conceding too many goals

    Regardless the fact that there seem to be too many goals in FM 14.3 in general, I feel my tactical knowledge is hampering my success because I can't...

    Started by Koki‎, 17-04-2014 10:41
    • Replies: 3
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  17. Feel like I keep getting mugged of

    I have a series of issues with the game and have been told to take it here here are my tactics my first issue is the winger shooting from a...

    Started by jere_d‎, 15-04-2014 08:59
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  18. O Christmas Tree...

    From 2002-2007 AC Milan appeared in three Champions League finals, winning the competition in 2003 and 2007 and also made their third appearance in a...

    Started by JDownie‎, 11-04-2014 23:28
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  19. Question about how to keep possession

    I'm managing a small team in Turkish 1st division. Since my team is weaker than most in the league, I don't want to play with an attacking mentality....

    Started by bleventozturk‎, 16-04-2014 15:44
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  20. How To Adapt To Your Opponent?

    I have been trying recently to read the opposition scout reports, trying to get a good idea of what I can expect in my upcoming matches....

    Started by Luizinho‎, 25-03-2014 21:44
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  21. Team Building Help

    Hello everyone! I am interested in learning how to really read a players attributes and understand what the player can do and how the player can fit...

    Started by waitsfornone‎, 16-04-2014 17:17
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  22. Help with my Derby County team

    Hi folks I'm a casual to moderate FM player, though I tend to buy every new game and play it for a couple of hundred hours intensively and then it...

    Started by wosik_1‎, 16-04-2014 21:34
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  23. effects of fining on development

    I know that fining for a sending off will lower aggression by a point at a time although lowering it isn't always a good idea. I believe fining for...

    Started by sparks1754‎, 13-04-2014 11:45
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  24. Playing two strikers

    Okay so I manage in France, OM to be precise and have had extreme sucess. Winning 7 league titles in my 10 seasons in charge. We are currently the...

    Started by ljwjones‎, 15-04-2014 12:50
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  25. Question My tactic need Team Instructions and Player instructions - im in the dark

    Offensive layout Used for equal or easier oponenents My defensive layout for when im comfortably leading or face much stronger oponents

    Started by Lelo Marin‎, 16-04-2014 14:47
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  26. Team Instructions are too vague for me

    I feel like i'm missing out in some way because i'm avoiding a large chunk of the instructions as I don't know what they really do or some of them...

    Started by olivermain83‎, 14-04-2014 03:46
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  27. Zonal marking when defending corners can be yours

    Tired the AI is cheating by having multiple players mark zonally when defending corners? Annoyed the interface doesn't let you set that up? Exploit...

    Started by zenzen‎, 15-04-2014 23:03
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  28. Tactic Was Working Fantastically, It's All Falling Apart

    I am 20 games into a new game with Leeds United. Up until 4 games back I was sitting 4th in the league just 2 points behind auto promotion spots. I...

    Started by PinkSpeedos‎, 16-04-2014 15:29
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  29. Potential new position training for regen

    Hi , I picked up this striker from Brazil but he's too slow to lead the front line as I only play with one striker. I've tried to implement him into...

    Started by GriffiN94‎, 14-04-2014 20:52
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  30. Defending Corner Kicks

    Hi Please can somebody help me with defending corner kicks? No matter which team I choose or my centeral defenders are tall, I concede...

    Started by vandamme22‎, 15-04-2014 09:11
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  31. Training for these two regens

    Good afternoon. I have recently purchased two very good regens who look to be potentially world class players. Anyone have any tips/hints how to...

    Started by mason1‎, 14-04-2014 11:01
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  32. How to make set pieces work better attacking and defending?

    I am enjoying this game but my team is truly awful at Set Pieces. I score on about 1/10 attacking set pieces. corners more than freekicks. I...

    Started by Hootieleece‎, 14-04-2014 02:15
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  33. Need help, CANT WIN

    Ok, i recently purchased FM14, this is my first football manager game, i started decently with my own tactics and barely knowing a lot about the...

    Started by jwhite15‎, 13-04-2014 00:36
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  34. Significance of Natural/Accomplished per position?

    Have Jay Rodriquez playing upfront for me in my Southampton game. He is scoring a decent amount of goals and I am doing all I can to improve it....

    Started by css_matt‎, 15-04-2014 00:25
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  35. Potential Abilities shrink

    First of all, I'm not sure if this is the right forum. I also used the search function, but it couldn't really help me. Ok, so I have a massive...

    Started by LNhart‎, 15-04-2014 00:00
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  36. Starting again - the 4231 project.

    My other thread got into a bit of a mess due to me fannying about tactics wise so I have started this new one absolutely determined to get a 4231...

    Started by Sussex Hammer‎, 01-03-2014 17:59
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  37. SAS roles

    Has anyone been able to develop a strike partnership like Sturridge and Suarez this season? Rodgers calls them 'nine-and-a-halves' and was wondering...

    Started by tejas‎, 30-03-2014 11:04
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  38. Injury Prone Players

    Hey, I've bought Lukasz Fabianski as a kind of rotation player for my team. However, he is injury prone and i'm worried that if my first choice...

    Started by itsVxbez‎, 14-04-2014 20:41
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  39. Özil + 10, a tactical exercise on FM14 with Arsenal

    Hello folks, with the release of the beta I have got on immediately with Arsenal as a challenge for fun, and have explored the new (brilliant!)...

    Started by noikeee‎, 17-10-2013 23:22
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  40. I need help.

    I need help. Now I play for Espanyol. Results are good, but opponent scored many goals from the left side of my defense. I have two left defenders....

    Started by Dreamerko‎, 13-04-2014 19:48
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  41. BUILDING YOUR TEAM FOUNDATION Ver 1.0 --- PART I. COACH AND TRAINING

    BUILDING YOUR TEAM FOUNDATION Ver 1.0 PART I. COACH AND TRAINING ...

    Started by soepian‎, 15-04-2014 09:10
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  42. 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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  43. How would you instruct the number 1 passing team in the league?

    Would you play short, hi tempo passing? Would you not give any team instructions? Would you give individual instructions to creative players to...

    Started by Becanes‎, 13-04-2014 14:32
    • Replies: 3
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  44. Cracking Guardiola's AI play

    Hello everyone, i need some expert help in decoding Guardiola's Bayern tactic. I played against them and it was probably the most impressive...

    Started by rp5993‎, 13-04-2014 15:29
    • Replies: 50
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  45. Completely out of ideas - team can't score

    For the first time in quite some time on FM, I have to say I'm struggling, quite significantly. Embarrassingly enough, it's with a Monaco side who...

    Started by shwayne‎, 12-04-2014 22:17
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 508
    14-04-2014, 21:08 Go to last post
  46. Ideas of the many, to help you having fun

    What is this Thread about? The main aim of this thread, is to show players your way to tackle FM14 and to give ideas on how they could improve...

    Started by Siron‎, 14-04-2014 19:39
    • Replies: 1
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  47. Any obvious flaws with my 4-1-4-1 Leeds Strategy?

    Hi, Guys. In many of my saves I play a standard 4-1-2-2-1 formation, and this has been quite successful. Now I've started again with Leeds and after...

    Started by liamboye‎, 08-04-2014 20:38
    • Replies: 13
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  48. FM13: Tactical Help ... AGAIN!

    Good evening all, Just a question; how do I turn this dip in form around? Im using this tactic;

    Started by joey7‎, 31-03-2014 18:27
    • Replies: 13
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  49. The 4-2-3-1 Antidote; 1-3-2-3-1 or 3-1-2-3-1

    Hi guys, I have an idea in my head that I can't seem to shake off. Everyone seems to be playing the 4-2-3-1 and I can't help but notice that...

    Started by cdleedsfan‎, 11-04-2014 15:21
    • Replies: 10
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    14-04-2014, 13:40 Go to last post
  50. Help needed to improve my 4-5-1

    This is the first time in several versions when I'm asking for help but really my 4-5-1 isn't succesful anymore (I've used it basically without...

    Started by El Payaso‎, 31-03-2014 14:46
    • Replies: 14
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  51. central defenders

    i have a really bad positioning for my central defenders i want to upload a photo from my computer to show you but it doesnt allow me to upload.photo...

    Started by gurbei‎, 08-04-2014 14:48
    • Replies: 36
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  52. An Insight into the 'Modern 433'

    In recent years teams across the world have adapted to use what is known as a 41221, 451 or even a 433. It has become a staple of European football...

    Started by JDownie‎, 20-02-2014 20:53
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  53. Angry In dire need of help....

    Ok, So im literally banging my head against a wall at the moment, This current save im doing is actually causing me so much stress than enjoyment...

    Started by Roady99‎, 11-04-2014 00:55
    • Replies: 15
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  54. Help & Advice with Pressing Tactic

    Hi everyone, I've tried to create a high pressure tactic where you try and win the ball high up the pitch and then quickly counter and score...

    Started by jpfeehily‎, 10-04-2014 14:18
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 471
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  55. SFraser's Training Schedules for FM10

    SFraser's Training Schedules for FM10 Despite writing at great lengths about the topic of how players work and how training works I have never...

    Started by SFraser‎, 24-01-2010 14:23
    13 Pages
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  56. Moved: Chip's Possession Domination Tactic

    Started by Chip1310‎, 12-04-2014 03:25
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  57. Requesting a tactical examination of my failing 4-5-1.

    Hey team. Hope everything is well. I need your help! I've just started my first game in Football Manager 2014, and it has begun atrociously. I've...

    Started by XenoExclusive‎, 03-04-2014 11:37
    • Replies: 15
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  58. This is why I said the AI 4231 Denmark Is Overpowered..

    40 shots, seriously? LOL. As a Man U supporter I expect United to attack when at home, but this is absolutely insane. It's not like they were...

    Started by bababooey‎, 04-04-2014 22:30
    • Replies: 38
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  59. 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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  60. Meet the Enganche(s)

    Part 1: Preamble : The prolonged decline of the the Enganche Note: This is by no means finished, and won't be for a while, however if I don't put...

    Started by ModernLefty‎, 14-12-2013 17:03
    • Replies: 39
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  61. When to tinker?

    Hi, I have the same formation with a counter and control version, playing as Newcastle I finished 2nd in the Prem 9 points behind Chelsea, but I...

    Started by EdH1977‎, 11-04-2014 11:50
    • Replies: 2
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  62. Head of Youth Development.

    Anyone got any ideas of the perfect stats for one? Baring of-course Working with Youngsters. I'm heavily looking into developing my own youth and...

    Started by Dirty Harry‎, 05-04-2014 15:50
    • Replies: 8
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    11-04-2014, 05:59 Go to last post
  63. The more I read the worse my results get

    I've read all the stickies etc on tactics, formations, etc, and spent a good hour or so working out what my admittedly poor Wrexham side are capable...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 10-04-2014 22:54
    • Replies: 10
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  64. Post The Parisian Project

    First off I'd like to say that is my first started thread here. I've been lurking on these forums for a while reading a bunch of different...

    Started by fish72132‎, 24-03-2014 21:05
    • Replies: 60
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  65. Last chance! Help!!

    Right im literally about to delete this version on fm and forget it was ever made, it is so frustrating its beyond belief! Here is what im using as...

    Started by Smarf‎, 10-04-2014 13:27
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 316
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  66. 442 is killing me down the wings

    This kind of performance is becoming a running theme in my recent matches... I just don't know how to deal with teams that play 442 as they...

    Started by olivermain83‎, 09-04-2014 18:29
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 421
    11-04-2014, 00:26 Go to last post
  67. AM role for complete players

    So, I have a regen who's pretty much the complete package (he's just a little 1 footed :() I want him to be the main man in my attack, and so I was...

    Started by Kawee‎, 08-04-2014 03:24
    • Replies: 10
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    10-04-2014, 23:59 Go to last post
  68. Conceding from corners

    Is there anything I can do to try and prevent my side conceding on a fairly regular basis from corners? I've tried numerous tweaks to the corner...

    Started by lurkingwithintent‎, 10-04-2014 22:18
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 151
    10-04-2014, 23:04 Go to last post
  69. Tactics work for one season then become almost useless

    So far I've been doing well with Fulham, last year finished 3rd after working hard to stay up the first 3. However every year when I use tactics that...

    Started by Dave9ffc‎, 07-04-2014 19:43
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 442
    10-04-2014, 22:14 Go to last post
  70. PPMs to maximise attack

    First off, the tactic I want to use for this: Only player instructions are short distribution for Keeper and Hold Position for LB and RB. I've...

    Started by Snaflet‎, 05-04-2014 23:02
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 658
    10-04-2014, 20:23 Go to last post
  71. Winger scoring the same goals

    So I'm sure everyone seen this. CF gets the ball with a bit of space, draw one (or worse, both) CB, winger runs past FB that is completely...

    Started by bloopy‎, 09-04-2014 09:10
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 830
    10-04-2014, 19:01 Go to last post
  72. how do use do it ? (cleon,thog,wwfan etc)

    i read articles amazed at the information use have to help, i have played football manager since around 08 now and finally decided i have the time to...

    Started by dannyrefc‎, 06-04-2014 23:56
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 588
    10-04-2014, 18:37 Go to last post
  73. ME is too sensitive to formations and roles

    This is just my observation after playing the game for 3.5 seasons. I started a new game, managing a small 2nd div club in Turkish league. In my...

    Started by bleventozturk‎, 10-04-2014 16:42
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 260
    10-04-2014, 17:46 Go to last post
  74. Wingbacks coming inside

    During the United vs Bayern game, I noticed Lahm and Alaba coming inside as extra midfielders in order to aid possession and then drop back as normal...

    Started by tejas‎, 09-04-2014 23:34
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 287
    10-04-2014, 15:51 Go to last post
  75. What to do with Wrexham

    I'm trying to set up a game with Wrexham in the Skrill Premier, however I'm utterly useless when it comes to tactics! I'd appreciate peoples thoughts...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 10-04-2014 15:13
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 45
    10-04-2014, 15:13 Go to last post
  76. How to beat Bus Parkers?

    Sometimes it is very frustrating to watch my team tear mid table teams apart but draw or lose to relegation battlers. Against the bottom teams I...

    Started by Domus Clamantium‎, 10-04-2014 05:25
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 339
    10-04-2014, 13:32 Go to last post
  77. zonal marking

    I want to set up zonal marking for corners I see the AI teams are doing this in the new update how can I do this my corners instructions will only...

    Started by schuffler77‎, 10-04-2014 11:59
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 95
    10-04-2014, 12:03 Go to last post
  78. PPM's - 'I don't see 'X' being capable of doing that.'

    Trying to understand how Phil Cannon comes to his conclusions regarding adding PPM's to players. Is he right or is the AI dumb and I should ignore...

    Started by css_matt‎, 08-04-2014 04:32
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 748
    10-04-2014, 04:51 Go to last post
  79. Manchester United's 4-4-2 of 2007-2008

    Introduction What I’ll be going through is how I decided upon the system I wanted to use and how I implemented it. The first thing I had to do...

    Started by kevin3‎, 30-06-2012 19:47
    • Replies: 71
    • Views: 5,560
    09-04-2014, 22:32 Go to last post
  80. My only tactic success this year

    Well, it has been a rough "FM year" for me. I've tried an enormous amount of tactics, I've read an enormous amount of articles (which I've never done...

    Started by FMWolf‎, 09-04-2014 21:46
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 213
    09-04-2014, 21:46 Go to last post
  81. Trying to get my Inside Forwards to choose the pass instead of shot, how?

    Hello everyone! I've searched around a bit in order to find an answer to this problem that I currently have with my formation. The key problem...

    Started by Cayhno‎, 09-04-2014 10:05
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 404
    09-04-2014, 18:46 Go to last post
  82. Inconsistencies with a 4-2-3-1

    Hi I'm mid 3rd season with Spurs currently playing with a 4-2-3-1. This has worked relatively well for the past two seasons, however I'm...

    Started by Thandui‎, 08-04-2014 18:38
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 431
    09-04-2014, 18:26 Go to last post
  83. 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
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 272
    • Views: 51,828
    09-04-2014, 14:39 Go to last post
  84. How important is a "formation" - A community tactical experiment?

    So this was an idea floating around in my head for ages, before i could be ar$ed to write it down. Its not an original idea, nor do i claim its...

    Started by Jambo98‎, 17-03-2014 19:02
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 182
    • Views: 6,400
    09-04-2014, 11:38 Go to last post
  85. Advice on my Wrexham tactic please

    Yeah, I know. Why Wrexham? LOL. My home town and I'm a sadist. Now we got that out of the way, firstly I must apologise cos I don't know how to do...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 07-04-2014 17:52
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 216
    08-04-2014, 20:33 Go to last post
  86. How to turn possession to shots and goals?

    Playing as Wrexham, 3rd after 3 matches, but I've noticed a severe flaw in my tactics which I can't work out ...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 08-04-2014 14:27
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 289
    08-04-2014, 15:45 Go to last post
  87. Lord help me

    I tried to get an understanding of the game all today. I settled for the above link but I tried high tempo and direct passing alongside attacking and...

    Started by Citizen Kane‎, 06-04-2014 23:01
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 716
    08-04-2014, 09:30 Go to last post
  88. Head Physio

    What makes for a good head physio or does it not matter at all? Mine does not have particularly great physio stats or anything else for that...

    Started by Ohdear‎, 05-04-2014 20:40
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 276
    07-04-2014, 22:52 Go to last post
  89. permanently offside

    Having an issue with offside. Fourteen times in the first half hour...three disallowed goals. Is there a shout, instruction, or something to prevent...

    Started by red dragon1978‎, 07-04-2014 21:36
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 150
    07-04-2014, 22:46 Go to last post
  90. Time wasting - how?

    I'm probably just being dense but how do you instruct your team to time waste? I just can't find it.

    Started by Ohdear‎, 07-04-2014 18:39
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 157
    07-04-2014, 20:22 Go to last post
  91. A small club in N London AKA how to fail with Tottenham.

    I am not stranger to the Football Manager series, or even the S.I community forums, but I have signed in here today to admit to experiencing the most...

    Started by burjennio‎, 06-04-2014 15:37
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 477
    07-04-2014, 16:58 Go to last post
  92. Tutoring.

    I have been reading what I can about tutoring, but to be honest I am still a bit confused. I am trying to tutor a 15yo centre-half Angelos (GRE)....

    Started by Jimbokav1971‎, 15-03-2014 18:04
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 775
    07-04-2014, 12:05 Go to last post
  93. Thumbs up New Project / Looking for Tutoring

    Hello Is there anyone out there who believes they have what it takes to be successful on this thing and would love to take someone under their...

    Started by LCFCEaves31‎, 04-03-2014 14:11
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 127
    • Views: 3,770
    07-04-2014, 11:19 Go to last post
  94. Assistant Manager...

    Pretty dumb question but i'm so baked everything seems to need investigating atm. Anyone know if the assistant manager does as much coaching as a...

    Started by Dirty Harry‎, 06-04-2014 09:58
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 261
    07-04-2014, 10:56 Go to last post
  95. Any glaring problems with my tactics?

    I am playing with Napoli and have made 2 signings. I want to play wide 4-2-3-1 as I think that's what suits the current squad the best. I will be...

    Started by bbuullddoogg‎, 05-04-2014 05:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 247
    07-04-2014, 01:35 Go to last post
  96. This Has To Be Patched - Please Read

    I have tried to be as patient as possible with this game, understanding that it takes time to get things right and learn. I have come a long way...

    Started by bababooey‎, 25-03-2014 20:47
    • Replies: 62
    • Views: 2,871
    07-04-2014, 01:18 Go to last post
  97. Unhappy Question on agression and closing down.

    First of all, I know it's not cool to talk about sliders anymore so forgive me. For the record, I prefer the new system a whole lot more, using...

    Started by allyc31‎, 04-04-2014 07:19
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 477
    06-04-2014, 21:58 Go to last post
  98. Tactical and ME reading help please!

    Hi everyone, I'm basically looking for some pointers regarding my tactic(s) and adapting and improving them. A bit of background about me - I've been...

    Started by donpost2‎, 18-03-2014 14:44
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 994
    06-04-2014, 21:06 Go to last post
  99. Promoted to the EPL, new tactic?

    Hey guys, just wondering if you had anything for me. I got promoted in my first season with Brighton with a 4-2-3-1 off FM Base, but now it...

    Started by Joxby‎, 06-04-2014 08:48
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 346
    06-04-2014, 20:51 Go to last post
  100. Team talk playing weaker teams

    I am managing Boreham Wood FC and am currently playing in the BS Premier (FM 13). My side is doing ok, especially when playing against good teams,...

    Started by Ruskij1‎, 21-01-2014 09:31
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 614
    06-04-2014, 20:11 Go to last post

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