Merthyr is popular I think you'll be the fourth active person playing 'em.
I myself will give an update on my Welsh players Tomorrow
Merthyr is popular I think you'll be the fourth active person playing 'em.
I myself will give an update on my Welsh players Tomorrow
I just picked them because they are welsh
Havn't really had time to play so far. Started properly earlier on.
Didn't start well losing the first 2 games of the season, but 10 games later I have only lost 1 more and I am into the 4th qualifying round of the F.A Cup.
Anyone know of any half decent centre halfs as I cant find anyone who would be vaguely interested in me
Tried Andrew Milne?
He has rejected me
None form me then mate, my pairing was Milne with Belle. Though Skiverton was there as well, experienced centre back that is.
Hednesford Season 2 (11/12)
Got off to a slow start again, but then we started rolling, McGeouch was amazing all season finishing with 44 goals. Really looking forward to see if I can bring him along on the whole ride to the prem.
Amos: Solid partner to McGeouch all season, don't think I will be messing with the partnership next season.
Fraser: Anchored the midfield most of the season then got two injuries back to back, should still be fine for next season I think.
McGeouch: Well he was simple amazing, never had a player dominate like he did, 44 goals, 6 assist in 42 games. Total domination.
Next season: Fill in the gaps in the midfield.Code:Season League Position Achievements ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010/11 Blue Square North 1st Promoted 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 1st Promoted
Argh, my laptop didnt warn me properly that it was running out of battery so i have lost about a month of play .
Due to this I am starting again as I can't face trying to do that month again in the sameway.
Last edited by SJ234; 04-06-2010 at 10:33.
I'm stuck in League One, each season I'm finishing either just above relegation or languishing in mid table, and I'm becoming sick of my life. Is anyone out there able to reccomend me some players that might be able to push me forward for a top half finish or even playoff's.
My key players in my two L1 years were:
Daniël de Ridder
Jonathan de Guzman
+ Good Regens/Loans
Hope you can find one of these.
Back for another attempt after my PC died and ate my last one. Installed via steam on my new machine (it was ****ing and moaning when I did a normal install from disc) but now can't get the ddt file to show in the extra files menu. Driving me mental.
There doesn't seem to be a folder for later patches such as there is when you install from disc and then manually apply the patches. It's in the same folder as the team_holland.ddt and I know I must be doing something utterly stupid but I just can't figure it out. On Windows 7, by the way, if that makes a difference.
C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\football manager 2010\data\updates\update-1030\db\1030\edt that's the path you need, mate
*edited to resemble your installation
You are both wonderful people. I knew it would be something simple. Cheers
An hour or so to holiday and I'll be back on this soul destroying challenge. Still gutted that I lost my Canvey save.
Good luck with your fresh start
Gone with Boston Utd (just picked someone from the first lot of promotions; I had nobody in mind so didn't need to bother with reloading and reloading until the right team came up).
If I can take this lot as far as I did Canvey (Premier League title) then I'll be very happy. If I can go that little bit further and actually complete the thing, I'll be ****ing ecstatic.
Tooting & Mitcham United FC - Barclays Premier League - 2060/61
With three consecutive Champions League wins it looked like we were well and truly on our way to World domination.
League Positions Graph
This was a major landmark in our history as we went unbeaten for the whole season.
Community Shield - even with 10 men we dominated this game.
UEFA Super Cup - we really threw this one away.
FIFA Club World Cup - the closest final we'd had in a while, but only because we couldn't find the net.
Carling Cup - a great run followed by a shocking performance in the final, which was our first loss of the season.
FA Cup - the final really flattered us.
UEFA Champions League - we looked good but just got really unlucky in the final.
Squad - once again we scored a scary number of goals from around the pitch.
Transfers - Jansen was a bargain and Matovic filled our weakest position.
Key Player Profiles:
Sebastiano Costacurta - our top scorer again.
Márcio - somehow giving him his 'backup' status brought him back into life.
Mitchell Jansen - signed for £15m I couldn't really go wrong.
Lucas Lencina - signed for £15m as backup, he's pushing for a first team place.
Hasan Aydin - still our best player.
Career OverviewNext SeasonCode:Season League Position Achievements ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010/11 Blue Square South 5th Promoted via playoffs 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 8th 2012/13 Blue Square Premier 2nd Promoted via playoffs, FA Trophy finalists 2013/14 Coca-Cola League 2 6th Lost in playoff final 2014/15 Coca-Cola League 2 1st Promoted as champions 2015/16 Coca-Cola League 1 4th Promoted via playoffs, JPT finalists 2016/17 Coca-Cola Championship 9th 2017/18 Coca-Cola Championship 6th Lost in playoff semi 2018/19 Coca-Cola Championship 4th Promoted via playoffs 2019/20 Barclays Premier League 16th 2020/21 Barclays Premier League 11th 2021/22 Barclays Premier League 3rd FA Cup finalists 2022/23 Barclays Premier League 7th Carling Cup finalists, FA Cup winners 2023/24 Barclays Premier League 3rd 2024/25 Barclays Premier League 5th Champions League finalists 2025/26 Barclays Premier League 3rd Carling Cup finalists 2026/27 Barclays Premier League 2nd 2027/28 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2028/29 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL and CWC winners, Carling Cup finalists 2029/30 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2030/31 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, and Carling Cup winners 2031/32 Barclays Premier League 3rd Club World Cup winners 2032/33 Barclays Premier League 2nd FA and Carling Cup winners 2033/34 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL and Carling Cup winners 2034/35 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC FA and Carling Cup winners 2035/36 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2036/37 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Club World Cup winners 2037/38 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2038/39 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Club World Cup winners 2039/40 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and FA Cup finalists 2040/41 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Carling Cup winners, Champions league finalists 2041/42 Barclays Premier League 3rd FA Cup and Champions League winners 2042/43 Barclays Premier League 5th Club World Cup winners 2043/44 Barclays Premier League 2nd Carling Cup and Europa League winners 2044/45 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and Carling Cup finalists 2045/46 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and FA Cup winners, Champions League finalists 2046/47 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and FA Cup finalists 2047/48 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2048/49 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, and FA Cup winners 2049/50 Barclays Premier League 2nd Club World Cup winners 2050/51 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners, FA Cup and CL finalists 2051/52 Barclays Premier League 4th 2052/53 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners, FA Cup finalists 2053/54 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners 2054/55 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2055/56 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and FA Cup winners, CL finalists 2056/57 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners 2057/58 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2058/59 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and CL winners, FA Cup finalists 2059/60 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League, CWC, and CL winners 2060/61 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and FA Cup winners, Carling Cup and CL finalists
We lost three games this season, the UEFA Super Cup final, the Carling Cup final and the Champions League final. Our aim for next season is pretty obvious.
I can never go undefeated. Just winning everything is good enough for me. As long as we recover quickly from a loss I'm fine with the odd one.
Aah, how I missed the lower league pre-season scramble to get players in. Have just about managed to get a squad together in time for the league, though I haven't got a back up keeper yet.
My first game in the league has also just reminded me how comically bad the defending can be at this level. Frustrating.
Well this isn't fun, seconds after the Jan Transfer window shuts my French Midfielder Jerome Muraccioli demands a transfer stating he wants a new challenge - you'd think he wanted to go back to France or even play in Italy or Spain, but no the teams that are interested in him are Notts County (17th in league), Liverpool (16th) and Man Utd who are in 8th and look like they may actually stay in the Premier League this season instead of yo-yoing again.
To make matters worse he has been in the form of his life this season getting 12 assists and 4 goals in 24 league games, but his morale is now rock bottom, at least it gives one of my youngsters a chance to stake a claim for his position.
3 games in and we have lost one after an awful preformance, won the next easily and dominated the next but only got a draw due to a dubious goal
14 games in as FCUM and we are 13th. Pretty happy with that. We have scored plenty which is usually the main issue for me at this level. Defending hasn't been brilliant, but we have scored more than conceded so thats a plus
We lost in the first round of the FA Cup to Morecambe. Although the 3 rounds we got through brought in some money so thats alright.
Out of the FA trophy to AFC Telford too, after taking them back to our place in a replay and losing 3-2 AET.
My teams's issue is winning games we seem to draw all the time
Only managed 3 games so far in my Boston save (spent most of the afternoon in the garden) but grabbed two wins in those games. I've gone slightly over wage budget, but I'm really happy with the squad at the moment and I don't think it'll take too much tweaking over the next couple of seasons to get us up. My scouts seem to have found me some decent talent this time around.
Jabuti should see you into League 2 with minimum fuss. A decent enough team around him and you'll make the Championship before his attributes wane
He goes that far up the ladder? That's impressive. He's got 2 in 3 so far. He was really ****ed off when I subbed him in our last game, but the guy I sent on grabbed the winning goal, so my decision was justified
Argh, my strikers can't score
This is the first time I've used the 3D engine in a lower league game (my last machine simply wasn't up to using it). I love being able to count the number of fans in the away end Current game, Stafford away, we appear to have taken 7 fans
2 stewards to control 5 fans? Over the top, perhaps?
Fair point. They were getting a bit over excited, the win put us top of the league after 5 games.
Settling in for my late night session now. Looking forward to hopefully having a season long top scorer battle between my two main strikers. Currently their stats are:
Elliott Chamberlain; played 7, scored 5, 6 assists
Jabuti; played 7, scored 7, 5 assists
Also, I hate it when I forget to set my penalty takers, so my centre back captain decides he's going to take it and then proceeds to spanner it three miles over the crossbar
Blue Square South-2010/11
We started poorly, but when we got going we were unbeatable.
Transfers Lots in, lots out.
Goals from all areas of the pitch.
Key goals from the wing, not sure he will be able to step up.
McShea Too good for this level. Class act.
Keatings Gave us goals from midfield.
Hunter The star of the defence.
Superb first season, SJ234 A few of the players you signed turned me down
Right, after my laptop died, went out and got a new one today, FM all installed and on holiday as I type,am going to reload for Kingstonian, THIS TIME I will complete the challenge
Good luck, darren
Jabuti's going through a stinking patch of form. Got 14 goals in his first 12 games for us, hasn't scored in any of his next 6
Cheers Terk, still waiting for The K's to come up
Yeah, the reloading is frustrating. I didn't bother this time, just picked from who came up in the first attempt.
Jabuti just broke his drought to put us into the first round proper of the FA Cup. Got Exeter at home.
Boston united season 26 2035/36
League Table, Position Graph final position - 1st
Another successful season for us saw us wrap the title up with 7 games to go after a dominant 3-0 win over Leeds. As you can see we led the way all the way from the beginning and I'm surprised we managed to go unbeaten all season.
Played Man City here and completely dominated the game from start to finish.
Not the easiest run through to the final which saw us up against West Ham
The league cup saw us run through to the final again with a rematch of the community shield. As you can see we dominated the game to win the Cup for the 5th time.
The group stage saw us drawn against Athletico Madrid, Fiorentina and Schalke. Getting through the group with a couple of bumps along the way the 1st Knock out round saw us drawn against PSV. A 3-1 away win set us up for the home tie where we won 1-0 setting us up for a Quarter Final against Real Madrid. A 1-0 home win set up a tense away game at the Bernabau which was taken with a 1-0 win meaning we got revenge for being dumped out at the same stage a couple of years ago, it also set up a semi withZenit. A 1-1 away draw set up a home leg where we really could do with a win. A scrappy game saw us win 1-0 setting up a final against french opposition in Olympique Lyonnais. The Final was far from a classic but we managed to take a 2nd Champions League title.
The stand out player brought in was Jasper Cornelis who I got at a great price from Man Utd.
The star player this year has been Marco Antonio Torres
Torres has been a beast at right back this season and he has many more years to come only being 20 years old.
He was also voted Player's Young Player of the Year
James Farrell A great season for the left winger
Teoman Ozalp The young Turkish wonderkid has been great up front
Tahir Seker This Turk has been a rock in the centre of defence when playing with either of the two below
Anthony Egbo French Defender who slotted right into the defence
Angelo Manno Another good season for the Italian
Roberto Catalano A greatg season for the Left back.
Cassio Another fine season from the Brazillian
Jasper Cornelis A great 1st season for this Belgian winger
I was awarded the Manager of the year and Farrell got Player's Player of the Year
7 Players were in the Champions League Dream Team
4 players were in the Premier League Team of the Year
Season Best 11
Overall best 11
New inductees to the Overall best 11
All in all a good season there for us with another Quadruple and a fully unbeaten season. At times it was hard but we got through it.Code:Season League Final Position Achievments ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010/11 Blue Square North 7th none 2011/12 Blue Square North 2nd Promoted Via Playoffs 2012/13 Blue Square Premier 15th none 2013/14 Blue Square Premier 20th none 2014/15 Blue Square Premier 12th none 2015/16 Blue Square Premier 3rd Lost in Playoff Final 2016/17 Blue Square Premier 1st Automatic Promotion, FA Trophy 2017/18 Coca Cola League 2 2nd Automatic Promtion 2018/19 Coca Cola League 1 21st Relegated to League 2 2019/20 Coca Cola League 2 4th Lost in Playoff Final 2020/21 Coca Cola League 2 4th Promoted via Playoffs 2021/22 Coca Cola League 1 9th none 2022/23 Coca Cola League 1 11th none 2023/24 Coca Cola League 1 1st League 1 Champions 2024/25 Coca Cola Championship 11th none 2025/26 Coca Cola Championship 14th none 2026/27 Coca Cola Championship 5th Lost in Playoff Semi Finals 2027/28 Coca Cola Championship 1st Championship Champions 2028/29 Premier League 7th Qualified for the Europa League 2029/30 Premier League 2nd Qualified for the Champions League 2030/31 Premier League 1st Premier League and Carling Cup Winners 2031/32 Premier League 1st Premier League and Carling Cup Winners 2032/33 Premier League 1st PL, CL, Carling Cup and FA Cup Winners 2033/34 Premier League 1st PL, CWC and European Super Cup Winners 2034/35 Premier League 1st PL, Carling Cup and FA Cup Winners 2035/36 Premier League 1st PL, CL, Carling Cup and FA Cup Winners
Vs Luxembourg (ECQ) A dominant win here.
@ Montenegro (ECQ) An efficient performance from the boys here, which saw us qualify for the European Championships with 3 games to go.
@ Sebia (ECQ) Should have won the game here.
Vs Norway (ECQ) A good win here.
@ Azerbaijan (ECQ) An easy win overall
Belgium vs England (Group Stage) An easy 2-0 win here to open the tournament
Portugal Vs England (Group Stage) Another 2-0 win here
England vs Scotland (group Stage) Disappointed with a 2-2 as we were 2-0 up
England vs Sweden (Quarter Final) A good 2-1 win over the Swede's here
England vs Spain (Semi Final) The toughest test for us saw England's Penalty curse strike again.
Code:Year Team Competition Result Notes 2034 Brazil World Cup 4th Place Resigned after 3rd place play off 2036 England European Championship Semi Final
Premier League - Boston Utd
FA Cup - Boston Utd
Carling Cup - Boston Utd
Champions League - Boston Utd
Europa League - Crewe Alexandra
European Championship - Spain (This match ensured one of my two main keepers would be a European Champion)
Aims for next season
Carry on going.
Last edited by Almondo; 07-06-2010 at 21:47.
Good to catch up with your progress, Almondo. Mighty congratulations on the unbeaten season, that is some feat. I've done unbeaten in the league before (once, Rangers on FM07) but I've never gone through every competition unbeaten. I can see just how far I've got to go before I become as big a Boston legend as you
Cheers Terk. I found the season difficult to go through especially as I'd finished the season and had to redo it from November as the file corrupted
Ouch If I'd have been in that situation, with the challenge already completed, I'm not sure I could have faced replying time because of a corrupted file.
Made a mistake when I said Jabuti put us into the FA Cup 1st round, by the way. Was meant to be that he scored the winner in the 1st round to put us into the 2nd round against Exeter. I'm loving my cup runs again
Well after an eve of reloading meet Kingstonians new manager
Onwards and upwardswe go,ultimate goalis torecreate the Lisbon Lions and build a team of players that dominate all from the Kingston area
Almondo - Did I read right? Crewe as Europa League Winners . Can I have a club information screenie please?
Had a good start to my game, just at the end of sept 2010 and am unbeaten in the league and 8 points clear! Pretty sure i've now just jixed myself though
Just about to start this challenge! One question - downloaded tactics, yes or no? In the past I haven't used them but at lower league level it might make more sense to just grab a tactic from the Tactics forum and focus on my players. Is that against the rules, and if not, what do you guys do?
It's not against the rules, but I haven't used downloaded tactics in a very long time now.
Kingstonian Season Review - Season 1 10/11
Media prediction - 20th
Final posistion - 3rd
After the usual summer of free signings, and all the usual faces from Scotland along with Jabuti (a big thank you to whoever found him first! ) we got under way. My first go at this challenge on 10.2 I spent 3 seasons in BSS sowas planning on a tough season, my players seemedto have other ideas though as we started well and got better! By the end of September we were still undefeated and 8 points clear at the top.
The next couple of months proveed much tougher and come Jan I needed to pick up some new players, after a defeat away to Bromely I poached the player that destroyed me - James Dayton and put himon the left wing, he turned out to be a fantastic signing with 4 goals and 7 assists helping me in the run in.
At one stage there were only 5 points between to top 7 and everytime we (or any team) had a chance to open up a lead it was blown, going in to the run in (last 5 games) we had 3 at home ( one of which was against 5th place st albans) and 2 away (at then 4th place Truro and league leaders Basingstoke) so was a pretty tough run in. We beat Truro 2-0 then lost at home to st albans 2-1, despite taking the lead early in the second half, to 2 goals in the final 10 mins then drew away to Basingstoke with them scoring in the 92nd min. These resulsts meant play offs for the mighty K's!
In the semi final we drew St Albans who we had drew and lost to in the league, away from home an early goal from CM Stephen O'Donnel gave us the lead. We defened for our lives and tried to hit them on the counter and we almost snatched a late goal through Jabuti but his flick header was cleared off the line. Final score was 1-0 to the K's.
The second leg at the fans stadium we were missing a couple of our players away on under 19 duty, the players shrugged this off and went straight on the attack, an early goal from Jabuti was followed by 2 quick goals from a young AMR that I found in Bromelys under 19 squad, which meant that we were 3 up and cruising to the final, a late 4th goal was the iceing on the cake.
In the final we played Bromely who had beaten us twice and got a draw in the 3 games we had played against them this season so was a touch worried going into the game, we started brightly and took the lead from ,who else, Jabuti, again defened well and hit them on the counter and we got a late second from Sam Hatton to secure our promotion a season before I thought we would.
I refuse to mention the cups due to us being knocked out at the first time of asking!
2010/11 BSS 3rd Playoff winners
Aims for nest season - stay up!
Oh and dont see a problem using a downloaded tactic if that helps at first, as pretty sure in time you'll end uptweaking it tosuch an extent that it becomes your tactic.
Welcome to the challenge EdSB
SnakeXe's Merthyr Tydfil - Season 26 - 2035/36
Story of the Season:
For the first time in a while not much money was spent during the summer as I looked to develop my academy a little better. The only signing was the transfer-listed £6m centre-back Enea Greco from Man City as 4th choice. He has great pace, and will be useful against small, quick strikers. Outgoing was Oscar Gomez in January for £10.75m to Spurs. Signed as a prospect several seasons ago, he's never really progressed as much as I'd have liked, despite breaking into the Spain national squad, and it was good business with some of the youth intake we had.
On the pitch, Massimiliano Maggio again disappointed on the goalscoring stakes - the 10.3 patch has probably scuppered any chance he had of a really massive career total. Still, he's closing in on club record scorer Jose Manuel Moran on 250, and will probably trouble the 500 mark if he stays with the club.
The side in general didn't perform to the best of its abilities, with the lack of spending on the team taking its toll. My reserves were dumped out of the League Cup very early by an average Tottenham side. The FA Cup and Champions League campaigns were more successful, in both reaching the final.
The FA Cup final went poorly, with a 2-1 defeat to a ridiculously lucky goal, whilst the Champions League final, despite being a poor match between a substandard Villareal, and our deflated, knackered team, went well for us with a 2-0 win to reclaim our crown.
Meanwhile in the league, a resurgent Man Utd stormed their way to the title, wresting it from us for the first time in a decade. Too many draws lead to our downfall, but we just generally didn't deserve it this time.
In addition, long standing Assistant Manager Sasa Vukomanovic left the club just days shy of his 18th anniversary of joining. Apparently £53,000 per week just isn't enough wonga! Replaced him with retiring captain and former talisman Tommy Fraser - very neat succession I think
In better news, all our facilities are completely awesome now, and I reached 1,500 games in charge. An unprecedented whitewash of the World Footballer of the Year rankings was nice too.
Reclaim the Premier League title, score more goals, play better football, and keep bringing through the youth.
5 Most Important Players:
5. Magalhaes - AM/FC - One of the greatest players of all time, but aging now.
4. Massimiliano Maggio - ST - Could have been a true great, but will probably have to settle for merely being amazing.
3. Paulinho - GK - Longest serving player, becoming an excellent stopper and is entering his prime. Having considered him the weak link in the team in seasons past, he's "done a Valdes" and is now one of its strengths.
2. John Hollis - ST - Strong, quick, deft, and a superb finisher. Maggio held back his development for a couple of years, but now the two partner each other and terrorize the opposition.
1. Julien Wiesemes - AMRL - Probably the best player in the world, and a loyal servant to boot.
At a Glance:
Premier League - 2nd
Champions League - Winners
FA Cup - Runners Up (lost v Chelsea)
League Cup - 3rd Round (lost v Tottenham)
Community Shield - Runners Up (lost v Chelsea)
Transfers - £6.25m Profit
Code:Season League Position Achievements ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2010/11 Blue Square South 1st Blue Square South Champions, Promoted 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 1st Blue Square Premier Champions, Promoted 2012/13 Coca-Cola League Two 4th Play-Off Winners, Promoted 2013/14 Coca-Cola League One 6th Play-Off Semi-Finalists 2014/15 Coca-Cola League One 4th Play-Off Semi-Finalists 2015/16 Coca-Cola League One 17th Johnstone's Paint Trophy Winners 2016/17 Coca-Cola League One 2nd Promoted 2017/18 Coca-Cola Championship 18th None 2018/19 Coca-Cola Championship 21st None 2019/20 Coca-Cola Championship 9th None 2020/21 Coca-Cola Championship 6th Play-Off Winners, Promoted 2021/22 Premier League 13th None 2022/23 Premier League 14th None 2023/24 Premier League 9th None 2024/25 Premier League 4th League Cup Runners Up 2025/26 Premier League 1st PL Champions 2026/27 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, LC Winners 2027/28 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, LC Winners, CWC Winners 2028/29 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, FA Cup Winners, CWC Winners 2029/30 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, FA Cup Winners, LC Winners, CWC Winners 2030/31 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, FA Cup Winners, CWC Winners 2031/32 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, CWC Winners 2032/33 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, FA Cup Winners, LC Winners, CWC Winners 2033/34 Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Winners, FA Cup Winners, LC Winners, CWC Winners 2034/35 Premier League 1st PL Champions, LC Winners 2035/36 Premier League 2nd CL Winners
Merthyr Tydfil Academy Hall of Fame:
A new feature for this season, I've decided to log all academy graduates who have completed over 100 first team appearances. There's quite a few from earlier seasons I don't have any of the information for because they've retired from the game completely, which is a shame. Quite a few of the newer batches will join these guys over the coming seasons hopefully!
Code:Name Pos Era Apps Goals AvR -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joe Thomas DM/MC 2029-Present 312 33 7.00 Mike Williamson DM/AMLC 2029-2035 175 12 6.76
Previous Season Reports:
Season 1 - 2010/11
Season 2 - 2011/12
Season 3 - 2012/13
Season 4 - 2013/14
Season 5 - 2014/15
Season 6 - 2015/16
Season 7 - 2016/17
Season 8 - 2017/18
Season 9 - 2018/19
Season 10 - 2019/20
Season 11 - 2020/21
Season 12 - 2021/22
Season 13 - 2022/23
Season 14 - 2023/24
Season 15 - 2024/25
Season 16 - 2025/26
Season 17 - 2026/27
Season 18 - 2027/28
Season 19 - 2028/29
Season 20 - 2029/30
Season 21 - 2030/31
Season 22 - 2031/32
Season 23 - 2032/33
Season 24 - 2033/34
Season 25 - 2034/35
SnakeXe's International Career - Italy - Season 26 - 2035/36
Story of the Season:
The Euros started in great fashion with a 1-0 win over probably the best team in the world - England, surprisingly enough. A ridiculous match against Serbia followed, us smashing over 25 shots on their goal before they managed to lash in a 40 yard free kick with the last kick of the game to steal it 1-0. As I said, ridiculous.
So we needed a result against the Scots to take us through - a good win would send us through as group winners. A 3-1 win was indeed obtained, putting us through as group winners - our 1-0 win over England giving us the edge as we finished with identical records.
Sweden loomed in the Quarter Final, and almost did for us, as we played really shoddily again. They took the lead in the second half, but an inspired substitution, bringing pacey Manuel Di Michele on as a Poacher as part of a front 3, meant we turned it around to win 2-1 with barely nanoseconds on the clock.
What should have been a jaunt against the Czechs in the semi turned into a slog. A last minute equaliser sent us into extra time at 2-2, but luckily Paolo Santarelli scored on his debut to win it 3-2.
The Final would be contested against old rivals France. Our injury list was ridiculous, we only could field 6 substitutes, and we had no left wingers left, having taken 4 in the squad who could play there. A flukey French opener was something we had no answer for, and despite creating a few passable chances, we never broke their resolve. First time I've been knocked out of an international tournament in this save on FM10.
I quit after the final, couldn't really stomach another qualifying campaign with Italy. If the England job comes again I'll take it, but the Wales one is the job I want.
Sit back and smoke a fat cuban.
At a Glance:
European Championships - Runners Up (lost v France)
Code:Season Nation Achievements ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2030/31 England None 2031/32 England European Championship Winners 2032/33 Italy None 2033/34 Italy World Cup Winners 2034/35 Italy None 2035/36 Italy European Championship Runners Up
Previous Season Reports:
Season 21 - 2030/31
Season 22 - 2031/32
Season 23 - 2032/33
Season 24 - 2033/34
Season 25 - 2034/35
Can anyone point me in the direction of a logo and kit pack? and tell me how to install them? Had one on my old laptop but seem unable to install any logos/kitpacks on the new one.
Many thanks to anyone that can help
How do I solve my finance problems as I am in the **** atm
I am ****ing sick of conceding injury time goals :mad:
Parachute payments help as well when you reach that level.
For the first time in FM10 I've had a clean sweep of monthly awards! Got young player,player and manager of the month for oct! Been a good start to my season, am 2nd and on a 13 game unbeaten run (yes I know I have now jinxed myslef )
Damn! Forget about goal of the month
We were 3rd, until we decided to draw two games we should have won and then lost to two teams who are in the relegation zone with two abysmal preformances
I could be top by now
I'm trying to get a team with reputation under 1000. Many reloads.
Something I noticed though, is that Worcester sometimes shows up in Blue Square North and some other times in South. All the other teams seem to stay in the same league all the time.
Worcester finished 9th in Blue Square North in 2009/2010. So it doesn't seem as if it was relegated and then promoted or something like that.
Does this happen in real life that a team switches from Blue Square North to South? I'm American and don't have much knowledge of the real life leagues.
Nantwich Town – Premier League 2030/31 – Season 21
After having come close to a clean sweep last season I expected more of the same this season.
The board again expected a top four finish, whilst the bookies made us second favourites to win the league behind Man City, the media also predicted we'd finish second and Inaki Zelaia became the second Nantwich legend and slightly annoying is the fact he is more liked than me
We remained the Third Richest Club in the World, whilst our sponsorship deal tripled to a still rather paltry £1.1M a year.
Transfers - I continued to raid the world for promising youngsters, whilst several players were sold off - youngsters who hadn't made it and moaning players - English Midfielder Elvis Kwame joined Bordeaux for a joint record £28.5m after he wanted silly money for a new contract and I let left back Airam Barba join AC Milan.
Page Two - French Midfielder Guillaume Larroque joined Sporting after he wanted to leave without ever playing for me.
Page Three - Academy player Geoff Grant eventually joined Man Utd for a record £34.5m after he demanded to be first choice, I didn't really want to sell him to Utd but two transfers to R.Madrid and one to Roma fell through as they couldn't afford him and I wasn't going to make Man City any stronger no matter what they offered.
Community Shield - We started the season off by retaining the Community Shield for a record 4th straight year, this time thanks to a Leite penalty.
Premier League - We walked the league this season, despite a slow start drawing two of our first three games, thanks to conceeding 90th minute goals, we won our next 18 games (a new record) including a 1-0 win over Arsenal and Man City leaving us 20 points clear at the turn of the year. The second half of the season didn't get off to a great start as we suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa and then drew 0-0 to Sunderland, we injuries starting to pile up we started to falter losing to 1-0 to Everton, Notts County and Sheff Utd and Watford beat us 3-2, thankfully neither Man City or Arsenal were in form this season and we finally claimed the title in the middle of March with six games left to play. Our lack of goals in the second half of the season was a worry - in the first half we scored 51 goals in 19 games, second half we only managed 26 in 19 games.
Whilst Liverpool become the third top side to get relegated, just need City and Arsenal to go down now.
Champions League - Despite being in the last two finals and ranked as the #1 side in Europe we were only fifth favourites for the Champions League this season. In the Group Stage draw we were given three new sides to face; CSKA Moscow, Cagliari and FC Kobenhavn.
Group Stage - we managed to finish top despite a shock 3-0 defeat in Italy to Cagliari
In the Knockout Round we would face Barcelona yet again and in the First Leg a third minute goal from Frank Schmidt was enough to claim a win, things weren't helped when his countryman Muraccioli got himself sent off just after the hour. In the Second Leg Spanish Striker Inaki Zelaia picked a good time to return from his 4 month injury as he inspired us to a comfortable 4-0 win.
In the Quarter Final we were drawn against a Porto side who'd knocked Inter out on away goals, and in the First Leg goals from Zelaia and Giles were enough to take a 2-0 lead back to England. In the Second Leg some poor finishing nearly cost us as we could only draw 1-1 but that was enough to go through.
For the Semi Final we'd return to Spain to face A. Madrid who knocked out Cagliari (who dispatched Real Madrid) and Arsenal, in the First Leg again our finishing nearly cost us as we ripped Madrid apart but just couldn't beat Madrid's Keeper who it turned out I sold to them, but thankfully a Zelaia goal yet again was enough to take a 1-0 lead to Madrid. In the Second leg it was the same story as Madrids Keeper kept everything out again until Zelaia finally beat him after 50mins and Italian Winger Tufano added a second to make things safe.
In the Final we would return to Madrid this time to face Portuguese side Sporting and yet again some poor finishing nearly cost us as we tore Sporting apart time and again but just couldn't score apart from an Amundsen header from a corner and a pen from Herbert in the first half but that was enough to reclaim the Champions League for the second time, interestingly both our final wins have come in A. Madrids grounds whilst we lost the finals hosted in Scotland and Greece.
Carling Cup - We easily retained the Carling Cup for a second year in a row beating Arsenal in the Semi-Final before somehow only beating Barnsley 1-0 in a Final that we completely controlled and in the process we set a new record of 12 wins in a row and 12 games without losing.
FA Cup - We made up for last seasons shock exit to League One Sheff Wed by reclaiming the FA Cup for the first time in three years, not that we made things easy needing a replay to beat Championship side Portsmouth and we just about beat Spurs and Man Utd before facing League One Bradford who despite being bottom of League One had managed to make it this half, luckily we turned up and set them backing with a 4-1 win, though losing two of midfielders to injury wasn't in the plan. In the Semi-Final we comfortably beat a poor Liverpool side setting up a Final against a Watford side who'd finished sixth in the League and had beaten us earlier in the season, thankfully we took control in the Final and easily beat them 3-1, though my Captain Dario was unable to lift the cup as he was injured at the end of the game and will be out for 4 months.
Overview - a clean sweep this season as we complete the quadruple, mainly thanks to the form of Striker Ryan Reeves.
Squad - a couple of changes this season as I gave a couple of my youngsters a chance and my squad is looking a lot more English now, whilst nearly everyone chipped in with goals this season.
Turkish Keeper Taha Kodalak had another fine season in goal and was named second best Keeper in Europe, providing cover was another one of my promising English Keepers this time Tim Bonser was given a season to impress.
In Defence Pedro Leite was again in fine form at right back, covering him was English Wonderkid Russell Clarkson who did well but he's not as attacking as Leite, on the left Ricardo Jimenez Garcia was also in good form and even managed to score a goal, covering him was the highly rated Robbie Sloane who put in some fine performances for an 18 year old.
In the Centre of Defence Ian Thomas was in good form and has formed an excellent partnership with Terje Amundsen, the only problem being that Amundsen is fairly injury prone, providing cover where two young defenders who both started the season off as Wonderkids; Englishman Rob Bond did ok but more is expected from him, and is suprisingly a first teamer for England, whereas Mexican Tomas Velazquez did well when called upon.
In Midfield Italian Alessandro Tufano had another fine season on the right wing, covering him was the Brazilian Eduardo who has now been capped by England. On the Left Wing Brazilian and Nantwich Captain Dario returned to form though he is starting to pick up long term injuries which is worrying, covering him was fellow Brazilian Glaucio though he's not best pleased with being second choice.
In the Centre of Midfield Playmaker Ricardo Sousa had his best season yet as he stopped getting himself booked and instead continued to set up goals, partnering him was Jerome Muraccioli who was also in the best form of his life until he demanded a transfer in February and will now be playing in the Championship with Liverpool next season, Sousa was named English Player of the Year with Muraccioli finishing third. In the Second half of the season with Sousa out injured for 2 months and Muraccioli no longer wanting to play for the club we started to struggle, it didn't help that my all three of my covering midfielders got themselves injured as well so I was forced to recall several midfielders from loans.
Providing cover was Kyle Herbert who went straight from being a Wonderkid to a World-Class Midfielder and is now valued at £30m making him the 4th most valued player at just 21, but despite being highly rated his shooting ability is woeful and I don't seem to be able to stop him shooting, but hopefully an extended run in the team as Muraccioli's replacement will help him out, if not Industrious Midfielder Brett Stubbs can step in though he had a poor season last season and at the end of the season lost his place on the bench to the improving Jordan Charles.
Upfront Spanish Striker Inaki Zelaia started the season in excellent form before an injury in November kept him out for 4 months, thankfully he returned in time for the Champions League and his goals in the Knockout stage ensured we reclaimed the Champions League Trophy, so with Zelaia out injured our hopes again rested on Ryan Reeves and boy did he deliver equalling last seasons record of 26 league goals, he even picked up 16 assists and was named Man of the Match a record 16 times, his average rating of 7.87 was also a new record, and at £36m he is officialy the best player on the game, he also came second in World Footballer of the Year, third in World Player of the Year, third in European Footballer of the Year, was named English Footballer of the Year, European Striker of the Year just ahead of Zelaia, Premier League Top Scorer and Nantwich Player of the Year. Providing cover was French Striker Frank Schmidt who was in fantastic form grabbing close to a goal a game before he decided he no longer wanted to play for us and will be playing for Notts County next season, Spanish Striker Antonio Costa did well in the cups, whilst English youngster Danny Giles was given the nod to replace Zelaia and did well grabbing a few assists.
Premier League Player Stats - Reeves was close to his own clean sweep.
Premier League Select - Eight of my players were named including my entire midfield.
World Team - Garica and Reeves make the side, as Kodalak makes the bench.
Best XI - Only real surprise is Velazquez getting the nod ahead of Thomas.
Finances - Player Sales again were the only thing keeping us in profit, it's a good thing the game doesn't have the new financial rules in place as our wages are 92% of our turnover, I really need a bigger ground but it looks like I still have close to 10 years to wait still.
Scouting Knowledge - Taking a more hands on approach allows me to increase our Knowledge to 77%, though my chairmans obession with Work Permit Feeder clubs isn't helping, I wouldn't mind if he found me a Spanish one rather than thinking we need two Bulgarian, Romanian or Beglain Feeder clubs.
So I have a few plans for the future (well until FM11 is out);
- Get 100% Scouting Knowledge: 77%
- Learn as many languages as possible: English, Hungarian
- All Homegrown: 21/25
- All Academy/Feeder Club players: 1/25
- All Academy: 1/25
- All English: 11/25
- World Star from each area: 3/7: Reeves and Herbert (Europe, World), Glaucio (S.America)
----Code:Season League League Finish Achievements ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 2010/11 Blue Square North 1st Promoted - Champions 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 3rd Promoted - Play-offs 2012/13 League Two 8th 2013/14 League Two 11th 2014/15 League Two 15th 2015/16 League Two 3rd Promoted 2016/17 League One 1st Promoted - Champions 2017/18 Championship 15th 2018/19 Championship 3rd Promoted - Play-offs 2019/20 Premier League 20th Relegated 2020/21 Championship 9th 2021/22 Championship 1st Promoted - Champions 2022/23 Premier League 9th 2023/24 Premier League 8th League Cup Winners 2024/25 Premier League 2nd League Cup & FA Cup Winners 2025/26 Premier League 1st Champions League Runners-up 2026/27 Premier League 1st FA Cup Runners-up 2027/28 Premier League 3rd FA Cup Winners 2028/29 Premier League 1st Champions & Champions League Winners *** CHALLENGE COMPLETE *** 2029/30 Premier League 1st World Club Cup & League Cup Winners, Champions League Runners-up 2030/31 Premier League 1st LC, FACup & UCL Winners.
International - Hungary 2030/31
Euro Champ Qual Group F - I only played three games before resigning after gaining the ability to speak Hungarian, beating Azerbaijan, drawing to NIreland and losing to Germany again.
With no International jobs available I took the England U21 job at the end of the season, though it may be a mistake as the U21 manager has no staff and no way of scouting players, so at the moment I am using my own players, attempts to get a different job aren't going that well as both Brazil and Argentina turned me down.
Code:Team Season Competition League Finish Achievements ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hungary 2029/30 World Cup Qual 3rd Hungary 2030/31 Euro Champ Q - Resigned
Before I get too far along (still haven't gotten a team under 1000 reputation), I was wondering about the option:
"you can set the database level to custom to add the players for the top clubs in each continent"
Can someone give me an idea of what that does? Does it add young players to the top clubs? Does it just make top players from other nations available to England?...How exactly does it affect competition? Are there good players for me to pick from? ...?
I didn't choose that option but may want to restart and select it.
Well the paln to do well in the Fa cup has failed as we went out to Ashford
The biggest difference it makes is with Scotland - if you retain players from the top clubs the various youngsters at Rangers and Celtic get loaded into the game and released at the start of the second season, and quite a few are willing to sign for the challenge sides for some reason, if you don't Rangers and Celtics squads are rather empty.
Here we go. We tried last year but quit before we finished the first season.
This year American "James Bond" is head coach of Retford.
Just in case anyone is interested, Here are the number of times the following teams were promoted to Blue Square North/South during my 50 restarts. This was with the 10.3 patch. I was unsuccessful in getting a team with reputation less than 1000.
27 Boston Utd
24 Sutton Utd
15 Cambridge C
8 Bradford PA
6 Boreham Wood
3 Ashford (Middx)
2 Tooting & Mitcham
1 Canvey Island
1 Oxford City
Stocksbridge BSP 2040/41
FA Cup - 1st Rd
FA Trophy - Winners
Started this season on fire scoring 22 times in the first 4 games. I soon hit top spot and stayed there for the rest of the season. Alex was injured for 4 months from sep but it seemed to make no real difference, in fact it was only when he returned after xmas that the team faltered slighty but was able to still finish comfortably top in spite of only getting 5 points from the last 5 games. I missed the BSP record for most points but got the record for most goals scored.
In the FA cup i was thrashed 3-0 by L1 Preston. The FA trophy however was comfortable up till the semi final, i won the first leg 4-0 away against Ossett Town only to find my team 3-0 down at home by 50 mins, a late goal put me into the final which was also fairly comfortably won.
Sold a few first teamers at the start of the season to balance the books and only brought in a few frees. Signed some french u21 and u19 near the end of the season in preparation for next year, they included Delage who looks fantastic.
Signed enough players to have good cover for most positions and it showed with the generally high ratings, the defence could have been better as could the keepers.
Midfield was very strong with Emilio again excellent.
Up front Mkinze chipped in with a few important goals, but it was mostly up to Alex and Pulis who did great when Alex was injured.
Christman was signed at the end of last year but failed to impress although had a lot of injuries and sat on the bench a lot as pulis was so good.
Star player - missed 4 months but still incredible, could have had 50 -60 goals in the season otherwise. Didn't make the BSP player of the year shortlist in spite of setting a new record high average rating for the BSP and equalling the BSP high goal scorer
Code:Career so far: Merthyr: Season League Position Achievements -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010/11 Blue Square South 3rd Promoted via playoffs 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 9th None 2012/13 Blue Square Premier 2nd Promoted via playoffs 2013/14 League 2 15th None 2014/15 League 2 13th JPT Winners 2015/16 League 2 5th Promoted via playoffs 2016/17 League 1 13th None 2017/18 League 1 14th None 2018/19 League 1 12th None 2019/20 League 1 15th None 2020/21 League 1 14th None 2021/22 League 1 1st JPT Winners,Champions 2022/23 Championship 16th None 2023/24 Championship 8th None 2024/25 Championship 10th None 2025/26 Championship 6th Playoff semi-finalists 2026/27 Championship 6th Promoted via Playoffs 2027/28 Premiership 15th None 2028/29 Premiership 14th FA Cup Winners 2029/30 Premiership 12th None 2030/31 Premiership 4th None 2031/32 Premiership 1st Premiership Winners 2032/33 Premiership 10th CL Winners ----------------------------Challenge Complete-------------------------------------------- 2033/34 Premiership 5th FA Cup Winners 2034/35 Premiership 1st Premiership Winners, Euro Cup Winners 2035/36 Premiership 2nd League Cup Winners 2036/37 Premiership 2nd FA Cup Winners 2037/38 Premiership 1st Premiership Winners, FA Cup Winners Stocksbridge: Season League Position Achievements -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2038/39 Blue Square North 2nd Playoff Semi-finalists 2039/40 Blue Square North 1st Champions, FA Trophy Winners 2040/41 Blue Square Premier 1st Champions, FA Trophy Winners
Last edited by Thebaker; 12-06-2010 at 11:29.
Stefan Salihamidzic, a Briton with Serbian heritage, has just taken charge of Carsharlton Athletic predicted to finish 19th in the BSS.
ARGH, frustration! After a 7-0 win to kick off the season and a decent run through October and November, all my key players have decided to get injured. Even the midfielder I signed as a replacement for my cruciate ligament midfielder went and broke his ribs!
Looks like my Merthyr team are going to spend another season in Blue Square South at this rate...
Update: After 15 games Carshalton Athletic are in the playoff positions in the BSS. A few new signings have came good so far and towards the end of August we pulled off the coup of the window by signing recently released Arsenal striker Sanchez Watt to play up front alongside loanee Luke Freeman and other new signing Loick Pires. A few other players have been signed including Kamil Tefvik on a season-long loan from Millwall to bolster up our rather young midfield.
The first few games of the season were frustrating, with early goals being turned into defeats, a fitness coach and scout were hired and it very much helped. We have still had a mixed year so far with our biggest defeats coming against Weymouth and Dartford, who are hovering around the relegation places but can put 5 and 6 past us respectively. Having said that Grays Athletic were smashed 6-1 away as we marched up from 17th to 6th in one week.
Will post an end of season update as soon as I can...
Tooting & Mitcham United FC - Barclays Premier League - 2061/62
Last season we made history by beating Arsenal's 49 game unbeaten streak, but then blew it by losing the Champions League final. This season we needed to win it back.
League Positions Graph
We pretty much led from start to finish but it was a step backwards compared to last season.
Community Shield - a solid performance to kick off the season.
Carling Cup - an easy run with an easy final.
FA Cup - another easy run of games finished off with a second cup win.
UEFA Champions League - we struggled a bit in the group stage but came on strong in the knockout rounds. We dominated the final.
Squad - the attacking quality in this squad is immense.
Transfers - it was a bit of a clear out as we looked to make a profit without losing too much quality in the squad.
Key Player Profiles:
Mitchell Jansen - a bargain at £15m, he's taken on the role of AMC really well.
Axier - a World Class striker who was picked up for the pittance of the compensation given for a youth player.
Erwin Michaux - I didn't need him but I couldn't resist signing him for £20m.
Lucas Lencina - the reason I cashed in on Santos.
Sebastiano Costacurta - the third player to score more than 20 goals this season.
Career OverviewNext SeasonCode:Season League Position Achievements ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010/11 Blue Square South 5th Promoted via playoffs 2011/12 Blue Square Premier 8th 2012/13 Blue Square Premier 2nd Promoted via playoffs, FA Trophy finalists 2013/14 Coca-Cola League 2 6th Lost in playoff final 2014/15 Coca-Cola League 2 1st Promoted as champions 2015/16 Coca-Cola League 1 4th Promoted via playoffs, JPT finalists 2016/17 Coca-Cola Championship 9th 2017/18 Coca-Cola Championship 6th Lost in playoff semi 2018/19 Coca-Cola Championship 4th Promoted via playoffs 2019/20 Barclays Premier League 16th 2020/21 Barclays Premier League 11th 2021/22 Barclays Premier League 3rd FA Cup finalists 2022/23 Barclays Premier League 7th Carling Cup finalists, FA Cup winners 2023/24 Barclays Premier League 3rd 2024/25 Barclays Premier League 5th Champions League finalists 2025/26 Barclays Premier League 3rd Carling Cup finalists 2026/27 Barclays Premier League 2nd 2027/28 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2028/29 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL and CWC winners, Carling Cup finalists 2029/30 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2030/31 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, and Carling Cup winners 2031/32 Barclays Premier League 3rd Club World Cup winners 2032/33 Barclays Premier League 2nd FA and Carling Cup winners 2033/34 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL and Carling Cup winners 2034/35 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC FA and Carling Cup winners 2035/36 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2036/37 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Club World Cup winners 2037/38 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2038/39 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Club World Cup winners 2039/40 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and FA Cup finalists 2040/41 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Carling Cup winners, Champions league finalists 2041/42 Barclays Premier League 3rd FA Cup and Champions League winners 2042/43 Barclays Premier League 5th Club World Cup winners 2043/44 Barclays Premier League 2nd Carling Cup and Europa League winners 2044/45 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and Carling Cup finalists 2045/46 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and FA Cup winners, Champions League finalists 2046/47 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners and FA Cup finalists 2047/48 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2048/49 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, CWC, and FA Cup winners 2049/50 Barclays Premier League 2nd Club World Cup winners 2050/51 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners, FA Cup and CL finalists 2051/52 Barclays Premier League 4th 2052/53 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners, FA Cup finalists 2053/54 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners 2054/55 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League and Champions League winners 2055/56 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and FA Cup winners, CL finalists 2056/57 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League winners 2057/58 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners 2058/59 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and CL winners, FA Cup finalists 2059/60 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League, CWC, and CL winners 2060/61 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CWC, and FA Cup winners, Carling Cup and CL finalists 2061/62 Barclays Premier League 1st PL, CL, FA Cup and Carling Cup winners
Toni Crnjak, a player I have been trying to sign for around five years is set to join on a Bosman. At the very least he will make us a huge profit if he doesn't live up to expectations.
Exactly 20 years after Dafuge Arena was built, it is going to be knocked down, to build... Dafuge Park \o/
Firstly, sorry for the lack of screenshots this season - having trouble uploading them with photobucket atm.
Kingstonian Season Review season 2 2011/12
Media Prediction - 24th
Final Posistion - 1st
After Winning the play offs last season, my plan was to stay up and look for promotion whithin a season or two. Brought in a few players over the summer, most noteably ex-premership youngstersChris Oldfield (GK) from Liverpool Oliver Gill (CB) from Man Utd, Matt Fry (CB/LB) from West Ham, Emanual Mendy (RB) from Liverpool, Anton Pertalin (CM) from Everton, Jacob Walcott (AMLC/ST) from Reading, Jordy Brouwer (ST) from Liverpool along with Charles Ademeno (AMR/L ST) from Crawly in the BSS all on free transfers to bosst my team.
After a solid start we were around 6th spot at the end of Sept and picking up enough points to make me feel we would be well safe from relegation and may even end up top half, an unbeatn Oct lead to me to win MOM, Ademeno to win POM and Toshney to win YPOM and the team was2nd but 7 points behind Rushden who had been on fire, we then lost Jabuti, who had scored 12 in 14, for 3 months with a broken foot, so we went out and brought Daryel Duffy in as cover on a free. We managed to keep pace with Rushden matching them win for win but unabke to close the gap as we enterd December.We then lost Walcott for 6 months with a broken leg. Rushden then dropped a few points and we closed the gap to 4 points by the new year and had set a club record 14 games unbeaten.
As Rushden continued to drop the odd point here and there we continued to pick up wins despite a shock defet to Woking to end our run, we managed to draw level with Rushden and went top for the first time when we beat Eastbourne while Rushden lost to bootom placed Tamworth. The pressure seemedtoget to us as we lost the next game to allow Rushden to draw level and go top on GD, we matched each other point for point for 3 or 4 games unril Rushden blinked and we went top again and never looked back, rolling off 7 straight wins while Rushden dropped points all over the place, with 5games to go Rushed drew with 3rd place Oxford while we beat Grays to secure the tittle!
We ended with a BSP record of 88 goals and 103 points and ended up winning the tittle by 13 points.
Made the 2nd round of the FA Cup where we lost to Shrewbury and got to the 1/4 finals of the FA Trophey