Colwyn Bay - Season End - 2012/13
Media Prediction: 24th
Actual Position: 1st
Results Part 1
Results Part 2
I can't really complain about the league results. The fixture congestion in December/January is a bit difficult to get through, but other than that my team performed great throughout the season.
First place again! Only lost three, and only a few points off the hundred point mark. Twelve points in front of Fleetwood, who won the play offs and rightfully get promoted as the second placed team in the league. Interesting to see that only one of the teams promoted to the BSP went straight back down again (Havant and Waterlooville). The other two (Salisbury and Altrincham) just managed to stay up. Who cares about them though? I'm in League Two next season!
Meet the 2012/13 season BSP manager of the year! Yes, here I am in all my glory. I'd like to thank my mum, dad, uncle, aunt, other uncle, other aunt, the other other uncle... And you for believing in me! I couldn't have done this without you. Well, I could have, but... OK, I take that last bit back. I did do it without you all. Thanks for nothing!
It wasn't the easiest cup win, but I managed it. Had a couple of replays along the way, which made my fixture list tight. The 3-3 draw against Crewe was nerve wracking, but the other matches weren't too hard.
A great run, equally as great as last years. Made me a pretty penny, especially the match against Arsenal. Strangely, got knocked out by them in the same round as last year. At least it wasn't a 7-0 thrashing, and my team managed one goal against them. That's positive progress
Matthew Regan: Second Year in a row that he's one of my key players of the season. He was brilliant in defense.
Jean-Yves Mvoto: Played alongside Regan for most of the season, and they worked great together.
Conor O'Sullivan: The third member of a great defense. He didn't play as regularly as Regan and Mvoto, but still played really well.
Adi Yussuf: Great striker of a second season. It took me a while to make him a space in the first team squad again because I first wanted to train up Mooney to play as an attacking midfielder. When he got his first team opportunity, he started scoring very consistantly. If he'd played in the first team from the start of the season, he could very well have been the BSP top scorer.
Danny Foster: The fourth member of my very strong back four, and he played as great as his defensive teammates.
Leon McSweeney: Great left winger, who set up loads of goals and scored some himself.
Luke Hendrie: Played well in the middle of the park, but got injured and spent 8 weeks out of the team. Still injured now, but will be fully fit in time for next seasons friendlies.
David Mooney: So happy with him. Started the season scoring a good amount of goals, then happily trained hard to play as an attacking midfielder and played well in that position for the rest of the season.
Went just as mad in the transfer market as the season before. Some brilliant free players signed for my team, and got rid of a lot of deadwood.
Made £250k more than last season, and that extra was due to the FA Trophy win. My finances are in great shape, and the board is over the moon with the amount I made, and also my wage control.
Pre-Season 2013 Plans
I've got to improve a few areas of the team, but most of the first team players I've got should play well in League Two. Looking forward to seeing how Yussuf will do in League Two, as he's dubbed as League Two quality.
Colwyn Bay will probably be dubbed as most likely to be relegated, but I'd quite like to end the season in a mid-table position. Obviously the dream finish would be top of the table, but I don't think I'll pull it off again. A good FA Cup run again would be nice, and a decent League Cup run would be just as nice. Right now I'm looking to make as I can out of both cups.