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    Sun Postal Sports - npower League 1 - 2017/18

    Transfers
    Tried to make some improvements, partly frustration inspired signings to try to improve our poor defensive record. Also smashed our transfer record with the 300k January signing of Balic who promptly whinged about settling in England and decided to 'fix' this by moving to Burnley for 400k 6 months later.
    Mason left after the board accepted a 300k bid, should have been double that at least.

    npower League 1
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    The 4th game of the season saw us suffer only our 2nd EVER league defeat which was followed 4 games later by our 3rd EVER league defeat. This wasn't going to be as easy as previous years with the main problem being poor away form and an inability to keep a clean sheet.
    Eventually however we found some consistency and managed to put some distance between ourselves and the chasing pack. Promotion was confirmed with 5 games left and the Championship 1 game later.

    FA Cup - Fourth Round
    A decent run including a good win over Millwall and holding Liverpool to a draw at home before they hammered us at Anfield.

    League Cup - First Round
    Very disappointing exit.

    Johnstone Paint Trophy - WINNERS | Final
    Lucky in the final as Peterborough were much the better side.

    Other News
    Finances - Gate receipts of 600k from the FA cup replay with Liverpool and 200k for the JPT final helped keep the finances respectable.

    Club Records

    Awards
    N/A

    Stars
    Most Assists: Wayne Saunders - 25
    Most Goals: Wayne Saunders - 26
    Most MoM: Wayne Saunders - 10
    Highest Avg Rating: Wayne Saunders - 7.60
    Fans Player of the Year: Wayne Saunders - Another fantastic season as physicality and mental strength again more than made up for a lack of skill.

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

    Code:
    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy

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    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    What level did you start at? And were you relegated in the first season?
    level 11 i went up 1st season , finished 9th in the 2nd season got relegated the 3rd to a differnt league from the 1st season then won that an didnt get promoted started again now in level 11 as portland utd just need to make sure i dont get relegated this time lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by maffdenton View Post
    level 11 i went up 1st season , finished 9th in the 2nd season got relegated the 3rd to a differnt league from the 1st season then won that an didnt get promoted started again now in level 11 as portland utd just need to make sure i dont get relegated this time lol
    Dorset Prem

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    Quote Originally Posted by wazup View Post
    Dorset Prem
    Ye went them do to my miss's family living on Portland lovley place aswell im now in the western prem just starting my third season spent 25k on transfers lol predicted 5 but i think i can do it again . Love this challange oh an i got Weymouth as a parent club lol

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    Aww finished 2nd , drew my last game an would of went up if i won it due to a slow start to the season , my 25k spent on players looks good i was having to pay 5k compensation for the players but they are now worth 70-80k , joint favs to go up this year , an made 130k profit last year with a 250k turn over , and i did have Weymouth as a parent club but they got relegated into my division so its been terminated

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    Best of luck next season

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    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    Best of luck next season
    thanks daemonic , got promoted in the end so now im in the zamaretto league div 1 south & west and have got off to a great start
    league table
    finance's
    players value
    my achievements

    fav's to go up this year again but still no parent club and chelsea have 2 clubs on my game one in the prem and one in central zamaretto not sure how thats happend

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    Sun Postal Sports - npower Championship - 2018/19

    Transfers
    Spain continues to be the best location for picking up players. The 'big' money signing was Mateo who was also received contract offers from Chelsea and Arsenal but chose us. Excellent debut season with 13 goals and 19 assists.

    npower Championship
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    Wolves and Middlesbrough made it very difficult but we gained promotion to the top flight at the first time of asking. The number of goals conceded is still a worry.

    FA Cup - Quarter Final
    Good run to the Quarter Final before Liverpool demolished us in a replay.

    League Cup - Second Round
    Lost in the 2nd round in a crazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzy game as we scored 5 yet still managed to lose by 3.

    Other News
    Finances
    Our new stadium paid dividends as we made a decent profit each month. Sadly whoever designed it was an idiot and only put 1800 seats in so the board are kitting it out as an all-seater and we'll ground share with Watford while this is completed.

    Club Records

    Awards
    N/A

    Stars
    Most Assists: Wayne Saunders - 22
    Most Goals: Wayne Saunders - 36
    Most MoM: Wayne Saunders - 9
    Highest Avg Rating: Wayne Saunders - 7.80
    Fans Player of the Year: Wayne Saunders - He really does look rubbish technically but what a player. Wonder if the Premier League is a step to far?

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner

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    i give up , its done it again , only some friendleys to play and one cup , no league fixtures , think its the same year again 2015

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    I started with the Level 10 version and haven't hit any problems other than some regional cups having a higher rep than Serie A. If you have the patience to try again it may be worth starting a level higher with the Level 10 data file.

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    shall i delete the downloaded dater an find a lvl 10 download?

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    hi daemonic what are you running 11.2 or 11.3 update ? and isit the lvl 10 leagues from the rtc in editors hidaway ? really what to do this challenge

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    Yep, the opening post of the Editor's hideout thread has links to all the data files. I'd delete the Level 11 data file, replace it with the Level 10 one and try again.

    I started the game on 11.1 or 11.2, can't recall which. Still running 11.2 because there was nothing that stands out as a bug to me to make me upgrade and I won't be starting another FM11 game so the updated database is pointless too.

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    ok im on 11.3 so ill stick with that one going to start with Merthyr town since they are welsh an close to where i live fingers crossed this time lol

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    Best of luck!

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    thanks fella it runs much quicker for me now i just started with the level 10 leagues

    only lost one game in my 1st season with 110 for and 25 against

    league table

    my 2 strikers scored a load of goals between them

    Players

    but im losing money fast , the board had to inject 25k at one point so looks like ill be spending most my time looking for free players

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    Great season. I topped up the bank balance in early seasons by arranging quite a few pre-season friendlies away to Foreign teams. Could make over 100k this way as long as you don't mind sedning out the reserves in a few games

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2019/20

    Transfers
    Mostly kids and players starting to slide from their peak as our max wage of 16k per week didn't allow us attract anyone else. Also lost out on a few good signings due to our max fee to agents being 400k.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 20th | Final Position: 6th | Graph
    A slightly shaky start to the season as the team took time to gel but around Christmas we found some consistency and climbed to the right end of the table. Although we never threatened the CL places, we did settle comfortably in the top 8 and a decent end to the season meant we qualified for the Europa League.

    FA Cup - WINNERS | Final
    A very lucky run to the final (all home ties and then L1 surprise package Gillingham in the Semi-Final) where we edged out Manchester City after extra time.

    League Cup - Quarter Final

    Other News
    Finances
    TV money, 12m prize money for our league placing and a nice FA cup run means a healthy profit despite spending 23m on players. The board thankfully decided to spend some of it on expanding the stadium and paying off the inital debts incurred for building the stadium.

    Club Records

    Awards
    N/A

    Stars
    Most Assists: Adam Johnson - 12
    Most Goals: Ray Atkinson - 27
    Most MoM: Ray Atkinson - 9
    Highest Avg Rating: Ray Atkinson - 7.38
    Fans Player of the Year: Ray Atkinson - Had no intention of having Ray as a 1st teamer but a couple of hat-tricks in early appearances changed my mind and he never stopped scoring all season.

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    FA Cup x 1 - 2019/20
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

    Code:
    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup

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    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    Great season. I topped up the bank balance in early seasons by arranging quite a few pre-season friendlies away to Foreign teams. Could make over 100k this way as long as you don't mind sedning out the reserves in a few games
    ill have to try that one , this time no one seams to like me lol i signd a couple of players an i got loads of bids this time but i cant seam to attract top players or staff , i got teams from bsp bidding on my strikers but as soon as i ask for money they dont want to know

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    Quote Originally Posted by maffdenton View Post
    ill have to try that one , this time no one seams to like me lol i signd a couple of players an i got loads of bids this time but i cant seam to attract top players or staff , i got teams from bsp bidding on my strikers but as soon as i ask for money they dont want to know
    The first few seasons I just sign frees released from League clubs who are recommended by my Assistant on the Team Report screen or players recommended during Backroom staff meetings. If they are recommended on there they should be willing to sign. It was only around L1 that I had to rely more on scouts as assistant and staff recommendations weren't good enough.
    As for staff, I just got bodies in and replace them later. It's not like I needed great coaches cause the players are only there for 2 or 3 seasons before being moved on.

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    Kevio - Kingsbury London Tigers - Molten Spartan South Midlands League Premier Divison - (2010-11) - Level 9

    Hi guys,

    I started this last night with my very local club, Kingsbury London Tigers, in the South Midlands League Premier Division (level 9). I've gotten through my first few friendlies with no real problems (lost the first match 4-0 but no-one was fit!) and the FA Cup First Qualifying Round draw is coming up.

    I signed a few nobodies based on scout reports, personal instincts and some extensive player searching... Will post a few screenshots after work and keep you all posted on how things go.
    Last edited by kevio17; 12-04-2011 at 14:43.

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    Welcome and best of luck Kevio

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    Ray Atkinson's attributes are worse than Walcott's!

    And yet, just like Theo, he does amazingly well.

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    Indeed, he's a bit more a super sub this season but still 2nd highest scorer. I think his pace, acceleration and finishing make up for everything else.

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2020/21

    Transfers
    Spent a lot of money but it paid off.

    Europa League - WINNERS | Final
    Bit of a rubbish final but nice to win it as fingers corssed we'll never play in the competition again.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 11th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    We started well, immediately fixing last seasons biggest problem, our away form. Last year we managed just 3 away wins in 19 games, this year we had that many after just 4 away days. With our home form remaining solid, by the mid-point of the season we had pulled clear at the top table along with Arsenal.
    Then the new additions gelled and we were almost unbeatable, winning 13 in a row to go 10 points clear at the top with 8 games to go. Despite a few blips after that we maintained our lead to win the Premier League.

    FA Cup - Semi-Final

    League Cup - Quarter Final

    Community Shield - Runner Up - bad result, abysmal performance.

    Other News
    Finances were hit by my extravagant transfer spending but despite this the board announced another expansion which will take us to over 14k capacity.

    Club Records

    Awards
    English Players' Young Player of the Year - 1st Fabão

    Stars
    Most Assists: Álvaro Lasarte - 23
    Most Goals: Félix Mateo - 33
    Most MoM: Félix Mateo - 10
    Highest Avg Rating: Fabão - 7.57
    Fans Player of the Year: Fabão - Excellent debut season and a bargain at 3.7m

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    Premier League x 1 - 2020/21
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 1 - 2019/20
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

    Code:
    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner

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    Your first season in Europe, and already a trophy
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    thats a great 1st time in Europe , im in 2014 now but havent posted incase it mess's up next year , if all goes well ill post mt last few seasons

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    Thanks, was a pretty easy run in the Europa League. Only decent teams really were Roma and Chelsea who were having a poor season with Denis Wise constantly under threat of the sack.

    What level are you at now maffdenton? or would it jinx it to even give that much away

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    started with lvl 10 leagues im now in blue square south in 2nd place and just started January hopfully i get fixtures in the next season

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2021/22

    Transfers
    Spent a LOT, but after this it should just be a few players a season rather than wholesale changes.

    Champions League - WINNERS | Final
    Juventus edged us into 2nd in the group stage before we squeezed past Schalke in the first knockout round. The Quarter-Final against Olympique de Marseille was the only straightforward tie as we only beat Olympique Lyonnais on away goals in the Semi-Final to setup an all English final against Liverpool.
    Having been thrashed the week before in the FA Cup final we wanted revenge and took the lead early on before sealing it with a second half penalty. Sun Postal sports are CHAMPIONS of EUROPE.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 6th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    15 wins from the start of the season gave us a big lead but Man U were have a great season too and always had games in hand. We had a chance to seal the title at home to Spurs in the 35th game of the season but with one eye on our Champions League semi-final 2nd leg 3 days later, a slightly weakened side lost 1-2.
    It didn't matter in the end though as 3 days later a draw for Man U away to Sheffield in one of their games in hand meant we clinched our place in the Champions League final and the Premier League title simultaneously.

    FA Cup - Runner Up | Final
    Awful performance in the final, just shockingly poor.

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final
    We left it late but just managed to beat Manchester United in the final.

    European Super Cup - WINNERS

    Community Shield - WINNERS

    Other News
    Finances
    Very healthy despite my transfer spending with Champions League prize money and TV revenue making a huge difference. Sadly there was no stadium expansion and hovering over the Boardroom request indicates the max expansion for the current stadium has already been reached.

    Club Records

    Awards
    English Players' Young Player of the Year - 1st Félix Mateo | 2nd José Antonio

    Stars
    Most Assists: Félix Mateo - 24
    Most Goals: Alexey Chernov & José - 30
    Most MoM: José - 8
    Highest Avg Rating: Fabão - 7.61
    Fans Player of the Year: Alexey Chernov

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    Premier League x 2 - 2020/21, 2021/22
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Champions League x 1 - 2021/22
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 1 - 2019/20
    League Cup x 1 - 2021/22
    European Super Cup x 1 - 2021
    Community Shield x 1 - 2021
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
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    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/a          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
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    Daemonic- Have any of the other Level 9/10 clubs shot up the leagues in a similar manner to you, perhaps with the help of a tycoon? Maybe even just reaching the Football League?

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    A couple of teams have. Barking started in the Essex senior at Level 9 and are now in the Championship. Oddly enough they've made it that far without tycoon cash although they are in Receivership for the 2nd time in 4 years so may be going back down to League 1 soon.
    Lye are also in the Championship having started at Level 10. They were however taken over in 2011 by a tycoon and I first noticed them last season when they signed a DL I had on my shortlist and paid him £105,000 per week.

    I expect Lye in the Premier League within a couple of seasons considering how much they spend on wages.

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    My fixtures worked im now in blue square prem but dont seam to be attracting the players i should lol nothing much has happend for me , im just about staying level with cash from good cup runs , i think i got to rnd2 of the fa cup twice , spent no money on transfers and received none , but i think im going to struggle this year

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    Glad the game is behaving for you maffdenton

    It does tend to be a struggle for cash once you have to start paying decent wages. I just race for the Premier League and to hell with the finances, I can pay off the debts with TV and prize money.

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    I guess when a man turns 40, he starts to think about what he wants to do with his life. I've played soccer off and on my whole life. I never got my big break and, being the US that wasn't too big of a surprise. I wasn't happy, of that I was sure. I wanted to play and while the mind was willing, the body was weak. After a lot of soul searching I knew what I had to do. I decided to chuck it all, cash in my retirement and move across the pond to jolly old England and start my life over again.

    As soon as I landed, I started looking for work with a soccer, er, sorry, football club. After being laughed out of every reputable clubhouse I could find, I decided to lower my expectations. And then I lowered them again. And again. I eventually found my way to Sussex County. There, in a town I was certain was missing either an S or and F in front of their name, I was hired on as Head Coach for Uckfield Town FC.

    How bad could it be? Let's go survey our field... Oh dear. I guess I can see why attendance is so low.
    Wait, are those our dugouts...?

    Well, I guess you have to start somewhere.

    Now I just have to claw my way to the top, dragging these sorry sacks with me whether they want it or not.

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    Welcome 18Rabbit, great introduction and if the season updates are half as entertaining I'll enjoy reading them immensely. Good luck!!

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    lol great introduction 18rabbit look forward to your progress and updates, im doing well in the blue square prem after thinking i was going to struggle , just got to feb and im in 4th position , and after the comments off managers at the beginning saying i have no chance they have come around an started saying ho well i have done , im out of all the cups so now just to focus on a good position in the league , my board had a fan day and that has uped my attendance by about 200-300 each home game but the health and safety shut down one of my stands so lost 400 from my 2k capacity lol currently losing 20-30k a month aswell lol

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    Default You get what you pay for.

    So I found out this week that (s)Uckfield Town FC is technically an amateur club. Apparently amateur translates to "volunteer" in American. I really should have read the fine print a little more closely on my contract.

    So basically I'm busting these guys balls on the hope that we can win and get promoted... to another amateur league... and then maaaybe we can get promoted to the big time in the Division 9 amateur league. Jesus these next three years are going to suck. Maybe before I retire again I will be able to afford to actually pay some of my staff (and myself). Oh and I guess my players too but Christ, there are so many footballers around here that people are lined up to come kick this stupid ball around while I yell at them and they're happy to do it for free.

    Well, most of them are happy at least. Some of the worst players on the team storm into my "office" (the camper I'm sleeping in out behind the police station) and make the most asinine demands. Here's some of the ridiculous conversations I've had.
    "Why did you remove me as captain??"
    "Frankly I wouldn't let you captain the Titanic even after it hit the iceberg. Get the f*** out of my office."

    "Why did you move me to the reserve team??"
    "Basically because I got tired of seeing you at practice. You are so bad that I don't really even want you playing in friendly matches because you breathe too much of the oxygen on the field that can be put to better use by people that actually have some skills. Get the f*** out of office."

    "Why did you fire me??"
    "Because frankly, I enjoyed it and it cost me absolutely nothing. That small token of satisfaction I got from firing you is the most useful thing you've ever contributed to this team. You know what to do."
    "Get the f*** out of your office?"
    "Are you still here?"
    And the press conferences... oh the press conferences...
    "Would you say that your signing on as Head Coach of Uckfield Town was a dream come true?"
    "Are you seriously asking me that question? Like I've dreamed all of my life of managing a team of fast food employees that are probably going to kick the ball the right direction at least 60% of the time... for free. Aim high I always say."

    "Will you have to let anyone go as a result of this signing?"
    "Uh... do you think I can't keep track of all of their names now or what? THEY. ARE. PLAYING. FOR. FREE. Please have your paper send someone less stupid to ask questions next time."
    After being hired on I had the then assistant manager help me pick out couple of staff people that weren't total ass. I don't think at the time that he knew I was hiring his replacement but, whatever.

    As I started scouting around for players, I quickly realized that I would need more hands to help me filter through the huge pile of s*** that was the amateur league players in our area. This meant that I would have to coerce the "board" into letting me "hire" more scouts. That was another fun conversation.
    "We should increase the number of scouts so that maaaybe we can find 11 people in England willing to play for free that don't also suck huge bags of ass."
    "We believe we currently have enough scouts to adequately... blah blah (I kind of tuned out at the end)"
    "So you're telling me that I can't hire more FREE scouts that COST nothing because of... ? Because you suffer from rectal-cranial inversion syndrome?"
    "Fine, whatever, hire 4 more you whiner." (or something like that)
    After getting creamed in all of our friendlies in the pre-season I had managed to find a smattering of not totally sucky players and had begun molding them into a poorly oiled hoopty machine. So far, we haven't lost a regulation match, either in the Sussex County League Cup or in Sussex County League Div. 3. Hopefully we can make it through the holidays and out of this season relatively painlessly. Most of the squad now is really "ok" except for our keeper. I cannot find a keeper worth a damn anywhere. I'm about half tempted to ask the "board" to let me just install a large post in the middle of the goal on our end and hope for the best.

    EDIT: HOLY CRAP. HOLD THE PHONE. This just in, the club made a profit of $346 in November. I don't know what the hell we're paying for, some guy to mow the field? And yet somehow on the books our estimated value is still listed at 19.25 MILLION, maybe the chairman has a diamond studded dong. I don't think it's from the 25 season tickets we sold.
    Last edited by 18Rabbit; 29-04-2011 at 06:54. Reason: OMG NEWS FLASH

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    18Rabbit, I really wish SI had your replies as options to questions

    The benefit of being Amateur is you can sign tons of players and see whose worth keeping and anyone who is rubbish can be rleased without cost. Also, I seem to recall a few others went semi-pro when promoted to Level 10.

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    ive only just turned pro in league 2 lol and i think my stadium hold 0 people due to health an safety shutting stands down , im waiting for a home game to find out

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    Nope its ok , had a home match an filled the 2000 capacity , my board are getting planning permission to build a new stadium so i should find out next year if it goes through

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    Fingers crossed it does....although as I'm finding out a new stadium too soon means it's built with a small max expansion capacity. Congrats on making it to the Football League maff.

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2022/23

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    Actually made a profit while improving the quality. José was the only player sold who I would have like to have kept but with just a year on his contract and his agent refusing to even enter negotiations I cashed in. It really should be just tweaks to the team from now on.

    Club World Championship - WINNERS | Final
    Thrashed Académie Paradou of Algeria 12-0 in the Semi-Final with 5 of the goals coming in the last 8 minutes and then cruised past DC United in the final to be crowned Club World Champions.

    Champions League - Runner-Up | Final
    Cruised to the Quarter Finals where we were fortunate to beat Atlético Madrid. Next up was an epic 2nd leg comeback to beat AC Milan before we were outclassed by Real Madrid in the final.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 5th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    We started the season in unstoppable form steam-rollering teams and scoring hatfuls, including an 8-1 away win to 2nd placed Newcastle and a 7-2 away thrashing of Arsenal who were 3rd at the time. By the time we returned from Algeria as Club World Champions we were 15 point clear and still unbeaten.
    The 100 goal mark was passed in our 26th game and 6 games later we were Champions again. We kept our good form going to the end finishing the season 29 pts clear with 137 goals scored.

    FA Cup - Runner-Up | Final
    Another abysmal final performance, disgusted with the teams capitulation.

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final

    European Super Cup - WINNERS

    Community Shield - WINNERS

    Other News
    Finances
    Despite a profit on transfers, an increased wage bill, 7m on upgrades to Youth and Training facilities and 17m to greedy shareholders meant a slight loss overall.

    Club Records

    Awards
    English Footballer of the Year - 1st Alexey Chernov | 2nd Fabão | 3rd Amadeu Brandão
    Premier League Top Scorer - 1st Alexey Chernov (28 gls)
    Champions League Best Player - 1st Alexey Chernov
    Champions League Golden Boot - 1st Alexey Chernov (11 gls)

    Stars
    Most Assists: Alexey Chernov - 26
    Most Goals: Alexey Chernov - 46
    Most MoM: Alexey Chernov - 14
    Highest Avg Rating: Fabão - 7.80
    Fans Player of the Year: Alexey Chernov - Amazing season and still only 21.

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

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    Leagues
    Premier League x 3 - 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Club World Championship x 1 - 2022
    Champions League x 1 - 2021/22
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 1 - 2019/20
    League Cup x 2 - 2021/22, 2022/23
    European Super Cup x 2 - 2021, 2022
    Community Shield x 2 - 2021, 2022
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
                                                                            Lge Cup
    ************************************ CHALLENGE COMPLETE ********************************************
    2022/23  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL RU       PL, CWC, LC

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    Quote Originally Posted by sthptngomad76 View Post
    Daemonic- Have any of the other Level 9/10 clubs shot up the leagues in a similar manner to you, perhaps with the help of a tycoon? Maybe even just reaching the Football League?
    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    A couple of teams have. Barking started in the Essex senior at Level 9 and are now in the Championship. Oddly enough they've made it that far without tycoon cash although they are in Receivership for the 2nd time in 4 years so may be going back down to League 1 soon.
    Lye are also in the Championship having started at Level 10. They were however taken over in 2011 by a tycoon and I first noticed them last season when they signed a DL I had on my shortlist and paid him £105,000 per week.

    I expect Lye in the Premier League within a couple of seasons considering how much they spend on wages.
    Lye have come straight up from the Championship making them the 2nd team from the depths of the League pyramid to make it to the top flight.

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    Another great season, daemonic, congratulations! By the way do you still use Wayne Saunders?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proto Tarkula View Post
    Another great season, daemonic, congratulations! By the way do you still use Wayne Saunders?
    Thanks.
    No, Saunders was released a couple of seasons ago and is currently playing for tycoon backed Heather St. Johns in the Blue Square Premier. He's continued his goal scoring for them, netting 48 goals in 60 games over the last 2 seasons.

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    [Uckfield Town FC] - Season End 2011 - Starting Division: 11

    2010/2011 is in the bag. Here's my managers snapshot.

    I finally managed to find a fairly decent starting lineup, I only spend 5-10 minutes a day yelling the team now. I also managed to run an extension cord from my 'office' to a concealed outlet on the backside of the police station and so was able to not die over the winter. Which is a plus.

    Year end summary for the club. We won the Sussex County League Division Three competition and also took home the Sussex County League Cup. This proves that we are one of the best crappiest teams in Sussex. Yay us.

    Records for this season:
    Record Attendance: 139 in the Sussex cup qtr final
    Lowest Attendance: 79. Meh.
    Most games without losing: 29. Damn, so close to going totally undefeated this season. We had a crucial injury and a suspension that hit us hard against the number 2 team in the league. Overall, we lost 3 games other than friendlies.
    Top Goalscorer: John Pucket (20)
    Top League Goalscorer: John Pucket (19)
    Most goals in a match: John Pucket (3)
    Highest average rating: John Pucket (7.54)

    John has been pretty amazing for us overall.

    Also, Jack Morris (ML) with 8 goals, 14 assists and averaging 7.40 has been a great player.
    Tom Gallagher has been rock solid in the midfield with 7 goals, 9 assists and 5 MoM with an average rating of 7.23.
    In the defensive line, we've had a few good signings near the end of the season that look promising, Joe Tabiri, Matt Plummer and Tom Jordan all have been performing well.

    Hopefully we can keep it together and push straight through Sussex County League Division 2 next season and move on up.

    EDIT: Two items of note, one is that the board has decided to go semi-professional (yay!). The other is that we got promoted to Kent County Premier Division instead of Sussex County League Division 2 (uh.. wtf?). Same level as Sussex D2 but, whatever.
    Last edited by 18Rabbit; 02-05-2011 at 16:51.

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    Congrats 18Rabbit, the League you got promoted into is a bit weird but the update files has anomalies like that. Good to go semi-pro too, although finances will suffer. I used to organize away pre-season friendlies against Foreign clubs to make some money to balance the books. 7 or 8 of these can net you over 100k as I recall.

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    Hi all my 1st season in league 2 didnt go to well lol no money and no players wanted to come to me finished 19th lol but i did win the JPT, second crack at league 2 seen me get a budget of 50k only spend half of that but got 2 great loan singings for 3 months each that helped Transfers and found this gem while scouting france start player finished 5 and went up through the playoffs and won the JPT again ! pitch was relayed this year and im getting a new stadium and youth academy i have extended this challenge for myself and that is to get all welsh teams in the prem with good 1st 2nd an youth teams , full training an youth facilities then try to get manager of wales and win a cup with all the youth coming through lol going to take a few years but i guess its something to do

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    Good progress maff and glad to see you're enjoying it

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2023/24

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    Turned a profit again.

    Champions League - WINNERS | Final
    Exacted sweet revenge by beating Real Madrid in a repeat of last years final.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 3rd | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    The fixture list did us no favours as we started with away games against Man City and Liverpool, both of which we lost to leave us in the relegation zone. 10 games later we'd amassed 30 points and were top where we stayed to win the title for the 4th time.

    FA Cup - WINNERS | Final

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final - 3 in a row.

    Community Shield - WINNERS

    Other News
    Finances - 21m loss as the shareholders raped the club of 18m.

    Club Records

    Awards
    English Footballer of the Year - 1st Stéphane Blanc
    English Players' Young Player of the Year - 1st Vieira | 2nd Marcellin Sandjo | 3rd Alexey Chernov - Clean Sweep!!!
    Champions League Best Player - 1st Vieira | 2nd Alexey Chernov
    Champions League Golden Boot - 1st Vieira (14gls)

    Stars
    Most Assists: Amadeu Brandão - 25
    Most Goals: Vieira & Alexey Chernov - 36
    Most MoM: Vieira & Alexey Chernov - 10
    Highest Avg Rating: Marcellin Sandjo - 7.66
    Fans Player of the Year: Vieira

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

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    Leagues
    Premier League x 4 - 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Club World Championship x 1 - 2022
    Champions League x 2 - 2021/22, 2023/24
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 2 - 2019/20, 2023/24
    League Cup x 3 - 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24
    European Super Cup x 2 - 2021, 2022
    Community Shield x 3 - 2021, 2022, 2023
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
                                                                            Lge Cup
    ************************************ CHALLENGE COMPLETE ********************************************
    2022/23  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL RU       PRM, CWC, LC
    2023/24  PRM       1st   Winer      N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, FAC, LC

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    gonna give this a go, i already got my Club.

    Newton Aycliffe F.C.
    Club Information:
    Status: Amateur
    Rep.: Obscure
    Finances: Ok
    Value: 1.5k
    Stadium: Moore Lane Park
    Stadium Size: 1000
    Basic Training Facilities
    Minimal Youth Facilities
    Media Prediction: 11th
    Level 10: SkillTrainingITD League D2

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    Best of luck Aidan!!

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    Im going to start this challenge with Godolphin Atlantic just cos I like the name

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    Good luck Matt

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    2 Argentinians and 2 Brazilians arrived as South America continues to produce the best youngsters. The new youngsters replacing older players keeps the squad average age at just 21.

    Club World Championship - WINNERS | Final

    Champions League - WINNERS | Final
    Thrashed everyone in the Group Stage scoring 32 goals in 6 games and kept the goalscoring going right through to our victory over Inter in the final.

    Premier League
    Predicted: 2nd | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    Sealed our 5th title in the 32nd game of the year and managed to remain unbeaten for the remaining 6 games to complete our first unbeaten season in the Premier League.

    FA Cup - WINNERS | Final

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final
    4 in a row.

    European Super Cup - WINNERS

    Community Shield - Runner-Up - A midfielder in goal, 1 actual defender and an U-18 in attack as we were missing 15 players due to the Olympics resulted in us being thrashed 3-0 by Man City.

    Other News
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    Club Records

    Awards
    English Footballer of the Year - 1st Alexey Chernov | 2nd Vieira
    Premier League Top Scorer - 1st Vieira (22 gls) | 2nd Alexey Chernov (21 gls)
    English Players' Young Player of the Year - 1st Beto
    Champions League Best Player - 1st Stéphane Blanc | 2nd Marcellin Sandjo | 3rd Vieira - Clean Sweep!!!
    Champions League Golden Boot - 1st Stéphane Blanc (19 gls) - Amazing, 19 goals in 12 games.

    Stars
    Most Assists: Vieira - 20
    Most Goals: Stéphane Blanc - 35
    Most MoM: Vieira - 9
    Highest Avg Rating: Félix Mateo - 7.85
    Fans Player of the Year: Stéphane Blanc

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

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    Leagues
    Premier League x 5 - 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Club World Championship x 2 - 2022, 2024
    Champions League x 3 - 2021/22, 2023/24, 2024/25
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 3 - 2019/20, 2023/24, 2024/25
    League Cup x 4 - 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25
    European Super Cup x 3 - 2021, 2022, 2024
    Community Shield x 3 - 2021, 2022, 2023
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
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    ************************************ CHALLENGE COMPLETE ********************************************
    2022/23  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL RU       PRM, CWC, LC
    2023/24  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, FAC, LC
    2024/25  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC

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    Sorry guys this games running too slow so Im gonna have to stop. If anyone was interested I was 1st after 6 games

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    The number of additional leagues, cups etc down at Level 11 can cause it to drag a bit. You could always try starting with the Level 10 patch although if your machine was slow even in the first season, starting with just Level 8 and above might be best.

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    nice daemonic im currently fighting relegation in my 1st season of the prem , stadium is up to 12k now though and expanding my youth network got 8 mill to spend but cant get no one good enough lol and im making 2-3 mill a month .

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    Congrats maff. I was the same the first season or 2 in the Premier League so signed youngsters and wages were very low so the money rolled in. Now I'm losing 2-3 million a month, just the CL & PRM prize and TV money keeping me in the black. If you're looking for talent, Argentina, Brazil & Spain in that order have been the best for me. France has produced a couple of gems as well. I don't even bother scouting England anymore, poor players and overpriced.

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2025/26

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    Club World Championship - WINNERS | Final

    Champions League - WINNERS | Final
    13 wins and Champions for the 3rd years in a row.

    Premier League
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    Won with 7 games to spare and a 2nd unbeaten season. 6 in a row!!!

    FA Cup - WINNERS | Final

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final - 5 in a row!!!!!

    European Super Cup - WINNERS

    Community Shield - WINNERS

    Other News
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    Club Records

    Awards
    European Striker of the Year - 1st Alexey Chernov
    English Footballer of the Year - 1st Diego Escudero | 2nd Vieira | 3rd Stéphane Blanc - Clean Sweep!!!
    English Players' Player of the Year - 1st Marcellin Sandjo
    Premier League Top Scorer - 1st Vieira (24 gls) | 2nd Diego Escudero (23 gls) - Particularly impressive from Escudero as he scored all his goals from the AMR position.

    Stars
    Most Assists: Armando Brandão - 29
    Most Goals: Stéphane Blanc - 42
    Most MoM: Stéphane Blanc - 16
    Highest Avg Rating: Marcellin Sandjo - 7.92
    Fans Player of the Year: Marcellin Sandjo

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

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    Leagues
    Premier League x 6 - 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Club World Championship x 3 - 2022, 2024, 2025
    Champions League x 4 - 2021/22, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 4 - 2019/20, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26
    League Cup x 5 - 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26
    European Super Cup x 4 - 2021, 2022, 2024, 2025
    Community Shield x 4 - 2021, 2022, 2023, 2025
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

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    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
                                                                            Lge Cup
    ************************************ CHALLENGE COMPLETE ********************************************
    2022/23  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL RU       PRM, CWC, LC
    2023/24  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, FAC, LC
    2024/25  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC
    2025/26  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC

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    Hi all i saw this challenge yesterday while i was doing anything but my work at uni, but i had to wait until now to start it due to work and more uni.

    I am going to start at Whittlessy United in the English Peterborough & District League Premier Division, they are valued at a high flying $425 AU, reminds me of the local team i play for, we might even be worth more (mind you though it is the 1st time my team has entered the amateur league).

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    Best of luck Rignal!

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    Hey i can't seem to be able to take a screenshot, or if i am i can't find it. if it helps i have vista

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    I use the Windows Snipping tool rather that the options in the game. The snipping tool is usually under the Accessories folder off the Start menu.

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    Just finished my 1st season (10/11) and won the league , will upload some photos later tonight after work.

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    Whittlesy United - English Peterborough & District League Premier Division - 2010/11

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    English Peterborough & District League Premier Division
    Predicted: 16th| Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Cambridge Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup - Quarter finalists

    Other News
    Finances

    Awards
    Despite winning the manager of the month 7 times i failed to get manager of the year, i think there is a glitch in the games as i could find no trace of there being such and award.

    Stars
    Most Assists: Nathan Tooms, 13 - an absolute star in the Mid also scoring 5 goals
    Most Goals: David Haggerty, Sam Devine, Sam Francis, 9 (Sam Francis was taken by another club half way through the season)
    Most MoM: David Haggerty, 8
    Highest Avg Rating: David Haggerty, 7.70 (32 apps)
    Fans Player of the Year: David Haggerty - Has every right to this award, he came into the team when we were conceding 2 a game but still winning and then we had a period of 8 games with out conceding. As you can see he also starred up front being the clubs equal highest scorer, all coming from corners.

    Best Eleven: Overall

    Whittlesy United Trophy Room
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    English Peterborough & District League Premier Division x1 - 2010/11
    Last edited by Rignal; 15-06-2011 at 03:09. Reason: Fixed Broken Links

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    Congrats on promotion Rignal and best of luck next season. Presume you've gone semi-pro now?

    BTW, the links in your post are 'broken', they seem to have one too many 'http//' in there.

    Did you have any luck with the Windows Snipping tool? You may need to switch to Windowed mode to use it but it works well if you can do this.

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    The links are missing the colon before the // at the beginning of the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    Congrats on promotion Rignal and best of luck next season. Presume you've gone semi-pro now?

    BTW, the links in your post are 'broken', they seem to have one too many 'http//' in there.

    Did you have any luck with the Windows Snipping tool? You may need to switch to Windowed mode to use it but it works well if you can do this.

    Yes we are now semi-professional and as a result the board wanted to build a new stadium but the local council's response was a NO there is no space.
    As for the windows Snipping tool, i couldn't find it on Vista so i just ended up taking a photo with my camera and then uploading it to my computer.

    I have also fixed the links, it was late at night and i forgot that Google chrome includes the http:// in the address bar even though it doesn't show it
    Last edited by Rignal; 07-06-2011 at 00:22.

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    Wow, lot of effort for screenshots

    The snipping tool may be on your PC, just not shortcut'ed anywhere. Try Start -> Run and enter "C:\Windows\System32\SnippingTool.exe" in the run box and hit Enter.

    If that fails, try the steps here - http://www.mydigitallife.info/instal...windows-vista/

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    I found the Snipping tool .

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    Cool, the hard work is meant to be in getting your team up the leagues, not in getting screenshots etc

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    Hi all, been away for some time after a great start with the English small club to big club challenge. Stopped playing for some weeks due to a heavy schedule but picked it up just a week ago.

    The challenge is going great so far! Still amazed by results of Daemonic and TAOD, and am nowhere near that, but still managed to get an promotion each year so far. Now playing in the League 2 division and am now in early January. Standing 4th in the competition now, but played a few less. New foreign players taking time to gell made it a hell start, losing the first game 1-6 at home (Losses in fixture #1, #3, #11, #18 and #24. But won 8 of last 9 games).

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    Sport London e Benfica - npower League 2 - 2016/17

    npower League 2
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: N/A | Graph

    Blue Square Bet Premier
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Blue Square Bet South
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Isthmian Premier
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Evo-Stik Premier D1N
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Cherry Red Combined County Premier
    Predicted: 24th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph

    Molten Spartan League Division 1
    Predicted: 14th | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    Unfortunately i can't find graphs from previous seasons.

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    History Salary
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    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups     Europe    Achievements
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    2010/11  MSL (L10) 1st   2nd Q Rnd  FAV 4th Rnd                N/A      MSL D1  champions 
    2011/12  CRC (L9)  1st   3rd Rnd    FAV Qrt Fnl   PCC Qrt F    N/A      CRC PRM champions | Semi-Pro
    2012/13  ESP (L8)  1st   :(                       NLC2 Wnr     N/A      ESL D1  champions | NLC2 Wnr | Yth+Trn Upgr
    2013/14  ISP (L7)  1st   3rd Rnd    FAT 3rd Rnd   NLC1 Wnr     N/A      RFL PRM champions | NLC Wnr
    2014/15  BSS       1st   5th Rnd    FAT 2nd Rnd                N/A      BSS champions     | Yth Acdmy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner                 N/A      BSP champions     | FAT Wnr
    2016/17  L2              3rd Rnd                  1st Rnd      N/A      Pro status
    [last season in progress]
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    Great progress bacardiboy!

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    Cheers mate. Just found out i got 132 under contract, never really paid attention to the youth squad contracts which means i could release a lot of them to push the finances a bit higher.

    Still no sign of a stadium expansion or new stadium though, asked for it since the 2010 year but it never came trough. Minor is that the club doesn't own the stadium and they say there is no money to buy it. Got my hopes on the end of this season cause the 2500 capacity (280 seats) is fully crowded like almost every match now (finally).

    Any ideas how i should handle to get a new stadium trough? Or how much money there will be needed on the bank to buy the stadium?

    Cheers

    edit - table after a 1-4 win at Yeovil Town here
    Last edited by bacardiboy; 07-06-2011 at 18:27.

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    I started with less than 1000 capacity so from reading other stories I think getting into L2 triggers a new stadium with such a small stadium. If it's anything like last FM10 then it might be a season or 2 yet before you get the stadium announced....then another 2 to build

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    That's a lot of time.. let's hope for the best. I would be happy if i could get close to 10K in the championship. But maybe that is to much to ask for.

    PS - My quality (foreign) signings finally look to pay of their our expectations! Seriously needed blending striker Paul Hayes scored a hattrick last game (9 goals in 12(12) games now) and Defender Jesús, with amazing length and jumping, is starting to score from corners as well.

    Only thing i do not understand is why top-signing CB Byron Anthony keeps playing rubbish.. He is blend in to the squad, but never seems to be able to get to his level.

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    In some ways its better to get the new stadium later as it starts bigger and has more expansion capacity. This year I got a new stadium announced in L2, opened when we got to the Championship but it's maxed out at 14,300 seats. On FM10 I had to wait until our season in the Championship for the announcement and it eventually expanded to around 30k. Swings and roundabouts

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    That information is ace =) Cheers daemonic.

    Now standing first in the competition in begin February and just won the JPT on a 1-0 and 1-4 result against Crystal Palace. over 19K people showed up at their stadium which gave me 90K + the 24K for winning the trophy. Makes up a little bit for the early Arsenal draw (2-3) at home in the FA Cup ^^

    *w00t*

    PS - The team doesn't win a season undefeatened, but they perform like beasts against higher rep teams!
    Last edited by bacardiboy; 07-06-2011 at 21:19.

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    Hey just wondering if anyone knew if it was possible to overcome the situation of the local council rejecting your boards plans to build a new stadium, my board have planned to build a new stadium twice now and both times the local council has stopped them. The only reason this annoying me so much is the fact we don't actually have a stadium we just a pitch.
    Last edited by Rignal; 10-06-2011 at 07:02.

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    Weird, I've seen the message about the council blocking planning permission to expand a stadium but not blocking a new one. Which level are you at now? It's very rare to get a new stadium before making it to L2 so it might just be the games way of saying 'not yet'.

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    I am still in level 10, so yea maybe. The board might just been responding to the fact i have generated in excess of $1M Au is 3/4 of a season for them. But won't let me improve training or youth facilities.

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    i had the same rignal , think its due to the fan base and your chairman not getting a loan to fund the stadium , when they did build me one it was 8 or 9 k , expanded it twice and now its 18k but cant expand no more , finaly doing well in the prem , 1st at the minute on the 3rd or 4th try lol so hoping i can keep it up make Europe or champs league and get a new stadium built

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    Assuming FM11 follows the same rules as FM10 the 2nd new stadium will take a while. On FM10, Dafuge discovered in his game that there is a hard limit of 15 years between the opening of one stadium and the announcement of a new one so if you moved to your first new stadium in 2020 it will be 2035 before a new one is announced and 2 more years before it opens.
    To expand that there also appeared to be a 2nd rule that you must be selling over half your capacity in season tickets because on my FM10 game I got to the 15 years in a new stadium mark and despite playing to full houses in almost every game it was a few more seasons before a 2nd new stadium was announced and it tied in with the first season where we sold +50% of capacity in season tickets.
    Was announced as a 90,000+ stadium but FM11 arrived before we got to move in

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    just finished the season 11/12 end would you believe we are getting that new stadium after all; uploading screen-shots of everything, stadium has a capacity of 4275, 1068 seated, and we will paying it off until 2042 :/. But it beats the nothing we had before
    Last edited by Rignal; 14-06-2011 at 16:18.

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    Whittlesy United - Hereward Teamware United Counties League Division 1 - 2011/12

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    Not as much action last season saw, just a weekly demand from the same 2 clubs for 1 of my players, I ended up setting the default reply to NO to everything less or equal to $0

    Hereward Teamware United Counties League Division 1
    Predicted: 4th| Final Position: WINNERS

    Cambridge Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup - Winners

    FA Cup - 1st Rnd

    FA Vase - WINNERS

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    Finances, with the great success in just about all comps, it brought in some great prize money, resulting in the club announcing profits of $850K, and a Turnover of $6.8M (all screen shots are from 12/13 season so they figures will be from the last season column)

    At the end of the season our board announced a new stadium to finished by 26th June 2013

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    N/A

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    Most Assists: Billy Joe King, 16
    Most Goals: Matthew Smith, 39 (50 apps)
    Most MoM: David Haggerty, 10
    Highest Avg Rating: David Haggerty, 7.80 (51 apps)
    Fans Player of the Year: David Haggerty - Another great season by this young CB, scoring another 17 goals, but not having to rely on his dominant force during corners now that we had a constant goal scorer.

    Best Eleven: Overall | 2011/12

    Whittlesy United Trophy Room
    Leagues
    English Peterborough & District League Premier Division x1 - 2010/11
    Hereward Teamware United Counties League Division 1 - 2011/12


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    Cambridge Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup x1 2011/12
    Last edited by Rignal; 14-06-2011 at 16:16.

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    Sport London e Benfica - League 2 - 2016/17

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    20k spend and 95k received, sold a lot of young players on a free with the 50% transfer clause.

    npower League 2
    Predicted:24th | Final Position: 2nd
    Very sad to have not won the league for the first time in the challenge. Started with a struggle, fought back into first position but Stockport were just to strong in the end and finished above the 100 pts mark.

    FA Cup - 3rd Round
    Winning first two games with easy, but Arsenal was way to good for us, even though playing at home and despite a 24th minute Arsenal red card.

    League Cup - 1ste Round
    Pretty much outclassed away from Swansey as well, Really a shame cause the team really got themselves together after gelling in the first 2 months.

    Code:
    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups     Europe    Achievements
                                        FA Trophy
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    2010/11  MSL (L10) 1st   2nd Q Rnd  FAV 4th Rnd                N/A      MSL D1  champions 
    2011/12  CRC (L9)  1st   3rd Rnd    FAV Qrt Fnl   PCC Qrt F    N/A      CRC PRM champions | Semi-Pro
    2012/13  ESP (L8)  1st   :(                       NLC2 Wnr     N/A      ESL D1  champions | NLC2 Wnr | Yth+Trn Upgr
    2013/14  ISP (L7)  1st   3rd Rnd    FAT 3rd Rnd   NLC1 Wnr     N/A      RFL PRM champions | NLC Wnr
    2014/15  BSS       1st   5th Rnd    FAT 2nd Rnd                N/A      BSS champions     | Yth Acdmy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner                 N/A      BSP champions     | FAT Wnr
    2016/17  L2        2nd   3rd Rnd                  1st Rnd      N/A      Pro status        | New chairman

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    This year i got a board-takeover by a local businessman. He didn't pumped any money in to the club or so, but he accepted really anything i asked for! which was a new youth training ground, A-team training ground, and, oh yeah, a new stadium. (half-way in the L1 season).

    Now it said to be planning until the end of may 2018 (the season i am currently in), but now this season is finished as well, and he said constructions began to start on the youth + training ground, but no news on the stadium. When i look back in the boardroom section, it now says the new stadium is still planning, but now untill the seasons '2021'.......

    Is this definite? Or will there still be a possibility of the chairman saying in the end of the next season (2019) that the plans are ready by then? Found it really odd that there is nothing said about it by anyone.

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    Congrats on promotion and the new stadium Rignal and congrats on the promotion bacardiboy. Not sure on the stadium planning though, mine was just announced when we reached L2. Fingers crossed it gets built soon.

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    Sun Postal Sports - Premier League - 2026/27

    Transfers

    Club World Championship - WINNERS | Final

    Champions League - WINNERS | Final - 4 in a row!!!

    Premier League
    Predicted: 2nd | Final Position: WINNERS | Graph
    Almost the perfect season as we won all but 1 of our games scoring 149 goals.

    FA Cup - WINNERS | Final - 4 in a row!!!

    League Cup - WINNERS | Final - 6 in a row!!!

    European Super Cup - WINNERS

    Community Shield - WINNERS

    Other News
    Finances

    Club Records

    Awards
    Club World Championship Best Player - 1st Amadeu Brandão | 2nd Pablo Zanetti | 3rd Vieira
    European Midfielder of the Year - 1st Diego Escudero
    English Footballer of the Year - 1st Stéphane Blanc | 2nd Diego Escudero | 3rd Félix Mateo - Clean sweep!!!
    English Players' Player of the Year - 1st Marcellin Sandjo
    Premier League Top Scorer - 1st Stéphane Blanc - 45 goals in 37 games!!!
    English Players' Young Player of the Year - 1stChristian Alderete
    Champions League Best Player - 1st Vieira | 2nd Marcellin Sandjo | 3rd Eduardo
    Champions League Golden Boot - 1st Vieira (12 gls)
    European Golden Boot - 1st Stéphane Blanc

    Stars
    Most Assists: Amadeu Brandão - 26
    Most Goals: Stéphane Blanc - 54
    Most MoM: Stéphane Blanc - 15
    Highest Avg Rating: Stéphane Blanc - 8.23
    Fans Player of the Year: Stéphane Blanc - Rested him for cup games so he'd be fresh for the League and it paid off with more than a goal a game all season.

    Best Eleven: Season | Overall

    Sun Postal Sports Trophy Room
    Leagues
    Premier League x 7 - 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26, 2026/27
    npower Championship x 1 - 2018/19
    npower League 1 x 1 - 2017/18
    npower League 2 x 1 - 2016/17
    Blue Square Bet Premier x 1 - 2015/16
    Blue Square Bet South x 1 - 2014/15
    Zamaretto League Premier Division x 1 - 2013/14
    Zamaretto League Division One South & West x 1 - 2012/13
    South Midlands Football Premier Division x 1 - 2011/12
    South Midlands Football League Division One x 1 - 2010/11

    Cups
    Club World Championship x 4 - 2022, 2024, 2025, 2026
    Champions League x 5 - 2021/22, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26, 2026/27
    Europa League x 1 - 2020/21
    FA Cup x 5 - 2019/20, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26, 2026/27
    League Cup x 6 - 2021/22, 2022/23, 2023/24, 2024/25, 2025/26, 2026/27
    European Super Cup x 5 - 2021, 2022, 2024, 2025, 2026
    Community Shield x 5 - 2021, 2022, 2023, 2025, 2026
    Johnstone Paint Trophy x 1 - 2017/18
    FA Trophy x 3 - 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16
    FA Vase x 2 - 2010/11, 2011/12
    English Southern League Cup x 2 - 2012/13, 2013/14

    Code:
    Season   League    Pos.  FA Cup     FA Vase/     Lge Cups   Europe      Achievements
                                        FA Trophy
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    2010/11  SM1 (L10) 1st   5th Q Rnd  FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. D1, FA Vase
    2011/12  SSM (L9)  1st   1st Rnd    FAV Winner   N/A        N/A         South Mids. PRM, FA Vase
    2012/13  S1S (L8)  1st   1st Rnd    FAT 1st Rnd  SLC Wnr    N/A         S1S Champions, Sth Lge Cup
    2013/14  SLP (L7)  1st   4th Rnd    FAT Winner   SLC Wnr    N/A         SLP Champions, FA Trophy,
                                                                            Southern League Cup
    2014/15  BSS       1st   3rd Rnd    FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy
    2015/16  BSP       1st   QF         FAT Winner   N/A        N/A         BSS Champions, FA Trophy     
    2016/17  L2        1st   3rd Rnd    N/A          3rd Rnd    N/A         npower L2 Champions
    2017/18  L1        1st   4th Rnd    N/A          1st Rnd    N/A         npower L1 Champions, JPT Trophy
    2018/19  CH        1st   QF         N/A          2nd Rnd    N/A         npower Championship Winner 
    2019/20  PRM       6th   Winner     N/A          QF         N/A         FA Cup
    2020/21  PRM       1st   SF         N/A          QF         EL Winner   PRM Winner, EL Winner
    2021/22  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL Winner, PRM Winner, 
                                                                            Lge Cup
    ************************************ CHALLENGE COMPLETE ********************************************
    2022/23  PRM       1st   Runner Up  N/A          Winner     CL RU       PRM, CWC, LC
    2023/24  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, FAC, LC
    2024/25  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC
    2025/26  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC
    2026/27  PRM       1st   Winner     N/A          Winner     CL Winner   CL, PRM, CWC, FAC, LC

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    Nice work Daemonic, so close to 150 goals in a season, Bacardiboy i had something similar with the normal team I manage, Thurrock, but it was for a relaying of the pitch had to practically beg for it and then the planning stage took for ever kept being pushed back, I think it was a season and a half later planning was over and then it happened in a day, probably will a bit different for your stadium with the actual building process.

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    well done guys excellent work!

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    Unitedmadandy139 - Saltdean United - Sussex County Division 3 - 2010-2011 - Level 11

    A late start to this due to other commitments but here goes,

    Meet the new manager of Saltdean United

    Start of season expectations are to acheive a respectable league position
    Last edited by unitedmadandy139; 18-07-2011 at 15:36.

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    Well my save game corrupted during the forum downtime so thats me done for this year. Will be reading updates with interest though

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    Well i very nearly didn't complete this year as my save was corrupted alot, luckily i got in the habit of backing every save up and making the game auto-save at the end of every week. But anyway to the results;

    Whittlesy United - Hereward Teamware United Counties Premier - 2012/13

    Transfers
    Nothing here, same players from last season

    Hereward Teamware United Counties Premier
    Predicted: 5th| Final Position: WINNERS

    Cambridge Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup - 2nd Rnd

    FA Cup - 4th Qual Rnd Due to the constant corruptions of save files i could never reload the result to get a screen-shot

    FA Vase - 3rd Rnd

    Other News
    Finances


    Awards
    N/A


    Records
    Most Assists: N/A due to data save corruption i was unable to find out who won this
    Most Goals: Kealan Dillon, 34 (45 apps 15 assists)
    Most MoM: David Haggerty, 11
    Highest Avg Rating: David Haggerty, 7.61 (51 apps)
    Fans Player of the Year: David Haggerty - Once again a star in the defence, main reason we only conceded 19 goals in the league

    Best Eleven: Overall | 2012/13

    Whittlesy United Trophy Room
    Leagues
    English Peterborough & District League Premier Division x1 - 2010/11
    Hereward Teamware United Counties League Division 1 - 2011/12
    Hereward Teamware United Counties Premier Division - 2012/13

    Cups/Trophy
    FA Vase x1 2011/12
    Cambridge Cliff Bullen Saturday Challenge Cup x1 2011/12

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    Well done Rignal, hope the game corruption doesn't stop get too bad.

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    I've just started as Ponteland United, lets hope I don't get any of these bugs you speak of. Then again, I'm using the April update from their Facebook.

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    Best of luck Jordan

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    Quote Originally Posted by daemonic View Post
    Well done Rignal, hope the game corruption doesn't stop get too bad.

    Yea it seems to have stopped, but i still have the game auto-saving at the end of every gameweek.

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