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    Default My Final Attempt before going back to fm11

    Hi all im manutdfan1999 and this is my one club career.
    pls follow if you can. but first can you lot help me choose a team to manage in England in league 2 or higher but not man utd/liverpool/mancity.
    thanks in advance.

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    any reccomendations anyone if there could be one in next 30mins ill have game started tonite

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    just had a look and crewe, rotherham and swindon are the faves in L2 alog with stevenage and bury in L1. any thoughts on these

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    Have you ever done a youth attempt challenge?

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    so i decided to manage .............................................. SWINDON!
    they appealed to me as they are faves for promotion.
    been given 150k transfer budget and 34k wage budget (31k being used)
    first priority is to get in a good left-back

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    yeah but didnt get far however i always try to bring through as many youths as possible

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    just got junior coaching improved along with a youth facility upgrade

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    by the way started with automatic rep

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    btw updates may be far apart as ive broke a finger so not getting as much fm time as i would like but updates should become frequent in abpout 3 weeks

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    so preseason is finished and here are the results

    so preseason was quite successful winning all but one and the draw was against a championship side so it pleased me.

    now on to the transfers i didnt make many just a couple of loans.


    this is my starting line up

    a simple 4-4-2 with the left mid pushed further foward

    so i still have all my transfer budget left with room in the wage budget in case i need to bring people in in january.
    Last edited by manutdfan1999; 30-04-2012 at 14:25.

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    forgot to do the season expectations so here they are:
    competition board/my expectations
    league: win it/same
    F.A. cup: 3rd round/same
    carling cup: 2nd round/3rd round
    jpt: not important/ semi's
    the board have high expectations but so do i and for a club like swindon the expectations are reasonable

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    if your following this pls let me know as if no-ones following ill stop updating online

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    I'll be following. However I would say that if you write with a better layout will help grab more attention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpfc543 View Post
    I'll be following. However I would say that if you write with a better layout will help grab more attention.
    is there a style you could reccomend or someone elses style i could copy also im kinda new to this

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    Ok ive got past janiary however ive decided this season ill only do a end of season update
    Also is there any advice anyone could give me on how to improve my away record as i seem to be winning most home games only to undo my good work the next week by losing away

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    can someone tell me how i link a screenshot to a word

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    2011/2012 End of Season Update

    Finances: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...50300005q.jpg/
    League Table: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...50300001w.jpg/

    So the season ended with promotion which is a good thing however i was expected to win the league so its not as pleasing of a season as it could have been.
    after getting to about noovember i knew the title was out of reach as southend had built up too big of a gap for me to catch up. and in febuary it looked as if i might not have even got automatic promotion but a good streak at the season meant i got 2nd.

    on to the cups, well theres not much to say. I got knocked out the league cup at the first hurdle against coventry so it was acceptable but then I got knocked out the JPT in the 2nd round against Oxford in a game i should have won. The F.A. Cup was better as i got to the 3rd round where i got beat by Norwich.

    so next season league 1 football awaits and im looking for a mid table finish. bye for now

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    Quote Originally Posted by manutdfan1999 View Post
    can someone tell me how i link a screenshot to a word
    Using Imageshack like you are.....upload the picture and then grab the link like you do. When you link it on here the whole code will pop up. Prior to clicking post reply, the code which you have linked will have [URL................]Then after that it will have the same code again followed by[ /URL]. The bolded text (which will be the link when you are posting), highlight that and type what you wish there and then post.

    That should work if my jiberish isnt to hard to follow .

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    thanks alot srl88 also i like your thread and follow it hope u follow mine too

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    Just got budgets for season ahead and here they are


    so i got a decent transfer budget but not much room in the wage budget so im gonna have to use the slider to edit them and probaly rely on loans and freebies
    Also im predicted to finish 12th which i think is quite high for a newly promoted team

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    End of pre-season update 2012/2013
    Media: 12th Title odds: 6-1
    Transfer budget: 150k (0 remaining)
    Wage budget: 32.6k (spending 34k)

    expectations: board/mine
    League: respectable position/Top Half maybe Play-Offs
    League Cup: 2nd/same
    F.A. Cup: 3rd round/Go as far as possible
    JPT: Not Important/Same

    Pre season is over and personally i think it went pretty well: fixtures
    even though we didnt play the best of sides (excluding Rubin) its still a nice way to build confidence going into a new season.
    I especially like the fact we kept three clean sheets and scored quite alot of goals. I suppose the only downside is that we lost by such a big margine against Rubin but other than that pre-season was good without any blimps.

    on the tansfer front it was an average transfer window with roughly the same amount of players coming in as going out.
    here they are Transfers
    As you can see I didnt spend any of the money that came in but instead jst took advantage of the free transfer market and loan market to sign players to improve my team and give them a chance of achieving their goal.
    Key Player: Matt Richie
    Transfer Of The Window: Darren O'Dea

    by the way i thought you might want to see our facilities and finances so here they are: finances and facilities
    Last edited by manutdfan1999; 04-05-2012 at 19:07.

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    I thought i would share my tactic and starting line-up with whoevers following as it will give you an insight into how I like my teams to play so here it is:


    it is basically a 4-1-2-1-2 with attacking mentality it relies on a AMC to provide assists and a good forward who'll score quite a few goals.
    I went with attacking mentality as being a newly promoted team our defence isnt the best so i aim to out score the opposition

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    im at the halfway point and an update will be up in a couple of days
    Last edited by manutdfan1999; 08-05-2012 at 19:04.

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    Looking forward to it.

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    Mid Season Update


    League Table: Fixtures



    WOW! For a newly promoted side im do amazingly well being 5th and not far off automatic promotion although I dont expect to get promoted.

    Cups

    I got knocked out the F.A. cup and JPT in the second rounds and the Carling Cup at the first hurdle so a fairly dissapointing cup campaign however i suppose it allows me to concentrate fully on the league.

    And lastly here is the Team ratings

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