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What an incredible end to the season! We stood up to the pressure and win 3-2 against Brighton in an away game. We could easily end up out of top 7 in the end. FA cup final is between Chelsea and Tottenham, so that means we should be in Europa League instead of the new Conference cup, really excited to bring Pompey back to Europe.

Elsewhere, Chelsea really want to win the league with 8-0 against Southampton (another plus for us :lol:), they had an incredible unbeaten run 2nd half of the season with 16 wins and 3 draws, well deserved.

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9 hours ago, Jogo Bonito said:

I didn't realise Norwich would struggle against FFP

Me either. I suspect we'll be OK but FM financial forecasts are a thing of mystery.

A bigger problem is a constant stream of injuries. I have 5 first-team regulars who'll miss the first month of league action, including Buendia. On the upside, that hopefully means the circling Premiership vultures will move on to other targets.

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6 hours ago, dastrokes88 said:

excited to bring Pompey back to Europe.

I must admit, I don't remember Pompey ever being in Europe :lol:. But a hearty congratulations on a job well done!

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17 minutes ago, warlock said:

I must admit, I don't remember Pompey ever being in Europe :lol:. But a hearty congratulations on a job well done!

It was after the FA Cup win. Didn’t they famously beat one of the Milan sides?

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Port Vale - Part 15: Season 2, December 2021

Wow! November was good, December was even better. 8 games, 8 wins. We are not only top of League One in our first season after promotion, but top by over 10 points. We have won our last 13 games in all competitions, 17 wins out of 19 unbeaten and only 1 defeat in 30 games. In fact in all of 2021 we have only lost 5 games. Counting friendlies, we have played 67, won 51, drawn 11, lost 5. All with the smallest budget in League One and a total of less than £50k spent in transfer fees. Absolutely incredible, I can't believe it.

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December started with a rollercoaster of a game away v Sunderland. We had beaten them comfortably at the Stadium of Light in November in the PJT, but this was tougher against a full strength side. Thompson-Brissett opened the scoring just before half time, but after the break Aidan O'Brien scored two screamers for Sunderland to put them ahead (their only two shots on target all game). Rodney equalised in the 65th minute and in the 96th minute Thompson-Brissett bagged his second and the winner with the last kick of the game.

Outstanding captain Nathan Smith led by example again against MK Dons, grabbing the only goal, before Cullen was at the double as we easily beat Wimbledon. Rodney who was in fine form, and Jordan Stevens also on the scoresheet. Stevens has proved an excellent loan signing and a real added quality with goals and assists, whilst fellow loanees Mitch Clark and Bobby Thomas have been key to our defence, with Clark also just ahead of summer recruit Jake Taylor in the assists chart. Taylor has rarely been mentioned here, but he has proved an excellent acquisition, providing energy and quality in the centre of midfield, whilst Corry Evans has added superb solidity, even if he does get booked most games and may set a yellow card record before the end of the season.

Stevens scored the only goal against Burton, who had inflicted defeat on us earlier in the season, before Rodney fired in twice to help us to beat local rivals Crewe. The second round of the Papa John's Trophy saw a much changed team narrowly beat Fleetwood 1-0, our superb defensive record continuing whilst 18-year-old Nelson Agho scored the only goal. 16-year-old Ryan Hall also made his debut off the bench, and the young man who is our top prospect from last year's intake is one to look out for in the future.

Stevens, Cullen and Tom Conlon scored to see us past Peterborough on Boxing Day, and December ended with another win, this time 2-1 against Coventry. An own goal put us ahead in the 6th minute, before Thompson-Brissett doubled our lead. Coventry scored a late consolation but our winning run continued to confirm a 100% record in December and cap off an incredible 2021.

Surely this can't continue into 2022? It must be time for the bubble to burst soon?

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Bournemouth

Had a long break but managed to finish off season 5

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A lot of great performances, with a squad that's in or approaching it's peak years. 95% domestic bias too. Brewster really stepped up towards the end of the season and it's going to be hard to decide whether him or Dele partner Solanke next season.

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Won the league for the first time, the priority and my one trophy this season. Crazy amount of goals scored, in all competitions really:

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Aim for next season is to retain the title and go far in the Champions League, maybe win it who knows.

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Made a couple of signings from my favourite shopping centre, mainly as I've not been happy with the amount of goals I've conceded.

£800k for Hoyos.

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As well as that, a proper ball winner in midfield in Zuculini, for £425k

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Of course, this is tempered by losing a home grown player.

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Port Vale - Part 16, Season 2: January 2022

So this is the last of my updates in this format, I have included the first game in February as this takes you up to where I am at in real life. Things will slow down from now update wise, as I am a very slow player. Another good month overall in January, much tougher than last couple with fixtures continuing to come thick and fast and injuries piling up. Still unbeaten in the league though for another month.

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January started with the third round of the FA Cup and a trip to play Championship side QPR, who sit in the playoffs. A tough task but an excellent test if we are to be promoted to that level next year. The game was very close, we didn't create a huge amount but were very solid, they just produced one moment of real quality to win the game.

Back to the league there were another three straight victories. Stevens scored in the first minute and Agho the last as we secured a 2-0 victory over fellow promotion challengers Doncaster, before both Blackpool and Exeter were swatted aside. Cullen scored another hatrick against Blackpool, before we scored goals of real quality against Exeter. Captain Nathan Smith sidled up to take a freekick (never seen him do that before) and scored a stunner, Rodney grabbed two from the bench including a freekick of his own, whilst there also goals for Thompson-Brissett and youngster Agho.

The curse of penalties struck again in the Third Round of the Papa John's Trophy, as a much changed side were knocked out following a 2-2 draw v Bradford. Oyeleke and Agho both scored in normal time, but both missed penalties and we were knocked out by the League Two side.

Back in the league, our 12-game winning run was ended away at Gilingham. We should have won, Thompson-Brissett and Cullen putting us two goals up, but we threw it away late on. Smith was withdrawn to be rested on the hour mark, Clark soon went off injured, and Gillingham scored twice to make it 2-2. We thought we had escaped with a win when sub David Worrall returned from injury to put us 3-2 ahead, but there was another twist as Kyle Vassell equalised in the 88th minute to make it 3-3.

A bore 0-0 draw followed against Swindon, before we edged past Oxford 1-0, Stevens coming off the bench to immediately score the only goal. By this stage injuries and tiredness were starting to stack up. Eddie Carrington has missed 3 months with a broken leg, Worrall is back now but has missed a large period with injuries, Clark is out for a couple more weeks, Cullen injured his knee against Oxford and will miss a month and Conlon is ill. Added to that Evans has now been booked 16 times this season and has a 3-game suspension. I like having a small squad, but it is being tested to its limits right now.

On a transfer front it was a quiet month. There were two outgoings. 12 months after joining Luke Hannant left for a small fee to join Swindon. He had served us excellently for 12 months, but was unhappy about lack of recent playing time after emergence of Mundle and summer signing of Taylor.He actually made his Swindon debut as a sub against us. Alex Hurst also left. He had been on loan at Darlington for the first half of the season, having an average spell in the National League. I wanted him to be successful at Vale, but with promotion to the Championship on the cards, he would likely only be released at the end of the season. He moved to struggling Exeter, again for a small fee. There was only one addition, Danny Upson joining on a pre-arranged deal at the start of the month. He is only 16 and joined for 1.8k from Woking, where he had scored 4 goals in the National League. He is a long way from the first team currently, but definitely a bright prospect for the future.

I want the board to invest more in the u18s but they won't do, our youth level has slipped to level 4 which is very concerning, but amazingly the u18s are still winning the majority of their games and have somehow reached the quarter finals of the FA Youth Cup where they play Fulham (Stoke u18s are still in too). Eden Bailey, Henry Okenia and Ryan Hall all impressing, with the latter appearing on the bench in our first game of February against Portsmouth.

In truth, that was more out of necessity. Agho had also picked up a knock so was unavailable, so I needed to draft Hall in just to fill the bench. Portsmouth were second in League One and had thrashed us 3-0 earlier in the season, and very nearly ended our long unbeaten run here. John Marquis, who we seem to be unable to deal with, opened the scoring from a long ball from the keeper (hideous goal to concede) and against the run of play they went 2-0 when Summerville doubled their lead in the 66th minute.

It was time to go for it, two up front (which is very rare for me) and attacking mode. The architect of the comeback was an unlikely source in youngster Max Robson. Robson has featured the least of the three summer youngsters signed from Tottenham, but the 19-year-old was scintillating as a substitute here. He created numerous chances and got us back in the game with a stunning freekick. In the 87th minute Rodney deservedly equalised, considering we had 21 shots and dominated the game. Our unbeaten run was safe for now (22 in the league) and we have not lost at home since December 2020.

We host Ipswich though in midweek and that might be under threat due to injuries, suspensions and tiredness. Thomas, Stevens and Thompson-Brissett are all jaded and in need of a rest, along with others looking tired, so who knows what sort of team we will be able to field. For now though here is the league table, makes stunning reading, 15 points clear at the top.


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We've passed the first third of the season and it's yet another strong start...

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Our next three leagues fixtures are against Dorchester, Hendon and Beaconsfield, so there is an opportunity to really consolidate our position.

Our attack has been something to behold, scoring 39 goals in 13 matches. This has been mainly down to Gary Fitzpatrick and talisman Ricardo Rees, who have combined for 24 league goals (and 33 overall) and 10 assists, pretty much taking it in turns to destroy opposing defences.

Rees has notched up 84 goals and 31 assists in just over three seasons now, operating mainly as an inside forward on the right wing (with the occasional stint up front). I have no idea why he keeps renewing his contracts here because he could clearly play at a higher level. He's not the most technically-gifted player, but he is fast, can dribble and can finish, and generally has the beating of most full backs in the air:

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Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - Wikipedia

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN

So I finally got around to an EFL save on FM21. As mentioned in a previous post, I was after a club where there's no real expectations in season 1 in order for me to build a playing style the way I want it without too much pressure. This led me to taking the reigns at the Terriers. After being relegated from the Premiership a couple of seasons ago, the Yorkshire club followed it up with a rocky 18th placed return to the Championship. This is where why I come in...

With the transfers turned off and a local pro reputation, my aim for this season is to implement a playing style and to try and do so whilst evaluating the current squad. The board only want me to avoid a relegation battle, whilst focussing on bringing in youngsters through the transfer market. This is not meant as a dig to those who enjoy instant/constant success, but those type of saves really don't do it for me. I'd happily just settle in the first season for some clear progress on the pitch and a solid mid-table finish. This is how the table looks as we come to the end of 2021:

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I could not be happier! As it stands, we are 14 points clear of the bottom 3, all of whom look doomed already. Barring a complete second-half of the season meltdown, we should have no problem in meeting the board's expectation of avoid a relegation battle.

We've had some great results, average ones and some bad ones. We've been consistently inconsistent, a real hallmark of a mid-table team. Our defence has been excellent, in fact only Blackburn and Bournemouth have conceded less so far. It's in the attacking areas that we've struggled the most. The fact that Schindler and Sarr are 2nd and 3rd in my top scorers list behind Mbenza says it all! We need better quality out wide and I want to add some more goals from midfield. 

As for upcoming movement in the window, Vallejo and Keogh are already on their way out after being unhappy with their game time. Bacuna isn't interested in renewing his contract, so I may have to cash in on him in January to avoid losing him for free on a pre-contract. I've not really sounded any incomings yet. I've been trying to give opportunities to everyone in the squad as I like to find that one player that proves me wrong on my initial assessment (Pipa so far in this case). 

I've not mentioned (until now) that we're only 6 points off the play-offs because to be honest, I don't really want them. Hopefully we can keep going though and make sure our season doesn't just die out.

Up The Terriers!!

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26 minutes ago, smplfc123 said:

So I finally got around to an EFL save on FM21. As mentioned in a previous post, I was after a club where there's no real expectations in season 1 in order for me to build a playing style the way I want it without too much pressure. This led me to taking the reigns at the Terriers. After being relegated from the Premiership a couple of seasons ago, the Yorkshire club followed it up with a rocky 18th placed return to the Championship. This is where why I come in...

I could not be happier! As it stands, we are 14 points clear of the bottom 3, all of whom look doomed already. Barring a complete second-half of the season meltdown, we should have no problem in meeting the board's expectation of avoid a relegation battle.

I've not mentioned (until now) that we're only 6 points off the play-offs because to be honest, I don't really want them. Hopefully we can keep going though and make sure our season doesn't just die out.

Up The Terriers!!

I've been looking forward to this, and have been casting an eye over Huddersfield myself. Slow-build saves are the ones I always crave too, but hardly ever seem to get them (although I rarely win the league). I think I need to follow your footsteps and lower my reputation (normally just set to club suitable one) in order to have a real struggle. Other than Reading in the PL, where I am struggling just fine ;)

Anyway, back to you, and that is a very decent start. Comfortably mid-table which is a realistic target to set yourself. I would agree that the squad really lacks quality in attack, but defensively seems good enough. Keep up the good work mate.

@CityAndColourThis is your year my friend! Going really well, and hopefully you'll finish the job - you deserve it.

@Dave92A few dropped points recently but you would never have dreamed of being 15 points clear.

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44 minutes ago, smplfc123 said:

we should have no problem in meeting the board's expectation of avoid a relegation battle

Good stuff. But halfway through the season you do seem to be at risk of achieving a playoff position :lol:.

1 hour ago, CityAndColour said:

yet another strong start

Brilliant start. You'll have to forgive me but I can't remember what level you're at now, but it looks like Tier 7 (whatever is below the VNS?) But another promotion would be a great achievement.

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Its been a busy transfer window, and its nice not to be interupted by transfer embargo :lol:

We spent most of the budget on Ronald Araujo so the rest are most trading of squad players.

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Most notable signings:

Our most important signing was towards the end of last season, we paid 20m (potentially goes to 27m) for Araujo from Barca, who was on loan last season, our absolutely backbone in the defence.

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We also somehow got Phil Foden on loan, its crazy Man City would put him on loan list, although his wage is on higher end, I think its a no brainer since we have no chance nor budget to buy someone of his calibar.

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And this one is probably my best signing so far in this save, a media certified wonderkid on a free transfer, we are very lucky to sign him since no other team even put a bid. Could be the core of our team for next 10+ years.

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Norwich City, October 2020

With the first transfer window just closed it's time for the first update from Carrow Road. As already reported, the major issue is the daily doom-laden forecasts about the club failing FFP regulations. My inexpert opinion is that we'll probably be OK, but it has made me ultra-cautious with the £5m available for transfers. The club had completed a lot of business before my arrival. Incoming signings included Jacob Sorensen, a CB/DM from Esbjerg, Kieran Dowell from Everton, who can play across the midfield or out wide on the right, striker Jordan Hugill from West Ham, Aston Villa GK Orjan Nyland who is backup for Tim Krul. Two defenders were also brought in on loan - CB Ben Gibson from Burnley and LB Dimitris Giannoulis from PAOK.

Notable departures included LB Jamal Lewis to Newcastle, CB Ben Godfrey to Everton, and the loans of CB Tim Klose, CM Tom Trybull and forward Josip Drmic.

At the end of all that, I found a squad that was still over-staffed in midfield, short at CB and RB, and with just two strikers in the first team. In an effort to raise some funds and reduce the wage bill, I moved on several CMs including Moritz Leitner, Marco Stiepermann, Alexander Tettey and Mario Vrancic, and then set about filling some of the holes. An extra striker was easy: Adam Idah was moved up from the u23 squad. The vacancy as backup RB to Max Aarons caused by a long-term injury to Sam Byram was filled with the loan of West Ham prospect Ben Johnson. Finding a fourth CB was more of a challenge - I didn't want to spend much money but the arrival of Johnson took us up to the 5-loan limit. But Liverpool's Nathan Phillips was available for £300k, and while he doesn't look like a long-term solution, I felt he could do a job for us in the Championship.

And that, I thought, was that. And then we lost CMs Sorensen and Lukas Rupp to injury, which left us extremely short-staffed in central midfield, compounded when another CM, Kenny McLean, also did his knee ligaments. In timely fashion, my scouting team flagged up the availability of Millwall's Ben Thompson for £575k. Like Philips, he might not make the transition to the Premiership - should we get there - but he has great physical and mental attributes and, as you'd expect given his background, has tremendous terrier-like qualities.

Early Form

We began the season with the usual expedition in the Carabao Cup and comfortably saw off lower league opponents Crawley and Shrewsbury before the unfortunate 3rd round draw threw up an away tie at Arsenal, which we duly lost 0-2. Our opening games in the league have been pretty good - especially in light of the number of injuries that also denied us star RW Emi Buendia, the newly-signed Philips, and both of my LBs.

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You'll see that we started with a 433 system, which did OK but does require 3 fit CMs, which we didn't have for the visit of Derby, so we tried a 442 in that game with some success. I'm not certain which of the two systems we'll use long term - with only 3 first-team strikers the 442 is problematic - but it's good to have the option to switch.

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All things considered, an undefeated start to the campaign and a place among the playoffs is encouraging. The board wants promotion by any means possible but I'm hoping to achieve that without the lottery of the playoffs. 

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6 minutes ago, warlock said:

All things considered, an undefeated start to the campaign and a place among the playoffs is encouraging. The board wants promotion by any means possible but I'm hoping to achieve that without the lottery of the playoffs. 

Nice start, Norwich has really strong fundation to build on, in my current save even they are yoyo team currently back in Championship, they still have some really strong original players I can't afford.

Will be following your journey, hoping for auto promotion first season!

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40 minutes ago, warlock said:

Norwich City, October 2020

With the first transfer window just closed it's time for the first update from Carrow Road. As already reported, the major issue is the daily doom-laden forecasts about the club failing FFP regulations. My inexpert opinion is that we'll probably be OK, but it has made me ultra-cautious with the £5m available for transfers. The club had completed a lot of business before my arrival. Incoming signings included Jacob Sorensen, a CB/DM from Esbjerg, Kieran Dowell from Everton, who can play across the midfield or out wide on the right, striker Jordan Hugill from West Ham, Aston Villa GK Orjan Nyland who is backup for Tim Krul. Two defenders were also brought in on loan - CB Ben Gibson from Burnley and LB Dimitris Giannoulis from PAOK.

Notable departures included LB Jamal Lewis to Newcastle, CB Ben Godfrey to Everton, and the loans of CB Tim Klose, CM Tom Trybull and forward Josip Drmic.

At the end of all that, I found a squad that was still over-staffed in midfield, short at CB and RB, and with just two strikers in the first team. In an effort to raise some funds and reduce the wage bill, I moved on several CMs including Moritz Leitner, Marco Stiepermann, Alexander Tettey and Mario Vrancic, and then set about filling some of the holes. An extra striker was easy: Adam Idah was moved up from the u23 squad. The vacancy as backup RB to Max Aarons caused by a long-term injury to Sam Byram was filled with the loan of West Ham prospect Ben Johnson. Finding a fourth CB was more of a challenge - I didn't want to spend much money but the arrival of Johnson took us up to the 5-loan limit. But Liverpool's Nathan Phillips was available for £300k, and while he doesn't look like a long-term solution, I felt he could do a job for us in the Championship.

And that, I thought, was that. And then we lost CMs Sorensen and Lukas Rupp to injury, which left us extremely short-staffed in central midfield, compounded when another CM, Kenny McLean, also did his knee ligaments. In timely fashion, my scouting team flagged up the availability of Millwall's Ben Thompson for £575k. Like Philips, he might not make the transition to the Premiership - should we get there - but he has great physical and mental attributes and, as you'd expect given his background, has tremendous terrier-like qualities.

Early Form

We began the season with the usual expedition in the Carabao Cup and comfortably saw off lower league opponents Crawley and Shrewsbury before the unfortunate 3rd round draw threw up an away tie at Arsenal, which we duly lost 0-2. Our opening games in the league have been pretty good - especially in light of the number of injuries that also denied us star RW Emi Buendia, the newly-signed Philips, and both of my LBs.

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You'll see that we started with a 433 system, which did OK but does require 3 fit CMs, which we didn't have for the visit of Derby, so we tried a 442 in that game with some success. I'm not certain which of the two systems we'll use long term - with only 3 first-team strikers the 442 is problematic - but it's good to have the option to switch.

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All things considered, an undefeated start to the campaign and a place among the playoffs is encouraging. The board wants promotion by any means possible but I'm hoping to achieve that without the lottery of the playoffs. 

Nice! I'm currently managing Norwich as it happens.. in second season right now, and the team is super strong with the talent already at the club, the strong finances and the great youth in depth

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1 hour ago, warlock said:

Brilliant start. You'll have to forgive me but I can't remember what level you're at now, but it looks like Tier 7 (whatever is below the VNS?) But another promotion would be a great achievement.

Haha - I'm at the same level I started. It's my fourth season in tier 7, still trying to get my first promotion!

Have finished 2nd, 3rd and 3rd, but haven't been able to crack the playoffs so far. Yate do start as the lowest rep side in tier 7 but I have built a very good squad now, so not going up will be a bit of a failure.

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22 minutes ago, CityAndColour said:

haven't been able to crack the playoffs so far.

Ah... was sure you'd got at least one promotion, but the playoffs are a serious pain. Hopefully you can maintain your current form and go straight up this time!

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7 hours ago, warlock said:

Norwich City, October 2020

With the first transfer window just closed it's time for the first update from Carrow Road. As already reported, the major issue is the daily doom-laden forecasts about the club failing FFP regulations. My inexpert opinion is that we'll probably be OK, but it has made me ultra-cautious with the £5m available for transfers. The club had completed a lot of business before my arrival. Incoming signings included Jacob Sorensen, a CB/DM from Esbjerg, Kieran Dowell from Everton, who can play across the midfield or out wide on the right, striker Jordan Hugill from West Ham, Aston Villa GK Orjan Nyland who is backup for Tim Krul. Two defenders were also brought in on loan - CB Ben Gibson from Burnley and LB Dimitris Giannoulis from PAOK.

Notable departures included LB Jamal Lewis to Newcastle, CB Ben Godfrey to Everton, and the loans of CB Tim Klose, CM Tom Trybull and forward Josip Drmic.

At the end of all that, I found a squad that was still over-staffed in midfield, short at CB and RB, and with just two strikers in the first team. In an effort to raise some funds and reduce the wage bill, I moved on several CMs including Moritz Leitner, Marco Stiepermann, Alexander Tettey and Mario Vrancic, and then set about filling some of the holes. An extra striker was easy: Adam Idah was moved up from the u23 squad. The vacancy as backup RB to Max Aarons caused by a long-term injury to Sam Byram was filled with the loan of West Ham prospect Ben Johnson. Finding a fourth CB was more of a challenge - I didn't want to spend much money but the arrival of Johnson took us up to the 5-loan limit. But Liverpool's Nathan Phillips was available for £300k, and while he doesn't look like a long-term solution, I felt he could do a job for us in the Championship.

And that, I thought, was that. And then we lost CMs Sorensen and Lukas Rupp to injury, which left us extremely short-staffed in central midfield, compounded when another CM, Kenny McLean, also did his knee ligaments. In timely fashion, my scouting team flagged up the availability of Millwall's Ben Thompson for £575k. Like Philips, he might not make the transition to the Premiership - should we get there - but he has great physical and mental attributes and, as you'd expect given his background, has tremendous terrier-like qualities.

Early Form

We began the season with the usual expedition in the Carabao Cup and comfortably saw off lower league opponents Crawley and Shrewsbury before the unfortunate 3rd round draw threw up an away tie at Arsenal, which we duly lost 0-2. Our opening games in the league have been pretty good - especially in light of the number of injuries that also denied us star RW Emi Buendia, the newly-signed Philips, and both of my LBs.

You'll see that we started with a 433 system, which did OK but does require 3 fit CMs, which we didn't have for the visit of Derby, so we tried a 442 in that game with some success. I'm not certain which of the two systems we'll use long term - with only 3 first-team strikers the 442 is problematic - but it's good to have the option to switch.

All things considered, an undefeated start to the campaign and a place among the playoffs is encouraging. The board wants promotion by any means possible but I'm hoping to achieve that without the lottery of the playoffs. 

A solid start despite the injuries. From being overstocked in midfield to being short after moving some out was unlucky. The pressure is on you my friend!

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Hey guys, 

Struggled to get into a save this year so it's time for a return to my beloved FL for a meaningful club to build up to the top. 

Usually enjoy starting in League one but am flexible for the right project in the champ or league 2.

Does anyone have any good ideas for some update saves? I like a team with a good stadium and budgets/youth or a potential star to build around.

Was thinking maybe Plymouth with Jephcott or Doncaster with Bostock, Richards and Sims?

Would love to hear your thoughts and then provide some nice updates in here. 

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