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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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January 2025

 

Transfers 

I was right to be upset about the board takeover. Not only are they not investing any money into the club. But I will let the below screenshots do the talking.

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What a disaster. 

I'm angry and upset by this. I think this will take longer to heal than the Euros Final. Why the board would want to sell the two best players in the league for a combined £16.5k is absolutely beyond belief, especially with our season going so well.

 

Results/League Table

Another good month in the league, ending with what could be the start of a very bad spell with Brodaric and Ribicic leaving us shortly after the Jadran game. Imotski have fallen off a cliff, loosing their last 5 games, putting us firmly in the driving seat for the last 10 games of the season.

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February 2025

 

Results/League Table

Looking like a big wobble is coming due to the board. If we do not win this league, we only have one person to blame, the new chairman. All of our goals have dried up, only scoring 3, and 2 of them coming from penalties.

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March 2025

 

Results/League Table

Yet another successful month coupled with dropped points from everyone around us means we have been crowned champions of the south division with 4 games to spare (Last 2 games are in April.) All questions about the midfield have been answered by the emergence of Ante Bender and Josip Mijatovic, Bender also with a 16 for free kicks. There will be an April post with the last games of the regular season, and thinking of a separate post for the promotion league campaign.

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Other News

Such a shame. The fans are not happy with the current administration due to the sale of Brodaric and Ribicic, which is perfectly understandable.

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Youth Intake

Again, nothing much from this intake. A,B,C, and D have all been signed but I only really have hope for Tomislav Butorovic. I am running out of patience with this HoYD, 1 more shoddy intake and I might look to replace him.

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April 2025

 

Results/League Table

With the league won, the last two games were nothing apart from continuing our form going into the promotion group. 2 wins from 2 is a job well done.

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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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April/May - Promotion Group

Aaaaaaannnddddd its liveeeee

Going into this group I dont hold high hopes, due to the Souths inability to finish anywhere other than 5th or 4th over the past few years. On paper we go into 8 tough fixtures.

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First game

I think this will be a very tough group if this luck continues. 2 missed penalties and domination in the game still leading to a loss, hopefully this wont continue.

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7 Games in

After a draw with Marsonia, I thought we were done for and another season in the 3rd division loomed, but then 4 wins on the bounce only conceding 1 goal in that run gave us a great shot of promotion going into the last game, with 3 teams still in the run in, and we play the bottom side, with a draw being enough to win promotion.

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Final Game

What a final game. With our history of bottling big games, I thought this would be a similar story, but another dominating performance ensured us to go up in top spot of the group! Second division here we come!

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2024-25 Season Review

Finally promotion to the second division! 3rd time was a charm. I dont think we will have to do a lot to the squad to get a stable finish next season, maybe one or two players to replace some older players, but very happy overall. Next season, I am hoping for a mid-table finish and then promotion the year after, depending on the strength of teams coming down from the first division. An issue may be that we are now in a division mixed with both full and part time teams, so could be a stumbling block.

 

Player Stats

Players Used - 29

Top Goalscorer - Dzemal Ibishi (38 goals (40 (1) apps))

Most Assists - Novak Zagmester/Duro Simic (11 assists (41 apps))

Highest Avg. Rating - Dzemal Ibishi (7.42 - 38 goals/3 assists (40 (1) apps))

 

Team of the Season/Player Awards

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Other News

Some positives and negatives. Signed a new 2 year deal, but due to the board not investing, there is no way we can get our facilities back until we hit Europe.

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1 hour ago, Muttley84 said:

Nice steady growth. Maybe now in second division you can attract on cheap or free loans some interesting youth playera from first division big boys.

Thanks for the suggestion.

I have tried to get some good young players back including our 2 scarlets, but a lot of players wont come due to our reputation still being the worst in the league by a long shot. Currently around 100th highest reputation in Croatia and still half a star.

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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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2025-2026 Pre-Season

Transfers

Have been busy getting rid of some deadwood from the side, as well as bringing in some new blood to have a consolidation season in the second division. As referenced in the post above, I have tried to loan some youth players from bigger clubs in the first division, but our reputation is so small, we dont have a hope in hell of signing them. Even clubs like Napoli are sniffing around for Ribicic!

 

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Outs

First with the outs, nobody of note stands out, mainly backups and players that were sitting in the U-19s and not getting a sniff at the first team.

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I have continued our loaning policy.

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Ins

I tell a lie, I did bring in a DC from the first division, but mainly as a bench player, will doubt that he will appear much in the coming season.

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A few players here that will feature in the first team a lot this season, including a 34 year old Gaston Ramirez!

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Pre-Season Odds

Not as bad as I would have imagined, but with the 3 second teams with N/A, I imagine that we are around 13th.

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August 2025

 

Results/League Table

Very solid start to the league, as well as a win in our first ever match in the Croatian cup, which at the minute is our only ticket into Europe if we pull of a miracle win. New signings doing well, and the emergence of Novak Zagmester continuing his form from last season is making him a key player in the squad.

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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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September 2025

 

Results/League Table

Another good month, winning in the first round of the cup quite comfortably, and remaining unbeaten in the league, beating all 2nd teams from the top division! 

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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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October 2025

 

Results/League Table

Our first defeat of the season, disappointing as we were 1-0 up for a while too. We also had a slip up against split in the cup, we went 3-0 down before half an hour, so I made 4 subs and we bought it back to 3-3, and were unlucky to lose out on penalties. We are looking comfortable in this league though, which is promising.

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November 2025

 

Results/League Table

An solid if not spectacular month in terms of results. Should really have beaten 17th place Dragovoljac but could only muster a 1-1 draw. Results elsewhere see us, Rudes and Mladost opening up a gap at the top, could our final promotion (hopefully) beckon?

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10 hours ago, deltablue said:

Good luck hunting another promotion.

Cheers mate, looking good for a top 3 finish judging on current league form, which is more than ideal for a first season.

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HNK Zadar - Fallen Giants

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December 2025

 

Results/League Table 

Last games of the calendar season, there is a break throughout January, which will be filled with some friendlies against 5th tier sides. Again though, more dropped points against teams towards the bottom of the division is becoming a real achillies heel for us. Sitting 2nd going into the break with a good few points between us and 5th is a good sign though.

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Other News 

Another member of staff has been poached by a club in and around us, this time to be the manager of a team in the third teir.

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Youth Intake

Pretty average looking year, judging by previous intake previews. I think this is the last chance for our HoYD to produce a semi-decent player before we look at replacing him.

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January 2026

 

No league matches in January, as there is a month break from the league. League games returning in Feb update.

 

News

One huge bit of news is that Ribicic has been sold to Napoli! Imagine if we could have kept hold of him.

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February 2026

 

Transfers

Just one outgoing, another youth prospect poached from us, this time on a pre-contract, tried to offer out a long contract when the bid came in, but in the end I was powerless to stop him from leaving.

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Results/League Table

A tough loss against a newly promoted team, followed up by 2 defensivley solid performances see us go top of the league with our superior goal difference. Am confident saying that this is now a 3 horse race to get promotion, but weirder things have happened so far in this career.

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March 2026

 

Results/League Table

A perfect month, 4 wins from 4 and 0 goals conceded! Despite this, Mladost are keeping the pace with us, and still sit level on points with us, but Kustosija have dropped off the pace slightly, hopefully this rich vein of form will continue for us.

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Other News

After a few months of getting either runner up or 3rd place, we finally get our first manager award, I think that even if we finish 2nd or 3rd this season, we should be good for manager of the season.

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Youth Intake

A better intake than usual, with most of these players on my radar for signing. 

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April 2026

 

Results/League Table

A very iffy month going into the final 5 games of the season, the one shining light was the 4-2 demolition of Mladost, but Kustosija have made an unbelievable recovery, bringing them right back into the title race. Could this be our year, and the return of the back to back promotions.

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May 2026

 

Transfers

Just one signing, have bought in a winger, mainly to be a first team player/utility sub, but a good signing by all accounts.

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Run-in

If we look at the run in, I would say that the league is ours to lose, but Mladost do have a slightly easier run in, due to the game between us and Kustosija.

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Results/League Table

Great. Another season bottled. But there are some positives to take out of the season, and we have to remember that this is our first season in the second division, with the lowest reputation and one of the lowest wage bills.

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2025-26 Season Review

Gutted to miss out on the title with a wobbly last 2 months of the season, you can hand pick any game in that run in and said that we should really have won it, but this team has history of bottling title challenges. But like I said in the above post, coming second in our first season in the division is nothing to be sniffed at, especially with a wins against 2nd teams and fully pro teams.

 

Player Stats

Players Used - 26

Top Goalscorer - Marko Bibic (25 Goals (30 (3) apps))

Most Assists - Ante Bender (21 Assists (34 (1) apps))

Highest Avg. Rating - Marko Bibic (7.30/25 goals/2 assists (30(3) apps))

 

Team of the Season/Player Awards

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Other News

Bibic was beaten to top goalscorer by a Brazilian who I tried to sign in pre-season, if we had signed him, I think we would have won the league.

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2026-27 Pre-Season

 

Transfers

Out

Starting with the negatives, the board going over our heads again selling some of the better youth players to teams in the first division. Have tried to get Loncar back in on loan but this was obviously snubbed by the player.

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Another key player on his way out.

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Or is he?!? Loving the commitment.

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Celic leaving earlier in the pre-season. Tried offering a contract, but nothing that I could do to stop it going through.

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Some old heads leaving, most notably Sugic and Stupar. Some youth players also leaving to go to another 2nd division side. 

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In

Some exciting prospects coming in this summer, Bororo from Brazil and Casoppero from Argentina, both coming in to feature in the 1st team on 1-3 year contracts. Have also 'raided' the first division for the best young prospects we can get our hands on, I dont think that any will be regulars, but reliable bench players.

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Other News

Managed to sell a clause on one of our ex young superstars sale. Doesn't look like he will be going for any more than £100k, so business well done here.

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Another job offer I have to turn down.

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Results

A good pre-season by all accounts, not conceding very much, and scoring goals freely.

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Pre-Season Odds

Same as last season, pretty good considering that we are still the lowest reputation side in the league by a long, long shot.

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44 minutes ago, deltablue said:

Tough luck with the poor end of the season to miss out on promotion.

Cheers mate. Hopefully we don't get second season syndrome, I think that a league win in the coming season may be pushing it due to the professional status of other teams in the league.

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August 2026

 

Transfers

Just one transfer of note, Lelas getting to big for his shoes and forcing a move to another team in our division. Doubt we will see him play much for the Zmijavci, but this is one player I probably wont be bringing back.

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Serie A Sassuolo are in for one of our youth players!

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Results/League Table

Turned over Zmijavci in the first game of the season, with new boy Bororo getting on the scoresheet, I thought that normal service was resuming, but came crashing back to earth against arguably two of the stronger sides in the division. Hopefully this is a small blip, but already puts us behind in the title race.

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September 2026

 

Transfers

Just one out, Gaston Ramirez was getting on and costing a lot of money with very little result.

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Results/League Table

What is going on? Thought that our luck had changed after Ibishi gets a start and a 5 goal performance. But then, apart from a win in the first round of the cup, we are awful. Not loosing heavily, but not producing many highlights offensively. We could be in a relegation battle for the first time in the save. Any ideas are welcome.

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October 2026

 

Results/League Table

Our poor form continues, I am lost to what to do, have heavily rotated the team, tweaked tactics, the lot. Hopefully this will come to an end soon, but we can kiss our title hopes away for this season. We have also 1 loss away from breaking a save record for most league defeats in a season, currently sitting at 7.

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200 games into the save already.

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November 2026

 

Results/League Table

I don't know what's happened, but we have performed some kind of miracle. Winning 3 out of 4 games, and almost scoring at will, with most of the wins coming against teams in the top half of the league. 

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Due to our fantastic month, we have players in first and second place for the player of the month award...

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And also a 3rd place in the manager of the month award for myself.

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11 minutes ago, deltablue said:

Good thing the bottom two are so terrible :D

Thankfully yes! I dont know if Osijek 2 are just having a similar wobble to us, as they are a fully pro team, but Split definitely are one of if not the worst team in the league. It looks like there are a couple of teams that you would expect to be in the top half are currently struggling, so hopefully there will be some sort of shift in luck for us soon. 

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December 2026

 

Transfers

One bit of positive business is former player Loncar coming back in on loan until the end of the season, to provide competition in midfield given our awful form.

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Results/League Table

A mixed bag, loosing to a promotion chasing team narrowly despite completely dominating, but beating bottom of the table Split 2-0 in a nervy performance. Going into the second half of the season, we sit 15 points above the relegation zone, so hopefully won't have to worry about a relegation battle and just focus on gaining as many points as possible.

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Youth Intake

Given our track record of producing iffy youth intakes, I am pessimistic going into this seasons, but am looking forward to seeing it nether the less.

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January 2027

 

Transfers

Out

Just a few players going out. One big one is Ibishi going back to North Macedonia, as he had his heart set on leaving, a club icon in my opinion and sad to see him go. Have also loaned out some youngsters and Brekalo will leave at the end of the season on a pre-contract sale.

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In

Due to our inability to play football this season, I have bought in a load of players in on loan mid-season, which I generally try to stay away from doing. Kurtovic has re-joined on loan, but will probably only see the bench depending on form.

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And have also had a mini raid of Junak for both of there DMs. Possibly a bit panicky, but the availability of good DMs is very low at the minute.

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I have also bought another coach in, mainly due to the fact that we needed a new face, and our training facilities are unable to be upgraded, so bringing in a class coach might help the training situation slightly.

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February 2027

 

Results/League Table

Pretty quiet month apart from games. Our awful run of form continues.

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I have a feeling that we may need a few more seasons in this division before we can think about promotion. The problem seems to be that we are still semi-pro, when everyone in the top half are professional. We can't make any prize money until we get to Europe, we also have poor facilities, which we cant upgrade because of the lack of money and board that are allergic to spending money. Another issue is our reputation is still rock bottom of the league, meaning we cant attract the better players, this in turn means without a lucky draw, we can't progress further than the 2nd round of the cup, which limits reputation boost. A few seasons ago I mentioned the 3rd tier is the hardest to get out of, that was clearly a mistake, as this division will be the death of me.

 

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March 2027

 

Results/League Table

A great month for us, even managing to cheese our way to a 2-2 draw with Dinamo 2 to ensure an unbeaten month. We climb 4 places in the table, but still 22 points off top spot. I think if we aim for 4th-8th region of the table, we can say that we have done alright this season.

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Our loanee Franic has been on fire this month, getting runner up in the player of the month, and getting first place in the goal of the month award.

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Youth Intake

Apart from Igor Lopez, a pretty meh intake. Only a couple here have been offered contracts (a,b,c,e). Lopez is already looking like a second division player, and will slot into the team as soon as he is 17 next season.

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April 2027

 

Results/League Table

Another undefeated month. If we can keep this up, we can still finish 4th, which would be an unreal achievement given our slow start to the season.

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Came 3rd in the manager of the month award after the month, presumably as loads of other teams have also slipped up.

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May 2026

 

Results/League Table

A decent finish to the league season. Finishing in 8th spot, 2 places above predicted, but more importantly, a huge turnaround from the start of the season. The game against Marsonia showed how good we can be on our game (in hidden post), and we also managed a cheesy win against eventual champions.

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No manager of the season award for us for obvious reasons. But we have come second in the manager of the month award. Not sure what these manager points do, I assume it goes towards manager reputation, but we have been racking these up over the last couple of seasons, so can only be a good thing.

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2026-27 Season Review

A pretty poor season by all accounts, I am blaming on second season syndrome, which we managed to snap out of in the second half of the season. Will be continuing with the loaning strategy that has worked in the second half of this season, hopefully can push on next season to make some more inroads into promotion to the first division. 

 

First half of the season

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Second half of the season

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Player Stats

Players Used - 36

Top Goalscorer - 9 Goals - Evair Bororo (34 (1) apps)/Lovre Supe 2a (24 (7) apps)/Zeljko Franic (16 (10) apps) 

Most Assists - Ante Bender (9 Assists (35 apps))

Highest Avg. Rating - Zeljko Franic (7.08 - 9 Goals/2 Assists (16 (10) apps))


Team of the Season/Player Awards

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We got this through after the last game of the season.

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Just in time for this message to come through.

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And also one of the better scouts is also retiring.

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Even after the poor season, we have been offered a new 3 year deal.

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Season-by-Season

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2027-28 Pre-Season

 

Transfers

Out

Starting with players being released, a few goodbyes to some experienced players, mainly Ferenc Tonhaizer, who wasnt playing and was getting on a bit in age, Isaac Solet also leaving after not impressing despite being a solid bench player.

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Still continuing to ship out our loan players out to mainly the 3rd and 4th tier.

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A few squad players also leaving on a free transfer. Will be interesting to see how Mijatovic gets on in the second division with another club.

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Casoppero also has left after getting too big for his boots and demanding a transfer to a bigger team. I really wasn't that impressed with him and am happy to get him off the books.

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In

Continuing to loan in a load of youth players from the 1st division for no money at all, they will make up probably around a quarter of my match day squad and be useful rotation players. Also Braian Marcelo coming in from Argentina to lead the line. 

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Backroom Staff

Some shuffling around in the backroom staff, as 3 members of staff are all under offer, Brlek has stayed put, but both Jure Jerbic and Skorout have both left to become managers in the lower divisions.

 

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Still the lowest reputation team in the division, but we are slowly catching up to the pack.

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Results

Very impressive results, granted all against lower league teams, but only conceding 1 in 7 games is a good omen.

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Pre-Season Odds

Another mid table finish is expected by the media, I would like to think that we have the quality in the squad to push on towards 3rd place as a minimum, but Grobnican have had a takeover and are offering players big money, so we may have them as a stumbling block this time around.

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August 2027

 

Results/League Table

A pretty good start to the season, beating recently relegated Zdralovi in the first game of the season before dismantling Opatija in the next game. A tight game in the cup against 3rd tier Petrinja sends us through to the first round. A disappointing loss against Zapresic put a small damper on the month, but at least it is not a repeat of last season so far.

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Other News

New signing Marcelo already making his mark on the league with 4 goals in 3.

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Also, superstar Igor Lopez being called up to Spain U-19 despite being 16 and not playing a game for the first team.

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September 2027

 

Results/League Table

Another solid month, only losing once in the league against a strong Dinamo team. Also knocked out of the cup against Zmijavci, which was due to a comical own goal in extra time. In all honesty, I don't think that I will care about the cup until we are a solid 1st division side, just down to the fact that there is no prize money, and I don't think that there is a gate split like in the FA Cup. At the end of the month we see ourselves 2 points off top position.

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Other News

Look how many big teams are in for Lopez! Hopefully because his market value is so low, teams will not bid enough for the board to accept the deal over our head. Will keep people posted if any bids materialise. 

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October 2027

 

Results/League Table

Another meh month, we are still up the top end of the league, but with 7 dropped points this month, we could have been away at the top. Will this month come back to haunt us at the end of the season?

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Other News

Brilliant, Bororo is out for around 6-8 games at a minimum, wont be playing until around the new year.

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Is Celic another youth prospect that got away?

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November 2027

 

Results/League Table

A great month in terms of results against teams in and around us in the league, mainly the Grobnican game and saving a draw against Bijelo Brdo, who are 3rd and 4th respectively. The gap between title challengers and mid table is also forming quite nicely and we are 2 points off top, but with a -10 goal difference compared to Zdralovi.

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Other News

New signing Marcelo is an absolute god send for us at the minute, being the focal point of the team and scoring nearly a goal a game so far.

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December 2027

 

Results/League Table

A perfect, yet unbusy month. 2 wins from 2 and a slip up by Zdralovi sees us move to top of the table on account of our win against them at the start of the season. There is now a clear gap between us and mid table.

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Probably due to the fact that there was a limited number of games, but was a class goal.

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Youth Intake

Golden generation with that many negatives, don't think so.

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January 2028

 

No games this month, so only a couple of interesting bits and bobs. One being an injury to Marcelo, thankfully he will be wearing a cast to allow him to play through injury

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The other piece of news is about a youth prospect and some bids that have come in for him, obviously these have all been rejected.

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February 2028

 

Results/League Table

What a month, solid defensive performances and loving the greenness. Also a gap is starting to form between 2nd and 3rd, could this be the year?

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Other News

Manager of the month and goal of the month!

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March 2028

 

Results/League Table

After taking a break from FM for a few weeks, we play 1st and 3rd 2 games on the spin, winning against Grobnican but losing heavily to Mladost Zdravlovi. The results elsewhere see us slip to second, but still 7 points clear of 3rd. Hopefully we can get another run going and get promotion finally.

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Youth Intake

Another pretty meh intake, only a,b, and c being signed onto youth contracts.

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April 2028

 

Results/League Table

Wow, what a month! We have been brilliant at closing games out and grinding out results. Bororo and Marcelo being brilliant throughout the month, scoring the majority of our goals. Results elsewhere push us 4 points clear of the table with 4 games left, we only need 2 wins and a draw to secure the title. Surely we cant bottle this again.

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Other News

This is pretty much expected after the month we have had, goal of the month, a third place finish in the player of the month and a manager of the month award for me.

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