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    1. An Introduction

      Welcome to the Football Manager™ Touch 2021 Manual. It is designed to help familiarise you with the key areas of the game, to make you feel more comfortable as you get to grips with each module, and to hopefully be informative and educational. There are questions posed throughout that are answered to hopefully directly address any issues you might encounter or any queries you might have in your quest for glory. It is intended to appeal to the entire spectrum of football managers, from
    2. Quick Start Guide

      Having installed and launched Football Manager™ Touch 2021, you’ll understandably want to get stuck right in to a new game. The very first thing you need to do, however, is create your Manager Profile. Creating a Manager Profile The very first thing you’ll do upon starting Football Manager™ Touch 2021 is create your managerial profile. The first section concerns your biographical details. Following this, you tailor your physical appearance. The ‘Appearance’ section allows you to c
    3. The User Interface

      Football Manager™ Touch 2021’s interface has been designed to ensure that playing the game is as easy as possible. The following is a glossary to help explain some of the terms referred to in this manual that appear frequently in the game. Let’s begin with a short explanation on the two main control methods. Control Methods ·         The main control methods for mobile devices can be found under the ‘Touch Controls’ tab on the Preferences screen when using that version of the game
    4. Introduction to Football Manager™ Touch 2021

      If you’re new to football, new to Football Manager™ Touch, or just fancy a little bit of a refresher on some core game principles and information, this section should provide some assistance on how best to go about your managerial career. It also contains information about some of the more complicated leagues available to manage in as well as a glossary of terms that you’re likely to encounter as you play. Beginner’s Guide Welcome to Football Manager™ Touch 2021! We’ve created a beginn
    5. Managerial Home and Profile

      Profile As a manager, you have a profile in the same way as all players and staff have a profile. Your managerial attributes are displayed on the ‘Manager Profile’ section from the Home screen. The ‘Manager Profile’ section also details your personal biographical information. Your profile is directly impacted by the decisions you make as manager. It also features eight characteristics, in addition to the coaching attributes found on every non-player. Those characteristics are as follow
    6. Inbox and News

      Inbox Your Inbox is the main hub of your game world. All important information relating directly to you or any part of your club arrives here in the form of a news item. How do I know what’s important and what isn’t? As a basic rule of thumb, anything that comes to your Inbox should be considered important, as it’s always going to concern you or your job as manager. However, there are some items that are more important than others, and these are indicated to you with a red accent
    7. Your Squad and Team Report

      Squad and Team Report You’ll spend much of your time poring over the Squad screen as you look to develop and mould a group of individual players into a finely tuned machine capable of success. It’s therefore worth familiarising yourself with this particular screen, and the screens associated with it. The Team Report is the best way to take both an at-a-glance look and a detailed study of the players available to you. It is a comprehensive breakdown of your squad from top to bottom, wit
    8. Player Happiness

      Part of successful team-building is ensuring that your squad comes together in the right way, developing inter-personal relationships and having the right characters to pick the team up when they’re doing badly and to keep things going when doing well. How important is it to maintain a happy squad? It cannot be stated strongly enough that the morale and happiness of your players is one of the biggest factors in whether or not you succeed as a manager. You can have the most talented pla
    9. Development

      The Development Centre is your one-stop shop for making sure you’re fully informed about the future of your club. It is a hub of activity that lets you know exactly how the youngsters at your club are developing and leaves you wanting for nothing in your efforts to develop the next star player for the first team. If you are in charge of one of your club’s youth teams, that squad appears on the Side Bar in its own section, but if not, you only see the Development Centre. Overview T
    10. Players

      Overview and Status Flags It’s a simple fact that to be successful, you need the right players. That’s not to say you need the best players, but identifying the necessary players to suit your plans is of paramount importance. Whenever a person – player or non-player – appears in a list, they have a small silhouette next to their name. This is the ‘Information’ pop-up. Selecting it (or hovering over it, depending on your Preferences selection) displays a small box with their most u
    11. Staff

      Overview The Staff Overview screen displays the senior staff in charge of running each department of your backroom team, and provides quick-access links to customise the remit of their day-to-day activities. Staff Attributes The following details describe how the ratings model for non-players works in Football Manager™ Touch 2021. All attributes work on the 1-20 scale, where 20 is the very best while 1 is the lowest possible value, in the same way as Player Attributes do. Coa
    12. Tactics

      Tactical Templates To assist you in setting up the basic framework of a tactic, a host of templates are provided for you to use as a foundation for the way you want to play. Each tactical template sets a series of team and player instructions geared towards a particular style of play; once you’ve picked the one that best suits your plans (the textual descriptions on screen will help guide your choice), have a look at the various instructions set as a result to better understand what’s going
    13. Training

      Team Training can be devoted to focusing on a particular area. Pick from Defending, Attacking, Possession, Technical, Tactical, Physical, Set Pieces or a Balanced approach where some work is done in all the above areas depending on need. You’re also able to delegate the responsibility to your Assistant Manager if you wish. It's necessary to remember that players can become unhappy if training isn’t meeting their needs. If you give them too much to do or unsuitable individual training,
    14. Transfers and Scouting

      Scouting Centre Your scouts are your eyes and ears in the footballing world. While you’re taking control of the day-to-day management of your club, these guys are putting in the hours and the miles, so you can have as much information at your disposal as possible. Squad building is directly linked to success. To put together a group capable of achieving great things, you need to identify the right players to bring into the group, and have the right staff around you to help you do that.
    15. Club Details and Board Confidence

      Profile The Club Profile screen gives you a simple and quick look at the club’s key information. Club Details, League History, Staff, recent Results, Kits, Stadium information and Club information are all present and displayed for your perusal. These also all apply to international teams. Information The ‘Information’ sub-tab displays all the information about the club’s stadium and training ground, and any other facilities they may have, such as a youth academy. Trainin
    16. Finances

      Good financial management is imperative. Your Board expects and demands it. You can be successful on the pitch but if your finances are in a perilous state you’ll be heading down a troublesome road that many teams struggle to come back from. Furthermore, with ‘fair play’ rules and restrictions coming into effect in more and more competitions, it is imperative to have a firm grasp on the club’s fiscal responsibilities. Basic Finances These options largely deal with the day-to-day financ
    17. Competitions and Fixtures

      The League/Competition screen holds all the important information and links that you need to check regularly if you are to be successful. Keeping up to date on the very latest information from your opponents is a massive factor, and Football Manager™ Touch 2021 allows you to do this in many ways. The sections described below are all found from the tabs menu on any league or competition screen. They are also accessible from the competitions screen, which can be found on the Side Bar (containing d
    18. Playing a Match

      So, with everything covered up to this point, it’s probably time to play a match. Pre-Match Staff Meeting The Pre-Match staff meeting is the last chance to go over everything in-depth before kick-off. Your backroom team provide an opposition report that includes the expected line-up you’re set to face, and key tactical advice for the match ahead. Team Selection If you haven’t settled on your team selection by match day, this is your final chance to put your plans into action.
    19. Enhancing Your Experience Further

      Advanced Game Setup If you want to have greater control about the setup of your new career, and include several more leagues than the Quick Start setup allows, then you should use the Advanced Setup option. Rather than selecting a team and getting into your career as quickly as possible, you can tweak and tailor things to your exact requirements here. The Active Leagues in the main screen area are available for selection; add as many as you wish after ticking the ‘Remove nation and lea
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