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About Raware

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    Original cm/fm er, been playing since day one of the series

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    Oh mist rolling in from the Trent...

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    Nottingham Forest

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    Hangzhou

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  1. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    By far my best ever youth academy product on any FM, Lai Ka Lok (33H), gets his big money move to Spain
  2. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Rawlings 'Son Watch' Dean Rawlings (25O) Profile Overview | Attributes Overview | Information Overview | Coach Report ] | Career Stats With Ryan Rawlings (24A) now retired, it just leaves Dean Rawlings (25O) playing as again he struggled, even in the reserves as he managed to find the net just once. He also suffered a bad injury during the season which he’s still suffering from as he injured his Achilles tendon which left him out for 4 to 5 months
  3. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Thanks @kidthekid. I'm not sure whether I'll be able to keep him for much longer as he's requested to leave and there's 4 or 5 clubs interested in him. With only 2 years on his contract left, it may make sense to cash in on him as he won't sign a new contract . Thanks @Dexter_Morgan. Yeah, the squad looks promising. Hopefully, we can produce a few more good youngsters in the next few seasons
  4. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Season Review 2040 Chinese Super League/Chinese Super League progress/Chinese Super League fixtures : A fantastic season for us as we exceeded expectations of a mid table finish by finishing 3rd in the league and qualifying for next seasons Asian Champions League! Chinese FA Cup : Repeating last seasons achievements of winning the FA Cup was always going to be difficult to do this season but we gave it our best try as we made it to the semi final where Beijing beat us over the two legs. Chinese Super FA Cup : Because of our win in the FA Cup last season, we were involved in the season opener this season as we took Jiangsu to penalties, but unfortunately we lost on penalties. Asian Champions League/Asian Champions League Group G : We made it out of a tough group as we finished as runners up in the group, just behind Seoul. We were given a tough 2nd round draw but we surprisingly managed to dispose of last seasons ACL winners Shanggang before we also beat Central Coast Mariners in the quarter final. We met our group rivals Seoul again in the semi final but they proved to be too strong for us this time around as they beat 3-1 on aggregate to end our ACL journey. Squad : Another great season from the players as Yu Peng was able to make the step up in divisions and continue his goal scoring as he bagged 34 goals in 49 games while his strike partner Lin Xiao struggled to reach the heights he hit last year as he scored just 11 times in 36 appearances. Qian Jong had a good season as he claimed the Chinese Super League Young Player of the Year while Dou Keda also had a good season as he bagged 5 goals and 6 assists as both of them have attracted the interest of both Shanggang and Chongqing. Reserves/Under 19’s : A decent-ish season for the reserves and the Under 19’s as they both floated around mid table all season but looking at how the Super League orders teams if teams are on the same points, league positions for the reserve teams become involved and they could be very important if we’re level on points with another team in the league next season, so I’ll have to give a bit more attention to the reserves next season. Transfers : As I stated at the start of this save and when I took the job at Hangzhou, I will be relying on youth from my academy for this save and while I’m ‘not allowed’ to sign players, Ronaldo Schmude joined us permanently at the start of the season as part of his loan agreement (before I joined). I did also state when I took the Hangzhou job that I would allow myself to sign previous youth academy products and that happened as I signed Li Chi Keung (29M) for £150k from South Korean side Seongnam. Finances : Not great as the bonuses that I awarded at the end of the year for our great season (£1.4 million) has plunged us into debt. My views of the season… : A great season for us back in the Chinese Super League as we exceeded expectations and finished 3rd in the league meaning that we’ve qualified for next seasons Asian Champions League. We also performed well in the cup competitions as we made it to the semi finals of both the FA Cup and the Asian Champions League. We also received news that the new chairman will be improving the training facilities and the youth facilities…to only then be told that once again, the planned improvements to the youth facilities are to be scrapped. My aims for next season… : We definitely over achieved this season so I think it’ll be difficult to match this years achievements next year, especially with Qian Jong and Dou Keda wanting moves to a bigger club, and with Shanggang and Chongqing sniffing around them both with reportedly major interest, I’m expecting imminent bids for them both. If we can repeat this years achievements next season, great, but I’ll be happy with a top half finish if I’m honest. One more piece of news worth mentioning was that my old club, Wing Yee managed to win the Asian Confederations Cup this season for a 5th time after beating Buriram Utd on penalties in the final. Career Summary Season Team League Position Competitions won ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2017/18 Wing Yee HK Premier League 5th - 2018/19 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Community Cup, Senior Shield 2019/20 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd FA Cup 2020/21 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup 2021/22 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup 2022/23 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup 2023/24 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2024/25 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2025/26 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2026/27 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, FA Cup 2027/28 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, FA Cup 2028/29 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, Senior Shield, FA Cup 2029/30 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, HK SH Club Championship 2030/31 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, FA Cup, HK SH Club Championship 2031/32 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2032/33 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Champions League 2033/34 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Community Cup, FA Cup 2034/35 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2035 Hong Kong - - - 2036 Hong Kong - - - 2037 Hong Kong - - - 2038 Hong Kong - - - ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2039 Hangzhou Chinese First Division 1st Chinese First Division, FA Cup 2040 Hangzhou Chinese Super League 3rd - Trophy Cabinet Chinese First Division - x 1 (Hangzhou) Chinese FA Cup - x 1 (Hangzhou) Hong Kong Premier League - x 13 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Community Cup - x 14 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Senior Shield - x 9 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong League Cup - x 12 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong FA Cup - x 11 (Wing Yee) Asian Champions League - x 1 (Wing Yee) Asian Confederation Cup - x 4 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Shanghai Interport Club Championship - x 2 (Wing Yee)
  5. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Youth Intake 2040 Wen Zhuojun (40A) Wang Fucheng (40B) Long Xiaolin (40C) Liu Shuai (40D) Ma Renjie (40E) Yu Linhao (40F) Zhang Zhipeng (40G) Tang Dongsheng (40H) Gao Zhi (40I) Liu Jian (40J) Chen Jiahao (40K) Li Weili (40L) Mu Shubin (40M) Zhang Lijun (40N) Zhu Hongbin (40O) Wang Fei (40P) This years youth intake was quite a decent intake as Wen Zhuojun (40A), Ma Renjie (40E), Zhang Zhipeng (40G), Gao Zhi (40I), Zhu Hongbin (40O) and Wang Fei (40P) all look as if they could have a bright future if they develop well. The other 10 youth players were released.
  6. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Pre-Season 2040 League expectation Chinese Super League : Board expectation - Mid table : Media expectation - 14th (out of 18) Cup expectations Chinese FA Cup : Be competitive Asian Champions League : Not important Transfer budget : £0k Wage budget : £59k p/w Current wage bill : £52.2k p/w Season tickets sold : 9781 ((+1250 from last season) My views for the season ahead… : After last seasons promotion back to the Super League, the board and the media are expecting us to avoid a relegation battle and to finish mid table. I think this is a more than reasonable expectation and one that we should be able to achieve with no problems. The squad of players proved last season that they’re more than capable of competing with Super League teams and with the addition of Ronaldo Schmude who joins us permanently (as part of the loan deal before I arrived), along with the likes of Yu Peng and Dou Keda in the squad, we should have a decent season. There’s no expectation for us to repeat our feat of winning the FA Cup this season and we’ll also be appearing in the Asian Champions League where we’ve been drawn in Group G alongside Melbourne City, Saitama UTD and Seoul. Some off field new for us in pre season as well as the chairman decided to go back on his word by scrapping plans to improve the youth facilities before deciding to do one as he sold the club to a new chairman. Hopefully this new chairman sticks to his word.
  7. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    I suppose he can look back on his career with some pride at what he achieved. Just a shame that he retired so early and it looks as if he won't be going into any kind of management/coaching in the game , so I guess that's it for him. I hope Dean carries on for a while longer...
  8. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Rawlings 'Son Watch' Ryan Rawlings (24A) Profile Overview | Attributes Overview | Information Overview | Career Stats Dean Rawlings (25O) Profile Overview | Attributes Overview | Information Overview | Coach Report ] | Career Stats Another difficult season for both of my sons as while I obviously couldn’t see Dean remain a free agent, he just isn’t good enough for this level so he spent most of the season in the reserves. As for Ryan, he remained a free agent and as the season went on and with no club interested in his services, he decided to retire :(. A sad day for me as he was my first ever son on FM as he retires at the age of 30 after making 214 club appearances, winning 53 caps for Hong Kong at international level and winning a multitude of competitions during that time.
  9. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Thanks guys . We were massive favourites to win the league when I arrived so it was no real shock that we gained promotion so easily. Looking at the squad since I've arrived at Hangzhou though, it's difficult to see why they were relegated as they do have a good squad. Should be an interesting season in the Super League.
  10. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Season Review 2039 Chinese First Division/Chinese First Division progress/Chinese First Division fixtures : We were hot favourites to win the league after the club were relegated from the Chinese Super League last season, as both the media and the board were expecting us to win promotion this season. We lived up to that expectation as we comfortably won the league by 17 points as we make an immediate return to the top flight of Chinese football. Chinese FA Cup : Despite the fact that the winners of the FA Cup qualify for next seasons Asian Champions League Group stage, the bigger clubs in China didn’t seem to value the competition as a lot of them fielded weakened teams for whatever reasons. Not that I’m complaining, as we took full advantage of this as we beat Super League teams Changchun, Guangzhou, Quanjian and Shandong along the way to reaching the final. It seemed that our rivals in the First Division, Liaoning also took advantage as they disposed of a few Super League teams too to meet us in an all First Division FA Cup final! We proved to be too strong for Liaoning as we beat them over the two legs to claim the FA Cup for the clubs and my first time, guaranteeing our place in next seasons Asian Champions League! Squad : A fantastic season for us saw Yu Peng stand out as our best player as he smashed in 43 goals in 46 games while also collecting the Chinese First Division Player of the Year award and the Chinese First Division top goal scorer award! His strike partner Lin Xiao also had a fine season as he scored 26 goals in 38 games while Wang Jingwei also had a great season as he picked up the Chinese First Division Goalkeeper of the Year award. Reserves/Under 19’s : A steady season for both the reserves and the under 19’s as a few players look as if they may be ready for some first team football next season, in particularly Liu Shenchao (39D) Transfers : Ronaldo Schmude and Thomas Yibokou joined the club before I arrived while I unbiasedly signed my son Dean Rawlings (25O) on a free transfer after he spent a little while as a free agent. Out the door saw a couple of players disappointingly leave as Song Zhongqing and Wu Jizu left for Yanbian after my chairman accepted both offers on my behalf, which I wasn’t too happy about Finances : We did make a loss this season but that was because of the planned improvements to our youth facilities which I’m very happy about. My views of the season… : An excellent season for us as we achieved what was expected of us in the league while we also claimed an unexpected victory in the FA Cup. The squad looked a cut above the rest in the First Division and I’m left wondering how they were actually relegated from the Super League last season. Yu Peng in particularly stood out for us as he smashed in an incredible 43 goals in 46 games while Lin Xiao also had a fantastic season as he scored 26 goals in 38 games! My aims for next season… : Avoiding relegation is the obvious aim but I’m not sure that we have to worry about that as the squad of players do look as if they belong in the Super League. We’ve got the FA Cup to defend which will be a tough ask and we’re also in the Asian Champions League after qualifying for it through winning the FA Cup. With 3 competitions to compete in though and knowing how the ACL can effect your players throughout the season via tiredness, etc, we may have to sacrifice one competition to make sure that our league form doesn’t suffer as we don’t have a big squad and relegation can’t even be contemplated. Career Summary Season Team League Position Competitions won ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2017/18 Wing Yee HK Premier League 5th - 2018/19 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Community Cup, Senior Shield 2019/20 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd FA Cup 2020/21 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup 2021/22 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup 2022/23 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup 2023/24 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2024/25 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2025/26 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2026/27 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, FA Cup 2027/28 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, FA Cup 2028/29 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, League Cup, Senior Shield, FA Cup 2029/30 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, HK SH Club Championship 2030/31 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, FA Cup, HK SH Club Championship 2031/32 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Confederation Cup 2032/33 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup, FA Cup, Asian Champions League 2033/34 Wing Yee HK Premier League 2nd Community Cup, FA Cup 2034/35 Wing Yee HK Premier League 1st HK Premier League, Community Cup, Senior Shield, League Cup ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2035 Hong Kong - - - 2036 Hong Kong - - - 2037 Hong Kong - - - 2038 Hong Kong - - - ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2039 Hangzhou Chinese First Division 1st Chinese First Division, FA Cup Trophy Cabinet Chinese First Division - x 1 (Hangzhou) Chinese FA Cup - x 1 (Hangzhou) Hong Kong Premier League - x 13 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Community Cup - x 14 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Senior Shield - x 9 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong League Cup - x 12 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong FA Cup - x 11 (Wing Yee) Asian Champions League - x 1 (Wing Yee) Asian Confederation Cup - x 4 (Wing Yee) Hong Kong Shanghai Interport Club Championship - x 2 (Wing Yee)
  11. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Thanks fellas. It'll be more of a challenge in China against the bigger clubs of Asia with just my youth players!
  12. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Youth Intake 2039 Liu Ping (39A) Zhuang Shun (39B) Liu Jiawei (39C) Liu Shenchao (39D) Ji Xiaodong (39E) Chen Lijun (39F) Cui Hui (39G) Wang Welli (39H) Mu Hengli (39I) Chen Yuliang (39J) Wang Dongsheng (39K) Liu Chen (39L) Wang Changming (39M) Tang Guolo (39N) Zhang Chen (39O) Chen Miao (39P) My first youth intake at Hangzhou saw a decent intake as I offered contracts to Liu Shenchao (39D), Mu Hengli (39I) and Tang Guolu (39N), with them all looking as if they could have a bright future in the next few years. I also offered a contract to Liu Ping (39A), while the remaining 12 players were released from the club.
  13. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Yeah, I never realised how many lower ranked leagues the bugs affect. Luckily, they've not been game breaking for me and hopefully now that I'm in a higher ranked league, I shouldn't experience any major bugs with this save.
  14. "Wing"ing it in Asia...

    Hangzhou - Pre-Season 2039 League expectation Chinese National First Division : Board expectation - Win the league : Media expectation - 1st (out of 20) Cup expectations Chinese FA Cup : Be competitive Transfer budget : £90k Wage budget : £31.5k p/w Current wage bill : £31k p/w Season tickets sold : 8531 My views for the season ahead… : I join Hangzhou after rejecting a move there over 5 years ago as they still find themselves in a similar position as they were back then. The club is currently in the Chinese First Division after suffering relegation from the Chinese Super League last season and are favourites to bounce straight back up at the first time of asking which could go either two ways for me as the new manager - 1) we do have a decent squad which should be able to achieve the boards expectation of promotion or 2) there is a lot of pressure immediately on me to succeed which if we don’t, could cost me my job. As I said, the squad of players should be good enough to at least challenge for promotion and the reserves and under 19’s look as if they have some quality in it too which is going to be vital for us, especially as I’ll be carrying on the save playing alongside the youth only rules again. I will be making one slight change though and that will be to allow myself to sign former players (this is mainly so I’ll be able to sign my son Dean Rawlings (25O) and a couple of my other youth products from Wing Yee if they're available). Having taken a quick look at the squad, Ronaldo Schmude looks like he’s our best player as he’s on a season long loan from Brazilian side JOI while Chen Lei and Dou Keda also look like they could be key players for us. Wang Zhenwei and Thomas Yibokou look like the brightest prospects in the reserves and they probably will feature in the first team over the coming year as we won’t be able to sign any players, other than previous youth players from my academy at Wing Yee.
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