The Art of Drowning

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    You can't put very attractive can you? it looks like arrogance. Put attractive... she'll see me.
  1. Won the SPL on our first season back up there, after struggling for most of the season Celtic sacked Magath and brought in Zidane. He galvanized them and they were 2nd just 3 behind us. We were awful in the run in at the end, just hung on to the title.
  2. Been playing as Rangers too, tried to play as many of the youngsters as possible and for that reason sold/released/stuck in the reserves until contracts were up: Daly, McCulloch, Boyd, Miller, Bell, Templeton, Faure, Moshni, Peralta, Simonsen, Foster, Zaliukas, Hutton, Steven Smith, Black, Law and Shiels. Signed Levi Ives (16 year old left back from Torquay), Stephen Hendrie (another left back from Hamilton) and the major signing of Dele Alli from MK Dons. Also managed to bring in John Souttar from Dundee Utd. Our regular side was: GK: Robbie McRorie (Kelly as back up) - I loaned Bell to Dundee Utd so Kelly got the majority of u20 games RB: Ryan Sinnamon (McAusland back up) CB: Pascazio/ Craig Halkett CB: John Souttar (Darren McGregor backed up and Zaliukas stepped in every now and then until Halkett and Gasparotto returned. When Gasparotto came back he replaced Pascazio as First Choice LB: Hendrie/Ives CM: Dele alli/ jordan Hammil CM: Lewis McLeod/Junior Ogen/Andy Murdoch LM: Lee Wallace/Ives RW: Fraser Aird/Ross Lyon F9: Ross Lyon/Templeton/Danny Stoney/ Barrie McKay AF: Ryan Hardie (think he scored 27 in the end)/ Nicky Clark Also had 3 or 4 decent players come through our youth team who are getting a few games here and there. Played the old guys who I couldn't shift on in the Cups too. We ended up coming 2nd and had to rely on the playoffs to go up. The next year the old boys who I couldn't shift had their contracts up so were released. I also released any youngsters that were clearly not guna make it. Bell was sold permanently to Blackburn and Lee Wallace to Bourenmouth. Signed kristoffer Ajer, Joe Gomez, Moussa Dembele (the young striker) as well as getting loan deals for Adama Traore, Todd Kane, Jeremie Boga. I also loaned out Kelly to get him game time so signed some **** Swedish keeper on loan from Heerenveen as cover. It's January now and I have added Ryan Fraser from Bourenmouth and am deciding between bringing Danny Wilson back or signing some young spanish kid from Villareal to add defensive cover. Changed our formation this year to a bit of a weird lopsided one. Our team now is: GK: Robbie McCrorie/on loan swede RB: Joe Gomez/ Todd Kane (Sinnamon was loaned out but is now getting some games again) LB: Hendrie/Ives CB: Gasparotto/Joe Gomez CB: John Souttar/ Craig Halkett Regista: Ajer/Crawford Roaming Playmaker: Delle Ali/Murdoch/Ramsay CMA: Lewis McLeod/Ross Lyon RW: Adama Traore/Fraser Aird/Ryan Fraser /Ross Lyon Trequartita: Dembele/Ross Lyon/Danny Stoney Advanced Forward: Ryan Hardie/Barrie McKay /2 or 3 of our youth regens. Bit of a weird formation with no left sided midfielder means we are quite exposed on that side, has led to a lot of 'you score 3 and we'll score 4' kind of games. Seems to just about be working though. Currently 2nd in January, just 2 behind leaders Partick Thistle. Celtic are struggling in the bottom half but it's quite a tight league. Our wage bill is so much lower than when it started thanks to shifting the high earners and playing so many youngsters on contracts less than £1k p/w. Think our highest earner is on around £6k. Was quite tough thinking of all that from memory! Been a really enjoyable save so far.
  3. Pretty much had to make do with what we had with Peterborough as the chairman gave me **** all to work with. our highest earner is on £13k p/w and the only cash signing we made was Manquillo for £1.5m from Atletico. Somehow survived with 3 games remaining. The likes of Bostwick, jermain Anderson and Luke James key players all season. Couldn't have done it without our 3 Barca loanees Vallejo, Traore and to a lesser extent Dongou. Made an absolute fortune in tv money and now have around £42m in the bank. Hope we will be given some to spend as the likes of Dele Alli and Elias Kachunga want an absolute fortune to even think about staying. Just announced that they are building a new stadium, The Noel Cantwell Stadium.
  4. Just achieved a double promotion with Peterborough. Luke James is absolutely fantastic, got 24 goals in the Championship. Was actually better than he was in league one.
  5. Think there must be a problem with league reps in this. Players don't want to "drop down a division" when they play in the Northern Counties League.
  6. Tavenier plays for Wigan now.
  7. His central defensive partner Bangaard is pretty decent too, don't have FM loaded with the full details but he seems a very solid Championship and potentially low level premier league too.
  8. Yeah that's true, although the chairman doesn't let you keep much of a percentage on transfer fees. Think mine just got increased to 20%.
  9. I tried being them as my first test save on the game, managed to get £5m each for Woodrow and Williams so you might want to consider selling them if you want to raise funds.
  10. Don't have the save in front of me and not all of them were up front but off the top of my head I got about £5m for Berra, £500k for Tabb, £1m for Anderson, £2m for Graham, £2m for Smith and £1.1m for Murphy.
  11. £2.5m if you say you can get top half. I sold a few players to boost the budget and have signed Patrick Banggaard, Adama Traore, Marcos Senna, André Hansen, Marcos Senna, Sean St Ledger, Chris Eagles, Paul Quinn, Dele Ali, Bongani Khumalo as well as Kayal and Boyatta on loan.
  12. Had a fun save with Fulham which I've abandoned now, tried to play as many young players as possible. Still got some old screenshots of them if anyone is interested. Roberts became a bit of an England regular.
  13. Another thing I'm finding now is that Scout Reports have stopped working. They worked before but now they do a report so you can see the number of stars, but when you try to look at the report it tells you you need to assign a staff member to scout him. Sounds like this was a problem on an earlier patch that got fixed but it's only just happened to me on this save, not sure if it's this file doing it or not though?
  14. It's not really a problem, I'm nearly at the end of the season and I've only just noticed.
  15. Loving this at the moment, managing a team called Westbury United. Has it been mentioned that referees from the premier league are involved at level 10. My last 2 games were reffed by Chris Foy and Phil Dowd.