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  1. On a previous version (I forget which) I had the same problem. What I found was that by having the fullbacks pushing up the field and not making sure there was defensive cover, they were racing back to tackle wingers. This meant the tackling was poor and hurried as they were playing catch up rather than meeting the wingers face on. This was especially noticeable after set pieces but also happened during the normal course of the game.
  2. I do agree with the approach if managing youth sides or reserves. Not so much coaching though. By managing the associated sides, you get to deal with tactics, squad selection and possibly some scouting and transfer business too. There would be the problems of players being called up to the senior squad, having to play players the manager wants to regain fitness, having players dumped on you that you might not want. But that's similar to dealing with injuries and an interfering board. After all, the game is a problem solver. For some it could be a training level equivalent, for others a place to play with tactics. Makes more sense than any chairman/shopping spree idea.
  3. There was a version where coaches did need permits (FM06 or thereabouts). I don't recall the criteria (Or if it were visible at all) , but some coaches were refused the permits. Can't remember much fuss ever being kicked up about it.
  4. Funny Screenshots Thread

    Never used it. This was pure organic CM,
  5. Funny Screenshots Thread

    Going through an old hard drive, found this gem of a celebration from CM 01/02:
  6. Great players in FM that never made it irl

    That's a blast from the past. Him and Sigþórsson scored so many for my Chievo team on 00/99.
  7. Great players in FM that never made it irl

    apologies for double post.
  8. Penalty taker isn't allowed to touch the ball again until it's touched by another player.
  9. Pretty sure that it used to happen, back in FM 05 / FM06 I think. I also think I remember people complaining about it.
  10. Steam - Next patch?

    SI never reveal any patch plans, neither content nor schedule. They're released when they're ready.
  11. just a quick question

    There's only the one match engine. Whether you watch in 3D, 2D or commentary, it's the same engine,
  12. It's been a while since I looked at it, but a few years ago the rules were that the teams received medals for the match day squad and manager, plus a similar number to be distributed at the clubs whim. The club could then have more medals struck at their own expense (there might have been a limit on this number). So pretty much anyone at the club could end up with a medal, just not presented on the day. But that's the physical medals. What FM should be doing is adding something like 'Played in Champions League Group Stage' and overwriting it with every round, so 'Played in Champions League Group Stage' turns to 'Played in Champions League Semi-FInal'. Which could end up being a large amount of data to store when you consider it has to happen for every player at every stage of every cup competition every year.
  13. Small and silly, but it would be a nice little addition.
  14. TV popups before the match

    Doesn't add to reality for me, as the game's not a watching TV simulator.
  15. Suggestion

    You'll really have to expand on this for those of us who have no interest in Fifa 17. Sponsors and travel costs already exist in the game. So how would you change them? Branding and Brand Exposure effects what? Financial is so broad that it has no meaning. Stadium Maintenance has what to do with the manager (and I believe already exists as a cost)? Better Media in what way? Why do you think a 3D press conference would add anything? More interactive chats with club on what subjects, when, with who