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About davehanson

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  1. I'm really surprised by the Trequartista on the right wing. Never tried one in FM19. How do you find he fits in with a pressing system, does he still get through he fair share of work?
  2. I honestly think you need to go away and re-evaluate what you think you know about the game. You are coming across as very rude and condescending. If someone shows you something that you don't believe is correct or if I am being honest, that you can't achieve, you start throwing accusations around. I would seriously suggest you have a look at Herne's thread. There is a video in there showing how a goal was scored. It certainly wasn't a set piece. Again, as I said in a few posts above, the information you are putting across here is just wrong 'Everybody in here knows that if you achieve 900 passes with whatever that tactic you are using: you have world class players, you play very cautious football, no risks at all' Herne has produced a whole thread on the subject, why don't you try to read it and see what you can learn from it? He has shown it can be done. I don't play the game the same way that he does, but it has certainly given me a few ideas I want to try out next season.
  3. I could almost have predicted it would be the standard response 'playing as Barcelona'. What you are doing is spreading mis-information. Because YOU can't get a high defensive line working, YOU think it can't be done. What happens then is that people see this and take it as fact. It is anything but. Yes, I am playing as Barcelona, but my squad, as I only took over this season, isn't world class. I am the third best in Spain by squad: My Champions League games you wanted to see: Bayern, world class side, beaten both times and only conceded 1 goal which happened to be a rubbish clearance from my GK straight to Lewadowski: So, again, please stop trying to say playing a HDL means you will get slaughtered. It means nothing of the sort providing you set the rest of your team and instructions correctly.
  4. Completely untrue about getting 'SLAUGHTERED' if you play a high line away from home. I always play a high line with high press intensity and my defensive record is excellent: You can easily play a high line if you set the team up correctly.
  5. At work at the moment so can't post screenshots, but I started a Man Utd save last Thursday when the beta came out. Am struggling a little to be honest, after about 10 games I am currently 6th. I know I have lost to Arsenal 3-0 (1st game of the season) and Liverpool as well as the mighty Cardiff. I started with a control pressing 4-3-3 DM (same formation as Jamie Cortez above), but found it wasn't working so switched to a vertical tika-taka 4-3-3 DM. That has been better but I am struggling to score. I have struggled to offload players. Smalling went to Chelsea but I had Fellani, Young, Rojo, Jones, Darmian and Valencia all listed for well below their values and didn't get one offer, despite me offering them out. I did manage to sign Varane from Real for £63m, a lot of money for a centre back but he has been great so far.
  6. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/tech/gaming/737258/Football-Manager-2019-Beta-COUNTDOWN-Release-Date-News-Twitter-Updates-for-PC-and-Mobile Please release me, set me free
  7. Excellent. Off from 4am for a long weekend, get sleep in and then stay up all Thursday night. Happy days
  8. Hahaha. Epic. Best. Post. Ever. Best bit is I am currently sitting in my local boxing club, my son does boxing, and I clicked on it and it came blasting out on my phone. Loads of people turned round and laughed!
  9. Ah, the infamous Chris? I know him to and he said your talking ..............
  10. Please don't release it tonight. Am in work from 8pm-4am. After 4am I am off work until Monday at 10pm. Work will drag like hell if I know the Beta is out tonight. Thursday release is good.
  11. Just bought on voidu for £23.25, awesome price. Key sent instantly and registered on Steam.
  12. Hi all, Not sure if this should go in here or in GD. If it needs to move then mods please feel free to do so. I have a question/problem with scouting. I have tried searching but nothing has come up. So, I am Man Utd. 1st season. I have loads of scouts - 28 at the moment. I have set it so I send them on assignments. I have sent some to all the big countries that produce great players. They are scouting those countries for 6 months and are giving me loads of recommendations. 13 of my scouts I have sent to scout various Under 23, Under 21, Under 20 & Under 18 competition in different countries, again all the big ones, England, Italy, Spain, France, Germany etc. However, in 4 months not one of these scouts have returned any reports on players. All I have asked them to do is report any players with potential ability that is at least good. Any idea if I am doing something wrong. I have never specifically scouted under - whatever before. Cheers.
  13. No sensibly run business is going to, or indeed can afford to, carry on making a product that is losing money, which looking at Miles statement and tweets is exactly what the Linux version is doing.
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