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Idea and set-up Welcome to what I hope is going to be my main thread and save for Football Manager 2019. Unlike what I did in FM18 with a succession of mid-length saves I want this go on for a long while. This save is going to be focused on Kosovo. I have been wanting to do a save there for a while but just haven’t got to it yet, I feel now is the time! Kosovo appeals to me mostly because the country is the newest accepted member of UEFA, but has a different feeling than other countries at the bottom of the rankings. The nation has players of much higher caliber than say an Andorra; which is perhaps not too strange when we look at other former Yugoslav nations who also have a high number of talents even though their populations are relatively small. Even though this is so, Kosovar clubs have had a hard time of things in their first run last year, and are 53rd on the UEFA rankings at the start, only San Marino and Andorra are below them. For any of you that played FM18, you might have noticed that Kosovo did semi-regularly qualify for European Championships down the line, thanks to the Nations League. I want to do the same, and I want to take Kosovar club football to a new level as well. Thanks to the great work from @claassen I've been able to load the Kosovar, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian leagues as playable as those are the most relevant from the leagues that have been released so far. All other European leagues (base game or so far created by Claassen) have been loaded as view only, and the database includes all international players from the world plus all continental reputation players from Europe and all players from clubs in continental competitions from Europe. Combined with a "large" db setting this means about 37.5K players at the start, which should mean it's viable for a long-term game but not too slow at the same time. The plan to make this save more lengthy is to resign when I feel that I have achieved what I can at a club and take charge of another club in Kosovo. I'll also be doing the national team at some point, but not from the start. Starting point I have decided to take a lower team in the highest tier, they got promoted last season. With regards to how I'm actually going to do this, I will be looking for a balance between developing own youth and signing some players in to get stronger at the same time. The Kosovar leagues have pretty strict foreign rules, 3 allowed in the second tier, 4 in the first tier, and you always have to play a u-19 player. These are harsh enough for me to not add any arbitrary rules of my own, although I will generally try not to poach too many players from other Kosovar clubs. This is the starting squad, and I've used the "add players to playable teams" so there are newgens in the u-19s as well. Note that Albanians don't count as foreign, so we can get three more foreigners in. Let's get it started...