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GL with Bedford Lanthal :)

Bit of a rollercoaster first 15 games in League 2 for me, we have the best home form in the league (all wins except one loss) but our away form is just atrocious. Still, up in 8th and we're playing fairly well so things looking quite bright surprisingly.

The other team to get promoted from the BSP (Wrexham) are doing even better in 4th. I guess there's a massive gap between the BSP and BSS/N, but the BSP sides are more than capable of holding their own in League 2.

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Playing Real Madrid is fun. Lol. First leg Qtr Final 6-3 win, 2nd Leg; 4-2 lost. Total: 8-7 Guiseley lol..

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[B][SIZE="4"]Dartford - Barclays Premier League - 2033/34[/SIZE][/B]

[I]Predicted: 2nd
Finished: 1st[/I]

Time to reclaim our trophy..

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/leaguetable-14.jpg][B]League Table[/B][/url]
[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/leaguetablegraph-9.jpg][B]League Table Graph[/B][/url]

Great players brought in for big money in both the Summer and January. I expect the league at least. We got it comfortably.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/shield.jpg][B]Community Shield[/B][/url] Lost this for once.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/ccrun-3.jpg][B]Carling Cup[/B][/url] We made it to the final again and this time against Scunthorpe. [url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/ccfinal.jpg][B]Winning[/B][/url] should have been easier but I'll not worry.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/facuprun-12.jpg][B]FA Cup[/B][/url] We had a decent run and only got stopped by City at the semi-final stage. It was a poor performance in the semi.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/clrun-6.jpg][B]Champions League[/B][/url] Last year was unforgivable with us crashing out at the group stage. No chance of me letting that repeat itself and with some big name signings in the summer and in January I felt confident. At the quarter-final stage we drew Fenerbahce which was the first time I'd seen them at this later stage; [url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/7-0winoverFenerbahce.jpg][B]we made them regret it.[/B][/url]
We made it to the final against Man Utd (our opponents from two years ago - who on the night took the trophy on penalties.) It was close battle when it shouldn't have been. After they had equalised in injury time, 18 year old Roger Gordon popped up to score the winner [url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/clfinal-2.jpg][B]moments later.[/B][/url]

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[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/squad-8.jpg][B]Squad[/B][/url] I'm very happy with the squad. The youth are very competitive for first team appearances..

Dartford players winners in these awards..

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/worldteamoftheyear-5.jpg][B]World Team of the Year[/B][/url] - Henriques, Javier & Tischenko.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/defenderoftheyear.jpg][B]European Defender of the Year[/B][/url] - Henriques

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/PFAPlayeroftheyear-2.jpg][B]PFA Player of the Year[/B][/url] - Conor Buchanan

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/PFAYoungPlayeroftheyear-1.jpg][B]PFA Young Player of the Year[/B][/url] - Frank Niessen

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/fwafootballeroftheyear-2.jpg][B]FWA Footballer of the Year[/B][/url] - Dida
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[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/transfers-22.jpg][B][U]Transfers[/U][/B][/url]

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/Finances-21.jpg][B][U]Finances[/U][/B][/url]
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[SIZE="3"][B]Key Players This Season[/B][/SIZE]

[I]Alot of players played great this season..so only the true exceptional.[/I]

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/Tiaguinho-7.jpg][B]Tiaguinho[/B][/url] Good solid performances from the big Brazillian.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/Dida-3.jpg][B]Dida[/B][/url] Incredible amount of long range strikes this season. Literally flew past players at times from midfield all the way to the edge of the area before launching one into the top corner.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/Henrique.jpg][B]Henriques[/B][/url] Possibly the best player Dartford has ever had. And that's something for a left back.

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[B][SIZE="4"]Club Career Overview[/SIZE][/B]

[CODE]Season League Position Achievements
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2010/11 Blue Square South 4th Promoted Via Play-Offs
2011/12 Blue Square Premier 5th Defeated in Play-Off Semi-Final
2012/13 Blue Square Premier 1st Promoted as Champions
2013/14 Coca Cola League Two 10th n/a
2014/15 Coca Cola League Two 2nd Promoted
2015/16 Coca Cola League One 6th Defeated in Play-Off Semi-Final
2016/17 Coca Cola League One 9th n/a
2017/18 Coca Cola League One 1st Promoted as Champions
2018/19 Coca Cola Championship 13th n/a
2019/20 Coca Cola Championship 3rd Promoted Via Play-Offs
2020/21 Barclays Premier League 8th n/a
2021/22 Barclays Premier League 10th Qualified for Europa League via Fair Play League
2022/23 Barclays Premier League 16th n/a
2023/24 Barclays Premier League 15th n/a
2024/25 Barclays Premier League 5th Carling Cup Winners, FA Cup finalists, Qualified for Europa League
2025/26 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League Winners, Europa League Winners, Qualified for the Champions League
2026/27 Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League Winners, FA Cup Winners, Champions League Winners, Super Cup Winners

[I]Challenge Complete[/I]

2027/28 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, FA Cup Winners, CWC Winners, CL Winners
2028/29 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, CWC Winners
2029/30 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, FA Cup Winners
2030/31 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, FA Cup finalists
2031/32 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, FA Cup Winners, CL finalists
2032/33 Barclays Premier League 2nd PL runners up, Carling Cup Finalists, FA Cup Winners
2033/34 Barclays Premier League 1st PL Winners, Carling Cup Winners, CL Winners
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[B][SIZE="4"]International Career Overview[/SIZE][/B]

[CODE]Season Nation Achievements
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[B]Hired by Brazil[/B]

2027/28 Brazil N/A
2028/29 Brazil Qualified for the 2030 World Cup

[B]Sacked by Brazil[/B]

[B]Hired by Italy[/B]

2030/31 Italy N/A
[B]
Resigned from Italy[/B]

[B]Hired by Holland[/B]

2032/33 Holland Semi-Finalists in Confederations Cup
[B]
Resigned from Holland[/B]
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[B][SIZE="4"]Next Season[/SIZE][/B]

Not sure. Possibly some players will move on as the squad is quite big but I have no real goals except a repeat of a winning the league and CL.

[url=http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv154/jonnycurrie/ManUtdOffer.jpg][B]This[/B][/url] however is the first time I've ever got the call. I felt regret but I feel like Dartford is my own now.

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Nice season, very consistence.. What are those *'s behind some names?

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Don't know what is happening but in the CL I just get a lot of goals against. In two matches vs Real Madrid 7, and in our first semifinal leg vs Tottenham I lost 5-3... jesus

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I put stars behind the names of the key players/indispensable/huge contracts. Usually only around 6 names.

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Ah man... what is this ****, what kind of game do I have my god. I love it tho haha

[url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Qtr1.png"]Qtr Final 1st leg vs Real Madrid[/url]
[url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Qtr2.png"]Qtr Final 2nd leg vs Real Madrid[/url]

[url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Semi1.png"]Semi Final 1st leg vs Tottenham[/url]
[url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Semi2.png"]Semi Final 2nd leg vs Tottenham[/url]

o m g . . .

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Ok, so Bedford Town is going to be a real challenge... I'm currently sifting through the discarded garbage of the other clubs for diamonds in the rough. I picked up [url=http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/Bedford-PhilImray.jpg]Phil Imray[/url] who looks like he'll be a cracking keeper for this level. Also, is [url=http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/KyleBassett.jpg]this[/url] Super Kyle? He looks like the business for me as well.


Edit: Fixed moronic wrong image linkage :)

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[quote name='Lanthal']Ok, so Bedford Town is going to be a real challenge... I'm currently sifting through the discarded garbage of the other clubs for diamonds in the rough. I picked up [URL="http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/Bedford-PhilImray.jpg"]Phil Imray[/URL] who looks like he'll be a cracking keeper for this level. Also, is [URL="http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/BedfordProfile.jpg"]this[/URL] Super Kyle? He looks like the business for me as well.[/QUOTE]
Wrong screenshot for Kyle :)

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[SIZE=4][B]Maidstone Season 5 Update 2014/15 - Blue Square South
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League Finish - 5th - [URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at105520.jpg"]League Table[/URL]


A much better season for me this time, on my day was the best team in the league but my small squad held me back at times and injuries meant I could only finish in 5th place but it was good enough for the playoffs. A comfortable semi-final win put me through to the final where I had a nervy penalt shootout victory giving me promotion. It may be a bit early for promotion and I have a feeling I may struggle next year.


[B]Screenshots[/B]:
[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120108.jpg"]Playoff Final[/URL]

[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120229.jpg"]Squad[/URL]
[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120308.jpg"]Transfer History[/URL]
[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120325.jpg"]Finances[/URL]

[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120342.jpg"]Manager Profile[/URL]
[URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120353.jpg"]Manager Personal[/URL]

Star Player - [URL="http://i827.photobucket.com/albums/zz192/mag_man/Football%20Manager%202010/Maidstone/Season%205/Screenshot2010-01-26at120434.jpg"]Ciaran McGarry[/URL]

[B]Career Overview[/B]:
[CODE]
League Season Finished Achievements
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BSS 2010/11 19th
BSS 2011/12 19th
BSS 2012/13 15th
BSS 2013/14 10th
BSS 2014/15 5th Playoff Winners
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Has anybody else started this challenge with such poor form in the league but amazingly been very good in the cups? I'm still bottom of the league albeit with 3 games in hand - just been drawn at home with birmingham in the fa cup third round. Reached the Fa trophy first round against dover.

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[quote name='Lanthal']Ok, so Bedford Town is going to be a real challenge... I'm currently sifting through the discarded garbage of the other clubs for diamonds in the rough. I picked up [URL="http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/Bedford-PhilImray.jpg"]Phil Imray[/URL] who looks like he'll be a cracking keeper for this level. Also, is [URL="http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii91/Lanthal/Bedford%20Football%20Manager/KyleBassett.jpg"]this[/URL] Super Kyle? He looks like the business for me as well.


Edit: Fixed moronic wrong image linkage :)[/QUOTE]
nope that's not Super Kyle.

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[quote name='minisav']Super Kyle Wilson iirc?[/QUOTE]

correct:thup:

just got loaned backed to FC United.

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I've had a decent start at Dartford :) Quite a few signings, only two loanees as well, of which only one is in the first team, so no overloading with loans :) From the first four games, I have seven points and probably deserve more.
It makes a real change from my Man Utd game, and player attribute masking is both annoying and fun :D

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Okay after a really busy day yesterday and seeing as I've just got in the house today, I can finally have 5 hours or so of FM10 :)

14 games gone in the first season and I am 4th in the league with 25 points.

But my GD isn't that good really for a top 6 team, its only at +4 atm.

I haven't really got anyone who has been my out and out clinical goalscorer so far this season. Marvin Williams has the highest with 7 in 14.

I have been impressed with my 2 CB's though: Leon Legge and Lacquan Esdaile.

My next game is the 1st round of the FA Cup, at home to Bromley, so hopefully we should win this and get into the 2nd round :)

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I'll be posting monthly updates about my Marine save in the careers forum from now on. Feel free to go and have a look, and post a comment. :thup:

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Robert Hunter - Truro City - 2015-2015 League 2

I expected a battle to stay up in league 2, but was pleasantly surprised at how we did. I had a decent squad rotation going on, and although I know that's important, I'd like to hammer down a little bit more specific of a starting 11 for next year.

[URL="http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/7137/cocacolaleague2.png"]Table[/URL]
Lost in the playoff final to 4th placed Plymouth. Unlucky.

Squad:
Starters:
[URL="http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/1429/1juniorsuckling.png"]Junior Suckling[/URL]
[URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/2653/15teixeira.png"]Teixeira[/URL] [URL="http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/4980/12davidwallacegl2.png"]David Wallace[/URL] [URL="http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/8606/3andyosullivan.png"]Andy O'Sullivan[/URL] [URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/3912/2arseniohalfhuid.png"]Arsenio Halfhuid[/URL]
[URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/1112/28oliverhewittfisher.png"]Oliver Hewitt-Fisher[/URL] [URL="http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/704/24joestansfield.png"]Joe Stansfield[/URL] [URL="http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/4366/17maxharrop.png"]Max Harrop[/URL] [URL="http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/678/16grantwhyte.png"]Grant Whyte[/URL] (On loan, was tremendous)
[URL="http://img709.imageshack.us/img709/5281/9billypaynter.png"]Billy Paynter[/URL] [URL="http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/2737/roberthunter.png"](POY)[/URL] [URL="http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/9090/6eddiejohnson.png"]Eddie Johnson[/URL]
Subs:
[URL="http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/2369/27wesleywhite.png"]Wesley White[/URL]. [URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/7573/20simonturner.png"]Simon Turner[/URL]. [URL="http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/9773/14roberteagle.png"]Robert Eagle[/URL]. [URL="http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/8867/10adrianptulea.png"]Adrian Patulea[/URL]. [URL="http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/4811/11francispalm.png"]Francis Palm[/URL] (On loan, was decent. [URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/4558/5kierannicholson.png"]Kieran Nicholson[/URL]. [URL="http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/4716/4philifil.png"]Phil Ifil[/URL].
[URL="http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/3999/trurocity3.png"]
All Time Best Eleven[/URL]
[URL="http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/7274/trurocity2.png"]Season Best Eleven[/URL]
Thanks to making the playoffs and Wembley, our [URL="http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/5994/trurocity.png"]finances[/URL] are finally positive!

Remember that [URL="http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/3939/roberthunter2.png"]Ron Davies[/URL] guy? Well, he did get better, but not enough, so I sold him on for 100k :)

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Just a minor update. After 13 games I find myself in 10th place, which I am pleased with. I have a game in hand over most of the teams above me, so I could go within 2 points of the final playoff place. Tweaked my tactics for my last game after a poor run, and got a 6-1 home win over Thurrock, which was very encouraging. I'd like to think I can get a playoff place, but ultimately a top half finish is more realistic :)

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[SIZE=3][COLOR=Black][B][SIZE=4]Truro City FC - Blue Square South - 2013/14
[/SIZE][/B][SIZE=4][COLOR=DarkRed][COLOR=Blue]Media Prediction: 5th
Actual Position : 1st

[/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE]I've actually done it, after a few years of near misses and heartbreaks, I've won the league. Challenged from the start to the end, and hit the front with about 10 games to go. It'd be wrong to say I never looked back, us, Dover and Bath had a very close battle, but I took a 2 point lead on the second-last game of the season, from there I only had to beat Basingstoke away, or hope Bath could hold Dover to a draw in the 2nd/3rd final day battle. In the end, both happened. And despite a 150k loss for the year, we are champions. Never enjoyed writing a progress report this much.
[U][/U][URL="http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/6719/bluesquaresouth.png"][COLOR=DarkRed][SIZE=2][U]League Table[/U][/SIZE][/COLOR][/URL]
[U][U][SIZE=3][COLOR=Black][SIZE=4][COLOR=DarkRed][COLOR=Blue][SIZE=2][COLOR=Black][URL="http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/5994/trurocity.png"][COLOR=DarkRed][U]FA Cup[/U][/COLOR][/URL]
[/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/U][/U]Out one round earlier than last season, but I don't care. WE'RE CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!!!!
[URL="http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/7274/trurocity2.png"][U][U][SIZE=3][COLOR=Black][SIZE=4][COLOR=DarkRed][COLOR=Blue][SIZE=2][COLOR=Black][COLOR=DarkRed][U]FA Trophy[/U][/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/U][/U][/URL]
Through a few rounds, going out when we did, helped us out.

[SIZE=3][COLOR=Black][SIZE=4][COLOR=DarkRed][COLOR=Blue][SIZE=2][COLOR=Black][SIZE=3][U][URL="http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/3999/trurocity3.png"][COLOR=DarkRed]Transfers[/COLOR][/URL]
[/U][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE]Nearly every player I signed this year, became a first choice player, I don't think you can ask for much more than that. The signings of Pericard and Dawson for the last 3 games really perked us up as fatigue had started to set in, think they'll both be well able for the BSP too.
[U][SIZE=3][COLOR=Black][SIZE=4][COLOR=DarkRed][COLOR=Blue][SIZE=2][COLOR=Black][SIZE=3][URL="http://img168.imageshack.us/img168/6169/trurocity4.png"][COLOR=DarkRed][U]Squad[/U][/COLOR][/URL]
[/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/COLOR][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/U]Think I can keep most of these and comfortably stay up next year in the BSP. I'll bring in 3 or 4 aswell to hopefully give us that bit extra to compete.
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Career Overview[/B][/SIZE]
[/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][code]Season League Position Achievements
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2010/11 Blue Square South 8th None
2011/12 Blue Square South 4th PlayOff Semi-Finals
2012/13 Blue Square South 3rd PlayOff Runner Up
2013/14 Blue Square South 1st Blue Square South Winners
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[COLOR=Black][SIZE=3][B]Next Season
[/B][SIZE=2]Staying up will be enough to please me, but I think we can achieve alot more.[/SIZE][/SIZE][/COLOR]

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I'm amazed that my first season in charge with Tonbridge has been so hit and miss. Lieing in 14th in the league 10 points from the play off places and yet manage to beat [URL="http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/pp307/crazylad2k8/Dafuge%20Challenge%20FM%2010/TonbridgevSwansea.png"]swansea 1-0[/URL] in the fa cup 5th round at home. I've been drawn against Arsenal at the emirates in the 6th round so i'm expecting a good hiding here. Funny old season thats for sure.

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just a short update this time because im in a real "cba" mood


[B][U][SIZE=3]Sutton Utd Premiership 2021/22[/SIZE][/U][/B]

[COLOR=black][B]Competitions:[/B] [/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]Fa Cup: Lost in 5th round 1-0 to Newcastle[/COLOR]
[COLOR=black]League Cup: Lost 1-0 to Man City in 4th round[/COLOR]
[COLOR=black]League: 3rd - Champions League Place[/COLOR]
Europe: 3rd in Chamions League Group, Lost in 1st Knockout round against Genoa 5-3 on aggregate in euro cup

[URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/leaguetable-5.jpg"]League Table[/URL], [URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/leaguegraph-3.jpg"]League Graph[/URL]
[URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/squad-13.jpg"]Squad[/URL],[URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/transfers-13.jpg"]Transfers[/URL]

Started off well but overall the season was a disappointment, considering Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal all had bad seasons we really should have made some of the games count and i am really annoyed my team couldn't finish off a game. Those draws proved costly if only a few of them had been wins......

Cups

Pretty disappointing all round especially Europe, out in 4th round and 5th round in league cup and Fa cup respectively. We came 3rd in our champions league group probably should have done better, will be expecting better next year. we then got dumped out the euro cup by genoa somewhat disappointingly.

[URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/finances-13.jpg"]Finances:[/URL]
nothing to report really, except i will wait until balance is slightly better before i give some money to H+R

150+ league appearances (lge +cup)

Miguel Angel (ST): 267 (313) appearances, 125 (138) Goals, Average Rating 7.06
(2014-2021)

Acoran Romero (DC): 217 (255) appearances, 8 (10) Goals, Average Rating 6.97
(2012-2020)

Ezio Massaro (DL,DR): 191 (217) appearances, 2 (2) Goals, Average Rating 7.03
(2012-2018)

Andrej Stolarik (DC): 186 (227) appearances, 10 (11) Goals, Average Rating 7.05
(2016-Present)

Witold Stepien (DR): 154 (188) appearances, 3 (3) Goals, Average Rating 6.95
(2016-Present)






[CODE]
[COLOR=black]Career so far:[/COLOR]


[COLOR=black]Season League Position Achievements[/COLOR]
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[COLOR=black]2010/11 Blue Square South 2nd Promoted via playoffs[/COLOR]
[COLOR=black]2011/12 Blue Square Premier 1st Automatic Promotion [/COLOR]
[COLOR=black]2012/13 League 2 3rd Automatic Promotion[/COLOR]
2013/14 League 1 7th N/A
2014/15 League 1 1st Automatic Promotion
2015/16 Championship 14th N/A
2016/17 Championship 4th Lost in Playoff Semi Final
2017/18 Championship 1st Automatic Promotion
2018/19 Premiership 13th N/A
2019/20 Premiership 8th N/A
2020/21 Premiership 3rd N/A
2012/22 Premiership 3rd N/A
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Was it Turk who had John Bostock in his team?

Just noticed on my game he is 31 and at Barcelona so you've got a great player there.

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also HRBFC, I notice you have the same problem when it comes to winning the league. Man City! We lost out to them on the last day last year and if it wasn't for the chairman acting above me to allow our star left winger to be stolen by them in Jan then I think we would have done it.

Just can't compete with their financial power

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Did anyone else sign Matty Warner in their early days and see only the occasional piece of brilliance surrounded by performances that were utter pants?

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Nice season CSF! To bad hrbfcrule!

// btw TAoD: John Bostock is awesome in my game asswell, after going to shaktar he joined Juventus and after that he is now owning the midfield of Tottenham.

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[SIZE=3][B]Season 2020/21 Review - Guiseley in the Premier League - 1st - *** CHALLENGE COMPLETED ***[/B][/SIZE]

[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PL_LeagueTable.png"]League Table[/URL][/B]
[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PL_Positions.png"]Past Positions[/URL][/B]
[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_Finances.png"]Finances[/URL][/B]

[b]I HAVE COMPLETED THE CHALLENGE!!![/b] The PL was a pain in the arse. Sunderland were the contenders till the end. With 2 matches to go they lost, we drawed and we became 1st because of a better goal difference. I allready thought we would finished 2nd, and wasnt really expecting Sunderland would drop points. Luckely we had a great end run aswell. Guiseley also set a new record in most goals in a season, 97!

[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_FA-Cup.png"]FA Cup[/URL][/B] | [B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_LeagueCup.png"]League Cup[/URL][/B] | [B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ChampionsLeaguePoule.png"]Champions League[/URL][/B] | [B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CommunityShield.png"]Community Shield[/URL][/B]

We started of this season with the Community Shield against, also holders, Manchester City. It became a match to never forget. They got whiped, got owned, got a message in the skybox saying: all your base belong to us. We learned them total football and destroyed them with [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CommunityShield.png"]7-2[/URL]! After that the season just couldnt go wrong. Altho my biggest priority was on the CL, I tried to did my best in the other Cups. The FA Cup was not bad, but Newcastle just were to strong and we had an off day. But the League Cup were ours from the start! In some great fixtures we won vs [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_LeagueCup.png"]Arsenal, Man City, Totenham, Man Utd[/URL] and in the final vs Chelsea! Woho what a fixtures and what a results!

An other story is the Champions League. We had a quite simple poule fase, ahum. Put it was do-able. [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ChampionsLeague.png"]We played quite well[/url], but def. not owning the place. I felt we were lucky to become 2nd so was hoping to get just one round further. It ended up by winning the CL! OLE OLE!

In the first knockout round we played Benfica (2-0, 3-0). Easy one. Next we drawed Real Madrid, that was a different story. Imo the best team I played so far in my career. Unlucky for them we had the game of the year against them. [url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Qtr1.png"]Won 6-3[/url] at home. And [url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Qtr2.png"]lost 2-4[/url] away, which meant we won overall with 8-7. Next Tottenham. One of the best teams in the PL in my game, so this would be a though one. [url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Semi1.png"]Losing 3-5[/url] away let us face the facts we arent good enough yet. Just getting to much goals against. I tweeked my tactics and put my defender way up instead of deep. Then the game come at home. We teached them! We ****ed them! We owned them. [url="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_CL_Semi2.png"]6 - bloody - 0[/url]. We made it to the final!! Then I saw we have to play Valencia, who won vs Barcelona in a 3-3 by penals. Valencia also were the holders of last years CL. Unlucky for Vidal, injured, he missed one of his most important matches in his life. But Lukaku and Beretta did just fine! We came behind in the 29"min but I felt we werent that bad! Beretta scored a great screamer in the 48"min which gave us 1-1. 90" min were played, still 1-1. Extra time! Lukaku heads in a great cross. 95"min 2-1! Beretta makes sure we are gonna win the final by scoring a placed shot in the 102"min. 3-1! PFIIEEWWWW GAME ENDED. GUISELEY WIN THE CL! WOHOOO

[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_Squad.png"]Squad[/URL][/B]
[B][URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_Transfers.png"]Transfers[/URL][/B]

Great winger, and wonderkid, from France did superb. [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_AmaraCoulibaly.png"]Amara Coulibaly[/url] is the man who really replaced Le Van this year. He still is learning, and I am hoping he can get 10+ assists next year. [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S10_ReneTinajero.png"]Rene Tinajero[/url] is really looking promosing. Atm learning from Farina and I guess next season he is our right back whole season. [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_AlexandrGitinov.png"]Alexandr Gitinov[/url] had a storming season last season but this season he looked like Carolina. 28 goals, 20 assists for a midfielder is a lot! [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_GustavoVidal.png"]Gustavo Vidal[/url] is getting more and more important, what a player. This year not as many goals as last but he gave us some assists, lol. 33 goals, 29 assists. [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_DaveWatkins.png"]Dave Watkins[/url] is for the future. Bought him quite cheap as I think he can become very good - so do my scouts.

[b]Best players of Guiseley this year:[/b]
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_GustavoVidal.png"]Gustavo Vidal[/url] (scored a lot, gave a lot)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_JesusMateu.png"]Jesus Mateu[/url] (one of my best buys ever, 3rd time young player of the year)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_AlexandrGitinov.png"]Alexandr Gitinov[/url] (i can only pray he can get a better season then this, but almost impossible)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_AmaraCoulibaly.png"]Amara Coulibaly[/url] (wonderkid - only thing is missing is the 10+ assists)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_RomeluLukaku2.png"]Romelu Lukaku[/url] (brought in as a good replacement for injuries, but made it hard to choose. Did outstanding)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ReneTinajero.png"]Rene Tinajero[/url] (great kid, wonderkid, for the future. Still improving and learning)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_Cristiano.png"]Cristiano[/url] (had a though first half of the season, 2nd was just amazing)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_GiacomoBeretta.png"]Giacomo Beretta[/url] (great as always, very important in the CL)


[b]Awards:[/b]
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PlayersPlayeroftheYear.png"]English Players' Player of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Lukaku, 3rd place Beretta)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_FootballeroftheYear.png"]English Footballer of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Vidal)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PremierDivisionTopGoalscorer.png"]English Premier Division Top Goalscorer[/URL] (3rd place Vidal)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PlayersYoungPlayeroftheYear.png"]English Players' Young Player of the Year[/URL] (1st place Mateu(3x), 3nd place Gitinov)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_PremierDivisionManageroftheYear.png"]English Premier Division Manager of the Year[/URL] (1st place)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ChampionsLeagueGoldenBoot.png"]Champions League Golden Boot[/URL] (2nd place Beretta)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ChampionsLeagueBestPlayer.png"]Champions League Best Player[/URL] (1st place Beretta, 3rd Gitinov)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_ChampionsLeagueDreamTeam.png"]Champions League Dream Team[/URL] (we filled 8 places)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_EuropeanGoalkeeperoftheYear.png"]European Goalkeeper of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Flindt)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_EuropeanStrikeroftheYear.png"]European Striker of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Vidal)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_EuropeanFootballeroftheYear.png"]European Footballer of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Vidal)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_WorldFootballeroftheYear.png"]World Footballer of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Vidal)
- [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_WorldPlayeroftheYear.png"]World Player of the Year[/URL] (2nd place Vidal)
[i]a lot of awards ;) Especially Vidal with 5x 2nd place)[/i]


We have got our first youngster in all those years. And what for a youngster, I think - so do my assman, he can become an International if u ask me. Please welcome [URL="http://www.joostnijhof.com/dafuge/S11_YOUTH_LloydHackney.png"]Lloyd Hackney[/url]. He is really gonna get playing time, since I will do everything to let him grow! The facilities are good atm.. and still improving!

[B]Aim for next season:[/B] Lloyd Hackney. Lloyd Hackney. Lloyd Hackney. Also I want to win the FA Cup and SuperCup. Maybe become an International Coach for some country don't know yet.


[code]Season Team League Finished Achievements
2010/11 Guiseley Blue Square South 5th Promoted
2011/12 Guiseley Blue Square Premier 1st Promoted, BSP Champions, FA Trophy winners
2012/13 Guiseley Coca Cola League Two 1st Promoted, CCL2 Champions
2013/14 Guiseley Coca Cola League One 3rd Promoted
2014/15 Guiseley Coca Cola Championship 14th
2015/16 Guiseley Coca Cola Championship 9th FA Cup runner-up, Qualified for Europa League
2016/17 Guiseley Coca Cola Championship 1st Promoted, CCC Champions
2017/18 Guiseley Barclays Premier League 6th Qualified for Europa League
2018/19 Guiseley Barclays Premier League 3rd Qualified for CL, FA Cup runner-up
2019/20 Guiseley Barclays Premier League 1st Premier League Champions, Qualified for CL
2020/21 Guiseley Barclays Premier League 1st PL Champions, CL Champions, League Cup Winners, Community Shield Winners
** CHALLENGE COMPLETED **[/code]

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Well done Foost! Congrats, mate! Made fairly quick work of it too!

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Congratz on completing the challenge foost:thup: hopefully im not too far off completing it as well

On my game John Bostock is 30 he stayed at tottenham for ages,making hardly any appearances, then eventually went to belgium club called "Standard" on a free.

According to other people's games it sounds like tottenham wasted a good player

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After my update I recieved 20 odd million Champions League TV money which was a very nice surprise :D

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[quote name='hrbfcrule']Congratz on completing the challenge foost:thup: hopefully im not too far off completing it as well

On my game John Bostock is 30 he stayed at tottenham for ages,making hardly any appearances, then eventually went to belgium club called "Standard" on a free.

According to other people's games it sounds like tottenham wasted a good player[/QUOTE]

Thanks!

Well that must be the reason they relegated at yours ;)

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So after 18 games in the season we are top of the league by 4 points. We have been in some good form lately and I think the players are starting to really gel together now. I've tried to make sure I signed players that pacey and such at lower levels and I think this is paying off, my defence is actually quite athletic.

Ended up getting knocked out of the first round of the FA Cup from Bromley; we drew the first game at home 1-1 then we went there for the replay and got beat 2-1 iirc.

I think we should be able to get promoted at the first time of asking this season, but I won't get too cocky, because playing this low down, anything can happen.

Looking at the finances in England, Burnley are now rich, and I'm sure I can remember it popping up in the news that they were being taken over, although they still only have an English chairman. They are still bottom of the Premierleague, so I wonder if they spend much in January.

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How many else are world class? It seems the games takes league wins in lower leagues into consideration so I've won the most league titles out of active managers in my save.

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[quote name='The Art of Drowning']Was it Turk who had John Bostock in his team?

Just noticed on my game he is 31 and at Barcelona so you've got a great player there.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, it's me. He obviously hasn't lived up to his PA quite as well in my game as I'd say he's a good League One player who could maybe do a job as a squad player in the Championship. As I've got him in League Two that means he's brilliant for me, but Barcelona quality he isn't :D

Mini update on how I'm doing. 17 games gone and we're top of League 2 with 40 points. We're one point ahead of Grimsby but we have game in hand and I'm just about to play a replay in the FA Cup 1st round against L1 side Walsall. Win that and we've got Grimsby at home in round two, so a good chance of getting to the third round again and a decent Premier League side in the draw. Only lost 1 league game so far this season, we've been playing really well and getting the scrappy 1-0 and 2-1 wins that you need to be successful.

My potential star striker, Edwin Waweru, is struggling to adapt to life in England. He's picked up more injuries than he has English words, but I remain convinced that he can have a big impact, so I'll be sticking by him yet.

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Just got to the new year, so I've played 22 games in my first season in the BSS as Dartford. After a start with mixed results, I've picked up a bit now, sitting in 6th, one point off 5th. Scoring certainly isn't my problem, with 35 goals making me the third highest scorers in the league. Unfortunately, we've also conceded 35, leaving me with a GD of 0, not helped by a recent 6-0 to Lewes. I still think that a playoff place is possible, but more consistency is crucial as we enter January. Next game is Dover, who are in 5th.

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England [URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/engworldcup.jpg"]won the 2022 World Cup[/URL]:eek:, beating the Ukraine in the [URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/finalwc.jpg"]final[/URL]

Has anyone else seen England win World Cup or European Championship on their games?

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Need to update the last 3 seasons on here, will do that in a few mins. Just to note that Grimsby have now joined Darlington as being unplayable on the game as they have been relegated from the BSN.

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[quote name='The Art of Drowning']Need to update the last 3 seasons on here, will do that in a few mins. Just to note that Grimsby have now joined Darlington as being unplayable on the game as they have been relegated from the BSN.[/QUOTE]


Grimsby finished 19th in the bsn last season in my game surviving by just 2 points

what season are you in?

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[quote name='hrbfcrule']England [URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/engworldcup.jpg"]won the 2022 World Cup[/URL]:eek:, beating the Ukraine in the [URL="http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt291/hrbfcrule/finalwc.jpg"]final[/URL]

Has anyone else seen England win World Cup or European Championship on their games?[/QUOTE]

England won Euro 2012 on my game, beating the Ukraine in the final :D

Morocco won the 2014 World Cup.

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How on earth to I work the code function by the way, tried several times with my updates but I just can't seem to get it right.

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[quote name='hrbfcrule']Grimsby finished 19th in the bsn last season in my game surviving by just 2 points

what season are you in?[/QUOTE]

Just finished the 2023/24 season. Darlington went down about 3 years ago and haven't reappeared yet.

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[B][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]Kings Lynn - Blue Square Premier - 2011/12[/FONT][/COLOR][/B]

[COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]We were predicted by the media to finish 23rd and by all accounts a season full of struggle looked on the cards,[/FONT][/COLOR]

We started poorly as far as results go and lost 5 out of our first 6 games leaving us languishing in the relegation places, oddly enough at this stage the performances were pretty good and the team had seemed to adapt to the league quickly.

We put together a decent run and manged to pull ourselves up to mid table and a solid season of consolidation started to unfold, we could beat the best but also lose quite horrendously, as a few 5 - 0 drubbings would show.

Then, out of nowhere, we went on a massive unbeaten run that pushed us from mid table up to just outside the play offs, this continued to the final game,

The final fixtures had us in 6th at home, but it also had Histon (5th) v's Rushden (7th),

The table had

5th Histon 77pts
6th Kings Lynn 77pts
7th Rushden 76pts

Any one of us could have claimed the last play off place,

90 minutes later it was ours, sneaked in at the last as we managed a win and Histon and Rushden could only draw.

So to the Play Offs

[URL="http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/1238/kingslynnvoxford.png"]Semi Final 1st Leg[/URL]

[URL="http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/7273/oxfordvkingslynn.png"]Semi Final 2nd Leg[/URL]

[URL="http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/8913/mansfieldvkingslynn.png"]Final[/URL]

And so Promotion achieved, certainly an unexpected promotion and i am a little concerned that we may have progressed to quickly and get a swift reality check, but at least we are now full time and moving forwards.

The Cups were not Kind to us this Year and we really made no impact at all, but not to concerned as the league was always the priority

[B][U][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/2011/bluesquarepremier2.png"]League Table[/URL][/COLOR][/FONT][/U][/B]
[B][U][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/9662/bluesquarepremier.png"]League Positions Graph[/URL][/COLOR][/FONT][/U][/B]
[B][U][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img691.imageshack.us/img691/614/kingslynn.png"]Transfers [/URL][/COLOR][/FONT][/U][/B]
[FONT=Verdana][COLOR=black][URL="http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/6554/kingslynn2.png"][B][COLOR=#9a282a]Squad[/COLOR][/B][/URL][/COLOR][/FONT]


[B][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]Key Player Profile[/FONT][/COLOR][/B]

[U][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/2047/9robertmccormick.png"]Robert McCormick[/URL][/COLOR][/FONT][/U][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana] – Again a Star, the next step maybe to much for him but carried on where he had left off[/FONT][/COLOR]

[COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana][U][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/5508/18jameskeatings.png"]James Keatings[/URL][/COLOR][/U] – After a bit part last season, he really came into his own, Goals and Assists in quantity[/FONT][/COLOR]

[U][FONT=Verdana][COLOR=#0066cc][URL="http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/3199/5davidstephens.png"]David Stephens[/URL][/COLOR][/FONT][/U][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana] – Rock Solid at the Back (Again)[/FONT][/COLOR]

[FONT=Verdana][COLOR=black][URL="http://img51.imageshack.us/img51/3222/15davidhowland.png"][COLOR=#9a282a]David Howland[/COLOR] [/URL]– Stepped into the CM spot early in the season and never looked back, some vital goals late on in the season[/COLOR][/FONT]


[CODE]
Career Overview

Season League Position Achievements
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2010/11 Blue Square North 1st Champions, Promotion
2011/12 Blue Square Premier 5th Play Off Winners, Promotion
[/CODE]

[B][COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]Next Season[/FONT][/COLOR][/B]
Promotion achieved, certainly an unexpected promotion and i am a little concerned that we may have progressed to quickly and get a swift reality check, but at least we are now full time and moving forwards.

One word for this season - Consolidation

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[size=+2]Truro City - The Last 3 Seasons[/size]

[color=blue]2021/22[/color]

We looked like a much better side than the previous year but ended up finishing in exactly the same place, team gelling and low morale being the main thing responsible. Can't expect much else when you dont win a single game from the final 16.

League Table: [url=http://img192.imageshack.us/i/leaguetable14th.jpg/]League Table[/url]
Transfers Part 1: [url=http://img20.imageshack.us/i/transferspart1.jpg/]Transfers Part 1[/url]
Transfers Part 2: [url=http://img718.imageshack.us/i/transferspart2.jpg/]Transfers Part 2[/url]
Top Goalscorer: [url=http://img24.imageshack.us/i/hausmann.jpg/]Hausmann[/url]
Key Man: [url=http://img109.imageshack.us/i/kireev.jpg//]Kireev[/url]

[color=Red]2022/23[/color]

Tried to keep a relativley settled side for this season in the hope we'd find more consistancy, the only 1st 11 improvement we really needed was a new left winger and we found an awesome one in Manuel. My plan was working until in Jan when my chairman went above me to sell him to Man City. To be fair we did well and kept the pace with them and only lost out on the final day.

League Table: [url=http://img41.imageshack.us/i/leaguetable2nd.jpg/]League Table[/url]
Transfers : [url=http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i301/jamie182_2006/TransfersPart3.jpg?t=1265223505]Transfers[/url]

Top Goalscorer: [url=http://img297.imageshack.us/i/valdinei.jpg/]Valdinei[/url]
Key Man: [url=http://img20.imageshack.us/i/araujo.jpg/]Araujo[/url]

[color=Greem]2023/24[/color]

Here is where it all finally clicked, we used the 2nd string in our Champions League games because we needed to concentrate on the league, came bottom of our group because of this. Succesfuly won the Leage Cup and the league yet again went down to the last game. We did it thanks to a winner in the 93rd min away at Spurs, a 4-3 win clinched the title for us as Man City lost at 3rd placed Stoke. We signed a lot of players for the future but Zukic was the main signing and he was brilliant on the right wing.

League Table: [url=http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i301/jamie182_2006/Champions.jpg?t=1265223889]League Table[/url]
Transfers : [url=http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i301/jamie182_2006/TransfersPart4.jpg?t=1265223924]Transfers[/url]


Top Goalscorer: [url=http://img297.imageshack.us/i/valdinei.jpg/]Valdinei[/url]
Key Man: [url=http://img109.imageshack.us/i/kireev.jpg//]Kireev[/url]



[code]Season Team League Finished Achievements
2010/11 Truro Blue Square South 1st Promoted, Champions
2011/12 Truro Blue Square Premier 13th
2012/13 Truro Blue Square Premier 1st Promoted, Champions
2013/14 Truro Coca Cola League Two 3rd Promoted
2014/15 Truro Coca Cola League One 11th
2015/16 Truro Coca Cola League One 2nd Promoted
2016/17 Truro Coca Cola Championship 12th
2017/18 Truro Coca Cola Championship 6th Lost in Playoff Semi
2018/19 Truro Coca Cola Championship 6th Lost in Playoff Semi
2019/20 Truro Coca Cola Championship 1st Promoted, Champions
2020/21 Truro Barclays Premier League 14th Survival
2021/22 Truro Barclays Premier League 14th
2022/23 Truro Barclays Premier League 2nd Qualified for Champions League
2023/24 Truro Barclays Premier League 1st Champions, League Cup Winners
**[/code]

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Congratz The Art of Drowning, just Champions league to go now

I'm playing Tranmere..........in a premier league match :D :D

just 2 seasons ago they were in league 1

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Thanks, it's going to be tough I think because despite winning the league a bunch of players still want to leave. I'm going to sell all of the moaning ones and I will only be signing players for our U18's to replace them. Released all youth teamers that wont make it and hope that by having the best youngsters around we'll be set up for the long term.

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8 players injured right now, having to use ****** youth players to make up my bench, still a month until the transfer window opens again :( Still 4 points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand mind, so not all bad :)

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[B][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Purple"]Hastings United[/color] - 2014/2015 - Coca-Cola League 2[/SIZE][/B]

A media prediction of dead last was always going to be a bit of a joke, and secretly I held good hopes of a top half finish.

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[size=3][U][B]Season Summary[/B][/U][/size] - 6th

Short summary is amazing at home, dreadful away, and a late season slump saw us cough up automatic promotion.

[b][url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/table2014.png]Final Table[/url][/b]
[b][url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/progress2014.png]League Positions - Graph[/url][/b]

[u]Playoffs[/u] - Defeated in semi-final

Given our 2-0 record in the playoffs (BSS and BSP) I guess I was a bit confident we'd at least make the final.

Drawing Torquay however, we lost 4-1 on aggregate. The first leg at home was 2-1, which we largely dominated and deserved a draw at least. The away leg was even more frustrating as we were the better side by a larger degree here as well but just couldn't put the ball in the net.

To add the the frustration, Torquay didn't get a single CCC in either leg but just seemed to be able to put the ball in the net as and when they liked.

Torquay went on to win the playoffs, so I'm sure that if the scoreline reflected our performance in the two legs we'd be playing League One football next season. Grr.

[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/facup2014.png][b]FA Cup[/b][/url] - 3rd Round

Put in a good performance here, as befitted our new league status. Lost to League 1 Oxford away in the third round.

[b]League Cup[/b] - 2nd Round

Beat Championship Bristol City 1-0 in the first round very deservedly, but then slumped away from home to Ipswich 2-0.

[b]Johnstone's Paint Trophy[/b] - 1st Round

Lost on penalties to League 1 Luton after a 0-0 draw in a tight affair.

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[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/squad2014.png]Squad[/url] - Bit short of quality at the back now.

[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/finances2014.png]Finances[/url] - Good profit, especially considering we were 1k over our 5k wage budget.

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[size=3][b]Key Players[/b][/size]

[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/adamhunter2014.png]Adam Hunter[/url] - I really want to say this guy isn't good enough to stick around, we got him when we were a 1050 rep BSS side after all. But season after season he's 3 stars on the assman report and justifies it by getting the highest average rating. Got a good number of goals this year too from corners.

[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/owaintudurjones2014.png]Owain Tudur-Jones[/url] - Was signed last season but plagued by injuries. This season played much more and was probably the most talented player in the squad. We were a better side with him in the first team for sure.

[url=http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd124/Aeropaus/Hastings/rafikboujedra2014.png]Raik Boujedra[/url] - New signing that filled the AMC role. Scored a good number of goals and good number of assists and was a constant threat to opposing defences.


[SIZE=3][SIZE=3][COLOR=black][SIZE=3][B]Career Overview[/B][/SIZE][/COLOR][/SIZE][/SIZE][code]Season League Position Achievements
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[url=http://community.sigames.com/showpost.php?p=4693606&postcount=5028]2010/11[/url] Blue Square South 3rd Promotion (Playoffs)
[url=http://community.sigames.com/showpost.php?p=4710480&postcount=5113]2011/12[/url] Blue Square Premier 8th None
[url=http://community.sigames.com/showpost.php?p=4735716&postcount=5284]2012/13[/url] Blue Square Premier 8th None
[url=http://community.sigames.com/showpost.php?p=4741463&postcount=5324]2012/13[/url] Blue Square Premier 4th Promotion (Playoffs), FA Trophy Winners
[url=http://community.sigames.com/showpost.php?p=4756689&postcount=5400]2012/13[/url] Coca-Cola League 2 6th Playoffs (Semi-final defeat)
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[size=3][b]Next Season[/b][/size]

We were good enough for automatic promotion last season, so no excuses this year.

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Anyone got kits and logos for the divisions below conf north/south?

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[quote name='TugSafc']Anyone got kits and logos for the divisions below conf north/south?[/QUOTE]

[url=http://www.filefront.com/15381553/UniBond-Premier.zip/]Unibond Premier Kits[/url]. I don't have any for the Ryman league.

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