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Strange Development in Australian League

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I decided I wanted to try the Australian League since I've never played there before. So I simmed into the 2020's since I hate playing with the starting players over and over (and unlike most people I'm a big fan of Face Gen).

Anyway onto the point. Once the sime was done I looked around the league and at leat 2 of the teams did not have a SINGLE Australian player on their roster. Each team had between 20-30 players but at least 2 did not have any Australians. Pretty strange.

I had the Australian League set tp playable and about 20 other divisions to view only as far as game set up goes.

Anyones else experience anything similar before?

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I decided I wanted to try the Australian League since I've never played there before. So I simmed into the 2020's since I hate playing with the starting players over and over (and unlike most people I'm a big fan of Face Gen).

Anyway onto the point. Once the sime was done I looked around the league and at leat 2 of the teams did not have a SINGLE Australian player on their roster. Each team had between 20-30 players but at least 2 did not have any Australians. Pretty strange.

I had the Australian League set tp playable and about 20 other divisions to view only as far as game set up goes.

Anyones else experience anything similar before?

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That is strange, since I know from managing in the A-league in FM07, one of the rules in the league was that there must be no more then 4 foreign players (players from outside of Australia & New Zealand).

Interesting and definately would need to be looked at if you ask me, try posting this in the bugs section as well.

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There seemed to be no foreiner restricions, I tooke over one of the teams and brought in about 15 foreigners on free transfers and all but maybe 2 got a work permit. They were all ineligeible for the preseason cup for some reason but as soon as the regular season started they were eligible and playing in my first team.

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That's very weird. I remember having to make some hard decisions when I was looking to sign players from abroad and the decision always came down to the number of spots available.

Maybe after a certain amount of years in the game, the limit is lifted?

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Could it be that all the players have either Australia or New Zealand as a second nationality? I know it's extremely unlikely, but other then a bug, I can't think of any other reasons why this would be happening.

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No second nationalities, at least not that many. Of the 15 players I brought in they were all from Africa or the Americas. And there was no player restrictions on the league rules screen as well.

Maybe the limit does go away after a while. Is there supposed to be a salary cap like the MLS? Cause there is no salary cap as well.

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No salary cap? No player restrictions? That's weird.

Do you have MLS loaded? If so, are there any roster restrictions or a salary cap?

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i always wanted to play in the A-League, but this sounds like a bug i might avoid. i'd probably keep it homegrown, but other teams would probably have better foreign players.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DK10:

No second nationalities, at least not that many. Of the 15 players I brought in they were all from Africa or the Americas. And there was no player restrictions on the league rules screen as well.

Maybe the limit does go away after a while. Is there supposed to be a salary cap like the MLS? Cause there is no salary cap as well. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yes, there is meant to be a salary cap and now that you mention in your game there isn't one, that is very odd. Definitely report it in the bugs section.

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