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[iPhone/Touch] Donkey Fly's Attacking 4-4-2

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Donkey Fly's Attacking 4-4-2


My first tactic for FM11H after losing 2 pre-season and 1 at start of the season badly I decided to make my own. I have the game for iPod Touch. Still in beta really but seems to be going well - would like feedback and suggestions from all those who might wanna use it.

My current game is with Bradford City in League 2. Mid Table quality side really I'd say. Low budget so don't expect to bring many players in - loans are all you really have apart from free transfers. The tactic uses a basic 4-4-2 formation with the two wide midfielders in attacking midfield positions. This almost makes the formation 4-2-4 but with the 2 wider players also available to come back and support in defence and the middle of the field.


Home Torquay 6-0 win

Away Crewe 3-1 Win

Away Crewe (JPT) 1-1 Draw (Lost On Penalties :/)

Home Bury 0-0

Gillingham away 2-2 draw

Northampton Home 0-0 (10 men for 45 mins)

Burton Away 0-0

Had way too many draws really, defence was good but wasn't finishing chances. I changed wingers to inside forwards, poacher to advanced forward

and wing backs to full backs. I also made some changes to team instructions.

Lincoln Home - 3-0 win

Accrington Away - 1-0 Win

Hereford Away - 1-0 win

Oxford Away - 4-3 Win

Wycombe Home - 0-0 Draw

Looks pretty good so far. No losses. Results so far...

P 26

W 17

D 9

L 0

F 59

A 24

I have also beaten 2-3 league 1 teams in FA Cup so far.


The Tactic

Formation - 4-4-2 Attacking


Team Mentality - Attacking

Passing Style - Direct

Tackling - Committed

Pressing - Yes

Offside Trap - No

Counter Attack - No

Men Behind Ball - No


Player Roles


RB - Full Back

LB - Full Back

LCB - Central Defender

RCB - Central Defender

AML - Inside Forward

MCL - Ball Winning Midfielder

MCR - Deep Lying Playmaker

AMR - Inside Forward

FCL - Target Man

FCR - Advanced Forward


My key players seem to be Omar Daley (AMR) and Adeyemi (MCR). Both on great form.

Let me know how you get on if you try it and all crit is welcome!

UPDATE: So far Unbeaten after around 45 games! Lost to Premiership STOKE on penalties - drew both legs, should of won first leg, conceded last minute! Doesn't count as a loss on the game. Won the league with most goals and 2nd best conceded goals rate. High GD, 120 odd points. Starting League 1 season 2 now.

UPDATE 2: After 63 games, finally beaten by Chelsea in the FA CUP 3rd Round. Lost 4-2. Screenshot in my next post below

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Tried this with Barnet. Lost my first match, drew the next 2 games and won the last one (4-1 against Gillingham)

Will let you know how my season finishes.

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Finally beaten after 63 games! Drew Chelsea in FA CUP 3rd round, lost 4-2.


Top of League 1 after 8 games, 6 wins, 2 draws, 22 for, 8 away.

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