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The FM08 Career Thread

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Just making a new start to it now. I have loaded up these leagues :

English (League 2 and up)

French (Ligue 2 and up)

German (2.Bundesliga and up)

Holland (First Diverson and up)

Italy (Serie B and up)

Spain (LIGA BBVA and up)

I have also loaded all players from Brazil and Argentina.

I have fix the Defoe problem on the DB and while i was aat it I changed some of the league names to their correct ones.

I started with a semi-pro reputation and have got the job of FC Eindhoven.

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I started this challenge with a medium database a rep of sunday league and the following leagues:

Eng

Fra

Spain

Sco

Ger

Hol

All set to lowest. Appyling for jobs now

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Woohoo 10 Pages!

Into the third phase on my Chile game, 3 points behind the leaders and 6 ahead of the team in third.

Just need a half decent striker to replace my aging star striker, looks like I may have to wait till the transfer window.

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I think I may have destroyed Stranraer. Currently still in the pre-season, but managed to sell and let go of some of my better players from last season, without getting replacements.

Don't think I stand a chance at the second of getting a squad that can win any matches at the moment.

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Originally posted by Gilbster:

I think I may have destroyed Stranraer. Currently still in the pre-season, but managed to sell and let go of some of my better players from last season, without getting replacements.

Don't think I stand a chance at the second of getting a squad that can win any matches at the moment.

Resign

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Originally posted by Frazza Pee:

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

I think I may have destroyed Stranraer. Currently still in the pre-season, but managed to sell and let go of some of my better players from last season, without getting replacements.

Don't think I stand a chance at the second of getting a squad that can win any matches at the moment.

Resign </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Is it better to resign or be sacked?

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Better to resign IMO because if you get sacked your rep could go down and no club would want you because you got sacked from Stranraer

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That makes sense. Think I will resign and start job hunting again.

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Interesting Job Offer - Being offered a 1 year contract on £0 per week. And no wage or transfer budget either!

The club does appear to have a full squad though. Think I will delay and make up my mind in a week, since I already have Bath agreed to a delay!

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I was offered the job at Adolfsberg after i quit the IFK Hasselholm job i jamp at it but the team was greyed out icon_frown.gif

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Originally posted by Gilbster:

Interesting Job Offer - Being offered a 1 year contract on £0 per week. And no wage or transfer budget either!

The club does appear to have a full squad though. Think I will delay and make up my mind in a week, since I already have Bath agreed to a delay!

i had that with Eschborn, i enjoyed my time there to be fair, you'll be amazed at what quality of players you'll be able to get for no wages...

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After thinking it over for a week I am now the new manager of Gutersloh, in the Germand Regional Division West.

Didnt notice when I was looking at the club that it has no staff. Suppose I will start there, since I at least have players.

Ok, this makes more sense to me now, they appear to be an Amateur club. What exactly do I need to know about managing Amateur clubs?

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Can players just be poached from other clubs, since they are effectively on rolling contracts?

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Well this could be an interesting season then. No idea what i am doing, but probably thankful I am only on a 1 year contract.

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Finished my 2nd season at Melaka.

After a mid-table finish in my first season I decided to concentrate on trying to strengthen the defence. My scout found me a 16 year old central defender with decent stats so I snapped him up as soon as I could.

Most my signings during the season was either in defence but I signed a couple of goalkeepers aswell.

I actually amazed myself with how well we were doing and making a push for promotion, with 2 draws in our last 2 games it was tight at the top with 4 teams aiming for 2nd place.

2009 League Table

Possibly the best player to come from Malaysia?

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">

Season Team Country League League Finish Achievements

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2008 Melaka Malaysia Premier League 6th

2009 Melaka Malaysia Premier League 2nd Promotion to Super League

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Congrats on the promotion markcator!

Wow, Yunus doesn't look that bad, definitely one to keep in the long-term, how does your reputation fair?

Any increase after promotion?

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My reputation is still at National. Contract is running out aswell and the board havent offered me a new 1.

Debating whether to accept a new contract if they offer me 1 or just leave them on a high and find a job elsewhere.

But with the reputation of the Malaysian League I'm doubting that I'd find a job from any of the other nations I've loaded.

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Half way through my season with Gutersloh and they are 11th. However the board isn't happy that we are just about above the relegation zone, given we were aiming for a respectable league position.

Hopefully I can hold onto my job until the season, and then possibly not renew the contract.

Managing an Amateur club is definitely a slightly different experience to what I'm used to.

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5 games left of the season to go and I need just one more win to get promotion.

Just hope my team doesn't crack under the pressure, we've already lost 5-1 to Rangers (CHI) already in the fourth phase.

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My First season saw me without a club for a week with Swedish side IFK Hassleholm employ me.

When I joined them they were 5th in the league after 15 games.Something had to be done no transfer budget meant I had to work with who I had but I managed to Come first in the league.

05112008194046iv3.jpg]League[/url] after getting promoted I decided enough was enough and left into the harsh harsh world of job hunting

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Mark how do you do the mad thing you done a few post up the thing you used to list the seasons clubs and achievements?

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Just lost again, this time 2-1.

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I think a new goalie, and defence are a priority in the transfer window.

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">SEASON|CLUB|ACHIEVEMENT

2007-2008|IFK Hassleholm|Swedish Second Division SG champs </pre>

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After the loss of my potentially good career Ive decided I need to start again. Dont really want to manage QUB again. Any recommendation of nations to load??

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre"> Season Club Finish Achievements

2007-2008 IFK HassleHolm 1st Second division SG champs </pre>

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">

Season Club Finish League Achievements

2007-2008 IFK HassleHolm 1st Second division SG champs </pre>

Not positive that works, but try it anyway Frazza!

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Originally posted by matty_8:

After the loss of my potentially good career Ive decided I need to start again. Dont really want to manage QUB again. Any recommendation of nations to load??

maybe do what i did, i picked a country, mine was Austria and i then loaded all leagues of the countries that bordered that country, so my league setup was Austria,Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Hungary,Czech Rep,Slovenia and Slovakia

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre">Season Club Finish League Achievements

2007-2008 IFK HassleHolm 1st Second division SG champs </pre>

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<pre class="ip-ubbcode-code-pre"> Season| Club| Finish| League| Achievements

2007-2008| IFK HassleHolm| 1st| Second division SG champs </pre>

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Talk about a dillema the Boca job has became available and I want to apply for it but i don't think I will get it and my board will become angry with me so apply or don't apply?

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Don't apply, is it the Boca in Argentina?

If so then you will have no chance of getting it.

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How weird is this?

When I was in the First Division B, most of my players were rated 6-7 stars, but now I have gained promotion to the First Division, they are now rated 4-5 at best, guess the gap between the two divisions is very big huh?

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Originally posted by happy slappy:

Don't apply, is it the Boca in Argentina?

If so then you will have no chance of getting it.

I didn't apply ( I don't understand the league structure )

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Yas after I left Hassleholm I got the job at Adolfsberg in the Second Division in Sweden so I dropped a league you know what I mean. But with 5 games left i got them them the league title so Two seasons two clubs two promotions and my rep is National

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Another european venture comes to and end for Gratkorn, the trend continues as another British team knock me out, boro this time, 2-2 draw at home followed by a 3-1 loss at the riverside...

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Considering leaving my club and going to england for a wee venture there the poor swedish weather isn't that appealing

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Question for anyone who's in the know: seeing as the Brazilian 3rd Division is so large with all the stages and groups, does it slow the game down as the seasons progress? If so, I might consider restarting now with a different set-up before I get too into it...

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Typical I win the league then I lose my first match of the season

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I meant i lose for the first time in the season. Just turned down the job at zacatepec

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just resigned from Adolfsberg because i got them promoted and thats all i wanted to do with them

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Was offered the job at Witton and I accepted as I wanted to get into english footie

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