Can he do it on a cold rainy night in Zagreb in February? – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS7 C2 S3 – Part 60 – Dundalk – February 2025

Welcome back to the start of the 2025 Irish season, with a tough few games before the end of the month. St. Pats, who finished 2nd last season will be a tough test in our 2nd game, and then the 2-legger versus Dinamo to get to the 2nd Knockout Round. I fancy our chances. We …

2024 Season Round Up & Looking Forward – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 59 – Dundalk – Post-Season 2024/Pre-Season 2025

Welcome back to Dundalk for a retrospective of the 2024 season plus a look forward to 2025, including the pre-season, player movements, that kind of thing. First up are all the end-of season awards. Best XI – Jenks, Brian Connolly & Nathan Ngoy make it to the Bench. Dara O’Shea (Mansfield) and Sean Gannon (Waterford) …

European knockouts? – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 58 – Dundalk – Nov/Dec 2024

Welcome back to Co. Louth for an important end to my 6th season of management, my 2nd with Dundalk. There’s potential for a bit of European knockout football coming up, especially if we beat/don’t lose to Gent on the 6th November. Beating Gent will allow us to have a good go at Ajax and Bayern …

Bayern & Gent – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 57 – Dundalk – October 2024

Welcome back to Dundalk for a mad month of football. Bayern & Gent away, 7 League games and the FAI Cup Semi Final! Start of month stuff before we play Bayern (This evening game time). Five of the lads made the IPD Team of the Week – Our back 4 and Michael Duffy. And Michael’s …

Total Football – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 56 – Dundalk – September 2024

Welcome back to Co. Louth. This month we have an international break before getting into the games. We welcome Ajax to Tallaght Stadium for a game that we have a great chance of getting something from. We also have a domestic cup final (League) versus Derry City, an FAI Cup Quarter Final and a few …

Shevchenko’s Boys – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 55 – Dundalk – August 2024

Welcome back to Dundalk for August 2024 – 5 League games currently, the 2 legs of the 3rd Round UCL Quallies versus Dynamo Kyiv, a League Cup Semi versus Limerick and the 1st round of the FAI Cup. Subject to change if (when) we beat Kyiv. The normal start of the month news before we …

UCL Quallies – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 54 – Dundalk – June/July 2024

Welcome back to Dundalk – This post will be the games after the European Championships 2024, which means our first game in June will be the Leinster Senior Cup Final on the 28th. 3 tough league games in July (& Longford) plus a UCL Qually every week (Hopefully). Michael Duffy was 3rd in the IPD …

Pursuit of Excellence – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 53 – Dundalk – May 2024

Welcome back to another mad month – I’ve now realised it’s mad because the Euros take a 5-week chunk out of our season – where we look to extend our run of wins and unbeaten run. We play none of the top 4 this month – Waterford should be our hardest game. Most probably will …

Busy Busy Busy – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 52 – Dundalk – April 2024

Welcome back to Dundalk for another busy one – 7 league games and a cup defence this month. First up before we go to Cobh on the 2nd the usual monthly stuff. Jordan IPD player of the month for March. His free kick versus Waterford was also goal of the month. Michael Duffy’s free kick …

The Pursuit of Excellence – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS6 C2 S2 – Part 51 – Dundalk – March 2024

Welcome back to another month in paradise – A massive fish in a tiny pond here in Ireland with Dundalk. A relatively quiet month with 5 league games and a regional cup versus a First Division team. Manager of the Month for February in the IPD!! NEW SIGNING (LOAN) Freddy Barton (Incorrectly Burton in FM20) …