Group Stages Again? – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 79 – Dundalk – August 2026

Welcome back to Dundalk for another action-packed month at the pinnacle of Irish domestic football. Not too many monthly bits to report. Jim Collins (Currently at Waterford) came 2nd in the IPD player of the month. We have £41.4M in the bank. Our U19’s beat Longford 3-1, goals from Neill McGuirk, Kevin O’Toole & Brian …

From Valletta to Oswestry? – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 78 – Dundalk – July 2026

Welcome back to Dundalk for an action-packed July of 2026. Our first competitive match will be the 1st Leg of the UCL 1st Qualifying Round versus Valletta. But then disaster… My Save file has corrupted, blue screen during a save… My last save I can use was just prior to the Drogheda final, so I’m …

World Cup 2026 – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 77 – Dundalk – June 2026

Welcome back to an odd month – these happen every even-numbered year in Ireland with the season running February to October. Just Derry in the league (Without Michael Duffy, who will be in the Irish training camp) and Drogheda in the Leinster Final. We will put a few friendlies in as well. First up the …

The Grind – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 76 – Dundalk – May 2026

Welcome back to Dundalk for a busy May 2026. Two games a week all month, and a tough run as well. Will be happy if we can go unbeaten. Michael Duffy scoops the IPD player of the month for April, with Steven O’Malley 2nd, and I come 2nd in the Manager of the Month behind …

Back to the day job – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 75 – Dundalk – April 2026

Welcome back for a month of domestic bliss (hopefully) – we tend to only get 3 months a season now when we aren’t involved in European Football so this allows us to hit our straps and get our cohesion up. Normal monthly stuff to start. Jim Collins deservedly gets IPD player of the month for …

Arsenal Part 2 – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 74 – Dundalk – March 2026

Welcome back to Dundalk for March 2026. It is a quiet one compared to what we’ve been used to. Just the 6 games. And we start with the usual Monthly stuff. Loanee Aidan Hamilton gets IPD player of the month for his performances for Cork City. Colin McGarvey comes 2nd in the IPD goal of …

Arsenal Part 1 – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 73 – Dundalk – February 2026

Welcome back for the start of the 2026 season here in Louth. And it’s a quick start. Even-Numbered years give Irish clubs the added problem of not being able to play for a month from early June. Just the 2 Premier Division games, a couple of cup, one the Irish equivalent of the Community Shield …

Building the Island – #FM20 OS8 C2 S4 – Part 72 – Dundalk – 2025 Post-Season, 2026 Pre-Season

Welcome back to Dundalk for an important post and pre season. We will be getting ready for a 2026 that will start with the 1st Knockout Round of the UCL, £8M and a £9M carrot if we can get to the Quarters. I will take things chronologically over this period. There will be a lot …

One Team, Two Cups (And the UCL)… – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS7 C2 S3 – Part 71 – Dundalk – Nov/Dec 2025 (End of Season)

Welcome back to Dundalk for the end of my 3rd season at the club and 7th overall. Two Cup Finals, the ICC over 2 legs and our 3 remaining UCL group games finish off our 2025 season. The usual start of month admin first. Matty Burrows wins player of the month for Derry with 9 …

Dortmund – PearceyPlays #FM20 OS7 C2 S3 – Part 70 – Dundalk – October 2025

Welcome back to Dundalk for a busy month of football, 10 games, the big one being Dortmund at Tallaght Stadium on the 21st. Firstly we have 3 games in 4 days, the big one being an FAI Cup Semi versus St. Pat’s. Matty Burrows came 3rd in the IPD goal of the month – a …