Part 5 – S1 C1 P4 – The Tactics

Now don’t expect a revolution here – There’s no overlapping centrebacks, Raumdeuters or Segundo Volantes. This is Tier 6 Scottish Football. KISS. 4-1-4-1 DM Wide Control. Our default tactic. A minimum of instructions, but Short Passing (As we are a pretty decent passing side), Play Out Of Defence (Slows the game a bit) Work Ball …

Part 3 – S1 C1 P2 – Team Comparisons

The Team Report in FM19 gives some interesting comparisons in the tab of the same name, where you can look at your teams’ level against the other teams in our league at position and attribute type level. First up is the General Tab (Please note I’ve taken these screenshots just before our first league game, …

Part 2 – Season 1 – Club 1 – Overview

Phew, we got our first choice! Civil Service Strollers, founded in 1908, entered the Lowland Football League in the 2016/17 season, previously playing their football in the East of Scotland regions at tiers 6 & 7 of the Scottish Football Pyramid ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_football_league_system ). They have won one piece of silverware in current times, the …

Part 1 – Unemployed

We start the game as per usual on Monday 25th June 2018. I’m currently a Sassenach living in the beautiful Kingdom of Fife. I want this to be realistic, so I’m going to start relatively low down in Scotland in the Lowland League. There are 3 clubs needing managers that are near enough to me …