The Diary of Nigel Martyn

This is the start of a new series written by guest writer @Footy Asian who did another series a few years back. Some of you might remember it as it was about Pierre van Hooijdonk and posted on the old blog. Either way be sure to give him a like or follow if you like what he’s written. Continue reading The Diary of Nigel Martyn

The Art of Goalkeeping

When playing Football Manager we never really hear about how people utilise goalkeepers on the game. You might see the odd person mention they’ve had their keeper score a couple of goals over the years but for most parts, all we hear about keepers is people saying they ask theirs to distribute it to the defenders. I’d say that is about it for how people detail to use goalkeepers, no-one ever really talks about the other ways you can use the goalkeeper. I’m guessing most people see a goalkeeper and think ‘there’s nothing much I can do with them’. But they can be a great tool. Some of the ways you can utilise them would be; Continue reading The Art of Goalkeeping

Preparing For Promotion

Gaining promotion can bring about a lot of changes at a club, across all levels whether it be finances, players, staff or even scouting costs. The changes can come with a number of implications too. A quick example would be player contracts, any new faces you bring in will likely want bigger wages than you normally pay. While the existing players at the club will likely also demand a wage rise when it comes to contract negotiations. Continue reading Preparing For Promotion

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