Inspiring Concepts #1 – Celtic’s Strikerless 1-2-to-2-1

This is a piece written by okereke over on the SI forums, he's also on twitter under the handle @chapulana. So if you like this article be sure to follow him, or if you have any questions he will be more than happy to answer them. Continue reading Inspiring Concepts #1 – Celtic’s Strikerless 1-2-to-2-1

Everton FC 1.0 – Introduction, Pre-Season, First Half-Season

Tea and Busquets is a place where people can have their work hosted if they wish too, without the hassle of running a blog themselves. We welcome all guest authors no matter what they want to write about. This new piece is from another new guest author we'd like to welcome to the site  @edinh_96 Continue reading Everton FC 1.0 – Introduction, Pre-Season, First Half-Season

A Rough Diamond Part Two

For this second part of the 442 narrow diamond project, I’ll be focusing on the roles I’ll be using to start with. I’ve no idea if they’ll work when it comes around to playing an actual match, but regardless, we need some kind of starting point. I’m confident the roles would work though and will just need a little refining to polish things up. Continue reading A Rough Diamond Part Two

A Rough Diamond

The 4-4-2 narrow diamond is one of my favourite formations ever. That's why for this new project this is the shape I will be focusing on.

One of the biggest issues I’ve seen that a lot of users struggle with on Football Manager, is the relationship between the roles and duties they’ve selected. Some of the examples I’ve seen over the past few months don’t really take into account what the role does, how it links with the rest of the tactic and how it plays out in a game. In this article I hope to explore this side of the game more as I create a new tactic from scratch and explain why I pick which roles and showcase how they all function together as a unit. Continue reading A Rough Diamond