Category Archives: Tactics

We have some of the best Football Manager tactical articles in this section. Whether it be general tactical advice or more in depth stuff, you can find it all here.

CREATING A TACTIC – THE PAYSANDU WAY #6

This is likely to be the last planned part of the ‘Creating A Tactic’ series before I move on and make a start on the Ajax series you are all patiently waiting for. I might end up writing more about the W-M when I pick up the Paysandu save and start playing again if I feel I can add more things that I perhaps feel I missed out mentioning throughout the series. But nothing is planned. In this last piece, I will be explaining how the W-M formation works with the roles I use and focus on the relationship between the roles and duties used. Continue reading CREATING A TACTIC – THE PAYSANDU WAY #6

CREATING A TACTIC – THE PAYSANDU WAY #5

In the last article I wrote, I spoke about one of the changes I had made in the W-M formation and how I changed the inverted wing-back to a complete wing-back. This article also follows suite discussing another change I made, which was a knock on effect of changing the wing-back role. This time I’m focusing on the roaming playmaker role and why I switched the role to a central midfielder on attack duty. Continue reading CREATING A TACTIC – THE PAYSANDU WAY #5

Creating A Tactic – The Paysandu Way #4

In the last article I wrote about creating a tactic, I spoke about how I break the match into sections or concentrate on specific time periods to make the game easier when analysing the games. I also gave examples of what I look out for during the games to see if I can spot patterns happening that might be problematic long-term. This article is a follow-up to that one and documents all the changes I have now made and discusses why. Continue reading Creating A Tactic – The Paysandu Way #4

Creating A Tactic – The Paysandu Way #3

In this third part of the series, I focus on analysing matches and splitting it up into sections. If you've not yet seen the first two parts of the series, you can catch up with them here; Continue reading Creating A Tactic – The Paysandu Way #3