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FM Base Head of Written Content. If you're interested in writing for FM Base, contact me on my own Twitter or via the FM Base Twitter or Facebook page.

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FM21 - SciSports & Sports Interactive Partnership

FM21 has been announced and gamers are preparing for what new features will be added to the next instalment of the game. In the run-up to the release of FM21, FM Base will be releasing various articles linked to FM21 based on a variety of topics. In this article, we look at the new partnership with SciSports and Sports Interactive. Read the full press release here - SciSports and Sports Interactive will bring next-gen analytics to life in Football Manager [https://www.scisports.com/scisports-an...

2 min read

18 October, 2020

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FM21 - Youth Development Saves

FM21 has been announced and gamers are preparing for what new features will be added to the next instalment of the game. In the run-up to the release of FM21, FM Base will be releasing various articles linked to FM21 based on a variety of topics. In this article, we look at potential teams to manage which you could turn into a youth development save. What is a youth development save? Youth development saves are determined in a variety of ways. If you want to make it challenging then a youth de...

5 min read

17 October, 2020

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FM21 - New Headline Features

On the 15th October, Football Manager released a video showing the 'New Headline Features' hosted by Hashtag United's Spencer Owen. Check out the video below. Spencer looked at four key areas with the biggest hint that the focus on FM21 is directed towards YOU as the manager. With FM20 have a focus on long term planning and development; FM21 has shifted focus towards the manager. Below I'll go through the four key areas mentioned in the video. ​ 1. Interactions - FM21 has focused on intera...

5 min read

15 October, 2020

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5 Team to Manage Before FM21

We’re all excited about FM21, there is no denying that. However, those that are waiting might still be looking for a stop-gap save to cover the time between now and the release of FM21. In this post, we’ll make some recommendations on teams to manage on FM20 before FM21 is released. Inter Miami Fast forward to March 2020, the official date David Beckham’s new side will join Major League Soccer. Both Higuain brothers are part of this team alongside midfield powerhouse Blaise Matuidi. Give ...

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15 October, 2020

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Football Manager 2021 - Latest News

We had an announcement from Sports Interactive (SI) regarding the future of Football Manager (FM) during the current pandemic that we're facing in the world. SI made is clear that they wanted the game to remain an escape from the current situation in the world. Hence previously, Sports Interactive have allowed people to play FM20 for free for a fortnight back in March and took part in a bunch of charity initiatives including the UKIE-managed ‘Games for Carers’ programme and the Humble Black Live...

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12 October, 2020

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FM21 Player Roles - Beyond The Normal

On Football Manager, there are a plethora of options for each individual position which can give even the most experienced of virtual managers a touchline headache. When I was introduced to such roles as the ‘raumdeuter’, ‘libero’ and ‘enganche’ I, like many wondered what these roles entailed. In this article, I am going to review the player roles that have been added to Football Manager in previous editions and explain what the role is and how it works. Sweeper-Keeper​ Working from the back, ...

4 min read

10 October, 2020

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FM21 Minimum System Requirements

FM21 Windows System Requirements * MINIMUM: * Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system * OS: Windows 7 (SP1), 8/8.1, 10 (Update 1903/May 2019 or later) – 64-bit * Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD Athlon 64 – 1.8 GHz + * Memory: 4 GB RAM * Graphics: Intel GMA X4500, NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT or AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 – 256MB VRAM * DirectX: Version 11 * Storage: 7 GB available space FM21 Mac OS X System Requirements * MINIMUM: * Requires a 64-bit processor a...

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05 October, 2020

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Potential New Staff Roles for FM21

FM21 has been announced and gamers are preparing for what new features will be added to the next instalment of the game. In the run-up to the release of FM21, FM Base will be releasing various articles linked to FM21 based on a variety of topics. In this article, we look at potential new staff roles that could be added to FM21. Find out about FM21 and enter our giveaway to be within of a chance of winning a copy of FM21 by clicking on the image below ​In the past few years, there have been ...

3 min read

04 October, 2020

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Teams to Manage on FM21

FM21 has been announced and gamers are preparing for what new features will be added to the next instalment of the game. In the run-up to the release of FM21, FM Base will be releasing various articles linked to FM21 based on a variety of topics. In this article, we look at potential teams that you could manage on FM21. Find out about FM21 and enter our giveaway to be within of a chance of winning a copy of FM21 by clicking on the image below ​ I'll be honest, my usual temptation when a new ...

3 min read

03 October, 2020

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Potential FM21 Wonderkids

FM21 has been announced and gamers are preparing for what new features will be added to the next instalment of the game. In the run-up to the release of FM21, FM Base will be releasing various articles linked to FM21 based on a variety of topics. In this article, we look at potential players that could be part of the FM21 database. Find out about FM21 and enter our giveaway to be within of a chance of winning a copy of FM21 by clicking on the image below ​ What are wonderkids? Wonderkids ar...

4 min read

01 October, 2020

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Top 3 Wonderkids That Football Manager 2020 Players Should Buy

Top 3 Wonderkids That Football Manager 2020 Players Should Buy Football Manager [https://www.footballmanager.com/] remains one of the most popular football games available, and much of its success is down to how realistic the title is for players. The game has a knack of finding untapped potential, with players looking around the globe to try and get the best value in the transfer market. It offers an insight into how difficult it is to find new players in this modern era without having to pay...

3 min read

10 August, 2020

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WONDERKID GOALKEEPERS TO SIGN ON A BUDGET

WONDERKID GOALKEEPERS TO SIGN ON A BUDGET Everyone knows the importance of having a quality number one between the sticks. The trouble is, not every club has the budget for an Ederson or an Allison. That doesn’t mean you should end up with an inadequate keeper though. Here we look at five wonderkid goalkeepers who are available on a budget and, yes, that means this list won’t include the likes of £29m Gianluigi Donnarumma. Here goes. Number 5. Coniah Boyce-Clarke Okay, depending on your level...

3 min read

10 August, 2020

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