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FM Base Member Profile - TheFM_Teacher

We hope you enjoyed the first in the Behind the Username series. In the third instalment, we interview The FM Teacher. Name, if different to your actual name, what made you chose that name? The FM Teacher. Quite simply, I’ve been playing FM for many years, I’ve attempted to teach people about the game through blogging and guides but in reality, it’s a played my profession working in a Primary School. What football team do you support? Much to the effort of my mother who tried to get me to su...

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21 April, 2020

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FM Base Member Profile - TheFMChairman/FM Databases

We hope you enjoyed the first in the Behind the Username series. Our second instalment takes a look at content creator TheFMChairman/FM Databases. Name, if different to your actual name, what made you chose that name? My name is Tony Fenech and I am the FM Chairman. I suppose wanted a name which was associated with FM and the Chairman plays an important role in the running of a football club. What football team do you support? I supported Chelsea since long before the Roman Revolution and m...

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21 April, 2020

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FM Base Member Profile - TheFMChairman/FM Databases

We hope you enjoyed the first in the Behind the Username series. Our second installment takes a look at content creator TheFMChairman/FM Databases. Name, if different to your actual name, what made you chose that name? My name is Tony Fenech and I am the FM Chairman. I suppose wanted a name which was associated with FM and the Chairman plays an important role in the running of a football club. What football team do you support? I supported Chelsea since long before the Roman Revolution and...

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20 April, 2020

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FM Base Member Profile - TheAussieGaffer

During these troubling and testing times, Football Manager has been a refuge for many, many people. Here at FM Base, we thought we would have a look at some people behind the usernames to find out a little about them and the different people we have in our fantastic community. The first person that we are going to find out about it one of our Discord server admins, TheAussieGaffer. Name, if different to your actual name, what made you chose that name? My real name is Lachlan although everyon...

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20 April, 2020

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FM Base Member Profile - TheAussieGaffer

During these troubling and testing times, Football Manager has been a refuge for many, many people. Here at FM Base, we thought we would have a look at some people behind the usernames to find out a little about them and the different people we have in our fantastic community. The first person that we are going to find out about it one of our Discord server admins, TheAussieGaffer. Name, if different to your actual name, what made you chose that name? My real name is Lachlan although every...

2 min read

18 April, 2020

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FM20 2006/07 Database for FM20 by tHeMAdSCienTiSt

tHeMAdSCienTiSt Fm gave us for FM18 - the 1995/96 database and FM19 the 2003/04 Database and now he brings us..... The 2006/07 Database for Football Manager 2020! You can go back to 2006 with this Mod and sign Wonderkids like Lionel Messi or Neymar and see players like Lampard, Gerrard and Henry dominating across the EPL or head to Serie A and see Kaka tearing it up for AC Milan. The database has been uploaded to Steam (Click Here [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=206208...

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17 April, 2020

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New- 2006/07 Database for FM20

tHeMAdSCienTiSt Fm gave us for FM18 - the 1995/96 database and FM19 the 2003/04 Database and now he brings us..... The 2006/07 Database for Football Manager 2020! You can go back to 2006 with this Mod and sign Wonderkids like Lionel Messi or Neymar and see players like Lampard, Gerrard and Henry dominating across the EPL or head to Serie A and see Kaka tearing it up for AC Milan. The database has been uploaded to Steam (Click Here [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=20...

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15 April, 2020

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The Top 5 Football Clubs in the World

The Top 5 Football Clubs in the World This season has been simply incredible in La Liga and the Premier League. When it comes to the standings, there are always certain teams that perform well year after year and are known for being top-level teams. Overall, there are numerous football clubs around the world that have been in existence for over 100 years, leaving an incredible legacy for generations. These teams mean everything to their respective cities and are the pride of their areas. These...

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17 March, 2020

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Top Three Decisions of the Premier League Season

Top Three Decisions of the Premier League Season Globalization has opened up new opportunities for sports leagues around the world. A recent survey conducted by Morning Consult found that over 57% of the Premier League fans started watching Premier League and following their favourite teams within the past five years. The major contributors to this shift are the advent of smartphones and the increasing popularity of streaming services. Today, millions of people across the globe stream the gamep...

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13 March, 2020

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Should You Have Odion Ighalo on Your Team?

Should You Have Odion Ighalo on Your Team? Just hours before the transfer deadline was set to close, Manchester United signed Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo, on loan from Shanghai Shenhua, a club in the Chinese Super League. The 30-year-old has been a key part of the Nigerian national team, scoring 16 goals in 35 appearances. His move to Manchester United [https://fm-base.co.uk/threads/the-manchester-united-thread.69388/] is not his first time in the Premier League, though. He initially move...

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07 March, 2020

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FM20 FM20 - No-Nonsense Centre Back Shortlist

Used by a lot of lower league clubs that lack the CB with the ability to pass the ball effectively. The no-nonsense centre back (NCB) does what it says on the tin: receives the ball and recycles it as soon as possible. This shortlist has been created by FM Wonderkids [https://twitter.com/fm_wonderkids] who has kindly given us permission to share here on FM Base. You can donate to FM Wonderkids at his PayPal [https://www.paypal.me/FMWonderkids?locale.x=en_US]. Football Manager's Definition of th...

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28 February, 2020

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Wonderkids of FM10 - What Happened to Sergio Asenjo

Hard to believe that we are already through two months of 2020 and very soon the FM2021 drums will start to beat and rumours will start to swirl about what is coming next. Instead of looking forward, we are going to looking back at some of the Wonderkids of FM10 to see if they lived up to the hype or they dropped off the radar. I have scoured high and low for lists from 2009-10 and selected a few players at random to cover. We will start in Spain with a goalkeeper who's career has been inter...

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25 February, 2020

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