"FM20 Football Manager - 5 Major Changes" feature image

FM20 Football Manager - 5 Major Changes

“I’ll be there in a minute, I’m just finishing this game!” The same lie we’ve all been shouting to our Mums, Dads & significant others for over two decades, in some cases. “Just one more game, then bed”, is another personal favourite of the Football Manager-isms we all know so well. You may have been here from the start, staring at scrolling text, three-day loading screens and databases of made-up player names in 1992. You may have joined us recently, wooed by the dynamic match engine, the reali...

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23 January, 2020

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FM20 Football Manager: The Wonderkids That Never Were

Although Sports Interactive does a great job with the database every year in Football Manager, no one can predict the future in terms of a players development. Every one of us who have played the game down the years has a hidden gem or two that came from nowhere before going absolutely nowhere in real life. In this post, we will run through some of our favourite wonderkids who never quite made it from the last decade of Football Manager games! Carlos Vela (ST) FM2009 An absolute beast! Grea...

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22 January, 2020

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FM20 FM20: The Athletic Bilbao Challenge

Athletic Bilbao, a challenge that is worthy of those that like to develop their own. So what is The Athletic Bilbao Challenge? Well, it is quite well known around the football world but, if you don’t know Bilbao only sign players from the Basque region in Spain or who have had their footballing education in the area so you can only sign players with Basque nationality or Spaniards who are 16-years-old or younger. The big aim, to try and conquer Spanish and European football within these restric...

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21 January, 2020

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5 Real Football Managers to Watch and Learn From

FM2020 is unlike anything we’ve played before. It’s much more focused on strategy and punishes heavily for wrong decisions. Sometimes, I wonder if it’s even intentional, or completely random like those casinos using Nektan software [https://www.newnektancasinos.com/]. Hate it or love it, you’ve got to play it smart. And a little inspiration from real-life greats won’t hurt. So here’s my list of 5 football managers to watch and learn from. 5. Pep Guardiola A rare gem; Guardiola is a great manag...

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21 January, 2020

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FM20 Two Best Formations in Football Manager 2020

We've tested a lot of tactics Don't just take our word for it though. In Football Manager 2020, the game encourages you to build a philosophy, something that can take a long time. Sometimes, instant success isn't the be all end all. Without further ado, here's our recommended formations for quick success. 4-4-2: Simple & Effective 3 of our top 10 tested tactics are based on the original 4-4-2 formation. It's super simple and effective. What exactly should we be looking for when setting u...

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05 January, 2020

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FM20 3 Challenges for the New Year

Happy New Year It's a new year and perhaps you're looking for a new challenge. Let us help you decide. We've put together 3 awesome teams that might prove to be an interesting challenge in Football Manager 2020. Good luck! I'm sure you'll see huge success. The magic of Club Olimpia Have you ever thought about a managerial career in Paraguay? No? Well, perhaps you should. Take over Club Olimpia and guide the veteran striker Roque Santa Cruz to few more years of success before his eventual ...

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05 January, 2020

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FM20 Teams to Manage before the January Transfer Update

The January transfer window is fast approaching which means change is upon us. Before the clubs start going mad with transfer activity, we've compiled a list of clubs to manage before the January transfer window. Arsenal Newly appointed Mikel Arteta has just taken over as manager following the dismissal of Unai Emery. It is clear that change the squad needs transfers to rejuvenate the team to churn out some winning performances. Arteta has said himself that the club needs to rebuild the relat...

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31 December, 2019

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Whatever happened to Sherman Cárdenas?

Predicting the future of wonderkids in Football Manager has historically been hit and miss, for every Mbappe there's a Freddy Adu. It's impossible to predict. You'd have an easier time placing a successful bet on newcasinostar.co.uk [https://newcasinostar.co.uk/]. Who is Sherman Cárdenas? It all begins 12 years ago with Football Manager 2007. That's one crazy throwback, right? Sherman was an Attacking Midfielder plying his trade for Colombian team Atlético Bucaramanga. He had a huge poten...

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27 December, 2019

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FM20 Touch: Compatible Devices

Do like to play Football Manager on the move? Football Manager Touch has been made available on a multitude of devices. We've provided a full list of compatible Apple (iOS) and Android devices that have the compatibility to play Football Manager Touch IOS iPad Air 1 & 2 iPad Air 2019 iPad Mini 2, 3 & 4 iPad Mini 2019 iPad Pro 12.9, 11, 10.5 and 9.7 iPad (2017) iPad (2018) iPad (2019) Note: - The minimum supported operating system is iOS 10.0 - If you have an iPad mini and are unsure if it is c...

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16 December, 2019

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FM20 FM20: Best U25 Brazilian Players

In this article, we've continued with players from South America and will provide a list of the best players from Brazil. The country that brought us Pelé, Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos and many more. See the table below for our recommendations. As a reminder, players are between the age of 15-25 and have a CA of at least 120 and a PA of a minimum of 150. We've provided you with an abundance of player lists from a variety of countries. - England [https://fm-base.co.uk/articles/f...

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16 December, 2019

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FM20 FM20: Best U25 Argentinian Players

In this article, we've moved out of Europe towards South America to provide a list of the best player under the age of 25 from Argentina. The country that brought us Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi see the table below for our recommendations. As a reminder, players are between the age of 15-25 and have a CA of at least 120 and a PA of a minimum of 150. We've provided you with an abundance of player lists from a variety of countries. - England [https://fm-base.co.uk/articles/fm20-best-english-p...

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16 December, 2019

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FM20 FM20 Training Planner - V1.5

Training has been overhauled on Football Manager meaning players now have an in-depth training schedule at their exposure. Yet, this overhaul for some has been overwhelming. The level of detail that players can now go into setting up schedules and making training plans to really push your managerial style is fantastic. For those that have been overwhelmed with the detail, fear not, FM Athlete [https://twitter.com/fm_athlete] developed this fantastic training planner for Football Manager which wa...

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13 December, 2019

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