Author: Espen

Owner of Passion4FM since 2012. Football Manager content creator with a special love for tactics, wonderkids and player development.

Explaining the Football Manager Coaching Staff Star Rating Formula for 5 Star Training With our Football Manager staff recommendations making it easy to locate the best coaching staff of Football Manager, we thought it would come in handy to explain how you can find the best Football Manager coaches on your simply by using a formula for determining the level of training star ratings. Here we would like to explain how you can find 5 star coaching staff by using a Football Manager Coaching Staff Star Rating Formula. This guide explains not only how the coaching staff star rating is…

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Comparison of Football Manager Player Roles Goalkeeper Defend vs Sweeper Keeper Welcome to the first guide in our series of Football Manager player roles, where we will take a closer look on the goalkeeper defend and sweeper keeper and their player instructions in Football Manager. The goalkeeper plays an important part of your football manager tactics. His presence will not only be important as a shot stopper, but also as the player with the best vision of the game. His abilities and skills (player preferred moves), duty and player role will make an important impact to your Football Manager tactics.…

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Analyzing The Player Instruction – How to improve individual player role performance Welcome to this Football Manager guide to Player Instructions. Here we will take a closer look at how to refine your Football Manager tactics with the help of Football Manager player instructions, which will affect how the different player roles will act on an event-by-event basis during matches. As you know, players are the only executors of your team instructions and tactical philosophy. These 11 individuals, with their unique strength and weaknesses, need to work according to your plan. Creating a successful tactic is very much about getting…

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Football Manager Squad Management | Playing Style and Football Philosophy A part of our guides for Football Manager Tactics and choosing your playing style. In Football Manager there are hundreds of chairmen and thousands of different clubs, who have their different preferred tactics and playing style. The board and their chairmen will set expectations to the preferred playing style and your approach to team management. The chairmen can impact your coaching style by setting minimum expectations for how you set up your preferred tactic, tactical instructions and at last the clubs football philosophy.

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Adapt Your Match Tactics Quickly through Football Manager Team Instructions Welcome to our guide to Football Manager Team Instructions, where we will analyze each shouts and how they influence player behavior in FM match engine. The Football Manager team instructions and how you set them up, will be your main tools to define your playing style and football philosophy. Here, you will need to decide if you shall play fluid attacking football with high defensive line and much pressure on the opponents, or if you shall grind out results based on parking the bus and hitting on the counter. In…

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Football Manager Third Party Ownerships – The Turning World? As we have been enticed with 26 new features overall the past week (week 37), there was one new Football Manager 2014 feature or more precisely an realistic improvement that I would like to emphasize, as it might influence on how the Football Manager transfer market will be. In the real world of football transfer market, we have become used to sometimes strange moves, extraordinary price tags and great players who takes some weird choices in their career.

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