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Season 40 Trades: 49
Jonathan Crane 6/22 GK - 2 CPs [Gotham Villains]
Sidibe 1/10 DF - cps [Orgullo Atlético]
Gino Nicotero 6/15 GK - some df [Orgullo Atlético]
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    1. Finish top five in Division One

    2. Win a Cup (Not this season)

     
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    Some shots would be nice  
  • Inbhir Narainn Need:

    To get to grips with the new game ASAP.

     
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 Increase Gate for Knock Out Round Cup Matches
Ellis Simpson - November 16th 2018 8:56

Improving the rewards in later rounds of the cup makes the richer (better) clubs richer and the poorer (worse) clubs poorer.  I wouldn't see that as improving the game.

Brian Beerman - November 5th 2018 14:47

Adam, Dave...I can see your point. I always work to get as many cup games as possible each season for those reasons. Sounds like a fair answer.

What do you think about giving the D1 champion a financial or CP award, like days of old?

Adam Meney - November 5th 2018 8:49

Personally I feel like there is enough reward fromn the extra games and the extra coaching slots.  It all mounts up.  Just ask TED.

Brian Beerman - November 5th 2018 1:56
Thank for the thoughts, David. A quick phone reply. Perhaps it’s worth reconsidering a reward for the D1 champion. Cash or CP seem appropriate. It’s a big accomplishment, like the cups, and I think deserves something in addition to a trophy.
David King - November 4th 2018 18:22

For the reality of the game, yes it does make sense. But there is already an increased reward by having that extra coaching slot worth 25k for every extra cup game you play plus the match income.
This could be partially negated by having perhaps only the manager cup at least split in t.......................

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Match 38
Teddybears F.C. v St Pauli Pirates 
You could at least look like you'd just played Unsporting!
I've sent the lads out on extra training sessions. Klos, Hemdani and
Thomson won't play. :)
The Gers with a 16 game unbeaten streak. How does Stewart maintain this
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Old Colony F.C. v Unsporting Lisbon 
Pfft, so much for an easy run-in. MVV then OLD!
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