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PHEW!
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    CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE
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    BUMPY SESSION
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    ILLUMINATI BOSS BACK
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    ISSUE 100: CENTENARY SPECIAL.
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    CELEBRATION - THE CUP RUN IS OVER!
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    TOO LITTLE TOO LATE....!
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    CUP DRAMA
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    TIME FOR THE MANAGER TO LOSE PATIENCE.
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TRANSFER MARKET
Season 39 Trades: 50
Middlemore Estate 1/18 DF - Loads of cash [Warley Bromwich Albion]
Three Degrees 1/18 MF - Loads of dosh [Warley Bromwich Albion]
Ryan Giggs 2/17 WG - CP OR CASH [Queens Rangers]
José M. Giménez 6/9 DF - 5 k [Orgullo Atlético]
Thomas 5/8 MF - 5 k [Orgullo Atlético]
Diego Costa 7/10 FW - 7 k [Orgullo Atlético]
Wanted: 2-4 CPs wanted [Spartak Rangers]
For Sale: 2 CPs. 90k each. [M.V.V. Caledonian]
For Sale: CPs gone! [M.V.V. Caledonian]
For Sale: CP WANTED [Queens Rangers]
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WHO NEEDS WHAT?
  • Kaisayr Need:
    Some shots would be nice  
  • Guff Wanderers Need:

    Looking to sign experienced defenders. Contact me with your offers.

     
  • Asteria Kromatos Need:

    To score more goals - defensively we're pretty good for a mid-table team.

     
  • Huascaran Heights Need:

    We need a creative fund raiser to ensure the financial situation is always better than 'okay'!

     
  • Ballingry United Need:

    Time, patience, structure, planning, luck, understanding, alcohol, inspiration, creativity, molasses, dedication, fresh fruit, loose women, religion, concentration, technique, warm underwear

     
  • Torpedo Belgrano Need:

    When you have Coach Malone you need nothing else.

     
LATEST POLLS
 Poll Title  Initiator  Returned  Closing Date 
 Allow Swansong to Be Applied to Special Player  Brian Beerman  24  2018-03-01 18:15:46 
 Selling back players  Mike Parnaby  26  2018-03-21 14:07:04 
 Hidden Special Abilities  Adam Meney  30  2018-04-08 15:59:05 
 Hidden Special Abilities 
 Should your players special abilities be hidden from your opposition and only known by you? Knowing this information can help you plan your lineup against a team. Would trading be affected? The Manager has always been a game of open information. Does a change like this alter that philosophy?  
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   Hide Special Abilities 
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DEBATES
 Topic   Initiator   Replies  
 Multi Position Players  James White  2 
 MVP Awards  Jon Love  5 
 Allow Swansong on Special Ability Player  Brian Beerman  4 
 Future Special Abilitites  Adam Meney  37 
 Allow Swansong on Special Ability Player
Stewart Miller - February 26th 2018 11:50

I agree with Willy, but there again I might have something to gain if the motion is adopted when "Wee Mav" becomes Age 6. However, I think if was not adopted then I'd more than likely have another suitable candidate within my squad to be allocated a 'Swansong'. 

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Willy Krosnyak - February 19th 2018 15:44

I think it is okay to apply to any player, remember that the swansong is retiring so you are going to lose that player after the season.

Mike Parnaby - February 16th 2018 16:45

For me, no. Leave the swansong for a normal player to get one last season.

Brian Beerman - February 16th 2018 13:06
Per the poll, this is a forum to discuss and debate the idea to allow Swansong to be applied to a player with a previously assigned Special Ability. My idea is that Swansong cannot be applied to a player if they received an Ability in the same season, e.g. cannot add Swansong and Maverick in the sam.......................
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MATCH COMMENTS
Match 35 Comments
Match 35
Aberdon F.C. v Unsporting Lisbon 
This is as big as it gets
Well, this looks challenging. A very fit ABE away from home and we are tired.
We will make the attempt though to keep things moving forwards.
Fingers crossed here.
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Match 36 Comments
Match 36
Reading Rattlers v Calcydonian F.C. 
Calum has a great team but Reading are on fire
despite their suspensions (5 games?!) the Rattlers still look strong
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The Manager is FREE to play and needs no software installed on your PC. You can play the game using an internet browser (Chrome and Firefox preferred) to enter lineups, propose transfer offers and enter auction bids to buy players online.
How Are The Games Run?
A custom simulator, inspired by the classic Olmec match simulator (by Allan Sellers), is used to process all the matches in the Manager. It creates an abundance statistics and information to help a manager decide what his teams best formation may be, or best team tactic to use. In The Manager the 'behind the scenes' calculations are upfront for you to study along side the statistics to help you make your next move.
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Matches take place on a Friday and Saturday evening with the occasional Tuesday match to fill the midweek with excitement. The Manager endeavours to operate two full seasons per calendar year with only a short wait between each season.
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Coaches who sign up will be added to the waiting list and we will start looking for a team for you. League schedules run concurrently and while openings may appear throughout the season it is more likely to receive resignations from coaches during the offseason. When you sign up interest we ask for a few details, but do ask you to give us a valid e-mail address so we are able to make contact with you about available teams. (We do not share your e-mail address with anyone outside of The Manager).

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