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TRANSFER MARKET
Season 39 Trades: 53
Milliken Smith 5/22 DM - Swansong eligible for S40. All offers welcome. Inquire within. [Old Colony F.C.]
Adolph Fraser 5/16 FW - Will consider reasonable offer [Reading Rattlers]
Harry Dresden 4/20 DM - Make an offer [Reading Rattlers]
Bugs Malone 2/25 GK - Looking for a similar skill and age DF or MF [Reading Rattlers]
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WHO NEEDS WHAT?
  • Sparta Sorukoviso Need:

    Grit - for our players, and Scotch for the Gaffer - Single Malt please!

     
  • Asteria Kromatos Need:

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

     
  • Irn Bru Allstars Need:

     
  • Sitan Dama Need:
    A fast developing youth policy. 
  • St Pauli Pirates Need:

    To pass the other team off the pitch!

     
  • Torpedo Belgrano Need:

    When you have Coach Malone you need nothing else.

     
LATEST POLLS
 Poll Title  Initiator  Returned  Closing Date 
 Hidden Special Abilities  Adam Meney  32  2018-04-08 15:59:05 
 World Cup Predictions  Brian Beerman  21  2018-06-24 13:03:20 
 World Cup Predictions 
 Simple enough: Who do you believe will win Russia 2018? 
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 Multi Position Players  James White  8 
 MVP Awards  Jon Love  5 
 Allow Swansong on Special Ability Player  Brian Beerman  4 
 Future Special Abilitites  Adam Meney  37 
 Future Special Abilitites
Warren De Niese - January 10th 2018 21:16

Paul's original suggestions actually sound great. Would add a bit of personality to the algorithms.

Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:03
Fair Weather Player - doesn't like the rain, only turns up when the weather is fair. Not a rainy night in Stenhousemuir type of player +2 when sunny +1 when dry -11 or 2 is wet, raining, freezing

Blame Game Player - When team morale is high he enjoys the game. When team morale is down st.......................
Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:01
Lost formatting in the post. iPad to blame.
Paul Roseblade - December 16th 2017 14:00
Fair Weather Player - doesn't like the rain, only turns up when the weather is fair. Not a rainy night in Stenhousemuir type of player +2 when sunny +1 when dry -11 or 2 is wet, raining, freezing Blame Game Player - When team morale is high he enjoys the game. When team morale is down starts the.......................
Adam Meney - July 14th 2017 8:53

I am a little dissapointed with myself for not getting some new abilities in for you this preseason. I have not had to the time to test them properly and I am still working on them.

I am hoping to get some of these in for next season.

  • LONE STRIKER: This FW will a.......................
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What Is The Manager?
The Manager is an Online, Multiplayer Football Management Game. It's a community of leagues and managers, just like you, putting their football management talent to the test against other likeminded individuals.
How Much Does It Cost?
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.
When Do The Games Run?
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.
The Manager Cup
The Manager Cup is an open competition encompassing all leagues in The Manager game system. The winner of the Manager Cup is the true champion of champions. To win this you must beat the best of the best and conquer all.
Do I Need To Install Any Software?
Absolultey Not! The Manager is a completely online experience. Everything from bidding in auctions, submitting lineups, match reporting, journalling and blogging is all carried out through the games website interface. This also allows you to manage your team on the move through the use of a smart device or tablet. While there is no mobile application to play the game, the website operates on mobile devices.
How Do I Join?
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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ORIGIN
Since June 2001
The Manager started with in 2001 with just 8 teams. Every couple of season it grew slowly into the game it today. In 2015 the league saw it's first complete league expansion. At this time The Manager was renamed to Origin.
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Since June 2015
The Evolution League joined the manager is 2015. It came together with mostly Olmec Coaches with a sprinkling of coaches returning to the game after a break. The Evolution League may prove to be one of the toughest competitions out there.
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