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ISSUE 100: CENTENARY SPECIAL.
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    ILLUMINATI BOSS BACK
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    CELEBRATION - THE CUP RUN IS OVER!
    Ellis Simpson
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    TOO LITTLE TOO LATE....!
    Mike Parnaby
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    CUP DRAMA
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    TIME FOR THE MANAGER TO LOSE PATIENCE.
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    CUP AGONY CONTINUES
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    LEICESTER CHAMP
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    MARTIN RIGGS JOINS OLD COLONY
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TRANSFER MARKET
Season 39 Trades: 49
Edward Buck 6/11 MF - 40k [Birmingham F.C.]
Seejou King 1/11 DF - Offers over 100k [Unsporting Lisbon]
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?
  • Torpedo Belgrano Need:

    When you have Coach Malone you need nothing else.

     
  • Sparta Sorukoviso Need:

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

     
  • Ballingry United Need:

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

     
  • Guff Wanderers Need:

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

     
  • Irn Bru Allstars Need:

     
  • Newkie Illuminati Need:

    The games to commence smiley

     
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 
 Selling back players 
 Rather than letting players fade away, or simply retiring them, should we be able to sell players back for a nominal fee? Maybe only players age 6+ and maybe £2,000 per level. 
   Great idea Mike, all for it 
   Hmmm, sounds good but let me think more. 
   Not so sure, the game is fine as it is. 
   All depends on the GM and if he can program it in 
   Not a chance, let the oldies die! 
  
  
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 
 Multi Position Players
David King - May 17th 2018 8:30

I suspect it's to force managers to plan ahead and manage their squad. If you can just downgrade at any time it means you can effectiveley ignore the 5 cap rule. If any of your MP players become an inconvenience to an auction purchase or trade you're planning you can just downgrade. No.......................

James White - May 13th 2018 15:33

Why can't they be downgraded in The Manager? Seems strange when it essentially makes your players value less.

Just want to understand the thinking behind the rule.

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MATCH COMMENTS
Match 34 Comments
Match 34
Spartak Rangers v Aberdon F.C. 
T12 vs T17 here. Should be a close game.
Previous game has destroyed us
Is it worth going all out just for the pleasure of the teddies humping us
next time..
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Match 35 Comments
Match 35
Elana Torun v Colorado Rage 
Must win. Simply, must.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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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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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