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WHO NEEDS WHAT?
  • Hamilton Invaders Need:

    Cash lots of it

     
  • Kaisayr Need:
    Youth 
  • Guff Wanderers Need:

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

     
  • Gotham Villains Need:

    Bad guys with good pace.

     
  • Sitan Dama Need:
    A fast developing youth policy. 
  • Irn Bru Allstars Need:

     
LATEST POLLS
 Poll Title  Initiator  Returned  Closing Date 
 Squad limits  Jonathan Miles  37  2017-02-22 13:32:10 
 Squad limits 
 Happy with them? Currently the max of 26 is for all players. But perhaps to encourage having them it could be changed so no age 0 players count towards the limit? Or a different min/max limit be set. What do you think?  
   Its perfect - stay as is. 26 max total works best. 
   More youth - don't count age 0. 26 total for age 1 plus. 
   Less needed - change minimum lower. To what? 
   More needed - change maximum higher. To what? 
   Other - say what you would like to see. 
  
  
DEBATES
 Topic   Initiator   Replies  
 Future Special Abilitites  Adam Meney  32 
 Combining the 2 leagues...or not ?  Bill Bushby  17 
 A Shortage of Trading  Adam Meney  17 
 Robin Hood, keep, abolish or modify?  Ed Hollox  16 
 Robin Hood, keep, abolish or modify?
David King - October 29th 2016 12:01

Using cash isn't the issue. Most managers are spending freely on auctions and so on. The cap isn't affecting that. If managers have a real glut of cash then that's when they look at trading.
At the moment though, that's not happening. If you look at the number of games .......................

Paul Roseblade - October 29th 2016 1:23
I don think I have ever or ever will come close to giving to the needy even with a couple of pistols at my head. Still think iterates a purpose. I would even like to see it come down from 4000k to 3750 or even more severe to 3500. Trading looks dead on its feet compared to what it used to be so th.......................
David King - October 12th 2016 11:44
If balance >= 4000k then let income = (income/2) Let balance = balance + income If team abb = USL then let balance = balance plus 1000k There, sorted. :-)
Adam Meney - October 6th 2016 8:56

Generally speaking it's the coaches who pay the least attention who breach the ceiling and lose out.  They have not been participating in trades or coaching as much and over time have built up a huge bank balance.  I have read everything that everyone has had to say and pleasing .......................

Ellis Simpson - August 3rd 2016 10:45

I don't particularly like the redistribution of money, as it seems to penalize the successful and reward the unsuccessful. That may be the intent, of course, but I still do not like it. A tax system - flat rate or escalating - is my preference. However, at the same time, my main gripe in t.......................

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