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post #3381 of 6656 (permalink) Old 07-22-2011, 01:17 AM
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so i downloaded the demo. holy crap this game is awesome.

i dunno if i should wait until FM 2012 or not, now.


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yeah, 3rd season in i'm about 10th in the prem after 10 games. Have been working heaps and uni is starting back up so i've barely played it. I know Vader is still doing the challenge and i'm pretty sure we're the only 2 to get promoted to the top flight thus far.

My board has been pretty excellent to me. From memory I got a 29 mil budget after getting into the prem
cant argue with that. You and Vader both selected Southampton though didnt you??

I think the biggest challenge out of the league 1 clubs is Walsall as they have the smallest budget available.

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nah, i went with Brighton. i just signed a lot of frees and put most of my transfer budget to my wage budget and a few young players like Varane, McEachran who i'm paying off most of their transfer over 48 months.


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nah, i went with Brighton. i just signed a lot of frees and put most of my transfer budget to my wage budget and a few young players like Varane, McEachran who i'm paying off most of their transfer over 48 months.
Thats what i do. I get my transfer budget then put it all into wage budget then hammer the free market. You get some serious talent in there D.Bieseswar, Pedro Boetelho, Liam Bridcutt, Wahid Khaziri, Brandy, and my most recent Gaetano d'Agostino all on free transfers

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yeah, first season i picked up Tristan, N'Gadi, Yakubu, Wescley and Assulin (among others on frees) and they were all pretty good to awesome for me. Tristan dominated in league 1, Wescley is still my CB in the prem, N'Gadi is still on my bench and the rest got me good money on transfers.

2nd season was Eidur Gudjohnson, Ottl and a couple of rejected Liverpool defenders in Kelly and Flanagan + some others.

This season was Alan Smith from Newcastle who is a solid cheap squad player for me atm, Willian who for some reason wasn't resigned by Shakhtar, Drenthe and Klose. Klose has been a big disappointment for me. He's not too bad with his technical stats but his physical stats blow. Just too slow to make an impact anymore so he's tutoring my young strikers.


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i'll go back to it eventually, but i wont take it as the challenge, i'll just try and get as far as i can.

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Yeah I definitely had the easy option with Southampton - I got 7 million in my first season, raised about 15 million by the 2nd season and from sales and other funds I had about 15 million for the first season in the Prem too. For whatever reason, Southampton are rolling in money.

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how are you going Vader? we definitely had a far easier time of things in terms of money. I'm in 9th atm after 14 games. I'm pretty much resigned to finishing about this level though as i can beat all the mid to lower teams but i've been spanked by Arsenal, United, Spurs, beaten by City, Everton (and west ham but i always struggle with them no matter which team i use. no idea why). The only top team i've done well against was Chelsea and that was a 2-2 draw where Drogba wqualised with about 10 to go


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I've only played about 3 or 4 games, not been on it for a bit - need a break from it every now and then so I don't get bored of it. I've beat Liverpool, drew at Arsenal and got beat off Fulham. So I do well against the big teams and shit against the crap teams - I've turned Southampton into Liverpool

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I had a tough run with fixtures, my game has a boner for Peterbrough and some white Togolese guy from Swindon scores 4 goals against me.

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