The latest PES is in my opinion the better football game this year. I tried Fifa but I just couldn't get into it this year, maybe burn out from playing it since 08/09 but PES is a refreshing change. Sure it doesn't have all the licensing but downloading an option file is easy.
Next Gen it will be interesting to see which game is dominant.
And for management nothing beats Football Manager. It's weird that even in FM10/FM11 you could buy players like Phil Jones and they turn out world class (Apart from the hype of Freddy Adu in 05
I still remember Premier League manager 99/00 on PC though where Ritchie Wellens turned out amazing