FM Guide: Youth Intake

In most of my games in Football Manager I try to play with young players. In the last five editions of FM none of my teams had an average age of more than 22 years. An important part of these games is Youth Intake, thus recruiting young players. When playing in the lower leagues for small clubs is currently recruiting young players is one of the key ways to possibly get money for selling them.

The main difference between the generated new players is their potential, which decides whether they have a chance to push your team. Furthermore, it is an integral part of your device training and youth facilities.

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FM: Player Tutoring

Player Tutoring. This is a “feature”, which allows you to specify players in your team who will be in charge of one of the younger players and he will try to pass some of their experiences and teach him some of his strengths. On how will this “education” run, affects several key things.

Its role in how long the “partnership” between the two players take to play personality attributes footballers. In addition to attribute determination to play the biggest role personal liking. If a relationship develops between the players in the right direction, “tutoring” can take up to six months, during which notonly improves some of the attributes and abilities of young players, but also with each other “befriend”. Continue reading

FM15: Attacking Corners

I wrote about How to defend corners a few weeks ago and this article is about Attacking Corners. There are many „guides“ how to dominate from Corners and this system I used in FM14 and I use it in FM15 too.

It’s not surprise that corners should be take by a player who has the highest value of „Corners“ attribute in your team. The higher is the better, that makes sense. A good prerequisite for the proper playing of corners is also that if you have a player who preffer left foot and he can take corners from the right side. Players with stronger right foot should také corners from the left side. Continue reading

FM15: Ten Years with Spartans FC

When FM15 was released I needed to decide what type of save I will play. During FM14 times I played in Serbia for FK Žarkovo for more than fifteen years but I wanted to change location. I chose scottish club Spartans FC because they have „Sparta“ in their name.

The main goal of this save was to produce so many own players through own academy as we are capable. I played for ten years with the Spartans and below you will find where we come. Continue reading

FM15: How to defend corners

There are many ways how to defend corners. And this way I use in Football Manager 2015.

Players with top rated attributes Marking, Anticipation, Concentration, Positioning, Jumping Reach and Strenght should be set as “Man markers”. Fromt this group of players you should select players with better aerial presence and instruct those man makers to “Mark tall player”. Man makers with poorer aerial presence should have “Mark small player” instruction.  Continue reading

FM15 Backroom Staff Search Filter

Football Manager 2015 Search Filters are a great way for you to find the best players and staff as well. With a search filter you can quickly and easily load various search conditions aimed at finding coaches, physios, scouts… There are search filters for every staff role in FM15.

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FM15 Player Role Search Filter

Football Manager 2015 Search Filters are a great way for you to find the best players. With a search filter you can quickly and easily load various search conditions aimed at finding specific players. There are search filters for every player position and role in FM15 including Roaming Playmaker, Raumdeuter, Inverted Wingback a Wide Playmaker.

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