FM17 | Near Post Corner Kick Routine

If you played Football Manager 2015 or 2016 you probably know there were a lot of goals thanks to Near Post Corner Kick routine. It was very effective to put there your best header and also a player with good off the ball movement attribute and strength guy and he has done the rest. 

As I created some routines during the Football Manager I decided to try this once again too.

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A Guide to Filters and Shortlists

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Introduction

Transfers do not happen by mistake. For me, they are the effect of fastidious scouting, aided by a comprehensive collection of filters and shortlists.

This is a guide to filters and shortlists in Football Manager 2017. In this piece, I will talk through a crucial set of in-game tools at my disposal to help with one of the most significant tasks I have as manager; strengthening my squad through thoroughly scouted acquisitions.

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FM17 | False Short Corner Kick Routine

Some time ago I wrote a post about things I do before every pre-season in Football Manager for thehighertempopress.com. One of them were Set Pieces and theirs review after the end of the season. 

I wrote about my successful Short Corner Kick Routine a couple of months ago on my blog and this routine is still very effective. As my save with Reading continues I like to try new formations and things in overall. I also decided to create a new Corner Kick Routine called “False Short Corner Kick Routine”.

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Planning for success: A Football Manager guide

As virtual football managers, our worlds can get a little chaotic at times. We are always thinking, always planning. If you are anything like me then you will also like to control every aspect of your club; from top to bottom. At times, it can get a little daunting.

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5 Tips on How to Succeed in Chile | FM17

The Chilean footballing pyramid is a tricky pyramid to get used to, as are most South American leagues. Especially as in this incarnation of Football Manager the Chilean football structure is in transition.

From 2018 the league will run from February until November as opposed to the current July to April format. Therefore in 2017 there will be one half-season to count as a full season, running from July 17 – Dec 17.

Chile is a very fun country to play in and in this following post I will be giving several tips that help you on your way to conquering Chilean soil.

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#FM17 | Throw-In Routines

Throw-Ins. My most favorite set piece during Football Manager 2016 when I created some lovely Routines which worked perfectly. You know I really like set pieces in overall but Throw-Ins is probably my favorite because it could be very dangerous for your opponent if you can play it well. 

You can find other set pieces for FM17 or FM16 in this category.

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#FM17 | Short Free Kick Routine

Well, you know I’m a little bit afflicted on Set Pieces. I love them from my childhood. Always love to remeber times when I was a schoolboy and my father was a member of coaching staff of my youth team in our small town.

We always tried to create new set pieces together with him and some of my teammates and we gave them names after our favorite girls from school. Continue reading

#FM17 | Short Corner Kick Routine

Hi everyone, after the article about Best header Free Kick Routine for the new Football Manager 2017, there is also on Corner Kick Routine by me. I published article with attacking and defensive routines last year but there you have only one attacking routine. It’s the short corner kick routine which works very well for me.

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#FM17 | Best header Free Kick Routine

Last year I published articles about Attacking & Defensive Free Kick Routines as it was a new one in FM16 and we are able to set up three different set piece routines. This year is no different as tactics, training system or set piece creator is without major changes. 

I set up some routines and this is one of them. It’s attacking free kick “Best header” routine.  Continue reading

#FM16 | In love with Wide Playmaker

There are many variations of 4-2-3-1 formation around the FM Community during FM16 time. I played with it too during first seasons with Akademisk Boldklub but I changed it to 4-1-4-1 after ten years in charge of the club. 

It took some time when team played as I want. Especially some roles did not work and I tested it for more than one year when I was happy with that. One of the most important role is Wide Playmaker.

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