We’re kicking off the league proper in Portugal this week so brace yourself for a rant about transfers, setups and conceding goals from impossible angles.
After a decent pre-season run for our three Portuguese amigos, we’re getting set to kick off Liga Bwin proper, which means there are a few decisions to be made – what gaps need to be filled, who can we sell to raise a few quid, and how do you get your defenders to push up or spread balls out to the wings?
There’s a steep learning curve in Football Manager but when you’re flung in at the deep end you’ll find out it’s sink-or-swim very early on. Ken’s got some Champions League football to look forward to as Monaco provides the first of two obstacles to group stage qualification and for some reason, there’s a bizarre number of pre-season injuries stacking up.
Oh, and as for gripes about goals, this is the whopper conceded by Shane this week.
It’s slow-moving with three of us navigating pre-season but as the league starts, we’re all on the same match-day buzz for the next few weeks. With some strong language peppered throughout, it’s on to this week’s edition of The Football Manager Football Show.
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