Season 5 – The Preseason Buildup…

There comes a moment in every plan, where you have to take a step back, reevaluate, and have another go.   This preseason is one of them.   The last couple of seasons, we’ve frozen under the headlights, this band of talented youngsters. Youngsters being the operative word. Looking at the average age of the …

Season 4 – End of Season Review

After the disappointment of the playoff defeat, plans were well underway to improve the Doncaster side for next season.   In the Premier League, Manchester United secured another season of dominance under Jose Mourinho, winning the title by 1 point from Chelsea, and by 2 points from Manchester City. Spurs finished 11 points behind in …

Season 4 – The Playoff Campaign

There is something I don’t like about the Playoffs, perhaps its to do with the fact I’ve never seen my team win a match in them, but, I go into them every time with some strange sort of optimism.   Hudderfield are good, I’ll say that. They come in with the Premier League level talent …

Season 4 – End of Season Update

Theres always problems that are caused when you sell players, especially ones who form a big part of your style of play.   Selling Andersson knocked the cohesion out of the team a bit, but, losing 3 centre backs in a game, didn’t help either. Manu Hernando, who has been a lynchpin in the centre …

Season 4 – Post Transfer Window Update

A quick update to show a few dealings during the transfer window.   Coming in were young US midfielder Gavin Johnston, and Nigerian 18 year old centre back, Monday Paul, for a combined Ā£250k, as well as young Finnish striker Niklas Jokelainen, also on a free. Paul went out on loan to Italy to gain …

Season 3 – End of January Transfer Window Update

January has come and gone, and with it, the majority of our first season in the Championship. My board have come through once more, paying to upgrade the youth facilities, which will come at the end of the season, as well as getting me an affiliate in Croatia, in Primorac from the Druga Liga. They’re …

Season 3 – End of Transfer Window – Transfer Update

Since the last update, there has been a bit more movement of players, with a lot coming in who will be on the fringes due to their age, and a lot going out on loan, again, to get experience. The only first team player coming in, is full back Linus Wahlqvist, the Swede being transfer …