FM19 – Season 1 – January Transfer Window

I’m writing this at the end of the January transfer window. Normally, I’d go through individual players and explain decision making and why I do certain things. As you will see, an axe has quite literally been taken to the side, as I look to raise a bit of money to make the side my …

Season 7 – The Tough Get Going

underdog [uhn-der-dawg, -dog] a person who is expected to lose in a contest or conflict. a victim of social or political injustice: 9 letters, 1 word. A definition, not just of the club, but of the way of thinking that had come through the club.  From the days of Alick Jeffrey, through to the fan movements during the torrid Ken Richardson era, all the way through to the end of Belle …

Season 7 – When the Going Gets Tough

So, after the victory at Palace, we had a week to wait until the dress rehearsal for the FA Cup Final, against Leicester City. A couple of changes were made as a result of the injury to Joao Filipe, with Javi Martin coming in for the Portuguese wideman. Martin Odegaard returned to the side, with …

Season 7 – Crunch Time

The Run In A slight change to normal. Instead of doing a summary of the matches, I’m going to do match by match.  So. 3 league matches sit between history. Between Doncaster Rovers, and the possibility of sitting at European Footballs highest table. As long as our results bettered the teams below us, we would …

Season 7 – The King is Dead, Long Live the King!

“You can’t win anything with kids” – Alan Hansen, August 1995 When you’re sat there, wondering what to do, realising, that no one that has sat there before you, has ever found themselves in this position, its difficult, nay impossible, to properly think of your next action, and how it will affect things. Well, turning …