Tag Archives: Football Manager 17

Future Plans

Though I’m really enjoying my Plymouth save on Championship Manager, the lack of depth is beginning to bother me. Which is the opposite problem that I have previously had with Football Manager, which is such a huge time sink in … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (March ’17)

Usually a game against Tottenham would deserve more than this, but it was dull. Tottenham 0-0 Arsenal Next up we need to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League. Welbeck gets the start up top, and Monreal’s fine … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (February ’17)

It’s a short month on the calendar, but with seven games crammed in, it promises to test the squad. Iwobi and Kessie are back from Gabon, but Kessie is knackered. I also forgot to mention in the last post that … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (January ’17)

Change is in the air. I’m going to try a new, more streamlined style on here, but more importantly, the tactics are reverting largely back to our original 4231, although we’re rid of the team instructions “stay on feet” and … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (Late December)

Everton at the Emirates next. We go with the strongest possible line-up, Giroud preferred to Belotti and Kessie in for the still suspended Coquelin. I blow on my freshly brewed coffee and settle in for a nice relaxing first highlight. … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (Early December ’16)

I write so much in these posts that I think I’ll have to divide December into two parts, as we have 8 (eight) games this month. Everyone loves a vidiprinter reference right? The only personnel changes from our first team … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (Behind The Scenes)

The brief delay of this post is down to three things: 1) Having to work too much, 2) Stellaris and 3) Starting a new Football Manager game as an unemployed chump. But back to Arsenal, where I’ve become aware that … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (November ’16)

The Champion’s League is where we start this month, with a trip to The Netherlands to face PSV. Although Ospina and Elneny get starts, we otherwise keep a strong line up, as we aim for top spot in the group. … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (October ’16)

With an international break coming up, we go with our first choice eleven for this one: West Ham 0-3 Arsenal It doesn’t take long to get a goal, with Coquelin scoring a decent effort from outside the box on 8 … Continue reading

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FM17 – Arsenal (September ’16)

Well, we were crap. Man City 1-0 Arsenal But although the match stats don’t look great, City only really had a couple of half chances. Most of their shots were from long range, and comfortably dealt with. But we were … Continue reading

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