Le Méthode de Lemaire – #2.1 – Taking Control

Welcome back to season two of Le Méthode de Lemaire as Yves looks to build on the positive finish to season one. It wasn’t promotion as GOAL FC remain in tier four of French football however, the progression from the first half of the season to the second half was almost second to none. CatchContinue reading “Le Méthode de Lemaire – #2.1 – Taking Control”

Le Méthode de Lemaire – #1.2 – Trust the Process

A tough start to managerial life for Yves Lemaire was all to be seen in the first half of the season. The winter break couldn’t come sooner as Yves knew himself, something had to change or things could get uneasy for him. His ‘5 phase’ philosophy was key to getting the club up the leaguesContinue reading “Le Méthode de Lemaire – #1.2 – Trust the Process”

 Le Méthode de Lemaire – #1.1 – ‘Le-Night-Maire’

It is time for Yves Lemaire to get to work and try to implement his ‘5 phase’ philosophy to develop GOAL FC into a French football force. Yves is aware this isn’t going to be easy, especially the first season in Championnat National 2 (fourth tier) but that doesn’t limit his confidence in his managerialContinue reading ” Le Méthode de Lemaire – #1.1 – ‘Le-Night-Maire’”

Tactical Insights – Alfred Schreuder

Alfred Schreuder – Background:  Alfred is a Dutch citizen who spent all of his playing career in the Netherlands before he got onto the coaching ladder. Here is a brief breakdown of his career in management from 2009 to the present:  Vitesse – Assistant Manager  Twente FC – Assistant Manager  Twente FC – Caretaker Manager Continue reading “Tactical Insights – Alfred Schreuder”

Le Méthode de Lemaire – #0 – The ‘5 Phase’ Philosophy

Welcome to ‘Le Méthode de Lemaire’, translation – Lemaire’s method. I’m guessing your next question is, who is Lemaire? Well, it’s Yves Lemaire in fact but there will be more about the man himself later on! For myself as a blogger, it’s safe to say my comfort zone is building up clubs that I canContinue reading “Le Méthode de Lemaire – #0 – The ‘5 Phase’ Philosophy”

Local Hero – S1 E1 – Start Of A New Era

Welcome everyone to my second blog of FM22, this save may not be to everyone taste but we are starting all the way down on step 11 in England with a team that is local to where i live. Lets take a small look at the club we are taking over. The Club We areContinue reading “Local Hero – S1 E1 – Start Of A New Era”

El Regreso Del Deportivo – S7 E3 – End Of An Era

Welcome back to the last blog of season 7 and of this save. We will look at how we got on in the 2nd half of the season after a very difficult 1st half, and a quick word at the end of my thoughts on the save. Youth Intake As you can see, a veryContinue reading “El Regreso Del Deportivo – S7 E3 – End Of An Era”

Generation Guimaraes – #8.0 – The Save Review

Welcome all to this one off special for Generation Guimaraes! This is not about in play topics but I will review the save as a whole to see what worked, what didn’t and to ultimately reflect on our seven seasons at Vitoria Guimaraes. There will also be a 5 year simulation into the future toContinue reading “Generation Guimaraes – #8.0 – The Save Review”

Generation Guimaraes – #7.3 – A Fight Until the End

Welcome one and all, to the final in-play episode of Generation Guimaraes. Much like the title states, it will be a fight until the end as I look to leave Vitoria Guimaraes with as much silverware as possible before stepping down as manager. Much like a lot of this project, it is a title fightContinue reading “Generation Guimaraes – #7.3 – A Fight Until the End”

El Regreso Del Deportivo – S7 E2 – Struggle City

Welcome back to season 7 mid season blog, with this blog i have decided to give you an update at the end of December rather than January as we have no budget at all so will not be active in the window, i am also not excepting any outs either. Copa Del Rey Obviously onlyContinue reading “El Regreso Del Deportivo – S7 E2 – Struggle City”