#4 – Utilizing Key Players & Bright Prospects in a Suitable Formation

After finally starting my FM21 save, it is time to look at the key players and bright prospects at the club. Going through the player's profiles is the first thing I do once I have set up my savegame. I want to know who our best players are and what positions they play straight away. … Continue reading #4 – Utilizing Key Players & Bright Prospects in a Suitable Formation

#3 – Manager Backstory; Jeroen ‘Heubach Hooligan’

Welcome back to Enschede where we have taken over the reins of FC Twente. Today I am writing something different than the usual stuff I do here on the blog. I have written a little backstory on the manager to make the story a bit more immersive. In this post, you will meet the new … Continue reading #3 – Manager Backstory; Jeroen ‘Heubach Hooligan’

#2 – Implementing Twente’s Academy Vision and Recruitment Strategy in Football Manager

Hi there, welcome back aboard the Twente train! Last time, I told you about my reasons for managing FC Twente, wrote a bit about their recent history and shared my savegame objectives. I want to talk about their academy and recruitment strategy today, and how I am going to implement this into my Football Manager … Continue reading #2 – Implementing Twente’s Academy Vision and Recruitment Strategy in Football Manager

The ’20/’21 Eredivisie Season – Simulated on Football Manager 2020

In my last post, I wrote about my plans for Football Manager 2021. Although some people think it was too early to release my ideas, they still stand, and I'm going ahead with everything I said. After I made the decisions and wrote them down, I started to think about ways to prepare myself for … Continue reading The ’20/’21 Eredivisie Season – Simulated on Football Manager 2020

#6 – Struggle, Revelation, Disappointment and Future Looks Bright – The Kids From Montbéliard

I guess most of my readers find the development of my players most interesting. I find this part of my savegame most interesting as well. In the first couple of posts, I also mentioned that the results on the pitch weren't that important to me in terms of winning silverware. And although we've had an … Continue reading #6 – Struggle, Revelation, Disappointment and Future Looks Bright – The Kids From Montbéliard

#5 – 2019/20 Review; Case Studies, Top Developers and Youth Intake

Welcome to the latest instalment in what is the 'The Kids From Montbéliard'-series where I focus on developing players and write about how I go about training and developing them. SOME WORDS ON IMPROVING THE BLOGGING- AND READING EXPERIENCE I've been a bit quiet for the last few weeks because I was thinking about how … Continue reading #5 – 2019/20 Review; Case Studies, Top Developers and Youth Intake

#4 – 2019/20 First Half Review – The Kids from Montbéliard

Bonjour, and welcome back again! We've reached 2020 in-game, and now it's time to review the first half of the 2019/20 season. I absolutely love this save, and that's not only because of good results. I've mentioned before that this savegame and blog series isn't about winning silverware, but just like everyone else who's playing … Continue reading #4 – 2019/20 First Half Review – The Kids from Montbéliard