Ever since getting back into Football Manager properly back in 2020, my interest in tactics and on field styles of play - especially from the mid 90s and 2000s era of both the Seria A and the Premier League - has always gravitated towards rudimentary style of football that have overachieved. These tend to be … Continue reading Operation Suffoco: A New Save for Football Manager 2024
Saturday 2nd February 2007 Dear Diary Rotherham’s January transfer window was, in my opinion a success. Which comes as a fucking relief, as our 2-0 away win over Bradford was our first win in five games, a period of matches in which I think we’ve dropped the ball. The Miller’s current form, whilst not ideal, … Continue reading Rotherham Revolution, Season 7 | Part 11 | January Transfer Window Round-Up. And the Arrival of the Ghanian War Machine
Tuesday 1st January 2006 Dear Diary, It’s a January 1st. We’re still sitting third in the table, with only Arsenal and Manchester United above us. Disheartening losses at home to Liverpool (4-2) and Chelsea (3-1) make me wonder if our bubble has burst. I don't think it has, but we have to be realistic and … Continue reading Rotherham Revolution, Season 7 | Part 10 | Mid-Season Analysis, Transfer Targets and an Over Performing Rotherham
Wednesday 31st October 2005 Dear Diary, The teams recent 4-2 away loss to Newcastle in the Worthington Cup was anything but ideal. It was a competition that I wanted us to give our best shot to, an opportunity to put a good cup run together so that the club and community could be proud of … Continue reading Rotherham Revolution, Season 7 | Part 9 | Opposition Disruption. And Another Revised 4-4-2 (But This One’s Different).
Saturday 18th August 2005 Dear Diary So far in the transfer window, our business has been modest, with left midfielders Stephen McPhail and veteran Mark Pembridge arriving from Fulham for £4.5m and Bolton for £400,000 respectively. McPhail’s capture is truly exciting, a beacon of hope in this personal summer of discontent, adding depth and flair … Continue reading Rotherham Revolution, Season 7 | Part 8 | Hustling Huddlestone And a Revised 4-4-2