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FM News, Issue 5, 04.01.2012

Hi again to all FM fans 🙂 It’s winter holidays and as I see from FM scene activity, everyone’s prefer to play Football Manager instead of posting something interesting. But anyway there’s always sites that please us with new FM graphics, articles, media and stories. So, it’s time for 5th Issue of Football Manager News!


New FM Content

CM Revolution provides us quality FM graphics again and again. This week they’ve shown the world set of logos for German playable clubs: , Bulgaria playable clubs: , Hungary playable clubs: and Serbia ones:

The Away Stand offers us database with 12-tier Australian leagues and 3 cups. You can read more about it here:

And if you want some crap extreme, then you can play in 3 tiers of Faroe Islands football. It also includes Soccer AM team 😉 Here’s link to FMScout‘s page about it:

Here’s link from Sortitoutsi that allows you to see all 24 league teams at one screen. This tiny but nice improvement can be downloaded here:

Kevaggel from The Away Stand forums done small mod that allows you to view scout’s assignments and knowledge at one screen. You can read  about it here:



The Away Stand started “Predictor” competition. Trying to predict results of 5 games per week, you’ll be able to win ?20 in Amazon vouchers or a ?20 for any Steam game. Here’s link describing it more particularly:

Worth reading

Guide to Football Manager posted great guidelines about Squad Building in FM:

FMFormation provided us with some team guides. They’ll help you, if you decide to play for Bayern Munich:,  Malaga:, Zaragoza:, Vitesse: or Sarawak:

FMInside wrote interesting article about 18 best under-17 players of FM2012. It’s dutch site, but I translated it for you again. You can read it here:

The Boy Done Good posted article “Making 4-4-2 Current and Effective” written by Lee Scott (Forza). It’s impressive in its ideas of using 4-4-2 with useful pics. Here’s the link to it: wrote nice article about managing club with Basque restriction. It’s partly aimed for FM Handheld users, but it will also be interesting for other FM fans. You can read it here:

Vitaliy Mokosiy wrote extended article about Player Preferred Moves in FM2012. Read it here:


Congratulations! included FM2012 into list of 50 best games of 2011. It’s always pleasant to read nice words about FM, isn’t it? 😉



Official site of AFC Wimbledon is looking for a researcher position for FM2013. Do you think you can do it? Then follow this link:

The Boy Done Good made interesting experiment setting up Sir Alex Ferguson to manage Accrington Stanley:

The Away Stand invites everyone who has couple hours of free time and ability to talk about FM in attractive way to join their New Year’s podcast. You can read more about it here:

And at the last, I’ve found nice video from comedian Jason Manford about Football Manager. You definitely should watch it!


Read also:

FM News Issue 4

FM News Issue 3

FM News Issue 2

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