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Season 40 Trades: 38
Darrin Arkanian 6/9 MF - 1k [Hamilton Invaders]
Four Acres 1/13 MF - CP and/or cash please. Or trade for higher level older player. [Warley Bromwich Albion]
Coopers Hill 1/13 FW - CP and/or cash please. Or trade for higher level older player. [Warley Bromwich Albion]
Antony OConnor 4/17 DF - 50 [Aberdon F.C.]
Johan Mjallby 5/17 DF - 50 [Aberdon F.C.]
Gordon Durie 6/19 FW - 150K or 1CP plus 70K or near offer. [Teddybears F.C.]
Gino Nicotero 6/15 GK - some cp [Orgullo Atlético]
Callum Booth 5/27 DF - Great for the second half of this season AND a Swanner next season (6/24) - just [Sparta Partick]
Brian Laudrup 3/19 WG - Make a good offer & he’s all yours. [Chelsea Old Boys]
For Sale: CP required [Queens Rangers]
For Sale: CP's available 95k each [Adelaidonians F.C.]
For Sale: 7 CP - 700k [Inbhir Narainn]
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WHO NEEDS WHAT?
  • Torpedo Belgrano Need:

    When you have Coach Malone you need nothing else.

     
  • St Pauli Pirates Need:

    To pass the other team off the pitch!

     
  • Guff Wanderers Need:

    looking for age2 and age3 players.

     
  • Guff Wanderers Need:

    looking for age2 and age3 players.

     
  • Hamilton Invaders Need:

    Cash lots of it

     
  • Newkie Illuminati Need:

    The games to commence smiley

     
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DEBATES
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 Increase Gate for Knock Out Round Cup Matches  Brian Beerman  6 
 Multi Position Players  James White  9 
 MVP Awards  Jon Love  6 
 Allow Swansong on Special Ability Player  Brian Beerman  5 
 Future Special Abilitites  Adam Meney  39 
 Multi Position Players
Adam Meney - August 21st 2018 0:51

This is definately a feature to provide a squad building challenge.  Planning around MPPs is difficult, especially when they begin to age.  The fact that a coach has little choice but to retire them to make room for bids should itself stimulte some sales.  Surely a small amount .......................

Brian Beerman - May 29th 2018 15:40

I don't see how a change to the status quo improves the game. I think it's another piece that we must account for when team building, so it adds to the game. If it's not been much of a problem the last few years, I don't see that it needs to be altered now.

James White - May 27th 2018 1:02

forgot to say Thanks to all who have replied !!

James White - May 27th 2018 1:00

quote "If you can just downgrade at any time it means you can effectiveley ignore the 5 cap rule."

If you have to downgrade I don't see how this means your ignoring the rule as you have to act to counter it.

Other arguments seem to be it stops you obtaining .......................

Mike Parnaby - May 25th 2018 13:27

I actually like the rule to be honest. Sort of a leveller rule that allows teams to be more or less equal in terms of ability to get these players as teams to 4-5 MP players might be put off from bidding. Alternatively, there may be more MP players on the transfer list to create room in squads.......................

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Match 29
Kendyminster Harriers v F.C. Barcayrlona 
The Harriers will be relying on GK Malone here.
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Match 30
Asteria Kromatos v Elana Torun 
Our squad is not strong enough, especially when it comes to away games.
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The Manager is an Online, Multiplayer Football Management Game. It's a community of leagues and managers, just like you, putting their football management talent to the test against other likeminded individuals.
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The Manager is FREE to play and needs no software installed on your PC. You can play the game using an internet browser (Chrome and Firefox preferred) to enter lineups, propose transfer offers and enter auction bids to buy players online.
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A custom simulator, inspired by the classic Olmec match simulator (by Allan Sellers), is used to process all the matches in the Manager. It creates an abundance statistics and information to help a manager decide what his teams best formation may be, or best team tactic to use. In The Manager the 'behind the scenes' calculations are upfront for you to study along side the statistics to help you make your next move.
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Matches take place on a Friday and Saturday evening with the occasional Tuesday match to fill the midweek with excitement. The Manager endeavours to operate two full seasons per calendar year with only a short wait between each season.
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Coaches who sign up will be added to the waiting list and we will start looking for a team for you. League schedules run concurrently and while openings may appear throughout the season it is more likely to receive resignations from coaches during the offseason. When you sign up interest we ask for a few details, but do ask you to give us a valid e-mail address so we are able to make contact with you about available teams. (We do not share your e-mail address with anyone outside of The Manager).

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