Singing The Blues : 2019-2020 Part One

IMG_20191228_185252

Happy New Year, The start of a New Year and the start of a brand new save for me with Ipswich Town in League One, the third tier of English Football after being relegated at the end of last season bringing a 15 year stint in the Championship to an end. The Tractor Boys will need steering back up the pyramid and I have a plan to do just that.

Continue reading “Singing The Blues : 2019-2020 Part One”

Coming Soon : Singing The Blues

IMG_20191228_185305

Singing The Blues is the title of my upcoming save with Ipswich Town after I decided to end my Beta save with Nottingham Forest to start a new save with the latest updates and match engine. I have had a difficult few weeks and need something to focus on going in to the New Year and have a few ideas for the save which if all goes well should give me between 8 and 10 seasons based on my past game time.

The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (19-20) 1.3

IMG_20191206_160126

Welcome to my end of season round up from the banks of the River Trent. My last update took us up to the end of December which saw us sitting at the top of the Championship table after going undefeated from the start totalling 25 matches that included 17 clean sheets. The question was could we maintain our form and push for promotion.

Continue reading “The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (19-20) 1.3”

The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (19-20) 1.2

20191130_140027

Welcome to the latest from the banks of the River Trent. Our season is finally underway and I am really enjoying the save. I have remained true to my favoured formation 4-3-3 or 4-1-2-2-1 whichever way you interpret the shape. It’s taken me an age to get in to the season probably spending the most time ever in Pre Season laying down the foundations of what I hope will be a long stay in Nottingham. I wrote a brief post about our Pre-Season here if you want to take a look.

Continue reading “The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (19-20) 1.2”

A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (1.1) Pre-Season 19-20

Tfc

Welcome to the latest instalment from the banks of the River Trent were we have just completed our first Pre Season on the save. With the full release of FM20 now behind us it is time to knuckle down and start our bid to return to the Premier League but first things first I had to sort one or two things out before clicking that continue button.

Continue reading “A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (1.1) Pre-Season 19-20”

The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (FM20) Introduction

IMG_20190917_070754_20190917081724609_20190917134530517

Welcome to the Introduction post for what I have decided will be my FM20 save, The Academy will be the name and focus for my save with the team I have supported for over 40 years, Nottingham Forest. I am going to manage both the 1st team and one of the youth teams in a hope that I can take the already successful Academy to the next level and make the pathway to the first team a smooth transition for our rising stars.

Continue reading “The Academy : A Mist Rolling In From The Trent (FM20) Introduction”