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Thanks @Suffolk Seasider I think the maximum would be 100 points if you faced Melbourne in the FFA Cup and the Grand finals then you could pick up 25 points from them?
Yeah I'd be happy not to return as well, was a hard stint in fairness and the transfer rules really weren't great.

http://i.imgur.com/INWobdC.png

Originally bought in a couple replacements with Shane Carr joining on a free, not great but felt I needed another centre back Australian as well. Then grabbed Hrustic on loan. In January I went and got Souza on loan and that messed up my wage allocation seeing me having to let a load of players go due to wage caps and I had to call up a load of youth players and we had to cope with them for the rest of the season.

http://i.imgur.com/gHhp8Gv.png

We never really hit any decent, constant league form and always seemed to slip to long losing runs lasting two or three games and this would deter us for bidding to finish the regular season as top spot. However we did beat our fierce rivals Melbourne Victory all three times, bagging 15 points for those.

http://i.imgur.com/q6qUOQl.png

Despite all three victories over our fierce rivals Melbourne Victory this year, it'd be them who finish top of the pile as they ran riot and won it by fifteen points. We took second place by a point over Brisbane Roar and it'd be them who we face in the Semi Finals. Elsewhere Adelaide United, Western Sydney Wanderes and Perth Glory all make it to the Series Grand Final. 15 points for finishing second place.

http://i.imgur.com/DnLPx3y.png

Whilst we didn't win the Regular Season, we would go on to be crowned the Champions of the Series Grand Final. We comfortably won our way to the trophy over the two games, beating Brisbane Roar four two in the Semi Final and then dispatching Adelaide United, who beat Melbourne Victory in the Semi Finals. We beat Adelaide three one at home in the Final and that gave us another 20 points.

http://i.imgur.com/DN4G96H.png

I really thought we'd go on and be champions of the FFA Cup this year following our strong run through the earlier stages. We beat Brisbane Roar four two in the Quartyer Finals, that was the first team we really faced who should of coursed us any problems however we claimed a four two win. Rewarded with a Semi Final clash against non league side Green Gully who we beat two nil. Adelaide United awaited us in the Final and we narrowly lost two one to them. 20 points for runners up.

http://i.imgur.com/390OXD0.png
http://i.imgur.com/TNStZyf.png

Player of the year and manager of the year securing the final 10 points for the journey.

Points:
Hyundai A-League: 2nd – 15 points
Hyundai A-League Finals Series: Winners - 20 points
FFA Cup: Runners Up – 20 points
Rivalries: Beat Melbourne Victory 3 wins - 15 points
BONUS: Player of the year + Manage of the year - 10 points

TOTAL POINTS: 80
Damn it shame as felt I had a reasonable total there on a high scoring challenge as not sure that the points were well balanced in comparison to stop 1 a mediocre season at Leverkusen would rack up way more points than a brilliant second half with Sunderland due to the starting position in 10th. Hopefully rectified in stop 3 and I can post a good score

Points work the same for everyone and everyone gets the same deadline, unfortunately I can't start bending the rules already as then it'll have to be the same for anyone fella. Just have to be a bit more prompt next time around.

Anyway this thread is now closed, stop three of the tour is live.
Real struggle to get the second season finished (hence the very very short write uo to meet the deadline)

Season 1 Points Total
League Finish- 25 pts
German Cup- 25pts
Champions League- 10 pts
Bayern x 2 - 10 pts
Koln x 2 - 10pts
BMG x 2- 10pts
Manager of year - 5 pts
Player of year- 5 pts
Season 1 Total- 100 points

Season 2 Points Total
League Finish 2nd- 15 pts
German Cup- 2nd 20pts
German Super Cup- won- 10 pts
Champions League-10 pts
Bayern x 2- 10pts
BMG x2 - 10pts

Season 2 Total- 75 points
Total 175 points

http://imgur.com/BLTCbp2
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Afraid you are 20 minutes outside the deadline on this occassion.
The following people had only posted one season of screenshots, not sure if they completed the second or not however time has passed so I've just taken your points you've posted to date:

@tongey - 75 points
@mr.SPANKY - 75 points
@Myles clements - 100 points
@perfect79 - 55 points
http://i.imgur.com/lQKZ4XD.png?1

I've had the luck of the draw in the FFA Cup with a non league side in the semi Finals and advancing with ease to the Final.
Final hour to post screenshots!

I will go through anyone who has posted season one results and add their scores to the leaderboard even if they've not posted season two.
Wow @Shedender wasn't expecting that. I think the squad rules are hugely against people like you, I and others who don't regularly enter these places.
Well I went to finally finish season 2 and my save is corrupted and won't load. So looks like no points for me in the second season Might as well start on leg 3.

Have you not got a back up file? We can sort your points out up to the date you were etc?
Lionheart reporting for whatever this may bring. Bit worried when squad restrictions get complicated!

http://i.imgur.com/PrLJnLI.png

You and me both fella, but it's the. Way we're all going to learn
So is this one season or two?

And great, I love leagues where I have to do the finances for the squad too (!)

ONE SEASON, fifteen days to complete, must be done by 8pm Sunday 13th
http://i.imgur.com/Orx1Y3A.png

So as usual I'll kick things off, your manager profile should look something like this, Dan is ready for another challenge.

Remember I have edited the opening post to a one season challenge.
http://i.imgur.com/aYvHPZ9.png

http://i.imgur.com/wkulwJF.png?1

Its time to turn our back on Europe for now, after touring there for two and a half seasons (half a season in England with Sunderland then two seasons in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen) we hit the airport again and this time belt up for a long trip across the other side of the world, yes thats right, we're heading 'down under'. I felt like moving away from Europe and heading to Australia simply because we don't see too many careers here and there are certain league and transfer rules to get your head around, hopefully an enjoyable stint for everyone and another learning curve. So, who is the team and what is the challenge I hear you asking...

http://i.imgur.com/orMskcK.png?1http://i.imgur.com/huFHx3R.png?1http://i.imgur.com/bhOlt6R.png?1

That is correct, Melbourne City, a club only formed in 2012 and despite strong affiliation links with English Premier League giants Manchester City, they are yet to win anything substantial in Australia. A little more surprising, they are favorites to win the league title this year. However don't let this fool you, I have simmed through two separate seasons unemployed and Melbourne City finished 10th and 2nd with a Semi Final exit in the Finals series so work to do.

http://i.imgur.com/FBam92x.png

There will be names you notice from the squad including that of 40 year old Danish goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen and better known thirty seven year old attacking midfield come striker Tim Cahill. The squad isn't exactly filled with talent and potential talent, however being just a two season save you won't have too much time to bring through youngsters for the future. Its about the here and now especially with the board and media expecting to finish at the top of the pile first season so its looking likely you'll have to get to work in the slightly complicated transfer widow where you'll be limited to a squad size of just 23 players maximum of 5 foreign players, maximum of 20 over 20 players, a maximum of two designated players in the squad and a maximum of one mature age rookie in the squad. Oh and a max squad salary of just £29,500 excluding designated players. Got that?

http://i.imgur.com/2ZKxmCy.png

Financially the side is okay with just under five million pounds in the overall bank balance. They have gone on to make just £194,789 of this available as a transfer budget so it won't be easy to bring in new faces it'd seem. As well as that there is just £15.75k available in the wage budget and only £6.75k of that is available in the salary cap budget.

Scoring system:

Hyundai A-League:
1st – 20 points
2nd – 15 points
Top 6 – 10 points
7-8th – 0 points
9th – - 10 points
10th – - 20 points

Sacked: -25 points (and the challenge is over)

Hyundai A-League Finals Series:
Winner - 20 points
Runner Up - 15 points
Semi Finalist - 10 points
Elimination Final - 0 points

FFA Cup:
Winners – 25 points
Runners Up - 20 points
Semi Finalist - 15 points
Quarter Finalist - 10 points
Second Round Exit - 0 points
First Round Exit - - 10 points

Due to the way both continental competitions run from January to November and Melbourne City not participating in it first season no points will be awarded for any participation or progression in Asian competitions.

Rivalries: (competitive only)
Beat Melbourne Victory - 5 points

BONUS:
Win manager of the year – 5 points
Player of the year - 5 points

Rules:

You must set your manager experience as Coaching Badges None and Playing Experience Sunday League Footballer and play from the file attached only. You have until 8pm BST on Sunday 6th August (15 days) to submit your screenshots in this thread, and accumulate as many points as you can within the confines of a maximum of 1 season in the game.

You may not manage any other teams, or use other programs to aid you in this challenge
You may not use any editor or scouting software.
Screenshots must be added to this thread for points to count.

Screenshots required:

- Manager profile (proof of reputation etc)
- End of season fixture list showing results
- End of season league table
- Anything else you feel necessary ie. transfers etc.

Game File: Heading Down Under

Good luck, once again there are plenty of opportunities to make up some points, especially those currently on a minus score it could be an easy turn around to close the table up. The Susie on Tour - Leaderboard is updated with all the scores from stop 1 and stop 2 of the tour to date so have a look to find out how you're getting on against the rest...

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There's nothing more tedious housework wise as gardening.

A two seasons one again? Gonna be a close one to meet the deadline again! Especially as the weather where I am is much better


@KEZ_7 managed to change it around, this'll be a one season challenge instead.
There's nothing more tedious housework wise as gardening.

A two seasons one again? Gonna be a close one to meet the deadline again! Especially as the weather where I am is much better

I'm afraid so! I completely forgot Leverkusen was a 2 season save, thought it was 3 for some reason. However the third stop is now all written but there is 22 days to complete it so hopefully people will cope, if anyone is struggling we may be able to adjust the timescale hwoever I do think there are a lot less league games this stop per season.
I've just got weeding to do so please anything to distract me from that!

Dear god, this man needs help @Dan

Great if it's up there, no pressure if not! Looking forward to seeing what your creativity brings

Don't panic, the weeding isn't being done this weekend! I've figured out stage 3 of the tour, I've just got to run the normal sim through the season to check everything over as its a league I'm not too familiar with and then it'll be posted some point around 9pm I imagine! It'll be a cracker, looking at being a 1 or 2 season challenge again.
I'll try sort something tonight fellas for those that want it. Looks Like its a wet weekend down here anyway so won't have anything better to do over the weekend! I've got a couple smaller ideas so will piece it together and try post it later this evening.
Well done on completing this leg of the tour @Ryan9 @KEZ_7 and @adamwenn100

I have added your scores to the leader board for stop two and the overall leaderboard. Please go check they are correct, I believe they are. All making moves into positive points and climbing the table nicely
Nothing wrong with an 'unsuccessful' stint/career mate, too many these days are fake and people cheat, its so obvious so its nice to see people struggle!
Good stint @Suffolk Seasider superb second season and takes you second of the six that have completed this leg of the challenge and currently takes you second in the overall leaderboard! I'll update the leaderboard now!

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