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Pre season odds of a high mid table finish, am sure you can better that mate.
Tricky looking month coming up mate, but get a couple of good results here and you could be thinking about promotion! Fingers crossed.
Always had a soft spot for Pompey, don't know why. Best of luck.
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Lokomotiva Zagreb 2024 - 2025 season update



Short update just to get up to date. Competition expectations from the board and I’d like to aim for the group stages of the Europa league as well as having hopefully a good showing in the domestic cup.

https://i.imgur.com/k40ZfZR.jpg

Our first game of the new season sees us take on our big rivals Hadjuk in the supercup. With neither team winning this before now would be a good time to get a good result and early season form.

https://i.imgur.com/NtERaNs.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/kPPg0L9.jpg

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This is a pretty drab game as neither team seems confident on the ball. WE do get a free kick in a dangerous position. Up steps Humam Tariq

https://i.imgur.com/hDTrIH4.jpg

He takes a short run up

https://i.imgur.com/sp3aHMR.jpg

He hits the ball and it beats the wall…

https://i.imgur.com/GjbkVEn.jpg

As well as beating the keeper! 1 nil!!

https://i.imgur.com/XEIEV6a.jpg

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Half time and apart from the goal it’s been a quiet game.

The second half was even less exciting with no real chances. That wasn’t a problem as we ran out 1-0 winners! The supercup is ours, and it feels that much better knowing we beat Hadjuk for this as well!

https://i.imgur.com/N6lmlOx.jpg

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Before our first Europa league game we made 1 more, and possibly final singing of the window with experienced full back David Santon coming in on a free and a non contract basis, happy with this siging as we do lack cover at full back positions.

https://i.imgur.com/hdiWPiW.jpg

Our Europa league opener away to Lechia Gdansk now and I’m confident of a result however can’t shake the fact that I’ve lost both games I’ve played against this side.

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Early on we win a free kick edge of the box inside right channel. Dias is over this and I'm thinking it’s going to be a cross into the box

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He hits it and it clears the wall heading directly for goal

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Their keeper makes an outstanding save low to his right

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He can’t keep hold of it and there’s Tariq to bury home the rebound! 1-0!

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Not long after and we’ve got another free kick out wide. Dias steps up again

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This one is swung into the box

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The ball finds it way onto the head of Duriska

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Who buries it home, 2-0! Looking good!

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First half is total dominance as we get the ball out wide and new signing Giminez drives forward

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He’s brought down right on the edge of the box

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Ref waves play on as Marin picks up the loose ball and drives into the box

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He gets clipped from behind, PENALTY!

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Up steps Mister reliable Poyet

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Send the keeper the wrong way, 3-0 game over

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Second half we stuck to a cautious approach to retain possession and kept the score at 3-0. A great result and 3 away goals is going to help

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League action next as we took on newly promoted (and our own affiliate club) Sesevete. Standard performance as we ran out 2-0 winners.

https://i.imgur.com/K6t4zXL.jpg

Return leg of the Europa league now as we entertained Lechia going in with a 3 goal advantage. We took another 3 nil lead before letting 2 goals in but it didn’t matter as won the tie 6-2 on aggregate. We’re in the next round of the Europa league!

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To finish this update off we have the draw for Europa league, and who did we get….

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A tough draw but 1 we can go in confident.


Next update will the next round of league games and how we got on in our tough Europa league tie. Thanks for reading.


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Career progress:
2018 - 19 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 1st in Campeonato de Portugal, won the playoffs, promoted.
2019 - 20 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 10th in Liga Pro, the clubs highest ever finish
2020 - 21 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 11th in Liga Pro, resigned at end of season
2021 - 22 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 1st in Division 1, champions, promoted
2022 - 23 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 12th in Ekstraklaka. Nearly sacked a few times
2023 - 24 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) – 3rd in the league, cup winners. Manager of the year
2024 - 25 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) – in progress, super cup winners

Unfortunate not to qualify from the groups, but at least you're leaving on a high mate. Looking forward to seeing where you end up next.
Good showing to qualify from the Copa group bro, gonna be tough progressing from here but I reckon you can do it!
Incredible start there mate, hope you keep it up!
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Lokomotiva Zagreb 2024 season preview


Short update this time and we start of with end of last season stuff first. First news is that Athletic Bilboa got relegated from La Liga, they’re a pretty big club really and I’ll be keeping an eye on how they do.

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Player awards and no surprise as Dias gets player and signing of the season as well as goal of the season for his stike against Dinamo (I may upload when I get home tonight). Not going to argue as without Dias I doubt we’d have been as good as we had this season. He’s also in the team of the year as well

https://i.imgur.com/NpPhots.jpg

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Season review, pretty happy with how it went despite being top for so long, definitely something to build on.

https://i.imgur.com/5H5csoD.jpg

I’m named manager of the year which is a nice surprise. I’d have given it to the Hadjuk manager myself but I’m glad to have won it, nice little rep boost.

https://i.imgur.com/N5LO9Nz.jpg

Possibly due to Dianmo not winning the league or cup, Croatia has gained an extra Champions league spot. This is good news for me as I think we’re going to be challenging at the top of the league again and that extra place may just go to us, fingers crossed.

https://i.imgur.com/DpT5FIM.jpg

Also confirmed was our team as over achievers this year.

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As we won the cup we’re in the Europa league and we’re drawn against Lechia Gdansk in the second qualifying round. I’m going back to Poland, albeit for 1 game, just need to note that I've actually played against Lechia twice, and lost both times. Hopefully this time around I can get a victory.

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Going into the new season we’re away to newly promoted team Sesvete first in a game I am expecting to win.

https://i.imgur.com/fuWX6To.jpg

Couple of new signings arrived to complement the squad. First in is left back Lassana Faye who will be my first choice

https://i.imgur.com/9XFr6cQ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ghR7oYv.jpg

Next up is winger Ariel Gimenez from Dinamo on a free. He’ll be a rotation option for me on the right

https://i.imgur.com/pC5PrKD.jpg

The other player was signed by my DOF, and he’s terrible. Not even bothering showing his stats he will not play at all this season

Pre season odds have us finishing 5th despite a good showing last year. With Dinamo looking to take back their crown the pressure is definitely on to improve on last years performance.

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That brings us to our season opener, the supercup game against fierce rivals Hadjuk. A win here would set us up nicely for the season proper and add another trophy to our small collection. Can we get a win in our first competitive game of this season?

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Going into my second season here I'm full of optimism. Despite the media predicting a 5th place finish I am aiming for at the very least another 3rd place finish. We do have the Europa league this time around and I really would love a good showing in that, if we get to the groups my aim would be to get out of the group, but we'll see.

Next update is going to be the supercup game, our first games in the Europa league as well as our first round of league games.

Thanks for reading!


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Career progress:
2018 - 19 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 1st in Campeonato de Portugal, won the playoffs, promoted.
2019 - 20 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 10th in Liga Pro, the clubs highest ever finish
2020 - 21 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 11th in Liga Pro, resigned at end of season
2021 - 22 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 1st in Division 1, champions, promoted
2022 - 23 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 12th in Ekstraklaka. Nearly sacked a few times
2023 - 24 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) – 3rd in the league, cup winners. Manager of the year
2024 - 25 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) – in progress


Back to back domestic & confederations cups! Well done man! India is more or less conquered for you now then!
That's what I thought when I commented earlier, if you leave now and then decide to go back to Northern Ireland it's probably a downward step, no offence to NI but even their top league is probably the lowest ranked out of all the UK ones. Definitely stay and get it out of the way.
Really solid season there mate, unfortunate to lose the league title on the last day but hopefully that'll spur your players to make amends next season and win the league! Well done on the cup win also, brilliant work!


Cheers man, hopefully the new season we can take that extra step.

Gutted for you to lose out on the league so close to the finish, but I guess the cup win helps ease that a bit, congrats man!


Same mate, the cup win softens the blow enough. Still a good season really.

Well done on the cup success mate, really feel like that league was in your hands too! oh well, go again next season!


Cheers mate, I thought the league was ours too, ahh well it's just not meant to be this season.

Well done on the cup and getting favoured personnel x3! Unlucky in the league, some crazy scorelines around the grounds. Hopefully you can go one better next season!


All 3 clubs like me, for now! I genuniley thought we'd go on to win the league but a few bad performances decided otherwise. Hopefully we can take that next step next season.

Well done on winning the cup there.


Cheers mate!
Poor December but still all isn't lost plenty of time for you to turn this around mate. I'd do the same with those job interviews and stay where you are, no offence but say you went to Hartlepool and then decided to go back to Northern Ireland it would seem like a step down, get Northern Ireland complete then move.
Still looking strong there mate,hopefully Ballinamallard drop pints and you can close that 9 point gap.
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Lokomotiva Zagreb 2023 - 2024 season update


April 2024


April starts as March finished with a loss, this one to Osijek 3-0. Terrible game and a terrible performance. Hadjuk also closed the gap to 1 point now with a very big win.

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https://i.imgur.com/0Bh2aK6.jpg

Not that bad a result really as we managed a 1 all draw away to Slaven Belupo.

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Back to poor results as we saw a loss to Inter Zapresic next. Another poor display, I just don’t know what’s got into the team as we’re not looking good at all

https://i.imgur.com/9TSKa19.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qNzmrKO.jpg

Hadjuk win their game in hand to overtake us at the top of the league just to rub it in a bit more

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Once again another poor showing as we lost 2-1 at home to Gorica. Going to be hard picking the team up from this poor form, definitely do not look like title contenders at the minute

https://i.imgur.com/4wWExEH.jpg

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This again. Right then I’ll change the formation just to get the fans off my back, it can’t get any worse can it?

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Get in! Absolutely buzzing at this. Where has this performance been! 6-0 and it flattered Rejika really. Okore got 2 absolutley sublime assists from free kicks and this was just an all around epic game for us!

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That win, along with Dinamos victory of Hadjuk puts us back top with 5 games to go. Can we do it, can we achieve the unlikely feat of winning the league in my first season in Croatia?

https://i.imgur.com/sN8wVxA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/y00ppDg.jpg

Well, maybe. Last game in April and we ended up throwing it away with a poor 1-0 loss to big rivals Hadjuk to open up the door for them.

https://i.imgur.com/8tsaEqz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hGfbUJa.jpg

May 2024



First game in May sees us take on our cup final opponents Dinamo in the league. To say they are the big team here we’ve beat them on the last 3 times now and this game is hopefully a sign of things to come as we run out 2-0 winners. They were never in this game at all.

https://i.imgur.com/YZtLkVS.jpg

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Another victory to put us in good form going into the cup final as we beat Sibenik 2-1. A good all around performance for us an with that win sees us guaranteed a top 3 finish.

https://i.imgur.com/oGqHFiF.jpg

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Croatia Cup Final 2024


Here we are, my first cup final and this clubs second. A win here would be monumental but for us just to get here is a good showing. I tell the team not let the pressure get to them and to play their natural game.

https://i.imgur.com/KgBjDW6.jpg

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First half is pretty even. We dominated shots but couldn’t convert any of those.

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Second half and we had a man sent off early on so had to rejig the set up. We went defensive and somehow, remarkably got a goal on the counter! We set up to press and hold the ball and we did it, just about! Cup winners!

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2 games in the league to go next as we ran out 2-0 winners away to Varazdin where Hadjuk smashed Osijek 7-1 to send them to the top of the league going into the final game.

https://i.imgur.com/Jfzgtl2.jpg

It all comes down the this, the last game of the season, if we win and Hadjuk don’t we’re champs!

How did it go…

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https://i.imgur.com/UlvSTal.jpg


It is disappointing to not win the league after being at the top for so long, however we weren’t ever expected to finish this high anyway, not to mention the cup victory definitely makes not winning the league a little less of a blow. A good 3rd place finish is very good I think. There is definitely some potential here and who knows, next season we might just take that extra step and go on to be champions!

Next update will be end of season stuff and a look at next season. Thanks for reading.

Challenge progress:

Become favoured personnel at 3 clubs ARC Oleiros, Wisla Plock & Lokomotiva Zagreb

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Career progress:
2018 - 19 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 1st in Campeonato de Portugal, won the playoffs, promoted.
2019 - 20 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 10th in Liga Pro, the clubs highest ever finish
2020 - 21 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 11th in Liga Pro, resigned at end of season
2021 - 22 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 1st in Division 1, champions, promoted
2022 - 23 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 12th in Ekstraklaka. Nearly sacked a few times
2023 - 24 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) – 3rd in the league, Cup winners.



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Lokomotiva Zagreb 2023 - 2024 season update


So the winter break is over and we’re finally back to league action and first up were Osijek at home. A game we more or less were in control of despite only managing to put 1 goal away. A good 3 points to start us off after the break.

https://i.imgur.com/kWW5ctX.jpg

We managed back to back victories now as we beat Slaen Belupo 3-0 to keep us at the top of the league.

https://i.imgur.com/essg9TL.jpg

After those 2 victories we recorded 2 draws against Gorica in a pretty drab game and Rejika in another poor performance. Although we didn’t lose I feel both games were 2 points dropped.

https://i.imgur.com/SXvH6E0.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1ablIGj.jpg

The draw for the cup sees us matched against Sibenik in the semi final. A game I feel we should be winning.

https://i.imgur.com/08k0bvE.jpg

Penultimate game in February saw us beat Inter Zapresic 2-0 to continue our decent form and keep us top of the league. A good result going into our next game against rivals Hadjuk

https://i.imgur.com/LWqKI1y.jpg

Big game next against our main rivals Hadjuk and this was a fairly even game at the half way point. They did get a man sent off just before half time, could we make the extra mana count?

https://i.imgur.com/0aNfDg6.jpg

No. We couldn’t. They sat back for the entire second half and we just couldn’t break them down.

https://i.imgur.com/Mzg7mjz.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/N5wz2ms.jpg


That’s it for February as we’re still top of the league by 7 points however Hadjuk have a game in hand. Undefeated all month is definitely a good sign moving into the final third of the season.

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March 2024


To continue our good form we managed to beat Dinamo by a very impressive 3-0 scoreline. The stats suggest an even game however we dominated this from start to finish and they just didn’t have an answer for us.

https://i.imgur.com/AWmVJ6F.jpg

Semi final of the cup next and at half time Dinamo are losing to second division team Istra whilst we are winning 2-0. If the scores stay the same I will be very happy and confident playing Istra in the cup final.

https://i.imgur.com/oO1cODW.jpg

Whilst we went on to the game, Dinamo not only equalised but got a late winner to send them into yet another cup final.

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Next up was a game that was so frustrating for us. We ended up losing 4-3 home to Varazdin. We just didn’t seem to want to defend in this game and it showed. Not only that but this is our first loss in 18 games! Dias also got injured to round off a pretty bad day for us.

https://i.imgur.com/4PKcHiY.jpg

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The bad performances continued with a shoddy 2-0 away loss to Sibenik to round out March. A pretty so so month really, 2 wins 2 losses. Hopefully we can bounce back from this and get back on track.

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Next update will be the final 2 months of the league as well as our big cup final against Dinamo. Thanks for reading!

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Career progress:
2018 - 19 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 1st in Campeonato de Portugal, won the playoffs, promoted.
2019 - 20 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 10th in Liga Pro, the clubs highest ever finish
2020 - 21 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 11th in Liga Pro, resigned at end of season
2021 - 22 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 1st in Division 1, champions, promoted
2022 - 23 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 12th in Ekstraklaka. Nearly sacked a few times
2023 - 24 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) -- in progress



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A couple of job interviews can be seen as progress mate. But definitely try an keep your current team up is the aim.
Plenty of time to get out of the relegation zone mate.
Congrats on the win. You staying for another season or leaving while your stock is high?
Love journeyman saves, tempted to start another save alongside my current one and use Claasens pack. Good luck.
Bad month there but am sure you will turn it around mate.
Unbelievable you got sacked mate, but getting the Hammarby job is good going, they're a pretty decent sized club. Us older CM / FM players remember that absolute beat Kennedy playing for Hammarby back in the day! Good luck.
Decent enough start mate at least you're at the right end of the league early on.
Congrats on the promotion, gonna be a tough ask staying in Serie A next season. Good luck though
Brilliant stuff mate, well done! The hard work starts now with survival mission objective number one for next season.
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Lokomotiva Zagreb 2023 - 2024 season update


December 2023


Only a short update this time as we kick off our final 3 games before the winter break with a home tie against Sibenik, who after a poor run of form sacked their manager, no better time to play them really.

With a good, if unremarkable performance we ran out 2-1 winner but it could’ve been 2-2 as they had a couple of half chances late in the game. Still a win is a win and we move on.


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Back to back home victories as we beat Osijek 2-0 to put us into the semi final of the cup. Late goals seem to be our thing as we had a 1 goal advantage going into the last few minutes and managed to score another in the 89th.

https://i.imgur.com/IT8ir98.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/YZd7zTw.jpg

Final game before the break and we took on Varazdin and saw another victory 2-1. We got an early penalty that we converted and got another just before half time. They got back in to the game late on but we held on for another victory.

https://i.imgur.com/eYbqvg0.jpg

Tariq got injured in this game but it won’t matter too much as we’re away for the winter break now until February so he’ll be healed up and ready to go then.

https://i.imgur.com/GcRhIdu.jpg

So the break is here and we’re looking good. Top of the league, in the semi’s of the cup and the board are happy with me. I will not allow any complacency to creep in as at the minute this seems too good to be true, we’re playing well, Hadjuk and Dinamo are losing so really, dare I say it, the league is ours to lose at this point with us currently 8 points clear of second who admittedly have 2 games in hand.

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Manager of the month as well which is always well received

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However these last 3 games has seen us dominate shots and possession but just don’t seem to have that cutting edge. I go back to that 9-1 game, we dominated shots and possession, they had 10 shots on target, 9 of which went in. I don’t want to get in another striker, that’s not the issues I just think we may get caught out eventually by not taking our many chances. Still we’re top of the league and looking good.

Next update will be the games after the break, if anything happened in the transfer window and any other business. Thanks for reading, it is appreciated!

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Career progress:
2018 - 19 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 1st in Campeonato de Portugal, won the playoffs, promoted.
2019 - 20 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 10th in Liga Pro, the clubs highest ever finish
2020 - 21 | ARC Oleiros (Portugal) -- Finished 11th in Liga Pro, resigned at end of season
2021 - 22 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 1st in Division 1, champions, promoted
2022 - 23 | Wisla Plock (Poland) -- Finished 12th in Ekstraklaka. Nearly sacked a few times
2023 - 24 | Lokomotiva Zagreb (Croatia) -- in progress

Portstewart better set up the barricades, you're going to embarrass them and you're going confirmed as league winners mate!
Congrats on taking the next step, though I’m sure the 9-1 wasn’t in your plans! absolutely flying in the league mate, keep it up and the trophy cabinet will be full in no time!


Cheers mate! I checked again and a 9-1 away drubbing definitely isn't / wasn't on my to do list in Croatia. Still since then we've never looked back!
I've seen the board in FM19 be very demanding and to see yours moaning about a bad patch is unreasonable I'd say. Still like you say give it this 1 last season and see what happens, I hope you don't have that bad a patch that it reflects bad on you and your chances of securing another job.