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#572496 Toot Toot - The Owls
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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I believe I voted on your poll, whilst searching the #FM21 hashtag the other day - Bolton Wanderers was my vote, but Sheffield Wednesday is as good a place as any - even if it's the third best club in the city... 🤭
#572495 Rockin' Robins
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Good luck!
Let's also hope the lower leagues can get back underway IRL at the start of December!🤞
#572494 #DanskeDanske, we're falling apart to half-time
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Best of luck with it! I'll be following when I can!👍
#570357 sortitoutsi 2020 is here! - New website available now
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6 years ago
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Props for the revamp, @Footygamer & Co.
I personally wouldn't have changed things, but it does look good.🙂
#570349 Out on a Lim....
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Nice title!
Best of luck with the save!
#550166 [FM17] Climbing Jacob's Ladder (Part Deux)
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Still following this when I can, haven't commented much as I haven't been logged in.
Interesting times with Dinamo!
#549797 Nordic nights & Scandinavian days
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6 years ago
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Apologies for the lack of an update on this, I haven't had much time to post updates, but I've played a lot of this challenge and can say I've actually completed it, but as I have got literally hundreds of screen shots, I haven't got the time to go through them all to post on here.

But I will be back with another thread very, very soon

Congrats!
#544120 2019/20 Premier League
Skinner_
6 years ago
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Imagine waking up at 3 to watch this game, I didn't

Imagine caring about football


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#543778 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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If only you could iron out the inconsistencies then you'd be set well.

Fingers crossed you have a storming second half of the season. It's not beyond hope.

Indeed. We aren't playing terribly, just not getting over the line with the all important wins.
#543611 Earth Trip
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6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2035) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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A poor month, with just one win in five matches.

June began with a hammering to current league leaders Qingdao Huanghai, before we secured a three-goal victory over positional rivals Nantong Zhiyun. Qingdao Jonoon then beat us 0-2, before we ended the month with disappointing draws with Yinchuan Helanshan and Changchun Yatai. From May, we've remained 5th but the gap between us and promotion has stretched from 3pts to 7pts with 17 matches left.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:25 D:18 L:13 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


With Beijing Sport University:
Personal: 2035 Manager of the Month, May (pic)


#543600 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
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Nothing to see here, just us dropping points to the bottom team yet again.
Happens every season, without fail - it's a skill at this point.
#541481 Nordic nights & Scandinavian days
Skinner_
6 years ago
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Hectic number of months, that!
Great to see you've recovered to keep the job, and are now flying in fact.

Perez's injuries though
#540685 Earth Trip
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6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2035) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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That's more like it!

We dried up our bad habit of drawing matches and have also avoided losing, as we went through May 2035 with a 100% record across four league fixtures. Baoding Rongda, Zhejiang Yiteng, Hunan Billows and Shanghai Shenxin were all dispatched, with us scoring nine goals and conceding just two.

We've, thanks to that form, moved from 8th to 5th. The gap to 2nd has been shortened to 3pts, while 1st is back in the sights as Tianjin Tianhai have blown their 10pt lead on us to be only 4pts ahead. You'd expect Tianhai to regain form and us to lose our form in the coming month(s), but it's at least nice to show what we can be capable of.

For May, I also won Manager of the Month which was lovely. That's my first award in this save since 2029 with Bradford City - six year wait over.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:24 D:16 L:11 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


With Beijing Sport University:
Personal: 2035 Manager of the Month, May (pic)


#540665 [FM18] The Ultimate Jacob's Ladder
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Very nicely done!
#540512 Earth Trip
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6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2035) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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Simply put: Too many draws.

We've lost just one league fixture, versus leaders Tianjin Tianhai, from eight matches which is very pleasing. Unfortunately, we've won just twice against Liaoning and Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic. We've experienced five draws, which has been incredibly frustrating - the ones with goals have literally been goal highlights and that's it, admittedly I play on "key" highlights but you'd still expect action.

I strengthened the defence in the off-season, seemingly well given we've conceded just five [third best in division], but perhaps I needed to add more goals; despite having four strikers I define as good enough... I'll revisit when the mid-season window opens. Elsewhere, our reserve line-up were eliminated from the FA Cup by Chang'an, who blitzed us in extra time by notching three further goals for a 2-5 win; we had advanced from the previous round by virtue of defeating lower league outfit Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard.

That form leaves us 8th, six points adrift of second place Qingdao Huanghai and ten points off Tianhai.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:20 D:16 L:11 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


#540358 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2035) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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A very impressive pre-season.

Goals galore alongside six wins from six. Four did come against weak local opponents, but we also stunningly beat K League 1 giants Seoul 4-1 on home soil and, recently relegated from the Super League, Tianjin TEDA 3-0.

So, it looks like we are fit and firing ahead of the league opener with Lhasa Urban Construction Investment...

Right?
...Right?


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I, of course, made some new signings in the off-season as six players arrived, with nine departing.

Yair Montaño (CB, MEX, Zhejiang Yiteng), Wang Yingming (LB, CHN, Guangdong South China Tiger), Xu Peng (CM, CHN, Changchun Yatai), Li Xiang (RB, CHN, Guizhou Hengfeng), Zhang Xiushuo (GK, CHN, Shanghai Shenxin) and Zhang Min (RM, CHN, -) are those who have joined, as we spent £73k.

We received £325k for outgoing players - money really does fly about in China. Huang Jingtao headed to Tianjin Tianhai for £130k, way over-paying for the youngster who was valued under £20k. Wang Jing went to Kunshan, as did Zheng Long for a total of £132k. Yang Chenyu joined South China Tiger for £15k, while left winger Francis Asante left for Qingdao Jonoon for £40k. Four players were also released, the most notable being Thomas Aldersdörfer (CM, GER) and Jorge Luiz (LB, BRA) - two foreign players who don't fit due to the strict registration rules, same situation as Asante.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:17 D:11 L:9 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


#540281 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Good going for the most part mate, time to push on next season now then

For sure!
#540182 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2034) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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No promotion... I know, hold back your shock!

It wasn't likely nor expected, though I had hoped we'd finish a bit better than we did as we experienced five winless fixtures. In fairness, as mentioned earlier, we did play three of the top four in the run-in so I can't say I'm shocked. That dumb draw with Sichuan United was certainly a sign of things to come.

Shijiazhuang Ever Bright are promoted as deserved champions, with Guizhou Hengfeng taking the second place in the Super League. We finish a merited 6th, though only just ahead of Liaoning in the end. Jiangsu Yancheng Dingli and Sichuan are relegated, but Hunan Billows survive via the relegation play-offs. Tianjin TEDA and Changchun Yatai are coming down from the top-flight.


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A few random things can be seen below, e.g. awards/stats and news of my next coaching course starting.

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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:17 D:11 L:9 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


#540068 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Absolute chaos over in the 2034 Chinese FA Cup final...

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Poor old Flávio must be gutted!
#539979 Now I would walk 500 miles...
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Format looks good to me!
Also, sad that Mbulu has passed away in real life. Seems he is doing well for you.
#539893 Nordic nights & Scandinavian days
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Too easy Congrats!
#539878 A magical mystery tour - a journeyman save
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Congrats on that promotion in Finland!
Not the best start with Limerick, a club I've also managed on FM20 as well! I'm sure you'll push on next season!
#539815 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Looks like you’re experiencing a bit of a renaissance in China mate. Hopefully it’ll be the making of you and you can go on to bigger and better things.

I have enjoyed it thus far, I certainly have a team to potentially build with!
#539682 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
Not been online a few days, just got caught up now. Good going so far mate, am sure at the very least top 6 is where you'll finish.

That's the idea for 2034, before hopefully building further year-on-year.
#539615 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
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Bottom of the league finding form against my team, you say?

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#539614 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2034) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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Our pleasing form continues.

Baoding Rongda, Jiangsu Yancheng Dingli and Liaoning were all defeated, though we did suffer a loss to positional rivals Tianjin Tianhai; though have since gone above them in the table. The other fixture of September ended drawn 1-1 with Shanghai Shenxin. We sit 5th with five matches left, a sizeable eight points off promotion. I don't think this is our year, but we do play three of the four clubs above us in the run-in so I guess you never know.

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I'm happy with our season as long as we secure a deserved top six finish - which we should given we're 11pts inside at the moment.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:17 D:9 L:6 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


#539610 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
#539522 Blyth - Road to Glory - Season Large (Spanish)
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
*checks Google Translate*
Bienvenidos! Buena suerte!
#539409 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2034) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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A great August, not that you'd realise given we've only gained one place and one point on 2nd. Just unlucky that our rivals are also in good form...

We secured wins over Guangdong South China Tiger, Nantong Zhiyun and Hunan Billows - all lower down the table opponents. The month concluded with a crunch meeting with fellow promotion-chasing Qingdao Huanghai, which ended 2-2; we done well as we were actually two goals down. As September looms we sit 6th, five points behind Guizhou Hengfeng in 2nd. Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, despite a few blips recently, are back on track to take the title.

Ten to go!


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:14 D:8 L:5 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)


#539378 Earth Trip
Skinner_
6 years ago
10 hours ago
1,334
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Current Team: Beijing Sport University (Chinese League One) | Honours With Them: 0
This Season's (2034) Expectation(s): Top half
Overall Team #: 9 | Career Honours: 0
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An average month.

Just the one defeat, vs. Henan Jianye, but we've also only won just one fixture - vs. Qingdao Jonoon. Our other two matches ended in draws against Lhasa Urban Construction Investment and Zhejiang Yiteng. Our form is iffy. We've won only once in six, though have had just three defeats in twelve. We go into August sitting 7th, six points off the secondary promotion spot. Fourteen matches to play!


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The transfer window saw two fresh faces in.

Xie Huajiang (32yo, CM) arrived to add experience from Hunan Billows for £10k, while Guo Shuo (17yo, LB) returns to the club on loan from Guizhou Hengfeng; five months after they paid £90k to sign him. We also made some money in terms of departures. Flaubert Abimola (23yo, RB), a Benin international, was unregistered all season and finally left, joining third tier outfit Hebei Elite for £59k. Yue Xiangyu (31yo, CM), meanwhile, headed to lower league Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard for £27.5k.


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Current Manager Profile:
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Career Recap:
Job 001, 2019–2021: https://i.imgur.com/5Sv2wEN.png Lisburn Distillery (NIR/III) | W:29 D:14 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 002, 2021: https://i.imgur.com/AnXerzs.png Basingstoke Town (ENG/VI) | W:6 D:7 L:19 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | sacked
Job 003, 2022–2024: https://i.imgur.com/fWA7pnB.png Limerick (IRL/I+II) | W:32 D:18 L:48 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | sacked
Job 004, 2024–2025: https://i.imgur.com/3RexOS1.png Khimik (BLR/I+II) | W:13 D:11 L:23 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 1 | Promotions: 1 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 005, 2026–2027: https://i.imgur.com/dlQHiHY.png Ballymena United (NIR/I) | W:11 D:10 L:20 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 006, 2027–2028: https://i.imgur.com/42BcoIE.png Fylkir (ISL/I) | W:20 D:8 L:15 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | resigned
Job 007, 2029–2031: https://i.imgur.com/v1uLso2.png Bradford City (ENG/V) | W:67 D:43 L:41 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 2 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 | poached
Job 008, 2031: https://i.imgur.com/xnqBjZV.png Grimsby Town (ENG/IV) | W:4 D:4 L:14 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 1 | resigned
Job 009, 2034–: https://i.imgur.com/se05UQF.png Beijing Sport University (CHN/II) | W:11 D:7 L:5 | Honours: 0 | Awards: 0 | Promotions: 0 | Relegations: 0 |
Awards/Trophies:

With Limerick:
Club: 2022 End of Season Play-offs (pic)
Personal: 2022 Manager of the Year (pic)


With Khimik:
Club: 2024 Promotion (pic)
Personal: 2024 Manager of the Month, November (pic)


With Bradford City:
Personal: 2029 Manager of the Month, February (pic)
2029 Manager of the Month, October (pic)