Blog posts across any other category that includes tactics, tactical analysis, or downloads for FM20 onwards.

Machiavellian Moves: Setting Snares with Defensive Corners in FM23

I am a big fan of set pieces in Football Manager, but have often looked at the attacking opportunities rather than spending much time on the defensive options. There’s a lot of exceptional guidance on how to get the most out of your attacking set pieces. Whether they are corners, free kicks or the impressively powerful throw in. Like a […]

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Dafuge & Data: Season Summary 12 – Consolidate

With survival in the bag last year we were able to take all the crazy money, both general prize and TV, and potentially spend big again. Survival was all the board would be asking for again,  but with the big bucks in place I felt like we could do more. Another overhaul of the squad would be needed but we […]

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Dafuge & Data: Season Summary 10 – It’s a nice round number

We’ve made it to season 10. Hurray! Actually because my wordpress has been a steaming pile of Seagull droppings I’ve actually finished season 11 but all the posts are backed up. This post is brought to you by the Tor browser, and my l33t hacking skills. If you want to catch up on the last 9 season then please check […]

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Dafuge & Data: Big Sam’s Ghost

Although we are in 2028 I’m pretty sure Big Sam is still alive and kicking. Though probably retired. So whilst his actual ghost is not haunting the Flamingo Land Stadium the general spirit and ethos of Big Sam is. It’s our first season in the Championship and we are in real danger of just going back down. We spend £3.6m […]

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Dafuge & Data: Choosing (Stats and) Violence

Choose Life. Choose Long Throws. Choose Hard Tackles. Choose Stats. Choose Directed and Purposeful Violence. Just when you thought football at Scarborough couldn’t get anymore thuggish! We’ve managed to escalate the level of grievous bodily harm found on the pitch, home and away. But it’s not mindless thuggery and violence. Oh no. It’s targeted and informed by statistics. We have […]

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Dafuge & Data: Stats and Summary Season Four

It’s all go here at Flamingo Land Stadium but before we get onto the details and summary of our fourth season with Scarborough you might want to check previous updates: Background Longball and DNA Season One Summary Season Two Summary Season Three Summary Problem Right backs Striker Health Checks Klingon Tactics Transfers After a season of mid-table mediocrity (which was […]

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