After last night’s result against Stabæk Fotball, Lillestrøm have now secured nine straight Eliteserien matches without defeat.

The Canaries find themselves sitting in third place in the league, nine points behind early leaders Molde with a game in hand, not bad for a side who were playing in the OBOS-ligaen…


The early years

At the age of 19-years-old Tom Vernon could have never imagined in his wildest dreams that a trip to Africa, to coach in Ghana, could have developed into him founding the Right to Dream and becoming Chairman of Danish Superliga side FC Nordsjaelland.

After coaching Vernon made the transition into…


Back in 2019, I wrote my first piece on Salernitana (The Granata), an Italian football club which is based in Salerno. …


Steinkelsson is back, this time in Portugal, the home of Nando’s, Sagres and Famalicão.

After spending an evening searching through various leagues on TransferMarkt I was fortunate to stumble across the team from Vila Nova. As with the majority of my saves, I often have one criteria, a young average…


There are many types of saves available to challenge your managerial prowess, stemming from the Journeyman, Director of Football, Domestic save or even Multi-Club Ownerships to name a few.

As we approach the halfway point of FM21 with many people looking to try their hand at something a little different…


An analysis of Santos FC’s season, exploring their playing style and tactical concepts which were employed by previous manager Cuca.

Introduction

This analysis will help me to replicate the Santos FC playing style which I will implement during my save with the Alvinegro (Black and white), my second save of Football…


Background

Over the last twenty years, it could be argued that no individual has had more of a significant influence in German football than Ralf Rangnick.

The German has been a key contributor to shaping the game both on and off the pitch.

Rangnick drew inspiration from the likes of Arrigo…


FM21: NISSA — 2023/24 Season Analysis

I am happy to provide you all with another update from my NISSA series as we close off season four of Ligue 1 with OGC Nice. For those of you who are new to the series, the save is often the back story as…


The moment which every manager dreads during their save on Football Manager has appeared its ugly head. One of my key players and star performers has opted to move away from the club after having his head turned by the interest from some of European footballs superpowers.

Rony Lopes, Les…


1.The raw data

Similar to my piece on how to create a squad profile visualisation you will need to import the data from FM in order to import it as a data source in Tableau.

If you aren’t familiar with doing this then please click on the above link and follow the initial…

Matty Lewis

Football Writer | Twitter:@MattyLewis11

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