A return to the seaside has helped me see the fun side of FM12 again. How have Blackpool done you ask? Well, I will get to that later:
First up to transfers:
Nearly all of these sales where planned. Eardley’s was finacially important. with £3 million brought in, as well as 40% of the profit of next sale being ours it is finacially amazing. Also, Clarke, Keane, Parrett and Veseli where sent out for experience as they are potentially going to be key players.
I am happy with the signings I have made:
Amos at £575k: Back up to Gilks but can be just as good hopefully in the future.
Stephen Kelly at £1.7 million: Being retrained at left back to cover as well as play at.
Ryo Miyachi Loan: So far has been one of our key performers keeping out Thomas Ince.
Stephen Dobbie at £875 k: Currently our top scorer, he was brought in after promotions in 2010 with us and then again with swansea in 2011. will it be third time in a row for him?
Hogan Ephraim loan: Back up midfielder
James Perch Loan: Displaced Stephen Kelly, hence why I retrained Kelly at right back.
Ricardo Rocha at £1.3 million: Brought in to cover Kelly, and as he was recommended by all of my scouts.
Moreno at £85k: Backup for midfield and defence
Keane, Veseli and Parrett were signed for potential and now on loan at Feeder club Queen of the south.
Got rid off deadweight staff and now have much better staff especially two in Gary Lewin and Ray Clemence who are also England Staff (with CONTINENTAL rating)
Just a quick note that Millwall Boss Kenny Jackett left in pre-season to manage Wales. This means that Gordon Strachan took over at the den.
We failed to win our own tournement but haven’t lost since in a fantastic stretch of form. but will it go on into the league season?
A fantastic start. We managed to crush promotion rivals Birmingham in a fine display, which I fully wasn’t expecting at all.
Fans where definately not happy with this result. but I am slighly optimistic as now we can focus on the league.
Miyachi again showed his awesomenessby setting up both dobbie and phillips to score. And at only 18, I was pleasantly surprised at his start for us.
another win for us stretching our run to 8 wins in 10 which is phenominal. And It is also nice to see Dobbie win the MOM award (and not Miyachi despite him still being amazing against coventry)
Chris Basham won it late on the earn us our 9th win in 11 and give us maximum points along with Soutampton.
Ian Evatt won his second consecutive MOM award as we beat Doncaster to return to the top with our 5th league win and after the saints drew we became the only 100% team in the league. I Can’t put up the league table as my game crashed then the internet wouldn’t open again so when I reopened FM12 I decided to continue and already started Septembers Games.
Miyachi wins the young player of the month and along with Evatt finish in the top three for the player of the month, this is why I earned my manager of the month award. After an amazing first month we sit top of the championship. but with a game against burnley straight off in september can we win our 6th league game in a row?
September fixtures are: Burnley Home, Barnsley away, Ipswhich home and derby away. predictions are: DWDD