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'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players
# Stay At Home
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# Stay At Home

'It's gone berserk in recents days' - Football Manager hits record number of players

Mar 20th 2020, 9:02 PM 11,737 Views 9 Comments

Makers of the popular simulation game decided to give the latest edition away free for a week, as many fans would be indoors with time on their hands.

Premier League takeovers, GAA family ties, and Football Manager: The life of Dr Tom Markham
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

Premier League takeovers, GAA family ties, and Football Manager: The life of Dr Tom Markham

Dec 24th 2017, 5:00 PM 18,596 Views 5 Comments

If that wasn’t impressive enough, the football finance expert from Dublin also make sports documentaries in his spare time.

PSV have upped the ante after using Football Manager to unveil latest signing
# Game's Gone
From The42
# Game's Gone

PSV have upped the ante after using Football Manager to unveil latest signing

Dec 21st 2017, 11:20 PM 7,904 Views 2 Comments

Whatever happened to the player being photographed in the club’s jersey?

Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up
# Computer Says No
From The42
# Computer Says No

Football Manager to blame as Bolivian FA mistakenly contact French defender about call-up

Oct 2nd 2017, 8:24 PM 10,062 Views 2 Comments

Ruben Aguilar was contacted by the South American country with a view to capping him at international level, but the video game’s data was incorrect.

The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League

Oct 19th 2016, 12:06 PM 18,800 Views 25 Comments

Director Miles Jacobson also spoke of how the game employs 1300 scouts in 51 countries.

Liverpool fan breaks Football Manager world record of longest-ever game
# Hardcore
From The42
# Hardcore

Liverpool fan breaks Football Manager world record of longest-ever game

Sep 10th 2016, 10:27 AM 8,711 Views 19 Comments

Darren Bland spent nearly 174 days of continuous gameplay managing Fiorentina from 2010 to 2163.

Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season
# Accolade
From The42
# Accolade

Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season

Apr 18th 2016, 3:20 PM 4,238 Views 0 Comments

Burnley’s Joey Barton and Andre Gray were also among the in-form players recognised.

Football Manager chief admits he apologised to Harry Kane
# Faux Pas
From The42
# Faux Pas

Football Manager chief admits he apologised to Harry Kane

Jan 7th 2016, 11:48 AM 12,700 Views 11 Comments

The Tottenham striker enjoyed a remarkable rise in 2015.

Flying boots and naked head-butts - Inside the tricky art of motivating footballers
# Psychology
From The42
# Psychology

Flying boots and naked head-butts - Inside the tricky art of motivating footballers

Dec 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 6,857 Views 0 Comments

ESPN journalist Iain MacIntosh’s book ‘The Football Manager’s Guide to Football Management’ looks at the different methods to coaches madness.

'I'll always be proud of winning the Uefa Cup with Southend'
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

'I'll always be proud of winning the Uefa Cup with Southend'

Nov 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 12,387 Views 7 Comments

Iain Macintosh speaks to The42 about Football Manager, British vs foreign coaches and whether pre-Premier League football was unsophisticated.

Which Irish international football manager are you?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

Which Irish international football manager are you?

Oct 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,505 Views 16 Comments

Are you more of a Jack Charlton or a Martin O’Neill?

Sound! An Irish model's footballer boyfriend shared her morto mix-up on Twitter
# Mixed Up
# Mixed Up

Sound! An Irish model's footballer boyfriend shared her morto mix-up on Twitter

Sep 19th 2015, 3:30 PM 13,465 Views 5 Comments

Cos I made a stupid miiiiiistaaaake.

The class new Football Manager features mean you're likely to spend even more time playing
# Gaming
From The42
# Gaming

The class new Football Manager features mean you're likely to spend even more time playing

Sep 7th 2015, 3:26 PM 7,105 Views 3 Comments

There was some big news regarding the popular computer game this afternoon.

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots
# Regen
From The42
# Regen

Sad news as a Championship Manager hero hangs up his boots

Jul 20th 2015, 10:09 PM 17,094 Views 14 Comments

You didn’t really play the game unless you signed Cherno Samba.

9 other infamous football manager interviews
# Interviews
From The42
# Interviews

9 other infamous football manager interviews

Apr 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 5,441 Views 6 Comments

Following Nigel Pearson’s bizarre rant, we recall more notorious managerial moments.

Take the hardest Football/Championship Manager quiz ever
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

Take the hardest Football/Championship Manager quiz ever

Feb 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 36,799 Views 21 Comments

Do you know your Tonton Zola Moukokos from your Cherno Sambas?

'The next Pele' is now promoting nightclubs after failing to find a new team
# Much Adu About Nothing
From The42
# Much Adu About Nothing

'The next Pele' is now promoting nightclubs after failing to find a new team

Feb 15th 2015, 2:46 PM 11,632 Views 6 Comments

Freddy Adu, we hardly knew you.

Another 'Football Manager' legend has fallen on hard times
# Adieu
From The42
# Adieu

Another 'Football Manager' legend has fallen on hard times

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:37 PM 10,790 Views 7 Comments

Former US international Freddy Adu has left Serbian side FK Jagodina after a six-month stint at the club.

Joe Schmidt's appendix, Football Manager memories and the rest of the week's best comments
# Comments Of The Week
From The42
# Comments Of The Week

Joe Schmidt's appendix, Football Manager memories and the rest of the week's best comments

Nov 29th 2014, 9:25 PM 7,310 Views 3 Comments

Joe Schmidt also has mythical powers when it comes to animals mating… apparently.

Scottish teachers are considering making Football Manager a subject for homework
# Best Schoolday Ever
From The42
# Best Schoolday Ever

Scottish teachers are considering making Football Manager a subject for homework

Nov 26th 2014, 3:01 PM 13,650 Views 35 Comments

‘Monday’s homework: sign Tó Madeira and Tonton Zola-Moukoko.’

QUIZ: What type of Football Manager are you?
# Test
From The42
# Test

QUIZ: What type of Football Manager are you?

Nov 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 13,468 Views 12 Comments

Amid the game’s release, we test how close you are to a real-life manager.

How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert
# Nostalgia
From The42
# Nostalgia

How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert

Nov 5th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,833 Views 18 Comments

The latest version of the cult computer game is released later this week.

Great news for fans of Football Weekly and Football Manager as Dublin events announced
# Talking Balls
From The42
# Talking Balls

Great news for fans of Football Weekly and Football Manager as Dublin events announced

Oct 15th 2014, 6:34 PM 4,062 Views 1 Comment

If talking the beautiful game is your thing, step right this way.

Great news, Football Manager fans... a new documentary about it is coming out
# More Than A Game
From The42
# More Than A Game

Great news, Football Manager fans... a new documentary about it is coming out

Sep 15th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,923 Views 22 Comments

‘An Alternative Reality’ will be screened in a number of VUE cinemas next month.

11 redeeming features of pre-season friendlies
# Hidden Gems
From The42
# Hidden Gems

11 redeeming features of pre-season friendlies

Jul 24th 2014, 10:00 AM 4,017 Views 2 Comments

Stars coming to Ireland, bad Panenka penalties and more overlooked delights.

People are really mixing up David Moyes and Chris Moyles
# Man U Must Be Joking
# Man U Must Be Joking

People are really mixing up David Moyes and Chris Moyles

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:39 AM 6,967 Views 4 Comments

WHICH ONE IS IT?

Blackpool trialist Freddy Adu on being a Football Manager legend
# Teen Prodigy
From The42
# Teen Prodigy

Blackpool trialist Freddy Adu on being a Football Manager legend

Feb 17th 2014, 3:52 PM 6,477 Views 5 Comments

The former American wonderkid is up there with greats such as Tonton Zola Moukoko and Cherno Samba.

13 addictive games that almost ruined your life
# Game Over?
# Game Over?

13 addictive games that almost ruined your life

Feb 10th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,720 Views 17 Comments

Just one more level. One more.

Football Manager challenge 2: Blood, sweat and tears… and So Solid Crew
# Conclusion
From The42
# Conclusion

Football Manager challenge 2: Blood, sweat and tears… and So Solid Crew

Dec 1st 2013, 10:00 AM 10,268 Views 16 Comments

Could our hero complete the unenviable task of winning the Champions League with Brighton?

Football Manager challenge: My backside is on the bacon slicer
# Update
From The42
# Update

Football Manager challenge: My backside is on the bacon slicer

Nov 15th 2013, 3:00 PM 13,113 Views 28 Comments

15 days on from a promise to win the Champions League with Brighton and things haven’t exactly worked out as planned.

Meet the man behind the multi-million-selling Football Manager series
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Meet the man behind the multi-million-selling Football Manager series

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 16,546 Views 14 Comments

TheScore.ie speaks to Miles Jacobson about FM 2014, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s admiration for the series and whether he thinks its avid fans could succeed as managers in real life.

Gaming has become more mainstream - Football Manager chief
# Development
From TheJournal.ie
# Development

Gaming has become more mainstream - Football Manager chief

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:00 AM 7,116 Views 28 Comments

Miles Jacobson also told TheJournal.ie that his popular series is seen as the “Boyzone of the industry”

Football Manager 2014 is out today, so here's an interview with cult legend Cherno Samba
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

Football Manager 2014 is out today, so here's an interview with cult legend Cherno Samba

Oct 31st 2013, 9:00 AM 5,587 Views 11 Comments

Ever wondered what happened to the 16-year-old wonder kid?

Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager
# Trap
# Trap

Someone made a JobBridge ad for the new Ireland football manager

Sep 12th 2013, 8:41 AM 7,304 Views 7 Comments

“On completion, the intern will have gained experience in the planning and acquisition of nil-all draws.”

The 10 types of Championship Manager player
# Addicted
From The42
# Addicted

The 10 types of Championship Manager player

May 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,248 Views 8 Comments

How many of these categories do you fall into?

The 5 worst sports video games of all time
# Finish Him
From The42
# Finish Him

The 5 worst sports video games of all time

Apr 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,758 Views 3 Comments

Just because you’re a famous basketball player, doesn’t mean you can sell a Kung Fu game

The Magnificent Seven: Championship Manager cult heroes
# Forgotten Men
From The42
# Forgotten Men

The Magnificent Seven: Championship Manager cult heroes

Oct 21st 2011, 9:51 AM 20,071 Views 17 Comments

The new Football Manager hits stores today, and we’re excited. So excited that we’ve decided to pay tribute to some of the game’s legendary players in this week’s Magnificent Seven.

Pardew not any more experienced than Hughton, says Kerr
# Magpies
From The42
# Magpies

Pardew not any more experienced than Hughton, says Kerr

Dec 9th 2010, 11:07 AM 141 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland boss can’t see sense in decision to replace Hughton with Pardew. But Matt Holland says give the new man a chance.