How The European Game can Inspire your FM Save

Us Football Manager fanatics are an easily influenced bunch. Almost anything can inspire us to take over and start a new save with a team. It might be an individual player we like, the history of a team or their lack of success in recent years. Heck, even the colour of their kits or what the club badge looks like might persuade us to go them in the game. The thing that makes me want to start a new save the most is reading, and as I mentioned on episode 109 of the podcast, over the last couple of weeks I’ve been reading Dan Fieldsend’s brilliant book, The European Game.

In the book, Dan charts his journey, by train, through Europe and gives us a brilliant in-depth insider account of some of the top clubs in European football. By default, most of the time when I read anything around the non-FM world of football, my FM brain goes into overdrive with ideas. In this piece I’m going to run through a few of the chapters from the book, and how you can relate them to your potential new FM saves in the coming months.

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Episode 105 – Community Section Round-up

Len, from popular FM community site, FMInside, joined George (and Ed for a short period) on the pod for episode 105.

Have a listen for Len’s top tips for players to sign in each position. If you end up signing any of them, let us know how they get on! Here comes your written round-up of the community section. If there’s anything you’ve read that you think deserves a plug on the podcast, just let us know at any time!

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Episode 104 – Community Section Round-up

Episode 104 of the Deep Lying Podcast saw one of the community’s biggest YouTubers, Work the Space, join Ed for a chat on all things Football Manager! They discussed their usual save updates, Jack gave his views on media consumption across the community, plus what I hope will be a new recurring feature, Ed’s quickfire questions!

Have a listen to the pod, and while you are, scroll down and check out the community picks from the last week.

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Episode 100 – Community Section Round-up

Where have the last two years gone? George and Ed have hit episode 100, and it’s an absolute corker for your listening pleasure. You’ve got an hour with Miles Jacobsen, Mr. Football Manager himself, plus an interview with Mark ‘Chappers’ Chapman, plus the chaps take us through their DLP awards. If you haven’t listened already, then I’d seriously recommend you do.

There wasn’t a community section on the pod itself, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything from the community to plug. Here are your usual weekly picks from me.

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Episode 99 – Community Section Round-up

It’s the big week! Episode 100 of the Deep Lying Podcast will be gracing your ears this Friday. Some of the details for it have been revealed on Twitter, so if for some reason you aren’t already following the DLP account on there, fix that mistake right now!

Before that though, here’s your community round-up from episode 99. It was hosted by Ed, and with George off gallivanting in Scotland, he was joined by two Scotsmen as replacements, Keepers and FMSamo (hey, it’s me, hiya!).

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