Why Do Great Teams Come to an End on Soccer Manager?

The great Hungarian manager, Béla Guttmann, managed 22 different clubs in 13 different countries. He never stayed at a club more than 3 seasons because by his own admission, “the third year is fatal”. His theory was that if a manager stays at a club more than that, his players became bored or complacent and their[…]

Changes to Desktop Interface & 2D Matchday Experience

We relaunched Soccer Manager Worlds to celebrate our 10th anniversary towards the end of 2015. It contained many exciting new features and updates which you can read about here. One of the updates was a slick new design for the desktop that gave the game a modern feel and this was developed with the help[…]

Squad Management in Soccer Manager Worlds

Part of being a good manager in Soccer Manager Worlds is what I call “good squad management”. It’s just as important as being successful in the transfer market and getting results right on the pitch. I think I do this aspect of the game quite well, as since “Player Concerns” were introduced many years ago,[…]

Recreating the “Invincibles” on Soccer Manager Worlds

My home town team, Preston North End, became football’s first “Invincibles” when they won the inaugural Football league competition. Preston completed the 1888/89 season unbeaten in both the league and FA Cup (which also meant that they were the first team ever to achieve the “Double”). Only a handful of clubs have followed in Preston’s[…]

Starting Playing Soccer Manager Was One Of The Best things I Have Ever Done

Starting playing Soccer Manager was one of the best things I have ever done. I love football, know a lot about a number of players and if it’s possible, I watch it every day. When you become a manager, there are for me, 2 important things to consider: Which club do you want to manage[…]

Thoughts on 2D Matchday Experience

Last December we introduced a new match engine to Soccer Manager Worlds, and we followed this up with a 2D Matchday Experience in March. The 2D Matchday is currently in Beta and is only available in Gold Championships at this stage. I thought I’d share my experience to date as I’m currently competing in Gold[…]