Welcome to the latest blog post covering my FM21 save. The save itself is now in season 9, we are with Aston Villa in the Premier League. Grealish And The Children Of The Revolution  Club captain 31 year old Jack Grealish finished the season having made 37 appearances scoring 8 goals and having 14 assists to […]

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Welcome to the latest blog post covering my FM21 save. After guiding Aston Villa to safety in the Premier League  last season I am now embarking on my first full season in the West Midlands. I thought that I would bring you up to speed with the save so here goes.  Pre-Season  It was always going […]

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Welcome to my latest FM21 blog post, I am about to embark on the 2026-2027 season which will be the 7th season of my managerial career which so far is a really enjoyable save.  The Velvet Revolution  After spending two seasons in Holland with Willem II where we did the double 🏆🏆 of winning the Dutch 2nd tier […]

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Welcome to the last blog post tracking my journey on Football Manager 2021. After spending three years in Germany. I decided to accept the challenge of taking the managers job at relegated Dutch club Willem II Tilburg where I wanted to implement my Velvet Revolution philosophy in the hope that we could gain promotion back to […]

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FM21 : Willem II Tilburg (6)

Welcome to my latest blog post, well Mr Van Skidder is in to his 4th season in management and his first season in the Netherlands managing Willem II Tilburg who after last season find themselves in the the Dutch 2nd tier which is called Eerste Divisie. Eerste Divisie  A brief overview of the Eerste Divisie which […]

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FM21 : Willem II Tilburg (5)

Welcome to my latest blog post following the interactive managerial career of my interactive manager Michael Van Skidder who is now embarking on his 4th season by taking over the reigns at Dutch 2nd tier club Willem II Tilburg after three seasons at München 1860. The Velvet Revolution  What is The Velvet Revolution? Simple its my […]

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FM21 : TSV 1860 München (4)

Welcome to Part 4 of my save with TSV 1860 München which is now our 3rd season in to the save and our first season back in the 2nd tier after winning promotion from 3.Liga last season. The board wanted us to avoid relegation but I think we are better than that. Bundesliga 2 2022-2023  Pre-Season […]

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FM21 : TSV 1860 München (3)

Welcome to the my latest FM21 post covering the managerial career of Michael Van Skidders who is currently managing TSV 1860 München in 3.Liga, the 3rd tier in Germany. We are now in season two with Die Löwen.  The Lion, The Pitch And The Playmaker  The smell of fresh cut grass greets me as I walk […]

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FM21 : TSV 1860 München (2)

Welcome to my second blog post covering my manager Van Skidder’s journey in management starting in the German third tier (3.Liga) with TSV 1860 München. Changing The System  So I set out to implement a 442 system and that is exactly what I did however after a reasonable good start I was never fully confident in […]

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FM21 : TSV 1860 München (1)

Welcome to a somewhat unplanned opening to what will be my FM21 save with TSV 1860 München. My original plan was to manage FC St.Pauli in the Bundesliga 2 however after starting a save with them on the Beta I realised that I needed to drop down to a 3.Liga club to make the save a […]

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