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Football Manager 2022 Review: a small but notable evolution of one of the finest management sims around

Barry Hattrick has just signed a two-year contract with Stockport County FC. The 36-year-old former full-back, a Stockport native and lifelong fan of the Vanarama National League club, has a tactical style best described as ‘my dad after three pints’. Route-one, 4-4-2, and no ‘larking about’. He thinks a gegenpress is something you use to get the creases out of your trousers. Hattrick is a quintessentially English anachronism, whose ignorance of the modern game represents my own unfamiliarity with modern Football Manager. It’s been quite some time since I last sported the greying temples and Fray-Bentos paunch of football’s favourite…

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Football Manager will incorporate women’s soccer into the game

Sports Interactive have begun a “multi-year project” to bring women’s football to Football Manager. The game will not be separate from the current title, but incorporate the players, coaches, leagues, and all competitions into one game. Miles Jacobson, studio director at Sports Interactive, said: “We have NO interest whatsoever in making a standalone women’s football version of FM. What we are doing is adding women’s football to FM… one sport, one game.” Read more

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Have You Played… Football Manager 2012?

Reading Football Club are the exact kind of team absolutely no one cares about. They put the supporters through an emotional Gladiator gauntlet whilst the rest of the world walks on by, unaware of the fact that the team somehow failed to score against a Yeovil Town team with three red cards. Read more