Youth development through a Human Resources management perspective – Part III: Junior Partners

We have now come to the last part of the "career path" for our young players, the delicate age between 19 and 21. This age, in real life football as much as in FM, is the critical moment in many players' development. How many young players are touted to be the next "whoever" when they … Continue reading Youth development through a Human Resources management perspective – Part III: Junior Partners

Tiki-Tackle 4.3 – Five games to change Scottish football (2019-20 season finale)

Hallo there and welcome back to Falkirk. We left with the Bairns out of their UEL group and in second place, 1 point off Celtic, with 5 games to play in the Scottish Premiership. Let's see what happened and whether we managed to make history! COMPETITIONS REVIEW UEFA Europa League After qualifying from our group … Continue reading Tiki-Tackle 4.3 – Five games to change Scottish football (2019-20 season finale)

Youth development through a Human Resources management perspective – Part II: Associates Programme

I have previously introduced why I find it useful to apply a Human Resources Management perspective while developing young players in Football Manager. This approach gives you as Manager a pre-determined framework to maximise your players' strength and adapt him to your club needs and style. Thanks to this approach based on dividing young players … Continue reading Youth development through a Human Resources management perspective – Part II: Associates Programme

Youth development through a Human Resources Management perspective – Part I: The Internship

Youth and player development is an essential part of any long-term save in Football Manager. To focus on your own Youth Intakes or on buying young players has many advantages: first of all, you save money and can even produce money once/if you sold a club-grown player; secondly, and for me most importantly, you can … Continue reading Youth development through a Human Resources Management perspective – Part I: The Internship