So – I’ve seen that Eddie Howe has been given the England job after Gareth and my small indiscretions (not worthy of the sack, if you were to really think about it), and now Philip Cocu is at Bournemouth. The merry-go-round continues apace. I have had offers from Rangers, Bury, Chesterfield, Sligo, Bogner Regis, FC… Read More Job Interview update – Ray Cadogan
For me the greatest part of Football Manager is developing the careers of my newgens. Over any other aspect of the game, even winning championships, the most rewarding and exciting aspect of the game is youth development. The game doesn’t really start for until I get my first youth intake. That’s when I become fully… Read More My Youth Policy at Lens and Midtjylland
This morning further details regarding the bizarre incident at England’s Serbian training camp have began to appear. Although tightlipped at this point, there have been some leaks from within the FA, and even some players on Twitter. England winger Raheem Sterling used the popular social media site to distance himself from the trouble in Belgrade. … Read More AP NEWS UPDATE, CADOGAN
Ray T Cadogan @ray_cardogan Thanks to my friend DoubleHalfbacks (ridiculous hipster tactics notwithstanding) for the use of his website. I will be updating you via here on my career. Official statement: 03/09/2017 Dear the great British public, It is with deep regret that I resign from my dream job as England manager. Although I only… Read More ENGLAND STATEMENT: RAY CADOGAN
On a whim one evening, I started a save with Hull to see if I could keep them up. It was fun. I played on the counter, disciplined, and with a simple remit: stay up. We did, on the last day on goal difference, an unlucky Bournemouth going down instead. But with the funds from… Read More Life Through A Lens: Rebuilding RC.
Another year done and a new one begun. The challenge I set myself looked at first an easy one: win the CL with a homegrown first 11. We are dominating the Portugal U-19s, 20s and 21s, so that could be on looming the horizon. The issue is that as our coefficient has gone down due to… Read More End of Season 3 Review
Since the latest patch (with the updated IWBs), I have been playing around with them in my Benfica save. I have a flexible squad with very technical, intelligent players so knew that they would be able to cope with a mid-season change in tactics. We also have good coaches and training facilities and it didn’t… Read More TACTICS POST: Inverted World. (wing back update)