AFC United – Part 26: The Fake Treble | @Matt_C_Wills

Happy Monday! Here’s Matt to kick off the week with a season review from AFC United

Welcome back to AFC United, a world where David Brown is a goal king and China are the new power in international football. We’re rolling into Season 10 with my new 4Matt giving you a whole season on a Monday morning.

We’ve won a lot of trophies the past few seasons, but my side is still relatively fresh and hungry for more, plus David Brown is edging towards 300 career goals, so that will be nice to achieve.

AUGUST

There’s not much news in the way of transfer activity, the squad is pretty settled and well balanced, although i should probably sell some fringe players to ease the bank balance. Despite our success, Broadhurst Park still only holds about 25,000. European money is keeping us afloat, like some sort of Peter Ridsdale business plan. Anyway, we kick off in familiar surroundings, in a decidedly larger stadium against FA Cup holders Chelsea

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The Retirement Academy – Part 29: Exchange Rate

Good morning! Or afternoon. Evening? Wherever you are reading this, there should be a wave of positivity about you if you’ve been reading the Retirement Academy over the past 28 episodes. Granted, probably not 27 of them but the new motto that THIS IS OUR YEAR has not yet come back to bite us. We’re 5th after 6 games, it’s a reason for us to celebrate.

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The Unexpected Champions – Part 7 | @Verbist_Philip

Hallo allemaal!

I hope you all enjoyed the finale of Nick’s CLM9798 blog yesterday. What a suspense, what a finish! I am the lucky one that came out on top.

I will do my best to keep you entertained and get your weekend started in a good way. Last week we finished Season 2 with Lierse. It was a less dominant season, but nonetheless we took our 2nd title in a row.

And what’s most important, we made the squad again a bit stronger to face competition in the Champions League. Of course I was silly enough to fall again for the “we need a bigger stadium” board. A familiar view, isn’t it?

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Champions League Manager 97/98 – Match Week 17 | @NTR9798

Hello! and welcome to the finale of this quest to find out which of these champions league-winning sides truly is the best. Philip and his Barcelona ‘92 side have led the way for most of the season, but Ross and Dave are breathing down his neck, and all three play each other this week! Zak’s Marseille ‘93 face Lazio in the UEFA Cup final, and Philip and Ross contest the FA Cup final. So buckle up, sit back and let the drama unfold…

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CD Dons – Episode 6: Big Blokes with Small Tackles | @Emsonite

I can’t really tee up Deano, the man speaks for himself. As ever here’s a recap of what is going on here and then over to Spain for the latest:

Recap of Rules & Objectives

  • Vinny Jones captain.
  • Only players with Aggression 18+ allowed
  • Hurt the opposition; fan prizes for sending offs, opposition injuries and total disciplinary points.
  • Thug-o-Meter; every CD Dons game is won, drawn or lost on injuries and cards (5 for a red, 3 for an injury, 1 for a yellow). +3 pts for a win, -1 for a draw, -3 for a loss. At the end of the season, I need to be in positive points, or I’ll get the sack.
  • Spanish FA really don’t want us to get promoted or to win anything, pfft.
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The Blog Squad FC – Part 7 | @RossBell1984

Happy hump day! Leading you into the back end of the week is The big Rossman and the Blog Squad.

Welcome back to the only place to be on a Wednesday. We are halfway through our second season and are on a good run. Let’s see if we can keep it up this week.

Wycombe are no match for the form team in the country as Dave continues to bang in the goals, the vultures are circling.

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Bottom’s Up – Part 12: Regain and Retain | @FMCM_FC

Factually speaking, Tuesday is the worst day of the week. You can’t argue with science but trying to arrest the slide is Nathan who is back here with the latest from Upside Down Leagues. Enjoy!

Morning all and welcome back to the upside down world. In the last update we had a massive amount of cup games which lead to us retaining the League Challenge Cup and making it to the League Cup final. We are two points behind Celtic in the Scottish 1st Division as we look for a return to the Premiership. So let’s crack on with this updates games.

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AFC United – Part 25: The Class of ’97 | @Matt_C_Wills

Good morning and happy Monday! It’s the same Matt but with a new forMatt. Enjoy…

Hello and welcome back to part 25 – just let that sink in for a moment – of AFC United. You know the story by now, a team of Alex Ferguson cast offs and future signings set about to rise from Division 3 to the peak and knock Fergie off the summit.

Over 8 seasons I think it’s fair to say we have done that, spearheaded by the goals of David brown and Erik Nevland, assisted by Notman, Blomqvist and Cooke, with Danny Hall and Andrew Duncan impervious in front of Peter Schemichel’s regen.

Last season we won the treble, emulating the Class of ’92. I wondered whether their story was done, but I was hooked – how many goals could David Brown get now he had reached the 250 mark. How long could Danny Hall carry on as my defensive rock?

I’ve decided there’s more of this story to tell, but the format will change. For 8 seasons I diligently took screenshots of every occurrence, but then just wanted to play, so the parts going forward now will be season recaps – so don’t look too closely at the dates in the top right corner – just trust me! Think of it like one of those season review videos you used to get in Birthdays….

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The Unexpected Champions – Part 6 | @Verbist_Philip

Happy Saturday! There is no better way to start your weekend than catching up with Philip and his Belgian journey.

Hallo allemaal!

Am I glad it’s Saturday and weekend again! Are you guys ready for the final part of season 2 with our unexpected 96-97 champions Lierse? The lads definitely are! We are having a great season and getting the double is possible!

Our good mojo continues against Waregem. Once again our minus player Neca leads the way. When he plays like that, he makes the team better and is our indisputable number 8. If you are a regular to the blog, you know Valencia is still recovering from injury. Who will play when he is fit again? I’d call that luxury problems!

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