CM9798 Retirement Home – Part 5: Recovery Position

Hello and welcome back to the Retirement Home! Last time out our old boys struggled to get to grips with Division 2 and the arrival of Ian Rush did little to help. We look like relegation material already as we sit one point above the drop zone, albeit 15th.

Div 2 bottom October

Can we turn that frown upside down? I really hope so…

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CM9798 Retirement Home – Part 4: Level up

Hello! Welcome back to the Retirement Home, where I’m attempting to manage a team of over 35’s up the football league. Things have started well, as we romped to the Third Division title securing over 100 points in the process. But with five calling it quits last week we need to replenish the golden oldies with new blood. Well, old blood…some blood. You get the idea. We need to find players capable of playing in Division 2 as well, as let’s face it, the current crop aren’t going to improve much. We have £2m to help us out.

debt cleared

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CM9798 Retirement Home – Part 3: Pints make prizes

Hello and welcome back to the CM9798 Retirement Home. It’s the end of the first season of this little experiment and so far, the old timers have more than held their own. Mick Quinn and Kerry Dixon are smashing the goals in and Dave Beasant is doing an admirable job of keeping them out. Here’s where we are with basically half a season to play:

Div 3 top December

Buckle in as this might end up being quite a long update!

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CM9798 Retirement Home – Part 2: Mighty Quinn

Greetings and welcome back to the Retirement Home. We’ve started a new club, purely set up to give professional footballers one more shot at glory. With a strict recruitment policy of players aged 35 and over, we’re out to prove speed isn’t everything. So far, things are going quite well, but a spiralling wage bill looks like it could be an issue. Here’s how the table looks as we rejoin the action (or you can view part 1 here):

table end of september S1

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