The Wonderkids is an experimentation to see just how far the games potential rating of -1 can take a squad of young players given enough game time to develop. There are 655 players of this nature in the database, but we could only select so many. You can catch up with last week here.
Last week we’d made an almost perfect start to life in Division Two sitting top of the table, unbeaten having only drawn one. Unfortunately, Thomas ‘paper hands’ Sorenson has helped us towards an early exit in the League Cup. I’m also considering sending Curtolo on loan to Brondby to play in their Champions League group stages for a bit of works experience. Here’s a reminder of the table:
There is a small reason this is currently 4.5. I decided to up sticks and leave Arsenal, in the hope that the game would progress a little faster and I can pick up a B job a lot quicker. There are a lot of “B” clubs in the game that look like good prospects…Little did I know how long this would take. As you can see below, I believe I have left the squad in good stead;
Good morning and welcome back to the Retirement Home. The old lads are somehow pulling it all together at last, having been down in the doldrums we now sit 5th in Division 2, looking for a return to Division 1 at the second attempt. Financially we remain a mess but thankfully over 35s don’t command much in the way of a transfer fee. Here’s where we pick up:
Welcome back to Spain for part 2 of this blog! After setting the scene, analysing the squad, bringing in a couple of new faces and taking the team on a pre-season tour of China, it’s time to get down to business…
The first match of the season arrives, and we’re away to Tenerife, who boast a talented young keeper in Bengt Andersson, some past and future premier league legends in Emerson and Slavisa Jokanovic, and Dutch frontman, Roy Makaay. I set up with the trusted 2-3-1-2-2 formation with a direct style. Lakabeg makes his debut at right-back, while Billabona is on the bench.
Matt Wills returned to the blogging arena last week with his Potless FC concept. He’s put together a team of decent players who never managed to win a cup, can he put that right? Here’s part two…
Hello, and welcome back to my new blog, taking a team of 90’s stalwarts who never won a major title, in a team that has never won a major title (you can catch up with Part 1 here).
I left you in part 1 on a run beyond my expectations with a front two of Beppe Signori and Stan Collymore scoring for fun. We’ll start back with league action and something of an oddity for us, a clean sheet, as we beat Barnsley 1-0. Shaw, he won’t let you down.
The Wonderkids is back for a second season where we are trying to take a group of players with unlimited potential all the way to the top. You can catch up with from the beginning here.
Here we are again at the start of season two with The Wonderkids staring into the abyss of the Nationwide Division Two following our late promotion dash at the end of last season. The B Team were promoted, debts spiralled, and the board injected £16m. Plus we made two new additions for the new season ahead. Can we make it two promotions on the bounce? We bloody well need to thanks to the release clauses so here goes. Let’s take a refresher of the squad.