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I play quite alot of football manager and usually do extremely well with QPR every year. This season I have got my QPR team winning every top competition within 9seasons despite the game being harder than previously.

One problem I have always had is attendances. I can never bring in enough fans to justify a stadium larger than about 30,000 in every year's game, yet I am a European superpower.

I am looking to begin a game which I will document as a story of FMbase using a League 2 team, bringing them to Europe. However to finance this I will need to grow my fanbase as I move through the leagues and I do not want a lack of revenue from attendances to be an issue.

what will I need to consider when selecting my club to take on. City? min and max attendences? (do they improve as the club grows?)

For example Wimbledon are in a town with a small population so would I not be able to grow their attendences as I move up the football league?

This is not a recommend me a team thread so I have not used the appropriate thread, however if you can identify any teams with decent potential for growth I would appreciate it.
 
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Attendance is limited by the size of the city you're in, I'm not sure if the population of the city can improve. Unlikely
 
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And the problem with QPR might be Chelsea. As they share town.
 
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yes true and the numerous other London football league clubs.

in response to #2 so what I need to do is select a team in a big city?

Yes, improving a bad team in a high population area where there are no other teams will definitely work
 
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Yes, improving a bad team in a high population area where there are no other teams will definitely work
can anybody reccomend a team like this? I know no teams who live in high population are with little to other no other teams

i need of help. I don't want to mess up my team selection by attendence as I will be investing alot of time in the save
 
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Plymouth, Portsmouth, Southampton, Bristol Rovers/Bristol City, Swansea/Cardiff would be good. Wrexham perhaps?
 
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I'm looking more for an english team in league 2 or the Blue Square Prem
I think the best way is to have realistic expectations as it will be really hard to find a team from those leagues that will have a 40k+ attendence once you get to the top. Perhaps settle for one that can reach 30, something I think most teams will be able to.
 
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I think the best way is to have realistic expectations as it will be really hard to find a team from those leagues that will have a 40k+ attendence once you get to the top. Perhaps settle for one that can reach 30, something I think most teams will be able to.
yh I think you are right. Do you reckon I could find a league one team who could get up to 40k?

searching the editor for the teams with decent population city's now

would really appreciate it. I have been wanting to do a story on here for the last 3years but never got around to it. I think it would add more to the game and would entertain others which the story board is all about. I love reading them club transformations, it's unbelievalbe.
 
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Could fc Halifax have the potential, they have a population of 82,000 what realistically can they expect to get if in prem/Europe?
 
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Doesn't club reputation and player popularity play a role in attendance numbers? I remember reading on this forum awhile back by someone who claimed his game attendance exceeded the city's population. Do not remember details but he was getting like 30k fans in a small city.
 
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Cambridge United? I live in East Anglia and the other other teams within a 1 hour drive is Norwich and Ipswich... the team also has a fairly good history compared to others in the league.

no bias oO)
 
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