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First things you always do when managing a new club

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Hello all

Just wondered what everyone does first when managing a new club

eg. What type of training do you set, how do you select play style........

Always looking to improve my game!

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implement my tactics
train those tactics
bring in my own AM unless the team have a good one
upgrade coaches
sell deadwood players
find what I should buy & set transfer targets
 
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check team for players then implement my tactic or adjust it to what i have allready / can afford
train those tactics
bring in my staff
sell deadwood players
look to improve the team
 
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My first move is always to bring in some new staff. Almost any club you go to will have utterly useless coaches and scouts, and very often pretty poor physios. It's a few minutes work to get rid of the ones you can afford to mutually terminate and replace them with far better guys. I always go for 4*+ coaches, and very rarely pay above £2k p/w for them. Of course they mostly end up being English and Brazilian as, for some reason I'm not really sure of, Italian, Spanish, German, etc coaches are horrendously greedy.

Next, I evaluate my squad and decide what tactics to use based on my strengths and weaknesses, and I determine what positions need strengthening, and try to find targets based on how much money I have to spend. If I don't have enough to strengthen properly, I'll have to decide who I can sacrifice to raise the capital.

Then I arrange a few more friendlies. I try to find a balance between booking matches I can win and ones that'll bring in plenty of cash. If I'm a smaller club I'll go for big money-spinners and finish off with some easier ones to raise morale in time for the league campaign.

Then I hit continue and usually remember that I've forgotten something, which I'll then probably forget again by the time it finishes processing :S
 
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yep. it takes me a good 2-3 hours just to get the season started. staff, scouting, selling players, loaning players, buying replacement, look for usual youngsters
 
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