#TheTaleOfTorrevieja – #TheRequirementInRequena

The requirement in Requena was simple.  We had to follow up the stunning 6-1 win with three points, no matter how they came about.  Continue reading “#TheTaleOfTorrevieja – #TheRequirementInRequena”

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#TheTaleOfTorrevieja – The FMC – C.D. Torrevieja Peña Supporters Club Fundraising Stream TONIGHT!

Everyone, delighted to let you know that The FMC – C.D. Torrevieja Peña Supporters Club will be doing another fundraising stream tonight at 21:30 Spanish time and 20:30 GMT.  You will need to go to twitch.tv/footballmanagercentral.com to join! Continue reading “#TheTaleOfTorrevieja – The FMC – C.D. Torrevieja Peña Supporters Club Fundraising Stream TONIGHT!”

#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan Euganeo Encounter Entertains Everyone

The first ever Padova derby took place this evening as the two residents of the Euganeo met for the first time.  Biancoscudati Padova, the Serie D/C league leaders and the phoenix club formed when their victors, 7th placed Calcio Padova went bust in the summer of 2014 played out a thrilling match which ended 2-1 in favour of the club originale.  Radio Sportiva were there for all the action. Continue reading “#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan Euganeo Encounter Entertains Everyone”

#RealLife – now the flat 442 is far from fashionable, just how good could we have been?

I’ve spent the last couple of nights watching some retro football documentaries, “Gazza: The Real Me,” “Gazza: The Italian Diaries” and “Chris Waddle – The French Way” and watching these absolutely blindingly talented players made me wonder. Continue reading “#RealLife – now the flat 442 is far from fashionable, just how good could we have been?”

#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan – Promotion, Professionalism and Pre-Signings

Having been unable to chase down Saciliese and win the Eccellenza Padova had to clinch promotion the Serie D the hard way, through the lottery of the play-offs.  Fortunately the Biancoscudati were in no mood to let the opportunity pass them by as they dismantled Rosignano 4-2 with goals from Ballardini, Adaje and Albanese (2), report The Padova Press. Continue reading “#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan – Promotion, Professionalism and Pre-Signings”

#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan Darwen’s Defenderless Dream

Tactical innovation is not rife in Italian football, but there is certainly a theme of quality over quantity.  Be it the catenaccio devised by Helenio Herrera with Inter in the 1960’s or Arrigo Saachi’s modern 442 in the 1980’s & 90’s, when a new way of playing leaves the shores of the Azzuri it is normally something that the rest of the world take note of, reports Tv7 sport. Continue reading “#FM15 #ThePadovaPlan Darwen’s Defenderless Dream”