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Best of its type, but could be better

Advantages: Inexpensive, In-Depth (as you like) Nature, Prozone
Disadvantages: Needs a lot of processor time, Strange actions by players

Initially, I only purchased this game because its counterpart, Football Manager 2008, was more expensive. However, having seen some of the ridiculous downfalls of FM2008 (for example allowing Chelsea to finish 15th, as observed on a friend's game), I am e ...

andy856 20.06.2008 · Read full review
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OK, but I prefer Football Manager

Advantages: Prozone, Match Highlight Screen, tactics
Disadvantages: Match engine, players and team depth

I got this game to compare it with Football Manager (going to shorten it to FM) and I was encouraged by the description of the new features when I read about them. I already had a lot of experience of Football Manager 2008 (FM08) when playing the game, wh ...

Ruudboyashley 08.11.2007 · Read full review
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Addiction Has A New Name......

Advantages: Its as close to real management as i'll ever get
Disadvantages: my social life is suffering - fact

Football Manager 2005 Price: £17.99 (play.com) ( if you shop around locally anywhere from £20 to £30 generally) Fomat: PC, Mac Minimum Specs: A Computer with a hamster whirring around in it. Some Rams and a Partridge In a Pear Tree. (Or Minimum ...

Groover 21.11.2004 · Read full review
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A Mixed Bag

Advantages: some good new features
Disadvantages: can be slow; no great strides forward

After my review of the final offering of the SI and Eidos partnership it only seems fair that I now turn my attention to the successors to the throne. The last time I set about reviewing a Championship Manager game it turned out to be an epic experience ...

jonesri 14.04.2005 · Read full review
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Goodbye cruel world, Hello FM05!

Advantages: Something to get you through the pain of life
Disadvantages: Takes away what life you have left in you

...When, next year, I fail my degree I will be able to point to numerous problems, missing deadlines, being half unconscious during lectures and a distinct inability to convey a message properly, but the one enduring problem is this game. Football Manager 2 ...

stephen_logan 08.12.2004 · Read full review
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