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Football Manager

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
Amiga 3 4.4
Amstrad CPC 3 4.4
Atari 8-bit 3 4.4
Atari ST 2 4.5
BBC Micro 2 4.5
Commodore 16, Plus/4 2 3.1
Commodore 64 7 3.5
DOS 4 3.3
Dragon 32/64 2 4.5
Electron 1 4.0
MSX 2 4.5
Oric 1 4.0
TRS-80 Awaiting 1 votes...
VIC-20 2 4.5
ZX80 2 3.8
ZX81 2 3.8
ZX Spectrum 3 4.4
Combined MobyScore 41 4.0

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Atari STAtari ST User
I found Football Manager totally absorbing. Playing on the lowest of seven skill levels, I managed to gain promotion from the Fourth Division and won the FA Cup in the same year. A bid for the First Division championship could take several days. If you fancy yourself as Brian Clough or Terry Venables, get yourself a copy of Addictive's Football Manager - it's better than the real thing!
ZX SpectrumGamestyle
For those who do not realise this often took 10 minutes or more depending on where the save was. For the more ambitious and conniving player you could quite easily hack into the code and alter things to your favour but why bother if that was the case? The game did have it's problems, among which was the fact that on a regular basis your team might only consist of 9 players due to injury. Funny thing is, you often won those matches! Unlike management games today or subsequent sequels the game was very much luck and not skill. No single formation, tactic or team could guarantee success and to this day Gamestyle remains convinced it was programmed to cheat anyway! Classic stuff.
ZX SpectrumEurogamer.net (UK)
Though crucial to the football videogame timeline, it's difficult to recommend this title for much beyond historical study. Admittedly it can be relief to play a management game which doesn't force you into clicking on a desk tidy to set up the hoovering schedule for your club's cleaning staff, and moaning at the ineptitude of the stick-figure players is entertaining for a while, but that's where interest begins to wane. Eight points for kicking off the genre, but the march of time has sadly doomed this veteran squad to relegation.
ZX SpectrumMicro 7
Bien que pourvu d'une bonne animation sur le terrain, le but du jeu est ailleurs. Vous êtes l'entraîneur d'une équipe que vous devez mener à la victoire à la fin de la saison en composant la meilleure équipe possible.