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Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager (ZX Spectrum)

Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager ZX Spectrum List of th defenders in your squad

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By 1989 Kenny Dalglish scarcely played for Liverpool, and was almost entirely concentrating on his role as manager, so a football management game with no arcade action featuring his license made sense. The game is purely icon- and menu-driven, perhaps the first step in dragging the genre into the 90s. Whichever team you took charge of start from the 4th division. Match highlights can be selected - these are viewed from the side and show goals and near-misses, although they can be turned off.

You start with squads of over 20 players from which to choose your team of 11, each given a straightforward ability rating. Formations can be selected by placing each player in a precise position alongside the formation of the opposition team, using a fairly advanced system for the time. Via a separate menu you can consult with the chairman (to see if he's happy with your efforts), the physio (to check for injuries), the scout (who comes up with players you might like to purchase) and so on.

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Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager ZX Spectrum Is this team good enough to beat Wrexham?
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager ZX Spectrum Menu of the various staff to consult with
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager ZX Spectrum Kepe clicking 'no' until it gets to the team you want (wouldn't a 'select team' menu have worked better?)
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager ZX Spectrum Lost this one

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Your Sinclair Jul, 1991 85 out of 100 85
The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1989 62 out of 100 62

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Martin Smith (63162) added Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager (ZX Spectrum) on Jun 05, 2005
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