In this managerial simulation the player is responsible for the financial and athletic success of his team. It has all typical features of the genre, e.g. training, budget management, transfers, tactics and so on.
The main differences to the former installment are several rule updates which took place in Season 2004/05, e.g. a new competition format in the UEFA Cup, a new user interface, a reworked transfer AI for competing clubs and various little tweaks in the general usability.