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Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 is a managerial soccer simulation where the player is responsible for the athletic success of his team. The main appealing aspect of the game is the big database where every of the about 350.000 athletes is represented with about 100 attributes. This results in an accurate representation of real soccer where every small detail and decision can have a big influence. To set these details the player has a free hand regarding training, lineup and tactics and can give orders for every match situation.

As usual for English soccer managers the financial aspect doesn't concern the player besides the completely revised transfer market. The main innovation in this installment is that all matches are optionally shown in a 3D presentation.


Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 Windows The new match presentation (demo version)
Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 Windows The overview shows the most important facts. Also shown: the tutorial (demo version)
Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 Windows Personal information (demo version)
Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 Windows The tactics menu (demo version)

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Alternate Titles

  • "Football Manager 2009" -- European title

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Critic Reviews Windows Nov 29, 2008 92 out of 100 92
IGN UK Windows Nov 14, 2008 9.1 out of 10 91 Windows Nov 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
AceGamez Windows Nov 14, 2008 90 out of 100 90 Windows Nov 10, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Meristation Windows Nov 11, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot UK Windows Feb 17, 2009 8 out of 10 80
UltraNinjas Windows Nov 20, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Windows Dec 18, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 2008 78 out of 100 78


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IGN review

The review site IGN pulled their original review for Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009 since the author reviewed the product as "he wanted it to be rather than what the product actually was.", as quoted by a correction article on the website. IGN originally scored the game a 2 out of 10, but later re-reviewed it with a much higher score.

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