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Career The "Goal a Mile" challenge goes to Italy - 25 seasons done

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Great couple of seasons and Serie A beckons now. Although you might change clubs. Either way good luck. 

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A couple of great season, but a change of club might be needed to keep the pace of the chjallenge up

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Great journey so far, human tree, looking forward to the next chapter. I think your success has drawn the attention of an established Serie A club 😉 

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6 minutes ago, BatiGoal said:

Great journey so far, human tree, looking forward to the next chapter. I think your success has drawn the attention of an established Serie A club 😉 

i can say, Inter Milan offered me a job, but that's bloody useless, totally the wrong way :(

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Thanks for the support @Kanegan @Paul186 and @BatiGoal - it's highly appreciated!

Season Fifteen

So after this season we're at the halfway point of our career, and presumably halfway through our journey down Italy - I can't be bothered updating my graphics until my next move now, let's just assume I'm on the border of Sicily ;)

Our Serie A campaign started at Udinese, who'd risen to the top table during the last 14yrs, notching 3 titles with Pep Guardiola taking the helm for a while.

But they didn't scare me:

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We had to say goodbye to an old friend, an AP/IF who spent three seasons on loan with me in Serie C at two different clubs...

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...before I picked him up for cheap, but he got squeezed out by my glut of options. Nice profit for us though :)

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"Recent awful form" - I won the last two games!!

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This was a pain in the ass:

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My first new stadium beckons! Most of the stadia are named after people, so I went down the same route, but the local detective found me out!

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I signed a great striker to pair with Orlando, a snip at €3m from Atalanta. He made the team of the month along with my two wingers:

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And actually, we had two spots on the podium:

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I had, and still have, no idea what this message is meant to mean - what am I meant to be doing differently?!

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We were 4th at the winter break:

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And we picked up some honours at the end-of-year awards:

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Simpson is an English CB picked up for free from Luton. Suck it, Luton!

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And of course, for the man who made all this possible...

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This, however, caught me by surprise!

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Back home, Orlando was getting it together:

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We went out of the cup, with a lot of reserves playing:

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We enjoyed a famous derby win over our struggling rivals:

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That was part of a great January that saw us move 2nd at one point:

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But someone was starting to get ideas above his station:

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And then he got another injury :(

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We fell away at the end of the season, I liked the squad so didn't reinforce enough really in January:

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We got a couple of ridiculous token awards, Gozzi taking advantage of Gasperini's absence:

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Orlando's stuttering season led to just 16 goals, putting us on 114 goal-miles overall:

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I'd have been happy to move on but no good opportunity ever came up. More on that next time...

Here's Orlando's profile at the end of the season - not much change, still a fan favourite:

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And here's my profile at the halfway point of the career:

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NEXT TIME - the search for the perfect next step continues, plus one of the most amazing title races I've ever been involved in!

Edited by Mr Tree

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Already 15 seasons in? Man, they flew by, thought you were on 5 or 6! Doing great in here, hope it doesn't rub off in the VPL compie 😆

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Many thanks @Paul186 and @BatiGoal!

Season Sixteen

Starting with our customary look at the World Cup final, where a heroic German comeback with nine men was finally thwarted by Les Bleus:

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Domestically, I decided to cash in some chips, and I found it hard to throw my new-found financial weight around, so I settled for a £90m+ profit:

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Rocky start for the challenge:

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Truth be told, I was ready to move on - I half-heartedly built a team but I was waiting for an offer to pop up. But we never quite got the right one - Viterbese was 89 miles away, but that meant last season would have been effectively pointless. Ternana was 109 miles, but by that time Orlando was back and he'd got another 10 goals, so it felt like we could wait and see and get something that fit a bit better. Nothing did in the short-term, so we ploughed on...

Got three nominees for the Team of the (calendar) year, including my Dutch CB:

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While my targetman and my Spanish winger and captain took the top two prizes:

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We had our best ever Italian Cup run, just about surviving this crazy game - literally went up-field and scored from their missed penalty:

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Gasperini picked up the pace, making up for that time lost at the start of the season:

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With six games to go, the top SEVEN were separated by THREE points!

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I got to celebrate something at least, lifting the Italian Cup for the first time:

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And we were doing alright during the run-in...

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But just dropped too many points, mainly stupid away defeats. We still had a chance going into the final day, but...

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And...

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So a win for our rivals would secure them the title. A win for me would ensure we finish above them, but we could end up only 3rd still. A draw could see us miss out on the Champions League!

We broke their hearts :D

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But Napoli did what they needed to. 16pts from the last six games (compared to our 13) won them the title:

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We dominated the player awards with a clean sweep:

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Gasperini got a solid-enough 24, taking us up to 138 goal-miles overall - exactly enough to put Rome's Stadio Olimpico in range...

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My manager profile, with this year's business putting me back into profit overall :)

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NEXT TIME - can we take the next step and win Serie A for the first time? Or is capital city calling...

Edited by Mr Tree

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Ploughed through a fair bit with a sick resting child, so I have a couple of mildly disastrous seasons to report upon - challenge looking a bit unlikely! Might have to post them together for it to all make sense... Probably tomorrow...

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3 hours ago, Mr Tree said:

mildly disastrous seasons to report

You could change the word mildly for entertainingly if you wanted to really sell the next update.

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Always seems like it’ll be a pain waiting for the right job to come up with this challenge but you seem like a patient chap which will be of great help. I’m sure it’s not as disastrous as you say but even if it is, it’s the journey that counts as Paul above says.

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1 hour ago, Foxy said:

You could change the word mildly for entertainingly if you wanted to really sell the next update.

Don't want to make promises I can't keep :) but I reckon there's three significant events coming, only one of which is probably "predictable".

I will say, too - if you wanted to be ruthless about getting the task done, you can set up base wherever, pump out 10 years with your striker and get him however many goals, the majority of your journey...

But where would be the fun in that :)

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5 hours ago, Mr Tree said:

Ploughed through a fair bit with a sick resting child, so I have a couple of mildly disastrous seasons to report upon - challenge looking a bit unlikely! Might have to post them together for it to all make sense... Probably tomorrow...

Hope the kid's alright. Hope there's plenty of drama to report on the FMM side of things 👍 

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1 hour ago, BatiGoal said:

Hope the kid's alright. Hope there's plenty of drama to report on the FMM side of things 👍 

Cheers Bati. Just as we were settling last night, she woke up vomiting all over the place. A fun hour, then she crawled back into bed and said "I'm done" and fell asleep. No bad signs beforehand, and she's just a bit low-energy today but nothing else, no other issues. So seems ok. Took the day off work to keep an eye on her, so I was able to crank out some games...

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Thanks @Foxy @Paul186 @Ian and @BatiGoal :)

Here we go then - a mega update of Seasons Seventeen and Eighteen... Might be a little while before the next update though, cos I've only just started S19 in real life, and now I've got a VPL season to play too...

But I need to do these together because, well...

I guess this was the predictable success:

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But did you see this coming?!

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Yeah, you probably did. Well what about this?!?!

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So how did all that happen? And where do we go from here?

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Our debut Champions League campaign ended in glory, but started with a tricky draw...

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Gasperini was on fire early:

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And we were doing well, taking up nearly half of the Team of the Month:

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Oh, the crushing inevitability of "lost last 5" plays "won last 5"... Yes, I took this screenshot beforehand, knowing what was coming:

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But no worries, Atlético weren't very good, so we qualified easy enough. Man Utd recovered from losing their first three to take 2nd:

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Back home, this dramatic win kept us feeling good:

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We were richly rewarded in the end of the calendar year award ceremony:

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The press kept talking about us (and to be fair, they weren't wrong):

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We bagged a trophy:

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But Gasperini went down :(

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Juve did us home and away in the league, AND ended our defence of the Coppa Italia :(

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But we had bigger fish to fry, with this late winner sparking belief that anything was possible...

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Gasperini returned in good form:

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And we performed amazingly in Munich to reach the CL Final:

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It wiped us out though, although I do feel this scoreline got a little harsh...

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That was the 36th league match, with two remaining after. I'd finally overhauled Juve - because the Italian league uses head-to-head before GD, I effectively needed to get 7 more points against the rest of the league than Juve did. I finally inched ahead, then blew it!

Fortunately, I got by with a little help from my friends:

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And then, stunningly, Juve whimpered on the 37th game, to an already-relegated Lazio, and we could celebrate our first ever league title!

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The final table:

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We cruelly missed out on the top scorer prize:

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But we did well elsewhere:

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And I reached Superstar status too:

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The next season didn't start too great, with Euro Cup winners Juve continuing their hold over me:

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Gasperini picked up another knock: 

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And we just struggled for consistency - we were 8th or so, nothing too bad, but expectations had been raised:

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And after a defeat to Alto bloody Adige...

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So that meant I had a 175-mile radius from Siena in which I could search for work:

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As mentioned previously, Rome's Stadio Olimpico was 138 miles away. Do you know what lies beyond Rome?

Nothing - fucking nothing. I hung around looking for work for eight months, and I studied the map - there were very few options.

The clincher came when the Sambenedettese job came up - and it proved to be cruelly out of reach :(

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And so, with two seasons' work lost, with only a stupid Serie A title and Champions League to show for it...

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NEXT TIME - can we bring glory back to Rome? Plus, updated graphics!!!

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Great job Tree. Roma is definitely a good team to work with. Bring Zaniolo back in the team and see them rise to glory. 😁

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5 minutes ago, Kanegan said:

Great job Tree. Roma is definitely a good team to work with. Bring Zaniolo back in the team and see them rise to glory. 😁

i used Roma for a challenge last year. also, Zaniolo was one of my coaches at Siena :D

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Talk about from hero to zero although that sacking seems a bit harsh and they could have given you more chance to turn it round.

Does the Siena chairman look like this by any chance?

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1 hour ago, Foxy said:

Talk about from hero to zero although that sacking seems a bit harsh and they could have given you more chance to turn it round.

Does the Siena chairman look like this by any chance?

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arghhhhh, my eyes, my eyes!!

yes i did think it a tad harsh, and it's proper messed up the challenge, but not the end of the world :)

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Thanks for the support, @Kanegan @Foxy and @smoggy90!

Season Nineteen

So a new era begins, and we need a new hero. They had options but apparently they'd just signed a wonderkid, so I took the risk (of low short term production):

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Roma were looking for someone who could restore their past glories after a few years in the doldrums:

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But there was a LOT of squad rebuilding needed, too much for the relatively small budget I had, and we were 4pts adrift at the bottom after 1 win in the first 12 games!

Meanwhile...

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Bastards!

We started picking things up, and Heerkens rounded into some form:

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We ended up just outside European qualification - who knows where we could have got to without that crap start?

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Btw poor old Siena there - ahhhh, wankers! They were 5pts clear with two games to go and me playing Juventus - i could've secured them the title. But juve got a dramatic late goal from Ruslan Piddle-pants:

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And Siena drew, then lost on the final day while Juve won. Serves them right for ditching me (yeah I'm over it... 😭)

The player awards get a bit weird and clearly biased towards you - my left winger is good but...

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As for Heerkens, he struggled in that bad run at the start of the season but he was doing well by the end:

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My profile after 20 seasons:

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And the updated overall summary:

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NEXT TIME - can we build on that strong second half of the season and get the Wonderkid into the 30's?

Edited by Mr Tree

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There's never a risk signing a Dutchie, never forget that. Unless, unless you're a poor manager 😂 nah, going top, mate. Shame Siena missed out on that Serie A title. 

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Cheers @Paul186! @BatiGoali didn't sign him, and I don't want Siena to be top, wankers... More on that later ;)

Season Twenty

Spain are back on top of the world:

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Heerkens started the season with a little injury, but once he got back he quickly got up to speed:

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This was a satisfying comeback!

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And yeah, we were rolling...

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I signed a quality young AP from FC Kobenhavn(?!) and he joined Heerkens in December's team of the month:

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Another cracking hat trick here:

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And I didn't realise until a few months later just how crucial this result was:

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This was nice, but...

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It led to transfer bids, the day after the fucking window had closed :( so started a tale of woe...

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Couldn't tie him down to a new contract to settle him down :(

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So on it went...

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Fortunately it didn't seem to affect him toooo much:

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And we had a little chat and a cuddle, which made him feel better:

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But then more bids came in April, so I tried a different approach, which did not go well...

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On the field, we drew far too many in the run-in, but fortunately Siena are well-known bottlers, so when I drew my penultimate game at AC Milan, I laughed to see they'd drawn against 19th-placed Perugia too :D

That left me needing a win on the last day to secure the title - home to Juventus. 4-0 up at half-time, and despite a little bit of nerves, we brought it home :)

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Staiano did brilliantly for me after forcing his way into the team (he requested a transfer last year when I wasn't using him much - I took a long look at him and thought fair enough mate, you've got a point)

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So as you can see above, Heerkens ended up with "just" 21, taking us to 38 goal-miles overall:

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And this transfer nonsense seems set to rumble on :(

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I was vaguely hopeful of getting him to blossom, staying at Roma for 10yrs and racking up the miles to get home - I've got 4 or 5 wonderkids in the squad now. But this looks like a problem... And unfortunately, his goals so far literally take us as far as we could have got when we left Siena, so more time wasted potentially if I move. Tricky situation...

My profile 2/3 of the way into the career:

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NEXT TIME - back to the Champions League - can we build up enough momentum to trick Heerkens into signing a new deal at some point? Or is it time for new pastures?

Edited by Mr Tree

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Another season, shame about Heerkens attitude, he should be grateful typical of th youth of today 😁

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Thanks for your support as always, @Paul186!

Season Twenty One

Prepare for a tale of woe!

It started nicely enough:

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And we even got Heerkens tied down!

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How right they were...

This popped up:

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Nah - I don't enjoy international management...

Can see why they wanted me though:

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And my left winger got player of the (calendar) year:

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And we beat the bastards to claim our first trophy of the season:

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But Heerkens was really struggling:

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A series of shite performances started to derail our good start to the season (I think we were 8-0-1 and then 14-2-2). I warned him then fined him, twice, and everyone got pissed off.

Before every match I was getting the message that he was struggling to be motivated for the upcoming game, so eventually I had enough and stuck him in the reserves.

It worked! For a while...

He came back rejuvenated, although not enough to salvage our Champions League campaign:

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We claimed the Italian Cup:

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And we were still more than 10pts clear in the league for a long time. Our away record was letting us down though (ended up losing 9 of 19 overall away from home), but at home we were imperious (Rome geddit?), winning 17 of 18...

Elsewhere, Steven Gerrard was sacked after leading Fiorentina to relegation, and Siena had a miserable season, languishing in mid-table and canning their manager. Gerrard took over there and led them on a great run...

I managed to right the ship, winning 4-1 and 6-1 in my 17th and 18th home matches to stay six clear with three games to go.

But I lost at Pisa, and then my last home game... Didn't go well... 

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So sphincters had tightened...

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And my last game was Genoa away.

And I lost 1-0 :(

So after leading ALL SEASON, I finished 3rd.

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And Napoli drew on the last day to let Siena through for a remarkable win.

Heerkens had started playing up again - I was getting the motivation message again, and this was his personal page:

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He ended the season like this:

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The game tickled my balls for extra fun:

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Clean sweep of the player awards (!!)

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By the end, I couldn't be fucked with the prick any longer, so I accepted a bid:

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And the Frosinone job came available, 56 miles away when Heerkens had only earned me 52 :(

So I'll keep looking, with those miles in the bank, and I'll choose someone else to start earning miles going forward. It was vaguely tempting to can the challenge cos it's all fallen apart really, but my Roma team has some really nice-looking wonderkids so I'll push on to the 30-season mark one way or another, probably... All part of the fun isn't it :) Frankly, at times the careers on here can get a bit boring, "so I messed around and won the Champions League AGAIN", so hopefully my incompetence can help to inspire future generations :D

 

NEXT TIME - how will our new hero get on? Are there are any football clubs within 52 miles south east of Rome?!

Edited by Mr Tree

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