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  1. JC's Detailed Guide To Success in Soccermanager *NEW: Just wanted to say not managed a team for a long time on SM now so I suspect several parts that I have mentioned below are now less relevant, out of date or even completely wrong, for example I believe unmanaged teams can now use any of 20+ formations so using 3-5-2 to beat the previously default 4-4-2 isn't going to work as well . . . Introduction This is my first post in the help section, so please bear with it, and feel free to give advice. I hope it is appreciated. It is very long, so feel free to skip sections, I have tried
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  2. Guest

    Uros Palibrk (15 Year Old)

    Uros Palibrk Name: Uros Palibrk Club: Milan Nationality: Slovenian Age: 16 DOB: 22/03/1992 Position: CF Number: 9 Club Career ND Triglav 2000 Kranj News - The prodigious hitman is currently owned by Slovenian outfit Triglav Kranj, but the club are ready to cash in their prized asset. (March 2008) - “We believe in Uros – he is a natural born goalscorer,” director Miran Subic stated. - “The fact that he scored in an important game for Milan is just further proof of his abilities and we all want the best for him.” - Uros has a phenomenal goal scoring record at youth level a
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  3. Just noticed this thread has crossed 1 million views, 23k odd replies, 930 pages. I know this is 3 and a half years old but I never intended for this to monopolise the forum back then (I would have thought of a better name otherwise!) Glad to have this as a space for all managers to come. Although I didn't know it at the time, the forum had regressed too much to have multiple threads, individual league threads. At a certain point the quality got spread out, coupled with the forum interface update a lot of the big guys left. I think this has helped keep the forum alive, and I'm
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  4. Re: Bundesliga Ratings Discussion Bayern München NEUER, Manuel GK 95 ⇒ 95 REINA, Pepe GK 91 ⇘ 91/90 STARKE, Tom GK 87 ⇘ 87/86 LAHM, Philipp D(RL),DM(RLC) 95 ⇒ 95 ALABA, David D,DM(L),M(LC) 93 ⇗ 93/94 BOATENG, Jérôme D(RLC) 91 ⇑ 92/93 BADSTUBER, Holger D(LC) 91 ⇒ 91 BERNAT, Juan D,DM,M,AM(L) 88 ⇑ 89/90 DANTE, Bonfim D© 93 ⇘ 93/92 MARTÍNEZ, Javi D,DM,M© 92 ⇒ 92 BENATIA, Mehdi D© 92 ⇒ 92 RAFINHA, Marcio D,DM,M® 90 ⇒ 90 WEISER, Mitchell D,DM,M®,AM(RL) 83 ⇒ 83 ALONSO, Xabi DM,M© 95 ⇒ 95 SCHWEINSTEIGER, Bastian DM,M,AM© 95 ⇒ 95 THIAGO, Alcántara DM,M,AM© 91 ⇒ 91 RODE, Sebastian DM,
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  5. I know that quite a few of these have already been mentionned, but I really don't have the time (ironic, no?) to search them all. Consider it a compliment, I am not taking credit for them. If you have any thanks to offer, thank Teb. He's the one responsible. If it weren't for his Spartak having all the talent in GC1, I never would've had to make this list This is a random list. Some for the future, some for now... I won't highlight the best of them, if you can't be bothered to read a bit, well, you don't really deserve them. 1.Blerti HADARI - 18 - 70 - M - KF Tirana Though he hasn't made
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  6. The title says it all... Here we go: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Argentina Primera División ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: As some people may be too lazy to scroll down to rea
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  7. Do whatever you want with these stats. I have searched hard and put a lot of research into scouting quite a few leagues, and I will update the stats every 5 games if possible, with players to watch and current lineups. Starting off with Brazil, who just played the 15 th game of the season. Here goes. I will also say that the updates might not always be right after the games are played. I have a full time job and will go to university, so a lot of my free time goes to this. I do it because I love it, not cause I have tons of time on my hands. HERE ARE ALL THE POSTS BRAZIL : 15 GAMES (You a
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  8. Well I've not scouted in ages and ages so I thought I'd have a go with the upcoming Brazilian changes. Some players have probably been mentioned before, but I wouldn't know which one's as I haven't read this section in a couple of months! But I'm pretty sure that all 4 can't have been mentioned! Ive tried to make it easily readable. Let me know what you think. Flamengo TORÓ, Rafael F 84 22 Actually playing as a midfielder, not a striker. He has started 6 out of 8 times for top of the table Flamengo. 84 -> 85 MARCINHO, José Oliveira AM 86 23 Watch this guy for the rest of
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  9. Stay Can’t believe I’ve made 5000 posts. So here’s to 5000 more 🍻
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  10. Page 200- didn't think we'd get here when I started this casually- thanks all
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  11. I have decided to change the purpose and format of this thread. After discussions with a few forumers, I have concluded that continuing the great work Seftinho left behind would be more advantageous than a thread on a single league. I will have found, researched and predicted these players myself, so those with a problem about "credit" are just going to have to get over themselves. Expect to see regular updates for the next few days... The biggest risers/money makers will be in bold. EDIT: Insider's take in Red. 522 Risers Bonus Countries (19 Risers) Colombia (11 Risers) Nelson Ramos
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  12. Spam

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    Thread Moved to Player Ratings Predictions
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  13. SECTION 1: Player Wages Player wages is a large part of the game and it affects everyone’s financial budgets. The following list basically shows you the average range of wages for each rating. In the making of this list, I’ve tested factors such as Morale, SM/Chairman’s Value, Age, Contract Length and Rating. My research has shown me that the Morale, AGE and Chairman’s Value plays absolutely NO role in wage adjustments. Also, the option of choosing the duration of the contract is meaningless in terms of player wages. In fact, the only variable is the PLAYER RATING itself. Here is som
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  14. Welcome to Rahul's rating predictions. This thread has gone from predictions of the big five leagues, to other prominent European leagues, to leagues all over the world. It's gone way become ratings too, inadvertently becoming the go-to thread on this forum. I'm quite happy with how things have ended up. Links below go to the relevant league. I don't do predictions for every single league, but I have made rating lists for the minor leagues. I have now categorised leagues by continent, mentioning whether predictions are done/when the review was done. I hope this makes things better.
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  15. I've played SM Worlds 🌎 for 15 years now and been on the forum for 14 years and in all my time no one has helped and advised me as much as Kieran he always straight back with help ....this thread that Rahul started and keeps busy is brilliant .....the forum died for a few years please don't ruin it again people like you are why people stopped coming on be honest polite and only ask questions for a real dilemma not trivial silly questions....if you play in game worlds with few managers or yourself that's fine but when you've got 50 plus 90 rated players you don't need to be asking daft questi
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  16. Not my place to tell but you are spamming this thread with absolute unnecessary pictures/comments. It consumes time to actually find questions and answers to questions. For whatever reason you are trying very very hard.
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  17. Vib

    Rahul W's rating predictions

    I was bored so made random memes related to SM and rating changes 😂, sorry for the spam but hope you guys like it 😛
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  18. Hello all, Back for a short while. Was bored so did some preds. May pop every now and then to do a few more preds. Hope y'all are well. Cheers, Rahul
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  19. First 10 teams I chose to analyse from Brazil. Feel free to ask questions. The other 10 are coming sometime in the next two weeks. CR = Continued Riser BARUERI Elite 11: Rene Eder-Leandro Castan-Andre Luis-Daniel Marques-Marcio Careca Ralf Ewerton Fernandinho-Pedrao-Thiago Humberto Goalkeeping: Rene has this spot. He has played every game of every competition, and has played quite well. Deserves a rise from 78 to about 81 for now. 31 - Rene: 78 - +4 - 82 (6 starts) CR Centre Backs: A few new signings have made a dent into the lineup. Young Xandao is a TRAFFIC product who is sta
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  20. Well, I've been hassled into updating the original post for the three big countries which are to come. The current thread has some 40 pages to it though, and has become more a debate thread than a predictions thread. So here are England, Spain, and Italy (In a few hours), and all risers are +3 and above. There a a couple of borderline +2/+3's that I have given the benefit of the doubt to, like Adrian Colunga, but I hope your not going to complain at 84>86 anyway (: I may add an extra couple of countries, if there are any others worth doing? Feel free to comment, and criticise, and make your
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  21. Starting with 3 sides. I'd like to say that these changes are the most interesting of the season every year, as they happen at the beginning of the season in brazil, then not again until the end. So expect big risers. This is after 27 games. Total list so far : +11 SANDRO SILVA, Laurindo, DM, 24/73, Palmeiras, 73 to 84 +9 TAISON, Barcellos, AM, 20/75, Inter, 75 to 84 FELIPE, Trevizan, CB, 21/71. Coritiba, 71 to 80 +8 WILLIANS SANTANA, Santos, AM, 20/76, Vitoria, 76 to 84 JUMAR, Jose da Costa, DM, 22/73, Palmeiras, 73 to 81 GUARU, Alexandre, LB, 26/72, Coritiba, 72 to 80 FABINHO CAP
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  22. Won't be answering general player transfer questions for some time, not in the best place mentally, all the news about the Covid situation back in India is affecting me a fair bit. The scale of the crisis is just overwhelming. I'm not in India but the stories I read are just heartbreaking. To put in perspective, India have had as many cases today (344,000 approx) as UK have had since 14 Feb (roughly). India's numbers are hugely underreported as it is. Will still be on here, happy to answer more specific questions regarding reviews, but otherwise I think Kieran and Milanista cover ev
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  23. Today I am celebrating 💥13 years 💥 playing Soccer Manager A special THANK YOU goes out to all of you who contribute to the forum for keeping it interesting and engaging after all these years! Cheers The Mad Hatter
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  24. Hyina

    Counter formations

    Re: Counter formations Updated Version!!!: In my experience at managing and also general comprehension of tactics, I think that: To counter 4-4-2, I would use 3-4-2-1 with diagonal arrows on players 10 & 11, 3-5-2, or 4-4-1-1 To counter 4-3-3, use any formation with 5 in the midfield To counter 4-5-1, use 5-3-2, as suggested by arampage To counter 3-4-3, use 4-2-3-1 To counter 3-5-2, use 4-5-1 defensive or 4-1-3-2 To counter 3-3-4, use 4-4-2 or 3-5-2 To counter 5-4-1, use 3-5-2 To counter 5-3-2, use 3-2-2-2-1 or 4-3-3 wingers To counter 5-2-3, use 4-5-1 defensive To counter
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  25. Seeing as everyone else seems to be doing it, here are my predictions. I'm putting the players, the predictions and why. Week 1 : Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay Last update Dec 21 CAMPESTRINI, Cristian, Gk, 28/80, Arsenal de Sarandi (Arg1) 11 starts out of 19.80 - 83 GARCIA, Javier Hernan, Gk, 21/80, Boca Juniors (Arg1) 13 starts out of 20,won starting job clean.80 - 85 IBANEZ, Nelson, Gk, 27/74, Godoy Cruz (Arg1) 19 starts out of 19. 74 - 83. ALEJANDRO LIMA, Oscar, Gk, 33/80, Huracan (Arg1) 17 starts out of 19. 80 - 83 MONZON, Gaston, Gk, 21/70, Huracan
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  26. I have just received my Vaccination Appointment for tomorrow afternoon - Yippeeeee!! 😀
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  27. Connor Coady at Wolves this season 😂
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  28. Hey guys so I have been looking through the top teams just to stay on top of the stats and so far here are a few players that have some minutes so far for the "big" teams in Europe (keep in mind most of these are not new players, I am just re-posting my findings when researching on my own for all you lazy buggers out there ;): Format TEAM - Name - Rating - Minutes - Comments NAPOLI - Sebastiano Luperto - 83 - 17mins - Might be a good idea to keep an eye for more game time ROMA - J. Kluivert - 85 - 64 mins - is getting game time, known to everyone but is playing nevertheles
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  29. Cheap high risers (from 70's to 81) Wolfgang Hesl (Hamburger SV) 75 -> 75-79 - rose to 78 Stefan Reinartz (Bayer Leverkusen) 74 -> 79-81 - rose to 80 Carlos Zambrano (FC Schalke 04) 80 -> 84/85 - rose to 84 Levan Kenia (FC Schalke 04) 80 -> 82-84 - rose to 82 Christoph Moritz (FC Schalke 04) 75 -> 80-82 - rose to 82 Lukas Schmitz (FC Schalke 04) 75 -> 77/78 - rose to 80 Holger Badstuber (Bayern München) 80 -> 85-87 - rose to 85 Thomas Müller (Bayern München) 80 -> 85/86 - rose to 85 Philipp Bargfrede (Werder Bremen) 78 -> 81/82 - rose to 83 Boris Vukcevic
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  30. French preds (and so all 98 teams from big 5 leagues) done.
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  31. European U23 Team of the Week by Football Talent Scout. 🇳🇱 Justin Bijlow 🇫🇷 Romain Perraud 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Ben Godfrey 🇫🇷 Loïc Badé 🇧🇷 Emerson 🇱🇺 Leandro Barreiro Martins 🇲🇱 Amadou Haidara 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Mason Mount 🇫🇷 Kylian Mbappé 🇳🇬 Terem Moffi 🇨🇿 Adam Hložek Outstanding performance from Ben Godfrey at the heart of that Everton defence, kept Arsenal quiet and is becoming an undroppable player for Ancelotti. Perfection!! vvv Also in defence we have Emerson of Real Betis who also helped his side to a clean sheet and a fine one too keeping out Real Madrid and all their talents going
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  32. Previous tables on pages 777, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784.785,786,787, 788, 789, 790, 791,792,793, 794,795,796,797,798,799,800,801,803,804,805.806,807,808,810,811,812,813,814.816,817,818,819,821,822,823,824,825,8826,827,828,829,830,831.832,833,834,835.836,837,839,841,842,844,845,855,856,857.860,864,866, 867.868,871,872,873,875,876,877,878,880,914,955,988. 1003,1008,1016, 1023.1026,1030, 1032,1042, 1045, 1047, 1055 , 1057, 1060, 1063, 1065, 1068, 1082, 1083, 1085, 1087, 1089, 1092, 1095, 1098, 1103,1106,1109,1118 ,1121, 1124 1126, 1132, 1138, 1141, 1147, 1152, 1153, 1155, 1157, 1158,1159 , 116
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  33. European U-23 Team of the Week by Football talent scout: 🇹🇷 Doğan Alemdar 🇫🇷 Rayan Aït-Nouri 🇫🇷 Wesley Fofana 🇵🇱 Kamil Piątkowski 🇪🇸 Pol Lirola 🇫🇷 Aurélien Tchouaméni 🇸🇪 Mattias Svanberg 🇩🇪 Jamal Musiala 🇯🇲 Leon Bailey 🇳🇬 Samuel Chukwueze 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Mason Greenwood Once again Dogan Alemdar is in the eleven, he’s slowly becoming one of the best young goalkeepers in Europe. Would not be surprised to see him on the move in the summer, still only 600k in SM after getting a couple of rises this year. Moving onto the defence and Pol Lirola was super impressive scoring 2 goals from right
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  34. TMCosta

    TMCosta X Files

    Pot 1: England 03/09/2020 Italy 24/08/2020 Spain 03/08/2020 Germany 22/07/2020 France 11/12/2019 Pot 2: Mexico 03/12/2020 Brazil 11/09/2020 Russia 31/08/2020 Turkey 07/08/2020 Argentina 11/03/2020 Portugal 05/02/2020 Netherlands 24/01/2020 Belgium 15/03/2019 Pot 3: Chile 30/11/2020 Uruguai 27/11/2020 Serbia 20/11/2020 Greece 09/11/2020 England (Championship) 17/02/2020 USA 06/11/2019 Poland 29/10/2019 Croatia 22/10/2019 Switzerland 14/10/2019 Denmark 07/10/
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  35. Random collection of 250 RISERS Its been a long road compiling this list but something I’ve really enjoyed trying to do so here goes. There are a few Dutch, Portugal, Championship and Brazilian players in this list that might change in the future with their reviews being a few months off. 1. Lamine Gueye - 78 -> 82 (Metz) 2. Mahdi Camara - 80 -> 84 (St.Etienne) 3. Facundo Medina - 82 -> 85 (Lens) 4. Nuno Mendes - 78 -> 82 (Sporting CP) 5. Jamal Musiala - 73 -> 80 (Bayern Munich) 6. Aaron Hickey - 78 -> 82 (Bologna) 7. Giovanni Reyna - 80 -> 85 (D
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  36. I was in the process of doing a list of risers who I think have a chance of rising, should be some cheap options here. I must stress that it’s still early stages in different leagues and these predictions can alter. Lamine Gueye is a projection, he’s only played twice for Metz but has recently joined, I see him being a regular for Metz in the future that’s why I predicted a +2. This also applies to some other players on the list. I will be adding to this list in the future too. Random selection of 100 risers in their leagues review Lamine Gueye - 78 -> 80 (
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  37. Quite random, but every now and then I'm amazed by how this thread became the main predictions thread (main overall thread on this forum). I started it casually, and now we have 854 pages, 21k replies and 987k views. It's quite nice
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  38. Serie A - Analysis and Ratings Discuss everything about Serie A here. Feel free to post questions about Serie A. I have one rule though, check the predictions before you ask me about some predictions If you would like to ask questions about Serie B, it's okay, but I won't answer on the majoreties of the questions beacuse I don't follow Serie B so intensive. - Credit to swanseajack for the design. Updated as of June 2010 70-79 Risers Marcelo Larrondo - 73--->79/80 Daniele Ragatzu - 74--->78 Khouma Babacar - 74--->77/76 Blazej Augustyn - 77-->79/80 Lorenzo Ariaudo - 78---
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  39. Name - Position - Previous Rating - New Rating AGO Edson - GK - 82 - 80 Marcio - GK - 79 - 81/82 Gilson - D - 77 - 79 Chiquinho - D - 78 - 81 Thiago Feltri - D - 85 - 83 Daniel Marques - D - 84 - 83 Marcio Gabriel - D - 83 - 82 Welton Felipe - D - 84 - 84 Jairo - D - 79 - 83 Erandir - M - 77 - 79 Ramalho - M - 86 - 85 Pituca - M - 80 - 83 Elias - M - 80 - 82 Agenor - M - 77 - 82 Anailson - M - 77 - 79 Robston - M - 78 - 83 Weslley - M - 76 - 76 Carlinhos Bala - F - 86 - 84 Rodrigo Tiui - F - 82 - 83 Pedro Paulo - F - 78 - 80 Marcao - F - 80 - 82 Juninho - F - 80 - 81 CA
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  40. One Month After the Argentine Review: the Keep/Sell Thread I keep getting requests on my Argentina thread about which players you should be keeping and which players you should be selling, as well as seeing the countless number of queries on the other Argentine threads and the brand new threads created for just an answer. So to save me some time, here, I have picked out every notable riser from the recent Argentine review and given you an indication as to whether they are worth keeping or not. If there is anyone I have missed and you would like to know whether they are worth keeping, t
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  41. Néstor VIDRIO *******MUST BUY***** Age 18 years Defender (D) Foot: Right Rating: 74 this is what the manager had to say about him..."This child is the one that marked a Palermo and Palacio, is only a child and is a great defender,"... A very talented young defender...he might be one of the biggest risers when Mexican league gets reviewed this time...A regular starter for Atlas at the age of 18 12 starts & 1035 minutes in Clausura so far..(from a possible 15 games)... Copa Libertadores 2008- 4 starts, 1 sub around 390 minutes ...( out of a possible 6 in group stage
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  42. Prem preds done.
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  43. Update for French Review Below:- Previous tables on pages 777, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784.785,786,787, 788, 789, 790, 791,792,793, 794,795,796,797,798,799,800,801,803,804,805.806,807,808,810,811,812,813,814.816,817,818,819,821,822,823,824,825,8826,827,828,829,830,831.832,833,834,835.836,837,839,841,842,844,845,855,856,857.860,864,866, 867.868,871,872,873,875,876,877,878,880,914,955,988. 1003,1008,1016, 1023.1026,1030, 1032,1042, 1045, 1047, 1055 , 1057, 1060, 1063, 1065, 1068, 1082, 1083, 1085, 1087, 1089, 1092, 1095, 1098, 1103,1106,1109,1118 ,1121, 1124 1126, 1132, 1138, 1141, 1147, 1
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  44. Update for French Review below:- Previous tables on pages 777, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783, 784.785,786,787, 788, 789, 790, 791,792,793, 794,795,796,797,798,799,800,801,803,804,805.806,807,808,810,811,812,813,814.816,817,818,819,821,822,823,824,825,8826,827,828,829,830,831.832,833,834,835.836,837,839,841,842,844,845,855,856,857.860,864,866, 867.868,871,872,873,875,876,877,878,880,914,955,988. 1003,1008,1016, 1023.1026,1030, 1032,1042, 1045, 1047, 1055 , 1057, 1060, 1063, 1065, 1068, 1082, 1083, 1085, 1087, 1089, 1092, 1095, 1098, 1103,1106,1109,1118 ,1121, 1124 1126, 1132, 1138, 1141, 1147, 1
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  45. BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal have decided not to participate in the European Super League. They are starting their own breakaway league with just themselves. The bookies currently have them as second favourites to win it 😁
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  46. Potentially good news on this. Today I heard that SM has asked some long standing users to join a group with them and work on ideas and updates for the game. So there could be changes coming. What and when I don't know. But wheels are in motion apparently.
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  47. Hi all, As you have seen, I have not really been active over the past few months other than updating my preds. It's just been me phasing out of the forum. Now that the reviews are done, I can say it's been a great fun. Didn't think we'd reach to Page 751 (and this thread would last for three years) back in 2016, when the forum is dying. It's still alive, somehow. I'm joining uni in the fall so I plan to move away from SM. The game itself isn't that enjoyable anymore: old UI doesn't work properly, player search bar is broken etc. Predictions are fun but that too is taking more time t
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  48. Teams with ** have been reviewed for the 2012 winter update ADO Den Haag Ajax** AZ Willem II Feyenoord** PEC Zwolle FC Groningen SC Heerenveen Heracles NAC NEC PSV** RKC Roda JC FC Twente** FC Utrecht** Vitesse** VVV Explanation Player should surely rise Player could rise Player could drop Player should surely drop
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  49. A resplendent Thorgan Hazard in Belgium's kit Full Name: Thorgan Hazard Date Of Birth: 29th March 1993 (18) Nationality: Belgian Club: RC Lens Position: Winger Squad Number: NA Honours: None, Belgian U17, U19 Caps SM Rating: Not On DB Predicted SM Rating: 75 Potential SM Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ - 92+ Potentially The New: Eden Hazard/Franck Ribery OK, so we have all heard of Eden Hazard, the super talented young Belgian who's taken the footballing world by storm, starred for Lille in his teens, been courted by Real Madrid, Arsenal, Inter Milan et al, has drawn comparisons to the
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  50. Exactly 9 months since the last post on the original thread, I thought it fitting to wet your appetites some more, just a little. I still receive a number of PMs regarding risers, so this should keep my inbox empty for a couple of weeks. The ratings are based upon both statistics, and performances, as I watch both leagues with regularity. However, first and foremost, they are based on how the Researchers are going to review them. I don't agree with all the ratings, but, they are pretty much exactly what SM will give them. Feel free to ask questions, I will have pretty much everything in Arg
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