This is my fourth year playing SM but just joined the forums a couple months ago.
Anyways, I must say I'm quite disappointed with the way SM handles the rating system. In my first and second year playing the game, defenders were treated equally as the forwards and midfielders; they only got slightly lower if not similar match ratings as forwards and midfielders. However, quite a long time ago, the genius game developers seemed to have changed the system and consequently almost all defenders began to see their average match ratings decreased. This is quite infuriating to me personally since i