The Career of D. Dillard | FM 12

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  1. elprez98

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    The Option File for PES, for some reason, stopped working when I went into season 2 and I'm too lazy to go through the hassle of getting the new one. Soooooooo................


    My wife bought me FM2012 for the Mac and I'm going to let you guys follow me (I know I'm so nice aren't I) through my career as a manager. This should last a pretty long time since I try to only buy FM every other year. So without further interuptions.....

    I have been offered and taken the job at:

    Club Atletico Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy in Argentina's 2nd Division.

    The former manager, Francisco Ferraro retired, and (gasp) they took a chance on the American. Normally a 2nd division club, they have played in the Premier Division at times in their 80+ year history. Their last 2nd Division Championship was in 1993. Last year they finished 5th in the 2nd Division.

    I will rely heavily my staff early on for advice on where to play players and what holes need to be filled (pause).

    I negotiated for a $775/wk salary and a contract that extends to 2014.


    Wish me luck.
     
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  2. elprez98

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    Lobo Contract Mutually Terminated

    As my first act as manager I offered contract termination to Assistant Manger, Mario Lobo.
    Lobo, who enjoyed a playing career at Gimnasia among other places, didn't have the goods to be on my staff I didn't see the need for two AM, and Salvador Ragusa (who is the Gimnasia's real life manager) seemed to be better. I have asked Ragusa to take on the mgmt duties of our Under 20's squad.

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  3. elprez98

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    My First Press Conference:

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    Today I get to see the Senior squad vs. the Reserves. I should be able to upload the highlights after I'm done watching it.

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    The senior squad won 5-2 as they should have but it looks like I may have a major overhaul on my hands as these kids do not understand that I require a great work rate and excellence in execution. Marcos Pirchio looked good out there as did Diego Chitzoff (defender). Everyone else looks like they may have to fight for a spot.

    Here are my AM's thoughts:

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  6. Bryan Colmenares

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    computer version looks so sexy . . .
     
  7. elprez98

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    Looks like we are ready for our first friendly.

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    Match Odds:
    Gimnasia: 7-4
    Draw: 11-5
    Newell's: 5-4
     
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    We were able to pull out a draw with the Primier side, Newell. We played a few guys but all and all no one really looked too impressive out there. I guess we should be happy for the workout and the draw against a better side.
     
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    World Rankings Have Been Released:

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    USA comes in at #28.
     
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    Looks like we may be staying in 2nd division.

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    You know, the more you post the more likely I am to get this game... Lol. How's the match engine?
     
  13. elprez98

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    Its decent. Definitely an upgrade from 10. There are so many more options than what I'm used to too. I love the ability to "talk" with the board and press conferences are way better.
     
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    Nice, the gameplay looks pretty good too. Did you start unemployed or did you just pick a random team?
     
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    Started unemployed and just put in apps everywhere.
     
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    This sounds like an absolute life sucker. It may be in my best interest to hold off on this game until summer break lol. I will definitely be following this though.
     
  18. elprez98

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    As you can see, I've been playing all day and haven't even finished pre-season.
     
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    Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

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    I made an offer to River Plate for this young player Janderson and looks like some asshole leaked the story to drive up the price.
     
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    how long did it take you to get hired? and how many nations did you make playable? i tried this the first time i played, using quite a bit of europe only as playable, simmed for months without getting a job, gave up and just started in league 2 in england.
     
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    I think I made 7 nations playable and it only took maybe a week to get hired. But mind you, I didn't look for any specific position. I just used the "put in apps to all open positions" button.
     
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    Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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    Thursday, July 28th, 2011

    The Transfer deadline for Argentinian clubs has passed.

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    Definitely a match we should've won and I tore them a new one afterwards. We were way too interested in trying to shoot from distance. I'll take some of the blame as I don't think my tactics were effective and I didn't change much throughout the match. Complacency got the better of the entire team, but not again.
     
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