A game so addictive that it has been cited in more than 35 divorce cases (via Graeme Macpherson of The Herald), the latest installment in the football manager saga is just around the corner.
A format so powerfully simple that it blends the idea of reality, the football management simulator now reaches its 20th year of abducting sane men into a maze of boundless joy and crippling despair.
Bill Shankly once said, “Football is not a matter of life and death, it is more important than that." A legion of pseudo-managers would, undoubtedly, lay testament to Shankly’s claims.
The latest installment of the fiendish simulator is released on November 2, and so in the spirit of solidarity, I felt obliged to provide a helping hand to the addicted.
A word of warning, however, make use of these next two weeks: It is coming...
Here for your viewing pleasure, before the last denizens of reality leave us, the top five careers YOU must start in Football Manager 2013.
Don’t mention it.