I have played Football Manager and its predecessor Championship Manager for maybe 15 or 16 years now. So far, I have never been blessed by having a newgen appear who I can call “son.” Last week, I was fed up with this and I decided to reload my save as often as necessary to finally get a virtual son. It turns out I needed to do this for about 90 minutes, reloading and assessing the intake roughly 40 times. Just as I was about to call it a day, the virtual stork decided to visit.


It was a magical feeling when that little guy finally appeared on-screen. Roel Merry, which is also the name one of my cousins bears, is now my virtual son. Is he any good? You be the judge of that…


To be fair, he looks rather average on intake day, but he’s getting a contract anyway. Nepotism for the win. I also have some hopes that the coaches and scouts have fucked up in assessing his potential ability, as they are known to do on quite a regular basis. We’ll see what happens with good coaching and tutoring.


A wee little image to confirm Roel is indeed my son and that’ll be all for now. I will however update regularly on his performances on the pitch.

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Guido is the founding father of Strikerless and main nutjob running the show.


Guido is the founding father of Strikerless and main nutjob running the show.


Rob de Wit · January 31, 2016 at 9:08 pm

Cool, how many years where you at the club before this happened?

    strikerlessGuido · January 31, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    I think seven or eight at Temperley, after a fifteen year or so spell at Fortuna.

Jimmy · February 3, 2016 at 3:48 pm

Very nice Guido. Can you post how he developed?

    strikerlessGuido · February 6, 2016 at 8:01 am

    That is my intention, yes šŸ™‚

      Jimmy · February 6, 2016 at 12:57 pm

      i’m looking forward to it. šŸ˜€

Huseyin · February 13, 2016 at 4:38 pm

Hi Guido

How shoul be in age to have a son in game ? Do you know it ?

That’s My Boy! | Strikerless · February 9, 2016 at 8:11 am

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