When I started Strikerless.com a number of years ago, it was merely a way for me to unwind, to put my thoughts to paper and to create some order in the perpetual chaos swirling around in my mind (hello ADHD!). Eventually, this blogging got a bit more serious, as apparently, people thought and still think that I have sensible things to say. I try to interact with people as often and as polite as I can and one of those interactions has resulted in this blog post.

One of the biggest compliments you can make me is saying that I have inspired you to do something you enjoyed doing. It’s a quality I strive for in my professional life as a teacher and it’s even more flattering when I hear I have inspired people I have never met to change their views on how to play a football manager simulation game.

Anyway, back to this post. @DazzaFM contacted me and said I had inspired him to create a strikerless tactic. He felt it worked well enough to create a tactical video over, so that brings us to this blog post. I am going to share this video with you and I hope to have many more conversations like this one over Football Manager.

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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.


Alan Butterworth · November 10, 2017 at 8:41 am

Interesting that his solution to bad results was to go with three at the back (of course he should have been using strikerless from the start). I cannot get any tactic with two at the back to work consistently going from great one match to awful the next. Only three at the back is giving me any stability. I am testing four tactics using three at the back and they are working well.

Alan Butterworth · November 10, 2017 at 9:14 am

Sorry, I meant to say two Centre Backs not two at the back.

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