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#IBWM100 on Football Manager – Season Four with Ajax

F.C. København and Denmark full-back Ludwig Augustinsson

 
The first three instalments of this story have been well received; and I’m always keen to do everything I can to continue the happiness of others. We’re back for a fourth season and ideally one that will see Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax being competitive in Europe, rather than finishing bottom of their Champions League group.

If you have not read the first three parts of this story, then I would suggest you head in that direction first. It’ll make it easier for you to understand how I have ended up with such a changed squad in the space of three years. They can be found here – 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

We have now reached season four – 2018/19 – and my #IBWM100 heavy squad has just won their second Eredivisie title. Unfortunately the poor performances of Dutch sides across the continental competitions in the last couple of seasons means that we will need to navigate two qualifying rounds to reach the group stages. That’ll make pre-season more important and more intense than I would prefer; but not much I can do about it now.

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#IBWM100 on Football Manager – Season Three with Ajax

Borussia Dortmund and Germany midfielder Julian Weigl

 
This is the third instalment of my attempts to sign only players from the In Bed with Maradona 100 during a game of Football Manager – the all-knowing, all-powerful football simulation.

The first two posts in this #IBWM100 on Football Manager series detailing how 2015/16 and then 2016/17 went can be found by clicking on those links.

If you haven’t read either of those – feel free to go back and catch up. Don’t worry; I’ll wait.

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#IBWM100 on Football Manager – Season Two with Ajax

Monaco and Mali defender Almamy Touré

 
It is highly likely that you did not read part one of this series so feel free to go check it out before trying to battle on with season two. Some of what follows may not make sense without it although I suspect you will probably do just fine.

The plan is really rather simple. Using only the #IBWM100 for 2016 and whatever pieces of football gold that the virtual youth academy of my football team creates, I am going to do my absolute utmost to win the UEFA Champions League on Football Manager 2016, as well as every other trophy that springs up along the way.

Produced every December, the #IBWM100 is In Bed With Maradona’s breakdown of the most exciting young footballers in the world. IBWM have produced the list since 2011 following the closure of Spanish sports weekly magazine Don Balón.

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