We are now flying through the seasons and flying up the English league system and with no real problems or stumbling blocks. Which is very good in the sense that we have a long way and a lot of promotions to go before we reach a league with any notoriety. It is also good thing that the tactics aren’t requiring much adjustment to maintain our success as we climb the divisions and we certainly haven’t needed a big change of style. So my original analysis and decisions where pretty suitable for the lower leagues but I am rather itching for chances to stretch my managerial skills a bit more and have to adapt to better teams & new styles of play.
Now, losing players to bigger, more reputable clubs has been a recurring and slightly annoying feature of our time at this club. But it is at least understandable why a player would leave given the opportunity to play at a higher level and maybe even earn some wages. One of our long serving players, however, had a different attitude towards his career direction it seems… Continue reading Pub Team to Manager’s Dream Part 31 – An Odd Transfer
Even though the first half of this season brought about our first loss in any competitive match, it has nevertheless been another good start. We were still sat at the top of the table, in great position for promotion but it remains to be seen whether or not we maintained the performance levels and held our nerve to see out the task… Continue reading Pub Team to Manager’s Dream Part 25 – Season 3 Conclusion
After back to back promotions, we find ourselves playing in the Mid Sussex League Division 8 in our third season. Although there is no discernible difference in the reputations of the leagues at this level, it does signal our good progress towards becoming a more important team in the scheme of the beautiful game.