Football Manager 2010 new features blog Day 16: Media day Part 3

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into Russian: FM2010 блог - день 16. День СМИ - часть 3. Translated in draft, editing and proof-reading required.
Submitted for translation by Alexinho 23.09.2009 Published 9 years, 4 months ago.


We're now on day 3 of our 4 day look at the new media aspects of Football Manager 2010.

On Monday we spoke about a few of the new news items in the game, yesterday was press conference day, tomorrow I'll be talking about the new news subscriptions and news center, which leaves today, which is going to be much like Monday.

Which must mean revealing more of the new news items in the game, picked at random from the batch, and still leaving some more things for you to discover when the game is released.

At the end of each football season, many footballers find themselves out of work and freed from their clubs. To make it easier for you as a manager, you now get a news item to tell you when this has happened, inform you about the high profile players who have been released, and a simple link to a list of all of them for you to scour through and see if you can find yourself a bargain.

Oh, and if that footballer freed is one that you sold to a club and have a sell on clause for, you'll now be informed that you will no longer get a sell on, and the player can't be sold.

In our previous releases, it's possible for a player to not turn up for training for a variety of different reasons, and you've always been told when this has happened. But what didn't happen was a record being kept of how many times the player had missed training previously, so we've now added this to the news item so you can tell if it's a one off, or if you're dealing with a very naughty boy.

Club debt is something that's become a lot more known about in recent years, and has been prevalent in the Football Manager series for many years too. Many of the loans your club have are structured in ways whereby the club might not have to pay the money back for many years, and to make sure you are kept in the loop, the manager is now informed when a loan is started to be paid back.

Another little addition to the press conferences discussed yesterday is we've revamped the code used to decide which media sources will turn up at the press conferences, and local region media sources might not show up at the conference, rather than just media based nationally or in your clubs own city.

Should 2 players end up with an equal top scoring goals tally at the end of the season, you'll now be told why one player got the award over the other (and no, it's not alphabetical)

And finally for today, if you're lucky enough to win 4 trophies in one season, the quadruple news item is now much improved. I'm not going to say how though - it's something you'll need to find out for yourself.