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About Rubix001

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  1. Bad times for me, that. I was there. Some lovely chap spat chewing gum in my hair.
  2. Decided at HT I couldn’t listen to any more of the Rams this season for my own health so cancelled my Rams TV audio subscription. I guess it was me dragging us down all along?
  3. Rubbish game between two rubbish teams that could’ve gone either way, take the point and move on. I want CKR to father my children.
  4. Roos - 8 Byrne - 8 Buchanan - 7 Evans - 8 Wisdom - 8 Clarke - 8 Bielik - 9 Shinnie - 9 Jozwiak - 7 CKR - 7 Knight - 7
  5. On the Wilshere part - I got him in after a good couple of months, might have been start of December. The longer players are without a club the more their contract demands drop. With the full game released I’ve moved onto a new road to glory save with Alfreton Town. I was finding Derby in the Prem too depressing!
  6. Further update: Finished 3rd on 90pts after a tricky second half of the season, the AI seemed to know what to do against my tactics so I had to switch up a bit to a 4-1-2-1-2. Forest finished a couple of points behind in 4th. Got through to Playoff final vs Forest (obviously), thrashed them 4-0. We're promoted, boys! Mel has given me 38m to spend over the summer and a wage budget of ~580k pw. I don't know why I'm sharing this here, I was just quite excited last night. UTR!
  7. Seems to be something wrong with these bookies... I can’t see Mac3 anywhere!
  8. Part of me wonders whether a lot of this is a master PR exercise in action. Mel, remembering the days when clubs knew we had money and bent us over on transfer fees, sees the news coming out about how rich we’re about to come. He warns the Sheikh that the same will happen and so the PR wheels spin to mitigate that effect. I could just be being very optimistic though.
  9. A couple of loans out seemed to bring in a little, getting a senior affiliate gave a bit more than 100k and it somehow allowed me to go over the wage budget. He also agreed to sign with no sign on bonus or agent bonus. This was the day after the window closed and I guess he was desperate. We’re losing money hand over fist though! Still hasn’t scored yet and is now on the bench behind CKR so it might not be the smartest decision... knew I should’ve gone for Wilshere who only wanted 8k a week.
  10. Update: After 11 games I'm sitting pretty 1 point clear at the top of the table. Why is Phil finding this so hard in real life? We're playing a 4-3-3 Gegenpress occasionally rotating to a 4-2-3-1. It's high intensity, Rooney is knackered but rotation is key. Bielik just back from injury and bossing it at CB alongside Matt Clarke. We're scoring loads but we were conceding a few too until Bielik came back. It's like watching Derby under McClaren all over again. I have the same players as the real life team, however I got Balogun in on loan from Arsenal with no wage contribution th
  11. If anything it's even more interaction based this year. Tonnes of team talks, meetings, new press conferences, quick chats with players. Might get boring after a few seasons but that's what you've got an assistant manager for. I personally love that side of the game, trying to impress video game characters is my jam.
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