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Version 1.1 (Started: May 19, 2003)
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- Player Guide: 311 players
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Contents
=============
   -) Introduction
   i) Game Setup
      a) Game Settings
      b) Starting a New Game
      c) Keyboard Shortcuts
  ii) Playing CM
      a) Club Expectations
      b) Your Squad
      c) Transfer Market
      d) Tactics
      e) Player Attributes
      f) Coach Attributes
 iii) Tactics
      a) Basic Tactics
      b) User Tactics
  iv) League Guide
      a) Introduction
      b) Argentina
      c) Australia
      d) Austria
      e) Belgium
      f) Brazil
      g) China
      h) Columbia
      i) Croatia
      j) Czech Republic
      k) Denmark
      l) England
      m) Finland
      n) France
      o) Germany
      p) Greece
      q) Holland
      r) Hong Kong
      s) India
      t) Ireland
      u) Israel
      v) Italy
      w) Japan
      x) Mexico
      y) Northern Ireland
      z) Norway
     aa) Poland
     bb) Portugal
     cc) Russia
     dd) Scotland
     ee) Singapore
     ff) South Africa
     gg) South Korea
     hh) Spain
     ii) Sweden
     jj) Switzerland
     kk) Turkey
     ll) USA
     mm) Wales
     nn) Yugoslavia
   v) Player Guide
      a) Attackers
      b) Midfielders
      c) Defenders
      d) Goalkeepers
  vi) Training
      a) Introduction
      b) All Players
      c) Goalkeepers
      d) Outfielders
      e) Custom Training
 vii) Cheats
viii) Frequently Asked Questions
  ix) Game Help
   x) Outro



          -=================================================-
          -=                  INTRODUCTION                 =-
          -=================================================-

Throughout this FAQ you will see the words "Index Number" and "Search
Field". These are to help you locate certain sections of the FAQ, as
listed in the index. Use Ctrl + F on most Word Processors and in Internet
Explorer to use the Find/Locate command.

Example: If you are looking for The section "Game Setup - Settings", type
'i-a' into the Find box. 'i' is the Index Number and 'a' is the section
number. This will take you to the beginning of the section.


          -=================================================-
          -=                   GAME SETUP                  =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: i
                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Settings           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: i-a

Language
========
This is which langauge you want to run the game in. It's suggested you run
CM4 in your home language.

Currency
========
Choose either your local currency or the currency of the country you are
playing in (every major currency is included).
*BUG NOTE* In the unpatched version of CM4, the Ter skin does not have the 
Euro symbol (€)

Wages
=====
Whether the game shows wage format in weekly, monthly or yearly. Note: this
does not effect how the wages are paid out. They are still paid on a weekly
basis.

Temperature
===========
Celsius, Farenheit or Kelvin - it really depends which side of the Atlantic
you live on (or whether you live in a science lab)

Database Size
=============
Your computer processor and RAM will determine what setting to use here.
The better your computer the quicker "Large" will run. Minimum spec computers
can also use the Large database, although it will sufficiently slow the game.

Auto-Save
=========
In the unpatched version of the game, it has a habit of crashing, so I'd
choose monthly. You can also disable Auto-Save if it annoys you too much.

Continue Game Timeout
=====================
This is how much time the game waits before continuing. If you remain inactive
the game will continue after the set amount of time.

Use Real Players
================
Always have this on, I really don't see the point in using Fake players.
Unless you know nothing about football and it won't make a difference.

Play Sounds
===========
I have this set to off, as I play music instead. The sounds are just
basic matchday sounds.

Select Skin
===========
CM4 allows you to skin the game, the default skin Ter is good enough for
me though. In future versions of this FAQ I will list places to download
new skins.

Full Screen
===========
If your display is greater than 1024 x 768, you can choose to play the game
windowed. Minor Note: the game plays quicker in full screen mode.

Enable Background Changes
=========================
This slightly slows the game, but not much. When you change screens during
the game, new pictures will appear relevant to the area you are in. You
can also add extra pictures for the game to use.

Server
======
If you are playing a Network game, you will have to check(tick) this box.


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            New Game           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: i-b

Load Quick Start
================
If you only want to play one league with the minimum database, choose
this option, if not...

Start New Game
==============
After the database loads, you will be presented with the Select Leagues
Screen.

Select Leagues
==============
Deselect all Leagues using Deselect All, and then choose which leagues
you wish to play. You can choose to play all the leagues, but I doubt
there are many computers in the world with such capabilities. I suggest
playing one or two leagues, unless your computer is excellent. In CM4
you can also choose the game start date if you select more than one
League. Another option is too chose which divisions you want to use
i.e. if you are playing in England, you can choose to use the
Conference or not. You can also choose just to use the top division
if your computer is pretty pathetic. Press Continue when you are
ready.
 
Select Recommended
==================
Cm4 will assess your computer and give you a number of Leagues to select
which will make the game run smoothly. I recommend you only use one or
two divisions more than recommended at most!

Add Manager
===========
Obviously you can't play a management game without managing someone, but
the question is who to manage? You may want to choose your supported team,
or some team from the bottom division to guide up to the top, or you could
just want to pick the best team with the best players. It's up to you, and
you have no time limit, so choose carefully (or randomly, if that's your
bag baby).
On this screen you will also be asked to add a nationality and favourite
club, these may determine the jobs you get, or the players you bring to
the club i.e. Swedes are less likely to get the England managerial position
than English nationals; also players from your home country like playing
for a boss of that nationality.

What next....
=============
You can add more managers if you want, or you can continue with the game.
Once you've decided to continue, you'll be in the big bad world of football
management. If you're stuck, and need help, read the manual that comes with
the game. [If you noticed, I just copied this paragraph directly from my
CM01/02 guide, hehe, I'm lazy]

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-       Keyboard Shortcuts      -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: i-c

All Screens
===========
alt + Left  - previous screen
alt + Right - next screen
pg up       - previous screen
pg dn       - next screen
space       - continue game / read unread news (when on news screen)
ctl+c       - copy
ctl+insert  - copy
ctl+v       - paste
sh+insert   - paste
ctl+x       - cut
sh+delete   - cut
ctl+z       - undo
ctl+sh+z    - redo (Mac standard)
ctl+y       - redo
ctl+a       - select all
ctl+q       - quit
ctl+s       - save
ctl+sh+s    - save as
TAB         - advance selection to next edit box
ctl+f       - full screen
alt+return  - full screen
F1          - your squad
F2          - your staff
F3          - your finances
F4          - your fixtures
F5          - your transfers
F6          - news
F7          - default competition that you are in
F8          - player/staff search
F9          - manager chat
F10         - game status
F11         - training
F12         - Quick search screen

News Screen
===========
up/down     - next/prev message

Dialog Screens
==============
return      - default button
esc         - cancel

In-Screen Menus
===============
return      - choose selected item
esc         - cancel
up          - move selection up
down        - move selection down
pg up/dn    - move selection by page
home        - move selection to first item
end         - move selection to last item




          -=================================================-
          -=                  PLAYING CM                   =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: ii
                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-       Club Expectations       -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: ii-a

Introduction
============
After you select your team, the Chairman and/or Board of Directors
will set you a goal for the upcoming season. This is what they
expect from you. If you don't achieve their goal, you could be
facing some time on Unemployment Benefit. But if you're lucky,
they might not sack you even if you don't achieve the goal.

In CM4, the Fans will also have expectations from you. These
are usually similar to what the Board want. But, the fans aren't
as loyal as the board, if you start performing badly, you'll be
out on your ear. And I should know I've been sacked once already!

At the end of every month, the board and fans will assess how you are
performing and give an analysis. You can check this at any time via
the Club Confidence Screen.

The Club Expectations are, as follows:

Serious Championship Challenge
==============================
You have to finish 1st at the end of the season. Nothing more,
nothing less.

Expect Continental Qualification
================================
You have to get into a Continental competition, any competition
will do(with the exception of the Super Cup and Intertoto Cup).
The board don't care how you do it, but get it done! But try not
to finish in the bottom half of the table if you do make it via
the cup.

Expect Promotion
================
You have to get your club up to the next footballing level,
possibly without the use of play-offs.

Expect Play-Offs
================
Your club needs to be in the Play-Offs at the end of the season.
You don't necessarily need to win the Play-offs, just be in them.

Respectable League Position
===========================
Your club should be in the top half of your league, come closing
day - the higher the better!

Stay Clear of Relegation
========================
Exactly what it says on the tin. Do not get relegated, but you
better not be just on the edge of the Relegation Zone, or your
job could be in jeopardy(And I don't mean the TV show).

Battle Bravely Against Relegation
=================================
Try not to be relegated, but if it happens, it happens. It's not
your fault you're managing a team of no-hopers.

Improve Club Squad
==================
If you get relegated, it doesn't matter. Just make sure the team
is improved enough, so will you get promoted next season from that
lower division if you do get relegated. (Don't do a Warbury!)


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          YOUR SQUAD           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: ii-b

Intro
=====
The first thing you'll want to do is look at your team, to see your strengths
and many weaknesses. Once you find out these you can build the team into a
superpower.

Goalkeepers
===========
Most teams have just one good keeper and one below-par one. If you're lucky,
you may have got two half-decent ones. Also, some advice for all positions:
check out your reserves and youth teams, they might have some good players
too (Ronaldo starts off at Real Madrid B after all).
The stats which goalkeepers need are:
+Balance
+Bravery
+Handling
+Positioning
+Reflexes
NOTE FOR ALL PLAYERS:
They do not need all these to be over 15 (over 17 for top divisions), but
most will need to be. Also try to have none under 7 (under 10 for top teams).

Defenders
=========
Depending on your formation, you will need between 3 and 5 first team
defenders (unless you're playing some strange hybrid formation). You will
also need one backup for each defender (i.e for 4-4-2, four DCs, 2 DLs and 
2 DRs). This is recommended, but can be more lenient if you have a player
you can play in numerous positions (e.g. Rory Delap of Ireland).
Defenders need good stats in:
+Anticipation
+Bravery
+Heading
+Marking
+Pace
+Positioning
+Strength
+Tackling
+Teamwork

Midfielders
===========
Again you will need two players for each position. 4 MCs, 2 MRs, and 2 MLs in
a 4-4-2 formation. (P.S. not musical MCs)
Midfielders need good stats in:
+Anticipation
+Creativity (for wingers)
+Crossing (for Wingers)
+Off The Ball
+Pace
+Passing
+Positioning
+Teamwork

Forwards/Strikers
=================
Again, two for each position in a 4-4-2, but only 4 strikers are needed if
you are playing 4-3-3. They need good stats in:
+Acceleration
+Anticipation
+Heading
+Off the Ball
+Pace
+Shooting

Compare Players
===============
A helpful way to decide which players to use is the Compare Players option,
which can be accessed from the player's individual screen. You can then
compare him with up to 10 different players. Displayed on this screen is
a comparison between the player stats, with different colours showing
the differences in skill. The Player Comparison option also tells you
who is better in each position.

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-       TRANSFER MARKET         -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: ii-c

Searching for Players
=====================
There are two ways you can look for players, by going through
tonnes of information i.e. trawling through Teams/Nations; or
the easy way - use the Player Search & Scouts. These can be found
in the main menu, by clicking on your name.

Player Search
=============
From here you can search from all the players in your region,
and all reputable players. You can also use the Filter to
block out players you don't want(i.e foreign players, expensive
players, goalkeepers, whatever...), or look for players with
certain stats(e.g. Tackling 20, Dribbling 15, etc.). Once
you've filtered out all unwanted players, you can click on
the the names of the players to see their info. If you
want to buy/loan a player, click Action in the corner of
the screen, then click on your preferred action.
You can also search for text, such as player name or
nationality. You can also get your Assistant Manager to
filter out unrealistic targets, so as not to get Raul in
every search.

Scouting
========
You can assign your scouts certain tasks, so they find the correct
players for you. You can select to scout a team, a country, a region,
a competition, or to scout your next opposition. After the scout has
completed his task, you will be presented with the list of players he
has found. Then you select the new "John O'Shea".

Bidding for a Player
====================
When you've found the player you want, and clicked "Bid", you will
have to compose your bid. On this screen you will find the player's
current valuation, as well as other options. If the player is on
the Transfer List, just bid his valuation and it will be accepted,
but if not, you will have to make a bid higher than the valuation.
You can pay in instalments, add a sell-on clause, or pay a fee
after a certain number of appearances. See the manual for more info.

Offering a Contract
===================
When the club accepts the offer, you will be given the option of
offering a contract. Firstly, you will have to select the player's
Squad Status. Only give the greatest players "Indispensable" or
you will be regretting it later. If the player doesn't want the
status you've offered him, he will say so on the wages screen,
and you'll have to give him more money to entice him to come.
On the wages screen, you can select how much the player gets paid,
his signing-on fee, his contract length, and any clauses and bonuses.
NOTE: He will have to agree with the contract you offer him, or else
he won't join your club.

Loan Contract
=============
In CM4 you are only allowed a maximum number of loans per season, and
a maximum simultaneously. You can choose to get a player on loan for
up to 12 months or until the end of the season. Loaning players is
similar to bidding for them.

First Option
============
You can take out a First Option on a player in CM4. This means if the
club wish to sell the player, you have the "first option" to buy him
i.e. you must be offered him first. Only take out these on players
you really want to buy, because they can cost alot of money.

Enquiry
=======
Want to know how much a team want for a player, enquire about it!
You will then be given a value which you can choose to accept, and
bid.


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            TACTICS            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: ii-d

Basic Tactics
=============
The default Tactic is 4-4-2, but CM4 offers more pre-made tactics than ever
before. This are easily accessed through the Quick Load option on the menu
at the top left of the tactics screen. Choose which ever one suits your 
players. In other words, build your tactic around your team, not vice-versa.
You can only work with the players you have. If you are on the verge of
buying new players, then you can work it the other way around, and pick
the tactic first.

Making your own Tactic
======================
Use the pitch to the right to move players around by dragging them using the
left mouse button. If you want the players to make runs, drag them with the
right mouse button. The Game Manual explains how to your own tactics and
which options to use. (pp 55-61)
But I will also list the Team and Player Instructions options more in-depth.

Passing Style
=============
Short:       The players will use short passes more often than long passes.
             For this to work effectively all your players will need
             reasonable Passing and Off the Ball stats. High Decisions stats
             are also quite helpful.
Direct:      The players will pass the ball to the feet of other players in
             order to get the ball into the box quicker. Reasonable Passing 
             and Creativity stats are needed for this to work.
Long:        The players will boot the ball up the field and hope for the
             forwards to get on the end of it. Use this if you have
             speedy forwards with good Off the Ball stats, or if you are
             playing extrememly tough opposition in order to keep the ball
             away from your goal. Heading and Anticipation are helpful.
Mixed:       This is a combination of all the passing styles, and is the
             default style. Sometimes short, quick passes will be played,
             and long balls will be played at other times. Your players
             will decide when to play short or long, so high Decision making
             is a valuable attribute.

Focus Passing
=============
Down Both Flanks:   Your players will pass the ball down both the right and 
                    left wings rather than play a ball through the middle. 
                    Neither side is valued more than the other. For this to 
                    work you will need a safety scissors, only joking, 
                    you'll need two talented, speedy, creative wingers.
Down Left Flank:    Your players will pass the ball down the left wing rather
                    than use the middle or right. This is useful if your Left
                    Winger is very talented, whereas your right one is not.
Down Right Flank:   The direct opposite to the Down Left Flank option. The
                    players will pass it to the right-hand side winger rather
                    than play through the middle or down the left.
Through the Middle: Your players will use the central midfielders to 
                    distribute the ball rather than use the wingers. Your
                    central midfielders will need to have high passing stats
                    for this to work.
Mixed:              A combination of all the above, there will be no bias
                    where the ball will be passed to. The players themselves
                    will choose the correct course of action (if they're
                    good enough, that is).

Tackling
========
Easy:   Your players will be more cautious when going for the ball, they will
        often pull out of 50-50 challenges. Only use this in friendly matches
        when you don't want your players injured, or set as a Player Option
        if your star player is one yellow away from missing the Cup Final.
Hard:   Your players will almost always challenge for the ball, they will
        be more inclined to go for risky tackles and get booked. I use this
        setting all the time, a few bookings never harmed anyone!
Normal: Under this etting, the players themselves will decide whether to go
        in for challenges (risky or not). Players like Roy Keane will still
        go in with Hard Challenges, but less determined players wont.

Closing Down
============
Own Half:   Your players will only close down opposition players in your own
            half. Some players may close down in the other half, but not all.
            This will not leave you as exposed if you make a mistake as
            Closing Down: Always will.
Always:     Your players will always close down the opposition to get the
            ball. This can leave you exposed at the back and open to
            a counter attack. But on the plus side, it also helps you start
            your own counter attacks.
Stand Off:  Your players will stick to their positions and not close down
            opposition players on the ball.

Mentality
=========
Ultra Defensive: Your players will not attack very often, sticking to the
                 safe options and try to keep the game at 0-0. This is
                 only recommend against top class sides or when you are
                 defending an important lead.
Defensive:       Your players will be quite defensive, and will only
                 attack when a clear chance is on. They will also be very
                 cautious when they do attack, and try not to leave any
                 gaps at the back.
Attacking:       Your players will go forward more, and sometimes leave
                 you wide open to the counter attack. I usually use this
                 menatlity as I feel my defenders are usually capable of
                 stopping the other team scoring.
Gung Ho:         Your players will always try to attack and score, even
                 your defenders. This causes havoc on the CM4 Message
                 Board for foreigners who do not know English colloquialisms.
                 Now, I've caused havoc, by using the word colloquialism -
                 consult a dictionary, guys.
Normal:          Your players will attack when the opportunity arises, but
                 will not go looking for the opportunities, or try to
                 keep out every shot. (That's why it's called "Normal")


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-      PLAYER ATTRIBUTES        -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: ii-e

Technical
=========
Crossing:       How good the players are at getting the ball into the
                box from wide areas. Essential for Wing backs and wide
                midfielders.
Dribbling:      How good the player is with the ball at his feet, and how
                well he can get around players with it there. Players
                who run with the ball and playmakers need this attribute.
Finishing:      How good the player is at putting the ball in the onion
                bag (slang for goal). This is essential for all forwards.
Heading:        How well the player can head the ball - how accurate he is
                at putting the ball where he wants it to go. This goes hand
                in hand with the jumping attribute. And is essential for
                target strikers and central defenders.
Long Shots:     How well the player can strike the ball from Long Range.
                Matt Holland is an excellent example of a player who
                has great long range shooting in real life. (Yes, CM is not
                real! SHOCK!) This is a good attribute for attacking
                midfielders and also strikers.
Long Throws:    How well the player can throw the ball over distance. This
                stat is essential for the player you have selected to take
                your throw ins.
Marking:        How well the player can stick to opposition players. This
                is not essential for defenders, but is essential if you
                are playing a man-marking system. But it wouldn't be a bad
                thing if your defenders did have it.
Passing:        How well the player can distribute the ball to teammates.
                This is essential if you are using short or direct passing
                styles, and is needed by all players.
Penalty Taking: Whether the player is any good at taking Penalties. Your
                penalty taker will need 17+ in this attribute. But note,
                anyone can miss a penalty, isn't that right Roberto Baggio?
Set Pieces:     How good the player is at taking corner and free kicks.
                After a few matches you will know whether players can take
                corners or frees by watching the 2D match engine. Any
                player selected to take a set piece will need this stat.
Tackling:       How well the player can tackle. EVERY defender needs this,
                if he can't tackle why is he a defender. Although Roberto
                Carlos seems to be able to do it without being able to
                tackle. All defensive midfielders will need this too.
Technique:      How well the player can control the ball when he gets it
                and when he has it. Players who are often in possession of
                the ball need this stat.

Mental
======
Aggression:    How aggressive the player is when going in for tackles.
               Players like Eric "Le God" Cantona are aggressive players.
               Your defenders and defensive midfielders will need to be
               somewhat aggressive.
Anticipation:  This determines whether the player will be able to anticpate
               (or predict) where the ball will go when either teammate or
               opposition have the ball. Your forwards will need this stat
               in order to receive the ball, and your defenders need it
               to cut out passes.
Bravery:       Whether the player will go in for difficult challenges.
               Players with high bravery are likely to win more challenges.
               Defenders need to be reasonable in this stat.
Creativity:    How good the player is at creating openings and making chances.
               Creative players are the players who can turn a game. Much like
               Damien Duff. Attacking midfielders and playmakers need this 
               stat.
Decisions:     How well the player can make decisions quickly, on and off the
               ball. Central midfielders need to have good decisions ratings
               in order to create openings.
Determination: How determined the player is - will he do anything to win?
               Players with high determination will never give up, even if
               they are on the losing side. Your captain will need high
               determination, as he is an inspiration to the other players.
Flair:         How good the player is at doing the unexpected. I think I
               mentioned Damien Duff already. Sometimes these players can
               over-elaborate though, but their incredible play otherwise
               will more than make up for it.
Influence:     Whether the player influences the other players. The higher
               this attribute is the more respect the players will have
               for that player. Essential for captains.
Off the Ball:  How well the player moves off the ball - i.e. gets into
               good positions. Your attacking players and forwards will
               need good Off the Ball statistics.
Positioning:   This is similar to Off the Ball but applies to defenders
               instead. It also is required if you wish to play the
               offside trap. Defenders will need this stat, especially
               with Zonal marking or the offside trap.
Teamwork:      How well a player works with his teammates. These players
               can also encourage the other players on your team to play
               better. All players need to have good team work stats in
               order to play as a unit.
Work Rate:     How hard the player works. This goes hand in hand with
               the Teamwork attribute. All players will need this
               stat, especially players who are order to close down
               opponents.

Physical
========
Acceleration: How quickly the player reaches his top speed. This stat
              is complimented and compliments the Pace stat. Wingers
              and forwards will need high Acceleration.
Agility:      How well the player can move on and off the ball.
              Players with high agility can seem to get out of the most
              difficult of situations.
Balance:      How good the player is at staying upright when challenged.
              Players with high balance will not be knocked off the ball
              easily, whereas players with low balance can often win
              freekicks.
Jumping:      How good the player is at getting up in the air for headers.
              This has to be joined by a high Heading ability to make
              the most out of it. If a player can jump well but not head
              the ball, what use is the jumping stat? Defenders, forwards,
              and especially goalkeepers need good jumping.
Pace:         How quick/speedy the player is. A great example of a Pacey
              player would be Roberto Carlos. Wingers and forwards especially
              need high pace. Defenders also need to be pacey to cope with
              quick attackers.
Stamina:      The higher this stat is, the less likely a player is to become
              tired as the match progresses. Older players will have lower
              stamina due to their age. Every player need to have good
              stamina, especially players that have to run alot.
Strength:     How strong the player is. The higher this is the more chance
              he has of winning the ball in a 50-50 challenge. This combines
              with Tackling and Balance. Central players will need this stat.


Goalkeeping
===========
Aerial Ability:    How good the goalkeeper is at making difficult saves
                   from high or difficult balls. This is needed to defend
                   against crosses.
Command of Area:   How good the goalkeeper is at controlling his penalty
                   box. Goalkeepers with a high stat in this are good at
                   defending set pieces and coming out on opposing players.
Communication:     How well the keeper works with his defenders. Goalkeepers
                   with high communication will be good at organising their
                   defence and forming walls.
Eccentricity:      How crazy the keeper is. Fabien Barthez and JL Chilavert
                   are examples of eccentric keepers. This can be both good
                   and bad, so keepers with a stat around 10 are best.
Handling:          How well the keeper can hold onto the ball. This is the
                   main attribute in a goalkeeper, and was the one you
                   always looked at in old CMs.
Kicking:           How good the keeper is at goal kicks and kickouts. A
                   high kicking stat is needed if you are playing long ball.
                   If your keeper has low kicking make sure you tell him
                   to "ask defenders to collect".
One On Ones:       How good the goalkeeper is at coming out on players through
                   on goal. The higher this stat is the less likely the 
                   forward is to score.
Reflexes:          How good the goalkeeper is at making reflex saves - ones
                   that have to be made on the spur of the moment, due to
                   a deflection or offensive trickery.
Rushing Out:       This is similar to the One on Ones attribute. Keepers who
                   have high Rushing Out stats will almost always come out
                   on the forward.
Tendency To Punch: The higher this stat is the less likely the goalkeeper will
                   catch the ball. He will have a tendency to punch it away
                   instead. I try to have this stat as low as possible, but
                   some managers like it.
Throwing:          How well the keeper can throw it out. The better this is
                   the further the keeper will be able to throw the ball
                   accurately. Look at Peter Schmeichel to see what I mean.


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-       COACH ATTRIBUTES        -=
                  =---------------------------------=

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Attributes
==========
Adaptability:              How well he adapts to living in a country 
                           which isn’t his own.
Coaching Goalkeepers:      How well he can train Goalkeepers
Coaching Outfield Players: How well he can train Outfielders
Determination:             His determination to reach his goals. How hard
                           he works.
Judging Player Ability:    How well he judges how good players are.
Judging Player Potential:  How well he judges how good staff could become.
Level of Discipline:       How severely he punishes players who misbehave.
Man Management:            His ability to psychologically handle those 
                           below him.
Motivating:                His ability to motivate players.
Physiotherapy:             How good he is at physiotherapy.
Tactical Knowledge:        The coach's knowledge of tactics.
Working with Youngsters:   How well he works with young players.

          -=================================================-
          -=                   TACTICS                     =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: iii
                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-         Basic Tactics         -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iii-a

2-3-5
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed      O O O O O
Tackling:        Normal     v       v
Closing Down:    Stand-Off    O O O
Mentality:       Normal       v   v
Offside Trap:    No            O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

2-4-4
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed       O O O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal      v     v
Offside Trap:    No            O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

2-5-3
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed        O O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  O O O O O
Mentality:       Normal         v
Offside Trap:    No            O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-2-5
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed      O O O O O
Tackling:        Normal     v       v
Closing Down:    Stand-Off     O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-3-4
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed       O O O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off    O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-4-1-2
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal         O
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-4-2-1
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed          O
Tackling:        Normal        O O
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-4-3
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed        O O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

3-5-2
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  O O O O O
Mentality:       Normal         v
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-1-2-1-2
=========
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed        <O O>
Tackling:        Normal         O
Closing Down:    Stand-Off     O O
Mentality:       Normal         O
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-2-4
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed       O O O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off     O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-3-2-1
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed          O
Tackling:        Normal        O O
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  O   O   O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-3-3
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed       <O O O>
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off    O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-4-2-A
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal      ^     ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-4-2-VA
========
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed       ^ O O ^
Tackling:        Normal      |     |
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-4-2
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

4-5-1
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed          O
Tackling:        Normal     ^   ^   ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  O O O O O
Mentality:       Normal       v   v
Offside Trap:    No          O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

5-2-3
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed        O O O
Tackling:        Normal     ^       ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  |  O O  |
Mentality:       Normal     O       O
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

5-3-2-A
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal     ^   O   ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  |  O O  |
Mentality:       Normal     O       O
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

5-3-2-D
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off     O O
Mentality:       Normal      O  O  O
Offside Trap:    No          VO O Ov
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

5-3-2SW
=======
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal         ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  ^ O O O ^
Mentality:       Normal     O       O
Offside Trap:    No            O^O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No             O
Men Behind Ball: No

5-3-2
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed         O O
Tackling:        Normal         ^
Closing Down:    Stand-Off  ^ O O O ^
Mentality:       Normal     O       O
Offside Trap:    No           O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No

5-4-1
=====
Passing:         Mixed
Focus Passing:   Mixed          O
Tackling:        Normal
Closing Down:    Stand-Off   O O O O
Mentality:       Normal
Offside Trap:    No         O O O O O
Zonal Marking:   Yes            O
Counter Attack:  No
Men Behind Ball: No


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          User Tactics         -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iii-b

These will be added in the next version, so get cracking on making your own
tactics.

          -=================================================-
          -=                 LEAGUE GUIDE                  =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: iv

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-         Introduction          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-a

This is just a descprition of the League Guide and what each feature means.

General Info
============
Divisions:    How many divisions are playable in the country
Game Start:   What date the game starts from
Competitions: A list of the competitions playable in the country (including
              stages or playoffs)
Awards:       Every award that is given out in the game (weekly, monthly and
              yearly)
Continental:  What continental competitions teams from the country can qualify
              for
Worldwide:    What worldwide competitions teams can play in/qualify for

Division Info
=============
Highest Reputations:    The teams who are best known and most popular in
                        the division. For the top division only teams with
                        a Continental or World-Wide reputation are listed.
                        For lower divisions, teams with National reputations
                        are listed.
Best Finances:          Any teams with Secure or Rich finances.
Best Training:          Any teams with a training ground of "Top Facilities
                        plus Youth Academy" is listed here. If no clubs have
                        Top Facilities, no clubs will be listed. For lower
                        divisions, teams with "Good Facilities" are listed.
Continental Qualifiers: The teams who have qualified to play in continental
                        competitions at the start of the game (the competition
                        they will participate in is in brackets)
Title Challengers:      The teams whose boards want the title or to challenge
                        for it.
Continental Hopefuls:   Teams who want to qualify for continetal competitions
                        but are not outright title hopefuls. (Top Division
                        only)


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-           Argentina           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-b

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   30 June 2002 (Sunday)
Competitions: Argentinian Premier Division 
              (Opening Stage, Closing Stage + Playoffs)
              Argentinian Second Division 
              (Opening Stage, Closing Stage + Playoffs)
              No Cup Competitions
Awards:       Premier Division Team of the Week
              Second Division Team of the Week
Continental:  Copa Libertadores
Worldwide:    Copa Panamericana
              Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    Boca Juniors
Best Finances:          River Plate
Best Training:          Boca Juniors, River Plate
Continental Qualifiers: Boca Juniors (Libertadores)
                        Estudiantes de La Plata (Libertadores)
                        Racing Club (Libertadores)
                        River Plate (Libertadores)
Title Challengers:      Boca Juniors, River Plate
Continental Hopefuls:   Racing Club, San Lorenzo de Almagro

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    Argentinos Juniors, Belgrano de Córdoba
Best Finances:          None
Best Training:          Almagro, Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Argentinos Juniors, Belgrano de Córdoba, Quilmes


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-           Australia           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-c

General Info
============
Divisions:    1
Game Start:   31 August 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: National Soccer League (Minor Premiership, Group Playoff, and
              Grand Final)
Awards:       Australian NSL Goalkeeper of the Year
              Australian NSL Leading Goalscorer
              Australian NSL Manager of the Month
              Australian NSL Manager of the Year
              Australian NSL Player of the Month
              Australian NSL Player of the Year
              Australian NSL Team of the Week
              Australian NSL Young Player of the Month
              Australian NSL Young Player of the Year
Continental:  Ocenaia Club Championship
Worldwide:    None

National Soccer League
======================
Highest Reputations:    None
Best Finances:          All teams finances are "Okay"
Best Training:          All teams have "Good Facilities"
Continental Qualifiers: Sydney Olympic Sharks (OFC Championship),
                        Wollogong Wolves (OFC Championship)
Title Challengers:      None
Continental Hopefuls:   None

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Austria            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-d

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   8 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: Austrian Premier Division 
              Austrian First Division ( + Playoffs)
              Austrian FA Cup
              Austrian Super Cup
Awards:       Austrian Goalkeeper of the Year
              Austrian Manager of the Year
              Austrian Player of the Year
              Austrian Premier Division Team of the Week
              Austrian Premier Division Team of the Year
              Austrian Sports Writer's Player of the Year
              Austrian Top Goalscorer
              Austrian First Division Goalkeeper of the Year
              Austrian First Division Manager of the Year
              Austrian First Division Player of the Year
              Austrian First Division Team of the Year
              Austrian First Division Top Goalscorer
              Austrian First Division Young Player of the Month
              Austrian First Division Young Player of the Year
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    None
Best Finances:          FK Austria Vienna
Best Training:          FK Austria Vienna
Continental Qualifiers: SW Bregenz (Inter-Toto)
                        FC Austria Karnten (UEFA)
                        Grazer AK (Champions Cup)
                        SV Salzburg (Inter-Toto)
                        SK Sturm Graz (Champions Cup)
Title Challengers:      SK Sturm Graz
Continental Hopefuls:   FK Austria Vienna, SK Rapid Vienna

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    None
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" finances
Best Training:          Kapfenberger SV
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Belgium            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-e

General Info
============
Divisions:    3
Game Start:   15 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: Belgian First Division
              Belgian Second Division ( + Playoffs)
              Belgian Third Division A ( + Playoffs)
              Belgian Third Division B ( + Playoffs)
              Belgian Cup
              Belgian Super Cup
Awards:       Belgian Ebony Boot
              Belgian First Division Goalkeeper of the Season
              Belgian First Division Goalkeeper of the Year
              Belgian First Division Revelation of the Year
              Belgian First Division Top Goalscorer
              Belgian Golden Boot
              Belgian Man of the Season
              Belgian Manager of the Year
              Belgian Player of the Year
              Belgian Professional Player of the Year
              Belgian Rookie of the Year
              Belgian Young Player of the Year
              Belgian Second Division Revelation of the Year
              Belgian Second Division Team of the Week
              Belgian Second Division Top Goalscorer
              Belgian Third Division Top Goalscorer
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" reputations
Best Finances:          RSC Anderlecht, Club Brugge KV, RAEC Mons,
                        R Excelsior Mouscron, R Standard de Liege
Best Training:          None
Continental Qualifiers: Unknown
Title Challengers:      RSC Anderlecht, Club Brugge KV, K Racing Club Genk
Continental Hopefuls:   R Standart de Liege

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    None
Best Finances:          KSK Ronse
Best Training:          Daring Brussels FC, KSK Heusden-Zolder, RFC Liege,
                        KSK Ronse
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

Third Division A
================
Highest Reputations:    VC Eendracht Aalst, KV Kortrijk Voetbalt, 
                        R Cappellen FC, KV Oostende
Best Finances:          KSK Wevelgem City
Best Training:          KV Red Star Waasland, KSK Maldegem, 
                        Thor Korkerij Meldert, KSK Wevelgem City
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      VC Eendracht Aalst

Third Division B
================
Highest Reputations:    Royale Union Saint-Gilloise
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" finances
Best Training:          K Bocholter VV, K Lyra TSV, ZD Oud-Heverlee Leuven,
                        AC Olen, Racing Mechelen, R Spa FC, Exc Veldwezelt
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-             Brazil            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-f

General Info
============
Divisions:    3
Game Start:   6 January 2003 (Monday)
Competitions: Brazilian National First Division
              Brazilian National Second Division
              Brazilian National Third Division (Groups 1-8 + Playoffs)
              Brazilian Acre State Championship
              Brazilian Alagoas State Championship
              Brazilian Amapá State Championship
              Brazilian Amazonas State Championship
              Brazilian Bahia State Championship
              Brazilian Ceará State Championship
              Brazilian Distrito Federal State Championship
              Brazilian Espírito Santo State Championship
              Brazilian Gaúcho State Championship
              Brazilian Goiás State Championship
              Brazilian Maranhao State Championship
              Brazilian Mato Grosso State Championship
              Brazilian Mato Grosso do Sul State Championship
              Brazilian Minas State Championship
              Brazilian Pará State Championship
              Brazilian Paraíba State Championship
              Brazilian Paraná State Championship
              Brazilian Pernambuco State Championship
              Brazilian Piauí State Championship
              Brazilian Potiguar State Championship
              Brazilian Rio State Championship
              Brazilian Rondonia State Championship
              Brazilian Roriama State Championship
              Brazilian Santa Catarina State Championship
              Brazilian Sao Paulo State Championship
              Brazilian Sergipe State Championship
              Brazilian Tocantis State Championship
              Brazilian Cup
Awards:       Brazilian 1st Division Manager of the Year
              Brazilian 1st Division Player of the Year
              Brazilian 1st Division Team of the Week
              Brazilian 1st Division Team of the Year
              Brazilian 1st Division Top Goalscorer
              Brazilian 1st Division Young Player of the Year
              Brazilian 2nd Division Manager of the Year
              Brazilian 2nd Division Player of the Year
              Brazilian 2nd Division Team of the Week
              Brazilian 2nd Division Team of the Year
              Brazilian 2nd Division Top Goalscorer
              Brazilian 2nd Division Young Player of the Year
              Brazilian 3rd Division Manager of the Year
              Brazilian 3rd Division Player of the Year
              Brazilian 3rd Division Team of the Week
              Brazilian 3rd Division Team of the Year
              Brazilian 3rd Division Top Goalscorer
              Brazilian 3rd Division Young Player of the Year
Continental:  Copa Libertadores
Worldwide:    Copa Panamericana
              Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    CR Flamengo, Sao Paulo FC
Best Finances:          C Atlético Paranaense, Cortiba FC
Best Training:          Unknown [TODO]
Continental Qualifiers: SC Corinthians Paulista (Libertadores)
                        Gremio FBPA (Libertadores)
                        Paysandu SC (Libertadores)
                        Santos FC (Libertadores)
Title Challengers:      Unknown [TODO]
Continental Hopefuls:   C Atlético Mineiro, [TODO]

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    América FC (MG), América FC (RN), Botafogo FR, 
                        Ceará SC, SE Gama, C Naútico Capibaribe, 
                        SE Palmeiras, A Portuguesa D, C Remo, 
                        Santa Cruz FC, Sport C Racife
Best Finances:          Brasiliense FC, SER Caxias do Sul

Third Division Group 1
======================
Highest Reputations:    ABC FC
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances

Third Division Group 2
======================
Highest Reputations:    Numerous Teams with Regional Reputation
Best Finances:          EC Guarani

Third Division Group 3
======================
Highest Reputations:    Alegrense FC, ADC Bandeirante, CA Bragantino,
                        Friburguense AC, SE Matonense, EC Pelotas, River AC
Best Finances:          Colo-Colo FR, Real C

Third Division Group 4
======================
Highest Reputations:    Ji-Paraná FC, Maranhao AC, Olaria AC, 
                        A Rio Negro C (AM), Sampaio Correa FC, CS Sergipe,
                        Treze FC
Best Finances:          Bandeirante EC

Third Division Group 5
======================
Highest Reputations:    Goiania EC, Malutrom SA, Nacional FC (AM), Serra FC,
                        Uniao A Barbarense FC, AD Vasco da Gama, 
                        EC XV de Novembro
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances

Third Division Group 6
======================
Highest Reputations:    Botafogo FC (PB), AD Confianca, 
                        SC Corinthians Alagoano, Fluminense de Feira FC,
                        SER Juventude, Rio Branco FC (AC), TunaLuso Brasileira
Best Finances:          CF Zico (RJ), SE Picos

Third Division Group 7
======================
Highest Reputations:    AS Arapiraquense, Bargu AC, Botafogo FC (SP), 
                        AA Portuguesa, Uberlandia EC, Villa Nova AC
Best Finances:          Cachoeiro FC

Third Division Group 8
======================
Highest Reputations:    Atlético C Goianiense, CS Alagoano, 
                        Desportiva Capixaba, EC Genus Rondoniense,
                        Madureira EC, Mamoré EC
Best Finances:          Andirá EC, Passo Fundo SC

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-             China             -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-g

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   9 February 2003 (Sunday)
Competitions: Chinese National First Division A League
              Chinese National First Division B League
              Chinese FA Cup
              Chinese Super Cup
Awards:       Chinese First Division A Manager of the Month
              Chinese First Division A Player of the Month
              Chinese First Division A Team of the Week
              Chinese First Division A Team of the Year
              Chinese First Division A Young Player of the Month
              Chinese Foreign Player of the Year
              Chinese Golden Boot
              Chinese Manager of the Year
              Chinese Player of the Year
              Chinese Young Player of the Year
              Chinese First Division B Manager of the Month
              Chinese First Division B Player of the Month
              Chinese First Division B Team of the Week
              Chinese First Division B Team of the Year
              Chinese First Division B Top Goalscorer
              Chinese First Division B Young Player of the Month
              Chinese FA Cup Top Goalscorer
Continental:  AFC Champions League
Worldwide:    None

First Division A League
=======================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputations
Best Finances:          Dalian Shide, Bejing Guo'an, Qingdao Yizhang,
                        Shandong Lueng, Shenyang Jinde, Shenshen Jianlibao,
                        Yunnan Hongta, Shanghai Zhongyuan
Best Training:          August First, Chonqing Lifan, Dalian Shide,
                        Qingdao Yizhang, Shanghai Shenhua, Yunnan Hongta
Continental Qualifiers: Dalian Shide (AFC Champions League)
Title Challengers:      Dalian Shide
Continental Hopefuls:   Bejing Guo'an, Shandong Luneng, Shenzhen Jianlibao

First Division B League
=======================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputations
Best Finances:          Jiangsu Shuntian, Wuhan Gaoke, Xiamen Hongshi,
                        Zhejiang Lucheng, Zhuhai Anping
Best Training:          Chengdu Wuniu, Gansu Tianna, Qingdao Hailifeng,
                        Harbin Lan'ge, Nanjng SVT, Xiamen Hongshi,
                        Guangdong Xiongying, Zhuhai Anping
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-           Colombia            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-h

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   18 January 2003 (Saturday)
Competitions: Colombian First Division (First & Second Phases + Playoffs)
              Colombian Second Division (Groups 1-3; First & Second Phases
              + Playoffs)
              No Cup Competitions
Awards:       First Division Team of the Week
              Second Division Team of the Week
Continental:  Copa Libertadores
Worldwide:    Copa Panamericana
              Inter-Continental Cup

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          All teams have "Awful" Facilities
Continental Qualifiers: CD América de Cali (Libertadores)
                        AC Deportivo Cali (Libertadores)
                        CDI Medellín (Libertadores)
Title Challengers:      CDC Atlético Nacional
Continental Hopefuls:   AC Deportivo Cali


Second Division Group 1
=======================
Highest Reputations:    Itaguí FC
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          All teams have "Awful" Facilities
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

Second Division Group 2
=======================
Highest Reputations:    CF Deportivo Rionegro
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          Escuela Carlos Sarmiento Lora, D Real Popayán FC
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

Second Division Group 1
=======================
Highest Reputations:    CN Cúcuta Deportivo
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          CD El Cerrito, Los Pumas de Casanere
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Croatia            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-i

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   23 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: Croatian First Division ( + Playoffs)
              Croatian Second Division North
              Croatian Second Division South
              Croatian Cup
              Croatian Super Cup
Awards:       Croatian First Division Player of the Year
              Croatian First Division Team of the Week
              Croatian First Division Top Goalscorer
              Croatian Second Division NE Player of the Year
              Croatian Second Division NE Team of the Week
              Croatian Second Division NE Top Goalscorer
              Croatian Second Division Player of the Year
              Croatian Second Division Team of the Week
              Croatian Second Division Top Goalscorer
              Croatian Second Division WS Player of the Year
              Croatian Second Division WS Team of the Week
              Croatian Second Division WS Top Goalscorer
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          NK Dinamo, NK Kamen Ingrad, NK Osijek
Continental Qualifiers: NK Dinamo (UEFA Cup)
                        HNK Hadjuk (UEFA Cup)
                        HNK Rijeka (Inter-Toto Cup)
                        NK Slaven Belupo (Inter-Toto Cup)
                        NK Varteks (UEFA Cup)
                        NK Zagreb (Champions Cup)
Title Challengers:      NK Dinamo
Continental Hopefuls:   HNK Rijeka, NK Zagreb

Second Division North
=====================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          NK Belisce, NK Cakovec, NK Dilj, NK Graficar Vodovod,
                        NK Metalac, NK Valpovska Satnica
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      NK Marsonia

Second Division South
=====================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          NK Inker, NK Istra, NK Orijent, NK Croatia Sesvete
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-        Czech Republic         -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-j

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   8 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: Czech First Division
              Czech Second Division
              Czech FA Cup
Awards:       Czech First Division Manager of the Month
              Czech First Division Player of the Month
              Czech First Division Team of the Month
              Czech First Division Team of the Year
              Czech First Division Young Player of the Month
              Czech Manager of the Year
              Czech Player of the Year
              Czech Young Player of the Year
              Czech Second Division Manager of the Month
              Czech Second Division Player of the Month
              Czech Second Division Team of the Month
              Czech Second Division Team of the Year
              Czech Second Division Young Player of the Month
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          Chmel Blsany, Sigma Olomouc, Slavia Prague, Teplice
Continental Qualifiers: Unknown [TODO]
Title Challengers:      Slovan Liberec, Sparta Prague
Continental Hopefuls:   Bohemians Prague, Slavia Prague, Teplice

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          Neratovice, Sigma Olomouc B, Vitkovice
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Opava

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Denmark            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-k

General Info
============
Divisions:    3
Game Start:   23 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: Danish Premier Division
              Danish First Division
              Danish Second Division
              Danish Cup (DONG Cup)
Awards:       Danish Goalkeeper of the Year
              Danish Manager of the Year
              Danish Player of the Year
              Danish Premier Division Player of the Year
              Danish Premier Division Team of the Week
              Danish Premier Division Young Player of the Year
              Danish Team of the Year
              Danish Young Player of the Year
              Danish First Division Player of the Year
              Danish First Division Team of the Week
              Danish First Division Young Player of the Year
              Danish Second Division Player of the Year
              Danish Second Division Team of the Week
              Danish Second Division Young Player of the Year
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          Aalborg Boldspilklub, Brondbyernes Idraetsfoerning,
                        Football Club Copenhagen
Best Training:          Brondbyernes Idraetsfoerning, Football Club Copenhagen
Continental Qualifiers: Akademisk Boldklub (Inter-Toto)
                        Aalborg Boldspilklub (Inter-Toto)
                        Brondbyernes Idraetsfoerning (Champions Cup)
                        Football Club Copenhagen (UEFA Cup)
                        Football Club Midtjylland 1999 (UEFA Cup)
                        Odense Boldklub (UEFA Cup)
Title Challengers:      Brondbyernes Idraetsfoerning, Football Club Copenhagen
Continental Hopefuls:   Aalborg Boldspilklub

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          All teams have "Good" Training except FC Aarhus and
                        Boldklubben Skjold of 1915
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    Numerous teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          All teams have "Good" Training except FC Nordjylland
                        and Korup
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Kolding FC

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            England            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-l

General Info
============
Divisions:    5
Game Start:   14 July 2002 (Sunday)
Competitions: English Premier Division
              English First Division
              English Second Division
              English Third Division
              English Conference
              English FA Cup
              English League Cup
              English Community Shield
              English Vans Trophy
              English FA Trophy
Awards:       English Footballer of the Year
              English Players Player of the Year
              English Players Premier Division Select
              English Players Young Player of the Year
              English Premier Division Manager of the Month
              English Premier Division Manager of the Year
              English Premier Division Player of the Month
              English Premier Division Team of the Week
              English Premier Division Young Player of the Month
              English First Division Manager of the Month
              English First Division Manager of the Year
              English First Division Player of the Month
              English First Division Team of the Week
              English First Division Young Player of the Month
              English Players First Division Select
              English Second Division Manager of the Month
              English Second Division Manager of the Year
              English Second Division Player of the Month
              English Second Division Team of the Week
              English Second Division Young Player of the Month
              English Players Second Division Select
              English Third Division Manager of the Month
              English Third Division Manager of the Year
              English Third Division Player of the Month
              English Third Division Team of the Week
              English Third Division Young Player of the Month
              English Players Third Division Select
              English Conference Manager of the Month
              English Conference Manager of the Year
              English Conference Player of the Month
              English Conference Team of the Week
              English Conference Young Player of the Month
              English Players Conference Select
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    Arsenal, Chelsea, Leeds United, Liverpool, 
                        Manchester United, Newcastle United
Best Finances:          Arsenal, Aston Villa, Birmingham City, 
                        Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Charlton Athletic,
                        Fulham, Liverpool, Manchester United, Middlesborough,
                        Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur,
                        West Bromwich Albion
Best Training:          Arsenal, Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United, Liverpool,
                        Manchester City, Manchester United, Middlesborough,
                        Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur
Continental Qualifiers: Arsenal (Champions Cup)
                        Aston Villa (Inter-Toto)
                        Blackburn Rovers (UEFA Cup)
                        Chelsea (UEFA Cup)
                        Fulham (Inter-Toto)
                        Leeds United (UEFA Cup)
                        Liverpool (Champions Cup)
                        Manchester United (Champions Cup)
                        Newcastle United (Champions Cup)
Title Challengers:      Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United, 
                        Newcastle United
Continental Hopefuls:   Aston Villa, Chelsea, Leeds United, Tottenham Hotspur

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    Numerous teams have "National" Reputations
Best Finances:          Numerous teams have "Okay" finances
Best Training:          Burnley, Leicester City, Millwall, Norwich City,
                        Nottingham Forest, Reading, Rotterham United,
                        Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke City,
                        Watford, Wimbledon
Continental Qualifiers: Ipswich Town (UEFA Cup)
Title Challengers:      Ipswich Town, Leicester City

Second Division
===============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "Regional" Reputation
Best Finances:          Cardiff City, Wigan Athletic
Best Training:          Barnsley, Brentford, Cheltenham Town, Crew Alexandra,
                        Notts County, Oldham Athletic, Peterborough United,
                        Port Vale, Queens Park Rangers, Stockport County,
                        Wigan Athletic
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Bristol City, Cardiff City, Wigan Athletic

Third Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    Numerous teams have "Regional" Reputation
Best Finances:          Carlisle United, Darlington
Best Training:          AFC Bournemouth, Bristol Rovers, Bury, Exeter,
                        Leyton Orient, Lincoln, Rushden & Diamonds,
                        Scunthorpe United, Southend United, Torquay United,
                        Wrexham, York City
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      AFC Bournemouth

Conference
==========
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "Local" Reputation
Best Finances:          Numerous teams have "Okay" finances
Best Training:          Burton Albion, Farnborough Town, 
                        Gravesend and Northfleet, Hereford United,
                        Kettering Town, Leigh RMI, Margate, Morecambe,
                        Stevenage Borough, Telford United, Yeovil
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Finland            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-m

General Info
============
Divisions:    2
Game Start:   22 March 2003 (Saturday)
Competitions: Finnish Premier Division
              Finnish First Division
              Finnish Cup
Awards:       Finnish Player of the Year
              Finnish Premier Division Goalkeeper of the Year
              Finnish Premier Division Manager of the Month
              Finnish Premier Division Manager of the Year
              Finnish Premier Division Player of the Month
              Finnish Premier Division Player of the year
              Finnish Premier Division Team of the Month
              Finnish Premier Division Team of the Year
              Finnish Premier Division Top Goalscorer
              Finnish Young Player of the Year
              Finnish First Division Manager of the Month
              Finnish First Division Player of the Month
              Finnish First Division Top Goalscorer
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" Finances
Best Training:          FC Lahti, HJK
Continental Qualifiers: FC Haka (Inter-Toto)
                        HJK (UEFA Cup)
                        MyPA (UEFA Cup)
                        Tampere United (Champions Cup)
Title Challengers:      None
Continental Hopefuls:   HJK, Tampere United

First Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    All teams have "National" Reputation
Best Finances:          All teams have "Okay" finances
Best Training:          OLS
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            France             -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-n

General Info
============
Divisions:    3
Game Start:   15 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: French First League
              French Second League
              French National
              French Cup
              French League Cup
              French Champions Trophy
Awards:       French Foreign Player of the Year
              French League One Club of the Year
              French League One Player of the Month
              French League One Star Goalkeeper of the Season
              French League One Star of the Season
              French League One Stars Team of the Season
              French League One Team of the Week
              French League One Top Goalscorer
              French Manager of the Season
              French Manager of the Year
              French Player of the Year
              French Players League One Goalkeeper of the Season
              French Players League One Player of the Season
              French Players Most Promising Player
              French Revelation of the Year
              French League Two Club of the Year
              French League Two Manager of the Season
              French League Two Manager of the Year
              French League Two Player of the Year
              French League Two Star Goalkeeper of the Season
              French League Two Stars Team of the Season
              French League Two Team of the Week
              French League Two Top Goalscorer
              French Players League Two Goalkeeper of the Season
              French Players League Two Player of the Season
              French Amateur Club of the Year
              French National Star Player of the Year
              French National Top Goalscorer
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

First League
============
Highest Reputations:    Marseille, Paris SG
Best Finances:          Ajaccio, Auxerre, Bastia, Bordeaux, Guingamp, 
                        Le Havre, Lens, Lille, Marseille, Montpellier,
                        Nantes, Nice, Paris SG, Rennes, Sedan, Sochaux
Best Training:          Auxerre, Bordeaux, Lens, Marseille, Nantes,
                        Rennes, Strasbourg, Troyes
Continental Qualifiers: [TODO]
Title Challengers:      Lyon, Marseille, Paris SG
Continental Hopefuls:   Auxerre, Bordeaux, Lille

Second League
=============
Highest Reputations:    Amiens, Beavais, Caen, Chateauroux, Geugnon, Istres,
                        Laval, Le Mans, Lorient, Metz, Nancy, Niort, 
                        Saint-Etienne, Toulouse, Valence, Wasquehal
Best Finances:          Ameins, Caen, Clermont, Créteil, Grenoble, Istres,
                        Le Mans, Lorient, Metz, Nancy, Niort, Reims, 
                        Saint-Etienne, Toulouse
Best Training:          Saint-Etienne
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Metz, Saint-Etienne

National
========
Highest Reputations:    Alés, Angers, Cannes, Louhans, Martigues, Nimes,
                        Rouen, Valenciennes
Best Finances:          Angouleme, Beaucaire, Besancon, Cherbourg, Dijon,
                        La Roche, Pau, Romorantin, Sete, Trélissac, Viry
Best Training:          Nimes
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      Cannes, Nimes

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-            Germany            -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: iv-o

General Info
============
Divisions:    3
Game Start:   30 June 2002 (Saturday)
Competitions: German First Division
              German Second Division
              German Regional Division North
              German Regional Division South
              German Cup
              German League Cup
Awards:       German Defender of the Year
              German First Division Manager of the Year
              German First Division Player of the Month
              German First Division Team of the Week
              German First Division Top Goalscorer
              German Goalkeeper of the Year
              German Midfielder of the Year
              German Player of the Year
              German Striker of the Year
              German Second Division Manager of the Year
              German Second Division Player of the Month
              German Second Division Team of the Week
              German Second Division Top Goalscorer
Continental:  Champions Cup
              UEFA Cup
              Inter-Toto Cup
              Super Cup
Worldwide:    Inter-Continental Cup

Premier Division
================
Highest Reputations:    Dortmund, FC Bayern, HSV, Hertha BSC, Leverkusen,
                        Schalke 04, Werder Bremen
Best Finances:          Dortmund, FC Bayern, Schalke 04
Best Training:          Dortmund, FC Bayern, HSV, Leverkusen, Schalke 04,
                        Werder Bremen
Continental Qualifiers: Dortmund (Champions Cup)
                        FC Bayern (Champions Cup)
                        Hertha BSC (UEFA Cup)
                        Kaiserslautern (Inter-Toto)
                        Leverkusen (Champions Cup)
                        Schalke 04 (UEFA Cup)
                        VfB Stuttgart (Inter-Toto)
                        Werder Bremen (UEFA Cup)
Title Challengers:      Dortmund, FC Bayern, Schalke 04
Continental Hopefuls:   Hertha BSC, Leverkusen

Second Division
==============
Highest Reputations:    None [TODO]
Best Finances:          None
Best Training:          None
Continental Qualifiers: None
Title Challengers:      None


          -=================================================-
          -=                  PLAYER GUIDE                 =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: v

Introduction
============
Player Values are rouned off to the nearest 100k (for below 1m values)
or .5m or .0m for higher values. This means a player marked 100k may be
valued as low as 2k. The reason I did this is that player values vary 
very much from game to game.

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-           Attackers           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: v-a

Name                 | Age   | Nationality   | Club               | Value
=========================================================================
Adrian Mutu            23      ROM             Parma                24m
Adriano                20      BRA             Parma                18m
Alan Shearer           32      ENG             Newcastle            11m
Alexander Farnerud     18      SWE             Landskrona           500k
Alexandros Papadopoulos16      GRE             Eth Asteras          100k
Andreas Holm           16      NOR             Ost                  Free
Andrei Pereploytkin    17      UKR             Southampton          800k
Andres Mendoza         24      PER             Club Brugge          700k
Andriy Shevchenko      26      UKR             Milan                41m
Arjen Robben           18      HOL             PSV                  11m
Beli MouMouni Dagano   21      BFA             Genk                 1.5m
Ben May                18      ENG             Millwall             500k
Bobby Zamora           21      ENG             Brighton             2m
Claudio Lopez          28      ARG/SPA         Lazio                10m
Darius Vassell         21      ENG             Aston Villa          9m
Emmanuel Olisadebe     23      POL             Panithanikos         11m
Gary Doherty           22      IRL             Tottenham            3.5m
Kaka                   20      BRA             Sao Paulo            8m
Onandi Lowe            27      JAM             Rushden              100k
Robbie Keane           22      IRL             Tottenham            11m
Robinho                18      BRA             Santos               3.5m
Ronaldinho             22      BRA             Paris SG             11m
Wayne Rooney           16      ENG/IRL         Everton              Free
Wilfred Bouma          24      HOL             PSV                  11m
Yoo Sang-Chul          30      SK              Ulsan                5m

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          Midfielders          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: v-b

Name                 | Age   | Nationality   | Club               | Value
=========================================================================
Aggellos Basinas       26      GRE             PAO                  4.5m
Aldo Ducher            23      ARG/AUT         Deportivo            3.5m
Alessandro Santos      24      JAP/BRA         S-Pulse              2m
Alessio Tacchinardi    27      ITA             Juventus             4.5m
Alexander Farnerud     18      SWE             Landskrona           500k
Alexei Smertin         27      RUS/UKR         Bordeaux             3m
Alou Diarra            21      FRA/SEN         Le Havre             100k
Anderson               19      BRA             Flamengo             100k
Andrea Pirlo           23      ITA             Milan                12m
Andres D'Alessandro    21      ARG             River                12m
Andres Iniesta         18      SPA             Barcelona            1.5m
Andriy Husin           29      UKR             Dinamo Kiev          4.5m
Antoliy Tymoschuk      23      UKR             Shakhtar             5m
Artur Numan            32      HOL             Rangers              2.5m
Barry Ferguson         26      SCO             Rangers              12m
Brett Emerton          23      AUS             Feyenoord            7m
Bruno Cheyrou          25      FRA             Liverpool            9m
Chris Bart-Williams    28      ENG             Charlton             2.5m
Christian Karembu      31      FRA/NCL         Olympiakos           4m
Christian Nerlinger    29      GER             Rangers              2.5m
Christian Ziege        30      GER             Tootenham            7m
Clarence Acuna         27      CHI             Newcastle            4.5m
Clarence Seedorf       26      HOL/SUR         Milan                10m
Claude Makelele        29      FRA/DRC         Real Madrid          6.5m
Claudio Husain         27      ARG             River                4.5m
Cosmin Contra          26      ROM             Atletico Madrid      5m
Cristian Ledesma       23      ARG             HSV                  3m
Cristiano Zanetti      25      ITA             Inter                4.5m
Damiano Zenoni         25      ITA             Atalanta             7.5m
David Prutton          20      ENG             Southampton          3m
Derek McInnes          31      SCO             WBA                  2.5m
Dimitrios Grammozis    24      GRE             Kaiserslautern       2m
Edgar Davids           29      HOL/SUR         Juventus             18m
Emerson                30      BRA/POR         Atletico Madrid      6.5m
Esteban Cambiasso      21      ARG             Real Madrid          5.5m
Evanilson              26      BRA             Dortmund             5m
Fabio Paim             13      POR             Sporting Lisbon      Free
Fabio Rochemback       20      BRA             Barcelona            5m
Fernando Meira         24      POR             VfB Stuttgart        3m
Flavio Conceicao       28      BRA/SPA         Real Madrid          5m
Freddy Adu             13      USA/GHA         No Club              Free
Gabor Gyepes           21      HUN             Ferencvaros          3.5m
Gabri                  23      SPA             Barcelona            4m
Gerardo Torrado        23      MEX             Sevilla              4m
Geremi                 23      CMR             Middlesborough       4m
Gianluca Pessotto      32      ITA             Juventus             5m
Gianluca Zambrotta     25      ITA             Juventus             5.5m
Gilberto               25      BRA             Arsenal              5.5m
Giuliano Giannichedda  27      ITA             Lazio                4.5m
Gonzalo Colsa          25      SPA             Vallodolid           5m
Guly                   28      ARG/ITA         Inter                3.5m
Hakan Unsal            29      TUR             Galatasaray          4m
Harold Lozano          30      COL/SPA         Mallorca             4m
Hierro                 34      SPA             Real Madrid          3m
Ibrahim Said           22      EGY             Al-Ahly              250k
Igor Demo              27      SVK             Munchengladbach      4.5m
Igor Tudor             24      CRO             Juventus             7m
Ivan Helguera          27      SPA             Real Madrid          12m
Jamie Carragher        24      ENG             Liverpool            8m
Jarkko Wiss            30      FIN             Hibernian            1m
Javier Zanetti         29      ARG/ITA         Inter                20m
Joe Cole               19      ENG             West Ham             6m
Johan Mjallby          31      SWE             Celtic               2.5m
Johann Vogel           25      SWI             PSV                  9.5m
John O'Brien           25      USA             Ajax                 7m
Jose Ignacio           28      SPA             Celta                4.5m
Jose Maria Movilla     27      SPA             Atletico Madrid      5m
Josep Guardiola        31      SPA             Brescia              7m
Juan Pablo Sorin       26      ARG             Barcelona            5m
Julio Cesar Enciso     27      PAR             Olimpia              3m
Junior                 29      BRA             Parma                4m
Kaka                   20      BRA             Sao Paulo            8m
Kakhaber Kaladze       24      GEO             Milan                6m
Kevin Nolan            20      ENG             Bolton               2.5m
Kim Kallstrom          19      SWE             Djurgarden           1m
Kleberson              23      BRA             Atlético Paranaense  5.5m
Lauren                 25      CMR/SPA         Arsenal              3.5m
Lionel Scaloni         24      ARG/ITA         Deportivo            4m
Luca Di Biagio         31      ITA             Inter                9m
Mancini                21      BRA             Atlético Miniero     6.5m
Marcel Desailly        33      FRA/GHA         Chelsea              2.5m
Markus Heikkinen       23      FIN             Portsmouth           400k
Massimo Donati         21      ITA             Torino               4m
Matias Jesus Almeyda   28      ARG/ITA         Inter                4m
Matteo Brighi          21      ITA             Juventus             11m
Michael Carrick        21      ENG             West Ham             3m
Mike Zonneveld         21      HOL             NEC                  2m
Ned Zelic              31      AUS/CRO         Urawa Reds           300k
Niclas Jensen          27      DEN             Man City             2.5m
Niko Kovac             30      CRO/GER         FC Bayern            4m
Olivier Dacourt        26      FRA             Leeds                3m
Owen Hargreaves        21      ENG/CAN         FC Bayern            7.5m
Pablo Thiam            28      GUI/GER         Wolfsburg            4.5m
Patrick Viera          26      FRA/SEN         Arsenal              21m
Paul Codrea            24      ROM             Palermo              1.5m
Paul Konchesky         21      ENG             Charlton             3m
Pawel Streak           18      POL             Wisla Krakow         300k
Penbe Ergun            30      TUR             Galatasray           4m
Peter Luccin           23      FRA/MAR         Celta                3.5m
Philip Cocu            31      HOL             Barcelona            7.5m
Pierre Wome            23      CAM             Fulham               3m
Radek Bejbl            30      CZE             Slavia Prague        3m
Radoslaw Kaluzny       28      POL             Leverkusen           4m
Roger                  25      SPA             Espanyol             4m
Rogerio                26      BRA             Corinthians          3.5m
Ronnie Wallwork        29      ENG             WBA                  2m
Roy Keane              31      IRL             Man Utd              16m
Ruben Baraja           27      SPA             Valencia             12m
Sabri Lamouchi         30      FRA             Parma                4m
Santiago Solari        26      ARG             Real Madrid          11m
Scott Parker           21      ENG             Charlton             3m
Serginho               31      BRA             Milan                4m
Sergio                 25      SPA             Deportivo            9.5m
Silvinho               28      BRA             Celta                4.5m
Stephan Appiah         21      GHA             Brescia              3.5m
Steven Gerrard         22      ENG             Liverpool            8m
Teemu Tainio           22      FIN             Auxerre              2.5m
Theo Lucius            25      HOL             PSV                  2.5m
Thomas Gravesen        25      DEN             Everton              8m
Thomas Hengen          28      GER             Kaiserslauten        3.5m
Tobias Linderoth       23      SWE             Everton              2.5m
Viktor Onopko          33      RUS/UKR         Rayo Vallecano       1.5m
Vincent Candela        28      FRA             Roma                 9m
Wayne Bridge           22      ENG             Southampton          8m
Wilfred Bouma          24      HOL             PSV                  11m
Xabi Alonso            20      SPA/BSQ         Real Sociedad        6.5m
Yoo Sang-Chul          30      SK              Ulsan                5m
Ze Elias               26      BRA/ITA         Mallorca             4m



                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-           Defenders           -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: v-c

Name                 | Age   | Nationality   | Club               | Value
=========================================================================
Adam Drury             23      ENG             Norwich              400k
Aimo Stefano Diana     24      ITA             Reggiana             3.5m
Aitor Karanka          29      SPA/BSQ         Athletic Bilbao      5.5m
Alexandre              27      BRA             Palmeiras            600k
Anderson               19      BRA             Flamengo             100k
Anderson Polga         21      BRA             Gremio               3m
Andreas Svensson       16      SWE             GAIS                 100k
Andrew Mumford         23      WAL             Swansea              200k
Ariel Gracé            23      ARG             River                3.5m
Arkadiusz Glowacki     23      POL             Wisla Krakow         2m
Ashley Cole            21      ENG             Arsenal              7m
Ashley Oarton          16      ENG             Notts County         Free
Asik Emre              28      TUR             Galatasray           3.5m
Athirson               25      BRA             Flamengo             1.5m
Bixente Lizarazu       32      FRA/BSQ         FC Bayern            7.5m
Boris Zivkovic         26      CRO             Leverkusen           4m
Carl Fletcher          23      ENG             Bournmouth           100k
Cetin Servet           21      TUR             Denizlispor          500k
Choi Jin-Chul          31      SK              Chonbuk              3.5m
Christian Chivu        22      ROM             Ajax                 7m
Christian Panucci      29      ITA             Roma                 7m
Christophe Metzelder   21      GER             Dortmund             11m
Ciro Ferrarra          35      ITA             Juventus             1.5m
Clint Hill             23      ENG             Oldham               100k
Cris                   25      BRA             Leverkusen           4m
Daniele Adani          28      ITA             Inter                3.5m
Daniel van Buyten      25      BEL             Marseille            7.5m
Danny Mills            25      ENG             Leeds                4.5m
Dario Simic            26      CRO             Milan                4m
Diego Crosa            26      ARG             Boca                 2m
Dominic Matteo         28      SCO/ENG         Leeds                4m
Eddie Pope             28      USA             MetroStars           1.5m
Fabio Cannavaro        29      ITA             Inter                12m
Fabio Coloccini        20      ARG/ITA         Atlético Madrid      5m
Gabri                  23      SPA             Barcelona            4m
Gabriel Milito         21      ARG/ITA         Independiente        7m
Gary Doherty           22      IRL             Tottenham            3.5m
Geremi                 23      CMR             Middlesborough       4m
Gilberto Martinez      22      COS             Brescia              4.5m
Goran Djorovic         30      YUG             Deportivo            3.5m
Hannu Tihinen          26      FIN             Anderlecht           500k
Heinze Gabriel Ivan    23      ITA/ARG         PSG                  4m
Hong Myung-Bo          33      SK              Los Angeles          3m
Hugo Ibara             28      ARG             Boca                 700k
Ian Harte              24      IRL             Leeds                3.5m
Ibrahim Said           22      EGY             Al-Ahly              250k
Ibrahim Sonko          19      GHA             Crewe                100k
Isaac Okoronkwo        24      NIG             Shaktar              4m
Ivan Campo             28      SPA             Bolton               4m
Ivan Hurtado           26      ECU             No Club              Free
Jamie Carragher        24      ENG             Liverpool            8m
Jari Ilola             24      FIN             Elfsborg             500k
Joan Capdevila         24      SPA             Deportivo            4m
John Terry             21      ENG             Chelsea              5.5m
John Welsh             20      ENG             Liverpool            700k
Joleon Lescott         20      ENG             Wolves               700k
Jonathan Woodgate      21      ENG             Leeds                5.5m
Jonathan Zebina        24      FRA             Roma                 3.5m
Jorge Andrade          24      POR             Deportivo            3m
Jose García Calvo      27      SPA             Atlético Madrid      3.5m
Josip Simunic          24      CRO/AUS         Hertha               4m
Juanfran               26      SPA             Celta                4m
Juan Valesco           25      SPA             Celta                4m
Junior                 29      BRA             Parma                4m
Junior Baiano          32      BRA             No Club              Free
Kees van Wonderen      33      HOL             Feyenoord            4.5m
Lasha Chelidze         17      GEO             Gaz Gaz              100k
Lazlo Bodnar           24      HUN             Dinamo Kiev          4m
Lee Wilkie             22      SCO             Dundee               2.5m
Lillian Thuram         30      FRA/GLP         Juventus             9m
Lionel Scaloni         24      ARG/ITA         Deportivo            4m
Litos                  28      POR             Malaga               3m
Luciano Zauri          26      ITA             Atalanta             10m
Lúcio                  24      BRA             Leverkusen           11m
Luigi Sala             28      ITA             Atalanta             3m
Mancini                21      BRA             Atlético Miniero     6.5m
Marcello Castellini    29      ITA             Bologna              3.5m
Marchena               23      SPA             Valencia             4m
Martin Laursen         25      DEN             Milan                3.5m
Michael Dawson         18      ENG             Nottingham Forest    1.5m
Michael Reiziger       29      HOL             Barcelona            5m
Michal Stasiak         21      POL             Widzew Lodz          300k
Michel Salgado         26      SPA             Real Madrid          6m
Mikael Silvestre       25      FRA/GLP         Man Utd              5.5m
Mike Duff              24      NIR             Cheltenham           300k
Mike Zonneveld         21      HOL             NEC                  2m
Mladen Krstajik        29      YUG             Werden Bremen        3.5m
Murat Yakin            27      TUR/SWI         Basel                2.5m
Nemanja Vidic          20      YUG             Red Star             3.5m
Nicolas Burdisso       21      ARG             Boca                 3.5m
Nicolas Gillet         25      FRA             Nantes               2.5m
Nigel de Jong          18      HOL             Ajax                 2m
Nikolas Dabizas        28      GRE             Newcastle            3m
Noureddine Naybet      32      MOR             Deportivo            6m
Pablo Rotchen          29      ARG             Monterrey            3m
Paul Konchesky         21      ENG             Charlton             3m
Phillipe Mexés         20      FRA             Auxerre              4.5m
Puyol                  24      SPA             Barcelona            18m
Rafael Marquez         23      MEX             Monaco               4.5m
Ricardo Rocha          24      POR             Benfica              4m
Rio Ferdinand          24      ENG             Man Utd              11m
Robert Kovac           28      CRO/GER         FC Bayern            7.5m
Roberto Carlos         29      BRA             Real Madrid          17m
Roger                  25      SPA             Espanyol             4m
Romero                 31      SPA             Deportivo            5m
Roque Junior           25      BRA             Milan                5m
Santiago Hernán Solari 26      ARG             Real Madrid          11m
Sergio                 25      SPA             Celta                3.5m
Stefan Henchoz         27      SWI             Liverpool            5m
Stephen Carr           26      IRL             Tottenham            3.5m
Theo Lucius            25      HOL             PSV                  2.5m
Titus Bramble          21      ENG             Newcastle            2m
Tomas Hubschman        20      CZE             Sparta Prague        5m
Tomasz Waldoch         31      POL             Schalke 04           3m
Tom Coulson            17      ENG             Chester              100k
Vladyslav Vaschuk      25      UKR             Dinamo Kiev          4m
Washington Tais        29      URU/SPA         Betis                3m
Wayne Bridge           22      ENG             Southampton          8m
Zdenek Grygera         22      CZE             Sparta Prague        2.5m

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          Goalkeepers          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: v-d

Name                 | Age   | Nationality   | Club               | Value
=========================================================================
Andreas Isaksson       20      SWE             Djurgarden          2m
Andy Marshall          28      ENG             Ipswich             1.5m
Bogdon Labont          24      ROM             Ajax                3m
Brad Friedel           31      USA             Blackburn           2.5m
Daniel Aranzubía       23      SPA/BSQ         Athletic Bilbao     1.5m
Dembo Touray           22      GAM             Djurgarden          200k
Franco Costanzo        22      ARG             River Plate         2m
Frank Rost             30      GER             Schalke 04          3m
Gianluca Pagliuca      36      ITA             Bologna             3.5m
Gianluigi Buffon       24      ITA             Juventus            15m
Grégory Coupet         29      FRA             Lyon                4m
Hans-Jorg Butt         28      GER             Leverkusen          2.5m
Henri Sillanpaa        23      FIN             TP 47               Free
Iker Casillas          21      SPA             Real Madrid         8.5m
Imanol Exteberría      28      SPA             Rayo Vallecano      400k
Ivan Pelizzoli         21      ITA             Roma                3.5m
Jerzy Dudek            29      POL             Liverpool           4.5m
Joe Murphy             20      IRL             WBA                 700k
José Manuel Pinto      26      SPA             Celta               600k
Jussi Jaaskelainen     27      FIN             Bolton              3m
Kike                   31      SPA/BSQ         Poli Ejido          100k
Lee Woon-Jae           29      SK              Suwon               3m
Leo Franco             24      ARG/ITA         Mallorca            3m 
Marcos                 28      BRA             Palmeiras           2.5m
Massimo Taibi          32      ITA             Atalanta            3.5m  
Mickael Landreau       23      FRA             Nantes              3.5m
Nicolas Penneteau      21      FRA             Bastia              1.5m
Nikki Bull             23      ENG             Aldershot           100k
Oliver Kahn            33      GER             FC Bayern           20m
Oscar Córdoba          24      COL             Besiktas            4m
Pedro Contreras        30      SPA             Málaga              3m
Rob Green              22      ENG             Norwich             5m
Roy Carroll            24      NI              Man Utd             3.5m
Sebastian Saja         23      ARG             San Lorenzo         3.5m
Sébastien Frey         22      FRA             Parma               3m
Shay Given                     IRL             Newcastle
Stuart Taylor          22      ENG             Arsenal             1.5m
Tim Howard             23      USA             MetroStars          400k
Tomislav Butina        28      CRO             Dinamo              700k






          -=================================================-
          -=                   TRAINING                    =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: vi

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          Introduction         -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: vi-a

Guide to schemes
================
Firstly I will list the game's description for the training scheme.
Then I will list what the training involves in each area (out of 8)

Training Types
==============
Some schemes are only for outfield players, some are for goalkeepers
and others are for both. Don't give a player a training scheme which
isn't for his position, because this can only hinder his development

When to Train?
==============
How much training am I to do? How much rest am I to give my players?
Most people suggest to rest the players after match days (there is
an option in the game to do this), give the players Sundays off, and
Saturday afternoons. (i.e 5 rest periods a week). Some other players
change this around and give the players rest periods each day at
varying times. It's really up to you. At the end I have included some
custom training schemes to help you. If you have a scheme you find
works, tell me about it on my message board.

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          All Players          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: vi-b

5-a-side (Large Pitch)
======================
Small sided games on larger pitches. Though the players will tire quicker, 
they will build up stamina, improve their work rate and develop good 
passing and movement.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       5
Movement:      5
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    2
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       2
Team Work:     5

5-a-side (Small Pitch)
======================
Small sided games on smaller pitches. Players will improve their marking, 
movement and ability to think quickly. Outfield players are also 
encouraged to get plenty of shots on target, enabling goalkeepers 
to hone their reflexes and practice one-on-one situations. 
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       2
Movement:      5
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    2
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       2
Team Work:     5

Cross Country
=============
Particularly effective during pre-season to get your players fit for 
the campaign ahead, cross-country running improves stamina and encourages 
weight loss. This exercise is claimed to have a multiplying effect on 
other aspects of training.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       7
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

Crosses
=======
This exercise encourages your players to deliver lofted or driven balls 
into the box. Your midfield players will be taught to hit the right 
areas with their crosses and your attackers will learn to time their 
runs to receive the ball in the best positions.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       0
Movement:      2
Reflexes:      5
Set Pieces:    7
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 7
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     2

Overloading (Attacking)
=======================
By outnumbering the defence in this exercise, your attackers will 
be encouraged to make use of the extra men down the flanks and get 
crosses into the box. Your strikers will improve their movement and 
get used to finishing off moves.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       2
Movement:      7
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    2
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 2
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     7

Overloading (Defensive)
=======================
By using more attackers than defenders, this exercise encourages 
defenders to hold their defensive line and learn which parts of the 
pitch are most vulnerable to attack. By encouraging tight marking, 
teamwork and positional play, overloading will also improve the 
link between your goalkeeper and his defence.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       2
Movement:      7
Reflexes:      5
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     3

Penalties
=========
Gives your players the opportunity to practise taking penalties and 
increase their composure. This session is most useful before those 
dreaded penalty shoot-outs in cup competitions.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      5
Set Pieces:    5
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 7
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

Pig In The Middle
=================
This moderate session involves several players passing the ball 
amongst themselves within a set perimeter whilst one or two 
others try to win the ball back. While creating a fun and 
relaxed atmosphere, your players will particularly improve 
their anticipation and first touch.
Ball control:  7
Fitness:       5
Movement:      5
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     5

Set Pieces (Attacking)
======================
In this routine, your players will work on their attacking set 
pieces for the big match. By training your set piece takers to 
deliver accurate free-kicks, corners, penalties and long throws, 
your team will improve its chances of scoring from these situations.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       0
Movement:      3
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    7
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     3

Set Pieces (Defensive)
======================
In this session, both your goalkeepers and outfield players will 
practice defending the set piece scenarios that occur within a game. 
This will improve their anticipation, marking and positioning.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       2
Movement:      2
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    7
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 2
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     5

Sprints
=======
Sprinting over short distances with lots of repetition, this exercise 
improves the acceleration, pace and balance of your players.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       7
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

Tactical Training
=================
This session is tactics specific and gives the players a chance to 
analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the opposition. This will 
include watching videos of previous games, studying tactics and 
identifying danger men. As a very important part of preperation 
for both the team and the individual, players will improve their 
ability to make decisions and work as a team.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       0
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     5

Technique
=========
This exercise encourages your players to improve their ball control, 
passing and dribbling. Players will work mainly on skill, using all 
parts of the body to improve first touch and control.
Ball control:  7
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 7
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

Training Match
==============
By playing the selected first team against a second string in a full match,
this high intensity session will give your players a chance to play together
but is also guaranteed to tire them out. Amongst other things, this exercise
improves passing, communication and positioning.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       5
Movement:      2
Reflexes:      2
Set Pieces:    2
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 2
Tactics:       2
Team Work:     2

Weight Training
===============
Weight training builds up muscle definition, including the hamstrings, 
calf, upper body and neck muscles. At low intensity it can reduce a player's 
chance of injury, but too much weight training can result in loss of balance,
mobility and pace.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       5
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          Goalkeepers          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: vi-c

Agility (GK)
============
Training with goalkeeping coach to improve reflexes and agility.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      7
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     2

Distribution
============
Training with your goalkeeping coach to ensure good recycling of possession
and improve distribution from goalkicks.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      5
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 5
Tactics:       2
Team Work:     5

Handling
========
Training with the goalkeeper coach to practice positioning and get a feel 
for the ball.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      7
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      2
Shot Stopping: 7
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

Shot Stopping
=============
This exercise encourages your goalkeepers to get their body behind 
the ball and stop powerful shots confidently.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      7
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 7
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0

                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-          Outfielders          -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: vi-d

Agility
=======

Although not fitness intensive, your players will develop a better fluid 
motion through running, turning and shifting their body weight. This 
exercise particularly improves acceleration, balance and coordination.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      5
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     2

Closing-Down Session
====================
In this exercise, three small sided teams play within a set perimeter. 
Two teams attempt to keep hold of the ball whilst the third team 
endeavours to dispossess them. Constant movement ensures players will 
build up their stamina and also develop their vision, communication and 
ball skills. Positional play, tackling and team work will also be improved.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       5
Movement:      5
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     5

Heading
=======
Heading exercises help your players to strengthen their neck muscles 
and get distance on headers. As well as improving their ability to clear 
the ball quickly and efficiently from dangerous situations, your players 
will get better at flick-ons, knock-downs and scoring headers.
Ball control:  5
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     2

Shadow Play
===========
This low-pace session, best implemented only a couple of days before a 
match, literally walks the players through what is expected of them in 
the next match. As well as getting the players comfortable on the ball, 
this exercise improves teamwork, decisions and movement.
Ball control:  0
Fitness:       2
Movement:      7
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      0
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       5
Team Work:     5

Shooting
========
This exercise increases the awareness of your players in and around the 
box and your strikers will gain confidence from hitting the net regularly 
in training. As well as improving their touch and ability to volley, this 
session will also encourage your players to practise shooting with their 
weaker foot. Other benefits include increased composure, anticipation 
and ability to shoot from distance.
Ball control:  2
Fitness:       2
Movement:      0
Reflexes:      0
Set Pieces:    0
Shooting:      7
Shot Stopping: 0
Tactics:       0
Team Work:     0


                  =---------------------------------=
                  =-        Custom Training        -=
                  =---------------------------------=

Search Field: vi-e

Goalkeepers (by  Christos Papouis)
=========== 
Day        Morning        Afternoon         Evening
---------------------------------------------------
Sunday:    [Rest]         [Rest]            [Rest]
Monday:    Agility (GK)   5-a-side small    Distribution
Tuesday:   Distribution   Agility(GK)       Handling
Wednesday: Handling       Overloading (def) Shot Stopping
Thursday:  Shot stopping  Weight training   Agility(GK)
Friday:    Penalties      Handling          Shot stopping
Saturdy:   Shot stopping  [Rest]            [Rest]

Defenders  (by  Christos Papouis)
=========
Day        Morning           Afternoon            Evening
---------------------------------------------------------
Sunday:    [Rest]            [Rest]               [Rest]
Monday:    Overloading (def) Heading              5-a-side large
Tuesday:   Heading           Pig in the middle    5-a-side small
Wednesday: Heading           Clossing down        Tactical training
Thursday:  Heading           Sprints              Set pieces (Def)
Friday:    Overloading (def) Technique            Sprints
Saturday:  Set pieces (def)  [Rest]               [Rest]

Midfielders  (by  Christos Papouis)
===========
Day        Morning           Afternoon            Evening
---------------------------------------------------------
Sunday:    Penalties         [Rest]               [Rest]
Monday:    Crosses           Set Pieces (att)     Technique
Tuesday:   Crosses           Sprints              Agility
Wednesday: Crosses           Set Pieces (att)     Pig in the Middle
Thursday:  Crosses           Shooting             Pig in the middle
Friday:    Crosses           Sprints              Set pieces (att)
Saturday:  Shooting          Sprints              [Rest[

Strikers  (by  Christos Papouis)
========
Day        Morning           Afternoon            Evening
---------------------------------------------------------
Sunday:    Penalties         [Rest]               [Rest]
Monday:    Shooting          Overloading (att)    Crosses
Tuesday:   Shooting          Sprints              Heading
Wednesday: Shooting          Sprints              Shadow play
Thursday:  Shooting          Overloading (att)    Technique
Friday:    Shooting          Set pieces (att)     tactical training
Saturday:  Sprints           Heading              [Rest]

Under 21s  (by  Christos Papouis)
=========
Day        Morning           Afternoon            Evening
---------------------------------------------------------
Sunday:    Penalties         [Rest]               [Rest]
Monday:    Heading           Overloading (att)    [Rest]
Tuesday:   Shooting          Overloading (def)    Weight training
Wednesday: Shooting          Sprints              tactical training 
Thursday:  Shooting          Sprints              Cross country 
Friday:    Shadow play       Crosses              Training match
Saturday:  Clossing down     Heading              [Rest]

*NOTE: Also remember that when the season finishes turn 
all your players to a pre-season training and wait about 
10 to 7 days before the first OFFICIAL game (not a friendly) 
to turn each player back to it's program.




          -=================================================-
          -=                    CHEATS                     =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: vii

Free Players
============
Make a high offer to purchase a player and make sure it is accepted.  
When acceptance go to offer the player wages.  Now use the menu to the right
to go to the news screen. Click on the player's name and change your bid
to €0, and press back until you reach the contract offer screen. Offer a
good contract with a large signing-on fee (after all you're not paying for
the player), and hope he accepts.

Super Training
==============
Open the training files with Notepad. Edit all the stats to be 8 and save.
Then train away. But make sure you give the players extra rest, as these
schedules will be very intensive.

Speed Up The Game
=================
(from sigames.com and cm4u.com )
1. Load up your game. 
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to return to desktop.
3. Open My Computer.
4. Open the CM4\temp folder in your CM4 directory.
5. Open the file in there (called something like E97846-9578549).
6. Sort by file type then delete all the PKM files. 
   (There may be thousands of these).
7. Close My Computer.
8. Return to your game and save. You should notice a vast improvement in 
   save time and also when you next load the game. 

Note: these PKM files are the 2d files of the games played and 
are required if you want to watch games that you've previously played. 
If, like me you would rather have the game work much quicker than 
watch your defeat at hame against Rotherham, you'll lose nothing 
by deleting these files.


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          -=          FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS           =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: viii

Introduction
============
This section is for all questions about Blitzball. Unlike the other
sections, it contains its own Table of Contents to help you find
the question you're looking for. If you have a question that is not
listed here, don't hesitate to post it on my message boards.

Contents
========
viii-a) Installation problems
    -b) Game Crashes
    -C) Windowed Mode
    -d) Corrupt Saves
    -e) Small Ball
    -f) Demo Saves
    -g) Screenshots
    -h) Editors
    -i) Logo Packs
    -z) How do I ask a Question?



Question 1
==========
Search Field: viii-a

Q.
I can't install the game! It says I don't have the correct Windows Installer,
help!

A.
On older versions of Windows i.e. ME, 98, and NT you may get this error. The
solution to the problem is very easy. You just need to download and update
a newer version of Windows Installer.
Version 2 of Windows Installer can be found at this link:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/
details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=CEBBACD8-C094-4255-B702-DE3BB768148F
(MAKE SURE YOU TAKE OUT THE SPACE IN THE MIDDLE)
The file is around 1.6MBs and should not take too long to download even with
a dial-up connection. (It took me 7 minutes with 56.6 when I downloaded it
for a friend)

Question 2
==========
Search Field: viii-b

Q.
The game crashed and I lost XX hours of gameplay, arrrggghhhh!

A.
There is no solution to game crashes. SI Games are trying to eliminate these 
by releasing enhancement packs (found through links on sigames.com). The only
thing that can help is to regularly save your game so as if the game does
crash, you wont lose as much info.

Question 3
==========
Search Field: viii-c

Q.
Why can't I run the game in Windowed Mode?

A.
In order to run the game in windowed mode your screen resolution must be 
greater than 1024x768. Anything less than this and the game must play in
Full Screen Mode.

Question 4
==========
Search Field: viii-d

Q. 
My save game says it's corrupt! Fuckin' SI Games are corrupt, not my game!
Grrrrrr.

A.
There is no solution to this either. Just make backups of your gamesave
every season or quarterly if you're that paranoid. Secondly, I'm not
sure if they're corrupt. Why don't you ask them, email SI Games, go on.

Question 5
==========
Search Field: viii-e

Q. 
I'm playing on a laptop/small screen and can't see the ball in 2d Match.
Is there any way to help me apart from going to Specsavers?

A.
There certainly is. Go to your Game\Data folder and edit a file called
init.cfg with Notepad. To do this right click and choose Open With,
then select Notepad. Then you need to type in "BIG_BALL" in the text
file and save it as init.cfg 

Question 6
==========
Search Field: viii-f

Q.
Can I use my save from the Gold Demo/Normal Demo in the full version?

A.
Indeed you can, just copy it to the save directory. Although, some
stats may not be the same as in the full version.

Question 7
==========
Search Field: viii-g

Q.
Where's Print Screen/Screenshot option gone?

A.
i don't know. They should have left it in, I loved saving my squad and stats
to text files. Silly SI. But you can take screenshots by using the 
Print Screen button on the keyboard to save to the clipboard. Then paste
your screenshot into a image editor/paint program and save.

Question 8
==========
Search Field: viii-h

Q.
Where's the bloody editor? I want to buy me!

A.
Unfortunately there is no official editor for the game out yet. But this
helpful site, made by a GameFAQs board member will give you links to
some unofficial ones: http://www.cm4ever.tripod.com
(Watch out for all the pop-up ads though)

Question 9
==========
Search Field: viii-i

Q.
How do I install Logo Packs?

A.
Unzip the files into the following subsection of your CM4 directory
/graphics/pictures/clubs
If there is no such folder, create it with "Make A New Folder"

Question 10
===========
Search Field: viii-j

Q.
I just scored, but it didn't count because I subbed the player. Why?

A. (thanks to SI Games)
SI Games still haven't been able to fix this bug (maybe in EP4), so here's
what to do to make sure it doesn't happen. But it does slow down your 2d
matches.

Right click on your cm4.exe icon and check the file path to it, 
and then change it from (this is the default path) "c:/Eidos/Cm4/cm4.exe" 
to "c:/Eidos/Cm4/cm4.exe -safe_match"

Question 26
===========
Search Field: viii-z

Q. 
I have a question, how can I ask it?

A. 
Ask on my boards, the link is at the top. (off up there)



          -=================================================-
          -=                  GAME HELP                    =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: ix

Introduction
============
This is similar to the Frequently Asked Questions section above, but
only deals with in-game problems. Like bad players/tactics/media etc.

Contents
========
ix-a) Scoring Problems
  -b) Defending Problems
  -C) Captain Selection
  -d) Player Positions
  -e) ....
  -f) ....



Question 1
==========
Search Field: ix-a

Q.
I'm having problems putting the ball in the onion bag, what do I do?

A.
If you are not getting many chances, you need to improve your midfield and/or
wing players. Look for players with high creativity and passing to help you
out.
If you can create chances, but can't put them away, then you need better
forwards. Get some strikers with good finishing and heading.

Question 2
==========
Search Field: ix-b

Q.
Every game I seem to concede large amounts of goals. Why?

A.
If every shot seems to go in, you have a bad goalkeeper. Try to find one
that has all-round goalkeeper ability. Not just high handling.
If you're always defending, you have a poor midfield. That's right, it's
not a bad defence, it just means your midfield keep losing the ball. Get
some better midfielders or change to a long-ball tactic.
Also, your defence are causing the problem if every time the ball is
in your half it results in a shot. Get some better defenders with good
tackling and anticipation.

Question 3
==========
Search Field: ix-c

Q.
Who do I choose as captain?

A.
You need a player who has both high Influence and Determination. Roy Keane
is a great example of this, and after all, he is Man Utd's captain. You
may find that age also helps, as a young player with these stats may not
be able to control your team as well as a more experienced player.

Question 4
==========
Search Field: ix-d

Q.
What's the difference between a forward and a striker?

A. 
Forwards can also play in attacking midfield. Here's a handy list of all
the positions:
POS  Name                     Suitable Players
==============================================
GK   Goalkeeper               GK
DR   Defender (Right-Sided)   DR, DMR
DL   Defender (Left-Sided)    DL, DML
DC   Defender (Centre)        DC
MC   Midfielder (Centre)      DMC, MC, AMC
MR   Midfielder (Right-Sided) DMR, MR, AMR, FR
ML   Midfielder (Left-Sided)  DML, ML, AML, FL
FC   Forward (Centre)         FC, SC



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          -=                    OUTRO                      =-
          -=================================================-

Index Number: x

Next Version:
-Finished League Guide
-More Players
-More Questions answered

Credits:
-"A" Tadeo for the Disclaimer
-CJayC for putting this FAQ on his site, www.gamefaqs.com
-SNg for putting it on www.ign.com
-GuitarFreak86 for his ASCII Art (check out his PES and WE guides!)
-SI Games and Eidos for this Game
-Microsoft for Windows and Notepad
-Dell for my 1.8Ghz animal of a PC
-You for reading it


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