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  1. JeffreyA added a topic in Tactics/Training   

    New 4-5-1
    So yeah, hi.
    I know most people probably don't play 2012 on PSP anymore but since that's the latest FMH game I have and decided to pick up that's what this tactic is for. I did in fact just whip this up in about 12 minutes but honestly this has to be one of the greatest tactics I've ever made for this game (shameless overselling right there)
    Stock 4-5-1, NO SET RUNS
    Team Instruction

    Mentality: Attacking 
    Passing: Short
    Offside Trap: No
    Counter Attack: No
    Men Behind Ball: No

    Player Instructions:

    Passing: DC's are Long, Right MC and Left MC both Mixed, rest are Team
    Tackling: DC's and Right & Left MC's are Committed, rest Team
    Pressing: GK and Back 4 no, rest Team
    Pass To: All R/L/C
    Set Pieces (A):
    Normal; GK, Right MC, Left MC
    Back; DL, DR
    Rest are Forward
    Set Pieces (D):
    Normal; GK, ML, MR, Middle MC
    Forward; FC
    Rest are Back 
    Free Role: All no
    Forward Runs: All yes except GK and both DC's 
    Run With Ball: DL, DR, ML, MR and Middle MC yes, rest no
    Hold Up Ball: FC yes, rest no
    Long Shots: All MC's yes, rest no 
    Through Balls: Right & Left MC's yes, rest no
    Cross Ball: DL, DR, ML, MR yes, rest no
    Zonal; DL, DR, ML, MR, Middle MC
    Man; Both DC's, Right MC, Left MC
    Rest are None
    So far I've used this tactic for a season with Bayern Munich, winning the Bundesliga in March, and I've started using it with Tottenham, so far I've played 6 matches in the premier league with 5 wins and 1 draw, 15 goals scored and 2 conceded, and my last 4 matches were:
    Tottenham 3-1 Liverpool (A)
    Tottenham 5-0 Swansea (A)
    Tottenham 5-0 Reading (H)
    Tottenham 3-0 Borac (BL) (A)
    So there it is, a 4-5-1 for you I guess
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  2. JeffreyA added a post in a topic A Wide 4-3-2-1 By Ashez   

    I was also using it for a England save but I overwrote both files... Clumsy me

    I think I can remember who I faced...


    Everton 2-1
    Sunderland 1-0

    Austrailia 3-3
    Wales 4-0
  3. JeffreyA added a post in a topic A Wide 4-3-2-1 By Ashez   

    I'm going to test it out on my new Tottenham save, it looks cool.
  4. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Sign up form   

    General information
    Forum name: JeffreyA
    Real name: SJ Almond
    Nationality: England/Ethiopian
    Year of birth: 1996
    Footed: Both but best Right
    Preferred position: AMC
    Secondary position:MC

    Stat information
    Please choose two in each section

    Mental: Aggression, Creativity, Decisions, Leadership, Movement, Positioning, Teamwork
    Physical: Pace, Stamina, Strength
    Outfield players: Crossing, Dribbling, Heading, Passing, Shooting, Tackling, Technique
  5. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Training   

    Good guide, very helpful
  6. JeffreyA added a post in a topic The 'winner's circle' 4-3-3   

    @Chelsea8 Caulker is phenomenal, and I got Messi after saving up and getting Sugar Daddy during my third season.
  7. JeffreyA added a post in a topic The 'winner's circle' 4-3-3   

    In some respects it does Dec.
  8. JeffreyA added a post in a topic The 'winner's circle' 4-3-3   

    That is surprisingly not my full strength team, this is:


    Mattock Papadopoulos Caulker Vrsaljko

    Gotze Sandro Gutierrez Messi

    Lucas Moura

  9. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Inside Forwards - The Guide   

    Just for peace's sake, I'm backing down from this argument and have changed the instructions to suit Dec's liking but the original instructions are as close as I've ever seen to achieving Gervinho's/Mata's style of play.
  10. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Inside Forwards - The Guide   

    Well, as some people have been experiencing, quite a few of the formations that worked perfectly on 2011 have flopped spectacularly on 2012, like the bugel, like Patrick's 4-1-2-1-2, like most of my formations. Also, as everyone knows the 4-3-3's that used to work great don't anymore, so there's another one. It's also (I find) a lot harder to defend on 2012, whatever the roles/instructions you used for the defense.
  11. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Inside Forwards - The Guide   

    I found a couple of changes and I was just saying that I did. You don't have to start hammering me for a sentence I typed on a post.
  12. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Inside Forwards - The Guide   

    @Dec: I know about your guide, but I felt it necessary to do one for 2012 since there have been slight changes in the tactics engine.
    @Ashez: Thanks mate
  13. JeffreyA added a post in a topic Inside Forwards - The Guide   

    I clicked on Post Topic instead of Preview Topic by mistake :blush: Happy mistake.
  14. JeffreyA added a topic in Tactics/Training   

    Inside Forwards - The Guide
    How to create...
    An Inside Forward

    So, after a request from the latest Youth Coach Ashez I am taking the Inside Forward instructions (or Inf :lol:) from my 4-2-3-1 Inf tactic and making it into a guide. So then, on with the guide!

    In General:
    An 'Inf' is usually a winger who instead of doing the traditional job you'd expect from him, would come inside and playmake, shoot and generally be a major nuisance for the opposition. Most commonly used when there is 1 player upfront, seen at Arsenal, an Inf is utilized to provide support for the lone striker. A bit like Gervinho:

    Notice how Gervinho is always coming inside, trying to break down the defense and make space for the rest of the team to attack? Brilliant, isn't it.

    Let's break it down:

    An Inf provides a more creative option in the midfield and attack, linking the two together as much as possible to provide a threat from out wide. He is always attempting to break down the defense with that extra-special pass or incredible individual displays. If an opponent underestimates him, they do so at their own peril.

    Although the benefits are substantial, there is a blindingly obvious con to using this role: Wing Exposure. When an Inf is attacking, if the attack fails then because he is so inside when playing, the opposing team can exploit that opening which is created. This can force the rest of your team to come out and put pressure on the ball, which will expose a much larger opening down the middle.

    Needed stats:

    Dribbling: As with most wingers-by-trade and wide roles, Dribbling is heavily important to find space behind defenders.

    Passing: Playing that killer ball is key to an Inf.

    Shooting: As with Gervinho, the Inf must be able to shoot and score when called upon to do so.

    Technique: Keeping the ball and recieving passes is another stat that can make or break a player.

    Creativity: The Key-stone of all Inf's play, without this stat higher than, about 13 he will continuously get poor ratings.

    Decisions: An Inf must be decisive with play or losing the ball is a foregone conclusion.

    Movement: Again, using Gervinho as an example (especially the first goal he scores on the video above) an Inf needs to be able to have that awareness to be able to find space behind the back-line and time his runs to beat the defense.

    Pace: The only Physical stat you need for and Inf, this, as well as everything else, is a crucial stat for an Inf because it ties in with 2 other crucial stats: Dribbling and Movement.

    A bit like this beasty kid:

    Above is a pic of Del Piero's regen

    How to make one:

    Passing: Direct
    Tackling: Normal
    Pressing: Team
    Pass to: R/L/C
    Set pieces (A): Forward
    (D): Normal
    Free Role: Yes
    Forward Runs: Yes
    Run with ball: Yes
    Hold up ball: No
    Long shots: Yes
    Through balls: Yes
    Cross ball: No
    Marking: None

    Quite obviously the player needs a run into the box from wide.

    This role is available on iOS, just tap the Inf option!

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  15. JeffreyA added a topic in Tactics/Training   

    The 'winner's circle' 4-3-3
    Outer MC's have runs to AML and AMR.

    Team Instruction:

    Mentality: Attacking
    Passing: Short
    Tackling: Normal
    Pressing: Yes
    Rest No.

    Player Instructions:

    Passing: DC's Long, Centre MC Direct, Outer FC's Mixed
    Tackling: DC's and Centre MC Committed rest Team.
    Pressing: GK and Defense no rest Yes
    Pass To: All R/L/C
    Set Pieces (A): DL and DR Back, GK and Central MC Normal rest Forward.
    Set Pieces (D): Central FC Forward, GK and outer MC's Normal rest Back.
    Free Role: All No
    Forward Runs: DL, DR, Midfield and Attack Yes rest No.
    Run With Ball: DL, DR, outer MC's and outer FC's Yes rest No
    Hold Up Ball: All No
    Long Shots: Midfield and outer FC's Yes rest No
    Through Balls: Centre MC and outer FC's Yes rest No
    Cross Ball: DL, DR and the outer MC's Yes rest No
    Marking: DC's and Centre MC Man, GK and Attack None rest Zonal

    This is a... Perfect tactic. With Tottenham, so far I have:

    Games Played: 245
    Games Won: 210
    Games Drawn: 30
    Games Lost: 5
    Goals Scored: 673
    Goals Conceded: 143
    League Titles: 3
    Cup Titles: 17
    Manager Rank: 1st
    Manager Points: 4750

    As usual with my 4-3-3's, you can easily translate them to iOS:

    GK: Gk
    DL: Wbk
    DR: Wbk
    DC's: LiD
    Outer MC's: APM
    Inner MC: DLM
    Outer FC's: Dlf
    Inner FC: Tm
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