Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 10

After taking 7 seasons to get Lancaster City from the Conference North to the Football League, we’ve now had 3 consecutive promotions and found ourselves in the Championships. Over the years we have been relying on staff to reccomend players and we end up signing players released by big clubs with upto league one potential… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 10

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 9

Now into season 9 with Lancaster City we have made it to League One after securing back to back promotions. I thought it would have taken longer to get out of League Two but the step up wasn’t that big and most of our team had League Two ability. We also had a good striker… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 9

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 8

I’m into my 8th season with Lancaster City and this will be our first in the Football League proper as after 3 seasons in the Conference North and 4 in the Conference National we have made it to League Two. It’s also our first season as a professional club so the first job will be… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 8

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 7

I’m now into my 7th season managing Lancaster trying to take them from the Conference North to the top while only using my scouts and Director of Football to find and recommend players as it’s too easy using the search feature and looking for players myself. It took 3 seasons to get promoted from the… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 7

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 6

I’m now into season 6 with Lancaster City and we are into our 3rd season in the Conference National League after finishing 17th and then 11th. Last year we started really well and in the first 10 games were in and around the playoffs and by January we were only 4 points outside the playoffs… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 6

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 5

I’m now into season 5 with Lancaster, after taking over them when they were newly promoted into the Conference North it took 3 years to get promoted into the Conference National league and last year we survived relegation with 1 game to spare. The main reason we survived was due to an on loan striker… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 5

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 4

In my FM21 save I’ve taken on the job of managing Lancaster City who were new to the leagues following the first season on the save which I holidayed. Since taking then over we have finished 11th, 6th losing in the playoff semi final and last season we won the league on the last day.… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 4

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 3

Last season, my second managing Lancaster City we managed to secure ourselves a playoff place finishing 6th but unfortunately lost in the semi final to Kettering so we have another year at the bottom in the Conference North. The first thing I needed to do this season is get some of my better players signed… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 3

Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 2

In our first season managing Lancaster City we brought in 29 players and after breaking the league record for the number of draws in a season we managed to finish in a very good 11th place. Now we have a big pre-season ahead of us, all our players other than our youth players are out… Continue reading Football Manager – Trying to Take The Dolly Blues up the Leagues – Season 2