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Football Manager

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Amiga edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
Amiga
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: 3.5" Disk
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
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Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: 3.5" Disk
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European Commodore 64 tape re-release
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Paxman Promotions
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Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: (Not Rated)
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MSX edition
Rel Date: 1987-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
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Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
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Amstrad CPC edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
Amstrad CPC
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: 3" Floppy Disk
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Atari 8-bit edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
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Media: Cartridge
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Amstrad CPC Cassette (Black Inlay) edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
Amstrad CPC
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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BBC Micro edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
BBC Micro
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
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Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
Commodore 64
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
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Dragon 32/64 edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Addictive Games
Dragon 32/64
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
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Description Edit | History

Football Manager was developed by Kevin Toms for the ZX Spectrum in 1982. The game was to start a whole new genre of computer game, the football management simulation. The game was a huge success and was ported to a wide range of systems from 1984. While some, such as the Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro and Commodore 64 versions, kept or improved all features such as the match highlights graphics, most others (including the Acorn Electron, Atari 8-bit, Commodore Plus/4 and MSX) were text only. The 16-bit versions on the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga added extra features such as memorably using the machines' speech function to read out match results.

Due to the success of the game it was followed by several sequels: Football Manager 2 (1988) and Football Manager World Cup Edition (1990), both written by Kevin Toms, and finally Football Manager 3 (1993), without Toms' involvement. Football Manager 3 was poorly received, and as a result the series came to an end.

Paul Robson developed a remake of the original game. This remake has since been ported to the GP2X and Google Android by Jonn Blanchard.

The Football Manager brand name was revived in 2005 by Sports Interactive as a continuation for their Championship Manager series after they lost the naming rights following a split with their publishers Eidos Interactive.

Source: Wikipedia, "Football Manager (1982 series)", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Average Rating: 7.25
Standard Deviation: 0.83
Num Views: 601
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