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i started a career with Notts County, first season got promoted to league one finishing in second place. My transfer budget to attempt to stay up was a massive £20,000.

I then got taken over and there was a new owner in charge, so before my new season in league one started I had a transfer budget of £18,000,000. Anyone had this before? I'm hoping for play-offs this season and need some help finding a good enough striker, any help?
 

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Worth noting, I've signed 15 players, and spent £5,500,000. I did release 17 players though, so big turnover was needed.
 

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I've never had anything like that big of an increase. I saw York get an £8m transfer budget when in the conference in one game I played. They struggled to spend much of it though!
 

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First time it's ever happened, problem is you can't really spend it. All the half decent players don't really want to join Notts County so it's a little pointless.
 

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Presumably over the course of a couple seasons you'll be able to snap up all the best players from clubs in League One and Two and build a good side that way? Offering fees that those clubs accept and paying decent wages for that level, but nothing crazy that higher profile players would expect.

I can imagine it's a bit tough if the boardroom expectations suddenly jump to winning the league immediately or something. As you say you cannot straight away attract players to do that.
 

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Tbf I have started buying good youth players from the lower leagues, £1,700,000 on a RW from Scunthorpe. £1,300,000 on a CB from Peterborough.

Expectations haven't gone up though, the owner says he wants to become a force in Europe but I only have to stay up this season.
 

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That sounds perfect then, you're all setup for a cracking save there I reckon.
 

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That sounds perfect then, you're all setup for a cracking save there I reckon.
Potential to be the best one I've had along with my 8 year Newcastle career where I won champs league.

Owner is great, accepts any request I make, new training ground and youth facilities.
 
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Christ, I thought playing as them after their takeover before was good (FM10 before the patch I believe), that's ridiculous! I only got a £28million transfer budget after I won the Champions League with Villa!

Just mop up all of the best players at that level and try and nick a few Championship players would be my advice.
 

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I may have overspent a little in January and been placed in a transfer embargo :animatedf: spending £12K a week more on wages than I'm meant to be.
 

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Dropped out of the play-offs, not bothered. Gonna focus on the JPT and try for promotion fully next season. If I go up this season great - if not it doesn't matter.
 

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Tbf I have started buying good youth players from the lower leagues, £1,700,000 on a RW from Scunthorpe. £1,300,000 on a CB from Peterborough.

Expectations haven't gone up though, the owner says he wants to become a force in Europe but I only have to stay up this season.
Adelakun?
 

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It's ever happened in the first time , you can't really spend it that is the problem. It's a little pointless to all the half decent players not really want to join. Though some verified soccer tipsters goes with it.
 

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