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Hattrick

Discussion in 'Sports Talk' started by Dell19, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. socralynnek

    socralynnek Civ & Hattrick addict

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    Take em every week. There is no increased chance if you miss one week.
     
  2. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    I ended up going with the solid coach. Will have to see how it plays out. A 20k stadium should be fine for the next couple of seasons.
     
  3. Shabbaman

    Shabbaman rebuffing the rebels

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    Don't draft at all, wait until your youth academy is at excellent level.
     
  4. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    Basically I get the impression that you should start drafting as soon as you hit passable, certainly at solid since thats where I got my best youth pulls.
     
  5. naervod

    naervod My current user title

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    Thought I'd introduce my team here, since I also recently started this (I actually had been thinking about this for a while, see the first page of this post). Haven't played a game yet, but picked up the club halfway through the season and it seems have have gone somewhat wrong judging from the results the club had under it's previous manager. I am looking at purchasing a new keeper right now and hiring a coach or two, possibly investing in the youth squad for right now. If and when attendance goes up, I will probably expand my stadium as well.

    Real San Francisco (70194)
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  6. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    www.hottrick.org has a decent guide on starting out with hattrick although its useful to bare in mind would your club can financially cope with. Its a good idea to have assistant coaches but you may only be able to afford a couple.
     
  7. naervod

    naervod My current user title

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    Thanks for the link. :) Yeah, I only bought two coaches and invested a small amount in my youth squad, I'm playing it safe financially for now.
     
  8. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    It seems it can be a useful idea to invest the small amount in the youth squad until you reach passable and then go to the full amount.
     
  9. Darth_Pugwash

    Darth_Pugwash wobble wobble

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    Lost my last two games 9-0 and 5-0.:(

    The next couple of games look good for afew points though.:D
     
  10. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    If you stick with it and start training some decent youth players then eventually the results will improve.

    Another 20TSI youth pull...
     
  11. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    Worst result of my hattrick career. Drew with the bottom of the league club which have a manager who hasn't logged in since october. And also we lost two players for 3 weeks each including my goalkeeper so unless I sign a new keeper I will have to play a wretched goalkeeper.

    Which does lead to a question, should I spend a small amount of money to get an inadequate keeper since a better keeper might be important in upcoming games.
     
  12. Inter4

    Inter4 Forza Inter!

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    how can h estill be the manager of the team???????
     
  13. Hitro

    Hitro Feistus Raclettus

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    A last minute goal against me led to a draw in my last game, which will make it quite hard to get promoted.
     
  14. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    I assume that he is about a week away from being kicked off and that it the first month that he did log in he picked teams for every match...
     
  15. Shabbaman

    Shabbaman rebuffing the rebels

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    You should get an inadequate backup in good form. You can always sell him for the same amount as you got him. You'll loose some money on the agent's costs and all, but that's peanuts.
    Or you could keep him. I've an inadequate backup to my excellent goalkeeper.

    If you buy a keeper, look for one out of your own country. That'll reduce salary costs.
     
  16. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    Thats what I've been doing although I might go for a passable goalkeeper since my current goalkeeper is inadequate.
     
  17. Elsaak

    Elsaak European und Réunionnais

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    I have got this one for sell :
    Vítor Guerra (49212796)
    he is passable, and just come from my training camp.

    Gime your price ! :D
     
  18. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    If he is a trainee then I would have to pay trainee prices, ie under 20 years old. Thanks for the offer but the public auction would push prices up anyway and player trades are only for rare players. Trying to get the only passable goalkeeper over 20 that didn't have an opening price at the moment.

    You should get a reasonably high price if he is 17 or 18 and should try selling him unless you are training keepers.
     
  19. naervod

    naervod My current user title

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    I figured my team should not be in Series V right now. I was on the receiving end of one of those lopsided results. Not pretty. But next week we play a team that's just above us, maybe we can score a goal. :)
     
  20. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    On the plus side next season you might get relegated into a weak series and easily win promotion.
     

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