FM Blogs Creators Corner

I don’t get to read as man FM blogs as I would like, but I try to catch up on other posts and videos when I have the time. I got this idea from FM Rensie who also has his own list of Favourite FM Authors. I recommend you check it out, but I think we probably follow a lot of the same people.

I will add to this list as I discover more creators and will do my best to keep it update as I discover more content creators out there. If you have a blog that that I’ve forgotten to add, or you think I would be interested in reading, or you would like to feature here, please drop me a comment below.

I will also add a YouTube and Streamers list as and when I get the time to keep my website up to date, but for now, the FM blogs.

FM Blogs – The Football Manager Bloggers List

First up, In no particular order, these are the FM blogs that I regularly read. Some deliver content more regularly than others, but they’re all brilliant writers. Chances are I’ve probably missed a couple off the list so if you notice any names missing here, just give me a shout!


FM Grasshopper

Tony is most well known for his FIBRA approach. He has been documenting the highs, the lows and the mediocre moments from his saves since 2015 (his words). You can also hear Tony on a semi-regular basis on the GrassNGear podcast, where he and Dan Gear of Bolivia fame drink alcohol, chat Football Manager and play some games.

• website fmgrasshopper.com • twitter @fm_grasshopper • podcast GrassNGear

“Misery” – La Plata: Colombia #FM21
Previously on La Plata: Colombia, …
"El Toque" – La Plata: Colombia #FM21
Previously on La Plata: Colombia, …
"El Pibe and The Raumdeuter" – La Plata: Colombia #FM21
Previously on La Plata: Colombia, …
South America: Football Manager 2021 Club Guide feat. @rocksendfm #FM21
IntroMy previous League Guide weaved …

FM Rensie

Ondrej is the go to for all things set pieces. He also writes some other cracking posts on Football Manager. Under the pseudonym, Keysi Rensie, he has written many great posts on his Football Manager saves, set pieces, and tactics. He even has his own skin, Football Manager skin, which you can download from his site.

• website fmrensie.net • twitter @fmrensie

EdsFM – Bodø/Glimt – Seasøn 6: Abøve & Beyønd
Welcome back loyal Bodø fans. …
FM21 & GAIS: The first testing season
Predicted to finish at the …
Pros & Cons and thoughts about FM21
The beauty of the Football …

FM Samo

Samo is famous for the FM Slack which he setup for a bunch of us degenerates to chat FM all day! He also has a great blog, a quarterly magazine and was once a podcast host. If there’s a medium for content creation, he’s probably done it. I think he might have even streamed once.

• website fmsamo.com • magazine lattequarterly.com • twitter @fm_samo

My Approach to Youth Development on FM21
A news article appeared online …
The Golden Generation | Keeping the Title
Vålerenga are Eliteserien champions again. It’s …

FM Pressure

James doesn’t blog anywhere near enough for my liking but when he does they’re usually filled with FM truth bombs and very insightful, his posts on the modern full-backs most recently was excellent!

• website fmpressure.com • twitter @fmpressure

FM21: Three Seasons Deep
Two further seasons have passed …
Romania? Completed It Mate.
Only one more blog to …
FM21: Dinamo Bucuresti
Hello, welcome to the first …
FM20: Modern Full Backs Part 3
Roles picked and explained, it’s …

Daniel Gear

Dan is 51% of the GrassNGear podcast, the other half and a bit to FM Grasshopper. He is a regular FM blogger as you will see from the feed below and a film critic on the twitters.

• website dgear86.wordpress.com • twitter @dgear86

Football Manager 2021: AS Saint-Etienne – 2021/22
Welcome back, I’ve now completed …
Football Manager 2021: AS Saint-Etienne – 2020/21
Welcome back,first things first, as …
Football Manager 2021: Introduction
Welcome or welcome back to …
Bolton Wanderers: The End of FM20
I was going to release …

Friday Night FM

Joe is part of the #WeStreamFM team, however, despite this, he has a blog which makes him cool enough to make this list. Joe writes an insightful FM blog where he will usually have some interesting playbook to adhere to for his saves.

• website fridaynightfm.com • twitter @fridaynightfm • podcast 5 Star Potential

The Villarreal Project: PSV Eindhoven – Extra
We’ve all heard the term …
The Villarreal Project: PSV Eindhoven – S3
Intro Another season in Holland …
The West Ham Way – Season 2
Season 2 with West Ham …
The Villarreal Project: PSV Eindhoven – S2
Season 2 of The Villarreal …

Ted Redwood

Ted Redwood is owner of the most colourful collection of FM blog posts out there. They’re also pretty bloody good. His current Der Kult series is one of my favourites. Another blogger who I wish would post more FM blog content.

• website tedredwood.wordpress.com • twitter @ted_redwood

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According To FM

Mike According is another FM blog writer who doesn’t write enough, but when he does write, they’re some of the best FM writing out there. His current Red Bull Salzburg series has some very interesting turns as Mike talks about tactical changes and player development and scouting.

• website accordingtofm.wordpress.com • twitter @accordingtofm

FM20 | Generic Save Update 2021-2022
We won the league and …
A New Wonderkid Has Entered The Game
Time has moved slowly the …
Filling In The Gaps
HGC, three letters which make …
FM20 | How To Turn Around a Bad Run
Arresting a slide has proven …

FM Athlete

I love this series by James as we follow his alter-ego Frank M. Athlete down the river Danube (Europe’s second-longest river which I’ve seen with my own eyes!) — it’s such an original idea for a save and James masters it with his great writing!

• website fmathlete.wordpress.com • twitter @fm_athlete

FM21: Trabzon Times | #3
Trabzonspor's 2021/22 campaign has gotten …
FM21: Trabzon Times | #2
Frank Athlete's position as Trabzonspor …
FM21: Trabzon Times | #1
Note: the Trabzon Times is …
FM Training Planner Tool: Updated for FM21
Welcome in to a quick …

From eleven, one

Managing FK Mačva Šabac from the Serbian leagues, FEO has a great FM blog and writes in wonderful detail about his save. Blogs posts are frequent, too! A great save to get stuck into on a Sunday morning (usually the day reserved for my blog reading!)

• website fromelevenone.wordpress.com • twitter @fromelevenone

Toulouse 2.03: Nothing Toulouse
Welcome back to Toulouse! After …
Toulouse 2.02: TedRedvolution?
Welcome back to France! Last …
Toulouse 2.01: I Know What Ted Did Last Summer
Happy holidays, and welcome back …
Toulouse 1.02: None Shall Pass
Welcome back! Exciting times today, …

FM Eadster

This is up there as one of my favourite FM blog series. The Re-Builders of Pripyat is steeped in history and fantastic creative writing. Our protagonist, Ruslan Chepiga, also makes an appearance in fm grasshopper’s latest FM blog series. I’m also very jealous of his blog images.

• website fmeadster.wordpress.com • twitter @fmeadster

Save Reveal #FM21 – Royal Antwerp “the Great Old”
Welcome to my FM21 save …
The RE-builders of Pripyat – Season 9 The End…
No one thinks of themselves …
It’s (probably not) coming home. Episode six Chris Johnson and the 4-4-1-1
Welcome to the latest instalment …

FM heathen

Daz has a wonderful little FM blog where he writes about his escapades in Manchester. His current save at Salford City FC is brilliant.

• website fmheathen.com • twitter @fmheathen

Creating 1902 #1: a labour of historical love, part one
1: Why 1902? We get …
Heathens Rising #4: the one about the tactic
A detailed analysis about how …
Heathens Rising #3: slipping on the doormat
“I have no idea why …
Heathens Rising #2: how the mighty fall
.. for him to guide …

I will keep adding to this list as and when I find new bloggers or when I remember that I’ve forgotten to add someone. I hope you enjoy reading the FM blogs above as much as I do!

If you have a blog that you think I might be interested in, please leave me a comment below.

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