Sports Interactive have released a Beta Demo of Football Manager 2006 for the PC and Mac. There are currently some issues with the demo that you might experience, these are listed below.

To download the demo go here:

General Issues and comments (September 12th 2005)

- English quick start (to conference level) only

- Player data not fully up-to-date. Feel free to report issues in our designated forum (however do not log player transfers as they are generally known Crouch is set to the wrong Liverpool currently)

- English language only

- Match sounds, logos or player photographs are not included

- Occasional inaccurate assistant manager team reports

- Managers reputation can increase too quickly

- Spanish teams seem to have too much money and are quite aggressive in the transfer market

- Virtual players for International and some European teams are occasionally too good which has caused (within in house SI testing) Bahrain to win the World cup or Glentoran getting in the Champions League quarter finals

Match Engine comments (September 12th 2005)

- Some suspect defending in certain situations

- Goals not being shown sometimes when you click them in overview or in goal of the month

- Too many injuries

- Some occasional tactics screen corruption which can cause players to disappear under other players

- After using quick tactics the match view stays in split view rather than what you were previously using.

There are other issues that we are aware of but these are some of the main ones.