Do you dream of managing the world's greatest teams? Perhaps you prefer to take your local team to promotion? Or to guide your national team to glory? Football Manager 2005 will give you an unparalleled choice - over 3,000 teams to manage, in over 140 divisions, from more than 40 countries, including ALL of the world's top leagues.
SEGA and Sports Interactive have teamed up to bring you the next stunning evolution in football management. The team at Sports Interactive has over 10 years experience of producing hit Football Management games - Football Manager 2005 will be the most in-depth, complete and realistic simulation of the world of the football manager.
Manager 'Mind Games'
Get involved in the battle of wills - can you handle yourself under relentless pressure from rival managers? And can your players? If you're the best, you'll be able to manipulate your own rivals to affect their performances...
Agents looking for deals for their clients will contact you to tout their players - can you select the next young superstar to take your club to the top?
Coaching Staff Assistance
If you don't want to don the tracksuit, let your coaches and assistant manager do the work - coaches will highlight weak areas in the squad as well as which players have what it takes - then you can make the decisions to build a competitive squad.
Top-Down Match Engine
Sports Interactive's long-standing and award-winning game engine has been refined and tuned in accordance with the feedback received from their fans. Football Manager 2005 incorporates more than 30 extra fields for player data, including the all-new 'preferred moves' which lets you witness your stars performing their signature moves.
Customisable User Interface
Designed to ensure you can cope with the massive demands of running your club - better information and more explanations of what each screen and option does, and the ability to select your key areas and access them quickly.
Realistic In-Depth World of Football Management
More leagues, players, and championships than any other soccer management sim - ever. Football Manager 2005 will be right up to date - incorporating all the very latest squads and transfers up to the end of the summer transfer window.
- International player news.
- Cup summary news.
- Job centre for non-playing positions.
- Mutual contract termination.
- Enhanced player loan options.
- Data supplied by a network of more than 2,500 researchers from around the world.
- Improved 'radio commentary'.
- Reworked injury system.
- Improved scouting system.
- Improved finance module to reflect the changing face of football.