Eidos have announced that the latest version of the popular football management sim, Championship Manager 5, will be released in the UK on Friday 18th March and internationally on Friday 1st April, with PS2 and Xbox versions to follow later in the Spring.

In a related note, Eidos have also announced that Championship Manager Online is now Live at www.cm-online.com. CM-Online is a stand-alone massive multiplayer online football management simulation. As well as testing your managerial skills against thousands of human opponents, the game offers a "buddy league" mode that lets you compete in a league against just your friends.