The Old Lady of Football the mighty Juventus FC have appointed an interim manager in "Beckham", the new Lincoln City Boss will combine jobs and look look to re-establish Juventus as the kings of Europe. Juventus have surprised everyone this season by being up at the top of the European League with no manager, now the club will look to push forward with the new manager and take their place at the top of Europe. The new interim boss arrived at lunchtime in Turin and met club officials and headed into a meeting with the players and and a tour of the club facilities. We will bring more news from Turin later today......
New interim manager "Beckham" has admitted that the task to rebuild Juventus is bigger than expected, after meeting with his players in a short comment the manager stated: "This club has been left behind, I have inherited a very weak squad and no one is guaranteed at this club. Most of these players will be shipped out so I bring in decent players that will lift this club to the top of European football and World Football."
Many fans have posted on social media agreeing with the manager´s comments, many of Europe´s media also agree with the manager and many wondering how they are still in the European title race which such a weak squad of players. Work has started already, Benatia, De Ceglie, Rugani and Cuadrado are all on their way out and leave the club tomorrow. The club have transfer listed Alves, Lichsteiner, Barzagli, Lapadula and expect to receive offers with several english clubs showing interest in Alves and Lichsteiner.
Meanwhile, Juventus have offered £10 million for Manchester City defender P Zabaleta, £26 million for Portsmouth striker Alvaro Negredo. The club have agreed a deal with Chelsea for Nathan Ake and Willian with Lichsteiner amd Rincon plus cash going to the London club. The manager has also spoken with his old club Leicester City and agreed a deal where Nemanja Matic will join Juventus with K Asamoah and cash going to the Foxes. The club have also tabled offers for J Viera of £14 million, Valta Birsa for £11 million, Papu Gomez £14 million and Sergio Rico for 16 million. Fans will be waiting patiently to see these players arrive in Turin.
darlingtondave: If you want a team for season three please do join us now at the new forum at www.motd.forumotion.com Loads of good teams available for managers including Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal etc.
Mar 6, 2018 14:12:52 GMT
Neil: Finances are now mostly updated (I forgot the facilities revenues and expenses until 3/4 the way though uploading the files). The facilities impact on gate receipts is included. Transfers are included under other for the moment.
Mar 3, 2018 12:20:17 GMT
Neil: There was something on and off, I think it was something Mike had to check manually each week and it was not of great importance when I started running games.
Feb 13, 2018 21:42:48 GMT
harry51: Can't find it in the rules anymore. Or am I confusing motd with another esms game?
Feb 13, 2018 19:01:05 GMT
darlingtondave: Did we Harry? Thre is something in back of my mind you may be right but then a lot of things had to fall by wayside to keep site going in the interim when it got left with Neil.
Feb 12, 2018 16:24:01 GMT
harry51: didn't we have a rule of lining up a U21 in our games?
Feb 12, 2018 14:49:59 GMT
Neil: Dave, I accidentally gave one of your players an extra week's injury recovery after the Cup final. A it hasn't changed anything I haven't bothered to try and fix it.
Feb 12, 2018 11:45:09 GMT
Neil: League Cup result is now up. Congratulations to the winners.
Feb 12, 2018 11:43:31 GMT
Neil: FA Cup final is up. I will run the League Cup final when I have both teamsheets.
Feb 10, 2018 12:08:49 GMT
darlingtondave: yes got the PM and so did Harry as he has replied to it.
Feb 8, 2018 9:39:52 GMT
Neil: Threads are up for the two Cup finals. Basically will run the first as soon as I can after the SOT teamsheet is in, the second once that is over and both managers get their sheets in. Good Luck to all the managers involved.
Feb 8, 2018 2:51:15 GMT
Neil: Dave, Harry, I hope you both got a PM I just sent. I forgot to mention in it my internet quality has deteriorated since being forced onto the NBN!
Feb 5, 2018 12:35:41 GMT
Neil: League Cup results are now posted. Two good games, one in particular quite suspenseful.
Feb 4, 2018 12:02:59 GMT
Neil: One sheet in, still need another!
Feb 2, 2018 11:30:31 GMT
Neil: As I don't have any sheets yet I will delay teh cup round 24 hours. Neil
Feb 1, 2018 12:42:27 GMT
darlingtondave: sorry had a family emergency yesterday. will run final league 2 games as soon as I can, likely be tomorrow morning.
Jan 29, 2018 14:08:35 GMT
Neil: FA Cup semi finals: games are now up. Congratulations to the winners.
Jan 26, 2018 11:07:09 GMT
Neil: Apologies all, Cup games delayed 24 hours.
Jan 25, 2018 12:43:52 GMT
Neil: FA Cup semis this coming Thursday (25th). League Cup semis the following Thursday (1st Feb).
Jan 21, 2018 11:18:14 GMT
darlingtondave: Right as not all sheets in will put round 22 back until next Sunday due to the Xmas period which should give all plenty of time to sheet.
Dec 24, 2017 20:01:10 GMT