Virgin Games Ltd
Sport: Management
ZX Spectrum 48K

Chris Bourne

A game designed, apparently, around a vast database of footballing statistics. Like Football Manager it is not a game of graphics and movement but rather of menus and selection.

The trouble is, unlike Football Manager it doesn't crack it as a game. In fact it's barely a game at all - as though someone built up the database of real team performances and then wondered what to do with it.

It may be true that a certain team plays a certain type of game much better than another but simply to be 'given' that factor as a fixed variable hardly makes for an exciting game.

An interesting program for those absolutely addicted to the hard facts of footballing statistics. Otherwise avoid.

Not Rated

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