The closest thing to real football management. Football Manager 2022 (FM22) brings new, progressive ways to find your winning edge, instill your footballing style and earn it on the pitch. Football isn’t just about being the best and winning. It’s about overcoming the odds, realising your dreams, and earning your success. Fighting your way to the top and shocking the world or clawing your way back from the brink – these moments taste sweetest. Craft your own custom dashboard packed with powerful stats in the brand-new Data Hub. Utilise the same metrics and reporting methods that real clubs use to help you make smarter tactical and player development decisions to fuel your club’s success. See your stars showcase their skills in better detail than ever before thanks to our improved animation engine. A revamped pressing system and changes to player sharpness means that you can get after the opposition from the first whistle and benefit from a more authentic flow to the passages of play.
There are 123 leading football leagues at your disposal. Have you got what it takes to spend big (or small) budgets wisely and guide your club to the top of the game? Scour Football Manager’s world-leading database of more than 500,000 real players for undiscovered talent or build your squad from within, training your prospects to realise their ultimate potential. Build a world-class backroom team that can assist with everything from Recruitment to Player Development. Lean on their expertise as you navigate the everyday challenges faced in football management. Play the beautiful game your way, creating a footballing identity on the tactics board that your players can buy into. It’s up to you to produce a system that delivers success time and again. Immerse yourself in our best-looking Matchday experience yet and watch your footballing vision come to life on the pitch. Make all the key decisions as you steer your team to glory.
Implement one of the top tactical trends of the last few season with the new Wide Centre-Back role. Whether you’ve always favoured three-at-the-back or you see yourself as a natural innovator, you now possess even more tools to overwhelm the opposition as you chase those all-important victories. New, true-to-life staff meetings allow you and your backroom team to form a well-oiled machine. Combining weekly reports on Coaching, Recruitment, Player Development and Staffing delivers a level of improved support that will help propel your players to new heights. Feel the highs and lows of one of the most dramatic fixtures in the football calendar. Steal a march on your rivals to secure last-minute deals and work more closely with agents in our redesigned experience which replicates the unpredictability of the transfer window’s climax. Craft your ideal managerial look with a redesigned manager creator, level up your transfer market performance with a suite of new scouting improvements and earn the bragging rights against your mates in the improved Fantasy Draft mode.