Master League FAQ by Chandra757
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 
Master League guide
Playstation 2
Version 1.5 
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======Table of Contents====== 

1) Intro
2) Starting your ML team 
3) Gaining EXP
4) Growth chart
5) Master League Default Players stats 
6) First Year 
7) Second Year 
8) Sensible Signing 
9) Newcomers
10) Version History 
11) Credits 
12) Last Updated

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1) Intro 
Hi, my name is Chandra. I make this guide for help you to buy some great 
players. I know, many people like playing Master League mode. With this 
guide, it doesn't ensure that you will easily beat your opponent. Need 
hard work to win the title. My progress so far is good, although I stayed 
on Division 2 for two years. I realize that this guide isn't complete yet, 
so help me to improve this guide. I will give you full credits. If you 
find some mistakes, contact me immediately. Remember, I hate SPAM! 

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2) Starting your ML team
Start your ML team. From Main Menu, go to Master League and select New Game. 
There are 3 option : 
1. Default ML team player
2. Using real Team and player
3. Create yur own team

In this guide, I select Default ML team player and I choose Atlanta. 
After that, select your difficulty, master league difficulty, frequency 
transfer, and develop player. To set your difficulty and ML difficulty, I 
recommended that not higher than your skiil. Now, lets begin.

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3) Gainning EXP
There are 2 ways to gaining EXP : 
1. You can gain EXP from match. Acctually, you can gain more EXP from 
scoring goal. For every 100 %, your player ability gain one point. 
2. By doing training. If you training your player at off season, you can add 
a little exp from training. Yu also can adjust your player training. Here 
are option for doing training : 
- Attack : Improve attack, shot accuracy, shot power, and shot technique.
- Defence : Improve defence.
- Balance : Improve body balance.
- Speed : Improve top speed and accelaration.
- Stamina : Improve stamina and responsive.
- Dribble : Improve dribble speed and dribble accuracy.
- Pass : Improve S. pass speed, S. pass accuracy, L. pass speed, and L. pass 
accuracy. 
- Goalkeeper : Improve GK skill
- Free Kick : Improve Free kick and swerve.
- Header : Improve header and jump.
- Team work : Improve team work. 
Everytime you train them, the player will get 25 % fatique. Make full rest 
after their fatique level 50 %. 
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4) Growth chart

There are 6 type development chart:

1. Early peak

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This type are very fast develop. Actually, hai abilities can go up to 85s.
Good Example : Smith, Farfan, and Inzaghi.

2. Early Peak + Lasting

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|  |      \
| /        \__
|/            \____
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|___________________________

This type are very fast grow. After his curve go up, he can still growing 
but with little EXP because he enter the standard development curve.
Good example : Gerrard and Lampard.

3. Early Peak + Late 

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|     _  /  \
|    / \/    \
|   /         \
|  /           \__
|_/               \____
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|___________________________ 

As you can see, this type will go up and then slide down. But it wll go up 
more faster and more stronger player.
Good example : Pirlo, Van Der Sar, and Lehmann.

4. Standard

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This type is standart develop. He gain little EXP from match.
Good example : Reyes and Buffon.

5. Late Peak

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|   /         \
|  /           \__
|_/               \____
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|___________________________ 

Thas type get little abilities. Once he reach his peak, he usually really 
great player. 
Good example : Aguero and J S Park.

6. Late Peak + Lasting

|       _______
|     _/       \
|    /          \
|   /            \
|  /              \__
|_/                  \____
|                   
|___________________________ 

This type get very little EXP. You must train him hard. His curve is lasting 
so you can use him more longer.
Goor Example : Maldini, Stam, Cafu, and Serginho.

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5) Master League Default Players stats 
Note: I play on Top Player difficulty and Very Hard master league 
difficulty. I start with player stats. 

Ivarov.
Attack: 34
Defence: 78
B. Balance: 71 
Stamina: 78 
Top Speed: 67 
Accelaration: 74 
Response: 80 
Dribble accuracy: 40 
Dribble speed: 49  
Short Pass accuracy: 50 
Short Pass speed: 53 
Long Pass accuracy: 57 
Long Pass speed: 64 
Shot accuracy: 33  
Shot power: 66 
Shot technique: 71 
FK Accuracy: 49 
Swerve: 51 
Header: 53 
Jump: 86 
Technique: 54  
GK Skill: 75 
Team work: 62 
Age: 31 
Peak age: 33 
Notes: This is your best goalkeeper you have now. His development curve 
slide down at age 34. Replace him immediately.

Stromer.
Attack: 48
Defence: 73
B. Balance: 77 
Stamina: 70
Top Speed: 70 
Accelaration: 70 
Response: 58 
Dribble accuracy: 48 
Dribble speed: 56 
Short Pass accuracy: 48 
Short Pass speed: 63 
Long Pass accuracy: 59 
Long Pass speed: 61 
Shot accuracy: 45 
Shot power: 67 
Shot technique: 62 
FK Accuracy: 44 
Swerve: 44 
Header: 59 
Jump: 66 
Technique: 59  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 61 
Age: 29 
Peak age: 29 
Notes: One of your best defender you have now. Unfortunately, his age is 29 
years old and reach his peak age now. 

Jaric.
Attack: 48
Defence: 73
B. Balance: 69 
Stamina: 70 
Top Speed: 66 
Accelaration: 62 
Response: 70 
Dribble accuracy: 65 
Dribble speed: 55 
Short Pass accuracy: 68 
Short Pass speed: 70 
Long Pass accuracy: 80 
Long Pass speed: 71 
Shot accuracy: 63
Shot power: 70 
Shot technique: 69 
FK Accuracy: 83 
Swerve: 78 
Header: 59 
Jump: 60 
Technique: 67  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 62 
Age: 21 
Peak age: 26 
Notes: If you see his stats, you will know that he has good long pass stats. 
You can make him as a passer and executing Free Kick. His peak age is 26, so 
you can still use him for 5 years. 

Giersen.
Attack: 55
Defence: 70
B. Balance: 68 
Stamina: 67 
Top Speed: 70 
Accelaration: 71 
Response: 55 
Dribble accuracy: 70 
Dribble speed: 64 
Short Pass accuracy: 65 
Short Pass speed: 62 
Long Pass accuracy: 74 
Long Pass speed: 60 
Shot accuracy: 60
Shot power: 61 
Shot technique: 62 
FK Accuracy: 65 
Swerve: 69 
Header: 62 
Jump: 64 
Technique: 80  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 74 
Age: 22 
Peak age: 27 
Notes: His speed is good as Side Back. He has good dribble accuracy and long 
pass accuracy. You can use him for 5 years. 

Ruskin.
Attack: 67
Defence: 58
B. Balance: 60 
Stamina: 85 
Top Speed: 80 
Accelaration: 78 
Response: 71 
Dribble accuracy: 65 
Dribble speed: 75 
Short Pass accuracy: 64 
Short Pass speed: 67 
Long Pass accuracy: 70 
Long Pass speed: 64 
Shot accuracy: 56
Shot power: 61 
Shot technique: 56 
FK Accuracy: 57 
Swerve: 44 
Header: 50 
Jump: 65 
Technique: 62  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 59 
Age: 21 
Peak age: 28 
Notes: This is your best defender. Place him on Side Back because he has 
great speed and stamina. You can use him for 7 years. 

Macco.
Attack: 65
Defence: 56
B. Balance: 61 
Stamina: 77 
Top Speed: 80 
Accelaration: 73 
Response: 59 
Dribble accuracy: 77 
Dribble speed: 69 
Short Pass accuracy: 57 
Short Pass speed: 80 
Long Pass accuracy: 65 
Long Pass speed: 61 
Shot accuracy: 56 
Shot power: 73 
Shot technique: 71 
FK Accuracy: 58 
Swerve: 54 
Header: 56 
Jump: 67 
Technique: 65  
GK Skill: 80
Team work: 61 
Age: 27 
Peak age: 30 
Notes: This player has good speed and shot power. Maybe you can place him on 
AMF position. You can use him for 3 years. 

Stein.
Attack: 55
Defence: 72
B. Balance: 77 
Stamina: 80 
Top Speed: 64 
Accelaration: 70 
Response: 73 
Dribble accuracy: 55 
Dribble speed: 60 
Short Pass accuracy: 54 
Short Pass speed: 60 
Long Pass accuracy: 59 
Long Pass speed: 57 
Shot accuracy: 59 
Shot power: 64 
Shot technique: 59 
FK Accuracy: 51 
Swerve: 43 
Header: 65 
Jump: 67 
Technique: 58  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 60 
Age: 26 
Peak age: ?? 
Notes: Have good stamina, body balance, and response are key for DMF. Stein 
has it. I don't have any data for this player when he reach peak age. 

Castolo.
Attack: 77
Defence: 37
B. Balance: 67 
Stamina: 68 
Top Speed: 83 
Accelaration: 84 
Response: 75 
Dribble accuracy: 64 
Dribble speed: 78 
Short Pass accuracy: 57 
Short Pass speed: 78 
Long Pass accuracy: 65 
Long Pass speed: 63 
Shot accuracy: 69 
Shot power: 76 
Shot technique: 64 
FK Accuracy: 57 
Swerve: 47 
Header: 78 
Jump: 77 
Technique: 75  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 60 
Age: 32 
Peak age: 30 (if reborn) 
Notes: What should I say? This guy is your best player you have now. His age 
is old so replace him with new one. 

Ordaz.
Attack: 77
Defence: 48
B. Balance: 74 
Stamina: 73 
Top Speed: 70 
Accelaration: 71 
Response: 69 
Dribble accuracy: 70 
Dribble speed: 61 
Short Pass accuracy: 67 
Short Pass speed: 65 
Long Pass accuracy: 59 
Long Pass speed: 58 
Shot accuracy: 80 
Shot power: 69 
Shot technique: 70 
FK Accuracy: 63 
Swerve: 55 
Header: 77 
Jump: 67 
Technique: 68  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 67 
Age: 22
Peak age: 25 
Notes: This is your second option for foward. He has good shot accuracy and 
header. Good for target man. 

Burchet.
Attack: 78
Defence: 36
B. Balance: 66 
Stamina: 58 
Top Speed: 90 
Accelaration: 74 
Response: 74 
Dribble accuracy: 56 
Dribble speed: 77 
Short Pass accuracy: 57 
Short Pass speed: 69 
Long Pass accuracy: 63 
Long Pass speed: 71 
Shot accuracy: 57 
Shot power: 65 
Shot technique: 63 
FK Accuracy: 51 
Swerve: 46 
Header: 66 
Jump: 77 
Technique: 58  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 66 
Age: 30 
Peak age: 31 
Notes: This guy has great speed and jump abilities but lacks of shot stats. 
His development curve is standard which mean only a little experience he 
got. You can use him for 1 year, so replace him immediately. 

Hamsum.
Attack: 76
Defence: 49
B. Balance: 83 
Stamina: 66 
Top Speed: 69 
Accelaration: 62 
Response: 66 
Dribble accuracy: 75 
Dribble speed: 64 
Short Pass accuracy: 70 
Short Pass speed: 65 
Long Pass accuracy: 68 Long Pass speed: 62 
Shot accuracy: 70 
Shot power: 63 
Shot technique: 68 
FK Accuracy: 60 
Swerve: 57 
Header: 74 
Jump: 69 
Technique: 75  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 72 
Age: 22 
Peak age: 32 
Notes: This one has great body balance with post player special ability. You 
can place him on foward position. You can use him for...10 years!(2 years 
fast development, 8 years standard development). 

Fouque.
Attack: 64
Defence: 40
B. Balance: 64 
Stamina: 63 
Top Speed: 66 
Accelaration: 64 Response: 70 
Dribble accuracy: 70 
Dribble speed: 65 
Short Pass accuracy: 74 
Short Pass speed: 67 
Long Pass accuracy: 71 
Long Pass speed: 59 
Shot accuracy: 69 
Shot power: 83 
Shot technique: 64 
FK Accuracy: 62 
Swerve: 60 
Header: 52 Jump: 59 
Technique: 70  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 65 
Age: 24 
Peak age: 28
Notes: He has great shot power but lack of speed. You can use him for 4 
years. 

Lothar.
Attack: 28
Defence: 74
B. Balance: 71 
Stamina: 60 
Top Speed: 60 
Accelaration: 62 
Response: 80 
Dribble accuracy: 45 
Dribble speed: 44 
Short Pass accuracy: 44 
Short Pass speed: 48 
Long Pass accuracy: 54 
Long Pass speed: 59 
Shot accuracy: 38 
Shot power: 60 
Shot technique: 54 
FK Accuracy: 40 
Swerve: 30 
Header: 40 
Jump: 61 
Technique: 40  
GK Skill: 67 
Team work: 64 
Age: 23 
Peak age: 24 
Notes: This is your young goalkeeper. He has good respond. Its so sad that 
he growth only 1 year. 

valeny.
Attack: 62
Defence: 62
B. Balance: 75 
Stamina: 76
Top Speed: 82 
Accelaration: 65 
Response: 57
Dribble accuracy: 64 
Dribble speed: 69
Short Pass accuracy: 48 
Short Pass speed: 62
Long Pass accuracy: 59 
Long Pass speed: 66
Shot accuracy: 47
Shot power: 76
Shot technique: 63 
FK Accuracy: 50
Swerve: 42 
Header: 67
Jump: 75
Technique: 54  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 63 
Age: 33
Peak age: ??
Notes: Valeny has good stamina, body balance, jump, and shot power. He is 
too old so better replace him with new one.

Baumann.
Attack: 52
Defence: 69
B. Balance: 77 
Stamina: 56 
Top Speed: 71 
Accelaration: 66 
Response: 72 
Dribble accuracy: 43 
Dribble speed: 55 
Short Pass accuracy: 50 
Short Pass speed: 57 
Long Pass accuracy: 57 
Long Pass speed: 59 
Shot accuracy: 43 
Shot power: 65 
Shot technique: 51 
FK Accuracy: 43 
Swerve: 42 
Header: 71 
Jump: 74 
Technique: 50  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 64 
Age: 20 
Peak age: 25 
Notes: He has good body balance, response, header, and jump. Place him on CB 
position. His other stats are decent. You can develop him for 5 years. 

Libermann.
Attack: 37
Defence: 74
B. Balance: 80 
Stamina: 58 
Top Speed: 60 
Accelaration: 59 
Response: 62 
Dribble accuracy: 57 
Dribble speed: 50 
Short Pass accuracy: 60 
Short Pass speed: 55 
Long Pass accuracy: 52 
Long Pass speed: 53 
Shot accuracy: 44 
Shot power: 50 
Shot technique: 57 
FK Accuracy: 50 
Swerve: 42 
Header: 72 
Jump: 65 
Technique: 59  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 60 
Age: 26 
Peak age: 30Notes: This one has great body balance and header. He is also a 
tall man so 
he can win aerial ball. You can use him for 5 years. 

 Zamenhof.
Attack: 33
Defence: 76
B. Balance: 77 
Stamina: 65 
Top Speed: 45 
Accelaration: 50 
Response: 70 
Dribble accuracy: 31 
Dribble speed: 33 
Short Pass accuracy: 33 
Short Pass speed: 42 
Long Pass accuracy: 39 
Long Pass speed: 35 
Shot accuracy: 35 
Shot power: 60 
Shot technique: 64 
FK Accuracy: 30 
Swerve: 28 
Header: 36 
Jump: 61 
Technique: 38  
GK Skill: 72 
Team work: 57 
Age: 33
Peak age: ?? (If reborn)
Notes: Your second best goalkeeper you have now. Maybe he is useless 
because he is too old. Replace him immediately with young one. I don't 
have any data for his peak age. 
Ceciu.
Attack: 43
Defence: 69
B. Balance: 75 
Stamina: 68 
Top Speed: 74 
Accelaration: 69 
Response: 57 
Dribble accuracy: 54 
Dribble speed: 63 
Short Pass accuracy: 55 
Short Pass speed: 61 
Long Pass accuracy: 52 
Long Pass speed: 62 
Shot accuracy: 55 
Shot power: 64 
Shot technique: 67 
FK Accuracy: 65 
Swerve: 55 
Header: 55 
Jump: 65 
Technique: 59  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 58 
Age: 33 
Peak age: ?? (If reborn) 
Notes: He has good stats overall. He is old now, so maybe you have to 
replace him with new player. 
Minanda.
Attack: 68
Defence: 50
B. Balance: 74 
Stamina: 66 
Top Speed: 70 
Accelaration: 75 
Response: 66 
Dribble accuracy: 71 
Dribble speed: 65 
Short Pass accuracy: 83 
Short Pass speed: 72 
Long Pass accuracy: 74 
Long Pass speed: 71 
Shot accuracy: 77 
Shot power: 67 
Shot technique: 59 
FK Accuracy: 77 
Swerve: 75 
Header: 61 
Jump: 64 
Technique: 82  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 68 
Age: 36 
Peak age: 36 
Notes: He has good stats overall. His best stats are balance, shot accuracy, 
FK accuracy, and technique. He is too old so consider to replace him. 

Ximelez.
Attack: 68
Defence: 63
B. Balance: 70 
Stamina: 68 
Top Speed: 74 
Accelaration: 78 
Response: 64 
Dribble accuracy: 84 
Dribble speed: 67 
Short Pass accuracy: 68 
Short Pass speed: 71 
Long Pass accuracy: 82 
Long Pass speed: 71 
Shot accuracy: 62 
Shot power: 71 
Shot technique: 65 
FK Accuracy: 65 
Swerve: 63 
Header: 52 
Jump: 59 
Technique: 63  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 64 
Age: 31 
Peak age: 33 
Notes: Speed is important for SMF. Ximelez has good speed and dribble speed. 
You can place him on SMF position. You can use him for 2 years. 

Espimas.
Attack: 61
Defence: 60
B. Balance: 70 
Stamina: 85 
Top Speed: 79 
Accelaration: 72 
Response: 57 
Dribble accuracy: 67 
Dribble speed: 75 
Short Pass accuracy: 67 
Short Pass speed: 63 
Long Pass accuracy: 69 
Long Pass speed: 63 
Shot accuracy: 54 
Shot power: 86 
Shot technique: 68 
FK Accuracy: 58 
Swerve: 53 
Header: 59 
Jump: 69 
Technique: 61  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 64 
Age: 34 
Peak age: ?? (If reborn)
Notes: He has good stamina, speed, and shot power. His age is too old so 
better you replace him so on. 

Iouga.
Attack: 63
Defence: 75
B. Balance: 75 
Stamina: 67 
Top Speed: 63 
Accelaration: 70 
Response: 57 
Dribble accuracy: 58 
Dribble speed: 59 
Short Pass accuracy: 59 
Short Pass speed: 62 
Long Pass accuracy: 58 
Long Pass speed: 61 
Shot accuracy: 57 
Shot power: 83 
Shot technique: 66 
FK Accuracy: 60 
Swerve: 53 
Header: 65 
Jump: 58 
Technique: 64  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 65 
Age: 34 
Peak age: 30 (if reborn) 
Notes: Has good shot power and balance. You can place him on DMF position. 
He is old so don't forget to replace him. 

Ettori.
Attack: 71
Defence: 63
B. Balance: 72 
Stamina: 66 
Top Speed: 73 
Accelaration: 72 
Response: 71 
Dribble accuracy: 67 
Dribble speed: 65 
Short Pass accuracy: 63 
Short Pass speed: 67 Long Pass accuracy: 67 
Long Pass speed: 69 
Shot accuracy: 59 
Shot power: 73 
Shot technique: 58 
FK Accuracy: 73 
Swerve: 75 
Header: 60 
Jump: 62 
Technique: 67  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 67 
Age: 19 
Peak age: 30 
Notes: Ettori has good abilities overall. The best of his abilities are 
speed, FK accuracy, and swerve. You can use him for 11 years. 

Van Den Berg.
Attack: 63
Defence: 51
B. Balance: 76 
Stamina: 61 
Top Speed: 68 
Accelaration: 71 
Response: 64 
Dribble accuracy: 77 
Dribble speed: 68 
Short Pass accuracy: 65 
Short Pass speed: 68 
Long Pass accuracy: 55 
Long Pass speed: 73 
Shot accuracy: 54 
Shot power: 76 
Shot technique: 51 
FK Accuracy: 57 
Swerve: 61 
Header: 62 
Jump: 73 
Technique: 74  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 72 
Age: 20 
Peak age: 22  
Notes: He has good body balance, jump, and technique. His grow very fast for 
2 years. After that, he is useless. 

El Moubarki.
Attack: 73
Defence: 66
B. Balance: 76 
Stamina: 76 
Top Speed: 66 
Accelaration: 70 
Response: 61 
Dribble accuracy: 73 
Dribble speed: 65 
Short Pass accuracy: 71 
Short Pass speed: 65 
Long Pass accuracy: 69 
Long Pass speed: 75 
Shot accuracy: 66 
Shot power: 77 
Shot technique: 71 
FK Accuracy: 64 Swerve: 72 
Header: 68 
Jump: 71 
Technique: 72  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 78 
Age: 20 
Peak age: 28 
Notes: Another one of you best defender. He has good balance, stamina, shot 
stats, jump, and technique. He is really good as CB. You can use him for 8 
years. 

Gutierrez.
Attack: 71
Defence: 38
B. Balance: 72 
Stamina: 77 
Top Speed: 71 
Accelaration: 77 
Response: 71 
Dribble accuracy: 65 
Dribble speed: 73 
Short Pass accuracy: 76 
Short Pass speed: 68 
Long Pass accuracy: 77 
Long Pass speed: 67 
Shot accuracy: 78 
Shot power: 71 
Shot technique: 77 
FK Accuracy: 61 
Swerve: 64 
Header: 65 
Jump: 72 
Technique: 66  
GK Skill: 50 
Team work: 75 
Age: 20 
Peak age: 31 
Notes: Here is your another best foward. He has great stats overall. You can 
develop him for 11 years. 

----------Formation---------- 

Well, it is up to you to choose your team formation. My formation is 4-4-2A 
with following line-up: 
GK - Lothar 
CB - El Moubarki 
CB - Jaric 
SB - Giersen 
SB - Ruskin 
DMF - Van Den Berg 
CMF - Fouque 
AMF - Ettori 
AMF - Hamsum 
CF - Ordaz 
CF - Gutierrez 

--------------GK--------------- 
----LB-----CB-----CB----RB-----
------------------DMF----------
-----------CMF-----------------
---AMF-------------------AMF---
------------------CF-----------
-----------CF------------------

That's my formation. For all my Back, I don't have any problem. 
For my midfielder, maybe my both SMF have problem because they don't have 
much speed. For my foward, it is still OK. 
Remember, you don't need make your formation like me. It is just guide so 
its up to your chooice.

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6) First Year 

After an around 10 matches (7 league matches and 3 cup matches), you can 
make transfer. Maybe you want to buy some players that are needed for your 
team. Here some recommended players that you maybe want to transfer (note: 
if I make GK - xxx (17), it means player xxx play on GK position and age 
17):  
GK  Carini (28) - Great backup or good keeper for 1st season to replace 
oldies/retiring/crap keepers, has 90 response at start (credits: 1337onator or 
Reb3llist)
GK - Yohan Pele (23): Is awesome, still young and cheap, he grows to become a 
great keeper, but not the best (credits: 1337onator or Reb3llist)
WF - Lee Chun Soo (26) : A great Winger. You can place him as SMF and AMF 
position. He is Korean. He can grow until age 26. And you know that at age 
25, his all stats are over 76. He is great for playmaker (His FK accuracy is 
96 and Swerve is 95) 
CF - Farfan (21): He is great CF I've ever had. At start, he maybe crap. At 
age 26, he is like beast (with attack, balance, stamina, top speed, 
accelaration, shot power, and dribble speed all 95!). 
SB - Hinkel (20s) - He has excellent running and dribbling, anytime you want 
to do a roulette (PES Technique involving the R3 stick) you can count on him 
(credits: 1337onator or Reb3llist)
Holding MC/AMC - Figueireido or Figueiredo (Brazilian) (24ish) - A good holding
midfielder, tall and good at shooting from distance, a must buy for weak teams 
(credits: 1337onator or Reb3llist)
Running SMF/CF - Walcott (18) Very fast and pacy. He also has an early peak 
growth (credits: 1337onator or Reb3llist)
Running SMF/CF - Dotan (25) Very fast, bad body balance and great for lower 
teams, American and is great as backup as well as runner. (credits: 1337onator 
or Reb3llist)
Well, I think thats all my first year. If you know another players, please 
email me. I will give you full credits. I know, my team isn't strong enough. 
My team doesn't qualify to Division 1. First year has been done. My team 
popularity is D. 

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7) Second Year 

For second year, here are some players you may worth to buy: 
GK - Van Der Sar (17): This keeper really good. At age 22 his stats are 
excellent (Defence: 97, Response: 97, Shot Power: 93, GK Skill: 96). You can 
grow his abilities more than me if you train him well. 
CB - Maldini (17): He is good defender with some good stats. At age 22, he 
is great with defence: 94 and other stats are over 67 (except GK skill). 
Thats my recommended player for second year. Maybe its enough for your next 
season. Don't forget to sell your old player by adding them on possible 
transfer. 

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8) Sensible Signing 

Here are some sensible signing (some of them are already retired):
GK - Ahmet (17): I heard, he is good goalkeeper. I don't buy him so I don't 
know how fast he grow. 
GK - Lehmann (17): At age 17, Lehmann has great body balance and Response. 
His development curve nearly same with Van Der Sar. 
GK - Cech (23): Cech is world class keeper with fast development curve for 3 
years. 
CB - Thuram (17): Thuram is decent at first but grew fast at age 21. 
CB - F. Cannavaro (17): If you see him on new comer, recruit him. His header 
and jump stats are great. 
WF - Nani (19): He is from Man Utd. He can play as SMF and AMF. At first, 
his stats are crap. At age 25, his stats are beast (with speed, 
accelaration, dribble speed, dribble accuracy, and shot power over 95!) 
CF - Aguero (17): At first, his stats are good. When you develop him to age 
25, you will see that he is like beast (with top speed and accelaration 97). 
He is from Atletico Madrid.
CF - Torres (23): Torres is great player from Liverpool. He already has 
great stats, especially shot stats. You can develop him for 3 years. 
CF - Shevchenko (17): He has great shot stats although other stats are 
decent. 
CMF - Fabregas (18) : His first stats are crap. But when he reach hs 
peak age, he is better than Gerrard. He is good for executing set piece.
CF - Messi (18) : He has great speed and dribble stats. If you train him 
well, he is like beast. He is one of the best player that you may worth 
to buy.
SB - Dagaka (19) : He has great top speed and accelaration. You can use 
him fo 4 years. At age 3, his top speed is 98 and his accelaration is 
97.
SS - Kaka (19) : He has great dribble stats. He also has good abilities 
overall. He grow quite fast.
CF - C Y Park (20) : He is really great if you train him well. He is 
Korean. He grow very fast. 
SB - Lahm (21) : Although his stats are decent at first, he is great 
defender overall. 
CF - Villa (20) : He is from Velencia. He has great development curve 
and fast grow. Maybe he is ono of the best Forward in this game.
DMF - Pirlo (24) : Come with great long pass abilities, Pirlo can 
become your great passer.
CF - Smith (24) : He is from Newcastle. He has great development curve 
for 3 years. His abilities are very fast grow. 
SMF - Odonkor (24) : He has excellent speed. With his young age, you 
can delop him further. Good for your SMF.
CF - Dos Santos (18) : His stats are very crap at first year. After 
some years passed by, he is very dangerous player. I recommend you to 
buy this player.
CF - Chiesa (17) : If you see him on new comer, go get him immediately. 
He is really great. You can use him for 8 years.
AMF - Maxi Rodhiquez (25) : He has great stats at age 28 (with attack, 
balance, top speed, accelaration, dribble speed, shot accuracy are 95). 
One of the best midfielder in the game.
CF - Adriano (24) : Man, this player has 99 shot power. He can grow 
until 2 years. He is from Inter Milan.
MF - Mascherano (22) : He is from Liverpool. He has great top speed, 
accelaration, attack, defence, and balance at age 26.
CF - Ibrahimovic (24) : He has great body balance and shot tecnique. 
You can train him for 3 years.
CMF - Sneijder (23) : He is from Real Madrid. He has great long pass 
and short pass with passing special ability. Great forexecuting Set 
Piece.
SB - Emmanuelson (20) : He is great SB with good abilities overall. Yu 
can use him for 4 years. 
CMF, AMF, SMF, WF  Ribery : Put it for SMF, fast, great passing and 
shooting...at his peak (credits : Patrick Paris)
CF - Martins & D.Bent: The two fastest strikers (credits : Patrick Paris).

Well, I think that's all for sensible signing. I hope this guide is useful 
for you. I realize that this guide isn't perfect enough so I hope you help 
me to improve this by giving another players that has great stats and 
development curve. I will give you full credits. 
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9) Newcomers

Newcomers are players that created by Konami. Some of them are not always 
born the same time. There are so many newcomer players. Here are some of them 
that are based on my experience:
SB - Hoffman (17): I found him while searching Wolf(GK). He is good and fast 
growing. I see his stats are great (almost all over 72). 
MF - Shaw (17): This player is random appear on new comer. Get him 
immediately when you see him, because he has excellent stats. 
MF - Shimizu (17): Like Shaw, he is random appear on new comer. I heard, He 
has excellent stats. 
AMF - Kaiser (17): When I see him, his salary is high (846). I recruit him 
because he has good stats overall. 
CF - Orellano (17): His speed is unstopable (top speed: 94, accelaration: 
95) at age 17. His shot stats are good with one-on-one keeper special 
ability. His peak age is 27. 
CB - Palmieri 188cm (17): Comes with the newcomers the second year...one of 
the best future defenders, mentality 95...defence, response, header, jump, 
teamwork and body balance above 80. Peak around 22 years, fast develop 
(credits : Patrick Paris)
CMF, AMF, SS, CF  Yamada (17): First year newcomer, will develop into the 
best striker or SS. Almost every stat above 80. peak around 20-21 years..., 
fast improvement, lasting (credits : Patrick Paris).

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10) Version History 

1.0  My first version. Initial release. 
1.5  Some corrections and adding Newcomers section.

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11) Credits and Thanks to
- God, for give me everything. 
- Konami, for make this great game. 
- Gamefaqs, for posting my guide. 
- Patrick Paris, thanks for giving me some great players.
- 1337onator or Reb3llist, much thanks for giving me some great players and 
suggest me to add Newcomers section.

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12) Last Updated

Latest updated of this guide on : 07/12/2008