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Follow the dark path or use the light


by jus123

FIFA SOCCER 09 ds walkthrough
Hello. I would be doing a walkthrough/faq for the game FIFA 09 for the Nintendo ds. In this walkthrough that I would be making, it would be just an overall picture of the game. I would also add in some hints about the game.
CONTROLS(on the left is the movement on the right is the controls)
Move player               +control pad
Shoot                            A button(hold for more power)
Chip shot                     L and A button when the goalie is off his line
Controlled shot         L and A button when the goalie is on his line
Cancel kick                 L button(before the power bar is full)
Pass                              B button(hold for more power)
One two-pass             L button +B button
First time pass           B button before receiving the ball
Lob                                Y button
Cross in final third    Y button
Low cross                    L button +Y button
Early cross                       Hold L button then tap Y button
Through ball                   X button 
Lobbed through ball     L button + X button
Player run                   touch point on pitch radar to make nearest   
 player run to it
skill move                       L button
instant replay               SELECT
exit instant replay       START
pause game                   START    

Switch player                         B button
Tackle/clearance                  A button
Pressure opponent               A button(hold)
Sliding tackle                          Y button
Call secondary defender     L button(hold)

Switch to goalie(when opposition has the ball near final third)   X button(double tap)

Charge                                          X button(hold)
Save                                              X button(hold)
Move/aim kick/throw            +control pad
Throw                                          B button
High kick                                     Y or A button
Drop ball                                     X button
Aim goal kick                             Left right control pad
Take short/long goal kick      B button/A button

Before you start, you must enter your name and favorite club for your profile. You can change it later in MY FIFA 09

Manager mode-Perfect your team over a five year career
Tournament-play in a small league then try to win the cup in knockout stages
Be a pro-Choose to be an existing pro or a new pro and perfect your position over a five-year career
Training-Train your team and try to score against one keeper
Penalty shootout-Choose a team and see if you can handle the pressure of a much dreaded shootout
Classic-choose two teams and battle it out on the pitch.
My fifa 09-Change your game settings and stuff here
My club-Choose your favorite club and your custom club and the custom formations here.
Multi-Card game-Versus a player using two game cards
Single Card games-Versus a player using a game card(this may lag a little, so be patient)

FREE KICKS (direct)-slide your stylus from the ball and see if you can beat the keeper. Slide from the top of the ball for a low shot. Slide from the bottom of the ball for a high shot.
FREE KICKS (indirect)- press B to pass or A to shoot
CORNERS-press A or the person you are shooting to (exp X)
THROW IN-press B or the person you want to throw the ball to.
START-Try out different settings or you can go to team management.
PENALTY- Slide the ball where you want it to go

Manager mode.
-strikers would only come to your club if you make a new team
-put players in the free transfer and then buy new players, after which transfer the players back into your team
-Always reconfigure your settings and team management to avoid putting players in the wrong positions
Be a pro mode 
-Pass the ball and ask for the ball many times to have maximum score.
-Dribble slowly for the dribbling points.
-when the keeper pumps the ball, use the opportunity to score.
-training( manager mode ) will help your players get maximum fitness. Train your defenders for corners

Custom formations
-make a formation good for attacking and defending to suit your needs.

-DO NOT try to dribble past the keeper to score as it is pretty hard.
-when the keeper takes free kicks, try to get the ball as quick as possible and whack it into his goal.

Connect to the wifi using the router.
Selecting auto match enables you to versus someone from other parts of the world. 
Squad update will update your squad. IT WILL NOT disrupt your manager mode file.
Thank you for reading my walkthrough. I sincerely hope that it would be of good use to you.

COPYRIGHT by jus123
With special thanks to EA SPORTS and
This is version 1 of my fifa 09 walkthrough.
Done on 2/12/08
You may email me at [email protected] for more enquiries and questions about the game. I will answer you as soon as possible.
If there is any thing wrong about the walkthrough, I sincerely apologies to you and I hope that you can email me about what is wrong so I can improve on the walkthrough.