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Suggestions

While we think there are no codes which you can stick in to this game for various uprades or more money etc...
I would like to suggest that you check out our user submitted cheats ((Click Here) or hints (Click Here) on this site where you will find suggestions for good teams and players plus a few nice tricks.

Good young players.

I saw here that in everyone's 'super teams' all the players appear to be about 30 at the start of the game, which is no good if you want to play for more than 2 or 3 seasons.
Here is a list of players that develop to be some of the best on the game, and are all relatively cheap at the beggining of the first season. It does vary from game to game how well a player develops, but these ones usually become very good, provided you give them plenty of games.
1. AM/FC, Ederson, 17 y/o, £20,000, (RS Futebol)
2. AM/FRC, Toledo, 21 y/o, £200,000, (Catanzaro)
3. DLC, De la Cuesta, 20 y/o, £350,000, (Atletico Nacional)
4. AMR, Mariano Gonzalez, 22 y/o, £4,000,000, (Racing)
5. AMC, Diego, 18 y/o, £8,000,000, (Santos)
6. DC, Gabriel Milito, 22 y/o, ..

My team

My team is a dream team, I'm chelsea and play 4-3-3 and win almost everything with great scores, Here is my squat:
DM Kasper Smeichel (man city)
DR Mancini (as Roma) (great back and verry good in attack also)
DL Wayne Bridge (chelsea) (same as mancini, but not so good in attack)
DC Carles Puyol (Barca) (Love him he is the greatest)
DC Robert Huth/John terry (Take Huth for Free kicks, Terry for good defending)
Mr Aaron Lennon (Leeds) (20 year old worldclass winger)
MC Diego(Santos) Just awesome great in everything!!
ML Joe Cole (Chelsea) Worldclass midfielder after 2 or 3 seasons
Fc/r Evandro roncatto (Worldclass forword at the age of 20)
SC Anatoli Todorov (GREAT!!! 20 finishing dribbeling and good pacek, worldclass and worth 71 milion eu..

Great free players and a good team!

Always check out for expiring contracts or unprotected contracts.
Unprotected contract must be paid with a compensation.
The great players you can get here are:
Always make offer half a year before the contract expires!!!
Robinho, for free halfway through the second season
Thierry Henry, for free after first season.
Diego, end of secon season.
Joe Cole, got him cheap on unprotected contract.
Wayne Bridge, same as Cole.
Jos Antonio Reyes, same as Cole and Bridge.
Kasper Schmeichel, VERY YOUNG!!! Buy him early when he's under 17.
Nilmar, great young striker.
Dagoberto, March first season.
Many more...
My team which wins everything! It's Man Utd by the way...
GK: Schmeichel/Howard
DL: Silvestre/Paau..

Cheap Player List

Here are a lot of player that you can get in low price.
Some of the players are having a minimum fee release clause
Maybe not all of this player u can get, but u can get some of the in low budget
GK:
Edwin Van Der Sar (He has a fee release clause at 6,75M)
Andreas Isakkson
Petr Cech
Sebastian Saja
Andrea Consigli (His skill will be look like Canizares)
Kasper Schemeicel
Lenny Pidgeley
Luke Steele
Robert Almer
Jonathan (Valencia)
DF:
Aidan Collins
Richard Cotton
Chris Oswell
Tom Huddlestone
Marco Motta
Ivan Hurtado
Jose Julian De La Cuesta
Martin Albrechstein
Philippe Mexes
MF:
Helder Barbosa
Steed Malbranque
Sean Davis
Aaron Lennon

Mint players

Heres some quite cheap players and what they can do.......
GK. Kasper Schmeical (young cheap and class)
MR.Josh Low (Northampton, An exelent playmaker the welsh beckham)
ML. Johan Absalonsen (the perfect player)
DL. Cris Carruthers (wrong spellin just look on Northampton)
SC. John Turner (Cambrige Cant stop scoring 17 and ded cheap)
There is a club called Sporting portugal if you want cheep youth talent that is the club to get it from I wud recomend.....
Ze Mario
Fabio Paim

Amazing guy

There is this guy called Fredy William Thompson.
He is a must buy and is very cheap. He only costs 525k.
He is an absolutely amazing player and comes at a bargain price. He is only available on Large Datbase.
You must offer him a very good contract as a lot of clubs are intrested in him.
RFC1

Cheap Players For Division Team...

I got bored of playing with Arsenal so I started a team from Div 1. Well basically the players sucked and with my budget I could not get quality players so loaning players was my only shot at getting promoted.
Goalkeeper:
Stuart Taylor, Arsenal loan him to me. I got Andreas Isaksson in me 2nd season when I was promoted for 1m but values goes up to 15m because he is really young and world class. Also look for Lucas Rastello, I found him in French U21 squad. Cheap and a great back up keeper, only 375k, starts all 15 at age of 20!
Defenders:
I got Kevin Dawson frm Chesterfield
Alan O'hare is a great left back, gets 8 and 7s in every div1 and Epl game.
Midfielder:
You can try and get Freddy Guarin, world class and try to loan Cesc Fabregas..

Simple Stuff

A simple hint - obviously go for young talent, but also keep at least 2 old(er) players (28+). These players will have to be experienced, quality players (even though they may havd passed their prime), and they will provide the backbone of your team. I normally would go for an older keeper, and 1 older outfield player (not on the wings, as pace is needed).
If a player is unsettled (as de la Cuesta - Columbian often is), bring in another player of that nationality, and try to fit him into the squad.
1 hint on players - Newcastle's 2 young, English strikers are amazing! - Future stars - Shola Ameobi, Michael Chopra.
Enjoy!

A great young team

I'm in season 2014 and I have a great young team for porto, so it may help you to find good upcoming players.
GK-wang dong
DR-rincon
DL-gregory martinez
DC-rafael gonzalez gonzalez
DC-jackson vieira
MR-cristiano ronaldo
ML-rafael van der vaart
MC-diego
MC-jose prieto
FC-sopat rungratsamee
FC-alessand simonetta
I have played 565 games winning 370, drawing 128 and losing 67, I have won 11 league tittles, 20 cups.
My manager stats are all 20 apart from loyalty which is 17.

Super Squad

GK's:
Frey (Parma)
Cavallero (Celta)
Kameni (Good Young Goalkeeper)
DF's:
Augusto Recife (Cruziero)
Sol Campbell (Arsenal)
Lucio (Leverkusen)
Maxwell (Ajax)
Ashley Cole (Arsenal)
Lauren (Arsenal)
Phillipe Mexes (Auxerre)
Matteo Ferrari (Parma)
MF's:
Patrick Vieira (Arsenal)
Xabi Alonso (Real Sociedad)
Massimo Blasi (Juventus)
Sebastien Battaglia (Boca)
Alex (Cruziero)
Thiago Motta (Barcelona)
Simao (Benfica)
Steed Malbranque (Fulham)
Andres D'Alessandro (Wolfsburg)
Freddie Ljungberg (Arsenal)
ST's
Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
Nicolas Anelka (Man City)
Robinho (Santos)
Cavenaghi (River)
Santa Cruz (FC Bayern)
I am Arsen..

Couple of good 'uns

Two good players to buy:
Pavel Beganskiy of BATE. Enter his name in the quick search. You should be able to get him for about 500k, but his value rockets to 7.5million as soon as you get him. Play him up front; in the Premiership I think he's about a 15-25 goals a season striker.
Daniel Braathen of Skeid. You have to activate the Norwegian league at the start to get him. He'll come for about 250k, but his value rises to about 2.8million and carries on if you play him regularly. I like to play him on the wings and then play him up front after two seasons.

Data Editor

With the latest Championship Manager, there comes a Data Editor.
If you click "Start" and then "All Programs", you should find and file called "Championship Manager 03-04". Click on this with the mouse and 2 options will come up. Click on Data Editor.
This will take you into a program where you can edit the database of the game. Now you have to load up a file on the program called "serverdb".
When this has loaded up you can change anything on the game. For example you could make yourself on the game an make you 20 for everything, as young as you want and put yourself into the team that you are going to be. You can also give your club a large sum of money and transfer amazing players to your team for free.
Make sure you have it exactly how you w..

best team + players

This is my best man.utd team who have 1 everything they have entered.
GK-Howard- amazing goalkeeper
DL-Silvestre- becomes 20 million after 1 season and the best left def in the game
DR-Mexes- just 2 good to explain
DC-Ferdinand- gets the job done and does it brilliantly
DC-Lucio- pairs brilliantly with ferdinand, plays boss in defence
ML-Giggs- people say he is crap in this game, there lyin cause he scores for fun and a brill left pacey winger
MR-Christano Ronaldo- the best midfielder in the game, scores superb goals and tireless
MC-Diego- the young brazillion is hard 2 get, pay 15 million and he is a bargain, tireless and scores very ambitious goals
MC-Scholes- plays boss next 2 diego and ..

World class players

These are a few good players:
mancini(rm dont buy if you have jaoquin)
babayaro
gronkjaer
veron
henry(world class)
jo from corinthians

Inter Dream Team

I have one anything that you can win with inter
Keep these players if you want to win : Van Der Meyde-J.Zanetti-C.Zanetti (so many teams want him)-Toldo-Cannavaro-Vieri(scores a lot of goals)-Kily-Emre-Coco-Martins.
Buy these players:
Totti-Samuel(Roma)
Mutu(Chelsea) 57 million $
Nedved-Davids (Juve)
Burdisso-Tevez(Boca)
Shevshenko-Kaka(milan)
Stankovic(Lazio)
Adriano-Frey(Parma)
I field my players in this formation : 3-4-1-2
Goalkeeper:Toldo
Defense:J.Zanetti-W.Samuel-Coco
Midfield:Emre-Stankovic-Van Der Meyde-Nedved_Totti(behind the two strikers)
Attack:Vieri_Shevshenko
Subs:Davids-Burdisso-Tevez-Martins-Adriano-Mutu-Kaka.
reserves:C.Zanetti-Frey-Cannavaro-Recoba.
I still have 175 million $ aft..

Yo all you Tottenham fans heres how to win!!!!

Right I am in my third season i've won everything and so have my players, heres how to do it;
GK; Paul Robinson (Leeds)
DML; Clestine Babayaro (Chelsea)
DC(left); Anthony Gardener (Tottenham
DC(centre) Boumsong (Auxerre)
DC(right) Ledley King (Tottenham)
DMR; Mbuelo Mabizela (Tottenham)
MC(left)Maniche (Porto)
MC(right)Davies (Tottenham)
AMC; Habib Bamogo (Montpiellier)
FC(left) Robbie Keane (Tottenham)
FC(right) Benni McCarthy (Porto)
Subs:
1.Morgan De Sanctis (Udinese)
2.Phillipe Mexes (Auxerre)
3.Riccardo Montolivo (Atalanta)
4.Nuno Gomes (Benfica)
5.Louis Saha (Fulham/Man U)
SPARES;
Steven Gerrard (liverpool DM/M)
Jermain Defoe (Tottenham CF)
Lee Gran..

Trust me on these players, folks.

Oskitz Estefania (Betis reserves, i think)
Alessio Cerci (Roma reserves)
Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
Belozouglu Emre (Inter)
Daniel (Bahia, on loan too Sevilla when game starts)
Daniel Braathen (Skeid)
Daniel Fredheim Holm (Skeid)
Martins (Inter)
Morten Gamst Pedersen (Tromsø)
Dagoberto (Atletico Paranaese, or something)
Giampaolo Pazzini (Atalanta)
Mohamed Zidan (no e) Midtjylland)
Alexander Tettey (Rosenborg) turns out good.
Dejan Stankovic (Lazio)
Edgar Davids (Juventus) only good for one season, but he's free!
Arjen Robben (PSV Eindhoven)
ROONEE (Wayne Rooney) Everton)
Anthony Le Tallec (Liverpool)
Robinho (Santos)
Kasper Schmeicel (Man City under 19's)
Jan Gunnar Solli (Rosenborg)
O..

Great Real madrid team ever

I made a unbeatable Madrid team in 2 years as manager, I only lost one game. Here is my team
Goalkeepers:
buffon
cech
dida
Defenders:
lauren
lucio
samuel
carlos
puyol
nesta
zambrotta
Midfielders:
c ronaldo
veira
zidane
alex
pires
kaka
deigo
mikel artea
Stirkers:
ronaldo
reyes
raul
robinho
My best team is
buffon
puyol lucio samuel carlos
c ronaldo kaka zidane alex
ronaldo reyes
subs
cech
nesta
artea
robinho
pires

A GOOD Gillingham player!!!!

Nyron Nosworthy is absolutely excellent!
I bought him for Arsenal and he gets a 9 or 10 every game and he's really cheap. A must buy!

Hints for manchester united

1)your formation should be a flat 4-4-2, with the wingers making forward runs (to AM R/L) and the central midfielders making backward runs (to DMC).
In central midfield you should play defensive midfielders only. Sell paul scholes, ole solskjaer, diego forlan, nicky butt, roy keane and ryan giggs.
You will now be filthy rich!! (this will take some time though, it toook me three seasons to get the invincible squad I have now - be patient!!)
2)PLAY KLEBERSON. He is surprisingly brilliant and reasonably young. 3)righty-ho, this is how my team lines up:
GK-Barthez
DR-Phil Neville
DL-John O'Shea
DC-Rio Ferdinand
DC-Mikeal Silvestre
MR- C. Ronaldo
ML-Arjen Robbem
MC-Kleberson
MC-Djemba-Djemba
FC-R. Van N..

new, young striker

You absoloutly must buy this guy. The name is Evandro Roncatto. He is 17 at the beginning of the game. On his debut, he scored 2 goals. One was an amazing curling shot from the dead ball line, a bit like the one figo scored against man-u.
Happy Scoring

Just Starting


End of contracts

After one season if you are a good team like chelsea, man utd or real madrid then you can sign some worldclass players on free tranfers as thier contracts expire after one season they are Edgar Davids(amazing),Thierry Henry, Guti and many more.

Promising youngsters

I found some great young players on my game like a star striker gianpaolo pazzini, Aaron lennon, jan kristiansen and the young goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Who to buy and who not to buy

Ok, if you buy these players you are bound to do well. To find these players, all you need to do is go onto quick search and type in these names :-
Diego (becomes amazing)
Wright-Phillips (becomes England midfielder)
Lucio (ready-made world-class player)
Anelka (becomes world-class rated striker)
Tevez (brilliant young striker)
Barton (earns caps for England ahead of Gerrard)
Joaquin (explosive young midfielder)
Paul Robinson (amazing young goalkeeper)
Batistuta (old but very cheap and very good)
Romario (like Batistuta)
Goater (awful stats but always scores)
Cristiano Ronaldo (exciting young midfielder)
Nicky Weaver (good, cheap back-up goalkeeper)
Torres (becomes a goal machine)
Scott Parker (great young England..

Players

Before the season starts get all these players that are listed because they are worth it:

1. Frey ( plays for parma, what a shot-stopping keeper).
2. Coboda (I think that is how you spell his name, his plays for Inter Milan).
3. H. Nakata (he plays for parma).
4. Gerrard (he plays for liverpool I think his better than beckham).
5. Martins (he plays for Inter milan, his a goal scoring machine).
6. Andrino (I think that is how you spell his name he plays for parma, he doesn't stop scoring).

Frank demouge

Trust this player is well good he is only 21 from nec in holland I got him for 3.5 million and paired him up with van nistlerooy they have scored 30+ goals each.

Supreme team

Well I am into my third season at Chelsea, I have won the premiership in my first seaon, the fa cup, league cup, and I have won the championsleague 2 times in a row.
My team is so good I beat a team in the champions league 11-0
my team
cudicini (GK)
Bridge (LB)
Boumsong/ Mexes (CB) god pair to buy for 5 million for both
Terry (CB) make him captian
Gallas(CB)
Geremi/johnson (RB)

Veron (RCM)
Makelele (CM) put an arror going back into DMC
Duff (LCM)
Crespo/Cisse (CF) crespo can get injured, so buy cisse great srtiker
Mutu (CF) GOAL Machine!!
Put an arrow next to each striker, one going to the left and one to the right
Put the mentality on gung ho, works most of t..

My Team!

Im Wolves in my first season and I'm top!!! I beat Arsenal away in my first game 1-3.
I have sold most of my players including Cooper and Nadar I think thats how you spell it plus some other 1st teamers.
I then spent the cash on new players! Buy Morten Gamst Pedersen he is awsome and cheep!This is my team.
GK Oakes, M*
RB Irwin, D
LB Naylor, L*
CB Okoronkwo, I
CB Mexes, P
RM Cameron, C*
LM Kristiansen, J
DMC Ince, P
AMC Gamst Pedersen, M
FWD Adu, F
FWD Evandro Roncatto
Play 4-4-2 with ince running back and pedersen running forword and the wingers running right up!!!
I have also strengthend my reserves by signing Tomi petrescu
Supat Rungratsamee
Lee Holmes
Kasper Schm..

World class celsea side

GK Cudecini
RB Salgardo (Madrid, class player)
LB Bridge
CB Terry (inspirational Captain)
CB Lucio (11 million release clause unbelievable season rating of 8.24)
DMC Geremi (bosses the midfield)
AMC Lampard (Very consistant)
AML Duff (Worth 26 mill after 1st season)
AMR Joe Cole
FC Mutu (45 goals in 41 games - world player of the year)
FC Todorov (18, goal machine, 1million from Litex, no worth 12)
Also signed Grisales, colombian midfielder, very good, crespo is also excellent
Milner and Reo Coker when clubs go into administration, dirt cheap
Sell Makelele, Gronkjaer and Gudjonson
Won Champions league first season, beat Madrid 4-0 in final

Fab players

Here are some ace players who can help you win trophies and get big bucks!
Shevchenko (Milan)
Pirlo (Milan)
Kaka (Milan)
Kezman (PSV)
Sanli Tuncay (Fenerbache)
Kleberson (man.utd)
Paul Robinson (Leeds)
Carlos Tevez (Boca)
Jenas (Newcastle)
Duff (Chelsea)
Lucio (Leverkusen)
Diego (Santos)
Christano Ronaldo (Man.Utd)
Henry (Arsenal)
Free Players
at the end of the first season, alot of brill players will become free . they will reject contracts from their club and you should nick in and get them. here are some amazing players who you can get for free.
Emre (Inter)
De Pedro (Real Sociedad)
Guti, Cambiasso( both Real madrid)
Basturk (Leverkusen)
Henry (Arsenal)

Good players

I'm managing 2 teams and these are my top 20 players (not in order)
(1)Diego (awesome player)
(2)Carlos Tevez
(3)Robinho (he scores lot of goals)
(4)A.Simonetta (from AS Roma and he's only 17)
(5)F.Adu (free and good)
(6)A.Farnerud (worth buying)
(7)O.Estefania (under 16 and he got good skills)
(8)T.Henry
(9)Kleberson
(10)J.Cole
(11)R.Van Der Vaart
(12)Joaquin
(13)Mancini (a brazilian who can play as defender and midfielder)
(14)C.Ronaldo
(15)D.Fletcher
(16)W.Rooney
(17)Hussaine (from Man Utd..he's been scoring goals for me)
(18)D.Bonera
(19)K.Schmeichel
(20)J.Milner

Editor

This is cool,
It lets you change player names, stats, stadiums and capacity, team names and create new players!
When you go on to the screen were the champ manager and readme underneath is editor. Go on that and follow instructions.

Get a new database

If you've chosen a small database and now you want a large one, I have worked out how.
On the screen at the beginning where you can make a new game or resume your last game, click on game options, edit preferances. Choose a large database and then go and resume a game. You will now have a large database.

Amazing players!

Canizares - get him when his contract expires.
Abbiati - good keeper
Lucio - one of the best defenders
T.Henry - you know who he is! get him after the first season because his contract expires
Jermaine Jenas - Newcastle player, gets 8,9 or 10s every game.
Diego Martinez - best midfielder
Patrik Viera - another great midfielder
Pavon - great defender!
Perez - 19 years old and he's already a star
Ian Harte - he gets 8s and 9s every game
James Graham - 17 years old, scores every game, 8s and 9s every game

Greedy Money

Pretend u manage real madrid and u spent all their money and u want more money u resign as manager and add manager again as real madrid, u will see the board would have given u 31m for transfer funds I've been doing this for 5 seasons running.

Everton revisited

Now four seasons in, using the same tactic, my team is:
Wright
Whittingham
mexes
campbell
bonera
gamst pedersen
parker
diego
mcfadden
recoba
zamora
My first team mentioned has cost me the total of 35million.
It is possible, I have won everything I've been entered for in the last 4 seasons...!

great players(sorry about some of the spellings but you should s

As well as Brazil, Argentina has some great talent. Go to river plates team and offer contracts to both the hussains and dominguez.
Dario may be 27 but has great pace and is great when waiting for some young players to mature and dominguez's value goes way up.
Other great young players are fernando cavenagi(argentina/river), kim kallstrom, a young swede, the dane jan kristenson, david bellion(great pace), rob friend(canada/moss trust me on him,a minimum release of 400,000,bought him with real madrid and was soon worth 13.5m), mike duff(decent defender in 3rd division in england,young and tackling is 18), mirislav klose (the big german is well worth it bagging 30+ a season), almost every player with 20 pace/acceleration and try playing cristiano ronaldo up front inst..

Best Players (Hull City 09-10 Season)

GK- Kasper Schmeical (Cheap and class)
DF-Wayne Bridge
DF-Phillipe Mexes
DF-Glen Johnson (excellent every match)
DMR-Stephen Gerrard
DML-Ricardo Gardner (Buy him early coz he goes very expensive)
MC-Gamst Pederson (Best Midfielder on the game,buy for 850k)
MC-Kevin Nolan
AM-Diego (World Class)
FC-Wayne Rooney
FC-Abuda (By far the best player on the game,scores 40 per season)
Subs:
Tim Howard
John Terry
Aaron Lennon (Doesnt like being left out though)
Dennis Rohmadal
Moses Ashikodi (Absolutly Amazing,buy him from Millwall in first season only 16,best young player on the game)

Questions & Answers