Real players

Remove the ‘fake.lnc’ file from the ‘/sports interactive/football manager 2007/data/db/700/lnc’ folder. Start a new game and players that did not appear due to licensing limitations in the normal game will now be present.

Recommended players

Try getting the following players:

Daniel Galbraith (Hearts): About 60,000 when you first start the game. When in your reserve squad for a couple of seasons will have 30 to 40 goals a season. Does very well when promoted into first team.

Eddie Johnson (DC United): Good striker. Takes two or three seasons to be at his best, but well worth the money. Has a 2.6 million release clause in contract.

Freddy Adu (DC United): Young, cheap, and talented.

Jose Montiel (Udinese): About 10 million but a good strong midfielder.

Lee Cattermole (Middlesbourgh): Good young midfielder. About 250,000, but well worth the money.

Magnus Wolffe Eikrem (Wolde): Young, cheap, and very good player.

Nani (Sporting Lisbon): Good left winger. A bit costly at about 19 million, but is well worth the money.

Sherman Cardenas (Bucuramanga): Excellent young player. Takes a season or two to get into his stride. Well worth the wait and cheap.

Alexander Frei (Dortmund): He is a striker who will get a lot of goals.

Celsinho (Lokomotiv Moscow): Brilliant 17 year old attacking player worth £2.1 million.

Daniel Bierofka (Stuttgart): Good winger usually on the transfer list.

Dawid Janczyk (Legia): Goalscoring young striker.

Dinijar Bilyaletdinov (Lokomotiv Moscow): Good young attacking midfielder.

Gareth Bale (Southampton): Only 17 but is a talented left back.

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus): Good relatively cheap left back.

Hilario (Chelsea): Good transfer listed goalkeeper.

Javier Saviola (Barcelona): Usually unsettled at club.

Kris Boyd (Rangers): He will get you at the most 30 to 40 goals a season.

Marek Mintal (Nurnberg): Good attacking midfielder and forward.

Michalis Konstantinou (Olympiakos): Striker from Cyprus but a good goal scorer.

Micheal Staunton (Celtic): Good young defender.

Peter Halmosi (Debrecen): Good cheap defender and midfielder.

Rodrigo Tiui (Fluminese): Good young striker.

Stein Huysegems (Feyenoord): Good striker.

Easy wins

Make a new user of the team you are about to play as in the match. Select quick tactics. For your opponent’s team, set every one of their players in attack, then put an arrow from the goalkeeper to the striker. If done correctly, you should win 10 – 1.