La Dea: 2023/24 Andata

I feel like I come to this point in my saves quite regularly – it’s at a big risk of going quite stale and lifeless. Last season’s Champions League final came as a bit of a surprise to me and, to be brutally honest, I’m not sure it’s something I will see again in this… Continue reading La Dea: 2023/24 Andata

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La Dea: 2023/24 Pre-Season

I said that last season felt like it should be a pivotal one and it definitely was! Disappointingly we finished 3rd in the league again, 9 points off top, but we were involved in the title race right the way through the season until the final games. We couldn’t get ourselves beyond the Quarter Final… Continue reading La Dea: 2023/24 Pre-Season

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Figli Della Dea

Figli Della Dea – “sons of the goddess” (according to google translate) – is not intended to be any sort of grand scheme that will leave you in awe. It’s a very simple solution to a very simple problem. Earlier in my updates of the 2022/23 season I mentioned my concerns about the player turnover… Continue reading Figli Della Dea

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La Dea: 2022/23 Ritorno

My third season with Atalanta comes to an end (almost…) and there’s so much to mention. Aside from the results, there’s also the matter of how I solved one of the problem I mentioned in my last post. Am I happy yet? Almost. SEEING OUT THE WINTER TRANSFER WINDOW I had mentioned my concerns about… Continue reading La Dea: 2022/23 Ritorno

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La Dea: 2022/23 Andata

I want to be happy about how the season has gone so far and, in reality, I should be but there’s just something nagging in the back of my mind about how it’s not going how I would have hoped. Am I being dramatic? Maybe. I’ll let you make your own mind up. DEADLINE DAY… Continue reading La Dea: 2022/23 Andata

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La Dea: 2022/23 Pre-Season

Season three feels like it should be a pivotal one in this save. In back to back seasons we’ve progressed in the league and also shown we are no pushovers in the Champions League group stages. This time around we need to start closing the gap on the title race, move beyond the first knockout… Continue reading La Dea: 2022/23 Pre-Season

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La Dea: 2021/22 Ritorno

This time last season it was a cautionary tale of not acting in the January transfer window. This time around I completed all my incoming business early as I discussed in the last update. The only action to happen after this point was the sale of Matteo Pessina to Torino for the sum of £9.5m,… Continue reading La Dea: 2021/22 Ritorno

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La Dea: 2021/22 Andata

Two half transfer windows, a solid showing domestically and an epic Champions League group stage are what’s on offer in this blog. THE WONDERKIDAVINGA CHRONICLES Before the summer transfer window had finished, there was time for two more signings to be made. With the loss of Djimsiti and Tolói, we were light at the back… Continue reading La Dea: 2021/22 Andata

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La Dea: 2021/22 Pre-Season

I’d anticipated that it would be a busy summer for us and that prediction certainly came true. We had a coveted squad and I had to be active in replacing any outgoing players. So far, I’m pleased with the business done but only time will tell if I’ve made the right decisions. OUTGOING TRANSFERS The… Continue reading La Dea: 2021/22 Pre-Season

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