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    25 Player Squad Limit Watch

    Hi all,

    Prior to this game world being created, we agreed that you should have no more than 25 players in your squad. This was to avoid a scenario of hoarding the best players in the game which can put potential new managers off from joining our competition as there wouldn't be any decent players to buy.

    Unfortunately, it's not possible to actually enforce this rule itself in the game world. As a result, we expect you all to stick to this limit yourself and be aware of how many players you currently have. This figure includes players you have sent out on loan and also any players you may have in your youth team.

    Should you go over this limit, please sell or release players ASAP!

    I have created this thread in order for everyone to keep an eye on squad limits and if any manager spots a team with +25 players, please post here so that we can alert the manager to take action right away.

    Thanks
    Mark

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    Independiente Sante Fe - technoir - 28.
    Juventus - SpunkyBone- 31.
    Sewe Sport - Haremaker - 26.
    Astra Giurgui - pirates406 - 31.
    Tractor Club - cliff - 26.
    Ashanti Gold - mrphonic - 26.
    FK Zeljeznicar - mcmackin - 28.
    Crusaders - robbosafc - 28.
    FC Koper - petec68 - 38.
    Etoile du Sahel - luqies - 29.
    Molde FK - London35 - 37.
    Mamelodi Sundowns - bisc - 26.
    Bolivar - rikardo - 29.
    Antigua Barracuda - emrealtan - 32.
    Lokomotiv Tashkent - crnibo - 28.
    HJK - trainor83 - 27.
    El Jaish SC - cahill_11 - 26.
    Skonto FC - jdgmedia - 31.

    I've now sent a PM to all of these managers to make them aware of this rule and to sell/release players ASAP.

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    Crap, I didn't even notice! Game offers limited options to fix it. Trying to release players and being told this player worth almost nothing is "Too good!"

    Will get it fixed. I think I've managed to knock at least one off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpunkyBone View Post
    Crap, I didn't even notice! Game offers limited options to fix it. Trying to release players and being told this player worth almost nothing is "Too good!"

    Will get it fixed. I think I've managed to knock at least one off.
    That's what I suspected. I did post about it in the main thread when it all got going but a lot of people probably skipped it to join the competition.

    No worries - At least you're aware of it now

  5. CPU filled in my squad.... had 26 but managed to release one so back down to 25

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    Im new to the game and just kept signing player. Didnt pay attention to the squad limit actually, and I apologize for that.

    Unfortunately my players are all transfer banned until at least sept. 1st.

    My squad is pretty balanced, though. I dont think my signings prevented anyone from having best players than those thy already signed.

    That said, I apologize once more and hope you all understand this noobs mistake.

    Ill get to the limit as soon as players are released from their bans.

    Cheers!

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    I am self reporting over signing as I loaned a player to psv and signed one more. I will drop the last signing as soon as possible

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    Needs some sort of administration mode or something.

    Don't know if the game did it or I did it. I had 6 players. Signed a bunch. Now I have 30!

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    Is it OK to keep the jabronis the chairman signs?

    It only brings me up to 21 players...

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    yeah - all good i'd say?

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    Yeah, don't see why not as long as you stay under 25.

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    Real Salt Lake (31 Players)

    Also Spent 22.2 million today on 6 players.

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    There literally is one rule...

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    I've gone through all of the squads to check on the latest squad sizes. These guys still haven't brought their squad size back down to 25:

    Independiente Sante Fe - technoir - 28.
    FK Zeljeznicar - mcmackin - 27.
    Molde FK - London35 - 37.
    Lokomotiv Tashkent - crnibo - 27.
    Bolivar - rikardo - 29.
    El Jaish SC - cahill_11 - 26.

    These are new ones who have gone over 25:

    Real Salt Lake - stevethedog - 31.

    I've now sent all of these guys a PM although I know that London35 and rikardo are two who weren't aware of the rule and are now unable to sell the players until their transfer bans are up. This may apply to the other managers but they have players that they can sell to get the numbers down anyway.

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    How can anyone not be aware of it though? Was made clear upon joining.

    Guess there is not a lot that can be done either apart from removing them from the game after so many "strikes"

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    All we can do is keep reminding people and hope they stick to the rule. It's not possible to remove people, as stupid as it sounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 316'sRegen View Post
    Is it OK to keep the jabronis the chairman signs?

    It only brings me up to 21 players...
    Have not heard the word "Jabroni" for years

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    If your squad is over 25 players you should be made to nominate a 25 man squad.

    It will get a bit hairy for the rest of us especially when the cup and shield are in full flow and you shouldn't be able to benefit from a bigger squad than the rules permit.

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    Sanfrecce Hiroshima - Stephen Dale - 28 players
    Real Bamako - Phil Jackson - 34 players
    Lokomotiv Tashkent - Mladen Vukosavljevic - 26 players
    Sparta Praha - Noelini Hawthorino - 26 players
    Molde FK - Ian Ian - 37 players
    Al Hilal SC - Pedro Resende - 32 players


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    Molde 37 players and not trying to sell a single one! is there nothing we can do to stop this??

    You can still list players because he already sold one player for 1.1m. i have sold players as have others

    London35 you are in charge of them sort it out no one likes a cheater
    Last edited by drkshadow1; 16-08-16 at 10:39 PM.

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    BUMP!

    With the transfer bans coming to an end for most managers, this is a polite reminder that you MUST stick to the 25 man squad limit. This means you must SELL before you buy to stick to the limit!

    I've gone through all of the squads to find that there are 6 managers who have gone over the limit:

    Lokomotiv Tashkent - crnibo - 26.
    Real Bamako - phil_jackson - 34.
    Maccabi Tel Aviv - dutt45 - 32.
    Molde FK - London35 - 36.
    Sparta Praha - hawthorino - 29.
    Sw Sport - Haremaker - 26.

    I've sent these guys a PM with a link to this thread to fix ASAP. dutt45 can be let off as he has only taken over today.

  23. To be fair, I'm one over. I had hoped one of my keepers would have had an offer so I bought a new one. He's played one game, but I'll bench him until I'm back down to 25

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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Forrest View Post
    To be fair, I'm one over. I had hoped one of my keepers would have had an offer so I bought a new one. He's played one game, but I'll bench him until I'm back down to 25
    Brilliant

    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Forrest View Post
    wait, wait, wait..... London35 is the guy breaking the rules by having way over the 25 player squad limit? 37 players in the squad? Not cool....

    Sort this out London..... the rest of us are trying to respect the limit
    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Forrest View Post
    Maybe Mark can boot him if he doesn't comply.... these 25 man squads are meant to force us to make hard decisions and prevent us from hoarding players and making a quick profit....
    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Forrest View Post
    because in previous leagues, the rich clubs buy and hoard all the good players/promising youngsters..... Mark imposed the squad limit and the opening salary cap to make sure that a) hoarding didn't happen, and b) we couldn't just have 2 teams of stars to rotate between.... we would actually have to work at rotating our squad and keeping players fresh for Cup, Shield, and League competitions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Craig Forrest View Post
    FFS.... Mark made rules for this league. Stick to them, or don't play. It's pretty simple.

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