• HFC Haarlem Globetrotters: Phase 1

        The scene is set. We have restored the previously extinct HFC Haarlem (dissolved in 2010) to professional football under the guise of new owner Ruud Gullit who started his career at the club all the way back in…

  • Northern Boys – Finale (Part X)

         (Spoilers) – if you haven’t read the last installment of Northern Boys, do it now…IT WAS HUGE.   Welcome back….to….THE PREMIER LEAGUE. That’s right, our Northern Boys are back in the big time after the unlikeliest of promotions…

  • Northern Boys – Part IX

      Well well well, have I got a story to tell you…..     Let’s recap. It took us five seasons to clear the decks at non-Saudi owned Newcastle and fill our squad and backroom ranks with players and staff…

  • Northern Boys – Part VIII

      Greetings from the year 2026 where we are about to enter our sixth season of this Football Manager save adventure. Spain have just beaten England in the World Cup Final courtesy of an Ansu Fati winner, a Karim Adeyemi…

  • Northern Boys – Part VII

      Welcome back to Northern Boys, a North-East only Football Manager save where we are in Season 5 of the newly branded “Regionnaire” save at the helm of Newcastle United Football Club…in the Championship…🤦‍♂️     That’s right – unfortunately…

  • Northern Boys – Part VI

      “JOHN WRIGHT IS A CHIEF” – MaddFM, Northern Boys 2024.   Welcome back! It’s been a while since we caught up on all things Northern Boys here largely down to the fact that I was overseas for a bit…

  • Northern Boys – Part V

      It begins…       Welcome back to Season 3 of Northern Boys, a Newcastle save like no other whereby all the Saudi millions have been removed from game and we embark on a quest to convert the mighty…

  • Northern Boys – Part IV

      Welcome back to Newcastle – a place where Saudi takeovers don’t exist, where North-East only transfer-policies thrive and where we embark on Season 2 at the helm of this fine great club following our 16th-placed finish last season. Click…