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Guides marked FM16 have been updated to reflect new features and changes in FM 2016.

Introduction FM16

An introduction to creating tactics.

Assessing Your Team FM16

How to evaluate your players so that you can create a suitable tactic.

Tactical Theory FM16

An explanation of the basics of tactical theory, including Attacking Theory and Defensive Theory (guide yet to be published), along with details of how to assess the Tactical Suitability (guide yet to be published) of your players and an overview of Applying Tactical Theory (guide yet to be published) using the tactical instructions available in Football Manager.

Choosing a Tactical Style

(Guide yet to be published) how to devise a suitable style of play for your team using your team assessment and tactical theory.

Choosing a FormationFM15

How to fit your players into a tactical framework.

Team InstructionsFM15

An explanation of Mentality, Team Shape and Specific Team Instructions to help you to create a suitable Tactical Style.

Player InstructionsFM15

How to refine your tactical style using appropriate Roles and Duties for your Goalkeeper, Central Defenders, Central Midfielders, Wide Players and Strikers, how to make use of Playmaker & Target Man roles and how to gain extra control over your players using Specific Player Instructions.

Set PiecesFM15

How to prepare set pieces effectively to give your team an extra advantage.

Appointing a CaptainFM15

A complete list of points to consider when choosing your team's leader.