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Tactics

1. Contents

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

1.1. Introduction FM16

An introduction to creating tactics.

1.2. Tactical Theory FM16

An analysis of tactical theory, including:

1.3. Assessing Your Team FM16

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

1.4. Choosing a Tactical Style

1.5. Tactical Instructions FM16

An analysis of the tactical instructions that you can use to create your tactic, including:

1.6. Creating a Tactical System

1.7. Creating a Tactical Style FM16

      • Overview
      • Attacking Football
      • Wide Play Football
      • Long Ball Football
      • Possession Football
      • Counter Attacking Football

1.8. Choosing a FormationFM15

How to fit your players into a tactical framework.

1.9. Team InstructionsFM15

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

1.10. 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.

1.11. Set PiecesFM15

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

1.12. Appointing a CaptainFM15

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