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Football Manager 2021 (Series) Review
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Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 6 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Football Manager is a football management simulation video game that started back in 1992 and has evolved each year. Now fully licenced for most of the Football Leagues, it offers an intricate way to manage a Football Club of your own.

Although in many ways it is simply a complex set of spreadsheets, the mechanics and nuance of the simulation have drawn an avid audience. There are many ways to approach the challenge with the game's "manage your football club, your way' moniker. Perhaps the biggest achievement of the game is to make it feel as if every decision counts as you attempt to climb your way up the table.
  • Football Manager (2020) is the full version on Mac, PC and Stadia
  • Football Manager Touch (2020) is a more accessible version on Android, iOS, Switch, PC, Mac
  • Football Manager Mobile (2020) is a mobile version on iOS and Android.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 31/12/2019

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

Genres: Simulation, Sports, Strategy and Turn-Based

Developer: SI Games (@SIGames)


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Duration: This game will take between 141 hours and 170 hours to complete. Although you can't ever beat Football Manager as you can always start another season, to win everything in the game will take towards 150 hours.
Players: This is a single player game.


Football Manager 2021 usually costs £29.99.

Football Manager 2020 Touch

Switch Store Switch £29.99

Football Manager 2021 Touch

Switch Store Switch £29.99

Football Manager 2021 Xbox Edition

XBox Store Xbox One £29.99

Football Manager 2022 Xbox Edition

Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Mobile and Touch versions offer purchases of stadium, staff individually or in bundles. The full PC versions also offer an editor you can buy in the game.

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Content Rating

This game has received a PEGI 3.


Football Manager 2020 supports accessibility in the following ways:
  • Difficulty: Turn-based gameplay. Matches are played automatically. Save anytime outside of matches.
  • Reading: Lots of small text to read.
  • Controls: Remappable keys for menu shortcuts. Fully playable with the mouse.
  • Image calibration:
  • Audio calibration: Subtitles provided for commentary and in-match cues.

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