Conclusion: I would have liked to have heard a soundtrack for the game, I also would have preferred to have seen some improvements to the speed the game moves at, and also I would have liked to have seen an end to the game. I mean, not that anyone would do it, maybe someone can to prove me wrong.
Excerpt: In the first release since SEGA bought Sports Interactive in April 2006, Football Manager has arrived on the XBox 360. Unfortunately, you’ll probably be crying in frustration before you even kick off your first game.
Excerpt: Who'd be a manager? Well, a lot of people I would imagine. While sat at home watching your team on Sky Sports, you can't help but think you could do a better job. As everyone who supports an underachieving club knows, your team is better than the performances the lads put in, and in the right hands...
Excerpt: Sports Interactive, the heart of Championship Manager while partnered with publishers Eidos, has long been considered masters of the craft when it comes to football (soccer) management simulations.
Excerpt: (Compatibility Note: I'd like to point out that, while this game is designated for European (PAL) systems, it works perfectly fine on any U.S. Xbox 360. It's completely region free, so import away if soccer is your passion.)
Excerpt: At last, gamers of the console persuasion will be able to enjoy football management like never before! Football Manager 2006 for Xbox 360 weaves its way past the opposition and slots one in the back of the net to complete the treble line-up for this season.
Conclusion: As you can tell I love the game – chilled on the sofa, joypad in hand, with your own music playing, it’s just a great experience. If a non-football fan can have this much fun, then you lovers of the game are in for a real treat.
Pros: It’s Football Manager, Plays great, Huge database of players