The Nearly Men
Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.
This archive is dedicated to Seattle Red’s FM 20 save which chronicles the exploits of Danish/Dutch manager Nicolaj Bur in his attempt to bring redemption for the “Nearly Men” of Europe.
And if you just can’t get enough… Churc out The Ballad of Toothless Bob, a series conceived and co-authored by Seattle Red and Oriole that serves as a narrative companion to the Nearly Men, exploring the world of Nicolaj Bur, away from the pitch. What is Project Arcturus? What lies beyond the twisted redstone door, deep in the bowels of the Santiago Bernabéu?
The 2039/40 Season Review: I miss the city I love ’cause I’ve been having an affair, with Athens and Gladbach, Belgrade, Reims, Abidjan if I may dare…
2038/39 Open Thread: Nicolaj Bur’s Ivory Coast take on the world at South Africa 2038. Where will Nicolaj go, after Partizan’s Champions League triumph?
The Nearly Men 2037/38 Open Thread: tactical changes are in the cards in Belgrade, as Nicolaj Bur looks to put Champions League heartbreak behind him at the 2037 Club World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations.