The Nearly Men
PSA: Seattle Red has “retired” from writing about FM. Unfortunately, that means that the Nearly Men has come to an end.
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.
The 2045/46 Season Review: Were Nicolaj Bur’s Fiorentina able to claim a spot in Europe…or did Sampdoria pip them at the post again? Forgive, but never forget.
The 2042/43 Season Review: Nicolaj Bur’s Stade de Reims battle to defend their Ligue 1 title while hunting for European success.
2042/43 Open Thread: Nicolaj Bur returns to Reims, ready to conquer Europe with his brand of champagne football, amid rumors about a new national team job and tactical tweak.