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 Waiting is the Hardest Part

The Nearly Men 2031/32 Open Thread: Nicolaj Bur has left Gladbach. With only friendlies on the calendar for the Dutch and a case of Serbian Rum on ice, it is bound to be an interesting year.