Having read through this book i was excited at applying its principles.
Unfortunately the resume i created using the mentioned techniques performed poorly when compared to my other resumes. It had the least hits in terms of getting interviews. Although there was some useful information i will keep in mind for future reference i think i will have to consider going back to the old resume style i was using.
Some interesting information, but the proof is in the pudding, this didn't work for me.
19 of 28 people found the following review helpful
Having been an avid football manager fan for the past decade or so i always look forward to new editions and this is one of the more revolutionary editions, ill keep the review short (played 8 months in game time with Newcastle, currently 7th)
new tactic system takes some getting used too but provides (im guessing) more realistic experience, in terms of applying a team strategy by instructing individual players
interface is cleaner and quicker
individual tactics, morale and form has greater bearing on results than attributes of players
new transfer negotiations save a tonne of time
lots of bugs with the match engine, a few are… Read more
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Let me just start off by saying if you are buying this book to find a sensational expose, don't bother. The pretext of the author supposedly getting a "script" for the world cup semi final between Pakistan and India is a useful tool to give some context to the content of this book. Strangely once Hawkins gets to India he doesn't obtain anymore "scripts".
What Ed Hawkins does well is to get inside the day to day grind of being an illegal bookie in India and to help the reader understand the structure of the Indian (and hence global) illegal bookmaking industry. From the syndicates at the top, to local errand boys picking up and depositing cash with clandestine money transfer… Read more