NIsports have announced that their Sky Sports Football Manager game will kick off on Thursday at mid-day, with retail versions of the game in shops from Friday 7th of December.


Three months subscription to the online football management game are included for free, and additional months cost 6.99 - prizes on offer include a 10,000 top prize, along with Season Tickets, Match Day Tickets, Football Shirts, PlayStation 2 consoles and games plus a whole host of other prizes which will be spread amongst Divisional Winners, Cup Winners, Manager of the Month and competition prizes.

Players can manage any team from the top five English leagues, and due to the way that developer HotGen have designed the points system, you'll be on an equal footing, no matter which team you pick, allowing even the lowest teams to shine through if you're management skills are as good as you think they are.

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The game runs on users PC's, and makes full use of an integrated website, with specialised content and a community where all of the gamers can chat with each other and enjoy chat with other like minded football fans.

Eager team managers can make their way on to the pitch from mid-day on December 6th at where they can get a downloadable version of the game, or buy the standard retail version on CD from all good game retailers from December 7th.

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