Ireland Tier 2

SSE Airtricity League First Division Football Manager 2022

(2021 Season)

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of Irish Football

  • 10 teams play each other three times (27 games)

Promotion

  • Winner promoted automatically

  • 2nd - 5th qualify for promotion play offs

  • Winner of playoffs plays 9th place in division above to determine promotion

Relegation

  • No relegation


Location Of Teams


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

British Isles Journeyman



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save
*There is currently an issue with Media Predictions showing incorrectly in the game. Teams are therefore sorted via Title Odds.


Football Manager 2022- Irish SSE Airtricity League First Division 2021

Club Culture


Football Manager 2022- Irish SSE Airtricity League First Division 2021

Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



Athlone Town


Bray Wanderers


Cabinteely



Cobh Ramblers


Cork City


Galway Utd



Shelbourne


Treaty United


U.C.D.



Wexford