Football Manager 2022 Countdown: All the latest information you need to know ahead of tomorrow's launch

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Football Manager 2022 is less than 24 hours away from its full release, meaning it's time to get ready for another season of managerial ups and downs.

Football Manager 2022 Countown

Check below for all the latest news and details you need to know ahead of Football Manager 2022's full launch.

Click here to read our full review of Football Manager 2022.

Football Manager 2022 Release Date

Football Manager 2022 officially launches on Tuesday, 9 November 2021, with fans around the world finally getting their hands on this year's instalment in the popular franchise.

Football Manager 2022 launches on PC, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and Mobile.

Release Time

Whilst there is no official time stated for the game's release, we are anticipating it to drop at 12am GMT, meaning fans can jump straight into the new game without having to worry about getting any sleep.

The release time is subject to change, with some rumours that the game could release at the earlier time of 6pm GMT on Monday, 8 November 2021.

Football Manager 2022 New Features

Some exciting new features have been announced for Football Manager 2022.

From the Data Hub to the inclusion of a brand new player animation engine, Football Manager 2022 promises to be one of the most exciting instalments in the franchise to date.

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STATS DONT LIE - The Data Hub is a major new addition in FM22

Click here to read our developer interview discussing some of FM22's brand new features.

A brand new transfer deadline day feature has also been added, with immersion and drama at the centre of this year's game.


As any Football Manager fan knows, wonderkids are the lifeblood of the game and one of the most exciting elements for long-term players.

Finding and developing the latest talent is one of the most satisfying elements of an FM save, and things won't be any different in Football Manager 2022.

Check below for some of our guides on the best wonderkids in Football Manager 2022:

READ - Best English Wonderkids

READ - Ten Wonderkid Strikers

READ - Wonderkid Defenders

Training and Scouting

Whilst the matchday experience has been heavily enhanced in Football Manager 2022, the subtle elements will also be just as important.

Training your team ahead of a matchday is once again one of the most important parts of FM22, with individual and team training schedules requiring perfect balance to avoid injury/drop of morale.

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PERFECTLY BALANCED - Training will once again be vital to your success in FM22

As mentioned with wonderkids, you'll also need to have your scouting team in good check if you're to achieve great success in FM22.

Setting assignments and attending recruitment meetings are vital to developing your side into title contenders.

Best Teams to Manage

Knowing where to start is one of the most difficult conundrums for any Football Manager player, but we've got ten suggestions that could make for excellent saves in this year's game.

Click here to read our list of ten teams to manage in Football Manager 2022.


The Football Manager editor has always been considered as one of the biggest cheats available to players, but we like to think of it as an innovative way to tailor your save to your specific desires.

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TICK TOCK - FM22's brand new deadline features keeps the pressure on until the very end

The FM22 editor allows you to make wholesale changes to the database, editing team budgets, managers and players.

The in-game editor gives you the chance to play God, with full autonomy over your save at your fingertips. From boosting your budget to dropping opposition morale before a big game, the Football Manager 2022 editor is certainly a crafty tool.

Click here to find out everything we know about Football Manager 2022.

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