9.1.0 Patch

9.1.0 Patch
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Football Manager 2009 Patch
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Football Manager 2009 v9.1.0 (Build 26064)

  • Compatibility
    • Fixed Intel 900 series not being able to run in 3D (including the Intel 950 GMA chipset).
    • Handling cases of Intel drivers incorrectly reporting the vertex shader model.
    • Improved compatibility with splash screen movies on below minimum specification hardware that could cause the game not to launch.
    • Improved compatibility for detecting graphics cards with pixel shaders but below the minimum specifications that could cause the game not to launch.
    • Fixed cases of the mouse getting stuck in right-click mode on the Mac.
  • Crash Fixes
    • Fixed crash when claiming the same player from the MLS Waiver Draft more than once.
  • General
    • Adjusted the fitness/condition of virtual players.
    • Adjusted attendance increases for big teams after winning leagues.
    • Adjusted expansion capacities of new stadiums built in the game.
    • Adjusted the effect of a new stadium on club attendances.
    • Stopped holiday option applying for jobs at lower division clubs when the user is in charge of a national team.
    • Stopped players been delighted to have signed a new contract when they are just out on loan.
    • Tweaked the assistant manager's monthly training report to better reflect the changes of player attributes.
    • Reduced player condition drop in the off-season.
    • Stopped non-managerial staff members being marked in landmarks as "Manager <x> leaves <team>" when they take on a manager role at another club.
    • Adjusted the attribute assignment when filling in blanks for researched players in the database.
    • When a user takes control of a club which had a player/manager, the player/manager now leaves the club instead of reverting to just a playing role.
    • Adjusted friendly attendances for matches involving big clubs or rival clubs.
    • Don't get asked to appoint club captain immediately when taking over a club if the season is over already.
    • Fixed Fastest Goal club record not updating.
    • Stopped manager who sets "International Player" experience having more caps and/or goals than the record holder(s) of that nation.
    • Fixed Dutch virtual players showing the Dutch language twice in their list of languages in the player personal profile.
    • Detail Level now remembered correctly for reserve competitions after loading a saved game.
    • Fixed bug where user would sometimes not be able to team talks to be controlled by assistant manager.
  • Interface
    • Team History screen tables now remember scrollbar position when moving between teams.
    • No more unnecessary spacers on the Quicklinks bar when unemployed.
    • No more invalid column error in player trials history.
    • Edit boxes scroll to the cursor.
    • Transfer listing a player on a team tactics screen now updates the status flags for that player.
    • Fixed bug where swapping players with light and serious injuries on the tactics panel caused both players to show in the serious injury colour.
    • Fixed bug where shirt numbers on team tactics panel were clashing with the background colour.
    • Managers of B clubs now have the option to allow assistant manager to take control of friendlies.
    • Fixed the stadium condition information label which was showing "unknown" for several stadiums.
    • When viewing the draw for the Euro Cup group phase, the groups are now shown correctly.
    • Fixed home/away floating panels not remembering positions.
    • Standardised layout of motivation, team ratings and match stats floating panels.
    • Removed player condition from key player widgets when viewing previous matches as highlight data does not contain condition data.
    • Fixed missing match time when viewing previous matches.
    • Added home page menu item to bookmarks menu.
    • Characters no longer sometimes print twice after a key press in full screen mode.
    • Fixed competition news icon indicator link going to inbox.
    • Altered colour of cannot play status icon for non injuries and suspensions.
    • Any player sent off whilst the user is changing tactics is now removed from the pitch panel.
    • Fixed a bug where sometimes when changing captain in a match the wrong player would be shown as captain on the player ratings panel.
    • Fixed bug which would cause the past meetings table to become sorted incorrectly.
    • Fixed bug where the tooltip on the captain selection panel would say 'Vice-Captain' for all entries below the vice captain.
    • Fixed bug where some people’s names on the club favoured personnel list would be underlined when they could not be viewed.
    • Fixed players not playing as strikers being listed on the milestones list during a goal drought.
    • Fixed bug where players in a reserve team were shown on a squad screen regardless of the filter set.
  • Match Viewer
    • Fixed some kick animations not being played.
    • Animations (e.g. kicks, saves, headers, tackles) now synchronised better with actual ball contact.
    • Fixed possibility of commentary being displayed half a second early unintentionally.
    • Match time slider can now be used to view the whole match and not just highlights.
    • Removed assistant feedback link from the match screen when team has no assistant manager present.
    • Tweaked the assistant feedback for tactical suggestions on opposition instructions at the start of the match.
    • Fixed assistant manager commenting on language barriers when most of the team is of same (foreign) nationality.
    • Tweaked the assistant manager feedback levels based on attributes.
    • Fixed some kit clash issues.
    • Fixed bug where user isn't taken back to a highlight in split view after making tactical changes.
    • Fixed bug where if a human watching a match leaves, then comes back, the match time slider was not showing the correct highlights/periods.
    • Added prev/next highlight buttons in highlight slider as separate buttons.
    • Behaviour of team name links in match screen is now consistent across views.
    • Fixed not being able to go to Tactics screen at half time in extra time in TV view.
    • Fixed text difference "TV View"/"TV Mode".
    • Fixed injury times in the TV view match report widget not fitting properly.
    • Fixed links in offence notifications.
    • Fixed linesman’s flag appearing in pop ups for fouls.
    • Fixed a bug when a tactical change made during a match highlight would sometimes cause the match highlight to disappear from the match time slider.
    • Fixed a bug where the team stats panel on the match screen would sometimes not update if the user paused the match then switched to this panel.
    • If user views highlights of an old match in the middle of a current match, the current match shows the correct kits in 3d when the user returns.
    • Fixed user not being able to go to tactics screen at half time in extra time in TV view.
    • Fixed layout of goal update widget.
    • Fixed mismatching hint text for tactics button in TV View.
    • Fixed floating widgets jumping when setting up TV View.
    • Tactics buttons in TV View go to team talk at full time.
    • Added hints to the TV View tactics buttons.
    • Fixed replay speed slider not being visible on classic view.
    • Added replay speed to TV View.
    • Fixed "Live" button not updating when dragging highlight slider to non-highlight area.
    • Exits replay properly when user sets playback to live using method other than "Exit Replay" button.
    • Fixed scoreboard showing wrong data during match setup when viewing matches from Intro screen.
  • Sounds
    • Fixed half time whistles and some other sounds occasionally playing twice when watching a match.
  • Network
    • Fixed game freeze when user joins a network game using an empty IP address.
    • Fixed bug where a match between two human managers may not carry on after a forced tactic change is made.
  • Manager/Player Interaction
    • Can no longer train goalkeepers to rifle in free-kicks unless they are a free-kick taking goalie (e.g. Rogerio Ceni).
    • Can now discipline players in your reserves and U18's for being sent off in a match.
    • Fixed problem if a player outright rejects learning a new PPM, you then have to wait a long time before you can request that they learn a new PPM.
  • Player Happiness
    • Players on loan no long get low morale because they are transfer listed at their parent club.
  • Media
    • Fixed bug where the wrong host for the next Confederations Cup was being announced.
    • Stopped repetitive "Backs manager to win new contract" news item after every game when manager is near the end of his/her contract.
    • Fixed player bio talking of player having 'done well to come back from serious injury' when the injury wasn't particularly serious.
    • Fixed match report bug which states that the match 'started tentatively' for the wrong team.
    • Fixed some grammatical errors in strings.
    • Fixed some female strings.
  • Press Conferences
    • Don't ask question about long gap between games for non-active sides.
    • Will no longer be asked a question about needed to spend money to gain success outside of transfer windows.
    • Questions about who will win the title come up less frequently.
    • Questions about who will win the title not asked when destination of title has already been decided.
    • Fixed fairly rare occurrence when journalists would ask a follow-up question that had already been asked in the same press conference.
    • Fixed instance of user being asked who will win the title too often.
    • Fixed rare instance where journalists would think a score draw was 0-0.
    • Stopped people from having to interrupt their Christmas dinners to take a press conference.
    • Assistants now answer opposition dangerman questions.
    • Fixed bug where extra time and penalty goals not shown in player reaction to post match press conference.
    • Fixed bug where AI manager could rarely attend a pre-match press conference twice.
    • Fixed bug where Assistant attending press conference would be asked the same questions in consecutive conferences quite often.
    • Fixed bug where the PR reactions weren't showing after your assistant takes a press conference.
    • Made sure you always attend a new job press conference before any other type of press conference.
    • Stopped big players responding to comments from small club managers.
    • Fixed defender being chosen as possible threat in a question.
  • Transfers
    • Sell-on fees cleared also when the next transfer includes no cash.
    • Stopped relegated teams offering players well below their asking prices.
    • Stopped teams make a loan offer for a player despite the fact that he will be injured for the next 4 to 5 months.
    • Stopped clubs repeating same transfer offer over and over again with no sign of giving up or improving offer.
    • Stopped clubs initially bidding basic value for key/first team players if no asking price has been set.
    • Stopped clubs who haven't previously bid on a player from bidding below previously rejected offers of the same type from different clubs.
    • When a club reject loan bid due to low wage contribution but user is offering to pay 100%, the real reason is that the buying club is a divisional rival.
    • Stopped Chairmen inappropriately accepting bids because they are "too good to refuse" at high reputation clubs.
    • Fixed teams reject original offer for a player but after an enquiry they will accept less.
  • Scouts
    • Fixed a bug when managing Tottenham, scout reports on Jermain Defoe would suggest he "would be a good signing for most League One sides".
  • Managerial Sackings/Appointments
    • Fixed clubs hiring and firing 3 times in 5 days due to manager contract expirations.
    • Ensured managers who have had a poor start but given time by the board don't get fired once they have been there a short while and are gradually improving the terrible league position.
  • Club Reputations
    • Club reputations rising instead of dropping properly when a team gets relegated.
  • Training
    • Young players on part time/amateur contracts in youth teams now get youth training instead of full/part time.
  • Contracts
    • Fixed wages asked and wages allowed for Israeli players aged 18-21 in Israel.
    • Fixed low reputation player rejecting contract offer as he wants a more lucrative salary, but he is being offered exactly what he is asking for.
  • Finances
    • Fixed custom expenditure setup in the database from spiralling when renewed.
    • Adjusted cash balances of inactive clubs with sugar daddies.
    • New MLS kit sponsorships only to start after the first season.
    • Adjusted MLS wage budgets to allow budgets higher than the cap.
    • Tweaks to club bankruptcy limits and chairmen willingness to cover losses.
    • Enabled loans setup in the DB to have future repayment start dates in the game.
    • Adjusted building costs of new stadiums in developing countries.
    • Adjusted stadium sponsorship deals for new stadiums.
    • Adjusted the high end wages in France.
    • Adjusted the level of extra wage budget board will allow at rich clubs if requested and accepted.
    • Adjusted the Belarus league ticket prices to better match the values set in the DB.
    • Fixed Huddersfield season ticket prices and sales to revert to normal levels after the first season where season tickets are on special sale.
  • Board Takeovers
    • Non-active clubs now have chairman changes listed on their history landmarks panel.
    • Improved board takeover frequency and balance.
    • Fixed issue where board members weren't moving/leaving clubs properly, previously identified by corrupted club records e.g. Bobby Charlton at Man Utd.
    • Increased chance of ambitious directors becoming chairmen at other clubs.
    • Improved selection of nationality for tycoon chairmen.
    • Slightly reduced reputation boost for consortium and tycoon takeovers.
    • Fixed bug where B clubs where having board takeovers.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Fixed some Hints and Tips.
    • Fixed Danish Tutorial headline.
    • Updated Credits.
  • Nationalities
    • Players can now gain Hong Kong citizenship.
    • Fixed Brazilian player is considered as Home Grown for an English side despite only joining them six weeks ago.
    • Fixed bug where a Non-EU player wouldn't want to gain British nationality.
  • Competitions
  • International
    • East Timor get placed in a valid group in Asian Under 20 Championships Qualifiers.
    • African Cup of Nation hosts for 2010, 2012 and 2014 added.
    • Paraguay South American U-20 2009 hosts.
    • Fixed CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers being played on the wrong dates in the first season causing fixture clashes with league games.
    • Vietnam now doesn’t qualify directly for Asian Nations Cup 2011 as they take part in the qualifiers.
    • Fixed Asian/Oceania World Cup Qualifying playoff for 2010 World Cup clashing with club league fixtures.
    • Fixed International friendlies incorrectly played 13th August 2008.
    • Correct age rules used when picking squads for U21 European Championships.
    • South American U20 Championship winners now get an achievement added.
  • North America
    • Correct teams now entered for the CONCACAF Champions Cup in 2008.
  • Asia
    • Fixed North Korea host the Asian President's Cup.
  • Australia
    • Australian Institutes should not receive any compensation when Youth contract players move.
    • Fixed bug in A-League (regular season) where wrong team is mentioned as the winner of the competition.
  • Bulgaria
    • Bulgarian TV revenue update.
  • Croatia
    • Updated Croatian First Division, Second Division and Cup schedules.
  • Czech Republic
    • Amended Czech Summer Transfer Window.
  • Denmark
    • Fixed Danish Premier Division scheduling clashing with the Euro competitions.
  • England
    • Fixed there being no TV games on the last day of the season in the English Championship.
    • Fixed duplicate 'long term loan' rule sentence in the rules screen for the Blue Square North/South.
    • English Conference leagues now deduct 10 points for teams going into administration.
    • Community Shield no longer called the "Community Shield Final".
    • England's away game against Andorra in September 2008 should be played at Espanyol's stadium.
    • Should not have to register players for reserve team matches.
  • Finland
    • Premier/ Division 1 schedule update.
    • Finnish Cup third round added.
  • France
    • French transfer window changed to 01/09/2008 for the first season.
    • French cup match squad must have no more than four non-EU players.
    • French League 2 maximum two non-EU players in squad.
    • 5 subs can be named in French cup until 1/4 finals, 7 from 1/4 finals onwards.
    • French league cup final set to Saturday 25/04/09.
    • French National schedule updated.
    • French loan rules updated.
    • Fixed French U18 Cup amount of subs.
    • Ligue 1 Midweek TV dates added.
  • Greece
    • Updated Greek Prize Money.
  • Iceland
    • Fixed Icelandic league dates.
  • Indonesia
    • Indonesian Prem/First schedule updated.
  • Israel
    • Promotion/Relegation Play-off Matches 1 leg 2009/2010 onwards.
    • Israeli Leagues minimum Stadium capacities changed.
    • Fixed transfer window.
  • Italy
    • Updated Coppa Italia Serie C Third Round Schedule.
    • Avellino's 3 point deduction cancelled.
  • Mexico
    • Fixed an issue which sometimes qualified the wrong team for the NACL.
  • Norway
    • Fixed incorrect text being used for maximum number of non home grown players rule.
    • Removed home-grown player match rules for Norwegian 2nd division.
  • Romania
    • Fixed teams being allocated to the wrong Romanian Second League Group.
  • Russia
    • Changed Premier Division squad rule to U21 instead of U20 and moved the age check day to 31st December.
  • Scotland
    • Fixed Scottish Second Division relegation playoffs are played on the incorrect dates.
  • Singapore
    • Last 4 sets of fixtures not played at the same time.
    • Changed the display order of Singapore competitions.
  • South Korea
    • Fixed duplicate and incorrect disciplinary rules for South Korean competitions.
  • Spain
    • Fixed Spanish 2nd Division B - Promotion playoff to 2nd Division draw.
  • Sweden
    • Added prize money for Swedish Premier League teams.
  • Turkey
    • Fixed Turkish teams not being able to sign Foreign based U18 players with Turkish nationality.
    • Turkish B-style feeder club relationships now send more players on loan each year.
  • United States
    • Allocation funds from sales outside the MLS are now correctly awarded.
    • Fixed an issue which sometimes qualified the wrong team for the NACL.
    • Fixed wrong prize money in US Cup.
    • Increased AI teams interest in players inside the Superdraft.
    • Generation Adidas players no longer require the user to offer them a contract as they now get give one automatically.
    • Stop players requesting contract clauses that can't be offered in the MLS.
    • Stopped teams signing players from the Development League when the player hasn't already been in a draft.
    • Designated players no longer reject terms they ask for.
    • AI teams should increase their transfer activity to sign Designated Players.
    • Stopped AI teams from going over the squad restrictions.
  • Uruguay
    • Fixed bug where a team may get a Uruguayan First Division championship achievement both after winning the Playoff match and the Championship match.
    • Basáñez removed from Uruguayan Second Division.
  • Match Engine
  • Match Engine v725
    • Fixed throw in taker being over pitch line when throwing.
    • Fixed players standing 2 yards outside area at penalties instead of right on line.
    • Improved short free kicks taken at 30 yards out or more.
    • Fixed commentary stating distance of shot when scoring from clean through at edge of area.
    • Created some limited ball and player movement When players stand and hold ball up waiting for options.
    • Reduced ratio of serious injuries compared to light ones in match.
    • Reduced instances of players not closing down ball player slightly.
    • Fixed bug where player could be described by commentary and animation as taking a throw in during open play.
    • Made team shape support ball player a little better when attacking.
    • Fixed bug where defenders continued marking strikers too long when ball clearly in their teams possession.
    • Encouraged certain players to try risky dribble when out of options in attacking area.
    • Encouraged shot when player cutting in at edge of area and on good foot ( or confident ).
    • Made players attack penalty area quicker when team mate is on wing and in crossing position.
  • Match v726
    • Removed some confusion created by small deflections that can cause players to react illogically.
    • Fixed rare bug where keeper can fumble save as result of foul off ball between 2 other players.
    • Reduced extreme curve on kicks with high target point.
    • Improved perception of when player is in semi clean through situation.
    • Fixed players clean through drifting too wide too easily.
    • Fixed bug where player chasing ball can suddenly move at superhuman speed.
    • Made defenders a little more careful about going to ground prematurely.
    • Made players a little more willing to turn having received ball to face opposition goal depending on tactical instructions etc.
    • Toned down number of shots on target slightly.
    • Fixed players making unnatural passes similar to how it works for shots in v724.
  • Match v727
    • Fixed dodgy use of squad rotation by some teams mid season.
    • Increased accuracy of ball to player deflections.
    • Fixed AI managers being overly defensive in some lower league games.
    • Fixed AI managers illogical use of 424 when no need.
    • Fixed occasional instance of goalkeeper not picking ball up when able to.
    • Fixed possibility of lesser goalkeepers parrying ball that is easy to catch.
    • Fixed rare instance of keeper leaving save until ball is already over the line.
    • Lowered number of passes ahead of team mates that give receiver too much to do to get there.
    • Player marking post at corner will now leave it to mark free opponent who is near if no-one else can do it.
    • Player marking opponent with ball near own corner flag now positions better to block the cross.
    • Less shots from free kicks in wide areas.
    • Encourage run with ball when acres of space to move into.
    • Encourage pass to player in more advanced position when attacking.
    • Reduced instances of player kicking ball against opponent for throw in unrealistic position.
    • Slight reduction in shots going over bar rather than wide.
    • Slight reduction in condition drop through match.
    • 3 man midfield or attack with no wide players now spreads more when in possession.
  • Match v728
    • Made AI managers with low attacking ratings a little less negative at home when not underdogs.
    • Fixed some saves described as superb when they were routine.
    • Stopped some instances of defenders trying to move in for tackle before they are in position.
    • Made players a little more likely to cross when well placed to do so.
    • Made players a little more likely to shoot when well placed to do so.
  • Match v729.
    • Stopped players deserting the player they had stayed back to mark at their own team's corner.
    • Fixed AI managers making illogical subs when players get injured in the first half.
    • Fixed possibility of throw in causing immediate throw in for opposition due to v725 moving taker behind the line.
    • Fixed tackle in own area triggering illogical "must score" commentary.
    • Made players more likely to shoot first time when presented with close range chance.
    • Made players more likely to lay ball off first time when back to goal and under pressure.
    • Fixed keeper dropping ball to avoid taking it out and then taking too long to recover and grab it again.
    • Made attacking minded players a little more adventurous when running with ball in opposition territory.
    • Stopped players taking ball under control when its too far from their feet.
    • Made players in defensive wall more likely to block ball.
    • Fixed players in defensive wall not facing ball.
    • Fixed bug where player sometimes stands close to but never picks up a motionless ball.
    • Fixed keeper changing mind about letting ball run out at last minute and as a result fumbling it and risking losing it to attacker.
    • Fixed bug causing keepers not to dive on some penalties.
    • Toned down effectiveness of penalty takers in pressure situations like shootouts.
    • Fixed bug where player can get near zero match rating for no obvious reason.
    • Fixed bug where player makes pass to team mate that is too hard for him to pick up.
    • Tuned v727 change to 3 man midfields in possession.
    • Improved position of 3 man midfields when out of possession.
  • Match v730
    • Made players a little more effective when clean through on goal.
    • Reduced players "running through" opponents to win back ball.
    • Made keepers a little better and more likely to make effort to save ball at least.
    • Fixed bug where keepers allow back passes that are deflected to go into goal.
  • Match v731
    • Fixed keeper coming for backpass and missing it altogether.
    • Fixed match getting stuck assert due to bug in receiving ball code.
    • Fixed player diving and moving for ball while diving animation plays out.
    • Fixed player standing still with ball for ages and ignoring obvious pass.
    • Further small tweak on # of injuries.
  • Match v732
    • Fixed striker diving to head ball out of keepers hands when yards away.
    • Fixed back header being hit unnaturally powerfully in for own goal.

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