The Keegan-Burger P12: The Last Burger | @KingOfTheRooks

Willkommen! This is the final part in our Keegan-Burger experiment, if you missed the last one, you can catch up here. Brown’s morale has been at a low ebb and as ever, he’s had niggling injuries disrupting his time in Hamburg. However, we’ve clawed our way back up with a silly formation that seems to be doing the trick.

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The Keegan-Burger P11: He’s Leh Mann | @KingOfTheRooks

Merry Easter Monday! Here’s Andrew with an Easter egg for you all…

Willkommen! If you missed us last time out, you can catch up here. If you just want to read on, then its fairly obvious we are having an absolute stinker in the league.

We decide it’s time to bring an old head in to sit alongside our younger forwards. Welcome the crocodile man at an absolute snip.

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Playable Northern Irish League – Season 1997/98 | @KingOfTheRooks

Good morning! We’ve got a treat for you this bank holiday weekend – Andrew has been hard at work building a new league for you to enjoy…

Well, hello there! It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. And having recruited the assistance of @CharleMagne9798 and @ManagerOld I’ve been able to take things a little step further. Also, big nod to the ‘Northern Ireland Football Players Directory 1998/99’ which was a comprehensive list of players, positions, dates of birth and histories of c. 600 players.

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The Keegan-Burger P10: The Curse of the Manager of the Month | @KingOfTheRooks

Happy Monday! As Covid ravages through CM9798 Towers, here’s Andrew with some good food for the soul.

Willkommen! Here we are again. Last time out the Champions League kept us off the pace at the top of the table and we can get close by winning games in hand. If you missed the last episode, you can catch up here.

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1998 World Cup All Stars XI – P03: Can We Dance Dunga’s Dance, Can We Dance It In France? | @KingOfTheRooks

Saturday night is alright for fighting but it’s 9.30am, so here’s Andrew with the culmination of World Cup 98.

Welcome back to the final part in our three-part special as we’ve created our own nation of sorts, thrown in a FIFA All Star team and given the World Cup a bash. You can catch up here. We left you hanging last time, as we finished the groups like this:

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The Keegan-Burger P09: The Beginning of The Last Burger @KingOfTheRooks

Happy Monday! Here’s Andrew and his burger to kick off another week.

Willkommen! We’re here for our third and final season in the Keegan-Burger where we’ve taken a Hamburg team and moulded it around David Brown, a young English export. Season one was fantastic as we won the Bundesliga and qualified for the Champions League. Season two saw Brown injured for long periods as we scrapped into 2nd place to again qualify for elite European competition. Our cup performances have been less than satisfactory and ideally, I’d like to turn that around this season.

We start by bolstering our ‘keeping ranks:

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1998 World Cup All Stars XI – P02: Groupies | @KingOfTheRooks

Everybody loves an experiment and a CM9798 experiment only sweetens the deal. Here’s Andrew with the second instalment of the World Cup All Stars XI as a nation. Yes, you read that right.

Welcome back to our latest CM9798 experiment. A reminder: we created our own nation, plonked them into the 1998 World Cup and set sail. If you missed the warm-up for the real deal, you can catch up here. So, as we approach the groups, here’s what we’re contending with:

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The Keegan-Burger P08: The Mainz Event | @KingOfTheRooks

Happy Monday! No it’s not Bez and Shaun Ryder but rather Andrew and David Brown. Can they get themselves back up the Bundesliga table?

Willkommen! Back for the run in to this season’s Keegan-Burger experiment. We’ve had a pretty tough season this time out as Dortmund and Bayern have thrown millions at overturning my title. You can catch-up here.

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1998 World Cup All Stars XI – P01: Getting to Know All About You | @KingOfTheRooks

It’s the International break in real life and whilst that is so much fun, it won’t be as good as what KOTR has brainstormed here…

Hello, and welcome! Well, you’ll be pleased to know I’ve been messing around with the editor again and well, what have we cooked up. From the 1990 World Cup, FIFA decided it would be a great idea to name an all-star team of the tournament after previously receiving complaints in early tournaments. It started with 11 players and by 1998 would become a ‘squad’ of 16. So, I’ll get to the question: how would the FIFA All-Stars of the 1998 World Cup actually perform as a squad in the 1998 World Cup? Well, thank God we have CM9798 to help us find out!

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