Classification

Content reviewed on this site is classified according to the following typology:

  1. Language (e.g., English, Italian)
  2. Medium: (A) audio (e.g., podcast); (B) blog post; (C) moving image (e.g. YouTube video); (D) print; (E) website; (F) other
  3. Genre: (A) analysis; (B) narrative account; (C) other
  4. Focus:
  • for analysis: (a) formation; (b) position or role; (d) set piece; (e) style of play; (f) competitions or national contexts; (g) relation to contemporary or historical football ITRW; (h) scouting; (i) youth development; (j) other backroom; (k) club development / finances; (l) agents; (m) playing conditions (n) referees; (o) other
  • for narrative: (a) club save; (b) international save; (c) journeyman save; (d) other
  • for other: (a) creative writing — evocation, imaginative projection, or plot; (b) ethnography — game-playing habits, preferences, or contexts (e.g., use of notebooks or spreadsheets; timing and location of gaming sessions); (c) meta-analysis (e.g. discussion of FM as a whole; comparison with or contrast to other games)

To facilitate inclusion of content in the catalogue, content providers are encouraged to use the following tags:

  • #[name of language. e.g. Italian]
  • #audio
  • #blogpost
  • #movingimage
  • #print
  • #website
  • #othermedium
  • #analysis
  • #narrativeaccount
  • #othergenre
  • #formation
  • #position
  • #role
  • #setpiece
  • #styleofplay
  • #competitions
  • #nationalcontext
  • #ITRWcontemporary
  • #ITRWhistoric
  • #scouting
  • #youthdevelopment;
  • #backroom
  • #clubdevelopment
  • #finances
  • #agents
  • #conditions
  • #referees
  • #otheranalysis
  • #clubsave
  • #internationalsave
  • #journeymansave
  • #othersave
  • #creativewriting
  • #ethnography
  • #meta-analysis