Welcome back to On the Break! If you missed the last couple of posts, where were you?! Last time out we narrowly lost the Copa Libertadores final in heart-breaking fashion, and before that we played the Intermedio and most of the Clausura to put us in pole position for the title. Now it's time to … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2028 TITLE RUN IN!
ROAD TO THE FINAL DEFENSOR SPORTING "Topping a group including Brazilian giants São Paulo was a great achievement for Defensor, who were never really at threat of elimination from the competition at this stage after an opening 6-0 win away at Libertad." "Commanding performances in the first leg of both the Second Round and Quarters … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – THE COPA LIBERTADORES FINAL
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Welcome back to On the Break! Last time out we got off to an incredible start to the league campaign, although Peñarol are hanging in there behind us! There's a lot of big news to cover in this post, so let's get cracking! NEW JOB? https://twitter.com/adam_otbfm/status/1392461518340513794 I shared a while back on Twitter that the … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2028 INTERMEDIO AND CLAUSURA…ISH
Welcome back to On the Break! Doesn't real life just get in the way?! It's 3 weeks since I gave the last update, the end of the 2027 season, and I've barely had time to sit at the PC since! Here we are though, ready to get the 2028 season underway! YOUTH INTAKE Underwhelmed. In … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2028 PRE-SEASON AND APERTURA
Welcome back to On the Break! If you missed the last post covering the first half of the 2027 season, click HERE to catch up! Peñarol seem to be the team to beat this year, and we're going to have to be at our best if we've got any chance of the title. Can we … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2027 INTERMEDIO AND CLAUSURA
Welcome back to On the Break! Click HERE if you haven't seen the last post in the series, where we concluded the 2026 season. Redemption was the key word last year, getting back to where we had been since the save started; now we need to try and kick on again. YOUTH INTAKE Don't get … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2027 PRE-SEASON AND APERTURA
Welcome back to On the Break! Today we continue the Tactical Aspects series, with a post covering a topic I'd never really considered before - the effect that mentality has on player roles. If you'd like to catch up on the previous posts in the series, you can do so by clicking HERE. It's hard … Continue reading HOW MENTALITY AFFECTS PLAYER ROLES
Welcome back to On the Break! If you aren't up to date with the series, click HERE to see how the first half of the 2026 season went. There's a lot to cover in this post; league form, the Sudamericana, and even some transfer dealings! We best get a move on! TORNEO INTERMEDIO We had … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2026 INTERMEDIO AND CLAUSURA
Welcome back to On the Break! After narrowly missing out on the 2024 league title, 2025 brought us crashing back down with an awful season. Click HERE to catch up if you missed it. I had a good, long think over the off season, analysed the data, and made a few changes. If they don't … Continue reading EL VIOLETA – 2026 PRE-SEASON AND APERTURA