FIFA 16 Newcastle Career Mode Guide: 11 Things You Must Do

Make the Geordies great again.

You have purchased your copy of FIFA 16 and you're booting up with Newcastle United football club. Steve McClaren is no more; you're the new gaffa on Tyneside. You have met your staff and players and are quickly labelled as "one of the most promising new managers in football". Good luck. Life at St James' Park isn't easy. Many have tried, most have failed and few have enjoyed their stay in the North East. It's time to show the fans what it's like to have a manager that truly cares about their team and demonstrate how your dexterous fingertips can lead them to glory. But where do you start? Despite the media labelling your appointment as "surprising" you have beaten a number of managers to the post and Mike Ashley has reiterated his belief that your leadership and determination can bring Newcastle the success they have longed since Kevin Keegan's exit in 1997. Armed with a cool £25 million transfer budget and a £110,000 per week wage budget it's time to embark on your St James' Park quest. To help you get settled in I've listed the 10 things that you must do as Newcastle manager in order to become a success on FIFA 16...

NCTJ-accredited football writer with an MA in Sports Journalism. What Culture football editor. Write for the official Newcastle United programme. Former video reporter at North News. Featured and published in the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette, Mail Online, The Mirror, The Sun and others.