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Non-league football team Bromley FC have teamed up with Xbox and Football Manager to deliver a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a fan to swap the gaming chair for one in the manager's office.
The ambitious fifth division team have today launched 'The Everyday Tactician', a campaign to find a Football Manager mastermind to join Andy Woodman's coaching staff.
The winner will take up a five-month role at the Kent-based team and will be tasked with helping them steer towards promotion to the Football League for the first time in the club's 131-year history.
'This isn't a gimmick,' Woodman told Mail Sport.
'This is a real opportunity and when it was presented to me to get someone into our coaching team and be alongside us with the tactics, I thought it was a brilliant idea. I really, really did.
One lucky Football Manager 2024 will get the chance to work for a non-league football team
Andy Woodman is ready to welcome an FM tactician into his coaching staff at Bromley FC
'I'll make them feel welcome very early on that they do feel part of the team and then the next step is then to let them have their voice and their opinions and be a part of us.'
Woodman has heard plenty on the terraces believing they can do a better job and now one lucky Football Manager 2024 player will get a chance to put their video game skills to the test out in the field.
The winning player will assume the role of 'Support Performance Tactician' through towards the end of the National League season, trying to aid Bromley, who are currently fourth in the National League after 19 matches, in scouting opposition and patterns of play.
That information will be used by the staff and players - who include Dennis Bergkamp's son Mitchel.
'Football fans are full of opinions on how their team can