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  • genre Sports / Simulation / Soccer
  • download size 260 MB
    ~19 min
  • avg. user rating from 173 user ratings.
  • release date January 1, 1996
  • compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8) and Mac OS X (10.6.8 or newer)
  • languages English, French, Italian, German
  • developer / publisher Sensible Software / Codemasters
  • game modes Single-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • manual

What's cool about it:

  • Choose between being a player, a coach, or a player-coach for any one of the 1,500 Club and National teams.
  • Features more than 26,000 real-life-players with accurate personal statistics!
  • Manage one or more teams throughout a 20 season career and take your team all the way to the European Cup Final


Sensible World of Soccer 96-97 edition is the best and last installment of the most popular soccer series. It’s bursting with every feature you could ever want in a football manager sim. Sensible World of Soccer is brimming with 26,000+ real-life players, each one with carefully researched statistics and abilities, 144 competitions, from the local tournament all the way to the European Cup Final. Full career records and the unique scouting feature allows you to track and observe a player’s progress and evaluate their contribution to your team. If management is not your style then dive into the action and play for your team. Be prepared to lose quite a few nights’ sleep as you take your team from being a bunch of nobodies to all-time champions, in this 1990s favorite soccer game! Or "football", as we call it in Europe.

Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.
Minimum system requirements (Mac): OS X 10.6.8 or later. Processor: Intel Core Duo 2GHz+, Memory: 1GB of RAM, Graphics: 64MB of video memory, Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled.

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User reviews:

Oh my god!

Posted on 2013-02-21 06:12:49 byzicoos's avatarzicoos:

I can't believe this is here!
I remember playing this as a kid at a friend's place, on his Amiga I believe? This game has brought us so much fun, we broke many joysticks and fought over tactics endlessly and tirelessly. It is a great game full of fun if you want simple, fun soccer. Really have not much more to say. It could be nostalgia speaking, but I really love this game!
Pick it up, I believe 5.99 is not too much for such a gem of the past!

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The Best Football game EVER!!!

Posted on 2013-02-21 18:32:27 byRoubos's avatarRoubos:

This is the best football game of all time. Brings back memories. AMIGA500. Hours of gaming with friends. season after season.
New generation games have the graphics but not the gameplay.
This was so much fun. Such a complete game. So many competitions to play, player-manager features, customize teams and all.
A game you can play with just a joystick and a button. Simple but soread more skillful. Nothing is automated like modern games that need 10button combos for the play to do tricks.
This is TOTAL FOOTBALL. I will get it, but need to find two joysticks now. Not flight sim ones, or gamepads. The old classic ones. (I used to play on the Amiga with the SEGA Master System joystick).
Thanks GOG.
This is for us older guys to remember, and for the new kids to learn ;)

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Best football game ever

Posted on 2013-02-21 08:04:34 byapertotes's avatarapertotes:

Forget about fifas and pes, this is football. Only one button for everything, and a ball that is not glued to your players. SO MUCH FUN!!!
This is the most challenging, and at the same time rewarding football game created.

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