FM 2012 Championship Player Profile – Michael Bostwick

FM 2012 Central Midfielders

written by Darren Smith

Michael Bostwick

Age: 23

Position: DC/MC

Club: Stevenage

Nationality: English

Value: £325K

Price tag: £1.2 million (in patch 12.2)

Wage expectation: £4.7K per week (in patch 12.2)

Michael Bostwick’s profile in 2011 (after starting new game, patch 12.2)

Michael Bostwick’s scouting report from Ruddick of Southampton

Michael Bostwick’s profile aged 30 in the year 2018

 Michael Bostwick’s career history until 2018

 This FM 2012 Championship Player Profile of Michael Bostwick shows a versatile player with Premier League potential. Lets get the negatives out of the way first, its obvious Bostwick lacks pace, agility and acceleration, three attributes many see as vital. But those attributes aren’t so low that they would majorly effect Bostwick at Championship level. However, all three can improve dramatically with training and Bostwick has many strengths. He can play equally as well at center back or central midfield. Use him as your ball playing defender or ball winning midfielder. £1.2 million is quite a lot for this level, but the future screenshots above show the fee is warranted. Bostwick joined Southampton in my save, enjoying a storming first season in the Championship. He still remained first choice after promotion and even played outstanding in the top flight of English football. If the asking price was less, I’d give him 9.5/10, but there’s a bonus in his wage expectations of just £4.7K per week.

Best buy rating: 8.5/10

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i managed him when i was at england in my southampton save, was about 2017 i think he had about 25 caps with an average rating of 7.00 so he is a very good 1 million or there abouts is abit of bargin if he has england potential

Ewan Wood

He is the only player that survived my Stevenage team’s rise to the premier league. It is 2020, we are champions and he still plays quite often. The fact that he can fill in both in defence and midfield is really helpful.


He Does very well in PL scored the winner for me in the EL final :D