Eidos have announced that Championship Manager 5 will be released on Xbox and PlayStation 2 on 13th May 2005.

Do you think you could make the most of Abramovich's millions? Have you ever dreamt of taking your non-league team to European glory? Championship Manager 5 puts you in the hot seat as you try to guide your club to glory dealing with everything from transfers and tactics to scouting and the media.

Championship Manager 5 features 25 playable national leagues with 59 divisions and a massive database of footballers from around the world. With accurate data for the 2004/2005 season, a 2D match view enabling you to make tactical decisions as the action unfolds, a detailed choice of tactics and a comprehensive scouting system.

To further ensure that Championship Manager 5 delivers the ultimate in realism and accuracy, Charlton Athletic's 1st Team Coach Mervyn Day has been recruited to act as consultant on the game.