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Players are showing up on the wrong teams
Posted by - NA -, Last modified by on 11 March 2010 10:50 PM

Problem: I am playing in an online league, and when I download the league file, players aren't where they are supposed to be. (For example, Player A should be on Team A, but in my copy of the game he's on Team B.)

If a problem like this occurs, it's most likely because your commissioner isn't including all of the correct files in the league file. In particular, commissioners often forget to include the "retired.dat" file, which includes information about retired players. Failure to include this file can result in your copy of the game displaying peculiar results, even when it looks fine to the commissioner. This is a particularly common mistake just after the end of a season.

The best thing to try in this case is to ask your commissioner to generate a new league file, and make sure he includes "retired.dat," and see if this resolves the issue. Commissioners should use this option: