The game's creators Sports Interactive boast a network of scouts around the world who help to create its remarkably sophisticated player database.
We got our hands on a Beta version of the game ahead of its release and ran the rule over Steven Gerrard's squad.
We kick off with West Riding County Cup action at Elland Road as Brian Caswell battles for the ball.
Bob Hazell, who was on trial with the Whites after being released by Leicester City, in action.
Andy Ritchie was on the scoresheet that day along with strike partner Keith Edwards who bagged a brace.
Keith Edwards fires towards goal in front of 13,334 at Elland Road. The Whites took the three points thanks to goals from Ian Baird and John Sheridan.