Sports Interactive announced the release of Football Manager 2009 for PC and Mac, as well as Football Manager Handheld 2009 for PSP. The activation issues that some players have encountered should now be solved. If you still cannot activate the game, you are advised to leave a 10 minute gap between authentication attempts. In related new, Everton FC has signed an exclusive deal with Sports Interactive, to give manager David Moyes and his coaches access to its database of over 370,000 players and staff. Everton will be able to instantly scan 20,000 active teams in more than 50 countries worldwide with immediate access to the largest scouting network in football with over 1,000 scouts from around the globe. This will help Everton FC spot the best young talent from around the world. In the past, Football Manager has accurately identified Wayne Rooney’s potential talent when he was just fifteen and has been the first to predict other future stars including Lionel Messi, Ashley Young and Jose Baxter.