You followed the instructions here? Or somewhere else?
Championship Manager 4 = SecuROM New v-4.84.69.0101
>and on installation, it hangs at 3%
depending on your install drive, it will not install but will play (ASUS, Toshiba and others)
> i made a normal copy with no special methods using, and installation works fine. however when i try loading it up, it doesnt like the cd in the drive
It will install but not play. It will be detected as a copy when attempting to play.
Are you playing from a burner? Hiding the ATIP?