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FM Genie Scout 20 g - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool for FM20. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2020. Last updated: September 26th

By Updated on Nov 03, 2020   1104108 views   340 comments
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Downloads: 447403 / Size: 9.8 MB / Added: 2019-12-09
Football Manager 2020 Tools - FM Genie Scout 20 g - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 20, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2020. Exclusively available from since 2009.

FM Genie Scout (or Genie Scout in short) is world's most popular scouting tool for Football Manager, created to extend the possibilities of finding, sorting and shortlisting players and staff, controlling their progress, making "first 11" and tactics choice easier and observing attributes invisible in FM.

Released: 9 December 2019 - build 1015
Updated: 26 September 2020 - build 1031

Genie Scout 20 "g" edition now free!

As of November 3rd, the special "g" edition of Genie Scout is available for free! Normally this edition requires a license and is only given to Eugene's direct supporters who donate to keep the development of this brilliant tool alive.
Genie Scout 20g has no ads and includes some extra features, such as GS STATS, search by role rating and probability of development.
Download Genie Scout 20 "g"

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 20 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.


OS: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
FM20: 20.4.4 (current), 20.4.3, 20.4.2, 20.4.1, 20.4.0, 20.2.4, 20.2.3, 20.2.1, 20.2.0, 20.1.4, 20.1.3, 20.1.2, 20.1.0, 20.0.4, 20.0.3, 20.0.2, 20.0.1
Platforms: Steam, Epic, Game Pass

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
No. However, we exclusively release another scouting tool for Mac OS X users:
MacAssistant RT for FM20
Can I use it to edit attributes and other details?
No. However, we exclusively release a real time editor:
FMS Editor 20

How to run GS20

  1. Extract the downloaded .zip file and run the setup .exe file.

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2020 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 20 and from main menu click "Load Game".

We have a detailed instructional guide to Genie Scout. Make sure to read it.

Donate to Eugene to get the "g" edition

As usual, Genie Scout 20 comes in two editions:
The public edition comes with 2 banner ads.
The "g" edition has no ads and includes a few minor extra features.

In order to get the "g" edition, you need to donate to Eugene.

Genie Scout 20g Explained

Eugene has automatized the process of distribution for the "g" edition, so you will have to wait just a few minutes before you receive a download link. Another email containing the key file might take a while though. But only if they have sent correct contact email, correct Unique ID alongside your donation.

Make sure you check your Spam folder too.
It might take up to 24 hours though. In case of problem with your donation, please contact Eugene using the email address you'll see in the message after donation.

Donations are handled by Eugene. He will deliver the ad-free version to you after donation.

Bug Reports

During closed beta stage for supporters, Eugene fixed most bugs that came to surface. As a result, the public edition should be reasonably stable from its very first version.

Should you find a bug, please report it to the Genie Scout forum.
Read this before submitting any bugs!

Known issue: Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.

Any comment including bug report posted on this page will be removed on sight!

Please understand it is forbidden by the EULA from SI and SEGA to export all the data from the results. You should be able to export only basic information such as player name, club, age, etc.


Genie Scout 20 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 14 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


September 18: 20.4 Update - build 1028
  • Compatible with FM 20.4.2
  • Compatible with Epic Games

August 8: Final Update - build 1026
  • Fixed font encoding issue with Cyrillic languages
  • Compatible with FM 20.4.1 Game Pass version
  • Missing staff jobs added to search
  • Added Junior Coaching and Youth Recruitment to the club
  • GS STATS data updated
  • Other minor fixes

March 19: 20.4 Update - build 1024
  • Compatible with FM 20.4.0
  • Compatible with FM Touch 20.4.0
  • Other minor fixes

December 9: First release - build 1016
  • Compatible with FM 20.2.1
  • Compatible with FM Touch 20.1.4
  • Shortlist loading issue resolved
  • Other minor fixes

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Downloads: 447403 / Size: 9.8 MB / Added: 2019-12-09
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 20 g - Exclusive

340 comments have been posted so far.

  • JuniorSele's avatar
    Is there a way to search for players by the city they were born in?
  • JuniorSele's avatar
    Is there a way to search for players by the city they were born in?
  • iNauDiTo_Xx's avatar
    Link error. Help me please.
  • quaresmen27's avatar
  • rcgg's avatar
    Working fine
  • maymay69's avatar
    @Stam after seeing your reply, i tried it on my phone, different browsers on phone and laptop both, same error everytime. If you can maybe send me a direct link? It would be much appreciated.

    thanks for fast reply
  • Stam's avatar
    @maymay: It works fine. Perhaps you have some browser addon (such as privacy badger) that's triggering our anti-leech system.
  • maymay69's avatar
    hey, seems like the link for 'g' edition is broken, it shows 'restricted access' error?
    please update it asap
  • alpcemgonul's avatar
    I started using a new laptop. I am getting an ID key invalid error. Can you help me, please.
  • marc2990's avatar
    When I make a shortlist in Genie Scout, I get an SLT file, but FM20 needs an FMF file to become visible in the game. How can that be done?
  • sputnik's avatar
    yeah mine is not responding too while loading the game. tried it in admin mode but its the same
  • the_guardian's avatar
    Hello Stam, i've downloaded and installed g version, but it staggers, it does not load the game, any solution?
  • baggio's avatar
    не запускается новая версия 20g. каждый раз зависает, даже не начинается загрузка. что делать?
  • Conza25's avatar
    Dont know if this is a stupid question but can you use this with online databases?
  • Stam's avatar
    The special "g" edition of Genie Scout 20 is now available for free!

    We did it last year for GS19g and doing it again for GS20g. You can now freely experience all the extra features of Genie Scout's special edition for FM20.
  • Woo-Cash's avatar
    I have a problem with multiple managers. I started a career with two managers and two clubs. I want to use Genie Scout with both of them but when I click "Load players list" I always get wishlist from only one manager, every time the same. When I reload the game and Genie, then I can load other manager wishlist. Is there any way to do it quicker? To force which manager wishlist I want to open?
  • Gandorf's avatar
    Will the G version be available for free this year? Your stuff is awesome
  • coolguyrko's avatar
    Just randomly had an issue this morning. The best rating & best pot rating are both saying 0.0% (?) out of nowhere on the G version.
  • TyoRivera's avatar
    Stam, help me please how to install GS20 on my iPad for FM Touch?
  • Lorenzo_Ancelotti's avatar
    How can i download FM Genie Scout 20
  • Karisa's avatar
    When can I pay for the GS21?
  • jimmytrondal's avatar
    SO. this is a recurring problem. everytime i try to download an update i get a message saying:

    Restricted Access
    Downloading files directly on our download servers is only allowed for FM Scout users. Go to to find the relevant download page of the file you're trying to grab.

    i am inlogged, i have the G edition. if i download the full Geniecout will my key get deleted ?
  • nealwillo's avatar
    Simply incredible. Many thanks.
  • robevz's avatar
    stam legend mate just came on my pc at half time during the man utd brighton game saw that steam had another update ONCE AGAIN...not even bothered to load my FM up thought id come here first and you are on the ball once again mate top stuff they need you working for SI =)
  • Stam's avatar
    GS20 has been updated for the 20.4.4 patch. Enjoy!

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