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FM Genie Scout 20 - 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 Sep 26, 2020   863749 views   324 comments
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Downloads: 365669 / Size: 9.8 MB / Added: 2019-12-09
Football Manager 2020 Tools - FM Genie Scout 20 - 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

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: 365669 / Size: 9.8 MB / Added: 2019-12-09
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 20 - Exclusive

324 comments have been posted so far.

  • gabi1012's avatar
    Hello, i wait the version 20.4, the oldest version Don't anymore.
    Thank you!
  • GenieQuestion's avatar

    I recently donated and got FM Genie Scout 20g. Every time i try to load my game it freezes. Is the load game feature available when you are playing a network game which is not hosted on your system? Thanks in advance for help.
  • primo4ever's avatar
    I have the same issue.

    ''this version of the game is not compatible''
  • Giangi's avatar
    @Stam i updated to the new version of the g version, however all the roles and nationalities are wrong. Example: Messi is a GK from Buthan. I tried to unistall and install it again but this issue remains.
  • SirAlexGuardiola's avatar
    Update please ?
  • Rols574's avatar
    Same issue as 2mumee187

    ''this version of the game is not compatible''

    I am running 20.4
  • Desertik's avatar

    Oh yes thanks, it works with the last one :)
  • GloryGlory's avatar
    Me too. I have the latest Steam version and the latest FM Genie version. Was there another update?
  • 2mumee187's avatar
    Hey. For me is not working, ''this version of game is not compatible''. When will be fixed? thx
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Page Author Staff7 months ago
    @Lestat19: Right-click on GS20 shortcut icon and select "Run as administrator". See if that helps.

    @Desertik: Supposedly Eugene fixed that in the newest version (build 1023). You're still having this problem?
  • Lestat19's avatar
    @Stam - I received the activation key, I see it in C:\FM Genie Scout 20g,when i try to launch Genie Scout, it only loads half way, is there anything I can do for it to fully launch?
  • Lestat19's avatar
    @Stam - thank you, I just donated there now, do you think I will receive the G version tomorrow? It would be nice to use it on a Saturday, my longest day of the week on FM!! lol
  • Desertik's avatar
    Hi, I have a problem with these columns (training / youth facilities and youth academy) since several versions.
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Page Author Staff7 months ago
    @Lestat19: Here you can find the relevant options.

    @Enkidu46: I have answered about the in-game scout a few times. Eugene is unable to find an easy way of making it work consistently for everyone. You can always email him directly; he's responding to emails once a day.

    @cortex41: Check my previous comments please.
  • Lestat19's avatar
    how much do I need to donate to get the g edition?
  • Enkidu46's avatar
    Im honestly getting tired of this... I paid for something that is not properly working for me and every time I want a help from you Im getting ignored... I posted my issue for like 10 times and no answer at all...
  • cortex41's avatar
    @Stam When i check for new version i have this "you have the lastest version" but i'm in version 1.0 20.2.4 beta 20
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Page Author Staff7 months ago
    @Priyo84: It's now available. Use the "check for new version" option within the app to find the link.
  • Priyo84's avatar
    How to download FM genie scout 20g update for FM 20.4 ?
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Page Author Staff7 months ago
    Quick update:
    1. The 'g' edition shall be updated tomorrow morning for today's 20.4 patch.
    2. This new patch doesn't reset the countdown to updating the public edition which remains roughly 4 weeks after the 20.3 patch (around 19-22 March).
    Remember that the delay in updating the public edition only happens twice a year - for initial launch and after the first winter data patch. It's Eugene's way of rewarding his direct supporters.

    @badboysmokinaces @ilkerrahmet: If you haven't changed or formatted your computer (in that case you'd need a new key, but no need to donate again), I assume you haven't placed the key file in the installation folder of GS20g.

    @pedronoi: There was a giveaway with 5 random winners for people who pre-purchased the game through our link. That ended months ago.
  • GazzaBoyyy10010's avatar
    Much respect to Eugene with Genie Scout.

    Honestly makes playing FM much more enjoyable.

    Cant wait for the updated version!
  • badboysmokinaces's avatar
    @Justice, If your not involved then why be so pedantic. That being said, imagine my reaction to your comment.
    1) I also specifically read the piece about any bugs encountered, that links to a specific forum section of this website before posting my comment.
    2) I laughed my socks off when you, being pathetic in your attempt to belittle me, knowing I had read the information 'How To Fix' the issue I was having and knowing it still didn't work but thank you for pointing out the obvious.
    3) I read the content of this thread, and learned nothing from you that I had not already tried and/or read up on.
    4) The next time you pretend to be perfect and condescending, stop and pause, look in the mirror and give your head a shake. Its nice to be nice to nice people.
  • spaansetukker's avatar

    your genie scout version is old so it cant load your game save cause FM20 is on new 20.3. update. You need to wait for Eugene to update genie scout to same version
  • andyhall8's avatar
    When trying to load the game on Genie, it says
    'Your version of Football manager is not supported:
    Football Manager 2020 20.3.0-1350875'

    can someone help please?
  • pedronoi's avatar

    I've bought FM using the FM scout link. It doesn't give access to Genie scout version g? If yes, what do I have to do to have access to that tool?

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