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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: March 27th

By Updated on Mar 27, 2020   383512 views   183 comments
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Downloads: 147833 / Size: 9.7 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: 27 March 2020 - build 1025

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: 20.4.1 (current), 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

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.


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: 147833 / Size: 9.7 MB / Added: 2019-12-09
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 20 - Exclusive

183 comments have been posted so far.

  • 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
    @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
    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?
  • ilkerrahmet's avatar
    ı cant see the attributes and the other informations true about the players, i donated. what am ı waiting for to use the genie g? if genie g is useless why do ı donate for it?
  • Enkidu46's avatar
    in game scout is not working for since the release idk what to do Ive tried almost everything its just not showing for me
  • Justice's avatar
    @badboysmokinaces, I'm not involved with this tool in any way, shape or form, so imagine my reaction to your comment after I did the following piece of research:
    1) I read the download page's article that is above your comment
    2) I specifically read the piece about any bugs encountered, that links to a specific forum section of this website (this one, in case you're not bothered to check).
    3) I chuckled when I saw that the issue you are having is mentioned in a topic labelled 'How To Fix' in a thread that is stickied to the top of that forum section (here you go)
    4) I read the content of this thread, and learned how easy it is for you to solve your issue.

    Simple enough, I would think.
  • badboysmokinaces's avatar
    Paid for the g edition and its not working. Positions, country etc are all wrong. Am I the only one who feels as though I've been ripped off.
  • stodderkonge's avatar
    No club logos, no gs. Whats next no facepacks ? site is getting less and less interresting.
  • icemagic's avatar
    about time genie scout was updated !!! how long does it normally take?
  • 5starscout's avatar
    Youth Facilities and Youth Academy values are not showing correctly with the latest g version. All youth facilities show as 0 and youth academies range from -1 to 99
  • Stam's avatar
    For people still asking about the 20.3 update, I'll copy a previous comment of mine again.
    Genie Scout 20g has been updated for the 20.3.0 patch. The relevant update for the public edition will be delayed for roughly 4 weeks as it normally happens after the January data patch (and beta launch); this is Eugene's way of rewarding his direct supporters.
    And to give an estimate for a possible date, I'd say it could be around March 19-22.

    For 'g' users having problems downloading the new update over the last couple of days, we've changed all of our download servers to a new platform and still sorting out the rules. I'm preparing a workaround for tonight. In the meantime, use this link to grab the latest build 1022.

    @Dean1991: I've passed this on to him now. Normally he responds to all his emails once a day, so not receiving a reply at all is quite uncommon. Most likely he never received your emails, as hotmail accounts tend to have deliverability issues (speaking from experience).

    @freestyleminds: Why people who donated are disappointed? If you already donated for GS20g, you don't need to do it again to get the 20.3 update. If you can't afford a donation, simply wait for a couple of weeks until Eugene rolls out the update for the public edition.

    @spaansetukker: Yes, GS20 'g' edition works with 20.3.

    @Duc: Problem with your key file. Most likely you're on a new computer, therefore your key won't work properly. Email Eugene and pass him your new unique ID so he can provide a new key.

    @Peterconway2020: MacAssistant RT has nothing to do with Genie Scout. There was an update for MART last night.
  • yongsunge's avatar
    How can I update to the 1022 build?
    You clicked on the download link, but you are taken to a page that only exposes the text below.

    "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."

    Please tell me how or link.
  • Dean1991's avatar

    I donated on release in November and requested a new key file twice - I had no response so just waited for the public one. Following the update I've requested it once again for the new release and still no response.

    Please ask Eugene to respond to my email, from [email protected]

  • freestyleminds's avatar
    In my opinion, you have received enough donations. Many people who donate are disappointed. I respect Eugene's work and I want to donate but I am a student and I can't donate eugene about money reasons. Pls release new version if it is ready.
  • spaansetukker's avatar
    Is the ''g'' Edition supported for 20.3?
  • vdmsmrcv's avatar
    I have the same problem. "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."
  • Vincenety's avatar
    Spaansetukker, 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
  • spaansetukker's avatar
    Can anyone help me with this?
  • rinso's avatar
    I'm getting the same error message for some reason. should be able to use link above to download it though

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