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FM Genie Scout 21 - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool for FM21. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2021. Last updated: June 1st

By Updated on Jun 01, 2021   471966 views   245 comments
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Downloads: 166642 / Size: 10.4 MB / Added: 2020-12-20
Football Manager 2021 Tools - FM Genie Scout 21 - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 21, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2021. 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: 20 December 2020 - build 1109
Updated: 1 June 2021 - build 1121

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 21 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: 21.4.0 (current), 21.3.0, 21.2.2, 21.2.0, 21.1.3, 21.1.2, 21.1.1
Platforms: Steam, Epic, Game Pass

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
Can I use it to edit attributes and other details?
No. However, we exclusively release a real time editor:
FMS Editor 21

How to run GS21

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

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2021 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 21 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 21 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 21g 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 21 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 15 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


April 4: build 1117
  • Compatible with 21.4 Touch hotfix
  • Compatible with 21.4 Xbox Edition hotfix
  • 'Out of memory' issue is fixed
  • Club wage budget added

March 21: Winter update - build 1116
  • Compatible with 21.4
  • Compatible with Touch 21.4
  • Compatible with 21.4 Xbox Edition
  • Compatible with 21.4 Game Pass

December 20: First release - build 1109
  • Compatible with FM 21.2.0
  • Compatible with FM Touch 21.2.0
  • GS STATS data updated
  • Other minor fixes

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Downloads: 166642 / Size: 10.4 MB / Added: 2020-12-20
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 21 - Exclusive

245 comments have been posted so far.

  • davidamar's avatar
    why does the game crash every time like that?
  • davidamar's avatar
    why does the game crash every time like that?
  • Telutelu43's avatar
    Hello everybody. forgive my ignorance I'm new to FM. What is this application based on to know the potential of a player? I guess it will depend on what he plays, injuries. Can a player who give me like CP 135 get to 180?
  • jonathan69600's avatar
    For 2 days I have a problem when I launch genis Scout which does not open I have this as a message.
    fm genis scout 21 v1.0 21.4
    list index out of bounds (6936856) then press ok and I will receive those new messages
    access violation at address 009e40ac in module fm geniescout.exe read of address 00000078
    Please tell me what to do because this is the first time it happens. I specify I have already desistaller several times and nothing happens.
    Thank you for your help.
  • Gandorf's avatar
    Free version stopped working for me today got the "access violation at address" error message and have tried what @MRFab_JP suggested but still doesnt work.
  • dominatoor's avatar
    i have the same issue, players wrong positions or no position at all. anyone got a fix yet?
  • Pizzol's avatar
    Could someone help me with Genie Scout?

    I have the updated version, and even then only this error appears.

    Your game data not is found.

    FM21 Game Pass Versrion
  • MRFab_JP's avatar
    Still cant get it to work... List index out of Bounds.. then Access violation over and over again


    this now worked for me

    Step 1. Uninstall Genie Scout through control panel
    Step 2. Download it again from the official download page.
    Step 3. Extract the zipped genie scout folder.
    Step 4. Run the installer as administrator
    Step 5. Hit next until you can modify the install location, I chose program files (x86)
    Step 6. Hit next until it installs
    Step 7. Open as normal
  • Stam's avatar
    For those on Gamepass and Xbox editions, there was some hidden patch released few days ago. GS21 has been updated to support that. Enjoy!

    @chrgross: You can install the public version but not "g"?
    @Archang3l @rikadu: Problem with your key file. Read this.
  • TylerJHD's avatar
    Getting an error message when trying to open the program

    "Please make sure you're running v21 or higher.

    Football Manager could not be found"
  • chrgross's avatar
    I can even get to install the 'G' edition. Keep saying "Error 5: Acces Denied". Running it like admin, secured the firewall will accept and my folder is placed as sugested.... It's such a shame. Really love this tool in game
  • Rolandson's avatar
    Genie scout 21 does not load the game anymore
    please make sure you are using Footbal.manger 2018 18.1.3
  • Archang3lll's avatar
    It´s only for me that all players appear to be gk´s?
  • rikadu's avatar
    Hello everybody
    I have been using Genie scout for about 7 years, and this year the Genie Scout is not working well, wrong nationalities, positions, etc.
    Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
    I already sent an email to Eugene 48 hours ago and did not receive any response.
  • ronnysmen's avatar
    Same problem here. I`ve emailed to Eugene with my new unique id but no response.
  • Frijjy's avatar
    Hi all, Just recently changed pc and getting the key issues. I've emailed Eugene but had no reply after 48 hours. I even bought a 2nd key with a small donation but still nothing. Anyone know if he is on holiday?
  • Baratxinha's avatar
    Do you guys know when another update will release? I don't play for weeks because of these list index out of bounds error. I'm sick of it.
  • MRFab_JP's avatar

    List index out of bounds error... then Access violation, it keeps keep retrying so getting endless mini screens!!!
  • serreche's avatar
    Hi all,
    I've got the same issue "list out of bounds". Uninistall until next fix.
  • Tosen's avatar
    Yes, i have also error index list out if bounds :(
  • Baratxinha's avatar
    Anyone else having the error index list out of bounds? what can I do to fix this?
  • theoffy's avatar
    Anyone else having an issue loading a player list from FM. All other features are working fine but keep getting 'No players available for loading . . . .' fault. There seems no work around to get this to work?
    This appeared to work fine in previous versions but have not got a single response since FM and Genie update.
  • anasanas03's avatar
    I love you Eugene
  • jscullion's avatar
    Thanks Eugene(and Stam)

    appreciate it
  • RSimba's avatar
    its working guys, go check and download the new update

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