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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: April 14th

By Updated on Apr 14, 2021   309871 views   186 comments
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Downloads: 103460 / 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: 14 April 2021 - build 1119

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: 103460 / Size: 10.4 MB / Added: 2020-12-20
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 21 - Exclusive

186 comments have been posted so far.

  • Stam's avatar
    Reminder: GS21 'g' edition is updated for 21.3 but the public edition will be delayed until late March. This is Eugene's way of rewarding his direct supporters twice a year (after game launch and after the winter update).
    Eugene had a problem with his laptop getting repaired which can explain possible delays in the delivery of key files. If you're not aware, the process of key delivery is not fully automated and depends on Eugene's availability. Usually it's quite fast, sometimes it can take up to 1 day. If you've waited for more than that, send me a pm and I'll notify him.
    If your 'g' edition is showing wrong nationalities / positions / etc, it's a key file problem. This explains it.
    If you don't want to donate to Eugene, you can't wait until the public edition is updated and need an alternative tool with basic scouting features, grab the FMS Editor 2021. You'll be able to see CA/PA and other hidden stuff.

    @woopass: Try to download the latest version using the "check for new version" window in the app. It will give you a direct download link on our servers.

    @welshace: If you donated and waited more than 1 day and not received your key, send me a pm with your donation details and I'll try to help. You can email Eugene directly and ask for refund. Or you can contact fastspring support if you don't trust that.

    @vaino: What is the problem exactly?

    @Imadarch: I'm not getting this error on the 'g' edition but neither on the public one. However, I've seen reports about that on the public edition. I haven't noticed any such reports for the 'g' one, which is also strange. Maybe that answers your question.
    Either way, Eugene is aware of the reports and investigating.

    @diddy: Not sure, I can't replicate this. I recommend either reporting that in the GS forum or sending Eugene an email.

    @JavierGth: Any chance the error is about not filling out your unique ID?
  • xcarleone's avatar
    player positions and nationalities error
  • woopass's avatar
    And when trying to download again, mediafire mirror says corrupt file and second mirror not working.,...
  • woopass's avatar
    Just donated, recieved a key and DL links... but when I download it's not the g'version and not build 1111...
  • Ninomess's avatar
    Guys for u that panic. Download the FMSE21 and use it as a scout tool for now. Works, but not as good
  • welshace's avatar
    So the donation page and his email say the key will be delivered within an hour but on here it says 24hrs.. and a guy on comments has been waiting for days?

    Which is it?

    And how do I get a refund if I haven't received my key?

    Shoddy work tbh
  • vaino's avatar
    The installation of the genie21g_21.3_b1111 doesn't work. The earlier versions could be easily installed. What could be the problem?
  • Valandil71's avatar
    Hi, I've donated a couple of days ago, but haven't received the key-file. I've sent Eugene a mail about it, but got no answer yet. I can actually use Genie with the key-file from Scout 20, but the player positions and nationalities (among other things) are all awkward.
  • Jimbo75's avatar

    Yep, will do.
  • Imadarch's avatar

    If I donate to GS. Will there still "Out of Memory" pop up everytime I upload the save file?

  • diddytommyb's avatar
    @Stam thanks for the response. I tried GS20 and had the same issue: I don't get a popup window when I click the "Donate" button, and the program becomes unresponsive.
  • JavierGth's avatar
    trying to donate. Allways an error, after complete all the process (sorry about my english)
  • Stam's avatar
    Reminder: GS21 'g' edition is updated for 21.3 but the public edition will be delayed for roughly 4 weeks. This is Eugene's way of rewarding his direct supporters twice a year (after game launch and after the winter update).

    @diddy: Weird. Try an older version, e.g. GS20. Unique ID is the same regardless of which GS version you're using.

    @Jimbo: Then you might want to wait for the public edition update. There are issues which can't be fixed, such as sale value accuracy or consistency of the in-game scout.

    @hcjfg @tomjenkins: Most likely because you didn't place the key file in the installation folder.

    @Gandorf: Well, people choose to see a glass half full or half empty.

    @matist: The 'g' edition was updated 2 days ago.

    @Stronik: 1) Eugene doesn't need any of that, but the Fastspring service he's using does for security reasons. I'm sure you don't need to fill them out with precision.
    2) You can use it on both computers, just send Eugene the unique IDs for both.
  • diddytommyb's avatar
    I'm trying to donate but the app crashes whenever I click on the "Donate" button, so I'm unable to track down my unique ID. Any ideas?
  • Jimbo75's avatar
    Well, I'd like to donate, but I see a couple of bugs, and no intention to fix them.... When I pay for something I'd like a flawless service....
  • hcjfghfcffdhc's avatar
    why is everyone gk and from somalia, nigeria, etc
  • tomjenkins's avatar
    Why is everyone a GK???
  • Gandorf's avatar
    4 weeks punishment for not donating xD
  • matist3444's avatar
    guys! do you know, g edition updated or not for winter uptade?
  • Stronik's avatar
    I would love to donate and use the G Version but I have couple of issues:
    1) why do you need my tel. Number and home address to complete the purchase?
    2)can I use it on few devices? I play on laptop and PC, depends on availability.

    Thank you.
  • welshace's avatar
    @Pajky: When you donate, you'll receive an email containing the key file to download.. it needs to be put into the main folder you installed genie into and it will then work.
  • Pajky's avatar
    I donated for GM21, but when running it now, it says Key File not found... Anyone knows, how to fix it? It still comes up, but all nationalities and other things inside are wrong..
  • Stam's avatar
    Genie Scout 'g' edition has been updated for the 21.3 patch.
    If you're experiencing an error during setup, please redownload the installer. There was a problem with fonts in the initial file.
    The update for the public edition will be delayed for roughly 4 weeks as usual. It's Eugene's way of rewarding his direct supporters after game launch and after the winter update.
  • robevz's avatar
    mine has been updated just had an email off eugene becaue i donated in october its worth doing every year peeps
  • celsomonteiro123's avatar
    Just waiting the release of the update 21.3 to start a new save, hopefully it comes soon

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