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FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool for FM23. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2023. Updated on May 11th.

By Updated on Oct 01, 2023   1138431 views   328 comments
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Downloads: 285759 / Size: 11.9 MB / Added: 2022-11-30
Football Manager 2023 Tools - FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 23, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2023. 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: 30 November 2022 - build 1304
Updated: 11 May 2023 - build 1314

Genie Scout 23 "g" edition now free!

As of October 1st, 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 23g has no ads and includes some extra features, such as GS STATS, search by role rating and probability of development.
Download Genie Scout 23 "g"

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 23 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.


OS: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
FM20: 23.5.0 (current), 23.4.0, 23.3.0, 23.2.2, 23.2.0, 23.1.0
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 23

How to run GS23

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

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2023 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 23 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 23 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 23g 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 issues:
- Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.
- In-Game Scout works, but not always for everyone. Eugene is still trying to find a way to make it work more consistently.

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 23 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 17 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


May 10: build 1313
  • Compatible with 23.5 China Update
  • Other minor fixes

April 30: build 1312
  • Compatible with 23.4 Final Data Update
  • Other minor fixes

March 11: build 1310
  • Compatible with 23.3 Hotfix
  • Other minor fixes

December 2: Second release - build 1306
  • Compatible with 23.2
  • Compatible with 23.2 Game Pass
  • Compatible with 23.2 Game Pass Console
  • Loading issue fixed
  • Player/Staff appears in the team squad list now
  • GS STATS data updated
  • Other minor fixes

November 30: First release - build 1304
  • Compatible with FM 23.1.0
  • Compatible with FM 23.1.0 Game Pass
  • My Team feature fixed
  • Other minor fixes

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Downloads: 285759 / Size: 11.9 MB / Added: 2022-11-30
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 23 - Exclusive

328 comments have been posted so far.

  • wisemind's avatar
    yo so if i donated for the beta genie scout, do i have to donate again to get the updated one?
  • marfsime's avatar
    Same problem guys, new G version doesn't work, probably Eugene will fix it soon with another release
  • pirru69's avatar
    i donated from the 23beta version and eugene sent me the fm22 version not the g version
  • Brccpt's avatar
    Same problem, with the new instal of the g version it's stuck in loading people, so it's not working
  • Kaiserersin's avatar
    update came so its not working
  • ganistuk's avatar
    Same issue for me with it stuck on "loading people".
  • gf_bay's avatar
    phnompenhandy - I have the exact same problem, stuck on "loading people". Any ideas what might case this?
  • Stam's avatar
    The g edition has been updated for 23.2. Eugene told me he will update the public edition later (tonight possibly).
  • sadomazo's avatar
    i got football manager is not found error in game pass version please fix it
  • Smeets's avatar
    @phnompenhandy the update works fine here, already tried a fresh install?
  • phnompenhandy's avatar
    I got the update by email this morning. Unfortunately, it doesn't load - it keeps getting stuck on 'loading people' (and I have properly uninstalled the older version).
  • 5starscout's avatar
    Just got my updated 23g email through. Should be in your inbox for donators.
  • afettere's avatar
    If I donated to get the 23g beta version, will I get a link to the newly released version? Not sure how upgrades work...
  • MrBug708's avatar
    FM doesn't allow rollback of game versions unfortunately. It's really, really unfortunate timing with the release of FM scout
  • Rumington's avatar
    The paid G version is not working with the new FM update either. Is there not a way to program Genie Scout so it can still function regardless of whenever SI decides to drop a new update? Having paid for it, it is disappointing that the program becomes unusable whenever an FM update occurs. Bit of a let down to be honest.
  • sander010's avatar
    @EvandroRoncatto; Thank you for your answer :)
  • EvandroRoncatto's avatar
    @sander Eugene is also updating FM Genie Scout after FM updates. But, we will probably need to wait a couple of days or a week to have the updated FM Genie Scout (public version).
  • sander010's avatar
    Hi there,

    An hour ago FM Genie Scout worked perfectly. However, after restarting my computer STEAM updated football manager to version 23.2.0 and unfortunately FM Genie Scout isn't working anymore. Does anyone of you know how I can set my FM back to version 23.1.0. as I really enjoyed using FM Scout?
  • EvandroRoncatto's avatar
    Sports Interactive just waited for public release of Genie Scout to update the game so public version does not work until the Genie Scout update. Damn SI games.
  • digglerman's avatar

    Thanks. It's ok if it doesn't work. Was just making sure before I paid for a full Parallels subscription.
  • Stam's avatar
    @digglerman: OK. It's not meant to work on Mac. Maybe try WineBottler as well? I don't have anything else to suggest.
  • digglerman's avatar
    Cannot get this to work on Mac through Parallels. Fist message says 'Range check error on nations'. Second message says 'Access violation at address 004072C6 in module FMGenieScout.exe. Write of address 0000001C'.
  • EvandroRoncatto's avatar
    Thanks a lot again Eugene! And thank you Stam.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Tal: There's no solution that I know of for Mac users. Though it doesn't help that I don't own a Mac. Let me know if you can get it to work via Parallels (I'd assume you'd need to also run FM23 the same way).
  • Tal's avatar
    What am I doing if I have a mac? any solutions?
    Do I need to download GS through parallels desktop?

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