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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   872524 views   328 comments
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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: 282139 / 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.

  • charmander's avatar
    The below changes I have been requesting for the past 5+ years (since GS 18 onwards) for every single year. Lack of competition and lazy UI make for a very stale product every single year, that I have paid for.

    Since a new version is upcoming due to 23.4, I once again request Eugene to make the same changes that I ask, to ease life for us players, that extensively use GS.

    Staff Changes:
    Staff attributes such as Judging Staff Ability, Negotiating have still not been added for 4 editions of GS.

    Player Changes:

    Vision attribute is still wrongly appears in alphabetical order where the earlier Creativity attribute would appear in Player Search, Player Profile and Player Rating Coefficients.

    Consistency, Dirtiness, Important Matches, Injury Proneness and Versatility still appear under Mental and Physical attributes, instead of Hidden Attributes in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients.

    Hidden Attributes is still wrongly named as Mental Traits in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients since Genie Scout 18.

    Default player positions in Player Search and Player Rating Coefficients have been the same since Genie Scout 14. Target Man, Fast Striker, etc are no longer being used in game.

    Club Changes:
    Still unable to search clubs by Junior Coaching, Youth Recruitment.
  • artvandelay80's avatar
    I live in Turkey. We are very depressed because of the earthquake. We were playing around with FM, but we learned that the public version will come in late April. Can't it be pulled closer? Thanks.
  • YILDIRIM's avatar
    I just donated and immediately received the key.
    I loaded new game and launched application.
    It works (a little slower than public version), but UNFORTUNATELY some columns are wrong.
    Nationalities of player are different.
    How can be solve this?
  • Bishop70's avatar
    1.23 Donated.
    1.24 Downloaded G-version.
    1.25 Received key.
    1.28 Loaded game.
    All smooth.
  • Sonygoal69's avatar
    @stam , "The update for the public edition will be delayed for this final winter patch because it wasn't possible for Eugene to do it after the main winter patch due to issues with his old store. You can expect it towards the end of April."
    Really??? I month to update the public edition... End of april will basically mean lots of us won't play FM 23 anymore. I understand Eugene wants to give some privilige to donators, but one month is not reasonable in my opinion. Just kindly asking... In the long run it will just make people go to FMRTE instead of Genie scout and not come to genie scout again anymore.
  • Joshmontage98's avatar
    Everytime i try to load my database it says this version isnt supported
  • Flosse FC's avatar
    I've downloaded the latest edition but when I want to load my game it says "your version of Football Manager is not supported: Football Manager 2023 23.4.0+ 1809861" Does anyone know what this means or what I can do about it? Thanks in advance.
  • Shonngodx's avatar
    I´ve just used the "working donation links" and the money is deducted from my bank account but I still got an error message "this store is currently not accepting any orders". What can I do about it ?
  • ofekmek's avatar
    the nations on my gs23 are all messed up how can i fix that?
  • Stratos's avatar
    @Stam: yes i know, FastSpring Checkout. i just try again from your link and i got the same messege .
  • Stam's avatar
    @Stratos: The donation link in the last version of the public GS23 points to Eugene's old store that doesn't work for weeks. You can find working donation links here.
  • Stratos's avatar
    We regret that your order could not be accepted. We value your business and would like to help you complete this order. Please contact us for assistance. this is the messege i got after i try to donate, its only me or is a general problem?
  • Lizardo's avatar
    Just want to confirm that donation worked perfectly fine for me.
    Donated 5 minutes ago and i already have it running smooth and well. Got the e-mails in the same minute that the donation was concluded!
  • ernestbugaj's avatar
    After 7 hours I still haven't received a key-file. Yes, I've checked SPAM folder. How can I get my money back?
  • EvandroRoncatto's avatar
    I just donated for G Version yesterday and got e-mails immediately, maybe you should check your spam. I downloaded it via link in the e-mail and scanned with McAfee, did not find any trouble. About Key File problem, I also experienced it but if you read the e-mail carefully, you will see where you should put the key file. If you don't put it there, Genie Scout will not work properly. When you put it there, it works without any problem.
  • Stam's avatar
    Public Edition: The update for the public edition will be delayed for this final winter patch because it wasn't possible for Eugene to do it after the main winter patch due to issues with his old store. You can expect it towards the end of April.
    Virus Alert: It's a false positive. Eugene confirmed it.
    Unique ID: You don't need to input that in the new donation form, it's filled automatically.
    Donating to Eugene: Donations are open again for those of you who wish to support his work and get the g edition. The new working links for GS23g can be found here and here.
    G Edition Inquiries: For any questions regarding your donation, you can message Eugene directly at [email protected]
  • patrick4412's avatar
    @stam i just donate for 5 euro] when i'ii get link to download ?
  • Javier Gil Garcia's avatar
    Please, can you provide a link to download genie scoutg for free?
  • ckeddie's avatar
    This is very frustrating. You can donate on the website for the G version, but there's no field to input your unique ID so the key generator you receive from Eugene will not work.

    What's the e-mail to receive a new key ID? do I just reply to the original e-mail ?
  • frtslck's avatar
    g edition file reported by windows defender. when i download the file, defender immediately deletes it because of trojan warning. what's the problem and are there any news from eugene?
  • Komarovsky's avatar
    @ernestbugaj - well.. you probably get trojan for free also. Check your PC for maleware. The .zips with "g" version are infected.
  • ernestbugaj's avatar
    I sent a donation, downloaded a "g" version, but when I launch Genie Scout I get this info: "Key file is not found!". Feel frustrated.
  • Kenty7's avatar
    I've managed to get a Trojan virus from the Genie Scout file, the app won't run and the virus has infected my PC, someone needs to be looking into this ASAP
  • Landas's avatar
    ckeddie, it works on the website but not on the Genie app
  • ckeddie's avatar
    Still can't donate

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