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Football Manager 2019 Real Names Licence Fix

FM19 real names fix. Fix fake name of competitions, clubs and awards with their real names in Football Manager 2019. Fix works with your current saves.

By Updated on Nov 06, 2018   333555 views   110 comments
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Football Manager 2019 Data Updates - Football Manager 2019 Real Names Licence Fix
Welcome to Real Names License Fix for Football Manager 2019 by FM Scout.
You don't have to start a new save for this to work, except for Brazilian clubs.

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This is an essential add-on for FM 2019. Due to licensing issues, FM19 contains fake names for a number of competitions, clubs and awards. With this add-on, you can fix that and enjoy FM 19 with real names.

FM19 Real Names Corrected

  • All playable clubs names from all continents
  • All major leagues names
  • All non-playable Europe Top Leagues club names
  • Almost all minor leagues names
  • All Continental, National and National Cups names

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Feedback
If you find errors in translation / names or need a fix for other club / league / competition names, please post a comment below and I'll try my best to update these files.

Real Names Fix Instructions

How to fix fake competition and club names in FM 2019

  1. Quit the game (if it's open).

  2. Extract the contents of the pack you downloaded from here to a temporary location. You'll need them for step 6.

  3. Find the 1910 folder.
    Windows:
    \Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2019\data\database\db\1910\
    Mac:
    /Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Steam/steamapps/common/Football Manager 2019/database/data/db/1910/

  4. Open the lnc folder and then enter the all sub-folder.

  5. Delete the following 3 files:
    • fake.lnc
    • lic_dan_swe_fra.lnc
    • nleague.lnc

  6. Move Daniel-Stam FM19 Fix.lnc and Daniel-Stam FM19 Club Names.lnc inside this all folder.

  7. Go 2 folders back to find the edt folder.
    Open it and then enter the permanent sub-folder.

  8. Delete the file "fake.edt".
    This will fix Danny Blind from getting renamed to Jan Jansen.

  9. Again go 2 folders back, this time to find the dbc folder.
    Open it and then enter the permanent sub-folder.

  10. Delete the following 3 files:
    • brazil_kits.dbc
    • forbidden names.dbc
    • Licensing2.dbc
    This will prevent Brazilian clubs from reverting to 3-letter names and will allow certain kits to be visible again.

  11. Open the game and enjoy Football Manager 2019 with real names.

IMPORTANT: If your saved game was started before the 19.1.0 patch, you need to apply this fix to the 1901 folder as well!

For reference, the folder structure of the path you need to apply the fix is as follows:
  • 1910
    • 1910_fm
    • dbc
      • permanent
        • brazil_kits.dbc
        • forbidden names.dbc
        • Licensing2.dbc
        • ...
      • temp league fixes
    • edt
      • permanent
        • fake.edt
        • ...
    • lnc
      • all
        • fake.lnc
        • lic_dan_swe_fra.lnc
        • nleague.lnc
        • ...
      • greek

Brazilian clubs have three-letter names in my game. How to fix?
Even though Brazilian club names are fixed in our files, the game will continue to show the 3-letter name instead of the full name. That is due to certain dbc files that affect them when you save your game for the first time. You need to start a new save AFTER applying this fix (in full), for Brazilian team names to be correct.

I applied the fix, but I'm still seeing some wrong club names.
During career game set up, you will still see incorrect names for three Spanish clubs, but once you select your club and start playing, the names will be correct.

Don't like a name? Change it!
Open the fix file in a text editor such as Notepad, search for the name you want to change, change it, and save. It's really that simple. The fix will apply the next time you start FM19.

Where is Application Support folder on Mac OS X
Mac users who have trouble locating their Application Support folder, please follow these steps:
  1. Open the "Go to Folder" menu
  2. Enter the path of the Application Support folder
  3. Copy the following path and paste it into the "Go to Folder" input field.
    ~/Library/Application Support
  4. Finally click "Go" to go to the folder.


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Discussion: Football Manager 2019 Real Names Licence Fix

110 comments have been posted so far.

  • drjonze's avatar
    I agree with LLovely. If this is a real name fix it should actually use the real club names. No abbreviations or just city names. I also don't think they should be anglicized either.

    But still appreciate the work you've done
  • LLovely's avatar
    Hello I really appreciate the work. I still find it a bit sad that you only take the short names of the clubs... A lot of the names are just the City Names of those clubs... Dortmund should be = Borussia Dortmund , Liverpool = Liverpool FC , Milan = AC Milan, MaU = Manchester United and so on...
  • dkeppler's avatar
    I think the best name for brazilian league is "Campeonato Brasileiro", because it's the name we use here. =)
  • araphant's avatar
    I can't find the Football Manager 2019 folder inside the Steam folder.

    Ok, I answer to myself. I have installed the game in another Hard disk.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Miguel: We'll change that in the next version.

    @DeepSpace: We'll roll out an update soon.

    @Joao: I'll investigate this issue over the weekend.
  • carlosfierro's avatar
    carlosfierro3 months ago
    @Badass - Not in my game.
  • MiguelFMBEST's avatar
    My team's name is Sporting Clube de Portugal (Sporting CP) not Sporting Lisbon.
  • Badass82's avatar
    Real Betis in la liga are still named incorrectly.
  • DeepSpace's avatar
    UEFA Nations League is still called "European International League"
  • JoaoNeveSevenN7's avatar
    The brazilian teams are ok, but the colors are still random (per example Palmeiras is red when it should be green)

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