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Rensie Purple FM21 Skin v2

Rensie's Football Manager 2021 purple skin with the DF11 player profile and several other tweaks.

By Updated on Feb 23, 2021   68776 views   17 comments
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Downloads: 13237 / Size: 11.2 MB / Added: 2020-11-30
Football Manager 2021 Skins - Rensie Purple FM21 Skin v2
The main idea, the same as in the previous years, was to create simple skin based on default skin but with some small changes.

Same as in the previous years, this is mainly my own skin and I’m happy with how it works right now. There will be no adjustments and edits just because of feature requests. Save your time and energy before you will want to edit something.

Please note this skin is provided as it is. It has nothing to do with Sports Interactive or SEGA and won’t be supported by them.

How to install FM21 Rensie Purple v2 skin

If you’re in the game just quit the game to eliminate crashes or issues with the game.
Download the .zip archive and unzip it.
Move the extracted folder “FM21 Rensie Purple Skin v2” to your skins folder: Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2021/skins
Run Football Manager 2021, go to Preferences and select “FM21 Rensie Purple Skin v2” on the Overview screen.

Remember I’m making this skin with the 1920×1080 resolution.

That means that it won’t work exactly as in the pictures with lower but also with bigger resolution. There will always be something that will be aligned differently due to sizes of widgets and containers.
Be sure to exit the game, move the old skin(s) from the Sports Interactive/Football Manager/skins folder out before you will extract the new one. Clear cache – ideally not only in the game but also in your App data folder.


Skin Credits

michaeltmurrayuk for the option to use his base skins, also with the background support option. IF you want to know how to change the opacity, just visit his website or the SI Forum.

Gaz / FMwkdsoul for his idea of the selector in the player overview screen as I saw it in screens from his skins on Twitter and decided to make it by myself.

FMEnhanced as I took the Instant Result option from his v2.0 version.

Wozzie for the help with the player bottom bar and the “i” icon.

PequenoGenio/Marco Morais for his tips and hints during creating skin for himself and help with some graphics.

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Downloads: 13237 / Size: 11.2 MB / Added: 2020-11-30
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Discussion: Rensie Purple FM21 Skin v2

17 comments have been posted so far.

  • keysi's avatar
    This happens even in the default skin when you click on the scoreboard to have the tablets widgets open while watching the highlight. It makes it transparent like this so you will see the ball. If you will hide the touchline tablet widgets you will see the highlights as usual.
  • john66stavroulis's avatar
    Hello man, I have been using your skins for a while and I have to say that I really like them. Today, I was browsing on this site and i found out the new updated skin of yours. So I downloaded it, did all the things needed to be done in order to have it in game and then I started the game. However, in a match, something weird happens with the panels, as you can see below on the 2 screenshots. Do you know why ?
  • keysi's avatar
    There is a link to my website with the original post for this skin and there is a version without a coloured sidebar/titlebar. Just search.
  • Extrovert Tom's avatar
    Hi mate, how can i make the sidebar panel not changing colors (stays purple). Apologies but i cannot stand the bright color
  • keysi's avatar

    The v2 was updated due to a change of ID within several panels and the game showed circles instead of stars.

    Download links for both dark & purple version are on my website HERE.

    The main changed files were these three:

    player positions indicator small.xml

    player positions indicator small horizontal.xml

  • keysi's avatar
    Click to the formation with the right mouse button and change Vertical to Horizontal or vice versa.
  • CJG591's avatar
    Not sure if anyone else has this problem but the formations panels seem to be the same, not a big issue like, just thought I'd share.
  • keysi's avatar
    Are there any plans for a touch version at all?
    No, I'm not using touch version so I won't make the skin for it. Check the SI Forum, Michael Murray made the touch version skin.
  • Greentrunk's avatar
    Fantastic work mate! Are there any plans for a touch version at all?
  • bluemoon78's avatar
    everythings are good but how can I add att. boxes??? help pls
  • Sorte's avatar

    Thank for the skin, but i have a little bit of a problem.

    Is it possible to keep the manager home screen like it is in the screenshot above. I have changed it to what i like but when i return to the screen it keeps getting back to what i was in the beginning. - this is what it keeps getting back to and not like what it is when i changed the tabs like it is in your screenshot of it.

    Thanks in advance.
  • keysi's avatar
    is there any way that i can get the panel related to finances on the Club Profile?
    You can extract the default files/panels and find the right widget to place to the selector in the right bottom corner or you can replace any other widget here.
  • MICASYT's avatar
    is there any way that i can get the panel related to finances on the Club Profile?
  • keysi's avatar
    I was notified of the bug within player development/progress/attributes changes.

    The solution is simple – go to the skin folder/panels/player and delete “player attribute history” file and reload the skin. I left this file here by mistake.
  • roggiotis's avatar
    Problem= after installing the skin the DF11 faces dosnt appear.What can i do?
  • keysi's avatar
    Wilker Mendes:
    Hello, congratulations on the good work.
    When in doubt, does this skin have an option to show the CA / PA values?
    No, Wilker, it doesn't support this. It would be within the list of edited things if it would be in the skin.
  • Wilker Mendes's avatar
    Hello, congratulations on the good work.
    When in doubt, does this skin have an option to show the CA / PA values?
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