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Football Manager 2021 Competition Colour Fix (Updated 27-03-2021)

FM21 Competition Colour Fix gives a must needed facelift to in-game competitions.

By Updated on Mar 27, 2021   46168 views   18 comments
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Football Manager 2021 Data Updates - Football Manager 2021 Competition Colour Fix (Updated 27-03-2021)
FM21 Competition Colour Fix gives a must needed facelift to in-game competitions that are not licensed or are using their nations primary and secondary colours. Leagues such as the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League & Spanish La Liga mirror their real life colour scheme.

This fix was created for my own personal use to make the game feel more authentic with its presentation. If you have any suggestions for future updates, please feel free to recommend them.

This file is save game compatible (You have to copy the lnc file to the database folder your save is using)
Tested with 21.3.0 and 21.4.0

How to fix competition colours in FM 2021

1. Close or Quit the game (f the game is running).
2. Extract the contents of the pack to a temporary location.
3. Find the latest database folder (in this example, 2140)

\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Football Manager 2021\data\database\db\2140\

/Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Steam/steamapps/common/Football Manager 2021/database/data/db/2140/

4. Open the folder named `lnc` and then click into the `all` sub-folder.
5. Move the `FM21 Authentic Competition Colour Fix.lnc` you extracted into the `all` folder within `database\db\2430\lnc\all\`

What competitions have been fixed?

This release adds colours to the following competitions:


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Discussion: Football Manager 2021 Competition Colour Fix (Updated 27-03-2021)

18 comments have been posted so far.

  • bollolau's avatar
    can i use this in fm20? i dont want the conference league custom theme
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    Added the new colours for the Copa del Rey, Campeonato Plan Vital, Ascenso Betsson, Copa Chile, Super Copa, CONCACAF Gold Cup, North American Gold Cup Playoff, CONCACAF Champions League, AFC Champions League and OFC Champions League.

    Also fixed the UEFA European Championships bug.

    Removed alternative UEFA Europa and Europa Conference colours. If you prefer them, my best advice is to copy them for safe keeping and overwrite the lines when I update.
  • bluman's avatar
    Is it possible to change the colors of the clubs using this same method?
  • Kaylan's avatar
    Good job, thanks
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    Just a quick update with new World Cup colours. I also tested it with the 21.4.0 patch.

    I decided not to go ahead with the Europa league colour swap as I belive the black with orange text is the correct way the brand is represented. I have however included the an altertaive colour scheme for the Europa league and Europa Conference league in the .lnc file which can be uncommented and used (Just make sure to comment out the other)
  • KingMoIdrissou's avatar
    I'm suggesting a straight up orange colour for the Europa League. To give in a little bit I didn't realised at first hand that there is an orange ring around the Europa League logo and that it might bite itself with the background colour. But maybe you can find a certain orange-ish colour to fit with it. Considering the Conference League I would leave it as it is right now.
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    Are you suggesting inverting the Europe League (and the EU Conference) so the orange is the background colour instead of the text as currently? The reason I was always against this was it will clash with too many logo packs as the orange is included in the logo with no stroke or border.

    I agree with the World Cup. I will adjust this in the next update.
  • KingMoIdrissou's avatar
    Really liking those colours! Gives a nice touch the game.

    A couple suggestions from myself: maybe you should use an orange colour for the Europa League. 3. Liga of Germany could be some sort of green-ish colour. World Cup can also be a golden colour to fit the trophy and the importance of the largest competetion in football.
  • MárcioEdmilson's avatar
    Thank you.
  • lucasnake's avatar
    Thank you.
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    @lucasnake @stowky
    I have zipped up my competiton folder and uploased it to MediaFire. I hope this helps you guys.

    If anybody has any competiton colour changes they want to suggest, please feel free. I always want to keep this updated and add more.
  • stowky's avatar
    I would also be grateful if you could share the logo pack. It's great.
  • lucasnake's avatar
    Could you share the pack? I really hate how the colors clash, such as the Premier League purple logo being almost invisible on the game, and it looks like you did a great job fixing those
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    @marcioedilson @stowky
    It's the standard logo pack from another site that I have tweaked over the years with custom edits - sometimes to avoid clashing colours.
  • stowky's avatar
    I am also curious what this logopack is? :)
  • MárcioEdmilson's avatar
    Excellent work, Where do I find the logos in the images?
  • MYDFIELD's avatar
    Thanks for highlghting that. That's is true.

    Updated with a few new leagues such as Bundesliga and UEFA Nations League.
  • robokun's avatar
    Just a small note incase anyone had the same issue as me, it's save game compatible but you have to copy the lnc file to an older database folder, in my case 2111 as that's the database I created my save on.

    Else you copy it to 2130 if you create a new game obviously. Thanks for the file though does make a big difference having real colours.
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