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Player Role Search Filter

Search filters for all player roles in FM 2016, from Central Defender to Target Man, with specific duties.

By on Nov 24, 2015   37381 views   11 comments
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Downloads: 8049 / Size: 1.2 MB / Added: 2015-11-24
FM 2016 Misc Files - Player Role Search Filter
Like last year, I've created the popular Player Role Search Filter.
It includes filters for all possible player roles and duties, from Central Defender to Target Man.

How to add search filters in FM16

Filters are easy to install.

Move the downloaded file to:
\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2016\filters.
Create the folder “filters” if it doesn’t exist.

When you load up Football Manager 2016, go to the “Scouting” screen > “Player search” and click “Filter” on the right side.
Then “Manage Filters” > “Import” and select the file.
You should be able to see a list of every player roles.
All criteria start at 13. You can easily to change this value using the “+/-“ buttons.

Player Roles list:

Ball Playing Defender – defend, stopper & cover, Central Defender – defend, stopper & cover, Complete Wing Back – support, attack, Full Back – defend, support & attack, Inverted Wing Back – support, Libero – support, attack, Limited Defender – defend, stopper & cover, Limited Full Back – defend, Sweeper – defend, Wing Back – defend, support & attack, Advanced Playmaker – support & attack, Anchor Man – defend, Attacking Midfielder – support & attack, Ball Winning Midfielder – defend & support, Box to Box Midfielder – support, Central Midfielder – defend, support & attack, Deep Lying Playmaker – defend & support, Roaming Playmaker – support, Shadow Striker – attack, Wide Midfielder – defend, support & attack, Wide Playmaker – support & attack, Wide Target Man – support & attack, Winger – support & attack, Advanced Forward – attack, Complete Forward – support & attack, Deep Lying Forward – support & attack, Defensive Forward – defend & support, False Nine – support, Poacher – attack
Target Man – support & attack, Trequartista – attack, Half Back – defend, Inside Forward – support & attack, Raumdeuter – attack, Regista – support
Enganche – attack, Defensive Midfielder – defend & support.

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Downloads: 8049 / Size: 1.2 MB / Added: 2015-11-24
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Discussion: Player Role Search Filter

11 comments have been posted so far.

  • MadFabio's avatar
    Hey! Thank you.

    It works for me.
  • Synxx's avatar
    can confirm this now works. thanks :)
  • keysi's avatar
    @Stam No problem, I know there is a lot of content to be checked ;)
  • Stam's avatar
    @keysi: No worries mate, I apologize for the delay publishing your submitted work here.
  • TipNinja's avatar
    Working fine on El Capitan OSX, absolute game changer down in the lower leagues thanks for the work
  • keysi's avatar
    @Stam - thanks for link update.
  • Stam's avatar
    I've updated the download link, it should work now as it's a .fmf file. The initial file was outdated from the FM16 Beta when the extension was still a .pft, and that stopped working with the final FM16 version.
    Did the same for the backroom staff search filter as well.
  • Synxx's avatar
    cant get it to show up in the import section? any idea why its not working? my own filters show and ive even renamed your filter as one of my own but no luck.

    also your file extension ends in .pft where mine ends in .fmf
  • Shaunessy1983's avatar
    File not working. is it supposed to be a .pft?
  • aroseen's avatar
    It doesn't work
  • deek123's avatar
    not working for me? pretty sure i followed instructions properly also
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