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FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 9.0

A "dark" skin for the regular career mode of Football Manager 2021 - Version 9.0, released on 2 march 2021. To be used in 1920x1080 and 4k (windows display settings 200%; game 100%)

By Updated on Mar 02, 2021   166537 views   535 comments
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Football Manager 2021 Skins - FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 9.0

FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 9.0

NOW THE SKIN IS TOTALLY COMPATIBLE WITH 1920x1080 SCREEN RESOLUTION AND 4k (windows display settings 200%; game 100%).

Dear all
I’m proud to introduce you the FLUTSKIN (dark version) for FM21.

I would like to thank you all the fans who contacted me in order to know if FLUTSKIN would be released this year and gave me additional motivation to hard work on the skin.
I hope you like and appreciate the work done.

As usual, the FLUTSKIN is completely full of changes when you compare with the default skin.

The Skin pack also includes:
1. “Round country flags”, “round continents logos” and default logos specially made in metallic style by BRIAN-Q from sourtitoutsi. Those graphics will be displayed in the title bar.
2. Background maps for confederations, also made by brian-q. Thank you brian by your great work and for your collaboration!!!

You can download the 2D packs prepared for Flutskin (titlebar and player overview panel). For that you should search for that kits pack elsewhere since the download link in FMScout is down due copyright issues.
However, if you prefer edit your own kits, I also included in the pack a .pdf file explaining how you can edit the kits for Flutskin.

You also can download the stadiums megapack and the citypics released by DAZS8 (thank you, my friend)

Main changes in 9.0
- Face pictures included in team squad, team squad tactics, search panel, scouting list panel, staff teams and so on..
- Player overview tweaked (a new physical condition included as default box)
- Small tweaks here and there
- TV Logos included (following the work of Rosek, I included the TV Logos in match panel, line ups panel, league table in match preview and in the match caption displaying when a team score a goal)

Important note regarding TV LOGOS:
Although the default tv logo is the one I use, of course you can easily change it; for that you just have to go to skin/graphics/icons/tv logos. In that folder there is a alt folder with many TV logos. You just have to replace the tv logo.png and the tv [email protected] for that one you want. Of course you should rename the new logos as tv logo and tv [email protected] You also can use other logos made by you. The procedure to use them is exactly the same. However, I should remember that yo should use logos with the right height. For tv logo you should use 25px and for the @2x you should use 50px.

Main changes in 8.0
- Most of the pink/violet colours removed (thank you Rosek and Evil for your help regarding the skin settings.xml)
- Introdution panel tweaked
- Non player profile tweaked (attributes boxes included)
- Match team talk tweaked (beyond colours changed, big players box/pictures were included)
- Tactics Squad tweaked (conditions/match preparation included and also popup changed)
- Player Popup tweaked
- World panel tweaked
- Assignment tasks panel tweaked
- Some other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 7.0
- New embedded and subtle buttons
- Tactics overview panel tweaked (flags for players nationality on pitch and recent matches analysis button included)
- Player popup panel tweaked (fitness/sharpness in FM20 style and player morale included)
- Players match bar tweaked (colours changed amd fitness/sharpness included)
- Tactics/substitutions panel in match tweaked (fitness/sharpness included as default)
- Team squad panel tweaked (default general information default view with much more information)
- Next opponent overview tweaked (players faces and kits included in opponent line up; player faces included in line ups comparison)
- Next opponent stats pack tweaked
- other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 6.0 version
- New Match Full Review panel
- Match Intro panel tweaked (player faces of substitutes and managers included; team frormation included)
- Match tactics tweaked (player faces included)
- Titlebar tweaked
- Best eleven bug fixed
- Continue button fixed
- New alt for unlock japanese clubs overview (now you have 6 different alt folders)
- Other minor tweaks and bugs fixed

Main changes in 5.0 version
- New match team panel news
- New match mid/halftime panel
- "New" match scoreboard (following the amazing idea of OPZ, now team names are coloured according the secondary club colour)
- New pre season report team preview panel (in news item panel)
- Player attrbutes profile panel tweaked
- Match inbetween highlights tweaked (notable events option included)
- New alt for those who experiment problems with a team logo between the kits displayed in player panel (now you have 5 alts available)
- Other tweaks and fixes here and there

Main changes in 4.0 version
- New Match inbetween highlights panel (with much more information panels in drop down arrow, including facilities, heat map, player pictures in team formation and many match player statistics)
- New leagues in focus panel (including 5 tabs for avoid to always have to change the league displayed)
- "New" match scoreboard, including team kits and with background boxes changed)
- Match team talk tweaked and including players pictures
- Tactical meeting tweaked
- Four different alt. files for playing 1. without backgrounds, 2. with scoreboard without team managers, 3. with the player picture on the left of the Player Attributes Panel and 4. with the sidebar coloured according each team colour
- Other small tweaks here and there

Main changes in 3.0 version
- New player attributes panel
- New personal information panel
- New competition roundup panel
- “New” Team overview staff
- New board room panel
- Player comparison panel tweaked
- Player tactics panel tweaked
- Competition fixtures panel tweaked
- Individual Training tweaked
- Medical department overview tweaked
- Team risk assessment panel tweaked
- Titlebar font changed
- Sidebar coloured according clubs colours (as an alt)
Other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 2.2 version
- "New" match scorebaord (now with primary team colours as background colour)
- Player popup tweaked
- Some inbox panels tweaked
- Instant result bug fixed (the information in popup now is okay)
- Match titlebar tweaked

Main changes in 2.1 version
- Compatibility with 1920x1080
- Home manager tweaked
- Some inbox panels tweaked and transparency included
- Bugs reported fixed

Main changes in 2.0 version
  • New player popup panel
  • New competition preview panel
  • New human profile panel
  • New non player profile
  • Match scoreboard tweaked (now with the complete team names)
  • Scout card tweaked (colour changed)
  • Game processing tweaked (colour of days changed)
  • Player overview panel tweaked (player pictures box changed and right/left foot included in all three options in the drop down arrow
  • Manager Home tweaked (top information regrading next game/managers adjusted)
  • Bugs reported fixed

Main changes in 1.0 version
  • New club overview
  • New club general
  • New nation overview
  • New nation general overview
  • New player overview panel (option for attributes with or without background boxes was included; also you have three view options of the player in the drop down arrow)
  • New news panel
  • New Team report panel (also various related panels were tweaked, including horizontal view in squad depth)
  • New training panel
  • New match titlebar scoreboard (team managers included and also included some new information),
  • New home manager panel
  • New Stadium panel
  • Team tactics tweaked (Player pictures and role/duty icon included)
  • Match commentary tweaked (the font size was increased)
  • Match bottom bar tweaked (player pictures included),
  • Instant result on tactics and also during the match included (the button in the match screen is in the menus on the top right of the screen with an icon IR),
  • Background/oppacity selector included
  • Team of the week in inbox panel tweaked (faces and also front and back kit included)
  • Game processing panel (stadium, fixtures and other information included)
  • Competition overview panel tweaked (team badges in the fixtures included and showing more players in the stats panel)

Once again I would like to thank you to all FM Fans who support my work and also to all skin makers. A special thank you to PATRES10 from fmslovakia for the 2D default kits (especially tailor-made for FlutSkin).

Also a special thank you to Michael Murray since I started editing the match inbetween highlights panel based on his amazing work!!

Also a special thank you for Rosek and Evil-Muffin from sourtitoutsi and other FM fans (I just highlighted Rosek and Evil since they are all the time available to help the people who like to play with FlutSkin and they are keeping the answers of questions and requests updated; however I thank you all!!!)

One last "thing": some of the screenshots of the skin are not updated (are from previous versions of the skin). Sorry for that but I have not time yet to update the screenshots.

As always FlutSkin is completely free to download and I hope you enjoy it. However, if you want, you can reward my work donating whatever amount you wish. Any small amount is really appreciated.

You can do so by clicking the button down below:

Resolution requirements:
This skin was made to work properly in 3840x2160 (4K with windows display settings 200%) and also 1920x1080 (1080p) full screen mode, sidebar icons only. As a result, some panels won’t work properly in other resolutions..

Flut Skin Dark - FM21 Preview

Team Report Panel

Non player profile panel

Human Profile Panel

Competition Preview panel

Player overview panel (flut stadium player option)

Game processing

Inbox team of the week (the front and back kits alternate with animation)

News panel (you can choose among 24 different newspaper header)

Match (with player pictures in the bottom bar, full names of the clubs, club colour in background, club logo, managers pictures and other information)

Instant result (on Line choice and during the match)

Club General ovierview

Club overview panel

Nation overview

Nation profile

Team training

Stadium Overview

Player Comparison

Medical Centre

Personal Information panel

Player Attributes panel

Competition Roundup Panel

Board Room panel

Individual Training

Match ibh1

Match ibh2

Match team talk

Match Team panel News

Match mid match panel

Match scoreaboard with team name colours

Match Full Window

Match Intro panel

Match instructions/subs

Opponent comparison line up

Opponent team line up

Bar with players in match
General Information Squad view

Team tactics panel and Player popup panel

How to add Flut Skin in FM21

Download and extract the .rar file (using either 7-Zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for Mac).

Place the "fm2021flutskin_dark" folder here:
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins

  1. Create the folder "skins" if it doesn't exist.
  2. Start FM21 and go to Preferences screen and then into the Interface tab.
  3. You should see FM 2021 Flut Skin dark - Version 9.0 as an option in the skin drop down of the Overview box.
  4. Hit the Confirm button.

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

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Discussion: FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 9.0

535 comments have been posted so far.

  • Flut's avatar
    Hi doddo: your game is okay. You just have to drag the panel on the right. Click on the left of the panel and pull it to the left.
    Regarding the other two screenshots, is certainly a onflict, because in my game is okay. Try to clear the cache, keep thios skin version only n the skins folder, exit the gam,e and reload it.
  • Doddo04's avatar
    And here look above right in yellow box is not readable

    and on the second screen the same
  • Doddo04's avatar
    Hi flut by me it looks so ingame i don`t know why
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
    Io scarico la Versione 4.0 modifico i 4 file Alt che te hai messo sostituendoli e poi non mi va.. se non modifico i 4 Alt ho la versione che vedi negli Screen.. che va 85% in schermo 1980x 1080 .. e che nel pannello partita è come vedi..
    Non sono un esperto.. in genere scaricavo la tua e poi la caricavo e andava..
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
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  • bh1975's avatar
    "bh1975 • 6 hours ago
    HI.... in the "Club General ovierview" under the name doesn't appeare the flag of the nation but a standard icon. p.s. I'm using metallic logos"

    solution is: copy de directory logos into skin\graphics
  • Flut's avatar
    MirkoBini: In order to place here a screenshot: do a screenshot, upload it in postimage, copy the link, click on the icon with a screen and place the link.
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
    @Flut gli screen non riesco a caricarli.. non so perchè.. se sostituisco gli Alt la Skin non funziona più mentre se non li sostituisco funziona a parte quei due problemi.. cioè la risoluzione e il pannello della partita..
  • Flut's avatar
    Klapco and vonreichsm: Thanks. As you can see everything is okay in my game. I believe there is a conflict in your games. Clear the cache, exit the game and reload it; keep this skin version only in the skins folder.

    reinergu and kfnielsen: thanks!!

    JackieChan126: use this (place in panels/player folder of the skin, overwriting the original one)


    MirkoBini82: you forgot the screenshots. Without them I don’t know what is the problem you have. Regarding de alts, you should place them in the correspondente folders (overwrtite the originals) as I said in the read me file.
  • vonreichsm's avatar
    Sorry for 2 posts, but i couldn´t edit the first one:

    Here a picture from other skin, that you can see what i mean. The substitude player now is highlighted:

  • vonreichsm's avatar

    Hello dear flood,

    in your new version, unfortunately, I no longer see in the tactics screen during the game with a colored background, who would be suitable for this position in the substitution. In the previous versions, the substitutes who can also play this position were always highlighted in color. Can you tell me how I can fix this? Or which panel this is?
  • bh1975's avatar
    HI.... in the "Club General ovierview" under the name doesn't appeare the flag of the nation but a standard icon. p.s. I'm using metallic logos
  • Klapco's avatar
    flut i found one bug
  • kfnielsen's avatar
    I love my skin
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
    @Flut per quanto riguarda gli Alt ma li devo sostituire? anche tutti i precedenti?
  • reinergu's avatar
    Christmas time is over so it's time to go back to my computer. :-P

    I hope you guys have had a wonderful christmas time and Flut, once again, thank you very much for your skin. :)
  • JackieChan126's avatar
    Hey flut, how can I remove the PA/CA on a players attribute? It ruins the game for me so I'd like to remove it for myself
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
    Ti Allego le foto delle Pagine che mi danno problemi (non riesco a caricarle :( )
    1) il Pannello Partita che non mi si imposta come i tuoi IBH1 o IBH2 io lo vedo come in foto
    2) come vedi a 1980x1080 al 100% non mi carica bene.

    Solo Icone, lo scorso anno erano a scomparsa laterale ed era molto bello..
  • vonreichsm's avatar
    Thanks flut and feliz navidad.
  • Flut's avatar
    HI all: since I found a bug with one of the colours of the player match rating (in the individual training is unreadable) I had to changed it and reupload the skin fixed. You can download it again. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Flut's avatar
    Thanks Doddo :)

    MirkoBini: thanks. Regarding your problem, is weird since if you play in 1920x1080, icons only, full window, zoom 100% is the best resolution.

    Kerion: I intend to do it but, in fact, later. Thanks.
  • Kerion El Famoso's avatar
    Hi Flut.
    Thank you for all the work you're doing with this skin.
    Will you release the "lightskin" version later ? Thanks.
  • MirkoBini82's avatar
    @Flut buonasera e Buon Natale, da anni sono un fans delle tue Skin.. ho un problema..gioco in "solo Commento" ma non capisco perchè non riesco a impostare la partita come nello Sreen IBH2 o IBH1
    E continuo a Giocare a 85% a schermo con risoluzione 1920 x 1080 perchè al 100% mi sballa tutto.. lo scorso anno nelle versioni di Aprile era al 100% e non dava problemi. Cmq Grandissimo domani faccio donazione! ;-)

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