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16 Friendlies from Around the World

16 friendlies, in various nations around the world, to add variety to your pre-season, and give lower league teams a chance. A database for FM 2020.

By on Jan 31, 2020   10449 views   2 comments
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FM 2020 Fantasy Scenarios - 16 Friendlies from Around the World

16 Friendlies Features

  • Reputation and TV scheduling are scaled based on popularity/caliber of participating clubs
  • All have realistic color schemes
  • Friendly results matter: The further you go in a competition, the more rewards you receive. Winners earn more for a game than the loser.
  • Gate receipts split 50/50
  • All have been tested for 10 seasons with 80 other data files


Challenge International du Nord
For Northern France. This was a friendly featuring clubs from Northern France and Belgium, as they could not play in the French Championship. Later teams from Switzerland, Netherlands and England were invited to play. Hosted by participating teams.
Clubs: Northern France, along with Belgium, Germany, Holland, England , and Switzerland

Tournoi de Paris
The counterpart to the Challenge du Nord. For Southern France. Hosted in part by PSG, with more prize money and prestige.
Clubs: Southern France, Spain, Italy, Portugal


Glasglow International
Need a boost after earning promotion to the Championship? Play this friendly against the best Irish and Scottish clubs.
Clubs: League One 1st-3rd placed, League Two 1st-2nd placed, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland


J.League World Challenge
Japan loves to test themselves against the rest of the world each pre-season, will they succeed?
Clubs: Japan, USA, China, England(Premier), England(Championship), Germany, Argentina, Russia


Lunar New Year Cup
Become a part of the celebrations in Hong Kong!
Clubs: Hong Kong, China, Japan, and possibly Brazil, Australia, or Mexico.


Trofeo Birra Moretti
A friendly for Italian teams who do not have all the glory.
Clubs: Italy

Trofeo San Nicola
A friendly for Italian teams trying to stay in Serie A.
Clubs: Italy


Trofeo Costa del Sol
A friendly for Spanish teams who do not have the most glory.
Clubs: Spain (excluding top 2)


H-Hotels Cup
A chance for the lesser clubs to earn some cash.
Clubs: random lower clubs from England, Spain, Germany(Bundesliga), Germany(2. Bundesliga)

Interwetten Sommer Cup
A chance for the lesser clubs to earn some cash.
Clubs: random lower clubs from England, Italy, Spain, Germany(Bundesliga), Germany(2. Bundesliga)

Kaiserstuhl Cup
A simple cup, only for Germany.
Clubs: mixture of top 3 German leagues


Clubs: Switzerland, Germany, England, Spain, Holland

Valais Cup
Clubs: Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland


EA Ligue 1 Games
French clubs head over to the USA to battle it out in front of a new fan base!
Clubs: France


Copa de Verano Schneider
16 clubs, 1 competition, which Argentinian team will be the best?
Clubs: Argentina


Copa Mita del Mundo
The "Middle of the World Cup", where Latin America comes together.
Clubs: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, 4 best from other countries

How to add these 16 friendly competitions to your FM20

Place editor data folder in Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2020\. Start a new save. When selecting the database(before Advanced Setup), be sure to select the checkboxes to enable these files.

For the logos, when in-game with your save loaded, find the ID of the competition, rename the files to their ID, put them in Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2020\graphics\pictures\faces and make a config file using fmXML.

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Discussion: 16 Friendlies from Around the World

2 comments have been posted so far.

  • majesticeternity's avatar
    @gate13: It's knockout style.

    But that was the idea, to not give many details. So it gives you new things to explore and figure out, adding a bit more mystery to FM again.
  • gate13's avatar
    thank you for this, but it would be interesting to breakdown how many teams play in each tournament?

    for example argentina you say '16 clubs, 1 competition, which Argentinian team will be the best?' is this knockout or 30 games?

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