FM Genie Scout Install Instructions

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FM Genie Scout Install Instructions
Improve your soccer managerial abilities with FM Genie Scout. (Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images)

FM Genie Scout is a scouting utility for the "Football Manager" series of soccer games created by the Ukrainian programmer Eugene Tarabanovsky. The program allows users to view the hidden skill settings for every soccer player, staff member and team in the game. This can be used to select the best possible starting 11 for your side or to scout potential new transfer targets. Installing the program is remarkably simple.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Download the correct version of "FM Genie Scout" for your edition of "Football Manager." For "Football Manager 2011" download "FM Genie Scout 2011," for "Football Manager 2010" download "FM Genie Scout 2010" and so forth. The oldest version of "FM Genie Scout" available is for "Football Manager 2006."

  2. 2

    Open the zipped file that "FM Genie Scout" comes in by double-clicking on it.

  3. 3

    Open the "FM Genie Scout" folder that appears by double-clicking it.

  4. 4

    Double-click on the "FMGenieScout.exe" file in the "FM Genie Scout" folder. The program should now be up and running.

Tips and warnings

  • Compressed save games will not load in "FM Genie Scout." You can turn the "compressed save games" option off in the "Settings" menu of "Football Manager."

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