*Football Manager 2005 & 2006 Downloads*


That Nice Guy






Gold Demo

The Gold demo is availible in 2 different versions

The Vanilla demo is a lightweight file for those that don’t have quick net connection, including as it does the English and Scottish leagues, with English language only.

http://www.gamershell.com/download_10938.shtml - 71.45mb
http://www.clubskill.com/downloads/Football%20Manager%202006/fm2006golddemosetup.exe - 71.45mb
http://www.worthdownloading.com/download.php?gid=1553&id=5539 - 71.45mb
http://files.filefront.com/Football_Manager_2006_Gold_Demo_Small/;4193241;;/fileinfo.html - 71.45mb

The Strawberry demo brings with it 350Meg worth of depth to your gaming pleasure with 8 languages and a massive 16 leagues to try out.

http://www.gamershell.com/download_10937.shtml - 394mb
http://www.gaffersports.com/downloads/sega/download.php?action=download&id=1 - 394mb
http://www.worthdownloading.com/download.php?gid=1553&id=5540 - 394mb
http://files.filefront.com/Football_Manager_2006_Gold_Demo_Large/;4193285;;/fileinfo.html - 394mb


The first patch for Football Manager 2006 has been released, you can download it for PC here (90 MB) or here (90 MB) or here as a torrent.

You can download the Mac version here


6.0.1b (Build 70473)
The new version of the first official patch that fixes a few more bugs (PC & MAC)
Download links can be found on the offcial SI website. Follow this link to go to the download page

Yet another (:P) patch, official patch that fixes even more bugs (PC & MAC)
Download links can be found on the offcial SI website. WWSM patch also avaliable there. More download links avaliable on Page 4
Follow this link for further information and download location

The final one? Who knows.
You can find the fixlist here. Links to the differrent versions follow:


with data, 73 MB:
Torrent: http://www.eurogamer.net/file_service_files.php?action=show_file&file_id=469
without data, 22 MB:

with data, 69 MB:
Torrent: http://www.eurogamer.net/file_service_files.php?action=show_file&file_id=468
without data, ? MB:


with data, 73 MB:
without data, 22 MB:

Digital River DOWNLOAD:
with data, 68 MB:
without data, ? MB:

with data, 69 MB:
without data, ? MB:


Online FM scout
Sortitoutsi Scout


Realtime editor for Football Manager 2006. Start the game and excute the editor application to work. Check their site for updates, as their newest version is quite old and doesn't support 6.0.3 yet.
MCFM Website
v0.1.2 (newest version)


Realtime editor for Football Manager 2006. Load the game and excute the editor application to work. Works with 6.0.3.
(for the love of god, backup your data beforehand, also, uninstall previous copies of FMM before installing this)

Also includes a PDF on how to use


HUGE thanks to Oz_Leeds_Fan for this. (Y)


LAST UPDATED: 15/08/06 - Added FMM3.1aBETA


That Nice Guy

The first patch for Football Manager 2005 has been released, you can download it here (90 MB)

+ Tuning of young player physical progression
+ Spanish regenerated players and virtual players do not get given common names as much.
+ Goalkeeping coaches now do not have high ratings for other coaching types.
+ Loan players who have a "cannot play in cup matches" clause, can play in competitions which their main team are not entered for.
+ Arsenal now use their red and white home top from the 2006 season onwards.
+ Slovenian wages tuned.
+ Mental attributes and happiness have more effect on training levels
+ Ensured team talk slight concerns get cleared down for loan players who have been loaned from non_selected leagues.
+ Toned down severe post-match player morale changes, this ensures players take at least a couple of good matches to go from poor/very poor morale to very good/superb morale and vice versa
+ Ensured human managers don't get criticised for not praising thier own players when in fact they have left team-talks to their assistant managers.
+ Stopped "grey team managers" being given negative attributes and therefore sabotaging their own teams causing some very big defeats.
+ Teams in the same division should not have the potential for a giant-killing news story even if one is semi-pro and one is pro.
+ Prevented board/fans/former club favourite/current player congratulations news items from appearing after a team has qualified for the Uefa Cup via the Intertoto Cup
+ Adjusted the increase / decrease of human manager visible attributes.
+ Reduced inflation of price clubs are willing to pay for a player based on domestic average rating.
+ Ensured assistant coach/manager can't give feedback on himself.
+ Some tweaks to coach and team reports.
+ Monaco virtual players now have French nationality instead of having Monaco set as their nation.
+ Fixed stadium expansion bug where team would sometimes not move back to their old stadium once it was finished.
+ Fixed problem where some players would start the first season with stats from the previous year
+ Fixed second nationalities for regens - previously weren't getting set properly.
+ Fixed problem with caretakers manager's hanging around for ages without being offered the job or a replacement being found
+ Fixed differing time periods for injury between profile and physio report
+ Fixed players reaction to manager mind-games not showing up on client machines when playing network game.
+ Fixed receiving news story stating Liverpool fifth times when should be sixth times champions.
+ Fixed cases of manager being hired from within the club having the wrong 'time in charge' stat
+ Fixed players on loan at a club who are signing for them at a later date (e.g. Laurent Robert) getting wrong player_bio about them.
+ Fixed a bug where you can fine a player who is on loan to you and he will get upset with the club that owns the player.


+ Injury league table not filled in for domestic leagues that had finished.
+ Squad screen filters now filter WB L/DM (C) players correctly.
+ You now have to pick a goalkeeper in quick tactics like you do in detailed tactics.
+ Added "Help" to the Mac menu bar to follow standard behaviour on the platform.
+ Help for "offer to clubs" now shows the correct information (instead of the "transfer offer " page).
+ Pressing the escape key now closes the help dialog.
+ Training section "attributes" list could display slightly different values than the player profile.
+ Improved goal net graphics.
+ 3rd placed Royal League teams displayed the 3rd placed team order instead of the proper group they were in.
+ Used "Far" as short text for both "attack far post" and "stand on far post".
+ Squad filters for teams works for b-teams if user is browsing the game without having added a human player.
+ "Release comment" section disappeared when you clicked on another section of a player (before you had confirmed the comment).
+ You were able to change some tactical settings from the full time team talks.
+ If you used quick flicks to go to next team while on your own tactics section you might end up seeing their instructions.
+ Referees now show a 'Based' city (if city is known) instead of showing an unknown city of birth on their profile.
+ Clicking 'View Draw' might not take you to the results of the draw if you viewed a different section of the same competition.
+ Minimum fee release clause was not visible while making a transfer offer for players in countries where this is mandatory (Spain).
+ Substituting a player at half time would initially leave his overall team talk at "None" until you it again.
+ Sometimes players were duplicated in part-exchange offers in the "Transfer listed" menu on the "Add" button.
+ Can now give team talks to players who were substituted.
+ Added more printing functionality to panels like Match Report, Match Stats, Home
+ Player instructions "swap player" (outfield) and "distribute to" (goalkeeper) did not remember settings if set outside a match.
+ In-match tactic panel updates the tactic title on the right panel properly.
+ If you were in control of both a nation and a club, using the quick flicks did not go anywhere.
+ If you were controlling a nation and a club, the context of the national FA confidence was the club and not the nation.
+ Corrected "Upcoming Fixtures" to "Fixtures & Results" on the manager home section.
+ In rare cases the player profile would display "-" for form even when the player had valid form.
+ Player histories did not show season year properly for clubs where season overlaps the new year (2004-05 format).
+ Go On Holiday dialog could have the "reject all offers as well as another item selected (they're mutually exclusive).
+ Go On Holiday dialog "Return from holiday after:" N days edit box layout fixed.
+ Inputting extended characters using AltGr (or Alt+Control) did not work.
+ Pasting a single character from the clipboard to an edit box did not work (multiple characters did).
+ Continue game timeout does not get used when a manager is making a team talk after the match.
+ Reset requested scroll position when loading new HTML screen.
+ Fixed wrong team being used in news item stating reasons for transfer delay being refused.
+ Fixed exchange players showing up on news item but not on transfer offer screen
+ Fixed home page snapshot of K-League (displayed opening stage intead of combined league).
+ Fixed Belgian lower divisions snapshot (displayed opening stage and not combined league).
+ Fixed possible crash browsing through teams staff list using the Quick Flicks.
+ Fixed potential crash on European World Cup qualifiers second placed teams table if clicking on team position to see progress.
+ Fixed some duplicate news items.
+ Being able to deselect the 'Index' panel in the tutorial by reclicking on the 'Index' button.
+ Fixed every second seperator line in tree view items being slightly longer than the others


+ Scottish league cup ties are now seeded properly.
+ Fixed some issues with the CONCACAF Champions League when MLS is not a selected league.
+ Mexican teams now do not register too many foreign players.
+ Implemented English Conference changes for 2006/07 season.
+ Mexican First Division groups are now correct for 2005.
+ Prize money removed from Serbia and Montenegro Cup.
+ Manager snapshot panel now shows full stage name in the competitions panel. E.g. North Semi Final instead of Semi Final
+ All-Ireland Cup now stores past years correctly.
+ Teams from 2006 African World Cup qualifiers do not qualify to the 2008 African Nations Cup any more.
+ Some English FA Cup prize money amounts fixed.
+ Hong Kong AFC Playoff now gets scheduled once all of the domestic competitions have finished.
+ Ramat-Hasharon now deducted 2 points in 2005 Israeli National League.
+ Spanish teams now start playing friendlies earlier.
+ All Ireland cup now uses refs from Ireland or N. Ireland.
+ European player awards tunning
+ Greek player of the year problem fixed.
+ Greek foreign player of the year problem fixed
+ Player winning more than one seasonal award fix
+ Attacking bias added to seasonal player awards.
+ Some fixes for managers withdrawing players from international friendlies
+ Australian players no longer win Asian awards.
+ Award winner news item appears after player thanks manager news item.
+ Fixed string error (australian pre match odds news) declaring league as being finished when it hasn't.
+ Fixed some fixture dates in England for non World Cup/Euro Championship years.


+ When 2 human managers are playing each other in a match, the game now shows both team talk screens at the end of the match instead of just the one.
+ When a human changed the order of his penalty takers just before a shootout, the score would sometimes not be stored properly when the result gets processed.
+ Fixed a match screen crash which would sometimes happen after making quick tactic changes.
+ If a human manager leaves a match (goes on holiday, disconnects from network game, etc), the assistant manager will now make tactical changes in his place.
+ Fixed bug where the view menu on the tactics screen might be disabled for a second human manager on the same machine.


+ Starting foreign loans are now not treated as domestic loans for English teams when counting the number of loans done so far.
+ Fixed bug where occassionally the game might forget to process a future transfer.
+ Fixed a bug where national teams would sometimes appoint a director as their new manager.
+ Players signed after a club has finished its season, now get put on holiday.

Mac Specific

+ Fixed some keyboard shortcuts in the help dialog.
+ Fixed possible problem with cpu idle when re-activating the application during a match.
+ Fixed Mac keyboard shortcut for Preferences to conform to standard Mac shortcut.


- ADDED Livingston player pictures
- Fixed Scott Thomson (Dunfermline) picture mapping to the wrong Scott Thomson
- ADDED Nottingham Forest player pictures
- Fixed Cardiff pictures (Darren Purse, Jeff Whitley, Joe Ledley and Neal Ardley)
- Fixed Stafford Rangers player pictures (Peter Thomson)
- Fixed Blackpool badge
- Fixed Rotherham kits not displaying
- Fixed Daejeon kits not displaying in first season
- Fixed Joao Goncalves FaceInTheGame picture

Data Editor

- Fixed potential crash on the squad screen
- Fixed manager preferred formations sometimes defaulting to 442

Tutorial Note

The tutorial will only display properly in the languages installed with the Retail CD.

Article link



Fan Favourite
Merge, paste, who notices the difference anyway :p

I'll post it on CFM tomorrow. Morning or afternoon depends on how early I get up :S


Fan Favourite
and do we realy need to have the bugfixes list of the patch in this thread. And 2 times? It takes a centtury to scroll down. Im sure SI have it on a page that we can give a link to. And the demos have far too many links. The game is out 2 weeks now.


Fan Favourite
At last but better late than never SI have today released a patch which fixes some bugs that were noted during the past days.

Download here

SI Games said:
FM 2006 v6.0.1 Build 70473
Added on 03/11/2005 @ 12:52:22 in General

An updated build of Football Manager 2006 v6.0.1 is now available, it primarily fixes the problems faced by our Portuguese users however it does address some other issues

For those of you who have the game already, we are making this patch available as an EXE only download (all you need to do is drop the exe over your current one)

For those who do not have the patch at all, the full patchers have been updated accordingly.

You can get this update now either by visiting here or hitting the Check for Updates button inside the game

Football Manager 2006 v6.0.1 Build 70473

+ Fixed problem with portugeause league and foreigner rule, counting any non-portugeuse players as being foreign, instead of non-EU.
+ Fixed random unregistering of players in leagues which restrict re-registering of players to certain times of the year (Portugal/Spain/Mexico etc)
+ Fixed potential injury news item crash (trying to display injury league table for a non-existent competition).
+ Fixed a crash at the end of the season in Belgium when running with top division only.
+ Added extra sanity checks for manager reputation, to help prevent quick escalation of reputation.


Starting XI
Bah they still didnt fix the Co-owned players bug in Italy :kader: i dont see much use for me downloading this than.


Senior Squad
Thanks, i've been looking forward to FMscout, apparently its gonna take Time for it to be released so this will do