Football Manager 2017 – Graphics Hub

With Football Manager 2017 finally out. Sorting out graphics and searching the web for updated files can be a bit of a pain, so we’ve decided to save you the task and give you a helping hand. To make things easier we’ll highlight some of the best options for you to download. We do not host any of these files apart from Smooth’17 logos. The other files are created and hosted by members from across our Football Manager community!

Face Packs

Scope Faces Megapack – FM Scout


Over 85,500 faces of players, staff and refs for all playable leagues on Football Manager 2017 in the classy scope style. (4.2GB)


Cut Out Player Faces Megapack – Sortitoutsi


Cut-Out Faces Megapack is the biggest collection of Football Manager Player Faces available. All players and staff are available in the default cut-out style. Well over 175,000 player faces! This is a very big file so I would suggest you use the torrent option. (8GB)



SS Kits 16/17 – FM View


A classic kit style which has been popular for many years now. You’ll be able to find the latest updates from across the different leagues. This is usually the go to kit pack for most players, they have hundreds of individual kit packs to choose from.


FC’12 Style kits 16/17 – Serbian FM & FM Slovakia


The FC’12 style returns for another round and they don’t disappoint. With even more leagues included just pick from the extensive list and download what you fancy. the guys over at Serbian FM and Slovakia FM have produced another great piece of work.


Standard Kits 16/17 – Sortitoutsi


This has been the default style for Football Manager for many of years now. Still remains a popular choice despite the lack of kits for the different leagues. Looks great in-game and keeps it uniformed with the default style.



Smooth’17 Logos – Passionate FM


Who else? You know the go to logo pack will always be our own product! This year you’ll not be disappointed, more leagues, more logos and updated for the 2016/17 season! (215MB)



Football Manager 2017 Trophies Megapack – FM Scout


More than 1,000 real trophies. Nice work from the guys over at FM Scout, a good addition to your game. Includes trophies from a large number of countries. (127MB)



Virtex17 – FM Scout


One of the most popular skins from FM 2016 returns. The clean lines and beautiful visuals make this a great option. Included instant result button, reworked news screens plus more. (124MB)


TSC 2017 – FM Scout


A simplistic skin made for the full Football Manager 2017 game. Made for laptop resolution of 1336×768, will work fine at higher resolutions. This is the current skin I use whilst playing and it’s great if you’re on a laptop.



Real Names License Fix – FM Scout


FM17 real names fix is an essential download. It fixes fake name of competitions, clubs and awards with their real names in Football Manager 2017. Fix works with your current saves. Follow the instructions carefully on how to install these properly!



Download the .zip archive and use a tool such as 7-zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for MacOSX to extract the folders.


Open and extract the folder to:
Windows: \Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2017\graphics
Mac OS X: /Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2017/graphics

Create folders “graphics” if it doesn’t exist already.


Run Football Manager 2016 and go to: Preferences > Interface

Click Using caching to decrease page loading times “OFF”
Click Reload Skin when confirming changes in preferences “ON”
Then hit the Confirm button! If this doesn’t work use the reload skin button.


Site Update, Smooth’17 Logos, Request Service Plus More

It’s been a while since we last spoke. But this is just a quick easy to digest update on what’s going on with the site and our future projects. I know many of you know us for our Smooth Logo’s but we aim to satisfy each areas of your Football Manager hunger. Expect to see more in the coming months from tactics, graphics to team guides.

Smooth’17 logos

new logos graphic 2

With the league season over and the International tournaments in full swing; has meant we have started working on our next instalment. We’ve decided to start earlier than before to ensure we make this the go-to logo pack for Football Manager 2017. We are aiming on including more leagues and updating the new logos as they are released.

Have you got a particular league you want added? Please get in contact with us on Twitter, Facebook or Email. Expect this to be released later in 2016. Also are you interested in testing? Make sure you fire us over an Email.

Request Service

Request Service graphic

Our request service has been up and running for a few months now and still available. Some of you have made the most of it by requesting fantasy logos, undone leagues and different variants of logos. Make sure you put in your requests here and we will get back to you asap.

passionate football

PF New logo

Make sure you check out our ‘brother’ website which focuses on the real football. Loads of content and articles for you to get stuck into like the Future Stars series, Euro 2016 posts, English Premier League and European Football! Make sure you stay updated with the latest.

Football Manager 2016 – Football League Best Budgets

Which teams offer you the best opportunity for promotion, based on finance, and not squad size?

109201The following teams have the best Bank Balance.

Barrow – £600,000
Eastleigh – £400,000
Gateshead – £350,000
Halifax – £300,000

The following teams have the best Transfer Budget.

Eastleigh – £60,000
Halifax – £50,000
Wrexham – £50,000
Tranmere – £50,000
Gateshead – £50,000

The following teams have the best remaining Wage Budget for recruitment.

Gateshead – £5,000
Wrexham – £3,800
Forest Green – £3,500
Eastleigh – £3000

Authors picks – Eastleigh, Gateshead or Wrexham14The following teams have the best Bank Balance.

Portsmouth – £4,000,000
Yeovil – £1,000,000
Carlisle – £600,000
Stevenage – £500,000
Cambridge – £500,000

The following teams have the best Transfer Budget.

Portsmouth – £250,000
Carlisle – £100,000
Cambridge – £100,000
Luton – £80,000

The following teams have the best remaining Wage Budget for recruitment.

Cambridge – £50,000
Stevenage – £8,000
Portsmouth – £7,000
Mansfield – £4,213

Authors picks – Portsmouth, Cambridge or Carlisle13The following teams have the best Bank Balance.

Wigan – £11,000,000
Peterborough – £3,800,000
Swindon – £3,250,000
Sheffield United – £2,649,043

The following teams have the best Transfer Budget.

Wigan – £3,000,000
Sheffield United £500,000
Peterborough – £300,000
Swindon – £250,000

The following teams have the best remaining Wage Budget for recruitment.

Doncaster – £20,000
Swindon – £10,000
Shrewsbury – £10,000
Sheffield United – £10,000

Authors picks – Wigan, Sheffield United or Peterborough12The following teams have the best Bank Balance.

Fulham – £24,200,000
Cardiff – £18,200,000
Hull – £15,400,000
Brentford – £12,464,970

The following teams have the best Transfer Budget.

Brighton – £6,000,000
Sheffield Wed. – £4,000,000
Fulham – £4,000,000
Hull – £3,500,000

The following teams have the best remaining Wage Budget for recruitment.

Fulham – £25,000
Sheffield Wed. – £20,000
Brighton – £20,000
Reading – £20,000
Ipswich – £20,000
Birmingham – £20,000

Authors picks – Fulham, Brighton or Sheffield Wednesday

They say money talks, it certainly does in football. See how wisely you can use the clubs resources to build a Promotion team and ultimately a Premier League Squad.


Written by – Gary Stevenson