I suggest everybody clicks the "Notify me when updated" button to receive an email when the file is updated/amended in the future.

This file will need to be re-applied if/when patches/updates are released and when the full game comes out to ensure full compatibility. This is due to the fact that some files which are removed when installing this file are automatically re-installed by Steam when official patches come out.

Some of these changes, ESPECIALLY THE CLUB NAMES, may not apply in FMT or in existing save-games. There's a workaround for that in the first post.


The sortitoutsi real names fix changes the instances of fake names in Football Manager 2017 to the proper, real life names for awards, cities, stadiums and competitions, in cases where the actual name is not licensed. It will also fix the fact that the German and Japanese National teams don't call up real players. These are fully save-game compatible.

There is also a club name changes file, which changes the names of clubs in a way which ensures that any nicknames entered in the default database are retained. This file includes the proper names for German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French clubs to circumvent licensing restrictions. It also adds real-life media and journalists, encompassing most major footballing nations and continents. Finally, it includes a small file which corrects the 3-Letter competition names to correspond with any changes made in the lnc files. For all the files in this paragraph to work, however, you will need to start a new game.


Follow the below instructions to install this version of this file

STEP 1.
OPEN
Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Football Manager 2017\data\db\1700
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Football Manager 2017\data\db\1701
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Football Manager 2017\data\db\1710
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Football Manager 2017\data\db\1712
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Football Manager 2017\data\db\1730
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders

Notes:
\Program Files (x86)\
could be
\Program Files\
depending on your set up.

Mac
OPEN
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2017 / data / db / 1700 
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2017 / data / db / 1701 
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2017 / data / db / 1710 
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2017 / data / db / 1712 
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
 / Users / username / Library / Application Support / Steam / SteamApps / common / Football Manager 2017 / data / db / 1730 
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders

You can find these folders by clicking, in the Finder, the Go menu in the menu bar, then choose Go to Folder and type the folder path name (obviously inserting your username), then click Go.

You can get to the Library folder by simply selecting Go from the top bar and holding "alt" key - The Library folder suddenly appears on the drop down

For Mac Lion users, the Library folder will be hidden. Use this link to find out how to show it.

Slightly more detail in this post



OPEN
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2017/data/db/1700/
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2017/data/db/1701/
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2017/data/db/1710/
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2017/data/db/1712/
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
/home/user/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Football Manager 2017/data/db/1730/
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders

Please note that the Local folder is hidden. Press (ctrl + h)



[b]OPEN
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm17\files\installed\data\db\1700
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm17\files\installed\data\db\1701
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm17\files\installed\data\db\1710
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders
OPEN
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm17\files\installed\data\db\1712
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders

OPEN
sdcard\Android\data\sportsinteractive.fm17\files\installed\data\db\1730
DELETE the dbc , edt and Inc folders[/spoiler]


STEP 2:
COPY the dbc, edt and Inc folders from the downloaded pack

STEP 3:
PASTE them into each of your respective folders mentioned in step 1.

These are what the folder structure should look like in all 5 of the 1700, 1701. 1710, 1712 and 1730 folders:

http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/dbc%20permanent%20folder%20fm17.png~original
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/edt%20permanent%20folder%20fm17.png~original
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/lnc%20folder%20fm17.png~original

STEP 4:
COPY the 4 files located in the EDITOR DATA folder in the downloaded pack

STEP 5
PASTE to
\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2017\editor data
This should be what your editor data folder looks like now (with 5 files rather than 4 as in this screenshot. There may initially be a config.xml file in this folder and it can be safely overwritten; it is generated by FM every time the game starts.
http://i518.photobucket.com/albums/u344/maltamons/real%20name%20fix%20fm17.png~original




To make sure the files have been applied correctly, go to the Champions Cup and EURO Vase in your saved game, and they should be renamed to Champions League and Europa League respectively. If you are in the middle of a save-game, German national teams will be populated in the next instance that players are called up, and not instantly.

Club names are only changed if you apply the editor data files before starting a new game. For a workaround if you've already started a new save-game, then please read the opening post of this thread.
Comments
Daniel Scutt
8 years ago
2 days ago
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[quote name='mons' user_id='3076' id='356499' timestamp='1478420523']
I seem to recall I made that change some years back as somebody asked specifically for it, but thinking about it now, it makes more sense to have them in the default Praha name

Are we talking in a save-game or in a new game?

Install the files as per the instructions. The editor data files won't work in the middle of a save game, but you have the option of changing the club names as per the instructions in the first post.

Are we talking in a save-game or in a new game?

Any changes or addition made to editor data files after starting a save game will only take effect once you start ANOTHER save. So basically, if you have the editor data files in place when you start your save, you need not worry that a patch will "ruin" the names, although you will still have to re-apply the fix anyway with each patch

Thanks for this

That's because they weren't there, for the very simple reason that you couldn't use editor data files in the beta.

Are we talking in a save-game or a new game?
New game, i also checked in editor & only Brazilian team names have been changed along with the competition names
Godlike87
11 years ago
2 days ago
42
I'm not aware the second Polish tier has a sponsor, but it is renamed yes, same as the Lotto Ekstraklasa.

Sry i tap on Phone and i dont precise my question I have on mind full name of Polish Club who plays in Lotto and first Devision.

Sry for my English.
peps_place
14 years ago
1 month ago
26
I´ve the latest update, why is Shalke 04 called Gelsenkirchen? And BMG on Gladbach? Have i done something wrong? Must i start a new game for the team names should be right?
Jubez
9 years ago
2 months ago
1,072
Premium
I´ve the latest update, why is Shalke 04 called Gelsenkirchen? And BMG on Gladbach? Have i done something wrong? Must i start a new game for the team names should be right?

Yes you have to start a new game to get the correct names. National team fix works for existing saves as well (it gets fixed during the next call up).
Nkunku
9 years ago
1 month ago
4,624
Premium
Everything worked fine for me when starting a new game. But, only all the brazilian teams have 3-letter names.
Any idea how this is possible?

-fixed-
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
New game, i also checked in editor & only Brazilian team names have been changed along with the competition names

Can I have a screenshot of your editor data folder?



Sry i tap on Phone and i dont precise my question I have on mind full name of Polish Club who plays in Lotto and first Devision.

Sry for my English.

No worries. Wasn't aware there's anything wrong with them tbh. What needs to be fixed?
Greentrunk
14 years ago
3 days ago
112
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Great work as usual! Does this work with FM Touch 17 on tablet?
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
Great work as usual! Does this work with FM Touch 17 on tablet?

I have no idea, but I don't see why not.
milo1999
8 years ago
2 months ago
1
Love your work but why aren't there any Portuguese nicknames, and why cant i add any in the editor?
McG84
5 years ago
1 month ago
245
Premium
Hi,

Just bought a new PC and installed the game and all the downloads. The only issue I seem to have is with some German team names like Schalke and Borussia Mönchengladbach, they have different name. I have started a new game hoping that the right names would appear but still nothing is working.

Would anyone be able to assist me?
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
Love your work but why aren't there any Portuguese nicknames, and why cant i add any in the editor?

Due to hard-coded licensing restrictions by SI, it is not possible to have both long and short names for Portuguese clubs, i.e. they must be identical, nor nicknames. They are completely non-editable as far as I know.



Hi,

Just bought a new PC and installed the game and all the downloads. The only issue I seem to have is with some German team names like Schalke and Borussia Mönchengladbach, they have different name. I have started a new game hoping that the right names would appear but still nothing is working.

Would anyone be able to assist me?

Can you upload a screenshot of your editor data folder?
McG84
5 years ago
1 month ago
245
Premium
Here is the file of the editor data
Daniel Scutt
8 years ago
2 days ago
8
Premium
Can I have a screenshot of your editor data folder?


No worries. Wasn't aware there's anything wrong with them tbh. What needs to be fixed?
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
Here is the file of the editor data

Have you changed the user data folder from within Steam? Otherwise the files must be placed in Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2017 and not the OneDrive equivalent.




You've placed the editor data folder in the wrong section completely, mate.

Have a look at the path in the screenshot in the OP relating to the editor data files for guidance.
McG84
5 years ago
1 month ago
245
Premium
Have you changed the user data folder from within Steam? Otherwise the files must be placed in Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2017 and not the OneDrive equivalent.

You've placed the editor data folder in the wrong section completely, mate.

Have a look at the path in the screenshot in the OP relating to the editor data files for guidance.


Yeah sorry I have fixed this issue now

Cheers
AndyNTFC
5 years ago
2 months ago
3
Latest update has just added a new folder, called 1712 with 'edt' 'inc' & 'dbc' folders in, hopefully the same steps apply to it.
Fifabing
11 years ago
3 weeks ago
11
Premium
Just updated, and names and fixes still seem to work with my save game.
AndyNTFC
5 years ago
2 months ago
3
Just updated, and names and fixes still seem to work with my save game.


Did you replace the files in 1712 with the fix too?
Fifabing
11 years ago
3 weeks ago
11
Premium
Did you replace the files in 1712 with the fix too?

No. I hadn't even done the proper fix yet for the newest folder, 1712. I have since done so, with the latest real names and fixes, but before I had even done that, the names still worked.
Jilech
10 years ago
4 months ago
12
Premium
Due to hard-coded licensing restrictions by SI, it is not possible to have both long and short names for Portuguese clubs, i.e. they must be identical, nor nicknames. They are completely non-editable as far as I know.

Can you upload a screenshot of your editor data folder?


You can change long and short names of Portuguese clubs. But nicknames don't work.

http://i.imgur.com/CbdMThD.jpg
leotavo
8 years ago
6 months ago
14
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is it works for patch 17.1.2?
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
With the release of 17.1.2, the files from this download also have to be placed in the 1712 folder as well
Jilech
10 years ago
4 months ago
12
Premium
You can change long and short names of Portuguese clubs. But nicknames don't work.

http://i.imgur.com/CbdMThD.jpg


You can also edit nicknames. You just need to delete the club name changes in your "City, Club and Stadium Names.lnc" file then nicknames will show up.
finalthrd
7 years ago
3 months ago
245
Don't think it messes with anything but you have two versions of Japan award names listed in the awards.lnc.

Thanks for keeping the file up to date, you're the best. Last thing:
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51002641 "CONCACAF Champions League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51002641 "CONCACAF Champions League" ""
should read
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51002641 "Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51002641 "CONCACAF Champions League" ""
unless you intentionally don't want the sponsor.

mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
I wasn't aware of that, thanks
nico06
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Hey guys,

Just DL the file and followed the steps

I started a new game

All the competitions are now correct, BUT still have the spanish bad team names same goes for Gelsenkirchen etc

I browsed the thread and try few combinations as well, but still the same issue,

Help really appreciated

Edit: now work

Cheers
LDB
11 years ago
4 years ago
12
Slight naming error for the Mexican 4th tier (note the duplication in names)

"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51013965 "Liga de Nuevos Talentos Grupo 2" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51013965 "Nuevos Talentos Grupo 1" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51013966 "Liga de Nuevos Talentos Grupo 2" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51013966 "Nuevos Talentos Grupo 1" ""
should be (also adds the correct name for the 3rd sub group which is new to FM17)

"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51013965 "Liga de Nuevos Talentos Grupo 1" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51013965 "Nuevos Talentos Grupo 1" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51013966 "Liga de Nuevos Talentos Grupo 2" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51013966 "Nuevos Talentos Grupo 2" ""
"COMP_LONG_NAME_CHANGE" 51060286 "Liga de Nuevos Talentos Grupo 3" ""
"COMP_SHORT_NAME_CHANGE" 51060286 "Nuevos Talentos Grupo 3" ""
mons
14 years ago
5 hours ago
48,647
AndreaModaRules
8 years ago
4 months ago
4
Thanks for this. Much appricated
zbladzg
12 years ago
2 months ago
835
Whit new update Brazil clubs again 3 letter..does copy downloaded files in 1712 fix this or again start New game

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