Skybet League One is the third overall league in the English football league system. It is home to six former Premier League clubs like Blackpool, Bolton, Coventry City, Ipswich Town, Portsmouth, and Sunderland.
The promotion/relegation system is very simple. The top two clubs are promoted automatically while there is a playoff system for teams who finish 3rd to 6th. The bottom 3 teams are relegated to Skybet League Two.
If you decide to manage a club in Skybet League One, then you need to know who to best players in the league are and who to sign.
Let’s start with the best players in the league based on current ability.
Best FM20 Skybet League One Players
We think these guys are the best to sign in Skybet League One in Football Manager 2020:
- Rolando Aarons (Wycombe, on loan from Newcastle) – CA 120
- Paul Coutts (Fleetwood) – CA 120
- Emyr Huws (Ipswich) – CA 119
- Jonson Clarke-Harris (Bristol Rovers) – CA 118
- Louis Thompson (Shrewsbury, on loan from Norwich) – CA 118
- Ben Woodburn (Oxford, on loan from Liverpool) – CA 117
- Lucas Akins (Burton) – CA 116
- Bruno Andrade (Lincoln) – CA 116
- Jake Hesketh (Lincoln, on loan from Southampton) – CA 116
- Max O’Leary (Shrewsbury, on loan from Bristol City) – CA 116
- Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood, on loan from Leeds) – CA 115
- Wesley Jobello (Coventry) – CA 115
- Craig MacGillivray (Portsmouth) – CA 115
- Jon McLaughlin (Sunderland) – CA 115
- Tom Naylor (Portsmouth) – CA 115
- Matty Taylor (Oxford, on loan from Bristol City) – CA 115
- Jack Whatmough (Portsmouth) – CA 115
As you can see the best players in the league have a current ability of 120. The list is 17 names long and the lowest rated player has CA 115.
Remember, if you are managing a Skybet League One team, you won’t have the money to sign any of these players that are on loan. So, while going into more details about these players, we’ll ignore the ones that are on loan as you can’t really sign them.
More Details About The Best Skybet League One Players in Football Manager 2020
We scouted these players with a Premier League club to get the best possible information. Just ignore the 30-40 scout recommendation ratings as those are ratings for the Premier League.
These players are the best for Skybet League One.
Paul Coutts FM 20 Stats (Fleetwood) – CA 120
Paul Coutts is the join best player of the SkyBet League One together with Rolando Aarons who plays for Wycombe, but he is on loan.
Paul is a 30-year-old Deep Lying Playmaker. He handles himself in a fairly professional way, enjoys big matches and he is a fairly consistent performer. His strongest area of the game is his good off the ball movement and decisions. Those things make him a fairly intelligent player.
His strongest attribute is his long shots, which are a constant danger to the opposition.
He is also a versatile player who can play in a couple of positions.
When it comes to his weaknesses, he isn’t that great when it comes to finishing and he is fairly susceptible to injuries.
Emyr Huws FM 20 Stats (Ipswich) – CA 119
Emyr Huws is a 25-year-old Deep Lying Playmaker. He has a balanced and normal personality, also he enjoys big matches and he is a fairly consistent performer.
His strongest area of the game is his work rate. He is a committed player who gives his all for the cause.
When it comes to his weaknesses, his poor heading means he will never be useful in aerial situations and also, he is very injury prone.
Jonson Clarke-Harris FM 20 Stats (Bristol Rovers) – CA 118
Jonson Clarke-Harris is a Striker best played in the role of a Pressing Forward. Being aged only 24 and already being one of the best in Skybet League One (in FM20), we can see this man playing in the Championship in the future. Jonson has a balanced and normal personality.
His strongest area of the game is that he is a very strong player and he possesses a fair amount of pace.
Some of his weaknesses are that he doesn’t enjoy big matches and he is known to be a dirty player who gets some unnecessary yellow cards.
Lucas Akins FM 20 Stats (Burton) – CA 116
Lucas Akins is a 30-year-old attacking midfielder (right). He is a versatile player who can play every position on the right side of the field.
When it comes to his personality, he is a fairly loyal person. His strongest area of the game would be his strength and stamina which makes him a great athlete. He enjoys playing big matches and is a very consistent performer. He isn’t a dirty player which means he won’t get many yellow cards during the season.
His weakest area of the game would be he is fairly poor intelligence on the pitch. He also has very poor long shots for a winger which means he isn’t a threat from long range.
Bruno Andrade FM 20 Stats (Lincoln) – CA 116
Bruno Andrade is a 25-year-old Midfielder (left). He is a very useful player who is a natural at a couple of positions. Those include ML, AML, AMR and even the Striker position.
His strongest area of the game is his dribbling and his ability to do the unexpected. When considering his personality, he has a balanced and normal one.
The strongest area of his game is his pace and acceleration.
Although he is Portuguese, he has English as the second nationality.
When it comes to weaknesses, he has very low bravery, which can put his teammates under some pressure. He doesn’t enjoy big matches and he is a very selfish player.
Also if you consider buying him, his agent might ask for a hefty agent fee.
The Most Talented Young Players in Skybet League One FM20
These are the most talented young players (maximum age 19) in Skybet league one:
- Ben Woodburn – PA 144
- Ronan Darcy – PA 144
- Ajibola Alese – PA 141
- Sadou Diallo – PA 138
- Rocky Bushiri – PA 137
- Thibaud Verlinden – PA 137
- Bali Mumba – PA 135
- Ryan Giles – PA 134
- Luke Matheson – PA 132
- Joe Bursik – PA 128
The Best Free Agents for Skybet League One in FM20
These are the best free agents for Skybet League One FM 20 (they are about the same current ability 115-120 as the players mentioned as the best players in the league)
Please note that they might not want to play in the Skybet League One if they previously played in the best division of their country.
- Ignazio Abate – CA 120
- Youssouf Mulumbu – CA 120
- Jordon Mutch – CA 120
- Dmitry Tarasov – CA 120
- Mile Jedinak – CA 120
- Alan Hutton – CA 120
- Tommie Hoban – CA 119
- Riccardo Montolivo – CA 118
- Eliseu Pereira dos Santos – CA 118
- Ádám Bogdán – CA 117
- Thanos Petsos – CA 117
- Martin Olsson – CA 117
- Ben Marshall – CA 117
- Tomasz Kuszczak – CA 116
- Matt McKay – CA 116
- Emil Hallfreðsson – CA 115
- Jens Hegeler – CA 115
If you have your own list of players suitable for Skybet League One in Football Manager 2020 don`t hesitate and share it with us. We would like to hear what you think about our list, so please comment below.
If you want some more players you can check out NikFMs video below:
Cheers FMBros, hope this list helped you win a lot of games in Skybet League One in FM20.