How Transfer Window Mania Began to Feel Like Nostalgia
The purple dildo days are over.
diego costa's instagram
How Social Media Has Become a Tool of Psychological Warfare During the Transfer Window
With Diego Costa flaunting an Atletico Madrid shirt on Instagram this week, it’s clear that social media has become another medium for transfer mind games. So how effective is it?
the rumour mill
Why Are Football Clubs Actively Engaging With Transfer Rumours?
In the form of ‘Insider’ columns and ‘Media Watch’, football clubs are embroiling themselves in the swirling maelstrom of transfer gossip. So, what’s in it for them?
the ruin and redemption of the loan system
Make or Break: The Last-chance Saloon of the Senior Loan
For players like Joe Hart and Jack Wilshere, the senior loan provides a final chance at redemption. That said, it could also be the beginning of the end.
the subversion of football on social media
The ‘Announce’ Phenomenon and What It Says About The State of Modern Football
In the reaches of Twitter frequented by football fans, the ‘announce’ phenomenon is hard to avoid. We take a semi-serious look at what it means, and what it says about online football culture.
the mysterious life of jim white
What Really Happens to Jim White at the End of Transfer Deadline Day?
With the transfer window about to slam shut, we ponder what Jim White gets up to when he’s not being the ageless face of Transfer Deadline Day.
how many fellainis make a pogba?
Why Players Should Be Traded Not Transferred
With the transfer window more showboating than substance these days, perhaps it's time to redefine the value of a footballer, and the manner in which his services are acquired.
Football Inflation and the Transfer Window
Paul Tomkins and Graeme Riley created the Transfer Price Index (TPI), which measures the average price paid for a Premier League footballer each season against inflation.
nickels and dimes
Currency Fluctuation Makes For a Nightmare Transfer Window
Between sanctions on Russia, a strengthening dollar, and the unfolding Greek crisis, currency markets are about as volatile as they’ve ever been. How do clubs protect themselves?