the rumour mill
Why Are Soccer Clubs Actively Engaging With Transfer Rumors?
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 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?
Rethinking The Transfer Window: 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.
Here Are the European Premier League Players Who Might Not Get Work Permits After Brexit
Brexit will be felt across the country, but the consequences of Brexit are likely to be most visible in the sports world, particularly in the Premier League.
VICE Sports World News Roundup: February 2, 2016
Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
Is Raheem Sterling Overpriced? 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.
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?
Bony, Lies, and Anarchy: Welcome to the EPL's Winter Transfer Window
The rumors might be swirling around Lionel Messi, but the fate of the EPL table will more likely come down to Bony and whoever feels like selling.