transfer window

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?
Will Magee
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.
Will Magee
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.
Will Magee
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.
Dipo Faloyin

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.
Brian Blickenstaff

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.
Brian Blickenstaff
transfer analysis

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.
Paul Tomkins

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?
Brian Blickenstaff

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.
Jack Ross