Here football transfer league shows you the stats behind all those rumours that the european papers produce. Currently showing European paper accuracy and average rumours produced (per day). Any interesting statistics that you think we are missing, please drop us a line.

Rumour Accuracy

Source Correct Total Num Accuracy
Gazzetta 17 51
LEquipe 18 92
Marca 22 117
Bild 28 154
Tuttosport 18 124

Info: Figures are based on all rumours we have that have been resolved (player has transfered or signed a new contract). FTL rumour data goes back to the start of summer 2006 transfer window.

Rumours Per Day

Rumour Source Num Rumours
Bild 0.05
Tuttosport 0.04
Marca 0.03
LEquipe 0.03
Gazzetta 0.02
El Mundo 0.00

Info: On average how many rumours do each rumour source produce a day. Again using all rumours from the start of summer 2006 transfer window.

User Rating

Rumour Source User Rating
El Mundo

4.0 (8 votes)

Footy Bunker

3.8 (4K votes)

The Guardian

3.5 (25K votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.5 (34K votes)

The Independent

3.5 (17K votes)


3.5 (633 votes)

Daily Mail

3.4 (151K votes)

Sky Sports

3.4 (3K votes)


3.4 (1K votes)

Daily Mirror

3.4 (208K votes)

Info: This is the average of the user rating for rumours produced by the football rumour source.