Here football transfer league shows you the statistics behind all those rumours that the rumour websites produce. Currently showing accuracy of the football rumours and average number or 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
Goal 27 120
22.5%
Sky Sports 32 144
22.2%
Fanatix 5 24
20.8%
Footy Online 10 73
13.7%
Talk Sport 134 1183
11.3%
Inside Futbol 24 225
10.7%
Footy Latest 7 87
8.0%
Footy Bunker 9 116
7.8%
Caught Offside 20 339
5.9%

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
Talk Sport 0.39
Caught Offside 0.11
Inside Futbol 0.07
Sky Sports 0.05
Goal 0.04
Footy Bunker 0.04
Footy Latest 0.03
Footy Online 0.02
Fanatix 0.01
Football365 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)

Gazzetta

3.5 (980 votes)

The Guardian

3.5 (23K votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.5 (30K votes)

Goal

3.5 (4K votes)

Fanatix

3.5 (633 votes)

Daily Mail

3.4 (143K votes)

Inside Futbol

3.4 (6K votes)

The Independent

3.4 (16K votes)

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