Here football transfer league shows you the stats behind all those rumours produced by all the different rumour sources. Currently showing 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
The Guardian 352 965
36.5%
Daily Record 211 613
34.4%
Sky Sports 71 226
31.4%
Daily Telegraph 391 1271
30.8%
The Times 438 1511
29.0%
The Independent 230 816
28.2%
The Herald 23 83
27.7%
Goal 45 165
27.3%
The Scotsman 9 33
27.3%
Daily Mail 1394 5977
23.3%

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
News Of The World 3.13
Daily Mirror 2.54
The People 2.01
The Sun 1.57
Daily Mail 1.57
Daily Star 0.99
The Express 0.78
The Times 0.40
Talk Sport 0.36
Metro 0.35

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 (27K votes)

Fanatix

3.5 (633 votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.4 (37K votes)

Sky Sports

3.4 (4K votes)

The Independent

3.4 (18K votes)

Inside Futbol

3.4 (6K votes)

Daily Mail

3.4 (157K votes)

Daily Mirror

3.4 (220K votes)

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