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 348 960
36.2%
Daily Record 210 610
34.4%
Daily Telegraph 383 1263
30.3%
Sky Sports 66 220
30.0%
The Times 435 1508
28.8%
The Independent 229 813
28.2%
The Herald 23 83
27.7%
The Scotsman 9 33
27.3%
Goal 42 163
25.8%
Daily Mail 1380 5953
23.2%

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 3.16
Daily Mirror 2.56
The People 2.03
Daily Mail 1.58
The Sun 1.58
Daily Star 0.99
The Express 0.79
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)

Sky Sports

3.4 (4K votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.4 (37K 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.