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
Sky Sports 80 241
Goal 45 181
Fanatix 5 24
Footy Online 10 73
Inside Futbol 29 232
Talk Sport 172 1399
Footy Bunker 11 116
Footy Latest 7 88
Caught Offside 25 357

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 0.35
Caught Offside 0.09
Sky Sports 0.06
Inside Futbol 0.06
Goal 0.05
Footy Bunker 0.03
Footy Latest 0.02
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)

The Guardian

3.5 (27K votes)


3.5 (633 votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.4 (37K votes)

Inside Futbol

3.4 (6K votes)

The Independent

3.4 (18K votes)

Daily Mail

3.4 (159K votes)

Sky Sports

3.4 (4K votes)

Daily Mirror

3.4 (224K votes)

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