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 392 1036
37.8%
Daily Record 222 664
33.4%
Sky Sports 91 280
32.5%
Daily Telegraph 453 1459
31.0%
The Scotsman 10 33
30.3%
The Times 460 1595
28.8%
The Herald 23 83
27.7%
The Independent 252 910
27.7%
Goal 49 195
25.1%
Daily Mail 1510 6346
23.8%

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 2.84
Daily Mirror 2.49
The People 1.88
The Sun 1.62
Daily Mail 1.52
Daily Star 0.97
The Express 0.77
The Times 0.38
Daily Telegraph 0.35
Talk Sport 0.34

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 (28K votes)

Inside Futbol

3.4 (6K votes)

Daily Telegraph

3.4 (40K votes)

Daily Mail

3.4 (163K votes)

Sky Sports

3.4 (5K votes)

Footy Online

3.4 (2K votes)

The Herald

3.4 (535 votes)

The Times

3.4 (38K votes)

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