Questions about transfers, or the action taken when a player under contract moves from one club to another.

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What options does a player have if the club carries out the threat of 'Rot in reserves'?

If a player is under contract, and is obviously the first choice player for the team, but is forced to play in reserves due to conflict with the management, what options does he have to get out of the ...
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What are the rules for a non-seasonal transfer?

Do current FIFA transfer rules allow for transfer out of the window period in any circumstances (excluding free transfers or loan recalls)? The recent example was Mascherano's transfer from West Ham ...
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Is there a rule in football that caps the amount of transfer money paid by a team for a player?

I am just baffled by the way that players like De Bruyne, Sterling etc are costing huge amounts of money for the clubs. I personally don't feel that these players are worth this much. Also Juventus ...
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Can a football team buy and sell a player in the same transfer window?

For example, the current transfer window for most leagues in Europe ends tomorrow. Manchester United bought Depay from PSV this window. Could they sell him tomorrow if they wanted? Or do they need to ...
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What is the procedure to play (amateur) football for a foreign club?

Currently, I am a football player for a Dutch amateur club. This summer, I might move abroad and for sure I want to keep playing football. What is the formal procedure to be eligible for, say an ...
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Who owns a player that is on loan?

Does a club still own a player when they loan him to different club? For example, I know Chelsea loaned Fernando Torres to AC Milan, where he was disastrous and now is loaned to Athletico Madrid. So ...
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After signing a player, how soon can he play for his new team?

In football, how soon after signing a player may he play for his new squad? Liverpool are in the middle of signing Mario Balotelli from Milan in the Italian Serie A. It is reported, that if the deal ...
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How does the Financial Fair Play rule work?

When it comes to the transfer window, what is the Financial fair play rule? How does it impact the spending limit for the clubs?
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First ever transfer in football

What was the first ever recorded in transfer in football, by transfer I mean the first time a club bought another player's contract from a club?
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How can signings have undisclosed fees?

While reading about Gael Clichy during the Arsenal vs. Manchester City game, I noticed that he was signed from Arsenal for an undisclosed fee. As far as I understand Arsenal is a public limited ...
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Sanctions regarding Neymar transfer

I was just reading a breakdown of the Neymar transfer and it all seems very suspect and complicated especially considering how Rossell has now resigned. Does anyone know what sanctions can now be ...
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Factors behind a player's transfer amount

The Transfer Window is ending for the English Premier League on the 31st of January and on the 2nd of February for the Spanish, Italian, German and French leagues. There is frantic activity by some ...