September 2 – English Premier League clubs spent GBP835m ($1.4bn) on new players during the transfer window, up over 30 percent on the previous record of GBP630m set last summer. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
September 4 – The clubs of the Premier League dropped 630m pounds ($985m) on incoming talent this summer, shattering a five-year old record for transfer window spending, according to Deloitte’s Sports Business Group.
Aug. 31 – Spending since the Premier League’s player transfer window was introduced a decade ago surpasses $7 billion … Australia enter qualifying for East Asia Cup 2013. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
August 26 – The current 12-week summer transfer system means some top leagues kick off with managers, merchandisers and fans all unsure of who exactly plays for whom. INSIDER columnist Terry Baddoo instead proposes a one-week window not unlike the NBA or NFL draft.