Facts about the English Premier League Summer Transfer Window

Summer

Transfer window

Summer transfer window

English premier league

The English premier league is an association of men’s professional football clubs made up of about twenty football clubs. The premier league was founded on 20th February 1992. It is an association and a corporation in which the twenty primary and pioneer member clubs act as shareholders. The football season begins from August to May of every year. There are about three hundred and eighty matches played in the season with every club playing about thirty-eight matches that are featured home and away. The football games are mostly played on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, while during weekdays, the football fixtures are mainly in the evenings.

Summer

This is a period of the year regarded as the warmest season and usually between spring and autumn.

Transfer window

The transfer window is the season within a year that a football club can transfer players from foreign countries into their own football teams. FIFA is the organization that processes the transfers of such players into the foreign clubs by registering such players into their new teams. This ‘process and period of registration’ of a player from a foreign country into their new clubs is commonly regarded as “the transfer window”, according to the FIFA Regulations on the status and Transfers of Players. This transfer process was proposed after consultations with European commission, in the early 1990s and was made compulsory by FIFA in 2002 and 2003 seasons.

Summer Transfer window

The summer transfer window refers to the ‘summer period of the year’ in which some major European leagues are free to transfer players from other countries into their clubs. This season starts in the middle of the year like August or September and stretches until about two years, to May of that year. FIFA stipulates that there will be two windows: a shorter window and a longer one. The shorter transfer window is usually a period of one month, while the longer window lasts within a period of twelve weeks.

 

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