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Transfers - December 2008

The transfer window is now closed for permanent signings and will reopen on 1 January 2009.

In the Football League, once seven days have passed since the closing of the summer transfer window on 1 September, loan deals are permitted until 27 November.

However, in exceptional circumstances, clubs can apply for special dispensation to the Premier League or Football League outside these times - for instance, if they had no goalkeepers available.

In addition, players who are unattached free agents, and were not registered with a club when the transfer window closed on 1 September, are able to join new clubs.

The transfer window does not apply to clubs below Blue Square Premier level.

Meanwhile, if an out-of-contract player under 24 (who has been offered a new deal but has turned it down) moves clubs within the same country, then his "old" club are entitled to compensation. If the two clubs cannot agree a fee, then it will be determined by a tribunal.

* indicates a move has been agreed which will officially become permanent when the window reopens on 1 January.


31 December 2008

*Luke Chadwick [Norwich - MK Dons] Free
Gavin Hoyte [Arsenal - Watford] Loan
Craig O'Reilly [East Fife - Clyde] Free
Ricky Sappleton [Leicester - Oxford] Loan
Jay Simpson [Arsenal - West Brom] Loan
Tony Stevenson [Hamilton - Clyde] Loan


30 December 2008

Graham Gartland [Drogheda United - St Johnstone] Free
Lee Robinson [Rangers - Queen of the South] Loan
*Steven Thomson [Brighton - St Mirren] Free
Barry Wilson [Inverness CT - Queen of the South] Free


28 December 2008

*Scott Bevan [Shrewsbury - Torquay] Free


19 December 2008

Lee Askham [unattached - Chesterfield]


18 December 2008

Mansour Assoumani [unattached - Leeds]


12 December 2008

Alan Maybury [unattached - Colchester]


11 December 2008

Luke Malcher [Huddersfield - Harrogate Town] Undisclosed
Noel Whelan [unattached - Harrogate Town]


9 December 2008

Mikkel Andersen [Reading - Brentford] Loan


5 December 2008

Moses Ademola [Brentford - Welling] Loan
Marc Newsham [Rotherham - Sheffield FC] Loan


4 December 2008

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro [unattached - Grimsby]


2 December 2008

Tom Evans [Swindon - Truro] Loan
Wesley Thomas [Dagenham & Redbridge - Grays] Loan


1 December 2008

Ashley Barnes [Plymouth - Eastbourne] Loan
Josh Klein-Davies [Bristol Rovers - Newport County] Loan
Dan Smith [Plymouth - Eastbourne] Loan

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see also
Transfers - November 2008
27 Nov 08 |  Football
Transfers - October 2008
31 Oct 08 |  Football
Transfers - September 2008
30 Sep 08 |  Football
Deadline-day transfer deals
02 Sep 08 |  Football
Premier League ins and outs
05 Sep 08 |  Premier League
SPL ins and outs
02 Sep 08 |  Scottish Premier
Transfers - August 2008
31 Aug 08 |  Gossip


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