Tick! Tock! Tick! Tock! There are just eight hours, 22 minutes
and 51, 50, 49, 48 seconds until the transfer window slams in our face like a
nightclub door when the bouncer spots Early Doors's trainers.
Despite being multi-million pound businesses, football clubs
approach transfer dealings in roughly the same manner as a student revising for
They have two months to get their business done, but end up
putting it off until one final, frantic, Red Bull-fuelled cramming session.
Consequently, the final day of the transfer window is a
mildly amusing spectacle of unseemly scrambling as clubs