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Thursday, February 26, 2009

No Money for Agents from Bulls

Hereford United haven't paid any money to football agents during the first half of the current season.

The latest Football League Agents' Fees Report has revealed that the amount of money being committed to agents by League clubs during the first half of the season has fallen by 28% on last year.

In total, League clubs committed to pay £5.7m to agents between August and December 2008, compared to £7.9m for the second half of 2007. A third of League clubs (24) did not commit any money at all to agents.

In League 1 there were 542 (607) player transactions, 35 (99) involving payment to an agent.

Clubs committed to spend a total of £740,160 (£1,039,484) on agents' fees during this period.

10 (3) clubs did not pay for the services of a licensed agent - Cheltenham Town, Crewe Alexandra, Hartlepool United, Hereford United, Millwall, Northampton Town, Peterborough United, Scunthorpe United, Swindon Town and Tranmere Rovers.