Date: 1st February 2013 at 3:28pm
Written by:

Martin O`Neill:

FIRST SEASON 2006/2007 :

Out


Kevin Phillips (WBA £700k )
Matthieu Berson (Levante £1m)
Ulises De La Cruz (Reading Free)
Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City £350k)
Eric Djemba Djemba (Quatar Free)
Juan Pablo Angel (New York Red Bulls Free)
Milan Baros Lyon (Swap)
Aaron Hughes (Fulham £1m)
Gavin McCann (Bolton £1m)
Mark Delaney (Retired)

In

Stiliyan Petrov (Celtic £6.5m)
Didier Agathe (Celtic Free)
Chris Sutton (Celtic Free)
Phil Bardsley (Manchester United Loan)
Gabor Kiraly (Crystal Palace Loan)
John Carew (Lyon Swap)
Ashley Young (Watford £9.65m)
Shaun Maloney (Celtic £1m)

In: £17 150 000 Out: £4 050 000 Net spend: £13 100 000



SECOND SEASON 2007/2008:

Out


Gary Cahill (Bolton £5m)
Liam Ridgewell (Birmingham £2m)
Luke Moore (West Brom – £3million)
Jlloyd Samuel (Bolton Free)
Lee Hendrie (Sheffield United Free)
Chris Sutton (Retired)
Didier Agathe (released)
Steven Davis (Fulham £4m)
Robert Olejnik (Falkirk Free)

In

Wayne Routledge (Tottenham £1.25m)
Moustapha Salifou (FC Wil Undisc)
Curtis Davies (West Brom Loan)
Zat Knight (Fulham £3.5m)
Scott Carson (Liverpool Loan)
Harry Forrester (Watford, £250k)
Eric Lichaj (Unattached Free)
Marlon Harewood (West Ham £4m)
Nigel Reo-Coker (West Ham £7.5m)

In: £16 250 000 Out: £10 250 000 Net spend: £6 500 000

THIRD SEASON 2008/2009

Out:


Olof Mellberg (Juventus – free)
Patrick Berger (Sparta Prague – free)
Thomas Sorensen (released)
Shaun Maloney (Celtic, £2.5million)
Wayne Routledge (£600k)

In:

Curtis Davies (WBA £8m)
Steve Sidwell (Chelsea £5million)
Brad Friedel (Blackburn, £2.5million)
Brad Guzan (Chivas US, undisclosed, £600k)
Nicky Shorey (Reading, £4m)
Luke Young (Middlesbrough, £5m)
Carlos Cuellar (Rangers £7.8million)
James Milner (Newcastle, £12million)
Arsenio Halfhuid from Excelsior (undisclosed)
Emile Heskey (from Wigan Athletic £3.5m)

In: £48 400 000 Out: £3 100 000 Net spend: £45 300 000

FOURTH SEASON 2009/2010

Out:


Gareth Barry (Manchester City, £12million)
Stuart Taylor (Manchester City, free)
Zat Knight (Bolton £4million)
Martin Laursen (retired)
Craig Gardner (Blues in January, £3million)

In

Stewart Downing (Middlesbrough around £12m)
Fabian Delph (Leeds United around £6m)
Habib Beye (Newcastle, around £2.5m)
Andy Marshall (free agent)
Stephen Warnock (Blackburn Rovers – around £7m)
James Collins (West Ham United – around £5m)
Richard Dunne (Manchester City – around £5m)
Courtney Cameron (£50 000)

In: £37 550 000 Out: £19 000 000 Net spend: £18 550 000

FIFTH SEASON 2010/2011

Out:


Andy Marshall (released)
Stephen O’Halloran (Coventry City – Free)
Wilfred Bouma (free)
Marlon Harewood (free)
Nicky Shorey (to the Baggies for around £1.5m)

In:

Kevin MacDonald takes over as caretaker manager:

Kevin MacDonald transfers (sort of… although already in progress really)

In:

Stephen Ireland (£8m from Man City part of Milner deal)
Andy Marshal (free – returns having been released in the summer, one year deal)

Out:

James Milner (Ireland £26million)

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Gerard Houllier Era :

In

Robert Pires (free)
Kyle Walker (loan from Spurs)
Omar Cummings (trial)
Jean II Makoun (from Lyon for around £6.2m)
Darren Bent (from Sunderland for £18m and rising to £24m apparently)
Michael Bradley (loan until end of season, no rumoured fee)

Out

Steve Sidwell (to Fulham loan till contract end)
John Carew (to Stoke loan till contract end undisclosed by likely zero)
Curtis Davies (to Birmingham City £3.5m)

In: £32 2000 000 Out: £27 500 000 Net spend: £4 700 000

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After Gerard Houllier`s departure:

John Carew (released)
Nigel Reo-Coker (released)
Brad Friedel (to Spurs free)
Robert Pires (released)
Isaiah Osbourne (released)
Moustapha Salifou (released)

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SIXTH Season

Alex McLeish Era


2011/2012

In

Shay Given (from Manchester City around £3.5million)
Charles N`Zogbia (from Wigan for around £9.5million)
Alan Hutton (from Spurs, around £4million)
Enda Stevens (from Shamrock Rovers, £250k)
Jermaine Jenas (from Spurs on a season long loan)
Robbie Keane (Loan from MLS doo dah)

Out

Ashley Young (Manchester United around £17m)
Stewart Downing (Liverpool around £20million)
Luke Young (to QPR, £250k)
Jonathan Hogg (to Watford, £500k)

Out

Shane Lowry (undisclosed – to Millwall)
Elliot Parish to Cardiff City (undisclosed)
Brad Guzan (free)

In

Brett Holman (Free from AZ Alkmaar)

Out

Carlos Cuellar (free)
Emile Heskey (free)

In: £17 250 000 Out: £37 750 000 Net: (£20 500 000)

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SEVENTH Season

2012/2013

Paul Lambert
era:

In

Karim El Ahmadi (from De Kuip for around £2.5m)
Matthew Lowton (from Sheffield United .. £3m)
Brad Guzan (free)
Ron Vlaar (from Feyenoord, release clause around £3.2m)
Joe Bennett (from Middlesbrough, £2.5m)
Jordan Bowery (from Chesterfield for £500k)
Ashley Westwood (from Crewe for £2m)
Christian Benteke (from Genk for around £10m)
Yacouba Sylla (from Clermont Foot for £2m)

Out

James Collins (to West Ham, around £2m)
Stephen Warnock (loan to Leeds until contract ends in summer)

In: £25 700 000 Out: £2 000 000 Net spend: £23 700 000

Net £91 350 000 over seven seasons = £13million per season.

Sky had us down as in profit since MON left (they said £69.5m in and £71m out) but I can`t make those figures ‘work` and they didn`t break their figures down.

These are rough, some figures press quoted, others from transfermarket.com. They don`t include signing on fees or loan fees.