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European football league transfers

Overview

Data on football clubs' player transfers, across all major European leagues recorded on Transfermarkt.

Currently, transfer data runs through the 2000/01 to 2018/19 seasons (latter is the summer window only), and includes the following leagues:

  • English Premier League
  • English Championship
  • French Ligue 1
  • German 1.Bundesliga
  • Italian Serie A
  • Portugese Primeira Liga
  • Russian Primera Liga
  • Spanish La Liga

Data

Transfer-level data in .csv format, found in /data.

Codebook:

  • club (club)
  • name (player name
  • age (age at time of scrape)
  • position (player position)
  • club_involved (other club involved in transfer)
  • transfer_movement (transfer in/out)
  • fee_cleaned (transformed fee variable)
  • league (league)
  • year (year)

Code

All source code found in /src.

Usage

Sources

All squad data was scraped from Transfermarkt, in accordance with their terms of use.