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Here’s a list of all the EPL transfers that happened in the 2006 summer transfer season. Only EPL clubs have been mentioned – if you think your club should be mentioned as well please send me a note with all the transfers for your club and I’ll add them to the list.

If you find any mistakes please let me know, I’ll fix ’em asap.

Arsenal Transfers

In: Tomas Rosicky (Borussia Dortmund, undisclosed); Justin Hoyte (Sunderland, loan return); Jeremie Aliadiere (Wolverhampton Wanderers, loan return); William Gallas (Chelsea, player exchange), Denilson (Sao Paulo, £3.4m).

Out: Ashley Cole (Chelsea, £5m plus player exchange); Robert Pires (Villarreal, free); Dennis Bergkamp (retired); Sol Campbell (Portsmouth, free); Kerrea Gilbert (Cardiff City, season loan); Fabrice Muamba (Birmingham City, season loan); Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham City, season loan); Arturo Lupoli (Derby County, season loan), Nicklas Bendtner (Birmingham City, loan till January), Pascal Cygan (Villareal, £2m).

Aston Villa Transfers

In: Stilian Petrov (Celtic, undisclosed).

Out: James Milner (Newcastle United, loan return); Kevin Phillips (West Bromwich Albion, £700,000); Ulises de la Cruz (Reading, free).

Blackburn Rovers Transfer

In: Jason Brown (Gillingham, free); Francis Jeffers (Charlton Athletic, free); Jason Roberts (Wigan Athletic, undisclosed); Benni McCarthy (Porto, undisclosed); Andre Ooijer (PSV Eindhoven, undisclosed); Shabani Nonda (Roma, season loan).

Out: Paul Dickov (Manchester City, free); Craig Bellamy (Liverpool, undisclosed); Florent Sinama-Pongolle (Liverpool, end of loan); Lorenzo Amoruso (released); Jemal Johnson (Wolverhampton Wanderers, undisclosed), Jonathan Douglas (Leeds, undisclosed).

Bolton Wanderers Transfer

In: Idan Tal (Maccabi Haifa, undisclosed); Abdoulaye Meite (Marseille, undisclosed); Quinton Fortune (Manchester United, free); Nicolas Anelka (Fenerbahce, £8million); Andranik Teimourian (Abu Moslem, undisclosed).

Out: Matt Jansen (released); Khalilou Fadiga (released); Oscar Perez (released); Jay-Jay Okocha (Qatar Sports Club, free); Bruno N’Gotty (Birmingham City, free); Radhi Jaidi (Birmingham City, £2million); Hidetoshi Nakata (retired).

Charlton Athletic

In: Cory Gibbs (Feyenoord, free); Gonzalo Sorondo (Inter Milan, free); Simon Walton (Leeds United, undisclosed); Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Middlesbrough, free); Amady Faye (Newcastle, £2million); Djimi Traore (Liverpool, £2million); Scott Carson (Liverpool, season loan); Andy Reid (Tottenham Hotspur, £3million); Souleymane Diawara (Sochaux, £3.7million); Omar Pouso (Penarol, season loan).

Out: Jason Euell (Middlesbrough, undisclosed) Jonathan Spector (Manchester United, end of loan); Shaun Bartlett (Kaizer Chiefs); Jonatan Johansson (Malmo, free); Francis Jeffers (Blackburn Rovers, free); Chris Perry (West Bromwich Albion, free); Jay Bothroyd (released); Chris Powell (Watford, free); Stephan Andersen (Leeds, season loan); Simon Walton (Ipswich, four-month loan).

Chelsea Transfers

In: Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan, undisclosed); Michael Ballack (Bayern Munich, free); Salomon Kalou (Feyenoord, undisclosed); Hilario (Nacional, free); John Obi Mikel (Lyn Oslo, £16million); Wayne Bridge (Fulham, loan return); Khalid Boulahrouz (Hamburg, undisclosed); Ashley Cole (Arsenal, £5m plus player exchange).

Out: Joe Keenan (Willem II, undisclosed); Dean Furman (Rangers, undisclosed); Dean Smith (released); James Younghusband (released); Jack Watkins (released); Maniche (Dynamo Moscow, loan return); Lenny Pidgeley (Millwall, free); Eidur Gudjohnsen (Barcelona, undisclosed); Jiri Jarosik (Celtic, undisclosed); Filipe Morais (Millwall, free); Glen Johnson (Portsmouth, season loan); Carlton Cole (West Ham United, undisclosed); Danny Hollands (Bournemouth, free); Anthony Grant (Wycombe, season loan); Asier del Horno (Valencia, undisclosed); Damien Duff (Newcastle United, £5million); Hernan Crespo (Inter Milan, two-year loan); William Gallas (Arsenal, player exchange), Robert Huth (Middlesbrough, £6million).

Everton Transfers

In: Tim Howard (Manchester United, season loan); Andrew Johnson (Crystal Palace, £8.6million); Scott Spencer (Oldham, undisclosed); Joleon Lescott (Wolverhampton Wanderers, undisclosed).

Out: Kevin Kilbane (Wigan Athletic, undisclosed); Duncan Ferguson (released); Li Tie (Sheffield United, free); Matteo Ferrari (Roma, loan return); Sean Wright (released); Stephen Wynne (released); James Harris (released); Christian Seargeant (released); Paul Hopkins (released); Laurence Wilson (Chester City, undisclosed); Nigel Martyn (retired).

Fulham Transfers

In: Jimmy Bullard (Wigan Athletic, undisclosed); Gabriel Zakuani (Leyton Orient, undisclosed), Bjorn Runstrom (Hammarby, undisclosed), Franck Queudrue (Middlesbrough, undisclosed); Wayne Routledge (Tottenham Hotspur, season loan), Jan Lastuvka (Shakhtar Donetsk, loan).

Out: Alain Goma; Facundo Sava; Adam Green (all released); Darren Pratley (Swansea City, undisclosed); Liam Fontaine (Bristol City, undisclosed); Ricardo Batista (Wycombe, five-month loan); Neale McDermott (Carlisle, free); Wayne Bridge (Chelsea, end of loan); Zesh Rehman (QPR, undisclosed); Dean Leacock (Derby County, £375,000); Steed Malbranque (Tottenham Hotspur, undisclosed); Sylvain Legwinski (Ipswich, free), Tony Warner (Leeds, loan), Jaroslav Drobny (released).

Liverpool Transfers

In: Craig Bellamy (Blackburn Rovers, undisclosed); Gabriel Paletta (Atletico Banfield, £2million); Fabio Aurelio (Valencia, free); Salif Diao (Portsmouth, loan return); Florent Sinama-Pongolle (Blackburn Rovers, loan return); Jermaine Pennant (Birmingham City, undisclosed); Dirk Kuyt (Feyenoord, undisclosed).

Out: Fernando Morientes (Valencia, undisclosed); Bruno Cheyrou (Rennes, undisclosed); Chris Kirkland (Wigan Athletic, six-month loan); Dietmar Hamann (Bolton Wanderers, free); Zak Whitbread (Millwall, free); Antonio Barragan (Deportivo La Coruna, £680,000); Conal Platt (Bournemouth, free); David Raven (Carlisle, free); Ramon Calliste (Scunthorpe, free); Carl Medjani (Lorient, undisclosed); Robbie Foy (Scunthorpe, free); Djibril Cisse (Marseille, season loan); Djimi Traore (Charlton Athletic, £2million), Scott Carson (Charlton Athletic, season loan); Darren Potter (Wolverhampton Wanderers, season loan); Anthony Le Tallec (Sochaux, season loan); Neil Mellor (Preston North End, undisclosed); Florent Sinama-Pongolle (Recreativo Huelva, season loan); Jan Kromkamp (PSV Eindhoven, undisclosed).

Manchester City Transfers

In: Joe Hart (Shrewsbury, £600,000); Paul Dickov (Blackburn Rovers, free); Ousmane Dabo (Lazio, free), Dietmar Hamann (Bolton Wanderers, undisclosed); Bernardo Corradi (Valencia, undisclosed), Hatem Trabelsi (Ajax, free); Andreas Isaksson (Rennes, £2million); DaMarcus Beasley (PSV Eindhoven, season loan).

Out: Kiki Musampa (Atletico Madrid, loan return); Albert Riera (Espanyol, loan return); David Sommeil (Sheffield United, free); Geert de Vlieger (SV Zulte Waregem, free); Mikkel Bischoff (released); Tuomas Haapala (released); Ian Bennett (released); Karl Bermingham (released); Paul Collins (released); Michael Ward (released); Bradley Wright-Phillips (Southampton, undisclosed); Lee Croft (Norwich City, £700,000); Willo Flood (Cardiff City, undisclosed); David James (Portsmouth, £1.2million); Andy Cole (Portsmouth, £500,000); Antoine Sibierski (Newcastle United, undisclosed).

Manchester United Transfers

In: Michael Carrick (Tottenham Hotspur, £18.6million); Tomasz Kuszczak (West Bromwich Albion, undisclosed).

Out: Tim Howard (Everton, season loan); Quinton Fortune (Bolton Wanderers, free); Jonathan Spector (West Ham United, £500,000); Sylvan Ebanks-Blake (Plymouth Argyle, £200,000); Ruud van Nistelrooy (Real Madrid, undisclosed); Gerard Pique (Real Zaragoza, season loan); Luke Steele, Paul McShane (both West Bromwich Albion, undisclosed); Tommy Lee (Macclesfield, free); Eddie Johnson (Bradford, free); Ben Foster (Watford, season loan); David Bellion (released); Phil Picken (Chesterfield, free); Phil Bardsley, Lee Martin (both Rangers, four-month loans); Giuseppe Rossi (Newcastle United, four-month loan), Chris Eagles (NEC Nijmigen, January loan); Liam Miller (Sunderland, free).


In: Herold Goulon (Lyon, undisclosed); Julio Arca (Sunderland, £1.75million); Jonathan Woodgate (Real Madrid, season loan); Jason Euell (Charlton Athletic, undisclosed); Robert Huth (Chelsea, £6million).

Out: Colin Cooper (retired); Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Charlton Athletic, free); Doriva (released); Franck Queudrue (Fulham, undisclosed).

Newcastle United Transfers

In: Nicky Butt (Birmingham City, loan return); James Milner (Aston Villa, loan return); Damien Duff (Chelsea, £5million); Obafemi Martins (Inter Milan, £10million); Giuseppe Rossi (Manchester United, four-month loan); Antoine Sibierski (Manchester City, undisclosed), Olivier Bernard (free transfer).

Out: Alan Shearer (retired); Lee Bowyer (West Ham United, undisclosed); Michael Chopra (Cardiff City, undisclosed); Martin Brittain (Ipswich Town, free); Allan Picken (Walsall, free); Daryl Smylie (Livingston, undisclosed); Amady Faye (Charlton Athletic, £2million); Jean-Alain Boumsong (Juventus, £3.3million).


In: Glen Johnson (Chelsea, season loan); David Thompson (Wigan Athletic, free); Sol Campbell (Arsenal, free); David James (Manchester City, £1.2million); Kanu (West Bromwich Albion, free); Ognjen Koroman (Terek Grozny, season loan); Manuel Fernandes (Benfica, loan); Andy Cole (Manchester City, £500,000); Niko Kranjcar (Hajduk Split, undisclosed); Roudolphe Douala Mbela (Sporting, season loan).

Out: Gregory Vignal (Lens, undisclosed); Sander Westerveld, Aliou Cisse, Andrea Guatelli, Vincent Pericard, Collins Mbesuma (all released); Azar Karadas (Benfica, loan return); Andres D’Alessandro (Wolfsburg, loan return); Hayden Foxe (Leeds, free); Gary Silk (Notts County, free); Salif Diao (Liverpool, loan return); Wayne Routledge (Tottenham Hotspur, loan return); Emmanuel Olisadebe (Panathinaikos, loan return); Brian Priske (Club Brugge, undisclosed); John Viafara (Southampton, undisclosed); Svetoslav Todorov (Wigan Athletic, loan).


In: Seol Ki-Hyeon (Wolverhampton Wanderers, £1million); Sam Sodje (Brentford, £350,000); Ulises de la Cruz (Aston Villa, free); Andre Bikey (Lokomotiv Moscow, season loan); Peter Mate (Debreceni, one-year loan).

Out: Johnny Mullins (Mansfield Town, free); Jamie Young (released); Chris Makin (Southampton, free).

Sheffield United

In: Chris Lucketti (Preston, £300,000); David Sommeil (Manchester City, free); Claude Davis (Preston North End, undisclosed); Christian Nade (Troyes, free); Mikele Leigertwood (Crystal Palace, £600,000); Li Tie (Everton, free); Rob Hulse (Leeds United, £2.1million); Ian Bennett (Leeds United, undisclosed); Colin Kazim-Richards (Brighton, £150,000).

Out: Brian Deane, Garry Flitcroft (all retired); Bruce Dyer, Alan Wright (both released); Simon Francis (Southend United, free); Luke Beckett (Huddersfield, undisclosed); Phil Barnes (Grimsby, undisclosed); Ian Ross (Notts County, six-month loan); Kevan Hurst (Chesterfield, six-month loan); Gary Mulligan (Gillingham, free).

Tottenham Hotspur Transfers

In: Dimitar Berbatov (Bayer Leverkusen, £10.9million); Reto Ziegler (Wigan Athletic, loan return); Dorian Dervitte (Lille, undisclosed); Benoit Assou-Ekotto (Lens, undisclosed); Didier Zokora (St Etienne, undisclosed); Wayne Routledge (Portsmouth, loan return); Mido (Roma, undisclosed); Steed Malbranque (Fulham, undisclosed), Pascal Chimbonda (Wigan, undisclosed).

Out: Goran Bunjevcevic, Noureddine Naybet (both released); Stephen Kelly (Birmingham City, undisclosed); Mounir El Hamdaoui (Willem II, undisclosed); Claude Seanla (Watford, free); Johnnie Jackson (Colchester United, free); Dean Marney (Hull City, undisclosed); Michael Carrick (Manchester United, £18.6million); Mark Yeates (Hull City, season loan); Andy Reid (Charlton Athletic, £3million); Wayne Routledge (Fulham, season loan).


In: Damien Francis (Wigan Athletic, £1.5million); Scott Loach (Lincoln City, undisclosed); Richard Lee (Blackburn Rovers, loan return); Sheku Kamara (Charlton Athletic); Claude Seanla (Tottenham Hotspur, free); Chris Powell (Charlton Athletic, free); Danny Shittu (QPR, £1.6m); Tamas Priskin (Gyori ETO, undisclosed); Ben Foster (Manchester United, season loan); Albert Jarrett (Brighton, free), Tommy Smith (Derby County, undisclosed).

Out: Jamie Hand (Chester, free).

West Ham United Transfers

In: Lee Bowyer (Newcastle United, undisclosed); Jonathan Spector (Manchester United, £500,000); Carlton Cole (Chelsea, undisclosed); Tyrone Mears (Preston North End, £1million); John Pantsil (Hapoel Tel Aviv, £1million); George McCartney (Sunderland, £600,000 plus Clive Clarke); Robert Green (Norwich City, £2million); Marek Stech (Sparta Prague, undisclosed); Carlos Tevez (Corinthians, undisclosed); Javier Mascherano (Corinthians, undisclosed).

Out: Lionel Scaloni (Deportivo La Coruna, end of loan); Darren Behcet (Yeovil, free); Yaniv Katan (Maccabi Haifa, season loan); Elliott Ward (Coventry City, £1million); Chris Cohen (Yeovil, undisclosed); Shaka Hislop (FC Dallas, undisclosed); Carl Fletcher (Crystal Palace, £400,000); Clive Clarke (Sunderland, as part of George McCartney deal); Trent McClenahan (Hereford, free); Matthew Reed (Bristol City, free); Stephen Bywater (Derby, undisclosed).

Wigan Transfers

In: Fitz Hall (Crystal Palace, undisclosed); Tomasz Cywka (undisclosed); Emile Heskey (Birmingham City, £5.5million); Chris Kirkland (Liverpool, six-month loan); Denny Landzaat (AZ Alkmaar, undisclosed); Emmerson Boyce (Crystal Palace, £1million); Luis Antonio Valencia (Villarreal, season loan); Kevin Kilbane (Wigan Athletic, undisclosed); David Cotterill (Bristol City, £2million); Svetoslav Todorov (Portsmouth, loan).

Out: Stephane Henchoz (released); David Thompson (released); Reto Ziegler (Tottenham Hotspur, loan return); Jimmy Bullard (Fulham, undisclosed); Michael Hazeldine (Alloa, free); Alan Mahon (Burnley, £200,000); Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers, undisclosed); Luke Joyce (Carlisle, free); Phil Edwards (Accrington, free); Kevin Lee (Southport, free); Damien Francis (Watford, £1.5million); Graham Kavanagh (Sunderland, £500,000); David Connolly (Sunderland, undisclosed), Pascal Chimbonda (Tottenham, undisclosed).

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