Date: 15th February 2008 at 10:09am
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In the period for 1st July – 31 December 07, fees paid to agents by Football League Clubs rose by £6.9M on the previous year. The fees paid out by Nottingham Forest rose from £6,000 in 2006 to £76,100 for the same period last year.

The report by the Football League is the first of two reports on the 07/08 season and covers the period of July to December. It comes as a result of League Clubs voting to decide on publicising the fees made back in 2003.

It shows that Forest made a total of 21 transactions that involved payment to an agent. The report also shows that the club made 14 new registrations or transfers and made three loan deals.

The £76,100 paid by Forest was small beer compared with that of Lucky Leeds who spent £173,000, the highest of any club in League 1. Forest were the fourth highest in the division.The total divisional spending for the period was £1,039,484.