As the January transfer window slammed shut on a night of Premier League action yesterday, these were the best of the deadline day jokes.
With so many games going on and so little big money changing hands across the country, you could be forgiven for having let this formerly special day pass you by…
But fear not, since this is a selection of the best of the transfer deadline day jokes as the 2016/17 January window closes:
— Mark Robinson (@robboma24) January 31, 2017
— Fr Dougal McGuire (@DougalMacGuire) January 31, 2017
Never understood why spurs didn't sign Moussa Dembele unless the reason was it would've confused our payroll dept #transferdeadlineday
— mouthykev (@mouthykev) January 31, 2017
99.9 – 99.9% of all faxes sent each year in Britain are sent on Transfer Deadline Day. Retro.
— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) January 31, 2017
— All things Everton (@OnlyEverton1878) 31 January 2017
— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) 31 January 2017
— Richard Osman (@richardosman) January 31, 2017
Just to confirm, I'm definitely not moving on #DeadlineDay as I've just spent a good 6-months finally getting to know my postman properly.
— Boring James Milner (@BoringMilner) 31 January 2017
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) 31 January 2017
— Barton Rovers FC (@bartonroversfc) 31 January 2017
@bartonroversfc we've got a rake, a brand new rake, I just don't think you understand, it cost 6.99 we got it on deadline, we got a brand…
— Graham Golds (@goldenone69) January 31, 2017
I swear to christ Demba Ba has joined Besiktas on transfer deadline day for each of the past five years.
— Enzo Eamore (@EamoV1) 31 January 2017
— West Ham Social (@WestHamSocial) 31 January 2017
— Mark Hipgrave (@SpudRFC) 31 January 2017
— Football News (@TransferBibIe) January 31, 2017
— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) January 31, 2017
— Aveley FC (@AveleyFC) 31 January 2017
— Not Laughing! (@DeIe_Alli) 31 January 2017
— betclever (@bet_clever) 31 January 2017
— Virgin Media (@virginmedia) 31 January 2017
— Jonathan Davies OBE (@JiffyRugby) January 31, 2017
— ASPolice Catch (@ASPoliceCatch) 31 January 2017
Claudio Bravo's attempt to hand in a transfer request on Deadline Day has failed as he dropped it outside Pep Guardiola's office.
— Footy Jokes (@F00TY_J0KES) 31 January 2017
BREAKING #DeadlineDay NEWS
Arsene Wenger has completed the transfer of 3 points to Watford.
— UNITED (@442weets) 31 January 2017
A couple of transfers didn't go through last night as some clubs couldn't get their "Welcome to the club" twitter graphics done on time.
— Spirit of Mirko (@mirkobolesan) February 1, 2017
— Leeds United (@LUFC) January 31, 2017
@LUFC Announce a third pen!!!!
— Mr Geldard (@MrJGeldard) January 31, 2017