Article posted on 19 February 2012 at 12:05pm

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Transfers and squad limits

An incident this weekend involving two transfers for £0 has led me to find a bug that has been in the system for a while.

The transfer system checks squad sizes to see if they should be allowed or not. What it wasn't doing was taking swap deals into consideration when it should have been, because if it's a swap deal then, of course, squad sizes don't change.

I have reversed the two transfers now as they were done due to the bug and later today I will be uploading the fix to the transfer system.

In terms of swap deals I have also seen one or two comments regarding increasing the number of players allowed in swap deals. I am not going to do this for 2 reasons. The first minor one is because I don't believe real life has too many deals including several players at once and secondly, this would open up more cheating. There is a limit to the number of transfers teams can do with each other and allowing deals to involve multiple swaps would kind of negate that check.

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