The transfer of Willie Groves from West Bromwich Albion to Aston Villa in occurred just The second player to twice be transferred for world record fees is Diego Maradona. His transfers from Boca Juniors to Barcelona for £3m, and then. The following is a list of most expensive football association transfers, which details the highest transfer fees ever paid for players as of the end of the summer World football transfer record · Gaizka Mendieta · Progression of British football. This was during a time when transfer fees were rapidly growing in English football, and the £million mark was finally reached History · Medical examination · Other types of transfers. Retrieved 11 January International forums International forum. The Guardian - Back to home. Football Live scores Fixtures Results Tables Premier League Champions League Fantasy Football FA Cup League Cup Europa Stars games online Euro Transfers Football nerd email A-Z More. O'Neill, Martin Martin O'Neill . Tom Phillips in Beijing. On Monday I will sign with Barcelona.