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Emergency Loan Window: Everything you need to know

Deadline for temporary moves is on Thursday afternoon

Huddersfield Town have one more day if they wish to bolster their squad for the Championship run-in.

For the last time, Thursday plays host to Emergency Loan Window Deadline Day - the window is being scrapped ahead of next season after FIFA questioned its "integrity".

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the last day of deals...

When is the Emergency Loan Window deadline?

It opened on February 9, but now clubs have until 5pm on Thursday 24 March to get any remaining business done before the window slams shut.

Which clubs can do business?

Any Football League club can use the window to sign players - Premier League clubs can only use it if they need an emergency signing of a goalkeeper.

However, players on the books of Premier League clubs can sign with a Football League team on loan.

Which players can they sign?

Clubs cannot loan any player from overseas.

How long can the deals last for?

A player can sign on loan for between 28 and 93 days.

Why won't there be an Emergency Loan Window next season?

FIFA wanted to remove the window last season, but the Football League reached agreement to extend it by one more year.

Football's governing body questioned the 'integrity' of the system and it will be scrapped after the 2015/16 campaign.

Anything else I need to know?

If a club agree a short term loan signing during the window, they can agree with the Football League to extend it.


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