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Newcastle and Sunderland Feature In New List Of Best Paid Teams In The World

8 years ago

How does average pay in the English Premier League compare to other sports leagues around the world?

How do salaries at Newcastle United compare to those at other clubs in England and other sporting teams on a global basis?

Etihad – Full as usual…

The latest annual Global Sports Salaries Survey review of average pay to first team squad members of sporting clubs around the world has just been published.

As you can see the list goes from the very top with Manchester City first team squad players averaging £100,000 (weekly wages rounded up or down to nearest thousand), right down to Inverness Caledonian Thistle in 278th place, their players on averaging getting paid £954 a week each.

City though may be about to be overtaken as US baseball team the LA Dodgers saw their average player pay leap 67 places form No.69 to No.2, with weekly pay more than doubling on average. Details of salaries taken form the latest available information.

In the following list the first number is the position in the list, followed by average pay per week for their first team squad.

I’ve listed the first ten and then selected others, you will be interested to see where the likes of Newcastle and Sunderland feature.

1   £100,000   Manchester City
2   £93,000    Los Angeles Dodgers (ML Baseball)
3   £91,000   Real Madrid
4   £90,000   Barcelona
5   £89,000   New York Yankees (ML Baseball)
6   £81,000   AC Milan
7   £79,000   LA Lakers (NBA Basketball)
8   £78,000   Chelsea
9   £77,000   Bayern Munich
10 £77,000   Inter Milan
12 £75,000   Manchester United
15 £70,000   Arsenal
21 £64,000   Liverpool
51 £50,000   Spurs
64 £41,000   Aston Villa
73 £36,000   Sunderland
75 £35,000   Newcastle United
91 £32,000   QPR
98 £31,000   Everton
278 £954     Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Nick Harris of the excellent has compiled the report and the full details can be viewed here.

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