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Breaking news: Newcastle United in 2015 Deloitte football rich list top 20

6 years ago
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The 2015 Deloitte football rich list has just been announced and Newcastle United are back in the top 20 thanks to record turnover.

United are in 19th place overall and seventh highest of all the English clubs with a turnover of £129.7m in the 2013/14 season.

These figures are delivered despite Mike Ashley consistently failing to grow commercial and mathchday revenues in any significant way, as well as taking all the free advertising for Sports Direct and his other brands.

Newcastle United’s place in the top 20 rich list is down simply to two things, the fans of Newcastle United who continue to fill the stadium and the huge Premier League TV deals which have ensured every English club in last year’s Premier League has recorded record turnover.

Every single English club was in the top 20 turnovers in the World.

Newcastle United’s TV/broadcast income accounted for just over 60% of this record turnover.

(1) Real Madrid £459.5m

(2) Man Urd £433.2m

(3) Bayern Munich £407.7m

(4) Barcelona £405.2m

(5) PSG £396.5m

(6) Man City £346.5m

(7) Chelsea £324.4m

(8) Arsenal £300.5m

(9) Liverpool £255.8m

(10) Juventus £233.6m

(11) Borussia Dortmund £218.7m

(12) AC Milan £208.8m

(13) Spurs £180.5m

(14) Scalke £178.9m

(15) Atletico Madrid £142.1m

(16) Napoli £137.8m

(17) Inter Milan £137.1m

(18) Galatasaray £135.4m

(19) Newcastle United £129.7m

(20) Everton £120.5m

Newcastle United’s accounts for this record turnover 2013/14 season are due to be announced very shortly with profits widely expected to be around the £50m mark, though it remains to be seen whether Mike Ashley has taken this money out of the club against his ‘loan’.

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