The official figures for 2017/18 Premier League Prize Money have now been revealed.
What every Premier League club received.
Also, from which revenue streams the amounts came from to make up each club’s overall total.
Once again, the Premier League is shown yet again to be one of the fairest when it comes to sharing the revenue generated by the league as a whole.
Manchester United have actually got the highest amount, thanks to finishing second in the table and ridiculously being live on TV twice more than the brilliant champions Manchester City.
However, the three relegated clubs have still all banked around two thirds of what the two Manchester clubs at the top have been allocated.
The top fair getting just under £150m for this 2017/18 season, whilst the three going down will all get just a little under £100m.
As for Newcastle United, they get the eighth highest amount of cash, despite finishing 10th in the league. NUFC getting more money than both 7th place Burnley and 9th place Leicester because of more live TV matches.
Newcastle’s total is £123,018,207 (a couple of million less than the forecasted figures published in recent days).
This comprises of the following:
£34,812,558 – Equal share of domestic TV deals – all clubs get this amount
£40,771,108 – Equal share of overseas TV deals – all clubs get this amount
£4,838,892 – Equal share of commercial deals arranged by Premier League – all clubs get this amount
£21,351,701 – Facility fees – The extra cash thanks to being on UK live TV 18 times in 2017/18
£21,243,948 – Merit money – Money paid depending on how high you finish in the Premier League.
The 2017/18 Premier League Prize Money table compiled by the excellent Sporting Intelligence who report on sport’s relationship with money:
As well as what the Premier League clubs have received for 2017/18, elsewhere the Parachute payments have also been reported.
Sunderland have managed to end up bottom of the Championship, despite banking £41,571,016 in parachute payments this season.