New report shows total Premier League revenues – Newcastle United part of ‘big seven’
A new report shows the total Premier League revenues of the biggest cash generating clubs.
The figures cover the entire Premier League era.
Running from 1992/93 season up to and including the 2017/18 campaign, the latest available figures.
Kieran Maguire lectures in football finance at Liverpool University and also has his own Price Of Football website.
He has put together the following table:
The figures are a big wake up call to anybody who still believes the lie that Newcastle United’s natural place in the scheme of things is fighting relegation each season.
As the figures show, Newcastle United are part of a ‘big seven’ when it comes to the ability to generate cash.
NUFC £157m ahead of the next highest in Everton BUT Newcastle have had three less seasons in the Premier League than the scousers.
Whilst the next highest are West Ham £317m behind and then 10th highest are Villa almost half a billion (£490m) behind Newcastle, when it comes to generating money.
At one point Newcastle were regularly higher than the likes of Spurs and Man City and whilst things have changed with regards to those clubs, even under Mike Ashley’s no ambition model on and off the pitch, in recent years Newcastle have still been top eight when it comes to making money, despite only one European campaign in 13 Mike Ashley seasons.
Under new more ambitious owners, there is little doubt Newcastle United could generate more money, even without better results on the pitch.
Of course if Newcastle had ambitious owners AND better results on the pitch…
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