Kieran Maguire: Tottenham’s finances

Credit: Acabashi – https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tottenham_Hotspur_new_stadium_2019.jpg Profit Spurs go from an £87m profit before tax to a loss of £68m. Further evidence that the Premier League does not have the resources to bail out all of the rest of the football pyramid. Spurs had the highest profit before tax in the Premier League in 2019/20 of £87m.Continue reading “Kieran Maguire: Tottenham’s finances”

Premier League Club values 2020: 5th to 1st

University of Liverpool Premier League Club Valuations 2020 / University of Liverpool Centre for Sports Business Group Executive summary The value of Premier League clubs based on their 2018/19 accounts increased by 1.5% overall to £14.7 billion, with the ‘Big Six’ (Manchester United and City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs) making up £11 billion (75%)Continue reading “Premier League Club values 2020: 5th to 1st”

Premier League Club Values 2020: 10th to 6th

University of Liverpool Premier League Club Valuations 2020 / University of Liverpool Centre for Sports Business Group Executive summary The value of Premier League clubs based on their 2018/19 accounts increased by 1.5% overall to £14.7 billion, with the ‘Big Six’ (Manchester United and City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs) making up £11 billion (75%)Continue reading “Premier League Club Values 2020: 10th to 6th”

Premier League Ownership Investment: Love, profit, vanity or insanity?

Premier League Funding Football clubs can broadly arrange their finances in one of three ways, bank lending, owner loans or shares. In terms of the Premier League all three methods have been used. The following analysis is from the most recent documents filed by clubs at Companies House. Liverpool League leaders Liverpool are owned byContinue reading “Premier League Ownership Investment: Love, profit, vanity or insanity?”

Premier League Club Values 2020: 20th to 11th

University of Liverpool Premier League Club Valuations 2020 / University of Liverpool Centre for Sports Business Group Executive summary The value of Premier League clubs based on their 2018/19 accounts increased by 1.5% overall to £14.7 billion, with the ‘Big Six’ (Manchester United and City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs) making up £11 billion (75%)Continue reading “Premier League Club Values 2020: 20th to 11th”

Kieran Maguire on: Rangers Finances and how they compare to Celtic’s finances

The main talking points Rangers publish full accounts for year ended 30 June 2020. Despite Covid-19 revenue increased by 11% compared to 16% decrease at Celtic. Gap between two clubs down to £11m from £30m in 2019. Rangers matchday income up 12% compared to 17% fall for Celtic. Rangers broadcast income up 24% compared toContinue reading “Kieran Maguire on: Rangers Finances and how they compare to Celtic’s finances”

The nature of reality: Finance in the EFL

The clock is ticking for clubs in the EFL in terms of their ability to financially survive with the effects of Covid-19, money is needed, and quickly too, but who should be putting their hands in pockets…if anyone? How should an industry which has learned nothing from the ITV Digital crash in 2002 and theContinue reading “The nature of reality: Finance in the EFL”

Kieran Maguire: The financial future of English football

You can buy Kieran’s book ‘The Price of Football’ HERE with all royalties donated to the Trussell Trust. You can also tune in to the Price of Football podcast every Monday and Thursday. In October 2020 Sam Wallace of The Telegraph revealed ‘Project Big Picture’ (PBP). An attempt by the American owners of Manchester UnitedContinue reading “Kieran Maguire: The financial future of English football”

Kieran Maguire: The reality of Manchester United’s finances

By Kieran Maguire – @KieranMaguire Revenue Manchester United revenue down 20% in first quarter of 2020/21 and have gone from a profit of £11m to a loss of £27m. Net debt up £56m compared to same date last year. Wage Bill Manchester United wage bill up slightly due to bonuses for qualifying for Champions League.Continue reading “Kieran Maguire: The reality of Manchester United’s finances”