Liverpool Secure Biggest Payout from Premier League Season
By Community | May 14, 2014
Despite finishing second in the table, price Liverpool received the highest total payment of £97.5m from central revenue form the 2013/14 Premier League season.
The figure, the highest amount achieved in the Premier League, took into account Liverpool being showcased on TV 28 times during the season.
The newly crowned Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City received £96.6m during 2013/14. The ratio between the top and bottom earning club was 1.57:1.
The central revenue is measured by 50% of UK broadcast revenue being split equally between the 20 clubs, 25% paid in Merit Payments (depending on where a club finishes in the final League table), and the final 25% paid in Facility Fees each time a club’s matches are broadcast in the UK.
The Premier League also revealed that stadium occupancy was at an all-time high with 95.9% of stadiums filled.
Table Below (courtesy of Premier League):
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