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Ahead of the curve
Annual Review of
Football Finance
Sports Business Group
July 2017
This 26th edition of the Deloitte Annual
Review of Football Finance documents
English and European professional football’s...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Europe’s premier leagues
Europe’s premier leagues
‘Big five’ European league club...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Premier League clubs
Premier League clubs
Commercial
Broadcasting
Matchday
Premie...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Premier League clubs
Premier League clubs
Premier League clubs’ revenues and wage...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Football League clubs
Football League clubs
Chart 14: Football League clubs’ reve...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Player transfers
Player transfers
Premier League clubs spent a record
£1.3 billio...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Stadia
Stadia
Premier League and Football League clubs’ expenditure on
stadia and...
Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Europe’s premier leagues
This publication has been written in general terms and w...
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Ahead of the curve - Annual Review of Football Finance

This 26th edition of Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance documents English and European professional football business and commercial performance over the 2015/16 seasons, which will be remembered for Leicester City's remarkable Premier League title triumph.

Ahead of the curve - Annual Review of Football Finance

  1. 1. Ahead of the curve Annual Review of Football Finance Sports Business Group July 2017
  2. 2. This 26th edition of the Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance documents English and European professional football’s business and commercial performance over the 2015/16 season, which will be remembered for Leicester City’s remarkable Premier League title triumph.
  3. 3. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Europe’s premier leagues Europe’s premier leagues ‘Big five’ European league clubs’ revenues – 2015/16 (€m) 4,000 3,000 2,000 0 1,000 5,000 6,000 England 1,485 1,917 Germany Spain Italy France 243 151 122 96 74 Average revenue per club (€m) 36,490 42,420 27,626 21,680 20,894 Average match attendance 96% 90% 76% 52% 70% Stadium utilisation 325 22% 340 23% 656 44% 164 11% 2,712 773 29% 478 18% 933 34% 528 19% 523 27% 1,190 62% 204 11% 4,865 1,457 30% 2,577 53% 831 17% 2,437 705 29% 1,232 51% 500 20% Matchday Broadcasting Sponsorship/Commercial Other commercial Note: Commercial revenue is not disaggregated into ‘sponsorship’ and ‘other commercial’ for clubs in England, Spain and Italy. Source: Leagues; Deloitte analysis. Growing broadcast revenues have pushed the ‘big five’ European leagues even further ahead of their competitor leagues. of additional revenue generated by the ‘big five’ European leagues in 2015/16 was spent on wage costs. 57%
  4. 4. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Premier League clubs Premier League clubs Commercial Broadcasting Matchday Premier League clubs’ revenues 2013/14-2017/18 (£m) Source: Deloitte analysis. 4,000 3,000 2,000 0 1,000 5,000 6,000 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 3,259 3,350 3,639 4,460 4,550 163 168 182 223 228 Average revenue per club Projected 897 27% 1,758 54% 604 19% 987 29% 1,780 53% 583 18% 1,090 30% 1,927 53% 622 17% 1,120 25% 2,700 61% 640 14% 1,170 26% 2,710 59% 670 15% The average revenue of a Premier League club was £182m in 2015/16, more than all 22 top division clubs generated in total in 1991/92. Leicester City won the league despite generating less than 40% of the average revenues of the big six clubs. 40%
  5. 5. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Premier League clubs Premier League clubs Premier League clubs’ revenues and wage costs – 2015/16 (£m) Source: Deloitte analysis.Revenue Wage costs 400 300 200 0 100 500 600 515 393 350 335 302 209 182 144 129 126 124 122 108 106 104 101 98 98 96 91 88 47% 50% 56% 69% 69% 50% 63% 59% 62% 59% 68% 78% 78% 88% 79% 80% 75% 69% 85% 64% 68% 241 198 195 232 209 105 114 85 80 75 85 95 84 93 82 81 74 67 82 58 60 ManUtd Chelsea Arsenal Liverpool TottenhamHotspur Average Everton NewcastleUnited LeicesterCity WestHamUnited AstonVilla Sunderland NorwichCity AFCBournemouth Southampton SwanseaCity CrystalPalace Watford ManCity WestBromwichAlbion StokeCity Wages/revenue ratio Leicester City, who ranked 15th in wage costs, outperformed their wage spending to an extent never before achieved in Premier League history. Contributed by English professional football to Government in taxes in 2015/16 £1.6 billion
  6. 6. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Football League clubs Football League clubs Chart 14: Football League clubs’ revenues and wage costs – 2014/15 and 2015/16 (£m) 400 500 600 700 300 200 0 100 14/15 15/16 548 99% Championship 22.6 101% 23.4 542 561 556 14/15 15/16 124 86% League 1 4.5 83% 4.7 107 136 113 14/15 15/16 82 72% League 2 2.5 70% 2.5 59 86 60 Source: Deloitte analysis. Revenue Wage costs Wages/revenue ratio Average wage costs per club Championship clubs’ revenues look set to increase to over £600m in 2016/17 with parachute payments and solidarity distributions from the Premier League increasing significantly. Championship clubs total wage costs exceeded revenue for the third time in four seasons
  7. 7. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Player transfers Player transfers Premier League clubs spent a record £1.3 billion on transfers during the 2015/16 season, fuelled by the impending increase in broadcast revenues in 2016/17. Chinese Super League clubs spent over £300m on player transfers in their winter 2016/17 transfer window. £300m+ Premier League and Football League clubs’ player transfer payments – 2015/16 (£m) Premier League clubs Within PL clubs £213m Premier League total £1,337m Non-English clubs Football League clubs Within FL clubs £69m Football League total £187m Agents £47m £8m £160m £37m £34m £77m £328m £887m Note: The arrows represent the flow of payments, whilst the players transfer the opposite way. The estimated amount of fees in respect of the transfer of player registrations refer to amounts committed in 2015/16, rather than actual cashflows. The sources for the amounts in the chart relate to periods that are not necessarily coterminous. Source: Premier League; Football League; Deloitte analysis.
  8. 8. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Stadia Stadia Premier League and Football League clubs’ expenditure on stadia and other facilities – 2014/15 and 2015/16 (£m) 200 250 300 350 150 100 0 50 2014/15 2015/16 305 313 228 53 21 235 68 55 3 Source: Deloitte analysis. Premier League Championship League 1 League 2 Premier League clubs are investing more now in their stadia and facilities than ever before, as they look to grow matchday revenue and improve the fan experience. Sixteen Premier League clubs averaged stadium capacity utilisation of 95% or more in 2016/17.
  9. 9. Annual Review of Football Finance 2017 | Europe’s premier leagues This publication has been written in general terms and we recommend that you obtain professional advice before acting or refraining from action on any of the contents of this publication. Deloitte LLP accepts no liability for any loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of any material in this publication. Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and its registered office at 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ, United Kingdom. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”). DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL and Deloitte NWE LLP do not provide services to clients. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more about our global network of member firms. © 2017 Deloitte LLP. All rights reserved. Graphic Design by www.heliographic.co.uk

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