Finance

Finance

Breakdown of wages and amortisation expenditure for a sample of clubs in the EPL 2013

Mr Philip McCosker

Posted: August 11, 2014

Tagged: costs / finance / football / revenue

In the final part of The Scorecard’s Premier League pre-season analysis of club finances, we update on figures posted several days ago relating to profitable and loss-making clubs.

2013 Wages and amortisation as a % of revenue
Revenue Wages Amortisation(& impairment) Profit / (Loss) before tax 2013 2004
£m £m £m £m % %
Profitable
Arsenal 278.8 (154.5) (46.1) 6.7 72 62
Everton 86.4 (63.0) (10.6) 1.6 85 99
Newcastle 95.9 (61.7) (12.8) 9.9 77 64
Swansea 67.1 (48.7) (9.0) 20.9 86 n/a
Tottenham 147.4 (96.1) (26.8) 3.7 83 68
West Brom 69.7 (54.0) (2.9) 6.0 81 n/a
Wigan 56.4 (43.7) (12.7) 0.8 99 n/a
Loss makers
Aston Villa 81.7 (71.9) (28.7) (51.8) 123 82
Chelsea 260.1 (178.5) (58.8) (57.2) 92 116
Fulham 73.0 (66.5) (12.6) (2.3) 108 105
Liverpool 206.1 (132.2) (47.4) (49.8) 87 79
Man City 271.0 (233.1) (80.9) (51.6) 116 85
Man United 363.2 (180.5) (41.7) (3.0) 61 58
QPR 60.6 (78.0) (17.1) (65.4) 157 n/a
Southampton 69.4 (43.5) (15.3) (5.3) 85 77
Stoke City 66.5 (60.3) (26.0) (31.1) 130 n/a
Sunderland 72.0 (56.8) (20.8) (13.1) 108 n/a
EPL aggregate 2,549.1 (1,776.2) (501.4) (285.8) 90 79

 

Source: Calculated from figures obtained from annual reports and financial statements of EPL clubs for 2004 and 2013

About Philip McCosker

Philip is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting in the Business School at Coventry University.