Thursday 14 December 2017

Revealed - How much your Premier League club collected in prize money this season

Chelsea celebrate winning the Premier League last season
Chelsea celebrate winning the Premier League last season
Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

The cash windfalls received by Premier League clubs this season has been revealed, with champions Chelsea collecting a whopping £152.8m on their march to title glory.

Bottom place club Sunderland secured a massive £99m handout after their disastrous season under the guidance of manager David Moyes, with the resignation of their Scottish tactician on Monday bringing down the curtain on one of the most miserable campaigns in the club’s recent history.

Hull and Middlesbrough will also be heavily compensated after their demotion to the Championship, with the guaranteed sum of £84.4m from the £5.1b broadcasting deal with Sky Sports and BT Sport boosted by a prize money pot and an appearance fee for each of their televised matches.

The vast sums of cash being handed out to Premier League clubs is contrasted by the prize money received by newly crowned Scottish champions Celtic, who achieved the feat of moving through the entire season unbeaten.

Brendan Rodgers club collected a mere £2.948m in prize money this season and will also get a share of the £15m TV deal that is divided up between Scotland’s top flight clubs.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger suggested last week that Premier League clubs no longer need to secure Champions League football for financial reason due to the huge broadcasting deal bankrolling the top clubs, with these payouts for the 2016/17 season backing up those sentiments.


1st - Chelsea: £38m (prize money) + £30.4m (TV appearances) £152.8m

2nd - Manchester City (£34.2m + £30.4) £149m

3rd - Tottenham (£36.1m + £27.6m) £148.1m

4th - Liverpool (£32.3m + £31.4) £148.1m

5th - Manchester United (£28.5m + £30.4m) £143.3m

6th - Arsenal (£30.4m + £27.6m) £142.4m

7th - Everton (£26.6m + £21.1) £132.1m

8th - Southampton (£24.7m + £18.2m) £127.3m

9th - Bournemouth (£22.8m + £16.4m) £123.6m

10th - West Ham (£19m + £18.2m) £121.6m

11th - Leicester (£17.1m + £19.2m) £120.7m

12th - West Bromwich Albion (£20.9m + £14.5m) £119.8m

13th - Crystal Palace (£13.3m + £17.3m) £115m

14th - Stoke (£15.2m + 13.8m) £113.4m

15th - Swansea (£11.4m + £13.6m) £109.4m

16th - Watford (£7.6m + £16.4m) £108.4m

17th - Burnley (£9.5m + £13.6m) £107.5

19th - Middlesbrough (£3.8m + £16.4m) £104.6m

18th - Hull (£5.7m + £13.6m) £103.7m

20th - Sunderland (£1.9m + £13.6m) £99.9m

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