Bridging the Gap on the Big Earners

Bridging the Gap on the Big Earners
July 2, 2012 Si Steers

By Simon Steers.

In 2011 Manchester United earned a total of €124m in match day revenue compared to Liverpool’s €52.4m – a difference of 71.6m Euros.

Despite the popular view that the stadium issue is holding Liverpool back, the Reds still sit 7th in the European table of match day revenue, behind Arsenal (€114m) and Chelsea (€82.1m) – clubs that can charge London prices.

The breakdown of Liverpool’s revenue in comparison to its English rivals looks like this:

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