The Deloitte Football Money League is a ranking of football clubs by revenue generated from football operations. It is produced annually by the accountancy firm Deloitte and released in early February of each year, describing the season most recently finished.
UEFA's top 5 leagues
Italian internet sports business company StageUp conducted a study of the revenues generated by the top European leagues - and found that England’s Premier League made a billion euros more than Italy's Serie A, which enjoyed the second biggest proceeds.
Rankings for the 2008–09 season
Rankings for the 2007–08 season
Rankings for the 2006–07 season
The total revenue of the 20 richest clubs in the footballing world was over a record €3.73 billion. No side could displace Real Madrid, who remain top of football's financial rankings for the third year running after seeing their revenues leap 20 percent to €351.8 million during the 2006/07 season.
Manchester United displaced Barcelona in second place, the Spanish club moving down to third. Chelsea's revenue increase sees them return to the top five, into fourth place whilst Arsenal's move to the Emirates Stadium transformed their revenues moving them up to fifth place. This marked the first time any country has had three clubs in the top five of the... Read More