Newcastle United back in Football Money League top 20
New data listing the highest revenue-generating football clubs in the world has placed the Magpies back in the top 20.
In the latest Football Money League table from professional services giant Deloitte, Newcastle United ranked 19th with revenues of £178.5m in 2017/18 – a year that saw the world’s top 20 teams rake in a whopping €8.3bn (£7.4bn) collectively.
Manchester United placed higher than any other English club in third place with £590m, behind FC Barcelona (€690.4m) and Real Madrid (€750.9m).
A record six Premier League sides scored a place in the top 10; Manchester City (5th, with £503.5m), Liverpool (7th, £455.1m), Chelsea (8th, £448m), Arsenal (9th £389.1m) and Tottenham (10th, £379.4m).
Everton (£188.6m) and West Ham (£175.3m) both featured in top 20, coming 17th and 20th respectively.
The Football Money League, now in its 22nd year, is published by Deloitte’s Sports Business Group.
Deloitte partner Dan Jones said of the findings: “European football remains a bull market, with annual revenue growth of almost €450m in this year’s Football Money League.
“At the top, we have seen Real Madrid shatter records, becoming the first club to break the three-quarters of a billion euro mark and claim a record twelfth Money League title in the process.”
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