Gap widens between football’s rich and poor

RUNNING a professional football team without losing money is becoming increasingly difficult for all but a handful of clubs in the Premier League, a major survey has found.

The financial disparity between the Premier League and the rest of the football industry is growing wider, according to the eleventh annual survey of football club finance directors published by accountants and business advisers PKF.

‘Leagues Apart’ surveyed 62 teams from the English Premier League, Football League Championship... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...