Player sales push Burnley FC into profit

BURNLEY FC overcame a fall in revenues to reverse a £4m loss to a £3.1m profit in the year to the end of June on the back of player trading.

The Championship club said a fall in the 'parachute payments' it receives from the Premier League was behind the reduction on turnover in the year to the end of June from, £27.3m to £23m.

A further reduction is expected this financial year, and will represent the "major challenge to be addressed" in the next 12 months, joint chairmen   
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