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Premier League: 2011-2012 Financials

In case you don't follow @SwissRamble on the Twitter world, do it now. Always excellent information about the financial side of world football, in an easy to understand format.

This is a summary of the Premier League finances for the 2011-2012 season.

Profit Before Tax (top 3 and bottom 3):

  1. Arsenal £37m
  2. Swansea £17m
  3. Norwich £16m
  4. Sunderland £ -32m
  5. Liverpool £ -41m
  6. Man City £ -99m

After Tax Profit:

  1. Arsenal £30m
  2. Man United £23m (benefit from £28m tax credit)
  3. Swansea £15m

Highest Revenue:

  1. Man United £320m
  2. Chelsea £258m
  3. Arsenal £235m
  4. Man City £231m
  5. Liverpool £189m
  6. Spurs £144m

Match Day Revenue:

  1. Man United £99m
  2. Arsenal £95m
  3. Chelsea £78m
  4. Liverpool £45m
  5. Spurs £41m
  6. Newcastle £24m

TV Revenue:

  1. Chelsea £113m
  2. Man United £104m
  3. Man City £88m
  4. Arsenal £85m
  5. Liverpool £63m
  6. Spurs £62m

Commercial Revenue:

  1. Man City £121m
  2. Man United £118m
  3. Liverpool £80m
  4. Chelsea £67m
  5. Arsenal $53m (number will be much higher next year, thank goodness)
  6. Spurs £42m

Profit on Player Sales:

  1. Arsenal £65m
  2. Chelsea £29m
  3. Aston Villa £29m
  4. Blackburn £23m
  5. Everton £14m

Highest Wages:

  1. Man City £202m
  2. Chelsea £176m
  3. Man United £162m
  4. Arsenal £143m
  5. Liverpool £131m
  6. Spurs £90m

Wages to Turnover highest and lowest (wages as a % of total income):

  1. Blackburn 92%
  2. QPR 91%
  3. Man City 87%
  4. Aston Villa 87%
  5. Arsenal about 60%
  6. Swansea 53%
  7. Man United 50%
  8. Norwich 49%

Highest other expenses:

  1. Man City £146m
  2. Chelsea £131m
  3. Man United £113m
  4. Arsenal £110m
  5. Liverpool £100m
  6. Spurs £65m

Gross Debt:

  1. Man United £437m
  2. Arsenal £253m (this is all Stadium debt)
  3. Bolton £137m
  4. Newcastle £129m
  5. Aston Villa £122m

Net Debt (Gross debt minus cash on hand) [this list is not in all teams]:

  1. Man United £366m
  2. Arsenal £99m
  3. Spurs around £80m
  4. Man City around £60m

Interest Payable (on an annual basis):

  1. Man United £49.5m
  2. Arsenal £13.5m
  3. Aston Villa £6.8m
  4. Spurs £5.7m

Cash Balances:

  1. Arsenal £154m
  2. Man United £71m
  3. Chelsea £17m
  4. Norwich £17m
  5. Spurs £16m

Nothing too shocking here, but good perspective. It will be nice to see Arsenal's new commercial revenue, that I estimated here, in the figures after next season.

I will update this post if more info comes available. Thanks again to Swiss Ramble for the excellent work.

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