Premier League soccer champion Manchester City got a record 60.6 million pounds ($97.6 million) in broadcast payments for the 2011-12 season.
City’s total payment was the highest received by any winner in the competition’s 20 editions, the Premier League said today in an e-mailed statement.
The 20 clubs in England’s elite division equally split 50 percent of U.K. broadcast revenue, with 25 percent paid in merit payments depending on a team’s finishing position and the final 25 percent paid in facility fees, which are paid each time a club’s matches are televised in the U.K., the league said.
Clubs also got 18.7 million pounds each from overseas broadcasting payments.
PREMIER LEAGUE TOTAL BROADCASTING PAYMENTS SEASON 2011/12 ========================================================= CLUB VALUE (GBP MILLIONS) Arsenal 56.2 Aston Villa 42.1 Blackburn Rovers 40.3 Bolton Wanderers 40.6 Chelsea 54.4 Everton 48.9 Fulham 47.4 Liverpool 54.4 Manchester City 60.6 Manchester United 60.3 Newcastle United 54.2 Norwich City 45.6 QPR 43.2 Stoke City 43.6 Sunderland 44.4 Swansea City 45.9 Tottenham Hotspur 57.3 West Bromwich Albion 46.6 Wigan Athletic 42.8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 39.1
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