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As global interest in the sport of football continues to surge, the value of premier European football leagues has seen a consistent growth over the last half-decade.

The primary revenue stream for top European football teams and leagues stems from the sale of television rights. A competitive bidding process unfolds among broadcasters vying to secure the rights to broadcast matches from the European Football League, striving to become the official rights holder.

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Here’s a breakdown showcasing how much each Premier League football club across various leagues and cups generated in the 2022/23 season.

Premier League Football Clubs Combined TV Rights Distribution Revenue 2022/23

  Club          
Manchester City £299.4m        
  Premier League Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
    £79m  £27.3m  £56.1m  £6.6m  £170m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £3.87m  £1.23m      £5.1m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.08m  £0.1m      £0.2m
   Champions League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £52.7m  £47.6m     £113.89m
             
Liverpool  £243.77m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m £27.2m £49.4m £5.6m £161.2m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
    £0.15m £0.5m      £0.65m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.07m  £0.06m      £0.07m
   Champions League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
    £34.25m £47.6m     £81.85m
             
Chelsea  £216.65m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £22.6m  £38.6m  £5.6m  £145.8m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.2m      £0.3m
  Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.1m      £0.2m
   Champions League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
    £41.05m  £29.3m      £70.35m
             
Manchester United £178.8m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £28.4m  £52.5m  £5.6m  £165.5m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £2.9m  £1m      £3.9m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.3m      £0.4m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £8.5m  £5m      £9m
             
West Ham United
 £156.7m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £21.6m  £35.5m  £5.6m  £141.4m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.58m      £0.6m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.09m      £0.1m
   Conference League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £10.2m  £4.4m      £14.6m
             
Tottenham Hotspur £215.05m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £25.4m  £44.6m  £5.6m  £154.6m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.5m      £0.6m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0m  £0.1m      £0.1m
   Champions League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £30.45m £29.3m      £59.75m
             
Arsenal  £177.79m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £29.3m  £52.4m  £7.1m  £167.8m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.2m      £0.21m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0m  £0.1m      £0.1m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
    £4.68m  £5m      £9.68m
Leicester City  £133.31m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £15m  £33m  £5.6m  £132.6m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.4m      £0.41m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.2m  £0.1m      £0.3m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £0m  £0m      £0m
             
Newcastle United £163.8m        
  Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £39.8m  £39m  £5.6m  £163.4m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0  £0.2m      £0.2m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.1m      £0.2m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Brighton & Hove Albion  £159.56m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £34.1m  £40.3m  £5.6m  £159m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.06m  £0.4m      £0.46m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.03m  £0.06m      £0.1m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Wolverhampton Wanderers
 £144.16m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £25m  £34m  £5.6m  £143.6m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
    £0.06m £0.4m      £0.46m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
    £0.03m £0.06m      £0.1m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Crystal Palace £149.13m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £35m  £28.4m  £5.6m  £148m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.6m  £0.5m      £1.1m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0k  £0.03m      £0.03m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0   0      £0m
             
Aston Villa
 £157.07m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £38.8m  £33.4m  £5.6m  £156.8m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0m  £0.2m      £0.2m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.06m      £0.07m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     £0  £0      £0m
             
Everton
 £134.97m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £34.9m £15.3m  £5.6m  £134.8m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0m  £0.1m      £0.1m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.06m      £0.07m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Brentford
 £152.74m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £34.1m  £33.7m  £5.6m  £152.4m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.02m  £0.3m      £0.32m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.01m      £0.02m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Fulham
 £150.63m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £40.7m  £24.9m  £5.6m  £150.2m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.06m  £0.3m      £0.36
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.06m      £0.07m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Leeds United  £131.17m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £35.2m  £10.6m  £5.6m  £130.4m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.3m  £0.4m      £0.7m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.06m      £0.07m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
Southampton  £129m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £27.7m  £15.9m  £5.6m  £128.2m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.3m  £0.4m      £0.7m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.09m      £0.1m
   Europa League  Performance Share Market Pool      Total
    0 0     £0m
             
Nottingham Forest £137.6m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £31.3m  £21.1m  £5.6m  £137m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.4m      £0.5m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.07m  £0.06m      £0.1m
   Europa League  Performance Share  Market Pool      Total
     0  0      £0m
             
AFC Bournemouth
 £139.74m        
   Premier League  Equal Share  Facility Fees  Merit Payment  Commercial Revenue  Total
     £79m  £31.3m  £23.3m  £5.6m  £139.2m
   FA Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.1m  £0.4m      £0.5m
   Carabao Cup  Prize Money  TV Fees      Total
     £0.01m  £0.03m      £0.04m
   Europa League  Market Pool        Total
     0  0      £0m

Source: Premier League, UEFA, England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

English Premier League

Each club receives an equal payment of £79 million from local and international TV, with an additional facility fee based on the number of times each club’s games are aired. They also earn an equal share of the total Premier League commercial revenue, which is £5.6 million.

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The term “merit payments” refers to the additional portion of international TV rights revenue that Premier League teams earn. This portion of the income is based on the standings of each club in the Premier League.

To show how much each team made during the 2022/23 season, we have broken down their TV and prize money revenues in order. The facility fees are based on the number of times each team was aired nationally.

Source: Premier League, Sponsorlytix

 

FA cup

Following is a complete breakdown of prize money for men’s clubs every round as reported by the English Football Association (FA). The amounts are per club in each round. 

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England FA’s Prize Fund Payments

Extra preliminary round winners – £1,125
Extra preliminary round losers – £375
Preliminary round winners – £1,444
Preliminary round losers – £481
First round qualifying winners – £2,250
First round qualifying losers – £750
Second round qualifying winners – £3,375
Second round qualifying losers – £1,125
Third round qualifying winners – £5,625
Third round qualifying losers – £1,875
Fourth round qualifying winners – £9,375
Fourth round qualifying losers – £3,125
First round proper winners – £41,000
Second round proper winners – £67,000
Third round proper winners – £105,000
Fourth round proper winners – £120,000
Fifth round proper winners – £225,000
Quarter-final winners – £450,000
Semi-final winners – £1,000,000
Semi-final losers – £500,000
Final runners-up – £1,000,000
Final winners – £2,000,000

Source: England FA, Sponsorlytix

 

UEFA Champions League

UEFA announced a record £3.019 billion in revenues, from which £2.35 billion will be distributed among teams in the Champions League. This is how the TV Right Revenues will be distributed among the 32 participating teams:

Playoff Bonus – £4.36 million each to 10 clubs who lost in playoffs and failed to make it to group stage.
Participation Bonus – £13.3 million Guaranteed to each of the 32 clubs in group stage.
Performance Bonus – £2.35 Million for every win in group stage, £900,000 for draw.
Round of 16 – £8.3 million each for 16 clubs in round of 16.
Quarterfinal – £9.15 million for each of the 8 quarterfinalists.
Semifinal – £10.5 million each for all semifinalists.
Runners-up – £13.07 million for losing team in the final.
Champions – £17.44 million

Potential Total – The eventual winners can make around £52m to £65m in Fixed payment pot plus £26m to £44m in Market pool money depending which domestic league the club plays in.

Source: UEFA, Sponsorlytix

 

Europa League

Europa League prize money breakdown:

Guaranteed Payment: £2.91 million to each club in group stage
Group Stage Win/Draw: £540,000 per win and £180,000 per draw.
Group Stage Standings: £984,000 each for group winners and £471,000 each for group runners-up.
1st Knockout Stage: £430,000 each for 32 teams
Round of 16: £1 million each for 16 teams
Quarterfinals: £1.54 million each for 8 teams
Semifinals: £2.4 million each for 4 teams
Runners-up: £4.4 million
Champions: £8.4 million

TV Market Pool Share

Group Stage: £27.7m
Knockout Round Playoff’s: £10.26m
Round of 16: £13.75m
Quarter-finals: £8.8m
Semi-finals: £5.38m
Final: £2.59m

 

Carabao Cup

EFL Cup Prize Money: Each year, the winners of the EFL Cup receive roughly £100,000 in prize money, while the runners-up receive just £50,000. The losing Semi finals losing teams get £25,000 each.

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Source: England FA, Sponsorlytix

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