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Premier League prize money revealed as Man City and Liverpool top the charts, Tottenham win more than Chelsea, Newcastle and Leeds punch above their weight


The Premier League is the most lucrative in world football, but for some the financial rewards are greater than for others.

The top 20 teams are generously rewarded for their participation in the league, with those near the top of the table receiving a bigger slice of the pie.

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Man City lifted the Premier League title which benefited them enormously financially

A total of 50 per cent of the domestic broadcast deal is split equally, giving each club around £34.1million split equally.

Another 25% is based on installs, meaning the number of times a club is selected to be on UK TV, while the remaining 25% is split by league position.

With 20th place, Norwich received £1.7m for a share of that prize, Premier League winners Man City received £35m, with increments of £1.7m sterling for each league position gained.

A similar deal is in place for international broadcast money, with each club receiving an equal share of £50.1m, before each place gained in the table earns the club a further £0.7m.

So what does this mean for each club, and who have won the most awards in the 2021-22 season?

Football finance expert Kieran Maguire calculated the numbers on who won the most prizes during the campaign.


Premier League prize money revealed as Man City and Liverpool top the charts, Tottenham win more than Chelsea, Newcastle and Leeds punch above their weight

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Premier League prize money revealed as Man City and Liverpool top the charts, Tottenham win more than Chelsea, Newcastle and Leeds punch above their weight

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In stark contrast, Norwich got the smallest share of the prize

Manchester City are, unsurprisingly, at the top of the list of highest earners in the Premier League, netting £161.3million in prize money and streaming revenue this season as they were crowned champions.

This was closely followed by Liverpool with £159.8m who fell short of their rivals after finishing second in the Premier League.

Although Chelsea finished third in the table, London rivals Tottenham Hotspur actually netted more than the Blues during the season, despite finishing behind them in fourth.

Arsenal and Manchester United follow due to their position in the league, as well as their popularity with TV caps.

At the other end of the table, relegation trio Burnley, Watford and Norwich earned the smallest amount in prize money and broadcast revenue, with the Canaries taking £100.3million for the entire campaign .

Premier League prize money revealed as Man City and Liverpool top the charts, Tottenham win more than Chelsea, Newcastle and Leeds punch above their weight

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Eddie Howe’s Newcastle side have won more in prize money than their league position suggests

For those relegated clubs, it should be noted that they will earn £41m next term from the parachute payments, before earning £34m in year two and £16m in year three.

While the ranking of the top 20 teams based on earnings is broadly similar to the end-of-season Premier League rankings, some clubs have done better than others.

They include the likes of Newcastle, Everton and Leeds who were popular picks among broadcasters despite struggling down the table.

Premier League teams ranked by prize money in 2021/22

Premier League teams ranked by prize money

  1. Manchester City – £161.3m
  2. Liverpool – £159.8m
  3. Tottenham – £152.1million
  4. Chelsea – £151.7million
  5. Arsenal – £151.6m
  6. Man United – £150.2m
  7. West Ham – £142.1m
  8. Leicester – £134million
  9. Newcastle – £131.5million
  10. Brighton – £130.6million
  11. Wolves – £128.2m
  12. Crystal Palace – £124.3m
  13. Villa Aston – £123.3m
  14. Brentford – £121million
  15. Everton – £120.4million
  16. Leeds – £116.1million
  17. Southampton – £113.3m
  18. Burnley – £106.1m
  19. Watford – £104.6m
  20. Norwich – £100.3million

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