The Premier League have released their revenue table for the 2017/18 season, and despite winning the league, Manchester City have been pipped to the post by their rivals Manchester United. The Red Devils took home just over £300,000 more than title winners. The reason being because United had 28 live TV games compared City’s 26. West Brom received the least revenue, earning £94.7million.
Most of the prize money comes from the Premier Leagues huge TV deals. The EPL receives £5.136billion from Sky and BT Sports and a combined total of more than £3billion from foreign broadcasters for rights to show live EPL matches from 2016-2019. On top of this, the EPL earns money from the sales of highlights, clip rights and near-live rights. In total, a phenomenal £2.42billion was shared amongst the 20 EPL clubs.