The Blues have been supplanted in the annual list after two seasons in the top 20 by 2015-16 Premier League champions Leicester City and West Ham, thanks to reduced income in last season due to the lack of European football and fewer live matches domestically.
The list is topped by Manchester United whose commercial revenue has more than compensated for their own failure to qualify for the Champions League with Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Manchester City rounding out the top five.
Everton's absence from the list is likely to be a temporary — new sponsorship deals are expected to increase the club's revenue this season close to £170m.
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1 Posted 19/01/2017 at 06:31:19
How does money saved on interest payments increase our revenue?
Surely, it just reduces our expenditure.
2 Posted 19/01/2017 at 06:38:01
3 Posted 19/01/2017 at 06:52:43
5 Posted 19/01/2017 at 07:28:05
Then there are 8 clubs with around €150m of revenue which would include the Milan clubs and Everton, West Ham etc. Juventus are trying to get into the elite.
That is interesting and will all change next year when all 14 Premier League clubs outside the big 6 will be pushing that €200m limit. I guess our aim is to get to where Liverpool and Juventus now are – i.e. on the coat tails of the elite.
But it still makes us one of the richest in the world – and able to attract the "second best" type of talent in the world – maybe we can put together enough "good enough" players to have a season like Leicester and get on the Champions League gravy train
6 Posted 19/01/2017 at 07:33:18
We could have replays of shrewd investment decisions and yellow and red cards if shareholders were facing potential loss. We could have taped renditions of "If ya know yer history" if we are not doing well. The Red Shite could have "You'll Never Spend Alone" and West Ham "I'm Forever Blowing Millions".
In place of current MoTD format, Lineka and mates could have a compare fee session. And finally there would be the players table. This would measure sponsorship deals secured and have a lifestyle programme where Joe Public could follow their jetset lives.
7 Posted 19/01/2017 at 08:30:28
8 Posted 19/01/2017 at 08:47:13
9 Posted 19/01/2017 at 08:50:49
10 Posted 19/01/2017 at 09:23:56
Showcase docklands stadium. A youthful exciting team, and Usmanov's yacht parked outside would be a good start to us getting in amounts those top 8 in the next 2-3 years. From there, who knows!
11 Posted 19/01/2017 at 09:29:53
A better league table includes spending power wages, spending on players etc.
12 Posted 19/01/2017 at 09:32:48
13 Posted 19/01/2017 at 09:58:29
14 Posted 19/01/2017 at 10:10:28
The big worry is the others, behind us catching up. I maybe bigging us up too much, although we can't do much about WHU and the London effect, I don't think the others (with all due respect) like Stoke, WBA etc can go much further... well as far as we can.
It's up to us to leave that pack behind and set off like Mo Farah after (25+ year) back straight stumble.
Once we catch the front pack we can reel them in one or two at a time. Sounds easy in theory and god knows what the time scale will be... but at least (hopefully) with Moshiri, we've picked ourselves up and started the chase.
15 Posted 19/01/2017 at 10:28:43
"Great to see new local talent, eh?" I asked.
"Surely it's not inconceivable that with the right business plan we could add £100m+ to the commercial bottom line." he replied.
Just a joke mate I think I am turning into a football Corbinista and want salary caps and 75% tax on anyone with Premier League connection. It's an age thing.
16 Posted 19/01/2017 at 10:39:25
I hope it sends a signal to the club's bean counters that poor quality where it matters, means a poor financial return.
17 Posted 19/01/2017 at 10:50:23
19 Posted 19/01/2017 at 13:56:01
20 Posted 19/01/2017 at 14:49:39
What a flick though eh! And that pass to super Kev too...
21 Posted 19/01/2017 at 15:20:17
The likes of Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool and the rest have been successful in recruiting football tourists to their fan rosters and it is they who shoulder the increased burden of supplying the extra revenues. The price these clubs have paid is that their stadiums on match days have more in common with the Liverpool One Shopping Centre than tribal football arenas. Football crowds tend not to make much noise when they are holding a plastic shopping bag.
At Everton, the club are doing all the right things with prices, with freezes and new discounted season tickets for young fans, laudable, and realistic given the core fan base demographic, but ALL of these measure erode gross income, not increase it.
It will take very, very careful and clever strategic planning to ensure that, subject to the new stadium being secured, incomes can be driven up to fund the project, whilst at the same time not leaving behind the values, traditions and core supporter population that have made Everton such a special club, but one of a dying breed.
22 Posted 19/01/2017 at 16:02:03
23 Posted 19/01/2017 at 16:33:26
The new Davos Cup will be for the elite and played in a snowy resort in Switzerland, coincidentally around now. It is only for the very richest Boards and will be played on a no-possible-knockout basis. That means each year they will all win regardless.
The new FA (Fuck All) Cup will be open to them and the rest of the Boards in England. Of course the shock Lottery win by Lincoln City will become a historical moment in time but they are now a feeder club for Moshiri Wednesday.
The EPL Cup (Ever Present Leeches) will be won by the Board who could not afford Davos entry but at least Liverpool will have something.
24 Posted 19/01/2017 at 16:34:47
25 Posted 19/01/2017 at 19:45:58
Finances are a huge part of sport now and performance is vital. Even though it's interesting to some, at football clubs, it would be nice for it to purr away modestly in the background. The competition is on the field. It's becoming a businessman's dick-swinging contest.
As to the Trump - Davos thing: all part of the globalist game, I have to say. The puppet show is choreographed up to that level nowadays. Nothing of import will change that isn't already in the plans.
26 Posted 19/01/2017 at 20:23:23
27 Posted 20/01/2017 at 12:39:35
The world has gone truly mad!
28 Posted 20/01/2017 at 13:36:37
(Great post btw Dermot #6)
29 Posted 21/01/2017 at 02:03:41
Thought you said the Davros Cup... thought we'd probably get drawn away on planet Skaro against the Daleks, but our cheeky neighbours would get a home tie against Hilbre Island.
30 Posted 28/01/2017 at 13:14:18