Leicester City reveal record £92.5m profit off the back of Champion’s League run.

The foxes generated pre-tax profits of £92.5m in the year to 31 May 2017, up from £16.4m in 2016, while turnover jumped from £128.7m to £223m.

The club said the turnover hike was largely down to the first team’s progress to the Champions League quarter finals during the 2016/17 season.


LCFC figures for the 2016/17 season (2015/16 in brackets)
Turnover: £233m (£128.7m)
Pre-tax profit: £92.5m (£16.4m)
Profits from player sales: £38.8m (£10.8m)
Estimated market value of squad: £305.1m (£236.3m)
Investment in player registrations: £101.9m
Average league attendance: 31,893 (32,021)
Number of players: 50 (52)
Other staff: 202 (171)
Casual matchday staff: 594 (555)
Wages and salaries: £92.3m (£68.8m)
Total staff costs including pensions and national insurance: £112.5m (£80.3)
Broadcasting revenues: £120.7m (£94.7m)
Champions League income: £70.1m
Sponsorship and advertising: £14.25m (£14.43m)
Gate receipts: £16.5m (£11.6m)
Commercial revenues: £9.4m (£7.2m)
Other operating income: £2.1m (£850,000)
King Power Stadium value: £45.8m
Charitable donations: £1.28m (£2.33m) including £1m to University of Leicester