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  • Football Finance Directors Report 2017

    Behind the numbers game


Ian Clayden
Head of Professional Sports

The national game is in good financial health. As ever, there are differences between leagues and within them.

This report is about the financial health operations of the football clubs in the main leagues and the Scottish Premier League, but we also explain what the financial information tells us about the priorities and the futures of football clubs. The report tells you what the people who are running the finances of football clubs are thinking and worrying about.

The report covers a large range of issues and we invite you to take the time to read it from cover to cover. However, we cover the highlights of the report under three main areas;

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The report based the findings of our annual survey of finance directors from a cross section of English Premier League, Championship, Football Leagues One and Two and Scottish Premiership clubs.