Financial Report: Analyst downgrades expectations as Dortmund anticipate full-year loss due to coronavirus

11 May 2020

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Photo: PA Images Despite the Bundesliga season resuming on 16th May, Dortmund does not expect to make a profit for the full financial year.

The German club's wages rose slightly in the first three quarters of the year.

Revenue grew while costs on amortisation, depreciation and write-downs rose significantly.

An analyst said the results were below expectations and downgraded his full-year estimate for the club.

Despite the Bundesliga season resuming on 16th May, Dortmund does not expect to make a profit for the full financial year.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Dortmund's pre-tax profit fell significantly in the first three quarters of the season, the club's just-released financial report for the period has revealed, and it is expected to drop further for the full year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Bundesliga will become the first European football league to reconvene on 16th May after if last week was granted government approval, but it will be without spectators. 

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