Financial insights: Football finance expert gives his take on Bristol City's annual accounts

30 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Bristol City players celebrating after scoring against Brentford in the clubs' 1-1 tie in Championship.

According to football finance expert Kieran Maguire, Bristol City's profit is good for Financial Fair Play purposes.

It will also give Bristol City's manager, Lee Johnson, some leeway in the transfer market.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Following the announcement of Bristol City's financial report, offthepitch.com has asked football finance expert Kieran Maguire to give his insights into the club's accounts.

Positives 

"The commercial income is up significantly upon the back of the redevelopment of Ashton Gate, which had allowed the club to boost hospitality and conference takings. 

"Bristol City's talent spotting in terms of signing players and then selling them at a significant profit is also very impressive." 

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