Owner Under the Spotlight: David Sullivan and David Gold, West Ham United

10 February 2020

Gold and Sullivan
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Massive financial loss, relegation battle and a dispute with Sky Sports. We cast the spotlight on the owners of West Ham United since 2010, David Sullivan and David Gold, after several busy weeks for the Hammers.

During the duo's reign, West Ham United have recorded a net spend of more than £280 million on players and the growth of their wage bill is above Premier League average over the period.

Mads Meisner Christensen mm@offthepitch.com

With their position as a London club, one would expect big commercial growth, but West Ham United are performing significantly under average. At the same time, the club have also had a lower profit margin than the other Premier League clubs over that period.


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