Club Comparison Tool: Available Information

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PROFIT & LOSS STATEMENT    

Turnover: The total income derived from matchday, broadcasting, commercial activities and other income

Matchday income: Income derived from gate and other matchday revenues – NOTE: Not all clubs breakdown revenue

Broadcast income: Incl. prize money from PL, UEFA, FA etc. – NOTE: Not all clubs breakdown revenue

Commercial income: Income derived from sponsorship, advertising, conferencing etc. – NOTE: Not all clubs breakdown revenue

Other income: All income excl. matchday, broadcast and commercial income – NOTE: Not all clubs breakdown revenue

Wages: All employees (players, administration, match-day staff etc.)

Other expenses: Expenses not related to wages, amortisation, depreciation, impairment and exceptional items

EBITDA: Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation

Exceptional item: Items related to unusual events that don't happen regularly as stadium sales and manager compensations fees

Player amortisation: Transfer fee's amortised evenly over period of player contracts

Player impairment: Non-systematic write-down of players' booked values (e.g. in case of injuries)

Depreciation: Depreciation of assets excl. players' registrations

Operating profit: Earnings before player sales, interest and tax but after exceptional items

Profit on player sales: Transfer fee's received less the remaing value of the players sold when accounting for amortisation

Profit/loss before interest and tax (EBIT): Earnings before interest and tax

Net interest paid: Interest paid less interest received

Profit/loss before tax: Profit after all other expenses than tax have been paid

Tax: Corporate tax paid

Profit/loss after tax: Profit after all expenses including interest and taxes have been paid

 

BALANCE SHEET    

Fixed assets: Long-term assets that are not likely to be easily converted into cash

Property, plant and equipment: Tangible fixed assets (stadium, buildings, vehicles etc)

Players' registrations: Booked value of player squad (initial transfer fee paid less amortisations)

Other fixed assets: Assets not related to 'property, plant and equipment' or players' registrations (e.g. goodwill and investments)

Current Assets: Short-term assets which fairly easy can be converted into cash

Cash and cash equivalents: Cash and highly liquid items with high credit quality (e.g. short-term investment securities)

Stock/Inventory: Value of retail merchandise and stocks held in the company

Debtors: Includes short-term debtors due within one year and long-term debtors due after more than one year

Debtors due within one year: Includes short-term debtors within one year

Debtors due after one year: Includes long-term debtors after one year

Debtors from player transactions: Includes short-term debtors from player transactions within one year and long-term debtors after one year

Other current assets: Short term assets not related to cash, debtor or stocks (e.g. tax receivables)

Total assets: The total amount of capital invested into current and non-current assets

Liabilities: The amount of capital funded by current and long-term liabilities

Current liabilities: Creditors falling due within one year

Long-term liabilities (incl. provisions): Creditors falling due after more than one year (Incl. Provisions for liabilities which is an amount set aside for probable but uncertain future obligations)

Other liabilities: The amount of capital funded by other liabilities (accrued income, provisions, deferred income etc.)

Creditors from player transactions: Includes short-term creditors from player transactions within one year and long-term creditors after one year

Equity: Profit and loss account: Accumulated profit and loss account

Equity: The amount of capital funded by owners including share capital and retained earnings

 

CASH FLOW STATEMENT

Cashflow from operating activities: The total cashflows from operating activities (after adjusting for depreciation, working capital movements etc.)

Cashflow from investing activities: The total cashflows from investing activities (including outflows from player purchases and inflows from player sales etc.)

Cash flow from player sales: The total cash inflow deriving from player sales within the year

Cash flow from player purchases: The total cash outflow deriving from player purchases within the year

Cash flow from financing activities: The total cashflows from financing activities (including issuance of shares, new loans, repayment of loans etc.)

Issue of shares: The inflow of cash received from issuance of new shares

New loans: The inflow of capital deriving from new loans

Repayment of loans: The outflow used to payoff loans in the year

Net change in cashflow: The change in cash flow from the beginning of the year to year ended

Working capital movements: Changes in the current assets and current liabilities within the year

 

PLAYER TRADING

Player additions: Players acquired in the financial year

Player sales: Players sold in the financial year

Net spending: Players acquired less players sold

 

KEY RATIOS    

Wages to revenue: The share of revenue spent on wages for all employees (players, administration, match-day staff etc.)

Wages & amortisation to revenue: The share of revenue spent on wages for all employees (players, administration, match-day staff etc.) and player amotisation

EBITDA to revenue: The profit-margin before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation has been paid

Operating profit to revenue: The remaining share of revenue after all operating expenses has been paid (doesn't include profit/loss on player sales)

EBIT to revenue: The profit-margin before interest and tax

Profit before tax to revenue: The share of revenue turned into profit before taxes

Profit after tax to revenue: The share of revenue turned into profit after all expenses has been paid

Pre-tax return on assets: The pre-tax profit return relative to the invested capital (Profit (loss) before tax / Total assets)

Debt-to-equity ratio: The relationship between the club's debt and equity funding

Net debt: Total current and long-term liabilities less cash and cash equivalents

Current ratio: The relationship between the club's current assets and current liabilities

Net spending to turnover: The share of revenue spent on player purchases net of player sales

 

ON-PITCH PERFORMANCE AND STADIUM INDICATORS

League place: Final league position in a given season

League points: Total league points obtained in a given season

Price per league point: The average amount of wages paid per league point. NOTE: Only when clubs played in the Premier League or the Championship

Stadium capacity: Maximum seating availability

Average league attendance: The average league attendance relative to the proportion of games played

RevenuePerSeat: Turnover relative to the seating capacity

Stadium utilisation rate: The proportion of the stadium being utilised by spectators (max. capacity relative to average attendance)

 

UEFA PRIZE MONEY – CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - ALL FIGURES €M    

CL Total: Total prize money received from playing in the Champions League tournament

CL Play-offs: Prize money received from reaching/winning the Champions League play-offs

CL Participation bonus: Equally shared between clubs participating in group stage

CL Performance bonus: Based on # wins and draws in group stage matches

CL Market pool: Based partly on league position in previous season and # matches played in UCL

CL Round of 16: Prize money received from reaching the Round of 16 in Champions League

CL Quarter-finals: Prize money received from reaching the Quarter-finals in Champions League

CL Semi-finals: Prize money received from reaching the semi-finals in Champions League

CL Final: Prize money recieved from reaching/winning the Champions League final

 

UEFA PRIZE MONEY - EUROPA LEAGUE - ALL FIGURES €M   

EL Total: Total prize money received from playing in the Europa League tournament

EL Participation bonus: Equally shared between clubs participating in group stage

EL Performance bonus: Paid based on # wins and draws in group stage matches

EL Market pool: Based partly on league position in previous season and # matches played in UEL

EL Round of 32: Prize money received from reaching the Round of 32 in Europa League

EL Round of 16: Prize money received from reaching the Round of 16 in Europa League

EL Quarter-finals: Prize money received from reaching the Quarter-finals in Europa League

EL Semi-finals: Prize money received from reaching the semi-finals in Europa League

EL Final: Prize money recieved from reaching/winning the Europa League final

 

PREMIER LEAGUE PAYMENTS    

PL Total payment: Total prize money received from playing in the Premier League

PL Equal share: Equal share of UK broadcasting revenue

PL Facility fees: Based on number of matches broadcasted on UK TV

PL Merit payments: Based on position in league table

PL International TV: International broadcasting revenue (equally shared)

PL Central commercial: Central commercial revenue (equally shared)

 

AGENT FEES    

Agents fees:  Amount paid to player agents

 

PREMIER LEAGUE SPONSORS    

Sponsor main shirt: Value of main shirt sponsorship (based on club- and industry sources)

Sponsor shirt sleeve: Value of shirt sleeve sponsorship (based on club- and industry sources)

 

LEAGUE TOTALS AND AVERAGE CLUB

Premier League total

Premier League average club

Championship total

Championship average club

La Liga total

La Liga average club

Bundesliga total

Bundesliga average club

Ligue1 total

Ligue1 average club

 

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