Revealed: Everton secure stunning £126m windfall
By Wayne Veysey
Everton participation in this season’s Premier League will earn them £125.7million of TV money, it can be revealed.
The Merseyside club are to pocket the huge sum of broadcasting revenue as a result of their eighth-place finish and 18 of their matches being shown on Sky Sports and BT Sports.
Everton have earned £79.4million as a base TV fee, £21.2million for the number of their Premier League games screened and a further £25.1million for holding on to eighth place through their final day 2-2 draw at Tottenham.
The figures are compiled from official Premier League distribution data and demonstrate the immense monetary value of competing in global football’s most lucrative domestic league.
This comes after Everton landed almost the identical sum for last season, when official Premier League figures showed they earned £128million from the same eighth-place finish.
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The Merseysiders revealed in their most recent set of financial results that broadcasting makes up 69 per cent of the club’s annual turnover, which was £189million for 2017-18.
Everton recorded a £13million loss in the last financial year even though majority owner Farhad Moshiri has provided around £250million of funding.
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