By Wayne Veysey
West Ham will pocket a mammoth £119.6million broadcasting windfall from their participation in this season’s Premier League, Football Insider can reveal.
The east London club swapped places with Watford on the final day of the 38-match campaign after demolishing them 4-1 at Vicarage Road to end 2018-19 in style.
The win secured West Ham a 10th place Premier League finish – three positions higher than the previous season – and a near-£4million increase in TV revenues.
West Ham have earned £79.4million as a base TV fee, £19million for their 16 Premier League games screened and a further £21.2million for finishing in the top ten.
The figures are compiled from official Premier League distribution data and show how the Hammers have bumped up their revenues compared to the £116.1million earned from last season, as revealed by official Premier League figures.
West Ham’s most recent set of financial accounts show that broadcasting makes up 68 per cent of the club’s total revenues of £175.3million, with the remainder coming from matchday and commercial cash.
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