Club-by-club: A breakdown of the 2017-18 Premier League prize money

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Manchester United were the biggest beneficiaries of the Premier League’s huge pot of prize money and TV income for the 2017-18 season.

Each club takes an equal share of £80.4million, while the rest is divided depending on the final league position and the number of televised matches.

There is a minimum for TV income, set at £12.3million for hosting up to 10 games, with clubs earning an extra £1.1million on top of that for each game over 10.

Prize money is awarded per league position, with each side earning £1.9million for every place they finish above bottom.

We’ve broken down each club’s earnings for the 2017-18 campaign, while ranking them in order of how much they took home come the end of the season.

1. Manchester United

Actual league position: 2nd
Matches televised: 28
TV income: £32.7m
Prize money: £36.7m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £149.8m

2. Manchester City

Actual league position: 1st
Matches televised: 26
TV income: £30.4m
Prize money: £38.6m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £149.4m

3. Liverpool

Actual league position: 4th
Matches televised: 28
TV income: £32.7m
Prize money: £32.8m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £145.9m

4. Tottenham

Actual league position: 3rd
Matches televised: 25
TV income: £29.3m
Prize money: £34.8m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £144.4m

5. Arsenal

Actual league position: 6th
Matches televised: 28
TV income: £32.7m
Prize money: £29.0m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £142.0m

6. Chelsea

Actual league position: 5th
Matches televised: 26
TV income: £30.4m
Prize money: £30.9m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £141.7m

7. Everton

Actual league position: 8th
Matches televised: 19
TV income: £22.5m
Prize money: £25.1m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £128.0m

8. Newcastle United

Actual league position: 10th
Matches televised: 18
TV income: £21.4m
Prize money: £21.2m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £123.0m

9. Burnley

Actual league position: 7th
Matches televised: 7
TV income: £12.3m
Prize money: £27.0m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £119.8m

10. Leicester City

Actual league position: 9th
Matches televised: 12
TV income: £14.6m
Prize money: £23.2m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £118.2m

11. West Ham

Actual league position: 13th
Matches televised: 17
TV income: £20.2m
Prize money: £15.5m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £116.1m

12. Crystal Palace

Actual league position: 11th
Matches televised: 12
TV income: £14.6m
Prize money: £19.3m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £114.3m

13. Bournemouth

Actual league position: 12th
Matches televised: 11
TV income: £13.4m
Prize money: £17.4m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £111.2m

14. Brighton

Actual league position: 15th
Matches televised: 13
TV income: £15.7m
Prize money: £11.6m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £107.7m

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15. Southampton

Actual league position: 17th
Matches televised: 16
TV income: £19.1m
Prize money: £7.7m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £107.2m

16. Watford

Actual league position: 14th
Matches televised: 10
TV income: £12.3m
Prize money: £13.5m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £106.3m

17. Huddersfield

Actual league position: 16th
Matches televised: 9
TV income: £12.3m
Prize money: £9.7m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £102.4m

18. Stoke City

Actual league position: 19th
Matches televised: 12
TV income: £14.6m
Prize money: £3.9m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £98.9m

19. Swansea City

Actual league position: 18th
Matches televised: 10
TV income: £12.3m
Prize money: £5.8m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £98.5m

20. West Brom

Actual league position: 20th
Matches televised: 9
TV income: £12.3m
Prize money: £1.9m
Equal share: £80.4m
Total: £94.7m


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