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Premier League club payments to agents’ fall.

Wed 1st Dec 2010 | Money & Finance

The Premier League yesterday revealed details of how much its member clubs spent on agents fees for 2009/10

The 20 clubs that make up the Premier League paid £67.1 million to agents in the year to September, £3.5 million less than in the previous 12 months.

Chelsea and Liverpool paid £9.2 million and £9 million respectively, some £3 million more than the third biggest spender, Manchester City.

The figures represent a slight decrease to champions Chelsea, but a £2.4-million rise to Liverpool

Manchester City more than halved their spending while Manchester United increased theirs by £800,000 to £2.3 million.

Blackpool, which imposed strict spending limits after being promoted, were bottom of the charts having paid just £45,000.

A total 742 transactions took place in the second year the Premier League released its clubs spend on agents fees compared to 792 one year earlier.

The below table shows the payments made by each Premier League club to agents in the period 1st October 2009 to 30th September 2010.




Aston Villa


Birmingham City


Blackburn Rovers




Bolton Wanderers










Manchester City


Manchester United


Newcastle United


Stoke City




Tottenham Hotspur


West Bromwich Albion


West Ham United


Wigan Athletic


Wolverhampton Wanderers









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