Manchester United received $97.6 million in Premier League
broadcast revenue this season when it won a record 19th English
A quarter of domestic revenue is distributed according to how
many times a team’s games are broadcast and another quarter split
according to team standings in the league. That made United likely
to take most cash because of its status as the most popular and
successful of England’s 20 topflight clubs.
Blackpool took a league-low $63.2 million as its debut season
ended in a 19th-place finish and relegation.
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore calls the
distribution ”the most equitable of Europe’s major football