Barnsley spend more on agents

18 August 2010 11:00
The Football League's latest figures show that Barnsley spent £317,300 on agents' fees in the 2009-10 season. The figure is up from the £281,200 they spent in the 2008-09 campaign as all 24 clubs in the Championship paid a service for a licensed agent. The publication of Football League clubs' spending on agents' fees has revealed that money committed has increased in the last 12 months from £8.8million to £12.7million. Football League chairman Greg Clarke voiced his concern, saying: "Given the current economic climate, it is worrying to see such a significant amount leaking from the game. "This year`s figures demonstrate a considerable increase on those of last season and it is essential that clubs work to reduce this liability over the coming campaign."

Source: PA

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