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Manchester United pass through 60m TV income barrier

25 May 2011 07:48:13

Manchester United pass through 60m TV income barrier

Share Manchester United broke another record afterbecoming the first club to smash the ?60million barrier for TV income. The Barclays Premier League champions' earned ?60.4m withnearest rivals Chelsea taking in ?57.7m. Each club were awarded an equal share of ?13.8m in domesticTV rights and ?17.9m in overseas rights this season.  The rest is based onfinal league standings and the number of times a club appeared on TV during theseason. United earned ?13.5m from their appearances on UK TV,Liverpool were second securing ?12.1m. Fees of ?582,000 are paid to a club every time they are liveon TV - with a minimum of ?5.82m even if a club has been involved in fewer than10 live games. The Premier League have also paid ?15m each in parachutepayments to previously relegated clubs Hull, Burnley, Portsmouth andMiddlesbrough. The three relegated clubs this season will receive the sameamount. On the up: Sir Alex Ferguson  Masked men slash tyres and vandalise parked cars outside Giggs' mansionNow Ferguson issues gagging order to reporter who dared to ask a question about Ryan GiggsAll the latest Manchetser United FC news, features and opinion  Explore more:Places: Liverpool, United Kingdom


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