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1 Jun 2012 European football market grows to €16.9 billion »

European football market grows to €16.9 billion

Football continues to be recession resilient with creditable revenue growth; Cost control remains the sport’s biggest challenge. The European football market grew by 4% (€0.6 billion) in revenue terms to €16.9 billion in 2010/11, according to the 21st Annual Review of Football Finance from the Sports Business Group at Deloitte. Despite a difficult economic climate, Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues (Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1, Premier League and Serie A) reported combined revenue growth of €181m (2%), to a collective total of €8.6 billion. Dan Jones, Partner in the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, commented: “Whilst this...

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