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Premier League 2019-22 funding for EFL clubs

24 Dec 2021
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Find out how much each of the 72 clubs in Championship, Leagues One and Two receive from the Premier League

The Premier League has for many years supported clubs in the English Football League (EFL) and the National League, not just with core solidarity payments to assist their general costs, but also investment into their wide-ranging community programmes, and to fund the development of young players in their academies.

The League has published club-by-club infographics detailing the funding each of the 72 clubs across the EFL received in three seasons from 2019-22, as well as the funding to the divisions as a whole, to the National League and clubs in the women's game.

The funding the Premier League provides to the wider game is unprecedented, not just in football, but across other sports globally.

The Premier League redistributes 15 per cent of its revenue annually outside the Premier League: into the EFL, the National League, youth development, community grants and other good causes.

Taking the 2019/20 season as an example, the amount the Premier League gave the EFL in grants made up 47 per cent of Championship clubs' turnover, 32 per cent in League 1 and 24 per cent in League 2.

The funding detailed in these infographics that EFL clubs receive from the Premier League has been guaranteed to continue through to 2025, and does not include the extensive additional support the Premier League provided as part of a rescue package to address the immediate financial challenges faced by the EFL as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A fund of £50m in the form of a grant and monitored grant payments was agreed for League One and Two clubs while the Premier League provided a further financial commitment to assist the EFL in securing a £200m loan facility that Championship clubs were able to utilise interest free.

League-wide funding from the PL

Funding to Championship 2019-22 (PDF, 500KB)
Funding to League One 2019-22 (PDF, 500KB)
Funding to League Two 2019-22 (PDF, 500KB)
Funding to National League and Womens’ clubs (PDF, 500KB)

Click on the club names below to download a PDF (100kB) that reveals the breakdown of the funding for that individual club as well as for the wider national game in 2019-22. 

Club Club Club
Accrington Stanley Exeter City Plymouth Argyle
AFC Bournemouth Fleetwood Town Port Vale
AFC Wimbledon Forest Green Rovers Portsmouth
Barnsley Fulham Preston North End
Barrow Gillingham Queens Park Rangers
Birmingham City Harrogate Town Reading
Blackburn Rovers Hartlepool United Rochdale
Blackpool Huddersfield Town Rotherham United
Bolton Wanderers Hull City Salford City
Bradford City Ipswich Town Scunthorpe United
Bristol City Leyton Orient Sheffield United 
Bristol Rovers Lincoln City Sheffield Wednesday
Burton Albion Luton Town Shrewsbury Town
Cambridge United Mansfield Town Stevenage
Cardiff City Middlesbrough Stoke City
Carlisle United Millwall Sunderland
Charlton Athletic Milton Keynes Dons Sutton United
Cheltenham Town Morecambe Swansea City
Colchester United Newport County Swindon Town
Coventry City Northampton Town Tranmere Rovers
Crawley Town Nottingham Forest Walsall
Crewe Alexandra Oldham Athletic West Bromwich Albion
Derby County Oxford United Wigan Athletic
Doncaster Rovers Peterborough United Wycombe Wanderers

 

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