Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United and City in Top 10 of Money League ; United Climbs Two Places to Second While City Shows Huge Revenue Growth

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United and City in Top 10 of Money League ; United Climbs Two Places to Second While City Shows Huge Revenue Growth

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MA N C H E S T E R United may have recorded its worth ever Premier League finish but the Reds actually climbed two places in Europe's Football Money League.

Meanwhile, Manchester City is closing the gap on its rivals, coming in sixth place in the table and showing the biggest rise in income of any continental club.

The league, compiled by experts in the Manchester office of business advisory firm Deloitte, ranks teams by turnover in the 2013/ 14 season.

United's stood at Pounds 433.2m, second only to Real Madrid, with Pounds 459.5m.

However, in November first quarter figures for United showed failure to qualify for the Champions League was started to dent the Reds' finances.

City ranked sixth, with sales of Pounds 346.5m, up from Pounds 271m the season before.

Dan Jones, partner at Deloitte's Sports Business Group said: "It was a very successful year financially for the Manchester clubs.

"This is testament to how well run the clubs are as businesses.

"They play a major role in the Manchester economy that shouldn't be understated. …

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