West Ham’s Euro earnings are starting to soar


West Ham’s Euro earnings are starting to soar

West Ham‘s Euro earnings are starting to soar!

Last night’s victory over Bundesliga outfit Freiburg provided more than a passport into the last 16 in March but boosted the club’s bank balance to £6.83 million after they finished the early stages of the competition top of Group A.

That group stage qualification bonus totalled £3,120,000,  Group stage wins were £550,037 x 5  £2,750,185 and winner of group stage took £960,361 .

Home ticket revenue, TV pool money and coefficient bonuses will add millions more with the total prize money in the competition  amounting to around €465 million.

The prize money is distributed between all clubs taking part with allocated starting fees and allocated performance fixed-related amounts (€139.5 million).

The remaining 45 per cent  is distributed based on the progress of the teams in the competition. with the winner of the competition earning over  million and the runner up over €4 million.

Our appearance in the last 16 will mean over £1. 5 million has been added to the earnings.

West Ham sold 146,061 tickets for Europa League group home games at the London Stadium worth around £3m of ticket revenue.

Attendances for each of the games was TSC Backa Topola 41,375, Olympiacos  55,811 with last night’s attendance boosted by a few late tickets sales to  48,876 for the Freiburg match.


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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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