Britain's Wealth League

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Ranking according to 1997-98 turnover; place in previous season in brackets; turnover in £m

Ranking according to 1997-98 turnover; place in previous season in brackets; turnover in £m

1 1 (1) Manchester United £87.875 1 2 (2) Newcastle United £49.177 1 3 (7) Chelsea 1£47.482 1 4 (3) Liverpool 7£45.457 1 5 (6) Arsenal £40.391 1 6 (4) Rangers £32.526 1 7 (10) Aston Villa £31.769 1 8 (5) Tottenham Hotspur £31.189 1 9 (11) Leeds United 2£28.265 10 (9) Celtic £27.821 11 (14) West Ham United £24.017 12 (12) Everton £22.665 13 (22) Derby County £20.059 14 (23) Wimbledon 5,6£19.774 15 (17) Blackburn Rovers £19.356 16 (13) Leicester City 3£19.210 17 (18) Sunderland £18.825 18 (8) Middlesbrough £18.685 19 (20) Coventry City £17.400 20 (16) Sheffield Wednesday £16.303 21 (26) Bolton Wanderers 2£15.711 22 (19) Manchester City £15.272 23 (21) Wolverhampton W £12.911 24 (46) Barnsley £12.694 25 (24) Southampton £12.520 26 (15) Nottingham Forest £11.227 27 (29) Queen's Park Rangers 8£9.756 28 (34) Sheffield United 2£8.536 29 (27) Birmingham City £8.337 30 (25) Crystal Palace 4£7.856 31 (32) West Bromwich Albion £7.460 32 (30) Norwich City £6.910 33 (36) Hearts £6.426 34 (31) Ipswich Town £6.222 35 (28) Bradford City 5£6.030 36 (35) Stoke City 5£5.882 37 (40) Charlton Athletic £5.770 38 (33) Aberdeen £5.308 39 (37) Dundee United £4.559 40 (64) Bristol City £4.533 41 (39) Portsmouth 4£4.351 42 (38) Swindon Town £4.184 43 (42) Preston North End £4.058 44 (50) Reading £3.966 45 (44) Huddersfield Town £3.947 46 (54) Watford £3.895 47 (49) Kilmarnock 5£3.808 48 (68) Fulham £3.742 49 (45) Burnley £3.732 50 (43) Hibernian £3.680 51 (62) Walsall 5£3.508 52 (65) Oxford United 4£3.298 53 (58) St Johnstone 4£3.233 54 (52) Wycombe Wanderers £3.127 55 (59) Port Vale £3.044 56 (47) Tranmere Rovers £3.032 57 (56) Stockport County £2.996 58 (66) Grimsby Town £2.992 59 (55) Luton Town 4£2.955 60 (69) Gillingham £2.930 61 (41) Millwall £2.923 62 (61) Blackpool £2.690 63 (71) Bury £2.547 64 (57) Carlisle United £2.464 65 (67) Dumfermline Athletic £2.380 66 (60) Southend United £2.322 67 (82) Bournemouth 9£2.243 68 (53) Oldham Athletic £2.179 69 (76) Crewe Alexandra £2.111 70 (77) Bristol Rovers £1.994 71 (72) Wrexham £1.919 72 (51) Chesterfield £1.907 73 (48) Peterborough United 5£1.886 74 (73) Motherwell £1.765 75 (78) Notts County £1.706 76 (63) Plymouth Argyle £1.588 77 (75) Leyton Orient £1.567 78 (81) Cardiff City £1.559 79 (70) Brentford £1.547 80 (85) Scunthorpe United £1.447 81 (87) Lincoln City £1.188 82 (84) Exeter City £1.173 83 (86) York City £1.127 84 (90) Wigan Athletic £1.106 85 (95) Rotherham United £1.065 86 (100) Torquay United £1.058 87 (96) Hull City £1.013 88 (80) Swansea City £0.986 89 (98) Cambridge United £0.900 90 (97) Rochdale £0.875 91 (93) Darlington £0.806 92 (94) Scarborough £0.775 93 (92) Shrewsbury Town £0.755 94 (91) Colchester United £0.717 -- -- Barnet n/d -- -- Brighton & Hove Albion n/d -- -- Chester City n/a -- -- Doncaster Rovers n/a -- -- Hartlepool United n/d -- -- Macclesfield Town n/d -- -- Mansfield Town n/d -- -- Northampton Town n/d Notes 1 Travel agency and property sales/leasing have been excluded from the Chelsea turnover. 2 Items disclosed as discontinued operations have been excluded from turnover. 3 Turnover represents proforma 12 month figures. 4 1998 figures are not available therefore 1997 turnover figures have been used. 5 Turnover includes transfer fees received or net transfer fees which are not separately identifiable. 6 Turnover represents a 13-month period. 7 Turnover represents a 15-month period. 8 Turnover includes the turnover of Wasps Rugby Club. 9 Turnover represents a 14-month period n/d The club has not disclosed the turnover figure as it has filed only abbreviated accounts. n/a The latest accounts available are from 1995-96 season.

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