Thursday, 17 May 2018

Manchester United quarterly sales up by 8.1% to £137.5m from £127.2m a year before



Manchester United has seen its third quarter revenues rise by 8.1% to £137.5m, from £127.2m a year before.

 
The Old Trafford club, which plays against Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday, also recorded a small profit for the quarter of £100,000.


Despite defeat by Spain's Sevilla in the Champions League the club has stuck to its revenue targets for the current year, of £575m to £585m.


The club finished second in the Premier League behind rivals Manchester City.


Ed Woodward, executive vice chairman, said: "As another season nears its close, we have achieved our highest number of points and finish since 2012-13 and we look forward to another trip to Wembley.

"We anticipate another successful summer tour in the United States in preparation for the 2018-19 season."


Broadcast revenues were up 26.4% at £39.7m. Commercial revenues were slightly higher, and matchday income was 6% higher at £31.1m.




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