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    Premier League title triumph nets Chelsea US$195 million in broadcast revenue, prize money

    Jun 2, 2017

    LONDON — Chelsea collected £150.8 million (US$195 million) in broadcast revenue and prize money for winning the English Premier League.

    That's almost two-thirds more than Leicester banked for winning the previous year's title, with Chelsea profiting from new television deals.

    Sunderland was relegated earlier this month as the last-place team but still earned £93.5 million.

    The league's commercial and international broadcast revenue is split equally, giving each club £39 million each.

    Half of the domestic TV revenue is split equally between the 20 clubs, amounting to £35.3 million. A quarter of it is distributed depending on a team's finishing place and the remaining quarter based on the domestic TV appearances. That explains why Manchester City and Liverpool earned more cash than Tottenham despite finishing directly below the runners-up.

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