Date: 3rd May 2007 at 11:56am
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If Southampton make it through to the playoffs this weekend and go on to win at Wembley on 28th May, it will be worth a massive £60 million to the club.

As previously reported, with new domestic and worldwide television deals next season, the last placed team in the Premiership will gain £35million, with an additional £20million over 2 seasons from parachute payments.

Alex Byars compiles an annual review of football finance and speaking to the BBC said:

‘Excluding the biggest five or six clubs, most of the other Premiership clubs will be relatively evenly-matched in financial terms in 2007/08.

‘Carrying the winning mentality from the Championship, whilst raising the club’s operations to a Premiership level, is likely to determine whether or not the promoted clubs stay up.’

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3 Replies to “Playoff victory worth £60 million”

  • In that case after McGoldrick and Besty win it for you can we have them both back for a season long loan and you pay their wages 😉 Seriously though good luck guys from scorching hot Bournemouth – well me anyway 😉

  • Common the saints, get that play off spot, and get promoted, live near southampton and want to see spurs play you again so i dont have far to travel. Common the saints!!!

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